The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 33 39 35
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 4 6 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.34% 2.34% 7.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% 2.53% 9.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 26
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+0.55% +5.29%
User Stories
Bedfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
152 237 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 88.89% 92.58% 83.43%
Number of salaries quoted 136 229 270
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedford region citing User Stories as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

User Stories
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

User Stories Salary Trend in Bedford

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT jobs citing User Stories also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (85.71%) BPMN
3 10 (71.43%) Scrum
3 10 (71.43%) DSDM
4 9 (64.29%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (64.29%) Kanban
5 8 (57.14%) UML
6 5 (35.71%) ISEB
7 4 (28.57%) Use Case
7 4 (28.57%) Business Analysis
8 3 (21.43%) JIRA
9 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (14.29%) iPad
9 2 (14.29%) Tableau
9 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
9 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
9 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 2 (14.29%) Workflow
9 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (14.29%) Wireframes
9 2 (14.29%) Feasibility Study
9 2 (14.29%) SDLC
9 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
10 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (7.14%) CBAP
10 1 (7.14%) Software Delivery
10 1 (7.14%) Project Management
10 1 (7.14%) MS Office
10 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Analyst
1 14 (100.00%) Business Analyst
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Software Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Product Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Product Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Product Owner
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) iPad
3 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (85.71%) BPMN
3 10 (71.43%) DSDM
3 10 (71.43%) Scrum
4 9 (64.29%) Kanban
5 8 (57.14%) UML
6 4 (28.57%) Business Analysis
6 4 (28.57%) Use Case
7 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
7 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
7 2 (14.29%) Feasibility Study
7 2 (14.29%) SDLC
7 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Wireframes
7 2 (14.29%) Workflow
8 1 (7.14%) Business Process Mapping
8 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
8 1 (7.14%) Software Delivery
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) CBAP
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 2 (14.29%) Tableau