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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 53 - 47
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 12 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.20% - 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.59% - 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 4
Average salary £45,000 - £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
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
464 480 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 84.98% 80.81% 80.95%
Number of salaries quoted 416 406 248
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,450 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 March 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 28 (96.55%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (75.86%) Scrum
3 12 (41.38%) Cucumber
3 12 (41.38%) BDD
4 11 (37.93%) E-Commerce
4 11 (37.93%) Business Analysis
5 10 (34.48%) Apple iOS
5 10 (34.48%) Android
6 9 (31.03%) Mobile App
7 8 (27.59%) TDD
7 8 (27.59%) Finance
8 7 (24.14%) Java
8 7 (24.14%) Banking
8 7 (24.14%) Mobile Payment
8 7 (24.14%) Coaching
9 6 (20.69%) Test Automation
9 6 (20.69%) Performance Testing
9 6 (20.69%) Security Testing
9 6 (20.69%) Refactoring
9 6 (20.69%) QA
9 6 (20.69%) Ruby
9 6 (20.69%) Ruby on Rails
9 6 (20.69%) Pair Programming
10 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (17.24%) Calabash
11 4 (13.79%) Workflow
11 4 (13.79%) Project Management
12 3 (10.34%) Mobile Commerce
12 3 (10.34%) Degree
12 3 (10.34%) Retail

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 12 (41.38%) Cucumber
2 5 (17.24%) Calabash
3 2 (6.90%) Selenium
4 1 (3.45%) FitNesse
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 7 (24.14%) Banking
3 3 (10.34%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (72.41%) Analyst
2 15 (51.72%) Business Analyst
3 10 (34.48%) Agile Business Analyst
4 6 (20.69%) Payments Business Analyst
4 6 (20.69%) Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Senior Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Java Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Senior Java Developer
4 6 (20.69%) QA Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) ScrumMaster
5 1 (3.45%) Junior Business Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Junior
5 1 (3.45%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (3.45%) Velocity
2 1 (3.45%) RESTful
2 1 (3.45%) J2EE
2 1 (3.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Mobile App
2 7 (24.14%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Android
1 10 (34.48%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (96.55%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (75.86%) Scrum
3 12 (41.38%) BDD
4 11 (37.93%) E-Commerce
4 11 (37.93%) Business Analysis
5 8 (27.59%) TDD
6 7 (24.14%) Coaching
7 6 (20.69%) Pair Programming
7 6 (20.69%) Refactoring
7 6 (20.69%) Performance Testing
7 6 (20.69%) Security Testing
7 6 (20.69%) Test Automation
8 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (13.79%) Project Management
9 4 (13.79%) Workflow
10 3 (10.34%) Mobile Commerce
11 2 (6.90%) Extreme Programming
12 1 (3.45%) OOD
12 1 (3.45%) SOA
12 1 (3.45%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) Java
2 6 (20.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) Sitecore
1 1 (3.45%) hybris
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