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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Story
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 94 77 72
Rank change year-on-year -17 -5  
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 18 39 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.49% 2.63% 2.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 2.91% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 18 35 34
Median salary £52,500 £51,150 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.63% +4.92%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,500 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12%  

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 1107 1340 1243
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 91.49% 90.30% 83.99%
Number of salaries quoted 824 1026 1019
Median salary £46,000 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.37% -1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for User Stories in Cambridge

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 24 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (68.97%) C#
3 19 (65.52%) SQL
4 17 (58.62%) Finance
5 15 (51.72%) Code Coverage
5 15 (51.72%) Unit Testing
6 14 (48.28%) Performance Testing
6 14 (48.28%) Regression Testing
7 13 (44.83%) NUnit
7 13 (44.83%) Software Engineering
7 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
7 13 (44.83%) Financial Modelling
7 13 (44.83%) Test Automation
7 13 (44.83%) Exploratory Testing
8 12 (41.38%) Mathematics
9 11 (37.93%) Java
9 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
10 10 (34.48%) HTML
11 8 (27.59%) Test Strategy
12 7 (24.14%) Computer Science
12 7 (24.14%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (24.14%) Rhino Mocks
12 7 (24.14%) C++
12 7 (24.14%) Visual Studio
12 7 (24.14%) Workflow Management
12 7 (24.14%) Automated Testing
12 7 (24.14%) Workflow
12 7 (24.14%) Degree
12 7 (24.14%) Validation
12 7 (24.14%) Smoke Testing

User Stories
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.90%) Drupal
1 2 (6.90%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Google Play
2 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (44.83%) NUnit
2 7 (24.14%) Rhino Mocks
2 7 (24.14%) Visual Studio
3 6 (20.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (13.79%) Selenium
5 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 17 (58.62%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Developer
2 13 (44.83%) Developer in Test
3 7 (24.14%) C# Developer
3 7 (24.14%) C++ Developer
3 7 (24.14%) C++/C# Developer
3 7 (24.14%) C++/Java Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Java Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Software Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Software Test Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Test Engineer
5 5 (17.24%) Agile Business Analyst
5 5 (17.24%) Analyst
5 5 (17.24%) Business Analyst
6 4 (13.79%) Android Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (6.90%) SDLC Business Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Test Leader
8 1 (3.45%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) HTML
2 6 (20.69%) CSS
2 6 (20.69%) CSS3
2 6 (20.69%) HTML5
2 6 (20.69%) JSON
2 6 (20.69%) WPF
3 4 (13.79%) Android SDK
4 3 (10.34%) .NET
5 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
5 2 (6.90%) ADO
5 2 (6.90%) Ajax
5 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
5 2 (6.90%) LESS
5 2 (6.90%) LINQ
5 2 (6.90%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (6.90%) Sass
5 2 (6.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (6.90%) Web Services
5 2 (6.90%) XML
5 2 (6.90%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Computer Science
2 5 (17.24%) Algorithms
3 4 (13.79%) Mobile App
4 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Android
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (51.72%) Code Coverage
2 15 (51.72%) Unit Testing
3 14 (48.28%) Performance Testing
3 14 (48.28%) Regression Testing
4 13 (44.83%) Exploratory Testing
4 13 (44.83%) Financial Modelling
4 13 (44.83%) Software Engineering
4 13 (44.83%) Test Automation
5 12 (41.38%) Mathematics
6 8 (27.59%) Test Strategy
7 7 (24.14%) Automated Testing
7 7 (24.14%) Smoke Testing
7 7 (24.14%) Validation
7 7 (24.14%) Workflow
7 7 (24.14%) Workflow Management
8 6 (20.69%) Analytics
8 6 (20.69%) Capital Modelling
8 6 (20.69%) OO
8 6 (20.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) C#
2 19 (65.52%) SQL
3 11 (37.93%) Java
4 7 (24.14%) C++
5 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.90%) Perl
6 2 (6.90%) Python
6 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.90%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) ISEB
2 1 (3.45%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) SDET
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) TOWER Software
3 4 (13.79%) Google
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Posted: 3 days ago
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