Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northampton 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
Northamptonshire > Northampton
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 55 42
Rank change year-on-year +3 -13 +43
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 26 40 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 3.76% 4.02% 6.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.16% 4.37% 6.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4 22 71
Northampton median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £46,250 £48,750 £50,000
Northamptonshire median annual salary £42,500 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.16% -4.44% +5.88%

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 Northampton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northampton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 625 916 1325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 90.45% 92.06% 91.13%
Number of salaries quoted 459 564 1184
Northampton median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,587
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.82% +3.97%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £59,000 £61,100 £56,250
Northamptonshire median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% -2.44% +2.50%

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

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

Job vacancy trend for User Stories in Northampton

User Stories
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Salary trend for User Stories in Northampton

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Northampton region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (38.46%) Wireframes
4 9 (34.62%) Acceptance Criteria
5 8 (30.77%) Scrum
6 6 (23.08%) Usability Testing
6 6 (23.08%) User Experience
7 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
8 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
8 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (15.38%) Marketing
9 3 (11.54%) Prototyping
9 3 (11.54%) Guerrilla Testing
9 3 (11.54%) InVision
9 3 (11.54%) UserZoom
9 3 (11.54%) Ethnography
9 3 (11.54%) Ethnographic Research
9 3 (11.54%) DevOps
9 3 (11.54%) Android
9 3 (11.54%) Copywriting
9 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
9 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (11.54%) Rapid Prototyping
9 3 (11.54%) Axure RP
9 3 (11.54%) BDD
9 3 (11.54%) TDD
9 3 (11.54%) SQL
9 3 (11.54%) HTML

User Stories
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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 (11.54%) InVision
1 3 (11.54%) UserZoom
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Axure RP
2 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.69%) JUnit
3 1 (3.85%) SonarQube
General
1 4 (15.38%) Marketing
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Digital Product Owner
1 9 (34.62%) Product Owner
2 5 (19.23%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Business Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Business Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Website Product Owner
4 3 (11.54%) Agile Product Owner
4 3 (11.54%) User Experience Researcher
4 3 (11.54%) User Researcher
5 2 (7.69%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (7.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior DevOps
5 2 (7.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) CSS
1 3 (11.54%) HTML
2 2 (7.69%) JSON
2 2 (7.69%) REST
2 2 (7.69%) Spring
2 2 (7.69%) Spring MVC
2 2 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (3.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (23.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Android
1 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Mac OS
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) Wireframes
3 9 (34.62%) Acceptance Criteria
4 8 (30.77%) Scrum
5 6 (23.08%) Usability Testing
6 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
6 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (11.54%) BDD
8 3 (11.54%) Benchmarking
8 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (11.54%) Copywriting
8 3 (11.54%) DevOps
8 3 (11.54%) Ethnography
8 3 (11.54%) Guerrilla Testing
8 3 (11.54%) OO
8 3 (11.54%) OOP
8 3 (11.54%) Prototyping
8 3 (11.54%) Rapid Prototyping
8 3 (11.54%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 3 (11.54%) Java
2 3 (11.54%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) ES6
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) hybris
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle