The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Story
England / North East
Rank 60 69 68
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 13 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.93% 0.49% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.28% 0.55% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 2
Median salary £36,481 £35,000 £28,780
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.23% +21.61%
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +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 North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
569 542 595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 84.42% 89.00% 87.24%
Number of salaries quoted 462 482 505
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of job ads across the North East 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 the North East

User Stories
Salary Trend in the North East

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

User Stories Salary Trend in the North East

User Stories
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the North East region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

User Stories Salary Histogram in the North East

User Stories
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the North East region over the 3 months to 17 January 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
Tyne and Wear +6 9 £38,531 +10.08% 2
Durham - 4 £34,450 - 1
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 North East region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 25 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (36.00%) Java
4 8 (32.00%) Requirements Engineering
5 7 (28.00%) Scrum
5 7 (28.00%) Business Analysis
6 6 (24.00%) SQL
6 6 (24.00%) .NET
6 6 (24.00%) QA
6 6 (24.00%) Functional Testing
7 5 (20.00%) Analytics
7 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 5 (20.00%) Project Management
8 4 (16.00%) Web Services
8 4 (16.00%) C#
8 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
8 4 (16.00%) Web Analytics
8 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
8 4 (16.00%) Performance Testing
8 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
8 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
8 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
8 4 (16.00%) Degree
8 4 (16.00%) Process Improvement
8 4 (16.00%) SDLC
8 4 (16.00%) Test Planning
9 3 (12.00%) Prototyping
9 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
9 3 (12.00%) BPSS Clearance

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 1 (4.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (8.00%) Gatling
2 2 (8.00%) JMeter
2 2 (8.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (8.00%) Selenium
2 2 (8.00%) Xcode
3 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (4.00%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (4.00%) Mocha
3 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
1 3 (12.00%) Law
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Analyst
2 11 (44.00%) Business Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) Transformation Analyst
4 6 (24.00%) Agile Business Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) Business Transformation Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) Digital Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) Digital Business Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) Tester
6 3 (12.00%) User Researcher
7 2 (8.00%) .NET Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Agile Developer
7 2 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (8.00%) C# Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Project Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Senior .NET Software Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Agile Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Senior C# Software Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) .NET
2 4 (16.00%) Web Services
3 3 (12.00%) HTML
4 2 (8.00%) SOAP
4 2 (8.00%) WCF
4 2 (8.00%) WPF
4 2 (8.00%) XML
5 1 (4.00%) Ajax
5 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.00%) Backbone.js
5 1 (4.00%) CSS
5 1 (4.00%) CSS3
5 1 (4.00%) Ember.js
5 1 (4.00%) Express
5 1 (4.00%) HTML5
5 1 (4.00%) JSON
5 1 (4.00%) MEAN Stack
5 1 (4.00%) Node.js
5 1 (4.00%) React
5 1 (4.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Psychology
3 2 (8.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (8.00%) iPad
3 2 (8.00%) iPhone
4 1 (4.00%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (4.00%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Android
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
1 2 (8.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (32.00%) Requirements Engineering
4 7 (28.00%) Business Analysis
4 7 (28.00%) Scrum
5 6 (24.00%) Functional Testing
6 5 (20.00%) Analytics
6 5 (20.00%) Project Management
6 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 4 (16.00%) Performance Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Process Improvement
7 4 (16.00%) SDLC
7 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
7 4 (16.00%) Test Planning
7 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
7 4 (16.00%) Web Analytics
8 3 (12.00%) Market Research
8 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (12.00%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) Java
2 6 (24.00%) SQL
3 4 (16.00%) C#
4 3 (12.00%) PHP
5 2 (8.00%) C++
5 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.00%) ES6
6 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
1 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (8.00%) ISEB
3 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) HP
1 2 (8.00%) IBM
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle
Durham
Pearson Frank
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £26,100 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago