The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Brighton 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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Story
East Sussex / Brighton
Rank 59 58 74
Rank change year-on-year -1 +16  
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 16 28 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 2.14% 3.41% 2.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 3.87% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16 24 22
Median salary £41,250 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.50% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £50,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12%  

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 Brighton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Brighton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 642 723 828
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 85.94% 88.17% 87.16%
Number of salaries quoted 600 640 724
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Brighton citing User Stories as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for User Stories in Brighton

User Stories
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

Salary trend for User Stories in Brighton

User Stories
Salary Histogram in Brighton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Stories in Brighton over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for User Stories in Brighton

User Stories
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Brighton region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 31 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (64.52%) Scrum
3 16 (51.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (48.39%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (35.48%) Finance
5 11 (35.48%) Wireframes
6 10 (32.26%) Risk Assessment
6 10 (32.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 10 (32.26%) SWOT Analysis
6 10 (32.26%) Use Case
6 10 (32.26%) Release Management
7 5 (16.13%) Open Source
7 5 (16.13%) Agile Project Management
7 5 (16.13%) Line Management
7 5 (16.13%) TDD
7 5 (16.13%) Pair Programming
7 5 (16.13%) Change Management
7 5 (16.13%) Web Services
7 5 (16.13%) PRINCE2
7 5 (16.13%) PRINCE
7 5 (16.13%) Project Management
7 5 (16.13%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (9.68%) Product Management
9 2 (6.45%) User Experience
10 1 (3.23%) Business Analysis
10 1 (3.23%) Degree
10 1 (3.23%) Validation
10 1 (3.23%) CRM
10 1 (3.23%) Android

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton 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 11 (35.48%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Analyst
1 14 (45.16%) Business Analyst
1 14 (45.16%) Product Owner
2 5 (16.13%) Project Manager
3 3 (9.68%) Junior
3 3 (9.68%) Junior Product Manager
3 3 (9.68%) Junior Product Owner
3 3 (9.68%) Product Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Digital Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Digital Business Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Product Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Product Business Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) UX Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (48.39%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (64.52%) Scrum
3 16 (51.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (35.48%) Wireframes
5 10 (32.26%) Release Management
5 10 (32.26%) Risk Assessment
5 10 (32.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 10 (32.26%) SWOT Analysis
5 10 (32.26%) Use Case
6 5 (16.13%) Agile Project Management
6 5 (16.13%) Change Management
6 5 (16.13%) Customer Requirements
6 5 (16.13%) Line Management
6 5 (16.13%) Open Source
6 5 (16.13%) Pair Programming
6 5 (16.13%) PRINCE
6 5 (16.13%) PRINCE2
6 5 (16.13%) Project Management
6 5 (16.13%) TDD
7 3 (9.68%) Product Management
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree