The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 136 144 141
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 19 16 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.62% 0.49% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.60% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 16 14 10
Average salary £37,750 £40,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.62% +8.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £31,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £42,500 £40,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
User Stories
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2628 2652 2457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 85.21% 81.00% 79.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1744 1685 1702
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

User Stories
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

User Stories Salary Trend in Scotland

User Stories
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Scotland

User Stories
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. 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
Edinburgh -2 14 £38,500 -3.75%
Glasgow +11 5 £35,000 -3.44%
User Stories
UK

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 27 (65.85%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
3 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
3 12 (29.27%) Windows
4 11 (26.83%) ISEB
4 11 (26.83%) QA
5 10 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (24.39%) VMware
5 10 (24.39%) Finance
5 10 (24.39%) UML
5 10 (24.39%) Java
5 10 (24.39%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (21.95%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (21.95%) JavaScript
6 9 (21.95%) EPoS
7 8 (19.51%) .NET
7 8 (19.51%) Ruby
7 8 (19.51%) JIRA
8 7 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (17.07%) ISTQB
8 7 (17.07%) Automated Testing
8 7 (17.07%) Perl
8 7 (17.07%) Python
8 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
8 7 (17.07%) Bugzilla
8 7 (17.07%) DevOps
9 6 (14.63%) FogBugz
9 6 (14.63%) Coaching
9 6 (14.63%) Configuration Management
9 6 (14.63%) Project Management

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (14.63%) WebSphere
2 4 (9.76%) Jetty
2 4 (9.76%) nginx
2 4 (9.76%) IIS
2 4 (9.76%) Apache
2 4 (9.76%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.88%) JBoss
4 1 (2.44%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (12.20%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (9.76%) Google App Engine
2 4 (9.76%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) DHCP
1 4 (9.76%) FTP
1 4 (9.76%) HTTP
1 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
1 4 (9.76%) DNS
1 4 (9.76%) IPsec
2 2 (4.88%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) RDBMS
2 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (19.51%) JIRA
3 7 (17.07%) Bugzilla
4 6 (14.63%) FogBugz
5 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
6 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio
6 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
6 3 (7.32%) Subversion
7 2 (4.88%) ReSharper
General
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Marketing
2 4 (9.76%) German Language
2 4 (9.76%) Italian Language
2 4 (9.76%) Turkish Language
3 3 (7.32%) Banking
3 3 (7.32%) Retail
4 2 (4.88%) Games
5 1 (2.44%) Back Office
5 1 (2.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (51.22%) Analyst
2 16 (39.02%) Business Analyst
3 6 (14.63%) Tester
4 4 (9.76%) Software Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) QA Tester
5 3 (7.32%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Business Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Quality Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Software Test Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) QA Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Server Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.51%) .NET
2 6 (14.63%) Servlets
3 5 (12.20%) J2EE
3 5 (12.20%) CSS
3 5 (12.20%) HTML
4 3 (7.32%) RESTful
4 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET
4 3 (7.32%) Web Services
4 3 (7.32%) XML
5 2 (4.88%) JMS
5 2 (4.88%) Hibernate
5 2 (4.88%) WinForms
5 2 (4.88%) .NET Remoting
5 2 (4.88%) EJB
5 2 (4.88%) JSP
5 2 (4.88%) Dojo
5 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (4.88%) jQuery
5 2 (4.88%) JPA
5 2 (4.88%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (21.95%) EPoS
3 5 (12.20%) Computer Science
4 4 (9.76%) Blog
4 4 (9.76%) Social Media
5 3 (7.32%) NHS
6 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
6 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.44%) User Experience
7 1 (2.44%) Open Source
7 1 (2.44%) Mobile Games
7 1 (2.44%) Replication
7 1 (2.44%) Derivative
7 1 (2.44%) Statistics
7 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (29.27%) Windows
2 5 (12.20%) Linux
3 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (65.85%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (24.39%) UML
3 7 (17.07%) Automated Testing
3 7 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (17.07%) DevOps
4 6 (14.63%) Coaching
4 6 (14.63%) Software Testing
4 6 (14.63%) Use Case
4 6 (14.63%) Configuration Management
4 6 (14.63%) Project Management
5 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (12.20%) Regression Testing
5 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
5 5 (12.20%) Systems Analysis
5 5 (12.20%) Business Analysis
6 4 (9.76%) Unit Testing
6 4 (9.76%) MVC
6 4 (9.76%) Scrum
6 4 (9.76%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (9.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) Java
2 9 (21.95%) JavaScript
3 8 (19.51%) Ruby
4 7 (17.07%) Perl
4 7 (17.07%) Python
5 5 (12.20%) SQL
6 3 (7.32%) C#
6 3 (7.32%) R
7 1 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (26.83%) ISEB
2 7 (17.07%) ISTQB
3 5 (12.20%) Degree
3 5 (12.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.83%) QA
System Software
1 10 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.76%) Xen
3 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Puppet
1 4 (9.76%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (9.76%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
2 10 (24.39%) VMware
3 4 (9.76%) Google
4 2 (4.88%) Typemock
4 2 (4.88%) Red Gate
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle