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

User Story
North East / Durham
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Durham 3.13% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.27% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Median salary £37,000 - -
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 Durham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Durham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 153 130 163
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Durham 95.63% 91.55% 90.06%
Number of salaries quoted 138 119 139
Median salary £38,500 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.46% +7.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 26 June 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
Stockton-on-Tees - 1 £37,500 -
User Stories
North East

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 Durham region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Test Automation
3 6 (75.00%) QA
3 6 (75.00%) Test Strategy
3 6 (75.00%) Functional Testing
3 6 (75.00%) Web Services
3 6 (75.00%) Project Management
4 5 (62.50%) Regression Testing
4 5 (62.50%) Business Analysis
4 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (62.50%) Manual Testing
5 4 (50.00%) ERP
6 3 (37.50%) Validation
6 3 (37.50%) Service Design
7 2 (25.00%) SDLC
7 2 (25.00%) JavaFX
7 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 2 (25.00%) Spring
7 2 (25.00%) .NET
7 2 (25.00%) Swing
7 2 (25.00%) UML
7 2 (25.00%) C#
7 2 (25.00%) C++
8 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
8 1 (12.50%) OOP
8 1 (12.50%) OO
8 1 (12.50%) Windows
8 1 (12.50%) SOA

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:

General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Tester
2 5 (62.50%) QA Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (25.00%) JavaFX
2 2 (25.00%) Spring
2 2 (25.00%) Swing
3 1 (12.50%) Java EE
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) OpenVMS
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 6 (75.00%) Functional Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Project Management
2 6 (75.00%) Test Strategy
3 5 (62.50%) Business Analysis
3 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (62.50%) Manual Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Regression Testing
3 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (50.00%) ERP
5 3 (37.50%) Service Design
5 3 (37.50%) Validation
6 2 (25.00%) SDLC
6 2 (25.00%) UML
7 1 (12.50%) OO
7 1 (12.50%) OOP
7 1 (12.50%) Scrum
7 1 (12.50%) SOA
7 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
Darlington
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Salary: £30000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
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