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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 116 110 132
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +22
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 20 20 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.98% 1.04% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 1.38% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 12 16 30
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
1636 1445 2143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 80.39% 75.30% 77.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1257 1080 1799
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 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 January 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 January 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 +1 9 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Rickmansworth - 9 £45,000 -
Hertford - 3 £40,000 -
User Stories
East of England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 31 (91.18%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (85.29%) .NET
3 26 (76.47%) SQL Server
4 22 (64.71%) Scrum
4 22 (64.71%) TDD
5 21 (61.76%) SQL
6 20 (58.82%) Microsoft
6 20 (58.82%) Degree
7 19 (55.88%) C#
8 18 (52.94%) HTML
9 17 (50.00%) XML
9 17 (50.00%) Computer Science
10 16 (47.06%) C++
11 15 (44.12%) OO
12 11 (32.35%) OOD
12 11 (32.35%) Finance
12 11 (32.35%) Web Services
13 10 (29.41%) Windows
13 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
13 10 (29.41%) Pair Programming
13 10 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
14 9 (26.47%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Azure
14 9 (26.47%) Ajax
14 9 (26.47%) Web Development
14 9 (26.47%) Visual Studio Team System
14 9 (26.47%) XSL
14 9 (26.47%) Java
14 9 (26.47%) IIS

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (26.47%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) MS Office
2 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.94%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.94%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (76.47%) SQL Server
2 8 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (23.53%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (23.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
1 9 (26.47%) Team Foundation Server
1 9 (26.47%) Visual Studio Team System
2 8 (23.53%) Eclipse
2 8 (23.53%) JUnit
3 6 (17.65%) Selenium
4 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.94%) JIRA
5 1 (2.94%) Grunt
5 1 (2.94%) Yeoman
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
2 8 (23.53%) Back Office
3 3 (8.82%) Local Government
3 3 (8.82%) Retail
3 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (82.35%) Developer
2 13 (38.24%) Software Developer
3 8 (23.53%) Java Developer
3 8 (23.53%) C# Developer
3 8 (23.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (23.53%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (20.59%) Senior Developer
4 7 (20.59%) Senior Software Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Agile .NET Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Agile C# Developer
5 5 (14.71%) .NET Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Business Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (8.82%) UML Business Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (2.94%) C++ Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Graduate Software Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (85.29%) .NET
2 18 (52.94%) HTML
3 17 (50.00%) XML
4 11 (32.35%) Web Services
5 9 (26.47%) Ajax
5 9 (26.47%) XSL
6 8 (23.53%) WSDL
6 8 (23.53%) JAXB
6 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET
6 8 (23.53%) SOAP
6 8 (23.53%) XSD
6 8 (23.53%) JDBC
6 8 (23.53%) JAX-WS
7 5 (14.71%) .NET Framework
7 5 (14.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (8.82%) WinForms
8 3 (8.82%) WPF
8 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (2.94%) jQuery
9 1 (2.94%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (23.53%) EFT
3 4 (11.76%) User Experience
4 3 (8.82%) Client/Server
4 3 (8.82%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.94%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (91.18%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (64.71%) Scrum
2 22 (64.71%) TDD
3 15 (44.12%) OO
4 11 (32.35%) OOD
5 10 (29.41%) Pair Programming
5 10 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (26.47%) Web Development
6 9 (26.47%) E-Commerce
7 8 (23.53%) MVC
7 8 (23.53%) Business Development
7 8 (23.53%) Domain-Driven Design
8 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
9 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
10 4 (11.76%) UML
10 4 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (8.82%) ERD
11 3 (8.82%) Product Management
11 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
12 2 (5.88%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (61.76%) SQL
2 19 (55.88%) C#
3 16 (47.06%) C++
4 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 9 (26.47%) Java
6 8 (23.53%) Python
6 8 (23.53%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.94%) VC++
Qualifications
1 20 (58.82%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) ISEB
2 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (23.53%) ISO 8583
2 3 (8.82%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (23.53%) VMware
3 1 (2.94%) SAP
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
PayPoint
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 10 days ago