The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Story
England / South West
Rank 145 196 191
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -5
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 96 64 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.89% 1.11% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 1.25% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 75 54 51
Median salary £45,000 £36,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.28% -3.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £44,500
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 South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4561 5139 5147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 89.68% 89.30% 87.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3725 4214 4313
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West 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 South West

User Stories
Salary Trend in the South West

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

User Stories Salary Trend in the South West

User Stories
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

User Stories Salary Histogram in the South West

User Stories
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 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
Bristol +9 31 £45,000 +42.85% 4
Gloucestershire +15 29 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Wiltshire +14 17 £45,000 +12.50%
Somerset +1 14 £32,500 -13.33%
Dorset +32 7 £50,000 -9.09% 2
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 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 South West region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 173 (76.89%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (32.44%) Security Cleared
3 67 (29.78%) Scrum
4 63 (28.00%) C#
4 63 (28.00%) DV Cleared
5 62 (27.56%) Java
6 61 (27.11%) Waterfall
7 59 (26.22%) C
8 57 (25.33%) JavaScript
9 50 (22.22%) JIRA
10 46 (20.44%) Finance
11 45 (20.00%) Python
12 41 (18.22%) ISEB
13 40 (17.78%) SQL
14 38 (16.89%) C++
15 37 (16.44%) Business Analysis
15 37 (16.44%) Cybersecurity
16 35 (15.56%) Mentoring
17 34 (15.11%) Software Engineering
18 32 (14.22%) Big Data
18 32 (14.22%) Android
19 31 (13.78%) Hibernate
19 31 (13.78%) Spring
20 30 (13.33%) ISTQB
20 30 (13.33%) Objective-C
20 30 (13.33%) Coaching
21 29 (12.89%) PHP
22 27 (12.00%) Games
22 27 (12.00%) Bash Shell
23 26 (11.56%) Hadoop

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 25 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 24 (10.67%) Apache Pig
3 19 (8.44%) Confluence
4 6 (2.67%) JBoss
5 4 (1.78%) Apache
5 4 (1.78%) CMS
6 3 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.33%) WordPress
7 2 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.44%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (2.67%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.33%) MS Office
2 3 (1.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.33%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (0.89%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.89%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.89%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.44%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.44%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.78%) Firewall
2 12 (5.33%) TCP/IP
3 11 (4.89%) HTTP
3 11 (4.89%) SSL
4 7 (3.11%) FCoE
4 7 (3.11%) Internet
4 7 (3.11%) SNMP
5 6 (2.67%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.89%) TETRA
7 1 (0.44%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (14.22%) Big Data
2 26 (11.56%) Hadoop
3 24 (10.67%) Apache Hive
4 11 (4.89%) MySQL
5 8 (3.56%) NoSQL
5 8 (3.56%) SQL Server
6 6 (2.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (2.67%) Redis
7 3 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.89%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.89%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 50 (22.22%) JIRA
2 22 (9.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (9.33%) Cucumber
4 14 (6.22%) SpecFlow
5 13 (5.78%) Git (software)
5 13 (5.78%) JUnit
6 12 (5.33%) Selenium
7 11 (4.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (4.44%) Eclipse
8 10 (4.44%) IntelliJ
9 8 (3.56%) Bugzilla
9 8 (3.56%) Jenkins
9 8 (3.56%) Maven
10 7 (3.11%) LoadRunner
10 7 (3.11%) Redmine
10 7 (3.11%) TestNG
11 6 (2.67%) EasyMock
11 6 (2.67%) Subversion
11 6 (2.67%) Visual Studio
11 6 (2.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 46 (20.44%) Finance
2 27 (12.00%) Games
3 10 (4.44%) Banking
4 8 (3.56%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.67%) Back Office
5 6 (2.67%) Retail
6 4 (1.78%) Advertising
6 4 (1.78%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.33%) Marketing
7 3 (1.33%) Publishing
8 2 (0.89%) Billing
9 1 (0.44%) Electronics
9 1 (0.44%) Local Government
9 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 90 (40.00%) Analyst
2 59 (26.22%) Business Analyst
3 26 (11.56%) Test Engineer
4 25 (11.11%) Developer
5 19 (8.44%) Test Analyst
6 18 (8.00%) Test Automation Engineer
7 17 (7.56%) Systems Analyst
8 15 (6.67%) Consultant
9 12 (5.33%) Agile Business Analyst
9 12 (5.33%) Product Manager
9 12 (5.33%) Senior Analyst
9 12 (5.33%) Software Analyst
9 12 (5.33%) Software Consultant
9 12 (5.33%) Software Engineer
10 9 (4.00%) C# Software Engineer
10 9 (4.00%) C++ Software Engineer
10 9 (4.00%) Java Engineer
10 9 (4.00%) Java Software Engineer
10 9 (4.00%) Python Software Engineer
10 9 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (13.78%) Hibernate
1 31 (13.78%) Spring
2 25 (11.11%) EJB
2 25 (11.11%) J2EE
3 24 (10.67%) Java EE
3 24 (10.67%) STL
4 20 (8.89%) HTML
5 14 (6.22%) .NET
6 12 (5.33%) JSON
7 11 (4.89%) REST
7 11 (4.89%) Web Services
8 9 (4.00%) CSS
9 8 (3.56%) HTML5
10 6 (2.67%) Spring Integration
10 6 (2.67%) XML
11 5 (2.22%) .NET Framework
11 5 (2.22%) ASP.NET
11 5 (2.22%) LAMP
11 5 (2.22%) SOAP
11 5 (2.22%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (8.00%) User Experience
3 15 (6.67%) Fintech
4 8 (3.56%) iPhone
5 5 (2.22%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.78%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.33%) Blog
7 3 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.33%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.89%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.89%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.44%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.44%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.44%) Digital TV
9 1 (0.44%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.44%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 32 (14.22%) Android
2 24 (10.67%) Apple iOS
3 18 (8.00%) Linux
4 17 (7.56%) Windows
5 7 (3.11%) Mac OS X
6 6 (2.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (76.89%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (29.78%) Scrum
3 61 (27.11%) Waterfall
4 37 (16.44%) Business Analysis
4 37 (16.44%) Cybersecurity
5 35 (15.56%) Mentoring
6 34 (15.11%) Software Engineering
7 30 (13.33%) Coaching
8 26 (11.56%) Software Testing
8 26 (11.56%) Use Case
8 26 (11.56%) User Acceptance Testing
9 25 (11.11%) Mobile Development
10 24 (10.67%) Multithreading
11 23 (10.22%) TDD
12 22 (9.78%) DevOps
12 22 (9.78%) Non-Functional Testing
12 22 (9.78%) Product Management
13 21 (9.33%) BDD
13 21 (9.33%) Change Management
13 21 (9.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 63 (28.00%) C#
2 62 (27.56%) Java
3 59 (26.22%) C
4 57 (25.33%) JavaScript
5 45 (20.00%) Python
6 40 (17.78%) SQL
7 38 (16.89%) C++
8 30 (13.33%) Objective-C
9 29 (12.89%) PHP
10 27 (12.00%) Bash Shell
11 20 (8.89%) PowerShell
12 7 (3.11%) Korn
13 5 (2.22%) Embedded C
14 3 (1.33%) Apex Code
14 3 (1.33%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.89%) Ruby
16 1 (0.44%) VB
16 1 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 73 (32.44%) Security Cleared
2 63 (28.00%) DV Cleared
3 41 (18.22%) ISEB
4 30 (13.33%) ISTQB
5 20 (8.89%) Degree
6 19 (8.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (5.33%) CCNA
7 12 (5.33%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (5.33%) CISSP
7 12 (5.33%) CompTIA Security+
7 12 (5.33%) GIAC
7 12 (5.33%) Linux+ Certification
7 12 (5.33%) MCSE
7 12 (5.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (5.33%) Network+ Certification
7 12 (5.33%) SANS
7 12 (5.33%) Security+ Certification
7 12 (5.33%) SSCP
8 6 (2.67%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.89%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (3.11%) NFS
1 7 (3.11%) Samba
1 7 (3.11%) VMware ESX
2 6 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.22%) Docker
3 5 (2.22%) vSphere
4 1 (0.44%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (5.33%) Puppet
2 10 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (3.11%) Ansible
3 7 (3.11%) Nagios
4 5 (2.22%) Salt
Vendors
1 26 (11.56%) Microsoft
2 21 (9.33%) Atlassian
3 15 (6.67%) HP
4 7 (3.11%) EMC
4 7 (3.11%) NetApp
4 7 (3.11%) Oracle
4 7 (3.11%) SolarWinds
4 7 (3.11%) VMware
5 6 (2.67%) Cisco
5 6 (2.67%) SAP
6 5 (2.22%) Infobright
7 3 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.89%) Apple
9 1 (0.44%) Adobe
9 1 (0.44%) hybris
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