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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 164 173 221
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +48
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 43 45 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.79% 0.82% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 1.13% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 38 41 9
Average salary £49,750 £60,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.08% +79.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £55,000 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £64,250 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.40%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4014 3974 4447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.44% 72.69% 73.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2746 3107 3751
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 £31,000 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 22 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 22 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 26 £52,250 -12.91% 1
Maidenhead - 6 £35,000 - 1
Bracknell - 4 £45,000 -
Reading +11 3 £45,000 -25.00%
Newbury - 3 £50,000 - 1
User Stories
South East

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 55 (67.90%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (54.32%) Scrum
3 42 (51.85%) Telecoms
4 39 (48.15%) TDD
5 33 (40.74%) Finance
6 31 (38.27%) SOA
7 30 (37.04%) RESTful
8 26 (32.10%) E-Commerce
9 24 (29.63%) Business Analysis
10 22 (27.16%) Mobile App
10 22 (27.16%) Mobile Application Development
10 22 (27.16%) JavaScript
11 21 (25.93%) Java
11 21 (25.93%) Banking
12 20 (24.69%) HTML
13 15 (18.52%) Retail
14 14 (17.28%) .NET
15 13 (16.05%) C#
15 13 (16.05%) ETL
16 12 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
16 12 (14.81%) CSS
16 12 (14.81%) Degree
16 12 (14.81%) Computer Science
16 12 (14.81%) Use Case
16 12 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
17 11 (13.58%) Spring
17 11 (13.58%) Investment Banking
17 11 (13.58%) Teradata
17 11 (13.58%) C++
17 11 (13.58%) ISEB

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (1.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.47%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.41%) NoSQL
2 4 (4.94%) MySQL
2 4 (4.94%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (3.70%) Riak
3 3 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.23%) HBase
4 1 (1.23%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.23%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 4 (4.94%) NUnit
1 4 (4.94%) WebDriver
2 3 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.47%) Selenium
4 1 (1.23%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.23%) JUnit
4 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.23%) Subversion
4 1 (1.23%) JIRA
General
1 42 (51.85%) Telecoms
2 33 (40.74%) Finance
3 21 (25.93%) Banking
4 15 (18.52%) Retail
5 11 (13.58%) Investment Banking
6 10 (12.35%) Advertising
7 1 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.23%) Legal
7 1 (1.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (60.49%) Analyst
2 48 (59.26%) Business Analyst
3 23 (28.40%) Agile Business Analyst
4 21 (25.93%) Developer
5 11 (13.58%) Senior Business Analyst
5 11 (13.58%) Senior Analyst
6 9 (11.11%) Programmer
7 7 (8.64%) Software Developer
7 7 (8.64%) Software Engineer
7 7 (8.64%) Software Programmer
7 7 (8.64%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (7.41%) Technical Business Analyst
8 6 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
8 6 (7.41%) Telecoms Business Analyst
9 5 (6.17%) ScrumMaster
10 4 (4.94%) Tester
11 3 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
11 3 (3.70%) Senior Developer
11 3 (3.70%) Lead Software Engineer
11 3 (3.70%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (37.04%) RESTful
2 20 (24.69%) HTML
3 14 (17.28%) .NET
4 12 (14.81%) CSS
5 11 (13.58%) Spring
6 9 (11.11%) JSON
7 8 (9.88%) XML
8 6 (7.41%) Dojo
8 6 (7.41%) Backbone.js
8 6 (7.41%) LESS
8 6 (7.41%) AngularJS
8 6 (7.41%) HTML5
9 5 (6.17%) Velocity
10 4 (4.94%) jQuery
10 4 (4.94%) .NET Framework
10 4 (4.94%) Ajax
10 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET
10 4 (4.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 3 (3.70%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (3.70%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 22 (27.16%) Mobile App
2 12 (14.81%) Computer Science
3 10 (12.35%) FMCG
4 3 (3.70%) Web 2.0
5 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.23%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.23%) Open Source
6 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.23%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (67.90%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (54.32%) Scrum
3 39 (48.15%) TDD
4 31 (38.27%) SOA
5 26 (32.10%) E-Commerce
6 24 (29.63%) Business Analysis
7 22 (27.16%) Mobile Application Development
8 13 (16.05%) ETL
9 12 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (14.81%) Use Case
9 12 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (12.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (12.35%) Project Management
10 10 (12.35%) Change Management
10 10 (12.35%) UML
10 10 (12.35%) Waterfall
10 10 (12.35%) BPMN
11 9 (11.11%) Automated Testing
11 9 (11.11%) Web Development
11 9 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (27.16%) JavaScript
2 21 (25.93%) Java
3 13 (16.05%) C#
4 11 (13.58%) C++
5 7 (8.64%) SQL
6 4 (4.94%) Python
7 3 (3.70%) Scala
8 2 (2.47%) Perl
8 2 (2.47%) Groovy
9 1 (1.23%) IronPython
Qualifications
1 12 (14.81%) Degree
2 11 (13.58%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (13.58%) Teradata
1 11 (13.58%) Ab Initio
2 5 (6.17%) Oracle
3 3 (3.70%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (2.47%) Cognizant
4 2 (2.47%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.23%) hybris
5 1 (1.23%) TIBCO
Slough, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £59000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead
Brightred Resourcing
Salary: £55,000 - £70,000 per year
Posted: 13 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
ADP Dealer Services
Salary: competitive package with excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago