The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Story
Suffolk / Ipswich
Rank 23 52 57
Rank change year-on-year +29 +5  
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 4 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 2.99% 1.90% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.42% 2.11% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 1
Median salary £38,000 £50,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.00% -23.07%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12%  

User Stories is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Ipswich with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Ipswich
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 117 380 338
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 87.31% 90.48% 87.79%
Number of salaries quoted 103 338 271
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Ipswich citing User Stories as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for User Stories in Ipswich

User Stories
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

Salary trend for User Stories in Ipswich

User Stories
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Stories in Ipswich over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for User Stories in Ipswich

User Stories
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 8 (100.00%) Finance
1 8 (100.00%) Wireframes
2 6 (75.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Technical Architecture
2 6 (75.00%) Use Case
2 6 (75.00%) Xbox
2 6 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (25.00%) Legal
3 2 (25.00%) GAP Analysis

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich 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:

General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Legal
2 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Analyst
1 8 (100.00%) Business Analyst
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Business Analyst
2 6 (75.00%) Business Development Analyst
2 6 (75.00%) Development Analyst
2 6 (75.00%) Software Analyst
2 6 (75.00%) Software Development Analyst
2 6 (75.00%) Software Development Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Regulatory Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (75.00%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Wireframes
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Technical Architecture
2 6 (75.00%) Use Case
3 2 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft