Period
to 20 February 2018

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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 194 249
Rank change year-on-year +76 +55 -50
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 237 138 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.37% 1.30% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.61% 1.44% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 217 126 92
Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,500 £31,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £58,125 £57,375
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 9,069 9,561 11,383
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 90.57% 89.78% 89.02%
Number of salaries quoted 7,741 8,185 9,352
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £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 20 February 2018.

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 February 2018. 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 +61 175 £44,000 +10.00% 39
South Yorkshire +53 55 £47,500 -5.00% 8
North Yorkshire +18 4 £41,250 -5.71% 4
East Yorkshire -7 1 - -
User Stories
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, 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.

1 200 (84.39%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (48.95%) Scrum
3 63 (26.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 62 (26.16%) SDLC
5 55 (23.21%) Waterfall
6 45 (18.99%) JIRA
7 41 (17.30%) Microsoft
8 38 (16.03%) OO
9 36 (15.19%) Business Analysis
9 36 (15.19%) Software Delivery
10 35 (14.77%) QA
11 33 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
12 32 (13.50%) Finance
13 28 (11.81%) Java
14 27 (11.39%) Kanban
15 26 (10.97%) Continuous Integration
16 25 (10.55%) SQL
17 23 (9.70%) PHP
17 23 (9.70%) Acceptance Criteria
18 22 (9.28%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 22 (9.28%) Business Transformation
19 21 (8.86%) Use Case
20 20 (8.44%) Computer Science
20 20 (8.44%) Degree
20 20 (8.44%) Relational Database
20 20 (8.44%) T-SQL
21 18 (7.59%) Mentoring
22 17 (7.17%) Mobile App
22 17 (7.17%) Wireframes
23 15 (6.33%) User Experience

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 (1.27%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (0.42%) Confluence
2 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (5.91%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (5.49%) MS Visio
3 10 (4.22%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (3.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.69%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.95%) PaaS
3 6 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.53%) IaaS
3 6 (2.53%) SaaS
4 5 (2.11%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.42%) GitHub
5 1 (0.42%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.42%) Google Drive
5 1 (0.42%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.91%) Broadband
2 1 (0.42%) Internet
2 1 (0.42%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.44%) Relational Database
2 6 (2.53%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.84%) Big Data
4 1 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 45 (18.99%) JIRA
2 10 (4.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 9 (3.80%) Axure RP
4 8 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (2.11%) Selenium
6 4 (1.69%) Cucumber
6 4 (1.69%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.69%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.27%) JUnit
7 3 (1.27%) Maven
7 3 (1.27%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.84%) Protractor
8 2 (0.84%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.84%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.42%) Grunt
9 1 (0.42%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.42%) NUnit
9 1 (0.42%) Subversion
General
1 32 (13.50%) Finance
2 9 (3.80%) Banking
3 8 (3.38%) Retail
4 4 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.27%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.84%) Games
6 2 (0.84%) Legal
7 1 (0.42%) Back Office
7 1 (0.42%) Law
7 1 (0.42%) Marketing
7 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 140 (59.07%) Analyst
2 132 (55.70%) Business Analyst
3 37 (15.61%) Agile Business Analyst
4 28 (11.81%) Developer
5 24 (10.13%) Senior Developer
6 23 (9.70%) Senior Analyst
7 22 (9.28%) Senior Business Analyst
8 18 (7.59%) PHP Developer
8 18 (7.59%) Senior PHP Developer
9 16 (6.75%) Designer
10 12 (5.06%) Project Manager
10 12 (5.06%) Scrum Master
11 11 (4.64%) Product Owner
12 10 (4.22%) Software Analyst
12 10 (4.22%) UX Designer
13 9 (3.80%) Java Developer
13 9 (3.80%) Tester
14 8 (3.38%) Senior Java Developer
15 6 (2.53%) Senior .NET Developer
15 6 (2.53%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.33%) .NET
2 14 (5.91%) Web Services
3 11 (4.64%) XML
4 9 (3.80%) HTML
5 7 (2.95%) .NET Framework
6 6 (2.53%) ADO.NET
6 6 (2.53%) ASP.NET
6 6 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 6 (2.53%) Entity Framework
6 6 (2.53%) jQuery
6 6 (2.53%) Velocity
7 5 (2.11%) JSON
7 5 (2.11%) Node.js
7 5 (2.11%) SOAP
8 3 (1.27%) Apache Camel
8 3 (1.27%) Apache Flex
8 3 (1.27%) HTML5
8 3 (1.27%) REST
8 3 (1.27%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (8.44%) Computer Science
3 17 (7.17%) Mobile App
4 15 (6.33%) User Experience
5 11 (4.64%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.53%) Wiki
8 4 (1.69%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.84%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.42%) NHS
10 1 (0.42%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.42%) Robotics
10 1 (0.42%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.11%) Android
1 5 (2.11%) Apple iOS
2 2 (0.84%) Mac OS X
2 2 (0.84%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (84.39%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (48.95%) Scrum
3 63 (26.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 62 (26.16%) SDLC
5 55 (23.21%) Waterfall
6 38 (16.03%) OO
7 36 (15.19%) Business Analysis
7 36 (15.19%) Software Delivery
8 27 (11.39%) Kanban
9 26 (10.97%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (9.70%) Acceptance Criteria
11 22 (9.28%) Business Transformation
11 22 (9.28%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 21 (8.86%) Use Case
13 18 (7.59%) Mentoring
14 17 (7.17%) Wireframes
15 14 (5.91%) Project Management
15 14 (5.91%) UML
16 13 (5.49%) Data Modelling
16 13 (5.49%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 28 (11.81%) Java
2 25 (10.55%) SQL
3 23 (9.70%) PHP
4 20 (8.44%) T-SQL
5 15 (6.33%) JavaScript
6 14 (5.91%) C#
7 8 (3.38%) Lingo
8 2 (0.84%) Scala
9 1 (0.42%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (8.44%) Degree
2 6 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (1.27%) ISEB
5 2 (0.84%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.84%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.42%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (14.77%) QA
2 2 (0.84%) PMO
3 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (0.84%) Docker
Vendors
1 41 (17.30%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.91%) Atlassian
3 11 (4.64%) Google
4 9 (3.80%) Adobe
5 8 (3.38%) Oracle
6 3 (1.27%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.84%) Capita
8 1 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.42%) Telerik