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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 167 166 176
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 58 61 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.12% 1.12% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 1.32% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 49 44 43
Average salary £40,000 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £71,000 £77,500
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
4385 4605 4392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 84.60% 84.54% 82.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3568 3325 3177
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 +29 30 £32,750 -29.56%
Slough -3 10 £65,000 +31.31%
Maidenhead -6 4 £51,250 -26.78% 1
Windsor +8 2 £47,250 -37.00%
Bracknell +1 2 - -
Newbury +5 1 £57,500 +4.54% 1
User Stories
South East

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (96.40%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (42.34%) Scrum
3 38 (34.23%) JavaScript
3 38 (34.23%) Degree
4 33 (29.73%) Computer Science
5 26 (23.42%) HTML
5 26 (23.42%) Business Analysis
6 25 (22.52%) CSS
7 23 (20.72%) C#
7 23 (20.72%) SQL Server
7 23 (20.72%) JSON
8 21 (18.92%) Web Services
8 21 (18.92%) N-Tier
8 21 (18.92%) RESTful
8 21 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (17.12%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (17.12%) Marketing
10 18 (16.22%) Unit Testing
11 17 (15.32%) User Experience
12 16 (14.41%) Front End Development
12 16 (14.41%) Android
12 16 (14.41%) Finance
13 15 (13.51%) Web Development
13 15 (13.51%) Information Management
13 15 (13.51%) XML
13 15 (13.51%) Oracle
13 15 (13.51%) Java
13 15 (13.51%) Waterfall
14 14 (12.61%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (12.61%) Apple iOS

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (2.70%) Confluence
1 3 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.80%) Apache
2 2 (1.80%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.90%) CMS
3 1 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 11 (9.91%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.31%) MS Visio
2 7 (6.31%) Photoshop
3 6 (5.41%) Adobe After Effects
3 6 (5.41%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (4.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.90%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.80%) SaaS
2 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.50%) HTTP
2 3 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.72%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.81%) NoSQL
3 11 (9.91%) Big Data
4 8 (7.21%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.41%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.70%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.80%) Couchbase
7 2 (1.80%) MySQL
8 1 (0.90%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.90%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 6 (5.41%) Ant
1 6 (5.41%) Maven
2 5 (4.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (4.50%) Cucumber
2 5 (4.50%) FitNesse
2 5 (4.50%) Gradle
2 5 (4.50%) Grunt
2 5 (4.50%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.50%) Mocha
2 5 (4.50%) Selenium
2 5 (4.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (4.50%) TestNG
3 4 (3.60%) JIRA
4 1 (0.90%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.90%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (17.12%) Marketing
2 16 (14.41%) Finance
3 14 (12.61%) Telecoms
4 12 (10.81%) Retail
5 7 (6.31%) Electronics
6 2 (1.80%) Automotive
7 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 51 (45.95%) Developer
2 40 (36.04%) Business Analyst
3 34 (30.63%) Analyst
4 15 (13.51%) Software Developer
5 14 (12.61%) C# Developer
6 13 (11.71%) C# Software Developer
6 13 (11.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 10 (9.01%) JavaScript Developer
8 9 (8.11%) Business Manager
8 9 (8.11%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
9 8 (7.21%) Agile Business Analyst
9 8 (7.21%) Applications Developer
9 8 (7.21%) C# Application Developer
9 8 (7.21%) C# WPF Developer
9 8 (7.21%) WPF Developer
10 7 (6.31%) Product Manager
10 7 (6.31%) Product Owner
11 6 (5.41%) E-Commerce Manager
11 6 (5.41%) ETL Developer
11 6 (5.41%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (23.42%) HTML
2 25 (22.52%) CSS
3 23 (20.72%) JSON
4 21 (18.92%) RESTful
4 21 (18.92%) Web Services
5 15 (13.51%) XML
6 13 (11.71%) WPF
7 11 (9.91%) HTML5
8 10 (9.01%) .NET
8 10 (9.01%) AngularJS
8 10 (9.01%) Backbone.js
9 9 (8.11%) .NET Framework
9 9 (8.11%) ASP.NET
10 8 (7.21%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (7.21%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 8 (7.21%) Dojo
10 8 (7.21%) jQuery
10 8 (7.21%) LESS
10 8 (7.21%) WinForms
10 8 (7.21%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 33 (29.73%) Computer Science
2 21 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (18.92%) N-Tier
3 17 (15.32%) User Experience
4 8 (7.21%) iPad
5 6 (5.41%) 3D Graphics
5 6 (5.41%) Animation
5 6 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (5.41%) Management Information System
5 6 (5.41%) Motion Graphics
5 6 (5.41%) New Media
6 5 (4.50%) Mathematics
6 5 (4.50%) Physics
7 3 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (2.70%) Smart Meter
8 2 (1.80%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.41%) Android
2 14 (12.61%) Apple iOS
3 12 (10.81%) Windows
4 4 (3.60%) Linux
5 2 (1.80%) CentOS
5 2 (1.80%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (96.40%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (42.34%) Scrum
3 26 (23.42%) Business Analysis
4 19 (17.12%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (16.22%) Unit Testing
6 16 (14.41%) Front End Development
7 15 (13.51%) Information Management
7 15 (13.51%) Waterfall
7 15 (13.51%) Web Development
8 14 (12.61%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (11.71%) ETL
9 13 (11.71%) Regression Testing
9 13 (11.71%) Software Engineering
10 12 (10.81%) Analytics
10 12 (10.81%) Product Management
11 11 (9.91%) B2B
11 11 (9.91%) OO
11 11 (9.91%) Open Source
12 10 (9.01%) Use Case
13 9 (8.11%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 38 (34.23%) JavaScript
2 23 (20.72%) C#
3 15 (13.51%) Java
4 9 (8.11%) C++
4 9 (8.11%) T-SQL
5 6 (5.41%) Objective-C
5 6 (5.41%) SQL
6 2 (1.80%) Python
6 2 (1.80%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 38 (34.23%) Degree
2 4 (3.60%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.60%) QA
2 2 (1.80%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (1.80%) Puppet
1 2 (1.80%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (13.51%) Oracle
2 13 (11.71%) Ab Initio
3 10 (9.01%) Microsoft
4 8 (7.21%) LANDesk
5 7 (6.31%) MicroStrategy
5 7 (6.31%) Teradata
6 6 (5.41%) PayPal
7 4 (3.60%) Cognizant
8 2 (1.80%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.80%) Splunk
9 1 (0.90%) hybris
9 1 (0.90%) NICE Systems
9 1 (0.90%) SAP
9 1 (0.90%) Sitecore
Hungerford, Berkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Salary: Dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago