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 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 139 147 152
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 26 20 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.79% 0.54% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.65% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 5
Average salary £41,250 £34,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.32% -11.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,050 £30,000 £34,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £40,900
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
2928 3074 2517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 88.54% 83.56% 83.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1832 1990 1631
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £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 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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Edinburgh +5 16 £44,500 +41.26% 3
Glasgow +6 10 £34,500 -23.33% 1
User Stories
UK

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 47 (83.93%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (58.93%) SQL
3 21 (37.50%) Scrum
3 21 (37.50%) BDD
4 16 (28.57%) Finance
4 16 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (26.79%) Microsoft
5 15 (26.79%) SQL Server
6 13 (23.21%) Web Services
6 13 (23.21%) JIRA
6 13 (23.21%) Selenium
6 13 (23.21%) Test Automation
7 12 (21.43%) User Experience
7 12 (21.43%) Linux
8 11 (19.64%) Data Analysis
8 11 (19.64%) SDLC
8 11 (19.64%) WebDriver
9 10 (17.86%) Banking
9 10 (17.86%) XML
9 10 (17.86%) Java
10 9 (16.07%) QA
10 9 (16.07%) Kanban
11 8 (14.29%) Manual Testing
11 8 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
11 8 (14.29%) MS Excel
12 7 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (12.50%) Configuration Management
12 7 (12.50%) ETL
12 7 (12.50%) DTS

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (5.36%) JBoss
2 1 (1.79%) Documentum
2 1 (1.79%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 8 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (12.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.79%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.50%) DTS
2 7 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 13 (23.21%) JIRA
1 13 (23.21%) Selenium
2 11 (19.64%) WebDriver
3 5 (8.93%) Maven
3 5 (8.93%) Jenkins
3 5 (8.93%) Eclipse
4 4 (7.14%) Cucumber
5 3 (5.36%) Subversion
5 3 (5.36%) Selenium IDE
5 3 (5.36%) JUnit
6 2 (3.57%) Ant
6 2 (3.57%) HP UFT
6 2 (3.57%) FitNesse
6 2 (3.57%) Hudson
7 1 (1.79%) FogBugz
7 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.79%) Bugzilla
General
1 16 (28.57%) Finance
2 10 (17.86%) Banking
3 4 (7.14%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.57%) Retail
5 1 (1.79%) Publishing
5 1 (1.79%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (66.07%) Analyst
2 19 (33.93%) Business Analyst
3 10 (17.86%) Agile Business Analyst
3 10 (17.86%) Technical Analyst
4 9 (16.07%) Developer
5 8 (14.29%) Test Analyst
5 8 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
6 6 (10.71%) SQL Developer
6 6 (10.71%) Technical Business Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Test Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.36%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Quality Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.57%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (23.21%) Web Services
2 10 (17.86%) XML
3 7 (12.50%) .NET
3 7 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 6 (10.71%) CSS
4 6 (10.71%) HTML
5 4 (7.14%) REST
5 4 (7.14%) Ajax
6 3 (5.36%) Dojo
6 3 (5.36%) jQuery
6 3 (5.36%) EJB
6 3 (5.36%) SOAP
7 2 (3.57%) Struts
7 2 (3.57%) JDBC
7 2 (3.57%) JSP
7 2 (3.57%) Servlets
7 2 (3.57%) WPF
7 2 (3.57%) Spring
8 1 (1.79%) JSON
8 1 (1.79%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (21.43%) User Experience
3 3 (5.36%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.57%) AS400
5 1 (1.79%) Contract for Difference
5 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.79%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.43%) Linux
2 4 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (1.79%) UNIX
3 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (83.93%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (37.50%) Scrum
2 21 (37.50%) BDD
3 16 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (23.21%) Test Automation
5 11 (19.64%) Data Analysis
5 11 (19.64%) SDLC
6 9 (16.07%) Kanban
7 8 (14.29%) Manual Testing
8 7 (12.50%) ETL
8 7 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (12.50%) TDD
8 7 (12.50%) Configuration Management
8 7 (12.50%) Product Management
8 7 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
8 7 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
8 7 (12.50%) Incident Management
9 5 (8.93%) OO
9 5 (8.93%) Asset Management
10 4 (7.14%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 33 (58.93%) SQL
2 10 (17.86%) Java
3 7 (12.50%) C#
3 7 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 5 (8.93%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.14%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.57%) RPG
6 2 (3.57%) COBOL
6 2 (3.57%) Ruby
7 1 (1.79%) Clojure
7 1 (1.79%) Perl
7 1 (1.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.57%) ISEB
3 1 (1.79%) Degree
3 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.07%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 15 (26.79%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.71%) Perforce
3 5 (8.93%) Oracle
4 2 (3.57%) Sybase
4 2 (3.57%) HP
5 1 (1.79%) FatWire
5 1 (1.79%) VMware
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