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

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Story
South East / Kent
Rank 80 82 92
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 5 18 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.59% 1.64% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 1.79% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 10
Median salary £28,000 £52,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-46.66% +20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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 Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
748 1005 854
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 88.10% 91.45% 85.06%
Number of salaries quoted 593 861 764
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
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 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
West Malling -15 4 £28,000 -55.20%
Maidstone - 1 - -
User Stories
South East

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

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

1 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) QA
3 6 (30.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (30.00%) Manual Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (25.00%) Finance
5 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 4 (20.00%) Local Government
5 4 (20.00%) Selenium
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Project Management
6 3 (15.00%) WebDriver
6 3 (15.00%) SaaS
6 3 (15.00%) Wireframes
6 3 (15.00%) User Experience
6 3 (15.00%) Project Management
7 2 (10.00%) Advertising
7 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 2 (10.00%) SQL
7 2 (10.00%) .NET
7 2 (10.00%) ERP
7 2 (10.00%) Scrum
7 2 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (10.00%) JIRA
7 2 (10.00%) BDD
7 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
7 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Test Management
7 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
7 2 (10.00%) Product Management

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Selenium
2 3 (15.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Local Government
3 2 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) QA Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Agile Delivery Manager
3 5 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (20.00%) Digital Delivery Manager
5 3 (15.00%) Business Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Product Owner
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Project Manager
6 2 (10.00%) Business Test Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (10.00%) QA Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) Test Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Data Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Data Business Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Digital Agile Project Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) User Experience
2 1 (5.00%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Manual Testing
2 6 (30.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) Agile Project Management
5 3 (15.00%) Project Management
5 3 (15.00%) Wireframes
6 2 (10.00%) BDD
6 2 (10.00%) ERP
6 2 (10.00%) Product Management
6 2 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (10.00%) Scrum
6 2 (10.00%) Test Management
6 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft