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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 72 79 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 15 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.65% 0.42% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 0.51% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 0
Average salary £39,000 £44,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.36% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+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
757 788 675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 83.37% 83.65% 82.12%
Number of salaries quoted 595 678 610
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 17 April 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 37 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (56.76%) Software Engineering
2 21 (56.76%) Git (software)
3 20 (54.05%) JIRA
3 20 (54.05%) TDD
4 19 (51.35%) C#
5 18 (48.65%) JavaScript
5 18 (48.65%) .NET
5 18 (48.65%) SQL Server
5 18 (48.65%) ASP.NET
5 18 (48.65%) MS Excel
5 18 (48.65%) MVC
5 18 (48.65%) .NET Framework
5 18 (48.65%) Domain-Driven Design
5 18 (48.65%) Multithreading
5 18 (48.65%) ASP.NET MVC
5 18 (48.65%) Entity Framework
5 18 (48.65%) AngularJS
5 18 (48.65%) ASP.NET Web API
6 15 (40.54%) Scrum
7 8 (21.62%) Requirements Analysis
8 7 (18.92%) Business Analysis
8 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (13.51%) Requirements Engineering
9 5 (13.51%) Kindle
9 5 (13.51%) Requirements Management
9 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (13.51%) Linux
9 5 (13.51%) ISO 9001
10 4 (10.81%) Python

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Applications
1 18 (48.65%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) Kerberos
1 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (48.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (56.76%) Git (software)
2 20 (54.05%) JIRA
3 3 (8.11%) Selenium
4 2 (5.41%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.41%) GDB
5 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.70%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.70%) Maven
General
1 1 (2.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (54.05%) Developer
2 18 (48.65%) Senior Developer
2 18 (48.65%) C# Developer
2 18 (48.65%) Senior C# Developer
3 13 (35.14%) Analyst
4 9 (24.32%) Requirements Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) QA Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (2.70%) Agile Project Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (48.65%) .NET
1 18 (48.65%) ASP.NET
1 18 (48.65%) .NET Framework
1 18 (48.65%) ASP.NET MVC
1 18 (48.65%) Entity Framework
1 18 (48.65%) AngularJS
1 18 (48.65%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (5.41%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.51%) Kindle
3 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Debian
2 2 (5.41%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (56.76%) Software Engineering
3 20 (54.05%) TDD
4 18 (48.65%) MVC
4 18 (48.65%) Multithreading
4 18 (48.65%) Domain-Driven Design
5 15 (40.54%) Scrum
6 8 (21.62%) Requirements Analysis
7 7 (18.92%) Business Analysis
8 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (13.51%) Requirements Management
8 5 (13.51%) Requirements Engineering
9 4 (10.81%) Waterfall
9 4 (10.81%) Test Scripting
10 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (5.41%) Project Management
11 2 (5.41%) Regression Testing
11 2 (5.41%) Software Testing
11 2 (5.41%) BDD
11 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 19 (51.35%) C#
2 18 (48.65%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.81%) Python
4 3 (8.11%) Java
5 2 (5.41%) C
5 2 (5.41%) C++
5 2 (5.41%) Perl
5 2 (5.41%) PHP
5 2 (5.41%) SQL
5 2 (5.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) ISEB
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) ISO 9001
2 4 (10.81%) QA
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + 10% Bonus + BUPA + Pension + Other soft Bene
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Ordnance Survey
Salary: £34,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago