The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the Welwyn Garden City region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 27 17 21
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 7 9 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 6.25% 8.74% 10.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.29% 9.89% 11.41%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 21
Average salary - £36,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
User Stories
Hertfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Welwyn Garden City
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
96 91 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 85.71% 88.35% 87.62%
Number of salaries quoted 56 76 179
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

User Stories
Salary Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

User Stories Salary Trend in Welwyn Garden City

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 18 (94.74%) .NET
1 18 (94.74%) SQL Server
1 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (94.74%) Degree
1 18 (94.74%) Computer Science
2 14 (73.68%) Git (software)
2 14 (73.68%) HTML
3 13 (68.42%) Java
3 13 (68.42%) JUnit
3 13 (68.42%) SOAP
3 13 (68.42%) Web Services
3 13 (68.42%) XML
3 13 (68.42%) XSD
3 13 (68.42%) OO
3 13 (68.42%) Python
3 13 (68.42%) E-Commerce
3 13 (68.42%) OOD
3 13 (68.42%) Eclipse
3 13 (68.42%) TCP/IP
3 13 (68.42%) WSDL
3 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
3 13 (68.42%) JAXB
3 13 (68.42%) EFT
3 13 (68.42%) JDBC
3 13 (68.42%) SQL
3 13 (68.42%) T-SQL
3 13 (68.42%) Scrum
3 13 (68.42%) VMware
3 13 (68.42%) ISO 8583
3 13 (68.42%) Back Office

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 (5.26%) Photoshop
1 1 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 13 (68.42%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (94.74%) SQL Server
2 13 (68.42%) SQL Server 2005
2 13 (68.42%) SQL Server 2008
2 13 (68.42%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (73.68%) Git (software)
2 13 (68.42%) JUnit
2 13 (68.42%) Eclipse
3 6 (31.58%) Selenium
4 1 (5.26%) JIRA
4 1 (5.26%) Grunt
4 1 (5.26%) Yeoman
General
1 13 (68.42%) Back Office
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (68.42%) Java Developer
3 5 (26.32%) .NET Developer
3 5 (26.32%) C# Developer
3 5 (26.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Agile .NET Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Agile C# Developer
3 5 (26.32%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (94.74%) .NET
2 14 (73.68%) HTML
3 13 (68.42%) JDBC
3 13 (68.42%) JAX-WS
3 13 (68.42%) SOAP
3 13 (68.42%) Web Services
3 13 (68.42%) XML
3 13 (68.42%) XSD
3 13 (68.42%) WSDL
3 13 (68.42%) JAXB
4 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
4 5 (26.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.26%) CSS
5 1 (5.26%) JSP
5 1 (5.26%) Sass
5 1 (5.26%) HTML5
5 1 (5.26%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 18 (94.74%) Computer Science
2 13 (68.42%) EFT
3 1 (5.26%) Animation
3 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (68.42%) TDD
2 13 (68.42%) OO
2 13 (68.42%) E-Commerce
2 13 (68.42%) OOD
2 13 (68.42%) Business Development
2 13 (68.42%) Scrum
2 13 (68.42%) Domain-Driven Design
3 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
3 5 (26.32%) MVC
3 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) Java
1 13 (68.42%) SQL
1 13 (68.42%) T-SQL
1 13 (68.42%) Python
2 5 (26.32%) C#
2 5 (26.32%) C++
3 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (94.74%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (68.42%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 13 (68.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
1 13 (68.42%) VMware