Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
North East > Durham
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 38 -
Rank change year-on-year -11 - -
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 11 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Durham 3.25% 2.59% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.51% 2.86% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 0
Durham median annual salary £40,000 £30,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% - -
North East median annual salary £37,500 £37,900 £39,000
% change year-on-year -1.06% -2.82% -17.40%

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 Durham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Durham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 313 245 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Durham 92.60% 90.74% 90.50%
Number of salaries quoted 265 221 324
Durham median annual salary £38,531 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.09% -17.65% +21.43%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £27,575
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £58,750
North East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Durham

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

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
Salary Histogram in Durham

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

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockton-on-Tees - 5 £40,000 -
Darlington -11 1 £33,500 +11.67%
User Stories
North East

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 Durham region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Web Services
2 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
3 5 (45.45%) TDD
4 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (36.36%) Java
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
4 4 (36.36%) SDLC
5 3 (27.27%) Acceptance Criteria
5 3 (27.27%) BDD
5 3 (27.27%) Product Management
5 3 (27.27%) REST
5 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
5 3 (27.27%) .NET
5 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 3 (27.27%) C#
5 3 (27.27%) SOAP
5 3 (27.27%) SMS
5 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) Validation
6 2 (18.18%) Ruby
6 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
6 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
6 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
6 2 (18.18%) JavaFX
6 2 (18.18%) Multithreading

User Stories
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (9.09%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) JMeter
1 2 (18.18%) LoadRunner
1 2 (18.18%) Ranorex
1 2 (18.18%) Robot Framework
1 2 (18.18%) Selenium
1 2 (18.18%) SoapUI
1 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
2 1 (9.09%) Jasmine
2 1 (9.09%) Mocha
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) webpack
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Product Owner
2 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Development Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Java Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (9.09%) QA Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) Web Services
2 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) REST
2 3 (27.27%) SOAP
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
3 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
3 2 (18.18%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) HTML5
3 2 (18.18%) JavaFX
3 2 (18.18%) Spring
3 2 (18.18%) Swing
4 1 (9.09%) Java EE
4 1 (9.09%) Jest
4 1 (9.09%) jQuery
4 1 (9.09%) Node.js
4 1 (9.09%) React
4 1 (9.09%) Redux
4 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (9.09%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) OpenVMS
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
3 5 (45.45%) TDD
4 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (36.36%) SDLC
4 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
5 3 (27.27%) Acceptance Criteria
5 3 (27.27%) BDD
5 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Product Management
5 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
5 3 (27.27%) Validation
6 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
6 2 (18.18%) Multithreading
6 2 (18.18%) Project Management
6 2 (18.18%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) C++
3 2 (18.18%) Ruby
4 1 (9.09%) Pascal
4 1 (9.09%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft