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

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Story
North West / Merseyside
Rank 61 - 57
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 5 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.91% - 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% - 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 3
Median salary £32,500 - £39,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 - £35,400
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 - £39,800
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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
488 448 444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 88.89% 88.36% 89.16%
Number of salaries quoted 400 369 370
Median salary £41,792 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Merseyside

User Stories
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 26 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
Liverpool - 2 £41,750 -
User Stories
North West

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

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

1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (30.00%) User Experience
3 3 (30.00%) Sage
3 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) TDD
3 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Sage 1000
3 3 (30.00%) Gantt Chart
4 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (20.00%) JIRA
4 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) MS Project
4 2 (20.00%) Confluence
4 2 (20.00%) Information Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) QA
4 2 (20.00%) Velocity
4 2 (20.00%) Kanban
4 2 (20.00%) BDD
5 1 (10.00%) Progressive Enhancement
5 1 (10.00%) CSS3
5 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development
5 1 (10.00%) Sass

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) Confluence
2 1 (10.00%) Marvel
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Project
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium
3 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
1 7 (70.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) QA Manager
3 1 (10.00%) QA Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Software Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Software QA Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Software Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) Velocity
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) CSS3
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) LESS
2 1 (10.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Gantt Chart
2 3 (30.00%) Scrum
2 3 (30.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (20.00%) BDD
3 2 (20.00%) Information Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Kanban
3 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) Cross-Browser Development
4 1 (10.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Product Management
4 1 (10.00%) Progressive Enhancement
4 1 (10.00%) Prototyping
4 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Sage
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft