The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
North West / Manchester
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 159 164
Rank change year-on-year -6 +5  
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 50 22 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.19% 0.64% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 0.71% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 44 19 19
Median salary £55,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +69.23% -7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,450 £29,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £48,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -4.49%  

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 Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3838 3117 3031
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 91.08% 90.27% 90.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3287 2671 2523
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

User Stories
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for User Stories in Manchester

User Stories
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Stories in Manchester over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for User Stories in Manchester

User Stories
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton -10 5 £65,000 +100.00% 1
Stockport -14 3 £40,000 -5.88% 2
User Stories
North West

For the 6 months to 26 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 Manchester region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 115 (87.79%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (34.35%) Microsoft
3 38 (29.01%) .NET
4 36 (27.48%) SDLC
5 35 (26.72%) C#
6 32 (24.43%) MVC
7 31 (23.66%) Finance
7 31 (23.66%) SQL Server
8 25 (19.08%) Business Analysis
9 24 (18.32%) Scrum
9 24 (18.32%) JavaScript
10 23 (17.56%) Software Engineering
10 23 (17.56%) TOGAF
11 18 (13.74%) SQL
11 18 (13.74%) Test Automation
12 15 (11.45%) E-Commerce
12 15 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (10.69%) CSS
13 14 (10.69%) Test Scripting
14 13 (9.92%) Waterfall
14 13 (9.92%) User Experience
15 12 (9.16%) Mobile App
15 12 (9.16%) HTML
15 12 (9.16%) TDD
15 12 (9.16%) Web Development
15 12 (9.16%) QA
16 11 (8.40%) Marketing
16 11 (8.40%) Kanban
16 11 (8.40%) HTML5
16 11 (8.40%) iPad

User Stories
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 5 (3.82%) Alfresco
2 3 (2.29%) CMS
2 3 (2.29%) Confluence
3 2 (1.53%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.76%) Apache
4 1 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.76%) CloudStack
4 1 (0.76%) IIS
4 1 (0.76%) Jetty
4 1 (0.76%) Mongrel
4 1 (0.76%) nginx
4 1 (0.76%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.76%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.76%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (4.58%) InVision
2 5 (3.82%) UXPin
3 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (3.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (3.05%) SAP ERP
3 3 (2.29%) OpenText MBPM
3 3 (2.29%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.76%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.29%) SaaS
2 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (0.76%) DigitalOcean
2 1 (0.76%) Heroku
2 1 (0.76%) IaaS
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.76%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (23.66%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.29%) MySQL
2 3 (2.29%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.76%) Big Data
4 1 (0.76%) Couchbase
4 1 (0.76%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.76%) Redis
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (7.63%) JIRA
2 9 (6.87%) Cucumber
3 8 (6.11%) Selenium
4 7 (5.34%) Git (software)
5 5 (3.82%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 5 (3.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.29%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.53%) FitNesse
7 2 (1.53%) git-flow
7 2 (1.53%) HP UFT
7 2 (1.53%) Hudson
7 2 (1.53%) RSpec
7 2 (1.53%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.53%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.53%) Subversion
8 1 (0.76%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.76%) NUnit
8 1 (0.76%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.76%) WebDriver
General
1 31 (23.66%) Finance
2 11 (8.40%) Marketing
3 9 (6.87%) Legal
3 9 (6.87%) Retail
4 2 (1.53%) Electronics
4 2 (1.53%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 50 (38.17%) Analyst
2 31 (23.66%) Business Analyst
3 15 (11.45%) Developer
4 13 (9.92%) Tester
5 12 (9.16%) Technical Leader
6 11 (8.40%) Architect
6 11 (8.40%) C# Architect
7 10 (7.63%) Agile Business Analyst
8 9 (6.87%) Designer
8 9 (6.87%) Test Engineer
9 8 (6.11%) .NET Architect
9 8 (6.11%) Head of Development
9 8 (6.11%) IT Analyst
9 8 (6.11%) Software Architect
9 8 (6.11%) Test Analyst
9 8 (6.11%) UX Designer
10 7 (5.34%) .NET Developer
10 7 (5.34%) Project Analyst
10 7 (5.34%) Software Analyst
10 7 (5.34%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (29.01%) .NET
2 14 (10.69%) CSS
3 12 (9.16%) HTML
4 11 (8.40%) HTML5
5 9 (6.87%) CSS3
6 8 (6.11%) Web Services
7 7 (5.34%) ASP.NET
8 6 (4.58%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (4.58%) Gherkin
9 5 (3.82%) jQuery
9 5 (3.82%) SOAP
10 4 (3.05%) REST
11 3 (2.29%) WCF
11 3 (2.29%) XML
12 2 (1.53%) AngularJS
12 2 (1.53%) LESS
12 2 (1.53%) Ruby on Rails
12 2 (1.53%) WSDL
12 2 (1.53%) XSD
13 1 (0.76%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.92%) User Experience
3 12 (9.16%) Mobile App
4 11 (8.40%) iPad
5 4 (3.05%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.29%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.53%) FMCG
8 1 (0.76%) Fintech
8 1 (0.76%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.82%) Android
1 5 (3.82%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.76%) CentOS
2 1 (0.76%) Linux
2 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.76%) Ubuntu
2 1 (0.76%) Unix
2 1 (0.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (87.79%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (27.48%) SDLC
3 32 (24.43%) MVC
4 25 (19.08%) Business Analysis
5 24 (18.32%) Scrum
6 23 (17.56%) Software Engineering
6 23 (17.56%) TOGAF
7 18 (13.74%) Test Automation
8 15 (11.45%) E-Commerce
9 14 (10.69%) Test Scripting
10 13 (9.92%) Waterfall
11 12 (9.16%) TDD
11 12 (9.16%) Web Development
12 11 (8.40%) Kanban
12 11 (8.40%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (7.63%) Business Process Modelling
13 10 (7.63%) PRINCE2
13 10 (7.63%) Scenario Testing
14 9 (6.87%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (6.87%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 35 (26.72%) C#
2 24 (18.32%) JavaScript
3 18 (13.74%) SQL
4 5 (3.82%) Java
5 4 (3.05%) PHP
5 4 (3.05%) Python
6 3 (2.29%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.29%) Ruby
7 2 (1.53%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.53%) C
8 1 (0.76%) Erlang
8 1 (0.76%) Go
8 1 (0.76%) Perl
8 1 (0.76%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (6.87%) Degree
1 9 (6.87%) ISEB
2 6 (4.58%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.53%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.16%) QA
2 2 (1.53%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (0.76%) Docker
1 1 (0.76%) VirtualBox
1 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.76%) Ansible
2 1 (0.76%) Packer
2 1 (0.76%) Puppet
2 1 (0.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 45 (34.35%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.82%) Cognos
2 5 (3.82%) IBM
3 4 (3.05%) HP
3 4 (3.05%) SAP
3 4 (3.05%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.53%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.53%) Cloudera
4 2 (1.53%) hybris
5 1 (0.76%) ForgeRock
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle
5 1 (0.76%) Rackspace
5 1 (0.76%) VMware
5 1 (0.76%) Zend
Manchester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bolton
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Salford
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Greater Manchester
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Sage UK Limited
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 26 days ago