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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 140 142 142
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 20 27 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.64% 0.78% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.95% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 3
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
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
2607 2853 2314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 83.99% 82.15% 79.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1639 1878 1437
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 4 March 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 4 March 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 12 £36,500 -5.80% 1
Glasgow +12 6 £47,500 +11.76% 1
User Stories
UK

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 31 (75.61%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (34.15%) Finance
2 14 (34.15%) UML
2 14 (34.15%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (29.27%) ISEB
4 10 (24.39%) Project Management
4 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
4 10 (24.39%) Use Case
5 9 (21.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (21.95%) Systems Analysis
5 9 (21.95%) Java
6 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
6 8 (19.51%) Software Engineering
7 7 (17.07%) QA
7 7 (17.07%) Subversion
7 7 (17.07%) EPoS
7 7 (17.07%) HTML
7 7 (17.07%) CSS
8 6 (14.63%) Oracle
8 6 (14.63%) JSP
8 6 (14.63%) Servlets
8 6 (14.63%) SQL
8 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
9 5 (12.20%) MVC
9 5 (12.20%) TDD
9 5 (12.20%) Banking
9 5 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (12.20%) Windows
10 4 (9.76%) JDBC
10 4 (9.76%) Struts

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 2 (4.88%) JBoss
1 2 (4.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Loan IQ
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Subversion
2 5 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (9.76%) Ant
3 4 (9.76%) Eclipse
3 4 (9.76%) JIRA
3 4 (9.76%) Bugzilla
3 4 (9.76%) Maven
4 3 (7.32%) FogBugz
4 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.44%) ReSharper
General
1 14 (34.15%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Banking
3 4 (9.76%) Marketing
4 2 (4.88%) Retail
5 1 (2.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (53.66%) Analyst
2 16 (39.02%) Business Analyst
3 8 (19.51%) Developer
4 6 (14.63%) Java Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Test Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Tester
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) QA Tester
6 2 (4.88%) Quality Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) QA Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Product Manager
7 1 (2.44%) QA Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Software Tester
7 1 (2.44%) Lead Business Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) HTML
1 7 (17.07%) CSS
2 6 (14.63%) JSP
2 6 (14.63%) Servlets
3 4 (9.76%) JDBC
3 4 (9.76%) Struts
3 4 (9.76%) .NET
3 4 (9.76%) Spring
4 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (7.32%) RESTful
4 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET
4 3 (7.32%) XML
5 2 (4.88%) XSLT
5 2 (4.88%) EJB
5 2 (4.88%) Classic ASP
5 2 (4.88%) JMS
5 2 (4.88%) jQuery
5 2 (4.88%) JPA
5 2 (4.88%) EJB 3.0
5 2 (4.88%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (34.15%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (17.07%) EPoS
3 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.32%) Social Media
5 2 (4.88%) NHS
5 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.88%) Open Source
5 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.44%) User Experience
6 1 (2.44%) Health Informatics
6 1 (2.44%) Derivative
6 1 (2.44%) Statistics
6 1 (2.44%) Informatics
6 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (75.61%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (34.15%) UML
3 10 (24.39%) Project Management
3 10 (24.39%) Use Case
4 9 (21.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (21.95%) Systems Analysis
5 8 (19.51%) Software Engineering
6 5 (12.20%) MVC
6 5 (12.20%) TDD
7 4 (9.76%) Scrum
7 4 (9.76%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (9.76%) Business Analysis
7 4 (9.76%) Waterfall
8 3 (7.32%) Straight-Through Processing
8 3 (7.32%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (7.32%) Data Analytics
8 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
8 3 (7.32%) DevOps
8 3 (7.32%) Analytics
8 3 (7.32%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) Java
2 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
3 6 (14.63%) SQL
4 4 (9.76%) PL/SQL
4 4 (9.76%) C#
4 4 (9.76%) Perl
4 4 (9.76%) Python
4 4 (9.76%) Ruby
5 3 (7.32%) R
6 2 (4.88%) VBScript
6 2 (4.88%) VB
6 2 (4.88%) VB6
7 1 (2.44%) PHP
7 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) ISEB
2 4 (9.76%) Degree
2 4 (9.76%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) Oracle
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.76%) VMware
3 1 (2.44%) Red Gate
3 1 (2.44%) Typemock
3 1 (2.44%) Hyland
3 1 (2.44%) Pega