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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 276 284 360
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +76
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 1085 1120 720
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.08% 1.00% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 1.21% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 888 964 639
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.70% -
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
84460 92341 82280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 84.11% 82.77% 80.97%
Number of salaries quoted 69515 75688 68444
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +5.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 June 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the England region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -17 518 £55,000 +4.76% 81
South East +49 268 £49,500 +10.00% 39
East Midlands +70 90 £40,000 - 8
Yorkshire +36 69 £40,000 - 10
East of England -15 58 £43,750 -2.77% 8
North West -1 43 £40,000 - 11
South West -19 21 £38,500 +6.94% 7
West Midlands -7 17 £37,500 -14.28% 2
North East -14 2 £32,500 +13.49% 5
Midlands - 2 - -
User Stories
UK

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 1802 (83.31%) Agile Software Development
2 912 (42.16%) Scrum
3 509 (23.53%) Finance
4 462 (21.36%) SQL
5 446 (20.62%) QA
6 439 (20.30%) Business Analysis
7 393 (18.17%) E-Commerce
8 379 (17.52%) TDD
9 375 (17.34%) Use Case
10 368 (17.01%) Java
11 362 (16.74%) HTML
12 361 (16.69%) C#
13 360 (16.64%) SDLC
14 352 (16.27%) JavaScript
15 351 (16.23%) Degree
16 322 (14.89%) Retail
17 293 (13.55%) Project Management
18 292 (13.50%) User Experience
19 287 (13.27%) Waterfall
20 281 (12.99%) .NET
21 278 (12.85%) Analytical Skills
22 271 (12.53%) Software Engineering
23 254 (11.74%) CSS
24 252 (11.65%) Microsoft
25 251 (11.60%) Stakeholder Management
26 245 (11.33%) Continuous Integration
27 237 (10.96%) UML
28 235 (10.86%) BDD
29 227 (10.49%) JIRA
30 226 (10.45%) ISEB

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 73 (3.37%) SharePoint
2 62 (2.87%) Confluence
3 43 (1.99%) CMS
4 35 (1.62%) Apache Pig
5 27 (1.25%) Tomcat
6 25 (1.16%) JBoss
7 23 (1.06%) Apache
8 21 (0.97%) Node.js
8 21 (0.97%) IIS
9 9 (0.42%) WebSphere
10 6 (0.28%) Apache Solr
10 6 (0.28%) Umbraco
10 6 (0.28%) OpenStack
10 6 (0.28%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.23%) Orchard CMS
11 5 (0.23%) Mule
12 4 (0.18%) Drupal
12 4 (0.18%) FileNet
13 3 (0.14%) SAS
13 3 (0.14%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 161 (7.44%) MS Excel
2 131 (6.06%) MS Visio
3 58 (2.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 44 (2.03%) Photoshop
5 32 (1.48%) MS Office
6 15 (0.69%) MS Project
7 13 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.32%) InDesign
8 7 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 6 (0.28%) Fireworks
10 5 (0.23%) Mingle
10 5 (0.23%) PowerPivot
10 5 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
11 4 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 28 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.42%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 9 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (0.32%) Magento
4 4 (0.18%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.092%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.092%) Sage ERP X3
5 2 (0.092%) Agresso
5 2 (0.092%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.092%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.092%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.092%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.046%) Unica
6 1 (0.046%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
6 1 (0.046%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 79 (3.65%) SaaS
2 50 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (1.57%) Amazon EMR
3 34 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
3 34 (1.57%) Amazon S3
4 29 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
5 24 (1.11%) Google Analytics
6 22 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (0.55%) IBM Blueworks
8 6 (0.28%) Force.com
9 5 (0.23%) Basecamp
10 1 (0.046%) Trello
10 1 (0.046%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 47 (2.17%) HTTP
2 40 (1.85%) Internet
3 22 (1.02%) Network Security
4 19 (0.88%) TCP/IP
5 16 (0.74%) Wireless
5 16 (0.74%) CTI
6 10 (0.46%) VPN
7 7 (0.32%) ATM
8 4 (0.18%) Intranet
9 3 (0.14%) DSL
9 3 (0.14%) SSL
9 3 (0.14%) DNS
9 3 (0.14%) IPv4
9 3 (0.14%) IPv6
10 2 (0.092%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.092%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.046%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.046%) Extranet
11 1 (0.046%) SAN
11 1 (0.046%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (9.29%) SQL Server
2 91 (4.21%) MongoDB
3 63 (2.91%) MySQL
4 62 (2.87%) Apache Hive
5 58 (2.68%) Relational Database
6 56 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
7 53 (2.45%) Big Data
8 51 (2.36%) NoSQL
9 39 (1.80%) Hadoop
10 37 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
11 36 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
12 34 (1.57%) Mahout
12 34 (1.57%) Impala
13 29 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 23 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
15 21 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
16 20 (0.92%) QlikView
17 16 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
18 15 (0.69%) RDBMS
19 14 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 227 (10.49%) JIRA
2 153 (7.07%) Git (software)
3 151 (6.98%) Selenium
4 145 (6.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 118 (5.46%) Cucumber
6 100 (4.62%) Jenkins
7 96 (4.44%) Visual Studio
8 95 (4.39%) NUnit
9 93 (4.30%) JUnit
10 69 (3.19%) Rhino Mocks
11 67 (3.10%) WebDriver
12 61 (2.82%) Maven
13 47 (2.17%) QuickTest Pro
14 45 (2.08%) Eclipse
15 41 (1.90%) Ant
16 39 (1.80%) SoapUI
17 38 (1.76%) Yeoman
18 34 (1.57%) TestNG
18 34 (1.57%) Axure RP
19 31 (1.43%) Subversion
General
1 509 (23.53%) Finance
2 322 (14.89%) Retail
3 168 (7.77%) Marketing
4 163 (7.54%) Banking
5 134 (6.20%) Telecoms
6 97 (4.48%) Advertising
7 55 (2.54%) Games
8 45 (2.08%) Publishing
9 31 (1.43%) Back Office
10 29 (1.34%) Investment Banking
11 24 (1.11%) Law
12 21 (0.97%) Financial Institution
13 20 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
14 17 (0.79%) Legal
15 11 (0.51%) Billing
16 9 (0.42%) Automotive
17 5 (0.23%) Electronics
18 3 (0.14%) Manufacturing
19 2 (0.092%) Front Office
19 2 (0.092%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1077 (49.79%) Analyst
2 913 (42.21%) Business Analyst
3 409 (18.91%) Developer
4 193 (8.92%) Agile Business Analyst
5 146 (6.75%) Senior Analyst
6 137 (6.33%) Software Engineer
7 135 (6.24%) Senior Business Analyst
8 123 (5.69%) Senior Developer
9 102 (4.72%) Software Developer
10 99 (4.58%) Java Developer
11 89 (4.11%) Tester
11 89 (4.11%) Test Analyst
12 82 (3.79%) Product Owner
13 76 (3.51%) Systems Analyst
13 76 (3.51%) Designer
14 74 (3.42%) C# Developer
15 69 (3.19%) QA Engineer
16 68 (3.14%) Project Manager
17 64 (2.96%) Product Manager
18 55 (2.54%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 362 (16.74%) HTML
2 281 (12.99%) .NET
3 254 (11.74%) CSS
4 187 (8.65%) XML
5 172 (7.95%) Web Services
6 144 (6.66%) HTML5
7 110 (5.09%) Spring
8 102 (4.72%) REST
9 97 (4.48%) JSON
10 93 (4.30%) ASP.NET
10 93 (4.30%) jQuery
11 90 (4.16%) CSS3
12 88 (4.07%) SOAP
13 65 (3.01%) Gherkin
14 59 (2.73%) .NET Framework
15 49 (2.27%) AngularJS
16 46 (2.13%) RESTful
17 44 (2.03%) WPF
18 43 (1.99%) J2EE
19 39 (1.80%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 292 (13.50%) User Experience
2 278 (12.85%) Analytical Skills
3 176 (8.14%) Computer Science
4 105 (4.85%) Mobile App
5 96 (4.44%) Mathematics
6 70 (3.24%) FMCG
7 66 (3.05%) Visualisation
8 48 (2.22%) Management Information System
9 44 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
10 31 (1.43%) Statistics
11 27 (1.25%) Data Structures
12 24 (1.11%) Mobile Payment
13 22 (1.02%) iPhone
14 21 (0.97%) Credit Risk
15 20 (0.92%) Algorithms
15 20 (0.92%) Social Media
16 19 (0.88%) NHS
17 18 (0.83%) Digital Media
18 17 (0.79%) Wiki
19 16 (0.74%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 118 (5.46%) Apple iOS
2 86 (3.98%) Android
3 70 (3.24%) Linux
4 68 (3.14%) UNIX
5 62 (2.87%) Windows
6 20 (0.92%) Windows Phone
7 11 (0.51%) Windows Phone 8
8 5 (0.23%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.092%) CentOS
10 2 (0.092%) Debian
11 1 (0.046%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.046%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1802 (83.31%) Agile Software Development
2 912 (42.16%) Scrum
3 439 (20.30%) Business Analysis
4 393 (18.17%) E-Commerce
5 379 (17.52%) TDD
6 375 (17.34%) Use Case
7 360 (16.64%) SDLC
8 293 (13.55%) Project Management
9 287 (13.27%) Waterfall
10 271 (12.53%) Software Engineering
11 251 (11.60%) Stakeholder Management
12 245 (11.33%) Continuous Integration
13 237 (10.96%) UML
14 235 (10.86%) BDD
15 224 (10.36%) User Acceptance Testing
16 191 (8.83%) Test Scripting
17 188 (8.69%) Unit Testing
18 160 (7.40%) MVC
19 156 (7.21%) OO
20 155 (7.17%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 462 (21.36%) SQL
2 368 (17.01%) Java
3 361 (16.69%) C#
4 352 (16.27%) JavaScript
5 113 (5.22%) Python
6 89 (4.11%) C++
7 85 (3.93%) Ruby
8 69 (3.19%) PHP
9 45 (2.08%) T-SQL
10 42 (1.94%) Bash Shell
11 39 (1.80%) VBA
12 34 (1.57%) Clojure
13 31 (1.43%) C
14 26 (1.20%) R
15 25 (1.16%) PL/SQL
16 20 (0.92%) Groovy
17 16 (0.74%) Objective-C
18 12 (0.55%) VB
18 12 (0.55%) Perl
18 12 (0.55%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 351 (16.23%) Degree
2 226 (10.45%) ISEB
3 56 (2.59%) ISTQB
4 42 (1.94%) Security Cleared
5 28 (1.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 27 (1.25%) SC Cleared
7 15 (0.69%) IIBA
8 14 (0.65%) CIMA
8 14 (0.65%) ACCA
9 12 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (0.28%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.14%) CBAP
11 3 (0.14%) IC3 Certification
12 2 (0.092%) Postgraduate
12 2 (0.092%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.046%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 446 (20.62%) QA
2 18 (0.83%) Basel III
3 17 (0.79%) CRD IV
4 16 (0.74%) Basel II
5 13 (0.60%) ISO 8583
5 13 (0.60%) SLA
6 11 (0.51%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.42%) WAI
8 6 (0.28%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (0.23%) MiFID
System Software
1 34 (1.57%) VirtualBox
2 18 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.60%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.18%) Docker
5 3 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.046%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 56 (2.59%) HP Quality Center
2 38 (1.76%) Vagrant
3 15 (0.69%) TrustSec
4 12 (0.55%) Puppet
5 6 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.14%) CA LISA
6 3 (0.14%) Ansible
7 2 (0.092%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.092%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 252 (11.65%) Microsoft
2 105 (4.85%) Oracle
3 51 (2.36%) TOWER Software
4 34 (1.57%) IBM
5 29 (1.34%) Apple
6 28 (1.29%) Google
7 22 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
8 20 (0.92%) VMware
9 19 (0.88%) Business Objects
10 18 (0.83%) Cisco
10 18 (0.83%) Guidewire
11 17 (0.79%) Adobe
12 15 (0.69%) Lancope
12 15 (0.69%) Sourcefire
13 14 (0.65%) HP
14 13 (0.60%) KANA
14 13 (0.60%) Atlassian
15 12 (0.55%) SAP
16 11 (0.51%) hybris
17 10 (0.46%) ATG
Leicester, Leicestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Somerset
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Surrey
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Essex
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £negbens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £neg +bonus+bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Surrey
First Point IT
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits and bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Negotiable with excellent benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Elsevier
Posted: 19 hours ago
Central London / West End
Red Sofa London
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £42000.00 - £47000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Bristow Holland
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Yell
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Exc Bens
Posted: Yesterday