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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 168 161 188
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +27
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 46 64 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.02% 1.25% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 1.48% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 44 47 28
Median salary £47,500 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £45,150
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £75,000 £73,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £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
3926 4321 4455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 87.01% 84.68% 80.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3134 3110 3149
Median salary £51,000 £53,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.67% +9.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing User Stories as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +18 19 £41,500 -12.63% 1
Maidenhead +15 12 £55,000 - 1
Newbury +5 5 £42,500 -20.93%
Bracknell -3 4 £50,000 -16.66% 1
User Stories
South East

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT jobs citing User Stories also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 104 (91.23%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (46.49%) Scrum
3 36 (31.58%) Business Analysis
4 33 (28.95%) Degree
5 31 (27.19%) JIRA
5 31 (27.19%) JavaScript
6 28 (24.56%) Information Management
7 27 (23.68%) Wireframes
8 26 (22.81%) XML
9 25 (21.93%) HTML
10 24 (21.05%) SDLC
11 23 (20.18%) Big Data
12 22 (19.30%) Java
12 22 (19.30%) ETL
13 21 (18.42%) Open Source
13 21 (18.42%) User Acceptance Testing
14 20 (17.54%) Stakeholder Management
14 20 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
15 19 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 19 (16.67%) MS Excel
15 19 (16.67%) E-Commerce
15 19 (16.67%) REST
16 18 (15.79%) Computer Science
16 18 (15.79%) Microsoft
17 17 (14.91%) Linux
18 16 (14.04%) Business Intelligence
18 16 (14.04%) Change Management
18 16 (14.04%) Confluence
18 16 (14.04%) JSON
19 15 (13.16%) Git (software)

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 16 (14.04%) Confluence
2 10 (8.77%) CMS
2 10 (8.77%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (7.02%) Apache
3 8 (7.02%) nginx
3 8 (7.02%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 19 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 11 (9.65%) MS Visio
3 6 (5.26%) Adobe After Effects
3 6 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (5.26%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (7.02%) IaaS
3 8 (7.02%) PaaS
4 3 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.63%) SaaS
5 1 (0.88%) Lucidchart
5 1 (0.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.77%) HTTP
2 8 (7.02%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.18%) Big Data
2 14 (12.28%) MongoDB
3 13 (11.40%) Hadoop
4 11 (9.65%) NoSQL
5 10 (8.77%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (8.77%) Redis
5 10 (8.77%) Riak
6 9 (7.89%) SQL Server
7 6 (5.26%) Oracle Database
8 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (1.75%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.75%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 31 (27.19%) JIRA
2 15 (13.16%) Bugzilla
2 15 (13.16%) Git (software)
3 13 (11.40%) Subversion
3 13 (11.40%) Trac
4 8 (7.02%) Jenkins
4 8 (7.02%) Selenium
5 3 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.75%) Ant
6 2 (1.75%) Maven
6 2 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.88%) Grunt
General
1 15 (13.16%) Telecoms
2 14 (12.28%) Finance
2 14 (12.28%) Marketing
3 9 (7.89%) Banking
3 9 (7.89%) Billing
3 9 (7.89%) Publishing
3 9 (7.89%) Retail
4 8 (7.02%) Electronics
5 2 (1.75%) Legal
5 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 58 (50.88%) Analyst
1 58 (50.88%) Business Analyst
2 38 (33.33%) Developer
3 31 (27.19%) Agile Business Analyst
4 15 (13.16%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 15 (13.16%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 11 (9.65%) FX Business Analyst
5 11 (9.65%) Payments Business Analyst
6 9 (7.89%) Banking Analyst
6 9 (7.89%) Banking Business Analyst
7 8 (7.02%) JavaScript Developer
7 8 (7.02%) Software Developer
8 7 (6.14%) C# Developer
8 7 (6.14%) Java Developer
9 6 (5.26%) ETL Developer
9 6 (5.26%) Prototyper
9 6 (5.26%) Retail Business Analyst
9 6 (5.26%) Software Engineer
9 6 (5.26%) UX Prototyper
10 5 (4.39%) Digital Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (22.81%) XML
2 25 (21.93%) HTML
3 19 (16.67%) REST
4 16 (14.04%) JSON
5 14 (12.28%) CSS
6 12 (10.53%) AngularJS
7 10 (8.77%) Kafka
7 10 (8.77%) RESTful
8 8 (7.02%) jQuery
8 8 (7.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (7.02%) Web Services
8 8 (7.02%) WebSockets
9 7 (6.14%) HTML5
10 5 (4.39%) Dojo
10 5 (4.39%) WPF
11 4 (3.51%) .NET
11 4 (3.51%) Backbone.js
11 4 (3.51%) CSS3
11 4 (3.51%) XHTML
12 2 (1.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 18 (15.79%) Computer Science
4 14 (12.28%) Management Information System
5 13 (11.40%) User Experience
6 8 (7.02%) PKI
7 7 (6.14%) SWIFT
8 6 (5.26%) 3D Graphics
8 6 (5.26%) Animation
8 6 (5.26%) iPad
8 6 (5.26%) Motion Graphics
8 6 (5.26%) New Media
9 5 (4.39%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.88%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.91%) Linux
2 8 (7.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (5.26%) Android
3 6 (5.26%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.51%) Unix
4 4 (3.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (91.23%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (46.49%) Scrum
3 36 (31.58%) Business Analysis
4 28 (24.56%) Information Management
5 27 (23.68%) Wireframes
6 24 (21.05%) SDLC
7 22 (19.30%) ETL
8 21 (18.42%) Open Source
8 21 (18.42%) User Acceptance Testing
9 20 (17.54%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (16.67%) E-Commerce
11 16 (14.04%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (14.04%) Change Management
12 14 (12.28%) Automated Testing
12 14 (12.28%) Use Case
13 12 (10.53%) Front End Development
14 10 (8.77%) Software Engineering
14 10 (8.77%) Time Management
14 10 (8.77%) Unit Testing
14 10 (8.77%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (27.19%) JavaScript
2 22 (19.30%) Java
3 13 (11.40%) SQL
4 9 (7.89%) C#
5 8 (7.02%) Bash Shell
5 8 (7.02%) C++
5 8 (7.02%) Python
6 6 (5.26%) Objective-C
7 4 (3.51%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.75%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (28.95%) Degree
2 9 (7.89%) SC Cleared
2 9 (7.89%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.75%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.14%) ISO20022
1 7 (6.14%) SEPA
2 6 (5.26%) QA
3 2 (1.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (8.77%) HDFS
2 8 (7.02%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 8 (7.02%) Docker
2 8 (7.02%) KVM
2 8 (7.02%) VirtualBox
2 8 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (8.77%) Ambari
1 10 (8.77%) Hadoop YARN
2 8 (7.02%) Kibana
Vendors
1 18 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.40%) Ab Initio
3 8 (7.02%) Oracle
3 8 (7.02%) Red Hat
3 8 (7.02%) VMware
4 7 (6.14%) Atlassian
4 7 (6.14%) MicroStrategy
4 7 (6.14%) Teradata
5 4 (3.51%) Cognizant
6 2 (1.75%) SAP
7 1 (0.88%) hybris
7 1 (0.88%) NICE Systems
7 1 (0.88%) Progress
7 1 (0.88%) Sitecore
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