The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Story
North West / Cheshire
Rank 81 96 122
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +26
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 6 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.61% 0.54% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.64% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 5
Median salary £29,000 £42,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-31.76% -22.72%
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +9.75%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
856 1095 1669
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 87.44% 84.49% 89.54%
Number of salaries quoted 666 955 1348
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,215 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire 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 Cheshire

User Stories
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

User Stories Salary Trend in Cheshire

User Stories
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wilmslow -5 2 £28,250 -24.66%
Chester - 2 £32,000 - 1
Warrington +8 1 - -
Crewe - 1 £37,500 - 1
User Stories
North West

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 20 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) JIRA
3 7 (31.82%) ISEB
3 7 (31.82%) Scrum
4 6 (27.27%) Regression Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Software Testing
4 6 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (27.27%) System Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Test Strategy
5 5 (22.73%) OO
5 5 (22.73%) SDLC
6 4 (18.18%) Java
6 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 4 (18.18%) Finance
6 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (18.18%) Coaching
7 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
8 2 (9.09%) Degree
8 2 (9.09%) Use Case
8 2 (9.09%) Confluence
8 2 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (9.09%) Machine Learning
8 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
8 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (9.09%) Project Management
8 2 (9.09%) Product Management
9 1 (4.55%) Presales
9 1 (4.55%) Workflow Analysis
9 1 (4.55%) UML
9 1 (4.55%) C

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 12 (54.55%) JIRA
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Senior Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Test Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Tester
3 6 (27.27%) Lead Test Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Lead Tester
3 6 (27.27%) Senior Test Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Senior Tester
3 6 (27.27%) Test Leader
4 5 (22.73%) Business Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) Scrum Master
6 2 (9.09%) Agile Scrum Master
6 2 (9.09%) Product Owner
6 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Finance Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) IT Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Software Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Software QA Tester
7 1 (4.55%) Software Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) Scrum
3 6 (27.27%) Regression Testing
3 6 (27.27%) Software Testing
3 6 (27.27%) System Testing
3 6 (27.27%) Test Strategy
3 6 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (22.73%) OO
4 5 (22.73%) SDLC
5 4 (18.18%) Coaching
5 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
7 2 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (9.09%) Machine Learning
7 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
7 2 (9.09%) Product Management
7 2 (9.09%) Project Management
7 2 (9.09%) Use Case
8 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) Java
1 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) ISEB
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 25 days ago