The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 148 197 229
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +32
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 82 25 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.42% 0.47% 0.018%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 0.54% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 64 19 1
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -21.87%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
User Stories
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5095 4650 4719
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 88.13% 86.80% 84.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4003 3860 3968
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,233
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +0.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £63,299
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

User Stories
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

User Stories Salary Trend in the West Midlands

User Stories
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

User Stories Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

User Stories
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Coventry +37 49 £45,000 +28.57%
Sutton Coldfield - 7 £45,000 -
Warwickshire - 7 £40,000 - 1
Birmingham -26 6 £35,000 -9.67% 2
Herefordshire +1 5 - -
Solihull +13 3 £32,500 +4.83% 3
Staffordshire -5 3 £40,000 -
Shropshire -11 1 £32,500 -27.77% 1
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 130 (88.44%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (55.78%) Scrum
3 58 (39.46%) User Experience
4 50 (34.01%) Retail
5 43 (29.25%) QA
5 43 (29.25%) Mentoring
6 38 (25.85%) Wireframes
7 36 (24.49%) HTML
8 31 (21.09%) CSS
8 31 (21.09%) E-Commerce
9 29 (19.73%) JavaScript
10 28 (19.05%) Business Analysis
11 24 (16.33%) Salesforce.com
11 24 (16.33%) Back Office
11 24 (16.33%) CRM
11 24 (16.33%) User Acceptance Testing
12 23 (15.65%) Legal
13 21 (14.29%) JIRA
14 20 (13.61%) Node.js
15 19 (12.93%) jQuery
16 18 (12.24%) Mobile App
16 18 (12.24%) Finance
16 18 (12.24%) SQL
17 17 (11.56%) Stakeholder Management
17 17 (11.56%) TDD
17 17 (11.56%) Use Case
18 15 (10.20%) Waterfall
19 14 (9.52%) Automated Testing
19 14 (9.52%) SDLC
19 14 (9.52%) Defect Management

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (1.36%) IIS
2 1 (0.68%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (2.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (1.36%) MS Office
2 2 (1.36%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.68%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (1.36%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.36%) Google Drive
2 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.08%) Data Mining
1 6 (4.08%) Relational Database
1 6 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.40%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (3.40%) MongoDB
2 5 (3.40%) MySQL
2 5 (3.40%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.36%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (14.29%) JIRA
2 9 (6.12%) Selenium
3 8 (5.44%) WebDriver
4 7 (4.76%) Babel
4 7 (4.76%) Grunt
4 7 (4.76%) gulp
4 7 (4.76%) webpack
5 5 (3.40%) Git (software)
5 5 (3.40%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.36%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (0.68%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.68%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.68%) Ranorex
8 1 (0.68%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.68%) TeamCity
General
1 50 (34.01%) Retail
2 24 (16.33%) Back Office
3 23 (15.65%) Legal
4 18 (12.24%) Finance
5 5 (3.40%) Games
6 3 (2.04%) Billing
7 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 77 (52.38%) Analyst
2 58 (39.46%) Business Analyst
3 28 (19.05%) Developer
4 15 (10.20%) Senior Developer
5 13 (8.84%) Project Manager
6 12 (8.16%) Salesforce.com Developer
6 12 (8.16%) Senior Analyst
6 12 (8.16%) Senior Salesforce.com Developer
6 12 (8.16%) Senior Software Engineer
6 12 (8.16%) Software Engineer
7 11 (7.48%) Test Analyst
8 10 (6.80%) Senior Business Analyst
9 9 (6.12%) Retail Business Analyst
10 7 (4.76%) Agile Business Analyst
10 7 (4.76%) Agile Project Manager
10 7 (4.76%) JavaScript Engineer
10 7 (4.76%) Junior
10 7 (4.76%) Product Owner
11 6 (4.08%) .NET Developer
11 6 (4.08%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (24.49%) HTML
2 31 (21.09%) CSS
3 20 (13.61%) Node.js
4 19 (12.93%) jQuery
5 12 (8.16%) React
5 12 (8.16%) RESTful
5 12 (8.16%) Visualforce
6 10 (6.80%) HTML5
7 8 (5.44%) .NET
7 8 (5.44%) Web Services
8 7 (4.76%) Browserify
8 7 (4.76%) OOCSS
8 7 (4.76%) Sass
9 5 (3.40%) Django
9 5 (3.40%) Flask
9 5 (3.40%) Natural Language Processing
10 4 (2.72%) Ajax
10 4 (2.72%) XML
11 3 (2.04%) .NET Framework
11 3 (2.04%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 58 (39.46%) User Experience
2 18 (12.24%) Mobile App
3 9 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.40%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (2.04%) Minimum Viable Product
5 3 (2.04%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.36%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.68%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.68%) Statistics
7 1 (0.68%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.04%) Windows
2 2 (1.36%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.36%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (88.44%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (55.78%) Scrum
3 43 (29.25%) Mentoring
4 38 (25.85%) Wireframes
5 31 (21.09%) E-Commerce
6 28 (19.05%) Business Analysis
7 24 (16.33%) CRM
7 24 (16.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 17 (11.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (11.56%) TDD
8 17 (11.56%) Use Case
9 15 (10.20%) Waterfall
10 14 (9.52%) Automated Testing
10 14 (9.52%) Defect Management
10 14 (9.52%) SDLC
11 13 (8.84%) Microservices
11 13 (8.84%) Software Engineering
11 13 (8.84%) Test Scripting
12 12 (8.16%) Unit Testing
13 11 (7.48%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 29 (19.73%) JavaScript
2 18 (12.24%) SQL
3 12 (8.16%) Apex Code
4 8 (5.44%) Scala
5 7 (4.76%) C#
5 7 (4.76%) ES6
6 6 (4.08%) Java
7 5 (3.40%) Python
8 3 (2.04%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (6.12%) ISTQB
2 7 (4.76%) Degree
2 7 (4.76%) ISEB
2 7 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (4.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (29.25%) QA
System Software
1 12 (8.16%) Docker
Vendors
1 24 (16.33%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (3.40%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.72%) ServiceNow
4 3 (2.04%) Adobe
5 2 (1.36%) Google
5 2 (1.36%) Remedy
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle
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