The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Story
South East / West Sussex
Rank 82 83 81
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 14 23 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.32% 2.10% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 2.38% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 14 22 18
Median salary £52,500 £57,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% +64.28%
UK excluding London median salary £43,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.88% +5.88%

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 Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
926 965 803
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 87.52% 88.29% 79.98%
Number of salaries quoted 791 886 696
Median salary £48,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £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 West Sussex

The demand trend of job ads across the West Sussex 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 West Sussex

User Stories
Salary Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the West Sussex region.

User Stories Salary Trend in West Sussex

User Stories
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

User Stories Salary Histogram in West Sussex

User Stories
Job Locations in West Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 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
Haywards Heath +6 7 £52,500 +23.52% 1
Worthing - 5 £55,000 -
Gatwick -6 1 £35,000 -
Horsham - 1 £37,500 -
User Stories
South East

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 Sussex region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 24 (96.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (72.00%) Software Engineering
3 15 (60.00%) Scrum
4 13 (52.00%) TDD
5 12 (48.00%) Selenium
5 12 (48.00%) Test Automation
6 11 (44.00%) Kanban
6 11 (44.00%) Web Services
7 10 (40.00%) C#
8 9 (36.00%) .NET
8 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET
9 8 (32.00%) SQL
9 8 (32.00%) Web Development
10 7 (28.00%) Visual Studio
10 7 (28.00%) HTTP
10 7 (28.00%) Code Coverage
10 7 (28.00%) JMeter
10 7 (28.00%) TeamCity
10 7 (28.00%) Domain-Driven Design
10 7 (28.00%) WebDriver
10 7 (28.00%) REST
10 7 (28.00%) SpecFlow
10 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (28.00%) Octopus Deploy
10 7 (28.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (28.00%) Defect Management
11 5 (20.00%) API Testing
11 5 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
11 5 (20.00%) Gherkin
11 5 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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 (20.00%) Confluence
2 1 (4.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) HTTP
2 2 (8.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (48.00%) Selenium
2 7 (28.00%) JMeter
2 7 (28.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 7 (28.00%) SpecFlow
2 7 (28.00%) TeamCity
2 7 (28.00%) Visual Studio
2 7 (28.00%) WebDriver
3 5 (20.00%) JIRA
3 5 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.00%) gulp
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Analyst
1 7 (28.00%) Automation Test Lead
1 7 (28.00%) Product Owner
1 7 (28.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 7 (28.00%) Test Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Scrum Product Owner
2 5 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Digital Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Digital Business Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Product Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Product Business Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.00%) Developer in Test
5 1 (4.00%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) Web Services
2 9 (36.00%) .NET
2 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (28.00%) REST
4 5 (20.00%) Gherkin
4 5 (20.00%) RESTful
5 3 (12.00%) CSS
5 3 (12.00%) HTML
6 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (8.00%) HTML5
7 1 (4.00%) Backbone.js
7 1 (4.00%) Ember.js
7 1 (4.00%) jQuery
7 1 (4.00%) Node.js
7 1 (4.00%) Sass
7 1 (4.00%) SVG
7 1 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (4.00%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) User Experience
2 1 (4.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (96.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (72.00%) Software Engineering
3 15 (60.00%) Scrum
4 13 (52.00%) TDD
5 12 (48.00%) Test Automation
6 11 (44.00%) Kanban
7 8 (32.00%) Web Development
8 7 (28.00%) Code Coverage
8 7 (28.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (28.00%) Defect Management
8 7 (28.00%) Domain-Driven Design
9 5 (20.00%) API Testing
9 5 (20.00%) Automated Testing
9 5 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
9 5 (20.00%) Performance Testing
9 5 (20.00%) Security Testing
9 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
9 5 (20.00%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) C#
2 8 (32.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) Groovy
3 5 (20.00%) Java
3 5 (20.00%) Scala
4 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) ISEB
1 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Atlassian
2 2 (8.00%) EPiServer
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
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