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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
South East / Kent
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 74 103
Rank change year-on-year +4 +29  
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 7 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.06% 1.16% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 1.30% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 2
Median salary £35,000 £60,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -41.66% +11.62%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,750
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.02%  

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 Kent with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 546 844 937
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 82.73% 89.03% 86.60%
Number of salaries quoted 469 739 817
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 12 (70.59%) Finance
2 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (41.18%) QA
3 7 (41.18%) Selenium
3 7 (41.18%) Test Automation
4 6 (35.29%) WebDriver
4 6 (35.29%) Use Case
4 6 (35.29%) Manual Testing
4 6 (35.29%) Web Development
4 6 (35.29%) Software Testing
4 6 (35.29%) Mobile Development
4 6 (35.29%) Software Delivery
4 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
5 3 (17.65%) Web Services
6 2 (11.76%) Project Management
6 2 (11.76%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (11.76%) User Experience
7 1 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (5.88%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (5.88%) Confluence
7 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
7 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
7 1 (5.88%) REST
7 1 (5.88%) JIRA
7 1 (5.88%) Velocity
7 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
7 1 (5.88%) SQL

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Selenium
2 6 (35.29%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.88%) JIRA
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (70.59%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Product Owner
2 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Digital Product Owner
2 6 (35.29%) QA Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) QA Test Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) QA Automation Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Automation Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Digital Agile Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Digital Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) REST
2 1 (5.88%) SOAP
2 1 (5.88%) Velocity
2 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
3 2 (11.76%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Test Automation
3 6 (35.29%) Manual Testing
3 6 (35.29%) Mobile Development
3 6 (35.29%) Software Delivery
3 6 (35.29%) Software Testing
3 6 (35.29%) Use Case
3 6 (35.29%) Web Development
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
Whitstable, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + benefits listed
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Kent
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Posted: 24 days ago
Chatham, Kent
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Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Kent
Vanquis
Posted: 24 days ago
Chatham, Kent
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Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago