The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 237 280 280
Rank change year-on-year
+43 0
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 99 43 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.80% 0.36% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.44% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 83 39 46
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £70,000 £78,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,750
% change year-on-year
- -0.58%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
10096 9683 10171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.58% 80.44% 78.27%
Number of salaries quoted 8358 8404 9278
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £56,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
User Stories
London

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 10 July 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 10 July 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 84 (42.64%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (33.50%) QA
3 63 (31.98%) Degree
4 62 (31.47%) Finance
4 62 (31.47%) Scrum
5 60 (30.46%) Business Analysis
6 58 (29.44%) E-Commerce
7 53 (26.90%) SQL
8 46 (23.35%) Test Scripting
9 45 (22.84%) CSS
10 44 (22.34%) .NET
11 43 (21.83%) Selenium
12 42 (21.32%) Test Strategy
13 40 (20.30%) QuickTest Pro
14 36 (18.27%) HTML
15 34 (17.26%) JavaScript
15 34 (17.26%) Use Case
16 33 (16.75%) Unit Testing
16 33 (16.75%) Test Automation
17 32 (16.24%) SQL Server
18 31 (15.74%) Regression Testing
18 31 (15.74%) Automated Testing
19 29 (14.72%) Marketing
19 29 (14.72%) Performance Testing
19 29 (14.72%) BDD
20 28 (14.21%) Cucumber
21 27 (13.71%) Open Source
22 26 (13.20%) Continuous Integration
22 26 (13.20%) TDD
23 25 (12.69%) SOAP

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

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 19 (9.64%) CMS
2 15 (7.61%) Drupal
3 14 (7.11%) Apache
4 11 (5.58%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.03%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.52%) SAS
7 2 (1.02%) Confluence
7 2 (1.02%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (6.60%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.02%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.51%) MS Project
3 1 (0.51%) MS Office
3 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.51%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.51%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.51%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.05%) FTP
2 3 (1.52%) Internet
3 1 (0.51%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (16.24%) SQL Server
2 25 (12.69%) Relational Database
3 17 (8.63%) NoSQL
4 16 (8.12%) MySQL
5 15 (7.61%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (5.58%) Data Mart
7 6 (3.05%) ProClarity
8 4 (2.03%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.02%) Big Data
10 1 (0.51%) Essbase
10 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 43 (21.83%) Selenium
2 40 (20.30%) QuickTest Pro
3 28 (14.21%) Cucumber
4 20 (10.15%) Bugzilla
4 20 (10.15%) NUnit
4 20 (10.15%) JIRA
5 19 (9.64%) TestComplete
6 18 (9.14%) Git (software)
6 18 (9.14%) Jenkins
7 14 (7.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (7.11%) Subversion
8 13 (6.60%) Ant
8 13 (6.60%) Behat
8 13 (6.60%) Gradle
9 12 (6.09%) Hudson
9 12 (6.09%) SoapUI
10 11 (5.58%) SpecFlow
10 11 (5.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 11 (5.58%) ERwin
10 11 (5.58%) JMeter
General
1 62 (31.47%) Finance
2 29 (14.72%) Marketing
3 18 (9.14%) Retail
4 14 (7.11%) Banking
5 11 (5.58%) Investment Banking
6 9 (4.57%) Back Office
6 9 (4.57%) Financial Institution
7 7 (3.55%) Publishing
8 5 (2.54%) Games
9 3 (1.52%) Advertising
10 2 (1.02%) Front Office
11 1 (0.51%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 87 (44.16%) Analyst
2 63 (31.98%) Business Analyst
3 34 (17.26%) Developer
4 19 (9.64%) QA Analyst
5 15 (7.61%) Product Manager
6 14 (7.11%) Designer
6 14 (7.11%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
7 13 (6.60%) User Experience Designer
7 13 (6.60%) QA Engineer
8 12 (6.09%) Lead Developer
8 12 (6.09%) Drupal Developer
8 12 (6.09%) Automation Engineer
9 11 (5.58%) QA Automation Engineer
9 11 (5.58%) Web Business Analyst
9 11 (5.58%) Web Analyst
10 9 (4.57%) C# .NET Developer
10 9 (4.57%) .NET Developer
10 9 (4.57%) C# Developer
11 6 (3.05%) Test Engineer
12 5 (2.54%) Product Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (22.84%) CSS
2 44 (22.34%) .NET
3 36 (18.27%) HTML
4 25 (12.69%) SOAP
5 21 (10.66%) Gherkin
6 18 (9.14%) XML
7 14 (7.11%) JSON
8 13 (6.60%) RESTful
9 12 (6.09%) REST
9 12 (6.09%) jQuery
10 11 (5.58%) ASP.NET
11 10 (5.08%) .NET Framework
12 9 (4.57%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (3.05%) MDX
13 6 (3.05%) Ajax
14 4 (2.03%) Semantic HTML
14 4 (2.03%) Sass
14 4 (2.03%) LESS
15 3 (1.52%) Flash
15 3 (1.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.71%) Open Source
2 21 (10.66%) Computer Science
3 14 (7.11%) Mobile App
4 13 (6.60%) Video on Demand
5 10 (5.08%) N-Tier
6 9 (4.57%) Mathematics
7 6 (3.05%) Management Information System
7 6 (3.05%) Credit Risk
7 6 (3.05%) Market Risk
7 6 (3.05%) Linked Data
8 3 (1.52%) Equities
9 2 (1.02%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.02%) Mobile Games
9 2 (1.02%) Reference Data
9 2 (1.02%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.51%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.51%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.51%) Blog
10 1 (0.51%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.60%) Debian
2 12 (6.09%) Linux
3 9 (4.57%) Apple iOS
4 6 (3.05%) Android
5 5 (2.54%) UNIX
6 1 (0.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (42.64%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (31.47%) Scrum
3 60 (30.46%) Business Analysis
4 58 (29.44%) E-Commerce
5 46 (23.35%) Test Scripting
6 42 (21.32%) Test Strategy
7 34 (17.26%) Use Case
8 33 (16.75%) Unit Testing
8 33 (16.75%) Test Automation
9 31 (15.74%) Automated Testing
9 31 (15.74%) Regression Testing
10 29 (14.72%) Performance Testing
10 29 (14.72%) BDD
11 26 (13.20%) Continuous Integration
11 26 (13.20%) TDD
12 24 (12.18%) Kanban
13 22 (11.17%) SOA
14 21 (10.66%) UML
14 21 (10.66%) Content Management
14 21 (10.66%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 53 (26.90%) SQL
2 34 (17.26%) JavaScript
3 25 (12.69%) C#
4 23 (11.68%) T-SQL
5 19 (9.64%) VBScript
5 19 (9.64%) VB
6 12 (6.09%) Java
7 7 (3.55%) PHP
7 7 (3.55%) Ruby
8 6 (3.05%) Python
9 3 (1.52%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.51%) C
10 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.51%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 63 (31.98%) Degree
2 24 (12.18%) ISEB
3 1 (0.51%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.51%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (33.50%) QA
2 2 (1.02%) FATCA
2 2 (1.02%) EMIR
2 2 (1.02%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (1.02%) MiFID
System Software
1 13 (6.60%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 19 (9.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (12.18%) Microsoft
2 22 (11.17%) HP
3 11 (5.58%) Cognos
4 6 (3.05%) Oracle
5 4 (2.03%) Apple
6 3 (1.52%) IBM
6 3 (1.52%) Adobe
6 3 (1.52%) hybris
6 3 (1.52%) Tableau
6 3 (1.52%) Talend
7 2 (1.02%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.02%) ATG
8 1 (0.51%) Omniture
8 1 (0.51%) SAP
8 1 (0.51%) JBoss
8 1 (0.51%) Facebook
8 1 (0.51%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.51%) SmartFocus
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Salary: £65000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of Edinburgh
Blue Town Online
Salary: £25k - 28k per year
Posted: 10 days ago