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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Story
UK / Scotland
Rank 117 136 135
Rank change year-on-year +19 -1  
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 24 20 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.05% 0.69% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 0.76% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 18
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.03%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £40,000 £33,190
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year - +4.04%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2077 2635 2743
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.18% 90.61% 88.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1306 1701 1676
Median salary £45,000 £47,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.25% +6.81%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

User Stories
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for User Stories in Scotland

User Stories
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Stories in Scotland over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for User Stories in Scotland

User Stories
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Edinburgh +14 20 £42,500 -21.65% 3
Glasgow +13 3 £46,750 +10.00%
Moray - 1 - -
User Stories
UK

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

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

1 59 (80.82%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (49.32%) Finance
3 24 (32.88%) User Experience
4 20 (27.40%) Wireframes
4 20 (27.40%) Selenium
5 19 (26.03%) Degree
6 18 (24.66%) C#
6 18 (24.66%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 17 (23.29%) Axure RP
7 17 (23.29%) Adobe
8 16 (21.92%) UML
8 16 (21.92%) Human Factors
8 16 (21.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 16 (21.92%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
8 16 (21.92%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
9 15 (20.55%) Test Automation
9 15 (20.55%) Business Analysis
9 15 (20.55%) Scrum
10 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
10 14 (19.18%) .NET
10 14 (19.18%) Infrastructure Management
10 14 (19.18%) WebDriver
11 13 (17.81%) Git (software)
12 12 (16.44%) OO
12 12 (16.44%) Waterfall
13 11 (15.07%) OOP
13 11 (15.07%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (15.07%) Subversion
14 10 (13.70%) Java
14 10 (13.70%) Continuous Deployment

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (1.37%) Confluence
1 1 (1.37%) JBoss
Applications
1 16 (21.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (4.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.11%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.37%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.37%) InDesign
3 1 (1.37%) InVision
3 1 (1.37%) MS Office
3 1 (1.37%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.37%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.37%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.11%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.37%) Big Data
4 1 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (27.40%) Selenium
2 18 (24.66%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 17 (23.29%) Axure RP
4 14 (19.18%) WebDriver
5 13 (17.81%) Git (software)
6 11 (15.07%) Subversion
6 11 (15.07%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (12.33%) MSTest
7 9 (12.33%) NUnit
7 9 (12.33%) SpecFlow
7 9 (12.33%) Visual Studio
8 6 (8.22%) JIRA
9 2 (2.74%) Hudson
9 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
General
1 36 (49.32%) Finance
2 1 (1.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (35.62%) Analyst
2 20 (27.40%) Designer
2 20 (27.40%) UX Designer
3 18 (24.66%) Business Analyst
3 18 (24.66%) Senior Designer
3 18 (24.66%) Senior UX Designer
4 13 (17.81%) Test Engineer
5 10 (13.70%) Test Automation Engineer
6 7 (9.59%) Tester
7 5 (6.85%) QA Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) QA Test Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) QA Automation Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (5.48%) Test Analyst
9 3 (4.11%) Agile Business Analyst
9 3 (4.11%) Automation Tester
9 3 (4.11%) Technical Leader
10 2 (2.74%) Applications Engineer
10 2 (2.74%) Senior Applications Engineer
10 2 (2.74%) Technical Design Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.18%) .NET
2 9 (12.33%) Gherkin
3 4 (5.48%) Web Services
4 3 (4.11%) CSS
4 3 (4.11%) HTML
5 2 (2.74%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.74%) REST
6 1 (1.37%) Ajax
6 1 (1.37%) Apache CXF
6 1 (1.37%) CSS3
6 1 (1.37%) Framer.js
6 1 (1.37%) HTML5
6 1 (1.37%) JPA
6 1 (1.37%) JSF
6 1 (1.37%) JSON
6 1 (1.37%) LINQ
6 1 (1.37%) RichFaces
6 1 (1.37%) WCF
6 1 (1.37%) WF
6 1 (1.37%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (32.88%) User Experience
2 7 (9.59%) EPoS
3 6 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.74%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.11%) Linux
2 2 (2.74%) Mac OS X
2 2 (2.74%) Unix
3 1 (1.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (80.82%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (27.40%) Wireframes
3 16 (21.92%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
3 16 (21.92%) Human Factors
3 16 (21.92%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
3 16 (21.92%) UML
4 15 (20.55%) Business Analysis
4 15 (20.55%) Scrum
4 15 (20.55%) Test Automation
5 14 (19.18%) Infrastructure Management
6 12 (16.44%) OO
6 12 (16.44%) Waterfall
7 11 (15.07%) OOP
8 10 (13.70%) Continuous Deployment
9 8 (10.96%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (10.96%) Test Strategy
10 6 (8.22%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (8.22%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (8.22%) SDLC
11 5 (6.85%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 18 (24.66%) C#
2 10 (13.70%) Java
3 5 (6.85%) SQL
4 2 (2.74%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.74%) PHP
5 1 (1.37%) Clojure
5 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.37%) Ruby
5 1 (1.37%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (26.03%) Degree
2 5 (6.85%) ISEB
3 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.59%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (23.29%) Adobe
2 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.11%) Oracle
4 2 (2.74%) HP
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