Period
to 21 November 2017

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

User Story
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 102 134
Rank change year-on-year -41 +32 -1
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 12 35 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.44% 1.51% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 1.63% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 8 18 22
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +16.44%
10th Percentile £35,125 £33,000 £32,175
90th Percentile £61,625 £45,750 £55,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%

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 2472 2142 2791
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 91.12% 92.53% 91.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1492 1393 1760
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £27,000 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £70,000 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +2.41%

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 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for User Stories in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) User Experience
3 4 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 4 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Human Factors
4 3 (25.00%) Degree
4 3 (25.00%) Kanban
4 3 (25.00%) Adobe
4 3 (25.00%) Scrum
4 3 (25.00%) SDLC
4 3 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (25.00%) Wireframes
4 3 (25.00%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
4 3 (25.00%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
4 3 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (25.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 3 (25.00%) Axure RP
5 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 2 (16.67%) BDD
5 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (16.67%) Product Management
5 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
5 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) ISEB
5 2 (16.67%) Project 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 1 (8.33%) CMS
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Axure RP
1 3 (25.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Designer
2 3 (25.00%) UX Designer
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Product Owner
3 2 (16.67%) Product Owner
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Designer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior UX Designer
3 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Product Owner
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Product Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Product Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Release Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Release Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) User Experience
2 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 4 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 3 (25.00%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
3 3 (25.00%) Human Factors
3 3 (25.00%) Kanban
3 3 (25.00%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) SDLC
3 3 (25.00%) Wireframes
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (16.67%) Product Management
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) ISEB
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Adobe