The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 84 115 101
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -14
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 24 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.96% 0.22% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 0.28% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 23 3 14
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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 West Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1059 1062 1123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 86.38% 78.55% 76.19%
Number of salaries quoted 939 921 922
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £28,667
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 6 May 2015.

User Stories Salary Histogram in West Sussex

User Stories
Job Locations in West Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. 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
Crawley - 13 £60,000 -
Haywards Heath - 3 £45,000 -
Horsham - 2 £26,250 -
Burgess Hill - 1 £62,500 -
User Stories
South East

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 42 (97.67%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (46.51%) C#
3 17 (39.53%) Microsoft
4 16 (37.21%) HTML
4 16 (37.21%) CSS
5 12 (27.91%) Software Engineering
6 11 (25.58%) NUnit
6 11 (25.58%) Performance Testing
6 11 (25.58%) Unit Testing
6 11 (25.58%) Rhino Mocks
6 11 (25.58%) TDD
6 11 (25.58%) User Experience
7 10 (23.26%) Scrum
7 10 (23.26%) Workflow
7 10 (23.26%) MVC
7 10 (23.26%) Code Coverage
7 10 (23.26%) Visual Studio
7 10 (23.26%) SQL Server
7 10 (23.26%) Workflow Management
8 9 (20.93%) .NET Framework
8 9 (20.93%) Use Case
8 9 (20.93%) Axure RP
8 9 (20.93%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (20.93%) Photoshop
8 9 (20.93%) .NET
8 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET
9 8 (18.60%) OOD
10 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
10 7 (16.28%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (16.28%) Kanban

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.98%) Umbraco
2 2 (4.65%) Orchard CMS
2 2 (4.65%) OpenStack
2 2 (4.65%) CMS
3 1 (2.33%) DNN
Applications
1 9 (20.93%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.65%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (25.58%) NUnit
1 11 (25.58%) Rhino Mocks
2 10 (23.26%) Visual Studio
3 9 (20.93%) Axure RP
4 7 (16.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
6 2 (4.65%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (4.65%) JIRA
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Back Office
2 3 (6.98%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (46.51%) Developer
2 13 (30.23%) Software Developer
3 9 (20.93%) Analyst
3 9 (20.93%) UX Designer
3 9 (20.93%) Designer
3 9 (20.93%) UI Designer
4 8 (18.60%) Business Analyst
5 6 (13.95%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.98%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.98%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Business Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Junior
8 1 (2.33%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (37.21%) HTML
1 16 (37.21%) CSS
2 9 (20.93%) .NET
2 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET
2 9 (20.93%) .NET Framework
3 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (9.30%) HTML5
4 4 (9.30%) StructureMap
4 4 (9.30%) CSS3
4 4 (9.30%) WCF
4 4 (9.30%) jQuery
4 4 (9.30%) Web Services
4 4 (9.30%) NHibernate
5 3 (6.98%) RESTful
5 3 (6.98%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (2.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) User Experience
2 4 (9.30%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (9.30%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.65%) Cryptography
3 2 (4.65%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Windows
2 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (97.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.91%) Software Engineering
3 11 (25.58%) Performance Testing
3 11 (25.58%) Unit Testing
3 11 (25.58%) TDD
4 10 (23.26%) MVC
4 10 (23.26%) Workflow
4 10 (23.26%) Code Coverage
4 10 (23.26%) Scrum
4 10 (23.26%) Workflow Management
5 9 (20.93%) Use Case
6 8 (18.60%) OOD
7 7 (16.28%) Kanban
8 6 (13.95%) Refactoring
8 6 (13.95%) BDD
9 5 (11.63%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (9.30%) Automated Testing
10 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce
11 3 (6.98%) Project Management
11 3 (6.98%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 20 (46.51%) C#
2 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.98%) Java
4 2 (4.65%) SQL
5 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (39.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle
3 1 (2.33%) HP