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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Story
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 56 34 59
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +25
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 9 48 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.52% 6.50% 2.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 7.37% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 18
Median salary £43,500 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+24.28% -22.22%
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%

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
528 651 676
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 89.34% 88.21% 90.62%
Number of salaries quoted 433 448 619
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £64,500 £56,760
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Northamptonshire region citing User Stories as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -20 6 £45,500 +30.00%
Kettering - 3 £40,000 -
User Stories
East Midlands

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT jobs citing User Stories also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northamptonshire region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 29 (82.86%) Scrum
1 29 (82.86%) TDD
1 29 (82.86%) BDD
2 27 (77.14%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (68.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 21 (60.00%) SQL
5 15 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 15 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 15 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (42.86%) Tableau
6 14 (40.00%) Java
6 14 (40.00%) OOP
6 14 (40.00%) OO
6 14 (40.00%) JUnit
7 13 (37.14%) J2EE
7 13 (37.14%) MySQL
7 13 (37.14%) Web Services
7 13 (37.14%) OOD
7 13 (37.14%) MVC
7 13 (37.14%) JSON
7 13 (37.14%) Retail
7 13 (37.14%) Spring
7 13 (37.14%) Git (software)
7 13 (37.14%) Spring MVC
7 13 (37.14%) REST
8 10 (28.57%) Analytics
8 10 (28.57%) BigQuery
8 10 (28.57%) Google Cloud Platform

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (28.57%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (28.57%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 10 (28.57%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
1 15 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 15 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (37.14%) MySQL
3 10 (28.57%) BigQuery
4 7 (20.00%) Apache Hive
5 6 (17.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (40.00%) JUnit
2 13 (37.14%) Git (software)
3 7 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 7 (20.00%) FitNesse
3 7 (20.00%) Selenium
4 1 (2.86%) JMeter
4 1 (2.86%) NUnit
4 1 (2.86%) Ranorex
4 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.86%) TestNG
4 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (37.14%) Retail
2 4 (11.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 15 (42.86%) Developer
2 7 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Senior DevOps
3 6 (17.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Business Developer
4 5 (14.29%) SSIS Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Applications Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Lead Business Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Software Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (37.14%) J2EE
1 13 (37.14%) JSON
1 13 (37.14%) REST
1 13 (37.14%) Spring
1 13 (37.14%) Spring MVC
1 13 (37.14%) Web Services
2 6 (17.14%) .NET
3 1 (2.86%) CSS
3 1 (2.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (82.86%) BDD
1 29 (82.86%) Scrum
1 29 (82.86%) TDD
2 27 (77.14%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (68.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 15 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (40.00%) OO
5 14 (40.00%) OOP
6 13 (37.14%) MVC
6 13 (37.14%) OOD
7 10 (28.57%) Analytics
8 9 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (20.00%) DevOps
9 7 (20.00%) Incident Management
9 7 (20.00%) Mentoring
9 7 (20.00%) SDLC
9 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
10 6 (17.14%) Procedural Programming
11 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
11 4 (11.43%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 21 (60.00%) SQL
2 14 (40.00%) Java
3 1 (2.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 15 (42.86%) Tableau
2 10 (28.57%) Google
3 1 (2.86%) TOWER Software