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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 154 189 185
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -4
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 63 45 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.22% 0.76% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 0.97% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 32 41 37
Average salary £45,750 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.50% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
4190 4655 4234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 81.19% 78.22% 77.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3201 3129 3208
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £75,600
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
Reading +28 40 £45,000 -14.28% 3
Newbury +16 10 £50,000 -
Maidenhead +17 8 - -
Bracknell +20 4 - -
Hungerford - 3 £46,000 - 1
Windsor - 3 - -
User Stories
South East

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 119 (93.70%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (56.69%) Scrum
3 57 (44.88%) Degree
4 43 (33.86%) Business Analysis
5 37 (29.13%) Finance
6 33 (25.98%) UML
7 32 (25.20%) Retail
8 30 (23.62%) Waterfall
9 29 (22.83%) Windows
10 27 (21.26%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (21.26%) Analytical Skills
11 26 (20.47%) Use Case
11 26 (20.47%) Banking
12 25 (19.69%) Stakeholder Management
13 24 (18.90%) TDD
13 24 (18.90%) JavaScript
13 24 (18.90%) E-Commerce
14 22 (17.32%) Java
15 21 (16.54%) QA
16 20 (15.75%) Marketing
17 19 (14.96%) Web Services
17 19 (14.96%) Computer Science
18 18 (14.17%) User Acceptance Testing
18 18 (14.17%) SDLC
18 18 (14.17%) Linux
18 18 (14.17%) Python
18 18 (14.17%) MySQL
18 18 (14.17%) Telecoms
19 17 (13.39%) PRINCE2
19 17 (13.39%) User Experience

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 16 (12.60%) Apache
1 16 (12.60%) OpenStack
2 9 (7.09%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.94%) Node.js
4 3 (2.36%) IIS
5 2 (1.57%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (7.09%) MS Visio
1 9 (7.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.57%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (1.57%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.57%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.09%) Wireless
2 8 (6.30%) ATM
3 2 (1.57%) HTTP
3 2 (1.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.17%) MySQL
2 16 (12.60%) NoSQL
2 16 (12.60%) Couchbase
3 6 (4.72%) SQL Server
4 5 (3.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (8.66%) Ant
1 11 (8.66%) Maven
1 11 (8.66%) Mocha
1 11 (8.66%) Gradle
1 11 (8.66%) Grunt
2 9 (7.09%) Selenium
3 6 (4.72%) FitNesse
3 6 (4.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (4.72%) TestNG
3 6 (4.72%) Jenkins
3 6 (4.72%) Cucumber
4 5 (3.94%) Karma Test Runner
4 5 (3.94%) Yeoman
4 5 (3.94%) gulp
5 3 (2.36%) JIRA
5 3 (2.36%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.57%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.57%) JBehave
6 2 (1.57%) HP UFT
6 2 (1.57%) JMeter
General
1 37 (29.13%) Finance
2 32 (25.20%) Retail
3 26 (20.47%) Banking
4 20 (15.75%) Marketing
5 18 (14.17%) Telecoms
6 13 (10.24%) Advertising
7 7 (5.51%) Financial Institution
8 5 (3.94%) Legal
8 5 (3.94%) Billing
9 3 (2.36%) Automotive
10 1 (0.79%) Back Office
10 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (41.73%) Analyst
2 52 (40.94%) Business Analyst
3 34 (26.77%) Developer
4 14 (11.02%) Product Owner
5 11 (8.66%) DevOps Engineer
6 10 (7.87%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 10 (7.87%) Senior Developer
6 10 (7.87%) Business Manager
7 9 (7.09%) Systems Analyst
7 9 (7.09%) Project Manager
7 9 (7.09%) Agile Business Analyst
8 8 (6.30%) Business Systems Analyst
9 7 (5.51%) Tester
9 7 (5.51%) E-Commerce Manager
9 7 (5.51%) Automation Tester
10 6 (4.72%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (4.72%) Senior Software Developer
10 6 (4.72%) Software Developer
10 6 (4.72%) C# Developer
11 5 (3.94%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.96%) Web Services
2 16 (12.60%) HTML
2 16 (12.60%) .NET
2 16 (12.60%) ActiveMQ
3 15 (11.81%) XML
4 13 (10.24%) CSS
5 12 (9.45%) JSON
5 12 (9.45%) REST
6 8 (6.30%) RESTful
6 8 (6.30%) HTML5
6 8 (6.30%) AngularJS
7 7 (5.51%) Ember.js
7 7 (5.51%) .NET Framework
8 6 (4.72%) XSLT
8 6 (4.72%) XSD
8 6 (4.72%) jQuery
9 5 (3.94%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (3.94%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 5 (3.94%) Backbone.js
9 5 (3.94%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 27 (21.26%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (14.96%) Computer Science
3 17 (13.39%) User Experience
4 13 (10.24%) FMCG
5 11 (8.66%) Mathematics
5 11 (8.66%) Physics
6 10 (7.87%) Mobile App
7 8 (6.30%) Visualisation
8 7 (5.51%) iPad
9 6 (4.72%) Management Information System
10 5 (3.94%) N-Tier
11 4 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (2.36%) Client/Server
12 3 (2.36%) Smart Meter
13 2 (1.57%) Smartphone
13 2 (1.57%) Digital Media
14 1 (0.79%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (22.83%) Windows
2 18 (14.17%) Linux
3 16 (12.60%) CentOS
4 15 (11.81%) Android
5 14 (11.02%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (93.70%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (56.69%) Scrum
3 43 (33.86%) Business Analysis
4 33 (25.98%) UML
5 30 (23.62%) Waterfall
6 27 (21.26%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (20.47%) Use Case
8 25 (19.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 24 (18.90%) TDD
9 24 (18.90%) E-Commerce
10 18 (14.17%) User Acceptance Testing
10 18 (14.17%) SDLC
11 17 (13.39%) DevOps
11 17 (13.39%) PRINCE2
12 16 (12.60%) Project Management
12 16 (12.60%) Product Management
12 16 (12.60%) Open Source
13 15 (11.81%) Line Management
14 14 (11.02%) Unit Testing
15 13 (10.24%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 24 (18.90%) JavaScript
2 22 (17.32%) Java
3 18 (14.17%) Python
4 16 (12.60%) C#
4 16 (12.60%) SQL
5 7 (5.51%) C++
6 5 (3.94%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.57%) VBScript
7 2 (1.57%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.57%) XPath
7 2 (1.57%) Groovy
8 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.79%) PHP
8 1 (0.79%) C
Qualifications
1 57 (44.88%) Degree
2 15 (11.81%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (16.54%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 16 (12.60%) ZABBIX
1 16 (12.60%) Puppet
2 2 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (13.39%) Atlassian
2 16 (12.60%) Splunk
3 10 (7.87%) Oracle
4 8 (6.30%) Omniture
5 7 (5.51%) PayPal
6 5 (3.94%) LANDesk
7 4 (3.15%) hybris
8 3 (2.36%) SAP
8 3 (2.36%) ATG
9 2 (1.57%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.79%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.79%) MuleSoft
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
CDK Global
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yell
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Exc Bens
Posted: 26 days ago