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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 128 132 156
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +24
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 29 28 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.03% 0.94% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 1.06% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 15 19 16
Median salary £38,750 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.97% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £34,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £58,500 £41,250
UK excluding London median 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
2534 2647 3222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 90.11% 89.18% 84.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1503 1654 2139
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing User Stories as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +7 18 £40,000 +5.26% 2
Aberdeen +16 6 £32,650 -43.21%
Glasgow -18 5 £35,000 -24.32% 3
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User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT jobs citing User Stories also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 34 (64.15%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (47.17%) Degree
3 18 (33.96%) Finance
4 16 (30.19%) Python
5 15 (28.30%) Linux
6 14 (26.42%) Bash Shell
7 12 (22.64%) SQL
8 11 (20.75%) Business Analysis
9 10 (18.87%) QA
9 10 (18.87%) Scrum
10 9 (16.98%) Test Automation
11 8 (15.09%) Waterfall
11 8 (15.09%) UML
12 7 (13.21%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (13.21%) System Testing
12 7 (13.21%) SDLC
12 7 (13.21%) QA Automation
13 6 (11.32%) Presales
13 6 (11.32%) Data Modelling
13 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
13 6 (11.32%) Regression Testing
13 6 (11.32%) Web Services
13 6 (11.32%) Oracle
13 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
14 5 (9.43%) Java
14 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
14 5 (9.43%) Migration
14 5 (9.43%) Data Migration
14 5 (9.43%) Use Case
14 5 (9.43%) Test Strategy

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.77%) CMS
2 1 (1.89%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.55%) MS Office
3 2 (3.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (3.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Cognos TM1
1 4 (7.55%) HFM
1 4 (7.55%) Hyperion Planning
1 4 (7.55%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.55%) Essbase
2 4 (7.55%) Hyperion Smart View
2 4 (7.55%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) JIRA
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (5.66%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (3.77%) Axure RP
3 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (33.96%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Banking
2 4 (7.55%) Retail
2 4 (7.55%) Retail Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Law
3 2 (3.77%) Marketing
4 1 (1.89%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (45.28%) Analyst
2 20 (37.74%) Business Analyst
3 14 (26.42%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (15.09%) Test Automation Engineer
5 7 (13.21%) Automation Engineer
5 7 (13.21%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (13.21%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 7 (13.21%) QA Automation Engineer
5 7 (13.21%) QA Engineer
5 7 (13.21%) Systems Test Engineer
5 7 (13.21%) Test Engineer
5 7 (13.21%) Tester
6 6 (11.32%) Agile Business Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Banking Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Consultant
7 4 (7.55%) Digital Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Digital Business Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Hyperion Consultant
7 4 (7.55%) Systems Tester
8 3 (5.66%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) Web Services
2 3 (5.66%) .NET
2 3 (5.66%) CSS
2 3 (5.66%) HTML
2 3 (5.66%) XML
3 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.89%) CGI
3 1 (1.89%) Classic ASP
3 1 (1.89%) CSS3
3 1 (1.89%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (1.89%) HTML5
3 1 (1.89%) Java EE
3 1 (1.89%) JSON
3 1 (1.89%) NHibernate
3 1 (1.89%) PhoneGap
3 1 (1.89%) REST
3 1 (1.89%) SOAP
3 1 (1.89%) XML Messaging
3 1 (1.89%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) User Experience
2 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.77%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.77%) EPoS
4 1 (1.89%) Derivative
4 1 (1.89%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.89%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.89%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.30%) Linux
2 2 (3.77%) Android
2 2 (3.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (64.15%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (20.75%) Business Analysis
3 10 (18.87%) Scrum
4 9 (16.98%) Test Automation
5 8 (15.09%) UML
5 8 (15.09%) Waterfall
6 7 (13.21%) QA Automation
6 7 (13.21%) SDLC
6 7 (13.21%) System Testing
6 7 (13.21%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (11.32%) Data Modelling
7 6 (11.32%) Presales
7 6 (11.32%) Regression Testing
8 5 (9.43%) Data Migration
8 5 (9.43%) Migration
8 5 (9.43%) Test Strategy
8 5 (9.43%) Use Case
8 5 (9.43%) Wireframes
9 4 (7.55%) Manual Testing
9 4 (7.55%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.19%) Python
2 14 (26.42%) Bash Shell
3 12 (22.64%) SQL
4 5 (9.43%) Java
5 3 (5.66%) C#
6 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.89%) PHP
7 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.89%) VB
7 1 (1.89%) VB6
7 1 (1.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (47.17%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.87%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
1 6 (11.32%) Oracle
2 4 (7.55%) Anaplan
2 4 (7.55%) Cognos
2 4 (7.55%) Hyperion
2 4 (7.55%) SAP
3 2 (3.77%) Adobe
4 1 (1.89%) Sybase
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