The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 66 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 11 15 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.57% 1.75% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 2.12% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 15 0
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
User Stories
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
572 709 686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 81.83% 82.63% 77.60%
Number of salaries quoted 515 630 651
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

User Stories
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the Southampton region.

User Stories Salary Trend in Southampton

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 27 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (76.67%) TDD
2 23 (76.67%) JIRA
3 14 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 14 (46.67%) Software Engineering
3 14 (46.67%) AngularJS
4 13 (43.33%) Scrum
4 13 (43.33%) QA
4 13 (43.33%) Git (software)
4 13 (43.33%) C#
5 12 (40.00%) MVC
5 12 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 12 (40.00%) .NET
5 12 (40.00%) Multithreading
5 12 (40.00%) Selenium
5 12 (40.00%) .NET Framework
5 12 (40.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 12 (40.00%) Entity Framework
6 11 (36.67%) Cucumber
6 11 (36.67%) BDD
6 11 (36.67%) Jenkins
6 11 (36.67%) Automation Testing
6 11 (36.67%) Gherkin
6 11 (36.67%) Maven
6 11 (36.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (36.67%) Test Management

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 (6.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 12 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Kerberos
1 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (76.67%) JIRA
2 13 (43.33%) Git (software)
3 12 (40.00%) Selenium
4 11 (36.67%) HP UFT
4 11 (36.67%) Maven
4 11 (36.67%) Cucumber
4 11 (36.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.33%) GDB
General
1 2 (6.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Developer
2 14 (46.67%) Senior Developer
3 13 (43.33%) Analyst
4 12 (40.00%) Test Analyst
4 12 (40.00%) C# Developer
4 12 (40.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 6 (20.00%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) QA Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) AngularJS
2 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 12 (40.00%) Entity Framework
2 12 (40.00%) .NET
2 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 12 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (36.67%) Gherkin
4 2 (6.67%) HTML
4 2 (6.67%) REST
4 2 (6.67%) CSS3
4 2 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (6.67%) HTML5
4 2 (6.67%) JSON
4 2 (6.67%) jQuery
4 2 (6.67%) CSS
4 2 (6.67%) Web Services
4 2 (6.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) User Experience
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Debian
2 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (76.67%) TDD
3 14 (46.67%) Software Engineering
4 13 (43.33%) Scrum
5 12 (40.00%) Multithreading
5 12 (40.00%) MVC
5 12 (40.00%) Domain-Driven Design
6 11 (36.67%) BDD
6 11 (36.67%) Automation Testing
6 11 (36.67%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (36.67%) Regression Testing
6 11 (36.67%) Test Management
6 11 (36.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (13.33%) Test Scripting
8 3 (10.00%) SDLC
9 2 (6.67%) System Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
9 2 (6.67%) Software Testing
9 2 (6.67%) RAD
9 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) JavaScript
2 13 (43.33%) C#
3 9 (30.00%) PHP
4 8 (26.67%) Python
5 3 (10.00%) Ruby
6 2 (6.67%) SQL
7 1 (3.33%) C++
7 1 (3.33%) Java
7 1 (3.33%) Perl
7 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) ISEB
3 2 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (43.33%) QA
Southampton, Hampshire
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Negotiable
Posted: 4 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
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