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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 118 - 138
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 25 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.10% - 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% - 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 5
Average salary £42,500 - £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
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
1857 1891 1602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 81.73% 77.22% 70.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1353 1305 1271
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £77,500
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 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 1 July 2015.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Reading

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 29 (85.29%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (73.53%) Degree
3 13 (38.24%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (35.29%) QA
4 12 (35.29%) Java
5 11 (32.35%) Systems Analysis
6 10 (29.41%) Use Case
6 10 (29.41%) Finance
6 10 (29.41%) Banking
6 10 (29.41%) Linux
6 10 (29.41%) UML
6 10 (29.41%) Python
6 10 (29.41%) ATM
6 10 (29.41%) Web Services
6 10 (29.41%) PRINCE2
6 10 (29.41%) V-Model
6 10 (29.41%) Waterfall
6 10 (29.41%) Line Management
7 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
7 9 (26.47%) Atlassian
8 8 (23.53%) ActiveMQ
8 8 (23.53%) MySQL
8 8 (23.53%) Windows
8 8 (23.53%) Apache
8 8 (23.53%) DevOps
8 8 (23.53%) Splunk
8 8 (23.53%) OpenStack
8 8 (23.53%) Couchbase
8 8 (23.53%) Puppet
8 8 (23.53%) NoSQL

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 8 (23.53%) Apache
1 8 (23.53%) OpenStack
2 5 (14.71%) Node.js
3 1 (2.94%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 10 (29.41%) ATM
2 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) MySQL
1 8 (23.53%) NoSQL
1 8 (23.53%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Ant
1 7 (20.59%) Maven
1 7 (20.59%) Mocha
1 7 (20.59%) Gradle
1 7 (20.59%) Grunt
2 5 (14.71%) Karma Test Runner
2 5 (14.71%) Yeoman
2 5 (14.71%) gulp
2 5 (14.71%) Selenium
3 3 (8.82%) SoapUI
4 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.88%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.88%) JIRA
4 2 (5.88%) FitNesse
4 2 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (5.88%) TestNG
4 2 (5.88%) JBehave
4 2 (5.88%) HP UFT
4 2 (5.88%) JMeter
4 2 (5.88%) Robotium
General
1 10 (29.41%) Finance
1 10 (29.41%) Banking
2 4 (11.76%) Retail
3 2 (5.88%) Marketing
4 1 (2.94%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Analyst
2 15 (44.12%) Business Analyst
3 11 (32.35%) Systems Analyst
4 10 (29.41%) Business Systems Analyst
5 8 (23.53%) Developer
6 6 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (14.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 5 (14.71%) UI Developer
7 5 (14.71%) UI Programmer
7 5 (14.71%) Web Developer
8 3 (8.82%) Tester
8 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
8 3 (8.82%) Automation Tester
9 2 (5.88%) Senior Automation Tester
9 2 (5.88%) Python Developer
9 2 (5.88%) Senior Tester
10 1 (2.94%) QA Analyst
10 1 (2.94%) Test Analyst
10 1 (2.94%) ScrumMaster
10 1 (2.94%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (29.41%) Web Services
2 8 (23.53%) ActiveMQ
3 7 (20.59%) XML
4 5 (14.71%) Ajax
4 5 (14.71%) JSON
4 5 (14.71%) jQuery
4 5 (14.71%) HTML
4 5 (14.71%) CSS
4 5 (14.71%) SOAP
4 5 (14.71%) HTML5
4 5 (14.71%) REST
4 5 (14.71%) Backbone.js
4 5 (14.71%) D3.js
4 5 (14.71%) Ember.js
4 5 (14.71%) AngularJS
4 5 (14.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (14.71%) React
5 1 (2.94%) .NET
5 1 (2.94%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (20.59%) Mathematics
2 7 (20.59%) Physics
2 7 (20.59%) Computer Science
3 5 (14.71%) Visualisation
4 2 (5.88%) Smartphone
4 2 (5.88%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.94%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Linux
2 8 (23.53%) CentOS
2 8 (23.53%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (85.29%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (32.35%) Systems Analysis
3 10 (29.41%) V-Model
3 10 (29.41%) Waterfall
3 10 (29.41%) Line Management
3 10 (29.41%) Use Case
3 10 (29.41%) PRINCE2
3 10 (29.41%) UML
4 8 (23.53%) DevOps
4 8 (23.53%) Open Source
5 7 (20.59%) Build Automation
6 5 (14.71%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (14.71%) Web Design
7 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
7 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (8.82%) Automated Testing
9 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.88%) TDD
9 2 (5.88%) Scrum
9 2 (5.88%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) Java
2 10 (29.41%) Python
3 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
4 5 (14.71%) SQL
5 3 (8.82%) C++
6 2 (5.88%) VBScript
6 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.88%) XPath
6 2 (5.88%) Groovy
7 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.94%) C#
Qualifications
1 25 (73.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (35.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) ZABBIX
1 8 (23.53%) Puppet
2 2 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Atlassian
2 8 (23.53%) Splunk
3 4 (11.76%) hybris
4 3 (8.82%) Oracle
4 3 (8.82%) SAP
4 3 (8.82%) ATG
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Salary: Unspecified Competitive
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Salary: Competitive
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