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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 64 81 68
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -13
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 15 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.89% 0.23% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 0.27% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 5
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
668 736 459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 84.24% 82.98% 77.27%
Number of salaries quoted 592 604 379
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +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 31 March 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 - 13 £45,000 - 5
Brackley - 1 £40,000 -
User Stories
East Midlands

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 31 (93.94%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (72.73%) Scrum
3 14 (42.42%) Business Analysis
4 12 (36.36%) Cucumber
4 12 (36.36%) BDD
4 12 (36.36%) E-Commerce
5 11 (33.33%) Apple iOS
5 11 (33.33%) Android
6 10 (30.30%) Finance
6 10 (30.30%) Mobile App
7 9 (27.27%) TDD
8 8 (24.24%) Banking
8 8 (24.24%) Mobile Payment
9 7 (21.21%) Coaching
9 7 (21.21%) Software Delivery
9 7 (21.21%) Java
10 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (18.18%) Pair Programming
10 6 (18.18%) Ruby
10 6 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails
10 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
10 6 (18.18%) Refactoring
10 6 (18.18%) QA
10 6 (18.18%) Performance Testing
10 6 (18.18%) Security Testing
11 5 (15.15%) Project Management
11 5 (15.15%) Calabash
12 4 (12.12%) Workflow
12 4 (12.12%) Degree
13 3 (9.09%) Retail

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (36.36%) Cucumber
2 5 (15.15%) Calabash
3 2 (6.06%) Selenium
4 1 (3.03%) FitNesse
4 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 8 (24.24%) Banking
3 3 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (72.73%) Analyst
2 18 (54.55%) Business Analyst
3 11 (33.33%) Agile Business Analyst
4 7 (21.21%) Developer
4 7 (21.21%) Payments Business Analyst
5 6 (18.18%) Senior Developer
5 6 (18.18%) Java Developer
5 6 (18.18%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (18.18%) QA Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) ScrumMaster
6 1 (3.03%) Junior Business Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.03%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Junior
6 1 (3.03%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (3.03%) Velocity
2 1 (3.03%) Symfony
2 1 (3.03%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (3.03%) jQuery
2 1 (3.03%) RESTful
2 1 (3.03%) HTML5
2 1 (3.03%) REST
2 1 (3.03%) CSS3
2 1 (3.03%) Laravel
2 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (3.03%) HTML
2 1 (3.03%) J2EE
2 1 (3.03%) CSS
2 1 (3.03%) SOAP
2 1 (3.03%) Web Services
2 1 (3.03%) XML
2 1 (3.03%) XML-RPC
2 1 (3.03%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Mobile App
2 8 (24.24%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Open Source
4 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Android
1 11 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (93.94%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (72.73%) Scrum
3 14 (42.42%) Business Analysis
4 12 (36.36%) BDD
4 12 (36.36%) E-Commerce
5 9 (27.27%) TDD
6 7 (21.21%) Coaching
6 7 (21.21%) Software Delivery
7 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (18.18%) Refactoring
7 6 (18.18%) Performance Testing
7 6 (18.18%) Security Testing
7 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
7 6 (18.18%) Pair Programming
8 5 (15.15%) Project Management
9 4 (12.12%) Workflow
10 3 (9.09%) Mobile Commerce
11 2 (6.06%) Extreme Programming
11 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
12 1 (3.03%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) Java
2 6 (18.18%) Ruby
3 1 (3.03%) PHP5
3 1 (3.03%) PHP4
3 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.03%) PHP
3 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.03%) Cognizant
1 1 (3.03%) Zend
1 1 (3.03%) Sitecore
1 1 (3.03%) hybris
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum + bonus+bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Cognizant
Posted: 17 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Cognizant
Posted: 18 days ago