Period
to 20 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 20 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 73 89 115
Rank change year-on-year +16 +26 +11
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 61 53 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.15% 2.38% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.43% 2.63% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 61 47 47
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £52,500 £46,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.90% +6.90% +2.35%
10th Percentile £43,750 £35,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,700 £60,250
South East median annual salary £50,750 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -3.33% +5.00% +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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,779 2,017 2,611
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 91.75% 90.65% 89.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1,439 1,598 2,055
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £62,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for User Stories in Buckinghamshire

User Stories
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories in Buckinghamshire.

Salary trend for User Stories in Buckinghamshire

User Stories
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Stories in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 20 February 2020.

Salary histogram for User Stories in Buckinghamshire

User Stories
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 20 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +14 48 £50,000 -
Amersham - 5 £60,000 -
Aylesbury - 5 £54,000 -
High Wycombe +1 1 £40,000 -5.88% 2
User Stories
South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 45 (73.77%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (40.98%) Scrum
3 16 (26.23%) Use Case
3 16 (26.23%) Acceptance Criteria
4 15 (24.59%) Test Automation
5 14 (22.95%) Artificial Intelligence
5 14 (22.95%) Stakeholder Identification
6 12 (19.67%) Finance
6 12 (19.67%) SQL
6 12 (19.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (18.03%) QA
8 10 (16.39%) JavaScript
8 10 (16.39%) Business Analysis
8 10 (16.39%) Waterfall
8 10 (16.39%) Sprint Planning
8 10 (16.39%) Coaching
9 9 (14.75%) SDLC
9 9 (14.75%) Project Delivery
9 9 (14.75%) Degree
9 9 (14.75%) TDD
10 8 (13.11%) JIRA
10 8 (13.11%) BDD
10 8 (13.11%) User Experience
11 7 (11.48%) Line Management
11 7 (11.48%) Product Management
11 7 (11.48%) Confluence
11 7 (11.48%) Selenium
11 7 (11.48%) CSS
12 6 (9.84%) SQL Server
12 6 (9.84%) XML

User Stories
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (11.48%) Confluence
2 6 (9.84%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.56%) Azure
2 3 (4.92%) AWS
3 2 (3.28%) Azure Data Factory
3 2 (3.28%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.92%) Big Data
3 2 (3.28%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (3.28%) HDInsight
3 2 (3.28%) Power BI
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (13.11%) JIRA
2 7 (11.48%) Selenium
3 5 (8.20%) HP UFT
3 5 (8.20%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.92%) TeamCity
5 2 (3.28%) Bitbucket
5 2 (3.28%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.28%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (19.67%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Marketing
3 2 (3.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (49.18%) Business Analyst
2 28 (45.90%) Analyst
3 11 (18.03%) Developer
4 8 (13.11%) Lead Business Analyst
5 6 (9.84%) Product Owner
5 6 (9.84%) Senior Developer
6 5 (8.20%) QA Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Web Business Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Architect
7 4 (6.56%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Senior Business Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Business Analyst Team Leader
8 3 (4.92%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Senior QA Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Web Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Team Leader
8 3 (4.92%) Web Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.48%) CSS
2 6 (9.84%) React
2 6 (9.84%) XML
3 5 (8.20%) .NET
3 5 (8.20%) AngularJS
4 4 (6.56%) Hibernate
4 4 (6.56%) Spring
5 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (4.92%) Entity Framework
5 3 (4.92%) Fluent NHibernate
5 3 (4.92%) HTML
6 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.64%) JSON
6 1 (1.64%) RESTful
6 1 (1.64%) SOAP
6 1 (1.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) User Experience
2 4 (6.56%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (73.77%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (40.98%) Scrum
3 16 (26.23%) Acceptance Criteria
3 16 (26.23%) Use Case
4 15 (24.59%) Test Automation
5 14 (22.95%) Artificial Intelligence
5 14 (22.95%) Stakeholder Identification
6 12 (19.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (16.39%) Business Analysis
7 10 (16.39%) Coaching
7 10 (16.39%) Sprint Planning
7 10 (16.39%) Waterfall
8 9 (14.75%) Project Delivery
8 9 (14.75%) SDLC
8 9 (14.75%) TDD
9 8 (13.11%) BDD
10 7 (11.48%) Line Management
10 7 (11.48%) Product Management
11 6 (9.84%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (9.84%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.67%) SQL
2 10 (16.39%) JavaScript
3 6 (9.84%) C#
3 6 (9.84%) Java
4 3 (4.92%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.28%) Java 8
6 1 (1.64%) Apple Swift
6 1 (1.64%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (14.75%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (3.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.03%) QA
2 3 (4.92%) GMP
3 2 (3.28%) GDPR
3 2 (3.28%) PMO
Vendors
1 5 (8.20%) CA Agile Central
1 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.92%) Adobe
2 3 (4.92%) IBM
3 2 (3.28%) Facebook
3 2 (3.28%) hybris
4 1 (1.64%) Sparx