The first table below looks at the demand for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 173 178 220
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +42
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 46 43 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.82% 0.78% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 1.06% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 41 40 7
Average salary £49,500 £60,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £55,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -1.16%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4157 4051 4372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.69% 73.18% 73.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2798 3113 3678
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
User Stories
South East

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

User Stories
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the Berkshire region.

User Stories Salary Trend in Berkshire

User Stories
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Berkshire

User Stories
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough -3 27 £49,500 -17.50% 1
Maidenhead - 6 £35,000 - 1
Bracknell - 5 £48,750 - 1
Reading +4 4 £48,750 -18.75%
Newbury - 3 £50,000 - 1
User Stories
South East

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories.

1 49 (65.33%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (56.00%) Scrum
3 41 (54.67%) Telecoms
4 34 (45.33%) TDD
5 33 (44.00%) Finance
6 27 (36.00%) SOA
6 27 (36.00%) Business Analysis
7 26 (34.67%) RESTful
8 23 (30.67%) Banking
9 21 (28.00%) JavaScript
10 20 (26.67%) E-Commerce
11 19 (25.33%) Java
12 18 (24.00%) HTML
13 17 (22.67%) Retail
13 17 (22.67%) Mobile App
13 17 (22.67%) Mobile Application Development
14 14 (18.67%) Use Case
14 14 (18.67%) User Acceptance Testing
14 14 (18.67%) .NET
15 13 (17.33%) C#
15 13 (17.33%) ETL
15 13 (17.33%) ISEB
15 13 (17.33%) Project Management
16 12 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
16 12 (16.00%) Advertising
16 12 (16.00%) Change Management
16 12 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
16 12 (16.00%) UML
16 12 (16.00%) Waterfall
16 12 (16.00%) FMCG

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 4 (5.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.33%) MySQL
2 4 (5.33%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.67%) Riak
4 2 (2.67%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.33%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.33%) HBase
5 1 (1.33%) Spotfire
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.33%) NUnit
1 4 (5.33%) WebDriver
2 3 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.33%) Selenium
3 1 (1.33%) JIRA
3 1 (1.33%) Subversion
3 1 (1.33%) JUnit
3 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 41 (54.67%) Telecoms
2 33 (44.00%) Finance
3 23 (30.67%) Banking
4 17 (22.67%) Retail
5 12 (16.00%) Advertising
6 11 (14.67%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.33%) Marketing
7 1 (1.33%) Automotive
7 1 (1.33%) Legal
7 1 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 48 (64.00%) Analyst
2 47 (62.67%) Business Analyst
3 20 (26.67%) Developer
3 20 (26.67%) Agile Business Analyst
4 13 (17.33%) Senior Business Analyst
4 13 (17.33%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (10.67%) Programmer
6 7 (9.33%) Software Programmer
7 6 (8.00%) Telecoms Business Analyst
7 6 (8.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (8.00%) Technical Business Analyst
7 6 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (8.00%) Software Developer
7 6 (8.00%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (4.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.00%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Tester
9 2 (2.67%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.67%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (34.67%) RESTful
2 18 (24.00%) HTML
3 14 (18.67%) .NET
4 11 (14.67%) CSS
5 10 (13.33%) Spring
6 9 (12.00%) JSON
7 8 (10.67%) XML
8 6 (8.00%) Dojo
8 6 (8.00%) Backbone.js
8 6 (8.00%) LESS
8 6 (8.00%) AngularJS
8 6 (8.00%) HTML5
9 4 (5.33%) ASP.NET
9 4 (5.33%) Ajax
9 4 (5.33%) .NET Framework
9 4 (5.33%) jQuery
9 4 (5.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 4 (5.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 4 (5.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.67%) Mobile App
2 12 (16.00%) FMCG
3 11 (14.67%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.00%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.33%) Open Source
5 1 (1.33%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.33%) Human Factors
5 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (65.33%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (56.00%) Scrum
3 34 (45.33%) TDD
4 27 (36.00%) SOA
4 27 (36.00%) Business Analysis
5 20 (26.67%) E-Commerce
6 17 (22.67%) Mobile Application Development
7 14 (18.67%) Use Case
7 14 (18.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (17.33%) ETL
8 13 (17.33%) Project Management
9 12 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (16.00%) Change Management
9 12 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (16.00%) UML
9 12 (16.00%) Waterfall
9 12 (16.00%) BPMN
10 10 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
11 9 (12.00%) Web Development
12 8 (10.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 21 (28.00%) JavaScript
2 19 (25.33%) Java
3 13 (17.33%) C#
4 10 (13.33%) C++
5 7 (9.33%) SQL
6 3 (4.00%) Scala
6 3 (4.00%) Python
7 2 (2.67%) Groovy
8 1 (1.33%) IronPython
8 1 (1.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (17.33%) ISEB
2 11 (14.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (14.67%) Ab Initio
1 11 (14.67%) Teradata
2 6 (8.00%) Oracle
3 3 (4.00%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (2.67%) Cognizant
4 2 (2.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.33%) hybris
5 1 (1.33%) TIBCO
Slough, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £59000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead
Brightred Resourcing
Salary: £55,000 - £70,000 per year
Posted: 23 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
ADP Dealer Services
Salary: competitive package with excellent benefits
Posted: 25 days ago