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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Story
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 102 98 92
Rank change year-on-year -4 -6  
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 21 40 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.22% 1.85% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 2.09% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 21 36 31
Median salary £52,500 £50,575 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.80% +6.47%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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 1521 1913 1741
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 88.38% 88.56% 84.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1172 1482 1431
Median salary £46,614 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.75% -1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 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 March 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 March 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 -14 17 £52,500 +2.63% 3
Peterborough - 3 £47,500 -
User Stories
East of England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

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

1 28 (84.85%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (57.58%) C#
3 18 (54.55%) SQL
4 16 (48.48%) Finance
5 14 (42.42%) Code Coverage
5 14 (42.42%) Unit Testing
6 13 (39.39%) Performance Testing
6 13 (39.39%) Regression Testing
6 13 (39.39%) Software Engineering
7 12 (36.36%) NUnit
7 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
7 12 (36.36%) Test Automation
7 12 (36.36%) Financial Modelling
7 12 (36.36%) Exploratory Testing
8 11 (33.33%) Mathematics
9 10 (30.30%) HTML
9 10 (30.30%) Java
9 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
10 8 (24.24%) Test Strategy
11 7 (21.21%) Automated Testing
12 6 (18.18%) Workflow Management
12 6 (18.18%) TDD
12 6 (18.18%) Workflow
12 6 (18.18%) Validation
12 6 (18.18%) Visual Studio
12 6 (18.18%) CSS
12 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
12 6 (18.18%) C++
12 6 (18.18%) OO
12 6 (18.18%) CSS3

User Stories
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.06%) Drupal
1 2 (6.06%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Google Play
2 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.18%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (36.36%) NUnit
2 6 (18.18%) Rhino Mocks
2 6 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 4 (12.12%) Selenium
4 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 16 (48.48%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Developer
2 12 (36.36%) Developer in Test
3 10 (30.30%) Analyst
3 10 (30.30%) Business Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 6 (18.18%) C++ Developer
4 6 (18.18%) C++/C# Developer
4 6 (18.18%) C++/Java Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Software Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Software Test Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Test Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Agile Business Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Android Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (6.06%) SDLC Business Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Test Leader
8 1 (3.03%) Finance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) HTML
2 6 (18.18%) CSS
2 6 (18.18%) CSS3
2 6 (18.18%) HTML5
2 6 (18.18%) JSON
2 6 (18.18%) WPF
3 4 (12.12%) Android SDK
4 3 (9.09%) .NET
5 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
5 2 (6.06%) ADO
5 2 (6.06%) Ajax
5 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
5 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (6.06%) LESS
5 2 (6.06%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (6.06%) Sass
5 2 (6.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (6.06%) Web Services
5 2 (6.06%) XML
5 2 (6.06%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 5 (15.15%) Algorithms
3 4 (12.12%) Mobile App
4 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Android
1 4 (12.12%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (84.85%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (42.42%) Code Coverage
2 14 (42.42%) Unit Testing
3 13 (39.39%) Performance Testing
3 13 (39.39%) Regression Testing
3 13 (39.39%) Software Engineering
4 12 (36.36%) Exploratory Testing
4 12 (36.36%) Financial Modelling
4 12 (36.36%) Test Automation
5 11 (33.33%) Mathematics
6 8 (24.24%) Test Strategy
7 7 (21.21%) Automated Testing
8 6 (18.18%) Analytics
8 6 (18.18%) MVVM
8 6 (18.18%) OO
8 6 (18.18%) Smoke Testing
8 6 (18.18%) TDD
8 6 (18.18%) Validation
8 6 (18.18%) Workflow
8 6 (18.18%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) C#
2 18 (54.55%) SQL
3 10 (30.30%) Java
4 6 (18.18%) C++
4 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.06%) Perl
5 2 (6.06%) Python
5 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.06%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) ISEB
2 1 (3.03%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) SDET
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) TOWER Software
3 4 (12.12%) Google
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Posted: 11 hours ago
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: £55000 per annum + Plus Benefits
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