The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 140 117 108
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -9
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 11 29 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.48% 1.16% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 1.54% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5 28 39
Average salary £50,000 £38,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.03% -13.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,875 £34,800
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
User Stories
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1694 1879 2066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.91% 75.13% 79.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1351 1477 1707
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

User Stories
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

User Stories Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

User Stories
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

User Stories
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Welwyn Garden City -15 6 - -
Watford +3 3 £50,000 -13.04%
Stevenage +15 1 £32,500 -27.77%
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £32,500 -
St Albans - 1 £32,500 - 1
User Stories
East of England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 32 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (93.75%) .NET
3 26 (81.25%) TDD
4 25 (78.13%) Scrum
4 25 (78.13%) HTML
4 25 (78.13%) SQL
4 25 (78.13%) Microsoft
5 24 (75.00%) SQL Server
6 22 (68.75%) XML
7 20 (62.50%) OO
8 18 (56.25%) Degree
9 15 (46.88%) Computer Science
9 15 (46.88%) JavaScript
9 15 (46.88%) C#
10 14 (43.75%) Java
10 14 (43.75%) E-Commerce
11 13 (40.63%) OOD
11 13 (40.63%) Eclipse
11 13 (40.63%) TCP/IP
11 13 (40.63%) WSDL
11 13 (40.63%) JAXB
11 13 (40.63%) Python
11 13 (40.63%) JUnit
11 13 (40.63%) XSD
11 13 (40.63%) T-SQL
11 13 (40.63%) JDBC
11 13 (40.63%) SOAP
11 13 (40.63%) Web Services
11 13 (40.63%) Business Development
11 13 (40.63%) SQL Server 2005

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 9 (28.13%) IIS
2 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Office
2 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (40.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (40.63%) SQL Server 2005
2 13 (40.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 13 (40.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (40.63%) JUnit
1 13 (40.63%) Eclipse
1 13 (40.63%) Git (software)
2 12 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (28.13%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 13 (40.63%) Back Office
2 10 (31.25%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Local Government
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (87.50%) Developer
2 13 (40.63%) Java Developer
3 10 (31.25%) Software Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Senior Software Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Senior Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) CRM Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Business Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.25%) UML Business Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Agile C# Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Product Owner
7 1 (3.13%) Agile Project Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (93.75%) .NET
2 25 (78.13%) HTML
3 22 (68.75%) XML
4 13 (40.63%) XSD
4 13 (40.63%) JAX-WS
4 13 (40.63%) JDBC
4 13 (40.63%) SOAP
4 13 (40.63%) Web Services
4 13 (40.63%) WSDL
4 13 (40.63%) JAXB
5 9 (28.13%) Ajax
5 9 (28.13%) XSL
6 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET
7 3 (9.38%) jQuery
8 2 (6.25%) Entity Framework
8 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (46.88%) Computer Science
2 13 (40.63%) EFT
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (81.25%) TDD
3 25 (78.13%) Scrum
4 20 (62.50%) OO
5 14 (43.75%) E-Commerce
6 13 (40.63%) OOD
6 13 (40.63%) Business Development
6 13 (40.63%) Domain-Driven Design
7 10 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (31.25%) Pair Programming
8 9 (28.13%) Web Development
9 3 (9.38%) Test Scripting
9 3 (9.38%) CRM
10 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
10 2 (6.25%) UML
10 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
10 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
10 2 (6.25%) MVC
10 2 (6.25%) ERD
Programming Languages
1 25 (78.13%) SQL
2 15 (46.88%) C#
2 15 (46.88%) JavaScript
3 14 (43.75%) Java
4 13 (40.63%) T-SQL
4 13 (40.63%) Python
5 12 (37.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (56.25%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) ISEB
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (40.63%) ISO 8583
2 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 13 (40.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 25 (78.13%) Microsoft
2 13 (40.63%) VMware
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