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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 197 254 244
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -10
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 108 79 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.11% 0.66% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 0.80% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 88 62 80
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
8225 9878 9780
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 84.86% 83.08% 82.69%
Number of salaries quoted 7055 8202 8619
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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.

1 126 (79.75%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (43.04%) Scrum
3 51 (32.28%) Finance
4 44 (27.85%) Project Management
5 43 (27.22%) QA
6 35 (22.15%) Business Analysis
7 33 (20.89%) SQL
7 33 (20.89%) Analytical Skills
8 30 (18.99%) BDD
8 30 (18.99%) Selenium
8 30 (18.99%) Use Case
9 27 (17.09%) User Experience
10 25 (15.82%) Banking
10 25 (15.82%) .NET
10 25 (15.82%) E-Commerce
11 24 (15.19%) TDD
11 24 (15.19%) JIRA
11 24 (15.19%) Test Automation
11 24 (15.19%) Waterfall
11 24 (15.19%) SDLC
12 22 (13.92%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (13.92%) Microsoft
13 21 (13.29%) HTML
14 20 (12.66%) Back Office
14 20 (12.66%) MiFID
15 19 (12.03%) Degree
15 19 (12.03%) Stakeholder Management
15 19 (12.03%) Mobile App
16 18 (11.39%) Test Strategy
16 18 (11.39%) REST

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 7 (4.43%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.27%) SAS
2 2 (1.27%) Apache
2 2 (1.27%) Confluence
3 1 (0.63%) Node.js
3 1 (0.63%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.63%) CMS
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.63%) Drupal
3 1 (0.63%) Zimbra
3 1 (0.63%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 11 (6.96%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.53%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.90%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (5.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.27%) Magento
3 1 (0.63%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.63%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.80%) Internet
2 2 (1.27%) DSL
2 2 (1.27%) HTTP
2 2 (1.27%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.27%) DNS
3 1 (0.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.80%) Big Data
2 5 (3.16%) MySQL
2 5 (3.16%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.53%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.27%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.27%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.63%) Impala
5 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.63%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.63%) Mahout
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 30 (18.99%) Selenium
2 24 (15.19%) JIRA
3 17 (10.76%) Cucumber
4 15 (9.49%) NUnit
5 13 (8.23%) JUnit
6 12 (7.59%) FitNesse
7 11 (6.96%) Git (software)
7 11 (6.96%) WebDriver
7 11 (6.96%) Jenkins
8 10 (6.33%) TeamCity
9 8 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (5.06%) WATIR
10 7 (4.43%) Subversion
10 7 (4.43%) Hudson
11 5 (3.16%) SoapUI
11 5 (3.16%) RSpec
11 5 (3.16%) Maven
11 5 (3.16%) Bugzilla
12 3 (1.90%) Visual Studio
12 3 (1.90%) MSBuild
General
1 51 (32.28%) Finance
2 25 (15.82%) Banking
3 20 (12.66%) Back Office
4 17 (10.76%) Marketing
5 16 (10.13%) Financial Institution
6 15 (9.49%) Telecoms
7 9 (5.70%) Games
8 5 (3.16%) Investment Banking
8 5 (3.16%) Front Office
8 5 (3.16%) Retail
9 4 (2.53%) Billing
10 3 (1.90%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 75 (47.47%) Analyst
2 57 (36.08%) Business Analyst
3 25 (15.82%) Developer
4 13 (8.23%) Solutions Analyst
4 13 (8.23%) Agile Business Analyst
5 12 (7.59%) Senior Developer
5 12 (7.59%) Product Manager
6 11 (6.96%) Banking Business Analyst
7 10 (6.33%) Tester
7 10 (6.33%) Test Analyst
8 9 (5.70%) QA Engineer
8 9 (5.70%) Test Engineer
9 8 (5.06%) QA Analyst
10 6 (3.80%) Performance Tester
10 6 (3.80%) Systems Analyst
11 5 (3.16%) Business Systems Analyst
11 5 (3.16%) Project Manager
11 5 (3.16%) Banking Analyst
11 5 (3.16%) Microsoft Developer
11 5 (3.16%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (15.82%) .NET
2 21 (13.29%) HTML
3 18 (11.39%) SOAP
3 18 (11.39%) REST
4 17 (10.76%) ASP.NET
4 17 (10.76%) CSS
5 13 (8.23%) Web Services
6 12 (7.59%) HTML5
7 10 (6.33%) CSS3
7 10 (6.33%) Apache CXF
8 9 (5.70%) jQuery
9 8 (5.06%) .NET Framework
9 8 (5.06%) XML
9 8 (5.06%) Gherkin
10 4 (2.53%) JSON
11 3 (1.90%) WCF
11 3 (1.90%) WPF
11 3 (1.90%) Velocity
11 3 (1.90%) JSP
12 2 (1.27%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 33 (20.89%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (17.09%) User Experience
3 19 (12.03%) Mobile App
4 16 (10.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 15 (9.49%) Derivative
5 15 (9.49%) Market Risk
5 15 (9.49%) Reference Data
6 7 (4.43%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.90%) Equities
7 3 (1.90%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.27%) Social Network
8 2 (1.27%) Semantic Web
8 2 (1.27%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.27%) Statistics
9 1 (0.63%) Blog
9 1 (0.63%) W3C
9 1 (0.63%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.63%) Social Media
9 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (11.39%) Windows
2 11 (6.96%) Apple iOS
3 6 (3.80%) Android
4 4 (2.53%) Linux
5 2 (1.27%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.63%) UNIX
6 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (79.75%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (43.04%) Scrum
3 44 (27.85%) Project Management
4 35 (22.15%) Business Analysis
5 30 (18.99%) Use Case
5 30 (18.99%) BDD
6 25 (15.82%) E-Commerce
7 24 (15.19%) TDD
7 24 (15.19%) Waterfall
7 24 (15.19%) Test Automation
7 24 (15.19%) SDLC
8 22 (13.92%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (12.03%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (11.39%) Kanban
10 18 (11.39%) Test Strategy
11 17 (10.76%) Integration Testing
11 17 (10.76%) Data Analysis
12 16 (10.13%) Open Source
13 15 (9.49%) Change Control
13 15 (9.49%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 33 (20.89%) SQL
2 17 (10.76%) C#
3 16 (10.13%) Java
3 16 (10.13%) JavaScript
4 12 (7.59%) Ruby
5 9 (5.70%) C
6 5 (3.16%) PHP
7 3 (1.90%) VBA
7 3 (1.90%) Groovy
8 2 (1.27%) F#
8 2 (1.27%) Scala
8 2 (1.27%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.27%) R
8 2 (1.27%) Python
8 2 (1.27%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.63%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.63%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.63%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 19 (12.03%) Degree
2 11 (6.96%) SC Cleared
2 11 (6.96%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.80%) ISEB
4 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.27%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (1.27%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (27.22%) QA
2 20 (12.66%) MiFID
3 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.63%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 11 (6.96%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (3.16%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.27%) Ansible
3 2 (1.27%) Puppet
4 1 (0.63%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 22 (13.92%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.96%) HP
3 6 (3.80%) Apple
4 5 (3.16%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (3.16%) WorldPay
5 4 (2.53%) Bloomberg
6 3 (1.90%) Google
7 2 (1.27%) Oracle
8 1 (0.63%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.63%) hybris
8 1 (0.63%) Tableau
8 1 (0.63%) Demandware
8 1 (0.63%) Talend
8 1 (0.63%) VMware
8 1 (0.63%) Northgate
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + banking bonus + bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + banking bonus + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: Great Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + generous bonus, pension, hols etc
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The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus (25%) Pension Health Insurance
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Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus (25%) Pension Health Insurance
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + generous bonus, pension, hols etc
Posted: 21 days ago
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Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum 10% Bonus, Pernsion + Superb benefi
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Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum 10% Bonus, Pernsion + Superb benefi
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