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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 185 191 213
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +22
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 44 39 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.76% 0.66% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.84% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 31 22 4
Average salary £47,750 £62,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.60% +35.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,250 £33,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
4642 4661 4187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.87% 79.03% 76.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3183 3376 3399
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Reading -2 16 £46,500 -9.70%
Maidenhead - 10 £46,500 -
Newbury - 10 £52,500 - 1
Slough -13 9 £49,500 -17.50% 2
Bracknell - 3 £40,000 -
User Stories
South East

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 71 (92.21%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (61.04%) Scrum
3 36 (46.75%) Finance
4 32 (41.56%) Business Analysis
5 30 (38.96%) JavaScript
6 28 (36.36%) Telecoms
7 25 (32.47%) Banking
7 25 (32.47%) TDD
8 24 (31.17%) Change Management
9 23 (29.87%) HTML
10 22 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
11 20 (25.97%) Retail
12 18 (23.38%) Use Case
12 18 (23.38%) Project Management
12 18 (23.38%) UML
13 17 (22.08%) Waterfall
13 17 (22.08%) .NET
13 17 (22.08%) CSS
13 17 (22.08%) C#
14 16 (20.78%) XML
14 16 (20.78%) ISEB
14 16 (20.78%) BPMN
14 16 (20.78%) Oracle
14 16 (20.78%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (20.78%) Advertising
14 16 (20.78%) FMCG
15 14 (18.18%) User Experience
15 14 (18.18%) SaaS
15 14 (18.18%) SOA
15 14 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 9 (11.69%) CMS
2 1 (1.30%) Joomla!
2 1 (1.30%) WordPress
2 1 (1.30%) Confluence
2 1 (1.30%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (18.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.90%) HTTP
2 1 (1.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.88%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.29%) MySQL
3 7 (9.09%) MongoDB
4 6 (7.79%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.19%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 11 (14.29%) WebDriver
3 10 (12.99%) NUnit
4 5 (6.49%) Subversion
5 3 (3.90%) Selenium
6 2 (2.60%) JIRA
6 2 (2.60%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.30%) Calabash
7 1 (1.30%) JUnit
7 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.30%) TestComplete
7 1 (1.30%) Cucumber
General
1 36 (46.75%) Finance
2 28 (36.36%) Telecoms
3 25 (32.47%) Banking
4 20 (25.97%) Retail
5 16 (20.78%) Advertising
6 10 (12.99%) Marketing
7 8 (10.39%) Publishing
7 8 (10.39%) Billing
8 2 (2.60%) Multimedia
9 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
9 1 (1.30%) Games
9 1 (1.30%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 43 (55.84%) Analyst
2 41 (53.25%) Business Analyst
3 24 (31.17%) Developer
4 14 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
4 14 (18.18%) Agile Business Analyst
5 13 (16.88%) Senior Business Analyst
6 9 (11.69%) C# Developer
6 9 (11.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (11.69%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (10.39%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (10.39%) .NET Developer
8 5 (6.49%) Architect
8 5 (6.49%) Applications Architect
9 4 (5.19%) C++ Developer
9 4 (5.19%) C++/C# Developer
9 4 (5.19%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Front-End Developer
10 3 (3.90%) C# Programmer
10 3 (3.90%) Java Developer
10 3 (3.90%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (29.87%) HTML
2 17 (22.08%) .NET
2 17 (22.08%) CSS
3 16 (20.78%) XML
4 14 (18.18%) jQuery
5 13 (16.88%) .NET Framework
5 13 (16.88%) HTML5
6 11 (14.29%) JSON
7 10 (12.99%) Ajax
8 9 (11.69%) WCF
8 9 (11.69%) ASP.NET
8 9 (11.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 9 (11.69%) REST
8 9 (11.69%) KnockoutJS
8 9 (11.69%) Dapper ORM
9 8 (10.39%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 8 (10.39%) RESTful
9 8 (10.39%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (9.09%) Spring
11 3 (3.90%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.78%) FMCG
2 14 (18.18%) User Experience
3 8 (10.39%) Management Information System
4 6 (7.79%) Open Source
5 5 (6.49%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.30%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (1.30%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.30%) Web 2.0
7 1 (1.30%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.30%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.60%) Windows
1 2 (2.60%) Linux
2 1 (1.30%) Android
2 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (92.21%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (61.04%) Scrum
3 32 (41.56%) Business Analysis
4 25 (32.47%) TDD
5 24 (31.17%) Change Management
6 22 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
7 18 (23.38%) Project Management
7 18 (23.38%) UML
7 18 (23.38%) Use Case
8 17 (22.08%) Waterfall
9 16 (20.78%) BPMN
9 16 (20.78%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (18.18%) SOA
10 14 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (15.58%) Web Development
12 11 (14.29%) E-Commerce
12 11 (14.29%) MVC
12 11 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (12.99%) ETL
14 8 (10.39%) OO
Programming Languages
1 30 (38.96%) JavaScript
2 17 (22.08%) C#
3 14 (18.18%) Java
4 9 (11.69%) SQL
5 7 (9.09%) Ruby
5 7 (9.09%) C++
6 6 (7.79%) PHP
7 4 (5.19%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.60%) Perl
8 2 (2.60%) C
8 2 (2.60%) Python
8 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.30%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.30%) PHP5
9 1 (1.30%) PHP4
9 1 (1.30%) Groovy
9 1 (1.30%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (20.78%) ISEB
2 2 (2.60%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) cPanel
Vendors
1 16 (20.78%) Oracle
2 4 (5.19%) Sybase
3 2 (2.60%) Ab Initio
3 2 (2.60%) Teradata
4 1 (1.30%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.30%) Cognizant
4 1 (1.30%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
London, Berks, Slough
Brightred Resourcing
Salary: £65,000 per year plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £550000 per annum + Private healthcare, 25 days hol
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £59000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago