Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for User Stories skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited User Stories over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 42 68
Rank change year-on-year +4 +26 -35
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 5 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 1.93% 4.52% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 4.92% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 5 16 8
Bedford median annual salary £51,500 £40,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.75% -8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £47,050 £36,250 £39,750
90th Percentile £57,000 £48,125 £47,500
Bedfordshire median annual salary £51,500 £40,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year +28.75% -8.57% -2.78%

User Stories is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bedford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 226 325 498
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 87.26% 91.81% 93.96%
Number of salaries quoted 195 286 458
Bedford median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -11.11% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £60,750 £57,500 £60,250
Bedfordshire median annual salary £49,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -2.00% +5.26% +5.56%

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings citing User Stories as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

Job vacancy trend for User Stories in Bedford

User Stories
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Salary trend for User Stories in Bedford

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Bedford region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) Wireframes
3 1 (20.00%) Business Process Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) SaaS
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum

User Stories
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (60.00%) Product Analyst
3 3 (60.00%) Product Business Analyst
4 2 (40.00%) Product Owner
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Product Owner
5 1 (20.00%) Business Manager
5 1 (20.00%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
5 1 (20.00%) Data Business Analyst
5 1 (20.00%) Product Manager
5 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (20.00%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (20.00%) Technical Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Business Process Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft