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 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
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 55 65 68
Rank change year-on-year +10 +3  
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 7 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.54% 1.21% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 1.35% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 1
Median salary £40,000 £35,289 £28,780
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.35% +22.61%  
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 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 388 446 497
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 85.27% 89.92% 87.81%
Number of salaries quoted 355 391 430
Median salary £37,062 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.34% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £61,215 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 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
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

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

Salary histogram 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 25 March 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 +10 7 £40,000 +12.43% 4
User Stories
North East

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Java
2 8 (44.44%) Scrum
3 7 (38.89%) Waterfall
4 6 (33.33%) Requirements Engineering
4 6 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 6 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 6 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (27.78%) Cucumber
5 5 (27.78%) QA
5 5 (27.78%) C#
5 5 (27.78%) SQL
5 5 (27.78%) .NET
6 4 (22.22%) Web Services
6 4 (22.22%) Selenium
6 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Process Improvement
6 4 (22.22%) Functional Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Test Planning
6 4 (22.22%) SDLC
7 3 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (16.67%) Coaching
7 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (16.67%) Performance Management
7 3 (16.67%) Open Source
7 3 (16.67%) Ruby
7 3 (16.67%) TDD
7 3 (16.67%) HTML
7 3 (16.67%) PHP

User Stories
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Cucumber
2 4 (22.22%) Selenium
3 2 (11.11%) Gatling
3 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 2 (11.11%) JMeter
3 2 (11.11%) JUnit
3 2 (11.11%) LoadRunner
3 2 (11.11%) RSpec
3 2 (11.11%) WebDriver
3 2 (11.11%) Xcode
4 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.56%) Jasmine
4 1 (5.56%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (5.56%) Mocha
4 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
4 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
1 3 (16.67%) Law
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Analyst
2 8 (44.44%) Agile Business Analyst
2 8 (44.44%) Business Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Transformation Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Digital Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Digital Business Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Tester
6 2 (11.11%) Business Transformation Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Java Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Project Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
6 2 (11.11%) Software Tester
6 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
7 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) Web Services
3 3 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (11.11%) SOAP
4 2 (11.11%) WPF
4 2 (11.11%) XML
5 1 (5.56%) Ajax
5 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.56%) Backbone.js
5 1 (5.56%) Chai
5 1 (5.56%) CSS3
5 1 (5.56%) Ember.js
5 1 (5.56%) Express
5 1 (5.56%) HTML5
5 1 (5.56%) JSON
5 1 (5.56%) MEAN Stack
5 1 (5.56%) Node.js
5 1 (5.56%) React
5 1 (5.56%) Sass
5 1 (5.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 2 (11.11%) iPad
2 2 (11.11%) iPhone
3 1 (5.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Android
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
1 2 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Scrum
3 7 (38.89%) Waterfall
4 6 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (33.33%) Requirements Engineering
4 6 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 6 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 4 (22.22%) Functional Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Process Improvement
5 4 (22.22%) SDLC
5 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Test Planning
6 3 (16.67%) Coaching
6 3 (16.67%) Open Source
6 3 (16.67%) Performance Management
6 3 (16.67%) Project Management
6 3 (16.67%) TDD
7 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 2 (11.11%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) C#
2 5 (27.78%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) PHP
3 3 (16.67%) Ruby
4 2 (11.11%) Python
4 2 (11.11%) Scala
4 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.56%) C++
5 1 (5.56%) ES6
5 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) QA
2 2 (11.11%) WCAG
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) HP
1 2 (11.11%) IBM
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle
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Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum
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Salary: From £26,100 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago