Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
South West > Bristol
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 145 122
Rank change year-on-year -7 -23 +45
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 39 55 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.06% 1.46% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 1.58% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 22 53 51
Bristol median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.90% +6.21%
10th Percentile £29,450 £33,850 £29,500
90th Percentile £69,600 £56,000 £52,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +18.06%

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 3,422 3,485 2,949
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 93.32% 92.81% 91.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2,787 2,880 2,543
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £44,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.56% +5.29% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £27,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £68,750
South West median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -

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 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for User Stories in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 31 (79.49%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (38.46%) Scrum
2 15 (38.46%) User Experience
3 11 (28.21%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (25.64%) JIRA
5 9 (23.08%) Product Management
5 9 (23.08%) Waterfall
5 9 (23.08%) Finance
5 9 (23.08%) Collaborative Working
5 9 (23.08%) Acceptance Criteria
6 7 (17.95%) CMS
6 7 (17.95%) Project Management
6 7 (17.95%) Marketing
7 6 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
7 6 (15.38%) Social Media
7 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Project
7 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (15.38%) PRINCE2
7 6 (15.38%) SEO
7 6 (15.38%) Basecamp
7 6 (15.38%) Analytics
7 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (15.38%) Line Management
7 6 (15.38%) SDLC
8 5 (12.82%) Wireframes
8 5 (12.82%) Software Engineering
8 5 (12.82%) CSS
8 5 (12.82%) HTML
8 5 (12.82%) SQL
8 5 (12.82%) CSS3

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 7 (17.95%) CMS
2 1 (2.56%) Confluence
2 1 (2.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.56%) InVision
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) Basecamp
2 2 (5.13%) npm
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) Big Data
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (25.64%) JIRA
2 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.13%) Artifactory
3 2 (5.13%) Bitbucket
3 2 (5.13%) TeamCity
3 2 (5.13%) webpack
4 1 (2.56%) Axure RP
4 1 (2.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.56%) JMeter
4 1 (2.56%) JUnit
4 1 (2.56%) Selenium
4 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.56%) TestNG
4 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Marketing
3 2 (5.13%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Legal
3 2 (5.13%) Private Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Law
4 1 (2.56%) Military
4 1 (2.56%) Publishing
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) Product Owner
3 6 (15.38%) Business Systems Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 6 (15.38%) Senior Manager
3 6 (15.38%) Senior Project Manager
3 6 (15.38%) Systems Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Business Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Product Manager
5 4 (10.26%) Designer
5 4 (10.26%) UX Designer
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Designer
6 3 (7.69%) Senior UX Designer
6 3 (7.69%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Development Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) CSS
1 5 (12.82%) CSS3
1 5 (12.82%) HTML
1 5 (12.82%) HTML5
2 4 (10.26%) .NET
3 2 (5.13%) Redux
4 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.56%) JSON
4 1 (2.56%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (2.56%) REST
4 1 (2.56%) Web Services
4 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (38.46%) User Experience
2 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.38%) Social Media
3 3 (7.69%) Data Structures
3 3 (7.69%) Fintech
3 3 (7.69%) Kindle
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (79.49%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (38.46%) Scrum
3 11 (28.21%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (23.08%) Acceptance Criteria
4 9 (23.08%) Collaborative Working
4 9 (23.08%) Product Management
4 9 (23.08%) Waterfall
5 7 (17.95%) Project Management
6 6 (15.38%) Analytics
6 6 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (15.38%) Line Management
6 6 (15.38%) PRINCE2
6 6 (15.38%) SDLC
6 6 (15.38%) SEO
7 5 (12.82%) Software Engineering
7 5 (12.82%) Wireframes
8 4 (10.26%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (10.26%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (7.69%) Data Analysis
9 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) SQL
2 4 (10.26%) C#
2 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.13%) Java
4 1 (2.56%) C
4 1 (2.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) Google
2 1 (2.56%) Adobe
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft