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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 34 66 45
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -21
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 46 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 6.81% 0.91% 3.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.76% 1.08% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 35 6 12
Average salary £43,500 £40,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.74% -14.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £40,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -
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
593 556 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 87.85% 84.76% 77.92%
Number of salaries quoted 526 510 279
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 2015.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Northampton

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 64 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (95.31%) Scrum
3 46 (71.88%) BDD
4 44 (68.75%) TDD
5 43 (67.19%) Mentoring
6 41 (64.06%) SDLC
6 41 (64.06%) Software Engineering
7 40 (62.50%) Web Services
8 34 (53.13%) Retail
9 33 (51.56%) Apache Hive
10 32 (50.00%) Git (software)
10 32 (50.00%) SQL
11 31 (48.44%) Procedural Programming
12 26 (40.63%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (35.94%) MongoDB
13 23 (35.94%) UNIX
14 22 (34.38%) Java
15 18 (28.13%) MVC
15 18 (28.13%) OOD
15 18 (28.13%) OOP
15 18 (28.13%) J2EE
15 18 (28.13%) MySQL
15 18 (28.13%) REST
15 18 (28.13%) Spring
15 18 (28.13%) JSON
15 18 (28.13%) Spring MVC
16 17 (26.56%) Continuous Improvement
16 17 (26.56%) JUnit
16 17 (26.56%) OO
17 16 (25.00%) C#

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 33 (51.56%) Apache Hive
2 23 (35.94%) MongoDB
3 18 (28.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 32 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 17 (26.56%) JUnit
3 5 (7.81%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.13%) Calabash
5 1 (1.56%) Selenium
General
1 34 (53.13%) Retail
2 13 (20.31%) Finance
3 12 (18.75%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (60.94%) Software Engineer
2 19 (29.69%) Analyst
3 16 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 14 (21.88%) Agile Business Analyst
5 12 (18.75%) Senior Software Engineer
6 11 (17.19%) Payments Business Analyst
7 6 (9.38%) C# Software Engineer
7 6 (9.38%) Java Software Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) Senior Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Developer
9 3 (4.69%) QA Analyst
10 2 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Pick Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Java Developer
11 1 (1.56%) Team Leader
11 1 (1.56%) Development Team Leader
11 1 (1.56%) Software Team Leader
11 1 (1.56%) ScrumMaster
11 1 (1.56%) Software Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (62.50%) Web Services
2 18 (28.13%) Spring
2 18 (28.13%) JSON
2 18 (28.13%) Spring MVC
2 18 (28.13%) J2EE
2 18 (28.13%) REST
3 2 (3.13%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.56%) Velocity
4 1 (1.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.75%) Mobile Payment
2 11 (17.19%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (35.94%) UNIX
2 12 (18.75%) Android
2 12 (18.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (95.31%) Scrum
3 46 (71.88%) BDD
4 44 (68.75%) TDD
5 43 (67.19%) Mentoring
6 41 (64.06%) SDLC
6 41 (64.06%) Software Engineering
7 31 (48.44%) Procedural Programming
8 26 (40.63%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (28.13%) MVC
9 18 (28.13%) OOP
9 18 (28.13%) OOD
10 17 (26.56%) OO
10 17 (26.56%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (20.31%) Business Analysis
12 10 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (7.81%) E-Commerce
13 5 (7.81%) Coaching
14 3 (4.69%) Software Delivery
14 3 (4.69%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (50.00%) SQL
2 22 (34.38%) Java
3 16 (25.00%) C#
3 16 (25.00%) COBOL
4 2 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (1.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) QA