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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 186 193 233
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +40
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 48 20 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.88% 0.39% 0.052%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.46% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 41 16 3
Median salary £40,000 £35,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% -26.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,125 £41,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £49,600
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+0.55% +5.29%
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
4865 4389 4924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 88.76% 85.64% 85.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3771 3683 4333
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in the 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 3 December 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 3 December 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 - 19 £42,500 - 2
Staffordshire - 6 £40,000 -
Solihull -9 5 £47,500 +53.22% 2
Worcestershire - 4 £37,000 - 1
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £30,000 -
Warwickshire +3 2 £41,250 -21.42% 2
Herefordshire -11 2 - -
Birmingham -12 2 £45,250 +13.12% 5
Wolverhampton - 1 £35,000 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 108 (89.26%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (58.68%) Scrum
3 53 (43.80%) Retail
4 46 (38.02%) User Experience
5 42 (34.71%) QA
6 41 (33.88%) Wireframes
7 34 (28.10%) Mentoring
8 32 (26.45%) E-Commerce
9 26 (21.49%) Business Analysis
9 26 (21.49%) User Acceptance Testing
10 24 (19.83%) Legal
11 19 (15.70%) JavaScript
11 19 (15.70%) Use Case
11 19 (15.70%) Mobile App
12 16 (13.22%) SQL
12 16 (13.22%) Finance
13 13 (10.74%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (10.74%) HTML
13 13 (10.74%) CRM
13 13 (10.74%) Regression Testing
14 12 (9.92%) Back Office
14 12 (9.92%) Salesforce.com
14 12 (9.92%) CSS
14 12 (9.92%) Java
14 12 (9.92%) Workflow
14 12 (9.92%) SDLC
14 12 (9.92%) Waterfall
15 11 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
15 11 (9.09%) TDD
15 11 (9.09%) JIRA

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 (0.83%) GlassFish
1 1 (0.83%) IIS
1 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 3 (2.48%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.65%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.83%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.83%) SaaS
1 1 (0.83%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.61%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.96%) MongoDB
2 6 (4.96%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (4.13%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (4.13%) Data Mining
3 5 (4.13%) MySQL
4 4 (3.31%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.65%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (9.09%) JIRA
2 6 (4.96%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.13%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.48%) Selenium
5 2 (1.65%) Axure RP
5 2 (1.65%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.65%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.83%) Babel
6 1 (0.83%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.83%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.83%) Grunt
6 1 (0.83%) gulp
6 1 (0.83%) JUnit
6 1 (0.83%) Maven
6 1 (0.83%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.83%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.83%) webpack
General
1 53 (43.80%) Retail
2 24 (19.83%) Legal
3 16 (13.22%) Finance
4 12 (9.92%) Back Office
5 2 (1.65%) Marketing
6 1 (0.83%) Games
Job Titles
1 73 (60.33%) Analyst
2 56 (46.28%) Business Analyst
3 17 (14.05%) Developer
4 13 (10.74%) Senior Analyst
5 11 (9.09%) Retail Business Analyst
5 11 (9.09%) Senior Business Analyst
6 10 (8.26%) Test Analyst
7 9 (7.44%) Product Owner
8 8 (6.61%) Software Engineer
9 7 (5.79%) Agile Business Analyst
9 7 (5.79%) Senior Developer
9 7 (5.79%) Senior Software Engineer
10 6 (4.96%) Project Manager
10 6 (4.96%) Salesforce Developer
10 6 (4.96%) Senior Salesforce Developer
10 6 (4.96%) SQL Developer
11 5 (4.13%) .NET Developer
11 5 (4.13%) Agile Project Manager
11 5 (4.13%) Python Software Engineer
11 5 (4.13%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.74%) HTML
2 12 (9.92%) CSS
3 7 (5.79%) jQuery
3 7 (5.79%) Node.js
4 6 (4.96%) .NET
4 6 (4.96%) React
4 6 (4.96%) RESTful
4 6 (4.96%) Visualforce
5 5 (4.13%) Django
5 5 (4.13%) Flask
5 5 (4.13%) Natural Language Processing
6 4 (3.31%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.48%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.48%) Ajax
7 3 (2.48%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (2.48%) HTML5
8 2 (1.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (1.65%) Entity Framework
8 2 (1.65%) LINQ
8 2 (1.65%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 46 (38.02%) User Experience
2 19 (15.70%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.13%) Artificial Intelligence
4 3 (2.48%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.65%) Statistics
6 1 (0.83%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.83%) EPoS
6 1 (0.83%) Psychology
6 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.83%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.65%) Apple iOS
1 2 (1.65%) Windows
2 1 (0.83%) Linux
2 1 (0.83%) Unix
2 1 (0.83%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (89.26%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (58.68%) Scrum
3 41 (33.88%) Wireframes
4 34 (28.10%) Mentoring
5 32 (26.45%) E-Commerce
6 26 (21.49%) Business Analysis
6 26 (21.49%) User Acceptance Testing
7 19 (15.70%) Use Case
8 13 (10.74%) CRM
8 13 (10.74%) Regression Testing
8 13 (10.74%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (9.92%) SDLC
9 12 (9.92%) Waterfall
9 12 (9.92%) Workflow
10 11 (9.09%) Exploratory Testing
10 11 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
10 11 (9.09%) TDD
11 10 (8.26%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (8.26%) Software Engineering
12 8 (6.61%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.70%) JavaScript
2 16 (13.22%) SQL
3 12 (9.92%) Java
4 7 (5.79%) Python
5 6 (4.96%) Apex Code
5 6 (4.96%) C#
6 4 (3.31%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.48%) Scala
8 2 (1.65%) Ruby
9 1 (0.83%) ES6
Qualifications
1 8 (6.61%) Degree
2 5 (4.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (2.48%) ISEB
4 2 (1.65%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (34.71%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.96%) Docker
Vendors
1 12 (9.92%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (4.13%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.48%) Adobe
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