Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 76 100
Rank change year-on-year -5 +24 +15
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 17 26 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.44% 2.25% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 2.55% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 17 23 8
South Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% +42.86% +16.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £28,900
90th Percentile £47,500 £52,500 £39,875
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -11.11%

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,095 1,020 1,187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 92.48% 88.46% 86.45%
Number of salaries quoted 848 830 973
South Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.90% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £60,578 £60,000 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for User Stories in South Yorkshire

User Stories
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for User Stories in South Yorkshire

User Stories
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Stories in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for User Stories in South Yorkshire

User Stories
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 17 October 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
Sheffield -8 15 £37,500 -25.00% 3
Rotherham - 2 £32,500 -
User Stories
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (82.35%) Scrum
3 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 7 (41.18%) SDLC
4 6 (35.29%) QA
4 6 (35.29%) User Experience
4 6 (35.29%) Product Management
4 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (29.41%) T-SQL
5 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
5 5 (29.41%) Software Delivery
6 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
6 2 (11.76%) Java
7 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
7 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Kanban
7 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
7 1 (5.88%) TDD
7 1 (5.88%) Spring
7 1 (5.88%) Maven
7 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.88%) JSON
7 1 (5.88%) JUnit
7 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.88%) OO
7 1 (5.88%) CRM
7 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.88%) Microsoft

User Stories
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (5.88%) Apache ServiceMix
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.88%) JUnit
1 1 (5.88%) Maven
1 1 (5.88%) Selenium
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Analyst
1 13 (76.47%) Business Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Scrum Master
3 6 (35.29%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (35.29%) Senior Business Analyst
3 6 (35.29%) Senior Scrum Master
4 5 (29.41%) Junior
4 5 (29.41%) Junior Analyst
4 5 (29.41%) Junior Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Tester
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Apache Camel
1 1 (5.88%) JSON
1 1 (5.88%) REST
1 1 (5.88%) RESTful
1 1 (5.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) User Experience
2 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (82.35%) Scrum
3 7 (41.18%) SDLC
4 6 (35.29%) Product Management
4 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (29.41%) Software Delivery
6 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.88%) Acceptance Criteria
7 1 (5.88%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (5.88%) API Development
7 1 (5.88%) BDD
7 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.88%) Decision-Making
7 1 (5.88%) Defect Management
7 1 (5.88%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 1 (5.88%) Feature Driven Development
7 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (5.88%) Scenario Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) T-SQL
3 2 (11.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.88%) Red Hat