The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 55 41 55
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +14
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 15 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.27% 2.91% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.80% 3.97% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 3
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +58.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
User Stories
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
536 277 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 81.21% 73.28% 77.61%
Number of salaries quoted 495 262 313
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

User Stories
Salary Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the Northampton region.

User Stories Salary Trend in Northampton

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories.

1 13 (72.22%) E-Commerce
1 13 (72.22%) Business Analysis
2 9 (50.00%) Scrum
2 9 (50.00%) OOD
2 9 (50.00%) BDD
3 7 (38.89%) Mobile App
3 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (33.33%) Use Case
5 5 (27.78%) Kanban
5 5 (27.78%) Android
5 5 (27.78%) Extreme Programming
5 5 (27.78%) TDD
5 5 (27.78%) Retail
5 5 (27.78%) J2EE
5 5 (27.78%) Mobile Commerce
5 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
5 5 (27.78%) Apple iOS
6 4 (22.22%) Scrum-ban
6 4 (22.22%) Twitter
6 4 (22.22%) OO
6 4 (22.22%) C#
6 4 (22.22%) SQL
6 4 (22.22%) SOA
6 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 4 (22.22%) N-Tier
6 4 (22.22%) MS Visio
6 4 (22.22%) Content Management
6 4 (22.22%) Spring
6 4 (22.22%) Marketing
6 4 (22.22%) Technical Architecture

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 3 (16.67%) Calabash
General
1 5 (27.78%) Retail
2 4 (22.22%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Business Analyst
1 13 (72.22%) Analyst
2 9 (50.00%) Agile Business Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Software Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) J2EE
2 4 (22.22%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Mobile App
2 4 (22.22%) N-Tier
2 4 (22.22%) Blog
2 4 (22.22%) Open Source
3 1 (5.56%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Android
1 5 (27.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) E-Commerce
1 13 (72.22%) Business Analysis
2 9 (50.00%) BDD
2 9 (50.00%) OOD
2 9 (50.00%) Scrum
3 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (33.33%) Use Case
5 5 (27.78%) Kanban
5 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
5 5 (27.78%) TDD
5 5 (27.78%) Extreme Programming
5 5 (27.78%) Mobile Commerce
6 4 (22.22%) OO
6 4 (22.22%) SOA
6 4 (22.22%) Content Management
6 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
6 4 (22.22%) Scrum-ban
6 4 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (22.22%) Web Development
7 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) C#
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 4 (22.22%) Twitter