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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 270 299 332
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +33
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 1109 1066 910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.17% 1.07% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 1.26% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 857 925 710
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,500 £65,000
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
82058 84649 83361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 86.88% 85.27% 85.04%
Number of salaries quoted 68908 70120 67040
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the England region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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 -2 466 £55,000 - 78
South East +11 259 £50,000 +5.26% 22
East of England +34 97 £45,000 +5.88% 7
East Midlands +33 70 £41,500 +1.57% 6
Yorkshire -35 65 £40,000 +8.10% 11
South West -21 56 £37,500 -1.96% 7
West Midlands +26 53 £47,500 +5.55% 14
North West +9 33 £45,000 +38.46% 10
North East +4 5 £35,000 +21.61% 3
User Stories
UK

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1868 (82.33%) Agile Software Development
2 882 (38.87%) Scrum
3 475 (20.93%) Finance
4 457 (20.14%) Business Analysis
5 453 (19.96%) QA
6 443 (19.52%) SQL
7 428 (18.86%) TDD
8 420 (18.51%) C#
9 371 (16.35%) Degree
10 359 (15.82%) Java
11 337 (14.85%) SDLC
12 332 (14.63%) JavaScript
12 332 (14.63%) BDD
13 319 (14.06%) Use Case
13 319 (14.06%) Microsoft
14 308 (13.57%) Software Engineering
15 301 (13.27%) User Experience
16 283 (12.47%) HTML
17 282 (12.43%) Analytical Skills
18 278 (12.25%) .NET
19 277 (12.21%) E-Commerce
20 271 (11.94%) JIRA
21 270 (11.90%) Project Management
22 269 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
23 261 (11.50%) Continuous Integration
24 259 (11.41%) Waterfall
25 252 (11.11%) Retail
26 246 (10.84%) CSS
27 223 (9.83%) Mentoring
28 219 (9.65%) SQL Server

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 58 (2.56%) Confluence
2 57 (2.51%) CMS
3 52 (2.29%) Node.js
4 37 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
5 28 (1.23%) Tomcat
6 27 (1.19%) JBoss
7 24 (1.06%) Apache Pig
8 20 (0.88%) IIS
8 20 (0.88%) SharePoint
9 15 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
10 11 (0.48%) Drupal
10 11 (0.48%) WebSphere
11 7 (0.31%) Apache Spark
12 6 (0.26%) Apache
12 6 (0.26%) Apache ServiceMix
13 5 (0.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 5 (0.22%) Mule
14 4 (0.18%) Mule ESB
14 4 (0.18%) PegaRULES
14 4 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 139 (6.13%) MS Excel
2 104 (4.58%) MS Visio
3 70 (3.09%) MS Office
4 48 (2.12%) Photoshop
5 34 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
6 19 (0.84%) Adobe Illustrator
7 11 (0.48%) OmniGraffle
8 8 (0.35%) Fireworks
8 8 (0.35%) MS Project
9 7 (0.31%) Adobe After Effects
10 3 (0.13%) Mingle
11 2 (0.088%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.044%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.044%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (0.40%) Magento
4 8 (0.35%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 7 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
6 6 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
6 6 (0.26%) Oracle Assets
6 6 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.18%) Oracle AGIS
8 4 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
8 4 (0.18%) Oracle iProcurement
8 4 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
10 2 (0.088%) Northgate Housing
10 2 (0.088%) Oracle Financials
10 2 (0.088%) Oracle Receivables
11 1 (0.044%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 59 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (2.25%) SaaS
3 21 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
3 21 (0.93%) Amazon EMR
3 21 (0.93%) Amazon S3
4 18 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (0.48%) Google Analytics
6 8 (0.35%) Force.com
6 8 (0.35%) GitHub
6 8 (0.35%) IaaS
7 7 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.18%) Google Tag Manager
8 4 (0.18%) Trello
9 2 (0.088%) Datadog
9 2 (0.088%) Heroku
9 2 (0.088%) Yammer
10 1 (0.044%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.044%) PaaS
10 1 (0.044%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 31 (1.37%) Internet
2 29 (1.28%) HTTP
3 8 (0.35%) Intranet
4 6 (0.26%) LAN
5 5 (0.22%) Firewall
6 4 (0.18%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.18%) WAN
6 4 (0.18%) Wireless
7 3 (0.13%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.13%) Extranet
8 2 (0.088%) CTI
8 2 (0.088%) DSL
8 2 (0.088%) Network Security
8 2 (0.088%) SAN
8 2 (0.088%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.088%) WLAN
9 1 (0.044%) Broadband
9 1 (0.044%) DNS
9 1 (0.044%) LDAP
9 1 (0.044%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (9.65%) SQL Server
2 85 (3.75%) Big Data
3 75 (3.31%) NoSQL
4 73 (3.22%) Hadoop
5 60 (2.64%) MySQL
6 56 (2.47%) MongoDB
7 48 (2.12%) Apache Hive
8 47 (2.07%) Relational Database
9 42 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
10 36 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
11 35 (1.54%) Oracle Database
12 28 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
13 22 (0.97%) Neo4j
13 22 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
13 22 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 21 (0.93%) Impala
14 21 (0.93%) Mahout
14 21 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 19 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 16 (0.71%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 271 (11.94%) JIRA
2 164 (7.23%) Selenium
3 147 (6.48%) Git (software)
4 137 (6.04%) Cucumber
5 135 (5.95%) Team Foundation Server
6 130 (5.73%) Visual Studio
7 125 (5.51%) Jenkins
8 108 (4.76%) JUnit
9 107 (4.72%) NUnit
10 85 (3.75%) WebDriver
11 73 (3.22%) Rhino Mocks
12 72 (3.17%) Subversion
13 64 (2.82%) Maven
14 47 (2.07%) Hudson
15 44 (1.94%) SoapUI
16 37 (1.63%) Vagrant
17 36 (1.59%) SpecFlow
18 27 (1.19%) HP UFT
19 25 (1.10%) FitNesse
19 25 (1.10%) TeamCity
General
1 475 (20.93%) Finance
2 252 (11.11%) Retail
3 161 (7.10%) Banking
4 147 (6.48%) Marketing
5 128 (5.64%) Telecoms
6 99 (4.36%) Games
7 43 (1.90%) Advertising
7 43 (1.90%) Law
8 42 (1.85%) Publishing
9 31 (1.37%) Billing
10 30 (1.32%) Financial Institution
11 25 (1.10%) Back Office
11 25 (1.10%) Manufacturing
12 23 (1.01%) Online Betting
13 16 (0.71%) Legal
14 15 (0.66%) Front Office
15 12 (0.53%) Automotive
15 12 (0.53%) Electronics
16 9 (0.40%) Investment Banking
17 8 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 927 (40.86%) Analyst
2 768 (33.85%) Business Analyst
3 487 (21.46%) Developer
4 195 (8.59%) Agile Business Analyst
5 191 (8.42%) C# Developer
6 137 (6.04%) Product Owner
7 129 (5.69%) Product Manager
8 125 (5.51%) Software Developer
9 116 (5.11%) Senior Analyst
10 100 (4.41%) Senior Developer
11 96 (4.23%) Software Engineer
12 89 (3.92%) Tester
13 88 (3.88%) Senior Business Analyst
14 83 (3.66%) Software Analyst
15 77 (3.39%) Java Developer
16 76 (3.35%) Project Manager
17 75 (3.31%) Systems Analyst
18 74 (3.26%) Developer in Test
19 73 (3.22%) Digital Analyst
19 73 (3.22%) Digital Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 283 (12.47%) HTML
2 278 (12.25%) .NET
3 246 (10.84%) CSS
4 208 (9.17%) Web Services
5 166 (7.32%) REST
6 143 (6.30%) ASP.NET
7 138 (6.08%) HTML5
8 116 (5.11%) XML
9 115 (5.07%) Spring
10 108 (4.76%) JSON
11 99 (4.36%) CSS3
12 94 (4.14%) .NET Framework
13 92 (4.05%) RESTful
14 73 (3.22%) SOAP
15 67 (2.95%) Entity Framework
16 57 (2.51%) jQuery
17 55 (2.42%) ASP.NET MVC
17 55 (2.42%) J2EE
18 54 (2.38%) WCF
19 51 (2.25%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 301 (13.27%) User Experience
2 282 (12.43%) Analytical Skills
3 200 (8.81%) Computer Science
4 130 (5.73%) Mobile App
5 85 (3.75%) Management Information System
5 85 (3.75%) Mathematics
6 79 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
7 46 (2.03%) Client/Server
8 39 (1.72%) Visualisation
9 33 (1.45%) Digital Media
10 30 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 28 (1.23%) FMCG
11 28 (1.23%) iPad
11 28 (1.23%) Social Media
12 27 (1.19%) Fintech
12 27 (1.19%) Online Games
12 27 (1.19%) Reinsurance
13 24 (1.06%) Mobile Payment
13 24 (1.06%) N-Tier
14 23 (1.01%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 107 (4.72%) Android
2 105 (4.63%) Apple iOS
3 94 (4.14%) Windows
4 83 (3.66%) Unix
5 65 (2.86%) Linux
