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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 216 242 271
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +29
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 90 96 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.86% 0.77% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.93% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 73 76 46
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,200 £76,250 £70,000
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
8954 10367 9930
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 85.13% 83.55% 82.90%
Number of salaries quoted 7647 8559 8684
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

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 July 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 29 July 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.

1 111 (80.43%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (40.58%) Scrum
3 38 (27.54%) QA
4 36 (26.09%) Project Management
5 32 (23.19%) SQL
6 31 (22.46%) Analytical Skills
7 28 (20.29%) Business Analysis
8 27 (19.57%) Use Case
8 27 (19.57%) Finance
9 26 (18.84%) E-Commerce
9 26 (18.84%) BDD
10 25 (18.12%) Selenium
11 24 (17.39%) HTML
12 23 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (16.67%) JIRA
12 23 (16.67%) User Experience
13 22 (15.94%) TDD
14 19 (13.77%) Kanban
14 19 (13.77%) CSS
15 18 (13.04%) JavaScript
15 18 (13.04%) Test Automation
15 18 (13.04%) Degree
15 18 (13.04%) Cucumber
16 17 (12.32%) Test Strategy
16 17 (12.32%) Microsoft
17 16 (11.59%) Java
17 16 (11.59%) Marketing
17 16 (11.59%) Analytics
17 16 (11.59%) Mobile App
17 16 (11.59%) Open Source

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (3.62%) SharePoint
1 5 (3.62%) Apache Pig
2 2 (1.45%) Apache
2 2 (1.45%) Confluence
2 2 (1.45%) SAS
3 1 (0.72%) CMS
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.72%) Drupal
3 1 (0.72%) Mule
3 1 (0.72%) Zimbra
3 1 (0.72%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.72%) Node.js
3 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (7.97%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.90%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.17%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.45%) MS Office
4 2 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.72%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 9 (6.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.45%) Magento
3 1 (0.72%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.62%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (3.62%) Amazon S3
2 5 (3.62%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.72%) SaaS
4 1 (0.72%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.62%) Internet
2 2 (1.45%) HTTP
3 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.72%) DNS
3 1 (0.72%) Intranet
3 1 (0.72%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.25%) MongoDB
2 8 (5.80%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (5.07%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.62%) Hadoop
4 5 (3.62%) Apache Hive
4 5 (3.62%) Mahout
4 5 (3.62%) MySQL
4 5 (3.62%) Impala
5 4 (2.90%) Big Data
6 3 (2.17%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.45%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.72%) Redis
8 1 (0.72%) Riak
8 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 25 (18.12%) Selenium
2 23 (16.67%) JIRA
3 18 (13.04%) Cucumber
4 14 (10.14%) Jenkins
5 13 (9.42%) Git (software)
6 11 (7.97%) WebDriver
7 9 (6.52%) TeamCity
7 9 (6.52%) JUnit
7 9 (6.52%) NUnit
8 8 (5.80%) WATIR
8 8 (5.80%) FitNesse
9 6 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (4.35%) Hudson
10 5 (3.62%) Yeoman
10 5 (3.62%) Subversion
10 5 (3.62%) Bugzilla
11 4 (2.90%) SoapUI
12 3 (2.17%) RSpec
12 3 (2.17%) Maven
13 2 (1.45%) JMeter
General
1 27 (19.57%) Finance
2 16 (11.59%) Marketing
3 9 (6.52%) Games
4 8 (5.80%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.35%) Retail
6 5 (3.62%) Back Office
6 5 (3.62%) Financial Institution
6 5 (3.62%) Banking
7 4 (2.90%) Billing
8 3 (2.17%) Advertising
9 2 (1.45%) Front Office
9 2 (1.45%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 60 (43.48%) Analyst
2 46 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 24 (17.39%) Developer
4 12 (8.70%) Senior Developer
5 10 (7.25%) Test Analyst
6 8 (5.80%) Tester
6 8 (5.80%) Product Manager
6 8 (5.80%) QA Analyst
7 7 (5.07%) QA Engineer
7 7 (5.07%) Agile Business Analyst
8 6 (4.35%) Test Engineer
9 5 (3.62%) Systems Analyst
9 5 (3.62%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.62%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 5 (3.62%) Microsoft Developer
9 5 (3.62%) Solutions Analyst
9 5 (3.62%) CRM Developer
9 5 (3.62%) Test Automation Analyst
9 5 (3.62%) Automation Analyst
9 5 (3.62%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (17.39%) HTML
2 19 (13.77%) CSS
3 15 (10.87%) .NET
4 14 (10.14%) SOAP
4 14 (10.14%) REST
5 12 (8.70%) HTML5
6 10 (7.25%) ASP.NET
6 10 (7.25%) XML
6 10 (7.25%) CSS3
7 9 (6.52%) Web Services
7 9 (6.52%) jQuery
8 8 (5.80%) Gherkin
9 6 (4.35%) D3.js
9 6 (4.35%) Apache CXF
10 5 (3.62%) SciPy
10 5 (3.62%) .NET Framework
10 5 (3.62%) Natural Language Processing
10 5 (3.62%) Cascalog
10 5 (3.62%) Pandas
10 5 (3.62%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 31 (22.46%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (16.67%) User Experience
3 16 (11.59%) Mobile App
4 6 (4.35%) Visualisation
4 6 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (3.62%) Reference Data
6 4 (2.90%) Derivative
6 4 (2.90%) Market Risk
7 3 (2.17%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.45%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.45%) Social Network
9 1 (0.72%) Statistics
9 1 (0.72%) W3C
9 1 (0.72%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.72%) Social Media
9 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.97%) Apple iOS
2 10 (7.25%) Windows
3 6 (4.35%) Android
4 4 (2.90%) Linux
5 2 (1.45%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.72%) UNIX
6 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (80.43%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (40.58%) Scrum
3 36 (26.09%) Project Management
4 28 (20.29%) Business Analysis
5 27 (19.57%) Use Case
6 26 (18.84%) E-Commerce
6 26 (18.84%) BDD
7 23 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (15.94%) TDD
9 19 (13.77%) Kanban
10 18 (13.04%) Test Automation
11 17 (12.32%) Test Strategy
12 16 (11.59%) Open Source
12 16 (11.59%) Analytics
12 16 (11.59%) SDLC
13 14 (10.14%) Waterfall
14 13 (9.42%) Performance Testing
15 12 (8.70%) Test Scripting
15 12 (8.70%) CRM
15 12 (8.70%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 32 (23.19%) SQL
2 18 (13.04%) JavaScript
3 16 (11.59%) Java
4 13 (9.42%) C#
4 13 (9.42%) Ruby
5 6 (4.35%) Python
5 6 (4.35%) Bash Shell
5 6 (4.35%) R
6 5 (3.62%) Clojure
6 5 (3.62%) VBA
7 4 (2.90%) PHP
8 3 (2.17%) Groovy
9 2 (1.45%) Scala
10 1 (0.72%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.72%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.72%) C
10 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (13.04%) Degree
2 9 (6.52%) SC Cleared
2 9 (6.52%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.35%) ISEB
4 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.45%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (1.45%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (27.54%) QA
2 9 (6.52%) MiFID
3 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (3.62%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (3.62%) Vagrant
2 4 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.90%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.72%) Puppet
3 1 (0.72%) Ansible
Vendors
1 17 (12.32%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.35%) Apple
3 5 (3.62%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (3.62%) WorldPay
4 4 (2.90%) HP
4 4 (2.90%) Google
5 3 (2.17%) Oracle
6 2 (1.45%) Tableau
7 1 (0.72%) Demandware
7 1 (0.72%) Facebook
7 1 (0.72%) Talend
7 1 (0.72%) SEEBURGER
7 1 (0.72%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.72%) hybris
7 1 (0.72%) Cognos
7 1 (0.72%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.72%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.72%) VMware
7 1 (0.72%) Northgate
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