The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Story
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 84 97 90
Rank change year-on-year +13 -7  
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 3 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.33% 0.85% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.92% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 8
Median salary £46,750 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -10.52%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 Glasgow with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 833 1192 1027
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 91.54% 92.05% 91.61%
Number of salaries quoted 490 731 682
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 Glasgow

User Stories
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for User Stories in Glasgow

User Stories
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Stories in Glasgow over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for User Stories in Glasgow

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) Web Services
3 4 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 3 (21.43%) Functional Testing
4 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
4 3 (21.43%) User Experience
4 3 (21.43%) Prototyping
4 3 (21.43%) QA
4 3 (21.43%) Scrum
4 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 3 (21.43%) C#
5 2 (14.29%) Unix
5 2 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (14.29%) .NET
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle
5 2 (14.29%) OOP
5 2 (14.29%) OO
5 2 (14.29%) Linux
5 2 (14.29%) Mac OS X
5 2 (14.29%) TDD
5 2 (14.29%) Subversion
5 2 (14.29%) JIRA
5 2 (14.29%) Selenium

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (7.14%) InDesign
1 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) Big Data
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
1 2 (14.29%) Selenium
1 2 (14.29%) Subversion
1 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Tester
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) QA Tester
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Design Leader
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Leader
2 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Automation Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Chief Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Chief Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Designer
3 1 (7.14%) Digital Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Product Owner
3 1 (7.14%) QA Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) QA Test Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Designer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior UX Designer
3 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Web Services
2 2 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) Ajax
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.14%) COM
3 1 (7.14%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) CSS3
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) HTML5
3 1 (7.14%) JSON
3 1 (7.14%) LINQ
3 1 (7.14%) REST
3 1 (7.14%) WCF
3 1 (7.14%) WF
3 1 (7.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) User Experience
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Mac OS X
1 2 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (28.57%) Manual Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Regression Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
3 3 (21.43%) Functional Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Prototyping
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum
3 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) Kanban
4 2 (14.29%) OO
4 2 (14.29%) OOP
4 2 (14.29%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Clojure
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft