Period
to 19 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 19 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 77 67 91
Rank change year-on-year -10 +24 +50
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 37 61 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.53% 4.27% 3.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.79% 4.67% 3.81%
Number of salaries quoted 22 123 45
Gloucestershire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -13.51%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £61,250 £60,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +8.00%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,325 1,306 1,995
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 90.63% 91.46% 93.71%
Number of salaries quoted 966 1,059 1,644
Gloucestershire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +8.43% -2.35%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £61,775
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for User Stories in Gloucestershire

User Stories
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for User Stories in Gloucestershire

User Stories
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Stories in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

Salary histogram for User Stories in Gloucestershire

User Stories
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 19 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +2 12 £52,500 +10.53% 2
User Stories
South West

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 34 (91.89%) DV Cleared
1 34 (91.89%) Security Cleared
2 28 (75.68%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (67.57%) JIRA
3 25 (67.57%) C
4 24 (64.86%) Systems Engineering
5 22 (59.46%) Windows
5 22 (59.46%) Test Automation
6 20 (54.05%) Bash Shell
7 19 (51.35%) Cybersecurity
8 18 (48.65%) Software Engineering
8 18 (48.65%) Python
9 17 (45.95%) PowerShell
10 16 (43.24%) Linux
10 16 (43.24%) C#
10 16 (43.24%) C++
10 16 (43.24%) Java
10 16 (43.24%) JavaScript
11 15 (40.54%) MCSE
11 15 (40.54%) CCNA
11 15 (40.54%) CISSP
11 15 (40.54%) Cisco Certification
11 15 (40.54%) Microsoft Certification
11 15 (40.54%) SSCP
11 15 (40.54%) Network+ Certification
11 15 (40.54%) Linux+ Certification
11 15 (40.54%) GIAC
11 15 (40.54%) SANS
11 15 (40.54%) CompTIA Security+
11 15 (40.54%) Puppet

User Stories
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 7 (18.92%) Apache Pig
2 5 (13.51%) Confluence
3 4 (10.81%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (8.11%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 13 (35.14%) Firewall
1 13 (35.14%) TCP/IP
2 11 (29.73%) HTTP
2 11 (29.73%) SSL
3 6 (16.22%) FCoE
3 6 (16.22%) SNMP
4 4 (10.81%) HTTPS
5 2 (5.41%) Network Security
6 1 (2.70%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (35.14%) Big Data
2 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
3 8 (21.62%) MySQL
4 7 (18.92%) Apache Hive
4 7 (18.92%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (67.57%) JIRA
2 12 (32.43%) Selenium
3 7 (18.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (18.92%) Bitbucket
3 7 (18.92%) CodeSonar
3 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
3 7 (18.92%) git-flow
3 7 (18.92%) Robot Framework
4 6 (16.22%) Redmine
5 5 (13.51%) LoadRunner
6 4 (10.81%) Cucumber
7 2 (5.41%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (2.70%) Appium
8 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.70%) JUnit
8 1 (2.70%) Maven
8 1 (2.70%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (27.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Platform Engineer
1 8 (21.62%) Test Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Software Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Windows Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) C# Software Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Java Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Java Software Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Network Systems Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Requirements Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Scrum Master
5 4 (10.81%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Systems Test Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Tester
6 3 (8.11%) Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) .NET
1 8 (21.62%) .NET Framework
2 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET
2 7 (18.92%) Django
2 7 (18.92%) Java EE
2 7 (18.92%) LAMP
2 7 (18.92%) Node.js
2 7 (18.92%) RabbitMQ
2 7 (18.92%) REST
2 7 (18.92%) SOAP
2 7 (18.92%) Spring MVC
2 7 (18.92%) STL
3 5 (13.51%) HTML
3 5 (13.51%) XML
4 4 (10.81%) EJB
4 4 (10.81%) Hibernate
4 4 (10.81%) J2EE
4 4 (10.81%) JDBC
4 4 (10.81%) Spring
5 1 (2.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (10.81%) iPhone
2 2 (5.41%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 22 (59.46%) Windows
2 16 (43.24%) Linux
3 11 (29.73%) Android
4 7 (18.92%) Apple iOS
4 7 (18.92%) Mac OS X
5 4 (10.81%) Windows Phone
6 2 (5.41%) CentOS
6 2 (5.41%) Fedora
6 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (75.68%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (64.86%) Systems Engineering
3 22 (59.46%) Test Automation
4 19 (51.35%) Cybersecurity
5 18 (48.65%) Software Engineering
6 11 (29.73%) Kanban
6 11 (29.73%) Penetration Testing
6 11 (29.73%) Reverse Engineering
6 11 (29.73%) Scrum
7 10 (27.03%) Coaching
7 10 (27.03%) DevOps
7 10 (27.03%) Mentoring
8 9 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (24.32%) TDD
9 8 (21.62%) High Availability
9 8 (21.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 8 (21.62%) Waterfall
10 7 (18.92%) API Design
10 7 (18.92%) Ethical Hacking
10 7 (18.92%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 25 (67.57%) C
2 20 (54.05%) Bash Shell
3 18 (48.65%) Python
4 17 (45.95%) PowerShell
5 16 (43.24%) C#
5 16 (43.24%) C++
5 16 (43.24%) Java
5 16 (43.24%) JavaScript
6 12 (32.43%) PHP
7 11 (29.73%) Objective-C
8 9 (24.32%) SQL
9 6 (16.22%) Korn
10 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (91.89%) DV Cleared
1 34 (91.89%) Security Cleared
2 15 (40.54%) CCNA
2 15 (40.54%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (40.54%) CISSP
2 15 (40.54%) CompTIA Security+
2 15 (40.54%) GIAC
2 15 (40.54%) Linux+ Certification
2 15 (40.54%) MCSE
2 15 (40.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (40.54%) Network+ Certification
2 15 (40.54%) SANS
2 15 (40.54%) SSCP
3 5 (13.51%) ISTQB
4 4 (10.81%) ISEB
5 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 9 (24.32%) Docker
2 8 (21.62%) NFS
2 8 (21.62%) Samba
2 8 (21.62%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (18.92%) vSphere
4 6 (16.22%) VMware NSX
5 2 (5.41%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (5.41%) VirtualBox
5 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (5.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (40.54%) Puppet
2 8 (21.62%) Ansible
2 8 (21.62%) Nagios
2 8 (21.62%) vCenter Server
3 7 (18.92%) Salt
4 5 (13.51%) HP ALM
5 2 (5.41%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (5.41%) Kubernetes
5 2 (5.41%) OpenNMS
5 2 (5.41%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
2 9 (24.32%) Atlassian
3 8 (21.62%) EMC
3 8 (21.62%) NetApp
3 8 (21.62%) SolarWinds
3 8 (21.62%) VMware
4 5 (13.51%) HP
5 4 (10.81%) Cisco
6 2 (5.41%) Cloudera
6 2 (5.41%) Dell
6 2 (5.41%) Hortonworks
6 2 (5.41%) Red Hat