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

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Story
North West / Manchester
Rank 133 151 153
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +2
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 66 28 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.74% 0.84% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 0.93% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 63 23 27
Median salary £41,000 £45,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.88% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3466 3012 3395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 91.48% 90.61% 87.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2932 2456 2882
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
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 22 February 2017.

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 22 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
Bolton - 10 £35,000 -
Stockport +13 9 £42,500 -22.72% 2
Wigan - 2 £30,000 -
Altrincham -9 1 £31,000 -13.88% 1
Sale - 1 £45,000 -
User Stories
North West

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 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 Manchester region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 74 (67.27%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (27.27%) Business Analysis
3 23 (20.91%) JavaScript
4 22 (20.00%) Scrum
5 21 (19.09%) User Experience
5 21 (19.09%) Wireframes
6 20 (18.18%) HTML
6 20 (18.18%) CSS
7 19 (17.27%) User Acceptance Testing
8 18 (16.36%) Finance
9 17 (15.45%) QA
10 16 (14.55%) Mobile App
10 16 (14.55%) Prototyping
11 15 (13.64%) Information Architecture
11 15 (13.64%) Microsoft
12 14 (12.73%) Project Management
13 13 (11.82%) .NET
13 13 (11.82%) Flash
13 13 (11.82%) Web Analytics
13 13 (11.82%) Analytics
13 13 (11.82%) Feasibility Study
14 12 (10.91%) UML
14 12 (10.91%) E-Commerce
15 11 (10.00%) Web Services
15 11 (10.00%) SQL
15 11 (10.00%) Workflow
15 11 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
16 10 (9.09%) Waterfall
16 10 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
16 10 (9.09%) MVC

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.64%) CMS
2 3 (2.73%) Alfresco
3 2 (1.82%) WordPress
4 1 (0.91%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.91%) CloudStack
4 1 (0.91%) IIS
4 1 (0.91%) Jetty
4 1 (0.91%) Mongrel
4 1 (0.91%) nginx
4 1 (0.91%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.91%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.91%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.91%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 5 (4.55%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.82%) InVision
2 2 (1.82%) UXPin
3 1 (0.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (6.36%) OpenText MBPM
2 4 (3.64%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (3.64%) Visualfiles
3 3 (2.73%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (1.82%) Magento
5 1 (0.91%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.91%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (0.91%) DigitalOcean
1 1 (0.91%) Heroku
1 1 (0.91%) IaaS
1 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.91%) PaaS
1 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.45%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.73%) MySQL
5 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.91%) Big Data
6 1 (0.91%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.91%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (8.18%) JIRA
2 8 (7.27%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.45%) git-flow
4 5 (4.55%) Cucumber
4 5 (4.55%) RSpec
5 3 (2.73%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.82%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (1.82%) FitNesse
6 2 (1.82%) JMeter
6 2 (1.82%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.82%) Selenium
6 2 (1.82%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.82%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.82%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.91%) Grunt
7 1 (0.91%) gulp
7 1 (0.91%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.91%) Travis CI
General
1 18 (16.36%) Finance
2 7 (6.36%) Retail
3 5 (4.55%) Marketing
4 4 (3.64%) Legal
5 2 (1.82%) Banking
6 1 (0.91%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.91%) Games
6 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (46.36%) Analyst
2 37 (33.64%) Business Analyst
3 18 (16.36%) Designer
3 18 (16.36%) Developer
4 17 (15.45%) UX Designer
5 11 (10.00%) Agile Business Analyst
6 7 (6.36%) Test Analyst
6 7 (6.36%) Tester
7 5 (4.55%) IT Analyst
7 5 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 4 (3.64%) .NET Developer
8 4 (3.64%) Digital Analyst
8 4 (3.64%) Digital Business Analyst
8 4 (3.64%) Product Owner
8 4 (3.64%) Project Analyst
8 4 (3.64%) Software Analyst
9 3 (2.73%) .NET Architect
9 3 (2.73%) .NET Web Developer
9 3 (2.73%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (2.73%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (18.18%) CSS
1 20 (18.18%) HTML
2 13 (11.82%) .NET
2 13 (11.82%) Flash
3 11 (10.00%) Web Services
4 6 (5.45%) XML
5 5 (4.55%) ASP.NET
5 5 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (3.64%) CSS3
6 4 (3.64%) Ember.js
6 4 (3.64%) HTML5
7 3 (2.73%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.73%) Gherkin
7 3 (2.73%) REST
8 2 (1.82%) Behat
8 2 (1.82%) Laravel
8 2 (1.82%) SOAP
8 2 (1.82%) WSDL
8 2 (1.82%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.09%) User Experience
2 16 (14.55%) Mobile App
3 10 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (9.09%) Fintech
4 9 (8.18%) Video on Demand
5 6 (5.45%) iPad
6 4 (3.64%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (2.73%) FMCG
7 3 (2.73%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.55%) Android
1 5 (4.55%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.91%) CentOS
2 1 (0.91%) Linux
2 1 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.91%) Ubuntu
2 1 (0.91%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (67.27%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (27.27%) Business Analysis
3 22 (20.00%) Scrum
4 21 (19.09%) Wireframes
5 19 (17.27%) User Acceptance Testing
6 16 (14.55%) Prototyping
7 15 (13.64%) Information Architecture
8 14 (12.73%) Project Management
9 13 (11.82%) Analytics
9 13 (11.82%) Feasibility Study
9 13 (11.82%) Web Analytics
10 12 (10.91%) E-Commerce
10 12 (10.91%) UML
11 11 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (10.00%) Workflow
12 10 (9.09%) MVC
12 10 (9.09%) Waterfall
13 9 (8.18%) TDD
13 9 (8.18%) Test Scripting
14 8 (7.27%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (20.91%) JavaScript
2 11 (10.00%) SQL
3 8 (7.27%) C#
4 6 (5.45%) Ruby
5 2 (1.82%) PHP
6 1 (0.91%) CoffeeScript
6 1 (0.91%) Go
6 1 (0.91%) Perl
6 1 (0.91%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.91%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (8.18%) Degree
2 7 (6.36%) ISEB
3 1 (0.91%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.91%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (15.45%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.73%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.91%) Docker
2 1 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.91%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.91%) Ansible
2 1 (0.91%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.91%) Packer
2 1 (0.91%) Puppet
2 1 (0.91%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.09%) IBM
3 4 (3.64%) Cognizant
3 4 (3.64%) Oracle
4 3 (2.73%) Cognos
4 3 (2.73%) Kofax
4 3 (2.73%) Software AG
5 1 (0.91%) Pega
5 1 (0.91%) Rackspace
5 1 (0.91%) SAP
5 1 (0.91%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.91%) VMware
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