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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 277 383 391
Rank change year-on-year
+106 +8
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 1060 622 664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.97% 0.62% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 0.78% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 867 534 535
Average salary £50,000 £47,125 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.10% +4.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
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
88357 79715 86197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.78% 79.44% 77.92%
Number of salaries quoted 71143 65793 73812
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 2014. 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 +83 484 £55,000 +10.00% 50
South East +63 223 £50,000 -3.84% 23
East of England +56 107 £44,000 +7.97% 9
Yorkshire -9 105 £40,000 +17.64% 10
North West +7 53 £34,075 -2.64% 9
South West +3 49 £37,500 - 4
East Midlands +4 38 £40,857 -13.98% 6
North East - 2 £35,750 - 1
West Midlands -15 1 £39,500 -7.05% 3
User Stories
UK

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 1015 (47.90%) Agile Software Development
2 875 (41.29%) Scrum
3 527 (24.87%) Business Analysis
4 525 (24.78%) Finance
5 492 (23.22%) QA
6 463 (21.85%) SQL
7 453 (21.38%) Degree
8 440 (20.76%) C#
9 426 (20.10%) .NET
10 420 (19.82%) TDD
11 415 (19.58%) E-Commerce
12 369 (17.41%) Java
13 366 (17.27%) JavaScript
14 362 (17.08%) Microsoft
15 329 (15.53%) HTML
16 309 (14.58%) Project Management
17 288 (13.59%) Use Case
18 283 (13.36%) CSS
19 269 (12.69%) User Acceptance Testing
20 268 (12.65%) UML
21 262 (12.36%) Marketing
21 262 (12.36%) BDD
22 259 (12.22%) Retail
23 230 (10.85%) Selenium
24 228 (10.76%) SQL Server
25 210 (9.91%) Unit Testing
26 207 (9.77%) Test Automation
27 206 (9.72%) XML
28 200 (9.44%) JIRA
29 199 (9.39%) ISEB

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 71 (3.35%) CMS
2 54 (2.55%) SharePoint
3 53 (2.50%) Apache
4 39 (1.84%) Confluence
5 32 (1.51%) Tomcat
6 22 (1.04%) WebSphere
7 18 (0.85%) Drupal
7 18 (0.85%) Apache Pig
8 10 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
8 10 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (0.38%) WordPress
10 7 (0.33%) GlassFish
10 7 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (0.28%) Alfresco
11 6 (0.28%) Apache Solr
11 6 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
11 6 (0.28%) Documentum
12 5 (0.24%) IIS
12 5 (0.24%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 162 (7.65%) MS Excel
2 40 (1.89%) MS Visio
3 34 (1.60%) MS Office
4 16 (0.76%) Photoshop
5 15 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
6 14 (0.66%) MS Project
7 6 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.24%) Fireworks
9 4 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.19%) Mingle
9 4 (0.19%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.047%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 34 (1.60%) Magento
2 25 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 18 (0.85%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.14%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.094%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.047%) Tridion
6 1 (0.047%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 101 (4.77%) SaaS
2 29 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
3 25 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
5 18 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (0.66%) Amazon S3
6 14 (0.66%) Amazon EMR
7 7 (0.33%) Google Apps
8 3 (0.14%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.047%) GitHub
9 1 (0.047%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 32 (1.51%) Internet
2 26 (1.23%) HTTP
3 22 (1.04%) SNMP
4 9 (0.42%) ZigBee
5 5 (0.24%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.24%) DNS
6 4 (0.19%) Extranet
