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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 48 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 19 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.89% 0.70% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.45% 0.89% -
Number of salaries quoted 19 2 0
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
550 338 454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 83.71% 79.16% 86.97%
Number of salaries quoted 535 302 422
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £62,500
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 22 December 2014.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Northampton

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 34 (97.14%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (68.57%) Scrum
3 19 (54.29%) E-Commerce
4 17 (48.57%) BDD
5 14 (40.00%) Business Analysis
6 11 (31.43%) Cucumber
6 11 (31.43%) Mobile App
6 11 (31.43%) TDD
7 9 (25.71%) Retail
7 9 (25.71%) Mobile Commerce
7 9 (25.71%) Apple iOS
7 9 (25.71%) Android
8 8 (22.86%) Test Automation
9 7 (20.00%) Calabash
9 7 (20.00%) Project Management
9 7 (20.00%) Java
9 7 (20.00%) Workflow
10 6 (17.14%) J2EE
10 6 (17.14%) OOD
10 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
11 5 (14.29%) Refactoring
11 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (14.29%) Extreme Programming
11 5 (14.29%) Pair Programming
11 5 (14.29%) Ruby
11 5 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
11 5 (14.29%) Spring
11 5 (14.29%) Degree
12 4 (11.43%) Content Management
12 4 (11.43%) Web Development

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) Cucumber
2 7 (20.00%) Calabash
3 1 (2.86%) Selenium
3 1 (2.86%) FitNesse
General
1 9 (25.71%) Retail
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (68.57%) Analyst
2 21 (60.00%) Business Analyst
3 13 (37.14%) Agile Business Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) Software Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (8.57%) QA Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Junior Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Junior Business Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) J2EE
2 5 (14.29%) Spring
2 5 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Mobile App
2 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Open Source
3 1 (2.86%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Android
1 9 (25.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (97.14%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (68.57%) Scrum
3 19 (54.29%) E-Commerce
4 17 (48.57%) BDD
5 14 (40.00%) Business Analysis
6 11 (31.43%) TDD
7 9 (25.71%) Mobile Commerce
8 8 (22.86%) Test Automation
9 7 (20.00%) Project Management
9 7 (20.00%) Workflow
10 6 (17.14%) OOD
10 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
11 5 (14.29%) Pair Programming
11 5 (14.29%) Extreme Programming
11 5 (14.29%) Refactoring
12 4 (11.43%) Web Development
12 4 (11.43%) Content Management
12 4 (11.43%) Kanban
12 4 (11.43%) Scrum-ban
13 3 (8.57%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) Java
2 5 (14.29%) Ruby
3 4 (11.43%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) Sitecore
1 2 (5.71%) hybris
Northampton, Northamptonshire
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