Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 84 132
Rank change year-on-year +10 +48 -2
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 62 89 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 4.34% 3.99% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.84% 4.37% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 133 59 6
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% -12.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £36,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £54,375
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 1,280 2,037 1,828
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 89.51% 91.30% 90.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1,051 1,675 1,389
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +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 19 January 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 19 January 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 - 17 £48,750 - 5
Gloucester +39 13 £45,000 -5.26%
Cirencester -10 12 £45,000 -18.18%
User Stories
South West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 27 (43.55%) JIRA
3 24 (38.71%) JavaScript
4 23 (37.10%) C
5 22 (35.48%) Scrum
5 22 (35.48%) Bash Shell
6 20 (32.26%) Security Cleared
6 20 (32.26%) TDD
7 19 (30.65%) Software Engineering
7 19 (30.65%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (30.65%) DV Cleared
8 18 (29.03%) Git (software)
9 16 (25.81%) Test Automation
9 16 (25.81%) PowerShell
9 16 (25.81%) C#
9 16 (25.81%) Windows
9 16 (25.81%) Linux
9 16 (25.81%) Service Management
10 15 (24.19%) Release Management
10 15 (24.19%) Puppet
10 15 (24.19%) Cybersecurity
11 14 (22.58%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (22.58%) SANS
11 14 (22.58%) CompTIA Security+
11 14 (22.58%) GIAC
11 14 (22.58%) Firewall
11 14 (22.58%) Network+ Certification
11 14 (22.58%) Linux+ Certification
11 14 (22.58%) SSCP
11 14 (22.58%) TCP/IP

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 13 (20.97%) Confluence
2 4 (6.45%) Anypoint
2 4 (6.45%) Apache
2 4 (6.45%) Apache Pig
2 4 (6.45%) GlassFish
2 4 (6.45%) Mule
2 4 (6.45%) Mule ESB
2 4 (6.45%) Tomcat
2 4 (6.45%) WebLogic
2 4 (6.45%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.29%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.58%) Firewall
1 14 (22.58%) TCP/IP
2 10 (16.13%) FCoE
2 10 (16.13%) SNMP
3 4 (6.45%) HTTP
3 4 (6.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.90%) MySQL
1 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.29%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (6.45%) Apache Hive
3 4 (6.45%) Big Data
3 4 (6.45%) Hadoop
3 4 (6.45%) MongoDB
3 4 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (43.55%) JIRA
2 18 (29.03%) Git (software)
3 11 (17.74%) Jenkins
4 10 (16.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 10 (16.13%) Redmine
5 9 (14.52%) Selenium
6 5 (8.06%) NUnit
6 5 (8.06%) SpecFlow
6 5 (8.06%) TeamCity
6 5 (8.06%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (6.45%) Bitbucket
7 4 (6.45%) CodeSonar
7 4 (6.45%) Cucumber
7 4 (6.45%) Eclipse
7 4 (6.45%) git-flow
7 4 (6.45%) Gradle
7 4 (6.45%) JUnit
7 4 (6.45%) Maven
7 4 (6.45%) Robot Framework
7 4 (6.45%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (12.90%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (25.81%) Developer
2 14 (22.58%) Senior Developer
3 11 (17.74%) Software Engineer
4 10 (16.13%) Analyst
4 10 (16.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 10 (16.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (16.13%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 8 (12.90%) Linux Engineer
5 8 (12.90%) Platform Engineer
5 8 (12.90%) Test Engineer
5 8 (12.90%) Windows Engineer
5 8 (12.90%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) Business Analyst
7 5 (8.06%) Agile Business Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) .NET Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Test Analyst
9 3 (4.84%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (4.84%) Senior Business Analyst
9 3 (4.84%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.35%) RESTful
2 11 (17.74%) AngularJS
2 11 (17.74%) Web Services
3 10 (16.13%) CSS
3 10 (16.13%) CSS3
3 10 (16.13%) HTML
3 10 (16.13%) HTML5
4 9 (14.52%) .NET
5 8 (12.90%) .NET Framework
5 8 (12.90%) ASP.NET
5 8 (12.90%) REST
5 8 (12.90%) SOAP
6 6 (9.68%) Java EE
6 6 (9.68%) Spring
6 6 (9.68%) STL
7 5 (8.06%) XML
7 5 (8.06%) XSD
7 5 (8.06%) XSLT
8 4 (6.45%) JMS
8 4 (6.45%) WSDL
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.81%) Linux
1 16 (25.81%) Windows
2 4 (6.45%) Android
2 4 (6.45%) Apple iOS
2 4 (6.45%) Mac OS X
3 2 (3.23%) Unix
3 2 (3.23%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (91.94%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (35.48%) Scrum
3 20 (32.26%) TDD
4 19 (30.65%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (30.65%) Software Engineering
5 16 (25.81%) Service Management
5 16 (25.81%) Test Automation
6 15 (24.19%) Cybersecurity
6 15 (24.19%) Release Management
7 14 (22.58%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (20.97%) Acceptance Criteria
9 12 (19.35%) ITIL
9 12 (19.35%) Test Planning
10 11 (17.74%) Service Delivery
10 11 (17.74%) V-Model
10 11 (17.74%) Waterfall
11 10 (16.13%) Coaching
11 10 (16.13%) DevOps
11 10 (16.13%) High Availability
11 10 (16.13%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 24 (38.71%) JavaScript
2 23 (37.10%) C
3 22 (35.48%) Bash Shell
4 16 (25.81%) C#
4 16 (25.81%) PowerShell
5 14 (22.58%) PHP
5 14 (22.58%) Python
6 13 (20.97%) Java
7 10 (16.13%) Korn
7 10 (16.13%) SQL
8 6 (9.68%) C++
8 6 (9.68%) Objective-C
9 4 (6.45%) Groovy
9 4 (6.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 20 (32.26%) Security Cleared
2 19 (30.65%) DV Cleared
3 14 (22.58%) CCNA
3 14 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (22.58%) CISSP
3 14 (22.58%) CompTIA Security+
3 14 (22.58%) GIAC
3 14 (22.58%) Linux+ Certification
3 14 (22.58%) MCSE
3 14 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (22.58%) Network+ Certification
3 14 (22.58%) SANS
3 14 (22.58%) SSCP
4 5 (8.06%) Degree
5 3 (4.84%) CITP
5 3 (4.84%) ISEB
5 3 (4.84%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 10 (16.13%) NFS
1 10 (16.13%) Samba
1 10 (16.13%) VMware ESXi
1 10 (16.13%) VMware NSX
2 5 (8.06%) Docker
3 4 (6.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (24.19%) Puppet
2 10 (16.13%) Ansible
2 10 (16.13%) Nagios
2 10 (16.13%) vCenter Server
3 4 (6.45%) CloudHub
3 4 (6.45%) Salt
4 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (16.13%) EMC
1 10 (16.13%) NetApp
1 10 (16.13%) SolarWinds
1 10 (16.13%) VMware
2 8 (12.90%) Atlassian
2 8 (12.90%) HP
3 5 (8.06%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.06%) Oracle
4 4 (6.45%) IBM
4 4 (6.45%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.61%) Google