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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 268 298 347
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +49
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 1085 905 755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.09% 0.92% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 1.12% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 931 706 616
Average salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
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
82712 80785 80914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.90% 82.42% 80.17%
Number of salaries quoted 68126 64784 68263
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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 +4 480 £55,000 +4.76% 53
South East +65 264 £47,500 +5.55% 37
Yorkshire +29 102 £37,000 -1.33% 2
East of England +2 70 £45,000 +5.88% 12
South West +23 59 £37,750 +0.66% 10
North West -7 50 £32,750 -27.22% 6
East Midlands +54 41 £40,857 -0.95% 2
West Midlands -27 15 £45,000 - 4
North East -11 5 £28,780 +10.69% 3
User Stories
UK

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 1706 (81.78%) Agile Software Development
2 850 (40.75%) Scrum
3 482 (23.11%) Finance
4 454 (21.76%) SQL
5 442 (21.19%) Business Analysis
6 387 (18.55%) QA
7 380 (18.22%) Degree
8 378 (18.12%) C#
9 375 (17.98%) User Experience
10 362 (17.35%) Use Case
10 362 (17.35%) E-Commerce
11 356 (17.07%) HTML
12 350 (16.78%) TDD
13 335 (16.06%) JavaScript
14 322 (15.44%) Project Management
15 312 (14.96%) .NET
16 302 (14.48%) Retail
17 299 (14.33%) Waterfall
18 279 (13.37%) Microsoft
19 261 (12.51%) Java
20 259 (12.42%) SQL Server
21 238 (11.41%) CSS
22 235 (11.27%) UML
23 233 (11.17%) Computer Science
23 233 (11.17%) User Acceptance Testing
24 217 (10.40%) ISEB
25 212 (10.16%) Stakeholder Management
26 209 (10.02%) Analytical Skills
27 203 (9.73%) Software Engineering
28 201 (9.64%) JIRA

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 50 (2.40%) CMS
2 47 (2.25%) SharePoint
3 31 (1.49%) IIS
4 24 (1.15%) Tomcat
4 24 (1.15%) Confluence
5 22 (1.05%) Apache Pig
6 18 (0.86%) JBoss
6 18 (0.86%) Apache
7 12 (0.58%) WebSphere
8 10 (0.48%) nginx
8 10 (0.48%) Node.js
9 6 (0.29%) Umbraco
9 6 (0.29%) Mule
10 5 (0.24%) Orchard CMS
10 5 (0.24%) EPiServer CMS
11 4 (0.19%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.19%) Drupal
11 4 (0.19%) SAS
11 4 (0.19%) FileNet
12 3 (0.14%) Documentum
Applications
1 162 (7.77%) MS Excel
2 72 (3.45%) MS Visio
3 66 (3.16%) Photoshop
4 44 (2.11%) MS Office
5 38 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
6 28 (1.34%) OmniGraffle
6 28 (1.34%) MS Project
7 27 (1.29%) Fireworks
8 25 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.24%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.048%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 40 (1.92%) Google Analytics
2 21 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.58%) Magento
4 7 (0.34%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.14%) SAP FI-GL
6 2 (0.096%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.096%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.096%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.096%) Tridion
6 2 (0.096%) Agresso
7 1 (0.048%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.048%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Cloud Services
1 84 (4.03%) SaaS
2 35 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
5 22 (1.05%) Amazon S3
5 22 (1.05%) Amazon EMR
6 12 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.34%) Google Apps
8 5 (0.24%) Force.com
9 2 (0.096%) PaaS
9 2 (0.096%) GitHub
10 1 (0.048%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.048%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 48 (2.30%) Internet
2 40 (1.92%) HTTP
3 19 (0.91%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.38%) CTI
5 5 (0.24%) Network Security
5 5 (0.24%) Broadband
5 5 (0.24%) DNS
5 5 (0.24%) SSL
6 4 (0.19%) DSL
6 4 (0.19%) Wireless
6 4 (0.19%) Wireshark
7 3 (0.14%) SMS
8 2 (0.096%) ATM
9 1 (0.048%) MVNO
9 1 (0.048%) DHCP
9 1 (0.048%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.048%) FTP
9 1 (0.048%) VPN
9 1 (0.048%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.048%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 259 (12.42%) SQL Server
2 52 (2.49%) NoSQL
2 52 (2.49%) Relational Database
3 48 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
4 47 (2.25%) MongoDB
5 43 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 42 (2.01%) Big Data
7 41 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
8 40 (1.92%) MySQL
9 31 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
10 27 (1.29%) Hadoop
11 23 (1.10%) RDBMS
12 22 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 22 (1.05%) Apache Hive
12 22 (1.05%) Impala
13 21 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
13 21 (1.01%) Mahout
14 17 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
15 16 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 7 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 201 (9.64%) JIRA
2 150 (7.19%) Selenium
3 134 (6.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 115 (5.51%) Git (software)
5 104 (4.99%) Visual Studio
6 102 (4.89%) NUnit
7 101 (4.84%) Cucumber
8 85 (4.07%) Rhino Mocks
9 75 (3.60%) Jenkins
10 73 (3.50%) Axure RP
11 69 (3.31%) WebDriver
12 48 (2.30%) QuickTest Pro
13 43 (2.06%) JUnit
14 35 (1.68%) Maven
15 31 (1.49%) SpecFlow
16 26 (1.25%) Eclipse
16 26 (1.25%) JMeter
17 25 (1.20%) Subversion
18 24 (1.15%) Bugzilla
18 24 (1.15%) Yeoman
General
1 482 (23.11%) Finance
2 302 (14.48%) Retail
3 161 (7.72%) Marketing
4 154 (7.38%) Banking
5 145 (6.95%) Telecoms
6 100 (4.79%) Advertising
7 61 (2.92%) Games
8 46 (2.21%) Publishing
9 41 (1.97%) Law
10 24 (1.15%) Back Office
11 22 (1.05%) Legal
12 21 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
13 18 (0.86%) Retail Banking
14 14 (0.67%) Billing
15 13 (0.62%) Investment Banking
15 13 (0.62%) Front Office
16 12 (0.58%) Automotive
17 8 (0.38%) Financial Institution
18 5 (0.24%) Electronics
18 5 (0.24%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1024 (49.09%) Analyst
2 865 (41.47%) Business Analyst
3 435 (20.85%) Developer
4 180 (8.63%) Agile Business Analyst
5 161 (7.72%) Senior Analyst
6 152 (7.29%) Senior Business Analyst
7 99 (4.75%) Software Developer
8 96 (4.60%) Senior Developer
9 93 (4.46%) Designer
10 92 (4.41%) Test Analyst
11 90 (4.31%) Systems Analyst
12 81 (3.88%) Software Engineer
13 80 (3.84%) Java Developer
14 79 (3.79%) Project Manager
15 76 (3.64%) C# Developer
16 73 (3.50%) UX Designer
17 66 (3.16%) Product Manager
18 64 (3.07%) .NET Developer
19 61 (2.92%) Tester
20 59 (2.83%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 356 (17.07%) HTML
2 312 (14.96%) .NET
3 238 (11.41%) CSS
4 200 (9.59%) XML
5 160 (7.67%) HTML5
6 139 (6.66%) Web Services
7 111 (5.32%) jQuery
8 103 (4.94%) ASP.NET
9 93 (4.46%) CSS3
10 86 (4.12%) JSON
11 75 (3.60%) Spring
11 75 (3.60%) .NET Framework
12 73 (3.50%) RESTful
13 60 (2.88%) REST
14 59 (2.83%) SOAP
15 55 (2.64%) Gherkin
16 45 (2.16%) ASP.NET MVC
17 44 (2.11%) Ajax
18 43 (2.06%) WPF
19 38 (1.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 375 (17.98%) User Experience
2 233 (11.17%) Computer Science
3 209 (10.02%) Analytical Skills
4 126 (6.04%) Mobile App
5 125 (5.99%) Mathematics
6 112 (5.37%) Open Source
7 75 (3.60%) FMCG
8 55 (2.64%) Management Information System
9 43 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
10 41 (1.97%) Visualisation
11 28 (1.34%) iPhone
12 23 (1.10%) Data Structures
13 22 (1.05%) Client/Server
14 20 (0.96%) Social Media
15 19 (0.91%) iPad
15 19 (0.91%) Digital Media
16 18 (0.86%) N-Tier
17 16 (0.77%) W3C
17 16 (0.77%) Data Integration
18 15 (0.72%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 121 (5.80%) Apple iOS
