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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 165 208 206
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -2
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 69 19 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.12% 0.36% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 0.42% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 56 15 13
Median salary £42,250 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.11% -5.26%
UK excluding London median salary £44,750 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +5.88%
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
5391 4522 4506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.74% 84.90% 84.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4177 3755 3771
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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
Birmingham -10 16 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Coventry - 16 £49,500 - 4
Shropshire - 12 £32,500 -
Staffordshire - 9 £42,000 -
Warwickshire -5 6 £50,000 - 3
Solihull +15 4 £40,000 -27.27%
Worcestershire -9 1 £45,000 +80.00% 1
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 May 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.

1 129 (93.48%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (36.23%) Scrum
3 34 (24.64%) HTML
4 28 (20.29%) Project Management
5 27 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 26 (18.84%) Business Analysis
6 26 (18.84%) User Experience
7 25 (18.12%) CSS
8 24 (17.39%) TDD
9 21 (15.22%) JavaScript
10 20 (14.49%) Retail
10 20 (14.49%) Mentoring
11 19 (13.77%) Node.js
12 15 (10.87%) BDD
12 15 (10.87%) Coaching
12 15 (10.87%) Business Process Mapping
12 15 (10.87%) Translating Business Requirements
13 14 (10.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 14 (10.14%) SQL
13 14 (10.14%) E-Commerce
13 14 (10.14%) Software Engineering
13 14 (10.14%) JIRA
14 13 (9.42%) .NET
14 13 (9.42%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (8.70%) Mobile App
15 12 (8.70%) Defect Management
15 12 (8.70%) Minimum Viable Product
15 12 (8.70%) jQuery
15 12 (8.70%) Java
15 12 (8.70%) C#

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 19 (13.77%) Node.js
2 6 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.90%) JBoss
4 3 (2.17%) IIS
5 2 (1.45%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.72%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (1.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.17%) SaaS
2 2 (1.45%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.17%) Internet
2 2 (1.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.62%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (2.90%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.17%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.45%) Couchbase
4 2 (1.45%) CouchDB
4 2 (1.45%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.45%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (10.14%) JIRA
2 10 (7.25%) Selenium
2 10 (7.25%) WebDriver
3 6 (4.35%) Babel
3 6 (4.35%) Grunt
3 6 (4.35%) gulp
3 6 (4.35%) JUnit
3 6 (4.35%) webpack
4 5 (3.62%) Maven
5 3 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.45%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (0.72%) Hudson
7 1 (0.72%) Ranorex
General
1 20 (14.49%) Retail
2 12 (8.70%) Back Office
3 11 (7.97%) Billing
4 7 (5.07%) Games
5 6 (4.35%) Finance
6 3 (2.17%) Marketing
7 2 (1.45%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.72%) Automotive
8 1 (0.72%) Electronics
8 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 70 (50.72%) Analyst
2 57 (41.30%) Business Analyst
3 31 (22.46%) Developer
4 19 (13.77%) Senior Developer
5 12 (8.70%) Agile Business Analyst
6 11 (7.97%) .NET Developer
7 10 (7.25%) E-Commerce Analyst
7 10 (7.25%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
7 10 (7.25%) Project Manager
8 9 (6.52%) C# Developer
8 9 (6.52%) Software Engineer
9 8 (5.80%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (5.80%) Java Developer
9 8 (5.80%) Senior Java Developer
10 7 (5.07%) Delivery Manager
10 7 (5.07%) Scrum Master
10 7 (5.07%) Senior Software Engineer
10 7 (5.07%) Test Analyst
10 7 (5.07%) Tester
11 6 (4.35%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (24.64%) HTML
2 25 (18.12%) CSS
3 13 (9.42%) .NET
4 12 (8.70%) jQuery
5 10 (7.25%) HTML5
6 7 (5.07%) Web Services
7 6 (4.35%) Ajax
7 6 (4.35%) Browserify
7 6 (4.35%) J2EE
7 6 (4.35%) OOCSS
7 6 (4.35%) React
7 6 (4.35%) RESTful
7 6 (4.35%) Sass
7 6 (4.35%) Visualforce
7 6 (4.35%) XML
8 5 (3.62%) ASP.NET
8 5 (3.62%) EJB
8 5 (3.62%) JMS
8 5 (3.62%) REST
8 5 (3.62%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.84%) User Experience
2 13 (9.42%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (8.70%) Minimum Viable Product
3 12 (8.70%) Mobile App
4 9 (6.52%) Smart Meter
5 8 (5.80%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.62%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.17%) RIA
8 1 (0.72%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.72%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.80%) Linux
1 8 (5.80%) Unix
2 5 (3.62%) Windows
3 3 (2.17%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (93.48%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (36.23%) Scrum
3 28 (20.29%) Project Management
4 27 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (18.84%) Business Analysis
6 24 (17.39%) TDD
7 20 (14.49%) Mentoring
8 15 (10.87%) BDD
8 15 (10.87%) Business Process Mapping
8 15 (10.87%) Coaching
8 15 (10.87%) Translating Business Requirements
9 14 (10.14%) E-Commerce
9 14 (10.14%) Software Engineering
9 14 (10.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 12 (8.70%) CRM
10 12 (8.70%) Defect Management
11 11 (7.97%) MVC
11 11 (7.97%) Performance Testing
11 11 (7.97%) Presales
11 11 (7.97%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (15.22%) JavaScript
2 14 (10.14%) SQL
3 12 (8.70%) C#
3 12 (8.70%) Java
4 10 (7.25%) Scala
5 6 (4.35%) Apex Code
5 6 (4.35%) ES6
6 3 (2.17%) Ruby
7 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (6.52%) Degree
2 8 (5.80%) ISTQB
3 6 (4.35%) ISEB
3 6 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.17%) MCSD
4 3 (2.17%) MCTS
4 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.25%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.35%) Docker
Vendors
1 12 (8.70%) Salesforce.com
2 8 (5.80%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.07%) ServiceNow
4 3 (2.17%) Remedy
5 2 (1.45%) Google
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle
6 1 (0.72%) SAP
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