Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 150 144
Rank change year-on-year +48 -6 +24
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 68 31 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.36% 1.00% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.76% 1.17% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 73 30 38
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.41% -11.11%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £29,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £58,500 £51,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 2464 2644 3765
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 85.38% 85.51% 84.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1960 2226 3018
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £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 20 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +22 38 £42,500 +30.77%
Aylesbury +12 17 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Amersham - 6 £45,000 -
High Wycombe +19 2 £48,750 -11.36%
User Stories
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 56 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (47.06%) Test Automation
3 27 (39.71%) JavaScript
4 24 (35.29%) C#
5 21 (30.88%) Selenium
6 20 (29.41%) Microsoft
7 19 (27.94%) Cucumber
8 18 (26.47%) WebDriver
9 16 (23.53%) .NET
10 14 (20.59%) OOP
10 14 (20.59%) OO
10 14 (20.59%) Manual Testing
10 14 (20.59%) ES6
10 14 (20.59%) Release Automation
11 13 (19.12%) Open Source
11 13 (19.12%) AngularJS
11 13 (19.12%) Use Case
11 13 (19.12%) QA
11 13 (19.12%) SQL Server
11 13 (19.12%) HTML
12 12 (17.65%) EPoS
12 12 (17.65%) SQL
13 11 (16.18%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (16.18%) Continuous Delivery
14 10 (14.71%) Node.js
14 10 (14.71%) HTML5
14 10 (14.71%) ASP.NET
15 9 (13.24%) UML
15 9 (13.24%) MVC
15 9 (13.24%) Scrum

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 6 (8.82%) SharePoint
1 6 (8.82%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (2.94%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) HTTP
1 3 (4.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.12%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.29%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.41%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.94%) Apache Hive
4 2 (2.94%) Big Data
4 2 (2.94%) Cloudera CDH
4 2 (2.94%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.94%) Impala
5 1 (1.47%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.47%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 21 (30.88%) Selenium
2 19 (27.94%) Cucumber
3 18 (26.47%) WebDriver
4 8 (11.76%) JIRA
5 6 (8.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (8.82%) Bitbucket
5 6 (8.82%) Git (software)
6 3 (4.41%) InstallShield
7 1 (1.47%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.47%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.47%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.47%) WinRunner
General
1 8 (11.76%) Retail
2 7 (10.29%) Finance
3 6 (8.82%) Automotive
3 6 (8.82%) Publishing
4 5 (7.35%) Banking
5 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.47%) Back Office
6 1 (1.47%) Games
6 1 (1.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (42.65%) Analyst
2 13 (19.12%) Business Analyst
3 11 (16.18%) Developer
4 10 (14.71%) Test Analyst
5 9 (13.24%) Automation Tester
5 9 (13.24%) HTML Developer
5 9 (13.24%) JavaScript Developer
5 9 (13.24%) Tester
6 7 (10.29%) .NET Developer
6 7 (10.29%) Automation Test Analyst
6 7 (10.29%) Consultant
7 6 (8.82%) Angular Developer
7 6 (8.82%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 6 (8.82%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (8.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (8.82%) C# Developer
7 6 (8.82%) Security Analyst
7 6 (8.82%) SharePoint Consultant
7 6 (8.82%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.53%) .NET
2 13 (19.12%) AngularJS
2 13 (19.12%) HTML
3 10 (14.71%) ASP.NET
3 10 (14.71%) HTML5
3 10 (14.71%) Node.js
4 9 (13.24%) Angular 2
5 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (10.29%) CSS
5 7 (10.29%) jQuery
5 7 (10.29%) Kendo UI
5 7 (10.29%) Web Services
6 4 (5.88%) CSS3
6 4 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (4.41%) Entity Framework
7 3 (4.41%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (4.41%) REST
7 3 (4.41%) Swagger
7 3 (4.41%) WCF
7 3 (4.41%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.65%) EPoS
2 5 (7.35%) User Experience
3 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.88%) Minimum Viable Product
4 3 (4.41%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.94%) PDA
6 1 (1.47%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (47.06%) Test Automation
3 14 (20.59%) Manual Testing
3 14 (20.59%) OO
3 14 (20.59%) OOP
3 14 (20.59%) Release Automation
4 13 (19.12%) Open Source
4 13 (19.12%) Use Case
5 11 (16.18%) Continuous Delivery
5 11 (16.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (13.24%) MVC
6 9 (13.24%) Scrum
6 9 (13.24%) UML
7 8 (11.76%) OWASP
7 8 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
8 7 (10.29%) Data Management
8 7 (10.29%) Integration Testing
8 7 (10.29%) Migration
8 7 (10.29%) Software Testing
8 7 (10.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (39.71%) JavaScript
2 24 (35.29%) C#
3 14 (20.59%) ES6
4 12 (17.65%) SQL
5 1 (1.47%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (8.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 6 (8.82%) MCP
1 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.88%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.41%) Degree
3 3 (4.41%) ISEB
4 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (19.12%) QA
2 3 (4.41%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.94%) TickIT
4 1 (1.47%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) Oozie
Vendors
1 20 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.29%) Telerik
3 6 (8.82%) Nintex
4 1 (1.47%) Ab Initio
4 1 (1.47%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.47%) Talend