The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Southampton region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 73 89 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 14 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.59% 0.22% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 0.30% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 0
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.40%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
714 677 689
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 81.23% 74.31% 78.65%
Number of salaries quoted 631 633 650
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
User Stories
Hampshire

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
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Southampton

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 11 (55.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (50.00%) TDD
2 10 (50.00%) BDD
3 9 (45.00%) Gherkin
3 9 (45.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (40.00%) System Testing
4 8 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 8 (40.00%) Regression Testing
5 7 (35.00%) Internet
5 7 (35.00%) Web Services
5 7 (35.00%) Selenium
5 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
6 6 (30.00%) Automation Testing
6 6 (30.00%) Behat
6 6 (30.00%) Maven
6 6 (30.00%) Unit Testing
6 6 (30.00%) Ant
7 5 (25.00%) B2B
7 5 (25.00%) B2C
7 5 (25.00%) QA
7 5 (25.00%) User Experience Design
7 5 (25.00%) Visualisation
7 5 (25.00%) Use Case
7 5 (25.00%) Web Analytics
7 5 (25.00%) Analytics
7 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
7 5 (25.00%) Axure RP
8 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
9 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (15.00%) Linux

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 1 (5.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Big Data
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Selenium
1 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (30.00%) Behat
2 6 (30.00%) Maven
2 6 (30.00%) Ant
3 5 (25.00%) Axure RP
4 3 (15.00%) JIRA
5 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (10.00%) LoadRunner
5 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (10.00%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (5.00%) GCC
6 1 (5.00%) PHPUnit
6 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Test Engineer
1 7 (35.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) User Experience Designer
2 5 (25.00%) Designer
3 4 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Designer
5 2 (10.00%) Business Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior User Experience Designer
6 1 (5.00%) Automated Test Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Automation Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) QA Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) Gherkin
2 7 (35.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) QML
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) STL
3 1 (5.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (5.00%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (50.00%) TDD
2 10 (50.00%) BDD
3 9 (45.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (40.00%) System Testing
4 8 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 8 (40.00%) Regression Testing
5 6 (30.00%) Automation Testing
5 6 (30.00%) Unit Testing
6 5 (25.00%) B2B
6 5 (25.00%) B2C
6 5 (25.00%) User Experience Design
6 5 (25.00%) Use Case
6 5 (25.00%) Web Analytics
6 5 (25.00%) Analytics
6 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
7 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
8 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (15.00%) Web Testing
9 2 (10.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) Python
1 2 (10.00%) PHP
1 2 (10.00%) C++
1 2 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) Perl
2 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) zsh
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Atlassian
Southampton, Hampshire
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