The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 174 179 164
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 17 16 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.46% 0.42% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.47% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 10
Median salary £32,500 £42,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,250 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+4.04% -1.70%
User Stories
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3307 3435 3540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 89.69% 89.43% 86.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2783 2877 2827
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester 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 Manchester

User Stories
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

User Stories Salary Trend in Manchester

User Stories
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Manchester

User Stories
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 August 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
Bolton - 6 £32,500 -
Stockport - 4 £34,000 -
User Stories
North West

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 Manchester region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 36 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (51.28%) C#
2 20 (51.28%) .NET
3 18 (46.15%) SQL
3 18 (46.15%) OO
3 18 (46.15%) NHibernate
3 18 (46.15%) Relational Database
4 15 (38.46%) SQL Server
5 14 (35.90%) T-SQL
6 5 (12.82%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (12.82%) Scrum
6 5 (12.82%) Business Analysis
6 5 (12.82%) Waterfall
7 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
7 4 (10.26%) Use Case
7 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (10.26%) Defect Management
7 4 (10.26%) OOP
7 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
8 3 (7.69%) Agile Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Selenium
9 2 (5.13%) Degree
9 2 (5.13%) JIRA
9 2 (5.13%) QA
9 2 (5.13%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (5.13%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 2 (5.13%) BDD
9 2 (5.13%) Product Management
9 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (5.13%) Manual Testing

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Magento
1 1 (2.56%) OpenText MBPM
1 1 (2.56%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (46.15%) Relational Database
2 15 (38.46%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Selenium
2 2 (5.13%) JIRA
3 1 (2.56%) Bugzilla
3 1 (2.56%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.56%) JMeter
3 1 (2.56%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.56%) TestDirector
General
1 5 (12.82%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (5.13%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Back Office
3 1 (2.56%) Front Office
3 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (48.72%) Developer
2 17 (43.59%) .NET Developer
3 14 (35.90%) C# .NET Developer
3 14 (35.90%) C# Developer
3 14 (35.90%) SQL Developer
4 11 (28.21%) .NET Software Developer
4 11 (28.21%) C# Software Developer
4 11 (28.21%) Software Developer
5 10 (25.64%) Analyst
6 6 (15.38%) Business Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) Product Owner
7 4 (10.26%) Senior Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Business Systems Analyst
8 3 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (7.69%) Tester
9 2 (5.13%) Junior
9 2 (5.13%) Junior .NET Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Junior C# Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (51.28%) .NET
2 18 (46.15%) NHibernate
3 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.56%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.56%) NHS
2 1 (2.56%) PlayStation
2 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (46.15%) OO
3 5 (12.82%) Business Analysis
3 5 (12.82%) Scrum
3 5 (12.82%) Waterfall
4 4 (10.26%) Defect Management
4 4 (10.26%) OOP
4 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
4 4 (10.26%) Use Case
5 3 (7.69%) Agile Testing
6 2 (5.13%) BDD
6 2 (5.13%) BPMN
6 2 (5.13%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.13%) Manual Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.13%) Product Management
6 2 (5.13%) SDLC
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (51.28%) C#
2 18 (46.15%) SQL
3 14 (35.90%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.13%) Java
5 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (2.56%) Google
1 1 (2.56%) HP
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle
1 1 (2.56%) SAP
Manchester
TDA Group
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £28k - 35k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago