The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 93 94
Rank change year-on-year -24 +1  
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 21 36 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.11% 1.93% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 2.17% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 17 34 38
Median salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.78% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -4.49%  

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1667 1656 1860
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 88.29% 88.79% 85.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1269 1364 1556
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

User Stories
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for User Stories in Cambridgeshire

User Stories
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Stories in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for User Stories in Cambridgeshire

User Stories
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -21 21 £55,000 +22.22% 1
User Stories
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 41 (97.62%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (83.33%) Test Automation
3 31 (73.81%) Software Engineering
4 29 (69.05%) C#
5 27 (64.29%) Finance
5 27 (64.29%) NUnit
5 27 (64.29%) Financial Modelling
6 26 (61.90%) Mathematics
6 26 (61.90%) Regression Testing
7 24 (57.14%) Performance Testing
8 23 (54.76%) Microsoft
9 22 (52.38%) SQL
9 22 (52.38%) Exploratory Testing
10 21 (50.00%) Unit Testing
11 20 (47.62%) Code Coverage
12 18 (42.86%) Computer Science
13 17 (40.48%) Degree
14 15 (35.71%) OO
15 14 (33.33%) SQL Server
15 14 (33.33%) Algorithms
16 13 (30.95%) Visual Studio
16 13 (30.95%) Java
17 12 (28.57%) .NET
17 12 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
17 12 (28.57%) Analytics
18 11 (26.19%) Rhino Mocks
18 11 (26.19%) Smoke Testing
18 11 (26.19%) Numerate Degree
18 11 (26.19%) C++
18 11 (26.19%) Workflow

User Stories
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (4.76%) Google Play
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (21.43%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 27 (64.29%) NUnit
2 13 (30.95%) Visual Studio
3 11 (26.19%) Rhino Mocks
4 9 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (7.14%) Cucumber
5 3 (7.14%) Selenium
6 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
6 2 (4.76%) JIRA
7 1 (2.38%) Ranorex
General
1 27 (64.29%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (71.43%) Developer
2 21 (50.00%) Developer in Test
3 19 (45.24%) C# Developer
4 15 (35.71%) Software Developer
5 9 (21.43%) C++ Developer
5 9 (21.43%) C++/C# Developer
5 9 (21.43%) C++/Java Developer
5 9 (21.43%) Java Developer
6 6 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
6 6 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
6 6 (14.29%) Senior C# Software Developer
6 6 (14.29%) Senior Developer
6 6 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
6 6 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
6 6 (14.29%) Test Engineer
7 5 (11.90%) Analyst
7 5 (11.90%) Business Analyst
8 3 (7.14%) Team Leader
9 2 (4.76%) Test Team Leader
9 2 (4.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (28.57%) .NET
2 11 (26.19%) WPF
3 6 (14.29%) Velocity
4 2 (4.76%) Android SDK
4 2 (4.76%) CSS
4 2 (4.76%) CSS3
4 2 (4.76%) HTML
4 2 (4.76%) HTML5
4 2 (4.76%) JSON
4 2 (4.76%) WCF
4 2 (4.76%) WinForms
5 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 14 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 4 (9.52%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Android
2 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (97.62%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (83.33%) Test Automation
3 31 (73.81%) Software Engineering
4 27 (64.29%) Financial Modelling
5 26 (61.90%) Mathematics
5 26 (61.90%) Regression Testing
6 24 (57.14%) Performance Testing
7 22 (52.38%) Exploratory Testing
8 21 (50.00%) Unit Testing
9 20 (47.62%) Code Coverage
10 15 (35.71%) OO
11 12 (28.57%) Analytics
12 11 (26.19%) Smoke Testing
12 11 (26.19%) Validation
12 11 (26.19%) Workflow
12 11 (26.19%) Workflow Management
13 10 (23.81%) Statistics
14 9 (21.43%) MVVM
14 9 (21.43%) SDET
14 9 (21.43%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 29 (69.05%) C#
2 22 (52.38%) SQL
3 13 (30.95%) Java
4 11 (26.19%) C++
5 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (40.48%) Degree
2 11 (26.19%) Numerate Degree
3 4 (9.52%) ISEB
3 4 (9.52%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (54.76%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.90%) TOWER Software
3 2 (4.76%) Google
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