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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 39 70 39
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -31
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 32 2 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 5.20% 0.32% 4.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.20% 0.37% 5.36%
Number of salaries quoted 28 2 17
Average salary £42,500 £40,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.29% -14.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £40,150 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £41,350 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
516 538 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 83.90% 86.63% 80.46%
Number of salaries quoted 439 479 271
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

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 22 May 2015, 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 49 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (89.80%) Scrum
3 31 (63.27%) BDD
4 30 (61.22%) TDD
5 25 (51.02%) Mentoring
6 24 (48.98%) Software Engineering
6 24 (48.98%) Web Services
7 22 (44.90%) Retail
8 21 (42.86%) Apache Hive
9 17 (34.69%) Java
9 17 (34.69%) SQL
9 17 (34.69%) Git (software)
9 17 (34.69%) Procedural Programming
10 16 (32.65%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (26.53%) UNIX
11 13 (26.53%) Finance
11 13 (26.53%) Android
11 13 (26.53%) Business Analysis
11 13 (26.53%) MongoDB
11 13 (26.53%) Apple iOS
12 12 (24.49%) Mobile Payment
12 12 (24.49%) Banking
12 12 (24.49%) Mobile App
13 11 (22.45%) REST
13 11 (22.45%) Spring
13 11 (22.45%) JSON
13 11 (22.45%) Spring MVC
13 11 (22.45%) MVC
13 11 (22.45%) OOP
13 11 (22.45%) OO

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (42.86%) Apache Hive
2 13 (26.53%) MongoDB
3 11 (22.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (34.69%) Git (software)
2 11 (22.45%) JUnit
3 7 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 3 (6.12%) Calabash
5 1 (2.04%) Selenium
General
1 22 (44.90%) Retail
2 13 (26.53%) Finance
3 12 (24.49%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (46.94%) Software Engineer
2 19 (38.78%) Analyst
3 15 (30.61%) Business Analyst
4 13 (26.53%) Agile Business Analyst
5 11 (22.45%) Payments Business Analyst
6 7 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
7 6 (12.24%) Developer
7 6 (12.24%) Senior Developer
8 5 (10.20%) Java Developer
8 5 (10.20%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (8.16%) QA Analyst
10 3 (6.12%) C# Software Engineer
10 3 (6.12%) Java Software Engineer
11 1 (2.04%) ScrumMaster
11 1 (2.04%) Pick Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (48.98%) Web Services
2 11 (22.45%) REST
2 11 (22.45%) Spring
2 11 (22.45%) JSON
2 11 (22.45%) Spring MVC
2 11 (22.45%) J2EE
3 5 (10.20%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (2.04%) Velocity
4 1 (2.04%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) Mobile Payment
1 12 (24.49%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.53%) UNIX
1 13 (26.53%) Android
1 13 (26.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (89.80%) Scrum
3 31 (63.27%) BDD
4 30 (61.22%) TDD
5 25 (51.02%) Mentoring
6 24 (48.98%) Software Engineering
7 17 (34.69%) Procedural Programming
8 16 (32.65%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (26.53%) Business Analysis
10 11 (22.45%) MVC
10 11 (22.45%) OOP
10 11 (22.45%) OO
10 11 (22.45%) OOD
11 10 (20.41%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (18.37%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (14.29%) E-Commerce
14 5 (10.20%) Pair Programming
14 5 (10.20%) Coaching
14 5 (10.20%) Refactoring
15 4 (8.16%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.69%) Java
1 17 (34.69%) SQL
2 10 (20.41%) C#
2 10 (20.41%) COBOL
3 5 (10.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) QA
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