The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
User Stories
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
44 33 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 86.27% 89.19% 65.98%
Number of salaries quoted 29 28 58
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

User Stories
Salary Trend in Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the Sussex region.

User Stories Salary Trend in Sussex

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Sussex 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 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Business Process Mapping
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Product Management
3 1 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) Hudson
3 1 (25.00%) Mingle
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) Gradle
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) JMS
3 1 (25.00%) Epicor
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Ant
3 1 (25.00%) JUnit
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) Spring

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Sussex 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 1 (25.00%) Mingle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Ant
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) jMock
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (25.00%) Hudson
1 1 (25.00%) Gradle
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) JMS
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (25.00%) Spring
1 1 (25.00%) Ajax
1 1 (25.00%) Java EE
1 1 (25.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) Use Case
2 2 (50.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Product Management
3 1 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Extreme Programming
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Epicor
1 1 (25.00%) Atlassian