The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 44 33 43
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 5 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 1.48% 3.97% 2.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 4.62% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 6
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
User Stories
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Peterborough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Peterborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
270 238 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 79.88% 85.92% 82.63%
Number of salaries quoted 211 223 233
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,625 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
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 Peterborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the Peterborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

User Stories
Salary Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the Peterborough region.

User Stories Salary Trend in Peterborough

User Stories
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Retail
2 6 (54.55%) E-Commerce
2 6 (54.55%) ISEB
3 4 (36.36%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
3 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
3 4 (36.36%) JIRA
3 4 (36.36%) QA
3 4 (36.36%) Selenium
3 4 (36.36%) Performance Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Web Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
3 4 (36.36%) Manual Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) SLA
6 1 (9.09%) Finance
6 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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.

Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) JIRA
1 4 (36.36%) Selenium
General
1 6 (54.55%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Business Analyst
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Tester
2 4 (36.36%) Selenium Tester
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) E-Commerce
3 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Performance Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Web Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
3 4 (36.36%) Manual Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) ISEB
2 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
2 2 (18.18%) SLA