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

User Story
South West > Bristol
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 150 127
Rank change year-on-year -5 -23 +44
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 42 51 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.08% 1.32% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 1.44% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 33 48 59
Bristol median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +38.46% -7.14%
10th Percentile £34,300 £32,500 £25,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £56,250 £47,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -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 3,588 3,546 3,189
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 92.52% 92.01% 91.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2,958 2,958 2,770
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 July 2018.

Salary histogram for User Stories in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 33 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (64.29%) Scrum
3 14 (33.33%) User Experience
4 13 (30.95%) Finance
5 9 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 9 (21.43%) Product Management
6 8 (19.05%) Acceptance Criteria
6 8 (19.05%) QA
6 8 (19.05%) Cucumber
7 7 (16.67%) BDD
7 7 (16.67%) JIRA
7 7 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (16.67%) Analytics
8 6 (14.29%) Wireframes
8 6 (14.29%) SDLC
8 6 (14.29%) Service Design
8 6 (14.29%) TDD
8 6 (14.29%) HTML
8 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
8 6 (14.29%) CSS
8 6 (14.29%) Test Automation
9 5 (11.90%) Market Research
9 5 (11.90%) Release Management
9 5 (11.90%) Project Management
9 5 (11.90%) Service Delivery
10 4 (9.52%) Legal
10 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
10 4 (9.52%) ISEB
10 4 (9.52%) Use Case
10 4 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing

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 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (2.38%) CMS
2 1 (2.38%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Slack
2 2 (4.76%) npm
3 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) Big Data
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.38%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Cucumber
2 7 (16.67%) JIRA
3 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 4 (9.52%) SpecFlow
4 3 (7.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 3 (7.14%) Selenium
5 2 (4.76%) Artifactory
5 2 (4.76%) Bitbucket
5 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.76%) JUnit
5 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.76%) TeamCity
5 2 (4.76%) webpack
6 1 (2.38%) JMeter
6 1 (2.38%) Maven
6 1 (2.38%) TestNG
6 1 (2.38%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (30.95%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Legal
3 2 (4.76%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Marketing
3 2 (4.76%) Private Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Advertising
4 1 (2.38%) Law
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (42.86%) Analyst
2 16 (38.10%) Business Analyst
3 8 (19.05%) Agile Business Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) Product Manager
5 6 (14.29%) Developer
5 6 (14.29%) Product Owner
6 4 (9.52%) Designer
6 4 (9.52%) Senior Designer
6 4 (9.52%) Senior UX Designer
6 4 (9.52%) UX Designer
7 3 (7.14%) Analytics Manager
7 3 (7.14%) Data Analytics Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Agile Product Owner
8 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Developer
8 2 (4.76%) QA Leader
8 2 (4.76%) Scrum Master
8 2 (4.76%) Security Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Security Product Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Test Leader
8 2 (4.76%) UX Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) CSS
1 6 (14.29%) HTML
2 2 (4.76%) .NET
2 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.76%) CSS3
2 2 (4.76%) HTML5
2 2 (4.76%) Redux
3 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.38%) Apache Camel
3 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.38%) JSON
3 1 (2.38%) Laravel
3 1 (2.38%) RESTful
3 1 (2.38%) Spring
3 1 (2.38%) Twig
3 1 (2.38%) Web Services
3 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (33.33%) User Experience
2 4 (9.52%) Fintech
2 4 (9.52%) Kindle
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (64.29%) Scrum
3 9 (21.43%) Product Management
3 9 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 8 (19.05%) Acceptance Criteria
5 7 (16.67%) Analytics
5 7 (16.67%) BDD
5 7 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (14.29%) SDLC
6 6 (14.29%) Service Design
6 6 (14.29%) TDD
6 6 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 6 (14.29%) Wireframes
7 5 (11.90%) Market Research
7 5 (11.90%) Project Management
7 5 (11.90%) Release Management
7 5 (11.90%) Service Delivery
8 4 (9.52%) Manual Testing
8 4 (9.52%) Use Case
8 4 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 3 (7.14%) SQL
3 2 (4.76%) C
3 2 (4.76%) C#
3 2 (4.76%) Java
3 2 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) ISEB
2 3 (7.14%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.05%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) EMIR
2 1 (2.38%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) Google
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.38%) Red Hat