The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear 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 - - 57
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - - 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
User Stories
North 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 Tyne and Wear region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
488 405 390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 74.96% 80.84% 72.36%
Number of salaries quoted 331 337 315
Average salary £36,500 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.41% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
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 Tyne and Wear

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

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

User Stories
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

User Stories Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 12 (85.71%) Finance
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (85.71%) Open Source
2 6 (42.86%) Usability Testing
2 6 (42.86%) Market Research
2 6 (42.86%) Scrum
2 6 (42.86%) Degree
2 6 (42.86%) Psychology
2 6 (42.86%) Human Factors
3 5 (35.71%) TDD
3 5 (35.71%) Java
4 3 (21.43%) JUnit
4 3 (21.43%) C#
4 3 (21.43%) Python
4 3 (21.43%) Games
4 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
4 3 (21.43%) HTTPS
4 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Ruby
4 3 (21.43%) QA
4 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Blog
4 3 (21.43%) Selenium
4 3 (21.43%) Scala
4 3 (21.43%) RSpec
4 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
4 3 (21.43%) Web Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
4 3 (21.43%) Test Automation

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) JUnit
1 3 (21.43%) Selenium
1 3 (21.43%) RSpec
1 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
1 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
1 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (85.71%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Test Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Product Manager
1 3 (21.43%) Automation Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Hybris Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) DHTML
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
1 2 (14.29%) Struts
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
1 2 (14.29%) Spring
1 2 (14.29%) JSF
1 2 (14.29%) Ajax
1 2 (14.29%) Spring MVC
1 2 (14.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (85.71%) Open Source
2 6 (42.86%) Psychology
2 6 (42.86%) Human Factors
3 3 (21.43%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Usability Testing
2 6 (42.86%) Market Research
2 6 (42.86%) Scrum
3 5 (35.71%) TDD
4 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
4 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Project Management
4 3 (21.43%) Automation Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Web Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
4 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
5 2 (14.29%) MVC
5 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 2 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) Python
2 3 (21.43%) Ruby
2 3 (21.43%) Scala
2 3 (21.43%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) hybris
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £24,000 to £38,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £24,000 to £38,000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum Dependent on Experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago