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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 216 195 203
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +8
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 20 31 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.34% 0.53% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.65% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 17 23 9
Average salary £38,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £34,800
10% offered a salary of more than £43,300 £37,500 £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
4771 4797 4188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 82.26% 81.78% 79.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3972 3993 3683
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 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 22 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 -23 8 £37,500 +4.16% 5
Somerset +16 5 £40,000 +33.33%
Gloucestershire - 4 £38,500 - 1
Wiltshire - 2 £40,250 -
Devon -9 1 £24,250 -39.37% 1
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 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 70 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (52.94%) Scrum
3 24 (28.24%) Waterfall
4 21 (24.71%) User Experience
5 19 (22.35%) HTML
5 19 (22.35%) Degree
6 18 (21.18%) JavaScript
7 17 (20.00%) PRINCE2
7 17 (20.00%) ISEB
8 16 (18.82%) Finance
8 16 (18.82%) Java
8 16 (18.82%) Business Analysis
8 16 (18.82%) HTML5
9 15 (17.65%) Retail
9 15 (17.65%) CSS
10 13 (15.29%) UNIX
10 13 (15.29%) Security Cleared
11 12 (14.12%) SC Cleared
12 11 (12.94%) MS Visio
12 11 (12.94%) Photoshop
12 11 (12.94%) jQuery
12 11 (12.94%) Manual Testing
12 11 (12.94%) Axure RP
12 11 (12.94%) Product Management
12 11 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (12.94%) Automation Testing
13 10 (11.76%) Web Accessibility
13 10 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 10 (11.76%) Business Development

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 (2.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.18%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.18%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (12.94%) MS Visio
1 11 (12.94%) Photoshop
2 9 (10.59%) MS Excel
3 6 (7.06%) MS Project
4 4 (4.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (3.53%) MS Office
6 1 (1.18%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.18%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.18%) HTTP
1 1 (1.18%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.41%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.06%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.18%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.18%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 11 (12.94%) Axure RP
2 5 (5.88%) Selenium
3 4 (4.71%) JUnit
3 4 (4.71%) JBehave
3 4 (4.71%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.35%) NUnit
5 1 (1.18%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (1.18%) Subversion
5 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (18.82%) Finance
2 15 (17.65%) Retail
3 5 (5.88%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.35%) Back Office
4 2 (2.35%) Marketing
4 2 (2.35%) Games
5 1 (1.18%) Electronics
5 1 (1.18%) Legal
5 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 51 (60.00%) Analyst
2 29 (34.12%) Business Analyst
3 15 (17.65%) Developer
4 12 (14.12%) Test Analyst
5 10 (11.76%) Front-End Developer
6 9 (10.59%) Systems Analyst
7 8 (9.41%) Test Engineer
8 6 (7.06%) QA Engineer
9 5 (5.88%) Architect
10 4 (4.71%) ScrumMaster
10 4 (4.71%) Applications Architect
11 3 (3.53%) Agile Business Analyst
11 3 (3.53%) QA Automation Engineer
11 3 (3.53%) Automation Engineer
11 3 (3.53%) Data Analyst
12 2 (2.35%) Tester
12 2 (2.35%) Software Engineer
12 2 (2.35%) Software Developer
12 2 (2.35%) Graduate
12 2 (2.35%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.35%) HTML
2 16 (18.82%) HTML5
3 15 (17.65%) CSS
4 11 (12.94%) jQuery
5 10 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (4.71%) .NET
7 2 (2.35%) JSON
8 1 (1.18%) Cascading
8 1 (1.18%) Spark Streaming
8 1 (1.18%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.18%) Ninject
8 1 (1.18%) REST
8 1 (1.18%) CSS3
8 1 (1.18%) Ajax
8 1 (1.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (24.71%) User Experience
2 11 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.24%) Replication
4 4 (4.71%) Open Source
4 4 (4.71%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.35%) FMCG
5 2 (2.35%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.18%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.18%) Kindle
6 1 (1.18%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.18%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.18%) Statistics
6 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.18%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.29%) UNIX
2 8 (9.41%) Windows
3 3 (3.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (52.94%) Scrum
3 24 (28.24%) Waterfall
4 17 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 16 (18.82%) Business Analysis
6 11 (12.94%) Manual Testing
6 11 (12.94%) Product Management
6 11 (12.94%) Automation Testing
7 10 (11.76%) Web Accessibility
7 10 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (11.76%) Business Development
7 10 (11.76%) Test Scripting
7 10 (11.76%) Software Testing
8 9 (10.59%) Regression Testing
8 9 (10.59%) Project Management
9 8 (9.41%) Workflow
9 8 (9.41%) Software Engineering
9 8 (9.41%) Coaching
10 7 (8.24%) Kanban
10 7 (8.24%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (21.18%) JavaScript
2 16 (18.82%) Java
3 10 (11.76%) C++
4 8 (9.41%) C#
5 6 (7.06%) SQL
6 4 (4.71%) PHP
6 4 (4.71%) Ruby
7 3 (3.53%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.18%) Spark SQL
8 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (22.35%) Degree
2 17 (20.00%) ISEB
3 13 (15.29%) Security Cleared
4 12 (14.12%) SC Cleared
5 7 (8.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (3.53%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.76%) WAI
1 10 (11.76%) QA
2 3 (3.53%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 8 (9.41%) Oracle
2 3 (3.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.18%) Capita
3 1 (1.18%) SAP
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35K - £55K
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Intonera Consulting Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Tria Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Exmouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £28500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago