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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 135 - 119
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 10 0 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.43% - 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% - 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 46
Average salary £45,000 - £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £41,200 - £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,300 - £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
1861 1501 2216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 80.56% 75.16% 76.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1520 1200 1755
Average salary £48,000 £43,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.62% -9.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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
Watford - 2 £53,500 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £42,500 -
Hertford - 1 £40,000 - 1
Stevenage - 1 £45,000 -
User Stories
East of England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Scrum
2 7 (35.00%) Retail
2 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (30.00%) C#
3 6 (30.00%) UML
3 6 (30.00%) SQL
4 5 (25.00%) .NET
4 5 (25.00%) TDD
4 5 (25.00%) MVC
4 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (20.00%) Refactoring
5 4 (20.00%) BPMN
5 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (20.00%) Degree
5 4 (20.00%) User Experience
5 4 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
5 4 (20.00%) Finance
5 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (20.00%) N-Tier
5 4 (20.00%) C++
5 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (15.00%) B2C
6 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (15.00%) Mobile App

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 1 (5.00%) Documentum
1 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.00%) Alfresco
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Selenium
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.00%) CruiseControl
2 1 (5.00%) MSBuild
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (35.00%) Retail
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Business Analyst
1 8 (40.00%) Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Lead Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Web Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Website Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Product Manager
5 1 (5.00%) QA Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) .NET
1 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (5.00%) MFC
4 1 (5.00%) ATL
4 1 (5.00%) COM+
4 1 (5.00%) SOAP
4 1 (5.00%) Web Services
4 1 (5.00%) XML
4 1 (5.00%) XSL
4 1 (5.00%) XSLT
4 1 (5.00%) HTML
4 1 (5.00%) WinForms
4 1 (5.00%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (5.00%) NHibernate
4 1 (5.00%) WCF
4 1 (5.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (20.00%) User Experience
2 4 (20.00%) N-Tier
3 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (10.00%) Client/Server
5 1 (5.00%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Scrum
3 6 (30.00%) UML
4 5 (25.00%) TDD
4 5 (25.00%) MVC
5 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (20.00%) Refactoring
5 4 (20.00%) BPMN
5 4 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
5 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (15.00%) B2C
6 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (15.00%) Web Development
7 2 (10.00%) Data Mapping
7 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (10.00%) Workflow
7 2 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (10.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) C#
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (5.00%) VC++
3 1 (5.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) WCAG
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) SAP
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