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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 246 281 313
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +32
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 1231 1164 1100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.34% 1.13% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 1.30% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1045 939 947
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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 £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.27% +3.52%
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
80602 89745 96338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 87.96% 86.74% 85.54%
Number of salaries quoted 68224 74178 78753
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £74,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +32 612 £55,000 - 75
South East +11 236 £47,500 - 23
South West +101 122 £42,500 +19.71% 3
East of England +63 97 £43,263 +4.87% 9
West Midlands +24 65 £45,000 +20.00% 9
Yorkshire -3 35 £42,500 - 7
North West +12 33 £32,500 -18.75% 8
East Midlands -45 33 £37,500 -6.25% 2
North East +2 4 £36,200 -3.46% 3
Midlands +9 1 £45,000 -35.71%
User Stories
UK

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 2145 (83.92%) Agile Software Development
2 908 (35.52%) Scrum
3 519 (20.31%) Finance
4 489 (19.13%) SQL
5 463 (18.11%) Business Analysis
6 459 (17.96%) QA
7 446 (17.45%) User Experience
8 413 (16.16%) TDD
9 401 (15.69%) JIRA
10 400 (15.65%) SDLC
11 392 (15.34%) Degree
12 379 (14.83%) HTML
12 379 (14.83%) Java
13 376 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
14 351 (13.73%) E-Commerce
15 350 (13.69%) BDD
16 347 (13.58%) Stakeholder Management
17 340 (13.30%) JavaScript
17 340 (13.30%) C#
18 293 (11.46%) CSS
18 293 (11.46%) Microsoft
19 290 (11.35%) .NET
20 282 (11.03%) Software Engineering
21 274 (10.72%) Use Case
22 273 (10.68%) Waterfall
23 272 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
24 268 (10.49%) OO
25 264 (10.33%) Mentoring
26 261 (10.21%) Project Management
27 255 (9.98%) Kanban

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
1 126 (4.93%) Confluence
2 56 (2.19%) CMS
3 33 (1.29%) Apache Pig
3 33 (1.29%) IIS
4 27 (1.06%) Drupal
5 26 (1.02%) Apache
5 26 (1.02%) JBoss
5 26 (1.02%) Tomcat
6 21 (0.82%) WebSphere
7 20 (0.78%) Apache Spark
7 20 (0.78%) CICS
8 16 (0.63%) SharePoint
8 16 (0.63%) WordPress
9 15 (0.59%) WebLogic
10 13 (0.51%) Umbraco
11 11 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
12 9 (0.35%) OpenStack
13 8 (0.31%) Alfresco
13 8 (0.31%) Apache ServiceMix
13 8 (0.31%) nginx
Applications
1 112 (4.38%) MS Excel
2 73 (2.86%) MS Visio
3 54 (2.11%) MS Office
4 30 (1.17%) Photoshop
5 22 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
6 15 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
6 15 (0.59%) OmniGraffle
7 12 (0.47%) Mingle
8 7 (0.27%) MS Project
9 6 (0.23%) InVision
10 5 (0.20%) Adobe After Effects
11 3 (0.12%) HipChat
12 2 (0.078%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.039%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.039%) Flinto
13 1 (0.039%) Gliffy
13 1 (0.039%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 40 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.67%) Magento
3 15 (0.59%) SAP CO
3 15 (0.59%) SAP FI
3 15 (0.59%) SAP FI/CO
4 10 (0.39%) SAP SD
4 10 (0.39%) VisionPLUS
5 7 (0.27%) Northgate Housing
5 7 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 6 (0.23%) Eloqua
6 6 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
7 5 (0.20%) SAP MM
7 5 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.20%) SAP PS
8 4 (0.16%) BASE24
8 4 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (0.12%) Academy Housing
9 3 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 3 (0.12%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 85 (3.33%) SaaS
2 69 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 28 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
5 26 (1.02%) Amazon S3
6 25 (0.98%) Amazon EMR
7 15 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (0.59%) Google Play
8 13 (0.51%) Force.com
8 13 (0.51%) IaaS
9 11 (0.43%) PaaS
10 8 (0.31%) Google Drive
11 6 (0.23%) Basecamp
11 6 (0.23%) Google Analytics
12 5 (0.20%) GitHub
13 4 (0.16%) Amazon Kinesis
13 4 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
14 3 (0.12%) AdWords
14 3 (0.12%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 42 (1.64%) Internet
2 39 (1.53%) HTTP
3 16 (0.63%) LAN
3 16 (0.63%) WAN
4 11 (0.43%) HTTPS
5 10 (0.39%) Skype
6 8 (0.31%) CTI
6 8 (0.31%) Intranet
6 8 (0.31%) IPv4
7 6 (0.23%) Firewall
8 5 (0.20%) SSL
8 5 (0.20%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.16%) Broadband
9 4 (0.16%) DSL
9 4 (0.16%) SNMP
10 2 (0.078%) 3GPP
10 2 (0.078%) DNS
11 1 (0.039%) Extranet
11 1 (0.039%) SAN
11 1 (0.039%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (7.08%) SQL Server
2 83 (3.25%) Big Data
3 72 (2.82%) MongoDB
4 58 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
5 57 (2.23%) Relational Database
6 51 (2.00%) Hadoop
7 46 (1.80%) MySQL
8 43 (1.68%) Apache Hive
9 40 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
10 36 (1.41%) NoSQL
11 27 (1.06%) Neo4j
12 26 (1.02%) DB2
13 25 (0.98%) Impala
13 25 (0.98%) Mahout
14 20 (0.78%) Data Mining
15 15 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
15 15 (0.59%) QlikView
15 15 (0.59%) Redis
16 14 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 13 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 401 (15.69%) JIRA
2 226 (8.84%) Selenium
3 185 (7.24%) Git (software)
4 166 (6.49%) Cucumber
5 150 (5.87%) Jenkins
6 126 (4.93%) JUnit
7 108 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
8 105 (4.11%) WebDriver
9 95 (3.72%) Visual Studio
10 93 (3.64%) NUnit
11 72 (2.82%) SoapUI
12 50 (1.96%) SpecFlow
13 48 (1.88%) Maven
14 47 (1.84%) FitNesse
15 45 (1.76%) Hudson
16 42 (1.64%) Subversion
16 42 (1.64%) Vagrant
17 41 (1.60%) Rhino Mocks
18 29 (1.13%) JMeter
18 29 (1.13%) TestNG
General
1 519 (20.31%) Finance
2 242 (9.47%) Retail
3 136 (5.32%) Banking
3 136 (5.32%) Marketing
4 116 (4.54%) Telecoms
5 109 (4.26%) Games
6 48 (1.88%) Law
7 46 (1.80%) Publishing
8 39 (1.53%) Advertising
9 37 (1.45%) Back Office
10 29 (1.13%) Manufacturing
11 24 (0.94%) Billing
12 19 (0.74%) Legal
13 18 (0.70%) Investment Banking
14 17 (0.67%) Online Betting
15 14 (0.55%) Electronics
16 13 (0.51%) Financial Institution
17 10 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
18 7 (0.27%) Automotive
19 6 (0.23%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1056 (41.31%) Analyst
2 852 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 484 (18.94%) Developer
4 215 (8.41%) Agile Business Analyst
5 190 (7.43%) Product Owner
6 156 (6.10%) C# Developer
7 142 (5.56%) Product Manager
8 134 (5.24%) Software Developer
9 122 (4.77%) Senior Developer
10 112 (4.38%) Senior Analyst
11 110 (4.30%) Tester
12 104 (4.07%) Senior Business Analyst
13 101 (3.95%) Scrum Master
14 97 (3.79%) Test Analyst
15 95 (3.72%) Test Engineer
16 90 (3.52%) C# Software Developer
16 90 (3.52%) Java Developer
17 88 (3.44%) Digital Business Analyst
18 87 (3.40%) Digital Analyst
19 84 (3.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 379 (14.83%) HTML
2 293 (11.46%) CSS
3 290 (11.35%) .NET
4 199 (7.79%) Web Services
5 179 (7.00%) HTML5
6 173 (6.77%) XML
7 124 (4.85%) REST
8 113 (4.42%) JSON
9 112 (4.38%) Spring
10 110 (4.30%) CSS3
11 84 (3.29%) Node.js
12 75 (2.93%) AngularJS
12 75 (2.93%) jQuery
13 74 (2.90%) ASP.NET
14 66 (2.58%) Hibernate
15 65 (2.54%) SOAP
16 61 (2.39%) Ajax
16 61 (2.39%) RESTful
17 57 (2.23%) J2EE
18 56 (2.19%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 446 (17.45%) User Experience
2 376 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
3 226 (8.84%) Computer Science
4 197 (7.71%) Mobile App
5 88 (3.44%) Management Information System
6 82 (3.21%) Mathematics
7 79 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
8 52 (2.03%) Visualisation
9 50 (1.96%) Fintech
10 46 (1.80%) Client/Server
11 44 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 33 (1.29%) Virtual Team
13 32 (1.25%) Mainframe
14 31 (1.21%) Statistics
15 29 (1.13%) Minimum Viable Product
16 27 (1.06%) FMCG
17 24 (0.94%) Algorithms
18 23 (0.90%) Video on Demand
19 21 (0.82%) Mobile Payment
20 20 (0.78%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 123 (4.81%) Android
2 122 (4.77%) Apple iOS
3 106 (4.15%) Windows
4 73 (2.86%) Unix
5 72 (2.82%) Linux
6 20 (0.78%) Windows Server
7 14 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (0.39%) Ubuntu
9 9 (0.35%) Windows Phone
10 8 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.27%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.20%) zOS
13 4 (0.16%) VMS
14 2 (0.078%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2145 (83.92%) Agile Software Development
2 908 (35.52%) Scrum
3 463 (18.11%) Business Analysis
4 413 (16.16%) TDD
5 400 (15.65%) SDLC
6 351 (13.73%) E-Commerce
7 350 (13.69%) BDD
8 347 (13.58%) Stakeholder Management
9 282 (11.03%) Software Engineering
10 274 (10.72%) Use Case
11 273 (10.68%) Waterfall
12 272 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
13 268 (10.49%) OO
14 264 (10.33%) Mentoring
15 261 (10.21%) Project Management
16 255 (9.98%) Kanban
17 249 (9.74%) Wireframes
18 234 (9.15%) User Acceptance Testing
19 197 (7.71%) Unit Testing
20 189 (7.39%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 489 (19.13%) SQL
2 379 (14.83%) Java
3 340 (13.30%) C#
3 340 (13.30%) JavaScript
4 112 (4.38%) Ruby
5 99 (3.87%) Python
6 97 (3.79%) PHP
7 78 (3.05%) C++
8 53 (2.07%) T-SQL
9 46 (1.80%) Groovy
10 44 (1.72%) C
10 44 (1.72%) Scala
11 38 (1.49%) Bash Shell
11 38 (1.49%) COBOL
11 38 (1.49%) VB.NET
12 31 (1.21%) Objective-C
13 27 (1.06%) Clojure
13 27 (1.06%) R
13 27 (1.06%) VBA
14 19 (0.74%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 392 (15.34%) Degree
2 170 (6.65%) ISEB
3 110 (4.30%) Security Cleared
4 100 (3.91%) ISTQB
5 43 (1.68%) SC Cleared
6 29 (1.13%) DV Cleared
7 21 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 19 (0.74%) PhD
9 11 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (0.43%) PMI Certification
10 10 (0.39%) MCSD
10 10 (0.39%) PMP
10 10 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 8 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 6 (0.23%) APMP
12 6 (0.23%) CBAP
12 6 (0.23%) IIBA
13 5 (0.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 3 (0.12%) BPSS Clearance
14 3 (0.12%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 459 (17.96%) QA
2 28 (1.10%) Data Quality
3 10 (0.39%) SDET
3 10 (0.39%) SEPA
4 7 (0.27%) ISO20022
5 3 (0.12%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.078%) SLA
7 1 (0.039%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.039%) EMIR
7 1 (0.039%) FATCA
7 1 (0.039%) MiFID
7 1 (0.039%) UCITS
System Software
1 33 (1.29%) VirtualBox
2 26 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
3 19 (0.74%) Docker
4 12 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (0.39%) HDFS
6 8 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 8 (0.31%) KVM
7 4 (0.16%) Firmware
8 2 (0.078%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 26 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (0.70%) Puppet
3 14 (0.55%) Ansible
4 10 (0.39%) Ambari
4 10 (0.39%) Hadoop YARN
5 9 (0.35%) CA Service Virtualization
6 8 (0.31%) Kibana
7 7 (0.27%) Terraform
8 5 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.12%) HP Fortify
9 3 (0.12%) Nagios
10 2 (0.078%) Control-M
10 2 (0.078%) vRealize
Vendors
1 293 (11.46%) Microsoft
2 62 (2.43%) Google
3 59 (2.31%) Oracle
4 52 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
5 38 (1.49%) SAP
6 34 (1.33%) TOWER Software
7 32 (1.25%) hybris
8 31 (1.21%) Atlassian
9 26 (1.02%) Rally
10 23 (0.90%) Apple
11 22 (0.86%) HP
12 20 (0.78%) Tableau
13 18 (0.70%) Cognizant
14 17 (0.67%) Sitecore
15 16 (0.63%) IBM
15 16 (0.63%) Red Hat
15 16 (0.63%) VMware
16 13 (0.51%) Ab Initio
16 13 (0.51%) Informatica
17 12 (0.47%) ATG
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Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Benefits package (Including Bonus) +
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + negotiable + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Excellent benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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London
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £00000.00 - £1 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Maidenhead, Berkshire
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Salary: £20000.00 - £25000 per annum
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Herefordshire
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
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London
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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Bedford, Bedfordshire
Miller & Townsend Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum (Neg) + excellent benefits
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Leicestershire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Shares, Bonus, Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £26,100 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Employ Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £52000 per annum + +20% - 30% bonus & benefit package
Posted: Yesterday
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £48,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
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Hastings, East Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £48,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
Posted: 14 hours ago