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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 124 124 117
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 15 19 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.69% 0.94% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 1.14% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 18
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £35,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £45,400 £46,500
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
1795 1662 1595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 82.57% 82.36% 78.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1509 1292 1183
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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
Rickmansworth +12 9 £32,500 -27.77%
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
User Stories
East of England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 31 (93.94%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (57.58%) Finance
3 18 (54.55%) SQL
3 18 (54.55%) XML
4 12 (36.36%) Continuous Delivery
5 11 (33.33%) User Experience
5 11 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 11 (33.33%) Progress
5 11 (33.33%) TDD
5 11 (33.33%) Pair Programming
5 11 (33.33%) Scrum
6 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET
6 10 (30.30%) Web Development
6 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
6 10 (30.30%) XSL
6 10 (30.30%) Windows
6 10 (30.30%) .NET
6 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
6 10 (30.30%) IIS
6 10 (30.30%) C#
6 10 (30.30%) HTML
6 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
6 10 (30.30%) Ajax
6 10 (30.30%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (30.30%) Windows Server
7 9 (27.27%) Business Analysis
8 8 (24.24%) MVC
9 7 (21.21%) MS Office
9 7 (21.21%) MS Visio
9 7 (21.21%) CBAP

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 10 (30.30%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Office
1 7 (21.21%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
1 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA
1 1 (3.03%) LoadRunner
1 1 (3.03%) Selenium
1 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (57.58%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Games
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Developer
1 11 (33.33%) Product Owner
1 11 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 10 (30.30%) C# Developer
2 10 (30.30%) C# Software Developer
3 9 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 9 (27.27%) .NET Software Developer
3 9 (27.27%) Analyst
3 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET Developer
3 9 (27.27%) Business Analyst
3 9 (27.27%) C# .NET Developer
3 9 (27.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 7 (21.21%) Business Manager
4 7 (21.21%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (21.21%) Senior Business Analyst
4 7 (21.21%) Senior Business Manager
4 7 (21.21%) Senior Manager
5 2 (6.06%) .NET Applications Developer
5 2 (6.06%) C# Application Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (54.55%) XML
2 10 (30.30%) .NET
2 10 (30.30%) Ajax
2 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET
2 10 (30.30%) HTML
2 10 (30.30%) XSL
3 1 (3.03%) Behat
3 1 (3.03%) Gherkin
3 1 (3.03%) JSON
3 1 (3.03%) REST
3 1 (3.03%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) User Experience
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Economics
3 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Windows
1 10 (30.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (93.94%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (36.36%) Continuous Delivery
3 11 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 11 (33.33%) Scrum
3 11 (33.33%) TDD
3 11 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 10 (30.30%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (30.30%) Web Development
5 9 (27.27%) Business Analysis
6 8 (24.24%) MVC
7 7 (21.21%) Mentoring
7 7 (21.21%) Software Delivery
7 7 (21.21%) Waterfall
8 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (6.06%) Automation Testing
9 2 (6.06%) BDD
9 2 (6.06%) SDLC
9 2 (6.06%) Software Testing
9 2 (6.06%) Test Scripting
10 1 (3.03%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) SQL
2 10 (30.30%) C#
2 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.03%) Java
3 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) CBAP
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
1 1 (3.03%) SDET
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Progress
2 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle