The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 241 265 283
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +18
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 90 60 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.73% 0.50% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.62% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 71 53 45
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,000 £79,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -1.16%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
10058 9643 10181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.47% 80.82% 78.79%
Number of salaries quoted 8283 8438 9274
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
User Stories
London

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 85 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (31.79%) Scrum
2 62 (31.79%) QA
3 59 (30.26%) Degree
4 54 (27.69%) Finance
5 53 (27.18%) E-Commerce
5 53 (27.18%) Business Analysis
6 51 (26.15%) SQL
7 44 (22.56%) CSS
7 44 (22.56%) Test Scripting
8 41 (21.03%) .NET
9 40 (20.51%) Selenium
10 39 (20.00%) Test Strategy
11 37 (18.97%) QuickTest Pro
12 36 (18.46%) HTML
13 35 (17.95%) JavaScript
14 32 (16.41%) Test Automation
14 32 (16.41%) Marketing
15 31 (15.90%) Use Case
15 31 (15.90%) Unit Testing
16 30 (15.38%) SQL Server
17 29 (14.87%) TDD
17 29 (14.87%) Cucumber
18 28 (14.36%) BDD
18 28 (14.36%) Automated Testing
18 28 (14.36%) Regression Testing
19 27 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
20 26 (13.33%) Performance Testing
20 26 (13.33%) C#
21 25 (12.82%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 17 (8.72%) CMS
2 14 (7.18%) Apache
3 13 (6.67%) Drupal
4 11 (5.64%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.05%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.05%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.54%) SAS
6 3 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.03%) Confluence
7 2 (1.03%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.51%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.03%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.51%) MS Project
3 1 (0.51%) MS Office
3 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.51%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Magento
1 1 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.51%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.51%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.51%) Amazon EMR
1 1 (0.51%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.54%) FTP
1 3 (1.54%) Internet
2 1 (0.51%) HTTP
2 1 (0.51%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 22 (11.28%) Relational Database
3 18 (9.23%) NoSQL
4 17 (8.72%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (8.72%) MySQL
5 13 (6.67%) Data Mart
6 8 (4.10%) ProClarity
7 4 (2.05%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.54%) Big Data
9 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.51%) Essbase
9 1 (0.51%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.51%) Impala
9 1 (0.51%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.51%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 40 (20.51%) Selenium
2 37 (18.97%) QuickTest Pro
3 29 (14.87%) Cucumber
4 24 (12.31%) JIRA
5 20 (10.26%) Jenkins
6 18 (9.23%) Bugzilla
6 18 (9.23%) Git (software)
7 17 (8.72%) NUnit
8 16 (8.21%) TestComplete
9 14 (7.18%) Team Foundation Server
9 14 (7.18%) Subversion
10 13 (6.67%) Hudson
10 13 (6.67%) Behat
10 13 (6.67%) Gradle
10 13 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 13 (6.67%) Ant
10 13 (6.67%) ERwin
11 12 (6.15%) SoapUI
12 11 (5.64%) SpecFlow
12 11 (5.64%) Maven
General
1 54 (27.69%) Finance
2 32 (16.41%) Marketing
3 19 (9.74%) Retail
4 11 (5.64%) Banking
5 9 (4.62%) Publishing
6 8 (4.10%) Financial Institution
6 8 (4.10%) Investment Banking
7 7 (3.59%) Back Office
8 5 (2.56%) Games
9 3 (1.54%) Advertising
10 2 (1.03%) Front Office
11 1 (0.51%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 80 (41.03%) Analyst
2 58 (29.74%) Business Analyst
3 33 (16.92%) Developer
4 16 (8.21%) Product Manager
4 16 (8.21%) QA Analyst
5 14 (7.18%) Designer
6 13 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
6 13 (6.67%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 13 (6.67%) QA Engineer
6 13 (6.67%) User Experience Designer
7 12 (6.15%) Lead Developer
7 12 (6.15%) Drupal Developer
8 11 (5.64%) QA Automation Engineer
9 10 (5.13%) Web Analyst
9 10 (5.13%) Web Business Analyst
10 8 (4.10%) .NET Developer
10 8 (4.10%) C# Developer
10 8 (4.10%) C# .NET Developer
11 7 (3.59%) Test Engineer
12 6 (3.08%) Product Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (22.56%) CSS
2 41 (21.03%) .NET
3 36 (18.46%) HTML
4 25 (12.82%) SOAP
5 21 (10.77%) Gherkin
6 17 (8.72%) XML
7 14 (7.18%) JSON
8 13 (6.67%) RESTful
9 12 (6.15%) jQuery
10 11 (5.64%) REST
10 11 (5.64%) ASP.NET
11 10 (5.13%) .NET Framework
12 9 (4.62%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (4.10%) MDX
14 6 (3.08%) Ajax
15 4 (2.05%) Semantic HTML
15 4 (2.05%) Sass
15 4 (2.05%) LESS
15 4 (2.05%) Middleware
16 3 (1.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.79%) Open Source
2 20 (10.26%) Computer Science
3 15 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 13 (6.67%) Video on Demand
5 9 (4.62%) N-Tier
6 8 (4.10%) Mathematics
7 7 (3.59%) Linked Data
7 7 (3.59%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.54%) Market Risk
8 3 (1.54%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.54%) Equities
8 3 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.03%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.03%) Mobile Games
9 2 (1.03%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.03%) Reference Data
9 2 (1.03%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.51%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.51%) FMCG
10 1 (0.51%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.67%) Linux
1 13 (6.67%) Debian
2 9 (4.62%) Apple iOS
3 6 (3.08%) Android
4 4 (2.05%) UNIX
5 1 (0.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (31.79%) Scrum
3 53 (27.18%) E-Commerce
3 53 (27.18%) Business Analysis
4 44 (22.56%) Test Scripting
5 39 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 32 (16.41%) Test Automation
7 31 (15.90%) Use Case
7 31 (15.90%) Unit Testing
8 29 (14.87%) TDD
9 28 (14.36%) BDD
9 28 (14.36%) Automated Testing
9 28 (14.36%) Regression Testing
10 27 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
11 26 (13.33%) Performance Testing
12 24 (12.31%) Kanban
13 21 (10.77%) SOA
13 21 (10.77%) UML
14 19 (9.74%) User Acceptance Testing
14 19 (9.74%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (26.15%) SQL
2 35 (17.95%) JavaScript
3 26 (13.33%) C#
4 25 (12.82%) T-SQL
5 16 (8.21%) VBScript
5 16 (8.21%) VB
6 14 (7.18%) Java
7 9 (4.62%) Ruby
8 7 (3.59%) PHP
9 5 (2.56%) Python
10 3 (1.54%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.51%) C
11 1 (0.51%) VBA
11 1 (0.51%) PowerHouse
11 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 59 (30.26%) Degree
2 19 (9.74%) ISEB
3 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.51%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.51%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (31.79%) QA
2 2 (1.03%) FATCA
2 2 (1.03%) EMIR
2 2 (1.03%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (1.03%) MiFID
System Software
1 13 (6.67%) Varnish
2 1 (0.51%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 16 (8.21%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.51%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 25 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.74%) HP
3 13 (6.67%) Cognos
4 6 (3.08%) Oracle
5 4 (2.05%) Apple
6 3 (1.54%) IBM
6 3 (1.54%) Adobe
6 3 (1.54%) Talend
6 3 (1.54%) hybris
6 3 (1.54%) Tableau
7 1 (0.51%) Omniture
7 1 (0.51%) JBoss
7 1 (0.51%) SAP
7 1 (0.51%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.51%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.51%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.51%) Facebook
7 1 (0.51%) SmartFocus
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