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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 140 143 149
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 21 17 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.70% 0.56% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.64% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 21 12 15
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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
2665 2660 2763
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.37% 87.21% 84.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1702 1702 1798
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 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 5 February 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
Glasgow 0 17 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Edinburgh +2 4 £45,000 +12.50% 2
User Stories
UK

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (48.72%) Linux
2 19 (48.72%) Degree
3 18 (46.15%) Python
4 17 (43.59%) Bash Shell
5 10 (25.64%) Business Analysis
5 10 (25.64%) Waterfall
6 9 (23.08%) QA Automation
6 9 (23.08%) QA
7 8 (20.51%) Test Automation
8 7 (17.95%) Scrum
9 6 (15.38%) User Experience
10 5 (12.82%) Finance
10 5 (12.82%) B2B
10 5 (12.82%) Java
11 4 (10.26%) Banking
11 4 (10.26%) Retail
12 3 (7.69%) Supplier Management
12 3 (7.69%) Web Services
12 3 (7.69%) XML
12 3 (7.69%) UML
12 3 (7.69%) EPoS
12 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (7.69%) REST
13 2 (5.13%) Translating Business Requirements
13 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
13 2 (5.13%) SOAP
13 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
13 2 (5.13%) SQL
13 2 (5.13%) Use Case

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Banking
2 4 (10.26%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) Automation Engineer
1 17 (43.59%) Systems Engineer
2 14 (35.90%) Analyst
3 12 (30.77%) Business Analyst
4 9 (23.08%) QA Automation Engineer
4 9 (23.08%) QA Engineer
5 8 (20.51%) Linux Engineer
5 8 (20.51%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 8 (20.51%) Systems Test Engineer
5 8 (20.51%) Test Automation Engineer
5 8 (20.51%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Banking Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Product Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Systems Tester
7 1 (2.56%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) REST
1 3 (7.69%) Web Services
1 3 (7.69%) XML
2 2 (5.13%) SOAP
3 1 (2.56%) .NET
3 1 (2.56%) Ajax
3 1 (2.56%) CSS
3 1 (2.56%) CSS3
3 1 (2.56%) HTML
3 1 (2.56%) HTML5
3 1 (2.56%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) User Experience
2 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) EPoS
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (48.72%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
2 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.64%) Business Analysis
2 10 (25.64%) Waterfall
3 9 (23.08%) QA Automation
4 8 (20.51%) Test Automation
5 7 (17.95%) Scrum
6 5 (12.82%) B2B
7 3 (7.69%) Supplier Management
7 3 (7.69%) UML
8 2 (5.13%) Data Analysis
8 2 (5.13%) Kanban
8 2 (5.13%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (5.13%) Use Case
9 1 (2.56%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (2.56%) Domain-Driven Design
9 1 (2.56%) Product Management
9 1 (2.56%) SDLC
9 1 (2.56%) Software Architecture
9 1 (2.56%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (2.56%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (46.15%) Python
2 17 (43.59%) Bash Shell
3 5 (12.82%) Java
4 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.13%) SQL
5 1 (2.56%) Clojure
5 1 (2.56%) Ruby
5 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (48.72%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.08%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle
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