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

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 118 202 213
Rank change year-on-year
+84 +11
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 129 51 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.49% 0.88% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.83% 1.00% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 90 43 38
Median salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £47,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £44,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.67% +5.29%
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
4551 5109 5562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.93% 88.65% 85.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3764 4302 4562
Median salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +22 43 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Bristol +36 38 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Somerset +18 24 £44,250 +36.15%
Wiltshire +33 19 £41,000 +20.58% 1
Dorset +17 4 £35,000 -6.66%
Devon -22 1 £45,000 +109.30%
Cornwall - 1 £27,500 -
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 158 (71.17%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (41.44%) Security Cleared
3 82 (36.94%) DV Cleared
4 80 (36.04%) C
5 68 (30.63%) JavaScript
6 67 (30.18%) Java
7 61 (27.48%) Python
8 59 (26.58%) Waterfall
9 57 (25.68%) Scrum
10 54 (24.32%) C#
11 52 (23.42%) Cybersecurity
12 47 (21.17%) C++
12 47 (21.17%) SQL
13 45 (20.27%) Hibernate
13 45 (20.27%) Spring
14 44 (19.82%) Objective-C
15 43 (19.37%) PHP
16 42 (18.92%) Software Engineering
16 42 (18.92%) JIRA
17 41 (18.47%) Big Data
17 41 (18.47%) Android
17 41 (18.47%) Mentoring
18 39 (17.57%) Bash Shell
19 37 (16.67%) Finance
20 34 (15.32%) HTML
20 34 (15.32%) Linux
21 33 (14.86%) EJB
21 33 (14.86%) WebLogic
21 33 (14.86%) J2EE
21 33 (14.86%) Mobile Development

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 33 (14.86%) WebLogic
2 27 (12.16%) Apache Pig
3 18 (8.11%) Confluence
4 12 (5.41%) JBoss
5 4 (1.80%) Apache
6 3 (1.35%) WordPress
7 2 (0.90%) CMS
7 2 (0.90%) Drupal
7 2 (0.90%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (2.70%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.35%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.35%) MS Office
2 3 (1.35%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (3.60%) SAP CO
1 8 (3.60%) SAP FI
1 8 (3.60%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.90%) Academy Housing
2 2 (0.90%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
2 2 (0.90%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.90%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.90%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.45%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.45%) SAP PS
3 1 (0.45%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.91%) HTTP
1 22 (9.91%) SSL
2 20 (9.01%) Firewall
3 19 (8.56%) TCP/IP
4 14 (6.31%) HTTPS
5 12 (5.41%) Internet
6 11 (4.95%) FCoE
6 11 (4.95%) SNMP
7 5 (2.25%) CTI
8 2 (0.90%) TETRA
9 1 (0.45%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (18.47%) Big Data
2 27 (12.16%) Apache Hive
2 27 (12.16%) Hadoop
3 20 (9.01%) MySQL
4 18 (8.11%) SQL Server
5 12 (5.41%) Apache Cassandra
5 12 (5.41%) NoSQL
5 12 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (5.41%) Redis
6 7 (3.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (3.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.90%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.90%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.45%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 42 (18.92%) JIRA
2 21 (9.46%) Git (software)
3 20 (9.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 14 (6.31%) JUnit
4 14 (6.31%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (5.86%) Eclipse
5 13 (5.86%) IntelliJ
6 12 (5.41%) EasyMock
6 12 (5.41%) Jenkins
6 12 (5.41%) Maven
6 12 (5.41%) Mockito
6 12 (5.41%) Sonatype Nexus
6 12 (5.41%) Subversion
6 12 (5.41%) Vagrant
7 11 (4.95%) Redmine
8 10 (4.50%) Selenium
9 8 (3.60%) Bitbucket
9 8 (3.60%) CodeSonar
9 8 (3.60%) Cucumber
9 8 (3.60%) Robot Framework
General
1 37 (16.67%) Finance
2 29 (13.06%) Games
3 10 (4.50%) Retail
4 4 (1.80%) Back Office
4 4 (1.80%) Marketing
5 3 (1.35%) Local Government
5 3 (1.35%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.90%) Billing
7 1 (0.45%) Advertising
7 1 (0.45%) Banking
