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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 114 216 190
Rank change year-on-year
+102 -26
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 124 31 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.37% 0.52% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.71% 0.61% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 103 27 34
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,700 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £44,700 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +4.11%
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
4575 5080 5279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.53% 85.32% 85.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3835 4248 4299
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 27 June 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 27 June 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
Wiltshire - 37 £44,000 - 1
Bristol +37 36 £32,500 -8.45% 4
Gloucestershire +27 27 £49,250 +10.67%
Somerset +6 16 £40,000 +1.91%
Dorset +14 4 £40,000 -8.57%
Devon -5 4 £42,500 +41.66%
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 134 (67.34%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (27.14%) Scrum
3 49 (24.62%) Business Analysis
4 43 (21.61%) SQL
5 40 (20.10%) Finance
6 36 (18.09%) Java
6 36 (18.09%) ISEB
7 34 (17.09%) Waterfall
8 31 (15.58%) Degree
9 30 (15.08%) Security Cleared
9 30 (15.08%) C#
10 29 (14.57%) QA
11 27 (13.57%) Microsoft
12 26 (13.07%) SAP
13 25 (12.56%) Windows
14 24 (12.06%) JavaScript
14 24 (12.06%) Wireframes
15 23 (11.56%) Software Testing
16 22 (11.06%) Software Engineering
16 22 (11.06%) User Acceptance Testing
16 22 (11.06%) GAP Analysis
16 22 (11.06%) HTML
16 22 (11.06%) SQL Server
16 22 (11.06%) Functional Testing
17 20 (10.05%) Analytical Skills
17 20 (10.05%) XML
18 19 (9.55%) DV Cleared
18 19 (9.55%) SDLC
19 18 (9.05%) Team Foundation Server
19 18 (9.05%) Spring

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 10 (5.03%) WebLogic
2 5 (2.51%) Apache Pig
3 4 (2.01%) Mule
3 4 (2.01%) Mule ESB
4 3 (1.51%) Drupal
4 3 (1.51%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.51%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.51%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.50%) CMS
5 1 (0.50%) Confluence
5 1 (0.50%) IIS
5 1 (0.50%) JBoss
5 1 (0.50%) Moodle
5 1 (0.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (2.51%) MS Office
2 3 (1.51%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.01%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (7.54%) SAP CO
1 15 (7.54%) SAP FI
1 15 (7.54%) SAP FI/CO
2 10 (5.03%) SAP SD
3 5 (2.51%) SAP MM
3 5 (2.51%) SAP PS
4 4 (2.01%) Magento
5 3 (1.51%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (1.51%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (1.01%) Academy Housing
6 2 (1.01%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
6 2 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.52%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.02%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (2.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.51%) SaaS
5 2 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.01%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.02%) CTI
2 6 (3.02%) LAN
2 6 (3.02%) WAN
3 5 (2.51%) HTTP
3 5 (2.51%) HTTPS
3 5 (2.51%) SSL
4 1 (0.50%) Internet
4 1 (0.50%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.06%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.03%) Big Data
3 9 (4.52%) MySQL
4 8 (4.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (4.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.51%) Apache Hive
5 5 (2.51%) Hadoop
5 5 (2.51%) RDBMS
5 5 (2.51%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.51%) SAP BI
5 5 (2.51%) SAP BW
6 4 (2.01%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.50%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.50%) DB2
7 1 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 18 (9.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (7.04%) JIRA
3 13 (6.53%) Selenium
4 10 (5.03%) Cucumber
4 10 (5.03%) Git (software)
4 10 (5.03%) SpecFlow
5 7 (3.52%) JUnit
6 6 (3.02%) LoadRunner
7 5 (2.51%) Subversion
8 4 (2.01%) Gradle
8 4 (2.01%) Hudson
8 4 (2.01%) TestNG
9 2 (1.01%) NUnit
9 2 (1.01%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.01%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.50%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.50%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.50%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.50%) Maven
