The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 212 175 202
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +27
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 4 25 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.075% 0.52% 0.021%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.090% 0.66% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 2 18 0
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
User Stories
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4444 3799 3559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.99% 78.30% 75.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3881 3138 3102
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

User Stories
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

User Stories Salary Trend in the West Midlands

User Stories
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Herefordshire - 2 - -
Warwickshire -6 1 £40,000 -3.61%
Birmingham -33 1 £50,000 +11.11%
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (40.00%) Use Case
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) OOD
3 1 (20.00%) Extreme Programming
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) BPMN
3 1 (20.00%) Reference Data
3 1 (20.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (20.00%) hybris

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Data Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Use Case
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) BPMN
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Extreme Programming
3 1 (20.00%) OOD
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (20.00%) hybris
West Midlands
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