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

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank - 58 65
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 0 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.81% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.92% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 8
Median salary - £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -2.50%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
336 434 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 81.95% 87.68% 89.82%
Number of salaries quoted 276 310 524
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,636 £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 Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside 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 Merseyside

User Stories
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

User Stories Salary Trend in Merseyside

User Stories
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Liverpool
Applause IT Ltd
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