Period
to 16 January 2022

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 6 months to 16 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 110 80 95
Rank change year-on-year -30 +15 +28
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 23 5 44
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.21% 0.59% 2.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 0.65% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 20
10th Percentile £47,500 £47,625 £40,475
25th Percentile £49,375 £47,813 £41,063
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £51,250 £43,250
Median % change year-on-year +7.32% +18.50% -23.45%
75th Percentile £60,000 £55,313 £48,188
90th Percentile £61,500 £55,875 £53,250
East of England median annual salary £48,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -7.62% - +5.00%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,774 766 1,800
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 93.22% 90.54% 94.39%
Number of salaries quoted 812 610 1,136
10th Percentile £28,250 £31,250 £28,125
25th Percentile £32,500 £39,063 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £77,050 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £48,711 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -2.58% - +5.26%

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing User Stories as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for User Stories in Cambridgeshire

User Stories
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing User Stories in Cambridgeshire.

Salary trend for User Stories in Cambridgeshire

User Stories
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing User Stories in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 16 January 2022.

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 6 months to 16 January 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -28 11 £55,000 +7.32% 8
Huntingdon - 1 - -
User Stories
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2022, IT jobs citing User Stories also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 18 (78.26%) SaaS
2 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (52.17%) Coaching
3 12 (52.17%) Social Skills
4 11 (47.83%) Azure
5 10 (43.48%) Product Management
5 10 (43.48%) C#
5 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
5 10 (43.48%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (43.48%) Epics
6 9 (39.13%) User Research
6 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
6 9 (39.13%) .NET
6 9 (39.13%) Windows
6 9 (39.13%) Business Analysis
6 9 (39.13%) Risk Management
6 9 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (39.13%) Test Automation
6 9 (39.13%) Node.js
6 9 (39.13%) Microservices
7 8 (34.78%) TypeScript
7 8 (34.78%) React
7 8 (34.78%) Redux
7 8 (34.78%) .NET Core
7 8 (34.78%) HTML5
7 8 (34.78%) MongoDB
7 8 (34.78%) Web Application Development
7 8 (34.78%) Time Management
7 8 (34.78%) Information Management
7 8 (34.78%) Life Science

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:

Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (4.35%) Adobe XD
1 1 (4.35%) InVision
1 1 (4.35%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 18 (78.26%) SaaS
2 11 (47.83%) Azure
3 4 (17.39%) Azure Cosmos DB
4 2 (8.70%) AWS
4 2 (8.70%) GitHub
5 1 (4.35%) Amazon EKS
5 1 (4.35%) Datadog
5 1 (4.35%) Figma
5 1 (4.35%) GCP
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft 365
5 1 (4.35%) OpenShift
5 1 (4.35%) PaaS
5 1 (4.35%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
1 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) MongoDB
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) Metadata
3 1 (4.35%) MySQL
3 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Selenium
1 8 (34.78%) Visual Studio
2 4 (17.39%) Cypress.io
2 4 (17.39%) Mocha
2 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio Code
2 4 (17.39%) webpack
3 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.70%) GitLab
4 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 12 (52.17%) Social Skills
2 8 (34.78%) Environmental Health
2 8 (34.78%) Influencing Skills
2 8 (34.78%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Law
3 1 (4.35%) Local Government
3 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.35%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Analyst
1 9 (39.13%) Business Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) LIMS Business Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Development Team Leader
4 4 (17.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (17.39%) Software Development Team Leader
4 4 (17.39%) Software Team Leader
4 4 (17.39%) Team Leader
5 2 (8.70%) Product Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) C++ Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Principal Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Principal Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Product Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Development Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) .NET
1 9 (39.13%) Node.js
2 8 (34.78%) .NET Core
2 8 (34.78%) .NET Framework
2 8 (34.78%) CSS
2 8 (34.78%) HTML
2 8 (34.78%) HTML5
2 8 (34.78%) React
2 8 (34.78%) Redux
3 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
3 4 (17.39%) Chai
3 4 (17.39%) Enzyme
3 4 (17.39%) Jest
3 4 (17.39%) Sass
4 2 (8.70%) REST
5 1 (4.35%) COM
5 1 (4.35%) MFC
5 1 (4.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Life Science
1 8 (34.78%) LIMS
2 6 (26.09%) User Experience
3 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.35%) Cloud Native
3 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) Coaching
3 10 (43.48%) Epics
3 10 (43.48%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (43.48%) Product Management
4 9 (39.13%) Business Analysis
4 9 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (39.13%) Microservices
4 9 (39.13%) Risk Management
4 9 (39.13%) Test Automation
4 9 (39.13%) User Research
5 8 (34.78%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 8 (34.78%) Information Management
5 8 (34.78%) Time Management
5 8 (34.78%) Web Application Development
5 8 (34.78%) Workshop Facilitation
6 6 (26.09%) Scrum
7 5 (21.74%) Front End Development
7 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
7 5 (21.74%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) C#
2 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
3 8 (34.78%) TypeScript
4 2 (8.70%) C++
5 1 (4.35%) Go
5 1 (4.35%) Java
5 1 (4.35%) VC++
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) ISEB
2 1 (4.35%) A+ Certification
2 1 (4.35%) AWS Certification
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Kibana
1 1 (4.35%) Kubernetes
1 1 (4.35%) Kustomize
1 1 (4.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 8 (34.78%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Adobe
3 1 (4.35%) Avid
3 1 (4.35%) Google