General
1 40 (20.10%) Finance
2 11 (5.53%) Games
3 6 (3.02%) Marketing
3 6 (3.02%) Retail
4 5 (2.51%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.51%) Local Government
6 2 (1.01%) Banking
6 2 (1.01%) Electronics
6 2 (1.01%) Legal
6 2 (1.01%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.50%) Advertising
7 1 (0.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 122 (61.31%) Analyst
2 67 (33.67%) Business Analyst
3 34 (17.09%) Test Analyst
4 27 (13.57%) Developer
5 25 (12.56%) Tester
6 23 (11.56%) Software Tester
6 23 (11.56%) Systems Analyst
7 19 (9.55%) SAP Analyst
7 19 (9.55%) SAP Business Analyst
8 17 (8.54%) Software Analyst
9 16 (8.04%) Software Test Analyst
10 13 (6.53%) SAP CO Business Analyst
10 13 (6.53%) SAP FI Analyst
10 13 (6.53%) SAP FI Business Analyst
10 13 (6.53%) SAP FI/CO Business Analyst
11 12 (6.03%) Agile Business Analyst
12 11 (5.53%) SQL Developer
13 10 (5.03%) Consultant
14 9 (4.52%) QA Test Analyst
14 9 (4.52%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.06%) HTML
2 20 (10.05%) XML
3 18 (9.05%) CSS
3 18 (9.05%) Hibernate
3 18 (9.05%) Spring
4 10 (5.03%) EJB
4 10 (5.03%) HTML5
4 10 (5.03%) J2EE
5 9 (4.52%) .NET
6 8 (4.02%) Java EE
6 8 (4.02%) Web Services
7 6 (3.02%) JDBC
8 5 (2.51%) REST
8 5 (2.51%) SOAP
8 5 (2.51%) STL
9 4 (2.01%) Ajax
9 4 (2.01%) Sass
9 4 (2.01%) Spring Batch
9 4 (2.01%) Spring Boot
10 3 (1.51%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.05%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.54%) User Experience
3 5 (2.51%) iPhone
3 5 (2.51%) Visualisation
4 4 (2.01%) Blog
4 4 (2.01%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (2.01%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.01%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.01%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.01%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.01%) PDA
6 1 (0.50%) AS400
6 1 (0.50%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.50%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.50%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.50%) Statistics
6 1 (0.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (12.56%) Windows
2 10 (5.03%) Android
3 9 (4.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (2.51%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.51%) Linux
4 5 (2.51%) Unix
4 5 (2.51%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (67.34%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (27.14%) Scrum
3 49 (24.62%) Business Analysis
4 34 (17.09%) Waterfall
5 24 (12.06%) Wireframes
6 23 (11.56%) Software Testing
7 22 (11.06%) Functional Testing
7 22 (11.06%) GAP Analysis
7 22 (11.06%) Software Engineering
7 22 (11.06%) User Acceptance Testing
8 19 (9.55%) SDLC
9 17 (8.54%) Mentoring
10 16 (8.04%) Manual Testing
11 15 (7.54%) Automated Testing
11 15 (7.54%) Kanban
11 15 (7.54%) Logistics
12 13 (6.53%) Non-Functional Testing
13 12 (6.03%) Product Management
13 12 (6.03%) Project Management
13 12 (6.03%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 43 (21.61%) SQL
2 36 (18.09%) Java
3 30 (15.08%) C#
4 24 (12.06%) JavaScript
5 18 (9.05%) C++
6 13 (6.53%) C
7 10 (5.03%) Objective-C
7 10 (5.03%) Python
8 8 (4.02%) T-SQL
9 7 (3.52%) Ruby
10 6 (3.02%) PHP
11 2 (1.01%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.50%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.50%) VB
12 1 (0.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 36 (18.09%) ISEB
2 31 (15.58%) Degree
3 30 (15.08%) Security Cleared
4 19 (9.55%) DV Cleared
5 17 (8.54%) SC Cleared
6 14 (7.04%) ISTQB
7 5 (2.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (14.57%) QA
Vendors
1 27 (13.57%) Microsoft
2 26 (13.07%) SAP
3 7 (3.52%) hybris
3 7 (3.52%) Oracle
4 5 (2.51%) Cisco
5 4 (2.01%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.51%) Civica
6 3 (1.51%) Google
6 3 (1.51%) IBM
6 3 (1.51%) Northgate
7 2 (1.01%) Telerik
8 1 (0.50%) Infobright
8 1 (0.50%) Infragistics
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Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Bristol
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Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + pension
Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent bonus/ benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Flexible working and benefits
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