Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 75 43
Rank change year-on-year +13 -32 +52
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 31 42 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.87% 2.96% 5.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.23% 3.23% 5.76%
Number of salaries quoted 9 24 81
Northamptonshire median annual salary £42,500 £43,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.16% -4.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £37,650 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £53,000 £48,750 £50,000
East Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northamptonshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 960 1299 1719
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 88.97% 91.41% 90.57%
Number of salaries quoted 735 854 1522
Northamptonshire median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £22,350 £23,825 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £56,250
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% -

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

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
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Stories in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +8 26 £42,500 +6.25%
Kettering - 3 £50,000 -
User Stories
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 25 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (48.39%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (38.71%) Wireframes
4 11 (35.48%) Scrum
5 10 (32.26%) Acceptance Criteria
6 7 (22.58%) Usability Testing
6 7 (22.58%) User Experience
7 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (19.35%) E-Commerce
8 5 (16.13%) Marketing
9 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (12.90%) Rapid Prototyping
9 4 (12.90%) Axure RP
9 4 (12.90%) Benchmarking
9 4 (12.90%) Finance
9 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
9 4 (12.90%) Ethnography
9 4 (12.90%) Ethnographic Research
9 4 (12.90%) BDD
9 4 (12.90%) Guerrilla Testing
9 4 (12.90%) InVision
9 4 (12.90%) UserZoom
9 4 (12.90%) Prototyping
10 3 (9.68%) Apple iOS
10 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (9.68%) DevOps
10 3 (9.68%) SQL
10 3 (9.68%) HTML
10 3 (9.68%) Java
10 3 (9.68%) CSS

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:

Applications
1 4 (12.90%) InVision
1 4 (12.90%) UserZoom
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Axure RP
2 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.45%) JIRA
2 2 (6.45%) JUnit
3 1 (3.23%) SonarQube
General
1 5 (16.13%) Marketing
2 4 (12.90%) Finance
3 3 (9.68%) Banking
3 3 (9.68%) Retail
4 2 (6.45%) International Banking
5 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.23%) Law
5 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Analyst
1 9 (29.03%) Business Analyst
1 9 (29.03%) Digital Product Owner
1 9 (29.03%) Product Owner
2 5 (16.13%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) Senior Business Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) User Experience Researcher
3 4 (12.90%) User Researcher
3 4 (12.90%) Website Product Owner
4 3 (9.68%) Agile Product Owner
5 2 (6.45%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (6.45%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior DevOps
5 2 (6.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) CSS
1 3 (9.68%) HTML
2 2 (6.45%) JSON
2 2 (6.45%) REST
2 2 (6.45%) Spring
2 2 (6.45%) Spring MVC
2 2 (6.45%) Web Services
3 1 (3.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (48.39%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (22.58%) User Experience
3 1 (3.23%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Android
1 3 (9.68%) Apple iOS
1 3 (9.68%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Mac OS
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (38.71%) Wireframes
3 11 (35.48%) Scrum
4 10 (32.26%) Acceptance Criteria
5 7 (22.58%) Usability Testing
6 6 (19.35%) E-Commerce
6 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (12.90%) BDD
7 4 (12.90%) Benchmarking
7 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (12.90%) Ethnographic Research
7 4 (12.90%) Ethnography
7 4 (12.90%) Guerrilla Testing
7 4 (12.90%) Prototyping
7 4 (12.90%) Rapid Prototyping
8 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (9.68%) Copywriting
8 3 (9.68%) DevOps
8 3 (9.68%) OOP
8 3 (9.68%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
2 3 (9.68%) Java
2 3 (9.68%) SQL
3 1 (3.23%) C
3 1 (3.23%) ES6
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) Google
1 1 (3.23%) hybris
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle