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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 170 204 220
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +16
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 69 32 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.14% 0.54% 0.056%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 0.62% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 46 27 2
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £37,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £39,300
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.92% +0.58%
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
5250 5166 4432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.05% 87.20% 83.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4098 4200 3675
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,850
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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +32 28 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Birmingham -12 15 £45,000 +20.00% 6
Warwickshire +18 11 £42,500 +21.42%
Herefordshire - 4 - -
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £45,000 -
Staffordshire -3 2 £45,250 +50.83%
Shropshire -12 2 £32,500 -27.77%
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 135 (92.47%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (47.26%) Scrum
3 45 (30.82%) User Experience
4 35 (23.97%) Retail
5 32 (21.92%) HTML
5 32 (21.92%) Mentoring
6 28 (19.18%) E-Commerce
7 26 (17.81%) JavaScript
7 26 (17.81%) CSS
7 26 (17.81%) Business Analysis
8 25 (17.12%) Stakeholder Management
9 24 (16.44%) TDD
10 23 (15.75%) Node.js
10 23 (15.75%) QA
11 19 (13.01%) Software Engineering
11 19 (13.01%) Back Office
11 19 (13.01%) CRM
11 19 (13.01%) Salesforce.com
12 17 (11.64%) Project Management
12 17 (11.64%) SQL
12 17 (11.64%) JIRA
12 17 (11.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 15 (10.27%) Waterfall
13 15 (10.27%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (10.27%) SOA
13 15 (10.27%) Wireframes
14 14 (9.59%) jQuery
14 14 (9.59%) Automated Testing
14 14 (9.59%) User Acceptance Testing
14 14 (9.59%) Coaching

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 5 (3.42%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.05%) JBoss
3 2 (1.37%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.68%) Confluence
4 1 (0.68%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (2.05%) MS Office
2 1 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.68%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (2.05%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.05%) SaaS
2 2 (1.37%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.37%) HTTP
1 2 (1.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.16%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (4.11%) Data Mining
3 5 (3.42%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (3.42%) MongoDB
3 5 (3.42%) MySQL
3 5 (3.42%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.37%) Couchbase
4 2 (1.37%) CouchDB
4 2 (1.37%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.37%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.37%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (11.64%) JIRA
2 10 (6.85%) Selenium
3 9 (6.16%) WebDriver
4 7 (4.79%) Babel
4 7 (4.79%) Grunt
4 7 (4.79%) gulp
4 7 (4.79%) webpack
5 5 (3.42%) Git (software)
5 5 (3.42%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.42%) JUnit
6 4 (2.74%) Maven
7 2 (1.37%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (0.68%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.68%) Ranorex
8 1 (0.68%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.68%) TeamCity
General
1 35 (23.97%) Retail
2 19 (13.01%) Back Office
3 10 (6.85%) Legal
4 6 (4.11%) Billing
4 6 (4.11%) Finance
5 5 (3.42%) Games
6 3 (2.05%) Marketing
7 2 (1.37%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.68%) Automotive
8 1 (0.68%) Electronics
8 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 68 (46.58%) Analyst
2 56 (38.36%) Business Analyst
3 30 (20.55%) Developer
4 19 (13.01%) Senior Developer
5 17 (11.64%) Project Manager
6 15 (10.27%) Software Engineer
7 13 (8.90%) Senior Software Engineer
8 10 (6.85%) .NET Developer
8 10 (6.85%) E-Commerce Analyst
8 10 (6.85%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
9 8 (5.48%) Agile Business Analyst
9 8 (5.48%) C# Developer
10 7 (4.79%) Agile Project Manager
10 7 (4.79%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (4.79%) JavaScript Engineer
10 7 (4.79%) Salesforce.com Developer
10 7 (4.79%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (4.79%) Senior Business Analyst
10 7 (4.79%) Senior Salesforce.com Developer
10 7 (4.79%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (21.92%) HTML
2 26 (17.81%) CSS
3 23 (15.75%) Node.js
4 14 (9.59%) jQuery
5 12 (8.22%) .NET
5 12 (8.22%) React
5 12 (8.22%) RESTful
6 10 (6.85%) HTML5
7 8 (5.48%) Web Services
8 7 (4.79%) Browserify
8 7 (4.79%) OOCSS
8 7 (4.79%) Sass
8 7 (4.79%) Visualforce
9 5 (3.42%) Django
9 5 (3.42%) Flask
9 5 (3.42%) J2EE
9 5 (3.42%) Natural Language Processing
10 4 (2.74%) Ajax
10 4 (2.74%) EJB
10 4 (2.74%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 45 (30.82%) User Experience
2 14 (9.59%) Mobile App
3 8 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.48%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.11%) Minimum Viable Product
5 5 (3.42%) Artificial Intelligence
6 4 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.74%) Smart Meter
7 2 (1.37%) RIA
8 1 (0.68%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.68%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.68%) Statistics
8 1 (0.68%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.68%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.79%) Linux
1 7 (4.79%) Unix
2 2 (1.37%) Windows
3 1 (0.68%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (92.47%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (47.26%) Scrum
3 32 (21.92%) Mentoring
4 28 (19.18%) E-Commerce
5 26 (17.81%) Business Analysis
6 25 (17.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 24 (16.44%) TDD
8 19 (13.01%) CRM
8 19 (13.01%) Software Engineering
9 17 (11.64%) Project Management
9 17 (11.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 15 (10.27%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (10.27%) SOA
10 15 (10.27%) Waterfall
10 15 (10.27%) Wireframes
11 14 (9.59%) Automated Testing
11 14 (9.59%) Coaching
11 14 (9.59%) Microservices
11 14 (9.59%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (8.90%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 26 (17.81%) JavaScript
2 17 (11.64%) SQL
3 12 (8.22%) Java
4 11 (7.53%) C#
5 9 (6.16%) Scala
6 7 (4.79%) Apex Code
6 7 (4.79%) ES6
7 5 (3.42%) Python
8 2 (1.37%) Ruby
9 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (6.16%) ISTQB
2 7 (4.79%) ISEB
2 7 (4.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (4.11%) Degree
3 6 (4.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.05%) MCSD
4 3 (2.05%) MCTS
4 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (15.75%) QA
System Software
1 12 (8.22%) Docker
Vendors
1 19 (13.01%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (4.79%) ServiceNow
3 6 (4.11%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.05%) Remedy
5 2 (1.37%) Google
6 1 (0.68%) Adobe
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle
6 1 (0.68%) SAP
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