The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Story
England / South West
Rank 126 198 191
Rank change year-on-year
+72 -7
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 110 45 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.21% 0.82% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 0.92% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 81 37 48
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,700 £28,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +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 South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4398 4874 5229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 88.17% 89.02% 86.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3602 4127 4374
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West 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 the South West

User Stories
Salary Trend in the South West

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

User Stories Salary Trend in the South West

User Stories
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the South West region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

User Stories Salary Histogram in the South West

User Stories
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the South West region over the 3 months to 16 January 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
Gloucestershire +21 42 £40,000 -15.34% 8
Bristol +21 29 £45,000 +23.28% 7
Wiltshire +38 25 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Somerset +11 14 £35,750 -3.37% 1
Dorset +15 2 £35,000 -36.36%
Cornwall - 1 £27,500 -
Devon - 1 £45,000 -
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 South West region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 171 (75.66%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (39.82%) Security Cleared
3 81 (35.84%) DV Cleared
4 76 (33.63%) C
5 69 (30.53%) JavaScript
6 66 (29.20%) Java
7 65 (28.76%) Waterfall
8 61 (26.99%) C#
8 61 (26.99%) Scrum
9 59 (26.11%) Python
10 58 (25.66%) JIRA
11 49 (21.68%) Cybersecurity
12 46 (20.35%) C++
13 45 (19.91%) Finance
14 41 (18.14%) SQL
15 40 (17.70%) PHP
15 40 (17.70%) Spring
15 40 (17.70%) Objective-C
15 40 (17.70%) Hibernate
15 40 (17.70%) Big Data
15 40 (17.70%) Android
16 39 (17.26%) Bash Shell
16 39 (17.26%) Mentoring
16 39 (17.26%) Software Engineering
17 35 (15.49%) ISEB
18 33 (14.60%) Coaching
19 32 (14.16%) HTML
20 31 (13.72%) J2EE
20 31 (13.72%) WebLogic
20 31 (13.72%) EJB

