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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 125 101 140
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +39
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 23 35 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.11% 1.65% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 2.18% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 10 32 20
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,125 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
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
1605 1604 2110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 77.72% 75.70% 78.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1252 1210 1775
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 £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 3 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 3 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 -4 13 - -
Rickmansworth - 5 £35,000 -
Watford +2 3 £50,000 - 1
Stevenage +12 1 £32,500 -27.77%
St Albans - 1 £32,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £32,500 -
Hertford - 1 £40,000 -
User Stories
East of England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 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 40 (93.02%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (86.05%) .NET
3 31 (72.09%) SQL Server
4 30 (69.77%) TDD
5 29 (67.44%) SQL
6 28 (65.12%) Scrum
6 28 (65.12%) Microsoft
7 26 (60.47%) HTML
8 25 (58.14%) Degree
9 22 (51.16%) Computer Science
9 22 (51.16%) C#
9 22 (51.16%) XML
10 20 (46.51%) OO
11 16 (37.21%) JavaScript
11 16 (37.21%) Web Services
11 16 (37.21%) C++
11 16 (37.21%) OOD
12 14 (32.56%) E-Commerce
12 14 (32.56%) Java
12 14 (32.56%) Git (software)
13 13 (30.23%) Domain-Driven Design
13 13 (30.23%) JAX-WS
13 13 (30.23%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (30.23%) SQL Server 2008
13 13 (30.23%) Relational Database
13 13 (30.23%) Business Development
13 13 (30.23%) SQL Server 2005
13 13 (30.23%) T-SQL
13 13 (30.23%) SOAP
13 13 (30.23%) XSD

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (20.93%) IIS
2 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) MS Office
2 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (27.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (72.09%) SQL Server
2 13 (30.23%) SQL Server 2005
2 13 (30.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 13 (30.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (32.56%) Git (software)
2 13 (30.23%) JUnit
2 13 (30.23%) Eclipse
3 12 (27.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (20.93%) Visual Studio Team System
5 6 (13.95%) Selenium
6 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.33%) JIRA
7 1 (2.33%) Grunt
7 1 (2.33%) Yeoman
General
1 13 (30.23%) Back Office
2 11 (25.58%) Finance
3 3 (6.98%) Retail
3 3 (6.98%) Local Government
3 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (83.72%) Developer
2 13 (30.23%) Software Developer
2 13 (30.23%) Java Developer
3 8 (18.60%) C# Developer
3 8 (18.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (18.60%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (16.28%) Senior Software Developer
4 7 (16.28%) Senior Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Business Analyst
5 6 (13.95%) Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) .NET Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Agile .NET Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Agile C# Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) CRM Developer
8 3 (6.98%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (6.98%) UML Business Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 1 (2.33%) ScrumMaster
9 1 (2.33%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (86.05%) .NET
2 26 (60.47%) HTML
3 22 (51.16%) XML
4 16 (37.21%) Web Services
5 13 (30.23%) JAX-WS
5 13 (30.23%) XSD
5 13 (30.23%) SOAP
5 13 (30.23%) WSDL
5 13 (30.23%) JAXB
5 13 (30.23%) JDBC
6 11 (25.58%) ASP.NET
7 9 (20.93%) Ajax
7 9 (20.93%) XSL
8 5 (11.63%) .NET Framework
8 5 (11.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 4 (9.30%) jQuery
10 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (6.98%) WPF
10 3 (6.98%) WinForms
11 1 (2.33%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 22 (51.16%) Computer Science
2 13 (30.23%) EFT
3 4 (9.30%) User Experience
4 3 (6.98%) Client/Server
4 3 (6.98%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.33%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (93.02%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (69.77%) TDD
3 28 (65.12%) Scrum
4 20 (46.51%) OO
5 16 (37.21%) OOD
6 14 (32.56%) E-Commerce
7 13 (30.23%) Business Development
7 13 (30.23%) Domain-Driven Design
8 10 (23.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (23.26%) Pair Programming
9 9 (20.93%) Web Development
10 8 (18.60%) MVC
11 6 (13.95%) Software Engineering
12 5 (11.63%) Unit Testing
13 4 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (9.30%) UML
14 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
14 3 (6.98%) CRM
14 3 (6.98%) Test Scripting
14 3 (6.98%) ERD
Programming Languages
1 29 (67.44%) SQL
2 22 (51.16%) C#
3 16 (37.21%) C++
3 16 (37.21%) JavaScript
4 14 (32.56%) Java
5 13 (30.23%) T-SQL
5 13 (30.23%) Python
6 1 (2.33%) VC++
Qualifications
1 25 (58.14%) Degree
2 3 (6.98%) ISEB
2 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.65%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (30.23%) ISO 8583
2 3 (6.98%) WCAG
3 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 13 (30.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 28 (65.12%) Microsoft
2 13 (30.23%) VMware
3 1 (2.33%) SAP
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Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago