Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 88 91
Rank change year-on-year -27 +3 +6
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 4 26 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.27% 1.92% 2.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 2.26% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4 19 30
Southampton median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.24% +21.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £36,225 £31,850 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,250 £76,250 £39,500
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -11.76%

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 Southampton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Southampton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1269 1152 1178
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 86.44% 85.14% 85.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1154 1030 1054
Southampton median annual salary £38,750 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.82% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £62,500
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.41% -2.35% +2.41%

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

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 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for User Stories in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) EPoS
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) TypeScript

User Stories
Co-occurring 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA Agile
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Business IT Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (25.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Retail Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Transformation Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (25.00%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Business Process Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Apple Swift
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) ES6
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA