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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Story
Northamptonshire / Northampton
Rank 47 31 50
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +19
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 6 45 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.51% 8.17% 3.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 9.11% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 17
Median salary £45,500 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -22.22%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
358 494 476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 89.95% 89.66% 90.84%
Number of salaries quoted 293 328 448
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Northampton region citing User Stories as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Northampton

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT jobs citing User Stories also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northampton region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 29 (96.67%) TDD
1 29 (96.67%) BDD
2 28 (93.33%) Scrum
3 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (70.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 21 (70.00%) SQL
5 15 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 15 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 15 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (50.00%) Tableau
6 14 (46.67%) Java
6 14 (46.67%) OOP
6 14 (46.67%) OO
6 14 (46.67%) JUnit
7 13 (43.33%) J2EE
7 13 (43.33%) MySQL
7 13 (43.33%) Web Services
7 13 (43.33%) OOD
7 13 (43.33%) MVC
7 13 (43.33%) Retail
7 13 (43.33%) Spring
7 13 (43.33%) JSON
7 13 (43.33%) Spring MVC
7 13 (43.33%) Git (software)
7 13 (43.33%) REST
8 10 (33.33%) Analytics
8 10 (33.33%) Google
8 10 (33.33%) SPSS

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (33.33%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 10 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 15 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 15 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (43.33%) MySQL
3 10 (33.33%) BigQuery
4 7 (23.33%) Apache Hive
5 6 (20.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (46.67%) JUnit
2 13 (43.33%) Git (software)
3 7 (23.33%) Cucumber
3 7 (23.33%) FitNesse
3 7 (23.33%) Selenium
4 1 (3.33%) JMeter
4 1 (3.33%) NUnit
4 1 (3.33%) Ranorex
4 1 (3.33%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.33%) TestNG
4 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (43.33%) Retail
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 15 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) Senior Software Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Software Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Senior DevOps
3 6 (20.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Business Developer
4 5 (16.67%) SSIS Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) J2EE
1 13 (43.33%) JSON
1 13 (43.33%) REST
1 13 (43.33%) Spring
1 13 (43.33%) Spring MVC
1 13 (43.33%) Web Services
2 6 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (3.33%) CSS
3 1 (3.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (96.67%) BDD
1 29 (96.67%) TDD
2 28 (93.33%) Scrum
3 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (70.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 15 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (46.67%) OO
6 14 (46.67%) OOP
7 13 (43.33%) MVC
7 13 (43.33%) OOD
8 10 (33.33%) Analytics
9 8 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (23.33%) Incident Management
10 7 (23.33%) Mentoring
10 7 (23.33%) SDLC
10 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
11 6 (20.00%) DevOps
11 6 (20.00%) Procedural Programming
12 1 (3.33%) Test Automation
12 1 (3.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) SQL
2 14 (46.67%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 15 (50.00%) Tableau
2 10 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (3.33%) TOWER Software