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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
England / East of England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 191 159 228
Rank change year-on-year -32 +69  
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 64 97 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.03% 1.43% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 1.63% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 51 88 57
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £53,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,250
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.95%  

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 of England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 5461 5969 7107
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 88.14% 87.71% 86.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4403 4998 5822
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
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 of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 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
Cambridgeshire -27 21 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Bedfordshire +22 17 £47,500 - 3
Hertfordshire -5 15 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Norfolk -12 5 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Essex -16 4 £51,250 +20.58%
Suffolk +6 2 £47,500 +15.15%
User Stories
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 of England region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 125 (74.85%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (44.91%) Finance
3 51 (30.54%) Microsoft
4 50 (29.94%) C#
5 43 (25.75%) SQL
6 40 (23.95%) Software Engineering
6 40 (23.95%) Degree
6 40 (23.95%) Test Automation
7 39 (23.35%) Scrum
8 34 (20.36%) .NET
9 33 (19.76%) SQL Server
10 30 (17.96%) NUnit
10 30 (17.96%) Wireframes
11 27 (16.17%) Financial Modelling
11 27 (16.17%) JIRA
11 27 (16.17%) Business Analysis
12 26 (15.57%) Mathematics
12 26 (15.57%) Computer Science
12 26 (15.57%) Regression Testing
13 25 (14.97%) Unit Testing
13 25 (14.97%) User Experience
14 24 (14.37%) Analytical Skills
14 24 (14.37%) Performance Testing
14 24 (14.37%) JavaScript
15 23 (13.77%) Java
15 23 (13.77%) Data Modelling
15 23 (13.77%) Waterfall
15 23 (13.77%) Analytics
16 22 (13.17%) Exploratory Testing
16 22 (13.17%) Use Case

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 21 (12.57%) Confluence
2 6 (3.59%) CMS
3 5 (2.99%) Kentico
4 4 (2.40%) Apache ServiceMix
4 4 (2.40%) Drupal
5 2 (1.20%) IIS
6 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.60%) Umbraco
Applications
1 16 (9.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.80%) Data Workbench
2 2 (1.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.80%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (1.20%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.20%) Google Play
3 2 (1.20%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (19.76%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.39%) Big Data
3 8 (4.79%) Azure SQL Database
3 8 (4.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (3.59%) MySQL
4 6 (3.59%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.80%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (1.80%) Power BI
6 3 (1.80%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.80%) Snowflake Schema
6 3 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.60%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 30 (17.96%) NUnit
2 27 (16.17%) JIRA
3 18 (10.78%) Visual Studio
4 13 (7.78%) Axure RP
4 13 (7.78%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 12 (7.19%) Git (software)
6 11 (6.59%) Cucumber
6 11 (6.59%) Rhino Mocks
7 10 (5.99%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (4.19%) JUnit
9 5 (2.99%) Jenkins
10 4 (2.40%) Grunt
10 4 (2.40%) Maven
11 3 (1.80%) Selenium
11 3 (1.80%) SpecFlow
12 2 (1.20%) Bower
12 2 (1.20%) PHPUnit
13 1 (0.60%) Mockito
13 1 (0.60%) Subversion
13 1 (0.60%) Xcode
General
1 75 (44.91%) Finance
2 14 (8.38%) Banking
3 11 (6.59%) Retail
4 7 (4.19%) Marketing
5 4 (2.40%) Legal
