Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
South East > Kent
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 107 141
Rank change year-on-year +19 +34 -6
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 23 18 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.73% 1.04% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 1.18% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 15
Kent median annual salary £43,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% - -36.00%
10th Percentile £31,000 £35,000 £17,500
90th Percentile £52,125 £51,094 £48,250
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 Kent with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1144 1526 1934
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 86.14% 88.26% 87.91%
Number of salaries quoted 969 1346 1706
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.41% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £64,000 £65,000 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for User Stories in Kent

User Stories
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for User Stories in Kent

User Stories
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Stories in Kent over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for User Stories in Kent

User Stories
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the Kent region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Maidstone +25 2 £45,000 -
West Malling -10 2 £32,500 -13.33%
User Stories
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Kent region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 14 (60.87%) Finance
2 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (43.48%) Use Case
3 10 (43.48%) Web Development
3 10 (43.48%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (43.48%) Mobile Development
3 10 (43.48%) Software Delivery
4 6 (26.09%) SQL
5 5 (21.74%) Web Services
5 5 (21.74%) Acceptance Criteria
5 5 (21.74%) Mobile App
6 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
7 3 (13.04%) XML
7 3 (13.04%) Change Management
7 3 (13.04%) Scrum
8 2 (8.70%) Back Office
8 2 (8.70%) MVC
8 2 (8.70%) TDD
8 2 (8.70%) .NET
8 2 (8.70%) CSS
8 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
8 2 (8.70%) C
8 2 (8.70%) C#
8 2 (8.70%) HTML
8 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
8 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
8 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
8 2 (8.70%) Entity Framework

User Stories
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Selenium
1 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (60.87%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Back Office
3 1 (4.35%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Product Owner
2 10 (43.48%) Digital Product Owner
3 9 (39.13%) Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Business Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Business Systems Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Lead Business Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Business Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Data Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Junior
7 1 (4.35%) Junior Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Project Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.35%) QA Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Web Services
2 3 (13.04%) XML
3 2 (8.70%) .NET
3 2 (8.70%) .NET Core
3 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
3 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
3 2 (8.70%) CSS
3 2 (8.70%) Entity Framework
3 2 (8.70%) HTML
3 2 (8.70%) jQuery
3 2 (8.70%) Vue (Vue.js)
3 2 (8.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (21.74%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) Mobile Development
2 10 (43.48%) Software Delivery
2 10 (43.48%) Use Case
2 10 (43.48%) Web Development
3 5 (21.74%) Acceptance Criteria
4 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Change Management
5 3 (13.04%) Scrum
6 2 (8.70%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.70%) Matrix Management
6 2 (8.70%) MVC
6 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (8.70%) TDD
6 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.35%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (4.35%) Data Strategy
7 1 (4.35%) Logical Data Model
7 1 (4.35%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) C
2 2 (8.70%) C#
2 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) Data Quality