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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 37 67 48
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -19
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 39 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 5.95% 1.23% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.81% 1.48% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 26 8 3
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.57%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
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
573 542 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 87.48% 83.64% 77.65%
Number of salaries quoted 522 503 247
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 £30,000 £28,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 2015.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Northampton

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 31 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 69 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (97.10%) Scrum
3 48 (69.57%) TDD
3 48 (69.57%) Mentoring
4 47 (68.12%) BDD
5 46 (66.67%) Software Engineering
5 46 (66.67%) SDLC
6 44 (63.77%) Web Services
7 37 (53.62%) Retail
8 36 (52.17%) SQL
8 36 (52.17%) Apache Hive
8 36 (52.17%) Git (software)
9 34 (49.28%) Procedural Programming
10 30 (43.48%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (36.23%) MongoDB
11 25 (36.23%) UNIX
12 23 (33.33%) Java
13 21 (30.43%) OOD
13 21 (30.43%) OOP
13 21 (30.43%) J2EE
13 21 (30.43%) MySQL
13 21 (30.43%) Spring
13 21 (30.43%) MVC
13 21 (30.43%) REST
13 21 (30.43%) Spring MVC
13 21 (30.43%) JSON
14 20 (28.99%) Continuous Improvement
15 19 (27.54%) JUnit
15 19 (27.54%) OO
16 18 (26.09%) C#

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 36 (52.17%) Apache Hive
2 25 (36.23%) MongoDB
3 21 (30.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 36 (52.17%) Git (software)
2 19 (27.54%) JUnit
3 1 (1.45%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.45%) Calabash
General
1 37 (53.62%) Retail
2 12 (17.39%) Finance
2 12 (17.39%) Banking
3 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (63.77%) Software Engineer
2 20 (28.99%) Analyst
2 20 (28.99%) Business Analyst
3 14 (20.29%) Agile Business Analyst
4 13 (18.84%) Senior Software Engineer
5 12 (17.39%) Payments Business Analyst
6 7 (10.14%) C# Software Engineer
6 7 (10.14%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Pick Developer
9 1 (1.45%) Software Team Leader
9 1 (1.45%) ScrumMaster
9 1 (1.45%) Java Developer
9 1 (1.45%) Team Leader
9 1 (1.45%) Development Team Leader
9 1 (1.45%) Senior Java Developer
9 1 (1.45%) Software Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (63.77%) Web Services
2 21 (30.43%) Spring
2 21 (30.43%) JSON
2 21 (30.43%) Spring MVC
2 21 (30.43%) J2EE
2 21 (30.43%) REST
3 1 (1.45%) RESTful
3 1 (1.45%) Velocity
3 1 (1.45%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) Mobile App
1 12 (17.39%) Mobile Payment
2 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (36.23%) UNIX
2 12 (17.39%) Android
2 12 (17.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (97.10%) Scrum
3 48 (69.57%) TDD
3 48 (69.57%) Mentoring
4 47 (68.12%) BDD
5 46 (66.67%) SDLC
5 46 (66.67%) Software Engineering
6 34 (49.28%) Procedural Programming
7 30 (43.48%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (30.43%) MVC
8 21 (30.43%) OOP
8 21 (30.43%) OOD
9 20 (28.99%) Continuous Improvement
10 19 (27.54%) OO
11 13 (18.84%) Business Analysis
12 11 (15.94%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (5.80%) E-Commerce
14 2 (2.90%) Coaching
14 2 (2.90%) Software Delivery
15 1 (1.45%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (52.17%) SQL
2 23 (33.33%) Java
3 18 (26.09%) C#
4 16 (23.19%) COBOL
5 1 (1.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (1.45%) Degree
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago