Period
to 13 December 2019

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 6 months to 13 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 113 91 136
Rank change year-on-year -22 +45 -42
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 21 57 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.02% 2.24% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 2.37% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 14 43 9
Edinburgh median annual salary £58,013 £50,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.03% +13.64% +10.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,000 £35,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £61,500
Scotland median annual salary £42,750 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.76% +6.25%

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,912 2,404 2,468
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 92.77% 94.68% 92.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,042 1,464 1,528
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £66,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12% -1.11%

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 6 months to 13 December 2019.

Salary histogram for User Stories in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 13 December 2019, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) Scrum
3 6 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 6 (28.57%) JIRA
3 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 6 (28.57%) Java
4 5 (23.81%) CRM
4 5 (23.81%) Use Case
4 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (23.81%) Collaborative Working
5 4 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (19.05%) Acceptance Criteria
5 4 (19.05%) Coaching
5 4 (19.05%) Retail
6 3 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (14.29%) Manual Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Siebel
6 3 (14.29%) SQL
6 3 (14.29%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (14.29%) SOAP
6 3 (14.29%) Web Services
6 3 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (14.29%) Linux
6 3 (14.29%) ETL
6 3 (14.29%) IntelliJ
6 3 (14.29%) Process Management
6 3 (14.29%) JMeter
6 3 (14.29%) Finance
6 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
6 3 (14.29%) Line Management

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 3 (14.29%) Confluence
2 2 (9.52%) CMS
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) GitHub
1 2 (9.52%) Google Play
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) JIRA
2 3 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 3 (14.29%) IntelliJ
2 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 3 (14.29%) JMeter
3 2 (9.52%) Bitbucket
3 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (19.05%) Retail
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (9.52%) Games
4 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Analyst
2 9 (42.86%) Business Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Lead Business Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Salesforce Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Salesforce Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Lead Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Automation Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Designer
5 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Product Owner
5 1 (4.76%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Usability Designer
5 1 (4.76%) UX Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) SOAP
1 3 (14.29%) Web Services
2 2 (9.52%) RESTful
3 1 (4.76%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Smart Home
3 2 (9.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) Scrum
3 6 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 5 (23.81%) Collaborative Working
4 5 (23.81%) CRM
4 5 (23.81%) Use Case
5 4 (19.05%) Acceptance Criteria
5 4 (19.05%) Coaching
5 4 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (14.29%) BDD
6 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (14.29%) Dynamic Pricing
6 3 (14.29%) Fintech
6 3 (14.29%) Line Management
6 3 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Presales
6 3 (14.29%) Sprint Planning
6 3 (14.29%) Systems Thinking
6 3 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) Java
2 3 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) Apple Swift
3 2 (9.52%) Objective-C
4 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) PeopleSoft
1 3 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
1 3 (14.29%) Siebel
2 2 (9.52%) Google
3 1 (4.76%) IBM