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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 247 238 295
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +57
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 79 85 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.67% 0.72% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.89% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 62 80 42
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
9631 9563 10174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.10% 80.85% 79.06%
Number of salaries quoted 7983 8425 9281
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 80 (43.96%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (34.62%) QA
3 59 (32.42%) Scrum
4 55 (30.22%) Degree
5 53 (29.12%) E-Commerce
6 48 (26.37%) Finance
7 47 (25.82%) SQL
8 42 (23.08%) CSS
9 40 (21.98%) Test Scripting
10 39 (21.43%) HTML
11 38 (20.88%) Business Analysis
12 37 (20.33%) JavaScript
13 36 (19.78%) .NET
14 35 (19.23%) Selenium
15 34 (18.68%) QuickTest Pro
15 34 (18.68%) Test Strategy
16 31 (17.03%) Marketing
17 29 (15.93%) TDD
17 29 (15.93%) Test Automation
17 29 (15.93%) Cucumber
18 28 (15.38%) BDD
18 28 (15.38%) Unit Testing
19 27 (14.84%) Kanban
19 27 (14.84%) SQL Server
19 27 (14.84%) T-SQL
20 26 (14.29%) Microsoft
20 26 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
20 26 (14.29%) Automated Testing
21 25 (13.74%) SOAP
21 25 (13.74%) Regression Testing

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 15 (8.24%) CMS
2 13 (7.14%) Drupal
2 13 (7.14%) Apache
3 11 (6.04%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.20%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.20%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.65%) SAS
5 3 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.10%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.55%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.55%) Confluence
7 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (8.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.55%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.55%) Basecamp
1 1 (0.55%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.10%) Internet
2 1 (0.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (14.84%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.89%) Relational Database
3 17 (9.34%) NoSQL
3 17 (9.34%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (8.79%) MySQL
5 13 (7.14%) Data Mart
6 8 (4.40%) ProClarity
7 4 (2.20%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.10%) Big Data
9 1 (0.55%) Impala
9 1 (0.55%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.55%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.55%) Essbase
9 1 (0.55%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 35 (19.23%) Selenium
2 34 (18.68%) QuickTest Pro
3 29 (15.93%) Cucumber
4 24 (13.19%) JIRA
5 20 (10.99%) Jenkins
6 18 (9.89%) Git (software)
7 15 (8.24%) Bugzilla
8 14 (7.69%) NUnit
8 14 (7.69%) Subversion
8 14 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (7.14%) TestComplete
9 13 (7.14%) ERwin
9 13 (7.14%) Ant
9 13 (7.14%) Behat
9 13 (7.14%) Hudson
9 13 (7.14%) Gradle
9 13 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 12 (6.59%) SoapUI
11 11 (6.04%) SpecFlow
11 11 (6.04%) JMeter
General
1 48 (26.37%) Finance
2 31 (17.03%) Marketing
3 18 (9.89%) Retail
4 12 (6.59%) Publishing
5 7 (3.85%) Banking
6 6 (3.30%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.75%) Advertising
8 4 (2.20%) Games
9 3 (1.65%) Investment Banking
10 2 (1.10%) Front Office
10 2 (1.10%) Back Office
11 1 (0.55%) Electronics
11 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.55%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 60 (32.97%) Analyst
2 41 (22.53%) Business Analyst
3 32 (17.58%) Developer
4 17 (9.34%) Product Manager
4 17 (9.34%) User Experience Designer
4 17 (9.34%) Designer
5 13 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
5 13 (7.14%) QA Engineer
5 13 (7.14%) QA Analyst
6 12 (6.59%) Lead Developer
6 12 (6.59%) Drupal Developer
7 11 (6.04%) QA Automation Engineer
8 8 (4.40%) C# Developer
8 8 (4.40%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
9 7 (3.85%) Test Engineer
10 6 (3.30%) .NET Developer
10 6 (3.30%) Senior Developer
10 6 (3.30%) Lead Designer
10 6 (3.30%) Lead Product Manager
10 6 (3.30%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (23.08%) CSS
2 39 (21.43%) HTML
3 36 (19.78%) .NET
4 25 (13.74%) SOAP
5 21 (11.54%) Gherkin
6 13 (7.14%) RESTful
7 11 (6.04%) ASP.NET
8 10 (5.49%) XML
9 9 (4.95%) REST
9 9 (4.95%) jQuery
10 8 (4.40%) .NET Framework
10 8 (4.40%) Flash
10 8 (4.40%) JSON
10 8 (4.40%) MDX
11 7 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (2.75%) Ajax
13 4 (2.20%) Semantic HTML
13 4 (2.20%) Sass
13 4 (2.20%) LESS
14 3 (1.65%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 20 (10.99%) Open Source
3 17 (9.34%) Mobile App
4 13 (7.14%) Video on Demand
5 10 (5.49%) Management Information System
5 10 (5.49%) Linked Data
6 7 (3.85%) N-Tier
7 6 (3.30%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.65%) PMI
8 3 (1.65%) Equities
9 2 (1.10%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.10%) Mobile Games
9 2 (1.10%) E-Learning
9 2 (1.10%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.10%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (1.10%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.55%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.55%) EPoS
10 1 (0.55%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.14%) Debian
2 12 (6.59%) Linux
3 8 (4.40%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.75%) Android
5 3 (1.65%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (43.96%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (32.42%) Scrum
3 53 (29.12%) E-Commerce
4 40 (21.98%) Test Scripting
5 38 (20.88%) Business Analysis
6 34 (18.68%) Test Strategy
7 29 (15.93%) Test Automation
7 29 (15.93%) TDD
8 28 (15.38%) Unit Testing
8 28 (15.38%) BDD
9 27 (14.84%) Kanban
10 26 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (14.29%) Automated Testing
11 25 (13.74%) Regression Testing
12 23 (12.64%) Performance Testing
13 22 (12.09%) Use Case
13 22 (12.09%) User Acceptance Testing
14 19 (10.44%) SOA
15 18 (9.89%) Product Management
15 18 (9.89%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 47 (25.82%) SQL
2 37 (20.33%) JavaScript
3 27 (14.84%) T-SQL
4 24 (13.19%) C#
5 14 (7.69%) Java
6 13 (7.14%) VBScript
6 13 (7.14%) VB
7 9 (4.95%) Ruby
8 7 (3.85%) PHP
9 4 (2.20%) Python
10 3 (1.65%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.55%) C
11 1 (0.55%) PowerHouse
11 1 (0.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 55 (30.22%) Degree
2 13 (7.14%) ISEB
3 3 (1.65%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (34.62%) QA
System Software
1 13 (7.14%) Varnish
2 1 (0.55%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 13 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.55%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 26 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.79%) HP
3 13 (7.14%) Cognos
4 6 (3.30%) Oracle
5 4 (2.20%) Apple
6 3 (1.65%) hybris
6 3 (1.65%) Tableau
6 3 (1.65%) IBM
6 3 (1.65%) Talend
7 2 (1.10%) Adobe
7 2 (1.10%) SAP
7 2 (1.10%) Siebel
8 1 (0.55%) JBoss
8 1 (0.55%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.55%) Omniture
8 1 (0.55%) SmartFocus
8 1 (0.55%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.55%) Facebook
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4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
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McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salt
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Burns Sheehan
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 8 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago