Period
to 8 December 2021

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 8 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
8 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 106 132 102
Rank change year-on-year +26 -30 +25
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 190 48 186
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.79% 1.44% 2.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.97% 1.55% 3.12%
Number of salaries quoted 134 43 143
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,747 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,875 £37,552
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,750 £47,500 £49,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.84% -4.04% +10.00%
75th Percentile £63,750 £55,000 £56,000
90th Percentile £70,875 £63,100 £62,350
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +9.52% -4.55%

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 6,406 3,099 5,965
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 94.03% 93.12% 91.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4,796 2,683 4,907
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £26,250
25th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +4.65%
75th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £65,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +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 8 December 2021.

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 8 December 2021. 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 +35 154 £55,000 +10.00% 24
South Yorkshire -38 16 £40,000 -20.00% 1
East Yorkshire -11 10 £45,000 - 2
North Yorkshire - 9 £45,000 - 1
User Stories
England

For the 6 months to 8 December 2021, 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.

1 144 (75.79%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (41.05%) Scrum
3 65 (34.21%) DevOps
4 54 (28.42%) Social Skills
5 53 (27.89%) Azure
6 40 (21.05%) Acceptance Criteria
7 37 (19.47%) Business Analysis
8 34 (17.89%) E-Commerce
8 34 (17.89%) Product Backlog
9 32 (16.84%) JIRA
10 31 (16.32%) Analytical Skills
10 31 (16.32%) Finance
11 30 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
12 29 (15.26%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (15.26%) SaaS
12 29 (15.26%) Problem-Solving
13 28 (14.74%) Sprint Planning
13 28 (14.74%) Customer-Centricity
13 28 (14.74%) AWS
13 28 (14.74%) Mentoring
14 27 (14.21%) Product Management
15 26 (13.68%) SDLC
15 26 (13.68%) Project Management
16 25 (13.16%) Requirements Gathering
17 24 (12.63%) Waterfall
18 23 (12.11%) Use Case
18 23 (12.11%) Marketing
19 22 (11.58%) Data Protection Act
19 22 (11.58%) Data Protection
19 22 (11.58%) Product Roadmap

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 7 (3.68%) Confluence
2 1 (0.53%) CMS
2 1 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.53%) EPiServer
2 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (0.53%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (2.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.05%) Unica
3 1 (0.53%) Lorenzo
Cloud Services
1 53 (27.89%) Azure
2 29 (15.26%) SaaS
3 28 (14.74%) AWS
4 12 (6.32%) PaaS
5 6 (3.16%) GCP
5 6 (3.16%) Slack
6 4 (2.11%) AWS CodeDeploy
6 4 (2.11%) AWS CodePipeline
6 4 (2.11%) Serverless
7 3 (1.58%) Amazon EKS
7 3 (1.58%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (1.58%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (1.58%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.58%) Azure Key Vault
7 3 (1.58%) IaaS
7 3 (1.58%) Power Platform
8 2 (1.05%) CheetahMail
8 2 (1.05%) Miro
9 1 (0.53%) Azure Logic Apps
9 1 (0.53%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.58%) Network Security
2 1 (0.53%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.58%) Power BI
2 2 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.05%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.53%) Big Data
3 1 (0.53%) MySQL
3 1 (0.53%) OLAP
3 1 (0.53%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 32 (16.84%) JIRA
2 9 (4.74%) Jenkins
3 8 (4.21%) Git (software)
4 7 (3.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (2.63%) NUnit
5 5 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (2.63%) YouTrack
6 4 (2.11%) Selenium
7 3 (1.58%) Postman
7 3 (1.58%) SpecFlow
7 3 (1.58%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 54 (28.42%) Social Skills
2 31 (16.32%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (16.32%) Finance
3 23 (12.11%) Marketing
4 20 (10.53%) Retail
5 16 (8.42%) Public Sector
6 15 (7.89%) Influencing Skills
7 7 (3.68%) Legal
8 5 (2.63%) Games
9 4 (2.11%) Law
10 2 (1.05%) Advertising
10 2 (1.05%) Organisational Skills
11 1 (0.53%) Back Office
11 1 (0.53%) Banking
11 1 (0.53%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 83 (43.68%) Analyst
2 79 (41.58%) Business Analyst
3 25 (13.16%) Developer
4 19 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
4 19 (10.00%) Product Owner
5 13 (6.84%) Product Manager
6 12 (6.32%) .NET Developer
7 11 (5.79%) Technical Analyst
7 11 (5.79%) Technical Business Analyst
8 8 (4.21%) Digital Delivery Manager
8 8 (4.21%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (4.21%) Senior Business Analyst
9 7 (3.68%) Senior Manager
9 7 (3.68%) Senior Product Manager
10 6 (3.16%) Architect
10 6 (3.16%) Technical Architect
11 5 (2.63%) Agile Delivery Manager
11 5 (2.63%) Junior
11 5 (2.63%) Lead Business Analyst
11 5 (2.63%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.53%) .NET
2 9 (4.74%) React
3 7 (3.68%) .NET Core
4 6 (3.16%) .NET Framework
4 6 (3.16%) Entity Framework
5 5 (2.63%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (2.11%) AngularJS
6 4 (2.11%) Vue.js
7 3 (1.58%) REST
7 3 (1.58%) SOAP
8 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.53%) CSS
8 1 (0.53%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (0.53%) HTML
8 1 (0.53%) HTML5 Canvas
8 1 (0.53%) JSON
8 1 (0.53%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.58%) Data Protection Act
2 18 (9.47%) User Experience
3 12 (6.32%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (4.74%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.74%) Public Cloud
5 6 (3.16%) NHS
6 4 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.11%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.58%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (1.58%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.05%) Analytical Mindset
8 2 (1.05%) Marketing Technology
9 1 (0.53%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.53%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.53%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (75.79%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (41.05%) Scrum
3 65 (34.21%) DevOps
4 40 (21.05%) Acceptance Criteria
5 37 (19.47%) Business Analysis
6 34 (17.89%) E-Commerce
6 34 (17.89%) Product Backlog
7 30 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 29 (15.26%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (15.26%) Problem-Solving
9 28 (14.74%) Customer-Centricity
9 28 (14.74%) Mentoring
9 28 (14.74%) Sprint Planning
10 27 (14.21%) Product Management
11 26 (13.68%) Project Management
11 26 (13.68%) SDLC
12 25 (13.16%) Requirements Gathering
13 24 (12.63%) Waterfall
14 23 (12.11%) Use Case
15 22 (11.58%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 16 (8.42%) C#
1 16 (8.42%) Python
2 8 (4.21%) Bash Shell
2 8 (4.21%) Ruby
3 7 (3.68%) PowerShell
4 6 (3.16%) Go
4 6 (3.16%) Groovy
5 4 (2.11%) Java
6 2 (1.05%) SQL
7 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.53%) Scala
7 1 (0.53%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (5.26%) Degree
2 5 (2.63%) ISEB
2 5 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 5 (2.63%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.53%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.79%) QA
2 3 (1.58%) PMO
3 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.53%) GDPR
3 1 (0.53%) NIST
3 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (3.68%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.11%) Docker
2 4 (2.11%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 15 (7.89%) Kubernetes
2 9 (4.74%) Ansible
3 8 (4.21%) Terraform
4 1 (0.53%) Kibana
4 1 (0.53%) logstash
Vendors
1 15 (7.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.63%) Progress
3 3 (1.58%) SAP
4 2 (1.05%) IBM
5 1 (0.53%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.53%) Dynatrace
5 1 (0.53%) Sitecore