Period
to 20 July 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 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 117 157
Rank change year-on-year +26 +40 +7
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 80 50 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.79% 1.71% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.18% 1.90% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 74 49 16
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £60,775 £51,250 £69,375
South East median annual salary £50,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.32% - -

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 2,515 2,627 2,840
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 87.81% 89.63% 87.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2,070 2,102 2,299
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £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 July 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 July 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 +21 47 £52,500 +10.53% 6
High Wycombe - 18 £45,000 -
Aylesbury +6 7 £44,750 +5.29%
Buckingham - 5 £50,000 -
Newport Pagnell - 1 £32,000 - 1
User Stories
South East

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 70 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (40.00%) Scrum
3 31 (38.75%) SDLC
4 29 (36.25%) C#
5 26 (32.50%) E-Commerce
6 25 (31.25%) SQL Server
7 24 (30.00%) .NET
8 23 (28.75%) RESTful
9 22 (27.50%) Microsoft Azure
10 21 (26.25%) SQL
10 21 (26.25%) Finance
11 19 (23.75%) JavaScript
12 17 (21.25%) Web Services
12 17 (21.25%) Kanban
13 16 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
13 16 (20.00%) Test Automation
14 14 (17.50%) User Acceptance Testing
15 13 (16.25%) SOAP
15 13 (16.25%) Client/Server
15 13 (16.25%) TDD
15 13 (16.25%) JSON
15 13 (16.25%) JIRA
15 13 (16.25%) Microservices
15 13 (16.25%) Self-Motivation
16 12 (15.00%) API Integration
16 12 (15.00%) Driving Licence
16 12 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
17 11 (13.75%) Requirements Analysis
17 11 (13.75%) Selenium
17 11 (13.75%) Use Case

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 22 (27.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.25%) VoIP
2 2 (2.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.00%) Power BI
3 2 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (16.25%) JIRA
2 11 (13.75%) Selenium
3 10 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 9 (11.25%) WebDriver
5 4 (5.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (3.75%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.25%) Zephyr
General
1 21 (26.25%) Finance
2 7 (8.75%) Retail
3 6 (7.50%) Banking
3 6 (7.50%) Corporate Banking
4 3 (3.75%) Legal
5 1 (1.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 29 (36.25%) Analyst
2 19 (23.75%) Business Analyst
3 14 (17.50%) C# Developer
3 14 (17.50%) Developer
4 13 (16.25%) Scrum Master
5 12 (15.00%) Integration Developer
6 11 (13.75%) Senior Analyst
7 10 (12.50%) Development Team Leader
7 10 (12.50%) Software Development Team Leader
7 10 (12.50%) Software Team Leader
7 10 (12.50%) Team Leader
8 9 (11.25%) Tester
9 8 (10.00%) Automation Tester
10 7 (8.75%) Agile Coach
10 7 (8.75%) Agile Scrum Master
11 6 (7.50%) .NET Development Team Leader
11 6 (7.50%) .NET Team Leader
11 6 (7.50%) Senior Systems Analyst
11 6 (7.50%) Systems Analyst
12 5 (6.25%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (30.00%) .NET
2 23 (28.75%) RESTful
3 17 (21.25%) Web Services
4 13 (16.25%) JSON
4 13 (16.25%) SOAP
5 10 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (12.50%) CSS
5 10 (12.50%) HTML
6 6 (7.50%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.25%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.25%) Client/Server
1 13 (16.25%) Self-Motivation
2 12 (15.00%) Driving Licence
3 9 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.00%) User Experience
5 3 (3.75%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (40.00%) Scrum
3 31 (38.75%) SDLC
4 26 (32.50%) E-Commerce
5 17 (21.25%) Kanban
6 16 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 16 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 14 (17.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (16.25%) Microservices
8 13 (16.25%) TDD
9 12 (15.00%) API Integration
9 12 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (13.75%) Requirements Analysis
10 11 (13.75%) Use Case
11 10 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
11 10 (12.50%) MVC
11 10 (12.50%) SOLID
11 10 (12.50%) Unit Testing
12 9 (11.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 29 (36.25%) C#
2 21 (26.25%) SQL
3 19 (23.75%) JavaScript
4 10 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.50%) C
6 1 (1.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (6.25%) PMI Certification
1 5 (6.25%) PMP
2 4 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (3.75%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.50%) CISSP
4 2 (2.50%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (2.50%) OSCP
5 1 (1.25%) Degree
5 1 (1.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.50%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (3.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle