Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 54 41
Rank change year-on-year +11 -13 +20
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 2 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.80% 1.55% 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 1.68% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 5
Chester median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +28.57% -22.22%
10th Percentile £28,500 £34,000 £30,250
90th Percentile £53,500 £47,500 £52,750
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -8.11%

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 Chester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 236 357 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 94.02% 92.01% 89.32%
Number of salaries quoted 207 310 202
Chester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,225 £24,500
90th Percentile £69,250 £60,000 £59,750
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -6.25%

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for User Stories in Chester

User Stories
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for User Stories in Chester

User Stories
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Stories in Chester over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for User Stories in Chester

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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 Chester region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Product Management
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Commercial Awareness
2 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (50.00%) Epics
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Sage
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development

User Stories
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 1 (50.00%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Product Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Product Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Commercial Awareness
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Epics
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (50.00%) Product Management
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Sage