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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 73 70 83
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 13 20 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.69% 2.17% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 2.53% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 4
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -15.67%
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
636 790 755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 82.60% 85.68% 84.74%
Number of salaries quoted 586 640 648
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 8 February 2016, 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 29 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (87.50%) TDD
3 27 (84.38%) JIRA
4 23 (71.88%) JavaScript
4 23 (71.88%) AngularJS
5 21 (65.63%) C#
6 20 (62.50%) .NET
6 20 (62.50%) SQL Server
6 20 (62.50%) ASP.NET
6 20 (62.50%) MS Excel
6 20 (62.50%) MVC
6 20 (62.50%) .NET Framework
6 20 (62.50%) Software Engineering
6 20 (62.50%) Multithreading
6 20 (62.50%) Git (software)
6 20 (62.50%) Domain-Driven Design
6 20 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (62.50%) Entity Framework
6 20 (62.50%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (25.00%) Selenium
7 8 (25.00%) QA
7 8 (25.00%) Scrum
8 7 (21.88%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
8 7 (21.88%) Test Management
8 7 (21.88%) HP UFT
8 7 (21.88%) Cucumber
8 7 (21.88%) BDD
8 7 (21.88%) Automation Testing
9 5 (15.63%) Maven

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 3 (9.38%) Node.js
Applications
1 20 (62.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) MongoDB
2 3 (9.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 27 (84.38%) JIRA
2 20 (62.50%) Git (software)
3 8 (25.00%) Selenium
4 7 (21.88%) Cucumber
4 7 (21.88%) HP UFT
5 5 (15.63%) Jenkins
5 5 (15.63%) Maven
6 4 (12.50%) WebDriver
7 2 (6.25%) LoadRunner
8 1 (3.13%) NUnit
8 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
8 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (9.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 24 (75.00%) Developer
2 18 (56.25%) Software Developer
3 7 (21.88%) Analyst
4 6 (18.75%) Test Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) Senior Developer
6 3 (9.38%) C# Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (6.25%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (3.13%) QA Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Requirements Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) SAP Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Selenium Tester
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Test Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (71.88%) AngularJS
2 20 (62.50%) .NET
2 20 (62.50%) .NET Framework
2 20 (62.50%) ASP.NET
2 20 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 20 (62.50%) ASP.NET Web API
2 20 (62.50%) Entity Framework
3 4 (12.50%) Gherkin
4 3 (9.38%) Ajax
4 3 (9.38%) CSS
4 3 (9.38%) CSS3
4 3 (9.38%) HTML
4 3 (9.38%) HTML5
4 3 (9.38%) jQuery
4 3 (9.38%) JSON
4 3 (9.38%) REST
4 3 (9.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (9.38%) Web Services
5 1 (3.13%) Protocol Buffers
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) User Experience
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.13%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (87.50%) TDD
3 20 (62.50%) Domain-Driven Design
3 20 (62.50%) Multithreading
3 20 (62.50%) MVC
3 20 (62.50%) Software Engineering
4 8 (25.00%) Scrum
5 7 (21.88%) Automation Testing
5 7 (21.88%) BDD
5 7 (21.88%) Test Management
5 7 (21.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (12.50%) Regression Testing
8 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
8 3 (9.38%) Front End Development
8 3 (9.38%) RAD
9 1 (3.13%) Defect Management
9 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.13%) SDLC
9 1 (3.13%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 23 (71.88%) JavaScript
2 21 (65.63%) C#
3 5 (15.63%) Ruby
4 3 (9.38%) PHP
5 1 (3.13%) Python
5 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.13%) SAP
Southampton, Hampshire
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