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 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 35 38 56
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +18
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 3 9 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.58% 3.20% 5.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 3.61% 6.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 26
Median salary £42,500 £33,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.86% -10.66%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
172 249 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 90.53% 88.61% 82.68%
Number of salaries quoted 137 172 364
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 May 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 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) Use Case
3 4 (66.67%) UML
3 4 (66.67%) DSDM
3 4 (66.67%) Kanban
3 4 (66.67%) BPMN
4 3 (50.00%) SDLC
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (33.33%) ISEB
5 2 (33.33%) C#
5 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (33.33%) .NET
5 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 2 (33.33%) Degree
5 2 (33.33%) JIRA
5 2 (33.33%) User Experience
5 2 (33.33%) Software Delivery
5 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (33.33%) CBAP
6 1 (16.67%) iPad
6 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
6 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
6 1 (16.67%) SaaS
6 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
6 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Business Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Web Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Web Applications Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) iPad
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) BPMN
3 4 (66.67%) DSDM
3 4 (66.67%) Kanban
3 4 (66.67%) UML
3 4 (66.67%) Use Case
4 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (50.00%) SDLC
5 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 2 (33.33%) Software Delivery
6 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
6 1 (16.67%) OO
6 1 (16.67%) OOD
6 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
6 1 (16.67%) System Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
6 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CBAP
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft