Period
to 20 October 2018

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

User Story
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 116 150
Rank change year-on-year +42 +34 -1
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 84 56 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.36% 2.01% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.76% 2.22% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 81 60 25
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +13.33% -14.77%
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,075 £31,250
90th Percentile £61,000 £54,250 £67,500
South East median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -

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 2,235 2,519 2,711
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 89.33% 90.38% 88.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1,852 2,018 2,268
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £27,425
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 October 2018.

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 October 2018. 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 +41 52 £51,000 +13.33% 5
High Wycombe - 19 £45,000 -
Buckingham - 8 £50,000 -
Aylesbury +17 2 £44,750 +11.88%
Newport Pagnell - 2 £32,000 -
User Stories
South East

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

1 73 (86.90%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (35.71%) Scrum
3 28 (33.33%) SDLC
4 25 (29.76%) SQL
5 23 (27.38%) E-Commerce
6 21 (25.00%) Finance
7 20 (23.81%) .NET
7 20 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
8 19 (22.62%) SQL Server
8 19 (22.62%) C#
9 17 (20.24%) UML
9 17 (20.24%) Microsoft Azure
10 16 (19.05%) RESTful
10 16 (19.05%) Web Services
11 15 (17.86%) Self-Motivation
12 14 (16.67%) Microservices
12 14 (16.67%) SOAP
12 14 (16.67%) Client/Server
12 14 (16.67%) Waterfall
12 14 (16.67%) JSON
12 14 (16.67%) Use Case
13 12 (14.29%) Test Automation
13 12 (14.29%) Business Analysis
13 12 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (11.90%) Problem-Solving
16 9 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
16 9 (10.71%) Kanban
17 8 (9.52%) Data Mapping
17 8 (9.52%) Banking

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:

Cloud Services
1 17 (20.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.57%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.62%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.19%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 8 (9.52%) JIRA
2 6 (7.14%) Cucumber
2 6 (7.14%) Selenium
3 5 (5.95%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.76%) Hudson
4 4 (4.76%) WebDriver
5 3 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (3.57%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.19%) Zephyr
General
1 21 (25.00%) Finance
2 8 (9.52%) Banking
3 7 (8.33%) Retail
4 6 (7.14%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.19%) Billing
5 1 (1.19%) Electronics
5 1 (1.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (46.43%) Analyst
2 31 (36.90%) Business Analyst
3 17 (20.24%) Developer
4 13 (15.48%) Scrum Master
5 12 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
6 10 (11.90%) Integration Developer
7 9 (10.71%) C# Developer
8 7 (8.33%) .NET Developer
9 6 (7.14%) Senior Business Analyst
9 6 (7.14%) Senior Systems Analyst
9 6 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
10 4 (4.76%) Agile Coach
10 4 (4.76%) Product Owner
10 4 (4.76%) Tester
11 3 (3.57%) Agile Scrum Master
11 3 (3.57%) Automation Tester
11 3 (3.57%) Backend Developer
11 3 (3.57%) Junior
11 3 (3.57%) Junior Product Owner
11 3 (3.57%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (23.81%) .NET
2 16 (19.05%) RESTful
2 16 (19.05%) Web Services
3 14 (16.67%) JSON
3 14 (16.67%) SOAP
4 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET
4 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (4.76%) CSS
4 4 (4.76%) HTML
5 2 (2.38%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (2.38%) Entity Framework
5 2 (2.38%) Gherkin
5 2 (2.38%) NHibernate
5 2 (2.38%) XML
6 1 (1.19%) LAMP
6 1 (1.19%) OAuth
6 1 (1.19%) OAuth2
6 1 (1.19%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.86%) Self-Motivation
2 14 (16.67%) Client/Server
3 11 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (9.52%) User Experience
5 7 (8.33%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.19%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (86.90%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (35.71%) Scrum
3 28 (33.33%) SDLC
4 23 (27.38%) E-Commerce
5 20 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
6 17 (20.24%) UML
7 14 (16.67%) Microservices
7 14 (16.67%) Use Case
7 14 (16.67%) Waterfall
8 12 (14.29%) Business Analysis
8 12 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (14.29%) Test Automation
9 10 (11.90%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (10.71%) Kanban
11 8 (9.52%) API Integration
11 8 (9.52%) Data Mapping
12 7 (8.33%) Acceptance Criteria
12 7 (8.33%) Software Testing
12 7 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (29.76%) SQL
2 19 (22.62%) C#
3 8 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.38%) C
4 2 (2.38%) Java
4 2 (2.38%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (3.57%) Degree
2 3 (3.57%) ISEB
2 3 (3.57%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.19%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.19%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (3.57%) Microsoft