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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 69 75 87
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +12
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 17 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.16% 1.32% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.59% 1.59% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 3
Average salary £39,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +5.00%
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
657 755 683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 83.38% 83.15% 81.60%
Number of salaries quoted 501 659 612
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £66,200 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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
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 22 May 2015.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Southampton

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 38 (97.44%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (58.97%) TDD
2 23 (58.97%) JIRA
3 22 (56.41%) Software Engineering
4 21 (53.85%) Git (software)
5 20 (51.28%) C#
6 19 (48.72%) JavaScript
6 19 (48.72%) .NET
6 19 (48.72%) SQL Server
6 19 (48.72%) ASP.NET
6 19 (48.72%) MS Excel
6 19 (48.72%) MVC
6 19 (48.72%) Domain-Driven Design
6 19 (48.72%) ASP.NET MVC
6 19 (48.72%) Multithreading
6 19 (48.72%) .NET Framework
6 19 (48.72%) Entity Framework
6 19 (48.72%) AngularJS
6 19 (48.72%) ASP.NET Web API
7 17 (43.59%) Scrum
8 8 (20.51%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (15.38%) Business Analysis
9 6 (15.38%) QA
9 6 (15.38%) Linux
9 6 (15.38%) Python
10 5 (12.82%) ISO 9001
10 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (12.82%) Selenium
10 5 (12.82%) Requirements Management
10 5 (12.82%) Test Scripting

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 19 (48.72%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Kerberos
1 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (48.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (58.97%) JIRA
2 21 (53.85%) Git (software)
3 5 (12.82%) Selenium
4 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
4 4 (10.26%) Cucumber
4 4 (10.26%) Maven
4 4 (10.26%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (5.13%) GDB
Job Titles
1 21 (53.85%) Developer
2 19 (48.72%) Senior Developer
2 19 (48.72%) C# Developer
2 19 (48.72%) Senior C# Developer
3 16 (41.03%) Analyst
4 9 (23.08%) Requirements Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Test Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Test Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) QA Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (48.72%) .NET
1 19 (48.72%) ASP.NET
1 19 (48.72%) ASP.NET MVC
1 19 (48.72%) .NET Framework
1 19 (48.72%) Entity Framework
1 19 (48.72%) AngularJS
1 19 (48.72%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (10.26%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (12.82%) Kindle
2 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Debian
2 2 (5.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (97.44%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (58.97%) TDD
3 22 (56.41%) Software Engineering
4 19 (48.72%) MVC
4 19 (48.72%) Domain-Driven Design
4 19 (48.72%) Multithreading
5 17 (43.59%) Scrum
6 8 (20.51%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (15.38%) Business Analysis
8 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (12.82%) Requirements Management
8 5 (12.82%) Test Scripting
8 5 (12.82%) Requirements Engineering
9 4 (10.26%) Automation Testing
9 4 (10.26%) Waterfall
9 4 (10.26%) BDD
9 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (10.26%) Test Management
9 4 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (10.26%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (51.28%) C#
2 19 (48.72%) JavaScript
3 6 (15.38%) Python
4 4 (10.26%) PHP
5 2 (5.13%) Ruby
5 2 (5.13%) C
5 2 (5.13%) SQL
5 2 (5.13%) Perl
5 2 (5.13%) C++
5 2 (5.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) ISEB
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) QA
2 5 (12.82%) ISO 9001
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