Period
to 20 April 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 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 98 134
Rank change year-on-year +12 +36 +3
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 37 60 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.44% 3.16% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% 3.39% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 65 40 21
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -20.00% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £34,125 £37,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £61,250
South West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +5.96%

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 1,370 1,770 1,825
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 90.25% 93.21% 90.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1,119 1,474 1,226
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +2.56%

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 April 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 April 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 +10 9 £40,000 +90.48%
Gloucester +12 7 £51,500 +28.75% 3
Cirencester +4 6 £51,500 -6.36% 1
User Stories
South West

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 33 (89.19%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (54.05%) JIRA
3 19 (51.35%) Bash Shell
3 19 (51.35%) C
4 18 (48.65%) Security Cleared
5 16 (43.24%) DV Cleared
5 16 (43.24%) JavaScript
6 14 (37.84%) Cybersecurity
7 13 (35.14%) Puppet
8 12 (32.43%) Software Engineering
8 12 (32.43%) Windows
8 12 (32.43%) Linux
8 12 (32.43%) MCSE
8 12 (32.43%) TCP/IP
8 12 (32.43%) CCNA
8 12 (32.43%) CISSP
8 12 (32.43%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (32.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (32.43%) Network+ Certification
8 12 (32.43%) Linux+ Certification
8 12 (32.43%) GIAC
8 12 (32.43%) SSCP
8 12 (32.43%) Firewall
8 12 (32.43%) SANS
8 12 (32.43%) CompTIA Security+
9 11 (29.73%) DevOps
9 11 (29.73%) Scrum
9 11 (29.73%) TDD
9 11 (29.73%) Python
9 11 (29.73%) PHP

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%) Confluence
2 4 (10.81%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.70%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (32.43%) Firewall
1 12 (32.43%) TCP/IP
2 8 (21.62%) FCoE
2 8 (21.62%) SNMP
3 4 (10.81%) HTTP
3 4 (10.81%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) Apache Hive
1 4 (10.81%) Big Data
1 4 (10.81%) Hadoop
1 4 (10.81%) MySQL
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 20 (54.05%) JIRA
2 9 (24.32%) Git (software)
3 8 (21.62%) Redmine
4 6 (16.22%) Jenkins
5 4 (10.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (10.81%) Bitbucket
5 4 (10.81%) CodeSonar
5 4 (10.81%) git-flow
5 4 (10.81%) Robot Framework
5 4 (10.81%) Selenium
6 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (21.62%) Games
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Analyst
1 8 (21.62%) Business Analyst
1 8 (21.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 8 (21.62%) Linux Engineer
1 8 (21.62%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
1 8 (21.62%) Platform Engineer
1 8 (21.62%) Windows Engineer
1 8 (21.62%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Developer
2 7 (18.92%) Senior Developer
2 7 (18.92%) Test Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Agile Business Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (13.51%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Java Technical Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) .NET
2 6 (16.22%) .NET Framework
2 6 (16.22%) RESTful
3 5 (13.51%) AngularJS
3 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET
3 5 (13.51%) CSS
3 5 (13.51%) CSS3
3 5 (13.51%) HTML
3 5 (13.51%) HTML5
3 5 (13.51%) Web Services
4 4 (10.81%) Django
4 4 (10.81%) Java EE
4 4 (10.81%) LAMP
4 4 (10.81%) Node.js
4 4 (10.81%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (10.81%) REST
4 4 (10.81%) SOAP
4 4 (10.81%) Spring MVC
4 4 (10.81%) STL
5 2 (5.41%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (32.43%) Linux
1 12 (32.43%) Windows
2 4 (10.81%) Android
2 4 (10.81%) Apple iOS
2 4 (10.81%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (89.19%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (32.43%) Software Engineering
4 11 (29.73%) DevOps
4 11 (29.73%) Scrum
4 11 (29.73%) TDD
5 9 (24.32%) Coaching
5 9 (24.32%) Mentoring
6 8 (21.62%) High Availability
6 8 (21.62%) ITIL
6 8 (21.62%) Service Management
6 8 (21.62%) Test Automation
7 7 (18.92%) Change Management
7 7 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (18.92%) Incident Management
7 7 (18.92%) Problem Management
7 7 (18.92%) Release Management
7 7 (18.92%) Service Delivery
7 7 (18.92%) V-Model
7 7 (18.92%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (51.35%) Bash Shell
1 19 (51.35%) C
2 16 (43.24%) JavaScript
3 11 (29.73%) PHP
3 11 (29.73%) PowerShell
3 11 (29.73%) Python
4 8 (21.62%) Korn
5 6 (16.22%) C#
6 5 (13.51%) Java
7 4 (10.81%) C++
7 4 (10.81%) Objective-C
8 3 (8.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (48.65%) Security Cleared
2 16 (43.24%) DV Cleared
3 12 (32.43%) CCNA
3 12 (32.43%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (32.43%) CISSP
3 12 (32.43%) CompTIA Security+
3 12 (32.43%) GIAC
3 12 (32.43%) Linux+ Certification
3 12 (32.43%) MCSE
3 12 (32.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (32.43%) Network+ Certification
3 12 (32.43%) SANS
3 12 (32.43%) SSCP
4 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 8 (21.62%) NFS
1 8 (21.62%) Samba
1 8 (21.62%) VMware ESXi
1 8 (21.62%) VMware NSX
2 5 (13.51%) Docker
3 4 (10.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (35.14%) Puppet
2 8 (21.62%) Ansible
2 8 (21.62%) Nagios
2 8 (21.62%) vCenter Server
3 7 (18.92%) HP ALM
4 4 (10.81%) Salt
5 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) EMC
1 8 (21.62%) NetApp
1 8 (21.62%) SolarWinds
1 8 (21.62%) VMware
2 7 (18.92%) Atlassian
2 7 (18.92%) HP
3 4 (10.81%) Microsoft