Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 169 249
Rank change year-on-year +54 +80 +4
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 206 153 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.47% 1.56% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% 1.70% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 173 132 88
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £57,000 £54,875 £50,250
England median annual salary £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.00% - -

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 7,641 9,000 10,246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 91.65% 91.71% 91.57%
Number of salaries quoted 6,227 7,540 8,616
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £61,750 £60,000 £62,500
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 17 November 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 17 November 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 +54 150 £45,000 +5.88% 24
North Yorkshire +29 35 £40,000 +42.86% 1
South Yorkshire -15 18 £36,250 - 5
East Yorkshire +9 2 £28,000 -44.00%
User Stories
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 166 (80.58%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (38.35%) Scrum
3 55 (26.70%) SDLC
4 48 (23.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 37 (17.96%) User Experience
6 34 (16.50%) Finance
7 33 (16.02%) Workflow
7 33 (16.02%) Acceptance Criteria
8 30 (14.56%) Mentoring
9 29 (14.08%) QA
9 29 (14.08%) Test Automation
10 25 (12.14%) Product Management
11 24 (11.65%) C#
11 24 (11.65%) Java
12 22 (10.68%) JavaScript
12 22 (10.68%) JIRA
12 22 (10.68%) Process Improvement
13 21 (10.19%) Software Delivery
13 21 (10.19%) Business Analysis
14 20 (9.71%) Waterfall
14 20 (9.71%) Workshop Facilitation
15 18 (8.74%) E-Commerce
15 18 (8.74%) Coaching
16 17 (8.25%) Kanban
17 16 (7.77%) Microsoft
18 14 (6.80%) Translating Business Requirements
19 13 (6.31%) Confluence
19 13 (6.31%) SQL
20 12 (5.83%) Software Testing
21 11 (5.34%) .NET

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 13 (6.31%) Confluence
2 8 (3.88%) CMS
3 1 (0.49%) Apache
3 1 (0.49%) EPiServer
3 1 (0.49%) IIS
3 1 (0.49%) nginx
3 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.49%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (5.34%) MS Visio
2 6 (2.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.43%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.94%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (4.37%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.88%) SaaS
4 3 (1.46%) FinancialForce
5 2 (0.97%) PaaS
6 1 (0.49%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.49%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.97%) 4G
1 2 (0.97%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (0.97%) TCP/IP
1 2 (0.97%) VPN
2 1 (0.49%) HTTP
2 1 (0.49%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.49%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.97%) Power BI
2 2 (0.97%) QlikView
2 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.49%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 22 (10.68%) JIRA
2 7 (3.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.91%) Selenium
4 5 (2.43%) Axure RP
5 4 (1.94%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (0.97%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.49%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.49%) eggPlant
7 1 (0.49%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.49%) Grunt
7 1 (0.49%) gulp
7 1 (0.49%) Hudson
7 1 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.49%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.49%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.49%) Subversion
7 1 (0.49%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.49%) webpack
General
1 34 (16.50%) Finance
2 9 (4.37%) Retail
3 6 (2.91%) Banking
4 2 (0.97%) Law
4 2 (0.97%) Legal
5 1 (0.49%) Automotive
5 1 (0.49%) Games
5 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.49%) Marketing
5 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.49%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 134 (65.05%) Analyst
2 114 (55.34%) Business Analyst
3 28 (13.59%) Product Owner
4 25 (12.14%) Agile Business Analyst
5 19 (9.22%) Developer
6 17 (8.25%) Designer
7 16 (7.77%) Digital Analyst
7 16 (7.77%) Product Analyst
8 15 (7.28%) Digital Business Analyst
8 15 (7.28%) Product Business Analyst
8 15 (7.28%) QA Analyst
8 15 (7.28%) QA Test Analyst
9 14 (6.80%) Junior
9 14 (6.80%) Junior Analyst
10 11 (5.34%) Lead Business Analyst
10 11 (5.34%) Tester
11 10 (4.85%) Developer in Test
11 10 (4.85%) Scrum Master
12 9 (4.37%) Analyst Developer
12 9 (4.37%) Junior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.34%) .NET
2 6 (2.91%) AngularJS
2 6 (2.91%) HTML
3 5 (2.43%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.43%) CSS
3 5 (2.43%) JSON
3 5 (2.43%) REST
4 3 (1.46%) Web Services
4 3 (1.46%) XML
5 2 (0.97%) ASP.NET Core
5 2 (0.97%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (0.97%) jQuery
5 2 (0.97%) SOAP
6 1 (0.49%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.49%) Angular 2
6 1 (0.49%) OAuth
6 1 (0.49%) RequireJS
6 1 (0.49%) RESTful
6 1 (0.49%) Velocity
6 1 (0.49%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 37 (17.96%) User Experience
2 10 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.85%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.40%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.94%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.46%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.46%) Xbox
6 2 (0.97%) NHS
7 1 (0.49%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.49%) Fintech
7 1 (0.49%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (0.49%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.49%) Linux
1 1 (0.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (80.58%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (38.35%) Scrum
3 55 (26.70%) SDLC
4 48 (23.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 33 (16.02%) Acceptance Criteria
5 33 (16.02%) Workflow
6 30 (14.56%) Mentoring
7 29 (14.08%) Test Automation
8 25 (12.14%) Product Management
9 22 (10.68%) Process Improvement
10 21 (10.19%) Business Analysis
10 21 (10.19%) Software Delivery
11 20 (9.71%) Waterfall
11 20 (9.71%) Workshop Facilitation
12 18 (8.74%) Coaching
12 18 (8.74%) E-Commerce
13 17 (8.25%) Kanban
14 14 (6.80%) Translating Business Requirements
15 12 (5.83%) Software Testing
16 11 (5.34%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 24 (11.65%) C#
1 24 (11.65%) Java
2 22 (10.68%) JavaScript
3 13 (6.31%) SQL
4 6 (2.91%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.49%) Natural
5 1 (0.49%) RPG
5 1 (0.49%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 5 (2.43%) Degree
1 5 (2.43%) ISEB
2 3 (1.46%) CBAP
2 3 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (1.46%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (14.08%) QA
2 4 (1.94%) GDPR
3 2 (0.97%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.97%) PMO
3 2 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 16 (7.77%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.88%) Adobe
2 8 (3.88%) Oracle
3 3 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (0.97%) Tableau
5 1 (0.49%) IBM
5 1 (0.49%) MuleSoft
5 1 (0.49%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.49%) Twitter
5 1 (0.49%) webMethods