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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 47 79 55
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -24
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 38 4 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 4.32% 0.47% 2.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.31% 0.54% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 33 4 18
Average salary £42,500 £40,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.29% -14.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £36,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £43,950 £50,000
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
716 735 511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 81.36% 85.86% 77.42%
Number of salaries quoted 609 647 425
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 +31 32 £42,500 +4.29% 5
User Stories
East Midlands

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 56 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (87.50%) Scrum
3 36 (64.29%) TDD
3 36 (64.29%) BDD
4 29 (51.79%) Web Services
5 27 (48.21%) Software Engineering
5 27 (48.21%) Mentoring
6 26 (46.43%) Retail
7 23 (41.07%) SQL
7 23 (41.07%) Git (software)
8 22 (39.29%) Apache Hive
9 21 (37.50%) Procedural Programming
10 20 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (32.14%) Java
12 17 (30.36%) UNIX
12 17 (30.36%) MongoDB
13 16 (28.57%) REST
13 16 (28.57%) MVC
14 15 (26.79%) Spring
14 15 (26.79%) JSON
14 15 (26.79%) Spring MVC
15 14 (25.00%) Business Analysis
15 14 (25.00%) JUnit
16 13 (23.21%) OOP
16 13 (23.21%) MySQL
16 13 (23.21%) Finance
16 13 (23.21%) Continuous Improvement
16 13 (23.21%) Apple iOS
16 13 (23.21%) Android
17 12 (21.43%) Mobile App

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (39.29%) Apache Hive
2 17 (30.36%) MongoDB
3 13 (23.21%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (41.07%) Git (software)
2 14 (25.00%) JUnit
3 7 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.36%) Calabash
5 1 (1.79%) Subversion
5 1 (1.79%) Selenium
General
1 26 (46.43%) Retail
2 13 (23.21%) Finance
3 12 (21.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 20 (35.71%) Analyst
3 16 (28.57%) Business Analyst
4 13 (23.21%) Agile Business Analyst
5 11 (19.64%) Payments Business Analyst
6 10 (17.86%) Developer
7 9 (16.07%) Senior Developer
8 7 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
9 5 (8.93%) Java Developer
9 5 (8.93%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (7.14%) Pick Developer
10 4 (7.14%) QA Analyst
11 3 (5.36%) C# Software Engineer
11 3 (5.36%) Java Software Engineer
11 3 (5.36%) Senior Software Developer
11 3 (5.36%) Software Developer
12 1 (1.79%) PHP Developer
12 1 (1.79%) ScrumMaster
12 1 (1.79%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (51.79%) Web Services
2 16 (28.57%) REST
3 15 (26.79%) Spring
3 15 (26.79%) JSON
3 15 (26.79%) Spring MVC
4 12 (21.43%) J2EE
5 5 (8.93%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.79%) XML-RPC
6 1 (1.79%) XML
6 1 (1.79%) HTML
6 1 (1.79%) CSS
6 1 (1.79%) SOAP
6 1 (1.79%) Ajax
6 1 (1.79%) Velocity
6 1 (1.79%) Symfony
6 1 (1.79%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (1.79%) jQuery
6 1 (1.79%) RESTful
6 1 (1.79%) HTML5
6 1 (1.79%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) Mobile App
1 12 (21.43%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.36%) UNIX
2 13 (23.21%) Apple iOS
2 13 (23.21%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (87.50%) Scrum
3 36 (64.29%) TDD
3 36 (64.29%) BDD
4 27 (48.21%) Software Engineering
4 27 (48.21%) Mentoring
5 21 (37.50%) Procedural Programming
6 20 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (28.57%) MVC
8 14 (25.00%) Business Analysis
9 13 (23.21%) OOP
9 13 (23.21%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (21.43%) OOD
11 11 (19.64%) OO
12 10 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (12.50%) E-Commerce
14 5 (8.93%) Coaching
14 5 (8.93%) Pair Programming
14 5 (8.93%) Refactoring
15 4 (7.14%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.07%) SQL
2 18 (32.14%) Java
3 10 (17.86%) C#
3 10 (17.86%) COBOL
4 5 (8.93%) Ruby
5 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.79%) PHP
5 1 (1.79%) PHP5
5 1 (1.79%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (1.79%) Cognizant
1 1 (1.79%) Zend
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