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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 241 238 297
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +59
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 77 83 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.67% 0.71% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.87% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 60 78 39
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £60,000 £70,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
9404 9579 10185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.91% 82.14% 80.85%
Number of salaries quoted 7851 8365 9297
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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.

1 133 (72.28%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (34.24%) Scrum
3 60 (32.61%) QA
4 49 (26.63%) E-Commerce
5 48 (26.09%) Degree
6 47 (25.54%) SQL
7 44 (23.91%) Finance
8 38 (20.65%) CSS
9 37 (20.11%) HTML
9 37 (20.11%) Test Scripting
10 35 (19.02%) Business Analysis
11 34 (18.48%) Selenium
11 34 (18.48%) Analytical Skills
12 32 (17.39%) JavaScript
13 31 (16.85%) .NET
13 31 (16.85%) QuickTest Pro
13 31 (16.85%) User Experience
13 31 (16.85%) Cucumber
13 31 (16.85%) Test Strategy
14 28 (15.22%) Use Case
14 28 (15.22%) Marketing
14 28 (15.22%) Test Automation
15 27 (14.67%) BDD
15 27 (14.67%) Kanban
15 27 (14.67%) Unit Testing
15 27 (14.67%) TDD
15 27 (14.67%) T-SQL
16 26 (14.13%) Microsoft
16 26 (14.13%) Continuous Integration
17 24 (13.04%) JIRA

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 14 (7.61%) CMS
2 11 (5.98%) Apache
2 11 (5.98%) Tomcat
2 11 (5.98%) Drupal
3 4 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.17%) SAS
4 3 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.63%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.09%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.54%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.54%) Confluence
6 1 (0.54%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 16 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.09%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (1.09%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.54%) Magento
1 1 (0.54%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.09%) Amazon EMR
1 2 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.09%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.54%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.09%) Internet
2 1 (0.54%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.96%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.33%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (9.24%) NoSQL
4 15 (8.15%) Relational Database
5 14 (7.61%) MySQL
6 13 (7.07%) Data Mart
7 8 (4.35%) ProClarity
8 4 (2.17%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.09%) Impala
9 2 (1.09%) Big Data
9 2 (1.09%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.09%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.54%) Essbase
10 1 (0.54%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.54%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.54%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 34 (18.48%) Selenium
2 31 (16.85%) QuickTest Pro
2 31 (16.85%) Cucumber
3 24 (13.04%) JIRA
4 19 (10.33%) Jenkins
5 18 (9.78%) Git (software)
6 14 (7.61%) Subversion
6 14 (7.61%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (7.07%) ERwin
7 13 (7.07%) Hudson
7 13 (7.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 12 (6.52%) SoapUI
8 12 (6.52%) Bugzilla
9 11 (5.98%) JMeter
9 11 (5.98%) Ant
9 11 (5.98%) Maven
9 11 (5.98%) NUnit
9 11 (5.98%) Gradle
9 11 (5.98%) SpecFlow
9 11 (5.98%) Behat
General
1 44 (23.91%) Finance
2 28 (15.22%) Marketing
3 18 (9.78%) Retail
4 12 (6.52%) Publishing
5 7 (3.80%) Banking
6 6 (3.26%) Games
7 5 (2.72%) Advertising
8 4 (2.17%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.63%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.63%) Telecoms
10 2 (1.09%) Front Office
10 2 (1.09%) Back Office
10 2 (1.09%) Legal
11 1 (0.54%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.54%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 62 (33.70%) Analyst
2 45 (24.46%) Business Analyst
3 29 (15.76%) Developer
4 17 (9.24%) Product Manager
5 16 (8.70%) Designer
5 16 (8.70%) User Experience Designer
6 14 (7.61%) Automation Engineer
6 14 (7.61%) QA Engineer
7 12 (6.52%) QA Automation Engineer
8 11 (5.98%) Lead Developer
9 10 (5.43%) Drupal Developer
9 10 (5.43%) QA Analyst
10 8 (4.35%) Test Engineer
11 7 (3.80%) Agile Business Analyst
11 7 (3.80%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
12 6 (3.26%) Lead Product Manager
12 6 (3.26%) Lead Designer
12 6 (3.26%) Senior Developer
12 6 (3.26%) C# Developer
13 5 (2.72%) Product Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (20.65%) CSS
2 37 (20.11%) HTML
3 31 (16.85%) .NET
4 23 (12.50%) SOAP
5 21 (11.41%) Gherkin
6 11 (5.98%) RESTful
7 9 (4.89%) XML
7 9 (4.89%) ASP.NET
7 9 (4.89%) Flash
8 8 (4.35%) REST
8 8 (4.35%) MDX
9 7 (3.80%) JSON
9 7 (3.80%) jQuery
10 6 (3.26%) .NET Framework
11 5 (2.72%) Ajax
11 5 (2.72%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (2.17%) Sass
12 4 (2.17%) LESS
12 4 (2.17%) Semantic HTML
13 2 (1.09%) Cascalog
Miscellaneous
1 34 (18.48%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (16.85%) User Experience
3 22 (11.96%) Open Source
4 19 (10.33%) Computer Science
5 17 (9.24%) Mobile App
6 11 (5.98%) Management Information System
6 11 (5.98%) Video on Demand
7 10 (5.43%) Linked Data
8 5 (2.72%) N-Tier
9 4 (2.17%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.63%) Equities
10 3 (1.63%) PMI
11 2 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.09%) Mobile Banking
11 2 (1.09%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (1.09%) Visualisation
11 2 (1.09%) Mobile Games
11 2 (1.09%) iPhone
11 2 (1.09%) Smartphone
11 2 (1.09%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.52%) Linux
2 11 (5.98%) Debian
3 10 (5.43%) Apple iOS
4 8 (4.35%) Android
5 3 (1.63%) UNIX
6 2 (1.09%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (72.28%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (34.24%) Scrum
3 49 (26.63%) E-Commerce
4 37 (20.11%) Test Scripting
5 35 (19.02%) Business Analysis
6 31 (16.85%) Test Strategy
7 28 (15.22%) Use Case
7 28 (15.22%) Test Automation
8 27 (14.67%) BDD
8 27 (14.67%) Kanban
8 27 (14.67%) Unit Testing
8 27 (14.67%) TDD
9 26 (14.13%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (12.50%) Automated Testing
11 22 (11.96%) Regression Testing
12 21 (11.41%) User Acceptance Testing
13 20 (10.87%) Performance Testing
13 20 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
14 19 (10.33%) Data Modelling
15 18 (9.78%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (25.54%) SQL
2 32 (17.39%) JavaScript
3 27 (14.67%) T-SQL
4 22 (11.96%) C#
5 15 (8.15%) Java
6 10 (5.43%) Ruby
6 10 (5.43%) VBScript
6 10 (5.43%) VB
7 8 (4.35%) PHP
8 7 (3.80%) Python
9 3 (1.63%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.09%) VBA
11 1 (0.54%) PowerHouse
11 1 (0.54%) C
11 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.54%) Clojure
11 1 (0.54%) R
11 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 48 (26.09%) Degree
2 10 (5.43%) ISEB
3 3 (1.63%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (32.61%) QA
System Software
1 11 (5.98%) Varnish
2 2 (1.09%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 10 (5.43%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.09%) Vagrant
2 2 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (14.13%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.07%) HP
2 13 (7.07%) Cognos
3 6 (3.26%) Oracle
4 4 (2.17%) Talend
4 4 (2.17%) Tableau
4 4 (2.17%) Apple
5 3 (1.63%) IBM
5 3 (1.63%) Adobe
6 2 (1.09%) hybris
6 2 (1.09%) Siebel
6 2 (1.09%) SAP
7 1 (0.54%) Omniture
7 1 (0.54%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.54%) JBoss
7 1 (0.54%) SmartFocus
7 1 (0.54%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.54%) Facebook
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Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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