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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
Northamptonshire / Northampton
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 32 56
Rank change year-on-year -15 +24  
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 4 44 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 1.08% 8.06% 2.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 8.94% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1 16 11
Median salary £55,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +57.14% -22.22%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 Northampton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Northampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 331 492 484
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 89.22% 90.11% 88.64%
Number of salaries quoted 277 359 434
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northampton 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 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 30 March 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 26 (96.30%) BDD
2 25 (92.59%) Scrum
3 23 (85.19%) TDD
4 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (62.96%) Continuous Improvement
5 17 (62.96%) SQL
6 13 (48.15%) SQL Server
6 13 (48.15%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (48.15%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
6 13 (48.15%) Tableau
6 13 (48.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (40.74%) Google
8 10 (37.04%) Java
8 10 (37.04%) OOP
8 10 (37.04%) OO
8 10 (37.04%) JUnit
9 9 (33.33%) J2EE
9 9 (33.33%) MySQL
9 9 (33.33%) Web Services
9 9 (33.33%) OOD
9 9 (33.33%) MVC
9 9 (33.33%) Retail
9 9 (33.33%) Spring
9 9 (33.33%) JSON
9 9 (33.33%) Spring MVC
9 9 (33.33%) REST
9 9 (33.33%) Git (software)
10 8 (29.63%) Analytics
10 8 (29.63%) SPSS

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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (29.63%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 8 (29.63%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (48.15%) Data Warehouse
1 13 (48.15%) SQL Server
1 13 (48.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (33.33%) MySQL
3 8 (29.63%) BigQuery
4 5 (18.52%) Apache Hive
5 4 (14.81%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) JUnit
2 9 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 5 (18.52%) Cucumber
3 5 (18.52%) FitNesse
3 5 (18.52%) Selenium
4 1 (3.70%) JMeter
4 1 (3.70%) NUnit
4 1 (3.70%) Ranorex
4 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.70%) TestNG
4 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 13 (48.15%) Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Business Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Senior Software Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Software Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) SSIS Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Business Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Senior DevOps
3 4 (14.81%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Senior E-Commerce Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Senior E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) J2EE
1 9 (33.33%) JSON
1 9 (33.33%) REST
1 9 (33.33%) Spring
1 9 (33.33%) Spring MVC
1 9 (33.33%) Web Services
2 4 (14.81%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) CSS
3 1 (3.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (96.30%) BDD
2 25 (92.59%) Scrum
3 23 (85.19%) TDD
4 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (62.96%) Continuous Improvement
6 13 (48.15%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (37.04%) OO
7 10 (37.04%) OOP
8 9 (33.33%) MVC
8 9 (33.33%) OOD
9 8 (29.63%) Analytics
10 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (18.52%) Incident Management
11 5 (18.52%) Mentoring
11 5 (18.52%) SDLC
11 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
12 4 (14.81%) DevOps
12 4 (14.81%) Procedural Programming
13 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
13 3 (11.11%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) SQL
2 10 (37.04%) Java
3 1 (3.70%) C
3 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
1 13 (48.15%) Tableau
2 11 (40.74%) Google
3 1 (3.70%) TOWER Software
Northampton, Northamptonshire
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