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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 195 255 220
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -35
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 66 63 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.99% 0.62% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 0.73% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 44 55 91
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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
5889 8631 8804
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 87.99% 84.63% 85.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5269 7432 7470
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 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 5 February 2016, 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.

1 113 (82.48%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (44.53%) Scrum
3 47 (34.31%) Finance
4 40 (29.20%) Banking
5 39 (28.47%) Waterfall
6 35 (25.55%) Use Case
7 34 (24.82%) Project Management
8 32 (23.36%) Degree
9 31 (22.63%) Data Analysis
10 28 (20.44%) SDLC
11 27 (19.71%) Test Scripting
12 26 (18.98%) TDD
12 26 (18.98%) Business Analysis
13 24 (17.52%) QA
13 24 (17.52%) Java
14 23 (16.79%) SQL
14 23 (16.79%) JIRA
14 23 (16.79%) User Acceptance Testing
15 21 (15.33%) Change Management
16 19 (13.87%) Stakeholder Management
17 18 (13.14%) Back Office
17 18 (13.14%) E-Commerce
17 18 (13.14%) Analytical Skills
17 18 (13.14%) BDD
18 17 (12.41%) Software Delivery
18 17 (12.41%) MS Visio
18 17 (12.41%) MS Excel
18 17 (12.41%) .NET
18 17 (12.41%) Continuous Integration
19 15 (10.95%) Ruby

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (3.65%) Confluence
2 4 (2.92%) CMS
3 2 (1.46%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.73%) Drupal
4 1 (0.73%) IIS
4 1 (0.73%) Mule
4 1 (0.73%) SAS
4 1 (0.73%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.73%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (12.41%) MS Excel
1 17 (12.41%) MS Visio
2 15 (10.95%) MS Office
3 5 (3.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.73%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.65%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.46%) SaaS
2 1 (0.73%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.65%) Internet
2 2 (1.46%) HTTP
3 1 (0.73%) DNS
3 1 (0.73%) DSL
3 1 (0.73%) Intranet
3 1 (0.73%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.92%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.19%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.46%) Big Data
3 2 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.73%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.73%) MySQL
4 1 (0.73%) Neo4j
4 1 (0.73%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.73%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.73%) Redis
4 1 (0.73%) Riak
Development Applications
1 23 (16.79%) JIRA
2 15 (10.95%) Jenkins
3 14 (10.22%) Selenium
4 12 (8.76%) Git (software)
5 11 (8.03%) Cucumber
6 10 (7.30%) WebDriver
7 9 (6.57%) WATIR
8 8 (5.84%) JMeter
9 7 (5.11%) Mercurial
10 6 (4.38%) Gradle
10 6 (4.38%) JUnit
10 6 (4.38%) TeamCity
11 5 (3.65%) Hudson
11 5 (3.65%) Visual Studio
12 4 (2.92%) Bugzilla
12 4 (2.92%) Mockito
12 4 (2.92%) Robolectric
12 4 (2.92%) Subversion
13 3 (2.19%) Jasmine
13 3 (2.19%) MSBuild
General
1 47 (34.31%) Finance
2 40 (29.20%) Banking
3 18 (13.14%) Back Office
4 15 (10.95%) Games
5 14 (10.22%) Financial Institution
6 11 (8.03%) Telecoms
7 8 (5.84%) Front Office
8 7 (5.11%) Marketing
8 7 (5.11%) Retail
9 6 (4.38%) Investment Banking
10 3 (2.19%) Publishing
11 2 (1.46%) Billing
11 2 (1.46%) Legal
12 1 (0.73%) Automotive
12 1 (0.73%) Law
Job Titles
1 66 (48.18%) Analyst
2 55 (40.15%) Business Analyst
3 23 (16.79%) Banking Analyst
3 23 (16.79%) Banking Business Analyst
3 23 (16.79%) Developer
4 17 (12.41%) Product Owner
5 14 (10.22%) QA Engineer
6 11 (8.03%) Agile Business Analyst
6 11 (8.03%) Automation Engineer
6 11 (8.03%) QA Automation Engineer
7 9 (6.57%) Senior Developer
8 8 (5.84%) Applications Developer
8 8 (5.84%) Business Systems Analyst
8 8 (5.84%) Java Engineer
8 8 (5.84%) QA Test Engineer
8 8 (5.84%) Solutions Analyst
8 8 (5.84%) Test Engineer
9 7 (5.11%) IT Analyst
9 7 (5.11%) Ruby Engineer
9 7 (5.11%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.41%) .NET
2 11 (8.03%) ASP.NET
3 10 (7.30%) HTML
4 8 (5.84%) CSS
5 7 (5.11%) REST
6 5 (3.65%) .NET Framework
6 5 (3.65%) HTML5
6 5 (3.65%) Spring
7 4 (2.92%) CSS3
7 4 (2.92%) Gherkin
7 4 (2.92%) Google Maps API
7 4 (2.92%) Hibernate
7 4 (2.92%) Web Services
7 4 (2.92%) WPF
8 3 (2.19%) Backbone.js
8 3 (2.19%) JSP
8 3 (2.19%) SOAP
8 3 (2.19%) Velocity
8 3 (2.19%) WCF
9 2 (1.46%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.14%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (10.95%) Fintech
2 15 (10.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 15 (10.95%) User Experience
3 14 (10.22%) Derivative
3 14 (10.22%) Management Information System
3 14 (10.22%) Market Risk
3 14 (10.22%) Reference Data
4 13 (9.49%) Computer Science
5 7 (5.11%) Equities
5 7 (5.11%) iPad
6 6 (4.38%) Online Gambling
7 4 (2.92%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.46%) Grid Computing
8 2 (1.46%) iDTV
8 2 (1.46%) Semantic Web
8 2 (1.46%) W3C
9 1 (0.73%) Blog
9 1 (0.73%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.73%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.76%) Android
1 12 (8.76%) Apple iOS
2 10 (7.30%) Windows
3 9 (6.57%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.73%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (82.48%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (44.53%) Scrum
3 39 (28.47%) Waterfall
4 35 (25.55%) Use Case
5 34 (24.82%) Project Management
6 31 (22.63%) Data Analysis
7 28 (20.44%) SDLC
8 27 (19.71%) Test Scripting
9 26 (18.98%) Business Analysis
9 26 (18.98%) TDD
10 23 (16.79%) User Acceptance Testing
11 21 (15.33%) Change Management
12 19 (13.87%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (13.14%) BDD
13 18 (13.14%) E-Commerce
14 17 (12.41%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (12.41%) Software Delivery
15 14 (10.22%) Data Migration
15 14 (10.22%) Test Automation
15 14 (10.22%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (17.52%) Java
2 23 (16.79%) SQL
3 15 (10.95%) Ruby
4 12 (8.76%) C#
5 8 (5.84%) C
5 8 (5.84%) JavaScript
6 6 (4.38%) Python
7 4 (2.92%) Apple Swift
7 4 (2.92%) Objective-C
7 4 (2.92%) PHP
8 3 (2.19%) F#
9 2 (1.46%) Groovy
9 2 (1.46%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.46%) Scala
9 2 (1.46%) VBA
10 1 (0.73%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (23.36%) Degree
2 9 (6.57%) ISEB
3 8 (5.84%) ISTQB
4 7 (5.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.73%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (17.52%) QA
2 14 (10.22%) MiFID
3 4 (2.92%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.73%) COREP
4 1 (0.73%) CRD IV
4 1 (0.73%) FINREP
4 1 (0.73%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (1.46%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (6.57%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.73%) Ansible
2 1 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.73%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (10.22%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.57%) HP
3 7 (5.11%) Rally
3 7 (5.11%) SAP
4 5 (3.65%) Bloomberg
4 5 (3.65%) Google
5 4 (2.92%) WorldPay
6 2 (1.46%) BT
6 2 (1.46%) Tableau
7 1 (0.73%) Adobe
7 1 (0.73%) ATG
7 1 (0.73%) hybris
7 1 (0.73%) Oracle
7 1 (0.73%) SEEBURGER
7 1 (0.73%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.73%) Zend
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Wiser Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Wiser Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Wiser Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Wiser Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Wiser Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Karhoo Inc
Salary: £Very Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Karhoo Inc
Salary: £Very Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
james joseph associates
Salary: Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Shares, bonus, bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £53000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £51886 - £61745 per annum + RRA + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £62560 - £74446 per annum + RRA + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Kuoni Travel Ltd
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £41000 - £46000 per annum + Bonus and 15% Flexible Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + 25% bonus, 5% pension, hols etc
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + generous bonus, pension, hols etc
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Energon Global
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago