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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 249 247 289
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +42
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 53 96 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.53% 0.76% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.92% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 47 80 34
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £70,000 £65,000
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
8585 10464 9545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 85.53% 82.83% 81.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7277 8749 8219
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,100 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 95 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (38.26%) Scrum
3 30 (26.09%) HTML
4 29 (25.22%) Project Management
5 28 (24.35%) SQL
6 25 (21.74%) E-Commerce
7 23 (20.00%) CSS
8 22 (19.13%) TDD
8 22 (19.13%) Use Case
8 22 (19.13%) User Experience
9 21 (18.26%) Java
10 20 (17.39%) JavaScript
11 18 (15.65%) MS Excel
11 18 (15.65%) Finance
11 18 (15.65%) Business Analysis
11 18 (15.65%) Kanban
12 17 (14.78%) QA
12 17 (14.78%) Microsoft
13 16 (13.91%) XML
14 15 (13.04%) Degree
14 15 (13.04%) JIRA
14 15 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (13.04%) BDD
14 15 (13.04%) Mobile App
15 14 (12.17%) Analytics
15 14 (12.17%) Apple iOS
15 14 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (12.17%) C#
16 13 (11.30%) CRM
17 11 (9.57%) Apple

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (4.35%) Apache Pig
2 4 (3.48%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.48%) Mule
3 3 (2.61%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.61%) FileNet
4 2 (1.74%) Apache
4 2 (1.74%) SAS
4 2 (1.74%) CMS
5 1 (0.87%) nginx
5 1 (0.87%) WordPress
5 1 (0.87%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (15.65%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.83%) MS PowerPoint
2 9 (7.83%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.48%) Photoshop
4 3 (2.61%) MS Office
5 2 (1.74%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (1.74%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (6.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.87%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.22%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (4.35%) Amazon S3
2 5 (4.35%) Amazon EMR
3 4 (3.48%) SaaS
4 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.87%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.22%) HTTP
2 3 (2.61%) Internet
3 2 (1.74%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.74%) DNS
3 2 (1.74%) SSL
3 2 (1.74%) CTI
3 2 (1.74%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.70%) NoSQL
2 9 (7.83%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.35%) Hadoop
3 5 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (4.35%) Mahout
3 5 (4.35%) Apache Hive
3 5 (4.35%) Impala
4 4 (3.48%) Redis
4 4 (3.48%) Riak
4 4 (3.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.61%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.74%) MySQL
6 2 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.87%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (13.04%) JIRA
2 11 (9.57%) Cucumber
2 11 (9.57%) Jenkins
3 7 (6.09%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.35%) Selenium
4 5 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (4.35%) TeamCity
4 5 (4.35%) Yeoman
5 4 (3.48%) Axure RP
5 4 (3.48%) Hudson
5 4 (3.48%) Bugzilla
5 4 (3.48%) WebDriver
6 3 (2.61%) Maven
7 2 (1.74%) Behat
7 2 (1.74%) Gradle
7 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (1.74%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.74%) RSpec
8 1 (0.87%) WATIR
8 1 (0.87%) jMock
General
1 18 (15.65%) Finance
2 9 (7.83%) Games
3 8 (6.96%) Marketing
4 7 (6.09%) Retail
5 4 (3.48%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.48%) Banking
6 2 (1.74%) Advertising
7 1 (0.87%) Front Office
7 1 (0.87%) Publishing
7 1 (0.87%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 50 (43.48%) Analyst
2 45 (39.13%) Business Analyst
3 25 (21.74%) Developer
4 15 (13.04%) Senior Developer
5 14 (12.17%) Agile Business Analyst
6 10 (8.70%) iOS Developer
7 9 (7.83%) Designer
8 8 (6.96%) Senior iOS Developer
8 8 (6.96%) Product Manager
9 7 (6.09%) UX Designer
9 7 (6.09%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (6.09%) Senior Business Analyst
10 5 (4.35%) Lead Designer
10 5 (4.35%) Test Analyst
10 5 (4.35%) Data Scientist
11 4 (3.48%) Automation Analyst
11 4 (3.48%) Test Automation Analyst
11 4 (3.48%) Project Manager
11 4 (3.48%) Java Developer
11 4 (3.48%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (26.09%) HTML
2 23 (20.00%) CSS
3 16 (13.91%) XML
4 10 (8.70%) HTML5
5 8 (6.96%) CSS3
6 7 (6.09%) jQuery
6 7 (6.09%) JSON
6 7 (6.09%) .NET
7 6 (5.22%) D3.js
7 6 (5.22%) SOAP
7 6 (5.22%) Flash
8 5 (4.35%) Spring
8 5 (4.35%) Cocoa
8 5 (4.35%) REST
8 5 (4.35%) Cocoa Touch
8 5 (4.35%) Gherkin
8 5 (4.35%) Natural Language Processing
8 5 (4.35%) SciPy
8 5 (4.35%) Cascalog
8 5 (4.35%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.13%) User Experience
2 15 (13.04%) Mobile App
3 14 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (8.70%) Visualisation
5 7 (6.09%) Open Source
6 6 (5.22%) Digital Media
6 6 (5.22%) iPhone
6 6 (5.22%) Computer Science
7 5 (4.35%) iPad
8 4 (3.48%) W3C
8 4 (3.48%) Contract for Difference
8 4 (3.48%) Spread Betting
9 3 (2.61%) Equities
9 3 (2.61%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.74%) SWIFT
10 2 (1.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (1.74%) IVR
10 2 (1.74%) Reference Data
10 2 (1.74%) Social Network
11 1 (0.87%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.17%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.48%) Android
3 3 (2.61%) Windows
4 2 (1.74%) Windows Phone
4 2 (1.74%) Linux
5 1 (0.87%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.87%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (38.26%) Scrum
3 29 (25.22%) Project Management
4 25 (21.74%) E-Commerce
5 22 (19.13%) TDD
5 22 (19.13%) Use Case
6 18 (15.65%) Business Analysis
6 18 (15.65%) Kanban
7 15 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (13.04%) BDD
8 14 (12.17%) Analytics
9 13 (11.30%) CRM
10 11 (9.57%) PRINCE2
10 11 (9.57%) MVC
10 11 (9.57%) iOS Development
11 10 (8.70%) Unit Testing
11 10 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (7.83%) System Testing
12 9 (7.83%) B2B
12 9 (7.83%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 28 (24.35%) SQL
2 21 (18.26%) Java
3 20 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 14 (12.17%) C#
5 10 (8.70%) Ruby
6 8 (6.96%) Python
7 6 (5.22%) R
7 6 (5.22%) Objective-C
7 6 (5.22%) Groovy
7 6 (5.22%) Scala
8 5 (4.35%) Bash Shell
8 5 (4.35%) VBA
8 5 (4.35%) C++
8 5 (4.35%) Clojure
9 4 (3.48%) PHP
10 3 (2.61%) VB
11 2 (1.74%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.74%) C
12 1 (0.87%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 15 (13.04%) Degree
2 3 (2.61%) ISEB
3 2 (1.74%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.87%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.87%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.78%) QA
2 4 (3.48%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.48%) MiFID
3 2 (1.74%) SLA
4 1 (0.87%) Basel III
System Software
1 5 (4.35%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (4.35%) Vagrant
2 2 (1.74%) Puppet
2 2 (1.74%) Ansible
2 2 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (14.78%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.57%) Apple
3 4 (3.48%) WorldPay
3 4 (3.48%) Oracle
3 4 (3.48%) TIBCO
3 4 (3.48%) Google
3 4 (3.48%) SEEBURGER
4 3 (2.61%) IBM
5 2 (1.74%) Tableau
5 2 (1.74%) Adobe
5 2 (1.74%) KANA
6 1 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.87%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.87%) Cognos
6 1 (0.87%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.87%) Facebook
6 1 (0.87%) Talend
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Momentum
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Posted: 19 hours ago
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Momentum
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Full benefits package
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + plus package
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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