Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 112 125 154
Rank change year-on-year +13 +29 +71
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 23 165 214
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 1.16% 2.34% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 2.59% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 22 96 179
Median annual salary £47,056 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.63% +3.00% -
10th Percentile £32,109 £40,500 £31,150
90th Percentile £68,625 £65,625 £65,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -0.48% +5.00%

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 1,781 6,364 10,057
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 89.77% 90.08% 90.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1,386 4,576 7,437
Median annual salary £50,000 £48,898 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.25% +2.94% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £73,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing User Stories as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing User Stories in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 September 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 21 September 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
Essex +22 14 £47,028 -5.94%
Cambridgeshire 0 5 £50,000 -1.48% 3
Hertfordshire +50 3 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Norfolk +23 1 £42,500 -15.00% 1
User Stories
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) Scrum
3 8 (34.78%) Degree
4 6 (26.09%) QA
5 5 (21.74%) SQL
5 5 (21.74%) Selenium
5 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
5 5 (21.74%) AWS
5 5 (21.74%) Customer-Centricity
6 4 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (17.39%) Wireframes
6 4 (17.39%) Docker
6 4 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (17.39%) User Experience
6 4 (17.39%) Kubernetes
6 4 (17.39%) Translating Business Requirements
6 4 (17.39%) SDET
6 4 (17.39%) Sprint Planning
6 4 (17.39%) Product Roadmap
6 4 (17.39%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (17.39%) Acceptance Criteria
6 4 (17.39%) Product Backlog
6 4 (17.39%) WebDriver
6 4 (17.39%) Analytics
6 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
6 4 (17.39%) Product Management
6 4 (17.39%) Manual Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
6 4 (17.39%) ISTQB
6 4 (17.39%) Web Services

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 1 (4.35%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Unit4 Business World
1 1 (4.35%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) AWS
2 2 (8.70%) Azure
2 2 (8.70%) IaaS
2 2 (8.70%) PaaS
3 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Selenium
2 4 (17.39%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) GitLab
3 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.35%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (13.04%) Local Government
2 1 (4.35%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Product Manager
2 6 (26.09%) IT Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Developer in Test
3 3 (13.04%) Python Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Software Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Test Automation Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) IT Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Product Owner
4 2 (8.70%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Business IT Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) Enzyme
2 1 (4.35%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) User Experience
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) Scrum
3 5 (21.74%) Customer-Centricity
3 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
4 4 (17.39%) Acceptance Criteria
4 4 (17.39%) Analytics
4 4 (17.39%) Bioinformatics
4 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
4 4 (17.39%) Manual Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (17.39%) Product Backlog
4 4 (17.39%) Product Management
4 4 (17.39%) Product Roadmap
4 4 (17.39%) SDET
4 4 (17.39%) Sprint Planning
4 4 (17.39%) Translating Business Requirements
4 4 (17.39%) Wireframes
5 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (13.04%) SDLC
5 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (17.39%) ISTQB
2 4 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Kubernetes