2 88 (4.22%) Android
3 56 (2.68%) Windows
4 48 (2.30%) Linux
4 48 (2.30%) UNIX
5 6 (0.29%) Mac OS
6 5 (0.24%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.19%) Windows Phone
7 4 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.14%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.048%) Debian
9 1 (0.048%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.048%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1706 (81.78%) Agile Software Development
2 850 (40.75%) Scrum
3 442 (21.19%) Business Analysis
4 362 (17.35%) Use Case
4 362 (17.35%) E-Commerce
5 350 (16.78%) TDD
6 322 (15.44%) Project Management
7 299 (14.33%) Waterfall
8 235 (11.27%) UML
9 233 (11.17%) User Acceptance Testing
10 212 (10.16%) Stakeholder Management
11 203 (9.73%) Software Engineering
12 200 (9.59%) Continuous Integration
13 185 (8.87%) Analytics
14 177 (8.49%) OO
15 167 (8.01%) Test Scripting
16 163 (7.81%) Unit Testing
16 163 (7.81%) BDD
17 135 (6.47%) Test Automation
17 135 (6.47%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 454 (21.76%) SQL
2 378 (18.12%) C#
3 335 (16.06%) JavaScript
4 261 (12.51%) Java
5 101 (4.84%) C++
6 83 (3.98%) Python
7 77 (3.69%) Ruby
8 54 (2.59%) T-SQL
9 49 (2.35%) PHP
10 36 (1.73%) Objective-C
11 33 (1.58%) Bash Shell
11 33 (1.58%) C
12 27 (1.29%) VBA
13 21 (1.01%) Clojure
13 21 (1.01%) Delphi
14 17 (0.81%) PL/SQL
15 16 (0.77%) Perl
15 16 (0.77%) VB
16 15 (0.72%) R
17 11 (0.53%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 380 (18.22%) Degree
2 217 (10.40%) ISEB
3 53 (2.54%) ISTQB
4 45 (2.16%) Security Cleared
5 40 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 29 (1.39%) SC Cleared
7 28 (1.34%) VCP4
8 16 (0.77%) ACCA
8 16 (0.77%) CIMA
9 13 (0.62%) IIBA
10 11 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 10 (0.48%) CBAP
12 5 (0.24%) ISEB Practitioner
13 4 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.19%) PMI Certification
14 2 (0.096%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (0.096%) Postgraduate
15 1 (0.048%) MBA
15 1 (0.048%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 387 (18.55%) QA
2 17 (0.81%) WAI
3 13 (0.62%) ISO 8583
4 10 (0.48%) SLA
5 8 (0.38%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.34%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.24%) Basel III
8 4 (0.19%) CRD IV
8 4 (0.19%) Basel II
9 3 (0.14%) WCAG
10 2 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (1.05%) VirtualBox
2 18 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.62%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.19%) Cygwin
5 1 (0.048%) Xen
Systems Management
1 52 (2.49%) HP Quality Center
2 22 (1.05%) Vagrant
3 8 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.34%) Puppet
5 5 (0.24%) Ansible
5 5 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.096%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.096%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 279 (13.37%) Microsoft
2 72 (3.45%) Oracle
3 53 (2.54%) TOWER Software
4 52 (2.49%) Google
5 26 (1.25%) Apple
6 22 (1.05%) Adobe
7 21 (1.01%) VMware
8 19 (0.91%) SAP
9 15 (0.72%) IBM
10 13 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
11 11 (0.53%) Informatica
12 10 (0.48%) Epicor
12 10 (0.48%) Cisco
12 10 (0.48%) Omniture
12 10 (0.48%) DevExpress
12 10 (0.48%) hybris
13 6 (0.29%) iRise
13 6 (0.29%) TIBCO
14 5 (0.24%) JD Edwards
14 5 (0.24%) Sourcefire
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £59000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £69000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £59000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £69000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Experian
Posted: 7 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum plus bens plus bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Senitor Associates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £70k - 75k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago