Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
England > East Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 171 136
Rank change year-on-year +76 -35 +58
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 159 98 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.02% 1.50% 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.40% 1.68% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 109 80 109
East Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.80% -10.56% +7.97%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,375 £32,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £52,625 £50,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4675 5825 6703
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 88.68% 89.01% 89.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3871 4620 5431
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing User Stories as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 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
Nottinghamshire +69 107 £51,500 +28.75% 6
Northamptonshire +9 30 £42,500 -
Derbyshire +3 14 £37,500 -16.67%
Leicestershire +27 8 £40,000 +6.67% 4
User Stories
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 98 (61.64%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (54.09%) QA
3 72 (45.28%) Unit Testing
4 71 (44.65%) Software Engineering
5 70 (44.03%) Project Planning
5 70 (44.03%) JavaScript
6 69 (43.40%) Integration Testing
7 64 (40.25%) Workflow
8 54 (33.96%) Java
9 47 (29.56%) SDLC
10 42 (26.42%) CSS
10 42 (26.42%) OO
11 41 (25.79%) HTML
11 41 (25.79%) SQL
12 39 (24.53%) XML
12 39 (24.53%) RESTful
13 36 (22.64%) Subversion
13 36 (22.64%) Secure Coding
14 34 (21.38%) Degree
14 34 (21.38%) Oracle
15 31 (19.50%) TDD
15 31 (19.50%) Mentoring
16 30 (18.87%) BDD
17 29 (18.24%) jQuery
17 29 (18.24%) Analytical Skills
17 29 (18.24%) Sun Certification
17 29 (18.24%) OOP
18 27 (16.98%) Scrum
19 24 (15.09%) Git (software)
20 21 (13.21%) Finance

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 6 (3.77%) CMS
2 2 (1.26%) Confluence
3 1 (0.63%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.63%) JBoss
3 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.63%) WildFly
Applications
1 5 (3.14%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.52%) InVision
2 4 (2.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (2.52%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 2 (1.26%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.63%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.77%) Internet
2 5 (3.14%) DNS
2 5 (3.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.52%) Big Data
2 4 (2.52%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.89%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.26%) MySQL
4 2 (1.26%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.26%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.63%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 36 (22.64%) Subversion
2 24 (15.09%) Git (software)
3 8 (5.03%) Selenium
4 6 (3.77%) Cucumber
4 6 (3.77%) Grunt
4 6 (3.77%) gulp
4 6 (3.77%) JIRA
4 6 (3.77%) webpack
5 5 (3.14%) Maven
5 5 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.52%) Axure RP
6 4 (2.52%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.52%) NUnit
6 4 (2.52%) WebDriver
7 3 (1.89%) JUnit
8 2 (1.26%) Ant
8 2 (1.26%) JMeter
8 2 (1.26%) Mocha
8 2 (1.26%) Protractor
8 2 (1.26%) Sinon.JS
General
1 21 (13.21%) Finance
2 14 (8.81%) Retail
3 7 (4.40%) Marketing
4 5 (3.14%) Local Government
5 4 (2.52%) Banking
6 2 (1.26%) International Banking
7 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.63%) Law
7 1 (0.63%) Legal
7 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (46.54%) Developer
2 38 (23.90%) Analyst
3 32 (20.13%) Business Analyst
4 28 (17.61%) Java Developer
4 28 (17.61%) Lead Developer
4 28 (17.61%) UI Developer
5 25 (15.72%) Software Engineer
6 22 (13.84%) Java Engineer
6 22 (13.84%) Java Software Engineer
7 19 (11.95%) JavaScript Developer
8 18 (11.32%) Senior Developer
9 12 (7.55%) Software Developer
10 11 (6.92%) Digital Product Owner
10 11 (6.92%) Product Owner
10 11 (6.92%) Web UI Developer
11 9 (5.66%) C# Developer
11 9 (5.66%) C++ Developer
11 9 (5.66%) C++/C# Developer
11 9 (5.66%) Senior C# Developer
11 9 (5.66%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (26.42%) CSS
2 41 (25.79%) HTML
3 39 (24.53%) RESTful
3 39 (24.53%) XML
4 29 (18.24%) jQuery
5 11 (6.92%) .NET
5 11 (6.92%) JDBC
6 6 (3.77%) CSS3
6 6 (3.77%) Gherkin
6 6 (3.77%) HTML5
6 6 (3.77%) JSON
6 6 (3.77%) Polymer
6 6 (3.77%) Web Components
7 5 (3.14%) Ajax
7 5 (3.14%) ASP.NET
7 5 (3.14%) XSL
8 4 (2.52%) Web Services
9 3 (1.89%) Spring
10 2 (1.26%) J2EE
10 2 (1.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 29 (18.24%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.92%) User Experience
3 10 (6.29%) Fintech
4 6 (3.77%) New Media
5 5 (3.14%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.14%) NHS
5 5 (3.14%) Virtual Team
6 4 (2.52%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.26%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.63%) AS400
8 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.63%) EPoS
8 1 (0.63%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.95%) Linux
2 6 (3.77%) Windows
3 3 (1.89%) Android
3 3 (1.89%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.63%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (61.64%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (45.28%) Unit Testing
3 71 (44.65%) Software Engineering
4 70 (44.03%) Project Planning
5 69 (43.40%) Integration Testing
6 64 (40.25%) Workflow
7 47 (29.56%) SDLC
8 42 (26.42%) OO
9 36 (22.64%) Secure Coding
10 31 (19.50%) Mentoring
10 31 (19.50%) TDD
11 30 (18.87%) BDD
12 29 (18.24%) OOP
13 27 (16.98%) Scrum
14 20 (12.58%) Acceptance Criteria
15 15 (9.43%) E-Commerce
16 14 (8.81%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (8.81%) Multithreading
17 13 (8.18%) Wireframes
18 11 (6.92%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 70 (44.03%) JavaScript
2 54 (33.96%) Java
3 41 (25.79%) SQL
4 20 (12.58%) C#
5 12 (7.55%) C
6 11 (6.92%) C++
7 8 (5.03%) TypeScript
8 3 (1.89%) Python
8 3 (1.89%) Scala
9 1 (0.63%) ES6
9 1 (0.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 34 (21.38%) Degree
2 29 (18.24%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (54.09%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) SEPA
System Software
1 5 (3.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.14%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 34 (21.38%) Oracle
2 18 (11.32%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.03%) Google
4 3 (1.89%) hybris
5 2 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.26%) SAP
6 1 (0.63%) Misys