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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 41 69 63
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -6
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 39 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 4.38% 1.26% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.08% 1.52% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 26 11 7
Average salary £44,250 £41,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.62% -12.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £35,000 £37,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
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
768 722 511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 86.20% 82.99% 77.78%
Number of salaries quoted 689 663 448
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +30 36 £45,000 +7.14% 5
User Stories
East Midlands

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 75 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (94.67%) Scrum
3 53 (70.67%) TDD
4 50 (66.67%) BDD
5 49 (65.33%) Mentoring
6 47 (62.67%) Software Engineering
6 47 (62.67%) SDLC
7 46 (61.33%) Web Services
8 41 (54.67%) SQL
8 41 (54.67%) Git (software)
9 38 (50.67%) Retail
10 36 (48.00%) Procedural Programming
11 34 (45.33%) Apache Hive
12 33 (44.00%) Continuous Integration
13 28 (37.33%) MongoDB
13 28 (37.33%) UNIX
14 26 (34.67%) MVC
15 25 (33.33%) Spring
15 25 (33.33%) Spring MVC
15 25 (33.33%) REST
16 24 (32.00%) Continuous Improvement
16 24 (32.00%) JSON
16 24 (32.00%) Java
17 23 (30.67%) MySQL
17 23 (30.67%) OOP
18 22 (29.33%) J2EE
18 22 (29.33%) OOD
19 20 (26.67%) JUnit
20 18 (24.00%) OO
21 16 (21.33%) C#

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (45.33%) Apache Hive
2 28 (37.33%) MongoDB
3 23 (30.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 41 (54.67%) Git (software)
2 20 (26.67%) JUnit
3 1 (1.33%) Subversion
3 1 (1.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.33%) Calabash
General
1 38 (50.67%) Retail
2 12 (16.00%) Finance
2 12 (16.00%) Banking
3 1 (1.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (57.33%) Software Engineer
2 21 (28.00%) Business Analyst
2 21 (28.00%) Analyst
3 14 (18.67%) Agile Business Analyst
4 12 (16.00%) Payments Business Analyst
4 12 (16.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 8 (10.67%) Developer
6 7 (9.33%) Senior Developer
7 6 (8.00%) C# Software Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) Java Software Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) Pick Developer
9 4 (5.33%) Senior Software Developer
9 4 (5.33%) Software Developer
10 1 (1.33%) Team Leader
10 1 (1.33%) Development Team Leader
10 1 (1.33%) PHP Developer
10 1 (1.33%) Senior Java Developer
10 1 (1.33%) Software Development Team Leader
10 1 (1.33%) Software Team Leader
10 1 (1.33%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (61.33%) Web Services
2 25 (33.33%) Spring
2 25 (33.33%) Spring MVC
2 25 (33.33%) REST
3 24 (32.00%) JSON
4 22 (29.33%) J2EE
5 1 (1.33%) CSS
5 1 (1.33%) SOAP
5 1 (1.33%) XML
5 1 (1.33%) XML-RPC
5 1 (1.33%) Velocity
5 1 (1.33%) Ajax
5 1 (1.33%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.33%) CSS3
5 1 (1.33%) Laravel
5 1 (1.33%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.33%) Symfony
5 1 (1.33%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (1.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.00%) Mobile App
1 12 (16.00%) Mobile Payment
2 6 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (37.33%) UNIX
2 12 (16.00%) Android
2 12 (16.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (94.67%) Scrum
3 53 (70.67%) TDD
4 50 (66.67%) BDD
5 49 (65.33%) Mentoring
6 47 (62.67%) SDLC
6 47 (62.67%) Software Engineering
7 36 (48.00%) Procedural Programming
8 33 (44.00%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (34.67%) MVC
10 24 (32.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 23 (30.67%) OOP
12 22 (29.33%) OOD
13 18 (24.00%) OO
14 14 (18.67%) Business Analysis
15 11 (14.67%) Stakeholder Management
16 4 (5.33%) E-Commerce
17 2 (2.67%) Coaching
17 2 (2.67%) Software Delivery
18 1 (1.33%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (54.67%) SQL
2 24 (32.00%) Java
3 16 (21.33%) C#
3 16 (21.33%) COBOL
4 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.33%) PHP
4 1 (1.33%) Ruby
4 1 (1.33%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 2 (2.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (1.33%) Cognizant
1 1 (1.33%) Zend
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