The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 246 274 306
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +32
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 1242 1180 1054
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.35% 1.15% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 1.32% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1046 955 884
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
User Stories
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
80600 89322 93611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 87.91% 87.15% 85.40%
Number of salaries quoted 68149 73977 76138
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £74,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing User Stories as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in England

User Stories
Salary Trend in England

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

User Stories Salary Trend in England

User Stories
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

User Stories Salary Histogram in England

User Stories
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +40 623 £55,000 - 73
South East -28 202 £47,500 - 17
East of England +87 114 £45,000 +5.88% 7
South West +61 104 £42,500 +21.42% 9
West Midlands +31 69 £45,000 +20.00% 9
East Midlands -11 50 £37,500 -2.59% 7
North West +19 44 £35,000 -15.66% 13
Yorkshire +1 39 £42,500 -5.55% 6
North East -1 3 £34,500 -8.00% 7
Midlands +6 1 £45,000 -35.71%
User Stories
UK

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT jobs citing User Stories also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 2129 (82.87%) Agile Software Development
2 896 (34.88%) Scrum
3 510 (19.85%) Finance
4 489 (19.03%) SQL
5 460 (17.91%) Business Analysis
6 451 (17.56%) QA
7 448 (17.44%) User Experience
8 421 (16.39%) TDD
9 402 (15.65%) Java
10 394 (15.34%) JIRA
11 391 (15.22%) SDLC
12 385 (14.99%) Analytical Skills
13 383 (14.91%) Degree
14 381 (14.83%) HTML
15 362 (14.09%) E-Commerce
16 346 (13.47%) JavaScript
16 346 (13.47%) Stakeholder Management
17 338 (13.16%) C#
18 337 (13.12%) BDD
19 300 (11.68%) .NET
20 296 (11.52%) Mentoring
21 288 (11.21%) CSS
22 283 (11.02%) Continuous Integration
23 280 (10.90%) Use Case
24 279 (10.86%) Waterfall
25 265 (10.32%) Software Engineering
26 259 (10.08%) Microsoft
27 257 (10.00%) Project Management
28 255 (9.93%) OO
29 252 (9.81%) Wireframes

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 130 (5.06%) Confluence
2 55 (2.14%) CMS
3 38 (1.48%) Apache Pig
4 33 (1.28%) IIS
5 32 (1.25%) Apache
6 28 (1.09%) Drupal
6 28 (1.09%) JBoss
7 25 (0.97%) WebSphere
8 22 (0.86%) SharePoint
9 21 (0.82%) Apache Spark
9 21 (0.82%) Tomcat
10 20 (0.78%) CICS
10 20 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
10 20 (0.78%) WebLogic
11 17 (0.66%) WordPress
12 13 (0.51%) Umbraco
13 9 (0.35%) OpenStack
14 8 (0.31%) Alfresco
14 8 (0.31%) Apache Solr
14 8 (0.31%) nginx
Applications
1 100 (3.89%) MS Excel
2 73 (2.84%) MS Visio
3 49 (1.91%) MS Office
4 22 (0.86%) Photoshop
5 19 (0.74%) OmniGraffle
6 16 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
7 12 (0.47%) Mingle
8 11 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
9 9 (0.35%) InVision
10 7 (0.27%) MS Project
11 3 (0.12%) HipChat
11 3 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.078%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.039%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.039%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.039%) Flinto
13 1 (0.039%) Gliffy
13 1 (0.039%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 44 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.58%) SAP CO
2 15 (0.58%) SAP FI
2 15 (0.58%) SAP FI/CO
3 14 (0.54%) Magento
4 10 (0.39%) SAP SD
4 10 (0.39%) VisionPLUS
5 7 (0.27%) Northgate Housing
5 7 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 7 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.23%) Eloqua
7 5 (0.19%) SAP MM
7 5 (0.19%) SAP PS
8 4 (0.16%) BASE24
8 4 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
8 4 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
9 3 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 3 (0.12%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 91 (3.54%) SaaS
2 67 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 30 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
5 28 (1.09%) Amazon S3
6 25 (0.97%) Amazon EMR
7 15 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (0.58%) Google Play
8 12 (0.47%) Force.com
8 12 (0.47%) PaaS
9 10 (0.39%) Google Drive
9 10 (0.39%) IaaS
10 6 (0.23%) Basecamp
10 6 (0.23%) Google Analytics
11 5 (0.19%) GitHub
12 4 (0.16%) Amazon Kinesis
12 4 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (0.16%) Lucidchart
12 4 (0.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 50 (1.95%) Internet
2 39 (1.52%) HTTP
3 18 (0.70%) HTTPS
4 15 (0.58%) LAN
4 15 (0.58%) WAN
5 13 (0.51%) Skype
6 10 (0.39%) SSL
6 10 (0.39%) TCP/IP
7 9 (0.35%) CTI
7 9 (0.35%) Firewall
8 8 (0.31%) IPv4
9 7 (0.27%) Intranet
10 6 (0.23%) SNMP
11 4 (0.16%) Broadband
11 4 (0.16%) DSL
12 2 (0.078%) 3GPP
12 2 (0.078%) DNS
12 2 (0.078%) FCoE
12 2 (0.078%) RFID
12 2 (0.078%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (6.97%) SQL Server
2 94 (3.66%) MongoDB
3 91 (3.54%) Big Data
4 62 (2.41%) Hadoop
5 61 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
6 58 (2.26%) Relational Database
7 53 (2.06%) MySQL
8 51 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
9 47 (1.83%) NoSQL
10 46 (1.79%) Apache Hive
11 33 (1.28%) Data Mining
12 31 (1.21%) Neo4j
13 28 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
14 27 (1.05%) Redis
15 25 (0.97%) Impala
15 25 (0.97%) Mahout
16 23 (0.90%) DB2
17 19 (0.74%) QlikView
18 18 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 14 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 394 (15.34%) JIRA
2 229 (8.91%) Selenium
3 188 (7.32%) Git (software)
4 159 (6.19%) Jenkins
5 157 (6.11%) Cucumber
6 125 (4.87%) JUnit
7 114 (4.44%) WebDriver
8 92 (3.58%) Team Foundation Server
9 83 (3.23%) NUnit
10 75 (2.92%) Visual Studio
11 72 (2.80%) SoapUI
12 51 (1.99%) Maven
13 49 (1.91%) Vagrant
14 48 (1.87%) SpecFlow
15 40 (1.56%) FitNesse
16 39 (1.52%) Subversion
17 38 (1.48%) Hudson
18 36 (1.40%) TestNG
19 35 (1.36%) JMeter
20 34 (1.32%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 510 (19.85%) Finance
2 237 (9.23%) Retail
3 147 (5.72%) Marketing
4 135 (5.25%) Banking
5 106 (4.13%) Telecoms
6 100 (3.89%) Games
7 52 (2.02%) Publishing
8 51 (1.99%) Back Office
9 46 (1.79%) Law
10 44 (1.71%) Advertising
11 32 (1.25%) Manufacturing
12 30 (1.17%) Legal
13 22 (0.86%) Investment Banking
14 21 (0.82%) Billing
15 14 (0.54%) Online Betting
16 12 (0.47%) Electronics
17 11 (0.43%) Financial Institution
17 11 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
18 9 (0.35%) Front Office
19 7 (0.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1076 (41.88%) Analyst
2 876 (34.10%) Business Analyst
3 483 (18.80%) Developer
4 200 (7.79%) Agile Business Analyst
5 185 (7.20%) Product Owner
6 142 (5.53%) C# Developer
6 142 (5.53%) Product Manager
7 132 (5.14%) Senior Analyst
7 132 (5.14%) Senior Developer
8 127 (4.94%) Software Developer
9 123 (4.79%) Senior Business Analyst
10 112 (4.36%) Tester
11 109 (4.24%) Java Developer
12 106 (4.13%) Scrum Master
13 100 (3.89%) Test Analyst
14 99 (3.85%) Digital Analyst
15 98 (3.81%) Digital Business Analyst
16 87 (3.39%) Test Engineer
17 85 (3.31%) Software Engineer
18 81 (3.15%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 381 (14.83%) HTML
2 300 (11.68%) .NET
3 288 (11.21%) CSS
4 205 (7.98%) Web Services
5 178 (6.93%) XML
6 176 (6.85%) HTML5
7 133 (5.18%) REST
