The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 73 87
Rank change year-on-year -21 +14  
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 7 20 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.56% 1.67% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 1.82% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 11
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -10.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £30,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.40%  

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1145 1097 1247
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 91.75% 91.65% 89.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2729 2802 3314
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £26,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,750 £62,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing User Stories as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for User Stories in Edinburgh

User Stories
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for User Stories in Edinburgh

User Stories
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Stories in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for User Stories in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (61.54%) Finance
3 15 (57.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 15 (57.69%) User Experience
3 15 (57.69%) Wireframes
4 14 (53.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 14 (53.85%) Axure RP
4 14 (53.85%) Degree
4 14 (53.85%) Human Factors
4 14 (53.85%) Adobe
4 14 (53.85%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
4 14 (53.85%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
5 12 (46.15%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
7 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
7 3 (11.54%) C#
7 3 (11.54%) UML
7 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (11.54%) Scrum
7 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (11.54%) Selenium
7 3 (11.54%) JIRA
7 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
7 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
8 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
8 2 (7.69%) Use Case
8 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (7.69%) Kanban
8 2 (7.69%) WebDriver
8 2 (7.69%) Confluence

User Stories
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 2 (7.69%) Confluence
2 1 (3.85%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.85%) CMS
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (53.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.85%) InVision
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.85%) UXPin
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (3.85%) Big Data
1 1 (3.85%) Data Mining
1 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.85%) HBase
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (57.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 14 (53.85%) Axure RP
3 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
3 3 (11.54%) JIRA
3 3 (11.54%) Selenium
4 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 2 (7.69%) Subversion
4 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (7.69%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.85%) Bitbucket
5 1 (3.85%) Hudson
5 1 (3.85%) MSTest
5 1 (3.85%) NUnit
5 1 (3.85%) SpecFlow
5 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (61.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Games
2 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Designer
1 15 (57.69%) UX Designer
2 14 (53.85%) Senior Designer
2 14 (53.85%) Senior UX Designer
3 7 (26.92%) Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Business Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Automation Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Development Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) QA Test Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Software Implementation Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.85%) Ajax
2 1 (3.85%) CSS
2 1 (3.85%) Framer.js
2 1 (3.85%) Gherkin
2 1 (3.85%) HTML
2 1 (3.85%) JSON
2 1 (3.85%) RESTful
2 1 (3.85%) RSS
2 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (57.69%) User Experience
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.85%) EPoS
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
1 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (57.69%) Wireframes
3 14 (53.85%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
3 14 (53.85%) Human Factors
3 14 (53.85%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
4 12 (46.15%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (11.54%) Scrum
6 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
6 3 (11.54%) UML
7 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.69%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 2 (7.69%) Kanban
7 2 (7.69%) Mobile Development
7 2 (7.69%) OO
7 2 (7.69%) SDLC
7 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
7 2 (7.69%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) C#
2 2 (7.69%) Java
2 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.69%) PHP
3 1 (3.85%) C
3 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) ISEB
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Apache Flume
1 1 (3.85%) HDFS
1 1 (3.85%) KVM
1 1 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Adobe
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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