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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 218 193 208
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +15
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 23 27 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.38% 0.45% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.55% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 20 20 8
Average salary £38,250 £36,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.79% -21.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,700 £40,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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
4964 4892 4244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 82.38% 81.94% 78.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4084 4050 3727
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 7 May 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the South West region over the 3 months to 7 May 2015. 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
Bristol -8 8 £36,000 - 3
Somerset +23 7 £38,500 - 1
Gloucestershire - 5 £32,500 -
Wiltshire - 2 £40,250 -
Devon -8 1 £40,000 -5.88%
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 73 (82.02%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (53.93%) Scrum
3 26 (29.21%) Waterfall
4 24 (26.97%) User Experience
5 22 (24.72%) HTML
6 20 (22.47%) JavaScript
7 19 (21.35%) Degree
7 19 (21.35%) HTML5
8 18 (20.22%) PRINCE2
9 17 (19.10%) Java
9 17 (19.10%) CSS
9 17 (19.10%) ISEB
10 16 (17.98%) Finance
10 16 (17.98%) Security Cleared
11 15 (16.85%) Retail
12 14 (15.73%) Business Analysis
12 14 (15.73%) UNIX
12 14 (15.73%) SC Cleared
13 13 (14.61%) Axure RP
13 13 (14.61%) Photoshop
13 13 (14.61%) Product Management
13 13 (14.61%) jQuery
14 12 (13.48%) Web Accessibility
14 12 (13.48%) WAI
14 12 (13.48%) Business Development
14 12 (13.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 11 (12.36%) Automation Testing
15 11 (12.36%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (12.36%) MS Visio

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 2 (2.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.12%) Apache
2 1 (1.12%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 13 (14.61%) Photoshop
2 11 (12.36%) MS Visio
3 9 (10.11%) MS Excel
4 6 (6.74%) MS Project
5 4 (4.49%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (3.37%) MS Office
7 1 (1.12%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.12%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.12%) HTTP
1 1 (1.12%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.99%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.74%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.12%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.12%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.12%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 13 (14.61%) Axure RP
2 4 (4.49%) JBehave
2 4 (4.49%) Cucumber
2 4 (4.49%) Selenium
2 4 (4.49%) JUnit
3 2 (2.25%) NUnit
4 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.12%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.12%) Subversion
4 1 (1.12%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 16 (17.98%) Finance
2 15 (16.85%) Retail
3 5 (5.62%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.25%) Marketing
4 2 (2.25%) Games
4 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.25%) Back Office
5 1 (1.12%) Electronics
5 1 (1.12%) Legal
5 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 51 (57.30%) Analyst
2 28 (31.46%) Business Analyst
3 17 (19.10%) Developer
4 12 (13.48%) Front-End Developer
4 12 (13.48%) Test Analyst
5 11 (12.36%) Systems Analyst
6 8 (8.99%) Test Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) QA Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) Architect
8 5 (5.62%) Applications Architect
8 5 (5.62%) ScrumMaster
9 3 (3.37%) Data Analyst
9 3 (3.37%) QA Automation Engineer
9 3 (3.37%) Automation Engineer
10 2 (2.25%) Agile Business Analyst
10 2 (2.25%) Graduate Software Developer
10 2 (2.25%) Graduate Developer
10 2 (2.25%) Software Test Engineer
10 2 (2.25%) Tester
10 2 (2.25%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (24.72%) HTML
2 19 (21.35%) HTML5
3 17 (19.10%) CSS
4 13 (14.61%) jQuery
5 12 (13.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (4.49%) .NET
7 2 (2.25%) JSON
8 1 (1.12%) XML
8 1 (1.12%) Ajax
8 1 (1.12%) Cascading
8 1 (1.12%) Spark Streaming
8 1 (1.12%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.12%) Ninject
8 1 (1.12%) REST
8 1 (1.12%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 24 (26.97%) User Experience
2 11 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.87%) Replication
4 5 (5.62%) Open Source
5 4 (4.49%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.25%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.25%) FMCG
7 1 (1.12%) DTV
7 1 (1.12%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.12%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.12%) Statistics
7 1 (1.12%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.12%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.73%) UNIX
2 8 (8.99%) Windows
3 4 (4.49%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (82.02%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (53.93%) Scrum
3 26 (29.21%) Waterfall
4 18 (20.22%) PRINCE2
5 14 (15.73%) Business Analysis
6 13 (14.61%) Product Management
7 12 (13.48%) Web Accessibility
7 12 (13.48%) Business Development
8 11 (12.36%) Automation Testing
8 11 (12.36%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (12.36%) Test Scripting
8 11 (12.36%) Manual Testing
9 10 (11.24%) Software Testing
9 10 (11.24%) Project Management
10 9 (10.11%) Regression Testing
10 9 (10.11%) Coaching
11 8 (8.99%) Workflow
11 8 (8.99%) Software Engineering
11 8 (8.99%) Kanban
12 7 (7.87%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (22.47%) JavaScript
2 17 (19.10%) Java
3 10 (11.24%) C++
4 7 (7.87%) C#
4 7 (7.87%) SQL
5 5 (5.62%) PHP
5 5 (5.62%) Ruby
6 4 (4.49%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.12%) Spark SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (21.35%) Degree
2 17 (19.10%) ISEB
3 16 (17.98%) Security Cleared
4 14 (15.73%) SC Cleared
5 7 (7.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (4.49%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.48%) WAI
2 9 (10.11%) QA
3 3 (3.37%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 8 (8.99%) Oracle
2 3 (3.37%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.12%) SAP
3 1 (1.12%) Capita
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