6 4 (0.19%) VPN
6 4 (0.19%) Firewall
7 3 (0.14%) IPsec
7 3 (0.14%) SMS
7 3 (0.14%) DHCP
7 3 (0.14%) FTP
7 3 (0.14%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.094%) SSL
8 2 (0.094%) DSL
8 2 (0.094%) Intranet
8 2 (0.094%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.047%) MVNO
9 1 (0.047%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 228 (10.76%) SQL Server
2 85 (4.01%) Relational Database
3 82 (3.87%) MySQL
4 63 (2.97%) NoSQL
5 57 (2.69%) MongoDB
6 32 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
7 24 (1.13%) Hadoop
8 23 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
9 22 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
10 19 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 19 (0.90%) RDBMS
11 18 (0.85%) Apache Hive
11 18 (0.85%) Impala
12 17 (0.80%) Mahout
13 15 (0.71%) Oracle Database
14 13 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 13 (0.61%) Data Mart
15 10 (0.47%) Redis
15 10 (0.47%) Big Data
16 9 (0.42%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 230 (10.85%) Selenium
2 200 (9.44%) JIRA
3 156 (7.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 156 (7.36%) Cucumber
4 139 (6.56%) Visual Studio
5 120 (5.66%) Git (software)
6 115 (5.43%) NUnit
7 104 (4.91%) Jenkins
8 84 (3.96%) WebDriver
8 84 (3.96%) QuickTest Pro
9 75 (3.54%) Rhino Mocks
10 63 (2.97%) Hudson
11 54 (2.55%) Subversion
12 46 (2.17%) Maven
13 44 (2.08%) Bugzilla
13 44 (2.08%) SpecFlow
14 41 (1.93%) SoapUI
15 36 (1.70%) TeamCity
16 32 (1.51%) JUnit
17 30 (1.42%) JMeter
General
1 525 (24.78%) Finance
2 262 (12.36%) Marketing
3 259 (12.22%) Retail
4 153 (7.22%) Telecoms
5 127 (5.99%) Banking
6 119 (5.62%) Games
7 105 (4.96%) Advertising
8 61 (2.88%) Publishing
9 49 (2.31%) Back Office
10 48 (2.27%) Law
11 28 (1.32%) Investment Banking
12 19 (0.90%) Financial Institution
13 17 (0.80%) Multimedia
14 16 (0.76%) Manufacturing
15 14 (0.66%) Automotive
16 11 (0.52%) Legal
17 10 (0.47%) Military
18 7 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
19 5 (0.24%) Front Office
20 4 (0.19%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 915 (43.18%) Analyst
2 759 (35.82%) Business Analyst
3 485 (22.89%) Developer
4 217 (10.24%) Agile Business Analyst
5 114 (5.38%) Senior Analyst
6 112 (5.29%) Senior Business Analyst
7 94 (4.44%) Java Developer
7 94 (4.44%) QA Engineer
8 90 (4.25%) Software Developer
9 89 (4.20%) Product Manager
10 87 (4.11%) C# Developer
11 85 (4.01%) Architect
12 80 (3.78%) Senior Developer
13 78 (3.68%) Software Engineer
14 75 (3.54%) Project Manager
15 72 (3.40%) Test Analyst
16 69 (3.26%) Tester
16 69 (3.26%) Test Engineer
16 69 (3.26%) Automation Engineer
17 67 (3.16%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 426 (20.10%) .NET
2 329 (15.53%) HTML
3 283 (13.36%) CSS
4 206 (9.72%) XML
5 170 (8.02%) Web Services
6 164 (7.74%) jQuery
7 151 (7.13%) ASP.NET
8 113 (5.33%) SOAP
9 112 (5.29%) HTML5
10 105 (4.96%) RESTful
11 92 (4.34%) .NET Framework
12 89 (4.20%) CSS3
13 86 (4.06%) Spring
14 85 (4.01%) ASP.NET MVC
14 85 (4.01%) Gherkin
15 79 (3.73%) JSON
16 64 (3.02%) Ajax
17 54 (2.55%) Hibernate
18 53 (2.50%) J2EE
19 48 (2.27%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 184 (8.68%) Computer Science
2 130 (6.13%) Mobile App
3 120 (5.66%) Open Source
4 71 (3.35%) Mathematics
5 70 (3.30%) Management Information System
6 56 (2.64%) FMCG
7 37 (1.75%) Visualisation
8 35 (1.65%) N-Tier
9 27 (1.27%) Mobile Banking
10 25 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
11 21 (0.99%) Social Media
12 18 (0.85%) Video on Demand
13 15 (0.71%) Reference Data
14 14 (0.66%) Blog
15 13 (0.61%) Data Integration
15 13 (0.61%) Mobile Payment
15 13 (0.61%) Client/Server
16 12 (0.57%) Economics
17 11 (0.52%) Artificial Intelligence
18 10 (0.47%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 114 (5.38%) Linux
2 97 (4.58%) Apple iOS
3 88 (4.15%) Android
4 60 (2.83%) Windows
5 30 (1.42%) UNIX
6 17 (0.80%) Debian
7 13 (0.61%) Ubuntu
8 10 (0.47%) Mac OS X
8 10 (0.47%) Windows Phone
9 4 (0.19%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
9 4 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1015 (47.90%) Agile Software Development
2 875 (41.29%) Scrum
3 527 (24.87%) Business Analysis
4 420 (19.82%) TDD
5 415 (19.58%) E-Commerce
6 309 (14.58%) Project Management
7 288 (13.59%) Use Case
8 269 (12.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 268 (12.65%) UML
10 262 (12.36%) BDD
11 210 (9.91%) Unit Testing
12 207 (9.77%) Test Automation
13 194 (9.16%) Stakeholder Management
14 190 (8.97%) Test Scripting
15 188 (8.87%) Software Engineering
16 184 (8.68%) Continuous Integration
17 183 (8.64%) OO
18 182 (8.59%) Waterfall
19 164 (7.74%) Automated Testing
20 153 (7.22%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 463 (21.85%) SQL
2 440 (20.76%) C#
3 369 (17.41%) Java
4 366 (17.27%) JavaScript
5 132 (6.23%) Ruby
6 122 (5.76%) Python
7 102 (4.81%) T-SQL
8 100 (4.72%) PHP
9 72 (3.40%) C++
10 37 (1.75%) Bash Shell
11 36 (1.70%) C
12 28 (1.32%) VB
13 18 (0.85%) VBA
14 17 (0.80%) PL/SQL
14 17 (0.80%) Objective-C
15 16 (0.76%) R
16 15 (0.71%) Clojure
16 15 (0.71%) Perl
17 14 (0.66%) VBScript
18 13 (0.61%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 453 (21.38%) Degree
2 199 (9.39%) ISEB
3 55 (2.60%) ISTQB
4 37 (1.75%) Security Cleared
5 30 (1.42%) CBAP
6 20 (0.94%) SC Cleared
7 15 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (0.33%) PMI Certification
8 7 (0.33%) ACCA
8 7 (0.33%) CIMA
9 6 (0.28%) Sun Certification
9 6 (0.28%) MCP
9 6 (0.28%) MCAD
9 6 (0.28%) MCSD
10 4 (0.19%) PMP
10 4 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.19%) IIBA
11 3 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.047%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 492 (23.22%) QA
2 7 (0.33%) MiFID
3 6 (0.28%) FATCA
3 6 (0.28%) EMIR
4 4 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (0.19%) SLA
4 4 (0.19%) WCAG
5 2 (0.094%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.047%) WAI
6 1 (0.047%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.047%) HL7
System Software
1 14 (0.66%) Varnish
2 8 (0.38%) VirtualBox
3 4 (0.19%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.14%) Xen
4 3 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.094%) zsh
6 1 (0.047%) Cygwin
6 1 (0.047%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 70 (3.30%) HP Quality Center
2 22 (1.04%) Puppet
3 9 (0.42%) Vagrant
4 8 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.24%) Ansible
6 4 (0.19%) Capistrano
7 2 (0.094%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 362 (17.08%) Microsoft
2 125 (5.90%) Oracle
3 48 (2.27%) Google
4 40 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
5 35 (1.65%) JBoss
5 35 (1.65%) HP
6 30 (1.42%) Adobe
7 24 (1.13%) hybris
8 18 (0.85%) Ab Initio
8 18 (0.85%) Teradata
9 17 (0.80%) TOWER Software
10 16 (0.76%) Informatica
11 13 (0.61%) Cognos
12 10 (0.47%) Perforce
12 10 (0.47%) Atlassian
13 9 (0.42%) IBM
14 8 (0.38%) CA
15 7 (0.33%) Cognizant
15 7 (0.33%) SAP
15 7 (0.33%) Omniture
Stockport, Cheshire
Curve IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 1 hour ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Fugro
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
British Airways
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Great Shelford, Cambridgeshire
Towers Watson
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £200 - £260 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Christchurch, Dorset
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
AB Recruit
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + pension
Posted: Yesterday
Bicester, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brackley, Northamptonshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £50000 per annum - BENS
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Pets at Home
Salary: Up to £40,000
Posted: 2 days ago