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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 243 262 307
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +45
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 1263 1242 1060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.38% 1.21% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 1.39% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1068 1001 867
Median salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -2.27%
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
80646 89525 93503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.05% 87.40% 85.42%
Number of salaries quoted 68182 74401 75355
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +19 617 £55,000 - 85
South East -22 204 £47,500 +5.55% 36
East of England +104 138 £45,000 +5.88% 6
South West +38 98 £44,000 +23.94% 12
West Midlands +33 74 £45,000 +16.12% 9
East Midlands -12 47 £37,500 -11.76% 3
North West +31 46 £40,000 -11.11% 13
Yorkshire +5 38 £40,000 -11.11% 7
North East -2 5 £30,000 -21.56% 9
User Stories
UK

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 2098 (82.31%) Agile Software Development
2 878 (34.44%) Scrum
3 499 (19.58%) Finance
4 475 (18.63%) SQL
5 455 (17.85%) User Experience
6 450 (17.65%) Business Analysis
7 427 (16.75%) QA
8 406 (15.93%) Analytical Skills
9 399 (15.65%) Java
10 394 (15.46%) TDD
11 393 (15.42%) HTML
12 384 (15.06%) JIRA
13 381 (14.95%) Degree
14 362 (14.20%) E-Commerce
15 350 (13.73%) JavaScript
16 343 (13.46%) SDLC
17 330 (12.95%) C#
18 328 (12.87%) Stakeholder Management
19 313 (12.28%) Mentoring
20 305 (11.97%) BDD
21 294 (11.53%) CSS
22 286 (11.22%) .NET
23 283 (11.10%) Use Case
24 270 (10.59%) Waterfall
25 266 (10.44%) Continuous Integration
25 266 (10.44%) Wireframes
26 253 (9.93%) Project Management
27 248 (9.73%) User Acceptance Testing
28 240 (9.42%) Software Engineering
29 236 (9.26%) OO

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
1 129 (5.06%) Confluence
2 57 (2.24%) CMS
3 40 (1.57%) Apache Pig
4 34 (1.33%) Apache
5 30 (1.18%) Drupal
5 30 (1.18%) IIS
5 30 (1.18%) WebSphere
6 27 (1.06%) SharePoint
7 25 (0.98%) WebLogic
8 23 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
8 23 (0.90%) JBoss
9 20 (0.78%) CICS
10 19 (0.75%) WordPress
11 15 (0.59%) Apache Spark
12 13 (0.51%) Umbraco
13 11 (0.43%) Tomcat
14 9 (0.35%) nginx
14 9 (0.35%) OpenStack
15 8 (0.31%) Apache ServiceMix
15 8 (0.31%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 85 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 65 (2.55%) MS Visio
3 45 (1.77%) MS Office
4 18 (0.71%) Photoshop
5 17 (0.67%) OmniGraffle
6 12 (0.47%) Mingle
7 11 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
8 10 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
9 8 (0.31%) InVision
10 5 (0.20%) MS Project
11 3 (0.12%) HipChat
11 3 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.078%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.039%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.039%) Flinto
13 1 (0.039%) Gliffy
13 1 (0.039%) InDesign
13 1 (0.039%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 48 (1.88%) 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 (0.39%) SAP SD
4 10 (0.39%) VisionPLUS
5 7 (0.27%) Northgate Housing
5 7 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 5 (0.20%) Eloqua
7 5 (0.20%) SAP MM
7 5 (0.20%) SAP PS
8 4 (0.16%) BASE24
8 4 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 3 (0.12%) Radian6
9 3 (0.12%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 88 (3.45%) SaaS
2 68 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 29 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
5 27 (1.06%) Amazon S3
6 24 (0.94%) Amazon EMR
7 15 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (0.55%) Google Play
9 13 (0.51%) Google Drive
10 12 (0.47%) PaaS
11 10 (0.39%) Google Analytics
12 9 (0.35%) Force.com
12 9 (0.35%) IaaS
13 6 (0.24%) Basecamp
13 6 (0.24%) Lucidchart
14 5 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
15 4 (0.16%) Amazon Kinesis
15 4 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
15 4 (0.16%) Office 365
15 4 (0.16%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 43 (1.69%) Internet
2 41 (1.61%) HTTP
3 26 (1.02%) HTTPS
4 16 (0.63%) Skype
4 16 (0.63%) SSL
4 16 (0.63%) TCP/IP
5 14 (0.55%) Firewall
6 11 (0.43%) LAN
6 11 (0.43%) WAN
7 10 (0.39%) CTI
8 9 (0.35%) Intranet
8 9 (0.35%) IPv4
9 8 (0.31%) SNMP
10 5 (0.20%) FCoE
11 4 (0.16%) Broadband
11 4 (0.16%) DSL
11 4 (0.16%) RFID
11 4 (0.16%) VLAN
12 2 (0.078%) Ethernet
12 2 (0.078%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (6.94%) SQL Server
2 103 (4.04%) Big Data
3 92 (3.61%) MongoDB
4 66 (2.59%) Hadoop
5 61 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
6 55 (2.16%) Relational Database
7 52 (2.04%) MySQL
8 50 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
9 44 (1.73%) Apache Hive
9 44 (1.73%) NoSQL
10 36 (1.41%) Data Mining
11 32 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
12 29 (1.14%) Neo4j
13 28 (1.10%) Redis
14 25 (0.98%) Impala
14 25 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 24 (0.94%) Mahout
16 22 (0.86%) QlikView
17 21 (0.82%) DB2
18 17 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 384 (15.06%) JIRA
2 216 (8.47%) Selenium
3 170 (6.67%) Git (software)
4 157 (6.16%) Jenkins
5 144 (5.65%) Cucumber
6 117 (4.59%) WebDriver
7 99 (3.88%) JUnit
8 89 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
9 74 (2.90%) NUnit
10 65 (2.55%) SoapUI
11 61 (2.39%) Visual Studio
12 47 (1.84%) Vagrant
13 45 (1.77%) Maven
14 42 (1.65%) SpecFlow
15 37 (1.45%) Subversion
16 35 (1.37%) JMeter
16 35 (1.37%) Rhino Mocks
16 35 (1.37%) TestNG
17 33 (1.29%) FitNesse
17 33 (1.29%) Hudson
General
1 499 (19.58%) Finance
2 229 (8.98%) Retail
3 146 (5.73%) Marketing
4 143 (5.61%) Banking
5 107 (4.20%) Telecoms
6 96 (3.77%) Games
7 60 (2.35%) Back Office
8 57 (2.24%) Publishing
9 39 (1.53%) Advertising
10 36 (1.41%) Law
10 36 (1.41%) Legal
11 31 (1.22%) Manufacturing
12 25 (0.98%) Investment Banking
13 24 (0.94%) Billing
14 16 (0.63%) Front Office
15 14 (0.55%) Financial Institution
16 12 (0.47%) Electronics
17 11 (0.43%) Online Betting
18 9 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
19 7 (0.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1103 (43.27%) Analyst
2 893 (35.03%) Business Analyst
3 481 (18.87%) Developer
4 199 (7.81%) Agile Business Analyst
5 186 (7.30%) Product Owner
6 146 (5.73%) Senior Analyst
7 141 (5.53%) Product Manager
8 135 (5.30%) Senior Developer
9 134 (5.26%) Senior Business Analyst
10 124 (4.86%) C# Developer
11 120 (4.71%) Software Developer
12 110 (4.32%) Java Developer
13 106 (4.16%) Test Analyst
14 102 (4.00%) Digital Analyst
14 102 (4.00%) Scrum Master
14 102 (4.00%) Tester
15 95 (3.73%) Digital Business Analyst
16 80 (3.14%) Architect
17 79 (3.10%) Test Engineer
18 76 (2.98%) Agile Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 393 (15.42%) HTML
2 294 (11.53%) CSS
3 286 (11.22%) .NET
4 203 (7.96%) Web Services
5 182 (7.14%) XML
6 169 (6.63%) HTML5
7 117 (4.59%) JSON
7 117 (4.59%) REST
8 114 (4.47%) Spring
9 98 (3.84%) CSS3
10 91 (3.57%) Node.js
11 83 (3.26%) Hibernate
12 80 (3.14%) jQuery
13 74 (2.90%) AngularJS
14 64 (2.51%) RESTful
15 59 (2.31%) Ajax
16 58 (2.28%) ASP.NET
17 55 (2.16%) J2EE
17 55 (2.16%) SOAP
18 48 (1.88%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 455 (17.85%) User Experience
2 406 (15.93%) Analytical Skills
3 203 (7.96%) Mobile App
4 194 (7.61%) Computer Science
5 86 (3.37%) Management Information System
6 63 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
7 58 (2.28%) Mathematics
8 56 (2.20%) Visualisation
9 44 (1.73%) Fintech
10 41 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 33 (1.29%) Client/Server
12 32 (1.26%) Virtual Team
13 28 (1.10%) iPad
13 28 (1.10%) Statistics
14 27 (1.06%) Mainframe
15 24 (0.94%) Algorithms
16 22 (0.86%) Minimum Viable Product
17 21 (0.82%) FMCG
18 16 (0.63%) SWIFT
18 16 (0.63%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 115 (4.51%) Apple iOS
2 112 (4.39%) Android
3 103 (4.04%) Windows
4 96 (3.77%) Linux
5 37 (1.45%) Unix
6 15 (0.59%) Windows Phone
7 13 (0.51%) Ubuntu
8 12 (0.47%) Windows Server
9 11 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (0.31%) Mac OS X
12 7 (0.27%) VMS
13 2 (0.078%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.078%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.039%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.039%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2098 (82.31%) Agile Software Development
2 878 (34.44%) Scrum
3 450 (17.65%) Business Analysis
4 394 (15.46%) TDD
5 362 (14.20%) E-Commerce
6 343 (13.46%) SDLC
7 328 (12.87%) Stakeholder Management
8 313 (12.28%) Mentoring
9 305 (11.97%) BDD
10 283 (11.10%) Use Case
11 270 (10.59%) Waterfall
12 266 (10.44%) Continuous Integration
12 266 (10.44%) Wireframes
13 253 (9.93%) Project Management
14 248 (9.73%) User Acceptance Testing
15 240 (9.42%) Software Engineering
16 236 (9.26%) OO
17 233 (9.14%) Kanban
18 209 (8.20%) Coaching
19 198 (7.77%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 475 (18.63%) SQL
2 399 (15.65%) Java
3 350 (13.73%) JavaScript
4 330 (12.95%) C#
5 110 (4.32%) Python
6 107 (4.20%) PHP
7 82 (3.22%) C
7 82 (3.22%) Ruby
8 79 (3.10%) C++
9 63 (2.47%) Scala
10 62 (2.43%) T-SQL
11 54 (2.12%) Bash Shell
12 43 (1.69%) Objective-C
13 38 (1.49%) Groovy
14 33 (1.29%) Clojure
15 31 (1.22%) VB.NET
16 27 (1.06%) COBOL
16 27 (1.06%) R
17 26 (1.02%) VBA
18 24 (0.94%) Cypher
Qualifications
1 381 (14.95%) Degree
2 184 (7.22%) ISEB
3 133 (5.22%) Security Cleared
4 103 (4.04%) ISTQB
5 56 (2.20%) DV Cleared
6 36 (1.41%) SC Cleared
7 34 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 20 (0.78%) PMP
9 18 (0.71%) PhD
10 15 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (0.31%) CCNA
11 8 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (0.31%) CISSP
11 8 (0.31%) GIAC
11 8 (0.31%) Linux+ Certification
11 8 (0.31%) MCSE
11 8 (0.31%) Network+ Certification
11 8 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 8 (0.31%) Security+ Certification
11 8 (0.31%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 427 (16.75%) QA
2 27 (1.06%) Data Quality
3 15 (0.59%) SDET
4 9 (0.35%) SEPA
5 7 (0.27%) ISO20022
6 5 (0.20%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.12%) MiFID
8 1 (0.039%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.039%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.039%) EMIR
8 1 (0.039%) FATCA
8 1 (0.039%) SLA
8 1 (0.039%) UCITS
System Software
1 38 (1.49%) Docker
2 33 (1.29%) VirtualBox
3 25 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
4 14 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (0.39%) HDFS
6 9 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 9 (0.35%) KVM
7 5 (0.20%) Firmware
7 5 (0.20%) NFS
7 5 (0.20%) Samba
7 5 (0.20%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.12%) vSphere
9 2 (0.078%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 39 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
2 27 (1.06%) Puppet
3 21 (0.82%) Ansible
4 11 (0.43%) Hadoop YARN
5 10 (0.39%) Ambari
6 9 (0.35%) Kibana
7 7 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.24%) CA Service Virtualization
9 5 (0.20%) Nagios
10 3 (0.12%) Salt
11 2 (0.078%) Control-M
11 2 (0.078%) Kubernetes
11 2 (0.078%) Terraform
11 2 (0.078%) vRealize
12 1 (0.039%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 228 (8.94%) Microsoft
2 72 (2.82%) Google
3 70 (2.75%) Salesforce.com
4 58 (2.28%) Oracle
5 50 (1.96%) Atlassian
6 46 (1.80%) SAP
7 30 (1.18%) Apple
8 27 (1.06%) HP
9 26 (1.02%) Rally
10 25 (0.98%) hybris
11 22 (0.86%) IBM
12 21 (0.82%) VMware
13 20 (0.78%) Tableau
14 18 (0.71%) Sitecore
15 17 (0.67%) Red Hat
16 15 (0.59%) Informatica
16 15 (0.59%) TOWER Software
17 13 (0.51%) Adobe
17 13 (0.51%) LexisNexis
18 11 (0.43%) Cisco
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £23000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Somerset
Cotterrall Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Corby, Northamptonshire
RS Components
Posted: 11 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Negotiable
Posted: 14 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £43000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Jenkins Jacob
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Various
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £44000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + Beneftis
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
SLS Services Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North East
LA International
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bingley, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Freshtechit
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago