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

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 247 292 320
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +28
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 1328 1138 1049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.37% 1.09% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 1.27% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1083 934 887
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,400 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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
84774 89923 95200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 87.68% 85.91% 85.38%
Number of salaries quoted 71243 73460 77454
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 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 1 May 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 +28 613 £56,816 +3.30% 88
South East +28 307 £50,000 +5.26% 28
East of England +46 105 £42,500 -5.55% 3
South West +66 103 £42,500 +11.84% 10
West Midlands +34 75 £42,500 -5.55% 12
East Midlands -6 55 £37,500 -8.53% 2
Yorkshire -25 35 £42,500 +6.25% 14
North West +13 30 £41,000 +2.50% 13
North East - 4 £37,789 - 2
User Stories
UK

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 2014 (83.92%) Agile Software Development
2 875 (36.46%) Scrum
3 499 (20.79%) Finance
4 475 (19.79%) SQL
5 453 (18.88%) QA
6 451 (18.79%) Business Analysis
7 434 (18.08%) TDD
8 396 (16.50%) Degree
9 393 (16.38%) User Experience
10 387 (16.13%) C#
11 384 (16.00%) SDLC
12 383 (15.96%) JIRA
13 375 (15.63%) Java
14 366 (15.25%) BDD
15 335 (13.96%) HTML
16 327 (13.63%) Software Engineering
17 321 (13.38%) JavaScript
18 320 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
19 319 (13.29%) Microsoft
20 308 (12.83%) Analytical Skills
21 306 (12.75%) E-Commerce
22 276 (11.50%) Use Case
23 273 (11.38%) CSS
24 269 (11.21%) .NET
25 263 (10.96%) OO
26 260 (10.83%) Retail
27 259 (10.79%) Continuous Integration
28 255 (10.63%) Waterfall
29 246 (10.25%) Project Management
30 243 (10.13%) Kanban

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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
1 102 (4.25%) Confluence
2 71 (2.96%) Node.js
3 58 (2.42%) CMS
4 34 (1.42%) Tomcat
5 32 (1.33%) JBoss
6 28 (1.17%) IIS
7 23 (0.96%) Apache Pig
8 22 (0.92%) Drupal
9 21 (0.88%) Apache
10 19 (0.79%) CICS
11 17 (0.71%) Apache Spark
11 17 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
12 15 (0.63%) WebSphere
13 13 (0.54%) WordPress
14 12 (0.50%) Umbraco
15 9 (0.38%) OpenStack
16 8 (0.33%) Apache ServiceMix
16 8 (0.33%) nginx
17 6 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
17 6 (0.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 112 (4.67%) MS Excel
2 77 (3.21%) MS Visio
3 52 (2.17%) MS Office
4 40 (1.67%) Photoshop
5 28 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
6 14 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
7 10 (0.42%) OmniGraffle
8 7 (0.29%) Adobe After Effects
8 7 (0.29%) Mingle
9 5 (0.21%) MS Project
10 3 (0.13%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.083%) HipChat
12 1 (0.042%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.042%) Gliffy
12 1 (0.042%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 19 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.67%) Magento
3 10 (0.42%) VisionPLUS
4 8 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
5 7 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 6 (0.25%) Eloqua
7 5 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (0.17%) BASE24
8 4 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
8 4 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.083%) Oracle 11i
10 2 (0.083%) Oracle AGIS
10 2 (0.083%) Oracle Assets
10 2 (0.083%) Oracle Cash Management
10 2 (0.083%) Oracle EBS R12
10 2 (0.083%) Oracle iProcurement
10 2 (0.083%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 66 (2.75%) SaaS
2 60 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
5 20 (0.83%) Amazon S3
6 19 (0.79%) Amazon EMR
7 16 (0.67%) Force.com
7 16 (0.67%) IaaS
8 11 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (0.42%) PaaS
10 8 (0.33%) GitHub
11 6 (0.25%) Google Analytics
12 5 (0.21%) Google Drive
12 5 (0.21%) Trello
13 4 (0.17%) Basecamp
13 4 (0.17%) Google Tag Manager
14 3 (0.13%) AdWords
14 3 (0.13%) Datadog
15 2 (0.083%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 2 (0.083%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 42 (1.75%) Internet
2 40 (1.67%) HTTP
3 12 (0.50%) LAN
4 11 (0.46%) Intranet
4 11 (0.46%) WAN
5 8 (0.33%) Firewall
5 8 (0.33%) IPv4
6 5 (0.21%) CTI
6 5 (0.21%) Skype
6 5 (0.21%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.17%) SNMP
8 3 (0.13%) Extranet
9 2 (0.083%) DNS
9 2 (0.083%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.083%) SAN
10 1 (0.042%) 3GPP
10 1 (0.042%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.042%) LDAP
10 1 (0.042%) SSL
10 1 (0.042%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 221 (9.21%) SQL Server
2 79 (3.29%) Big Data
3 63 (2.63%) MongoDB
4 56 (2.33%) Relational Database
5 54 (2.25%) MySQL
6 50 (2.08%) Hadoop
7 48 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
7 48 (2.00%) NoSQL
8 42 (1.75%) Apache Hive
9 36 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
10 25 (1.04%) DB2
11 21 (0.88%) Neo4j
12 20 (0.83%) Oracle Database
13 19 (0.79%) Impala
13 19 (0.79%) Mahout
14 18 (0.75%) Data Mining
14 18 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 16 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 14 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
17 13 (0.54%) Redis
Development Applications
1 383 (15.96%) JIRA
2 212 (8.83%) Selenium
3 192 (8.00%) Git (software)
4 169 (7.04%) Cucumber
5 140 (5.83%) Jenkins
6 136 (5.67%) Visual Studio
7 131 (5.46%) JUnit
8 124 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
9 119 (4.96%) NUnit
10 107 (4.46%) WebDriver
11 71 (2.96%) Rhino Mocks
12 61 (2.54%) Subversion
13 58 (2.42%) SoapUI
14 57 (2.38%) Maven
15 50 (2.08%) SpecFlow
16 44 (1.83%) Hudson
17 39 (1.63%) FitNesse
18 34 (1.42%) Vagrant
19 30 (1.25%) JMeter
20 26 (1.08%) HP UFT
General
1 499 (20.79%) Finance
2 260 (10.83%) Retail
3 151 (6.29%) Marketing
4 142 (5.92%) Banking
5 140 (5.83%) Telecoms
6 100 (4.17%) Games
7 51 (2.13%) Publishing
8 48 (2.00%) Law
9 41 (1.71%) Advertising
10 34 (1.42%) Billing
11 21 (0.88%) Legal
11 21 (0.88%) Online Betting
12 17 (0.71%) Manufacturing
13 15 (0.63%) Financial Institution
14 14 (0.58%) Electronics
15 13 (0.54%) Back Office
16 11 (0.46%) Investment Banking
17 10 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
18 8 (0.33%) Front Office
19 5 (0.21%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 929 (38.71%) Analyst
2 760 (31.67%) Business Analyst
3 508 (21.17%) Developer
4 203 (8.46%) C# Developer
5 199 (8.29%) Agile Business Analyst
6 163 (6.79%) Product Owner
7 147 (6.13%) Software Developer
8 142 (5.92%) Product Manager
9 113 (4.71%) Senior Developer
10 106 (4.42%) Senior Analyst
11 103 (4.29%) Software Engineer
12 102 (4.25%) Tester
13 94 (3.92%) C# Software Developer
14 92 (3.83%) Scrum Master
15 90 (3.75%) Test Engineer
16 89 (3.71%) Senior Business Analyst
17 83 (3.46%) Java Developer
18 81 (3.38%) Test Analyst
19 77 (3.21%) Digital Business Analyst
20 76 (3.17%) Digital Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 335 (13.96%) HTML
2 273 (11.38%) CSS
3 269 (11.21%) .NET
4 190 (7.92%) Web Services
5 178 (7.42%) HTML5
6 159 (6.63%) XML
7 149 (6.21%) REST
8 131 (5.46%) JSON
9 124 (5.17%) CSS3
10 118 (4.92%) Spring
11 101 (4.21%) ASP.NET
12 73 (3.04%) AngularJS
13 70 (2.92%) .NET Framework
14 69 (2.88%) RESTful
15 66 (2.75%) SOAP
16 61 (2.54%) jQuery
17 60 (2.50%) J2EE
18 59 (2.46%) Ajax
19 56 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web API
20 55 (2.29%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 393 (16.38%) User Experience
2 308 (12.83%) Analytical Skills
3 215 (8.96%) Computer Science
4 165 (6.88%) Mobile App
5 104 (4.33%) Mathematics
6 96 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
7 92 (3.83%) Management Information System
8 51 (2.13%) Client/Server
9 39 (1.63%) Fintech
9 39 (1.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 38 (1.58%) Visualisation
11 36 (1.50%) Mainframe
12 34 (1.42%) Minimum Viable Product
13 32 (1.33%) Statistics
14 31 (1.29%) Reinsurance
15 30 (1.25%) FMCG
16 29 (1.21%) Social Media
17 25 (1.04%) Algorithms
18 23 (0.96%) iPad
18 23 (0.96%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 104 (4.33%) Windows
2 103 (4.29%) Apple iOS
3 99 (4.13%) Android
4 92 (3.83%) Unix
5 76 (3.17%) Linux
6 25 (1.04%) Windows Server
7 9 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (0.33%) Mac OS X
8 8 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.29%) Ubuntu
10 6 (0.25%) zOS
11 5 (0.21%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.083%) Solaris
13 1 (0.042%) MVS
13 1 (0.042%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2014 (83.92%) Agile Software Development
2 875 (36.46%) Scrum
3 451 (18.79%) Business Analysis
4 434 (18.08%) TDD
5 384 (16.00%) SDLC
6 366 (15.25%) BDD
7 327 (13.63%) Software Engineering
8 320 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 306 (12.75%) E-Commerce
10 276 (11.50%) Use Case
11 263 (10.96%) OO
12 259 (10.79%) Continuous Integration
13 255 (10.63%) Waterfall
14 246 (10.25%) Project Management
15 243 (10.13%) Kanban
16 214 (8.92%) Mentoring
17 210 (8.75%) User Acceptance Testing
18 206 (8.58%) Unit Testing
19 170 (7.08%) MVC
20 156 (6.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 475 (19.79%) SQL
2 387 (16.13%) C#
3 375 (15.63%) Java
4 321 (13.38%) JavaScript
5 114 (4.75%) Ruby
6 91 (3.79%) Python
7 85 (3.54%) PHP
8 74 (3.08%) C++
9 47 (1.96%) T-SQL
10 41 (1.71%) Groovy
11 40 (1.67%) COBOL
12 34 (1.42%) Scala
13 31 (1.29%) Bash Shell
13 31 (1.29%) VB.NET
14 22 (0.92%) PL/SQL
15 21 (0.88%) Clojure
15 21 (0.88%) Objective-C
15 21 (0.88%) R
15 21 (0.88%) VBA
16 20 (0.83%) C
Qualifications
1 396 (16.50%) Degree
2 128 (5.33%) ISEB
3 88 (3.67%) Security Cleared
4 76 (3.17%) ISTQB
5 42 (1.75%) SC Cleared
6 13 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 13 (0.54%) PhD
7 12 (0.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 11 (0.46%) CBAP
8 11 (0.46%) DV Cleared
8 11 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 9 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 6 (0.25%) APMP
10 6 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.21%) IIBA
12 4 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (0.17%) MCSD
12 4 (0.17%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.13%) MCTS
13 3 (0.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 453 (18.88%) QA
2 28 (1.17%) Data Quality
3 17 (0.71%) SDET
4 10 (0.42%) SEPA
5 7 (0.29%) ISO20022
6 4 (0.17%) SLA
7 2 (0.083%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.042%) COREP
8 1 (0.042%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.042%) FINREP
8 1 (0.042%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 27 (1.13%) VirtualBox
2 16 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (0.58%) HDFS
4 9 (0.38%) Docker
5 8 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 8 (0.33%) KVM
6 2 (0.083%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.042%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.042%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 34 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (0.67%) Ansible
3 13 (0.54%) Puppet
4 11 (0.46%) Terraform
5 10 (0.42%) Ambari
5 10 (0.42%) Hadoop YARN
6 8 (0.33%) Kibana
7 3 (0.13%) CA Service Virtualization
7 3 (0.13%) HP Fortify
7 3 (0.13%) Nagios
7 3 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.083%) vRealize
9 1 (0.042%) Control-M
9 1 (0.042%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 319 (13.29%) Microsoft
2 66 (2.75%) Oracle
3 55 (2.29%) Google
4 44 (1.83%) TOWER Software
5 40 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
6 37 (1.54%) hybris
7 26 (1.08%) SAP
8 21 (0.88%) Apple
8 21 (0.88%) Rally
9 20 (0.83%) VMware
10 19 (0.79%) Cognizant
11 18 (0.75%) Atlassian
11 18 (0.75%) Red Hat
12 16 (0.67%) HP
12 16 (0.67%) Tableau
13 15 (0.63%) Sitecore
14 14 (0.58%) Progress
15 13 (0.54%) Ab Initio
15 13 (0.54%) ATG
16 11 (0.46%) IBM
London
First Point
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bens
Posted: 25 minutes ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 56 minutes ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
AmadeusITGroup
Posted: 12 hours ago
Yorkshire
BMC Recruitment Group
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Flexible Working etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, life, h/care, childcare
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + attractive package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Simplified Recruitment
Salary: Competitive Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30309 - £34157 per annum + Flexitime, Pension & More
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Webrecruit
Salary: £Competitive Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Webrecruit
Salary: £Competitive DOE Plus Bonus & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £44000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £72000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £72000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £44000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: 10% pension 25 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago