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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
Northamptonshire / Northampton
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 46 38
Rank change year-on-year -3 -8  
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 7 19 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 1.84% 3.49% 6.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 3.72% 7.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 35
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% -13.79%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,250
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.95%  

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 352 511 604
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 92.63% 93.76% 91.93%
Number of salaries quoted 283 351 530
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 28 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 Northampton region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 10 (90.91%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (63.64%) E-Commerce
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) Wireframes
4 5 (45.45%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) Google
5 3 (27.27%) User Experience
5 3 (27.27%) Usability Testing
5 3 (27.27%) BDD
6 2 (18.18%) hybris
6 2 (18.18%) Ethnography
6 2 (18.18%) Ethnographic Research
6 2 (18.18%) Guerrilla Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
7 1 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
7 1 (9.09%) Android
7 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
7 1 (9.09%) QA
7 1 (9.09%) Copywriting
7 1 (9.09%) Finance
7 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (9.09%) C
7 1 (9.09%) HTML
7 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 1 (9.09%) CSS

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:

General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) Business Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) User Experience Researcher
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Development Manager
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce Manager
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce Product Owner
4 1 (9.09%) Junior
4 1 (9.09%) Product Owner
4 1 (9.09%) Senior E-Commerce Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior E-Commerce Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (90.91%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (27.27%) User Experience
3 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Android
1 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (63.64%) E-Commerce
2 6 (54.55%) Wireframes
3 5 (45.45%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) BDD
4 3 (27.27%) Usability Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Ethnographic Research
5 2 (18.18%) Ethnography
5 2 (18.18%) Guerrilla Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Copywriting
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Google
2 2 (18.18%) hybris
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £neg+car(£4500) +15%bonus + private health, pension
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