The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Northamptonshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 70 61 57
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 11 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.27% 1.06% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 1.44% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 9
Average salary £41,500 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.63% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,900 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.40%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
700 485 503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 81.11% 73.71% 77.62%
Number of salaries quoted 645 427 455
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
User Stories
East Midlands

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 July 2014. 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 -17 8 £42,000 -11.57%
Brackley - 1 £45,000 -
User Stories
East Midlands

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 10 (76.92%) OOD
2 7 (53.85%) Kanban
3 6 (46.15%) J2EE
3 6 (46.15%) E-Commerce
3 6 (46.15%) Extreme Programming
3 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) TDD
3 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
4 5 (38.46%) Marketing
4 5 (38.46%) C#
4 5 (38.46%) SOA
4 5 (38.46%) Spring
5 4 (30.77%) Twitter
5 4 (30.77%) Open Source
5 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 4 (30.77%) N-Tier
5 4 (30.77%) MS Visio
5 4 (30.77%) OO
5 4 (30.77%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (30.77%) Degree
5 4 (30.77%) Blog
5 4 (30.77%) Use Case
5 4 (30.77%) Business Analysis
5 4 (30.77%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) Content Management
6 2 (15.38%) Web Development
6 2 (15.38%) Finance
6 2 (15.38%) Scrum
6 2 (15.38%) Scrum-ban

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Visio
General
1 5 (38.46%) Marketing
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Business Analyst
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Software Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) J2EE
2 5 (38.46%) Spring
3 1 (7.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Open Source
1 4 (30.77%) N-Tier
1 4 (30.77%) Blog
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) OOD
2 7 (53.85%) Kanban
3 6 (46.15%) E-Commerce
3 6 (46.15%) Extreme Programming
3 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) TDD
3 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
4 5 (38.46%) SOA
5 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
5 4 (30.77%) OO
5 4 (30.77%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (30.77%) Use Case
5 4 (30.77%) Business Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Content Management
6 2 (15.38%) Web Development
6 2 (15.38%) Scrum
6 2 (15.38%) Scrum-ban
7 1 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (7.69%) BDD
7 1 (7.69%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Twitter
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft