Period
to 20 November 2017

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

User Story
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 77 134
Rank change year-on-year -2 +57 -3
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 62 90 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 4.16% 4.02% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.69% 4.44% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 119 81 9
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £37,200
90th Percentile £57,850 £60,000 £62,750
South West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% +11.11% -4.00%

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 1322 2026 1843
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 88.78% 90.49% 89.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1079 1655 1488
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £64,825
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

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 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 - 23 £47,500 -
Gloucester +26 11 £45,000 +12.50%
Cirencester -6 8 £45,000 -11.76%
User Stories
South West

For the 6 months to 20 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 57 (91.94%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (48.39%) JIRA
3 29 (46.77%) Scrum
4 25 (40.32%) Software Engineering
5 24 (38.71%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (35.48%) Release Management
6 22 (35.48%) Test Automation
6 22 (35.48%) TDD
7 20 (32.26%) Git (software)
8 19 (30.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 19 (30.65%) Confluence
8 19 (30.65%) C#
9 18 (29.03%) Java
10 17 (27.42%) JavaScript
10 17 (27.42%) Amazon AWS
11 16 (25.81%) PowerShell
11 16 (25.81%) C
11 16 (25.81%) Windows
11 16 (25.81%) Linux
12 15 (24.19%) Bash Shell
12 15 (24.19%) Continuous Improvement
13 14 (22.58%) DV Cleared
13 14 (22.58%) Security Cleared
13 14 (22.58%) Service Management
14 13 (20.97%) SQL Server
14 13 (20.97%) MySQL
14 13 (20.97%) SOAP
14 13 (20.97%) REST
14 13 (20.97%) Software Delivery
14 13 (20.97%) API Design

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 19 (30.65%) Confluence
2 10 (16.13%) Anypoint
2 10 (16.13%) Apache
2 10 (16.13%) GlassFish
2 10 (16.13%) Mule
2 10 (16.13%) Mule ESB
2 10 (16.13%) Tomcat
2 10 (16.13%) WebLogic
2 10 (16.13%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.84%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 17 (27.42%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.84%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (4.84%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (4.84%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 3 (4.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.13%) Firewall
1 10 (16.13%) TCP/IP
2 7 (11.29%) FCoE
2 7 (11.29%) SNMP
3 3 (4.84%) DNS
3 3 (4.84%) HTTP
3 3 (4.84%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.97%) MySQL
1 13 (20.97%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.13%) MongoDB
2 10 (16.13%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (11.29%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (4.84%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (4.84%) Apache Hive
4 3 (4.84%) Big Data
4 3 (4.84%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 30 (48.39%) JIRA
2 20 (32.26%) Git (software)
3 19 (30.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 11 (17.74%) Cucumber
4 11 (17.74%) JUnit
5 10 (16.13%) Eclipse
5 10 (16.13%) Gradle
5 10 (16.13%) Maven
5 10 (16.13%) SoapUI
6 9 (14.52%) Selenium
7 7 (11.29%) Jenkins
7 7 (11.29%) Redmine
8 5 (8.06%) NUnit
8 5 (8.06%) SpecFlow
8 5 (8.06%) TeamCity
8 5 (8.06%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (4.84%) Bitbucket
9 3 (4.84%) CodeSonar
9 3 (4.84%) git-flow
9 3 (4.84%) Robot Framework
General
1 5 (8.06%) Games
2 2 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (32.26%) Software Engineer
2 13 (20.97%) Developer
3 11 (17.74%) Analyst
3 11 (17.74%) Senior Developer
4 8 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (11.29%) AWS Engineer
5 7 (11.29%) AWS Software Engineer
5 7 (11.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 7 (11.29%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 6 (9.68%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Platform Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Test Analyst
7 5 (8.06%) Test Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) .NET Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Business Analyst
9 3 (4.84%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.97%) REST
1 13 (20.97%) SOAP
2 11 (17.74%) .NET
2 11 (17.74%) Spring
2 11 (17.74%) XML
2 11 (17.74%) XSD
2 11 (17.74%) XSLT
3 10 (16.13%) ASP.NET
3 10 (16.13%) Hibernate
3 10 (16.13%) J2EE
3 10 (16.13%) JMS
3 10 (16.13%) JSON
3 10 (16.13%) RAML
3 10 (16.13%) WSDL
4 8 (12.90%) AngularJS
4 8 (12.90%) RESTful
4 8 (12.90%) Web Services
5 7 (11.29%) .NET Framework
5 7 (11.29%) CSS
5 7 (11.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.84%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.81%) Linux
1 16 (25.81%) Windows
2 6 (9.68%) Windows Server
2 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (4.84%) Android
3 3 (4.84%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.84%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (91.94%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (46.77%) Scrum
3 25 (40.32%) Software Engineering
4 24 (38.71%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (35.48%) Release Management
5 22 (35.48%) TDD
5 22 (35.48%) Test Automation
6 15 (24.19%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (22.58%) Service Management
8 13 (20.97%) API Design
8 13 (20.97%) Continuous Deployment
8 13 (20.97%) Software Delivery
9 12 (19.35%) Acceptance Criteria
10 10 (16.13%) BDD
10 10 (16.13%) Cybersecurity
11 9 (14.52%) Test Planning
12 8 (12.90%) DevOps
12 8 (12.90%) Service Delivery
12 8 (12.90%) V-Model
12 8 (12.90%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (30.65%) C#
2 18 (29.03%) Java
3 17 (27.42%) JavaScript
4 16 (25.81%) C
4 16 (25.81%) PowerShell
5 15 (24.19%) Bash Shell
6 11 (17.74%) SQL
7 10 (16.13%) Groovy
7 10 (16.13%) PHP
7 10 (16.13%) Python
7 10 (16.13%) XPath
8 7 (11.29%) Korn
9 6 (9.68%) C++
10 5 (8.06%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 14 (22.58%) DV Cleared
1 14 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 11 (17.74%) Degree
3 10 (16.13%) CCNA
3 10 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (16.13%) CISSP
3 10 (16.13%) CompTIA Security+
3 10 (16.13%) GIAC
3 10 (16.13%) Linux+ Certification
3 10 (16.13%) MCSE
3 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (16.13%) Network+ Certification
3 10 (16.13%) SANS
3 10 (16.13%) Security+ Certification
3 10 (16.13%) SSCP
4 4 (6.45%) CITP
4 4 (6.45%) ISEB
4 4 (6.45%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 7 (11.29%) NFS
1 7 (11.29%) Samba
1 7 (11.29%) VMware ESXi
1 7 (11.29%) VMware NSX
2 3 (4.84%) Docker
2 3 (4.84%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (16.13%) CloudHub
1 10 (16.13%) Puppet
2 7 (11.29%) Ansible
2 7 (11.29%) Nagios
2 7 (11.29%) vCenter Server
3 3 (4.84%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (17.74%) Oracle
2 10 (16.13%) IBM
2 10 (16.13%) MuleSoft
3 8 (12.90%) Atlassian
4 7 (11.29%) EMC
4 7 (11.29%) NetApp
4 7 (11.29%) SolarWinds
4 7 (11.29%) VMware
5 5 (8.06%) HP
6 4 (6.45%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.61%) Google