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

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 136 210 190
Rank change year-on-year
+74 -20
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 103 45 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.91% 0.76% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 0.89% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 79 43 32
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,539 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £44,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.32% +1.17%
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
4663 5072 5184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 86.69% 86.00% 85.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3902 4281 4232
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 25 July 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 July 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
Gloucestershire +25 35 £51,000 -15.00% 1
Bristol +18 24 £32,500 -7.14% 4
Wiltshire - 22 £42,500 - 1
Somerset +4 17 £43,750 +12.90% 2
Dorset +12 3 - - 2
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 137 (66.83%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (28.78%) Scrum
3 46 (22.44%) Business Analysis
4 44 (21.46%) Security Cleared
5 43 (20.98%) Java
6 42 (20.49%) SQL
7 40 (19.51%) Waterfall
8 36 (17.56%) Finance
9 35 (17.07%) C#
10 33 (16.10%) ISEB
10 33 (16.10%) DV Cleared
11 29 (14.15%) JavaScript
12 28 (13.66%) Windows
12 28 (13.66%) Degree
13 27 (13.17%) C
14 26 (12.68%) SAP
14 26 (12.68%) Software Engineering
15 25 (12.20%) QA
15 25 (12.20%) C++
16 24 (11.71%) Mentoring
17 23 (11.22%) HTML
17 23 (11.22%) Microsoft
17 23 (11.22%) Hibernate
17 23 (11.22%) Software Testing
17 23 (11.22%) Spring
18 22 (10.73%) Automated Testing
18 22 (10.73%) GAP Analysis
18 22 (10.73%) Kanban
19 21 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
20 20 (9.76%) Python

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 14 (6.83%) WebLogic
2 9 (4.39%) Apache Pig
3 6 (2.93%) JBoss
4 4 (1.95%) Drupal
5 3 (1.46%) Confluence
5 3 (1.46%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.46%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.46%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.49%) CMS
6 1 (0.49%) IIS
6 1 (0.49%) Moodle
6 1 (0.49%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (1.46%) MS Office
1 3 (1.46%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (7.32%) SAP CO
1 15 (7.32%) SAP FI
1 15 (7.32%) SAP FI/CO
2 10 (4.88%) SAP SD
3 5 (2.44%) SAP MM
3 5 (2.44%) SAP PS
4 4 (1.95%) Magento
5 3 (1.46%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (1.46%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.98%) Academy Housing
6 2 (0.98%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
6 2 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.93%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.95%) SaaS
3 3 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.98%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.39%) CTI
1 9 (4.39%) HTTP
1 9 (4.39%) SSL
2 7 (3.41%) HTTPS
3 6 (2.93%) Internet
3 6 (2.93%) LAN
3 6 (2.93%) WAN
4 4 (1.95%) Firewall
4 4 (1.95%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.98%) FCoE
5 2 (0.98%) SNMP
6 1 (0.49%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.78%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.80%) Big Data
3 12 (5.85%) MySQL
4 9 (4.39%) Apache Hive
4 9 (4.39%) Hadoop
4 9 (4.39%) NoSQL
4 9 (4.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (4.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (2.93%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (2.93%) Data Mining
5 6 (2.93%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (2.93%) Redis
6 5 (2.44%) SAP BI
6 5 (2.44%) SAP BW
7 3 (1.46%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.46%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.49%) DB2
Development Applications
1 20 (9.76%) JIRA
2 18 (8.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (6.34%) Git (software)
4 12 (5.85%) JUnit
5 11 (5.37%) Selenium
6 10 (4.88%) Cucumber
6 10 (4.88%) SpecFlow
7 8 (3.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (2.93%) EasyMock
8 6 (2.93%) Eclipse
8 6 (2.93%) IntelliJ
8 6 (2.93%) Jenkins
8 6 (2.93%) LoadRunner
8 6 (2.93%) Maven
8 6 (2.93%) Mockito
8 6 (2.93%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (2.93%) Subversion
8 6 (2.93%) Vagrant
9 4 (1.95%) TestNG
10 2 (0.98%) WebDriver
General
1 36 (17.56%) Finance
2 15 (7.32%) Games
3 8 (3.90%) Retail
4 7 (3.41%) Marketing
5 4 (1.95%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.46%) Local Government
7 2 (0.98%) Electronics
7 2 (0.98%) Legal
7 2 (0.98%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.49%) Advertising
8 1 (0.49%) Back Office
8 1 (0.49%) Banking
Job Titles
1 116 (56.59%) Analyst
2 63 (30.73%) Business Analyst
3 32 (15.61%) Test Analyst
4 27 (13.17%) Developer
5 23 (11.22%) Software Tester
5 23 (11.22%) Tester
6 21 (10.24%) Systems Analyst
7 19 (9.27%) SAP Analyst
7 19 (9.27%) SAP Business Analyst
8 16 (7.80%) Software Analyst
8 16 (7.80%) Software Test Analyst
9 13 (6.34%) SAP CO Business Analyst
9 13 (6.34%) SAP FI Analyst
9 13 (6.34%) SAP FI Business Analyst
9 13 (6.34%) SAP FI/CO Business Analyst
10 12 (5.85%) SQL Developer
10 12 (5.85%) Test Engineer
11 11 (5.37%) Agile Business Analyst
11 11 (5.37%) Consultant
11 11 (5.37%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.22%) Hibernate
1 23 (11.22%) HTML
1 23 (11.22%) Spring
2 20 (9.76%) XML
3 15 (7.32%) CSS
4 14 (6.83%) EJB
4 14 (6.83%) J2EE
4 14 (6.83%) Java EE
5 12 (5.85%) REST
6 11 (5.37%) HTML5
6 11 (5.37%) STL
7 9 (4.39%) .NET
7 9 (4.39%) Web Services
8 6 (2.93%) AngularJS
8 6 (2.93%) JDBC
8 6 (2.93%) JSON
8 6 (2.93%) Spring Integration
9 4 (1.95%) Ajax
9 4 (1.95%) Sass
10 3 (1.46%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.32%) User Experience
3 7 (3.41%) iPhone
3 7 (3.41%) Visualisation
4 6 (2.93%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.95%) Blog
5 4 (1.95%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.46%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.98%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.98%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.98%) PDA
8 1 (0.49%) AS400
8 1 (0.49%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.49%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.49%) Statistics
8 1 (0.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (13.66%) Windows
2 16 (7.80%) Android
2 16 (7.80%) Linux
3 9 (4.39%) Apple iOS
3 9 (4.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (3.41%) Windows Phone
5 4 (1.95%) Unix
6 2 (0.98%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (66.83%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (28.78%) Scrum
3 46 (22.44%) Business Analysis
4 40 (19.51%) Waterfall
5 26 (12.68%) Software Engineering
6 24 (11.71%) Mentoring
7 23 (11.22%) Software Testing
8 22 (10.73%) Automated Testing
8 22 (10.73%) GAP Analysis
8 22 (10.73%) Kanban
9 19 (9.27%) Wireframes
10 18 (8.78%) Cybersecurity
10 18 (8.78%) Functional Testing
10 18 (8.78%) User Acceptance Testing
11 16 (7.80%) SDLC
12 15 (7.32%) Coaching
12 15 (7.32%) Logistics
13 14 (6.83%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (6.83%) Mobile Development
14 13 (6.34%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (20.98%) Java
2 42 (20.49%) SQL
3 35 (17.07%) C#
4 29 (14.15%) JavaScript
5 27 (13.17%) C
6 25 (12.20%) C++
7 20 (9.76%) Python
8 18 (8.78%) Objective-C
9 17 (8.29%) PHP
10 9 (4.39%) T-SQL
11 8 (3.90%) Bash Shell
12 7 (3.41%) Ruby
13 6 (2.93%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.95%) Korn
15 2 (0.98%) Embedded C
16 1 (0.49%) VB
16 1 (0.49%) VB6
Qualifications
1 44 (21.46%) Security Cleared
2 33 (16.10%) DV Cleared
2 33 (16.10%) ISEB
3 28 (13.66%) Degree
4 17 (8.29%) SC Cleared
5 14 (6.83%) ISTQB
6 5 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.95%) CCNA
7 4 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.95%) CISSP
7 4 (1.95%) CompTIA Security+
7 4 (1.95%) GIAC
7 4 (1.95%) Linux+ Certification
7 4 (1.95%) MCSE
7 4 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.95%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (1.95%) SANS
7 4 (1.95%) Security+ Certification
7 4 (1.95%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (12.20%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.98%) Docker
1 2 (0.98%) NFS
1 2 (0.98%) Samba
1 2 (0.98%) VMware ESX
1 2 (0.98%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.95%) Puppet
2 2 (0.98%) Ansible
2 2 (0.98%) Nagios
2 2 (0.98%) Salt
Vendors
1 26 (12.68%) SAP
2 23 (11.22%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.90%) Atlassian
4 7 (3.41%) Cisco
4 7 (3.41%) hybris
5 6 (2.93%) Infobright
6 4 (1.95%) Oracle
7 3 (1.46%) Civica
7 3 (1.46%) Google
7 3 (1.46%) IBM
7 3 (1.46%) Northgate
8 2 (0.98%) EMC
8 2 (0.98%) HP
8 2 (0.98%) NetApp
8 2 (0.98%) SolarWinds
8 2 (0.98%) Telerik
8 2 (0.98%) VMware
9 1 (0.49%) Infragistics
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