Period
to 18 August 2019

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 18 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 84 88 112
Rank change year-on-year +4 +24 +54
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 60 81 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.58% 2.92% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.97% 3.27% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 55 79 59
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +14.94% +2.35%
10th Percentile £32,000 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £59,000 £61,000 £52,750
South East median annual salary £51,500 £51,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +8.42% -

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 2,020 2,474 2,574
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 86.70% 89.22% 90.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1,539 2,036 2,049
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,200 £64,500 £65,000
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 18 August 2019.

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 18 August 2019. 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 +6 42 £45,000 -14.29% 6
High Wycombe +6 11 £37,500 -16.67% 1
Aylesbury +8 2 £51,500 +15.08%
Marlow - 1 £47,500 - 1
User Stories
South East

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, 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 54 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (66.67%) Scrum
3 24 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 23 (38.33%) Microsoft
4 23 (38.33%) Sprint Planning
5 21 (35.00%) Sprint Retrospective
6 20 (33.33%) Sprint Review
6 20 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 19 (31.67%) .NET
7 19 (31.67%) C#
7 19 (31.67%) MVC
7 19 (31.67%) Software Engineering
8 18 (30.00%) RESTful
8 18 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
8 18 (30.00%) .NET Framework
8 18 (30.00%) SOAP
8 18 (30.00%) AngularJS
8 18 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 17 (28.33%) Degree
10 15 (25.00%) SaaS
11 14 (23.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (23.33%) ASP.NET
12 13 (21.67%) Migration
12 13 (21.67%) .NET Core
12 13 (21.67%) Analytics
13 12 (20.00%) Business Analysis
13 12 (20.00%) Finance
14 10 (16.67%) Software Delivery
15 8 (13.33%) OOP

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 2 (3.33%) CICS
1 2 (3.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.67%) Confluence
2 1 (1.67%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Infor M3
2 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.67%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 18 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (25.00%) SaaS
3 2 (3.33%) Office 365
4 1 (1.67%) Power Platform
4 1 (1.67%) PowerApps
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) DB2
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) JIRA
2 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.33%) Selenium
2 2 (3.33%) XPEDITER
3 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.67%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.67%) Zephyr
General
1 12 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Legal
3 2 (3.33%) Back Office
3 2 (3.33%) Multimedia
3 2 (3.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) Automotive
4 1 (1.67%) Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Local Government
4 1 (1.67%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.67%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 29 (48.33%) Analyst
2 19 (31.67%) Developer
3 18 (30.00%) Business Analyst
4 16 (26.67%) Senior Developer
5 14 (23.33%) .NET Developer
5 14 (23.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (23.33%) C# Developer
6 13 (21.67%) Senior .NET Developer
6 13 (21.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 13 (21.67%) Senior C# Developer
7 6 (10.00%) Junior
7 6 (10.00%) Junior Analyst
7 6 (10.00%) Product Owner
8 5 (8.33%) Software Developer
8 5 (8.33%) Test Analyst
9 4 (6.67%) Junior Business Analyst
9 4 (6.67%) Product Analyst
9 4 (6.67%) Product Manager
9 4 (6.67%) Senior Manager
9 4 (6.67%) Senior Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (31.67%) .NET
2 18 (30.00%) .NET Framework
2 18 (30.00%) AngularJS
2 18 (30.00%) RESTful
2 18 (30.00%) SOAP
2 18 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 14 (23.33%) ASP.NET
3 14 (23.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (21.67%) .NET Core
5 8 (13.33%) XML
6 5 (8.33%) JSON
7 4 (6.67%) HTML
8 3 (5.00%) CSS
9 2 (3.33%) Gherkin
9 2 (3.33%) Kafka
9 2 (3.33%) Middleware
9 2 (3.33%) REST
9 2 (3.33%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
1 4 (6.67%) Mobile App
1 4 (6.67%) Mobile Computing
2 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.33%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.67%) Blog
4 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.67%) Android
2 2 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (66.67%) Scrum
3 24 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 23 (38.33%) Sprint Planning
5 21 (35.00%) Sprint Retrospective
6 20 (33.33%) Sprint Review
7 19 (31.67%) MVC
7 19 (31.67%) Software Engineering
8 14 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (21.67%) Analytics
9 13 (21.67%) Migration
10 12 (20.00%) Business Analysis
11 10 (16.67%) Software Delivery
12 8 (13.33%) OOP
13 7 (11.67%) Computer Science
13 7 (11.67%) Data Modelling
13 7 (11.67%) Problem-Solving
14 6 (10.00%) OO
14 6 (10.00%) Product Roadmap
14 6 (10.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 19 (31.67%) C#
2 7 (11.67%) SQL
3 6 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.33%) COBOL
4 2 (3.33%) Java
4 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.67%) C
5 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (28.33%) Degree
2 3 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (38.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.67%) SAP
3 2 (3.33%) Compuware
3 2 (3.33%) IBM
3 2 (3.33%) Infor
4 1 (1.67%) Nintex