Period
to 21 June 2018

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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 59 97
Rank change year-on-year -23 +38 +29
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 10 42 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.05% 3.40% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 3.69% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 30 21
Bedfordshire median annual salary £43,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.47% +5.56% +23.29%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £55,000 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -

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 833 1,138 1,599
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 87.13% 92.15% 93.67%
Number of salaries quoted 720 862 1,375
Bedfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £46,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.90% -7.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £75,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Stories in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Salary histogram 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 21 June 2018. 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
Dunstable +2 5 £40,000 -15.79%
Luton -16 5 £57,500 +15.00% 1
User Stories
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, IT jobs citing User Stories also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Scrum
3 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (50.00%) HP UFT
3 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (50.00%) Selenium
3 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (50.00%) Ranorex
3 5 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (50.00%) SDLC
4 3 (30.00%) WebDriver
4 3 (30.00%) Workflow
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) Benchmarking
5 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (20.00%) JIRA
5 2 (20.00%) Tableau
5 2 (20.00%) Hadoop
5 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (20.00%) UX Design
5 2 (20.00%) Adobe
5 2 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (20.00%) Wireframes
5 2 (20.00%) Prototyping
5 2 (20.00%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
5 2 (20.00%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
5 2 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 2 (20.00%) User Experience

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 2 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 5 (50.00%) Ranorex
1 5 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (30.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 5 (50.00%) Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Designer
2 2 (20.00%) Product Owner
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Designer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior UX Designer
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Product Owner
2 2 (20.00%) UX Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Scrum
3 5 (50.00%) SDLC
3 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (30.00%) Workflow
5 2 (20.00%) Analytics
5 2 (20.00%) Benchmarking
5 2 (20.00%) Customer Insight
5 2 (20.00%) Data Analytics
5 2 (20.00%) Data Science
5 2 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 2 (20.00%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
5 2 (20.00%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
5 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (20.00%) Prototyping
5 2 (20.00%) UX Design
5 2 (20.00%) Wireframes
6 1 (10.00%) Commercial Awareness
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 5 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Adobe
1 2 (20.00%) Alteryx
1 2 (20.00%) Tableau