The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 280 392 369
Rank change year-on-year
+112 -23
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 1046 590 691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.96% 0.58% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 0.74% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 868 508 562
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,750
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -0.58%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87553 79947 86103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.43% 78.81% 77.63%
Number of salaries quoted 71008 65980 73851
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
User Stories
UK

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 August 2014.

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 August 2014. 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 +93 501 £55,000 +4.76% 34
South East +75 217 £49,500 -4.80% 31
Yorkshire +13 98 £40,000 +14.28% 13
East of England +37 93 £45,000 +5.88% 14
South West +11 54 £36,000 +3.59% 5
North West +13 53 £35,000 - 9
East Midlands -4 30 £40,857 +10.42% 2
West Midlands +3 3 £38,500 -9.41% 1
User Stories
UK

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 1007 (47.98%) Agile Software Development
2 842 (40.11%) Scrum
3 532 (25.35%) Business Analysis
4 504 (24.01%) Finance
5 485 (23.11%) QA
6 461 (21.96%) SQL
7 445 (21.20%) Degree
8 433 (20.63%) C#
9 424 (20.20%) .NET
10 420 (20.01%) E-Commerce
11 417 (19.87%) TDD
12 386 (18.39%) Java
13 364 (17.34%) JavaScript
14 341 (16.25%) Microsoft
15 320 (15.25%) HTML
16 313 (14.91%) Project Management
17 293 (13.96%) Use Case
18 274 (13.05%) UML
19 272 (12.96%) CSS
20 252 (12.01%) Marketing
20 252 (12.01%) User Acceptance Testing
21 248 (11.82%) BDD
22 247 (11.77%) Retail
23 236 (11.24%) Selenium
24 225 (10.72%) XML
25 216 (10.29%) SQL Server
26 209 (9.96%) Test Automation
27 206 (9.81%) Unit Testing
28 194 (9.24%) ISEB
29 185 (8.81%) Stakeholder Management

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 69 (3.29%) CMS
2 52 (2.48%) Apache
3 51 (2.43%) SharePoint
4 42 (2.00%) Confluence
5 28 (1.33%) Tomcat
6 20 (0.95%) Drupal
7 18 (0.86%) Apache Pig
7 18 (0.86%) WebSphere
8 10 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (0.33%) Node.js
10 7 (0.33%) GlassFish
10 7 (0.33%) WordPress
11 6 (0.29%) Alfresco
11 6 (0.29%) Documentum
12 5 (0.24%) IIS
12 5 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (0.19%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.19%) Liferay
Applications
1 152 (7.24%) MS Excel
2 46 (2.19%) MS Visio
3 33 (1.57%) MS Office
4 16 (0.76%) Photoshop
5 14 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (0.67%) MS Project
6 7 (0.33%) Mingle
7 6 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.24%) Fireworks
9 4 (0.19%) PowerPivot
10 2 (0.095%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 32 (1.52%) Magento
2 25 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 21 (1.00%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.14%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.048%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.048%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.048%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 101 (4.81%) SaaS
2 29 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
3 24 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (0.67%) Amazon S3
6 14 (0.67%) Amazon EMR
7 6 (0.29%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.095%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.095%) GitHub
9 1 (0.048%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 36 (1.72%) Internet
2 22 (1.05%) SNMP
3 21 (1.00%) HTTP
4 9 (0.43%) ZigBee
5 4 (0.19%) FTP
5 4 (0.19%) Extranet
6 3 (0.14%) Firewall
6 3 (0.14%) DNS
6 3 (0.14%) VPN
6 3 (0.14%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.095%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.095%) DAB
7 2 (0.095%) Intranet
8 1 (0.048%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.048%) Wireless
8 1 (0.048%) IPsec
8 1 (0.048%) DSL
8 1 (0.048%) DHCP
8 1 (0.048%) GPRS
8 1 (0.048%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 84 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 82 (3.91%) MySQL
4 58 (2.76%) NoSQL
5 53 (2.53%) MongoDB
6 33 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
7 27 (1.29%) Hadoop
8 25 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
9 21 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
10 18 (0.86%) Impala
10 18 (0.86%) Apache Hive
11 17 (0.81%) Mahout
12 15 (0.71%) RDBMS
12 15 (0.71%) Big Data
13 14 (0.67%) Oracle Database
14 13 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 13 (0.62%) Data Mart
15 10 (0.48%) Redis
16 8 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 8 (0.38%) ProClarity
Development Applications
1 236 (11.24%) Selenium
2 185 (8.81%) JIRA
3 157 (7.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 157 (7.48%) Cucumber
4 126 (6.00%) Visual Studio
5 112 (5.34%) Git (software)
6 104 (4.95%) NUnit
7 98 (4.67%) Jenkins
8 83 (3.95%) QuickTest Pro
9 77 (3.67%) WebDriver
10 64 (3.05%) Rhino Mocks
11 56 (2.67%) Hudson
12 50 (2.38%) Subversion
13 46 (2.19%) SoapUI
14 43 (2.05%) SpecFlow
14 43 (2.05%) Maven
15 38 (1.81%) Bugzilla
16 34 (1.62%) JUnit
17 30 (1.43%) JMeter
18 29 (1.38%) Ant
General
1 504 (24.01%) Finance
2 252 (12.01%) Marketing
3 247 (11.77%) Retail
4 146 (6.96%) Telecoms
5 136 (6.48%) Banking
6 125 (5.96%) Games
7 97 (4.62%) Advertising
8 60 (2.86%) Publishing
9 57 (2.72%) Back Office
10 46 (2.19%) Law
11 41 (1.95%) Investment Banking
12 21 (1.00%) Financial Institution
13 16 (0.76%) Multimedia
14 14 (0.67%) Automotive
14 14 (0.67%) Manufacturing
15 13 (0.62%) Legal
16 10 (0.48%) Military
17 8 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
18 4 (0.19%) Front Office
19 3 (0.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 924 (44.02%) Analyst
2 768 (36.59%) Business Analyst
3 478 (22.77%) Developer
4 209 (9.96%) Agile Business Analyst
5 106 (5.05%) Senior Analyst
6 103 (4.91%) Senior Business Analyst
7 98 (4.67%) Java Developer
8 93 (4.43%) QA Engineer
9 88 (4.19%) Product Manager
9 88 (4.19%) Software Developer
10 83 (3.95%) Senior Developer
11 81 (3.86%) Architect
12 77 (3.67%) C# Developer
13 75 (3.57%) Tester
14 74 (3.53%) Software Engineer
15 71 (3.38%) Project Manager
16 70 (3.33%) Test Analyst
17 67 (3.19%) Test Engineer
18 66 (3.14%) Automation Engineer
19 56 (2.67%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 424 (20.20%) .NET
2 320 (15.25%) HTML
3 272 (12.96%) CSS
4 225 (10.72%) XML
5 181 (8.62%) Web Services
6 161 (7.67%) jQuery
7 147 (7.00%) ASP.NET
8 117 (5.57%) SOAP
9 112 (5.34%) RESTful
10 107 (5.10%) HTML5
11 93 (4.43%) .NET Framework
11 93 (4.43%) JSON
12 91 (4.34%) Spring
13 86 (4.10%) CSS3
13 86 (4.10%) Gherkin
14 79 (3.76%) ASP.NET MVC
15 67 (3.19%) Ajax
16 57 (2.72%) Hibernate
17 56 (2.67%) XSD
18 54 (2.57%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 173 (8.24%) Computer Science
2 134 (6.38%) Mobile App
3 128 (6.10%) Open Source
4 68 (3.24%) Management Information System
5 64 (3.05%) Mathematics
6 48 (2.29%) FMCG
7 38 (1.81%) Visualisation
8 34 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
9 31 (1.48%) N-Tier
10 23 (1.10%) Mobile Banking
11 22 (1.05%) Social Media
12 19 (0.91%) Reference Data
13 18 (0.86%) Video on Demand
14 13 (0.62%) Blog
15 12 (0.57%) Data Integration
15 12 (0.57%) Online Games
15 12 (0.57%) Digital Media
15 12 (0.57%) Client/Server
15 12 (0.57%) W3C
15 12 (0.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 111 (5.29%) Linux
2 104 (4.95%) Apple iOS
3 93 (4.43%) Android
4 58 (2.76%) Windows
5 29 (1.38%) UNIX
6 17 (0.81%) Debian
7 12 (0.57%) Ubuntu
8 10 (0.48%) Windows Phone
8 10 (0.48%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.19%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.048%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1007 (47.98%) Agile Software Development
2 842 (40.11%) Scrum
3 532 (25.35%) Business Analysis
4 420 (20.01%) E-Commerce
5 417 (19.87%) TDD
6 313 (14.91%) Project Management
7 293 (13.96%) Use Case
8 274 (13.05%) UML
9 252 (12.01%) User Acceptance Testing
10 248 (11.82%) BDD
11 209 (9.96%) Test Automation
12 206 (9.81%) Unit Testing
13 185 (8.81%) Stakeholder Management
14 184 (8.77%) Test Scripting
15 183 (8.72%) Waterfall
16 182 (8.67%) Continuous Integration
16 182 (8.67%) Software Engineering
17 179 (8.53%) OO
18 155 (7.38%) Web Development
19 154 (7.34%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 461 (21.96%) SQL
2 433 (20.63%) C#
3 386 (18.39%) Java
4 364 (17.34%) JavaScript
5 133 (6.34%) Ruby
6 124 (5.91%) Python
7 108 (5.15%) PHP
8 96 (4.57%) T-SQL
9 67 (3.19%) C++
10 37 (1.76%) Bash Shell
11 33 (1.57%) C
12 30 (1.43%) VB
13 26 (1.24%) Objective-C
14 17 (0.81%) VBA
14 17 (0.81%) PL/SQL
15 16 (0.76%) VBScript
16 15 (0.71%) R
17 14 (0.67%) Clojure
18 13 (0.62%) Erlang
19 10 (0.48%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 445 (21.20%) Degree
2 194 (9.24%) ISEB
3 52 (2.48%) ISTQB
4 39 (1.86%) Security Cleared
5 24 (1.14%) CBAP
6 19 (0.91%) SC Cleared
7 16 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 15 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (0.33%) Sun Certification
9 7 (0.33%) IIBA
10 6 (0.29%) MCP
10 6 (0.29%) MCAD
10 6 (0.29%) MCSD
10 6 (0.29%) PMI Certification
10 6 (0.29%) ACCA
10 6 (0.29%) CIMA
11 4 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (0.19%) PMP
12 2 (0.095%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (0.048%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 485 (23.11%) QA
2 10 (0.48%) EMIR
2 10 (0.48%) MiFID
3 9 (0.43%) FATCA
4 7 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (0.19%) WCAG
5 4 (0.19%) SLA
6 3 (0.14%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.048%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.048%) GxP
7 1 (0.048%) HL7
System Software
1 14 (0.67%) Varnish
2 8 (0.38%) VirtualBox
3 4 (0.19%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.095%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.095%) Xen
5 1 (0.048%) zsh
Systems Management
1 71 (3.38%) HP Quality Center
2 22 (1.05%) Puppet
3 9 (0.43%) Vagrant
4 4 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.14%) Ansible
6 2 (0.095%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 341 (16.25%) Microsoft
2 125 (5.96%) Oracle
3 46 (2.19%) Google
4 43 (2.05%) HP
5 40 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
6 34 (1.62%) JBoss
7 28 (1.33%) Adobe
8 24 (1.14%) hybris
9 16 (0.76%) Ab Initio
9 16 (0.76%) Teradata
10 14 (0.67%) TOWER Software
11 13 (0.62%) Cognos
12 10 (0.48%) Perforce
12 10 (0.48%) Informatica
13 9 (0.43%) IBM
13 9 (0.43%) Atlassian
14 8 (0.38%) Apple
15 7 (0.33%) CA
15 7 (0.33%) SAP
15 7 (0.33%) Omniture
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
JM
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + BONUS 26 DAYS HOLIDAY!
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
boohoo.com
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
North East
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
A4E
Salary: From £31,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connectus
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, pension, health
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum +bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Blue Chip Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Riding
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45-60k+CA+Bonus+Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Palantir Solutions
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Benefits package including pension, private he
Posted: Yesterday