The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 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
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 20 37
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 0 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim - 7.14% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 8.13% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Median salary - - £43,750
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 County Antrim with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
County Antrim
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 145 123 131
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 92.95% 87.86% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 111 104 59
Median salary £37,500 £38,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.31% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,100 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in County Antrim 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 County Antrim

User Stories
Salary Trend in County Antrim

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

Salary trend for User Stories in County Antrim

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 County Antrim region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) Front Office
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 3 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (50.00%) ATDD
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) User Experience
3 2 (33.33%) Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Google Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Google
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) Derivative
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Cucumber

User Stories
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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 (33.33%) Google Analytics
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Front Office
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Product Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Product Owner
1 2 (33.33%) QA Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Product Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Product Owner
1 2 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Manual Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) ATDD
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle