Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
South West > Somerset
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 92 78
Rank change year-on-year +14 -14 +18
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 11 22 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.12% 1.68% 2.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 1.82% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5 36 54
Somerset median annual salary £36,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.21% +18.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £13,750 £34,571 £31,250
90th Percentile £51,060 £61,250 £60,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +9.59%

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 902 1,206 1,196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 92.23% 92.20% 92.00%
Number of salaries quoted 656 1,013 1,007
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £58,750 £57,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 13 December 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 13 December 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
Wells - 6 £17,500 -
Bath +14 1 £60,000 +26.32%
Bridgwater - 1 - - 1
User Stories
South West

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Mathematics
3 7 (63.64%) Scrum
3 7 (63.64%) C#
4 6 (54.55%) PhD
4 6 (54.55%) C++
4 6 (54.55%) OO
4 6 (54.55%) Data Management
4 6 (54.55%) Ergonomics
4 6 (54.55%) Human Factors
4 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
4 6 (54.55%) Kanban
4 6 (54.55%) Degree
4 6 (54.55%) Visualisation
5 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (27.27%) BDD
5 3 (27.27%) C
5 3 (27.27%) Java
6 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 2 (18.18%) .NET
6 2 (18.18%) CSS
6 2 (18.18%) HTML
6 2 (18.18%) ArcGIS
6 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) TDD
6 2 (18.18%) Python
6 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
6 2 (18.18%) SpecFlow
6 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (18.18%) Git (software)

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 (18.18%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) SpecFlow
3 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) Analyst Programmer
2 6 (54.55%) Graduate
2 6 (54.55%) Graduate Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) Graduate Analyst Programmer
2 6 (54.55%) Graduate Programmer
2 6 (54.55%) Programmer
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Expert
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business IT Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Product Owner
4 1 (9.09%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
1 2 (18.18%) CSS
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Android
1 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Mathematics
3 7 (63.64%) Scrum
4 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
4 6 (54.55%) Data Management
4 6 (54.55%) Ergonomics
4 6 (54.55%) Human Factors
4 6 (54.55%) Kanban
4 6 (54.55%) OO
4 6 (54.55%) Visualisation
5 3 (27.27%) BDD
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) TDD
6 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
6 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Pair Programming
7 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
7 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) C++
3 3 (27.27%) C
3 3 (27.27%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
4 2 (18.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
1 6 (54.55%) PhD
2 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Facebook
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft