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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 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 109 125 107
Rank change year-on-year +16 -18 +67
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 228 123 87
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.95% 2.13% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.16% 2.26% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 119 96 78
10th Percentile £41,150 £36,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £38,063
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £49,750
Median % change year-on-year - -4.52% +22.84%
75th Percentile £60,625 £58,813 £61,823
90th Percentile £66,750 £65,625 £67,700
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 7,210 5,435 3,723
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 93.42% 94.03% 92.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4,390 4,283 3,190
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £28,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,280 £35,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £47,500 £47,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% +1.06% +10.59%
75th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £71,250 £68,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £56,757 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.71% +3.19% +4.76%

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 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
West Yorkshire +7 169 £50,000 -9.09% 12
South Yorkshire +24 42 £52,000 +30.00% 2
North Yorkshire -11 12 £47,500 -5.00% 1
East Yorkshire -7 4 £51,250 +16.48%
User Stories
England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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.

1 179 (78.51%) Agile
2 69 (30.26%) Social Skills
3 59 (25.88%) Acceptance Criteria
4 52 (22.81%) Waterfall
5 51 (22.37%) Scrum
6 50 (21.93%) SQL
7 48 (21.05%) Use Case
8 46 (20.18%) E-Commerce
9 45 (19.74%) User Experience
10 42 (18.42%) Retail
11 40 (17.54%) Sprint Planning
12 38 (16.67%) User Research
13 37 (16.23%) Backlog Prioritisation
13 37 (16.23%) Stakeholder Management
14 36 (15.79%) Analytics
15 35 (15.35%) Problem-Solving
16 34 (14.91%) Workshop Facilitation
17 32 (14.04%) Azure
17 32 (14.04%) .NET
18 31 (13.60%) Test Automation
18 31 (13.60%) DevOps
19 30 (13.16%) Wireframes
20 29 (12.72%) Product Roadmap
20 29 (12.72%) SDLC
21 28 (12.28%) JavaScript
22 27 (11.84%) Product Management
22 27 (11.84%) UX Design
23 26 (11.40%) JIRA
23 26 (11.40%) QA
23 26 (11.40%) Sprint Review

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 19 (8.33%) Confluence
2 10 (4.39%) CMS
2 10 (4.39%) EPiServer
2 10 (4.39%) Umbraco
3 2 (0.88%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 4 (1.75%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (4.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (14.04%) Azure
2 20 (8.77%) AWS
3 19 (8.33%) Azure DevOps
4 13 (5.70%) Google Analytics
5 10 (4.39%) Azure Functions
5 10 (4.39%) Azure Service Bus
5 10 (4.39%) SaaS
5 10 (4.39%) Serverless
6 9 (3.95%) GitHub
7 6 (2.63%) GitHub Actions
8 2 (0.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.88%) Amazon GuardDuty
8 2 (0.88%) Miro
8 2 (0.88%) Power Platform
8 2 (0.88%) Slack
9 1 (0.44%) AWS CodeDeploy
9 1 (0.44%) AWS CodePipeline
9 1 (0.44%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.26%) HTTP
2 9 (3.95%) Broadband
3 4 (1.75%) 5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.21%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.58%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (3.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (3.51%) Big Data
4 8 (3.51%) Data Lake
5 6 (2.63%) MySQL
6 5 (2.19%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.88%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.88%) Power BI
7 2 (0.88%) Tableau
8 1 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 26 (11.40%) JIRA
2 18 (7.89%) Jenkins
3 17 (7.46%) Git (software)
4 15 (6.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (3.95%) SonarQube
6 6 (2.63%) GitLab
6 6 (2.63%) Selenium
7 4 (1.75%) Appium
7 4 (1.75%) Postman
7 4 (1.75%) SpecFlow
8 3 (1.32%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.88%) JMeter
9 2 (0.88%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.88%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.44%) WebDriver
General
1 69 (30.26%) Social Skills
2 42 (18.42%) Retail
3 18 (7.89%) Back Office
4 16 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (6.58%) Marketing
6 9 (3.95%) Influencing Skills
7 8 (3.51%) Games
7 8 (3.51%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 7 (3.07%) Finance
9 4 (1.75%) Organisational Skills
10 3 (1.32%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.32%) Presentation Skills
11 2 (0.88%) Billing
11 2 (0.88%) Public Sector
12 1 (0.44%) Banking
12 1 (0.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 116 (50.88%) Analyst
2 107 (46.93%) Business Analyst
3 23 (10.09%) Developer
4 21 (9.21%) Senior Analyst
4 21 (9.21%) Senior Business Analyst
5 17 (7.46%) Designer
5 17 (7.46%) UI Designer
5 17 (7.46%) UI/UX Designer
5 17 (7.46%) UX Designer
6 13 (5.70%) Product Manager
6 13 (5.70%) Product Owner
7 11 (4.82%) Digital Analyst
7 11 (4.82%) Digital Business Analyst
8 9 (3.95%) Data Engineer
8 9 (3.95%) Logistics Analyst
8 9 (3.95%) Logistics Business Analyst
8 9 (3.95%) Senior Data Engineer
8 9 (3.95%) Supply Chain Analyst
8 9 (3.95%) Supply Chain Business Analyst
8 9 (3.95%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (14.04%) .NET
2 21 (9.21%) .NET Core
3 19 (8.33%) CSS
3 19 (8.33%) HTML
4 16 (7.02%) jQuery
4 16 (7.02%) React
4 16 (7.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 15 (6.58%) RESTful
6 13 (5.70%) REST
7 10 (4.39%) .NET Framework
7 10 (4.39%) Entity Framework
8 9 (3.95%) Apache Avro
8 9 (3.95%) Kafka
9 7 (3.07%) XML
10 6 (2.63%) JSON
10 6 (2.63%) Lambda Expressions
10 6 (2.63%) Node.js
10 6 (2.63%) OAuth
10 6 (2.63%) OAuth2
10 6 (2.63%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 45 (19.74%) User Experience
2 19 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (4.39%) NHS
4 9 (3.95%) Algorithms
4 9 (3.95%) Data Structures
5 7 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.63%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.75%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.32%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.88%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.44%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.44%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.14%) Android
1 14 (6.14%) Apple iOS
2 2 (0.88%) Linux
2 2 (0.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (78.51%) Agile
2 59 (25.88%) Acceptance Criteria
3 52 (22.81%) Waterfall
4 51 (22.37%) Scrum
5 48 (21.05%) Use Case
6 46 (20.18%) E-Commerce
7 40 (17.54%) Sprint Planning
8 38 (16.67%) User Research
9 37 (16.23%) Backlog Prioritisation
9 37 (16.23%) Stakeholder Management
10 36 (15.79%) Analytics
11 35 (15.35%) Problem-Solving
12 34 (14.91%) Workshop Facilitation
13 31 (13.60%) DevOps
13 31 (13.60%) Test Automation
14 30 (13.16%) Wireframes
15 29 (12.72%) Product Roadmap
15 29 (12.72%) SDLC
16 27 (11.84%) Product Management
16 27 (11.84%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 50 (21.93%) SQL
2 28 (12.28%) JavaScript
3 25 (10.96%) C#
4 12 (5.26%) Java
5 10 (4.39%) Python
6 9 (3.95%) T-SQL
6 9 (3.95%) TypeScript
7 8 (3.51%) C
8 7 (3.07%) Scala
9 6 (2.63%) C++
9 6 (2.63%) ES6
9 6 (2.63%) PHP
10 3 (1.32%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.44%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (2.19%) Degree
2 4 (1.75%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.88%) ISEB
4 1 (0.44%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.44%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (11.40%) QA
2 9 (3.95%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.32%) Accessibility
4 2 (0.88%) Government Security Classifications
4 2 (0.88%) NCSC
5 1 (0.44%) GRC
5 1 (0.44%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (4.39%) Docker
2 1 (0.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 19 (8.33%) Terraform
2 8 (3.51%) Kubernetes
2 8 (3.51%) Rancher
3 2 (0.88%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.44%) Ansible
4 1 (0.44%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 22 (9.65%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.70%) Amplitude
2 13 (5.70%) Google
2 13 (5.70%) SAP
3 10 (4.39%) Xamarin
4 6 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.32%) WorldPay
6 2 (0.88%) Progress
6 2 (0.88%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.44%) HP
7 1 (0.44%) Jaspersoft
7 1 (0.44%) NEC
7 1 (0.44%) Northgate
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle
7 1 (0.44%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.44%) TIBCO