Period
to 21 June 2018

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

User Story
South West > Somerset
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 87 87
Rank change year-on-year +10 0 +8
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 17 30 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.69% 2.26% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 2.42% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 17 36 46
Somerset median annual salary £40,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.71% -12.50% +3.90%
10th Percentile £34,870 £31,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £41,250 £57,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +13.33%

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 Somerset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 908 1,242 1,133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 90.53% 93.38% 89.64%
Number of salaries quoted 785 949 1,000
Somerset median annual salary £42,029 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.07% +1.27% +9.72%
10th Percentile £27,025 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,377 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.72% +3.44% -

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for User Stories in Somerset

User Stories
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for User Stories in Somerset

User Stories
Salary Histogram in Somerset

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

Salary histogram for User Stories in Somerset

User Stories
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 21 June 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
Bath +16 9 £40,500 +8.00%
Yeovil - 5 £55,000 -
User Stories
South West

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 Somerset region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Scrum
3 8 (47.06%) Finance
4 5 (29.41%) Retail
4 5 (29.41%) Business Analysis
5 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
5 4 (23.53%) Acceptance Criteria
6 3 (17.65%) BDD
6 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (17.65%) TDD
6 3 (17.65%) HTML
6 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
7 2 (11.76%) Java
7 2 (11.76%) .NET
7 2 (11.76%) SAP
7 2 (11.76%) CSS
7 2 (11.76%) ArcGIS
7 2 (11.76%) Python
7 2 (11.76%) CRM
7 2 (11.76%) C
7 2 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
7 2 (11.76%) SpecFlow
7 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
7 2 (11.76%) jQuery
7 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
7 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
7 2 (11.76%) PowerShell

User Stories
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 2 (11.76%) ArcGIS
2 1 (5.88%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.76%) SpecFlow
1 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Analyst
1 15 (88.24%) Business Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Business Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Digital Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Digital Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Python Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Web Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Web Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
2 2 (11.76%) CSS
2 2 (11.76%) jQuery
3 1 (5.88%) HTML5
3 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Social Media
3 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Scrum
3 5 (29.41%) Business Analysis
4 4 (23.53%) Acceptance Criteria
5 3 (17.65%) BDD
5 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (17.65%) TDD
6 2 (11.76%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.76%) CRM
6 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
6 2 (11.76%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Analytics
7 1 (5.88%) Kanban
7 1 (5.88%) Prototyping
7 1 (5.88%) Use Case
7 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.76%) C
2 2 (11.76%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.76%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) CBAP
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) GDPR
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft