The first table below looks at the demand for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Sussex region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 104 100 82
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -18
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 5 15 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.36% 1.04% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 1.36% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 23
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -29.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,150 £34,100 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1075 1105 1158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 76.95% 76.52% 83.67%
Number of salaries quoted 944 911 991
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
User Stories
South East

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

User Stories
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

User Stories Salary Trend in West Sussex

User Stories
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

User Stories Salary Histogram in West Sussex

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West 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 10 (83.33%) Scrum
2 9 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (50.00%) TDD
3 6 (50.00%) Kanban
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (41.67%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) OOD
5 4 (33.33%) POSIX
5 4 (33.33%) OO
5 4 (33.33%) C++
5 4 (33.33%) Linux
5 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 4 (33.33%) Pair Programming
5 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (33.33%) Multithreading
5 4 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (16.67%) Finance
7 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
7 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (8.33%) MVC
7 1 (8.33%) UML
7 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
7 1 (8.33%) HTML
7 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (8.33%) .NET
7 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
7 1 (8.33%) MS Project
7 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West 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 (8.33%) MS Project
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Junior
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Junior Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Graduate
3 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Graduate Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Lead Software Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Lead .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) POSIX
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) Castle Windsor
2 1 (8.33%) CSS3
2 1 (8.33%) NHibernate
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 4 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (8.33%) N-Tier
2 1 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Scrum
2 9 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (50.00%) TDD
3 6 (50.00%) Kanban
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (41.67%) OOD
5 4 (33.33%) OO
5 4 (33.33%) Pair Programming
5 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (33.33%) Multithreading
6 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) MVC
6 1 (8.33%) UML
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
6 1 (8.33%) Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft