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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 243 224 245
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +21
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 66 95 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.64% 0.90% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 1.09% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 59 85 55
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £76,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
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
8644 8739 8711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 83.17% 82.90% 80.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7304 7345 7795
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 2 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 2 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 91 (77.12%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (36.44%) Scrum
3 34 (28.81%) Use Case
4 33 (27.97%) SQL
5 29 (24.58%) User Experience
6 27 (22.88%) Project Management
7 23 (19.49%) E-Commerce
8 22 (18.64%) HTML
8 22 (18.64%) QA
9 21 (17.80%) Business Analysis
9 21 (17.80%) Finance
10 20 (16.95%) Java
11 17 (14.41%) CSS
11 17 (14.41%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (14.41%) Analytics
12 16 (13.56%) NoSQL
12 16 (13.56%) Kanban
12 16 (13.56%) Degree
12 16 (13.56%) JIRA
13 15 (12.71%) TDD
13 15 (12.71%) Unit Testing
13 15 (12.71%) Python
14 14 (11.86%) Games
14 14 (11.86%) XML
14 14 (11.86%) BDD
15 13 (11.02%) MongoDB
15 13 (11.02%) Jenkins
15 13 (11.02%) Coaching
15 13 (11.02%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 2 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 9 (7.63%) Apache Pig
2 4 (3.39%) Mule
3 3 (2.54%) SAS
3 3 (2.54%) FileNet
3 3 (2.54%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.69%) CMS
5 1 (0.85%) IIS
5 1 (0.85%) Apache
5 1 (0.85%) WordPress
5 1 (0.85%) nginx
5 1 (0.85%) uiautomator
Applications
1 13 (11.02%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.63%) MS Visio
2 9 (7.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (4.24%) OmniGraffle
3 5 (4.24%) Fireworks
4 3 (2.54%) MS Office
5 2 (1.69%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (2.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.63%) Amazon EC2
1 9 (7.63%) Amazon S3
1 9 (7.63%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (7.63%) Amazon EMR
2 6 (5.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.24%) HTTP
2 2 (1.69%) SSL
2 2 (1.69%) CTI
2 2 (1.69%) Internet
3 1 (0.85%) DSL
3 1 (0.85%) MVNO
3 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.56%) NoSQL
2 13 (11.02%) MongoDB
3 9 (7.63%) Impala
3 9 (7.63%) Hadoop
3 9 (7.63%) Apache Hive
3 9 (7.63%) Mahout
3 9 (7.63%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.39%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.39%) Redis
5 4 (3.39%) Riak
6 3 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.69%) MySQL
7 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (13.56%) JIRA
2 13 (11.02%) Jenkins
3 11 (9.32%) Git (software)
3 11 (9.32%) Cucumber
4 9 (7.63%) Yeoman
5 7 (5.93%) WebDriver
5 7 (5.93%) Selenium
6 4 (3.39%) TeamCity
6 4 (3.39%) Axure RP
7 3 (2.54%) Bugzilla
7 3 (2.54%) Hudson
8 2 (1.69%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.69%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.69%) FogBugz
8 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.85%) Appium
9 1 (0.85%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.85%) JMeter
9 1 (0.85%) Subversion
General
1 21 (17.80%) Finance
2 14 (11.86%) Games
3 10 (8.47%) Retail
4 9 (7.63%) Telecoms
5 8 (6.78%) Marketing
6 7 (5.93%) Banking
7 4 (3.39%) Publishing
8 3 (2.54%) Front Office
9 2 (1.69%) Legal
10 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (48.31%) Analyst
2 47 (39.83%) Business Analyst
3 15 (12.71%) Developer
4 13 (11.02%) Agile Business Analyst
5 12 (10.17%) Designer
6 10 (8.47%) UX Designer
7 9 (7.63%) Data Scientist
8 8 (6.78%) Senior Developer
9 7 (5.93%) Product Owner
10 6 (5.08%) Test Analyst
10 6 (5.08%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (5.08%) Senior Business Analyst
11 5 (4.24%) Product Manager
11 5 (4.24%) Lead Designer
11 5 (4.24%) Senior UX Designer
11 5 (4.24%) iOS Developer
11 5 (4.24%) Senior Designer
12 4 (3.39%) Product Analyst
12 4 (3.39%) Architect
12 4 (3.39%) Business Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (18.64%) HTML
2 17 (14.41%) CSS
3 14 (11.86%) XML
4 9 (7.63%) Flash
4 9 (7.63%) SciPy
4 9 (7.63%) D3.js
4 9 (7.63%) Natural Language Processing
4 9 (7.63%) Cascalog
4 9 (7.63%) Pandas
5 7 (5.93%) SOAP
6 5 (4.24%) Cocoa
6 5 (4.24%) JSON
6 5 (4.24%) Cocoa Touch
6 5 (4.24%) REST
7 4 (3.39%) Play Framework
7 4 (3.39%) Gherkin
7 4 (3.39%) HTML5
7 4 (3.39%) Grails
7 4 (3.39%) XML Messaging
7 4 (3.39%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 29 (24.58%) User Experience
2 17 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (11.02%) Visualisation
4 12 (10.17%) Open Source
5 9 (7.63%) Mobile App
5 9 (7.63%) iPhone
6 7 (5.93%) Management Information System
7 6 (5.08%) Computer Science
8 5 (4.24%) Digital Media
8 5 (4.24%) iPad
9 4 (3.39%) Contract for Difference
9 4 (3.39%) Spread Betting
9 4 (3.39%) Online Gambling
9 4 (3.39%) IPTV
10 3 (2.54%) Equities
10 3 (2.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (2.54%) W3C
11 2 (1.69%) IVR
11 2 (1.69%) Web 2.0
11 2 (1.69%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.47%) Apple iOS
2 6 (5.08%) Android
3 4 (3.39%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.85%) UNIX
4 1 (0.85%) Windows
4 1 (0.85%) Linux
4 1 (0.85%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (77.12%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (36.44%) Scrum
3 34 (28.81%) Use Case
4 27 (22.88%) Project Management
5 23 (19.49%) E-Commerce
6 21 (17.80%) Business Analysis
7 17 (14.41%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (14.41%) Analytics
8 16 (13.56%) Kanban
9 15 (12.71%) Unit Testing
9 15 (12.71%) TDD
10 14 (11.86%) BDD
11 13 (11.02%) Coaching
11 13 (11.02%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (10.17%) CRM
13 11 (9.32%) UML
14 10 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (8.47%) B2B
14 10 (8.47%) MVC
14 10 (8.47%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (27.97%) SQL
2 20 (16.95%) Java
3 15 (12.71%) Python
4 12 (10.17%) JavaScript
4 12 (10.17%) C#
5 11 (9.32%) Ruby
6 9 (7.63%) Bash Shell
6 9 (7.63%) Clojure
6 9 (7.63%) R
6 9 (7.63%) VBA
7 5 (4.24%) Objective-C
7 5 (4.24%) Groovy
7 5 (4.24%) Scala
7 5 (4.24%) C++
8 3 (2.54%) VB
8 3 (2.54%) PHP
9 2 (1.69%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.69%) C
10 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (13.56%) Degree
2 4 (3.39%) ISEB
3 2 (1.69%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.69%) VCP4
3 2 (1.69%) IIBA
3 2 (1.69%) CBAP
4 1 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (18.64%) QA
2 3 (2.54%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.69%) SLA
3 2 (1.69%) WAI
4 1 (0.85%) Basel III
System Software
1 9 (7.63%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 9 (7.63%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.85%) Ansible
2 1 (0.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (9.32%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.24%) Adobe
2 5 (4.24%) Apple
3 4 (3.39%) TIBCO
3 4 (3.39%) Oracle
3 4 (3.39%) SEEBURGER
3 4 (3.39%) Tableau
4 3 (2.54%) IBM
5 2 (1.69%) KANA
6 1 (0.85%) Google
6 1 (0.85%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.85%) Cognos
6 1 (0.85%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.85%) Facebook
6 1 (0.85%) Talend
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Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
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