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

User Story
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 132 143
Rank change year-on-year +25 +11 +5
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 60 38 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.15% 1.33% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 1.53% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 59 37 27
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £35,500 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £76,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -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 2,332 2,479 3,411
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 83.64% 86.47% 84.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,811 2,088 2,753
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,500 £65,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +2 31 £42,500 +2.41% 3
Aylesbury +12 18 £40,000 -5.88% 2
High Wycombe +10 5 £52,500 -4.55%
Amersham - 1 £45,000 -
User Stories
South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 53 (88.33%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (48.33%) JavaScript
3 26 (43.33%) C#
4 25 (41.67%) Test Automation
5 18 (30.00%) Selenium
6 17 (28.33%) Cucumber
7 16 (26.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 16 (26.67%) Microsoft
8 15 (25.00%) EPoS
8 15 (25.00%) HTML
8 15 (25.00%) WebDriver
9 14 (23.33%) Open Source
9 14 (23.33%) Release Automation
9 14 (23.33%) QA
9 14 (23.33%) Manual Testing
10 13 (21.67%) Use Case
10 13 (21.67%) .NET
10 13 (21.67%) OOP
10 13 (21.67%) OO
10 13 (21.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (21.67%) AngularJS
11 12 (20.00%) SQL
11 12 (20.00%) ASP.NET
12 11 (18.33%) MVC
13 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
13 10 (16.67%) Node.js
13 10 (16.67%) HTML5
14 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
14 9 (15.00%) Angular 2
14 9 (15.00%) ES6

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 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.33%) VoIP
2 3 (5.00%) HTTP
3 1 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 18 (30.00%) Selenium
2 17 (28.33%) Cucumber
3 15 (25.00%) WebDriver
4 5 (8.33%) JIRA
5 3 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (5.00%) Bitbucket
5 3 (5.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (5.00%) InstallShield
6 1 (1.67%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.67%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.67%) WinRunner
General
1 7 (11.67%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Retail
3 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.67%) Automotive
4 1 (1.67%) Back Office
4 1 (1.67%) Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Games
4 1 (1.67%) Legal
4 1 (1.67%) Marketing
4 1 (1.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (50.00%) Analyst
2 18 (30.00%) Business Analyst
3 11 (18.33%) Developer
4 9 (15.00%) HTML Developer
4 9 (15.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 9 (15.00%) Test Analyst
5 8 (13.33%) Automation Tester
5 8 (13.33%) Tester
6 7 (11.67%) .NET Developer
7 6 (10.00%) Angular Developer
7 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 6 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
7 6 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 6 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
7 6 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (10.00%) C# Developer
7 6 (10.00%) SQL Developer
8 5 (8.33%) Digital Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.00%) HTML
2 13 (21.67%) .NET
2 13 (21.67%) AngularJS
3 12 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 10 (16.67%) HTML5
4 10 (16.67%) Node.js
5 9 (15.00%) Angular 2
5 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (15.00%) CSS
6 7 (11.67%) jQuery
6 7 (11.67%) Kendo UI
6 7 (11.67%) Web Services
7 4 (6.67%) CSS3
7 4 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (5.00%) Entity Framework
8 3 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (5.00%) REST
8 3 (5.00%) Swagger
8 3 (5.00%) WCF
8 3 (5.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.00%) EPoS
2 8 (13.33%) User Experience
3 7 (11.67%) Minimum Viable Product
4 6 (10.00%) Mobile App
5 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.33%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (88.33%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (41.67%) Test Automation
3 16 (26.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 14 (23.33%) Manual Testing
4 14 (23.33%) Open Source
4 14 (23.33%) Release Automation
5 13 (21.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (21.67%) OO
5 13 (21.67%) OOP
5 13 (21.67%) Use Case
6 11 (18.33%) MVC
7 8 (13.33%) Business Analysis
7 8 (13.33%) Scrum
8 7 (11.67%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (11.67%) Translating Business Requirements
8 7 (11.67%) Web Development
8 7 (11.67%) Wireframes
9 6 (10.00%) E-Commerce
9 6 (10.00%) UML
10 5 (8.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 29 (48.33%) JavaScript
2 26 (43.33%) C#
3 12 (20.00%) SQL
4 9 (15.00%) ES6
5 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.67%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) ISEB
2 3 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) Degree
4 1 (1.67%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.67%) MCP
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (23.33%) QA
2 3 (5.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (3.33%) TickIT
4 1 (1.67%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 16 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.67%) Telerik
3 1 (1.67%) Nintex