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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 66 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 19 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.22% 0.77% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.69% 0.92% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 0
Average salary £39,000 £46,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.67% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
707 759 569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 82.50% 83.13% 72.21%
Number of salaries quoted 577 648 529
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,700 £51,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 26 January 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 41 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (56.10%) JIRA
3 22 (53.66%) TDD
3 22 (53.66%) Git (software)
4 18 (43.90%) Scrum
5 14 (34.15%) Linux
6 13 (31.71%) JavaScript
6 13 (31.71%) Software Engineering
7 12 (29.27%) .NET Framework
7 12 (29.27%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (29.27%) Multithreading
7 12 (29.27%) C#
7 12 (29.27%) .NET
7 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
7 12 (29.27%) ASP.NET
7 12 (29.27%) MVC
7 12 (29.27%) MS Excel
7 12 (29.27%) Domain-Driven Design
7 12 (29.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (29.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 12 (29.27%) AngularJS
7 12 (29.27%) ASP.NET Web API
8 11 (26.83%) Gherkin
9 10 (24.39%) QA
10 9 (21.95%) Selenium
10 9 (21.95%) System Testing
10 9 (21.95%) Web Testing
10 9 (21.95%) Test Management
10 9 (21.95%) Penetration Testing
10 9 (21.95%) QuickTest Pro

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 12 (29.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (56.10%) JIRA
2 22 (53.66%) Git (software)
3 9 (21.95%) Cucumber
3 9 (21.95%) Selenium
3 9 (21.95%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (21.95%) LoadRunner
4 7 (17.07%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (2.44%) Clang
5 1 (2.44%) GCC
5 1 (2.44%) Subversion
5 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (7.32%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (48.78%) Analyst
2 12 (29.27%) Senior Developer
2 12 (29.27%) C# Developer
2 12 (29.27%) Senior C# Developer
2 12 (29.27%) Developer
3 10 (24.39%) Project Manager
4 8 (19.51%) Test Analyst
5 6 (14.63%) Business Analyst
5 6 (14.63%) Requirements Analyst
6 5 (12.20%) Senior Test Analyst
6 5 (12.20%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Business Project Manager
7 3 (7.32%) Business Manager
7 3 (7.32%) ScrumMaster
7 3 (7.32%) Agile Project Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Test Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Software Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Web Project Manager
9 1 (2.44%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) .NET
1 12 (29.27%) ASP.NET
1 12 (29.27%) .NET Framework
1 12 (29.27%) ASP.NET MVC
1 12 (29.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 12 (29.27%) AngularJS
1 12 (29.27%) ASP.NET Web API
2 11 (26.83%) Gherkin
3 2 (4.88%) Web Services
4 1 (2.44%) QML
4 1 (2.44%) Velocity
4 1 (2.44%) Qt
4 1 (2.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (2.44%) CSS
4 1 (2.44%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Mobile App
2 8 (19.51%) User Experience
2 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) Kindle
4 1 (2.44%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (34.15%) Linux
2 5 (12.20%) UNIX
3 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (53.66%) TDD
3 18 (43.90%) Scrum
4 13 (31.71%) Software Engineering
5 12 (29.27%) MVC
5 12 (29.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (29.27%) Multithreading
5 12 (29.27%) Domain-Driven Design
6 9 (21.95%) System Testing
6 9 (21.95%) Web Testing
6 9 (21.95%) Test Management
6 9 (21.95%) BDD
6 9 (21.95%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (21.95%) Automation Testing
6 9 (21.95%) Regression Testing
6 9 (21.95%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (14.63%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (12.20%) Requirements Management
9 5 (12.20%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (31.71%) JavaScript
2 12 (29.27%) C#
3 9 (21.95%) PHP
3 9 (21.95%) Python
4 3 (7.32%) Java
5 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.44%) C++
5 1 (2.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (24.39%) QA
2 2 (4.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) zsh
Vendors
1 1 (2.44%) Atlassian
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + bonus & benefits
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