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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Story
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 59 39 59
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +20
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 19 47 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.66% 6.03% 2.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 6.73% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 22
Median salary £43,500 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £38,650 £30,050
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,700 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +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 Northamptonshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
647 698 707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 90.62% 89.60% 88.60%
Number of salaries quoted 496 500 658
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £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 Northamptonshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Northamptonshire 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 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -12 16 £43,500 -3.33%
Kettering - 3 £40,000 -
User Stories
East Midlands

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 31 (81.58%) Scrum
2 30 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (78.95%) TDD
2 30 (78.95%) BDD
3 24 (63.16%) Continuous Improvement
4 21 (55.26%) SQL
5 15 (39.47%) Java
5 15 (39.47%) SQL Server
5 15 (39.47%) JUnit
5 15 (39.47%) OOP
5 15 (39.47%) OO
5 15 (39.47%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (39.47%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
5 15 (39.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (39.47%) Tableau
6 14 (36.84%) REST
6 14 (36.84%) JSON
6 14 (36.84%) Spring MVC
6 14 (36.84%) Retail
6 14 (36.84%) Spring
6 14 (36.84%) MVC
6 14 (36.84%) OOD
6 14 (36.84%) Web Services
6 14 (36.84%) J2EE
6 14 (36.84%) MySQL
7 13 (34.21%) Git (software)
8 11 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (26.32%) Google
9 10 (26.32%) SAS

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (26.32%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (26.32%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 10 (26.32%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (39.47%) Data Warehouse
1 15 (39.47%) SQL Server
1 15 (39.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (36.84%) MySQL
3 10 (26.32%) BigQuery
4 8 (21.05%) Apache Hive
5 6 (15.79%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (39.47%) JUnit
2 13 (34.21%) Git (software)
3 7 (18.42%) Cucumber
3 7 (18.42%) FitNesse
3 7 (18.42%) Selenium
4 1 (2.63%) JMeter
4 1 (2.63%) NUnit
4 1 (2.63%) Ranorex
4 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.63%) TestNG
4 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (36.84%) Retail
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 15 (39.47%) Developer
2 8 (21.05%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) Software Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Senior Software Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Senior DevOps
4 6 (15.79%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Business Developer
5 5 (13.16%) SSIS Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Lead Business Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Mainframe Software Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Software Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Software Test Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (36.84%) J2EE
1 14 (36.84%) JSON
1 14 (36.84%) REST
1 14 (36.84%) Spring
1 14 (36.84%) Spring MVC
1 14 (36.84%) Web Services
2 7 (18.42%) .NET
3 1 (2.63%) CSS
3 1 (2.63%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (81.58%) Scrum
2 30 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (78.95%) BDD
2 30 (78.95%) TDD
3 24 (63.16%) Continuous Improvement
4 15 (39.47%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (39.47%) OO
4 15 (39.47%) OOP
5 14 (36.84%) MVC
5 14 (36.84%) OOD
6 11 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (26.32%) Analytics
8 8 (21.05%) DevOps
8 8 (21.05%) Mentoring
8 8 (21.05%) SDLC
8 8 (21.05%) Software Engineering
9 7 (18.42%) Incident Management
10 6 (15.79%) Business Analysis
10 6 (15.79%) Procedural Programming
11 4 (10.53%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 21 (55.26%) SQL
2 15 (39.47%) Java
3 2 (5.26%) C#
4 1 (2.63%) C
4 1 (2.63%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) Degree
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
1 15 (39.47%) Tableau
2 10 (26.32%) Google
3 1 (2.63%) hybris
3 1 (2.63%) TOWER Software