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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 145 182 181
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -1
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 62 33 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.25% 0.60% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 0.78% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 46 29 30
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,600 £52,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,000 £72,750
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
4028 4219 3893
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 81.28% 76.57% 73.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2923 2975 3023
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 29 May 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 29 May 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
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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 20 £47,250 -21.25%
Reading +10 18 £47,500 +35.71% 3
Windsor - 6 £75,000 -
Maidenhead +7 4 £55,000 +57.14%
Newbury +5 4 £53,750 -10.41%
Bracknell - 3 £60,000 -
Wokingham - 1 £47,500 -
User Stories
South East

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 107 (82.95%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (64.34%) Scrum
3 51 (39.53%) Finance
4 49 (37.98%) Business Analysis
5 43 (33.33%) Banking
6 42 (32.56%) UML
7 41 (31.78%) TDD
8 39 (30.23%) Telecoms
9 37 (28.68%) Waterfall
10 36 (27.91%) HTML
10 36 (27.91%) JavaScript
11 34 (26.36%) XML
11 34 (26.36%) SDLC
12 33 (25.58%) Retail
13 32 (24.81%) Java
13 32 (24.81%) Degree
13 32 (24.81%) Use Case
14 31 (24.03%) C#
15 30 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
16 29 (22.48%) QA
16 29 (22.48%) .NET
16 29 (22.48%) Project Management
16 29 (22.48%) SOA
17 28 (21.71%) Stakeholder Management
17 28 (21.71%) User Acceptance Testing
18 27 (20.93%) ISEB
19 26 (20.16%) Change Management
19 26 (20.16%) SaaS
19 26 (20.16%) FMCG
20 25 (19.38%) BPMN

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 10 (7.75%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.33%) IIS
2 3 (2.33%) Node.js
3 1 (0.78%) Apache
3 1 (0.78%) CMS
3 1 (0.78%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (7.75%) MS PowerPoint
1 10 (7.75%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.55%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 26 (20.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.75%) Wireless
2 7 (5.43%) ATM
2 7 (5.43%) HTTP
3 2 (1.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.98%) NoSQL
2 8 (6.20%) MongoDB
3 7 (5.43%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.55%) MySQL
4 2 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.78%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 5 (3.88%) Ant
1 5 (3.88%) Maven
1 5 (3.88%) Mocha
1 5 (3.88%) Gradle
1 5 (3.88%) Grunt
1 5 (3.88%) Selenium
2 4 (3.10%) Subversion
3 3 (2.33%) SoapUI
3 3 (2.33%) Karma Test Runner
3 3 (2.33%) Yeoman
3 3 (2.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.55%) JIRA
4 2 (1.55%) FitNesse
4 2 (1.55%) TestNG
4 2 (1.55%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.55%) JBehave
4 2 (1.55%) Robotium
4 2 (1.55%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.55%) JMeter
General
1 51 (39.53%) Finance
2 43 (33.33%) Banking
3 39 (30.23%) Telecoms
4 33 (25.58%) Retail
5 25 (19.38%) Advertising
6 18 (13.95%) Marketing
7 8 (6.20%) Billing
8 7 (5.43%) Legal
8 7 (5.43%) Financial Institution
9 5 (3.88%) Automotive
10 3 (2.33%) Games
11 1 (0.78%) Back Office
11 1 (0.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 58 (44.96%) Analyst
2 57 (44.19%) Business Analyst
3 45 (34.88%) Developer
4 20 (15.50%) Senior Developer
5 17 (13.18%) Senior Analyst
5 17 (13.18%) Java Developer
5 17 (13.18%) Senior Business Analyst
6 12 (9.30%) Agile Business Analyst
7 10 (7.75%) Project Manager
8 9 (6.98%) Senior Java Developer
9 8 (6.20%) C# Developer
9 8 (6.20%) Systems Analyst
10 7 (5.43%) Business Systems Analyst
10 7 (5.43%) Product Manager
10 7 (5.43%) C++/Java Developer
11 6 (4.65%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (4.65%) JavaScript Developer
12 5 (3.88%) Software Developer
12 5 (3.88%) Architect
12 5 (3.88%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (27.91%) HTML
2 34 (26.36%) XML
3 29 (22.48%) .NET
4 22 (17.05%) JSON
5 19 (14.73%) Spring
6 12 (9.30%) REST
6 12 (9.30%) HTML5
7 10 (7.75%) CSS
8 9 (6.98%) AngularJS
8 9 (6.98%) RESTful
9 8 (6.20%) Web Services
10 7 (5.43%) Backbone.js
11 6 (4.65%) Dojo
11 6 (4.65%) CSS3
11 6 (4.65%) XSD
11 6 (4.65%) DOM
11 6 (4.65%) XSLT
12 5 (3.88%) Ember.js
13 4 (3.10%) .NET Framework
14 3 (2.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.16%) FMCG
2 19 (14.73%) User Experience
3 18 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (11.63%) Computer Science
5 14 (10.85%) Mobile App
6 12 (9.30%) Mathematics
6 12 (9.30%) Physics
7 9 (6.98%) Management Information System
8 7 (5.43%) Visualisation
9 3 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.55%) Smartphone
10 2 (1.55%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.78%) Web 2.0
11 1 (0.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.65%) Linux
2 4 (3.10%) Windows
3 3 (2.33%) UNIX
4 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.78%) Android
4 1 (0.78%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (82.95%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (64.34%) Scrum
3 49 (37.98%) Business Analysis
4 42 (32.56%) UML
5 41 (31.78%) TDD
6 37 (28.68%) Waterfall
7 34 (26.36%) SDLC
8 32 (24.81%) Use Case
9 30 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (22.48%) Project Management
10 29 (22.48%) SOA
11 28 (21.71%) Stakeholder Management
11 28 (21.71%) User Acceptance Testing
12 26 (20.16%) Change Management
13 25 (19.38%) BPMN
13 25 (19.38%) E-Commerce
14 20 (15.50%) Continuous Improvement
15 19 (14.73%) Product Management
16 17 (13.18%) PRINCE2
17 12 (9.30%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (27.91%) JavaScript
2 32 (24.81%) Java
3 31 (24.03%) C#
4 23 (17.83%) SQL
5 14 (10.85%) C++
6 3 (2.33%) VB
6 3 (2.33%) PHP
6 3 (2.33%) Python
6 3 (2.33%) Ruby
6 3 (2.33%) Groovy
7 2 (1.55%) XPath
7 2 (1.55%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.55%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.55%) VBScript
7 2 (1.55%) C
8 1 (0.78%) Scala
8 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (24.81%) Degree
2 27 (20.93%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (22.48%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.78%) Puppet
2 1 (0.78%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 25 (19.38%) Oracle
2 10 (7.75%) MuleSoft
3 3 (2.33%) SAP
3 3 (2.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.33%) ATG
3 3 (2.33%) hybris
4 2 (1.55%) Cognizant
4 2 (1.55%) Sybase
5 1 (0.78%) Splunk
5 1 (0.78%) Atlassian
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