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

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 158 203 226
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +23
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 75 33 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.29% 0.57% 0.018%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 0.66% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 55 26 1
Median salary £45,000 £38,750 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.89%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.13%
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
5075 4996 4508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.33% 87.04% 83.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3998 4069 3734
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in the 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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +43 45 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Birmingham -15 12 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Warwickshire +9 7 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Herefordshire -3 4 - -
Sutton Coldfield - 4 £45,000 -
Staffordshire -7 2 £45,250 +29.28%
Shropshire -15 1 £32,500 -27.77%
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 131 (91.61%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (56.64%) Scrum
3 59 (41.26%) User Experience
4 53 (37.06%) Retail
5 41 (28.67%) Mentoring
6 39 (27.27%) QA
7 35 (24.48%) E-Commerce
8 31 (21.68%) HTML
8 31 (21.68%) Wireframes
9 29 (20.28%) Business Analysis
10 27 (18.88%) CSS
11 25 (17.48%) JavaScript
12 23 (16.08%) Legal
12 23 (16.08%) User Acceptance Testing
13 22 (15.38%) Node.js
13 22 (15.38%) Back Office
13 22 (15.38%) CRM
13 22 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
14 20 (13.99%) TDD
15 19 (13.29%) Mobile App
16 17 (11.89%) jQuery
16 17 (11.89%) JIRA
17 15 (10.49%) SQL
17 15 (10.49%) Software Engineering
17 15 (10.49%) Waterfall
17 15 (10.49%) Defect Management
18 14 (9.79%) Microservices
18 14 (9.79%) Automated Testing
18 14 (9.79%) Finance
18 14 (9.79%) Stakeholder 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 1 (0.70%) Confluence
1 1 (0.70%) IIS
1 1 (0.70%) JBoss
1 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.40%) MS Office
2 1 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.70%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (1.40%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.40%) Google Drive
2 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.20%) Data Mining
2 5 (3.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (3.50%) MongoDB
2 5 (3.50%) MySQL
2 5 (3.50%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (3.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.40%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.40%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.70%) Couchbase
4 1 (0.70%) CouchDB
4 1 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.70%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (11.89%) JIRA
2 10 (6.99%) Selenium
3 9 (6.29%) WebDriver
4 7 (4.90%) Babel
4 7 (4.90%) Grunt
4 7 (4.90%) gulp
4 7 (4.90%) webpack
5 5 (3.50%) Git (software)
5 5 (3.50%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.40%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (0.70%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.70%) JUnit
7 1 (0.70%) Ranorex
7 1 (0.70%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.70%) TeamCity
General
1 53 (37.06%) Retail
2 23 (16.08%) Legal
3 22 (15.38%) Back Office
4 14 (9.79%) Finance
5 5 (3.50%) Billing
5 5 (3.50%) Games
6 2 (1.40%) Marketing
6 2 (1.40%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.70%) Electronics
7 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 73 (51.05%) Analyst
2 56 (39.16%) Business Analyst
3 27 (18.88%) Developer
4 17 (11.89%) Senior Developer
5 14 (9.79%) Project Manager
5 14 (9.79%) Senior Analyst
6 13 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
6 13 (9.09%) Software Engineer
7 12 (8.39%) Senior Business Analyst
8 10 (6.99%) Salesforce.com Developer
8 10 (6.99%) Senior Salesforce.com Developer
8 10 (6.99%) Test Analyst
9 9 (6.29%) E-Commerce Analyst
9 9 (6.29%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
10 8 (5.59%) Agile Business Analyst
11 7 (4.90%) Agile Project Manager
11 7 (4.90%) JavaScript Engineer
11 7 (4.90%) Junior
12 6 (4.20%) .NET Developer
12 6 (4.20%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (21.68%) HTML
2 27 (18.88%) CSS
3 22 (15.38%) Node.js
4 17 (11.89%) jQuery
5 12 (8.39%) React
5 12 (8.39%) RESTful
6 10 (6.99%) Visualforce
7 8 (5.59%) .NET
7 8 (5.59%) HTML5
7 8 (5.59%) Web Services
8 7 (4.90%) Browserify
8 7 (4.90%) OOCSS
8 7 (4.90%) Sass
9 5 (3.50%) Django
9 5 (3.50%) Flask
9 5 (3.50%) Natural Language Processing
10 3 (2.10%) XML
11 2 (1.40%) .NET Framework
11 2 (1.40%) Ajax
12 1 (0.70%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 59 (41.26%) User Experience
2 19 (13.29%) Mobile App
3 9 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.50%) Artificial Intelligence
4 5 (3.50%) Minimum Viable Product
5 3 (2.10%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.10%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.40%) Smart Home
7 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.70%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.70%) Statistics
7 1 (0.70%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.40%) Linux
1 2 (1.40%) Unix
1 2 (1.40%) Windows
2 1 (0.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (91.61%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (56.64%) Scrum
3 41 (28.67%) Mentoring
4 35 (24.48%) E-Commerce
5 31 (21.68%) Wireframes
6 29 (20.28%) Business Analysis
7 23 (16.08%) User Acceptance Testing
8 22 (15.38%) CRM
9 20 (13.99%) TDD
10 15 (10.49%) Defect Management
10 15 (10.49%) Software Engineering
10 15 (10.49%) Waterfall
11 14 (9.79%) Automated Testing
11 14 (9.79%) Microservices
11 14 (9.79%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (8.39%) Coaching
12 12 (8.39%) Project Management
12 12 (8.39%) Test Scripting
12 12 (8.39%) Unit Testing
13 11 (7.69%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (17.48%) JavaScript
2 15 (10.49%) SQL
3 10 (6.99%) Apex Code
4 9 (6.29%) Scala
5 7 (4.90%) C#
5 7 (4.90%) ES6
5 7 (4.90%) Java
6 5 (3.50%) Python
7 2 (1.40%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (6.29%) ISTQB
2 7 (4.90%) ISEB
2 7 (4.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (4.20%) Degree
3 6 (4.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.70%) MCSD
4 1 (0.70%) MCTS
4 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (27.27%) QA
System Software
1 12 (8.39%) Docker
Vendors
1 22 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (2.80%) ServiceNow
3 3 (2.10%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.40%) Google
4 2 (1.40%) Remedy
5 1 (0.70%) Adobe
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle
5 1 (0.70%) SAP
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Erin Associates
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £44000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + car, pension, life insurance etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum Negotiable depending on experience +
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
First Utility
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
First Utility
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago