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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 143 150 138
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 23 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.69% 0.32% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.40% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 11
Average salary £35,750 £37,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.02% +6.42%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
2790 2524 2356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 83.81% 80.20% 76.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1777 1602 1600
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
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 24 October 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 -6 12 £35,750 -7.14%
Glasgow +4 11 £36,250 - 1
User Stories
UK

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
3 12 (31.58%) Windows
4 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
5 10 (26.32%) .NET
5 10 (26.32%) VMware
5 10 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (23.68%) QA
6 9 (23.68%) Ruby
6 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
6 9 (23.68%) SQL
7 8 (21.05%) Java
7 8 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (18.42%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (18.42%) JIRA
8 7 (18.42%) Automated Testing
8 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
8 7 (18.42%) Linux
8 7 (18.42%) ISEB
8 7 (18.42%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (15.79%) FogBugz
9 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (15.79%) EPoS
9 6 (15.79%) Finance
9 6 (15.79%) Bugzilla
9 6 (15.79%) Python
9 6 (15.79%) Perl
9 6 (15.79%) ISTQB
10 5 (13.16%) Business Analysis
10 5 (13.16%) WebSphere

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 5 (13.16%) WebSphere
2 4 (10.53%) Jetty
2 4 (10.53%) nginx
2 4 (10.53%) IIS
2 4 (10.53%) Apache
2 4 (10.53%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.89%) Node.js
4 1 (2.63%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (18.42%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (10.53%) Google App Engine
3 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (7.89%) Amazon S3
4 2 (5.26%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (5.26%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) DHCP
1 4 (10.53%) FTP
1 4 (10.53%) HTTP
1 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
1 4 (10.53%) DNS
1 4 (10.53%) IPsec
2 1 (2.63%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) MySQL
2 3 (7.89%) MongoDB
2 3 (7.89%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (18.42%) JIRA
3 6 (15.79%) Bugzilla
3 6 (15.79%) FogBugz
4 4 (10.53%) Jenkins
5 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
6 2 (5.26%) ReSharper
6 2 (5.26%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Games
3 4 (10.53%) German Language
3 4 (10.53%) Italian Language
3 4 (10.53%) Turkish Language
4 3 (7.89%) Retail
4 3 (7.89%) Marketing
5 2 (5.26%) Banking
6 1 (2.63%) Legal
6 1 (2.63%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (52.63%) Analyst
2 15 (39.47%) Business Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Tester
3 4 (10.53%) Software Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) QA Tester
4 3 (7.89%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Test Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Technical Business Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Server Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Quality Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Product Manager
6 1 (2.63%) QA Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (26.32%) .NET
2 5 (13.16%) J2EE
2 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET
2 5 (13.16%) Servlets
2 5 (13.16%) Web Services
3 4 (10.53%) XML
4 2 (5.26%) WinForms
4 2 (5.26%) .NET Remoting
4 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.63%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (2.63%) HTML
5 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.63%) Dojo
5 1 (2.63%) Apache Flex
5 1 (2.63%) jQuery
5 1 (2.63%) JPA
5 1 (2.63%) EJB 3.0
5 1 (2.63%) JMS
5 1 (2.63%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.63%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) EPoS
1 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.53%) Replication
2 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.53%) Blog
3 3 (7.89%) Social Media
3 3 (7.89%) NHS
3 3 (7.89%) Mobile Games
4 2 (5.26%) Social Gaming
4 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.63%) User Experience
5 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Windows
2 7 (18.42%) Linux
3 4 (10.53%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.26%) Android
5 1 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (18.42%) Automated Testing
3 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
3 5 (13.16%) Business Analysis
3 5 (13.16%) Software Testing
3 5 (13.16%) Regression Testing
3 5 (13.16%) Coaching
4 4 (10.53%) DevOps
4 4 (10.53%) Unit Testing
4 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (10.53%) UML
4 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
5 3 (7.89%) MVC
5 3 (7.89%) Scrum
5 3 (7.89%) Use Case
5 3 (7.89%) Data Analysis
5 3 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (7.89%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (7.89%) Waterfall
6 2 (5.26%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) SQL
1 9 (23.68%) Ruby
2 8 (21.05%) Java
3 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
4 6 (15.79%) Perl
4 6 (15.79%) Python
5 3 (7.89%) C#
5 3 (7.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) ISEB
2 6 (15.79%) ISTQB
3 5 (13.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (10.53%) Degree
5 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.68%) QA
System Software
1 10 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.53%) Xen
3 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Puppet
1 4 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (10.53%) Ansible
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 10 (26.32%) VMware
3 4 (10.53%) Google
4 2 (5.26%) Typemock
4 2 (5.26%) Red Gate
4 2 (5.26%) Facebook
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle
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