Period
to 26 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 181 265
Rank change year-on-year +62 +84 -26
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 202 163 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.32% 1.62% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.52% 1.75% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 170 146 65
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £57,500 £50,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.09%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8,013 9,310 10,338
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 91.86% 92.42% 91.73%
Number of salaries quoted 6,596 7,807 8,528
Yorkshire median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for User Stories in Yorkshire

User Stories
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for User Stories in Yorkshire

User Stories
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Stories in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 26 September 2018.

Salary histogram for User Stories in Yorkshire

User Stories
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 26 September 2018. 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
West Yorkshire +34 140 £45,000 - 20
North Yorkshire +31 40 £36,250 +29.46% 1
South Yorkshire -2 22 £36,250 -27.50% 2
User Stories
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 172 (85.15%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (37.62%) Scrum
3 58 (28.71%) SDLC
4 42 (20.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 39 (19.31%) QA
6 38 (18.81%) User Experience
7 36 (17.82%) Test Automation
7 36 (17.82%) Finance
8 32 (15.84%) Product Management
9 29 (14.36%) Workflow
10 27 (13.37%) Mentoring
10 27 (13.37%) C#
11 26 (12.87%) Acceptance Criteria
12 24 (11.88%) Waterfall
12 24 (11.88%) Business Analysis
13 23 (11.39%) JIRA
13 23 (11.39%) Java
13 23 (11.39%) Process Improvement
14 19 (9.41%) JavaScript
15 18 (8.91%) Microsoft
16 17 (8.42%) Coaching
17 14 (6.93%) Software Testing
17 14 (6.93%) Software Delivery
17 14 (6.93%) Kanban
18 13 (6.44%) Mobile App
18 13 (6.44%) QA Automation
18 13 (6.44%) OO
19 12 (5.94%) Project Management
20 11 (5.45%) Translating Business Requirements
20 11 (5.45%) Confluence

User Stories
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 11 (5.45%) Confluence
2 1 (0.50%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (5.45%) MS Visio
2 7 (3.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.49%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.46%) FinancialForce
2 6 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.99%) Intranet
2 1 (0.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.49%) Power BI
1 3 (1.49%) QlikView
1 3 (1.49%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.99%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.50%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 23 (11.39%) JIRA
2 7 (3.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.49%) Axure RP
3 3 (1.49%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (1.49%) Selenium
4 2 (0.99%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.50%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.50%) eggPlant
5 1 (0.50%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.50%) JUnit
5 1 (0.50%) Maven
5 1 (0.50%) NUnit
5 1 (0.50%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.50%) WebDriver
General
1 36 (17.82%) Finance
2 6 (2.97%) Banking
3 4 (1.98%) Retail
4 3 (1.49%) Legal
5 2 (0.99%) Law
5 2 (0.99%) Marketing
6 1 (0.50%) Automotive
6 1 (0.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 141 (69.80%) Analyst
2 123 (60.89%) Business Analyst
3 28 (13.86%) Agile Business Analyst
4 26 (12.87%) Product Owner
5 22 (10.89%) Product Analyst
6 21 (10.40%) Product Business Analyst
7 20 (9.90%) Developer
8 19 (9.41%) QA Analyst
8 19 (9.41%) QA Test Analyst
9 16 (7.92%) Junior
9 16 (7.92%) Junior Analyst
10 13 (6.44%) Scrum Master
11 12 (5.94%) SDLC Business Analyst
11 12 (5.94%) Tester
12 11 (5.45%) Digital Analyst
12 11 (5.45%) Digital Business Analyst
12 11 (5.45%) Junior QA Analyst
12 11 (5.45%) Junior Test Analyst
12 11 (5.45%) Lead Business Analyst
13 10 (4.95%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.96%) .NET
2 4 (1.98%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.49%) CSS
3 3 (1.49%) HTML
4 2 (0.99%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.50%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.50%) Apache Camel
5 1 (0.50%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.50%) JSON
5 1 (0.50%) RESTful
5 1 (0.50%) SOAP
5 1 (0.50%) Spine.js
5 1 (0.50%) Spring
5 1 (0.50%) WCF
5 1 (0.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (18.81%) User Experience
2 13 (6.44%) Mobile App
3 9 (4.46%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.96%) Xbox
5 6 (2.97%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.48%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.98%) NHS
8 2 (0.99%) Fintech
9 1 (0.50%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.50%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (85.15%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (37.62%) Scrum
3 58 (28.71%) SDLC
4 42 (20.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 36 (17.82%) Test Automation
6 32 (15.84%) Product Management
7 29 (14.36%) Workflow
8 27 (13.37%) Mentoring
9 26 (12.87%) Acceptance Criteria
10 24 (11.88%) Business Analysis
10 24 (11.88%) Waterfall
11 23 (11.39%) Process Improvement
12 17 (8.42%) Coaching
13 14 (6.93%) Kanban
13 14 (6.93%) Software Delivery
13 14 (6.93%) Software Testing
14 13 (6.44%) OO
14 13 (6.44%) QA Automation
15 12 (5.94%) Project Management
16 11 (5.45%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 27 (13.37%) C#
2 23 (11.39%) Java
3 19 (9.41%) JavaScript
4 9 (4.46%) SQL
5 7 (3.47%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.99%) PHP
7 1 (0.50%) Lingo
7 1 (0.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (5.45%) ISEB
2 6 (2.97%) CBAP
3 3 (1.49%) Degree
4 1 (0.50%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.50%) IIBA
4 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.50%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (19.31%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (8.91%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.96%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (3.47%) Adobe
3 7 (3.47%) Oracle
4 3 (1.49%) Tableau
4 3 (1.49%) Twitter
5 2 (0.99%) BMC
6 1 (0.50%) Avid
6 1 (0.50%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.50%) ServiceNow