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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 285 328 464
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +136
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 1070 796 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.95% 0.76% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 0.97% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 897 714 414
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
90910 82248 90837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.44% 79.03% 76.75%
Number of salaries quoted 73759 68320 77731
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% -3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
User Stories
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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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +62 619 £50,000 - 48
South East +29 174 £47,500 +5.55% 15
East of England 0 98 £42,500 +6.25% 9
North West +5 59 £45,000 +20.00% 6
Yorkshire -117 46 £40,000 -1.23% 10
South West +13 26 £37,000 -12.94% 5
West Midlands +24 21 £47,500 - 2
East Midlands -15 19 £40,000 -13.51% 4
North East +4 15 £28,636 -23.63% 2
User Stories
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User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 899 (47.09%) Agile Software Development
2 780 (40.86%) Scrum
3 510 (26.72%) Business Analysis
4 452 (23.68%) QA
5 438 (22.94%) E-Commerce
6 432 (22.63%) Finance
7 412 (21.58%) .NET
8 409 (21.42%) SQL
9 408 (21.37%) Degree
10 392 (20.53%) Java
11 374 (19.59%) C#
12 350 (18.33%) Use Case
13 347 (18.18%) TDD
14 278 (14.56%) JavaScript
15 270 (14.14%) HTML
16 261 (13.67%) XML
17 247 (12.94%) UML
18 240 (12.57%) Microsoft
19 233 (12.21%) Project Management
20 219 (11.47%) CSS
21 215 (11.26%) Marketing
22 209 (10.95%) User Acceptance Testing
23 208 (10.90%) Selenium
24 202 (10.58%) BDD
25 196 (10.27%) Continuous Integration
26 190 (9.95%) Web Services
27 181 (9.48%) Retail
28 171 (8.96%) Unit Testing
29 169 (8.85%) Test Automation
30 167 (8.75%) SQL Server

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 55 (2.88%) CMS
2 50 (2.62%) SharePoint
3 49 (2.57%) Apache
4 27 (1.41%) Drupal
5 25 (1.31%) Confluence
6 20 (1.05%) Tomcat
7 16 (0.84%) Apache Pig
8 15 (0.79%) WebSphere
9 11 (0.58%) IIS
10 9 (0.47%) Node.js
11 7 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (0.37%) WordPress
11 7 (0.37%) Apache Solr
12 6 (0.31%) Joomla!
13 5 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
14 2 (0.10%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.10%) EPiServer CMS
14 2 (0.10%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.10%) Sitecore CMS
14 2 (0.10%) Alfresco
Applications
1 142 (7.44%) MS Excel
2 65 (3.40%) MS Visio
3 29 (1.52%) MS Office
4 28 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (1.20%) Photoshop
6 14 (0.73%) MS Project
7 10 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.37%) Mingle
9 3 (0.16%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 44 (2.30%) Google Analytics
2 21 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (0.84%) Magento
4 14 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.26%) Oracle CRM
6 3 (0.16%) Sophis RISQUE
7 2 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.052%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 90 (4.71%) SaaS
2 35 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (0.63%) Amazon EMR
5 12 (0.63%) Amazon S3
5 12 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.10%) GitHub
7 1 (0.052%) Force.com
7 1 (0.052%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 81 (4.24%) Internet
2 33 (1.73%) FTP
3 7 (0.37%) HTTP
4 6 (0.31%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.26%) Intranet
6 4 (0.21%) Network Security
6 4 (0.21%) Firewall
7 3 (0.16%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.16%) ZigBee
8 2 (0.10%) Extranet
8 2 (0.10%) DAB
8 2 (0.10%) ATM
8 2 (0.10%) Broadband
9 1 (0.052%) TETRA
9 1 (0.052%) GPRS
9 1 (0.052%) GSM
9 1 (0.052%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.052%) DNS
9 1 (0.052%) SMS
9 1 (0.052%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (8.75%) SQL Server
2 83 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 64 (3.35%) MySQL
4 60 (3.14%) NoSQL
5 36 (1.89%) Hadoop
6 34 (1.78%) MongoDB
6 34 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 29 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
8 26 (1.36%) Big Data
8 26 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
9 24 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
10 17 (0.89%) Riak
11 16 (0.84%) Apache Hive
11 16 (0.84%) Mahout
12 11 (0.58%) Oracle Database
13 7 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (0.37%) Data Mining
13 7 (0.37%) RDBMS
14 6 (0.31%) Redis
14 6 (0.31%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 208 (10.90%) Selenium
2 148 (7.75%) JIRA
3 141 (7.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 124 (6.50%) Cucumber
5 95 (4.98%) Git (software)
6 87 (4.56%) Visual Studio
7 71 (3.72%) Jenkins
8 64 (3.35%) FitNesse
9 63 (3.30%) WebDriver
10 62 (3.25%) QuickTest Pro
10 62 (3.25%) SpecFlow
11 56 (2.93%) SoapUI
12 54 (2.83%) NUnit
13 48 (2.51%) Subversion
14 38 (1.99%) Maven
15 34 (1.78%) Bitbucket
16 31 (1.62%) Bugzilla
17 30 (1.57%) Hudson
18 29 (1.52%) JUnit
19 26 (1.36%) Ant
General
1 432 (22.63%) Finance
2 215 (11.26%) Marketing
3 181 (9.48%) Retail
4 158 (8.28%) Banking
5 135 (7.07%) Games
6 112 (5.87%) Telecoms
7 79 (4.14%) Back Office
8 74 (3.88%) Investment Banking
9 53 (2.78%) Advertising
10 35 (1.83%) Law
11 30 (1.57%) Publishing
12 22 (1.15%) Financial Institution
13 19 (1.00%) Legal
14 16 (0.84%) Manufacturing
14 16 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
15 13 (0.68%) Online Betting
16 10 (0.52%) Automotive
17 8 (0.42%) Multimedia
18 7 (0.37%) Military
18 7 (0.37%) Billing
Job Titles
1 940 (49.24%) Analyst
2 792 (41.49%) Business Analyst
3 434 (22.73%) Developer
4 229 (12.00%) Agile Business Analyst
5 118 (6.18%) Senior Analyst
6 105 (5.50%) Senior Business Analyst
7 93 (4.87%) Tester
8 92 (4.82%) Java Developer
9 87 (4.56%) Test Analyst
10 78 (4.09%) Senior Developer
11 69 (3.61%) C# Developer
12 67 (3.51%) Product Manager
12 67 (3.51%) QA Engineer
13 64 (3.35%) Product Owner
14 63 (3.30%) Software Developer
15 62 (3.25%) Software Engineer
16 60 (3.14%) .NET Developer
17 57 (2.99%) Project Manager
18 53 (2.78%) Web Developer
19 51 (2.67%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 412 (21.58%) .NET
2 270 (14.14%) HTML
3 261 (13.67%) XML
4 219 (11.47%) CSS
5 190 (9.95%) Web Services
6 132 (6.91%) jQuery
7 128 (6.71%) SOAP
7 128 (6.71%) JSON
8 118 (6.18%) ASP.NET
9 103 (5.40%) RESTful
10 91 (4.77%) Spring
10 91 (4.77%) .NET Framework
11 78 (4.09%) HTML5
12 71 (3.72%) WCF
13 68 (3.56%) Gherkin
14 67 (3.51%) Ajax
15 62 (3.25%) Hibernate
16 61 (3.20%) XSD
17 56 (2.93%) WPF
18 49 (2.57%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 154 (8.07%) Mobile App
2 116 (6.08%) Computer Science
3 107 (5.61%) Open Source
4 62 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
5 39 (2.04%) Management Information System
6 36 (1.89%) Visualisation
6 36 (1.89%) Social Media
7 35 (1.83%) Digital Media
8 29 (1.52%) Mathematics
9 28 (1.47%) N-Tier
10 25 (1.31%) Reference Data
10 25 (1.31%) Credit Risk
11 23 (1.20%) Market Risk
11 23 (1.20%) Video on Demand
12 22 (1.15%) Mobile Banking
13 19 (1.00%) Statistics
13 19 (1.00%) Online Games
14 15 (0.79%) Client/Server
14 15 (0.79%) Blackberry
14 15 (0.79%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 113 (5.92%) Apple iOS
2 107 (5.61%) Linux
3 101 (5.29%) Android
4 65 (3.40%) Windows
5 38 (1.99%) UNIX
6 10 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
7 8 (0.42%) Debian
8 4 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.21%) Windows Phone
8 4 (0.21%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.16%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.16%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.10%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.052%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.052%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.052%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 899 (47.09%) Agile Software Development
2 780 (40.86%) Scrum
3 510 (26.72%) Business Analysis
4 438 (22.94%) E-Commerce
5 350 (18.33%) Use Case
6 347 (18.18%) TDD
7 247 (12.94%) UML
8 233 (12.21%) Project Management
9 209 (10.95%) User Acceptance Testing
10 202 (10.58%) BDD
11 196 (10.27%) Continuous Integration
12 171 (8.96%) Unit Testing
13 169 (8.85%) Test Automation
14 163 (8.54%) Web Development
15 154 (8.07%) Waterfall
16 141 (7.39%) OO
17 138 (7.23%) Test Scripting
18 137 (7.18%) Automated Testing
19 136 (7.12%) Stakeholder Management
20 131 (6.86%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 409 (21.42%) SQL
2 392 (20.53%) Java
3 374 (19.59%) C#
4 278 (14.56%) JavaScript
5 129 (6.76%) Python
6 119 (6.23%) PHP
7 116 (6.08%) Ruby
8 60 (3.14%) C++
9 57 (2.99%) Objective-C
10 50 (2.62%) T-SQL
11 44 (2.30%) Bash Shell
12 35 (1.83%) VB
13 26 (1.36%) PL/SQL
14 22 (1.15%) VBScript
15 20 (1.05%) Perl
16 19 (1.00%) C
17 18 (0.94%) Shell Script
18 15 (0.79%) VBA
19 14 (0.73%) R
20 13 (0.68%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 408 (21.37%) Degree
2 150 (7.86%) ISEB
3 49 (2.57%) ISTQB
4 36 (1.89%) IIBA
5 30 (1.57%) Security Cleared
6 23 (1.20%) CBAP
7 16 (0.84%) SC Cleared
8 13 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (0.37%) MCP
9 7 (0.37%) MCAD
9 7 (0.37%) MCSD
10 5 (0.26%) Sun Certification
11 3 (0.16%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.052%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.052%) HNC
12 1 (0.052%) PhD
12 1 (0.052%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.052%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 452 (23.68%) QA
2 14 (0.73%) EMIR
3 13 (0.68%) MiFID
4 12 (0.63%) FATCA
5 11 (0.58%) SLA
6 8 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
6 8 (0.42%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.21%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.052%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.052%) GxP
9 1 (0.052%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 8 (0.42%) Varnish
2 6 (0.31%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.052%) Xen
4 1 (0.052%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 54 (2.83%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (0.58%) Puppet
3 7 (0.37%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.10%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.052%) Ansible
5 1 (0.052%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 240 (12.57%) Microsoft
2 139 (7.28%) Oracle
3 57 (2.99%) HP
4 50 (2.62%) Google
5 31 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
6 28 (1.47%) Rackspace
6 28 (1.47%) JD Edwards
7 20 (1.05%) SAP
8 18 (0.94%) hybris
9 12 (0.63%) Pega
9 12 (0.63%) JBoss
10 8 (0.42%) Apple
10 8 (0.42%) Adobe
10 8 (0.42%) Dell
11 7 (0.37%) Symbian
11 7 (0.37%) ATG
11 7 (0.37%) WSO2
12 6 (0.31%) Siebel
13 5 (0.26%) Business Objects
13 5 (0.26%) VMware
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venator Recruitment Limited
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connectus
Salary: £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Tom Tom
Posted: Yesterday
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus,Pay rise, Med Insurance
Posted: Yesterday
London
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Personnel IT
Salary: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
CPA Global
Salary: £Competitive + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Intapeople
Salary: £30000 to £42000 per annum - excellent company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £50000 - £75000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum Up to £40K + excellent benefi
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benifits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago