Period
to 22 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 22 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 150 137 243
Rank change year-on-year -13 +106 -77
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 104 193 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.75% 2.12% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 2.36% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 56 157 109
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £35,750 £28,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -

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 of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,417 8,180 11,425
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 91.16% 89.89% 91.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3,850 6,179 9,264
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -3.55% +9.44%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for User Stories in the East of England

User Stories
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for User Stories in the East of England

User Stories
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Stories in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 February 2020.

Salary histogram for User Stories in the East of England

User Stories
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 22 February 2020. 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
Hertfordshire +29 40 £52,500 - 5
Cambridgeshire +12 29 £43,500 -23.01% 4
Essex +16 14 £70,000 +115.38% 4
Bedfordshire -1 13 £52,500 +35.48%
Suffolk -20 5 £57,500 +17.95% 1
Norfolk -9 3 £55,000 +69.23%
User Stories
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2020, IT jobs citing User Stories also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 92 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (57.69%) Scrum
3 53 (50.96%) Test Automation
4 47 (45.19%) JIRA
5 45 (43.27%) JavaScript
6 41 (39.42%) User Experience
7 35 (33.65%) Problem-Solving
8 31 (29.81%) BDD
8 31 (29.81%) Java
8 31 (29.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 28 (26.92%) SQL
9 28 (26.92%) C#
10 27 (25.96%) HTML
10 27 (25.96%) CSS
11 26 (25.00%) Jenkins
12 24 (23.08%) Selenium
12 24 (23.08%) Finance
13 23 (22.12%) .NET
14 21 (20.19%) JSON
14 21 (20.19%) Kanban
15 20 (19.23%) AWS
15 20 (19.23%) Functional Testing
15 20 (19.23%) Windows
15 20 (19.23%) Python
16 19 (18.27%) AngularJS
16 19 (18.27%) TypeScript
16 19 (18.27%) Node.js
16 19 (18.27%) Software Delivery
16 19 (18.27%) Continuous Integration
17 18 (17.31%) Analytical Skills

User Stories
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 7 (6.73%) IIS
1 7 (6.73%) JBoss
2 5 (4.81%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (5.77%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.85%) Gliffy
Business Applications
1 11 (10.58%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.96%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 20 (19.23%) AWS
2 17 (16.35%) Azure
3 10 (9.62%) GCP
3 10 (9.62%) Serverless
4 3 (2.88%) Office 365
5 2 (1.92%) IaaS
5 2 (1.92%) PaaS
5 2 (1.92%) SaaS
6 1 (0.96%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.96%) Power Platform
6 1 (0.96%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.88%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.92%) Wireless
3 1 (0.96%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.58%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.62%) QlikView
3 7 (6.73%) Big Data
3 7 (6.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (2.88%) MySQL
6 2 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.96%) GIS
7 1 (0.96%) Power BI
7 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 47 (45.19%) JIRA
2 26 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 24 (23.08%) Selenium
4 16 (15.38%) SoapUI
5 15 (14.42%) TestRail
6 13 (12.50%) Visual Studio
7 11 (10.58%) Visual Studio Team System
8 10 (9.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (9.62%) TeamCity
9 9 (8.65%) Postman
10 8 (7.69%) Cucumber
11 7 (6.73%) JUnit
11 7 (6.73%) webpack
12 6 (5.77%) Git (software)
12 6 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (4.81%) NUnit
13 5 (4.81%) REST Assured
13 5 (4.81%) TestCafe
13 5 (4.81%) TestNG
14 4 (3.85%) JMeter
General
1 24 (23.08%) Finance
2 16 (15.38%) Legal
3 14 (13.46%) Marketing
4 10 (9.62%) Banking
5 6 (5.77%) Retail
6 3 (2.88%) Automotive
7 2 (1.92%) Local Government
8 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.96%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 23 (22.12%) Analyst
2 18 (17.31%) Team Leader
3 16 (15.38%) Test Engineer
4 12 (11.54%) Business Analyst
5 11 (10.58%) Platform Engineer
5 11 (10.58%) Senior Test Engineer
6 10 (9.62%) Product Owner
6 10 (9.62%) Senior Platform Engineer
6 10 (9.62%) Technical Leader
6 10 (9.62%) Technical Team Leader
7 9 (8.65%) Test Analyst
7 9 (8.65%) Test Leader
8 8 (7.69%) Developer
8 8 (7.69%) Product Manager
8 8 (7.69%) Test Team Leader
9 7 (6.73%) .NET Development Manager
9 7 (6.73%) Development Manager
9 7 (6.73%) Software Development Manager
9 7 (6.73%) Software Manager
10 6 (5.77%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (25.96%) CSS
1 27 (25.96%) HTML
2 23 (22.12%) .NET
3 21 (20.19%) JSON
4 19 (18.27%) AngularJS
4 19 (18.27%) Node.js
5 15 (14.42%) RESTful
6 11 (10.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 10 (9.62%) Angular 2
7 10 (9.62%) ASP.NET Web API
7 10 (9.62%) D3.js
7 10 (9.62%) Highcharts JS
7 10 (9.62%) Vue.js
8 9 (8.65%) HTML5
8 9 (8.65%) jQuery
9 8 (7.69%) Web Services
10 7 (6.73%) React
10 7 (6.73%) RxJS
11 4 (3.85%) jOOQ
11 4 (3.85%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 41 (39.42%) User Experience
2 18 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.77%) Renewable Energy
4 5 (4.81%) Digital Media
4 5 (4.81%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.92%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.92%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.92%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.92%) Reinsurance
5 2 (1.92%) Smart City
6 1 (0.96%) Life Science
6 1 (0.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (19.23%) Windows
2 11 (10.58%) Linux
3 10 (9.62%) Android
3 10 (9.62%) Apple iOS
3 10 (9.62%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (57.69%) Scrum
3 53 (50.96%) Test Automation
4 35 (33.65%) Problem-Solving
5 31 (29.81%) BDD
5 31 (29.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (20.19%) Kanban
7 20 (19.23%) Functional Testing
8 19 (18.27%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (18.27%) Software Delivery
9 17 (16.35%) E-Commerce
10 16 (15.38%) Acceptance Criteria
10 16 (15.38%) Due Diligence
10 16 (15.38%) Innovative Thinking
10 16 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
10 16 (15.38%) Software Testing
10 16 (15.38%) TDD
10 16 (15.38%) Test Scripting
11 15 (14.42%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 15 (14.42%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 45 (43.27%) JavaScript
2 31 (29.81%) Java
3 28 (26.92%) C#
3 28 (26.92%) SQL
4 20 (19.23%) Python
5 19 (18.27%) TypeScript
6 10 (9.62%) F#
6 10 (9.62%) Ruby
7 7 (6.73%) Shell Script
7 7 (6.73%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.85%) Groovy
9 3 (2.88%) PHP
10 2 (1.92%) C++
10 2 (1.92%) VB
11 1 (0.96%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (5.77%) ISEB
2 5 (4.81%) Degree
3 4 (3.85%) CSPO
4 1 (0.96%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.96%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (16.35%) QA
2 5 (4.81%) GMP
3 2 (1.92%) GDPR
3 2 (1.92%) PSD2
System Software
1 4 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (14.42%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.85%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (13.46%) WorldPay
2 10 (9.62%) Tableau
3 8 (7.69%) Atlassian
3 8 (7.69%) FIS
3 8 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.81%) Adobe
4 5 (4.81%) IBM
5 2 (1.92%) ForgeRock
5 2 (1.92%) TOWER Software
6 1 (0.96%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 1 (0.96%) Salesforce.com