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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 52 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 16 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 3.03% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.46% - -
Number of salaries quoted 16 0 0
Average salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
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
462 436 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 87.50% 79.42% 82.56%
Number of salaries quoted 431 383 258
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Northampton

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 31 (96.88%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (71.88%) Scrum
3 13 (40.63%) Cucumber
3 13 (40.63%) BDD
4 11 (34.38%) E-Commerce
5 10 (31.25%) Business Analysis
6 9 (28.13%) TDD
6 9 (28.13%) Java
6 9 (28.13%) Apple iOS
6 9 (28.13%) Android
7 7 (21.88%) Test Automation
7 7 (21.88%) Mobile App
7 7 (21.88%) Workflow
7 7 (21.88%) Project Management
8 6 (18.75%) Finance
8 6 (18.75%) Pair Programming
8 6 (18.75%) Ruby
8 6 (18.75%) Ruby on Rails
8 6 (18.75%) Refactoring
8 6 (18.75%) QA
8 6 (18.75%) Calabash
8 6 (18.75%) Coaching
8 6 (18.75%) Performance Testing
8 6 (18.75%) Security Testing
9 5 (15.63%) Mobile Payment
9 5 (15.63%) Degree
9 5 (15.63%) Banking
10 4 (12.50%) Retail
10 4 (12.50%) Mobile Commerce
11 3 (9.38%) J2EE

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Development Applications
1 13 (40.63%) Cucumber
2 6 (18.75%) Calabash
3 2 (6.25%) Selenium
4 1 (3.13%) FitNesse
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Banking
3 4 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (71.88%) Analyst
2 17 (53.13%) Business Analyst
3 9 (28.13%) Agile Business Analyst
4 6 (18.75%) Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Senior Java Developer
4 6 (18.75%) QA Analyst
4 6 (18.75%) Senior Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Java Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Payments Business Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Junior Business Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Junior Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Junior
6 3 (9.38%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (9.38%) J2EE
2 3 (9.38%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Mobile App
2 5 (15.63%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Android
1 9 (28.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (96.88%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (71.88%) Scrum
3 13 (40.63%) BDD
4 11 (34.38%) E-Commerce
5 10 (31.25%) Business Analysis
6 9 (28.13%) TDD
7 7 (21.88%) Project Management
7 7 (21.88%) Workflow
7 7 (21.88%) Test Automation
8 6 (18.75%) Refactoring
8 6 (18.75%) Performance Testing
8 6 (18.75%) Security Testing
8 6 (18.75%) Pair Programming
8 6 (18.75%) Coaching
9 4 (12.50%) Mobile Commerce
10 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
10 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (9.38%) OOD
11 2 (6.25%) Extreme Programming
12 1 (3.13%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) Java
2 6 (18.75%) Ruby
3 2 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Sitecore
1 2 (6.25%) hybris