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 31 (13.72%) WebLogic
2 27 (11.95%) Apache Pig
3 23 (10.18%) Confluence
4 9 (3.98%) JBoss
5 4 (1.77%) Apache
5 4 (1.77%) CMS
6 3 (1.33%) WordPress
7 2 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.44%) Drupal
8 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (2.65%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.33%) MS Office
2 3 (1.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.33%) SAP CO
1 3 (1.33%) SAP FI
1 3 (1.33%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (1.33%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.88%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.88%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.41%) Firewall
2 18 (7.96%) HTTP
2 18 (7.96%) SSL
2 18 (7.96%) TCP/IP
3 11 (4.87%) FCoE
3 11 (4.87%) HTTPS
3 11 (4.87%) SNMP
4 9 (3.98%) Internet
5 3 (1.33%) CTI
6 2 (0.88%) TETRA
7 1 (0.44%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (17.70%) Big Data
2 29 (12.83%) Hadoop
3 27 (11.95%) Apache Hive
4 16 (7.08%) MySQL
5 15 (6.64%) SQL Server
6 11 (4.87%) NoSQL
7 9 (3.98%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (3.98%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (3.98%) Redis
8 5 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.88%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 58 (25.66%) JIRA
2 18 (7.96%) Git (software)
3 16 (7.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 14 (6.19%) JUnit
4 14 (6.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (5.75%) Cucumber
6 12 (5.31%) Selenium
7 11 (4.87%) Jenkins
7 11 (4.87%) Maven
7 11 (4.87%) Redmine
8 10 (4.42%) Eclipse
8 10 (4.42%) IntelliJ
9 9 (3.98%) EasyMock
9 9 (3.98%) Mockito
9 9 (3.98%) Sonatype Nexus
9 9 (3.98%) Subversion
9 9 (3.98%) Vagrant
10 8 (3.54%) Bugzilla
10 8 (3.54%) SpecFlow
11 7 (3.10%) Bitbucket
General
1 45 (19.91%) Finance
2 28 (12.39%) Games
3 9 (3.98%) Banking
4 8 (3.54%) Financial Institution
5 7 (3.10%) Retail
6 5 (2.21%) Back Office
7 3 (1.33%) Advertising
7 3 (1.33%) Marketing
7 3 (1.33%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.88%) Billing
9 1 (0.44%) Electronics
9 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 89 (39.38%) Analyst
2 56 (24.78%) Business Analyst
3 31 (13.72%) Developer
4 25 (11.06%) Test Engineer
5 16 (7.08%) Software Engineer
5 16 (7.08%) Systems Analyst
5 16 (7.08%) Test Analyst
6 14 (6.19%) Senior Developer
7 13 (5.75%) Agile Business Analyst
8 12 (5.31%) Java Engineer
9 11 (4.87%) C# Software Engineer
9 11 (4.87%) C++ Software Engineer
9 11 (4.87%) Java Software Engineer
9 11 (4.87%) Network Systems Engineer
9 11 (4.87%) Platform Engineer
9 11 (4.87%) Python Software Engineer
10 10 (4.42%) Java Developer
10 10 (4.42%) Senior Analyst
10 10 (4.42%) Systems Engineer
10 10 (4.42%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (17.70%) Hibernate
1 40 (17.70%) Spring
2 32 (14.16%) HTML
3 31 (13.72%) EJB
3 31 (13.72%) J2EE
4 29 (12.83%) Java EE
4 29 (12.83%) STL
5 16 (7.08%) REST
6 15 (6.64%) JSON
7 14 (6.19%) Web Services
8 13 (5.75%) .NET
9 12 (5.31%) HTML5
10 11 (4.87%) XML
11 10 (4.42%) .NET Framework
11 10 (4.42%) CSS
12 9 (3.98%) AngularJS
12 9 (3.98%) Spring Integration
13 7 (3.10%) LAMP
13 7 (3.10%) Node.js
13 7 (3.10%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.75%) iPhone
2 13 (5.75%) User Experience
3 11 (4.87%) Fintech
3 11 (4.87%) Visualisation
4 9 (3.98%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.77%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.77%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.33%) Blog
6 3 (1.33%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.88%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.44%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.44%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.44%) Digital TV
8 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.44%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.44%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 40 (17.70%) Android
2 29 (12.83%) Linux
3 27 (11.95%) Apple iOS
4 24 (10.62%) Windows
5 11 (4.87%) Windows Phone
6 9 (3.98%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (75.66%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (28.76%) Waterfall
3 61 (26.99%) Scrum
4 49 (21.68%) Cybersecurity
5 39 (17.26%) Mentoring
5 39 (17.26%) Software Engineering
6 33 (14.60%) Coaching
7 31 (13.72%) Business Analysis
7 31 (13.72%) Mobile Development
8 29 (12.83%) ITIL
8 29 (12.83%) Multithreading
9 28 (12.39%) TDD
10 27 (11.95%) Service Delivery
10 27 (11.95%) Service Management
10 27 (11.95%) V-Model
11 26 (11.50%) Use Case
12 25 (11.06%) Change Management
12 25 (11.06%) User Acceptance Testing
13 23 (10.18%) Automated Testing
13 23 (10.18%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (33.63%) C
2 69 (30.53%) JavaScript
3 66 (29.20%) Java
4 61 (26.99%) C#
5 59 (26.11%) Python
6 46 (20.35%) C++
7 41 (18.14%) SQL
8 40 (17.70%) Objective-C
8 40 (17.70%) PHP
9 39 (17.26%) Bash Shell
10 28 (12.39%) PowerShell
11 13 (5.75%) Korn
12 7 (3.10%) Embedded C
13 5 (2.21%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.88%) Ruby
15 1 (0.44%) VB
15 1 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 90 (39.82%) Security Cleared
2 81 (35.84%) DV Cleared
3 35 (15.49%) ISEB
4 22 (9.73%) ISTQB
5 19 (8.41%) Degree
6 18 (7.96%) CCNA
6 18 (7.96%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (7.96%) CISSP
6 18 (7.96%) CompTIA Security+
6 18 (7.96%) GIAC
6 18 (7.96%) Linux+ Certification
6 18 (7.96%) MCSE
6 18 (7.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (7.96%) Network+ Certification
6 18 (7.96%) SANS
6 18 (7.96%) Security+ Certification
6 18 (7.96%) SSCP
7 13 (5.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (2.21%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.88%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.98%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (4.87%) NFS
1 11 (4.87%) Samba
1 11 (4.87%) VMware ESX
2 8 (3.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.10%) Docker
3 7 (3.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (7.96%) Puppet
2 11 (4.87%) Ansible
2 11 (4.87%) Nagios
3 10 (4.42%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (3.10%) Salt
Vendors
1 28 (12.39%) Atlassian
2 22 (9.73%) Microsoft
3 19 (8.41%) HP
4 11 (4.87%) Cisco
4 11 (4.87%) EMC
4 11 (4.87%) NetApp
4 11 (4.87%) SolarWinds
4 11 (4.87%) VMware
5 9 (3.98%) Infobright
6 8 (3.54%) SAP
7 7 (3.10%) Oracle
8 2 (0.88%) Apple
9 1 (0.44%) Adobe
9 1 (0.44%) hybris
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