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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 70 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 16 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.86% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% - -
Number of salaries quoted 16 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
692 670 723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 80.65% 75.37% 83.58%
Number of salaries quoted 614 635 680
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 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 18 (64.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 16 (57.14%) TDD
2 16 (57.14%) Gherkin
3 15 (53.57%) Regression Testing
4 14 (50.00%) BDD
5 13 (46.43%) System Testing
6 11 (39.29%) Selenium
6 11 (39.29%) Automation Testing
7 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (35.71%) JIRA
8 9 (32.14%) QA
8 9 (32.14%) Automated Testing
8 9 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
9 8 (28.57%) Linux
10 7 (25.00%) Python
10 7 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
10 7 (25.00%) LoadRunner
10 7 (25.00%) Internet
10 7 (25.00%) PHP
10 7 (25.00%) Web Testing
10 7 (25.00%) Test Management
10 7 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
10 7 (25.00%) Cucumber
10 7 (25.00%) Test Strategy
10 7 (25.00%) Selenium IDE
10 7 (25.00%) Mobile App
11 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
11 6 (21.43%) Behat
11 6 (21.43%) SaaS

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Selenium
2 10 (35.71%) JIRA
3 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 7 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (25.00%) LoadRunner
4 7 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 7 (25.00%) Selenium IDE
5 6 (21.43%) Behat
5 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
5 6 (21.43%) Ant
5 6 (21.43%) Maven
6 5 (17.86%) Axure RP
7 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
7 2 (7.14%) Subversion
7 2 (7.14%) GCC
General
1 2 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) Test Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Senior Test Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 6 (21.43%) Business Analyst
5 5 (17.86%) User Experience Designer
5 5 (17.86%) Designer
6 4 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
8 2 (7.14%) Senior User Experience Designer
8 2 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
8 2 (7.14%) Senior Designer
8 2 (7.14%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 2 (7.14%) Business Test Analyst
9 1 (3.57%) Automation Test Analyst
9 1 (3.57%) Agile Project Manager
9 1 (3.57%) Test Leader
9 1 (3.57%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (57.14%) Gherkin
2 6 (21.43%) Web Services
3 2 (7.14%) Qt
3 2 (7.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (7.14%) QML
3 2 (7.14%) CSS
3 2 (7.14%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (17.86%) Visualisation
3 2 (7.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 16 (57.14%) TDD
3 15 (53.57%) Regression Testing
4 14 (50.00%) BDD
5 13 (46.43%) System Testing
6 11 (39.29%) Automation Testing
7 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (32.14%) Automated Testing
8 9 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (25.00%) Test Strategy
9 7 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (25.00%) Web Testing
9 7 (25.00%) Test Management
10 6 (21.43%) Unit Testing
10 6 (21.43%) Scrum
11 5 (17.86%) B2B
11 5 (17.86%) B2C
11 5 (17.86%) Web Analytics
11 5 (17.86%) Analytics
11 5 (17.86%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) PHP
1 7 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
2 2 (7.14%) C++
2 2 (7.14%) Java
2 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (32.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) zsh
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 2 (7.14%) Atlassian
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago