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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
West Midlands / Coventry
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 58 78
Rank change year-on-year +13 +20  
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 33 16 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 4.25% 2.28% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.85% 2.61% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 28 6 1
Median salary £42,500 £49,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.14% +16.47%  
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 Coventry with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Coventry
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 680 612 699
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 87.52% 87.30% 86.40%
Number of salaries quoted 570 505 562
Median salary £42,500 £42,655 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.36% -5.21%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry 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 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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for User Stories in Coventry

For the 6 months to 26 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 Coventry region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 26 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (62.50%) Use Case
3 21 (52.50%) Finance
4 20 (50.00%) Business Analysis
5 12 (30.00%) TDD
5 12 (30.00%) Scrum
6 11 (27.50%) Requirements Analysis
7 10 (25.00%) Waterfall
8 9 (22.50%) Microservices
8 9 (22.50%) Software Engineering
9 8 (20.00%) Retail
9 8 (20.00%) Mobile App
9 8 (20.00%) Git (software)
10 7 (17.50%) RESTful
10 7 (17.50%) MongoDB
10 7 (17.50%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (17.50%) NoSQL
10 7 (17.50%) Natural Language Processing
10 7 (17.50%) Machine Learning
10 7 (17.50%) Mentoring
10 7 (17.50%) User Experience
10 7 (17.50%) Unit Testing
10 7 (17.50%) Back Office
10 7 (17.50%) SOA
10 7 (17.50%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (17.50%) Python
10 7 (17.50%) CRM
11 6 (15.00%) Project Planning
11 6 (15.00%) Banking
11 6 (15.00%) Business Process Analysis

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.00%) JBoss
1 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) Apache Cassandra
1 7 (17.50%) MongoDB
1 7 (17.50%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.00%) Data Mining
2 2 (5.00%) MySQL
2 2 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.00%) JUnit
3 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (52.50%) Finance
2 8 (20.00%) Retail
3 7 (17.50%) Back Office
4 6 (15.00%) Banking
5 3 (7.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (72.50%) Analyst
2 27 (67.50%) Business Analyst
3 10 (25.00%) Finance Business Analyst
3 10 (25.00%) Financial Analyst
3 10 (25.00%) Financial Business Analyst
3 10 (25.00%) Mortgage Business Analyst
4 9 (22.50%) Senior Software Engineer
4 9 (22.50%) Software Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) Python Software Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Business IT Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Developer
6 2 (5.00%) IT Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) IT Business Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) J2EE Software Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Java Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Retail Business Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) Natural Language Processing
1 7 (17.50%) RESTful
2 2 (5.00%) .NET
2 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (5.00%) Django
2 2 (5.00%) Flask
2 2 (5.00%) J2EE
2 2 (5.00%) Node.js
2 2 (5.00%) React
3 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.50%) CSS
3 1 (2.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 7 (17.50%) User Experience
3 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.00%) BYOD
4 2 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (62.50%) Use Case
3 20 (50.00%) Business Analysis
4 12 (30.00%) Scrum
4 12 (30.00%) TDD
5 11 (27.50%) Requirements Analysis
6 10 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 9 (22.50%) Microservices
7 9 (22.50%) Software Engineering
8 7 (17.50%) CRM
8 7 (17.50%) Machine Learning
8 7 (17.50%) Mentoring
8 7 (17.50%) SOA
8 7 (17.50%) Unit Testing
9 6 (15.00%) Business Process Analysis
9 6 (15.00%) Project Planning
10 5 (12.50%) Deep Learning
11 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (10.00%) Test Automation
11 4 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) Python
2 5 (12.50%) SQL
3 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.00%) C#
4 2 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft