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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 172 265 262
Rank change year-on-year
+93 -3
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 80 54 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.23% 0.54% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 0.61% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 76 48 80
Median salary £60,000 £52,500 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
5879 8814 10872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 90.14% 87.74% 85.80%
Number of salaries quoted 5367 7471 9098
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
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 the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London 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 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 26 May 2016.

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 26 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 City of London region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 131 (79.88%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (26.83%) Scrum
3 40 (24.39%) Finance
4 39 (23.78%) QA
5 38 (23.17%) TDD
6 34 (20.73%) JIRA
7 33 (20.12%) User Experience
8 30 (18.29%) Business Analysis
9 29 (17.68%) E-Commerce
9 29 (17.68%) BDD
10 28 (17.07%) Waterfall
10 28 (17.07%) Java
10 28 (17.07%) User Acceptance Testing
11 27 (16.46%) Banking
12 26 (15.85%) Degree
12 26 (15.85%) Use Case
12 26 (15.85%) SDLC
13 25 (15.24%) Test Scripting
13 25 (15.24%) Games
14 24 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
15 23 (14.02%) Apple iOS
15 23 (14.02%) Stakeholder Management
15 23 (14.02%) Business Intelligence
16 22 (13.41%) Project Management
16 22 (13.41%) Git (software)
17 21 (12.80%) Ruby
17 21 (12.80%) iOS Development
18 20 (12.20%) Jenkins
18 20 (12.20%) Wireframes
18 20 (12.20%) Continuous Integration

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 7 (4.27%) Confluence
2 6 (3.66%) CMS
3 3 (1.83%) Node.js
3 3 (1.83%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.22%) IIS
5 1 (0.61%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.61%) SAS
5 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (10.37%) MS Office
2 12 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.32%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.05%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.22%) SaaS
3 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.88%) Internet
2 3 (1.83%) HTTP
3 2 (1.22%) DNS
4 1 (0.61%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.71%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.05%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.44%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.22%) MySQL
5 2 (1.22%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.22%) Redis
5 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.61%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 34 (20.73%) JIRA
2 22 (13.41%) Git (software)
3 20 (12.20%) Jenkins
4 19 (11.59%) Selenium
5 13 (7.93%) Cucumber
5 13 (7.93%) JUnit
5 13 (7.93%) WATIR
5 13 (7.93%) WebDriver
6 10 (6.10%) JMeter
6 10 (6.10%) Mercurial
7 7 (4.27%) Gradle
7 7 (4.27%) Mockito
7 7 (4.27%) Robolectric
8 6 (3.66%) NUnit
9 5 (3.05%) Jasmine
10 3 (1.83%) FitNesse
10 3 (1.83%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (1.83%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.22%) Maven
11 2 (1.22%) Subversion
General
1 40 (24.39%) Finance
2 27 (16.46%) Banking
3 25 (15.24%) Games
4 8 (4.88%) Marketing
5 7 (4.27%) Legal
6 5 (3.05%) Investment Banking
6 5 (3.05%) Law
7 3 (1.83%) Back Office
7 3 (1.83%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.83%) Publishing
7 3 (1.83%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.22%) Advertising
8 2 (1.22%) Automotive
8 2 (1.22%) Billing
8 2 (1.22%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.61%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 64 (39.02%) Business Analyst
2 63 (38.41%) Analyst
3 30 (18.29%) Developer
4 15 (9.15%) Banking Analyst
4 15 (9.15%) Product Owner
5 14 (8.54%) Applications Developer
5 14 (8.54%) Banking Business Analyst
5 14 (8.54%) QA Engineer
6 12 (7.32%) Agile Business Analyst
6 12 (7.32%) Test Engineer
7 11 (6.71%) iOS Developer
7 11 (6.71%) Senior QA Engineer
8 10 (6.10%) Digital Business Analyst
8 10 (6.10%) QA Test Engineer
8 10 (6.10%) Ruby Engineer
8 10 (6.10%) Senior Test Engineer
9 9 (5.49%) IT Business Analyst
9 9 (5.49%) Product Manager
9 9 (5.49%) QA Automation Engineer
10 8 (4.88%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (11.59%) HTML
2 16 (9.76%) CSS
3 15 (9.15%) REST
4 8 (4.88%) .NET
4 8 (4.88%) HTML5
4 8 (4.88%) Web Services
5 7 (4.27%) Flash
5 7 (4.27%) Google Maps API
5 7 (4.27%) Material Design
5 7 (4.27%) RxJava
6 6 (3.66%) SOAP
7 5 (3.05%) CSS3
7 5 (3.05%) Gherkin
8 4 (2.44%) Backbone.js
8 4 (2.44%) MDX
8 4 (2.44%) RESTful
9 3 (1.83%) JPA
9 3 (1.83%) Spring
9 3 (1.83%) WCF
9 3 (1.83%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (20.12%) User Experience
2 24 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (9.76%) Computer Science
4 12 (7.32%) SWIFT
5 11 (6.71%) Fintech
6 10 (6.10%) iPad
6 10 (6.10%) Management Information System
7 7 (4.27%) Video on Demand
8 6 (3.66%) Online Gambling
9 5 (3.05%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.83%) 3D Printing
10 3 (1.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.83%) Grid Computing
10 3 (1.83%) Internet of Things
10 3 (1.83%) W3C
11 2 (1.22%) Credit Risk
11 2 (1.22%) Replication
12 1 (0.61%) Copywriting
12 1 (0.61%) Derivative
12 1 (0.61%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 23 (14.02%) Apple iOS
2 19 (11.59%) Android
3 2 (1.22%) Linux
4 1 (0.61%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (79.88%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (26.83%) Scrum
3 38 (23.17%) TDD
4 30 (18.29%) Business Analysis
5 29 (17.68%) BDD
5 29 (17.68%) E-Commerce
6 28 (17.07%) User Acceptance Testing
6 28 (17.07%) Waterfall
7 26 (15.85%) SDLC
7 26 (15.85%) Use Case
8 25 (15.24%) Test Scripting
9 23 (14.02%) Business Intelligence
9 23 (14.02%) Stakeholder Management
10 22 (13.41%) Project Management
11 21 (12.80%) iOS Development
12 20 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (12.20%) Wireframes
13 19 (11.59%) Test Strategy
14 17 (10.37%) Automated Testing
14 17 (10.37%) UML
Programming Languages
1 28 (17.07%) Java
2 21 (12.80%) Ruby
3 20 (12.20%) SQL
4 17 (10.37%) JavaScript
5 14 (8.54%) Python
6 11 (6.71%) Apple Swift
6 11 (6.71%) Objective-C
7 6 (3.66%) C#
8 5 (3.05%) PHP
9 3 (1.83%) Scala
10 2 (1.22%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.22%) C++
10 2 (1.22%) F#
10 2 (1.22%) Go
11 1 (0.61%) Haskell
11 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (15.85%) Degree
2 13 (7.93%) ISTQB
3 12 (7.32%) ISEB
4 10 (6.10%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 6 (3.66%) Security Cleared
6 5 (3.05%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.83%) MCSD
7 3 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (23.78%) QA
2 5 (3.05%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.44%) SEPA
4 1 (0.61%) COREP
4 1 (0.61%) CRD IV
4 1 (0.61%) FINREP
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (10.37%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.10%) Rally
2 10 (6.10%) SAP
3 7 (4.27%) Google
4 4 (2.44%) Tableau
5 3 (1.83%) BT
5 3 (1.83%) Guidewire
6 2 (1.22%) Oracle
7 1 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
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