The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bolton 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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
Manchester / Bolton
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 15 -
Rank change year-on-year -12 -  
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 5 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 4.46% 12.96% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.67% 13.73% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 0
Median salary £65,000 £32,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +100.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.40%  

User Stories is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Bolton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 107 102 106
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton 95.54% 94.44% 86.18%
Number of salaries quoted 410 314 432
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% -11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £48,750 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

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

Job vacancy trend for User Stories in Bolton

User Stories
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Salary trend for User Stories in Bolton

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Bolton region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) Waterfall
3 7 (53.85%) Legal
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) Resource Management
5 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
5 3 (23.08%) Visualfiles
5 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
5 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
5 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) Web Services
5 3 (23.08%) OpenText MBPM
5 3 (23.08%) Case Management
6 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (15.38%) Workflow
6 2 (15.38%) .NET
6 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
7 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (7.69%) BPMN
7 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) Business Process Mapping
7 1 (7.69%) Data Analytics
7 1 (7.69%) Analytics
7 1 (7.69%) Product Management
7 1 (7.69%) C#
7 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
7 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
7 1 (7.69%) Finance
7 1 (7.69%) Process Management
7 1 (7.69%) Workflow Analysis

User Stories
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bolton 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 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) OpenText MBPM
1 3 (23.08%) Visualfiles
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (53.85%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) Head of Development
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Case Management Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Development Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Head of Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) Waterfall
3 5 (38.46%) Resource Management
4 3 (23.08%) Case Management
4 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
4 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
5 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Workflow
6 1 (7.69%) Analytics
6 1 (7.69%) BPMN
6 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Business Process Mapping
6 1 (7.69%) Data Analytics
6 1 (7.69%) Process Management
6 1 (7.69%) Product Management
6 1 (7.69%) Scenario Testing
6 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C#
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
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