The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
South West / Bristol
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 81 120
Rank change year-on-year -35 +39  
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 29 36 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.55% 2.25% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 2.49% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 28 33 12
Median salary £40,725 £32,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.30% -8.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,700 £42,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,250
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.95%  

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 Bristol with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1684 1448 1721
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 90.29% 90.67% 88.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1403 1247 1482
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 Bristol

User Stories
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for User Stories in Bristol

User Stories
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Stories in Bristol over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for User Stories in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 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 Bristol region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 48 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (50.00%) Scrum
3 17 (30.36%) Finance
3 17 (30.36%) Business Analysis
4 13 (23.21%) User Experience
5 12 (21.43%) JIRA
6 11 (19.64%) Git (software)
7 10 (17.86%) Unit Testing
7 10 (17.86%) Software Engineering
7 10 (17.86%) GAP Analysis
7 10 (17.86%) Banking
8 9 (16.07%) HTML
8 9 (16.07%) JavaScript
8 9 (16.07%) CSS
9 8 (14.29%) Java
9 8 (14.29%) Private Banking
9 8 (14.29%) TeamCity
9 8 (14.29%) HTML5
9 8 (14.29%) CSS3
9 8 (14.29%) Bitbucket
9 8 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (14.29%) Microservices
9 8 (14.29%) Artifactory
9 8 (14.29%) Fintech
9 8 (14.29%) Wireframes
10 6 (10.71%) Front End Development
10 6 (10.71%) Project Management
11 5 (8.93%) Agile Project Management
11 5 (8.93%) Test Automation
11 5 (8.93%) Presales

User Stories
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 2 (3.57%) CMS
1 2 (3.57%) Kentico
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) HbbTV
1 2 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) DB2
2 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (21.43%) JIRA
2 11 (19.64%) Git (software)
3 8 (14.29%) Artifactory
3 8 (14.29%) Bitbucket
3 8 (14.29%) TeamCity
4 4 (7.14%) Maven
4 4 (7.14%) webpack
5 3 (5.36%) Axure RP
6 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.79%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.79%) NUnit
7 1 (1.79%) Selenium
General
1 17 (30.36%) Finance
2 10 (17.86%) Banking
3 8 (14.29%) Private Banking
4 3 (5.36%) Marketing
5 2 (3.57%) Advertising
5 2 (3.57%) Publishing
5 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.79%) Electronics
6 1 (1.79%) Games
6 1 (1.79%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 30 (53.57%) Analyst
2 26 (46.43%) Business Analyst
3 8 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) Senior Business Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) Technical Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) Technical Business Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Java Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Lead Software Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) UI Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Agile Test Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Consultant
6 3 (5.36%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) User Experience Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) Development Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.07%) CSS
1 9 (16.07%) HTML
2 8 (14.29%) CSS3
2 8 (14.29%) HTML5
3 4 (7.14%) J2EE
3 4 (7.14%) JMS
3 4 (7.14%) REST
3 4 (7.14%) SOAP
3 4 (7.14%) Web Services
4 3 (5.36%) .NET
4 3 (5.36%) RESTful
5 2 (3.57%) iOS SDK
6 1 (1.79%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.79%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.79%) JSON
6 1 (1.79%) Laravel
6 1 (1.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.21%) User Experience
2 8 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.29%) Fintech
3 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.57%) Chromecast
4 2 (3.57%) Internet of Things
4 2 (3.57%) Smart Home
4 2 (3.57%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.79%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Linux
1 4 (7.14%) Unix
2 2 (3.57%) Android
2 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (50.00%) Scrum
3 17 (30.36%) Business Analysis
4 10 (17.86%) GAP Analysis
4 10 (17.86%) Software Engineering
4 10 (17.86%) Unit Testing
5 8 (14.29%) Microservices
5 8 (14.29%) Wireframes
6 6 (10.71%) Front End Development
6 6 (10.71%) Project Management
7 5 (8.93%) Agile Project Management
7 5 (8.93%) Presales
7 5 (8.93%) Test Automation
8 4 (7.14%) Analytics
8 4 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (5.36%) Information Architecture
9 3 (5.36%) Kanban
9 3 (5.36%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.07%) JavaScript
2 8 (14.29%) Java
3 4 (7.14%) PL/SQL
3 4 (7.14%) SQL
4 2 (3.57%) Apple Swift
4 2 (3.57%) C#
4 2 (3.57%) Kotlin
4 2 (3.57%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) Degree
1 2 (3.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) HockeyApp
2 1 (1.79%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
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