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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 131 107 123
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +16
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 14 35 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.66% 1.53% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 2.06% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 7 33 30
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £36,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.29% -
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
1592 1698 2123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 75.02% 74.38% 78.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1270 1311 1773
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 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -10 7 - -
Watford +5 3 £50,000 -
Rickmansworth - 2 £28,750 -
Stevenage +10 1 £32,500 -27.77%
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £32,500 -
St Albans - 1 £32,500 -
User Stories
East of England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 37 (94.87%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (89.74%) .NET
3 28 (71.79%) SQL Server
4 27 (69.23%) TDD
5 26 (66.67%) Scrum
5 26 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 26 (66.67%) HTML
5 26 (66.67%) SQL
6 23 (58.97%) Degree
7 22 (56.41%) XML
8 20 (51.28%) OO
9 19 (48.72%) C#
9 19 (48.72%) Computer Science
10 16 (41.03%) JavaScript
11 15 (38.46%) C++
12 14 (35.90%) Java
12 14 (35.90%) Web Services
12 14 (35.90%) E-Commerce
12 14 (35.90%) OOD
12 14 (35.90%) Git (software)
13 13 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
13 13 (33.33%) Relational Database
13 13 (33.33%) JAX-WS
13 13 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
13 13 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
13 13 (33.33%) Business Development
13 13 (33.33%) Eclipse
13 13 (33.33%) TCP/IP
13 13 (33.33%) WSDL

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (23.08%) IIS
2 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Office
2 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (71.79%) SQL Server
2 13 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 13 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 13 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (35.90%) Git (software)
2 13 (33.33%) JUnit
2 13 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 12 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (23.08%) Visual Studio Team System
5 6 (15.38%) Selenium
6 1 (2.56%) Grunt
6 1 (2.56%) Yeoman
6 1 (2.56%) JIRA
6 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (33.33%) Back Office
2 10 (25.64%) Finance
3 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.69%) Local Government
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (84.62%) Developer
2 13 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 11 (28.21%) Software Developer
4 7 (17.95%) Senior Software Developer
4 7 (17.95%) Senior Developer
5 6 (15.38%) C# Developer
5 6 (15.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (12.82%) Agile .NET Developer
6 5 (12.82%) Agile C# Developer
6 5 (12.82%) Business Analyst
6 5 (12.82%) .NET Developer
6 5 (12.82%) Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (7.69%) UML Business Analyst
8 3 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 3 (7.69%) CRM Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Product Owner
9 1 (2.56%) Agile Project Manager
9 1 (2.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (89.74%) .NET
2 26 (66.67%) HTML
3 22 (56.41%) XML
4 14 (35.90%) Web Services
5 13 (33.33%) JAX-WS
5 13 (33.33%) WSDL
5 13 (33.33%) JAXB
5 13 (33.33%) XSD
5 13 (33.33%) SOAP
5 13 (33.33%) JDBC
6 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET
6 9 (23.08%) XSL
6 9 (23.08%) Ajax
7 5 (12.82%) .NET Framework
7 5 (12.82%) Entity Framework
8 4 (10.26%) jQuery
9 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (2.56%) HTML5
9 1 (2.56%) WPF
9 1 (2.56%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 19 (48.72%) Computer Science
2 13 (33.33%) EFT
3 2 (5.13%) User Experience
4 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.56%) Animation
4 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (94.87%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (69.23%) TDD
3 26 (66.67%) Scrum
4 20 (51.28%) OO
5 14 (35.90%) E-Commerce
5 14 (35.90%) OOD
6 13 (33.33%) Business Development
6 13 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
7 10 (25.64%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (25.64%) Pair Programming
8 9 (23.08%) Web Development
9 6 (15.38%) MVC
10 5 (12.82%) Software Engineering
10 5 (12.82%) Unit Testing
11 4 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (7.69%) CRM
12 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2
12 3 (7.69%) UML
12 3 (7.69%) Test Scripting
12 3 (7.69%) ERD
Programming Languages
1 26 (66.67%) SQL
2 19 (48.72%) C#
3 16 (41.03%) JavaScript
4 15 (38.46%) C++
5 14 (35.90%) Java
6 13 (33.33%) T-SQL
6 13 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (58.97%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (7.69%) ISEB
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (33.33%) ISO 8583
2 1 (2.56%) WCAG
2 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 13 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 26 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (33.33%) VMware
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