Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 73 93
Rank change year-on-year +15 +20 -28
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 5 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 0.82% 0.27% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.29% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 2
Liverpool median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.77% -10.34% -19.44%
10th Percentile £32,250 £28,750 £32,875
90th Percentile £51,750 £36,250 £38,625
Merseyside median annual salary £42,500 £34,250 £36,250
% change year-on-year +24.09% -5.52% -19.44%

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 Liverpool with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Liverpool
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 551 679 909
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 90.77% 92.13% 89.47%
Number of salaries quoted 415 493 595
Liverpool median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,650
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £57,500
Merseyside median annual salary £40,349 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% - -

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

Job vacancy trend for User Stories in Liverpool

User Stories
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Salary trend for User Stories in Liverpool

User Stories
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Stories in Liverpool over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for User Stories in Liverpool

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 Liverpool region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (20.00%) JTS
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) LIMS
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Google
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Business Development
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Spanish Language
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) BPMN
3 1 (20.00%) Product Management
3 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (20.00%) Redmine
3 1 (20.00%) G Suite
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Kafka
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (20.00%) Lucidchart
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Data Structures

User Stories
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 1 (20.00%) Chatbot
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Asana
1 1 (20.00%) G Suite
1 1 (20.00%) Lucidchart
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Redmine
General
1 1 (20.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Junior
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) JTS
1 1 (20.00%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (20.00%) LIMS
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) BPMN
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Business Development
3 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Product Management
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Google