The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
North East > Tyne and Wear
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 75 71
Rank change year-on-year +24 -4  
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 1 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.29% 0.49% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.58% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £35,000 £37,900 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.65% +51.60%  
10th Percentile £32,500 £34,100 £22,500
90th Percentile £37,500 £41,580 £27,500
North East median annual salary £36,000 £36,200 £32,500
% change year-on-year -0.55% +11.38%  

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Tyne and Wear
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 299 516 459
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 87.68% 84.73% 84.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1085 1802 1626
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.89%  
10th Percentile £22,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £54,343 £65,480
North East median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.50% -  

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing User Stories as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for User Stories in Tyne and Wear

User Stories
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Salary trend for User Stories in Tyne and Wear

User Stories
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +22 1 £35,000 -7.65% 5
User Stories
North East

For the 6 months to 29 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) Project Management
3 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 4 (57.14%) Waterfall
4 3 (42.86%) Open Source
4 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Management
4 3 (42.86%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) C#
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) Games
5 2 (28.57%) Ruby
5 2 (28.57%) WCAG
5 2 (28.57%) QA
5 2 (28.57%) Selenium
5 2 (28.57%) JUnit
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) Python
5 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
5 2 (28.57%) Scala
5 2 (28.57%) RSpec
5 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
5 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
5 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
5 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (28.57%) SDLC
5 2 (28.57%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (28.57%) Front End Development

User Stories
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) JUnit
1 2 (28.57%) RSpec
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
1 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
2 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
2 1 (14.29%) Xcode
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Java Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
3 1 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Automation Tester
3 1 (14.29%) QA Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) QA Automation Tester
3 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) QA Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum Master
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) DirectX
2 1 (14.29%) MFC
2 1 (14.29%) STL
2 1 (14.29%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) iPad
2 1 (14.29%) iPhone
2 1 (14.29%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) Project Management
3 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 4 (57.14%) Waterfall
4 3 (42.86%) Open Source
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Management
4 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
5 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
5 2 (28.57%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (28.57%) Front End Development
5 2 (28.57%) SDLC
5 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
5 2 (28.57%) Web Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Line Management
6 1 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby
2 2 (28.57%) Scala
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
1 2 (28.57%) WCAG
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) ILOG
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £31,424 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £26,100 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago