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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 79 75 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 18 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.84% 0.91% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 1.08% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 0
Average salary £39,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
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
801 739 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 82.07% 84.17% 73.79%
Number of salaries quoted 645 645 523
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,725 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 4 March 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 40 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (52.50%) Git (software)
3 20 (50.00%) TDD
3 20 (50.00%) JIRA
4 18 (45.00%) Scrum
5 16 (40.00%) Software Engineering
6 15 (37.50%) .NET Framework
6 15 (37.50%) MVC
6 15 (37.50%) C#
6 15 (37.50%) .NET
6 15 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 15 (37.50%) ASP.NET
6 15 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 15 (37.50%) MS Excel
6 15 (37.50%) Domain-Driven Design
6 15 (37.50%) Multithreading
6 15 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (37.50%) AngularJS
6 15 (37.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 15 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
7 10 (25.00%) Linux
8 8 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (17.50%) Business Analysis
10 6 (15.00%) QA
10 6 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (15.00%) Python
10 6 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (12.50%) Gherkin

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 15 (37.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Kerberos
1 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (37.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (52.50%) Git (software)
2 20 (50.00%) JIRA
3 5 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 5 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (12.50%) LoadRunner
3 5 (12.50%) Selenium
4 3 (7.50%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (2.50%) GDB
General
1 2 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Analyst
2 16 (40.00%) Developer
3 15 (37.50%) C# Developer
3 15 (37.50%) Senior C# Developer
3 15 (37.50%) Senior Developer
4 9 (22.50%) Requirements Analyst
5 8 (20.00%) Project Manager
6 5 (12.50%) Business Analyst
6 5 (12.50%) Test Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Agile Project Manager
7 3 (7.50%) ScrumMaster
8 2 (5.00%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Business Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Business Project Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 1 (2.50%) Digital Project Manager
9 1 (2.50%) Agile Test Analyst
9 1 (2.50%) Automation Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (37.50%) .NET Framework
1 15 (37.50%) .NET
1 15 (37.50%) ASP.NET
1 15 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
1 15 (37.50%) AngularJS
1 15 (37.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 15 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (12.50%) Gherkin
3 2 (5.00%) Web Services
4 1 (2.50%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 5 (12.50%) User Experience
2 5 (12.50%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (10.00%) UNIX
3 1 (2.50%) Windows
3 1 (2.50%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (50.00%) TDD
3 18 (45.00%) Scrum
4 16 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 15 (37.50%) MVC
5 15 (37.50%) Domain-Driven Design
5 15 (37.50%) Multithreading
6 8 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 7 (17.50%) Business Analysis
8 6 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (12.50%) Automation Testing
9 5 (12.50%) Requirements Engineering
9 5 (12.50%) BDD
9 5 (12.50%) System Testing
9 5 (12.50%) Regression Testing
9 5 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (12.50%) Web Testing
9 5 (12.50%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (37.50%) C#
1 15 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (15.00%) Python
3 5 (12.50%) PHP
4 3 (7.50%) Java
5 1 (2.50%) C
5 1 (2.50%) C++
5 1 (2.50%) Perl
5 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) QA
2 5 (12.50%) ISO 9001
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