8 120 (4.67%) JSON
9 118 (4.59%) Spring
10 103 (4.01%) CSS3
11 92 (3.58%) Node.js
12 80 (3.11%) AngularJS
13 79 (3.08%) Hibernate
14 75 (2.92%) jQuery
15 67 (2.61%) ASP.NET
16 61 (2.37%) Ajax
16 61 (2.37%) SOAP
17 59 (2.30%) J2EE
18 56 (2.18%) .NET Framework
19 55 (2.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 448 (17.44%) User Experience
2 385 (14.99%) Analytical Skills
3 213 (8.29%) Computer Science
4 198 (7.71%) Mobile App
5 93 (3.62%) Management Information System
6 74 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
7 66 (2.57%) Mathematics
8 51 (1.99%) Visualisation
9 48 (1.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 47 (1.83%) Fintech
11 39 (1.52%) Client/Server
12 32 (1.25%) Mainframe
13 30 (1.17%) Virtual Team
14 29 (1.13%) Statistics
15 27 (1.05%) Minimum Viable Product
16 23 (0.90%) Algorithms
16 23 (0.90%) FMCG
17 22 (0.86%) iPad
18 21 (0.82%) Video on Demand
19 18 (0.70%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 121 (4.71%) Android
1 121 (4.71%) Apple iOS
2 104 (4.05%) Windows
3 91 (3.54%) Linux
4 57 (2.22%) Unix
5 16 (0.62%) Windows Server
6 12 (0.47%) Ubuntu
7 11 (0.43%) Windows Phone
8 10 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (0.31%) Mac OS X
9 8 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.23%) VMS
11 2 (0.078%) zOS
12 1 (0.039%) Solaris
12 1 (0.039%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.039%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2129 (82.87%) Agile Software Development
2 896 (34.88%) Scrum
3 460 (17.91%) Business Analysis
4 421 (16.39%) TDD
5 391 (15.22%) SDLC
6 362 (14.09%) E-Commerce
7 346 (13.47%) Stakeholder Management
8 337 (13.12%) BDD
9 296 (11.52%) Mentoring
10 283 (11.02%) Continuous Integration
11 280 (10.90%) Use Case
12 279 (10.86%) Waterfall
13 265 (10.32%) Software Engineering
14 257 (10.00%) Project Management
15 255 (9.93%) OO
16 252 (9.81%) Wireframes
17 247 (9.61%) Kanban
17 247 (9.61%) User Acceptance Testing
18 198 (7.71%) Coaching
19 197 (7.67%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 489 (19.03%) SQL
2 402 (15.65%) Java
3 346 (13.47%) JavaScript
4 338 (13.16%) C#
5 104 (4.05%) PHP
5 104 (4.05%) Python
6 97 (3.78%) Ruby
7 80 (3.11%) C++
8 68 (2.65%) C
9 61 (2.37%) T-SQL
10 57 (2.22%) Scala
11 46 (1.79%) Bash Shell
12 44 (1.71%) Groovy
13 37 (1.44%) VB.NET
14 36 (1.40%) COBOL
15 35 (1.36%) Objective-C
16 33 (1.28%) Clojure
17 28 (1.09%) R
18 27 (1.05%) VBA
19 17 (0.66%) ES6
Qualifications
1 383 (14.91%) Degree
2 174 (6.77%) ISEB
3 121 (4.71%) Security Cleared
4 101 (3.93%) ISTQB
5 44 (1.71%) DV Cleared
6 41 (1.60%) SC Cleared
7 24 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 20 (0.78%) PhD
9 16 (0.62%) PMP
10 13 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (0.35%) MCSD
12 8 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 8 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 6 (0.23%) CBAP
14 5 (0.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 4 (0.16%) APMP
15 4 (0.16%) CCNA
15 4 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
15 4 (0.16%) CISSP
15 4 (0.16%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 451 (17.56%) QA
2 28 (1.09%) Data Quality
3 14 (0.54%) SDET
4 10 (0.39%) SEPA
5 7 (0.27%) ISO20022
6 4 (0.16%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.12%) MiFID
8 1 (0.039%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.039%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.039%) EMIR
8 1 (0.039%) FATCA
8 1 (0.039%) SLA
8 1 (0.039%) UCITS
System Software
1 33 (1.28%) VirtualBox
2 29 (1.13%) Docker
3 26 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (0.39%) HDFS
6 8 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 8 (0.31%) KVM
7 5 (0.19%) Firmware
8 2 (0.078%) Active Directory
8 2 (0.078%) NFS
8 2 (0.078%) Samba
8 2 (0.078%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.078%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 31 (1.21%) HP Quality Center
2 22 (0.86%) Puppet
3 18 (0.70%) Ansible
4 10 (0.39%) Ambari
4 10 (0.39%) Hadoop YARN
5 9 (0.35%) CA Service Virtualization
6 8 (0.31%) Kibana
7 7 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.19%) Nagios
9 4 (0.16%) Terraform
10 3 (0.12%) HP Fortify
11 2 (0.078%) Control-M
11 2 (0.078%) Salt
11 2 (0.078%) vRealize
Vendors
1 259 (10.08%) Microsoft
2 66 (2.57%) Google
3 65 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
4 55 (2.14%) Oracle
5 44 (1.71%) SAP
6 39 (1.52%) Atlassian
7 30 (1.17%) hybris
8 29 (1.13%) Rally
9 26 (1.01%) Apple
10 24 (0.93%) HP
10 24 (0.93%) TOWER Software
11 20 (0.78%) Tableau
12 18 (0.70%) IBM
13 17 (0.66%) Sitecore
14 16 (0.62%) VMware
15 14 (0.54%) Informatica
15 14 (0.54%) Red Hat
16 10 (0.39%) Northgate
16 10 (0.39%) Pega
17 9 (0.35%) Cognizant
North West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
North West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
North West London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Webrecruit
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
South East
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £68000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To £60k plus bonus, plus bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £26,100 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago