The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 54 43
Rank change year-on-year -8 -11  
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 8 21 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.34% 2.92% 5.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 3.14% 6.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 42
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Northamptonshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 546 669 821
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 91.61% 92.92% 88.47%
Number of salaries quoted 457 484 714
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £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 Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

User Stories
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Salary trend for User Stories in Northamptonshire

User Stories
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Northampton -9 7 £35,000 -6.66% 1
User Stories
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 13 (81.25%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (62.50%) E-Commerce
4 9 (56.25%) Wireframes
5 7 (43.75%) Scrum
6 6 (37.50%) Google
6 6 (37.50%) BDD
7 3 (18.75%) Finance
7 3 (18.75%) Usability Testing
7 3 (18.75%) User Experience
8 2 (12.50%) Guerrilla Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Smoke Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Ethnography
8 2 (12.50%) Ethnographic Research
8 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
8 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
8 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 2 (12.50%) Business Process Improvement
8 2 (12.50%) hybris
8 2 (12.50%) ITIL
8 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
8 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
8 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
9 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (6.25%) C
9 1 (6.25%) HTML
9 1 (6.25%) JavaScript

User Stories
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Analyst
2 9 (56.25%) Business Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) User Experience Researcher
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Development Manager
5 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce Manager
5 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce Product Owner
5 1 (6.25%) Junior
5 1 (6.25%) Product Owner
5 1 (6.25%) Senior E-Commerce Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Software Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (81.25%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) User Experience
3 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Android
1 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) E-Commerce
3 9 (56.25%) Wireframes
4 7 (43.75%) Scrum
5 6 (37.50%) BDD
6 3 (18.75%) Usability Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) Business Process Improvement
7 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (12.50%) Ethnographic Research
7 2 (12.50%) Ethnography
7 2 (12.50%) Guerrilla Testing
7 2 (12.50%) ITIL
7 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
7 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 2 (12.50%) Smoke Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
1 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Google
2 2 (12.50%) hybris
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
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