The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 148 93
Rank change year-on-year +40 -55  
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 47 29 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.76% 0.90% 2.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 1.01% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 40 21 86
Median salary £53,750 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +43.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £48,000 £47,250
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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2353 2871 3278
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 88.03% 88.69% 87.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1976 2295 2731
Median salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.70% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

User Stories
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for User Stories in the East Midlands

User Stories
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Stories in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for User Stories in the East Midlands

User Stories
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the East Midlands 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
Nottinghamshire +23 31 £65,000 +44.44% 1
Northamptonshire -7 8 £37,500 - 1
Derbyshire - 4 £40,000 -
User Stories
England

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 East Midlands region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 47 (52.22%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (33.33%) Java
3 29 (32.22%) JDBC
3 29 (32.22%) OOP
3 29 (32.22%) OO
3 29 (32.22%) Software Engineering
3 29 (32.22%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (32.22%) Git (software)
3 29 (32.22%) Test Automation
4 28 (31.11%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (26.67%) RESTful
6 23 (25.56%) QA
7 21 (23.33%) JIRA
7 21 (23.33%) TDD
7 21 (23.33%) SQL
8 20 (22.22%) BDD
9 19 (21.11%) Manual Testing
9 19 (21.11%) Finance
10 18 (20.00%) MVC
10 18 (20.00%) Maven
10 18 (20.00%) Ant
10 18 (20.00%) Test Management
10 18 (20.00%) Selenium
10 18 (20.00%) WebDriver
10 18 (20.00%) Defect Management
11 17 (18.89%) E-Commerce
12 16 (17.78%) Scrum
13 15 (16.67%) HTML
13 15 (16.67%) JavaScript
14 14 (15.56%) XML

User Stories
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (2.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (1.11%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.78%) Big Data
1 7 (7.78%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (7.78%) MongoDB
1 7 (7.78%) NoSQL
1 7 (7.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 7 (7.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 7 (7.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 29 (32.22%) Git (software)
2 21 (23.33%) JIRA
3 18 (20.00%) Ant
3 18 (20.00%) Maven
3 18 (20.00%) Selenium
3 18 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 11 (12.22%) Jenkins
4 11 (12.22%) Subversion
5 3 (3.33%) Axure RP
6 2 (2.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 19 (21.11%) Finance
2 7 (7.78%) Retail
3 3 (3.33%) Local Government
4 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (40.00%) Analyst
2 35 (38.89%) Business Analyst
3 32 (35.56%) Developer
4 15 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 13 (14.44%) QA Engineer
6 12 (13.33%) Developer in Test
7 9 (10.00%) Test Engineer
8 8 (8.89%) QA Test Engineer
9 6 (6.67%) Agile Business Analyst
9 6 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 6 (6.67%) QA Automation Engineer
9 6 (6.67%) Senior Developer
9 6 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (6.67%) SSIS Developer
9 6 (6.67%) SSRS Developer
10 5 (5.56%) Lead Business Analyst
10 5 (5.56%) Lead Developer
10 5 (5.56%) Lead Java Developer
10 5 (5.56%) Senior Business Analyst
10 5 (5.56%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (32.22%) JDBC
2 24 (26.67%) RESTful
3 15 (16.67%) HTML
4 14 (15.56%) XML
5 3 (3.33%) .NET
5 3 (3.33%) Ajax
5 3 (3.33%) XSL
6 1 (1.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (31.11%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.00%) User Experience
3 5 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.33%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.22%) FMCG
6 1 (1.11%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.11%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.11%) Android
1 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (52.22%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (32.22%) Continuous Integration
2 29 (32.22%) OO
2 29 (32.22%) OOP
2 29 (32.22%) Software Engineering
2 29 (32.22%) Test Automation
3 21 (23.33%) TDD
4 20 (22.22%) BDD
5 19 (21.11%) Manual Testing
6 18 (20.00%) Defect Management
6 18 (20.00%) MVC
6 18 (20.00%) Test Management
7 17 (18.89%) E-Commerce
8 16 (17.78%) Scrum
9 14 (15.56%) Wireframes
10 13 (14.44%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (12.22%) Multithreading
11 11 (12.22%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (12.22%) Project Planning
11 11 (12.22%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (33.33%) Java
2 21 (23.33%) SQL
3 15 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.44%) C#
5 1 (1.11%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (7.78%) Degree
2 6 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 6 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (3.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (25.56%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (12.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.67%) Google
3 5 (5.56%) Oracle
4 3 (3.33%) Adobe
5 2 (2.22%) hybris
5 2 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Mindera
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £neg+car(£4500) +15%bonus + private health, pension
Posted: 3 days ago