Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 171 235 252
Rank change year-on-year +64 +17 -41
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 148 97 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.50% 0.87% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 0.97% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 129 93 82
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £30,125
90th Percentile £54,000 £52,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 8876 10022 11885
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 90.07% 89.64% 90.16%
Number of salaries quoted 7431 8440 9682
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +0.69%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,500 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 +51 114 £42,500 +3.03% 17
South Yorkshire +33 27 £32,500 -10.34% 4
North Yorkshire +4 2 £28,000 -30.00%
East Yorkshire -3 2 £50,000 +66.67%
User Stories
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing User Stories also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 122 (82.43%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (54.73%) Scrum
3 37 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 32 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 32 (21.62%) QA
4 32 (21.62%) SDLC
5 31 (20.95%) Finance
6 29 (19.59%) JIRA
7 27 (18.24%) SQL
8 26 (17.57%) Waterfall
9 25 (16.89%) Test Automation
10 22 (14.86%) Selenium
11 21 (14.19%) Kanban
11 21 (14.19%) Mobile App
12 19 (12.84%) Java
12 19 (12.84%) Analytical Skills
13 18 (12.16%) Test Scripting
14 16 (10.81%) SOAP
14 16 (10.81%) XML
14 16 (10.81%) Microsoft
15 15 (10.14%) C#
15 15 (10.14%) Business Transformation
15 15 (10.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 15 (10.14%) Acceptance Criteria
16 14 (9.46%) Software Delivery
16 14 (9.46%) Git (software)
16 14 (9.46%) .NET
17 13 (8.78%) T-SQL
17 13 (8.78%) Web Services
17 13 (8.78%) Project Management

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 3 (2.03%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.35%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.68%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 4 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.03%) InVision
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.68%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 2 (1.35%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.43%) SaaS
2 4 (2.70%) Slack
3 3 (2.03%) BrowserStack
3 3 (2.03%) Office 365
4 2 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.68%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.68%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.43%) Broadband
2 1 (0.68%) Internet
2 1 (0.68%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.03%) MySQL
2 3 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (2.03%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 29 (19.59%) JIRA
2 22 (14.86%) Selenium
3 14 (9.46%) Git (software)
4 12 (8.11%) Cucumber
5 10 (6.76%) SoapUI
6 9 (6.08%) Jenkins
7 7 (4.73%) Maven
8 6 (4.05%) JMeter
8 6 (4.05%) LoadRunner
9 5 (3.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 5 (3.38%) HP UFT
10 4 (2.70%) FitNesse
10 4 (2.70%) SpecFlow
10 4 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (2.70%) Visual Studio
11 3 (2.03%) JUnit
11 3 (2.03%) Subversion
12 2 (1.35%) GCC
12 2 (1.35%) JBehave
12 2 (1.35%) WebDriver
General
1 31 (20.95%) Finance
2 7 (4.73%) Retail
3 4 (2.70%) Marketing
4 2 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.68%) Back Office
5 1 (0.68%) Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Games
5 1 (0.68%) Private Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 90 (60.81%) Analyst
2 83 (56.08%) Business Analyst
3 21 (14.19%) Agile Business Analyst
4 13 (8.78%) Senior Analyst
4 13 (8.78%) Senior Business Analyst
5 12 (8.11%) Product Owner
6 9 (6.08%) Scrum Master
6 9 (6.08%) Software Analyst
6 9 (6.08%) Tester
7 8 (5.41%) Developer
8 7 (4.73%) Project Manager
8 7 (4.73%) Test Analyst
8 7 (4.73%) Test Engineer
9 6 (4.05%) Designer
10 5 (3.38%) Business IT Analyst
10 5 (3.38%) IT Analyst
10 5 (3.38%) IT Business Analyst
11 4 (2.70%) Agile Scrum Master
11 4 (2.70%) Product Business Analyst
11 4 (2.70%) Transformation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.81%) SOAP
1 16 (10.81%) XML
2 14 (9.46%) .NET
3 13 (8.78%) Web Services
4 8 (5.41%) REST
5 6 (4.05%) Node.js
6 5 (3.38%) Apache Flex
6 5 (3.38%) CSS
6 5 (3.38%) HTML
6 5 (3.38%) Velocity
7 4 (2.70%) JSON
7 4 (2.70%) WSDL
7 4 (2.70%) XSD
8 3 (2.03%) AngularJS
8 3 (2.03%) ASP.NET
8 3 (2.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (2.03%) LAMP
8 3 (2.03%) React
8 3 (2.03%) Spring
9 2 (1.35%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.19%) Mobile App
2 19 (12.84%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (8.78%) Computer Science
4 11 (7.43%) User Experience
5 6 (4.05%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (3.38%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.03%) Driving Licence
7 3 (2.03%) Fintech
8 2 (1.35%) iPad
9 1 (0.68%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.68%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.38%) Windows
2 2 (1.35%) Android
2 2 (1.35%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.35%) Linux
2 2 (1.35%) Mac OS X
2 2 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (82.43%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (54.73%) Scrum
3 37 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 32 (21.62%) SDLC
4 32 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (17.57%) Waterfall
6 25 (16.89%) Test Automation
7 21 (14.19%) Kanban
8 18 (12.16%) Test Scripting
9 15 (10.14%) Acceptance Criteria
9 15 (10.14%) Business Transformation
9 15 (10.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 14 (9.46%) Software Delivery
11 13 (8.78%) BDD
11 13 (8.78%) Project Management
12 12 (8.11%) Wireframes
13 11 (7.43%) TDD
13 11 (7.43%) Test Management
14 10 (6.76%) OO
14 10 (6.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (18.24%) SQL
2 19 (12.84%) Java
3 15 (10.14%) C#
4 13 (8.78%) T-SQL
5 11 (7.43%) JavaScript
6 6 (4.05%) PHP
7 3 (2.03%) Python
7 3 (2.03%) Scala
8 2 (1.35%) C++
8 2 (1.35%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.35%) VC++
9 1 (0.68%) C
9 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.68%) VB
9 1 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (7.43%) ISEB
2 7 (4.73%) Degree
3 6 (4.05%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (2.03%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.68%) PMP
6 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (21.62%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.43%) Atlassian
3 9 (6.08%) Google
4 4 (2.70%) HP
4 4 (2.70%) Oracle
5 3 (2.03%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.68%) Telerik