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 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 72 64 60
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 5 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.73% 0.20% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.22% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 3
Median salary £41,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+0.55% +5.29%
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
591 445 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 86.28% 90.63% 85.88%
Number of salaries quoted 382 313 381
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £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
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 3 December 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
Liverpool -23 5 £41,250 -2.94% 2
User Stories
North West

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) MS Project
3 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Velocity
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Kanban
3 2 (40.00%) Confluence
4 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (20.00%) SaaS
4 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
4 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) User Experience
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis

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 (40.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) QA Manager
3 1 (20.00%) QA Test Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Software Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Software QA Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Software Test Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) Velocity
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Kanban
4 1 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
Merseyside
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benfits, pension etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 25 days ago