The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Story
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 62 72 72
Rank change year-on-year +10 0  
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 12 12 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.93% 1.50% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 1.85% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 13
Median salary £47,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.66% -3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £35,300
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £37,500 £39,800
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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 Southampton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 551 648 807
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 88.44% 81.10% 85.58%
Number of salaries quoted 506 615 622
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -1.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £72,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

User Stories
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for User Stories in Southampton

User Stories
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Stories in Southampton over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for User Stories in Southampton

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 25 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 Southampton region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 11 (40.74%) Use Case
2 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (33.33%) Scrum
3 9 (33.33%) Internet
3 9 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 9 (33.33%) Perl
3 9 (33.33%) Unix
3 9 (33.33%) Symfony
3 9 (33.33%) Ext JS
3 9 (33.33%) Information Security
3 9 (33.33%) Web Analytics
3 9 (33.33%) Analytics
3 9 (33.33%) mod_perl
3 9 (33.33%) IT Strategy
4 7 (25.93%) Mobile App
4 7 (25.93%) PHP
5 6 (22.22%) TDD
5 6 (22.22%) Retail
5 6 (22.22%) SAP
5 6 (22.22%) JIRA
5 6 (22.22%) Product Management
5 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
5 6 (22.22%) SaaS
5 6 (22.22%) Data Centre
5 6 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (22.22%) Actionable Insight
6 5 (18.52%) Node.js
6 5 (18.52%) Business Analysis
7 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
7 4 (14.81%) Java

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 6 (22.22%) SaaS
2 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 6 (22.22%) JIRA
2 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.41%) HP UFT
3 2 (7.41%) Selenium
3 2 (7.41%) SoapUI
3 2 (7.41%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (22.22%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Automotive
2 1 (3.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Product Manager
2 6 (22.22%) Technical Director
3 5 (18.52%) Business Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Chief Technical Officer
5 3 (11.11%) Digital Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Digital Business Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Software Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Business IT Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (3.70%) IT Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) IT Business Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) Ext JS
1 9 (33.33%) mod_perl
1 9 (33.33%) Symfony
2 5 (18.52%) Node.js
3 4 (14.81%) RESTful
3 4 (14.81%) Spring Boot
4 2 (7.41%) .NET
5 1 (3.70%) Ajax
5 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.70%) Backbone.js
5 1 (3.70%) CSS
5 1 (3.70%) CSS3
5 1 (3.70%) HTML
5 1 (3.70%) HTML5
5 1 (3.70%) jQuery
5 1 (3.70%) JSON
5 1 (3.70%) REST
5 1 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Mobile App
2 6 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 6 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Use Case
2 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (33.33%) Analytics
3 9 (33.33%) Information Security
3 9 (33.33%) IT Strategy
3 9 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 9 (33.33%) Scrum
3 9 (33.33%) Web Analytics
4 6 (22.22%) Actionable Insight
4 6 (22.22%) Product Management
4 6 (22.22%) TDD
5 5 (18.52%) Business Analysis
6 4 (14.81%) API Development
6 4 (14.81%) DevOps
6 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
6 4 (14.81%) Front End Development
6 4 (14.81%) Kanban
6 4 (14.81%) Microservices
6 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
7 3 (11.11%) Auto-Scaling
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) Perl
2 7 (25.93%) PHP
3 4 (14.81%) Java
4 2 (7.41%) C#
5 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) ISEB
1 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) SAP
2 3 (11.11%) ATG
3 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
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