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 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Story
North West / Cheshire
Rank 86 101 116
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +15
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 6 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.59% 0.30% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.36% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 12
Median salary £43,750 £45,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%

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
875 1098 1589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.62% 82.87% 87.64%
Number of salaries quoted 669 961 1353
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,662
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 January 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
Warrington +17 3 £47,500 -17.39% 1
Chester - 1 £35,000 - 2
User Stories
North West

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 23 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (57.69%) JIRA
3 10 (38.46%) ISEB
4 9 (34.62%) Regression Testing
4 9 (34.62%) Test Strategy
4 9 (34.62%) Software Testing
4 9 (34.62%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (34.62%) System Testing
5 6 (23.08%) Scrum
5 6 (23.08%) SDLC
5 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 5 (19.23%) Java
6 5 (19.23%) OO
6 5 (19.23%) Finance
6 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (19.23%) Coaching
7 4 (15.38%) Process Improvement
8 3 (11.54%) Machine Learning
8 3 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
9 2 (7.69%) Degree
9 2 (7.69%) User Experience
9 2 (7.69%) Use Case
10 1 (3.85%) Wireframes
10 1 (3.85%) jQuery
10 1 (3.85%) Ember.js
10 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (3.85%) Presales
10 1 (3.85%) Workflow Analysis

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 1 (3.85%) Confluence
1 1 (3.85%) WordPress
Development Applications
1 15 (57.69%) JIRA
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Billing
2 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (73.08%) Analyst
2 13 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
3 9 (34.62%) Business Analyst
3 9 (34.62%) Lead Test Analyst
3 9 (34.62%) Lead Tester
3 9 (34.62%) Senior Test Analyst
3 9 (34.62%) Senior Tester
3 9 (34.62%) Test Analyst
3 9 (34.62%) Test Leader
3 9 (34.62%) Tester
4 5 (19.23%) Scrum Master
5 4 (15.38%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Agile Scrum Master
7 1 (3.85%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Finance Business Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) IT Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Product Business Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Solutions Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Ember.js
1 1 (3.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) User Experience
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.85%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (34.62%) Regression Testing
2 9 (34.62%) Software Testing
2 9 (34.62%) System Testing
2 9 (34.62%) Test Strategy
2 9 (34.62%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (23.08%) Scrum
3 6 (23.08%) SDLC
4 5 (19.23%) Coaching
4 5 (19.23%) OO
4 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (15.38%) Process Improvement
6 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (11.54%) Machine Learning
7 2 (7.69%) Use Case
8 1 (3.85%) BPMN
8 1 (3.85%) Kanban
8 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (3.85%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 5 (19.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) ISEB
2 2 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
Chester, Cheshire
X4 Group
Salary: £33k - 40k per year + company benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington
People Source Consulting
Posted: 13 days ago