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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 120 149 121
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -28
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 21 10 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.96% 0.43% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 0.55% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 16 5 28
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +29.03%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
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
1844 1822 1988
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 84.32% 77.80% 79.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1482 1448 1593
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
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 Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire 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 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 5 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
Rickmansworth - 8 £42,500 -
Hemel Hempstead +21 6 £35,000 +7.69%
Hertford - 2 £33,750 -
User Stories
East of England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 32 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (50.00%) Finance
3 17 (47.22%) SQL
3 17 (47.22%) XML
4 15 (41.67%) XSL
4 15 (41.67%) Windows
4 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 15 (41.67%) .NET
4 15 (41.67%) SQL Server
4 15 (41.67%) IIS
4 15 (41.67%) C#
4 15 (41.67%) HTML
4 15 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 15 (41.67%) TDD
4 15 (41.67%) Pair Programming
4 15 (41.67%) Ajax
4 15 (41.67%) Web Development
4 15 (41.67%) Test Automation
4 15 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 15 (41.67%) Windows Server
5 10 (27.78%) Business Analysis
6 9 (25.00%) Scrum
7 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET
8 7 (19.44%) WPF
8 7 (19.44%) Games
9 6 (16.67%) MVC
10 5 (13.89%) User Experience
10 5 (13.89%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (13.89%) SDLC
10 5 (13.89%) Progress

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 15 (41.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Office
1 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (41.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Selenium
1 2 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (19.44%) Games
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) C# Developer
1 15 (41.67%) C# Software Developer
1 15 (41.67%) Developer
1 15 (41.67%) Product Owner
1 15 (41.67%) Software Developer
2 9 (25.00%) Applications Developer
2 9 (25.00%) C# Application Developer
3 8 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 8 (22.22%) .NET Software Developer
3 8 (22.22%) Analyst
3 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (22.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (19.44%) Business Analyst
4 7 (19.44%) C# WPF Developer
4 7 (19.44%) WPF Developer
5 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (5.56%) .NET Applications Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Digital Product Owner
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (47.22%) XML
2 15 (41.67%) .NET
2 15 (41.67%) Ajax
2 15 (41.67%) HTML
2 15 (41.67%) XSL
3 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 7 (19.44%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) User Experience
2 4 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 4 (11.11%) Physics
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (41.67%) Windows
1 15 (41.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 15 (41.67%) Pair Programming
2 15 (41.67%) TDD
2 15 (41.67%) Test Automation
2 15 (41.67%) Web Development
3 10 (27.78%) Business Analysis
4 9 (25.00%) Scrum
5 6 (16.67%) MVC
6 5 (13.89%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (13.89%) SDLC
7 4 (11.11%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 3 (8.33%) Project Management
8 3 (8.33%) Project Planning
9 2 (5.56%) BDD
9 2 (5.56%) Change Management
9 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.56%) Waterfall
9 2 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (47.22%) SQL
2 15 (41.67%) C#
2 15 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.89%) Progress