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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 38 71 55
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -16
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 48 20 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 5.07% 2.13% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.85% 2.60% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 40 20 8
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £35,000 £44,350
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
820 768 498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 86.68% 81.70% 76.73%
Number of salaries quoted 743 695 437
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 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +23 45 £45,000 +5.88% 1
User Stories
East Midlands

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 91 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (95.60%) Scrum
3 59 (64.84%) BDD
4 58 (63.74%) TDD
5 54 (59.34%) Mentoring
6 53 (58.24%) SDLC
7 51 (56.04%) Software Engineering
8 48 (52.75%) Web Services
9 44 (48.35%) SQL
9 44 (48.35%) Git (software)
10 43 (47.25%) Retail
11 38 (41.76%) Procedural Programming
12 37 (40.66%) Apache Hive
12 37 (40.66%) Continuous Integration
13 30 (32.97%) MVC
13 30 (32.97%) Spring
13 30 (32.97%) Spring MVC
14 29 (31.87%) UNIX
14 29 (31.87%) Java
14 29 (31.87%) MongoDB
15 28 (30.77%) REST
15 28 (30.77%) JSON
16 27 (29.67%) OOP
16 27 (29.67%) OOD
16 27 (29.67%) J2EE
16 27 (29.67%) MySQL
16 27 (29.67%) Continuous Improvement
17 22 (24.18%) JUnit
18 21 (23.08%) OO
19 18 (19.78%) C#

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 37 (40.66%) Apache Hive
2 29 (31.87%) MongoDB
3 27 (29.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 44 (48.35%) Git (software)
2 22 (24.18%) JUnit
General
1 43 (47.25%) Retail
2 10 (10.99%) Finance
3 9 (9.89%) Banking
4 2 (2.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (52.75%) Software Engineer
2 32 (35.16%) Business Analyst
2 32 (35.16%) Analyst
3 17 (18.68%) Agile Business Analyst
4 13 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
5 9 (9.89%) Payments Business Analyst
6 8 (8.79%) Developer
7 7 (7.69%) Senior Developer
7 7 (7.69%) C# Software Engineer
7 7 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) Pick Developer
9 4 (4.40%) Senior Software Developer
9 4 (4.40%) Software Developer
10 2 (2.20%) Senior Business Analyst
10 2 (2.20%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (2.20%) Java Developer
10 2 (2.20%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
11 1 (1.10%) Senior Java Developer
11 1 (1.10%) Software Development Team Leader
11 1 (1.10%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (52.75%) Web Services
2 30 (32.97%) Spring
2 30 (32.97%) Spring MVC
3 28 (30.77%) JSON
3 28 (30.77%) REST
4 27 (29.67%) J2EE
5 1 (1.10%) Velocity
5 1 (1.10%) RESTful
5 1 (1.10%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.10%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.99%) Mobile App
3 9 (9.89%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.10%) User Experience
4 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (31.87%) UNIX
2 9 (9.89%) Android
2 9 (9.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (95.60%) Scrum
3 59 (64.84%) BDD
4 58 (63.74%) TDD
5 54 (59.34%) Mentoring
6 53 (58.24%) SDLC
7 51 (56.04%) Software Engineering
8 38 (41.76%) Procedural Programming
9 37 (40.66%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (32.97%) MVC
11 27 (29.67%) OOP
11 27 (29.67%) OOD
11 27 (29.67%) Continuous Improvement
12 21 (23.08%) OO
13 15 (16.48%) E-Commerce
14 12 (13.19%) Business Analysis
15 9 (9.89%) Stakeholder Management
16 5 (5.49%) Software Delivery
17 2 (2.20%) Digital Marketing
17 2 (2.20%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 44 (48.35%) SQL
2 29 (31.87%) Java
3 18 (19.78%) C#
4 16 (17.58%) COBOL
5 1 (1.10%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (2.20%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (4.40%) Google
2 1 (1.10%) hybris
2 1 (1.10%) Cognizant
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