Period
to 18 January 2018

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 6 months to 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
South West > Bristol
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 145 120 158
Rank change year-on-year -25 +38 -12
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 49 63 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.35% 1.95% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 2.13% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 43 47 29
Bristol median annual salary £38,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.59% +13.33% +5.63%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,400
90th Percentile £59,000 £54,000 £44,750
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -

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 Bristol with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bristol
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,328 2,960 3,259
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 91.38% 91.41% 90.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2,742 2,434 2,866
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,825 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £71,250 £66,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.90%

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

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 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for User Stories in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 38 (77.55%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (42.86%) Scrum
2 21 (42.86%) Acceptance Criteria
3 20 (40.82%) Business Analysis
4 13 (26.53%) Finance
4 13 (26.53%) SQL
5 12 (24.49%) .NET
5 12 (24.49%) SQL Server
5 12 (24.49%) C#
5 12 (24.49%) HTML
6 11 (22.45%) JavaScript
6 11 (22.45%) ASP.NET
6 11 (22.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (22.45%) Virtual Team
7 10 (20.41%) Web Development
8 9 (18.37%) XML
8 9 (18.37%) TDD
9 8 (16.33%) Pair Programming
9 8 (16.33%) XSL
9 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
9 8 (16.33%) Ajax
9 8 (16.33%) Local Government
9 8 (16.33%) QA
10 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (10.20%) Validation
11 5 (10.20%) ISEB
11 5 (10.20%) Project Management
11 5 (10.20%) User Experience
12 4 (8.16%) Business Process Mapping
12 4 (8.16%) Agile Project Management

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 3 (6.12%) Confluence
2 1 (2.04%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (2.04%) CMS
2 1 (2.04%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (2.04%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.08%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.04%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.49%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.04%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) JIRA
2 3 (6.12%) Cucumber
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.08%) Grunt
3 2 (4.08%) gulp
3 2 (4.08%) Selenium
4 1 (2.04%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.04%) git-flow
4 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.04%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (2.04%) JUnit
4 1 (2.04%) Maven
4 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (26.53%) Finance
2 8 (16.33%) Local Government
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (57.14%) Analyst
2 27 (55.10%) Business Analyst
3 14 (28.57%) Developer
4 9 (18.37%) .NET Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Agile Business Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Business IT Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) IT Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) IT Business Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Lead Business Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Product Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Product Owner
7 3 (6.12%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (4.08%) Product Business Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Product Manager
8 2 (4.08%) QA Leader
8 2 (4.08%) Test Leader
9 1 (2.04%) Angular Developer
9 1 (2.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Senior Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.49%) .NET
1 12 (24.49%) HTML
2 11 (22.45%) ASP.NET
3 9 (18.37%) XML
4 8 (16.33%) Ajax
4 8 (16.33%) XSL
5 4 (8.16%) AngularJS
5 4 (8.16%) CSS
6 3 (6.12%) .NET Framework
6 3 (6.12%) CSS3
6 3 (6.12%) HTML5
7 2 (4.08%) jQuery
7 2 (4.08%) Node.js
7 2 (4.08%) RESTful
8 1 (2.04%) Apache Camel
8 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (2.04%) JSON
8 1 (2.04%) REST
8 1 (2.04%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Virtual Team
2 5 (10.20%) User Experience
3 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.12%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.08%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.04%) Digital TV
5 1 (2.04%) Interactive TV
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (77.55%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (42.86%) Acceptance Criteria
2 21 (42.86%) Scrum
3 20 (40.82%) Business Analysis
4 11 (22.45%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (20.41%) Web Development
6 9 (18.37%) TDD
7 8 (16.33%) Pair Programming
8 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (10.20%) Project Management
9 5 (10.20%) Validation
10 4 (8.16%) Agile Project Management
10 4 (8.16%) Business Process Mapping
10 4 (8.16%) Requirements Management
10 4 (8.16%) UML
11 3 (6.12%) DevOps
11 3 (6.12%) Kanban
11 3 (6.12%) Process Improvement
11 3 (6.12%) Test Automation
11 3 (6.12%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.53%) SQL
2 12 (24.49%) C#
3 11 (22.45%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.16%) Java
5 1 (2.04%) C
5 1 (2.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) ISEB
2 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.12%) IIBA
4 2 (4.08%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (4.08%) Degree
4 2 (4.08%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.33%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.04%) Sitecore
2 1 (2.04%) Tableau
2 1 (2.04%) Xamarin