The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 130 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 10 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.40% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% - -
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 0
Average salary £49,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
User Stories
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1920 1682 1526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 77.02% 74.46% 75.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1330 1317 1283
Average salary £51,500 £47,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.57% -1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £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 Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

User Stories
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the Reading region.

User Stories Salary Trend in Reading

User Stories
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the Reading region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Reading

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) TDD
2 8 (72.73%) MVC
2 8 (72.73%) C#
2 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) WebDriver
3 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (63.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 7 (63.64%) MySQL
3 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
3 7 (63.64%) Finance
3 7 (63.64%) NUnit
3 7 (63.64%) Ajax
3 7 (63.64%) Web Development
3 7 (63.64%) .NET Framework
3 7 (63.64%) jQuery
4 6 (54.55%) WCF
4 6 (54.55%) CSS
4 6 (54.55%) Oracle
4 6 (54.55%) KnockoutJS
4 6 (54.55%) Dapper ORM
4 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
5 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
6 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
6 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 (9.09%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) MySQL
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) WebDriver
2 7 (63.64%) NUnit
3 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
4 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
4 2 (18.18%) Selenium
5 1 (9.09%) JUnit
5 1 (9.09%) Subversion
5 1 (9.09%) TestComplete
5 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Publishing
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Multimedia
2 1 (9.09%) Billing
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 6 (54.55%) C# Developer
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
1 6 (54.55%) C# .NET Developer
2 5 (45.45%) .NET Developer
2 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Junior
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Lead C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (63.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
2 7 (63.64%) Ajax
2 7 (63.64%) .NET Framework
2 7 (63.64%) jQuery
3 6 (54.55%) WCF
3 6 (54.55%) CSS
3 6 (54.55%) KnockoutJS
3 6 (54.55%) Dapper ORM
4 1 (9.09%) XML
4 1 (9.09%) JSON
4 1 (9.09%) StructureMap
4 1 (9.09%) AutoMapper
4 1 (9.09%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (9.09%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) TDD
2 8 (72.73%) MVC
3 7 (63.64%) Web Development
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Migration
6 1 (9.09%) Change Management
6 1 (9.09%) Identity Management
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL
6 1 (9.09%) ETL
6 1 (9.09%) Use Case
6 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Load Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C#
1 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) C++
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby
3 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com