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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 141 134 113
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -21
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 2 16 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.088% 0.62% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.79% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2 14 36
Average salary £55,000 £37,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.65% -17.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £36,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £53,200 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+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
1747 2013 1972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.46% 78.11% 80.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1380 1622 1548
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £63,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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
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 3 June 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
St Albans - 1 £50,000 - 2
User Stories
East of England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 23 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (91.67%) TDD
2 22 (91.67%) .NET
3 20 (83.33%) HTML
3 20 (83.33%) SQL
3 20 (83.33%) Microsoft
4 18 (75.00%) Scrum
5 17 (70.83%) XML
5 17 (70.83%) SQL Server
6 15 (62.50%) OO
7 14 (58.33%) E-Commerce
7 14 (58.33%) Java
7 14 (58.33%) Degree
8 13 (54.17%) Computer Science
8 13 (54.17%) SQL Server 2005
8 13 (54.17%) Business Development
8 13 (54.17%) JAX-WS
8 13 (54.17%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (54.17%) VMware
8 13 (54.17%) ISO 8583
8 13 (54.17%) EFT
8 13 (54.17%) Back Office
8 13 (54.17%) JUnit
8 13 (54.17%) XSD
8 13 (54.17%) T-SQL
8 13 (54.17%) JDBC
8 13 (54.17%) SOAP
8 13 (54.17%) Web Services
8 13 (54.17%) OOD
8 13 (54.17%) Eclipse

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 4 (16.67%) IIS
2 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (54.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (70.83%) SQL Server
2 13 (54.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 13 (54.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 13 (54.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (54.17%) JUnit
1 13 (54.17%) Eclipse
1 13 (54.17%) Git (software)
2 7 (29.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (4.17%) Bugzilla
4 1 (4.17%) NUnit
4 1 (4.17%) Selenium
4 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.17%) SpecFlow
4 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (54.17%) Back Office
2 6 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (87.50%) Developer
2 13 (54.17%) Java Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Software Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 3 (12.50%) CRM Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Graduate Software Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Graduate
6 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Product Owner
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (91.67%) .NET
2 20 (83.33%) HTML
3 17 (70.83%) XML
4 13 (54.17%) JAX-WS
4 13 (54.17%) XSD
4 13 (54.17%) JDBC
4 13 (54.17%) SOAP
4 13 (54.17%) Web Services
4 13 (54.17%) WSDL
4 13 (54.17%) JAXB
5 4 (16.67%) XSL
5 4 (16.67%) Ajax
6 3 (12.50%) jQuery
6 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
7 1 (4.17%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) Computer Science
1 13 (54.17%) EFT
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (91.67%) TDD
3 18 (75.00%) Scrum
4 15 (62.50%) OO
5 14 (58.33%) E-Commerce
6 13 (54.17%) Business Development
6 13 (54.17%) OOD
6 13 (54.17%) Domain-Driven Design
7 5 (20.83%) Pair Programming
7 5 (20.83%) SDLC
7 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (16.67%) Web Development
9 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
9 3 (12.50%) CRM
10 1 (4.17%) Process Management
10 1 (4.17%) Regression Testing
10 1 (4.17%) Project Management
10 1 (4.17%) Release Management
10 1 (4.17%) Performance Testing
10 1 (4.17%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (83.33%) SQL
2 14 (58.33%) Java
3 13 (54.17%) T-SQL
3 13 (54.17%) Python
4 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
5 8 (33.33%) C#
6 5 (20.83%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (54.17%) ISO 8583
2 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 13 (54.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 20 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 13 (54.17%) VMware
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