7 1 (0.45%) Electronics
7 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 88 (39.64%) Analyst
2 56 (25.23%) Business Analyst
3 32 (14.41%) Developer
4 26 (11.71%) Test Engineer
5 17 (7.66%) Software Engineer
6 16 (7.21%) Senior Developer
7 15 (6.76%) Agile Business Analyst
7 15 (6.76%) Java Engineer
7 15 (6.76%) Systems Engineer
8 14 (6.31%) Network Systems Engineer
8 14 (6.31%) Systems Analyst
8 14 (6.31%) Test Analyst
9 13 (5.86%) C# Software Engineer
9 13 (5.86%) C++ Software Engineer
9 13 (5.86%) Java Developer
9 13 (5.86%) Java Software Engineer
9 13 (5.86%) Python Software Engineer
10 12 (5.41%) Consultant
11 11 (4.95%) Platform Engineer
11 11 (4.95%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (20.27%) Hibernate
1 45 (20.27%) Spring
2 34 (15.32%) HTML
3 33 (14.86%) EJB
3 33 (14.86%) J2EE
4 30 (13.51%) Java EE
4 30 (13.51%) STL
5 20 (9.01%) REST
6 17 (7.66%) Web Services
7 16 (7.21%) XML
8 15 (6.76%) HTML5
9 14 (6.31%) .NET
9 14 (6.31%) JSON
10 12 (5.41%) AngularJS
10 12 (5.41%) Spring Integration
11 11 (4.95%) .NET Framework
12 10 (4.50%) CSS
13 8 (3.60%) ASP.NET
13 8 (3.60%) LAMP
13 8 (3.60%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.26%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.31%) iPhone
2 14 (6.31%) User Experience
2 14 (6.31%) Visualisation
3 12 (5.41%) Data Centre
4 4 (1.80%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.80%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.35%) Blog
6 2 (0.90%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.45%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.45%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.45%) Digital TV
7 1 (0.45%) Fintech
7 1 (0.45%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.45%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 41 (18.47%) Android
2 34 (15.32%) Linux
3 28 (12.61%) Windows
4 27 (12.16%) Apple iOS
5 14 (6.31%) Windows Phone
6 8 (3.60%) Mac OS X
7 5 (2.25%) Unix
8 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (71.17%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (26.58%) Waterfall
3 57 (25.68%) Scrum
4 52 (23.42%) Cybersecurity
5 42 (18.92%) Software Engineering
6 41 (18.47%) Mentoring
7 33 (14.86%) Mobile Development
8 31 (13.96%) Automated Testing
8 31 (13.96%) Business Analysis
9 30 (13.51%) Coaching
9 30 (13.51%) Multithreading
10 29 (13.06%) ITIL
11 27 (12.16%) Service Delivery
11 27 (12.16%) Service Management
11 27 (12.16%) TDD
11 27 (12.16%) V-Model
12 24 (10.81%) Kanban
13 23 (10.36%) High Availability
13 23 (10.36%) UML
14 22 (9.91%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (36.04%) C
2 68 (30.63%) JavaScript
3 67 (30.18%) Java
4 61 (27.48%) Python
5 54 (24.32%) C#
6 47 (21.17%) C++
6 47 (21.17%) SQL
7 44 (19.82%) Objective-C
8 43 (19.37%) PHP
9 39 (17.57%) Bash Shell
10 28 (12.61%) PowerShell
11 14 (6.31%) Korn
12 9 (4.05%) Embedded C
13 7 (3.15%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.90%) Ruby
14 2 (0.90%) VB
15 1 (0.45%) VB6
15 1 (0.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 92 (41.44%) Security Cleared
2 82 (36.94%) DV Cleared
3 28 (12.61%) ISEB
4 19 (8.56%) CCNA
4 19 (8.56%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (8.56%) CISSP
4 19 (8.56%) CompTIA Security+
4 19 (8.56%) GIAC
4 19 (8.56%) Linux+ Certification
4 19 (8.56%) MCSE
4 19 (8.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (8.56%) Network+ Certification
4 19 (8.56%) SANS
4 19 (8.56%) Security+ Certification
4 19 (8.56%) SSCP
5 17 (7.66%) ISTQB
6 12 (5.41%) Degree
7 11 (4.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (2.70%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.90%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.95%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (4.95%) NFS
1 11 (4.95%) Samba
1 11 (4.95%) VMware ESX
2 8 (3.60%) Docker
2 8 (3.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.60%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (8.56%) Puppet
2 11 (4.95%) Ansible
2 11 (4.95%) Nagios
3 8 (3.60%) Salt
4 2 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (13.06%) Atlassian
2 21 (9.46%) Microsoft
3 17 (7.66%) HP
4 14 (6.31%) Cisco
5 12 (5.41%) Infobright
6 11 (4.95%) EMC
6 11 (4.95%) NetApp
6 11 (4.95%) SolarWinds
6 11 (4.95%) VMware
7 10 (4.50%) SAP
8 4 (1.80%) Oracle
9 3 (1.35%) Civica
9 3 (1.35%) Northgate
10 1 (0.45%) Adobe
10 1 (0.45%) hybris
10 1 (0.45%) Infragistics
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