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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Story
UK / England
Rank 225 265 289
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +24
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 1168 1152 1083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.48% 1.21% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 1.36% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 973 890 931
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
69855 84428 85063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.80% 88.34% 86.68%
Number of salaries quoted 57847 70926 70359
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +70 518 £57,500 +4.54% 90
South East +28 195 £47,500 -5.00% 23
East of England +31 110 £50,000 +14.94% 17
South West +53 97 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Yorkshire +53 89 £42,500 +13.33% 16
North West +17 78 £40,000 -11.11% 13
West Midlands -4 43 £42,500 -10.52% 7
East Midlands -21 32 £40,000 +14.28% 6
North East +6 7 £33,500 -5.06% 3
Midlands - 1 £45,000 -
User Stories
UK

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 2078 (83.45%) Agile Software Development
2 909 (36.51%) Scrum
3 597 (23.98%) Finance
4 477 (19.16%) Business Analysis
5 431 (17.31%) Java
6 429 (17.23%) SQL
7 426 (17.11%) TDD
8 396 (15.90%) QA
9 359 (14.42%) JavaScript
9 359 (14.42%) C#
10 351 (14.10%) JIRA
11 343 (13.78%) User Experience
12 340 (13.65%) Waterfall
13 312 (12.53%) Stakeholder Management
14 309 (12.41%) Use Case
15 300 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
16 299 (12.01%) Degree
17 298 (11.97%) .NET
18 295 (11.85%) BDD
19 279 (11.20%) HTML
20 271 (10.88%) Kanban
21 259 (10.40%) Microsoft
22 256 (10.28%) Software Engineering
23 253 (10.16%) User Acceptance Testing
23 253 (10.16%) Mentoring
24 244 (9.80%) E-Commerce
25 241 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
26 233 (9.36%) Web Services
27 232 (9.32%) SQL Server
27 232 (9.32%) Project Management

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
1 141 (5.66%) Confluence
2 52 (2.09%) Apache
3 45 (1.81%) JBoss
4 34 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
5 32 (1.29%) CMS
6 30 (1.20%) Apache Pig
7 27 (1.08%) SharePoint
8 26 (1.04%) WebLogic
9 25 (1.00%) Tomcat
10 19 (0.76%) Drupal
11 12 (0.48%) Apache ServiceMix
11 12 (0.48%) WordPress
12 11 (0.44%) SAS
13 10 (0.40%) Apache Spark
13 10 (0.40%) OpenStack
14 9 (0.36%) WebSphere
15 8 (0.32%) IIS
16 6 (0.24%) nginx
16 6 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
17 4 (0.16%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 82 (3.29%) MS Excel
2 69 (2.77%) MS Visio
3 37 (1.49%) MS Office
4 16 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (0.56%) Photoshop
6 11 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 10 (0.40%) MS Project
7 10 (0.40%) SPSS
8 3 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.080%) InVision
9 2 (0.080%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.080%) UXPin
10 1 (0.040%) Autodesk Flame
10 1 (0.040%) Houdini
10 1 (0.040%) Maya
10 1 (0.040%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 20 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
4 7 (0.28%) OpenText MBPM
5 6 (0.24%) Magento
5 6 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
6 5 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (0.16%) Visualfiles
8 3 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 3 (0.12%) Sage 1000
8 3 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.040%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.040%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.040%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 1 (0.040%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.040%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 1 (0.040%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.040%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 97 (3.90%) SaaS
2 77 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
3 63 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 35 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
5 12 (0.48%) IaaS
5 12 (0.48%) Trello
6 11 (0.44%) PaaS
7 9 (0.36%) Amazon S3
7 9 (0.36%) GitHub
7 9 (0.36%) Google Play
8 8 (0.32%) Amazon EMR
9 7 (0.28%) Google Analytics
10 5 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.20%) Lucidchart
11 4 (0.16%) Amazon Kinesis
11 4 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (0.16%) Datadog
11 4 (0.16%) Heroku
12 3 (0.12%) Google Drive
12 3 (0.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 62 (2.49%) Internet
2 56 (2.25%) HTTP
3 27 (1.08%) HTTPS
4 20 (0.80%) Firewall
5 18 (0.72%) SSL
6 17 (0.68%) TCP/IP
7 16 (0.64%) Intranet
8 9 (0.36%) SNMP
9 8 (0.32%) FCoE
10 5 (0.20%) ATM
10 5 (0.20%) IMAP
11 4 (0.16%) IPv4
11 4 (0.16%) RFID
11 4 (0.16%) VLAN
12 3 (0.12%) Broadband
12 3 (0.12%) DNS
12 3 (0.12%) LDAP
12 3 (0.12%) POP3
12 3 (0.12%) Unified Communications
12 3 (0.12%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (9.32%) SQL Server
2 119 (4.78%) MySQL
3 107 (4.30%) NoSQL
4 95 (3.82%) Big Data
5 86 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
6 83 (3.33%) Hadoop
7 75 (3.01%) MongoDB
8 53 (2.13%) Relational Database
8 53 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 44 (1.77%) Apache Cassandra
10 38 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
11 37 (1.49%) Apache Hive
12 25 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 23 (0.92%) Data Mining
14 21 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
15 20 (0.80%) Redis
16 19 (0.76%) QlikView
17 17 (0.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 17 (0.68%) Amazon Redshift
17 17 (0.68%) Bigtable
Development Applications
1 351 (14.10%) JIRA
2 225 (9.04%) Selenium
3 217 (8.71%) Git (software)
4 169 (6.79%) Cucumber
5 146 (5.86%) Jenkins
6 103 (4.14%) JUnit
7 96 (3.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 88 (3.53%) Maven
9 78 (3.13%) WebDriver
10 74 (2.97%) SpecFlow
11 70 (2.81%) Visual Studio
12 61 (2.45%) SoapUI
13 52 (2.09%) Subversion
14 46 (1.85%) Mockito
15 42 (1.69%) FitNesse
15 42 (1.69%) LoadRunner
16 35 (1.41%) Gradle
16 35 (1.41%) JMeter
17 34 (1.37%) Ant
18 32 (1.29%) IntelliJ
General
1 597 (23.98%) Finance
2 172 (6.91%) Retail
3 150 (6.02%) Marketing
4 144 (5.78%) Banking
5 98 (3.94%) Telecoms
6 63 (2.53%) Games
7 52 (2.09%) Financial Institution
8 43 (1.73%) Front Office
9 40 (1.61%) Back Office
10 37 (1.49%) Billing
11 30 (1.20%) Advertising
12 28 (1.12%) Manufacturing
13 27 (1.08%) Legal
14 24 (0.96%) Publishing
15 20 (0.80%) Automotive
16 14 (0.56%) Law
17 13 (0.52%) Investment Banking
17 13 (0.52%) Local Government
18 9 (0.36%) Electronics
19 7 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1086 (43.61%) Analyst
2 874 (35.10%) Business Analyst
3 478 (19.20%) Developer
4 248 (9.96%) Agile Business Analyst
5 171 (6.87%) Product Owner
6 165 (6.63%) Senior Analyst
7 146 (5.86%) Digital Analyst
8 132 (5.30%) Senior Business Analyst
9 130 (5.22%) Digital Business Analyst
10 126 (5.06%) Test Analyst
11 115 (4.62%) Java Developer
11 115 (4.62%) Senior Developer
12 109 (4.38%) Product Manager
13 98 (3.94%) C# Developer
14 92 (3.69%) Software Analyst
15 89 (3.57%) Software Engineer
16 81 (3.25%) Software Developer
17 80 (3.21%) Test Engineer
18 73 (2.93%) Scrum Master
19 71 (2.85%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 298 (11.97%) .NET
2 279 (11.20%) HTML
3 233 (9.36%) Web Services
4 220 (8.84%) CSS
5 157 (6.31%) REST
6 150 (6.02%) XML
7 145 (5.82%) SOAP
8 134 (5.38%) RESTful
9 108 (4.34%) Spring
10 107 (4.30%) HTML5
11 102 (4.10%) AngularJS
12 100 (4.02%) ASP.NET
12 100 (4.02%) JSON
13 77 (3.09%) jQuery
14 75 (3.01%) Node.js
15 71 (2.85%) CSS3
16 69 (2.77%) J2EE
17 63 (2.53%) .NET Framework
18 61 (2.45%) Gherkin
19 60 (2.41%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 343 (13.78%) User Experience
2 300 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
3 149 (5.98%) Mobile App
4 142 (5.70%) Computer Science
5 77 (3.09%) Fintech
6 73 (2.93%) Management Information System
7 60 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
8 34 (1.37%) Virtual Team
9 31 (1.24%) Minimum Viable Product
10 30 (1.20%) Client/Server
11 29 (1.16%) iPad
12 23 (0.92%) iPhone
12 23 (0.92%) Linux Command Line
13 21 (0.84%) Equities
14 20 (0.80%) Online Banking
15 19 (0.76%) Hedge funds
16 18 (0.72%) Fixed Income
17 16 (0.64%) Wiki
18 12 (0.48%) Video on Demand
19 11 (0.44%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 148 (5.94%) Linux
2 106 (4.26%) Windows
3 100 (4.02%) Android
3 100 (4.02%) Apple iOS
4 54 (2.17%) Unix
5 11 (0.44%) Ubuntu
6 9 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (0.36%) Solaris
7 7 (0.28%) Mac OS X
8 6 (0.24%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.12%) CentOS
9 3 (0.12%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.080%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.040%) Debian
11 1 (0.040%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2078 (83.45%) Agile Software Development
2 909 (36.51%) Scrum
3 477 (19.16%) Business Analysis
4 426 (17.11%) TDD
5 340 (13.65%) Waterfall
6 312 (12.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 309 (12.41%) Use Case
8 295 (11.85%) BDD
9 271 (10.88%) Kanban
10 256 (10.28%) Software Engineering
11 253 (10.16%) Mentoring
11 253 (10.16%) User Acceptance Testing
12 244 (9.80%) E-Commerce
13 241 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
14 232 (9.32%) Project Management
15 217 (8.71%) SDLC
15 217 (8.71%) Test Automation
16 193 (7.75%) Analytics
17 172 (6.91%) OO
17 172 (6.91%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 431 (17.31%) Java
2 429 (17.23%) SQL
3 359 (14.42%) C#
3 359 (14.42%) JavaScript
4 149 (5.98%) Python
5 121 (4.86%) PHP
6 92 (3.69%) C++
7 84 (3.37%) C
8 57 (2.29%) Ruby
9 56 (2.25%) T-SQL
10 48 (1.93%) Bash Shell
11 43 (1.73%) Perl
12 39 (1.57%) Objective-C
13 36 (1.45%) Scala
14 26 (1.04%) VB.NET
15 25 (1.00%) PowerShell
16 24 (0.96%) Shell Script
17 23 (0.92%) Groovy
18 15 (0.60%) Go
19 12 (0.48%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 299 (12.01%) Degree
2 150 (6.02%) ISEB
3 115 (4.62%) Security Cleared
4 94 (3.78%) ISTQB
5 84 (3.37%) DV Cleared
6 48 (1.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 17 (0.68%) IIBA
8 16 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (0.64%) SC Cleared
9 14 (0.56%) CBAP
10 13 (0.52%) CCNA
10 13 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (0.52%) CISSP
10 13 (0.52%) GIAC
10 13 (0.52%) Linux+ Certification
10 13 (0.52%) MCSE
10 13 (0.52%) Network+ Certification
10 13 (0.52%) SANS
10 13 (0.52%) Security+ Certification
10 13 (0.52%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 396 (15.90%) QA
2 17 (0.68%) SDET
3 11 (0.44%) SLA
4 10 (0.40%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.12%) WCAG
7 2 (0.080%) MiFID
8 1 (0.040%) COREP
8 1 (0.040%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.040%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.040%) EMIR
8 1 (0.040%) FINREP
8 1 (0.040%) IFRS
8 1 (0.040%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.040%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.040%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.040%) WAI
System Software
1 40 (1.61%) Docker
2 18 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.52%) VirtualBox
4 8 (0.32%) NFS
4 8 (0.32%) Samba
4 8 (0.32%) VMware ESX
5 7 (0.28%) HDFS
6 5 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.20%) vSphere
7 4 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 4 (0.16%) KVM
8 3 (0.12%) Dovecot
9 2 (0.080%) vCloud
9 2 (0.080%) Xen
Systems Management
1 31 (1.24%) HP Quality Center
2 23 (0.92%) Puppet
3 22 (0.88%) Ansible
4 16 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (0.60%) Nagios
6 10 (0.40%) Kibana
7 7 (0.28%) Salt
8 5 (0.20%) Hadoop YARN
8 5 (0.20%) Kubernetes
8 5 (0.20%) logstash
9 4 (0.16%) Ambari
9 4 (0.16%) Grafana
9 4 (0.16%) HP Fortify
10 3 (0.12%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.080%) Packer
11 2 (0.080%) Terraform
11 2 (0.080%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.040%) SELinux
12 1 (0.040%) StatsD
12 1 (0.040%) vRealize
Vendors
1 259 (10.40%) Microsoft
2 81 (3.25%) Google
3 62 (2.49%) Oracle
4 50 (2.01%) Atlassian
5 48 (1.93%) Tableau
6 32 (1.29%) SAP
7 31 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
8 27 (1.08%) IBM
9 25 (1.00%) MicroStrategy
9 25 (1.00%) Red Hat
10 24 (0.96%) Adobe
10 24 (0.96%) LexisNexis
11 21 (0.84%) VMware
12 18 (0.72%) HP
13 17 (0.68%) CA Agile Central
13 17 (0.68%) Cadence
14 12 (0.48%) hybris
15 11 (0.44%) Cognos
16 10 (0.40%) ATG
17 9 (0.36%) Apple
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