Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
Manchester > Bolton
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 37 -
Rank change year-on-year -7 - +51
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 5 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 2.66% 3.91% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.89% 4.31% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 0
Bolton median annual salary £65,000 £32,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +100.00% - -
Manchester median annual salary £45,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +13.75% -11.11% +12.50%

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 Bolton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bolton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 173 255 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 92.02% 90.75% 86.12%
Number of salaries quoted 153 211 171
Bolton median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £50,000 £52,500 £48,750
Manchester median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +3.23%

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 20 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 Bolton region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Legal
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Resource Management
2 4 (80.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET

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:

General
1 5 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Head of Development
2 1 (20.00%) Development Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Head of Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Software Development Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Resource Management
2 4 (80.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft