The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon 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 35 46 39
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 2 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 1.20% 0.40% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 0.45% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 6
Average salary £61,250 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £52,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,250 £52,500 £50,000
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 Croydon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
112 220 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 67.47% 88.35% 77.22%
Number of salaries quoted 94 173 257
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,140 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
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 Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

User Stories
Salary Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the Croydon region.

User Stories Salary Trend in Croydon

User Stories
Salary Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Croydon

User Stories
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 5 (83.33%) System Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Business Analysis
2 5 (83.33%) Waterfall
2 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 5 (83.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) NUnit
4 1 (16.67%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (16.67%) WCF
4 1 (16.67%) WPF

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Croydon 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) NUnit
1 1 (16.67%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Project Manager
1 5 (83.33%) Business Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Business Project Manager
2 4 (66.67%) Business Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Project Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) WCF
1 1 (16.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 5 (83.33%) Business Analysis
2 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 5 (83.33%) System Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Waterfall
3 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#