The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 18 - 7
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 6 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertford 9.84% - 15.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.24% - 26.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 4
Average salary £40,000 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
User Stories
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
49 33 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertford 80.33% 58.93% 57.69%
Number of salaries quoted 47 31 15
Average salary £41,000 £62,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.40% +56.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £45,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,250 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the Hertford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Hertford

User Stories
Salary Trend in Hertford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the Hertford region.

User Stories Salary Trend in Hertford

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertford

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hertford 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 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) MVC
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
1 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (50.00%) User Experience
2 3 (50.00%) WPF
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (50.00%) WCAG
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) WinForms
2 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (50.00%) OOD
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium
3 2 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Hertford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hertford 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.

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) C# Developer
1 5 (83.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 5 (83.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Agile .NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Agile C# Developer
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) WinForms
2 3 (50.00%) WPF
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (50.00%) User Experience
2 3 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (50.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) MVC
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) OOD
3 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) WCAG
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
Hertford, Hertfordshire
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