Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
East Midlands > Nottinghamshire
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 77 116
Rank change year-on-year +6 +39 +3
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 46 65 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 2.96% 3.30% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.16% 3.67% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 27 55 35
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £40,000 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.81% +31.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,300 £28,750
90th Percentile £54,250 £70,000 £53,250
East Midlands median annual salary £42,250 £51,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -17.96% +37.33% -11.76%

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 Nottinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Nottinghamshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,454 1,771 2,067
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 93.56% 89.85% 90.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1,180 1,527 1,689
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £64,750
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for User Stories in Nottinghamshire

User Stories
Salary Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Salary trend for User Stories in Nottinghamshire

User Stories
Salary Histogram in Nottinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Stories in Nottinghamshire over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Salary histogram for User Stories in Nottinghamshire

User Stories
Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the Nottinghamshire region over the 6 months to 21 September 2018. 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
Nottingham +9 44 £40,000 -30.43% 10
Mansfield - 2 £50,500 -
User Stories
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT jobs citing User Stories also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 36 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (32.61%) Test Automation
3 14 (30.43%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (28.26%) Scrum
5 12 (26.09%) C#
5 12 (26.09%) SDLC
6 10 (21.74%) Gherkin
6 10 (21.74%) Use Case
6 10 (21.74%) Selenium
6 10 (21.74%) Test Scripting
7 8 (17.39%) Manual Testing
7 8 (17.39%) BDD
8 7 (15.22%) WebDriver
8 7 (15.22%) Kanban
8 7 (15.22%) SpecFlow
8 7 (15.22%) Polish Language
8 7 (15.22%) SQL
8 7 (15.22%) Exploratory Testing
9 6 (13.04%) SMS
9 6 (13.04%) Finance
9 6 (13.04%) Business Analysis
9 6 (13.04%) Process Improvement
10 5 (10.87%) Docker
10 5 (10.87%) DevOps
10 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (10.87%) Git (software)
10 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (10.87%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (10.87%) Software Engineering

User Stories
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (21.74%) Selenium
2 7 (15.22%) SpecFlow
2 7 (15.22%) WebDriver
3 5 (10.87%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.52%) Cucumber
4 3 (6.52%) NUnit
5 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.35%) JIRA
6 1 (2.17%) PHPUnit
6 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (15.22%) Polish Language
2 6 (13.04%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (63.04%) Analyst
2 23 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 9 (19.57%) Business IT Analyst
3 9 (19.57%) IT Analyst
3 9 (19.57%) IT Business Analyst
4 8 (17.39%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (13.04%) Senior Test Analyst
5 6 (13.04%) Test Analyst
6 5 (10.87%) Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Software Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Technical Tester
8 3 (6.52%) Tester
9 2 (4.35%) Android Developer
9 2 (4.35%) iOS Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) Senior Business Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.74%) Gherkin
2 5 (10.87%) .NET
3 4 (8.70%) JSON
4 3 (6.52%) Spine.js
4 3 (6.52%) Web Services
4 3 (6.52%) XML
5 2 (4.35%) CSS
5 2 (4.35%) HTML
5 2 (4.35%) Zend Framework
6 1 (2.17%) .NET Core
6 1 (2.17%) Android SDK
6 1 (2.17%) Behat
6 1 (2.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.70%) NHS
3 2 (4.35%) Fintech
3 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.17%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) Linux
2 3 (6.52%) Android
2 3 (6.52%) Windows
3 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.35%) Mac OS X
3 2 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (32.61%) Test Automation
3 14 (30.43%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (28.26%) Scrum
5 12 (26.09%) SDLC
6 10 (21.74%) Test Scripting
6 10 (21.74%) Use Case
7 8 (17.39%) BDD
7 8 (17.39%) Manual Testing
8 7 (15.22%) Exploratory Testing
8 7 (15.22%) Kanban
9 6 (13.04%) Business Analysis
9 6 (13.04%) Process Improvement
10 5 (10.87%) Acceptance Criteria
10 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (10.87%) DevOps
10 5 (10.87%) OO
10 5 (10.87%) Software Engineering
10 5 (10.87%) UML
10 5 (10.87%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.09%) C#
2 7 (15.22%) SQL
3 5 (10.87%) Java
4 3 (6.52%) PHP
5 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) CBAP
2 2 (4.35%) IIBA
2 2 (4.35%) ISEB
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) QA
1 3 (6.52%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.35%) Zend
3 1 (2.17%) LexisNexis