Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 121 139 211
Rank change year-on-year +18 +72 +46
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 179 184 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.44% 1.91% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.65% 2.08% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 154 167 106
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,400 £29,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 6,748 8,853 9,940
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 92.00% 91.99% 91.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5,477 7,529 8,385
Yorkshire median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +38 147 £45,000 +2.27% 21
North Yorkshire +13 16 £45,000 +12.50% 5
South Yorkshire -27 13 £35,000 -26.32% 3
East Yorkshire +14 2 £28,000 - 1
User Stories
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 143 (79.89%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (38.55%) Scrum
3 47 (26.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 45 (25.14%) SDLC
5 35 (19.55%) Acceptance Criteria
6 34 (18.99%) Finance
7 32 (17.88%) User Experience
8 31 (17.32%) Epics
9 26 (14.53%) Workflow
10 25 (13.97%) Mentoring
11 22 (12.29%) JIRA
12 20 (11.17%) Kanban
12 20 (11.17%) Business Analysis
12 20 (11.17%) Software Delivery
13 19 (10.61%) SQL
14 18 (10.06%) Java
14 18 (10.06%) JavaScript
14 18 (10.06%) Microsoft
14 18 (10.06%) Test Automation
14 18 (10.06%) Coaching
14 18 (10.06%) Translating Business Requirements
15 17 (9.50%) Confluence
15 17 (9.50%) Waterfall
15 17 (9.50%) E-Commerce
15 17 (9.50%) TDD
16 15 (8.38%) Process Improvement
16 15 (8.38%) Problem-Solving
17 14 (7.82%) Product Management
17 14 (7.82%) Amazon AWS
18 13 (7.26%) MS Visio

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 17 (9.50%) Confluence
2 9 (5.03%) CMS
3 1 (0.56%) Apache
3 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.56%) EPiServer
3 1 (0.56%) IIS
3 1 (0.56%) Liferay
3 1 (0.56%) nginx
3 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (7.26%) MS Visio
2 9 (5.03%) Photoshop
3 8 (4.47%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (2.79%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.79%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.82%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (5.59%) SaaS
3 2 (1.12%) PaaS
4 1 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.56%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.56%) npm
4 1 (0.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.68%) Broadband
2 2 (1.12%) 4G
2 2 (1.12%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (1.12%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.12%) VPN
3 1 (0.56%) FTP
3 1 (0.56%) HTTP
3 1 (0.56%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.91%) NoSQL
2 6 (3.35%) MongoDB
2 6 (3.35%) MySQL
2 6 (3.35%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (2.79%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.56%) Adabas
5 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (12.29%) JIRA
2 11 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (5.03%) Axure RP
4 6 (3.35%) Selenium
5 5 (2.79%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.79%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 3 (1.68%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (1.12%) NUnit
9 1 (0.56%) Ant
9 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.56%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.56%) Gradle
9 1 (0.56%) Grunt
9 1 (0.56%) Hudson
9 1 (0.56%) Maven
9 1 (0.56%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.56%) Subversion
9 1 (0.56%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.56%) WebDriver
General
1 34 (18.99%) Finance
2 10 (5.59%) Retail
3 5 (2.79%) Banking
4 2 (1.12%) Law
4 2 (1.12%) Legal
4 2 (1.12%) Retail Finance
5 1 (0.56%) Games
5 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 93 (51.96%) Analyst
2 77 (43.02%) Business Analyst
3 28 (15.64%) Product Owner
4 23 (12.85%) Designer
5 20 (11.17%) Agile Business Analyst
6 19 (10.61%) Digital Analyst
7 15 (8.38%) Digital Business Analyst
8 13 (7.26%) Developer
9 10 (5.59%) Solutions Designer
9 10 (5.59%) UX Designer
10 9 (5.03%) Systems Analyst
11 8 (4.47%) Junior
12 7 (3.91%) Tester
13 6 (3.35%) Agile Product Owner
13 6 (3.35%) Architect
13 6 (3.35%) Junior Analyst
13 6 (3.35%) Software Engineer
13 6 (3.35%) Software Tester
13 6 (3.35%) Solutions Architect
13 6 (3.35%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.26%) .NET
2 9 (5.03%) AngularJS
3 8 (4.47%) HTML
4 7 (3.91%) CSS
4 7 (3.91%) Node.js
4 7 (3.91%) REST
5 5 (2.79%) ASP.NET
5 5 (2.79%) jQuery
5 5 (2.79%) JSON
5 5 (2.79%) Web Services
5 5 (2.79%) XML
6 4 (2.23%) .NET Framework
6 4 (2.23%) WCF
7 3 (1.68%) Entity Framework
8 2 (1.12%) Ajax
8 2 (1.12%) ASP.NET Core
8 2 (1.12%) Kendo UI
8 2 (1.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (1.12%) Vue.js
9 1 (0.56%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (17.88%) User Experience
2 12 (6.70%) Mobile App
3 10 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.23%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.12%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.56%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.56%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.79%) Linux
2 4 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (79.89%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (38.55%) Scrum
3 47 (26.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 45 (25.14%) SDLC
5 35 (19.55%) Acceptance Criteria
6 31 (17.32%) Epics
7 26 (14.53%) Workflow
8 25 (13.97%) Mentoring
9 20 (11.17%) Business Analysis
9 20 (11.17%) Kanban
9 20 (11.17%) Software Delivery
10 18 (10.06%) Coaching
10 18 (10.06%) Test Automation
10 18 (10.06%) Translating Business Requirements
11 17 (9.50%) E-Commerce
11 17 (9.50%) TDD
11 17 (9.50%) Waterfall
12 15 (8.38%) Problem-Solving
12 15 (8.38%) Process Improvement
13 14 (7.82%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (10.61%) SQL
2 18 (10.06%) Java
2 18 (10.06%) JavaScript
3 13 (7.26%) C#
4 7 (3.91%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.12%) TypeScript
6 1 (0.56%) Natural
6 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.56%) RPG
6 1 (0.56%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 7 (3.91%) Degree
2 4 (2.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.68%) DBS Check
3 3 (1.68%) ISEB
4 2 (1.12%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.56%) CBAP
5 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.35%) QA
2 4 (2.23%) GDPR
3 3 (1.68%) PMO
4 2 (1.12%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.12%) SLA
5 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 18 (10.06%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.35%) Adobe
3 5 (2.79%) Oracle
4 1 (0.56%) IBM
4 1 (0.56%) MuleSoft
4 1 (0.56%) webMethods