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 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 70 64 77
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +13
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 18 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.78% 0.51% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 0.66% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 18 2 1
Average salary £41,250 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
845 453 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 83.33% 76.26% 82.87%
Number of salaries quoted 804 408 565
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £39,570
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,573 £30,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
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 November 2014.

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 November 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 -4 17 £40,000 -20.00%
User Stories
East Midlands

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 36 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (57.89%) Scrum
3 17 (44.74%) E-Commerce
4 16 (42.11%) Business Analysis
5 15 (39.47%) BDD
6 11 (28.95%) TDD
7 10 (26.32%) OOD
7 10 (26.32%) Mobile App
8 9 (23.68%) Cucumber
8 9 (23.68%) Software Engineering
8 9 (23.68%) J2EE
9 8 (21.05%) Mobile Commerce
9 8 (21.05%) Extreme Programming
9 8 (21.05%) Retail
9 8 (21.05%) Android
9 8 (21.05%) Apple iOS
10 7 (18.42%) Kanban
10 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (18.42%) Test Automation
10 7 (18.42%) Spring
11 6 (15.79%) Workflow
11 6 (15.79%) Project Management
11 6 (15.79%) C#
11 6 (15.79%) Calabash
12 5 (13.16%) Degree
12 5 (13.16%) Java
13 4 (10.53%) Content Management
13 4 (10.53%) Web Development
13 4 (10.53%) Scrum-ban
14 3 (7.89%) QA

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Cucumber
2 6 (15.79%) Calabash
3 1 (2.63%) Selenium
3 1 (2.63%) FitNesse
General
1 8 (21.05%) Retail
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Marketing
4 1 (2.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (71.05%) Analyst
2 25 (65.79%) Business Analyst
3 15 (39.47%) Agile Business Analyst
4 8 (21.05%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Junior
5 3 (7.89%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Junior Business Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (5.26%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.68%) J2EE
2 7 (18.42%) Spring
3 2 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Mobile App
2 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Open Source
4 1 (2.63%) New Media
4 1 (2.63%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.63%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Android
1 8 (21.05%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (57.89%) Scrum
3 17 (44.74%) E-Commerce
4 16 (42.11%) Business Analysis
5 15 (39.47%) BDD
6 11 (28.95%) TDD
7 10 (26.32%) OOD
8 9 (23.68%) Software Engineering
9 8 (21.05%) Mobile Commerce
9 8 (21.05%) Extreme Programming
10 7 (18.42%) Kanban
10 7 (18.42%) Test Automation
11 6 (15.79%) Workflow
11 6 (15.79%) Project Management
12 4 (10.53%) Content Management
12 4 (10.53%) Web Development
12 4 (10.53%) Scrum-ban
13 3 (7.89%) Use Case
14 2 (5.26%) Performance Testing
14 2 (5.26%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) C#
2 5 (13.16%) Java
3 2 (5.26%) Ruby
4 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (5.26%) Sitecore
1 2 (5.26%) hybris
2 1 (2.63%) Twitter
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
Northamptonshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + BONUS
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