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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 222 261 311
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +50
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 1309 1207 1010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.45% 1.19% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 1.37% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1110 958 839
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,400 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
79462 88351 91210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.28% 87.40% 85.37%
Number of salaries quoted 66744 73779 73679
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 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
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 26 September 2016.

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 26 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +18 607 £57,500 +4.54% 78
South East +16 238 £47,500 +5.55% 25
East of England +97 136 £45,000 +5.88% 14
South West +29 101 £45,000 +20.00% 12
West Midlands +44 82 £45,000 +16.12% 9
North West +42 49 £40,000 -11.11% 11
East Midlands +3 48 £39,500 -12.22% 3
Yorkshire -4 38 £40,000 -13.97% 8
North East -1 9 £35,000 -10.25% 6
Midlands -1 1 £50,000 -28.57%
User Stories
UK

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 2066 (81.76%) Agile Software Development
2 885 (35.02%) Scrum
3 509 (20.14%) Finance
4 461 (18.24%) Business Analysis
5 450 (17.81%) SQL
6 440 (17.41%) User Experience
7 414 (16.38%) QA
8 403 (15.95%) Analytical Skills
9 395 (15.63%) HTML
10 391 (15.47%) Java
11 381 (15.08%) TDD
12 367 (14.52%) JIRA
13 353 (13.97%) Degree
14 348 (13.77%) JavaScript
15 335 (13.26%) E-Commerce
16 330 (13.06%) C#
17 324 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
18 309 (12.23%) Mentoring
19 307 (12.15%) SDLC
20 299 (11.83%) CSS
21 292 (11.56%) .NET
22 291 (11.52%) BDD
23 284 (11.24%) Use Case
24 265 (10.49%) Project Management
25 261 (10.33%) Waterfall
26 249 (9.85%) Wireframes
27 239 (9.46%) Kanban
28 238 (9.42%) User Acceptance Testing
28 238 (9.42%) Continuous Integration
29 231 (9.14%) Software Engineering

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
1 125 (4.95%) Confluence
2 53 (2.10%) CMS
3 39 (1.54%) Apache Pig
4 35 (1.39%) SharePoint
5 31 (1.23%) Apache
6 29 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
6 29 (1.15%) WebLogic
6 29 (1.15%) WebSphere
7 26 (1.03%) IIS
8 23 (0.91%) Drupal
9 21 (0.83%) JBoss
10 18 (0.71%) WordPress
11 14 (0.55%) CICS
12 12 (0.47%) Apache ServiceMix
13 11 (0.44%) Apache Spark
14 8 (0.32%) Alfresco
14 8 (0.32%) Umbraco
15 6 (0.24%) Apache Solr
15 6 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
16 5 (0.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 88 (3.48%) MS Excel
2 56 (2.22%) MS Visio
3 40 (1.58%) MS Office
4 17 (0.67%) Photoshop
5 12 (0.47%) OmniGraffle
6 10 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
7 8 (0.32%) MS Project
8 7 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
9 6 (0.24%) InVision
9 6 (0.24%) Mingle
10 5 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 4 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
12 3 (0.12%) HipChat
13 1 (0.040%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.040%) Gliffy
13 1 (0.040%) SPSS
13 1 (0.040%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 47 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.67%) SAP CO
2 17 (0.67%) SAP FI
2 17 (0.67%) SAP FI/CO
3 12 (0.47%) Magento
4 10 (0.40%) SAP SD
5 9 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.28%) Northgate Housing
6 7 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
6 7 (0.28%) VisionPLUS
7 5 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (0.20%) SAP MM
7 5 (0.20%) SAP PS
8 4 (0.16%) OpenText MBPM
8 4 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
8 4 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 3 (0.12%) Academy Housing
9 3 (0.12%) BASE24
9 3 (0.12%) Radian6
9 3 (0.12%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 86 (3.40%) SaaS
2 59 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
5 21 (0.83%) Amazon S3
6 19 (0.75%) Amazon EMR
7 17 (0.67%) Google Play
8 12 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (0.47%) Google Drive
9 11 (0.44%) Google Analytics
10 9 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
10 9 (0.36%) PaaS
11 7 (0.28%) Lucidchart
12 6 (0.24%) Basecamp
13 5 (0.20%) Force.com
13 5 (0.20%) IaaS
14 4 (0.16%) Amazon Kinesis
14 4 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
14 4 (0.16%) Office 365
14 4 (0.16%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 49 (1.94%) Internet
2 36 (1.42%) HTTP
3 30 (1.19%) HTTPS
4 23 (0.91%) TCP/IP
5 20 (0.79%) Firewall
6 19 (0.75%) SSL
7 15 (0.59%) Skype
8 13 (0.51%) Intranet
9 11 (0.44%) SNMP
10 9 (0.36%) CTI
11 8 (0.32%) LAN
11 8 (0.32%) RFID
11 8 (0.32%) VLAN
11 8 (0.32%) WAN
12 7 (0.28%) FCoE
13 5 (0.20%) Broadband
13 5 (0.20%) IPv4
14 4 (0.16%) DSL
15 2 (0.079%) DNS
15 2 (0.079%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (7.28%) SQL Server
2 100 (3.96%) Big Data
3 87 (3.44%) MongoDB
4 66 (2.61%) Hadoop
5 62 (2.45%) MySQL
6 61 (2.41%) NoSQL
7 59 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
8 51 (2.02%) Relational Database
9 47 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
10 44 (1.74%) Apache Hive
11 35 (1.39%) Data Mining
12 34 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
13 29 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 25 (0.99%) Redis
15 23 (0.91%) Neo4j
16 22 (0.87%) QlikView
17 20 (0.79%) Impala
18 19 (0.75%) Mahout
19 17 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 14 (0.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 367 (14.52%) JIRA
2 198 (7.84%) Selenium
3 154 (6.09%) Git (software)
4 150 (5.94%) Jenkins
5 129 (5.10%) Cucumber
6 110 (4.35%) WebDriver
7 100 (3.96%) JUnit
8 91 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
9 74 (2.93%) SoapUI
10 56 (2.22%) Maven
10 56 (2.22%) NUnit
11 46 (1.82%) Visual Studio
12 42 (1.66%) Vagrant
13 41 (1.62%) Mockito
14 37 (1.46%) SpecFlow
15 34 (1.35%) JMeter
16 33 (1.31%) TestNG
17 32 (1.27%) Hudson
18 31 (1.23%) Gradle
18 31 (1.23%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 509 (20.14%) Finance
2 203 (8.03%) Retail
3 141 (5.58%) Banking
4 135 (5.34%) Marketing
5 96 (3.80%) Games
6 94 (3.72%) Telecoms
7 66 (2.61%) Back Office
8 52 (2.06%) Publishing
9 44 (1.74%) Advertising
10 34 (1.35%) Law
10 34 (1.35%) Legal
11 32 (1.27%) Billing
12 31 (1.23%) Manufacturing
13 27 (1.07%) Front Office
14 26 (1.03%) Investment Banking
15 16 (0.63%) Financial Institution
16 11 (0.44%) Electronics
17 8 (0.32%) Online Betting
18 7 (0.28%) Multimedia
18 7 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1121 (44.36%) Analyst
2 899 (35.58%) Business Analyst
3 491 (19.43%) Developer
4 194 (7.68%) Agile Business Analyst
5 179 (7.08%) Product Owner
6 160 (6.33%) Senior Analyst
7 144 (5.70%) Product Manager
7 144 (5.70%) Senior Business Analyst
8 141 (5.58%) Senior Developer
9 119 (4.71%) Java Developer
10 118 (4.67%) Digital Analyst
11 113 (4.47%) Software Developer
12 111 (4.39%) Test Analyst
13 107 (4.23%) C# Developer
14 104 (4.12%) Digital Business Analyst
15 95 (3.76%) Tester
16 94 (3.72%) Scrum Master
17 73 (2.89%) Product Analyst
18 72 (2.85%) .NET Developer
19 67 (2.65%) Agile Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 395 (15.63%) HTML
2 299 (11.83%) CSS
3 292 (11.56%) .NET
4 201 (7.95%) Web Services
5 170 (6.73%) HTML5
6 159 (6.29%) XML
7 117 (4.63%) Spring
8 115 (4.55%) REST
9 106 (4.19%) CSS3
10 104 (4.12%) JSON
11 90 (3.56%) Node.js
12 86 (3.40%) Hibernate
13 85 (3.36%) jQuery
14 77 (3.05%) RESTful
15 74 (2.93%) SOAP
16 70 (2.77%) AngularJS
17 61 (2.41%) ASP.NET
18 57 (2.26%) Ajax
19 56 (2.22%) J2EE
20 51 (2.02%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 440 (17.41%) User Experience
2 403 (15.95%) Analytical Skills
3 180 (7.12%) Mobile App
4 176 (6.96%) Computer Science
5 83 (3.28%) Management Information System
6 62 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
7 57 (2.26%) Visualisation
8 44 (1.74%) Fintech
8 44 (1.74%) Mathematics
9 36 (1.42%) Virtual Team
10 33 (1.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 32 (1.27%) Client/Server
12 24 (0.95%) Algorithms
13 23 (0.91%) FMCG
13 23 (0.91%) iPad
13 23 (0.91%) Statistics
14 21 (0.83%) Artificial Intelligence
15 20 (0.79%) Mainframe
16 18 (0.71%) Video on Demand
17 14 (0.55%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 125 (4.95%) Apple iOS
2 117 (4.63%) Android
3 103 (4.08%) Linux
4 95 (3.76%) Windows
5 37 (1.46%) Unix
6 15 (0.59%) Ubuntu
7 13 (0.51%) Windows Phone
8 12 (0.47%) Windows Server
9 11 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.24%) VMS
11 5 (0.20%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.079%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.079%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.040%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.040%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2066 (81.76%) Agile Software Development
2 885 (35.02%) Scrum
3 461 (18.24%) Business Analysis
4 381 (15.08%) TDD
5 335 (13.26%) E-Commerce
6 324 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 309 (12.23%) Mentoring
8 307 (12.15%) SDLC
9 291 (11.52%) BDD
10 284 (11.24%) Use Case
11 265 (10.49%) Project Management
12 261 (10.33%) Waterfall
13 249 (9.85%) Wireframes
14 239 (9.46%) Kanban
15 238 (9.42%) Continuous Integration
15 238 (9.42%) User Acceptance Testing
16 231 (9.14%) Software Engineering
17 218 (8.63%) OO
18 201 (7.95%) Coaching
19 176 (6.96%) UML
Programming Languages
1 450 (17.81%) SQL
2 391 (15.47%) Java
3 348 (13.77%) JavaScript
4 330 (13.06%) C#
5 117 (4.63%) Python
6 103 (4.08%) PHP
7 87 (3.44%) C
8 84 (3.32%) C++
9 69 (2.73%) T-SQL
10 68 (2.69%) Scala
11 64 (2.53%) Ruby
12 51 (2.02%) Bash Shell
13 49 (1.94%) Objective-C
14 36 (1.42%) Groovy
15 33 (1.31%) Clojure
16 31 (1.23%) VB.NET
17 24 (0.95%) R
18 22 (0.87%) VBA
19 19 (0.75%) Cypher
19 19 (0.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 353 (13.97%) Degree
2 189 (7.48%) ISEB
3 119 (4.71%) Security Cleared
4 102 (4.04%) ISTQB
5 64 (2.53%) DV Cleared
6 44 (1.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 28 (1.11%) SC Cleared
8 20 (0.79%) PMP
9 18 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (0.55%) PhD
11 11 (0.44%) CCNA
11 11 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (0.44%) CISSP
11 11 (0.44%) GIAC
11 11 (0.44%) Linux+ Certification
11 11 (0.44%) MCSE
11 11 (0.44%) Network+ Certification
11 11 (0.44%) SANS
11 11 (0.44%) Security+ Certification
11 11 (0.44%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 414 (16.38%) QA
2 20 (0.79%) Data Quality
3 10 (0.40%) SDET
4 5 (0.20%) SEPA
5 4 (0.16%) ISO20022
6 3 (0.12%) MiFID
6 3 (0.12%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.040%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.040%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.040%) EMIR
7 1 (0.040%) FATCA
7 1 (0.040%) SLA
7 1 (0.040%) UCITS
System Software
1 43 (1.70%) Docker
2 24 (0.95%) VirtualBox
3 19 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.28%) NFS
5 7 (0.28%) Samba
5 7 (0.28%) VMware ESX
6 5 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (0.20%) Firmware
6 5 (0.20%) HDFS
6 5 (0.20%) KVM
7 4 (0.16%) vSphere
8 2 (0.079%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 40 (1.58%) HP Quality Center
2 23 (0.91%) Puppet
3 20 (0.79%) Ansible
4 10 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.28%) Kibana
5 7 (0.28%) Nagios
6 6 (0.24%) CA Service Virtualization
6 6 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
7 5 (0.20%) Ambari
8 4 (0.16%) Salt
9 3 (0.12%) vRealize
10 2 (0.079%) Grafana
10 2 (0.079%) Kubernetes
10 2 (0.079%) logstash
11 1 (0.040%) Control-M
11 1 (0.040%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 198 (7.84%) Microsoft
2 82 (3.24%) Google
3 67 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
4 62 (2.45%) Oracle
5 49 (1.94%) Atlassian
6 44 (1.74%) SAP
7 33 (1.31%) Apple
8 26 (1.03%) Rally
9 23 (0.91%) HP
10 22 (0.87%) IBM
11 21 (0.83%) hybris
12 18 (0.71%) Tableau
12 18 (0.71%) VMware
13 17 (0.67%) LexisNexis
13 17 (0.67%) Red Hat
14 15 (0.59%) Adobe
15 13 (0.51%) Informatica
15 13 (0.51%) Sitecore
16 11 (0.44%) Cisco
17 10 (0.40%) Northgate
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Posted: 7 hours ago
London
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Salary: £55000 - £68000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
West Midlands
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension + bonus
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Warrington, Cheshire
Computer People
Posted: 8 hours ago
West London
Freshtechit
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
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Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Montash
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £58000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
North West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: 10% pension 25 days holiday
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 per annum
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Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 60,000 per annum
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London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To £55k plus bens
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London
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 10% BONUS & PACKAGE
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Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum
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Essex
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Salary: £40000 Per Annum
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hainton Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago