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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 169 165 214
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +49
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 59 50 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.07% 0.94% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 1.19% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 44 38 3
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
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
4454 4199 3971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 81.06% 79.26% 77.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3228 3065 3195
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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
(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
Newbury - 16 £55,000 - 2
Slough -11 12 £49,500 -19.18% 3
Reading -11 10 £46,500 -12.26% 1
Maidenhead +9 7 £70,000 -15.15%
Hungerford - 5 £35,000 - 2
Windsor - 4 £75,000 -
Bracknell -15 3 £40,000 +17.64%
User Stories
South East

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 80 (86.02%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (65.59%) Scrum
3 37 (39.78%) Business Analysis
4 35 (37.63%) Finance
4 35 (37.63%) JavaScript
5 34 (36.56%) HTML
6 30 (32.26%) Telecoms
6 30 (32.26%) TDD
7 28 (30.11%) Banking
8 26 (27.96%) XML
8 26 (27.96%) SaaS
9 24 (25.81%) Change Management
10 23 (24.73%) C#
10 23 (24.73%) Oracle
11 22 (23.66%) UML
11 22 (23.66%) Continuous Improvement
11 22 (23.66%) User Acceptance Testing
12 21 (22.58%) .NET
12 21 (22.58%) Java
12 21 (22.58%) SOA
13 20 (21.51%) Retail
14 19 (20.43%) JSON
15 18 (19.35%) Marketing
15 18 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
15 18 (19.35%) Project Management
15 18 (19.35%) Use Case
15 18 (19.35%) Waterfall
16 17 (18.28%) FMCG
17 16 (17.20%) BPMN
17 16 (17.20%) ISEB

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 9 (9.68%) CMS
2 4 (4.30%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.08%) Apache
3 1 (1.08%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.08%) Confluence
3 1 (1.08%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (4.30%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (4.30%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.15%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 26 (27.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.38%) HTTP
2 4 (4.30%) Wireless
3 1 (1.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.83%) MongoDB
3 10 (10.75%) NoSQL
4 7 (7.53%) MySQL
5 4 (4.30%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (11.83%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.53%) WebDriver
3 6 (6.45%) NUnit
4 5 (5.38%) Subversion
5 3 (3.23%) JIRA
6 2 (2.15%) Selenium
7 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.08%) Calabash
7 1 (1.08%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.08%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.08%) TestComplete
General
1 35 (37.63%) Finance
2 30 (32.26%) Telecoms
3 28 (30.11%) Banking
4 20 (21.51%) Retail
5 18 (19.35%) Marketing
6 16 (17.20%) Advertising
7 10 (10.75%) Billing
8 8 (8.60%) Publishing
9 3 (3.23%) Automotive
10 2 (2.15%) Legal
10 2 (2.15%) Multimedia
11 1 (1.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 43 (46.24%) Analyst
2 42 (45.16%) Business Analyst
3 34 (36.56%) Developer
4 15 (16.13%) Senior Analyst
5 14 (15.05%) Agile Business Analyst
5 14 (15.05%) Senior Business Analyst
6 11 (11.83%) Senior Developer
6 11 (11.83%) Java Developer
7 7 (7.53%) C# Developer
8 6 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (6.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (6.45%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (6.45%) .NET Developer
8 6 (6.45%) Architect
9 5 (5.38%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (5.38%) Product Manager
9 5 (5.38%) Applications Architect
9 5 (5.38%) C++/Java Developer
10 4 (4.30%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 4 (4.30%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (36.56%) HTML
2 26 (27.96%) XML
3 21 (22.58%) .NET
4 19 (20.43%) JSON
5 15 (16.13%) Spring
5 15 (16.13%) CSS
6 14 (15.05%) HTML5
7 11 (11.83%) jQuery
8 10 (10.75%) .NET Framework
9 9 (9.68%) REST
9 9 (9.68%) RESTful
10 7 (7.53%) Ajax
11 6 (6.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 6 (6.45%) WCF
11 6 (6.45%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (6.45%) Dapper ORM
11 6 (6.45%) ASP.NET
12 5 (5.38%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 5 (5.38%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (4.30%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.28%) FMCG
2 15 (16.13%) User Experience
3 10 (10.75%) Management Information System
4 8 (8.60%) Mobile App
5 6 (6.45%) Open Source
5 6 (6.45%) Computer Science
6 5 (5.38%) Mathematics
6 5 (5.38%) Physics
7 2 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.08%) Web 2.0
8 1 (1.08%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (1.08%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.30%) Windows
1 4 (4.30%) Linux
2 2 (2.15%) UNIX
3 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (86.02%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (65.59%) Scrum
3 37 (39.78%) Business Analysis
4 30 (32.26%) TDD
5 24 (25.81%) Change Management
6 22 (23.66%) UML
6 22 (23.66%) Continuous Improvement
6 22 (23.66%) User Acceptance Testing
7 21 (22.58%) SOA
8 18 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (19.35%) Project Management
8 18 (19.35%) Use Case
8 18 (19.35%) Waterfall
9 16 (17.20%) BPMN
10 15 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (15.05%) E-Commerce
12 11 (11.83%) OO
13 10 (10.75%) Product Management
13 10 (10.75%) Web Development
14 9 (9.68%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 35 (37.63%) JavaScript
2 23 (24.73%) C#
3 21 (22.58%) Java
4 16 (17.20%) SQL
5 13 (13.98%) C++
6 7 (7.53%) Ruby
7 6 (6.45%) PHP
8 4 (4.30%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.23%) C
10 2 (2.15%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.15%) Python
10 2 (2.15%) VB
10 2 (2.15%) Perl
11 1 (1.08%) ActionScript
11 1 (1.08%) Scala
11 1 (1.08%) Groovy
11 1 (1.08%) PHP5
11 1 (1.08%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 16 (17.20%) ISEB
2 6 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.08%) cPanel
Vendors
1 23 (24.73%) Oracle
2 4 (4.30%) Sybase
3 2 (2.15%) Cognizant
4 1 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.08%) Ab Initio
4 1 (1.08%) Teradata
4 1 (1.08%) Rackspace
Slough, Berkshire
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
Hungerford, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 -40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £1 per annum + good package
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £59000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 9 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £650000 per annum + Private healthcare, 25 days hol
Posted: 11 days ago