Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 74 80
Rank change year-on-year +15 +6 -2
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 12 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 1.72% 0.39% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 0.42% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 1
Liverpool median annual salary £46,250 £31,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +49.19% -17.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £37,050 £28,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £49,250 £34,000 £38,750
Merseyside median annual salary £45,000 £34,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year +31.39% -8.67% -6.25%

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 627 711 699
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 89.83% 92.34% 85.87%
Number of salaries quoted 496 509 539
Liverpool median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,200 £27,500
90th Percentile £64,375 £67,500 £60,000
Merseyside median annual salary £40,776 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.94% - -

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 18 July 2018.

Salary histogram for User Stories in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) Scrum
3 7 (58.33%) Project Management
4 6 (50.00%) MySQL
4 6 (50.00%) JIRA
4 6 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
4 6 (50.00%) Kafka
4 6 (50.00%) MongoDB
5 5 (41.67%) MS Visio
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (33.33%) RESTful
6 4 (33.33%) Microservices
7 3 (25.00%) SDLC
7 3 (25.00%) Logistics
7 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
7 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (16.67%) Games
8 2 (16.67%) Online Games
8 2 (16.67%) Online Gambling
8 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
8 2 (16.67%) Kanban
8 2 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
9 1 (8.33%) Acceptance Criteria
9 1 (8.33%) BPMN
9 1 (8.33%) Sitecore
9 1 (8.33%) Product Management
9 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (8.33%) Business Development

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) EPiServer
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Visio
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (8.33%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Asana
1 1 (8.33%) G Suite
1 1 (8.33%) Lucidchart
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 6 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) Redmine
General
1 2 (16.67%) Games
1 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Spanish Language
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (41.67%) Designer
3 5 (41.67%) Software Designer
3 5 (41.67%) Solutions Designer
4 3 (25.00%) Software Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Product Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Product Business Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Software Product Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Business Development Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Development Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Digital Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Digital Business Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Junior Business Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Project Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Software Development Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Software Development Business Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) Kafka
2 4 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (8.33%) JTS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Online Gambling
1 2 (16.67%) Online Games
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Life Science
2 1 (8.33%) LIMS
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) Scrum
3 7 (58.33%) Project Management
4 6 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
5 4 (33.33%) Microservices
6 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (25.00%) Logistics
6 3 (25.00%) SDLC
6 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (16.67%) Kanban
8 1 (8.33%) Acceptance Criteria
8 1 (8.33%) BPMN
8 1 (8.33%) Business Development
8 1 (8.33%) Line Management
8 1 (8.33%) Product Management
8 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (8.33%) UML
8 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Google
2 1 (8.33%) Sitecore