The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 56 86 63
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -23
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 31 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.52% 0.21% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.21% 0.25% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 29 2 12
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £45,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,400 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
User Stories
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
737 799 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 83.65% 84.37% 75.34%
Number of salaries quoted 638 669 410
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

User Stories
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the Northamptonshire region.

User Stories Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

User Stories
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton - 25 £42,500 - 3
Brackley - 1 £40,000 -
User Stories
East Midlands

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 51 (96.23%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (84.91%) Scrum
3 31 (58.49%) BDD
4 27 (50.94%) TDD
5 20 (37.74%) Web Services
5 20 (37.74%) Retail
6 17 (32.08%) Software Engineering
6 17 (32.08%) SQL
6 17 (32.08%) Git (software)
6 17 (32.08%) Mentoring
7 16 (30.19%) Procedural Programming
7 16 (30.19%) Business Analysis
8 14 (26.42%) Java
8 14 (26.42%) Apache Hive
8 14 (26.42%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (24.53%) Android
9 13 (24.53%) Apple iOS
10 12 (22.64%) Mobile App
10 12 (22.64%) MongoDB
10 12 (22.64%) Cucumber
10 12 (22.64%) UNIX
10 12 (22.64%) E-Commerce
10 12 (22.64%) Finance
11 11 (20.75%) MVC
11 11 (20.75%) REST
11 11 (20.75%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (18.87%) Mobile Payment
12 10 (18.87%) JUnit
12 10 (18.87%) Spring
12 10 (18.87%) Banking

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (26.42%) Apache Hive
2 12 (22.64%) MongoDB
3 8 (15.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (32.08%) Git (software)
2 12 (22.64%) Cucumber
3 10 (18.87%) JUnit
4 5 (9.43%) Calabash
5 1 (1.89%) Subversion
5 1 (1.89%) Selenium
General
1 20 (37.74%) Retail
2 12 (22.64%) Finance
3 10 (18.87%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (49.06%) Analyst
2 20 (37.74%) Business Analyst
3 14 (26.42%) Software Engineer
4 13 (24.53%) Agile Business Analyst
5 11 (20.75%) Developer
6 10 (18.87%) Senior Developer
7 9 (16.98%) Payments Business Analyst
8 6 (11.32%) Java Developer
8 6 (11.32%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (11.32%) QA Analyst
9 4 (7.55%) Pick Developer
10 3 (5.66%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (5.66%) C# Software Engineer
10 3 (5.66%) Java Software Engineer
10 3 (5.66%) Senior Software Developer
10 3 (5.66%) Software Developer
11 1 (1.89%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 1 (1.89%) Junior Business Analyst
11 1 (1.89%) PHP Developer
11 1 (1.89%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (37.74%) Web Services
2 11 (20.75%) REST
3 10 (18.87%) Spring MVC
3 10 (18.87%) Spring
3 10 (18.87%) JSON
4 7 (13.21%) J2EE
5 6 (11.32%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.89%) HTML
6 1 (1.89%) Ajax
6 1 (1.89%) CSS
6 1 (1.89%) SOAP
6 1 (1.89%) XML
6 1 (1.89%) XML-RPC
6 1 (1.89%) Symfony
6 1 (1.89%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (1.89%) jQuery
6 1 (1.89%) RESTful
6 1 (1.89%) HTML5
6 1 (1.89%) CSS3
6 1 (1.89%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Mobile App
2 10 (18.87%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.53%) Android
1 13 (24.53%) Apple iOS
2 12 (22.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (96.23%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (84.91%) Scrum
3 31 (58.49%) BDD
4 27 (50.94%) TDD
5 17 (32.08%) Software Engineering
5 17 (32.08%) Mentoring
6 16 (30.19%) Procedural Programming
6 16 (30.19%) Business Analysis
7 14 (26.42%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (22.64%) E-Commerce
9 11 (20.75%) MVC
9 11 (20.75%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (15.09%) OOP
11 7 (13.21%) OO
11 7 (13.21%) OOD
11 7 (13.21%) Coaching
11 7 (13.21%) Software Delivery
12 6 (11.32%) Test Automation
12 6 (11.32%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.08%) SQL
2 14 (26.42%) Java
3 6 (11.32%) C#
3 6 (11.32%) COBOL
3 6 (11.32%) Ruby
4 1 (1.89%) PHP5
4 1 (1.89%) PHP4
4 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (1.89%) Cognizant
1 1 (1.89%) Zend
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