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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 163 203 191
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -12
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 76 22 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.22% 0.41% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 0.49% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 65 19 17
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
5441 4516 4214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.41% 83.61% 84.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4269 3770 3491
Median salary £42,655 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.36% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 2 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 2 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 -8 19 £45,000 +15.38% 2
Shropshire - 14 £35,000 - 1
Coventry - 11 £48,500 - 1
Staffordshire - 9 £42,000 -
Herefordshire - 7 - -
Solihull +21 6 £41,250 -17.50%
Warwickshire -4 5 £50,000 - 6
Walsall - 2 £34,000 -
Worcestershire -12 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 2 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.

1 112 (92.56%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (27.27%) Scrum
3 28 (23.14%) Project Management
4 26 (21.49%) Business Analysis
5 24 (19.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (19.83%) TDD
6 20 (16.53%) HTML
7 18 (14.88%) Retail
8 16 (13.22%) BDD
9 15 (12.40%) Coaching
9 15 (12.40%) Translating Business Requirements
10 14 (11.57%) User Experience
10 14 (11.57%) Business Process Mapping
10 14 (11.57%) E-Commerce
11 13 (10.74%) CSS
11 13 (10.74%) Java
11 13 (10.74%) Node.js
12 12 (9.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 12 (9.92%) Performance Testing
12 12 (9.92%) Mobile App
12 12 (9.92%) Minimum Viable Product
12 12 (9.92%) JIRA
13 11 (9.09%) Billing
13 11 (9.09%) SQL
13 11 (9.09%) .NET
13 11 (9.09%) Presales
13 11 (9.09%) Usability Testing
14 10 (8.26%) Compatibility Testing
14 10 (8.26%) Test Scripting
14 10 (8.26%) QA

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 13 (10.74%) Node.js
2 6 (4.96%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.31%) JBoss
4 2 (1.65%) GlassFish
4 2 (1.65%) IIS
5 1 (0.83%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (1.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.48%) SaaS
2 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.48%) HTTP
1 3 (2.48%) Internet
2 1 (0.83%) Firewall
2 1 (0.83%) LAN
2 1 (0.83%) SAN
2 1 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.83%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.13%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (4.13%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.48%) Couchbase
2 3 (2.48%) CouchDB
2 3 (2.48%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.65%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.65%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (9.92%) JIRA
2 10 (8.26%) Selenium
2 10 (8.26%) WebDriver
3 6 (4.96%) JUnit
4 5 (4.13%) Maven
5 2 (1.65%) JMeter
5 2 (1.65%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.83%) Hudson
General
1 18 (14.88%) Retail
2 11 (9.09%) Billing
3 6 (4.96%) Games
4 4 (3.31%) Finance
4 4 (3.31%) Marketing
5 3 (2.48%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.83%) Automotive
6 1 (0.83%) Electronics
6 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 67 (55.37%) Analyst
2 56 (46.28%) Business Analyst
3 23 (19.01%) Developer
4 13 (10.74%) Senior Developer
5 12 (9.92%) Agile Business Analyst
6 10 (8.26%) .NET Developer
6 10 (8.26%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 10 (8.26%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
7 9 (7.44%) Java Developer
7 9 (7.44%) Senior Java Developer
7 9 (7.44%) Tester
8 8 (6.61%) Project Manager
9 7 (5.79%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (5.79%) C# Developer
9 7 (5.79%) Delivery Manager
9 7 (5.79%) Scrum Master
10 6 (4.96%) Agile Tester
10 6 (4.96%) Automation Tester
10 6 (4.96%) Product Analyst
11 5 (4.13%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.53%) HTML
2 13 (10.74%) CSS
3 11 (9.09%) .NET
4 6 (4.96%) J2EE
4 6 (4.96%) Spring
5 5 (4.13%) Ajax
5 5 (4.13%) ASP.NET
5 5 (4.13%) EJB
5 5 (4.13%) HTML5
5 5 (4.13%) JMS
5 5 (4.13%) REST
6 4 (3.31%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.48%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (2.48%) LINQ
7 3 (2.48%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (2.48%) Spring MVC
7 3 (2.48%) Struts
7 3 (2.48%) WCF
7 3 (2.48%) WinForms
7 3 (2.48%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.57%) User Experience
2 12 (9.92%) Minimum Viable Product
2 12 (9.92%) Mobile App
3 10 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (7.44%) Smart Meter
5 7 (5.79%) Computer Science
6 5 (4.13%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.48%) RIA
8 1 (0.83%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.83%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.83%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.26%) Linux
1 10 (8.26%) Unix
2 5 (4.13%) Windows
3 2 (1.65%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.83%) MVS
4 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (92.56%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (27.27%) Scrum
3 28 (23.14%) Project Management
4 26 (21.49%) Business Analysis
5 24 (19.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (19.83%) TDD
6 16 (13.22%) BDD
7 15 (12.40%) Coaching
7 15 (12.40%) Translating Business Requirements
8 14 (11.57%) Business Process Mapping
8 14 (11.57%) E-Commerce
9 12 (9.92%) Performance Testing
9 12 (9.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 11 (9.09%) Presales
10 11 (9.09%) Usability Testing
11 10 (8.26%) Compatibility Testing
11 10 (8.26%) Defect Management
11 10 (8.26%) Penetration Testing
11 10 (8.26%) Service Delivery
11 10 (8.26%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.74%) Java
2 11 (9.09%) SQL
3 10 (8.26%) C#
3 10 (8.26%) JavaScript
3 10 (8.26%) Scala
4 3 (2.48%) Ruby
5 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (6.61%) Degree
2 3 (2.48%) ISEB
2 3 (2.48%) ISTQB
2 3 (2.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (2.48%) MCSD
2 3 (2.48%) MCTS
2 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.26%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (5.79%) Microsoft
1 7 (5.79%) ServiceNow
2 3 (2.48%) Remedy
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle
3 1 (0.83%) SAP
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