Period
to 14 December 2019

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 14 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 93 130 169
Rank change year-on-year +37 +39 +61
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 186 185 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.91% 2.34% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.18% 2.53% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 146 155 132
Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -

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 5,847 7,303 9,080
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 91.46% 92.31% 92.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4,790 5,946 7,637
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,945 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.85% +5.00% -

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 14 December 2019.

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 14 December 2019. 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 +28 135 £50,000 +11.11% 20
South Yorkshire +39 41 £51,250 +41.38% 2
North Yorkshire -21 7 £35,000 -12.50% 1
East Yorkshire +12 3 £50,000 +78.57% 1
User Stories
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2019, 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.

1 150 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (28.49%) Scrum
3 51 (27.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 48 (25.81%) Acceptance Criteria
5 42 (22.58%) SDLC
6 39 (20.97%) Problem-Solving
7 36 (19.35%) Workshop Facilitation
8 29 (15.59%) Software Delivery
8 29 (15.59%) Analytical Skills
9 25 (13.44%) Business Analysis
10 23 (12.37%) JIRA
10 23 (12.37%) UML
10 23 (12.37%) Waterfall
11 22 (11.83%) User Experience
11 22 (11.83%) Microsoft
12 21 (11.29%) QA
12 21 (11.29%) Kanban
12 21 (11.29%) Test Automation
13 20 (10.75%) Data Modelling
13 20 (10.75%) Sprint Planning
14 19 (10.22%) Continuous Improvement
14 19 (10.22%) Mentoring
15 17 (9.14%) Logical Data Model
15 17 (9.14%) Team Foundation Server
15 17 (9.14%) Software Engineering
15 17 (9.14%) Epics
16 16 (8.60%) Games
16 16 (8.60%) Product Management
17 15 (8.06%) Confluence
17 15 (8.06%) Continuous Delivery

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 15 (8.06%) Confluence
2 5 (2.69%) IIS
2 5 (2.69%) SAS
3 2 (1.08%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (3.76%) Chatbot
2 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.08%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.54%) Adobe XD
3 1 (0.54%) InVision
3 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.54%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 2 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.54%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.15%) Azure
2 2 (1.08%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.08%) SaaS
2 2 (1.08%) Trello
3 1 (0.54%) AWS
3 1 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (12.37%) JIRA
2 17 (9.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (4.30%) Visual Studio
4 7 (3.76%) Postman
5 5 (2.69%) LINQPad
6 4 (2.15%) JMeter
6 4 (2.15%) Selenium
7 3 (1.61%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.61%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.61%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.08%) Bugzilla
8 2 (1.08%) Protractor
8 2 (1.08%) Redmine
8 2 (1.08%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (1.08%) Zephyr
9 1 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.54%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.54%) JUnit
9 1 (0.54%) TestNG
9 1 (0.54%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (8.60%) Games
2 13 (6.99%) Finance
3 11 (5.91%) Banking
4 8 (4.30%) Marketing
5 7 (3.76%) Legal
6 6 (3.23%) Retail Banking
7 5 (2.69%) Advertising
8 4 (2.15%) Retail
9 3 (1.61%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.61%) Public Sector
10 1 (0.54%) Law
10 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 116 (62.37%) Analyst
2 110 (59.14%) Business Analyst
3 43 (23.12%) Agile Business Analyst
4 22 (11.83%) Product Owner
5 15 (8.06%) Business IT Analyst
5 15 (8.06%) IT Analyst
5 15 (8.06%) IT Business Analyst
6 12 (6.45%) Agile Delivery Business Analyst
7 9 (4.84%) Scrum Master
7 9 (4.84%) Senior Analyst
7 9 (4.84%) Senior Business Analyst
7 9 (4.84%) Tester
8 7 (3.76%) QA Tester
8 7 (3.76%) Test Analyst
9 6 (3.23%) Designer
9 6 (3.23%) Senior Product Owner
10 5 (2.69%) Business Consultant
10 5 (2.69%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (2.69%) Software Analyst
10 5 (2.69%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.23%) HTML
2 5 (2.69%) Web Services
3 4 (2.15%) CSS
4 3 (1.61%) .NET
4 3 (1.61%) Velocity
4 3 (1.61%) XML
5 2 (1.08%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.08%) HTML5
5 2 (1.08%) LAMP
5 2 (1.08%) Node.js
6 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.54%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.54%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.54%) Handlebars
6 1 (0.54%) React
6 1 (0.54%) SOAP
6 1 (0.54%) Twig
6 1 (0.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.54%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (15.59%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (11.83%) User Experience
3 8 (4.30%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (2.69%) NHS
5 3 (1.61%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.61%) PMI
5 3 (1.61%) Social Media
6 2 (1.08%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.54%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.54%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.54%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.69%) Windows
1 5 (2.69%) Windows Server
2 2 (1.08%) Android
2 2 (1.08%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (28.49%) Scrum
3 51 (27.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 48 (25.81%) Acceptance Criteria
5 42 (22.58%) SDLC
6 39 (20.97%) Problem-Solving
7 36 (19.35%) Workshop Facilitation
8 29 (15.59%) Software Delivery
9 25 (13.44%) Business Analysis
10 23 (12.37%) UML
10 23 (12.37%) Waterfall
11 21 (11.29%) Kanban
11 21 (11.29%) Test Automation
12 20 (10.75%) Data Modelling
12 20 (10.75%) Sprint Planning
13 19 (10.22%) Continuous Improvement
13 19 (10.22%) Mentoring
14 17 (9.14%) Epics
14 17 (9.14%) Logical Data Model
14 17 (9.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.45%) C#
2 6 (3.23%) SQL
3 4 (2.15%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.61%) Java
5 1 (0.54%) ES6
5 1 (0.54%) PHP
5 1 (0.54%) Python
5 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.54%) TypeScript
5 1 (0.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (8.06%) ISEB
2 8 (4.30%) ISTQB
3 7 (3.76%) IIBA
3 7 (3.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.61%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.54%) Degree
5 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.29%) QA
2 2 (1.08%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 22 (11.83%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.69%) IBM
2 5 (2.69%) Oracle
2 5 (2.69%) SAP
2 5 (2.69%) TIBCO
3 2 (1.08%) Atlassian
3 2 (1.08%) Google
3 2 (1.08%) Remedy
4 1 (0.54%) Adobe
4 1 (0.54%) Sitecore