Period
to 18 November 2017

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

User Story
South West > Bristol
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 145 127 155
Rank change year-on-year -18 +28 -16
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 61 57 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.59% 1.77% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 1.94% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 56 44 39
Bristol median annual salary £40,000 £38,978 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.62% +11.36% -2.78%
10th Percentile £33,125 £29,575 £29,750
90th Percentile £55,625 £52,500 £44,750
South West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% +11.11% -4.00%

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 3515 2932 3421
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 91.80% 90.97% 90.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2903 2483 2950
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +6.02% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +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 November 2017.

Salary histogram for User Stories in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 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 Bristol region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 55 (90.16%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (52.46%) Scrum
3 24 (39.34%) Acceptance Criteria
4 20 (32.79%) Finance
5 19 (31.15%) Business Analysis
6 18 (29.51%) JavaScript
7 17 (27.87%) HTML
8 15 (24.59%) SQL
9 14 (22.95%) JIRA
10 12 (19.67%) .NET
10 12 (19.67%) C#
10 12 (19.67%) SQL Server
11 11 (18.03%) Git (software)
11 11 (18.03%) User Experience
12 10 (16.39%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (16.39%) Unit Testing
12 10 (16.39%) Project Management
13 9 (14.75%) ASP.NET
13 9 (14.75%) CSS
13 9 (14.75%) Java
13 9 (14.75%) TDD
13 9 (14.75%) Banking
13 9 (14.75%) HTML5
13 9 (14.75%) CSS3
13 9 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (14.75%) Microservices
14 8 (13.11%) Agile Project Management
14 8 (13.11%) Bitbucket
14 8 (13.11%) Artifactory
14 8 (13.11%) Virtual Team

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 (4.92%) Confluence
2 1 (1.64%) CMS
2 1 (1.64%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.64%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.20%) npm
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) HbbTV
1 2 (3.28%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.56%) DB2
2 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.64%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (22.95%) JIRA
2 11 (18.03%) Git (software)
3 8 (13.11%) Artifactory
3 8 (13.11%) Bitbucket
3 8 (13.11%) TeamCity
4 4 (6.56%) Axure RP
4 4 (6.56%) Maven
4 4 (6.56%) webpack
5 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (3.28%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.28%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.28%) Selenium
7 1 (1.64%) git-flow
7 1 (1.64%) Grunt
7 1 (1.64%) gulp
7 1 (1.64%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (32.79%) Finance
2 9 (14.75%) Banking
3 8 (13.11%) Local Government
3 8 (13.11%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (54.10%) Analyst
2 32 (52.46%) Business Analyst
3 11 (18.03%) Developer
4 8 (13.11%) .NET Developer
4 8 (13.11%) Software Engineer
5 7 (11.48%) Agile Business Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Java Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Java Software Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Lead Software Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Technical Business Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) UI Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Product Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Product Owner
7 3 (4.92%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) IT Business Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Lead Business Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Requirements Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Software Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (27.87%) HTML
2 12 (19.67%) .NET
3 9 (14.75%) ASP.NET
3 9 (14.75%) CSS
3 9 (14.75%) CSS3
3 9 (14.75%) HTML5
4 8 (13.11%) Ajax
4 8 (13.11%) XML
4 8 (13.11%) XSL
5 5 (8.20%) REST
5 5 (8.20%) Web Services
6 4 (6.56%) J2EE
6 4 (6.56%) JMS
6 4 (6.56%) SOAP
7 2 (3.28%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.28%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.28%) iOS SDK
7 2 (3.28%) Node.js
8 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.64%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) User Experience
2 9 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (13.11%) Virtual Team
4 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.92%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.28%) Chromecast
5 2 (3.28%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.28%) Video\Live Streaming
6 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.56%) Linux
1 4 (6.56%) Unix
2 2 (3.28%) Android
2 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (90.16%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (52.46%) Scrum
3 24 (39.34%) Acceptance Criteria
4 19 (31.15%) Business Analysis
5 10 (16.39%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (16.39%) Project Management
5 10 (16.39%) Unit Testing
6 9 (14.75%) Microservices
6 9 (14.75%) TDD
7 8 (13.11%) Agile Project Management
7 8 (13.11%) Pair Programming
7 8 (13.11%) Software Engineering
7 8 (13.11%) Web Development
8 7 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (9.84%) Analytical Thinking
9 6 (9.84%) Kanban
9 6 (9.84%) Presales
9 6 (9.84%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (8.20%) GAP Analysis
10 5 (8.20%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 18 (29.51%) JavaScript
2 15 (24.59%) SQL
3 12 (19.67%) C#
4 9 (14.75%) Java
5 4 (6.56%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.28%) Apple Swift
6 2 (3.28%) Kotlin
6 2 (3.28%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.64%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (4.92%) ISEB
2 2 (3.28%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) HockeyApp
2 1 (1.64%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.56%) Oracle
3 1 (1.64%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.64%) Tableau
3 1 (1.64%) Xamarin