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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 182 184 214
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +30
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 45 38 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.76% 0.69% 0.018%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.93% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 41 37 1
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
4482 4088 4164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 75.32% 74.41% 74.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3008 3085 3440
Average salary £50,000 £47,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% +2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 August 2014.

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 August 2014. 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 -7 22 £49,500 -17.50% 1
Reading +3 9 £52,500 -40.00%
Bracknell - 9 £55,000 -
Maidenhead - 7 £35,000 - 2
Newbury - 2 £50,000 -
User Stories
South East

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 43 (55.84%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (54.55%) Telecoms
3 41 (53.25%) Scrum
4 37 (48.05%) Finance
5 33 (42.86%) TDD
6 30 (38.96%) Business Analysis
7 23 (29.87%) Banking
7 23 (29.87%) RESTful
8 22 (28.57%) SOA
9 20 (25.97%) JavaScript
10 19 (24.68%) E-Commerce
10 19 (24.68%) Retail
10 19 (24.68%) User Acceptance Testing
11 17 (22.08%) Use Case
11 17 (22.08%) Project Management
12 16 (20.78%) ISEB
12 16 (20.78%) Change Management
13 15 (19.48%) Advertising
13 15 (19.48%) UML
13 15 (19.48%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (19.48%) Waterfall
13 15 (19.48%) BPMN
13 15 (19.48%) FMCG
14 14 (18.18%) Mobile App
14 14 (18.18%) Mobile Application Development
14 14 (18.18%) ETL
14 14 (18.18%) HTML
14 14 (18.18%) .NET
15 13 (16.88%) Java
15 13 (16.88%) C#

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (2.60%) CMS
2 1 (1.30%) Joomla!
2 1 (1.30%) WordPress
2 1 (1.30%) Confluence
2 1 (1.30%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.30%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MS Office
1 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.49%) HTTP
2 1 (1.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.39%) MySQL
2 7 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.49%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.19%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.90%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.30%) Spotfire
6 1 (1.30%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.30%) HBase
6 1 (1.30%) Riak
6 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 8 (10.39%) WebDriver
2 7 (9.09%) NUnit
2 7 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.90%) Selenium
4 2 (2.60%) Subversion
4 2 (2.60%) JIRA
4 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.60%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.30%) Calabash
5 1 (1.30%) JUnit
5 1 (1.30%) TestComplete
5 1 (1.30%) Cucumber
General
1 42 (54.55%) Telecoms
2 37 (48.05%) Finance
3 23 (29.87%) Banking
4 19 (24.68%) Retail
5 15 (19.48%) Advertising
6 8 (10.39%) Investment Banking
7 3 (3.90%) Marketing
8 1 (1.30%) Publishing
8 1 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.30%) Multimedia
8 1 (1.30%) Billing
8 1 (1.30%) Automotive
8 1 (1.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 50 (64.94%) Analyst
2 48 (62.34%) Business Analyst
3 19 (24.68%) Developer
4 17 (22.08%) Agile Business Analyst
5 15 (19.48%) Senior Analyst
6 14 (18.18%) Senior Business Analyst
7 6 (7.79%) C# Developer
7 6 (7.79%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (7.79%) Programmer
7 6 (7.79%) Technical Business Analyst
7 6 (7.79%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (7.79%) Telecoms Business Analyst
7 6 (7.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (7.79%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (6.49%) Software Programmer
8 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (6.49%) .NET Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Software Engineer
10 2 (2.60%) Software Developer
10 2 (2.60%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (29.87%) RESTful
2 14 (18.18%) HTML
2 14 (18.18%) .NET
3 13 (16.88%) CSS
4 8 (10.39%) Ajax
4 8 (10.39%) jQuery
5 7 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 7 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 7 (9.09%) XML
5 7 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (9.09%) HTML5
5 7 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 7 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 6 (7.79%) Backbone.js
6 6 (7.79%) KnockoutJS
6 6 (7.79%) LESS
6 6 (7.79%) AngularJS
6 6 (7.79%) Dapper ORM
6 6 (7.79%) JSON
6 6 (7.79%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.48%) FMCG
2 14 (18.18%) Mobile App
3 10 (12.99%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.90%) Web 2.0
5 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.60%) Open Source
6 1 (1.30%) Human Factors
6 1 (1.30%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.30%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.60%) Linux
2 1 (1.30%) Android
2 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (55.84%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (53.25%) Scrum
3 33 (42.86%) TDD
4 30 (38.96%) Business Analysis
5 22 (28.57%) SOA
6 19 (24.68%) E-Commerce
6 19 (24.68%) User Acceptance Testing
7 17 (22.08%) Use Case
7 17 (22.08%) Project Management
8 16 (20.78%) Change Management
9 15 (19.48%) UML
9 15 (19.48%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (19.48%) BPMN
9 15 (19.48%) Waterfall
10 14 (18.18%) Mobile Application Development
10 14 (18.18%) ETL
11 12 (15.58%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (15.58%) Web Development
12 10 (12.99%) Requirements Analysis
12 10 (12.99%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.97%) JavaScript
2 13 (16.88%) C#
2 13 (16.88%) Java
3 7 (9.09%) C++
3 7 (9.09%) SQL
4 3 (3.90%) Python
4 3 (3.90%) Scala
5 2 (2.60%) Groovy
6 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.30%) Ruby
6 1 (1.30%) IronPython
6 1 (1.30%) PHP5
6 1 (1.30%) PHP4
6 1 (1.30%) ActionScript
6 1 (1.30%) Perl
6 1 (1.30%) PHP
6 1 (1.30%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (20.78%) ISEB
2 10 (12.99%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (14.29%) Ab Initio
1 11 (14.29%) Teradata
2 9 (11.69%) Oracle
3 3 (3.90%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (2.60%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.60%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.30%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.30%) Rackspace
Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + share options
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £59000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead
Brightred Resourcing
Salary: £60,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 22 days ago