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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 140 129 156
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +27
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 23 29 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.80% 0.92% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 1.05% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 9 23 21
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £36,800 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £55,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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
2576 2757 3368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.63% 87.75% 84.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1586 1712 2216
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,650 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 April 2016.

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 April 2016. 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 +7 10 £48,750 +28.28% 3
Glasgow -16 7 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Aberdeen +12 6 £32,650 -43.21%
User Stories
UK

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 24 (53.33%) Degree
2 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (40.00%) Linux
3 18 (40.00%) Python
4 17 (37.78%) Bash Shell
5 16 (35.56%) Finance
6 10 (22.22%) QA
7 9 (20.00%) QA Automation
8 8 (17.78%) Scrum
8 8 (17.78%) SQL
8 8 (17.78%) Test Automation
8 8 (17.78%) Business Analysis
9 7 (15.56%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (15.56%) Waterfall
9 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
10 6 (13.33%) Oracle
10 6 (13.33%) Data Modelling
10 6 (13.33%) Presales
10 6 (13.33%) Use Case
11 5 (11.11%) Data Migration
11 5 (11.11%) SDLC
11 5 (11.11%) Test Strategy
11 5 (11.11%) Migration
11 5 (11.11%) Java
11 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
11 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
11 5 (11.11%) UML
11 5 (11.11%) Web Services
12 4 (8.89%) Oracle Forms
12 4 (8.89%) Oracle Reports

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.89%) MS Office
3 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Cognos TM1
1 4 (8.89%) HFM
1 4 (8.89%) Hyperion Planning
1 4 (8.89%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) Essbase
2 4 (8.89%) Hyperion Smart View
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (4.44%) JIRA
General
1 16 (35.56%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Retail
3 2 (4.44%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Law
3 2 (4.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (37.78%) Systems Engineer
2 15 (33.33%) Analyst
2 15 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 9 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
3 9 (20.00%) QA Automation Engineer
3 9 (20.00%) QA Engineer
3 9 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) Systems Test Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) Test Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Consultant
5 4 (8.89%) Hyperion Consultant
5 4 (8.89%) Systems Tester
5 4 (8.89%) Tester
6 3 (6.67%) Digital Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Digital Business Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Technical Business Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) Web Services
2 2 (4.44%) .NET
2 2 (4.44%) XML
3 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.22%) CGI
3 1 (2.22%) Classic ASP
3 1 (2.22%) CSS
3 1 (2.22%) CSS3
3 1 (2.22%) HTML
3 1 (2.22%) HTML5
3 1 (2.22%) JSON
3 1 (2.22%) NHibernate
3 1 (2.22%) PhoneGap
3 1 (2.22%) REST
3 1 (2.22%) SOAP
3 1 (2.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) User Experience
2 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (20.00%) QA Automation
3 8 (17.78%) Business Analysis
3 8 (17.78%) Scrum
3 8 (17.78%) Test Automation
4 7 (15.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (15.56%) Waterfall
5 6 (13.33%) Data Modelling
5 6 (13.33%) Presales
5 6 (13.33%) Use Case
6 5 (11.11%) Data Migration
6 5 (11.11%) Migration
6 5 (11.11%) SDLC
6 5 (11.11%) Test Strategy
6 5 (11.11%) UML
7 4 (8.89%) Manual Testing
7 4 (8.89%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (8.89%) Regression Testing
7 4 (8.89%) System Testing
7 4 (8.89%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.00%) Python
2 17 (37.78%) Bash Shell
3 8 (17.78%) SQL
4 5 (11.11%) Java
5 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.22%) C#
6 1 (2.22%) PHP
6 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.22%) VB
6 1 (2.22%) VB6
6 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (53.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Oracle
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.89%) Anaplan
3 4 (8.89%) Cognos
3 4 (8.89%) Hyperion
3 4 (8.89%) SAP
4 1 (2.22%) Sybase
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