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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 254 235 249
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +14
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 60 89 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.58% 0.80% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.96% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 54 78 56
Average salary £55,000 £48,750 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.82% -15.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
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
8747 9230 8879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 84.10% 82.52% 80.10%
Number of salaries quoted 7347 7706 7865
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 March 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 27 March 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 94 (81.74%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (36.52%) Scrum
3 34 (29.57%) SQL
4 29 (25.22%) Use Case
5 28 (24.35%) Project Management
6 27 (23.48%) E-Commerce
6 27 (23.48%) User Experience
7 25 (21.74%) HTML
8 22 (19.13%) Java
8 22 (19.13%) TDD
9 21 (18.26%) Finance
10 18 (15.65%) JavaScript
10 18 (15.65%) CSS
10 18 (15.65%) Business Analysis
10 18 (15.65%) QA
10 18 (15.65%) Degree
10 18 (15.65%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (14.78%) Analytics
11 17 (14.78%) XML
11 17 (14.78%) MS Excel
12 16 (13.91%) CRM
12 16 (13.91%) Microsoft
12 16 (13.91%) C#
12 16 (13.91%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (13.04%) Kanban
13 15 (13.04%) JIRA
14 14 (12.17%) BDD
14 14 (12.17%) NoSQL
15 13 (11.30%) Jenkins
15 13 (11.30%) Unit Testing

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 8 (6.96%) Apache Pig
2 4 (3.48%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.48%) Mule
3 3 (2.61%) SAS
3 3 (2.61%) FileNet
3 3 (2.61%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.74%) CMS
5 1 (0.87%) WordPress
5 1 (0.87%) nginx
5 1 (0.87%) IIS
5 1 (0.87%) Apache
Applications
1 17 (14.78%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.96%) MS Visio
2 8 (6.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.48%) Photoshop
4 3 (2.61%) MS Office
4 3 (2.61%) OmniGraffle
4 3 (2.61%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (6.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.87%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.87%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.96%) Amazon EC2
1 8 (6.96%) Amazon S3
1 8 (6.96%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (6.96%) Amazon EMR
2 6 (5.22%) SaaS
3 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.35%) HTTP
2 3 (2.61%) Internet
3 2 (1.74%) SSL
3 2 (1.74%) CTI
4 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.87%) DNS
4 1 (0.87%) DSL
4 1 (0.87%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.17%) NoSQL
2 12 (10.43%) MongoDB
3 8 (6.96%) Impala
3 8 (6.96%) Hadoop
3 8 (6.96%) Apache Hive
3 8 (6.96%) Mahout
3 8 (6.96%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.48%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.48%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.48%) Redis
4 4 (3.48%) Riak
5 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.87%) MySQL
6 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.87%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (13.04%) JIRA
2 13 (11.30%) Jenkins
3 10 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 10 (8.70%) Cucumber
4 8 (6.96%) Yeoman
5 5 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (3.48%) WebDriver
6 4 (3.48%) Selenium
6 4 (3.48%) TeamCity
6 4 (3.48%) Axure RP
7 3 (2.61%) Bugzilla
7 3 (2.61%) Hudson
8 2 (1.74%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.74%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.87%) Appium
9 1 (0.87%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.87%) JMeter
9 1 (0.87%) Subversion
9 1 (0.87%) Maven
General
1 21 (18.26%) Finance
2 12 (10.43%) Games
3 10 (8.70%) Retail
3 10 (8.70%) Marketing
4 7 (6.09%) Banking
4 7 (6.09%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.61%) Front Office
6 2 (1.74%) Publishing
7 1 (0.87%) Advertising
7 1 (0.87%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (43.48%) Analyst
2 42 (36.52%) Business Analyst
3 20 (17.39%) Developer
4 10 (8.70%) Designer
4 10 (8.70%) Agile Business Analyst
5 9 (7.83%) Senior Developer
6 8 (6.96%) UX Designer
6 8 (6.96%) Data Scientist
7 7 (6.09%) Senior Business Analyst
7 7 (6.09%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (6.09%) Product Manager
8 6 (5.22%) Product Owner
9 5 (4.35%) Lead Designer
9 5 (4.35%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.35%) Test Analyst
9 5 (4.35%) iOS Developer
10 4 (3.48%) Java Developer
11 3 (2.61%) Technical Manager
11 3 (2.61%) QA Engineer
11 3 (2.61%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (21.74%) HTML
2 18 (15.65%) CSS
3 17 (14.78%) XML
4 9 (7.83%) D3.js
5 8 (6.96%) Natural Language Processing
5 8 (6.96%) SciPy
5 8 (6.96%) Cascalog
5 8 (6.96%) Pandas
5 8 (6.96%) scikit-learn
6 7 (6.09%) jQuery
6 7 (6.09%) SOAP
6 7 (6.09%) .NET
6 7 (6.09%) Flash
7 6 (5.22%) JSON
8 5 (4.35%) Cocoa
8 5 (4.35%) REST
8 5 (4.35%) HTML5
8 5 (4.35%) Cocoa Touch
9 4 (3.48%) Play Framework
9 4 (3.48%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 27 (23.48%) User Experience
2 18 (15.65%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (11.30%) Visualisation
4 10 (8.70%) Open Source
4 10 (8.70%) Mobile App
5 7 (6.09%) iPhone
5 7 (6.09%) Digital Media
5 7 (6.09%) Computer Science
6 5 (4.35%) Management Information System
6 5 (4.35%) iPad
7 4 (3.48%) W3C
7 4 (3.48%) Contract for Difference
7 4 (3.48%) Spread Betting
7 4 (3.48%) Social Network
8 3 (2.61%) Online Gambling
8 3 (2.61%) Equities
9 2 (1.74%) IVR
9 2 (1.74%) IPTV
9 2 (1.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.74%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.70%) Apple iOS
2 6 (5.22%) Android
3 3 (2.61%) Windows
3 3 (2.61%) Windows Phone
4 2 (1.74%) UNIX
4 2 (1.74%) Linux
4 2 (1.74%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (81.74%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (36.52%) Scrum
3 29 (25.22%) Use Case
4 28 (24.35%) Project Management
5 27 (23.48%) E-Commerce
6 22 (19.13%) TDD
7 18 (15.65%) Business Analysis
8 17 (14.78%) Analytics
9 16 (13.91%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (13.91%) CRM
10 15 (13.04%) Kanban
11 14 (12.17%) BDD
12 13 (11.30%) Unit Testing
13 12 (10.43%) MVC
13 12 (10.43%) Coaching
14 11 (9.57%) User Acceptance Testing
15 10 (8.70%) Product Management
16 9 (7.83%) System Testing
16 9 (7.83%) UML
16 9 (7.83%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 34 (29.57%) SQL
2 22 (19.13%) Java
3 18 (15.65%) JavaScript
4 16 (13.91%) C#
5 12 (10.43%) Python
6 10 (8.70%) Ruby
7 9 (7.83%) R
8 8 (6.96%) Bash Shell
8 8 (6.96%) Clojure
8 8 (6.96%) VBA
9 5 (4.35%) C++
9 5 (4.35%) Groovy
9 5 (4.35%) Scala
9 5 (4.35%) Objective-C
10 4 (3.48%) PHP
11 3 (2.61%) VB
12 2 (1.74%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.74%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (15.65%) Degree
2 4 (3.48%) ISEB
3 2 (1.74%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.87%) IIBA
4 1 (0.87%) CBAP
4 1 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.87%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.87%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (15.65%) QA
2 4 (3.48%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.74%) SLA
4 1 (0.87%) WAI
4 1 (0.87%) Basel III
System Software
1 8 (6.96%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (6.96%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.87%) Ansible
2 1 (0.87%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (13.91%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.35%) Apple
3 4 (3.48%) TIBCO
3 4 (3.48%) Oracle
3 4 (3.48%) Google
3 4 (3.48%) SEEBURGER
4 3 (2.61%) Tableau
4 3 (2.61%) Adobe
4 3 (2.61%) IBM
5 2 (1.74%) KANA
6 1 (0.87%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.87%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.87%) Cognos
6 1 (0.87%) Facebook
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £54000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £37000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Recommend Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum healthcare, pension, flexible benefi
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Elsevier
Salary: Competitve
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
BCSG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
BCSG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Ortolan Group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 19 days ago