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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 127 226 206
Rank change year-on-year
+99 -20
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 113 20 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.14% 0.34% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.45% 0.40% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 104 17 23
Median salary £42,500 £38,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,150 £43,300 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
User Stories
England

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
4605 4969 5033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.12% 85.63% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3853 4133 4187
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 25 May 2016.

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 25 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bristol +41 40 £32,500 -13.33% 4
Wiltshire +34 32 £42,500 +5.59%
Gloucestershire +15 17 £51,000 +32.46% 1
Somerset +4 14 £42,500 +6.25%
Dorset - 5 £40,000 - 1
Devon +11 4 £42,500 +75.25%
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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.

1 123 (71.10%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (31.79%) Scrum
3 40 (23.12%) Finance
4 38 (21.97%) SQL
5 36 (20.81%) Business Analysis
6 33 (19.08%) Wireframes
7 32 (18.50%) Java
8 28 (16.18%) Degree
8 28 (16.18%) Waterfall
9 27 (15.61%) QA
9 27 (15.61%) ISEB
10 25 (14.45%) C#
10 25 (14.45%) User Acceptance Testing
11 23 (13.29%) Microsoft
11 23 (13.29%) Functional Testing
12 22 (12.72%) SQL Server
13 19 (10.98%) HTML
14 18 (10.40%) Windows
14 18 (10.40%) Security Cleared
14 18 (10.40%) User Experience
15 17 (9.83%) Software Engineering
15 17 (9.83%) SAP
15 17 (9.83%) JavaScript
16 16 (9.25%) Software Testing
16 16 (9.25%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (9.25%) SDLC
17 15 (8.67%) CSS
18 14 (8.09%) ISTQB
18 14 (8.09%) Spring
18 14 (8.09%) Team Foundation Server

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 4 (2.31%) Mule
1 4 (2.31%) Mule ESB
1 4 (2.31%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.73%) Tomcat
2 3 (1.73%) WebLogic
2 3 (1.73%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (1.16%) Apache Pig
3 2 (1.16%) Drupal
4 1 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.58%) CMS
4 1 (0.58%) Confluence
4 1 (0.58%) IIS
4 1 (0.58%) JBoss
4 1 (0.58%) Moodle
4 1 (0.58%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (2.89%) MS Office
2 4 (2.31%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.73%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.58%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (4.05%) SAP SD
2 6 (3.47%) SAP CO
2 6 (3.47%) SAP FI
2 6 (3.47%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (2.31%) Magento
4 3 (1.73%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (1.73%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (1.16%) SAP MM
5 2 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (1.16%) SAP PS
6 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (1.16%) SaaS
5 1 (0.58%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.58%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.05%) CTI
2 6 (3.47%) LAN
2 6 (3.47%) WAN
3 1 (0.58%) HTTP
3 1 (0.58%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.58%) Internet
3 1 (0.58%) SSL
3 1 (0.58%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.72%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.36%) MySQL
3 7 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (3.47%) RDBMS
4 6 (3.47%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.31%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.73%) Big Data
7 2 (1.16%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.16%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.16%) SAP BI
7 2 (1.16%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.58%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.58%) DB2
8 1 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.58%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (8.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (7.51%) JIRA
2 13 (7.51%) Selenium
3 11 (6.36%) Git (software)
4 10 (5.78%) Cucumber
4 10 (5.78%) SpecFlow
5 9 (5.20%) JUnit
6 6 (3.47%) LoadRunner
7 5 (2.89%) Subversion
8 4 (2.31%) Gradle
8 4 (2.31%) Hudson
8 4 (2.31%) TestNG
9 2 (1.16%) NUnit
9 2 (1.16%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.16%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.58%) EasyMock
10 1 (0.58%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.58%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.58%) Maven
General
1 40 (23.12%) Finance
2 9 (5.20%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.05%) Marketing
3 7 (4.05%) Retail
4 6 (3.47%) Banking
5 4 (2.31%) Games
6 2 (1.16%) Electronics
6 2 (1.16%) Legal
6 2 (1.16%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.58%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 107 (61.85%) Analyst
2 60 (34.68%) Business Analyst
3 30 (17.34%) Test Analyst
4 26 (15.03%) Developer
5 21 (12.14%) Tester
6 19 (10.98%) Systems Analyst
7 18 (10.40%) Software Tester
8 13 (7.51%) Software Analyst
9 12 (6.94%) SAP Analyst
9 12 (6.94%) SAP Business Analyst
9 12 (6.94%) Software Test Analyst
10 11 (6.36%) Agile Business Analyst
11 10 (5.78%) Java Developer
12 9 (5.20%) SQL Developer
13 8 (4.62%) C# Developer
13 8 (4.62%) C# Software Developer
13 8 (4.62%) Software Developer
14 7 (4.05%) Lead Developer
15 6 (3.47%) Java Engineer
15 6 (3.47%) Lead Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.98%) HTML
2 15 (8.67%) CSS
3 14 (8.09%) Spring
4 12 (6.94%) Hibernate
4 12 (6.94%) XML
5 11 (6.36%) HTML5
6 10 (5.78%) Web Services
7 8 (4.62%) .NET
8 7 (4.05%) REST
9 6 (3.47%) JDBC
10 5 (2.89%) J2EE
10 5 (2.89%) Java EE
10 5 (2.89%) SOAP
11 4 (2.31%) Ajax
11 4 (2.31%) Sass
11 4 (2.31%) Spring Batch
11 4 (2.31%) Spring Boot
12 3 (1.73%) JPA
12 3 (1.73%) JSF
12 3 (1.73%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.40%) User Experience
2 16 (9.25%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.31%) Blog
3 4 (2.31%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (2.31%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.73%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.16%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.16%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.16%) PDA
5 2 (1.16%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.58%) AS400
6 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.58%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.58%) iPhone
6 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.58%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.58%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.40%) Windows
2 5 (2.89%) Linux
2 5 (2.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (2.31%) Unix
4 3 (1.73%) Android
5 2 (1.16%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (71.10%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (31.79%) Scrum
3 36 (20.81%) Business Analysis
4 33 (19.08%) Wireframes
5 28 (16.18%) Waterfall
6 25 (14.45%) User Acceptance Testing
7 23 (13.29%) Functional Testing
8 17 (9.83%) Software Engineering
9 16 (9.25%) SDLC
9 16 (9.25%) Software Testing
10 14 (8.09%) Non-Functional Testing
11 13 (7.51%) GAP Analysis
11 13 (7.51%) Manual Testing
12 12 (6.94%) E-Commerce
12 12 (6.94%) Kanban
12 12 (6.94%) Test Scripting
13 10 (5.78%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (5.78%) Mentoring
13 10 (5.78%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (5.20%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 38 (21.97%) SQL
2 32 (18.50%) Java
3 25 (14.45%) C#
4 17 (9.83%) JavaScript
5 11 (6.36%) C++
6 7 (4.05%) Ruby
6 7 (4.05%) T-SQL
7 6 (3.47%) PHP
8 5 (2.89%) C
9 3 (1.73%) Objective-C
9 3 (1.73%) Python
10 2 (1.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (16.18%) Degree
2 27 (15.61%) ISEB
3 18 (10.40%) Security Cleared
4 14 (8.09%) ISTQB
5 13 (7.51%) SC Cleared
6 11 (6.36%) DV Cleared
7 5 (2.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (15.61%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (13.29%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.83%) SAP
3 8 (4.62%) Oracle
4 7 (4.05%) hybris
5 4 (2.31%) Google
6 3 (1.73%) IBM
7 2 (1.16%) Telerik
8 1 (0.58%) ATG
8 1 (0.58%) Cisco
8 1 (0.58%) Infobright
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