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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 92 89
Rank change year-on-year +20 -3  
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 19 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.69% 0.60% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 0.66% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 10
Median salary £42,500 £54,250 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.65% +42.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,300 £37,450 £31,869
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £58,800 £40,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12%  

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 1045 1218 1202
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 93.22% 90.96% 88.97%
Number of salaries quoted 680 822 713
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £59,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 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 March 2017.

Salary histogram for User Stories in Edinburgh

User Stories
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 47 (79.66%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (50.85%) Finance
3 22 (37.29%) User Experience
4 20 (33.90%) Wireframes
5 19 (32.20%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 18 (30.51%) Axure RP
6 18 (30.51%) Degree
6 18 (30.51%) Selenium
7 17 (28.81%) Human Factors
7 17 (28.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 17 (28.81%) Adobe
7 17 (28.81%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
7 17 (28.81%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
8 15 (25.42%) C#
8 15 (25.42%) Infrastructure Management
9 14 (23.73%) Test Automation
9 14 (23.73%) UML
10 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
11 12 (20.34%) .NET
11 12 (20.34%) Waterfall
11 12 (20.34%) WebDriver
12 11 (18.64%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (18.64%) Git (software)
12 11 (18.64%) Scrum
12 11 (18.64%) Business Analysis
13 9 (15.25%) NUnit
13 9 (15.25%) Subversion
13 9 (15.25%) OOP
13 9 (15.25%) OO
13 9 (15.25%) Visual Studio

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 1 (1.69%) Confluence
1 1 (1.69%) JBoss
Applications
1 17 (28.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.08%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.69%) InVision
3 1 (1.69%) MS Office
3 1 (1.69%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.78%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (32.20%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 18 (30.51%) Axure RP
2 18 (30.51%) Selenium
3 12 (20.34%) WebDriver
4 11 (18.64%) Git (software)
4 11 (18.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (15.25%) MSTest
5 9 (15.25%) NUnit
5 9 (15.25%) SpecFlow
5 9 (15.25%) Subversion
5 9 (15.25%) Visual Studio
6 4 (6.78%) JIRA
7 2 (3.39%) Hudson
7 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
General
1 30 (50.85%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (40.68%) Analyst
2 20 (33.90%) Designer
2 20 (33.90%) UX Designer
3 18 (30.51%) Senior Designer
3 18 (30.51%) Senior UX Designer
4 17 (28.81%) Business Analyst
5 11 (18.64%) Test Engineer
6 9 (15.25%) Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) QA Automation Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) QA Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) QA Test Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Test Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Tester
9 2 (3.39%) Applications Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Automation Tester
9 2 (3.39%) Senior Applications Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Software Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.34%) .NET
2 9 (15.25%) Gherkin
3 2 (3.39%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.39%) CSS
3 2 (3.39%) HTML
4 1 (1.69%) Apache CXF
4 1 (1.69%) CGI
4 1 (1.69%) Framer.js
4 1 (1.69%) JPA
4 1 (1.69%) JSF
4 1 (1.69%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 22 (37.29%) User Experience
2 7 (11.86%) EPoS
3 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (79.66%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (33.90%) Wireframes
3 17 (28.81%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
3 17 (28.81%) Human Factors
3 17 (28.81%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
4 15 (25.42%) Infrastructure Management
5 14 (23.73%) Test Automation
5 14 (23.73%) UML
6 12 (20.34%) Waterfall
7 11 (18.64%) Business Analysis
7 11 (18.64%) Scrum
8 9 (15.25%) Continuous Deployment
8 9 (15.25%) OO
8 9 (15.25%) OOP
9 7 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (10.17%) SDLC
11 5 (8.47%) B2B
11 5 (8.47%) Test Scripting
12 4 (6.78%) Data Management
12 4 (6.78%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.42%) C#
2 3 (5.08%) SQL
3 2 (3.39%) Java
4 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (30.51%) Degree
2 4 (6.78%) ISEB
3 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (28.81%) Adobe
2 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.39%) HP
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Depending on experience plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago