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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Story
North East / Durham
Rank 26 - 19
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 3 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Durham 2.21% - 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% - 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Median salary £33,500 - £29,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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 Durham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Durham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 123 102 87
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Durham 90.44% 90.27% 91.58%
Number of salaries quoted 112 72 68
Median salary £38,000 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.10% -8.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £58,050
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Durham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Durham 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 Durham

User Stories
Salary Trend in Durham

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

Salary trend for User Stories in Durham

User Stories
Job Locations in Durham

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the Durham region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Darlington - 3 £33,500 - 1
User Stories
North East

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Durham region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Business Analysis
2 5 (71.43%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 3 (42.86%) QA
3 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
3 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
3 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Workflow Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Workflow
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) ERP
4 2 (28.57%) ISEB
5 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
5 1 (14.29%) BPR
5 1 (14.29%) OOP
5 1 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) Validation
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Process Management
5 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Back Office
5 1 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Durham 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:

General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Business Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) QA Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Minimum Viable Product
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Business Analysis
2 5 (71.43%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
3 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) ERP
4 2 (28.57%) Workflow
4 2 (28.57%) Workflow Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) BPR
5 1 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) OOP
5 1 (14.29%) Process Management
5 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
5 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Darlington, County Durham
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