Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Halifax 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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
West Yorkshire > Halifax
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 53 -
Rank change year-on-year +20 - +42
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 7 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 4.00% 1.75% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.32% 1.87% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 0
Halifax median annual salary £45,000 £31,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% - -
West Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £39,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +12.82% -17.02% +10.59%

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 Halifax with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Halifax
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 162 268 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 92.57% 93.71% 86.53%
Number of salaries quoted 121 247 197
Halifax median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £44,581
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +12.16% +18.88%
10th Percentile £21,750 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £56,826
West Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

Job postings citing User Stories as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Halifax.

Job vacancy trend for User Stories in Halifax

User Stories
Salary Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories in Halifax.

Salary trend for User Stories in Halifax

For the 6 months to 17 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 Halifax region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) JIRA
2 4 (57.14%) Use Case
2 4 (57.14%) Waterfall
3 3 (42.86%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) Business Transformation
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (42.86%) MS Visio
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Wireframes
3 3 (42.86%) Business Process Modelling
3 3 (42.86%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching

User Stories
Co-occurring IT Skills in Halifax 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:

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Project
1 3 (42.86%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Business Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum Master
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Use Case
2 4 (57.14%) Waterfall
3 3 (42.86%) Acceptance Criteria
3 3 (42.86%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) Business Process Modelling
3 3 (42.86%) Business Transformation
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) Wireframes
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft