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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Story
UK / England
Rank 230 295 315
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +20
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 1153 983 960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.46% 1.07% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 1.22% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 933 780 832
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £64,300
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%

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
69491 80594 82768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.18% 87.70% 86.04%
Number of salaries quoted 57640 67785 68751
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +81 522 £57,500 +4.54% 65
South East +28 200 £50,000 - 24
South West +68 109 £40,000 +6.66% 15
East of England +36 108 £48,500 +7.77% 14
Yorkshire +34 67 £38,750 -11.42% 18
North West +28 65 £42,500 -8.10% 19
East Midlands -6 40 £40,000 -11.11% 3
West Midlands +10 32 £42,500 -10.52% 14
North East +9 13 £36,481 +4.23% 2
User Stories
UK

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 2051 (83.31%) Agile Software Development
2 893 (36.27%) Scrum
3 529 (21.49%) Finance
4 473 (19.21%) Business Analysis
5 415 (16.86%) Java
6 408 (16.57%) SQL
7 397 (16.13%) TDD
8 388 (15.76%) QA
9 371 (15.07%) User Experience
10 366 (14.87%) JIRA
11 348 (14.13%) JavaScript
12 335 (13.61%) C#
13 333 (13.53%) Analytical Skills
14 321 (13.04%) Waterfall
15 315 (12.79%) Use Case
16 309 (12.55%) HTML
16 309 (12.55%) Stakeholder Management
17 301 (12.23%) Degree
18 288 (11.70%) .NET
19 275 (11.17%) BDD
20 272 (11.05%) Mentoring
21 259 (10.52%) User Acceptance Testing
22 258 (10.48%) E-Commerce
23 251 (10.19%) Kanban
24 242 (9.83%) Project Management
25 236 (9.59%) Continuous Integration
26 233 (9.46%) CSS
27 227 (9.22%) Software Engineering
28 225 (9.14%) SDLC
29 222 (9.02%) Web Services

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
1 132 (5.36%) Confluence
2 51 (2.07%) Apache
3 41 (1.67%) CMS
4 40 (1.62%) Elasticsearch
5 34 (1.38%) Apache Pig
5 34 (1.38%) SharePoint
6 32 (1.30%) JBoss
7 31 (1.26%) WebLogic
8 17 (0.69%) WebSphere
9 15 (0.61%) Apache ServiceMix
9 15 (0.61%) Tomcat
9 15 (0.61%) WordPress
10 11 (0.45%) Apache Spark
10 11 (0.45%) Drupal
10 11 (0.45%) SAS
11 9 (0.37%) OpenStack
12 6 (0.24%) IIS
12 6 (0.24%) nginx
12 6 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
13 4 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 81 (3.29%) MS Excel
2 71 (2.88%) MS Visio
3 44 (1.79%) MS Office
4 16 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.49%) Photoshop
6 10 (0.41%) MS Project
6 10 (0.41%) SPSS
7 7 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
9 3 (0.12%) InVision
9 3 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.041%) Autodesk Flame
10 1 (0.041%) Houdini
10 1 (0.041%) Maya
10 1 (0.041%) NUKE
10 1 (0.041%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 25 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
4 6 (0.24%) Magento
4 6 (0.24%) OpenText MBPM
4 6 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.12%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.12%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (0.081%) Sage 1000
7 2 (0.081%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.081%) Visualfiles
7 2 (0.081%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.041%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.041%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 1 (0.041%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.041%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 100 (4.06%) SaaS
2 59 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
3 40 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
5 14 (0.57%) Trello
6 13 (0.53%) Amazon S3
7 12 (0.49%) IaaS
8 10 (0.41%) Amazon EMR
8 10 (0.41%) Google Analytics
8 10 (0.41%) PaaS
9 9 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (0.37%) Google Play
10 8 (0.32%) Google Drive
11 7 (0.28%) GitHub
12 6 (0.24%) Lucidchart
13 4 (0.16%) Amazon Kinesis
13 4 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
13 4 (0.16%) Datadog
14 3 (0.12%) Office 365
15 2 (0.081%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 56 (2.27%) Internet
2 50 (2.03%) HTTP
3 36 (1.46%) HTTPS
4 26 (1.06%) SSL
4 26 (1.06%) TCP/IP
5 25 (1.02%) Firewall
6 17 (0.69%) Intranet
7 13 (0.53%) SNMP
8 11 (0.45%) FCoE
9 9 (0.37%) Skype
10 8 (0.32%) RFID
10 8 (0.32%) VLAN
11 6 (0.24%) IPv4
12 3 (0.12%) Broadband
12 3 (0.12%) CTI
12 3 (0.12%) DNS
12 3 (0.12%) Unified Communications
12 3 (0.12%) VoIP
13 2 (0.081%) IMAP
13 2 (0.081%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (8.41%) SQL Server
2 117 (4.75%) Big Data
3 106 (4.31%) MySQL
4 102 (4.14%) NoSQL
5 88 (3.57%) MongoDB
6 78 (3.17%) Hadoop
7 69 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
8 51 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 47 (1.91%) Relational Database
10 44 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
11 43 (1.75%) Apache Hive
12 42 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
13 30 (1.22%) Data Mining
14 25 (1.02%) Redis
15 24 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 21 (0.85%) QlikView
17 13 (0.53%) Riak
17 13 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
18 12 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
19 10 (0.41%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 366 (14.87%) JIRA
2 206 (8.37%) Git (software)
3 204 (8.29%) Selenium
4 150 (6.09%) Cucumber
5 145 (5.89%) Jenkins
6 101 (4.10%) JUnit
7 96 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
8 78 (3.17%) Maven
9 72 (2.92%) WebDriver
10 61 (2.48%) SoapUI
11 56 (2.27%) Mockito
11 56 (2.27%) SpecFlow
11 56 (2.27%) Visual Studio
12 52 (2.11%) Subversion
13 40 (1.62%) LoadRunner
14 39 (1.58%) Gradle
15 37 (1.50%) FitNesse
16 34 (1.38%) JMeter
16 34 (1.38%) TestNG
17 30 (1.22%) Ant
General
1 529 (21.49%) Finance
2 185 (7.51%) Retail
3 151 (6.13%) Banking
4 144 (5.85%) Marketing
5 108 (4.39%) Telecoms
6 72 (2.92%) Games
7 49 (1.99%) Back Office
8 38 (1.54%) Financial Institution
9 37 (1.50%) Advertising
10 36 (1.46%) Front Office
11 35 (1.42%) Billing
12 31 (1.26%) Legal
13 29 (1.18%) Publishing
14 28 (1.14%) Manufacturing
15 24 (0.97%) Law
16 15 (0.61%) Automotive
16 15 (0.61%) Investment Banking
17 13 (0.53%) Electronics
18 11 (0.45%) Local Government
19 8 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1113 (45.21%) Analyst
2 897 (36.43%) Business Analyst
3 471 (19.13%) Developer
4 220 (8.94%) Agile Business Analyst
5 185 (7.51%) Senior Analyst
6 175 (7.11%) Product Owner
7 146 (5.93%) Senior Business Analyst
8 143 (5.81%) Digital Analyst
9 130 (5.28%) Test Analyst
10 129 (5.24%) Senior Developer
11 121 (4.91%) Digital Business Analyst
12 120 (4.87%) Product Manager
13 114 (4.63%) Java Developer
14 89 (3.61%) C# Developer
15 88 (3.57%) Software Engineer
16 84 (3.41%) Software Developer
17 74 (3.01%) Scrum Master
18 72 (2.92%) .NET Developer
19 65 (2.64%) Agile Developer
20 64 (2.60%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 309 (12.55%) HTML
2 288 (11.70%) .NET
3 233 (9.46%) CSS
4 222 (9.02%) Web Services
5 163 (6.62%) REST
6 158 (6.42%) XML
7 131 (5.32%) SOAP
8 122 (4.96%) Spring
9 117 (4.75%) RESTful
10 114 (4.63%) JSON
11 111 (4.51%) HTML5
12 86 (3.49%) AngularJS
13 84 (3.41%) ASP.NET
14 75 (3.05%) Hibernate
15 74 (3.01%) CSS3
16 73 (2.97%) J2EE
17 72 (2.92%) jQuery
18 71 (2.88%) Node.js
19 62 (2.52%) .NET Framework
20 45 (1.83%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 371 (15.07%) User Experience
2 333 (13.53%) Analytical Skills
3 141 (5.73%) Mobile App
4 134 (5.44%) Computer Science
5 73 (2.97%) Management Information System
6 70 (2.84%) Fintech
7 52 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
7 52 (2.11%) Visualisation
8 37 (1.50%) Virtual Team
9 31 (1.26%) Minimum Viable Product
10 30 (1.22%) Mathematics
10 30 (1.22%) Statistics
11 26 (1.06%) iPad
12 23 (0.93%) iPhone
13 22 (0.89%) Client/Server
14 21 (0.85%) Algorithms
14 21 (0.85%) Online Banking
15 20 (0.81%) Wiki
16 18 (0.73%) Artificial Intelligence
17 17 (0.69%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 148 (6.01%) Linux
2 106 (4.31%) Android
2 106 (4.31%) Apple iOS
3 102 (4.14%) Windows
4 50 (2.03%) Unix
5 13 (0.53%) Ubuntu
6 11 (0.45%) Windows Phone
7 10 (0.41%) Mac OS X
8 7 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.28%) Solaris
9 4 (0.16%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.081%) CoreOS
10 2 (0.081%) VMS
11 1 (0.041%) CentOS
11 1 (0.041%) Debian
11 1 (0.041%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.041%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.041%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.041%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2051 (83.31%) Agile Software Development
2 893 (36.27%) Scrum
3 473 (19.21%) Business Analysis
4 397 (16.13%) TDD
5 321 (13.04%) Waterfall
6 315 (12.79%) Use Case
7 309 (12.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 275 (11.17%) BDD
9 272 (11.05%) Mentoring
10 259 (10.52%) User Acceptance Testing
11 258 (10.48%) E-Commerce
12 251 (10.19%) Kanban
13 242 (9.83%) Project Management
14 236 (9.59%) Continuous Integration
15 227 (9.22%) Software Engineering
16 225 (9.14%) SDLC
17 208 (8.45%) Test Automation
18 193 (7.84%) Analytics
18 193 (7.84%) Wireframes
19 180 (7.31%) UML
Programming Languages
1 415 (16.86%) Java
2 408 (16.57%) SQL
3 348 (14.13%) JavaScript
4 335 (13.61%) C#
5 149 (6.05%) Python
6 122 (4.96%) PHP
7 104 (4.22%) C++
8 103 (4.18%) C
9 62 (2.52%) Bash Shell
10 55 (2.23%) T-SQL
11 52 (2.11%) Objective-C
12 50 (2.03%) Ruby
13 44 (1.79%) Scala
14 39 (1.58%) Perl
15 31 (1.26%) PowerShell
16 24 (0.97%) Groovy
17 20 (0.81%) Clojure
17 20 (0.81%) VB.NET
18 13 (0.53%) Korn
19 11 (0.45%) R
Qualifications
1 301 (12.23%) Degree
2 158 (6.42%) ISEB
3 132 (5.36%) Security Cleared
4 97 (3.94%) DV Cleared
5 93 (3.78%) ISTQB
6 51 (2.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 21 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (0.73%) CCNA
8 18 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (0.73%) CISSP
8 18 (0.73%) CompTIA Security+
8 18 (0.73%) GIAC
8 18 (0.73%) Linux+ Certification
8 18 (0.73%) MCSE
8 18 (0.73%) Network+ Certification
8 18 (0.73%) SANS
8 18 (0.73%) Security+ Certification
8 18 (0.73%) SSCP
9 16 (0.65%) SC Cleared
10 14 (0.57%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 388 (15.76%) QA
2 17 (0.69%) SDET
3 10 (0.41%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.37%) SLA
5 4 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.16%) MiFID
6 2 (0.081%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.041%) COREP
7 1 (0.041%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.041%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.041%) EMIR
7 1 (0.041%) FINREP
7 1 (0.041%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.041%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.041%) WAI
7 1 (0.041%) WCAG
System Software
1 47 (1.91%) Docker
2 20 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (0.69%) VirtualBox
4 11 (0.45%) NFS
4 11 (0.45%) Samba
4 11 (0.45%) VMware ESX
5 8 (0.32%) HDFS
6 7 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (0.28%) vSphere
7 6 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 6 (0.24%) KVM
8 1 (0.041%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 38 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
2 26 (1.06%) Ansible
2 26 (1.06%) Puppet
3 18 (0.73%) Nagios
4 17 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (0.45%) Kibana
6 9 (0.37%) Salt
7 7 (0.28%) Hadoop YARN
8 6 (0.24%) Ambari
9 5 (0.20%) Kubernetes
10 4 (0.16%) HP Fortify
10 4 (0.16%) logstash
11 3 (0.12%) Grafana
11 3 (0.12%) Tivoli
12 2 (0.081%) ZABBIX
13 1 (0.041%) Capistrano
13 1 (0.041%) SELinux
13 1 (0.041%) vRealize
13 1 (0.041%) yum
Vendors
1 222 (9.02%) Microsoft
2 76 (3.09%) Google
3 61 (2.48%) Oracle
4 59 (2.40%) Atlassian
5 39 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
6 31 (1.26%) SAP
7 28 (1.14%) IBM
8 27 (1.10%) Tableau
9 25 (1.02%) VMware
10 23 (0.93%) LexisNexis
10 23 (0.93%) Red Hat
11 22 (0.89%) HP
12 20 (0.81%) Apple
13 18 (0.73%) CA Agile Central
14 15 (0.61%) Adobe
14 15 (0.61%) hybris
15 14 (0.57%) Cisco
16 11 (0.45%) EMC
16 11 (0.45%) NetApp
16 11 (0.45%) SolarWinds
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Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: £20000 - £38000 per annum
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City, London
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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West London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Pension, Work-Life Balance
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Salary: Comprehensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Brookes Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: 35,000 - 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
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Salary: From £33,000 to £43,000 per annum + benefits + bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £55,000 + Attractive Bonuses
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Excellent Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Posted: 22 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive benefits
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City, London
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Posted: 22 hours ago
Central London / West End
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Salary: Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + benefits
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City, London
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Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
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London
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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London
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
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