Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 49 105
Rank change year-on-year -27 +56 -3
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 30 69 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 2.28% 4.82% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.54% 5.38% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 25 54 3
Coventry median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +28.57% -11.39%
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -6.25%

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 Coventry with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Coventry
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1180 1283 1253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 89.80% 89.53% 86.95%
Number of salaries quoted 945 1054 1016
Coventry median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% - +1.43%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,125 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for User Stories in Coventry

User Stories
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Salary trend for User Stories in Coventry

User Stories
Salary Histogram in Coventry

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Stories in Coventry over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for User Stories in Coventry

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Coventry region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 24 (80.00%) Use Case
2 20 (66.67%) Finance
2 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (50.00%) Business Analysis
4 11 (36.67%) Retail
5 9 (30.00%) Wireframes
5 9 (30.00%) Acceptance Criteria
6 8 (26.67%) Mobile App
7 7 (23.33%) Waterfall
7 7 (23.33%) Banking
7 7 (23.33%) Workflow
7 7 (23.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (20.00%) Business Process Analysis
8 6 (20.00%) Workload Management
8 6 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (20.00%) Project Planning
9 5 (16.67%) Scrum
10 3 (10.00%) SQL
10 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
10 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
11 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (6.67%) Multithreading
11 2 (6.67%) Manual Testing
11 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (6.67%) Performance Engineering
11 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
11 2 (6.67%) MCTS
11 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services

User Stories
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.67%) OLAP
2 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (3.33%) HP UFT
1 1 (3.33%) Selenium
General
1 20 (66.67%) Finance
2 11 (36.67%) Retail
3 7 (23.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (90.00%) Analyst
2 24 (80.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Finance Business Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Financial Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Financial Business Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Mortgage Business Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Software Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Quality Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Retail Business Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior SQL Developer
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.33%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Product Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Product Business Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Project Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) SDLC Business Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
1 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) BYOD
3 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (80.00%) Use Case
2 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (50.00%) Business Analysis
4 9 (30.00%) Acceptance Criteria
4 9 (30.00%) Wireframes
5 7 (23.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (23.33%) Waterfall
5 7 (23.33%) Workflow
6 6 (20.00%) Business Process Analysis
6 6 (20.00%) Project Planning
6 6 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (20.00%) Workload Management
7 5 (16.67%) Scrum
8 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
9 2 (6.67%) Concurrent Programming
9 2 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment
9 2 (6.67%) Exploratory Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Performance Engineering
9 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (6.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) C#
2 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) MCSD
1 2 (6.67%) MCTS
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.33%) ISEB
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft