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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 71 67
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4  
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 4 11 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.71% 1.52% 2.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 1.87% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 19
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +8.97%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -4.49%  

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 500 588 651
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 88.65% 81.22% 83.57%
Number of salaries quoted 460 560 525
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for User Stories in Southampton

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 10 (62.50%) Scrum
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 7 (43.75%) Retail
3 7 (43.75%) SAP
4 6 (37.50%) Business Analysis
5 5 (31.25%) Actionable Insight
5 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (31.25%) Mobile Application Development
5 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (31.25%) SaaS
5 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
5 5 (31.25%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (31.25%) Kanban
5 5 (31.25%) Product Management
6 4 (25.00%) Node.js
6 4 (25.00%) TDD
6 4 (25.00%) JIRA
6 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (18.75%) Java
7 3 (18.75%) RESTful
7 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
7 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
7 3 (18.75%) API Development
7 3 (18.75%) Front End Development
7 3 (18.75%) Spring Boot
7 3 (18.75%) DevOps
7 3 (18.75%) Microservices
7 3 (18.75%) Jenkins

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) CMS
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) SaaS
2 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) JIRA
2 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (43.75%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
1 7 (43.75%) Business Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Digital Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Digital Business Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Business Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Product Manager
4 4 (25.00%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Business Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (6.25%) Project Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Node.js
2 3 (18.75%) RESTful
2 3 (18.75%) Spring Boot
3 2 (12.50%) HTML
3 2 (12.50%) HTML5
4 1 (6.25%) Ajax
4 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.25%) Backbone.js
4 1 (6.25%) CSS
4 1 (6.25%) CSS3
4 1 (6.25%) jQuery
4 1 (6.25%) JSON
4 1 (6.25%) REST
4 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (12.50%) User Experience
4 1 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (6.25%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (62.50%) Scrum
2 6 (37.50%) Business Analysis
3 5 (31.25%) Actionable Insight
3 5 (31.25%) Kanban
3 5 (31.25%) Mobile Application Development
3 5 (31.25%) Product Management
3 5 (31.25%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (25.00%) TDD
5 3 (18.75%) API Development
5 3 (18.75%) DevOps
5 3 (18.75%) Front End Development
5 3 (18.75%) Microservices
5 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
6 2 (12.50%) Auto-Scaling
6 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
7 1 (6.25%) Information Management
7 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CBAP
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO 9001
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) SAP
2 2 (12.50%) ATG