Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 85 121
Rank change year-on-year +4 +36 -45
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 13 36 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.20% 2.24% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 2.41% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 11 31 18
Bedfordshire median annual salary £51,500 £40,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.75% -8.57% -2.78%
10th Percentile £46,250 £36,250 £38,125
90th Percentile £57,500 £68,750 £47,500
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% +1.12% -1.11%

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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 962 1493 1784
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 88.75% 92.91% 90.01%
Number of salaries quoted 799 1305 1575
Bedfordshire median annual salary £49,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £30,850
90th Percentile £70,000 £78,250 £72,950
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for User Stories in Bedfordshire

User Stories
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for User Stories in Bedfordshire

User Stories
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +6 5 £51,500 +28.75% 1
Luton +4 3 £50,000 -23.08% 2
Dunstable - 2 £47,500 - 3
User Stories
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Wireframes
3 3 (23.08%) User Experience
3 3 (23.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Adobe
3 3 (23.08%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (23.08%) Axure RP
3 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 3 (23.08%) Retail
4 2 (15.38%) Degree
4 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
4 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
4 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
4 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (15.38%) Business Process Modelling
4 2 (15.38%) B2C
4 2 (15.38%) Fintech
4 2 (15.38%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
4 2 (15.38%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
5 1 (7.69%) PMO
5 1 (7.69%) Prototyping
5 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (7.69%) People Management
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (7.69%) Strategic Thinking

User Stories
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.69%) MarkLogic
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
1 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Axure RP
1 3 (23.08%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) JUnit
2 1 (7.69%) Mockito
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
2 3 (23.08%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
2 8 (61.54%) Business Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Designer
3 3 (23.08%) Product Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Product Business Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) UX Designer
4 2 (15.38%) Product Owner
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Product Owner
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Business Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Data Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) IT Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Designer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior UX Designer
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
2 1 (7.69%) Java EE
2 1 (7.69%) JMS
2 1 (7.69%) REST
2 1 (7.69%) SOAP
2 1 (7.69%) Spring
2 1 (7.69%) XForms
2 1 (7.69%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) User Experience
2 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (15.38%) Fintech
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Wireframes
3 2 (15.38%) B2C
3 2 (15.38%) Business Process Modelling
3 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
3 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
3 2 (15.38%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
3 2 (15.38%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) DSDM
4 1 (7.69%) ETL
4 1 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Release Management
4 1 (7.69%) Requirements Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) UML
4 1 (7.69%) Use Case
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) PMO
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Adobe
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Ab Initio