The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 261 210 259
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +49
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 53 123 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.49% 1.06% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 1.28% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 43 108 55
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
User Stories
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
8782 9616 9205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.56% 82.98% 80.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7626 8204 8289
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,695 £37,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

User Stories
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the City of London region.

User Stories Salary Trend in the City of London

User Stories
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

User Stories Salary Histogram in the City of London

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 84 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (34.13%) Scrum
3 28 (22.22%) HTML
3 28 (22.22%) Finance
4 27 (21.43%) SQL
4 27 (21.43%) Use Case
5 26 (20.63%) QA
6 25 (19.84%) E-Commerce
6 25 (19.84%) User Experience
7 24 (19.05%) CSS
8 22 (17.46%) Project Management
8 22 (17.46%) JIRA
9 20 (15.87%) Business Analysis
10 19 (15.08%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (13.49%) JavaScript
11 17 (13.49%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (13.49%) Degree
11 17 (13.49%) Analytics
12 16 (12.70%) Retail
12 16 (12.70%) User Acceptance Testing
13 15 (11.90%) CRM
14 14 (11.11%) Java
14 14 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (11.11%) Product Management
15 13 (10.32%) UML
15 13 (10.32%) Data Modelling
15 13 (10.32%) TDD
15 13 (10.32%) Marketing
16 12 (9.52%) MS Excel
16 12 (9.52%) Microsoft

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 6 (4.76%) CMS
1 6 (4.76%) Apache Pig
2 3 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (2.38%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.38%) SAS
3 2 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.59%) Apache
3 2 (1.59%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.79%) IIS
4 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.79%) uiautomator
4 1 (0.79%) FileNet
4 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.79%) Drupal
4 1 (0.79%) Mule
4 1 (0.79%) WordPress
4 1 (0.79%) nginx
Applications
1 12 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.56%) MS Visio
3 5 (3.97%) OmniGraffle
4 4 (3.17%) Fireworks
4 4 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (4.76%) Amazon S3
1 6 (4.76%) Amazon EMR
2 5 (3.97%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.38%) SaaS
4 1 (0.79%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.59%) HTTP
1 2 (1.59%) CTI
2 1 (0.79%) Internet
2 1 (0.79%) MVNO
2 1 (0.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.73%) Data Warehouse
1 11 (8.73%) NoSQL
2 7 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 6 (4.76%) Impala
3 6 (4.76%) Apache Hive
3 6 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.76%) Data Mart
4 5 (3.97%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (3.97%) ProClarity
4 5 (3.97%) Hadoop
4 5 (3.97%) Mahout
5 4 (3.17%) MySQL
6 3 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.79%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.79%) Big Data
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (17.46%) JIRA
2 11 (8.73%) Jenkins
3 9 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 9 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 7 (5.56%) Selenium
4 7 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (4.76%) Yeoman
5 6 (4.76%) ERwin
6 5 (3.97%) WebDriver
6 5 (3.97%) Hudson
7 4 (3.17%) Axure RP
7 4 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (3.17%) TeamCity
8 3 (2.38%) Bugzilla
8 3 (2.38%) Subversion
9 2 (1.59%) Maven
9 2 (1.59%) JMeter
9 2 (1.59%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (1.59%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.59%) FogBugz
General
1 28 (22.22%) Finance
2 16 (12.70%) Retail
3 13 (10.32%) Marketing
4 10 (7.94%) Games
5 9 (7.14%) Publishing
6 8 (6.35%) Telecoms
7 7 (5.56%) Banking
8 3 (2.38%) Advertising
8 3 (2.38%) Front Office
9 2 (1.59%) Legal
10 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.79%) Back Office
10 1 (0.79%) Electronics
10 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (40.48%) Analyst
2 42 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 13 (10.32%) Designer
4 12 (9.52%) Developer
5 11 (8.73%) Agile Business Analyst
5 11 (8.73%) UX Designer
6 10 (7.94%) Product Manager
7 8 (6.35%) Product Owner
8 7 (5.56%) Senior Developer
9 6 (4.76%) Test Engineer
9 6 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
9 6 (4.76%) Lead Designer
9 6 (4.76%) Automation Engineer
9 6 (4.76%) Data Scientist
10 5 (3.97%) Senior UX Designer
10 5 (3.97%) Senior Manager
10 5 (3.97%) Project Manager
10 5 (3.97%) Senior Business Analyst
10 5 (3.97%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (3.97%) Product Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (22.22%) HTML
2 24 (19.05%) CSS
3 11 (8.73%) Flash
4 8 (6.35%) XML
5 7 (5.56%) SOAP
6 6 (4.76%) .NET
6 6 (4.76%) SciPy
6 6 (4.76%) D3.js
6 6 (4.76%) Cascalog
6 6 (4.76%) Pandas
7 5 (3.97%) Natural Language Processing
7 5 (3.97%) REST
7 5 (3.97%) JSON
7 5 (3.97%) MDX
8 4 (3.17%) ASP.NET
9 3 (2.38%) WinForms
9 3 (2.38%) jQuery
9 3 (2.38%) HTML5
10 2 (1.59%) Cocoa
10 2 (1.59%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 25 (19.84%) User Experience
2 19 (15.08%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (9.52%) Computer Science
4 11 (8.73%) Open Source
5 10 (7.94%) Mobile App
6 9 (7.14%) Management Information System
7 8 (6.35%) Visualisation
8 6 (4.76%) iPhone
9 5 (3.97%) Linked Data
10 4 (3.17%) Mobile Payment
10 4 (3.17%) Online Gambling
10 4 (3.17%) Contract for Difference
10 4 (3.17%) Spread Betting
10 4 (3.17%) IPTV
11 3 (2.38%) Equities
11 3 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (2.38%) Digital Media
11 3 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (1.59%) Mobile Banking
12 2 (1.59%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.56%) Apple iOS
2 6 (4.76%) Android
3 4 (3.17%) Mac OS
3 4 (3.17%) Linux
4 1 (0.79%) Debian
4 1 (0.79%) UNIX
4 1 (0.79%) Windows
4 1 (0.79%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (34.13%) Scrum
3 27 (21.43%) Use Case
4 25 (19.84%) E-Commerce
5 22 (17.46%) Project Management
6 20 (15.87%) Business Analysis
7 17 (13.49%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (13.49%) Analytics
8 16 (12.70%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (11.90%) CRM
10 14 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (11.11%) Product Management
11 13 (10.32%) UML
11 13 (10.32%) Data Modelling
11 13 (10.32%) TDD
12 11 (8.73%) Kanban
12 11 (8.73%) Coaching
13 10 (7.94%) Test Scripting
13 10 (7.94%) Unit Testing
14 9 (7.14%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (21.43%) SQL
2 17 (13.49%) JavaScript
3 14 (11.11%) Java
4 11 (8.73%) C#
5 10 (7.94%) Python
6 8 (6.35%) Ruby
6 8 (6.35%) T-SQL
7 6 (4.76%) VBA
8 5 (3.97%) Bash Shell
8 5 (3.97%) Clojure
8 5 (3.97%) R
8 5 (3.97%) PHP
9 2 (1.59%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.59%) C++
10 1 (0.79%) C
10 1 (0.79%) VB
10 1 (0.79%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.79%) Groovy
10 1 (0.79%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (13.49%) Degree
2 3 (2.38%) ISEB
3 2 (1.59%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.59%) IIBA
3 2 (1.59%) CBAP
4 1 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (20.63%) QA
2 2 (1.59%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.59%) WAI
3 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (4.76%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.79%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (4.76%) Vagrant
2 2 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.76%) Cognos
3 5 (3.97%) Adobe
4 4 (3.17%) Oracle
4 4 (3.17%) IBM
5 3 (2.38%) Tableau
5 3 (2.38%) HP
5 3 (2.38%) Apple
6 2 (1.59%) Siebel
6 2 (1.59%) KANA
7 1 (0.79%) SEEBURGER
7 1 (0.79%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.79%) Facebook
7 1 (0.79%) Talend
7 1 (0.79%) SAP
7 1 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.79%) TIBCO
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