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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 129 154 151
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -3
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 30 19 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.01% 0.50% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 0.60% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 22 16 4
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £28,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £38,750 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
2587 3144 2538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 87.08% 82.33% 79.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1633 2084 1541
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 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
Glasgow +12 15 £45,000 +41.73% 2
Edinburgh +15 14 £38,000 +1.33% 1
Aberdeen - 1 £57,500 -
User Stories
UK

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 39 (78.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (58.00%) SQL
3 16 (32.00%) BDD
4 15 (30.00%) Finance
5 14 (28.00%) SQL Server
6 13 (26.00%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (24.00%) JIRA
7 12 (24.00%) Selenium
7 12 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (24.00%) Test Automation
8 10 (20.00%) WebDriver
8 10 (20.00%) Scrum
8 10 (20.00%) Oracle
8 10 (20.00%) Java
8 10 (20.00%) Linux
9 9 (18.00%) TDD
10 8 (16.00%) Maven
10 8 (16.00%) Manual Testing
10 8 (16.00%) Use Case
10 8 (16.00%) QA
10 8 (16.00%) Eclipse
10 8 (16.00%) PL/SQL
10 8 (16.00%) SDLC
11 7 (14.00%) UML
11 7 (14.00%) JSP
11 7 (14.00%) Servlets
11 7 (14.00%) Project Management
11 7 (14.00%) Software Engineering
11 7 (14.00%) Banking
12 6 (12.00%) Subversion

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 3 (6.00%) JBoss
2 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.00%) Documentum
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) LDAP
2 1 (2.00%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.00%) DTS
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (24.00%) JIRA
1 12 (24.00%) Selenium
2 10 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 8 (16.00%) Maven
3 8 (16.00%) Eclipse
4 6 (12.00%) Subversion
4 6 (12.00%) Ant
5 4 (8.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (6.00%) Cucumber
7 2 (4.00%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (4.00%) JUnit
7 2 (4.00%) FitNesse
7 2 (4.00%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (4.00%) Hudson
General
1 15 (30.00%) Finance
2 7 (14.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (58.00%) Analyst
2 14 (28.00%) Business Analyst
3 12 (24.00%) Developer
4 10 (20.00%) Test Analyst
5 9 (18.00%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (16.00%) Senior Test Analyst
7 6 (12.00%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (12.00%) Agile Business Analyst
7 6 (12.00%) Java Developer
8 4 (8.00%) SQL Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Technical Business Analyst
10 2 (4.00%) .NET Developer
10 2 (4.00%) C# Developer
10 2 (4.00%) Test Engineer
10 2 (4.00%) ScrumMaster
10 2 (4.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (4.00%) Quality Analyst
10 2 (4.00%) QA Analyst
10 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (4.00%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) JSP
1 7 (14.00%) Servlets
2 6 (12.00%) Spring
2 6 (12.00%) Struts
2 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (12.00%) JDBC
2 6 (12.00%) .NET
3 5 (10.00%) HTML
3 5 (10.00%) CSS
4 3 (6.00%) Dojo
4 3 (6.00%) jQuery
4 3 (6.00%) EJB
4 3 (6.00%) Web Services
4 3 (6.00%) XML
5 2 (4.00%) XSLT
5 2 (4.00%) Classic ASP
5 2 (4.00%) JSON
5 2 (4.00%) NHibernate
5 2 (4.00%) Ajax
5 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) User Experience
3 2 (4.00%) AS400
3 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.00%) Health Informatics
4 1 (2.00%) Contract for Difference
4 1 (2.00%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (78.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (32.00%) BDD
3 12 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (24.00%) Test Automation
4 10 (20.00%) Scrum
5 9 (18.00%) TDD
6 8 (16.00%) Manual Testing
6 8 (16.00%) Use Case
6 8 (16.00%) SDLC
7 7 (14.00%) UML
7 7 (14.00%) Project Management
7 7 (14.00%) Software Engineering
8 6 (12.00%) Systems Analysis
8 6 (12.00%) Data Analysis
8 6 (12.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (8.00%) ETL
9 4 (8.00%) Configuration Management
9 4 (8.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (58.00%) SQL
2 10 (20.00%) Java
3 8 (16.00%) PL/SQL
4 6 (12.00%) C#
5 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.00%) RPG
6 2 (4.00%) VBScript
6 2 (4.00%) VB
6 2 (4.00%) COBOL
6 2 (4.00%) VB6
7 1 (2.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) ISEB
2 2 (4.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) HL7
Vendors
1 10 (20.00%) Oracle
2 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.00%) Perforce
4 2 (4.00%) HP
4 2 (4.00%) Sybase
5 1 (2.00%) Hyland
5 1 (2.00%) Pega
5 1 (2.00%) FatWire
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