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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 267 295 337
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +42
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 1121 1042 809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.09% 0.94% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 1.14% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 917 880 734
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 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
85517 91245 84309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 83.19% 82.06% 80.36%
Number of salaries quoted 69838 74188 70126
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -2 536 £55,000 +10.00% 60
South East +68 275 £49,375 +9.72% 36
Yorkshire +41 74 £40,000 - 5
East of England -7 74 £45,000 +5.88% 14
East Midlands +65 73 £41,000 +2.50% 2
North West 0 44 £40,000 -5.88% 11
South West -2 25 £38,000 +2.70% 7
West Midlands -13 20 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Midlands - 2 - -
North East -24 1 £25,000 -12.69% 2
User Stories
UK

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 1778 (82.43%) Agile Software Development
2 895 (41.49%) Scrum
3 507 (23.50%) Finance
4 456 (21.14%) SQL
5 437 (20.26%) Business Analysis
6 416 (19.29%) QA
7 382 (17.71%) E-Commerce
8 379 (17.57%) HTML
9 377 (17.48%) Use Case
10 369 (17.11%) C#
11 364 (16.88%) TDD
12 362 (16.78%) JavaScript
13 351 (16.27%) Java
14 334 (15.48%) Degree
15 327 (15.16%) User Experience
16 323 (14.97%) Retail
17 315 (14.60%) Waterfall
18 301 (13.95%) .NET
19 293 (13.58%) Project Management
20 269 (12.47%) Microsoft
21 254 (11.78%) Analytical Skills
22 252 (11.68%) UML
23 250 (11.59%) CSS
24 245 (11.36%) Software Engineering
25 233 (10.80%) ISEB
26 232 (10.76%) Stakeholder Management
27 229 (10.62%) SQL Server
28 228 (10.57%) Continuous Integration
29 215 (9.97%) User Acceptance Testing
30 212 (9.83%) BDD

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 71 (3.29%) SharePoint
2 45 (2.09%) CMS
3 43 (1.99%) Confluence
4 33 (1.53%) Apache Pig
5 29 (1.34%) Tomcat
6 27 (1.25%) IIS
7 25 (1.16%) JBoss
8 23 (1.07%) Apache
9 14 (0.65%) Node.js
10 10 (0.46%) WebSphere
11 6 (0.28%) WebLogic
11 6 (0.28%) Apache Solr
11 6 (0.28%) Umbraco
12 5 (0.23%) Orchard CMS
12 5 (0.23%) Mule
13 4 (0.19%) FileNet
13 4 (0.19%) SAS
13 4 (0.19%) WordPress
13 4 (0.19%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.14%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 165 (7.65%) MS Excel
2 114 (5.29%) MS Visio
3 57 (2.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 55 (2.55%) Photoshop
5 36 (1.67%) MS Office
6 17 (0.79%) MS Project
7 15 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
8 11 (0.51%) Fireworks
9 10 (0.46%) OmniGraffle
10 6 (0.28%) InDesign
10 6 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 5 (0.23%) PowerPivot
12 4 (0.19%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 25 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.19%) Magento
3 3 (0.14%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 3 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.14%) SAP FI-GL
3 3 (0.14%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.093%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.093%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.093%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.046%) Sage ERP X3
5 1 (0.046%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.046%) Unica
5 1 (0.046%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.046%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.046%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
5 1 (0.046%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 74 (3.43%) SaaS
2 49 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (1.53%) Amazon EMR
3 33 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
3 33 (1.53%) Amazon S3
4 32 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
5 22 (1.02%) Google Analytics
6 19 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.32%) IBM Blueworks
8 6 (0.28%) Force.com
9 5 (0.23%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 48 (2.23%) Internet
2 46 (2.13%) HTTP
3 20 (0.93%) TCP/IP
4 18 (0.83%) Network Security
5 17 (0.79%) CTI
6 15 (0.70%) Wireless
7 6 (0.28%) VPN
7 6 (0.28%) ATM
8 5 (0.23%) DNS
8 5 (0.23%) DSL
9 4 (0.19%) Wireshark
10 3 (0.14%) SSL
10 3 (0.14%) IPv4
10 3 (0.14%) IPv6
10 3 (0.14%) Intranet
11 2 (0.093%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.093%) Kerberos
12 1 (0.046%) Skype
12 1 (0.046%) SNMP
12 1 (0.046%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 229 (10.62%) SQL Server
2 74 (3.43%) MongoDB
3 60 (2.78%) Relational Database
4 56 (2.60%) MySQL
5 53 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
6 52 (2.41%) Apache Hive
7 48 (2.23%) NoSQL
8 46 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
9 42 (1.95%) Big Data
10 38 (1.76%) Hadoop
11 33 (1.53%) Impala
11 33 (1.53%) Mahout
11 33 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
12 32 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 24 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
14 20 (0.93%) RDBMS
15 18 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
15 18 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 17 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 15 (0.70%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 185 (8.58%) JIRA
2 144 (6.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 144 (6.68%) Git (software)
3 143 (6.63%) Selenium
4 111 (5.15%) Cucumber
5 97 (4.50%) NUnit
6 93 (4.31%) Jenkins
6 93 (4.31%) Visual Studio
7 81 (3.76%) JUnit
8 74 (3.43%) Rhino Mocks
9 65 (3.01%) WebDriver
10 50 (2.32%) Axure RP
11 48 (2.23%) Maven
12 44 (2.04%) QuickTest Pro
13 36 (1.67%) Eclipse
14 34 (1.58%) SoapUI
14 34 (1.58%) Yeoman
15 31 (1.44%) Ant
16 30 (1.39%) JBehave
17 28 (1.30%) TestNG
General
1 507 (23.50%) Finance
2 323 (14.97%) Retail
3 165 (7.65%) Banking
4 160 (7.42%) Marketing
5 147 (6.82%) Telecoms
6 96 (4.45%) Advertising
7 54 (2.50%) Games
8 43 (1.99%) Publishing
9 31 (1.44%) Back Office
10 29 (1.34%) Law
11 23 (1.07%) Investment Banking
12 21 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
13 20 (0.93%) Legal
13 20 (0.93%) Financial Institution
14 13 (0.60%) Billing
15 12 (0.56%) Automotive
16 10 (0.46%) Retail Banking
17 6 (0.28%) Electronics
18 4 (0.19%) Front Office
18 4 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1069 (49.56%) Analyst
2 898 (41.63%) Business Analyst
3 421 (19.52%) Developer
4 183 (8.48%) Agile Business Analyst
5 153 (7.09%) Senior Analyst
6 142 (6.58%) Senior Business Analyst
7 123 (5.70%) Senior Developer
8 113 (5.24%) Software Engineer
9 107 (4.96%) Software Developer
10 97 (4.50%) Java Developer
10 97 (4.50%) Test Analyst
11 91 (4.22%) Systems Analyst
12 88 (4.08%) Designer
13 84 (3.89%) Tester
14 79 (3.66%) Project Manager
15 74 (3.43%) Product Owner
16 72 (3.34%) C# Developer
17 71 (3.29%) QA Engineer
18 63 (2.92%) Product Manager
19 62 (2.87%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 379 (17.57%) HTML
2 301 (13.95%) .NET
3 250 (11.59%) CSS
4 197 (9.13%) XML
5 169 (7.83%) Web Services
6 150 (6.95%) HTML5
7 102 (4.73%) jQuery
8 99 (4.59%) ASP.NET
8 99 (4.59%) Spring
9 94 (4.36%) REST
10 92 (4.27%) JSON
11 91 (4.22%) CSS3
12 87 (4.03%) SOAP
13 66 (3.06%) .NET Framework
14 60 (2.78%) Gherkin
15 47 (2.18%) RESTful
16 44 (2.04%) AngularJS
17 43 (1.99%) Ajax
18 42 (1.95%) ASP.NET MVC
19 37 (1.72%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 327 (15.16%) User Experience
2 254 (11.78%) Analytical Skills
3 179 (8.30%) Computer Science
4 131 (6.07%) Mobile App
5 104 (4.82%) Mathematics
6 98 (4.54%) Open Source
7 73 (3.38%) FMCG
8 57 (2.64%) Visualisation
9 44 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
10 43 (1.99%) Management Information System
11 27 (1.25%) iPhone
12 26 (1.21%) Statistics
13 24 (1.11%) Data Structures
14 23 (1.07%) Mobile Payment
15 21 (0.97%) Social Media
16 18 (0.83%) Digital Media
17 16 (0.74%) NHS
17 16 (0.74%) W3C
17 16 (0.74%) Algorithms
17 16 (0.74%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 127 (5.89%) Apple iOS
2 87 (4.03%) Android
3 64 (2.97%) UNIX
4 59 (2.74%) Linux
5 58 (2.69%) Windows
6 17 (0.79%) Windows Phone
7 8 (0.37%) Windows Phone 8
8 5 (0.23%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.093%) Debian
10 2 (0.093%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.046%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.046%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.046%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1778 (82.43%) Agile Software Development
2 895 (41.49%) Scrum
3 437 (20.26%) Business Analysis
4 382 (17.71%) E-Commerce
5 377 (17.48%) Use Case
6 364 (16.88%) TDD
7 315 (14.60%) Waterfall
8 293 (13.58%) Project Management
9 252 (11.68%) UML
10 245 (11.36%) Software Engineering
11 232 (10.76%) Stakeholder Management
12 228 (10.57%) Continuous Integration
13 215 (9.97%) User Acceptance Testing
14 212 (9.83%) BDD
15 192 (8.90%) Test Scripting
16 185 (8.58%) Unit Testing
17 163 (7.56%) OO
18 161 (7.46%) MVC
19 155 (7.19%) Software Delivery
20 145 (6.72%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 456 (21.14%) SQL
2 369 (17.11%) C#
3 362 (16.78%) JavaScript
4 351 (16.27%) Java
5 103 (4.78%) Python
6 97 (4.50%) C++
7 80 (3.71%) Ruby
8 67 (3.11%) PHP
9 43 (1.99%) T-SQL
10 42 (1.95%) Bash Shell
11 38 (1.76%) VBA
12 37 (1.72%) C
13 33 (1.53%) Clojure
14 26 (1.21%) PL/SQL
15 25 (1.16%) R
16 23 (1.07%) Objective-C
17 18 (0.83%) Groovy
18 14 (0.65%) VB
18 14 (0.65%) Perl
19 12 (0.56%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 334 (15.48%) Degree
2 233 (10.80%) ISEB
3 68 (3.15%) ISTQB
4 49 (2.27%) Security Cleared
5 39 (1.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 32 (1.48%) SC Cleared
7 14 (0.65%) CIMA
7 14 (0.65%) ACCA
7 14 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 13 (0.60%) IIBA
9 6 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.19%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.19%) CBAP
11 3 (0.14%) IC3 Certification
12 2 (0.093%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.093%) Postgraduate
12 2 (0.093%) ISEB Practitioner
13 1 (0.046%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 416 (19.29%) QA
2 14 (0.65%) Basel III
3 13 (0.60%) CRD IV
3 13 (0.60%) ISO 8583
3 13 (0.60%) WAI
3 13 (0.60%) Basel II
4 11 (0.51%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.46%) SLA
6 8 (0.37%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (1.53%) VirtualBox
2 19 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.60%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.19%) Cygwin
5 2 (0.093%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.046%) Docker
Systems Management
1 58 (2.69%) HP Quality Center
2 34 (1.58%) Vagrant
3 8 (0.37%) Puppet
3 8 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.23%) Ansible
5 4 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (0.14%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 269 (12.47%) Microsoft
2 103 (4.78%) Oracle
3 52 (2.41%) TOWER Software
4 29 (1.34%) IBM
4 29 (1.34%) Apple
5 25 (1.16%) Google
6 22 (1.02%) VMware
7 21 (0.97%) Adobe
8 20 (0.93%) Cisco
9 19 (0.88%) SAP
10 16 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
11 15 (0.70%) Sourcefire
11 15 (0.70%) Business Objects
12 13 (0.60%) Guidewire
12 13 (0.60%) HP
13 12 (0.56%) KANA
13 12 (0.56%) MuleSoft
14 8 (0.37%) Epicor
14 8 (0.37%) Pega
15 7 (0.32%) iRise
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent package & development
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
JPS Selection
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent high level package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package !!!
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Personnel IT
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Levy Associates Ltd
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Data Idols
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago