Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 106 119
Rank change year-on-year +20 +13 +24
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 43 40 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.57% 2.34% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.79% 2.56% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 42 41 72
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -15.79% +6.74%
10th Percentile £35,125 £26,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £51,250 £60,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -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 1,540 1,560 1,867
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 92.00% 91.07% 89.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,255 1,252 1,332
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,775
90th Percentile £66,250 £64,875 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 +8 17 £40,000 -15.79% 1
User Stories
South West

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 32 (74.42%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (69.77%) Security Cleared
3 29 (67.44%) DV Cleared
4 26 (60.47%) C
5 25 (58.14%) Test Automation
6 23 (53.49%) JIRA
7 22 (51.16%) Cybersecurity
8 21 (48.84%) Software Engineering
8 21 (48.84%) Windows
9 19 (44.19%) Bash Shell
10 18 (41.86%) Mentoring
11 16 (37.21%) Puppet
11 16 (37.21%) SANS
11 16 (37.21%) CompTIA Security+
11 16 (37.21%) GIAC
11 16 (37.21%) Linux
11 16 (37.21%) MCSE
11 16 (37.21%) Python
11 16 (37.21%) TCP/IP
11 16 (37.21%) CCNA
11 16 (37.21%) JavaScript
11 16 (37.21%) CISSP
11 16 (37.21%) Cisco Certification
11 16 (37.21%) Microsoft Certification
11 16 (37.21%) SSCP
11 16 (37.21%) Firewall
11 16 (37.21%) Network+ Certification
11 16 (37.21%) Linux+ Certification
12 15 (34.88%) C#
12 15 (34.88%) C++

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 8 (18.60%) Apache Pig
2 5 (11.63%) WebLogic
3 3 (6.98%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Trello
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 16 (37.21%) Firewall
1 16 (37.21%) TCP/IP
2 13 (30.23%) HTTP
2 13 (30.23%) SSL
3 8 (18.60%) FCoE
3 8 (18.60%) SNMP
4 5 (11.63%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.23%) Big Data
2 8 (18.60%) Apache Hive
2 8 (18.60%) Hadoop
2 8 (18.60%) MySQL
2 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (53.49%) JIRA
2 10 (23.26%) Selenium
3 8 (18.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (18.60%) Bitbucket
3 8 (18.60%) CodeSonar
3 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
3 8 (18.60%) git-flow
3 8 (18.60%) Redmine
3 8 (18.60%) Robot Framework
4 2 (4.65%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.65%) LoadRunner
4 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (30.23%) Games
2 7 (16.28%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Analyst
2 8 (18.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Platform Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Software Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Windows Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Business Analyst
3 7 (16.28%) C# Software Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Java Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Java Software Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Lead Tester
4 5 (11.63%) Requirements Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Senior Tester
4 5 (11.63%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Test Leader
4 5 (11.63%) Tester
5 3 (6.98%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.93%) .NET
2 8 (18.60%) .NET Framework
2 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET
2 8 (18.60%) Django
2 8 (18.60%) Java EE
2 8 (18.60%) LAMP
2 8 (18.60%) Node.js
2 8 (18.60%) RabbitMQ
2 8 (18.60%) REST
2 8 (18.60%) SOAP
2 8 (18.60%) Spring MVC
2 8 (18.60%) STL
3 6 (13.95%) XML
4 5 (11.63%) EJB
4 5 (11.63%) Hibernate
4 5 (11.63%) HTML
4 5 (11.63%) J2EE
4 5 (11.63%) Spring
5 2 (4.65%) Gherkin
5 2 (4.65%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (11.63%) Fintech
1 5 (11.63%) iPhone
2 4 (9.30%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 21 (48.84%) Windows
2 16 (37.21%) Linux
3 13 (30.23%) Android
4 8 (18.60%) Apple iOS
4 8 (18.60%) Mac OS X
5 5 (11.63%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (74.42%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (58.14%) Test Automation
3 22 (51.16%) Cybersecurity
4 21 (48.84%) Software Engineering
5 18 (41.86%) Mentoring
6 13 (30.23%) Coaching
6 13 (30.23%) Reverse Engineering
6 13 (30.23%) Scrum
7 10 (23.26%) Kanban
7 10 (23.26%) Penetration Testing
7 10 (23.26%) TDD
7 10 (23.26%) Waterfall
8 9 (20.93%) Acceptance Criteria
8 9 (20.93%) BDD
9 8 (18.60%) API Design
9 8 (18.60%) Ethical Hacking
9 8 (18.60%) High Availability
9 8 (18.60%) Multithreading
10 7 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (16.28%) UML
Programming Languages
1 26 (60.47%) C
2 19 (44.19%) Bash Shell
3 16 (37.21%) JavaScript
3 16 (37.21%) Python
4 15 (34.88%) C#
4 15 (34.88%) C++
4 15 (34.88%) Java
5 13 (30.23%) Objective-C
6 11 (25.58%) PHP
6 11 (25.58%) PowerShell
7 8 (18.60%) Korn
7 8 (18.60%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (69.77%) Security Cleared
2 29 (67.44%) DV Cleared
3 16 (37.21%) CCNA
3 16 (37.21%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (37.21%) CISSP
3 16 (37.21%) CompTIA Security+
3 16 (37.21%) GIAC
3 16 (37.21%) Linux+ Certification
3 16 (37.21%) MCSE
3 16 (37.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (37.21%) Network+ Certification
3 16 (37.21%) SANS
3 16 (37.21%) SSCP
4 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.65%) ISEB
5 2 (4.65%) ISTQB
System Software
1 8 (18.60%) Docker
1 8 (18.60%) NFS
1 8 (18.60%) Samba
1 8 (18.60%) VMware ESXi
1 8 (18.60%) VMware NSX
1 8 (18.60%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (37.21%) Puppet
2 8 (18.60%) Ansible
2 8 (18.60%) Nagios
2 8 (18.60%) Salt
2 8 (18.60%) vCenter Server
3 3 (6.98%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Atlassian
1 8 (18.60%) EMC
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
1 8 (18.60%) NetApp
1 8 (18.60%) SolarWinds
1 8 (18.60%) VMware
2 5 (11.63%) Cisco
3 3 (6.98%) HP