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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 147 154 152
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 20 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.56% 0.25% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.31% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 8
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,700 £33,800
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,700 £45,150
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
2937 2548 2463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 82.55% 81.15% 76.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1870 1625 1640
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014. 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 +2 12 £38,750 -
Edinburgh -14 8 £34,000 -16.04% 3
User Stories
UK

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
3 11 (28.95%) .NET
3 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
3 11 (28.95%) Windows
4 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
4 10 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (23.68%) Ruby
5 9 (23.68%) SQL
5 9 (23.68%) VMware
6 8 (21.05%) Bugzilla
6 8 (21.05%) Java
6 8 (21.05%) QA
7 7 (18.42%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (18.42%) Business Analysis
7 7 (18.42%) JIRA
7 7 (18.42%) Automated Testing
7 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
7 7 (18.42%) Linux
7 7 (18.42%) EPoS
7 7 (18.42%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (15.79%) FogBugz
8 6 (15.79%) Games
8 6 (15.79%) Python
8 6 (15.79%) Finance
8 6 (15.79%) XML
8 6 (15.79%) Perl
8 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
9 5 (13.16%) WebSphere

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 5 (13.16%) WebSphere
2 4 (10.53%) Apache
2 4 (10.53%) Tomcat
2 4 (10.53%) IIS
2 4 (10.53%) Jetty
2 4 (10.53%) nginx
3 3 (7.89%) Node.js
4 1 (2.63%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.63%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.63%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (18.42%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (10.53%) Google App Engine
3 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (7.89%) Amazon S3
4 2 (5.26%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (5.26%) Route 53
4 2 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) IPsec
1 4 (10.53%) DHCP
1 4 (10.53%) FTP
1 4 (10.53%) HTTP
1 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
1 4 (10.53%) DNS
2 1 (2.63%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (7.89%) MySQL
2 3 (7.89%) MongoDB
2 3 (7.89%) NoSQL
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (21.05%) Bugzilla
3 7 (18.42%) JIRA
4 6 (15.79%) FogBugz
5 4 (10.53%) Jenkins
6 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
7 2 (5.26%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (5.26%) ReSharper
General
1 6 (15.79%) Games
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) German Language
2 4 (10.53%) Italian Language
2 4 (10.53%) Turkish Language
3 2 (5.26%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
3 2 (5.26%) Marketing
4 1 (2.63%) Legal
4 1 (2.63%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (50.00%) Analyst
2 15 (39.47%) Business Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Software Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Server Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) QA Tester
4 3 (7.89%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Technical Business Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Test Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Tester
5 2 (5.26%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Quality Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) .NET Architect
6 1 (2.63%) .NET Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.63%) CMS Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) .NET
2 6 (15.79%) XML
3 5 (13.16%) J2EE
3 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET
3 5 (13.16%) Servlets
3 5 (13.16%) Web Services
4 4 (10.53%) CSS
4 4 (10.53%) HTML
5 2 (5.26%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 2 (5.26%) WinForms
5 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (5.26%) jQuery
5 2 (5.26%) .NET Remoting
6 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.63%) JPA
6 1 (2.63%) EJB 3.0
6 1 (2.63%) Apache Flex
6 1 (2.63%) Dojo
6 1 (2.63%) HTML5
6 1 (2.63%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) EPoS
2 5 (13.16%) Replication
2 5 (13.16%) Mobile App
3 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.53%) Blog
3 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.89%) NHS
4 3 (7.89%) Mobile Games
4 3 (7.89%) Social Media
5 2 (5.26%) Social Gaming
5 2 (5.26%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.63%) Derivative
6 1 (2.63%) DTV
6 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Windows
2 7 (18.42%) Linux
3 3 (7.89%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.26%) UNIX
4 2 (5.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (18.42%) Business Analysis
2 7 (18.42%) Automated Testing
3 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
4 5 (13.16%) Software Testing
4 5 (13.16%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (13.16%) Regression Testing
4 5 (13.16%) Coaching
5 4 (10.53%) DevOps
5 4 (10.53%) MVC
5 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
5 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (10.53%) Unit Testing
6 3 (7.89%) Data Analysis
6 3 (7.89%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (7.89%) Scrum
7 2 (5.26%) Functional Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Business Process Mapping
7 2 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) Ruby
1 9 (23.68%) SQL
2 8 (21.05%) Java
3 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
4 6 (15.79%) Python
4 6 (15.79%) Perl
5 4 (10.53%) C#
6 3 (7.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) ISTQB
2 4 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (10.53%) ISEB
2 4 (10.53%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.05%) QA
System Software
1 9 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.53%) Xen
3 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Ansible
1 4 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (10.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.68%) VMware
3 4 (10.53%) Google
4 2 (5.26%) Red Gate
4 2 (5.26%) Facebook
4 2 (5.26%) Typemock
5 1 (2.63%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.63%) JBoss
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle
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