Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 78 82
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4 +50
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 48 62 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 3.07% 4.11% 3.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.34% 4.55% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 43 119 81
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £57,850 £60,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +11.11%

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 1,439 1,363 2,099
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 92.07% 90.44% 92.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,119 1,110 1,712
Gloucestershire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £62,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 -6 10 £40,000 -15.79% 1
User Stories
South West

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 44 (91.67%) DV Cleared
1 44 (91.67%) Security Cleared
2 38 (79.17%) C
3 37 (77.08%) Systems Engineering
4 34 (70.83%) Test Automation
5 32 (66.67%) JIRA
5 32 (66.67%) Windows
6 31 (64.58%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (62.50%) Software Engineering
7 30 (62.50%) Python
8 29 (60.42%) Cybersecurity
9 28 (58.33%) Bash Shell
9 28 (58.33%) C#
9 28 (58.33%) C++
9 28 (58.33%) Java
9 28 (58.33%) JavaScript
10 24 (50.00%) Big Data
11 23 (47.92%) Linux
12 22 (45.83%) HTTP
12 22 (45.83%) SSL
12 22 (45.83%) MCSE
12 22 (45.83%) CCNA
12 22 (45.83%) CISSP
12 22 (45.83%) Cisco Certification
12 22 (45.83%) Microsoft Certification
12 22 (45.83%) SSCP
12 22 (45.83%) Network+ Certification
12 22 (45.83%) Linux+ Certification
12 22 (45.83%) GIAC
12 22 (45.83%) Objective-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 13 (27.08%) Apache Pig
2 9 (18.75%) WebLogic
3 6 (12.50%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon Kinesis
1 1 (2.08%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 22 (45.83%) HTTP
1 22 (45.83%) SSL
2 20 (41.67%) Firewall
2 20 (41.67%) TCP/IP
3 9 (18.75%) HTTPS
4 7 (14.58%) FCoE
4 7 (14.58%) SNMP
5 1 (2.08%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (50.00%) Big Data
2 14 (29.17%) MySQL
3 13 (27.08%) Apache Hive
3 13 (27.08%) Hadoop
3 13 (27.08%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (66.67%) JIRA
2 19 (39.58%) Selenium
3 13 (27.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 13 (27.08%) Bitbucket
3 13 (27.08%) CodeSonar
3 13 (27.08%) Git (software)
3 13 (27.08%) git-flow
3 13 (27.08%) Robot Framework
4 7 (14.58%) Redmine
5 6 (12.50%) LoadRunner
6 5 (10.42%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.08%) Appium
7 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.08%) JUnit
7 1 (2.08%) Maven
7 1 (2.08%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (33.33%) Games
2 3 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) Software Engineer
2 11 (22.92%) C# Software Engineer
2 11 (22.92%) C++ Software Engineer
2 11 (22.92%) Java Engineer
2 11 (22.92%) Java Software Engineer
3 9 (18.75%) Platform Engineer
3 9 (18.75%) Requirements Engineer
3 9 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (16.67%) Test Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) Windows Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) Tester
7 4 (8.33%) Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Network Systems Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Systems Test Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Test Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.17%) .NET
1 14 (29.17%) .NET Framework
2 13 (27.08%) ASP.NET
2 13 (27.08%) Django
2 13 (27.08%) Java EE
2 13 (27.08%) LAMP
2 13 (27.08%) Node.js
2 13 (27.08%) RabbitMQ
2 13 (27.08%) REST
2 13 (27.08%) SOAP
2 13 (27.08%) Spring MVC
2 13 (27.08%) STL
3 11 (22.92%) XML
4 10 (20.83%) HTML
5 9 (18.75%) EJB
5 9 (18.75%) Hibernate
5 9 (18.75%) J2EE
5 9 (18.75%) Spring
6 5 (10.42%) JDBC
7 2 (4.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (18.75%) iPhone
2 3 (6.25%) Fintech
3 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 32 (66.67%) Windows
2 23 (47.92%) Linux
3 22 (45.83%) Android
4 13 (27.08%) Apple iOS
4 13 (27.08%) Mac OS X
5 9 (18.75%) Windows Phone
6 2 (4.17%) CentOS
6 2 (4.17%) Fedora
6 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (77.08%) Systems Engineering
2 34 (70.83%) Test Automation
3 31 (64.58%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (62.50%) Software Engineering
5 29 (60.42%) Cybersecurity
6 22 (45.83%) Reverse Engineering
7 19 (39.58%) Mentoring
8 18 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
9 16 (33.33%) Coaching
10 14 (29.17%) Kanban
10 14 (29.17%) Scrum
11 13 (27.08%) API Design
11 13 (27.08%) Ethical Hacking
11 13 (27.08%) Multithreading
12 12 (25.00%) Waterfall
13 11 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (20.83%) TDD
14 10 (20.83%) Test Strategy
14 10 (20.83%) UML
15 9 (18.75%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 38 (79.17%) C
2 30 (62.50%) Python
3 28 (58.33%) Bash Shell
3 28 (58.33%) C#
3 28 (58.33%) C++
3 28 (58.33%) Java
3 28 (58.33%) JavaScript
4 22 (45.83%) Objective-C
5 21 (43.75%) PowerShell
6 19 (39.58%) PHP
7 15 (31.25%) SQL
8 7 (14.58%) Korn
9 1 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 44 (91.67%) DV Cleared
1 44 (91.67%) Security Cleared
2 22 (45.83%) CCNA
2 22 (45.83%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (45.83%) CISSP
2 22 (45.83%) CompTIA Security+
2 22 (45.83%) GIAC
2 22 (45.83%) Linux+ Certification
2 22 (45.83%) MCSE
2 22 (45.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (45.83%) Network+ Certification
2 22 (45.83%) SANS
2 22 (45.83%) SSCP
3 6 (12.50%) ISTQB
4 5 (10.42%) ISEB
5 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 15 (31.25%) Docker
2 13 (27.08%) vSphere
3 9 (18.75%) NFS
3 9 (18.75%) Samba
3 9 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (14.58%) VMware NSX
5 2 (4.17%) VirtualBox
5 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (4.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (45.83%) Puppet
2 13 (27.08%) Salt
3 9 (18.75%) Ansible
3 9 (18.75%) Nagios
3 9 (18.75%) vCenter Server
4 6 (12.50%) HP ALM
5 2 (4.17%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (4.17%) Kubernetes
5 2 (4.17%) OpenNMS
5 2 (4.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 15 (31.25%) Atlassian
3 9 (18.75%) Cisco
3 9 (18.75%) EMC
3 9 (18.75%) NetApp
3 9 (18.75%) SolarWinds
3 9 (18.75%) VMware
4 6 (12.50%) HP
5 2 (4.17%) Cloudera
5 2 (4.17%) Dell
5 2 (4.17%) Hortonworks
5 2 (4.17%) Red Hat