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

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 153 188 206
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +18
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 102 58 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.80% 0.97% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 1.11% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 75 53 29
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £42,500 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
4965 5225 5180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.63% 87.42% 84.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4157 4397 4261
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +21 43 £55,000 +18.27% 1
Bristol +15 27 £41,250 +17.85% 5
Somerset +8 18 £55,000 +57.14% 5
Wiltshire +5 9 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Dorset +17 4 £37,500 -
Avon - 1 £31,000 -
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 150 (66.37%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (29.65%) Security Cleared
3 55 (24.34%) DV Cleared
4 54 (23.89%) Scrum
4 54 (23.89%) C
4 54 (23.89%) Java
5 50 (22.12%) JavaScript
6 46 (20.35%) C#
7 44 (19.47%) SQL
7 44 (19.47%) Business Analysis
7 44 (19.47%) Waterfall
8 43 (19.03%) Finance
9 41 (18.14%) Python
10 37 (16.37%) Cybersecurity
11 36 (15.93%) Software Engineering
11 36 (15.93%) Spring
11 36 (15.93%) Hibernate
12 35 (15.49%) ISEB
12 35 (15.49%) C++
12 35 (15.49%) Mentoring
13 33 (14.60%) HTML
13 33 (14.60%) Windows
13 33 (14.60%) Objective-C
14 32 (14.16%) PHP
15 30 (13.27%) Automated Testing
15 30 (13.27%) Big Data
15 30 (13.27%) Android
16 28 (12.39%) Kanban
16 28 (12.39%) Linux
17 27 (11.95%) SAP

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 26 (11.50%) WebLogic
2 19 (8.41%) Apache Pig
3 10 (4.42%) JBoss
4 9 (3.98%) Confluence
5 5 (2.21%) Drupal
6 3 (1.33%) WordPress
7 2 (0.88%) Apache
7 2 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.44%) CMS
8 1 (0.44%) IIS
8 1 (0.44%) Moodle
Applications
1 2 (0.88%) MS Excel
1 2 (0.88%) MS Office
1 2 (0.88%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (7.52%) SAP CO
1 17 (7.52%) SAP FI
1 17 (7.52%) SAP FI/CO
2 10 (4.42%) SAP SD
3 5 (2.21%) SAP MM
3 5 (2.21%) SAP PS
4 4 (1.77%) Magento
5 3 (1.33%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.88%) Academy Housing
6 2 (0.88%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
6 2 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.88%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.77%) SaaS
3 3 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.88%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.64%) HTTP
1 15 (6.64%) SSL
2 12 (5.31%) Firewall
3 11 (4.87%) HTTPS
3 11 (4.87%) TCP/IP
4 10 (4.42%) Internet
5 9 (3.98%) CTI
6 7 (3.10%) FCoE
6 7 (3.10%) SNMP
7 2 (0.88%) TETRA
8 1 (0.44%) Broadband
8 1 (0.44%) LAN
8 1 (0.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (13.27%) Big Data
2 25 (11.06%) SQL Server
3 19 (8.41%) Apache Hive
3 19 (8.41%) Hadoop
4 18 (7.96%) MySQL
5 13 (5.75%) NoSQL
6 11 (4.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (4.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (4.42%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (4.42%) Data Mining
7 10 (4.42%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (4.42%) Redis
8 5 (2.21%) SAP BI
8 5 (2.21%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (11.95%) JIRA
2 19 (8.41%) Git (software)
3 14 (6.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 14 (6.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (4.87%) JUnit
5 10 (4.42%) EasyMock
5 10 (4.42%) Eclipse
5 10 (4.42%) IntelliJ
5 10 (4.42%) Jenkins
5 10 (4.42%) Maven
5 10 (4.42%) Mockito
5 10 (4.42%) Sonatype Nexus
5 10 (4.42%) Subversion
5 10 (4.42%) Vagrant
6 7 (3.10%) Redmine
6 7 (3.10%) Selenium
7 5 (2.21%) Cucumber
7 5 (2.21%) SpecFlow
8 4 (1.77%) Bitbucket
8 4 (1.77%) Robot Framework
General
1 43 (19.03%) Finance
2 23 (10.18%) Games
3 9 (3.98%) Retail
4 6 (2.65%) Marketing
5 4 (1.77%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.33%) Electronics
6 3 (1.33%) Local Government
6 3 (1.33%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.88%) Back Office
7 2 (0.88%) Billing
8 1 (0.44%) Advertising
8 1 (0.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 107 (47.35%) Analyst
2 68 (30.09%) Business Analyst
3 36 (15.93%) Developer
4 21 (9.29%) SAP Analyst
5 19 (8.41%) SAP Business Analyst
5 19 (8.41%) Test Analyst
6 17 (7.52%) SQL Developer
6 17 (7.52%) Test Engineer
7 15 (6.64%) SAP FI Analyst
7 15 (6.64%) Systems Analyst
8 14 (6.19%) Systems Engineer
9 13 (5.75%) Consultant
9 13 (5.75%) SAP CO Business Analyst
9 13 (5.75%) SAP FI Business Analyst
9 13 (5.75%) SAP FI/CO Business Analyst
9 13 (5.75%) Senior Developer
9 13 (5.75%) Software Analyst
10 12 (5.31%) Network Systems Engineer
10 12 (5.31%) Software Tester
10 12 (5.31%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (15.93%) Hibernate
1 36 (15.93%) Spring
2 33 (14.60%) HTML
3 26 (11.50%) EJB
3 26 (11.50%) J2EE
4 22 (9.73%) Java EE
4 22 (9.73%) STL
5 21 (9.29%) XML
6 18 (7.96%) REST
7 17 (7.52%) HTML5
8 15 (6.64%) .NET
8 15 (6.64%) CSS
9 10 (4.42%) AngularJS
9 10 (4.42%) JSON
9 10 (4.42%) Spring Integration
9 10 (4.42%) Web Services
10 8 (3.54%) .NET Framework
11 5 (2.21%) ASP.NET
11 5 (2.21%) SOAP
12 4 (1.77%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (8.41%) User Experience
3 11 (4.87%) iPhone
3 11 (4.87%) Visualisation
4 10 (4.42%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.65%) Blog
6 5 (2.21%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.88%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.88%) PDA
7 2 (0.88%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.44%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.44%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.44%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.44%) Digital TV
8 1 (0.44%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.44%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 33 (14.60%) Windows
2 30 (13.27%) Android
3 28 (12.39%) Linux
4 19 (8.41%) Apple iOS
5 11 (4.87%) Windows Phone
6 9 (3.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.21%) Unix
8 4 (1.77%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (66.37%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (23.89%) Scrum
3 44 (19.47%) Business Analysis
3 44 (19.47%) Waterfall
4 37 (16.37%) Cybersecurity
5 36 (15.93%) Software Engineering
6 35 (15.49%) Mentoring
7 30 (13.27%) Automated Testing
8 28 (12.39%) Kanban
9 26 (11.50%) Mobile Development
10 25 (11.06%) Coaching
11 24 (10.62%) GAP Analysis
12 22 (9.73%) Multithreading
13 21 (9.29%) Software Testing
14 20 (8.85%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (8.41%) SDLC
15 19 (8.41%) TDD
16 17 (7.52%) High Availability
16 17 (7.52%) Product Management
17 16 (7.08%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 54 (23.89%) C
1 54 (23.89%) Java
2 50 (22.12%) JavaScript
3 46 (20.35%) C#
4 44 (19.47%) SQL
5 41 (18.14%) Python
6 35 (15.49%) C++
7 33 (14.60%) Objective-C
8 32 (14.16%) PHP
9 22 (9.73%) Bash Shell
10 15 (6.64%) PowerShell
11 11 (4.87%) T-SQL
12 10 (4.42%) Korn
13 5 (2.21%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.88%) Ruby
14 2 (0.88%) VB
15 1 (0.44%) VB6
15 1 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 67 (29.65%) Security Cleared
2 55 (24.34%) DV Cleared
3 35 (15.49%) ISEB
4 25 (11.06%) Degree
5 13 (5.75%) SC Cleared
6 11 (4.87%) CCNA
6 11 (4.87%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (4.87%) CISSP
6 11 (4.87%) CompTIA Security+
6 11 (4.87%) GIAC
6 11 (4.87%) Linux+ Certification
6 11 (4.87%) MCSE
6 11 (4.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (4.87%) Network+ Certification
6 11 (4.87%) SANS
6 11 (4.87%) Security+ Certification
6 11 (4.87%) SSCP
7 8 (3.54%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.88%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.64%) QA
System Software
1 7 (3.10%) NFS
1 7 (3.10%) Samba
1 7 (3.10%) VMware ESX
2 4 (1.77%) Docker
2 4 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.77%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (4.87%) Puppet
2 7 (3.10%) Ansible
2 7 (3.10%) Nagios
3 4 (1.77%) Salt
Vendors
1 27 (11.95%) SAP
2 21 (9.29%) Microsoft
3 16 (7.08%) Atlassian
4 11 (4.87%) Cisco
5 10 (4.42%) Infobright
6 8 (3.54%) HP
7 7 (3.10%) EMC
7 7 (3.10%) NetApp
7 7 (3.10%) SolarWinds
7 7 (3.10%) VMware
8 6 (2.65%) hybris
9 3 (1.33%) Civica
9 3 (1.33%) Northgate
9 3 (1.33%) Oracle
10 1 (0.44%) Google
10 1 (0.44%) Infragistics
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