Period
to 20 September 2018

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 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 99 99
Rank change year-on-year +18 0 +37
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 47 44 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.82% 2.69% 3.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.02% 2.93% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 45 67 92
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.76% +14.61%
10th Percentile £35,500 £30,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £58,300 £51,250 £60,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +13.33%

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 1,556 1,500 1,942
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 93.51% 91.58% 91.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,272 1,205 1,487
Gloucestershire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £65,000
South West median annual salary £43,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -

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 September 2018.

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 September 2018. 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 -4 13 £40,000 -15.79% 2
User Stories
South West

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, 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 39 (82.98%) DV Cleared
1 39 (82.98%) Security Cleared
2 34 (72.34%) C
3 32 (68.09%) Test Automation
3 32 (68.09%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (61.70%) JIRA
5 28 (59.57%) Software Engineering
5 28 (59.57%) Windows
5 28 (59.57%) Cybersecurity
6 24 (51.06%) Bash Shell
7 23 (48.94%) Python
7 23 (48.94%) JavaScript
8 22 (46.81%) C#
8 22 (46.81%) C++
8 22 (46.81%) Java
8 22 (46.81%) Mentoring
9 20 (42.55%) SANS
9 20 (42.55%) CompTIA Security+
9 20 (42.55%) MCSE
9 20 (42.55%) Linux
9 20 (42.55%) TCP/IP
9 20 (42.55%) CCNA
9 20 (42.55%) CISSP
9 20 (42.55%) Cisco Certification
9 20 (42.55%) Microsoft Certification
9 20 (42.55%) SSCP
9 20 (42.55%) Firewall
9 20 (42.55%) Network+ Certification
9 20 (42.55%) Linux+ Certification
9 20 (42.55%) GIAC

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 11 (23.40%) Apache Pig
2 8 (17.02%) WebLogic
3 4 (8.51%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Trello
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 20 (42.55%) Firewall
1 20 (42.55%) TCP/IP
2 19 (40.43%) HTTP
2 19 (40.43%) SSL
3 9 (19.15%) FCoE
3 9 (19.15%) SNMP
4 8 (17.02%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (40.43%) Big Data
2 11 (23.40%) Apache Hive
2 11 (23.40%) Hadoop
2 11 (23.40%) MySQL
2 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 29 (61.70%) JIRA
2 14 (29.79%) Selenium
3 11 (23.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 11 (23.40%) Bitbucket
3 11 (23.40%) CodeSonar
3 11 (23.40%) Git (software)
3 11 (23.40%) git-flow
3 11 (23.40%) Robot Framework
4 9 (19.15%) Redmine
5 3 (6.38%) Cucumber
5 3 (6.38%) LoadRunner
6 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (36.17%) Games
2 7 (14.89%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) C# Software Engineer
1 11 (23.40%) C++ Software Engineer
1 11 (23.40%) Java Engineer
1 11 (23.40%) Java Software Engineer
1 11 (23.40%) Software Engineer
2 9 (19.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (19.15%) Linux Engineer
2 9 (19.15%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (19.15%) Platform Engineer
2 9 (19.15%) Windows Engineer
2 9 (19.15%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) Requirements Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Tester
5 5 (10.64%) Lead Tester
5 5 (10.64%) Senior Tester
5 5 (10.64%) Test Leader
6 4 (8.51%) Test Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.40%) .NET
1 11 (23.40%) .NET Framework
1 11 (23.40%) ASP.NET
1 11 (23.40%) Django
1 11 (23.40%) Java EE
1 11 (23.40%) LAMP
1 11 (23.40%) Node.js
1 11 (23.40%) RabbitMQ
1 11 (23.40%) REST
1 11 (23.40%) SOAP
1 11 (23.40%) Spring MVC
1 11 (23.40%) STL
2 9 (19.15%) XML
3 8 (17.02%) EJB
3 8 (17.02%) Hibernate
3 8 (17.02%) HTML
3 8 (17.02%) J2EE
3 8 (17.02%) Spring
4 3 (6.38%) JDBC
5 2 (4.26%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (17.02%) iPhone
2 5 (10.64%) Fintech
3 1 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 28 (59.57%) Windows
2 20 (42.55%) Linux
3 19 (40.43%) Android
4 11 (23.40%) Apple iOS
4 11 (23.40%) Mac OS X
5 8 (17.02%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (68.09%) Agile Software Development
1 32 (68.09%) Test Automation
2 28 (59.57%) Cybersecurity
2 28 (59.57%) Software Engineering
3 22 (46.81%) Mentoring
4 19 (40.43%) Reverse Engineering
5 17 (36.17%) Coaching
6 15 (31.91%) Scrum
7 14 (29.79%) Penetration Testing
8 13 (27.66%) Kanban
9 11 (23.40%) API Design
9 11 (23.40%) Ethical Hacking
9 11 (23.40%) Multithreading
9 11 (23.40%) TDD
9 11 (23.40%) Waterfall
10 10 (21.28%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (21.28%) UML
11 9 (19.15%) BDD
11 9 (19.15%) High Availability
11 9 (19.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 34 (72.34%) C
2 24 (51.06%) Bash Shell
3 23 (48.94%) JavaScript
3 23 (48.94%) Python
4 22 (46.81%) C#
4 22 (46.81%) C++
4 22 (46.81%) Java
5 19 (40.43%) Objective-C
6 15 (31.91%) PHP
6 15 (31.91%) PowerShell
7 11 (23.40%) SQL
8 9 (19.15%) Korn
Qualifications
1 39 (82.98%) DV Cleared
1 39 (82.98%) Security Cleared
2 20 (42.55%) CCNA
2 20 (42.55%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (42.55%) CISSP
2 20 (42.55%) CompTIA Security+
2 20 (42.55%) GIAC
2 20 (42.55%) Linux+ Certification
2 20 (42.55%) MCSE
2 20 (42.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (42.55%) Network+ Certification
2 20 (42.55%) SANS
2 20 (42.55%) SSCP
3 5 (10.64%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.38%) ISEB
4 3 (6.38%) ISTQB
System Software
1 11 (23.40%) Docker
1 11 (23.40%) vSphere
2 9 (19.15%) NFS
2 9 (19.15%) Samba
2 9 (19.15%) VMware ESXi
2 9 (19.15%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 20 (42.55%) Puppet
2 11 (23.40%) Salt
3 9 (19.15%) Ansible
3 9 (19.15%) Nagios
3 9 (19.15%) vCenter Server
4 4 (8.51%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) Atlassian
2 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
3 9 (19.15%) EMC
3 9 (19.15%) NetApp
3 9 (19.15%) SolarWinds
3 9 (19.15%) VMware
4 8 (17.02%) Cisco
5 4 (8.51%) HP