6 26 (1.15%) Windows Server
7 8 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.31%) Mac OS X
9 6 (0.26%) zOS
10 3 (0.13%) CentOS
10 3 (0.13%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.088%) MVS
12 1 (0.044%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1868 (82.33%) Agile Software Development
2 882 (38.87%) Scrum
3 457 (20.14%) Business Analysis
4 428 (18.86%) TDD
5 337 (14.85%) SDLC
6 332 (14.63%) BDD
7 319 (14.06%) Use Case
8 308 (13.57%) Software Engineering
9 277 (12.21%) E-Commerce
10 270 (11.90%) Project Management
11 269 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
12 261 (11.50%) Continuous Integration
13 259 (11.41%) Waterfall
14 223 (9.83%) Mentoring
15 215 (9.48%) Unit Testing
16 213 (9.39%) Kanban
17 207 (9.12%) User Acceptance Testing
18 180 (7.93%) OO
19 177 (7.80%) MVC
20 147 (6.48%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 443 (19.52%) SQL
2 420 (18.51%) C#
3 359 (15.82%) Java
4 332 (14.63%) JavaScript
5 101 (4.45%) Python
6 97 (4.28%) Ruby
7 91 (4.01%) PHP
8 66 (2.91%) C++
9 47 (2.07%) T-SQL
10 42 (1.85%) Scala
11 35 (1.54%) Groovy
12 32 (1.41%) PL/SQL
13 27 (1.19%) VBA
14 26 (1.15%) C
14 26 (1.15%) VB.NET
15 24 (1.06%) Bash Shell
16 22 (0.97%) Objective-C
17 21 (0.93%) Clojure
18 20 (0.88%) R
19 16 (0.71%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 371 (16.35%) Degree
2 134 (5.91%) ISEB
3 64 (2.82%) Security Cleared
4 44 (1.94%) ISTQB
5 35 (1.54%) SC Cleared
6 22 (0.97%) CBAP
7 19 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 7 (0.31%) DV Cleared
8 7 (0.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 7 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (0.22%) IIBA
10 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.18%) PhD
11 3 (0.13%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.13%) ISEB Practitioner
11 3 (0.13%) MBA
11 3 (0.13%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.088%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.088%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.088%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 453 (19.96%) QA
2 24 (1.06%) SDET
3 18 (0.79%) Data Quality
4 14 (0.62%) MiFID
5 4 (0.18%) SLA
6 2 (0.088%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.088%) SEPA
7 1 (0.044%) COREP
7 1 (0.044%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.044%) FINREP
7 1 (0.044%) HL7
System Software
1 21 (0.93%) VirtualBox
2 11 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.44%) HDFS
4 8 (0.35%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.26%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.044%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 60 (2.64%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (0.75%) Ansible
3 16 (0.71%) Terraform
4 3 (0.13%) CA Service Virtualization
5 2 (0.088%) HP Fortify
5 2 (0.088%) Nagios
5 2 (0.088%) Puppet
6 1 (0.044%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.044%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.044%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 319 (14.06%) Microsoft
2 100 (4.41%) Oracle
3 61 (2.69%) Google
4 46 (2.03%) HP
5 40 (1.76%) TOWER Software
6 32 (1.41%) hybris
7 28 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
8 18 (0.79%) Apple
8 18 (0.79%) Progress
9 17 (0.75%) Rally
9 17 (0.75%) SAP
10 14 (0.62%) Atlassian
10 14 (0.62%) VMware
11 13 (0.57%) Ab Initio
12 12 (0.53%) ATG
13 11 (0.48%) Cognizant
14 10 (0.44%) Adobe
14 10 (0.44%) Pega
15 8 (0.35%) LANDesk
15 8 (0.35%) Red Hat
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
First Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + stock options
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £51886 - £61745 per annum + RRA + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £56000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + BONUS
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Scott-Merrick LLP
Salary: shares+Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £95000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £neg + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £1 per annum + £ neg+bonus+bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £ neg bonus+bens
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Johnson & Johnson Medical
Posted: 5 days ago