The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 74 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 10 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.34% 0.67% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 0.78% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 0
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
User Stories
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
627 383 576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 83.82% 85.30% 83.72%
Number of salaries quoted 525 327 495
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,350
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

User Stories
Salary Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the Sheffield region.

User Stories Salary Trend in Sheffield

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (56.25%) Waterfall
4 8 (50.00%) CRM
5 7 (43.75%) E-Commerce
5 7 (43.75%) ERP
6 5 (31.25%) Business Analysis
7 4 (25.00%) Project Management
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (18.75%) SQL
8 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (12.50%) ISEB
9 2 (12.50%) BPR
9 2 (12.50%) UML
9 2 (12.50%) ITIL
9 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
9 2 (12.50%) Scrum
9 2 (12.50%) Time Management
9 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (12.50%) BPMN
10 1 (6.25%) CouchDB
10 1 (6.25%) BDD
10 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
10 1 (6.25%) ATDD
10 1 (6.25%) Couchbase
10 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
10 1 (6.25%) TDD
10 1 (6.25%) Pair Programming
10 1 (6.25%) ActiveMQ
10 1 (6.25%) MVC

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.25%) CouchDB
2 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.25%) Couchbase
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Analyst
2 14 (87.50%) Business Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (6.25%) Spring
1 1 (6.25%) Spring MVC
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) UNIX
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (56.25%) Waterfall
4 8 (50.00%) CRM
5 7 (43.75%) E-Commerce
5 7 (43.75%) ERP
6 5 (31.25%) Business Analysis
7 4 (25.00%) Project Management
8 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (12.50%) BPR
9 2 (12.50%) ITIL
9 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
9 2 (12.50%) UML
9 2 (12.50%) Scrum
9 2 (12.50%) Time Management
9 2 (12.50%) BPMN
10 1 (6.25%) BDD
10 1 (6.25%) ATDD
10 1 (6.25%) Refactoring
10 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ISEB
1 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner