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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Story
South East / West Sussex
Rank 77 77 76
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1  
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 22 29 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.15% 2.61% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 2.91% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 22 29 23
Median salary £52,500 £50,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.96% +6.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £63,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year - +4.04%  

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 West Sussex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 902 996 959
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 88.00% 89.49% 86.79%
Number of salaries quoted 827 899 825
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,869
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +10.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 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 3 months to 23 March 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 3 months to 23 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
Haywards Heath +12 9 £52,500 +23.52%
Crawley +12 6 £57,500 +13.86% 1
Horsham - 4 £37,500 -
Gatwick - 1 £55,000 -
User Stories
South East

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

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

1 26 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (58.82%) Software Engineering
2 20 (58.82%) Web Development
3 17 (50.00%) Selenium
3 17 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 16 (47.06%) C#
5 15 (44.12%) TDD
6 13 (38.24%) Scrum
7 12 (35.29%) SQL
7 12 (35.29%) .NET
7 12 (35.29%) Visual Studio
7 12 (35.29%) ASP.NET
7 12 (35.29%) HTTP
7 12 (35.29%) Code Coverage
7 12 (35.29%) JMeter
7 12 (35.29%) TeamCity
7 12 (35.29%) Domain-Driven Design
7 12 (35.29%) WebDriver
7 12 (35.29%) REST
7 12 (35.29%) SpecFlow
7 12 (35.29%) ASP.NET Web API
7 12 (35.29%) Octopus Deploy
8 9 (26.47%) Kanban
9 8 (23.53%) Web Services
9 8 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (17.65%) Defect Management
10 6 (17.65%) JIRA
10 6 (17.65%) QA
11 5 (14.71%) Groovy
11 5 (14.71%) Atlassian

User Stories
Top Related 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 5 (14.71%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (35.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (50.00%) Selenium
2 12 (35.29%) JMeter
2 12 (35.29%) Octopus Deploy
2 12 (35.29%) SpecFlow
2 12 (35.29%) TeamCity
2 12 (35.29%) Visual Studio
2 12 (35.29%) WebDriver
3 6 (17.65%) JIRA
4 5 (14.71%) SoapUI
5 4 (11.76%) gulp
General
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
1 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.94%) Marketing
1 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Automation Test Lead
1 12 (35.29%) Test Automation Engineer
1 12 (35.29%) Test Engineer
2 9 (26.47%) Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Product Owner
4 4 (11.76%) Angular Developer
4 4 (11.76%) HTML CSS Developer
4 4 (11.76%) HTML Developer
4 4 (11.76%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (11.76%) MySQL Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Node.js Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Test Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Web Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Agile Test Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Business Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) CRM Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Digital Product Owner
6 2 (5.88%) Scrum Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (35.29%) .NET
1 12 (35.29%) ASP.NET
1 12 (35.29%) ASP.NET Web API
1 12 (35.29%) REST
2 8 (23.53%) Web Services
3 5 (14.71%) Gherkin
3 5 (14.71%) RESTful
4 4 (11.76%) AngularJS
4 4 (11.76%) Backbone.js
4 4 (11.76%) CSS
4 4 (11.76%) Ember.js
4 4 (11.76%) HTML
4 4 (11.76%) Node.js
4 4 (11.76%) Sass
4 4 (11.76%) SVG
4 4 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (11.76%) Vue.js
5 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
1 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (58.82%) Software Engineering
2 20 (58.82%) Web Development
3 17 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 15 (44.12%) TDD
5 13 (38.24%) Scrum
6 12 (35.29%) Code Coverage
6 12 (35.29%) Domain-Driven Design
7 9 (26.47%) Kanban
8 8 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (17.65%) Defect Management
10 5 (14.71%) API Testing
10 5 (14.71%) Automated Testing
10 5 (14.71%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (14.71%) Exploratory Testing
10 5 (14.71%) Performance Testing
10 5 (14.71%) Security Testing
10 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
10 5 (14.71%) Usability Testing
11 4 (11.76%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) C#
2 12 (35.29%) SQL
3 5 (14.71%) Groovy
3 5 (14.71%) Java
3 5 (14.71%) Scala
4 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.94%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle
Crawley, West Sussex
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
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