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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Story
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 109 118 120
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 23 21 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.14% 1.01% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 1.20% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 23 19 16
Median salary £55,000 £54,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +27.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%

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
1761 1748 1744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 87.18% 84.08% 84.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1449 1472 1368
Median salary £50,000 £53,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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
Watford +17 13 £60,000 - 1
Stevenage - 5 £40,000 -
Hemel Hempstead +11 3 £35,000 -17.64%
Hertford - 1 £42,500 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £42,500 -
User Stories
East of England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 40 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (29.55%) Scrum
2 13 (29.55%) Degree
3 11 (25.00%) Finance
4 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
4 9 (20.45%) Matrix Management
4 9 (20.45%) Product Management
4 9 (20.45%) Waterfall
5 8 (18.18%) Project Management
6 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (15.91%) QA
6 7 (15.91%) Telecoms
7 6 (13.64%) MVC
7 6 (13.64%) ISTQB
7 6 (13.64%) ISEB
7 6 (13.64%) C#
7 6 (13.64%) .NET
7 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
7 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET
7 6 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (13.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (13.64%) Mentoring
8 5 (11.36%) Unit Testing
8 5 (11.36%) Selenium
8 5 (11.36%) Entity Framework
8 5 (11.36%) C++
8 5 (11.36%) .NET Framework
8 5 (11.36%) Computer Science
8 5 (11.36%) Business Analysis
8 5 (11.36%) Software Engineering

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.27%) MySQL
3 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Selenium
2 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
2 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.27%) JIRA
3 1 (2.27%) JUnit
3 1 (2.27%) NUnit
3 1 (2.27%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (15.91%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.82%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Back Office
4 1 (2.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (59.09%) Analyst
2 16 (36.36%) Senior Analyst
3 15 (34.09%) Business Analyst
4 10 (22.73%) Business Systems Analyst
4 10 (22.73%) Systems Analyst
5 9 (20.45%) Senior Business Analyst
6 7 (15.91%) Developer
6 7 (15.91%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
6 7 (15.91%) Senior Systems Analyst
7 6 (13.64%) C# Developer
7 6 (13.64%) Test Analyst
8 5 (11.36%) .NET Developer
8 5 (11.36%) Agile .NET Developer
8 5 (11.36%) Agile Business Analyst
8 5 (11.36%) Agile Developer
8 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (11.36%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (11.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (11.36%) SQL Developer
8 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) .NET
1 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET
2 5 (11.36%) .NET Framework
2 5 (11.36%) Entity Framework
3 4 (9.09%) XML
4 2 (4.55%) Gherkin
4 2 (4.55%) JSON
4 2 (4.55%) REST
4 2 (4.55%) Velocity
5 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) BBC
2 1 (2.27%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.27%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (29.55%) Scrum
3 9 (20.45%) Matrix Management
3 9 (20.45%) Product Management
3 9 (20.45%) Waterfall
4 8 (18.18%) Project Management
5 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (13.64%) Mentoring
6 6 (13.64%) MVC
6 6 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (11.36%) Business Analysis
7 5 (11.36%) Software Engineering
7 5 (11.36%) Unit Testing
8 3 (6.82%) Wireframes
9 2 (4.55%) Agile Testing
9 2 (4.55%) Automation Testing
9 2 (4.55%) BDD
9 2 (4.55%) Test Automation
9 2 (4.55%) Test Scripting
9 2 (4.55%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) C#
2 5 (11.36%) C++
3 3 (6.82%) Java
3 3 (6.82%) SQL
4 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (29.55%) Degree
2 6 (13.64%) ISEB
2 6 (13.64%) ISTQB
2 6 (13.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) SDET
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.27%) Virgin Media
2 1 (2.27%) Xamarin
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