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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 60 78 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 17 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.27% 0.12% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.61% 0.15% -
Number of salaries quoted 17 1 0
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
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
651 673 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 86.80% 81.08% 79.04%
Number of salaries quoted 589 568 384
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

User Stories Salary Histogram 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 27 February 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 - 16 £45,000 -
Brackley - 1 £40,000 -
User Stories
East Midlands

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 32 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (70.59%) Scrum
3 13 (38.24%) Cucumber
3 13 (38.24%) BDD
4 12 (35.29%) E-Commerce
5 11 (32.35%) Business Analysis
6 10 (29.41%) TDD
7 9 (26.47%) Java
7 9 (26.47%) Apple iOS
7 9 (26.47%) Android
8 7 (20.59%) Mobile App
8 7 (20.59%) Test Automation
8 7 (20.59%) Project Management
8 7 (20.59%) Workflow
8 7 (20.59%) Finance
9 6 (17.65%) Pair Programming
9 6 (17.65%) Ruby
9 6 (17.65%) Ruby on Rails
9 6 (17.65%) Performance Testing
9 6 (17.65%) Security Testing
9 6 (17.65%) Refactoring
9 6 (17.65%) QA
9 6 (17.65%) Calabash
9 6 (17.65%) Coaching
10 5 (14.71%) Degree
10 5 (14.71%) Mobile Payment
10 5 (14.71%) Banking
11 4 (11.76%) Retail
11 4 (11.76%) Mobile Commerce
11 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (38.24%) Cucumber
2 6 (17.65%) Calabash
3 2 (5.88%) Selenium
4 1 (2.94%) FitNesse
4 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Banking
3 4 (11.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (70.59%) Analyst
2 18 (52.94%) Business Analyst
3 9 (26.47%) Agile Business Analyst
4 7 (20.59%) Developer
5 6 (17.65%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (17.65%) QA Analyst
5 6 (17.65%) Senior Developer
5 6 (17.65%) Java Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Payments Business Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Junior Business Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Junior Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Junior
7 3 (8.82%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) PHP Developer
8 1 (2.94%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (8.82%) J2EE
2 3 (8.82%) Spring
3 1 (2.94%) Ajax
3 1 (2.94%) HTML
3 1 (2.94%) CSS
3 1 (2.94%) SOAP
3 1 (2.94%) Web Services
3 1 (2.94%) XML
3 1 (2.94%) XML-RPC
3 1 (2.94%) Symfony
3 1 (2.94%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (2.94%) jQuery
3 1 (2.94%) HTML5
3 1 (2.94%) REST
3 1 (2.94%) CSS3
3 1 (2.94%) Laravel
3 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Mobile App
2 5 (14.71%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Android
1 9 (26.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (70.59%) Scrum
3 13 (38.24%) BDD
4 12 (35.29%) E-Commerce
5 11 (32.35%) Business Analysis
6 10 (29.41%) TDD
7 7 (20.59%) Project Management
7 7 (20.59%) Workflow
7 7 (20.59%) Test Automation
8 6 (17.65%) Coaching
8 6 (17.65%) Pair Programming
8 6 (17.65%) Refactoring
8 6 (17.65%) Performance Testing
8 6 (17.65%) Security Testing
9 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
9 4 (11.76%) Mobile Commerce
10 3 (8.82%) OOD
10 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (5.88%) Extreme Programming
12 1 (2.94%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) Java
2 6 (17.65%) Ruby
3 2 (5.88%) C#
4 1 (2.94%) PHP5
4 1 (2.94%) PHP4
4 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.94%) PHP
4 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) Sitecore
1 2 (5.88%) hybris
2 1 (2.94%) Zend