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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 37 56 72
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +16
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 45 21 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 6.21% 2.88% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.05% 3.20% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 6 21 2
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.52%
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
638 656 642
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 88.00% 89.86% 83.38%
Number of salaries quoted 436 607 554
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £31,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £63,400 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 14 February 2016. 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 +15 45 £35,000 -22.22%
User Stories
East Midlands

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 100 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (98.00%) Scrum
3 61 (61.00%) BDD
4 57 (57.00%) Software Engineering
5 54 (54.00%) Continuous Integration
6 52 (52.00%) Mentoring
7 50 (50.00%) Retail
8 44 (44.00%) TDD
9 43 (43.00%) SDLC
10 40 (40.00%) Web Services
11 35 (35.00%) Java
12 32 (32.00%) E-Commerce
13 29 (29.00%) OOD
13 29 (29.00%) OOP
13 29 (29.00%) MVC
13 29 (29.00%) Spring
13 29 (29.00%) Spring MVC
14 27 (27.00%) REST
14 27 (27.00%) JSON
14 27 (27.00%) OO
14 27 (27.00%) J2EE
14 27 (27.00%) MySQL
15 26 (26.00%) SQL
15 26 (26.00%) Git (software)
16 25 (25.00%) Apache Hive
16 25 (25.00%) JUnit
17 23 (23.00%) Linux
17 23 (23.00%) Release Management
17 23 (23.00%) Amazon AWS
17 23 (23.00%) DevOps

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 23 (23.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (27.00%) MySQL
2 25 (25.00%) Apache Hive
3 15 (15.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 26 (26.00%) Git (software)
2 25 (25.00%) JUnit
3 17 (17.00%) Artifactory
3 17 (17.00%) GitLab
3 17 (17.00%) Jenkins
3 17 (17.00%) Vagrant
General
1 50 (50.00%) Retail
2 4 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (1.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (57.00%) Software Engineer
2 33 (33.00%) Analyst
2 33 (33.00%) Business Analyst
3 27 (27.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 23 (23.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 18 (18.00%) Agile Business Analyst
5 18 (18.00%) Java Engineer
6 17 (17.00%) C# Software Engineer
6 17 (17.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 17 (17.00%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 17 (17.00%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (4.00%) Operations Engineer
8 3 (3.00%) Developer
9 2 (2.00%) .NET Software Engineer
9 2 (2.00%) Java Developer
9 2 (2.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.00%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
9 2 (2.00%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (2.00%) Senior Business Analyst
9 2 (2.00%) Senior C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (40.00%) Web Services
2 29 (29.00%) Spring
2 29 (29.00%) Spring MVC
3 27 (27.00%) J2EE
3 27 (27.00%) JSON
3 27 (27.00%) REST
4 13 (13.00%) .NET
5 4 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 23 (23.00%) Linux
2 15 (15.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (98.00%) Scrum
3 61 (61.00%) BDD
4 57 (57.00%) Software Engineering
5 54 (54.00%) Continuous Integration
6 52 (52.00%) Mentoring
7 44 (44.00%) TDD
8 43 (43.00%) SDLC
9 32 (32.00%) E-Commerce
10 29 (29.00%) MVC
10 29 (29.00%) OOD
10 29 (29.00%) OOP
11 27 (27.00%) OO
12 23 (23.00%) DevOps
12 23 (23.00%) Release Management
13 21 (21.00%) Procedural Programming
14 15 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
15 8 (8.00%) Business Analysis
16 4 (4.00%) Project Management
16 4 (4.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 35 (35.00%) Java
2 26 (26.00%) SQL
3 22 (22.00%) C#
4 9 (9.00%) COBOL
5 3 (3.00%) C
Systems Management
1 17 (17.00%) Ansible
1 17 (17.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (18.00%) Google
2 10 (10.00%) hybris