Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 117 102
Rank change year-on-year -17 -15 +31
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 41 30 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.32% 1.33% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 1.49% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 32 26 53
Cambridge median annual salary £55,000 £52,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.27% +17.22% -5.26%
10th Percentile £48,750 £34,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £55,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.77% +17.78% -

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 Cambridge with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2887 2009 2533
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 93.07% 89.25% 88.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2196 1650 2180
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +8.43%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £63,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing User Stories as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

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 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for User Stories in Cambridge

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 Cambridge region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 36 (87.80%) C#
1 36 (87.80%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (82.93%) Software Engineering
3 32 (78.05%) NUnit
3 32 (78.05%) Mathematics
4 31 (75.61%) Test Automation
5 30 (73.17%) SQL
5 30 (73.17%) Finance
6 24 (58.54%) Financial Modelling
7 23 (56.10%) WPF
8 22 (53.66%) Regression Testing
8 22 (53.66%) Microsoft
8 22 (53.66%) Code Coverage
9 21 (51.22%) OO
9 21 (51.22%) Unit Testing
9 21 (51.22%) Algorithms
10 20 (48.78%) Exploratory Testing
10 20 (48.78%) Computer Science
11 19 (46.34%) Degree
11 19 (46.34%) Visual Studio
11 19 (46.34%) Analytics
12 16 (39.02%) Performance Testing
13 15 (36.59%) SDLC
13 15 (36.59%) SQL Server
13 15 (36.59%) Statistics
14 14 (34.15%) Acceptance Criteria
15 12 (29.27%) .NET
16 11 (26.83%) Big Data
16 11 (26.83%) MVVM
16 11 (26.83%) Team Foundation Server

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 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (36.59%) SQL Server
2 11 (26.83%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 32 (78.05%) NUnit
2 19 (46.34%) Visual Studio
3 11 (26.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (19.51%) Git (software)
5 7 (17.07%) Rhino Mocks
6 4 (9.76%) ReSharper
7 2 (4.88%) Cucumber
7 2 (4.88%) Selenium
8 1 (2.44%) Axure RP
8 1 (2.44%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 30 (73.17%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (82.93%) Developer
2 21 (51.22%) C# Developer
3 17 (41.46%) Software Developer
4 16 (39.02%) Developer in Test
5 12 (29.27%) C# Software Developer
6 10 (24.39%) Software Engineer
7 9 (21.95%) C# Software Engineer
7 9 (21.95%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 8 (19.51%) Software Test Engineer
8 8 (19.51%) Test Engineer
9 5 (12.20%) .NET Developer
9 5 (12.20%) .NET Software Developer
9 5 (12.20%) .NET Software Engineer
9 5 (12.20%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (9.76%) Agile Developer
10 4 (9.76%) Senior C# Developer
10 4 (9.76%) Senior Developer
10 4 (9.76%) SQL Developer
11 3 (7.32%) Senior Software Developer
11 3 (7.32%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (56.10%) WPF
2 12 (29.27%) .NET
3 10 (24.39%) Velocity
4 8 (19.51%) WCF
4 8 (19.51%) WinForms
5 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET
5 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (51.22%) Algorithms
2 20 (48.78%) Computer Science
3 5 (12.20%) Reinsurance
4 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Android
1 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (87.80%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (82.93%) Software Engineering
3 32 (78.05%) Mathematics
4 31 (75.61%) Test Automation
5 24 (58.54%) Financial Modelling
6 22 (53.66%) Code Coverage
6 22 (53.66%) Regression Testing
7 21 (51.22%) OO
7 21 (51.22%) Unit Testing
8 20 (48.78%) Exploratory Testing
9 19 (46.34%) Analytics
10 16 (39.02%) Performance Testing
11 15 (36.59%) SDLC
11 15 (36.59%) Statistics
12 14 (34.15%) Acceptance Criteria
13 11 (26.83%) MVVM
13 11 (26.83%) SDET
14 10 (24.39%) Mentoring
14 10 (24.39%) Refactoring
14 10 (24.39%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 36 (87.80%) C#
2 30 (73.17%) SQL
3 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
4 7 (17.07%) C++
4 7 (17.07%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (46.34%) Degree
2 7 (17.07%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (4.88%) ISEB
3 2 (4.88%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (17.07%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (53.66%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.76%) TOWER Software