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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 74 96
Rank change year-on-year -6 +22  
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 21 26 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.27% 2.64% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 3.00% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 21 15 1
Median salary £40,000 £51,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.56% +14.60%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -4.49%  

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 848 866 916
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 91.58% 87.83% 86.82%
Number of salaries quoted 671 639 751
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £33,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester 0 8 £40,000 -18.78%
Cheltenham +18 7 £43,000 +22.85%
Tewkesbury - 2 £28,000 -
User Stories
South West

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 32 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (56.52%) JIRA
2 26 (56.52%) DV Cleared
2 26 (56.52%) Security Cleared
2 26 (56.52%) Java
3 25 (54.35%) C#
3 25 (54.35%) Test Automation
4 20 (43.48%) C++
5 19 (41.30%) Software Engineering
6 17 (36.96%) JUnit
6 17 (36.96%) Cucumber
7 16 (34.78%) User Acceptance Testing
8 15 (32.61%) Spring
8 15 (32.61%) WebLogic
8 15 (32.61%) J2EE
8 15 (32.61%) C
8 15 (32.61%) Hibernate
8 15 (32.61%) Scrum
9 14 (30.43%) JavaScript
9 14 (30.43%) Python
9 14 (30.43%) TDD
9 14 (30.43%) Selenium
9 14 (30.43%) Release Management
9 14 (30.43%) Confluence
9 14 (30.43%) Scenario Testing
10 12 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (23.91%) ISTQB
11 11 (23.91%) OpenUP
11 11 (23.91%) TestNG
11 11 (23.91%) SQL

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 15 (32.61%) WebLogic
2 14 (30.43%) Confluence
3 9 (19.57%) Apache Pig
4 6 (13.04%) Anypoint
4 6 (13.04%) Apache
4 6 (13.04%) GlassFish
4 6 (13.04%) Mule
4 6 (13.04%) Mule ESB
4 6 (13.04%) Tomcat
4 6 (13.04%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.57%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.52%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (6.52%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (6.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 3 (6.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) DNS
2 1 (2.17%) FCoE
2 1 (2.17%) Firewall
2 1 (2.17%) SNMP
2 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) Apache Hive
1 9 (19.57%) Big Data
1 9 (19.57%) Hadoop
2 6 (13.04%) MongoDB
2 6 (13.04%) MySQL
2 6 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.52%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 26 (56.52%) JIRA
2 17 (36.96%) Cucumber
2 17 (36.96%) JUnit
3 14 (30.43%) Selenium
4 11 (23.91%) LoadRunner
4 11 (23.91%) TestNG
5 9 (19.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (13.04%) Eclipse
6 6 (13.04%) Git (software)
6 6 (13.04%) Gradle
6 6 (13.04%) Maven
6 6 (13.04%) SoapUI
6 6 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (10.87%) Visual Studio
8 3 (6.52%) Selenium IDE
8 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (6.52%) WebDriver
9 1 (2.17%) Redmine
General
1 10 (21.74%) Games
2 2 (4.35%) Publishing
3 1 (2.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (41.30%) Analyst
2 14 (30.43%) Test Analyst
3 12 (26.09%) Software Analyst
3 12 (26.09%) Software Test Analyst
4 11 (23.91%) Software Engineer
5 7 (15.22%) Consultant
5 7 (15.22%) Java Consultant
5 7 (15.22%) Software Consultant
6 5 (10.87%) Test Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) AWS Software Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Junior
8 3 (6.52%) Junior Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) QA Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) QA Test Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Business Systems Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (32.61%) Hibernate
1 15 (32.61%) J2EE
1 15 (32.61%) Spring
2 9 (19.57%) EJB
2 9 (19.57%) Java EE
2 9 (19.57%) STL
3 6 (13.04%) .NET
3 6 (13.04%) JMS
3 6 (13.04%) JSON
3 6 (13.04%) RAML
3 6 (13.04%) REST
3 6 (13.04%) SOAP
3 6 (13.04%) WSDL
3 6 (13.04%) XML
3 6 (13.04%) XSD
3 6 (13.04%) XSLT
4 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.52%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.57%) Android
1 9 (19.57%) Apple iOS
2 4 (8.70%) Linux
2 4 (8.70%) Windows
3 3 (6.52%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (54.35%) Test Automation
3 19 (41.30%) Software Engineering
4 16 (34.78%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (32.61%) Scrum
6 14 (30.43%) Release Management
6 14 (30.43%) Scenario Testing
6 14 (30.43%) TDD
7 12 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (23.91%) Coaching
8 11 (23.91%) Functional Testing
8 11 (23.91%) Mentoring
8 11 (23.91%) Non-Functional Testing
8 11 (23.91%) OpenUP
8 11 (23.91%) Software Delivery
9 10 (21.74%) Cybersecurity
10 9 (19.57%) Continuous Deployment
10 9 (19.57%) Mobile Development
10 9 (19.57%) Multithreading
11 8 (17.39%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 26 (56.52%) Java
2 25 (54.35%) C#
3 20 (43.48%) C++
4 15 (32.61%) C
5 14 (30.43%) JavaScript
5 14 (30.43%) Python
6 11 (23.91%) SQL
7 9 (19.57%) Objective-C
8 8 (17.39%) PowerShell
9 6 (13.04%) Bash Shell
9 6 (13.04%) Groovy
9 6 (13.04%) XPath
10 5 (10.87%) PHP
11 1 (2.17%) Korn
Qualifications
1 26 (56.52%) DV Cleared
1 26 (56.52%) Security Cleared
2 11 (23.91%) ISEB
2 11 (23.91%) ISTQB
3 9 (19.57%) Degree
4 1 (2.17%) CCNA
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.17%) CISSP
4 1 (2.17%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (2.17%) GIAC
4 1 (2.17%) Linux+ Certification
4 1 (2.17%) MCSE
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.17%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (2.17%) SANS
4 1 (2.17%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (2.17%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) NFS
1 1 (2.17%) Samba
1 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) CloudHub
2 1 (2.17%) Ansible
2 1 (2.17%) Nagios
2 1 (2.17%) Puppet
2 1 (2.17%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Atlassian
2 6 (13.04%) IBM
2 6 (13.04%) MuleSoft
2 6 (13.04%) Oracle
3 5 (10.87%) HP
4 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.17%) EMC
5 1 (2.17%) NetApp
5 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.17%) VMware
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