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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Story
UK / Scotland
Rank 101 139 143
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +4
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 35 24 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.52% 0.82% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 0.90% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 16 21 14
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%

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
2070 2656 2777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 90.08% 90.56% 88.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1346 1696 1746
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +31 30 £40,000 -23.80% 4
Glasgow +7 4 £36,000 -15.29%
Moray - 1 - -
User Stories
UK

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 57 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (49.28%) Finance
3 20 (28.99%) User Experience
4 19 (27.54%) Selenium
5 18 (26.09%) UML
6 17 (24.64%) C#
7 16 (23.19%) Scrum
8 15 (21.74%) Business Analysis
8 15 (21.74%) Degree
8 15 (21.74%) Wireframes
9 14 (20.29%) Test Automation
10 13 (18.84%) Git (software)
10 13 (18.84%) Microsoft
10 13 (18.84%) Adobe
10 13 (18.84%) WebDriver
10 13 (18.84%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 13 (18.84%) Axure RP
11 12 (17.39%) Waterfall
11 12 (17.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 12 (17.39%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
11 12 (17.39%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
11 12 (17.39%) .NET
11 12 (17.39%) Human Factors
12 11 (15.94%) Subversion
12 11 (15.94%) Infrastructure Management
13 10 (14.49%) Java
13 10 (14.49%) OO
13 10 (14.49%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (13.04%) OOP
14 9 (13.04%) Continuous Deployment

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 1 (1.45%) Confluence
1 1 (1.45%) JBoss
Applications
1 12 (17.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.35%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.45%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.45%) InDesign
3 1 (1.45%) MS Office
3 1 (1.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.45%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.45%) Big Data
3 1 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (27.54%) Selenium
2 13 (18.84%) Axure RP
2 13 (18.84%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 13 (18.84%) Git (software)
2 13 (18.84%) WebDriver
3 11 (15.94%) Subversion
4 10 (14.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (11.59%) MSTest
5 8 (11.59%) NUnit
5 8 (11.59%) SpecFlow
5 8 (11.59%) Visual Studio
6 6 (8.70%) JIRA
7 2 (2.90%) Hudson
7 2 (2.90%) Jenkins
General
1 34 (49.28%) Finance
2 1 (1.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (36.23%) Analyst
2 17 (24.64%) Business Analyst
3 15 (21.74%) Designer
3 15 (21.74%) UX Designer
4 14 (20.29%) Senior Designer
4 14 (20.29%) Senior UX Designer
5 11 (15.94%) Test Engineer
6 9 (13.04%) Test Automation Engineer
7 8 (11.59%) Tester
8 4 (5.80%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) Technical Leader
8 4 (5.80%) Test Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Automation Tester
9 3 (4.35%) Product Owner
9 3 (4.35%) QA Automation Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) QA Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) QA Test Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) QA Tester
9 3 (4.35%) Technical Design Leader
10 2 (2.90%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.39%) .NET
2 8 (11.59%) Gherkin
3 4 (5.80%) Web Services
4 2 (2.90%) CSS
4 2 (2.90%) HTML
4 2 (2.90%) REST
5 1 (1.45%) Apache CXF
5 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.45%) CGI
5 1 (1.45%) COM
5 1 (1.45%) CSS3
5 1 (1.45%) HTML5
5 1 (1.45%) J2EE
5 1 (1.45%) JPA
5 1 (1.45%) JSON
5 1 (1.45%) LINQ
5 1 (1.45%) SOAP
5 1 (1.45%) WCF
5 1 (1.45%) WF
5 1 (1.45%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.99%) User Experience
2 7 (10.14%) EPoS
3 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.90%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.80%) Linux
2 3 (4.35%) Mac OS X
2 3 (4.35%) Unix
3 1 (1.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (26.09%) UML
3 16 (23.19%) Scrum
4 15 (21.74%) Business Analysis
4 15 (21.74%) Wireframes
5 14 (20.29%) Test Automation
6 12 (17.39%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
6 12 (17.39%) Human Factors
6 12 (17.39%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
6 12 (17.39%) Waterfall
7 11 (15.94%) Infrastructure Management
8 10 (14.49%) OO
9 9 (13.04%) Continuous Deployment
9 9 (13.04%) OOP
10 7 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (10.14%) Test Strategy
11 6 (8.70%) BPMN
11 6 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (8.70%) SDLC
12 5 (7.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (24.64%) C#
2 10 (14.49%) Java
3 4 (5.80%) SQL
4 1 (1.45%) Clojure
4 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.45%) PHP
4 1 (1.45%) Ruby
4 1 (1.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (21.74%) Degree
2 5 (7.25%) ISEB
3 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (18.84%) Adobe
1 13 (18.84%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.90%) HP
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle
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