5 4 (2.40%) Publishing
6 3 (1.80%) Advertising
6 3 (1.80%) Games
6 3 (1.80%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.80%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.60%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 67 (40.12%) Analyst
2 59 (35.33%) Business Analyst
2 59 (35.33%) Developer
3 28 (16.77%) C# Developer
4 22 (13.17%) Software Developer
5 21 (12.57%) Developer in Test
6 20 (11.98%) Designer
7 19 (11.38%) UX Designer
8 18 (10.78%) Agile Business Analyst
9 16 (9.58%) Senior Developer
10 15 (8.98%) Lead Business Analyst
11 13 (7.78%) Java Developer
12 12 (7.19%) Digital Analyst
12 12 (7.19%) Software Analyst
13 9 (5.39%) C# Software Developer
13 9 (5.39%) C++ Developer
13 9 (5.39%) C++/C# Developer
13 9 (5.39%) C++/Java Developer
13 9 (5.39%) Digital Business Analyst
13 9 (5.39%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (20.36%) .NET
2 18 (10.78%) HTML
3 16 (9.58%) AngularJS
4 13 (7.78%) CSS
5 11 (6.59%) ASP.NET
5 11 (6.59%) WPF
6 10 (5.99%) RESTful
7 9 (5.39%) CSS3
7 9 (5.39%) HTML5
7 9 (5.39%) XML
8 7 (4.19%) jQuery
8 7 (4.19%) WinForms
9 6 (3.59%) .NET Framework
9 6 (3.59%) Velocity
10 5 (2.99%) Google Maps API
10 5 (2.99%) JSON
10 5 (2.99%) Spring
11 4 (2.40%) LESS
11 4 (2.40%) Node.js
11 4 (2.40%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.57%) Computer Science
2 25 (14.97%) User Experience
3 24 (14.37%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (8.38%) Algorithms
5 10 (5.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 9 (5.39%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (5.39%) Virtual Team
7 5 (2.99%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.40%) Fintech
9 3 (1.80%) BBC
9 3 (1.80%) Clustering
9 3 (1.80%) Replication
9 3 (1.80%) Xbox
10 2 (1.20%) Minimum Viable Product
11 1 (0.60%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.99%) Android
1 5 (2.99%) VMS
1 5 (2.99%) Windows
2 3 (1.80%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (74.85%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (23.95%) Software Engineering
2 40 (23.95%) Test Automation
3 39 (23.35%) Scrum
4 30 (17.96%) Wireframes
5 27 (16.17%) Business Analysis
5 27 (16.17%) Financial Modelling
6 26 (15.57%) Mathematics
6 26 (15.57%) Regression Testing
7 25 (14.97%) Unit Testing
8 24 (14.37%) Performance Testing
9 23 (13.77%) Analytics
9 23 (13.77%) Data Modelling
9 23 (13.77%) Waterfall
10 22 (13.17%) Exploratory Testing
10 22 (13.17%) Use Case
11 21 (12.57%) OO
11 21 (12.57%) UML
12 20 (11.98%) Code Coverage
12 20 (11.98%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (29.94%) C#
2 43 (25.75%) SQL
3 24 (14.37%) JavaScript
4 23 (13.77%) Java
5 11 (6.59%) C++
6 8 (4.79%) T-SQL
7 5 (2.99%) PHP
8 1 (0.60%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.60%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 40 (23.95%) Degree
2 11 (6.59%) Numerate Degree
3 9 (5.39%) ISEB
4 7 (4.19%) CBAP
4 7 (4.19%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (4.19%) IIBA
5 6 (3.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.99%) MCTS
7 4 (2.40%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (1.80%) DBS Check
8 3 (1.80%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.60%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.98%) QA
2 5 (2.99%) PMO
Systems Management
1 12 (7.19%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.40%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 51 (30.54%) Microsoft
2 19 (11.38%) Adobe
3 9 (5.39%) Google
4 5 (2.99%) DevExpress
4 5 (2.99%) TOWER Software
5 4 (2.40%) CA Agile Central
5 4 (2.40%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.80%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.80%) Tableau
6 3 (1.80%) Virgin Media
7 2 (1.20%) Demandware
7 2 (1.20%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.60%) Nintex
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle
8 1 (0.60%) SAP
Watford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Service Care Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Centrica
Salary: Salary circa; £40,000 - £50,000
Posted: 15 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Tesco
Posted: 14 days ago