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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 140 146 142
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 16 19 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.52% 0.58% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.71% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 6
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £33,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
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
2615 2689 2351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 84.85% 81.41% 80.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1690 1731 1570
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 28 January 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 January 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 0 10 £40,000 - 2
Glasgow +10 5 £37,500 -11.76%
User Stories
UK

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 25 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (33.33%) UML
2 13 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (30.77%) ISEB
4 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
4 11 (28.21%) Finance
5 10 (25.64%) Windows
5 10 (25.64%) Java
5 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
5 10 (25.64%) QA
6 9 (23.08%) Use Case
6 9 (23.08%) Project Management
7 8 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (20.51%) VMware
7 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (20.51%) Systems Analysis
8 7 (17.95%) Automated Testing
8 7 (17.95%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (17.95%) EPoS
8 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
8 7 (17.95%) .NET
8 7 (17.95%) Servlets
8 7 (17.95%) DevOps
9 6 (15.38%) Coaching
9 6 (15.38%) Configuration Management
9 6 (15.38%) Software Engineering
9 6 (15.38%) WebSphere
10 5 (12.82%) ISTQB
10 5 (12.82%) Ruby

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 6 (15.38%) WebSphere
2 4 (10.26%) Jetty
2 4 (10.26%) nginx
2 4 (10.26%) IIS
2 4 (10.26%) Apache
2 4 (10.26%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.13%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (10.26%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (10.26%) Google App Engine
1 4 (10.26%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) DHCP
1 4 (10.26%) FTP
1 4 (10.26%) HTTP
1 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
1 4 (10.26%) DNS
1 4 (10.26%) IPsec
2 2 (5.13%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (12.82%) Bugzilla
2 5 (12.82%) JIRA
3 4 (10.26%) Subversion
3 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
3 4 (10.26%) FogBugz
4 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio
4 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.13%) ReSharper
6 1 (2.56%) Ant
6 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.56%) Maven
General
1 11 (28.21%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Banking
2 4 (10.26%) Marketing
2 4 (10.26%) German Language
2 4 (10.26%) Italian Language
2 4 (10.26%) Turkish Language
3 3 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (51.28%) Analyst
2 15 (38.46%) Business Analyst
3 4 (10.26%) Tester
3 4 (10.26%) Software Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Test Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) QA Tester
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Quality Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Software Test Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Software Tester
6 1 (2.56%) Quality Manager
6 1 (2.56%) QA Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) .NET
1 7 (17.95%) Servlets
2 5 (12.82%) J2EE
2 5 (12.82%) CSS
2 5 (12.82%) HTML
3 3 (7.69%) JSP
3 3 (7.69%) RESTful
4 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (5.13%) jQuery
4 2 (5.13%) JPA
4 2 (5.13%) EJB 3.0
4 2 (5.13%) .NET Remoting
4 2 (5.13%) Dojo
4 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.13%) EJB
4 2 (5.13%) Web Services
4 2 (5.13%) JMS
4 2 (5.13%) Hibernate
4 2 (5.13%) WinForms
5 1 (2.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (17.95%) EPoS
3 5 (12.82%) Computer Science
4 4 (10.26%) Blog
5 3 (7.69%) Social Media
5 3 (7.69%) NHS
6 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
6 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.56%) User Experience
7 1 (2.56%) Open Source
7 1 (2.56%) Derivative
7 1 (2.56%) Statistics
7 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Windows
2 4 (10.26%) Linux
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (33.33%) UML
3 9 (23.08%) Project Management
3 9 (23.08%) Use Case
4 8 (20.51%) Systems Analysis
4 8 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (17.95%) Automated Testing
5 7 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (17.95%) DevOps
6 6 (15.38%) Coaching
6 6 (15.38%) Software Engineering
6 6 (15.38%) Configuration Management
7 4 (10.26%) Scrum
7 4 (10.26%) MVC
7 4 (10.26%) Software Testing
7 4 (10.26%) Unit Testing
7 4 (10.26%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (10.26%) Waterfall
8 3 (7.69%) Straight-Through Processing
8 3 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) Java
2 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
3 5 (12.82%) Perl
3 5 (12.82%) Python
3 5 (12.82%) Ruby
4 3 (7.69%) R
4 3 (7.69%) C#
4 3 (7.69%) SQL
5 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) ISEB
2 5 (12.82%) ISTQB
2 5 (12.82%) Degree
3 3 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.64%) QA
System Software
1 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.26%) Xen
3 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Puppet
1 4 (10.26%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (10.26%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.51%) VMware
3 4 (10.26%) Google
4 3 (7.69%) Oracle
5 2 (5.13%) Typemock
5 2 (5.13%) Red Gate
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