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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 96 132 135
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +3
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 38 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.77% 0.37% 0.045%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 0.47% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 25 9 1
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £87,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
1740 1908 1694
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 81.12% 77.56% 75.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1368 1332 1321
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 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 2015.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Reading

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 54 (91.53%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (66.10%) Degree
3 19 (32.20%) Java
4 18 (30.51%) Linux
4 18 (30.51%) Python
5 17 (28.81%) Atlassian
5 17 (28.81%) DevOps
6 16 (27.12%) Couchbase
6 16 (27.12%) CentOS
6 16 (27.12%) ZABBIX
6 16 (27.12%) Open Source
6 16 (27.12%) Puppet
6 16 (27.12%) NoSQL
6 16 (27.12%) Splunk
6 16 (27.12%) OpenStack
6 16 (27.12%) Windows
6 16 (27.12%) Apache
6 16 (27.12%) MySQL
6 16 (27.12%) ActiveMQ
7 15 (25.42%) Retail
7 15 (25.42%) Line Management
8 14 (23.73%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (23.73%) Web Services
9 13 (22.03%) JavaScript
9 13 (22.03%) Scrum
10 12 (20.34%) Business Analysis
10 12 (20.34%) Waterfall
11 11 (18.64%) Mocha
11 11 (18.64%) Build Automation
11 11 (18.64%) Mathematics

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 16 (27.12%) Apache
1 16 (27.12%) OpenStack
2 5 (8.47%) Node.js
3 2 (3.39%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.56%) ATM
2 1 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (27.12%) MySQL
1 16 (27.12%) NoSQL
1 16 (27.12%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 11 (18.64%) Ant
1 11 (18.64%) Maven
1 11 (18.64%) Mocha
1 11 (18.64%) Gradle
1 11 (18.64%) Grunt
2 9 (15.25%) Selenium
3 6 (10.17%) FitNesse
3 6 (10.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (10.17%) TestNG
3 6 (10.17%) Jenkins
3 6 (10.17%) Cucumber
4 5 (8.47%) Karma Test Runner
4 5 (8.47%) Yeoman
4 5 (8.47%) gulp
5 3 (5.08%) JIRA
5 3 (5.08%) SoapUI
6 2 (3.39%) JBehave
6 2 (3.39%) HP UFT
6 2 (3.39%) JMeter
6 2 (3.39%) Robotium
General
1 15 (25.42%) Retail
2 10 (16.95%) Finance
2 10 (16.95%) Banking
3 5 (8.47%) Marketing
4 1 (1.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (33.90%) Analyst
2 19 (32.20%) Business Analyst
3 15 (25.42%) Developer
4 11 (18.64%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (16.95%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 9 (15.25%) Systems Analyst
7 8 (13.56%) Business Systems Analyst
8 7 (11.86%) E-Commerce Manager
8 7 (11.86%) Business Manager
8 7 (11.86%) Tester
8 7 (11.86%) Automation Tester
9 5 (8.47%) UI Programmer
9 5 (8.47%) AWS Developer
9 5 (8.47%) Web Developer
9 5 (8.47%) Python Developer
9 5 (8.47%) UI Developer
10 3 (5.08%) Junior
10 3 (5.08%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
11 2 (3.39%) Senior Automation Tester
11 2 (3.39%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (27.12%) ActiveMQ
2 14 (23.73%) Web Services
3 7 (11.86%) XML
4 5 (8.47%) jQuery
4 5 (8.47%) Ajax
4 5 (8.47%) JSON
4 5 (8.47%) HTML
4 5 (8.47%) CSS
4 5 (8.47%) SOAP
4 5 (8.47%) HTML5
4 5 (8.47%) REST
4 5 (8.47%) Backbone.js
4 5 (8.47%) D3.js
4 5 (8.47%) Ember.js
4 5 (8.47%) AngularJS
4 5 (8.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (8.47%) React
5 1 (1.69%) .NET
5 1 (1.69%) Velocity
5 1 (1.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.73%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (18.64%) Mathematics
2 11 (18.64%) Physics
2 11 (18.64%) Computer Science
3 7 (11.86%) iPad
4 5 (8.47%) Visualisation
5 3 (5.08%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.39%) Smartphone
6 2 (3.39%) Digital Media
6 2 (3.39%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.69%) Social Media
7 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (30.51%) Linux
2 16 (27.12%) CentOS
2 16 (27.12%) Windows
3 2 (3.39%) Android
4 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (91.53%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (28.81%) DevOps
3 16 (27.12%) Open Source
4 15 (25.42%) Line Management
5 13 (22.03%) Scrum
6 12 (20.34%) Waterfall
6 12 (20.34%) Business Analysis
7 11 (18.64%) Build Automation
7 11 (18.64%) UML
7 11 (18.64%) E-Commerce
8 9 (15.25%) Systems Analysis
9 8 (13.56%) PRINCE2
9 8 (13.56%) V-Model
9 8 (13.56%) Use Case
9 8 (13.56%) Mentoring
10 7 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (11.86%) Business Development
10 7 (11.86%) B2B
10 7 (11.86%) B2C
11 6 (10.17%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (32.20%) Java
2 18 (30.51%) Python
3 13 (22.03%) JavaScript
4 10 (16.95%) SQL
5 6 (10.17%) C++
6 2 (3.39%) VBScript
6 2 (3.39%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.39%) XPath
6 2 (3.39%) Groovy
7 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 39 (66.10%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.95%) QA
Systems Management
1 16 (27.12%) ZABBIX
1 16 (27.12%) Puppet
2 2 (3.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (28.81%) Atlassian
2 16 (27.12%) Splunk
3 7 (11.86%) PayPal
4 4 (6.78%) hybris
5 3 (5.08%) Oracle
5 3 (5.08%) SAP
5 3 (5.08%) ATG
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Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Bonus Plus Bens
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Salary: £65,000 per annum £65K + Bonus + Bens + Shares etc
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