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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 71 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 15 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.75% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% - -
Number of salaries quoted 15 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
690 666 724
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 80.51% 75.34% 83.60%
Number of salaries quoted 612 631 681
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.66%
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 29 August 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 17 (62.96%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (55.56%) TDD
2 15 (55.56%) Gherkin
3 14 (51.85%) Regression Testing
4 13 (48.15%) BDD
5 12 (44.44%) System Testing
6 10 (37.04%) Selenium
6 10 (37.04%) Automation Testing
7 9 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (33.33%) Automated Testing
7 9 (33.33%) JIRA
8 8 (29.63%) QA
9 7 (25.93%) Internet
9 7 (25.93%) Linux
9 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
9 7 (25.93%) Test Strategy
10 6 (22.22%) Cucumber
10 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
10 6 (22.22%) Mobile App
10 6 (22.22%) Behat
10 6 (22.22%) Selenium IDE
10 6 (22.22%) Unit Testing
10 6 (22.22%) Web Testing
10 6 (22.22%) Test Management
10 6 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (22.22%) Maven
10 6 (22.22%) Python
10 6 (22.22%) Web Services
10 6 (22.22%) QuickTest Pro

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (7.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) Internet
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Selenium
2 9 (33.33%) JIRA
3 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
4 6 (22.22%) Maven
4 6 (22.22%) Ant
4 6 (22.22%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (22.22%) LoadRunner
4 6 (22.22%) Cucumber
4 6 (22.22%) Behat
4 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
4 6 (22.22%) Selenium IDE
5 5 (18.52%) Axure RP
6 2 (7.41%) Subversion
6 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
6 2 (7.41%) GCC
General
1 2 (7.41%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Test Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Senior Test Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Business Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) User Experience Designer
4 5 (18.52%) Designer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Senior User Experience Designer
6 2 (7.41%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Designer
6 2 (7.41%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Business Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Agile Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.70%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) Gherkin
2 6 (22.22%) Web Services
3 2 (7.41%) Qt
3 2 (7.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (7.41%) QML
3 2 (7.41%) CSS
3 2 (7.41%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 5 (18.52%) Visualisation
3 2 (7.41%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (55.56%) TDD
3 14 (51.85%) Regression Testing
4 13 (48.15%) BDD
5 12 (44.44%) System Testing
6 10 (37.04%) Automation Testing
7 9 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (33.33%) Automated Testing
7 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (25.93%) Test Strategy
9 6 (22.22%) Unit Testing
9 6 (22.22%) Web Testing
9 6 (22.22%) Test Management
9 6 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (22.22%) Scrum
10 5 (18.52%) B2B
10 5 (18.52%) B2C
10 5 (18.52%) Web Analytics
10 5 (18.52%) Analytics
10 5 (18.52%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) PHP
1 6 (22.22%) Python
2 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
2 2 (7.41%) C++
2 2 (7.41%) Java
2 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (29.63%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) zsh
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
1 2 (7.41%) Atlassian
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago