The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Story
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 54 61 69
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 4 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.86% 1.32% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 1.48% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 2
Median salary £34,250 £35,289 £28,780
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% +22.61%
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +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 Tyne and Wear region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
395 406 505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 84.95% 89.62% 88.60%
Number of salaries quoted 359 361 443
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £61,215 £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 Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of job ads across the Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

User Stories
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

User Stories Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

User Stories
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

User Stories
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 23 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +5 4 £34,250 -3.72% 3
User Stories
North East

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 23 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) Java
3 8 (38.10%) Requirements Engineering
3 8 (38.10%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (33.33%) Scrum
5 6 (28.57%) C#
5 6 (28.57%) SQL
5 6 (28.57%) .NET
5 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 5 (23.81%) QA
6 5 (23.81%) Waterfall
6 5 (23.81%) Cucumber
7 4 (19.05%) Selenium
7 4 (19.05%) Performance Testing
7 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
7 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
7 4 (19.05%) Process Improvement
7 4 (19.05%) Functional Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Analytics
7 4 (19.05%) Test Planning
7 4 (19.05%) SDLC
7 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Web Analytics
7 4 (19.05%) Degree
8 3 (14.29%) Prototyping
8 3 (14.29%) TDD
8 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
8 3 (14.29%) Ruby
8 3 (14.29%) Law

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 (4.76%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Cucumber
2 4 (19.05%) Selenium
3 2 (9.52%) Gatling
3 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 2 (9.52%) JMeter
3 2 (9.52%) JUnit
3 2 (9.52%) LoadRunner
3 2 (9.52%) RSpec
3 2 (9.52%) WebDriver
3 2 (9.52%) Xcode
4 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.76%) Jasmine
4 1 (4.76%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (4.76%) Mocha
4 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
4 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 3 (14.29%) Law
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Games
3 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Business Analyst
3 7 (33.33%) Transformation Analyst
4 6 (28.57%) Agile Business Analyst
5 4 (19.05%) Business Transformation Analyst
5 4 (19.05%) Digital Analyst
5 4 (19.05%) Digital Business Analyst
6 3 (14.29%) Tester
6 3 (14.29%) User Researcher
7 2 (9.52%) Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Lead C# Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Lead Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Project Analyst
7 2 (9.52%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Software Tester
7 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) .NET
2 3 (14.29%) HTML
3 2 (9.52%) SOAP
3 2 (9.52%) WCF
3 2 (9.52%) Web Services
3 2 (9.52%) WPF
3 2 (9.52%) XML
4 1 (4.76%) Ajax
4 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.76%) Backbone.js
4 1 (4.76%) CSS
4 1 (4.76%) CSS3
4 1 (4.76%) Ember.js
4 1 (4.76%) Express
4 1 (4.76%) HTML5
4 1 (4.76%) JSON
4 1 (4.76%) MEAN Stack
4 1 (4.76%) Node.js
4 1 (4.76%) React
4 1 (4.76%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
2 2 (9.52%) iPad
2 2 (9.52%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Android
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
1 2 (9.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (38.10%) Requirements Engineering
3 7 (33.33%) Scrum
4 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 5 (23.81%) Waterfall
6 4 (19.05%) Analytics
6 4 (19.05%) Functional Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Performance Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Process Improvement
6 4 (19.05%) SDLC
6 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Test Planning
6 4 (19.05%) Web Analytics
7 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
7 3 (14.29%) OO
7 3 (14.29%) Prototyping
7 3 (14.29%) TDD
7 3 (14.29%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) Java
2 6 (28.57%) C#
2 6 (28.57%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) PHP
3 3 (14.29%) Ruby
4 2 (9.52%) C++
4 2 (9.52%) Python
4 2 (9.52%) Scala
4 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
4 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.76%) ES6
5 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
1 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
3 2 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) QA
2 2 (9.52%) WCAG
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) HP
1 2 (9.52%) IBM
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle
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