Period
to 26 May 2020

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 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 104 151 89
Rank change year-on-year +47 -62 +73
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 107 167 293
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.32% 2.23% 3.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.54% 2.44% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 109 156 268
Median annual salary £50,000 £41,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.95% -8.89% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £53,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 4,215 6,839 9,115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 91.53% 91.34% 93.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3,551 5,557 7,752
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - -
10th Percentile £28,000 £25,745 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for User Stories in Yorkshire

User Stories
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing User Stories in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for User Stories in Yorkshire

User Stories
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing User Stories in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

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 May 2020. 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 -3 86 £50,000 +20.48% 6
South Yorkshire +49 23 £55,000 +42.86%
North Yorkshire +76 3 £55,000 +10.00% 1
East Yorkshire - 3 - -
User Stories
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2020, 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 80 (74.77%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (32.71%) Scrum
3 29 (27.10%) Stakeholder Management
3 29 (27.10%) User Experience
4 22 (20.56%) JIRA
5 21 (19.63%) Epics
6 20 (18.69%) Problem-Solving
7 19 (17.76%) Acceptance Criteria
7 19 (17.76%) SDLC
7 19 (17.76%) Microsoft
7 19 (17.76%) Workshop Facilitation
8 18 (16.82%) JavaScript
9 17 (15.89%) Java
9 17 (15.89%) Workflow
10 16 (14.95%) C#
10 16 (14.95%) Test Automation
11 14 (13.08%) QA
11 14 (13.08%) Use Case
11 14 (13.08%) Confluence
11 14 (13.08%) BDD
12 13 (12.15%) DevOps
12 13 (12.15%) Kanban
12 13 (12.15%) Python
13 12 (11.21%) Legal
13 12 (11.21%) Sprint Planning
13 12 (11.21%) Requirements Gathering
14 11 (10.28%) Collaborative Working
14 11 (10.28%) TDD
14 11 (10.28%) Marketing
14 11 (10.28%) SQL

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 14 (13.08%) Confluence
2 2 (1.87%) IIS
2 2 (1.87%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (2.80%) InVision
4 2 (1.87%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.87%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.61%) Azure
2 5 (4.67%) AWS
2 5 (4.67%) Google Analytics
3 4 (3.74%) BlazeMeter
3 4 (3.74%) Sauce Labs
4 3 (2.80%) Trello
5 2 (1.87%) GCP
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon GuardDuty
6 1 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.93%) PaaS
6 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.48%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.74%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (20.56%) JIRA
2 10 (9.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (7.48%) Selenium
4 7 (6.54%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.74%) Appium
5 4 (3.74%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.74%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.80%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (1.87%) Axure RP
7 2 (1.87%) LINQPad
7 2 (1.87%) Postman
8 1 (0.93%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (11.21%) Legal
2 11 (10.28%) Marketing
3 4 (3.74%) Banking
4 3 (2.80%) Finance
5 2 (1.87%) Retail
6 1 (0.93%) Games
6 1 (0.93%) Law
6 1 (0.93%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 41 (38.32%) Analyst
2 37 (34.58%) Business Analyst
3 15 (14.02%) Developer
4 12 (11.21%) Agile Business Analyst
5 11 (10.28%) Product Owner
6 10 (9.35%) Tester
7 7 (6.54%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (5.61%) Applications Support
8 6 (5.61%) Architect
8 6 (5.61%) JavaScript Engineer
8 6 (5.61%) Project Manager
8 6 (5.61%) QA Tester
8 6 (5.61%) Senior Business Analyst
8 6 (5.61%) Technical Architect
9 5 (4.67%) Applications Developer
9 5 (4.67%) SQL Developer
10 4 (3.74%) Agile Delivery Manager
10 4 (3.74%) Java Developer
10 4 (3.74%) Test Engineer
10 4 (3.74%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.48%) HTML
2 6 (5.61%) AngularJS
2 6 (5.61%) React
3 5 (4.67%) CSS
4 3 (2.80%) Node.js
5 2 (1.87%) Velocity
5 2 (1.87%) Vue.js
5 2 (1.87%) Web Services
6 1 (0.93%) .NET
6 1 (0.93%) REST
6 1 (0.93%) SOAP
6 1 (0.93%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (27.10%) User Experience
2 7 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.80%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (2.80%) NHS
4 2 (1.87%) Graphic Design
4 2 (1.87%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.93%) Social Media
5 1 (0.93%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.54%) Windows
2 4 (3.74%) Unix
3 2 (1.87%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.93%) Linux
4 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (74.77%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (32.71%) Scrum
3 29 (27.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (19.63%) Epics
5 20 (18.69%) Problem-Solving
6 19 (17.76%) Acceptance Criteria
6 19 (17.76%) SDLC
6 19 (17.76%) Workshop Facilitation
7 17 (15.89%) Workflow
8 16 (14.95%) Test Automation
9 14 (13.08%) BDD
9 14 (13.08%) Use Case
10 13 (12.15%) DevOps
10 13 (12.15%) Kanban
11 12 (11.21%) Requirements Gathering
11 12 (11.21%) Sprint Planning
12 11 (10.28%) Collaborative Working
12 11 (10.28%) TDD
13 10 (9.35%) Product Management
13 10 (9.35%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.82%) JavaScript
2 17 (15.89%) Java
3 16 (14.95%) C#
4 13 (12.15%) Python
5 11 (10.28%) SQL
6 6 (5.61%) C++
6 6 (5.61%) IronPython
6 6 (5.61%) XAML
Qualifications
1 10 (9.35%) ISEB
2 8 (7.48%) IIBA
3 7 (6.54%) ISTQB
3 7 (6.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (3.74%) PMP
4 4 (3.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.87%) CSPO
5 2 (1.87%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.87%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.93%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.08%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) Government Security Classifications
2 1 (0.93%) NCSC
System Software
1 2 (1.87%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.74%) CA Service Virtualization
2 2 (1.87%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.93%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (17.76%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.67%) BT
2 5 (4.67%) Google
3 4 (3.74%) CA
3 4 (3.74%) Perfecto Mobile
4 3 (2.80%) NEC
5 2 (1.87%) Adobe
6 1 (0.93%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.93%) Remedy