Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Worthing 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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
West Sussex > Worthing
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 60 15
Rank change year-on-year +13 -45 +23
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 15 3 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worthing 4.49% 1.03% 12.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.60% 1.12% 13.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 23
Worthing median annual salary £60,000 £37,750 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +58.94% -18.82% -
West Sussex median annual salary £51,250 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -2.38% -4.55% -8.33%

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 Worthing with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Worthing
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 326 269 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worthing 97.60% 92.44% 92.43%
Number of salaries quoted 228 219 137
Worthing median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,550 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £66,250
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £43,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Worthing

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

Job vacancy trend for User Stories in Worthing

User Stories
Salary Trend in Worthing

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

Salary trend for User Stories in Worthing

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, IT jobs citing User Stories also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Worthing region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (73.33%) Business Analysis
2 11 (73.33%) Project Management
3 10 (66.67%) PMI Certification
3 10 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 10 (66.67%) UML
3 10 (66.67%) Data Modelling
3 10 (66.67%) Degree
3 10 (66.67%) QA
3 10 (66.67%) Use Case
3 10 (66.67%) Process Improvement
3 10 (66.67%) User Experience
4 9 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (53.33%) Business Process Improvement
5 8 (53.33%) Waterfall
5 8 (53.33%) Product Management
6 7 (46.67%) BPMN
6 7 (46.67%) CBAP
6 7 (46.67%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (46.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (46.67%) PMI
7 5 (33.33%) Scrum
8 4 (26.67%) ISEB
8 4 (26.67%) Acceptance Criteria
9 3 (20.00%) Confluence
9 3 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (20.00%) API Testing
9 3 (20.00%) Defect Management
9 3 (20.00%) Workflow Analysis
9 3 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing

User Stories
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worthing 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 (20.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) JIRA
1 3 (20.00%) Selenium
1 3 (20.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Analyst
1 11 (73.33%) Business Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum Master
4 1 (6.67%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Gherkin
1 3 (20.00%) RESTful
1 3 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) User Experience
2 9 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (46.67%) PMI
4 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (73.33%) Business Analysis
2 11 (73.33%) Project Management
3 10 (66.67%) Data Modelling
3 10 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 10 (66.67%) Process Improvement
3 10 (66.67%) UML
3 10 (66.67%) Use Case
4 8 (53.33%) Business Process Improvement
4 8 (53.33%) Product Management
4 8 (53.33%) Waterfall
5 7 (46.67%) BPMN
5 7 (46.67%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (33.33%) Scrum
7 4 (26.67%) Acceptance Criteria
8 3 (20.00%) API Testing
8 3 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (20.00%) Defect Management
8 3 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
8 3 (20.00%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Groovy
1 3 (20.00%) Java
1 3 (20.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Degree
1 10 (66.67%) PMI Certification
2 7 (46.67%) CBAP
2 7 (46.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (26.67%) ISEB
4 3 (20.00%) PMP
5 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
5 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Atlassian