Period
to 17 October 2018

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

User Story
South East > Kent
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 85 110
Rank change year-on-year +6 +25 +31
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 14 20 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.36% 1.57% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 1.78% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 14
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +9.76% -8.89%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,875 £35,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £54,375 £62,250
South East median annual salary £52,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.47% - +1.06%

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 911 1,122 1,607
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 88.53% 88.28% 89.13%
Number of salaries quoted 778 971 1,413
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £23,800
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 17 October 2018.

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 17 October 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
West Malling - 6 £37,500 -
Maidstone -3 3 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Dartford - 3 £32,500 - 1
User Stories
South East

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

1 11 (78.57%) Acceptance Criteria
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (57.14%) Wireframes
3 8 (57.14%) User Experience
4 7 (50.00%) Prototyping
4 7 (50.00%) HTML
4 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (50.00%) CSS
5 6 (42.86%) Scrum
6 5 (35.71%) Workflow
6 5 (35.71%) Finance
6 5 (35.71%) UML
6 5 (35.71%) Use Case
6 5 (35.71%) PMO
6 5 (35.71%) Business Process Modelling
7 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
7 4 (28.57%) Business Analysis
7 4 (28.57%) HTML5
7 4 (28.57%) CSS3
7 4 (28.57%) C#
7 4 (28.57%) .NET
8 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
8 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
8 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
8 3 (21.43%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 3 (21.43%) InVision
8 3 (21.43%) Framer.js
8 3 (21.43%) Minimum Viable Product
9 2 (14.29%) Coaching
9 2 (14.29%) UXPin

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:

Applications
1 3 (21.43%) InVision
2 2 (14.29%) UXPin
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (14.29%) Serverless
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (14.29%) Selenium
2 2 (14.29%) SpecFlow
2 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.14%) Fiddler
3 1 (7.14%) ReSharper
3 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
3 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Back Office
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
1 7 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Designer
2 3 (21.43%) UX Designer
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Project Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) QA Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Quality Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) CSS
1 7 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (28.57%) .NET
2 4 (28.57%) CSS3
2 4 (28.57%) HTML5
3 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
3 3 (21.43%) Framer.js
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 2 (14.29%) JSON
4 2 (14.29%) React
5 1 (7.14%) Gherkin
5 1 (7.14%) SOAP
5 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) User Experience
2 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 3 (21.43%) Minimum Viable Product
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Acceptance Criteria
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (57.14%) Wireframes
4 7 (50.00%) Prototyping
5 6 (42.86%) Scrum
6 5 (35.71%) Business Process Modelling
6 5 (35.71%) UML
6 5 (35.71%) Use Case
6 5 (35.71%) Workflow
7 4 (28.57%) Business Analysis
7 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
8 2 (14.29%) API Integration
8 2 (14.29%) Coaching
8 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (14.29%) Defect Management
8 2 (14.29%) DevOps
8 2 (14.29%) Mobile First
8 2 (14.29%) Product Management
8 2 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (14.29%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.14%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) PMO
2 2 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) MuleSoft