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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 155 158 204
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +46
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 63 68 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.31% 1.26% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 1.50% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 53 51 26
Median salary £47,500 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £53,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £74,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
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
4132 4544 4594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 85.87% 84.26% 80.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3332 3217 3309
Median salary £51,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.90% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing User Stories as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +24 23 £42,500 -15.00%
Maidenhead +22 14 £47,500 -17.39%
Newbury -5 5 £51,000 -7.27%
Bracknell 0 4 £50,000 -16.66%
Slough -17 4 - -
Windsor +18 1 £47,250 -37.00%
User Stories
South East

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT jobs citing User Stories also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 113 (91.13%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (42.74%) Scrum
3 37 (29.84%) Business Analysis
4 36 (29.03%) Degree
5 34 (27.42%) JavaScript
6 31 (25.00%) JIRA
7 29 (23.39%) XML
8 28 (22.58%) HTML
8 28 (22.58%) Information Management
9 24 (19.35%) Big Data
9 24 (19.35%) SDLC
10 23 (18.55%) MS Excel
11 22 (17.74%) Java
11 22 (17.74%) Microsoft
11 22 (17.74%) Stakeholder Management
11 22 (17.74%) Open Source
12 21 (16.94%) Computer Science
12 21 (16.94%) User Acceptance Testing
12 21 (16.94%) ETL
13 20 (16.13%) JSON
13 20 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
14 19 (15.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 18 (14.52%) Business Intelligence
15 18 (14.52%) E-Commerce
15 18 (14.52%) REST
15 18 (14.52%) User Experience
16 17 (13.71%) Linux
16 17 (13.71%) CSS
16 17 (13.71%) Management Information System
16 17 (13.71%) Marketing

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (12.90%) Confluence
2 10 (8.06%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (7.26%) CMS
4 8 (6.45%) Apache
4 8 (6.45%) nginx
4 8 (6.45%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 23 (18.55%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.87%) MS Visio
3 6 (4.84%) Adobe After Effects
3 6 (4.84%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (4.84%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (7.26%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (6.45%) IaaS
3 8 (6.45%) PaaS
4 3 (2.42%) SaaS
5 2 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.68%) HTTP
2 8 (6.45%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (19.35%) Big Data
2 14 (11.29%) MongoDB
3 13 (10.48%) Hadoop
3 13 (10.48%) SQL Server
4 11 (8.87%) NoSQL
5 10 (8.06%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (8.06%) Redis
5 10 (8.06%) Riak
6 6 (4.84%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (1.61%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.61%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 31 (25.00%) JIRA
2 15 (12.10%) Bugzilla
2 15 (12.10%) Git (software)
3 13 (10.48%) Subversion
3 13 (10.48%) Trac
4 8 (6.45%) Jenkins
4 8 (6.45%) Selenium
5 5 (4.03%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.61%) Ant
6 2 (1.61%) Maven
6 2 (1.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.81%) Grunt
General
1 17 (13.71%) Marketing
2 15 (12.10%) Finance
2 15 (12.10%) Telecoms
3 9 (7.26%) Banking
4 8 (6.45%) Billing
4 8 (6.45%) Electronics
4 8 (6.45%) Publishing
4 8 (6.45%) Retail
5 2 (1.61%) Legal
5 2 (1.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 57 (45.97%) Analyst
1 57 (45.97%) Business Analyst
2 45 (36.29%) Developer
3 29 (23.39%) Agile Business Analyst
4 14 (11.29%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 14 (11.29%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 12 (9.68%) Software Developer
6 11 (8.87%) C# Developer
6 11 (8.87%) FX Business Analyst
6 11 (8.87%) JavaScript Developer
6 11 (8.87%) Payments Business Analyst
7 9 (7.26%) Banking Analyst
7 9 (7.26%) Banking Business Analyst
7 9 (7.26%) C# Software Developer
8 8 (6.45%) Product Manager
9 7 (5.65%) Java Developer
10 6 (4.84%) ETL Developer
10 6 (4.84%) Prototyper
10 6 (4.84%) Software Engineer
10 6 (4.84%) UX Prototyper
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (23.39%) XML
2 28 (22.58%) HTML
3 20 (16.13%) JSON
4 18 (14.52%) REST
5 17 (13.71%) CSS
6 15 (12.10%) AngularJS
7 12 (9.68%) RESTful
8 10 (8.06%) HTML5
8 10 (8.06%) Kafka
9 9 (7.26%) WPF
10 8 (6.45%) Dojo
10 8 (6.45%) jQuery
10 8 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (6.45%) Web Services
10 8 (6.45%) WebSockets
11 7 (5.65%) Backbone.js
12 5 (4.03%) LESS
13 4 (3.23%) CSS3
13 4 (3.23%) XHTML
13 4 (3.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.94%) Computer Science
2 20 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (15.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 18 (14.52%) User Experience
5 17 (13.71%) Management Information System
6 9 (7.26%) N-Tier
7 8 (6.45%) PKI
8 7 (5.65%) SWIFT
9 6 (4.84%) 3D Graphics
9 6 (4.84%) Animation
9 6 (4.84%) Motion Graphics
9 6 (4.84%) New Media
10 5 (4.03%) iPad
11 4 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.81%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.71%) Linux
2 8 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (4.84%) Android
3 6 (4.84%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.23%) Unix
4 4 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (91.13%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (42.74%) Scrum
3 37 (29.84%) Business Analysis
4 28 (22.58%) Information Management
5 24 (19.35%) SDLC
6 22 (17.74%) Open Source
6 22 (17.74%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (16.94%) ETL
7 21 (16.94%) User Acceptance Testing
8 18 (14.52%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (14.52%) E-Commerce
9 16 (12.90%) Web Development
10 15 (12.10%) Change Management
11 14 (11.29%) Automated Testing
11 14 (11.29%) Front End Development
11 14 (11.29%) Use Case
12 12 (9.68%) Software Engineering
13 11 (8.87%) Analytics
14 10 (8.06%) Time Management
14 10 (8.06%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (27.42%) JavaScript
2 22 (17.74%) Java
3 15 (12.10%) SQL
4 13 (10.48%) C#
5 8 (6.45%) Bash Shell
5 8 (6.45%) C++
5 8 (6.45%) Python
6 6 (4.84%) Objective-C
7 4 (3.23%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.61%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (29.03%) Degree
2 9 (7.26%) SC Cleared
2 9 (7.26%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.65%) ISO20022
1 7 (5.65%) SEPA
2 6 (4.84%) QA
3 2 (1.61%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (8.06%) HDFS
2 8 (6.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 8 (6.45%) Docker
2 8 (6.45%) KVM
2 8 (6.45%) VirtualBox
2 8 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (8.06%) Ambari
1 10 (8.06%) Hadoop YARN
2 8 (6.45%) Kibana
Vendors
1 22 (17.74%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.48%) Ab Initio
3 8 (6.45%) Oracle
3 8 (6.45%) Red Hat
3 8 (6.45%) VMware
4 7 (5.65%) Atlassian
4 7 (5.65%) MicroStrategy
4 7 (5.65%) Teradata
5 4 (3.23%) Cognizant
6 2 (1.61%) SAP
7 1 (0.81%) hybris
7 1 (0.81%) NICE Systems
7 1 (0.81%) Progress
7 1 (0.81%) Sitecore