The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 78 92 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 17 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.69% 0.61% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 0.73% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 0
Median salary £48,750 £49,375 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.26% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
889 825 996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 88.63% 83.76% 85.27%
Number of salaries quoted 778 739 830
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent 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 Kent

User Stories
Salary Trend in Kent

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

User Stories Salary Trend in Kent

User Stories
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Kent

User Stories
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
West Malling -11 8 £62,500 +16.27%
Stansted - 4 £40,000 -
Maidstone - 1 £57,500 -
User Stories
South East

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 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 Kent region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 33 (94.29%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (71.43%) Scrum
3 16 (45.71%) SDLC
4 15 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (40.00%) Coaching
6 11 (31.43%) Mentoring
7 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
8 7 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (17.14%) Market Research
9 6 (17.14%) Degree
10 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
10 4 (11.43%) Competitor Analysis
10 4 (11.43%) Finance
10 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
10 4 (11.43%) Marketing
11 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
11 3 (8.57%) .NET
12 2 (5.71%) C#
12 2 (5.71%) SQL
12 2 (5.71%) Mathematics
12 2 (5.71%) QA
12 2 (5.71%) Test Planning
12 2 (5.71%) Defect Management
12 2 (5.71%) Project Management
12 2 (5.71%) Test Scripting
12 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 1 (2.86%) BDD
13 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
13 1 (2.86%) Process Improvement
13 1 (2.86%) Test Strategy

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) HP UFT
1 1 (2.86%) Selenium
1 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
1 1 (2.86%) SpecFlow
1 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
1 4 (11.43%) Marketing
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Scrum Master
2 8 (22.86%) Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) Product Manager
5 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce Scrum Master
5 4 (11.43%) Software Product Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Graduate
6 2 (5.71%) Graduate Product Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Junior
6 2 (5.71%) Junior Product Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Lead Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Product Owner
6 2 (5.71%) Project Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Software Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Banking Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 15 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (94.29%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (71.43%) Scrum
3 16 (45.71%) SDLC
4 14 (40.00%) Coaching
5 11 (31.43%) Mentoring
6 7 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (17.14%) Market Research
8 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
8 4 (11.43%) Competitor Analysis
8 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.71%) Defect Management
9 2 (5.71%) Project Management
9 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (5.71%) Test Planning
9 2 (5.71%) Test Scripting
10 1 (2.86%) BDD
10 1 (2.86%) Functional Testing
10 1 (2.86%) Process Improvement
10 1 (2.86%) QA Automation
10 1 (2.86%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) C#
1 2 (5.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft