The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 152 184 209
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +25
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 73 43 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.30% 0.73% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 0.96% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 53 39 15
Average salary £55,000 £66,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.60% +21.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £52,250 £48,200
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
User Stories
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4553 4490 3993
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 81.39% 76.53% 74.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3266 3212 3010
Average salary £52,500 £49,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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 +11 22 £49,500 -29.28% 2
Newbury +17 13 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Reading -3 12 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Hungerford - 9 £35,000 -
Windsor - 6 £75,000 -
Bracknell +4 2 £60,000 +90.47% 2
Wokingham - 2 £56,250 -
Maidenhead - 1 £70,000 -
User Stories
South East

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

1 103 (81.75%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (66.67%) Scrum
3 49 (38.89%) Finance
4 45 (35.71%) TDD
5 44 (34.92%) Business Analysis
6 40 (31.75%) Banking
7 39 (30.95%) Telecoms
8 38 (30.16%) HTML
9 37 (29.37%) JavaScript
9 37 (29.37%) UML
10 34 (26.98%) C#
11 33 (26.19%) XML
11 33 (26.19%) SOA
12 32 (25.40%) .NET
13 30 (23.81%) Java
13 30 (23.81%) SaaS
14 29 (23.02%) Waterfall
14 29 (23.02%) Oracle
15 28 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
15 28 (22.22%) Use Case
16 27 (21.43%) QA
17 26 (20.63%) Retail
18 25 (19.84%) SQL
18 25 (19.84%) E-Commerce
18 25 (19.84%) Project Management
19 24 (19.05%) Change Management
19 24 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
19 24 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
20 23 (18.25%) User Acceptance Testing
21 22 (17.46%) FMCG

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 9 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.38%) CMS
3 2 (1.59%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (7.14%) MS Visio
1 9 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (3.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 30 (23.81%) SaaS
2 2 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.14%) Wireless
2 5 (3.97%) ATM
2 5 (3.97%) HTTP
3 1 (0.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.73%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 9 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.17%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (3.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (6.35%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.76%) Subversion
3 4 (3.17%) WebDriver
4 3 (2.38%) SoapUI
4 3 (2.38%) NUnit
4 3 (2.38%) Selenium
5 2 (1.59%) JBehave
5 2 (1.59%) JIRA
5 2 (1.59%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (1.59%) JMeter
5 2 (1.59%) Robotium
6 1 (0.79%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.79%) Hudson
General
1 49 (38.89%) Finance
2 40 (31.75%) Banking
3 39 (30.95%) Telecoms
4 26 (20.63%) Retail
5 21 (16.67%) Advertising
6 19 (15.08%) Marketing
7 10 (7.94%) Billing
8 7 (5.56%) Legal
9 6 (4.76%) Financial Institution
10 5 (3.97%) Automotive
11 3 (2.38%) Publishing
11 3 (2.38%) Games
12 1 (0.79%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 55 (43.65%) Analyst
2 54 (42.86%) Business Analyst
3 43 (34.13%) Developer
4 21 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 18 (14.29%) Senior Business Analyst
5 18 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
6 17 (13.49%) Java Developer
7 16 (12.70%) Agile Business Analyst
8 9 (7.14%) Project Manager
8 9 (7.14%) C# Developer
8 9 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
9 8 (6.35%) Product Manager
9 8 (6.35%) Systems Analyst
10 7 (5.56%) Architect
10 7 (5.56%) Business Systems Analyst
10 7 (5.56%) C++/Java Developer
10 7 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (3.97%) JavaScript Developer
11 5 (3.97%) C++ Developer
11 5 (3.97%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (30.16%) HTML
2 33 (26.19%) XML
3 32 (25.40%) .NET
4 22 (17.46%) JSON
5 21 (16.67%) Spring
6 10 (7.94%) RESTful
6 10 (7.94%) HTML5
6 10 (7.94%) REST
7 9 (7.14%) .NET Framework
7 9 (7.14%) CSS
8 4 (3.17%) XSD
8 4 (3.17%) DOM
8 4 (3.17%) XSLT
8 4 (3.17%) jQuery
8 4 (3.17%) Dojo
8 4 (3.17%) CSS3
8 4 (3.17%) Backbone.js
8 4 (3.17%) AngularJS
9 3 (2.38%) Dapper ORM
9 3 (2.38%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.46%) FMCG
2 20 (15.87%) User Experience
3 15 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (11.90%) Mobile App
4 11 (8.73%) Computer Science
4 11 (8.73%) Management Information System
5 8 (6.35%) Mathematics
5 8 (6.35%) Physics
6 5 (3.97%) Open Source
7 4 (3.17%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.59%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.59%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.79%) Social Media
9 1 (0.79%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.76%) Linux
2 4 (3.17%) Windows
3 3 (2.38%) UNIX
4 1 (0.79%) Android
4 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (81.75%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (66.67%) Scrum
3 45 (35.71%) TDD
4 44 (34.92%) Business Analysis
5 37 (29.37%) UML
6 33 (26.19%) SOA
7 29 (23.02%) Waterfall
8 28 (22.22%) Use Case
8 28 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (19.84%) Project Management
9 25 (19.84%) E-Commerce
10 24 (19.05%) Change Management
10 24 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
10 24 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
11 23 (18.25%) User Acceptance Testing
12 21 (16.67%) BPMN
13 20 (15.87%) Product Management
14 14 (11.11%) PRINCE2
15 11 (8.73%) Automated Testing
16 10 (7.94%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 37 (29.37%) JavaScript
2 34 (26.98%) C#
3 30 (23.81%) Java
4 25 (19.84%) SQL
5 16 (12.70%) C++
6 6 (4.76%) Ruby
7 5 (3.97%) PHP
8 4 (3.17%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.38%) C
9 3 (2.38%) VB
9 3 (2.38%) Python
9 3 (2.38%) Groovy
10 2 (1.59%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.59%) VBScript
10 2 (1.59%) XPath
11 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.79%) Scala
11 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (17.46%) Degree
2 21 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (21.43%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (23.02%) Oracle
2 12 (9.52%) MuleSoft
3 4 (3.17%) Sybase
4 3 (2.38%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.38%) Cognizant
5 2 (1.59%) ATG
5 2 (1.59%) SAP
5 2 (1.59%) hybris
6 1 (0.79%) Ab Initio
6 1 (0.79%) Teradata
Slough, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yell
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Exc Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Big Company Bens
Posted: 17 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £600000 per annum + Private healthcare, 25 days hol
Posted: 23 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Cognizant
Posted: 25 days ago