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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Story
England / East Midlands
Rank 118 93 141
Rank change year-on-year -25 +48  
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 43 76 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.47% 2.39% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 2.72% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 33 34 30
Median salary £50,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.85% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,300 £45,000
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 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 2556 2798 2817
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 87.21% 88.07% 85.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2004 2198 2260
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 25 March 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 25 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
Nottinghamshire +5 21 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Leicestershire -2 8 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Northamptonshire -17 8 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Derbyshire +6 3 £37,500 -17.58%
Lincolnshire +1 1 £50,000 +122.22%
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 64 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (44.79%) Scrum
3 40 (41.67%) TDD
4 34 (35.42%) SQL
4 34 (35.42%) BDD
5 31 (32.29%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (30.21%) MVC
6 29 (30.21%) Java
6 29 (30.21%) Continuous Improvement
7 28 (29.17%) Git (software)
8 27 (28.13%) OOP
8 27 (28.13%) OO
9 26 (27.08%) Web Services
10 25 (26.04%) SQL Server
11 22 (22.92%) SDLC
12 21 (21.88%) Software Engineering
13 19 (19.79%) .NET
13 19 (19.79%) Microsoft
13 19 (19.79%) Finance
14 18 (18.75%) HTML
14 18 (18.75%) REST
15 17 (17.71%) JavaScript
15 17 (17.71%) Selenium
16 16 (16.67%) Automated Testing
17 15 (15.63%) JDBC
17 15 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
17 15 (15.63%) Test Automation
18 14 (14.58%) Tableau
18 14 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
18 14 (14.58%) Data Warehouse

User Stories
Top Related 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 9 (9.38%) SAS
2 2 (2.08%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (9.38%) SPSS
2 2 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.04%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.38%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (2.08%) IaaS
3 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (26.04%) SQL Server
2 14 (14.58%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (14.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (11.46%) MySQL
4 9 (9.38%) BigQuery
5 7 (7.29%) Relational Database
6 6 (6.25%) Apache Hive
6 6 (6.25%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.04%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (29.17%) Git (software)
2 17 (17.71%) Selenium
3 13 (13.54%) JIRA
4 12 (12.50%) JUnit
4 12 (12.50%) WebDriver
5 11 (11.46%) Ant
5 11 (11.46%) Maven
6 6 (6.25%) Cucumber
6 6 (6.25%) FitNesse
6 6 (6.25%) Jenkins
7 4 (4.17%) Subversion
8 2 (2.08%) Axure RP
8 2 (2.08%) Gradle
9 1 (1.04%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 1 (1.04%) JMeter
9 1 (1.04%) NUnit
9 1 (1.04%) Ranorex
9 1 (1.04%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.04%) TestNG
General
1 19 (19.79%) Finance
2 14 (14.58%) Retail
3 4 (4.17%) Local Government
4 1 (1.04%) Banking
4 1 (1.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (39.58%) Developer
2 34 (35.42%) Analyst
3 32 (33.33%) Business Analyst
4 14 (14.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 11 (11.46%) Agile Business Analyst
5 11 (11.46%) Test Engineer
6 9 (9.38%) Developer in Test
6 9 (9.38%) QA Engineer
7 8 (8.33%) Java Developer
7 8 (8.33%) QA Test Engineer
8 6 (6.25%) .NET Developer
8 6 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
8 6 (6.25%) Software Engineer
8 6 (6.25%) Software Test Engineer
9 5 (5.21%) Business Developer
9 5 (5.21%) C# Developer
9 5 (5.21%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (5.21%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 5 (5.21%) SSIS Developer
9 5 (5.21%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (27.08%) Web Services
2 19 (19.79%) .NET
3 18 (18.75%) HTML
3 18 (18.75%) REST
4 15 (15.63%) JDBC
5 13 (13.54%) JSON
6 12 (12.50%) RESTful
7 11 (11.46%) J2EE
7 11 (11.46%) Spring
7 11 (11.46%) Spring MVC
8 8 (8.33%) CSS
8 8 (8.33%) XML
9 7 (7.29%) ASP.NET
9 7 (7.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (7.29%) Middleware
9 7 (7.29%) SOAP
10 4 (4.17%) Ajax
10 4 (4.17%) XSL
11 2 (2.08%) HTML5
11 2 (2.08%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.33%) User Experience
3 4 (4.17%) Virtual Team
4 3 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.08%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.04%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.04%) FMCG
6 1 (1.04%) Mobile Payment
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (44.79%) Scrum
3 40 (41.67%) TDD
4 34 (35.42%) BDD
5 31 (32.29%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (30.21%) Continuous Improvement
6 29 (30.21%) MVC
7 27 (28.13%) OO
7 27 (28.13%) OOP
8 22 (22.92%) SDLC
9 21 (21.88%) Software Engineering
10 16 (16.67%) Automated Testing
11 15 (15.63%) Test Automation
12 14 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (12.50%) Manual Testing
13 12 (12.50%) Use Case
14 11 (11.46%) Analytics
14 11 (11.46%) OOD
14 11 (11.46%) Test Management
14 11 (11.46%) UML
Programming Languages
1 34 (35.42%) SQL
2 29 (30.21%) Java
3 17 (17.71%) JavaScript
4 12 (12.50%) C#
5 2 (2.08%) Python
6 1 (1.04%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (8.33%) Degree
2 6 (6.25%) ISTQB
2 6 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.04%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.08%) Docker
Vendors
1 19 (19.79%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.58%) Google
2 14 (14.58%) Tableau
3 2 (2.08%) Adobe
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle
4 1 (1.04%) TOWER Software
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