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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 252 209 249
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +40
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 59 104 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.57% 0.99% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 1.19% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 49 92 51
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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
8403 8749 8676
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.77% 83.12% 80.40%
Number of salaries quoted 7243 7434 7776
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015, 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 86 (68.80%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (36.00%) Scrum
3 30 (24.00%) E-Commerce
3 30 (24.00%) User Experience
4 29 (23.20%) QA
5 28 (22.40%) SQL
6 27 (21.60%) HTML
6 27 (21.60%) Use Case
7 25 (20.00%) Finance
8 24 (19.20%) Project Management
9 21 (16.80%) CSS
10 19 (15.20%) Java
10 19 (15.20%) Business Analysis
11 18 (14.40%) Analytics
12 17 (13.60%) JIRA
13 16 (12.80%) Degree
13 16 (12.80%) User Acceptance Testing
14 15 (12.00%) Kanban
14 15 (12.00%) JavaScript
14 15 (12.00%) CRM
14 15 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (11.20%) Games
16 13 (10.40%) TDD
16 13 (10.40%) Retail
16 13 (10.40%) MS Excel
16 13 (10.40%) Business Intelligence
16 13 (10.40%) C#
17 12 (9.60%) XML
17 12 (9.60%) Flash
17 12 (9.60%) Product Management

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 (4.80%) Apache Pig
2 4 (3.20%) CMS
3 3 (2.40%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.40%) Mule
3 3 (2.40%) SAS
3 3 (2.40%) FileNet
4 2 (1.60%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.80%) IIS
5 1 (0.80%) Apache
5 1 (0.80%) WordPress
5 1 (0.80%) nginx
5 1 (0.80%) uiautomator
Applications
1 13 (10.40%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.20%) MS Visio
2 9 (7.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (4.00%) OmniGraffle
4 4 (3.20%) Fireworks
5 3 (2.40%) MS Office
6 1 (0.80%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.80%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (4.80%) Amazon S3
1 6 (4.80%) Amazon EMR
2 5 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.00%) HTTP
2 2 (1.60%) SSL
2 2 (1.60%) CTI
2 2 (1.60%) Internet
3 1 (0.80%) DSL
3 1 (0.80%) MVNO
3 1 (0.80%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.80%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.80%) NoSQL
2 8 (6.40%) MongoDB
3 6 (4.80%) Impala
3 6 (4.80%) Apache Hive
3 6 (4.80%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (4.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (4.00%) Hadoop
4 5 (4.00%) Mahout
5 4 (3.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.40%) Redis
6 3 (2.40%) Riak
7 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.60%) MySQL
7 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.80%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.80%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.80%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 17 (13.60%) JIRA
2 9 (7.20%) Jenkins
3 8 (6.40%) Git (software)
3 8 (6.40%) Cucumber
4 6 (4.80%) WebDriver
4 6 (4.80%) Selenium
4 6 (4.80%) Yeoman
5 4 (3.20%) Axure RP
6 3 (2.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (2.40%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.60%) FogBugz
7 2 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.60%) Hudson
7 2 (1.60%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.60%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.60%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.80%) Subversion
8 1 (0.80%) Maven
8 1 (0.80%) ERwin
8 1 (0.80%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 25 (20.00%) Finance
2 14 (11.20%) Games
3 13 (10.40%) Retail
4 11 (8.80%) Marketing
5 9 (7.20%) Banking
6 8 (6.40%) Telecoms
7 6 (4.80%) Publishing
8 3 (2.40%) Advertising
8 3 (2.40%) Front Office
9 2 (1.60%) Legal
10 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.80%) Electronics
10 1 (0.80%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (43.20%) Analyst
2 44 (35.20%) Business Analyst
3 15 (12.00%) Developer
4 14 (11.20%) Designer
5 13 (10.40%) Agile Business Analyst
6 12 (9.60%) UX Designer
7 9 (7.20%) Senior Developer
8 8 (6.40%) Product Owner
9 7 (5.60%) Lead Designer
9 7 (5.60%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (5.60%) Senior Business Analyst
9 7 (5.60%) Product Manager
10 6 (4.80%) Data Scientist
11 5 (4.00%) Senior UX Designer
11 5 (4.00%) Project Manager
11 5 (4.00%) Test Analyst
11 5 (4.00%) Product Analyst
11 5 (4.00%) Senior Designer
11 5 (4.00%) iOS Developer
12 4 (3.20%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (21.60%) HTML
2 21 (16.80%) CSS
3 12 (9.60%) XML
3 12 (9.60%) Flash
4 7 (5.60%) SOAP
5 6 (4.80%) .NET
5 6 (4.80%) SciPy
5 6 (4.80%) D3.js
5 6 (4.80%) Cascalog
5 6 (4.80%) Pandas
6 5 (4.00%) Natural Language Processing
6 5 (4.00%) Cocoa Touch
6 5 (4.00%) REST
6 5 (4.00%) Cocoa
6 5 (4.00%) JSON
7 4 (3.20%) WinForms
7 4 (3.20%) HTML5
8 3 (2.40%) Grails
8 3 (2.40%) jQuery
8 3 (2.40%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 30 (24.00%) User Experience
2 15 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.00%) Mobile App
3 10 (8.00%) Visualisation
3 10 (8.00%) Open Source
4 9 (7.20%) iPhone
4 9 (7.20%) Management Information System
5 8 (6.40%) Computer Science
6 5 (4.00%) Digital Media
6 5 (4.00%) iPad
7 4 (3.20%) Online Gambling
7 4 (3.20%) Mobile Payment
7 4 (3.20%) Contract for Difference
7 4 (3.20%) Spread Betting
7 4 (3.20%) IPTV
8 3 (2.40%) Equities
8 3 (2.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (2.40%) W3C
8 3 (2.40%) Linked Data
9 2 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (4.80%) Android
3 4 (3.20%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.80%) UNIX
4 1 (0.80%) Windows
4 1 (0.80%) Linux
4 1 (0.80%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (68.80%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (36.00%) Scrum
3 30 (24.00%) E-Commerce
4 27 (21.60%) Use Case
5 24 (19.20%) Project Management
6 19 (15.20%) Business Analysis
7 18 (14.40%) Analytics
8 16 (12.80%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (12.00%) Kanban
9 15 (12.00%) CRM
10 13 (10.40%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (10.40%) TDD
11 12 (9.60%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (9.60%) Product Management
12 11 (8.80%) BDD
12 11 (8.80%) Unit Testing
13 10 (8.00%) B2B
13 10 (8.00%) Data Modelling
13 10 (8.00%) Coaching
14 9 (7.20%) UML
Programming Languages
1 28 (22.40%) SQL
2 19 (15.20%) Java
3 15 (12.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (10.40%) C#
5 11 (8.80%) Python
6 9 (7.20%) Ruby
7 6 (4.80%) VBA
8 5 (4.00%) C++
8 5 (4.00%) Objective-C
8 5 (4.00%) Bash Shell
8 5 (4.00%) Clojure
8 5 (4.00%) R
9 4 (3.20%) Groovy
9 4 (3.20%) Scala
10 3 (2.40%) PHP
10 3 (2.40%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.40%) VB
11 2 (1.60%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.60%) C
12 1 (0.80%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (12.80%) Degree
2 4 (3.20%) ISEB
3 2 (1.60%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.60%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.60%) IIBA
3 2 (1.60%) CBAP
4 1 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.80%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.80%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (23.20%) QA
2 3 (2.40%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.60%) SLA
3 2 (1.60%) WAI
4 1 (0.80%) Basel III
System Software
1 6 (4.80%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (4.80%) Vagrant
2 3 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.80%) Ansible
3 1 (0.80%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (8.80%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.00%) Adobe
2 5 (4.00%) Apple
3 3 (2.40%) Oracle
3 3 (2.40%) IBM
3 3 (2.40%) SEEBURGER
3 3 (2.40%) Tableau
3 3 (2.40%) TIBCO
4 2 (1.60%) KANA
4 2 (1.60%) Siebel
5 1 (0.80%) SAP
5 1 (0.80%) Cognos
5 1 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.80%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.80%) Talend
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
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