Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
South West > Bristol
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 136 140
Rank change year-on-year -14 +4 +18
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 47 54 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.26% 1.54% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 1.67% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 40 43 47
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +38.46% -9.72%
10th Percentile £30,900 £31,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £47,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +5.26%

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 3,477 3,239 3,362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 93.02% 92.31% 92.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2,928 2,632 2,975
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £67,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +2.56%

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 22 April 2018.

Salary histogram for User Stories in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, IT jobs citing User Stories also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 34 (72.34%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (55.32%) Scrum
3 11 (23.40%) Finance
3 11 (23.40%) Business Analysis
3 11 (23.40%) User Experience
4 8 (17.02%) Cucumber
4 8 (17.02%) QA
4 8 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (17.02%) HTML
4 8 (17.02%) CSS
5 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
5 7 (14.89%) ISEB
5 7 (14.89%) BDD
6 6 (12.77%) UML
6 6 (12.77%) SQL
6 6 (12.77%) TDD
6 6 (12.77%) Test Automation
6 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
7 5 (10.64%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (10.64%) JIRA
7 5 (10.64%) .NET
7 5 (10.64%) Java
7 5 (10.64%) C#
7 5 (10.64%) Project Management
7 5 (10.64%) Business Process Improvement
7 5 (10.64%) Process Improvement
8 4 (8.51%) SpecFlow
8 4 (8.51%) AngularJS
8 4 (8.51%) Analytics
8 4 (8.51%) Software Delivery

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 (4.26%) Apache ServiceMix
1 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.13%) CMS
2 1 (2.13%) Confluence
2 1 (2.13%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (2.13%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.26%) MS Visio
1 2 (4.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.13%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Slack
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.13%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.26%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.13%) Big Data
4 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Cucumber
2 5 (10.64%) JIRA
3 4 (8.51%) SpecFlow
3 4 (8.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (6.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.26%) Grunt
5 2 (4.26%) gulp
5 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.26%) JUnit
5 2 (4.26%) Maven
5 2 (4.26%) Selenium
6 1 (2.13%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.13%) git-flow
6 1 (2.13%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (23.40%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Legal
3 2 (4.26%) Marketing
4 1 (2.13%) Advertising
4 1 (2.13%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (53.19%) Analyst
2 24 (51.06%) Business Analyst
3 11 (23.40%) Developer
4 8 (17.02%) Agile Business Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Product Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Business IT Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (6.38%) IT Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) IT Business Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Junior
6 3 (6.38%) Lead Business Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Product Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Product Business Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Junior C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Junior SQL Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Product Owner
7 2 (4.26%) Security Product Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Test Leader
7 2 (4.26%) UX Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.02%) CSS
1 8 (17.02%) HTML
2 5 (10.64%) .NET
3 4 (8.51%) AngularJS
3 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET
4 3 (6.38%) .NET Framework
4 3 (6.38%) CSS3
4 3 (6.38%) HTML5
4 3 (6.38%) RESTful
5 2 (4.26%) Apache Camel
5 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (4.26%) jQuery
5 2 (4.26%) Node.js
5 2 (4.26%) Spring
5 2 (4.26%) Web Services
6 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.13%) Laravel
6 1 (2.13%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (2.13%) REST
6 1 (2.13%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) User Experience
2 3 (6.38%) Virtual Team
3 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.26%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.13%) Digital TV
4 1 (2.13%) Fintech
4 1 (2.13%) Interactive TV
4 1 (2.13%) Kindle
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (72.34%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (55.32%) Scrum
3 11 (23.40%) Business Analysis
4 8 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (14.89%) BDD
6 6 (12.77%) TDD
6 6 (12.77%) Test Automation
6 6 (12.77%) UML
7 5 (10.64%) Business Process Improvement
7 5 (10.64%) Process Improvement
7 5 (10.64%) Project Management
7 5 (10.64%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (8.51%) Acceptance Criteria
8 4 (8.51%) Analytics
8 4 (8.51%) MVC
8 4 (8.51%) Software Delivery
8 4 (8.51%) Software Engineering
8 4 (8.51%) Use Case
8 4 (8.51%) Validation
9 3 (6.38%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
2 6 (12.77%) SQL
3 5 (10.64%) C#
3 5 (10.64%) Java
4 2 (4.26%) PHP
5 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) ISEB
2 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.38%) Degree
3 3 (6.38%) IIBA
4 2 (4.26%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.02%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) EMIR
2 1 (2.13%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
1 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
1 2 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.13%) Google
2 1 (2.13%) Sitecore
2 1 (2.13%) Tableau
2 1 (2.13%) Xamarin