Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 123 99
Rank change year-on-year -2 -24 +37
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 24 26 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.15% 1.07% 2.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 1.20% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 22 24 114
West Sussex median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -8.33% +60.00%
10th Percentile £37,000 £47,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,375
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 West Sussex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1830 2169 2328
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 87.52% 88.86% 88.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1593 1988 2046
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for User Stories in West Sussex

User Stories
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for User Stories in West Sussex

User Stories
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Stories in West Sussex over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for User Stories in West Sussex

User Stories
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worthing -13 16 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Crawley +22 3 £60,000 +9.09%
Horsham - 2 £40,000 - 2
Gatwick +16 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Haywards Heath - 1 £80,000 -
Chichester - 1 £42,500 -
User Stories
South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 23 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) Scrum
3 10 (41.67%) Web Services
3 10 (41.67%) Test Automation
4 8 (33.33%) Project Management
5 7 (29.17%) SoapUI
5 7 (29.17%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (29.17%) Test Strategy
6 6 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 6 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 6 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
7 5 (20.83%) QA
7 5 (20.83%) Test Planning
8 4 (16.67%) Gherkin
8 4 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
8 4 (16.67%) Open Source
8 4 (16.67%) JIRA
8 4 (16.67%) Coaching
8 4 (16.67%) API Testing
8 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (16.67%) Selenium
8 4 (16.67%) Business Analysis
8 4 (16.67%) Usability Testing
8 4 (16.67%) Security Testing
8 4 (16.67%) Performance Management
8 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
8 4 (16.67%) Finance
8 4 (16.67%) Java
8 4 (16.67%) SQL
9 3 (12.50%) Oracle

User Stories
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 3 (12.50%) Confluence
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) SaaS
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
1 2 (8.33%) Redis
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) SoapUI
2 4 (16.67%) JIRA
2 4 (16.67%) Selenium
3 3 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (8.33%) Grunt
4 2 (8.33%) gulp
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Agile Business Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Scrum Master
3 4 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Test Leader
5 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Business IT Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.17%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) Web Services
2 4 (16.67%) Gherkin
3 3 (12.50%) Middleware
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (8.33%) .NET
4 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (8.33%) Angular 2
4 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (8.33%) Entity Framework
4 2 (8.33%) LESS
4 2 (8.33%) Node.js
4 2 (8.33%) OAuth
4 2 (8.33%) Redux
4 2 (8.33%) REST
4 2 (8.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) Scrum
3 10 (41.67%) Test Automation
4 8 (33.33%) Project Management
5 7 (29.17%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (29.17%) Test Strategy
6 6 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
6 6 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 6 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 5 (20.83%) Test Planning
8 4 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
8 4 (16.67%) API Testing
8 4 (16.67%) Business Analysis
8 4 (16.67%) Coaching
8 4 (16.67%) Open Source
8 4 (16.67%) Performance Management
8 4 (16.67%) Security Testing
8 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
8 4 (16.67%) Usability Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) Java
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) C#
2 2 (8.33%) ES6
2 2 (8.33%) Groovy
2 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) ISEB
1 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Atlassian
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) Xamarin