The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 76 78
Rank change year-on-year -26 +2  
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 21 31 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.53% 2.63% 2.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 2.95% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 17 29 32
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £37,000 £36,150
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,000 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,250
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.95%  

User Stories is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1213 1050 1269
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 88.48% 88.98% 86.56%
Number of salaries quoted 920 863 1072
Median salary £50,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.89% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing User Stories as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for User Stories in Cambridge

User Stories
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories in Cambridge.

Salary trend for User Stories in Cambridge

User Stories
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Stories in Cambridge over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for User Stories in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 37 (97.37%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (89.47%) Test Automation
3 30 (78.95%) Software Engineering
4 29 (76.32%) C#
5 27 (71.05%) Finance
5 27 (71.05%) NUnit
5 27 (71.05%) Financial Modelling
6 26 (68.42%) Mathematics
6 26 (68.42%) Regression Testing
7 24 (63.16%) Performance Testing
8 23 (60.53%) Microsoft
9 22 (57.89%) SQL
9 22 (57.89%) Exploratory Testing
10 21 (55.26%) Unit Testing
11 20 (52.63%) Code Coverage
12 18 (47.37%) Computer Science
13 17 (44.74%) Degree
14 15 (39.47%) OO
15 14 (36.84%) SQL Server
15 14 (36.84%) Algorithms
16 13 (34.21%) Visual Studio
16 13 (34.21%) Java
17 12 (31.58%) .NET
17 12 (31.58%) Analytics
17 12 (31.58%) HP Quality Center
18 11 (28.95%) Rhino Mocks
18 11 (28.95%) Smoke Testing
18 11 (28.95%) Numerate Degree
18 11 (28.95%) C++
18 11 (28.95%) Workflow

User Stories
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 2 (5.26%) Google Play
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 9 (23.68%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 27 (71.05%) NUnit
2 13 (34.21%) Visual Studio
3 11 (28.95%) Rhino Mocks
4 9 (23.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (7.89%) Cucumber
5 3 (7.89%) Selenium
6 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
6 2 (5.26%) JIRA
7 1 (2.63%) Ranorex
General
1 27 (71.05%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (78.95%) Developer
2 21 (55.26%) Developer in Test
3 19 (50.00%) C# Developer
4 15 (39.47%) Software Developer
5 9 (23.68%) C++ Developer
5 9 (23.68%) C++/C# Developer
5 9 (23.68%) C++/Java Developer
5 9 (23.68%) Java Developer
6 6 (15.79%) C# Software Developer
6 6 (15.79%) Senior C# Developer
6 6 (15.79%) Senior C# Software Developer
6 6 (15.79%) Senior Developer
6 6 (15.79%) Senior Software Developer
6 6 (15.79%) Software Test Engineer
6 6 (15.79%) Test Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Team Leader
8 2 (5.26%) QA Team Leader
8 2 (5.26%) QA Tester
8 2 (5.26%) Test Team Leader
8 2 (5.26%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (31.58%) .NET
2 11 (28.95%) WPF
3 6 (15.79%) Velocity
4 2 (5.26%) Android SDK
4 2 (5.26%) CSS
4 2 (5.26%) CSS3
4 2 (5.26%) HTML
4 2 (5.26%) HTML5
4 2 (5.26%) JSON
4 2 (5.26%) WCF
4 2 (5.26%) WinForms
5 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (47.37%) Computer Science
2 14 (36.84%) Algorithms
3 4 (10.53%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Android
2 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (97.37%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (89.47%) Test Automation
3 30 (78.95%) Software Engineering
4 27 (71.05%) Financial Modelling
5 26 (68.42%) Mathematics
5 26 (68.42%) Regression Testing
6 24 (63.16%) Performance Testing
7 22 (57.89%) Exploratory Testing
8 21 (55.26%) Unit Testing
9 20 (52.63%) Code Coverage
10 15 (39.47%) OO
11 12 (31.58%) Analytics
12 11 (28.95%) Smoke Testing
12 11 (28.95%) Validation
12 11 (28.95%) Workflow
12 11 (28.95%) Workflow Management
13 10 (26.32%) Statistics
14 9 (23.68%) MVVM
14 9 (23.68%) SDET
14 9 (23.68%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 29 (76.32%) C#
2 22 (57.89%) SQL
3 13 (34.21%) Java
4 11 (28.95%) C++
5 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (44.74%) Degree
2 11 (28.95%) Numerate Degree
3 4 (10.53%) ISEB
3 4 (10.53%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (31.58%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (60.53%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) TOWER Software
3 2 (5.26%) Google
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