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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 128 134 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 9 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.36% 0.044% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.060% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 0
Average salary £52,500 £87,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
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
1859 1662 1570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 74.81% 72.39% 75.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1280 1295 1317
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 27 August 2014.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Reading

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (75.00%) .NET
1 9 (75.00%) TDD
2 8 (66.67%) C#
2 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 8 (66.67%) MVC
2 8 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 7 (58.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (58.33%) Finance
3 7 (58.33%) MySQL
3 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
3 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
3 7 (58.33%) NUnit
3 7 (58.33%) Ajax
3 7 (58.33%) Web Development
3 7 (58.33%) .NET Framework
3 7 (58.33%) jQuery
4 6 (50.00%) WCF
4 6 (50.00%) CSS
4 6 (50.00%) Oracle
4 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
4 6 (50.00%) Dapper ORM
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) Python
6 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Computer Science

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (8.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) MySQL
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (8.33%) Spotfire
2 1 (8.33%) CouchDB
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) HBase
2 1 (8.33%) Riak
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 7 (58.33%) NUnit
3 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 2 (16.67%) Selenium
5 1 (8.33%) TestComplete
5 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
5 1 (8.33%) JUnit
5 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Multimedia
2 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 6 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 6 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (41.67%) .NET Developer
3 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Junior
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Automated Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Automated Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Spotfire Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
5 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Lead C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior QA Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
2 7 (58.33%) Ajax
2 7 (58.33%) .NET Framework
2 7 (58.33%) jQuery
2 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (58.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 6 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
3 6 (50.00%) CSS
3 6 (50.00%) WCF
3 6 (50.00%) Dapper ORM
4 1 (8.33%) Web Services
4 1 (8.33%) RESTful
4 1 (8.33%) JSON
4 1 (8.33%) AutoMapper
4 1 (8.33%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (8.33%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (8.33%) REST
4 1 (8.33%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (8.33%) Open Source
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) TDD
2 8 (66.67%) MVC
3 7 (58.33%) Web Development
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Load Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Use Case
6 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Validation
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL
6 1 (8.33%) OO
6 1 (8.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) C#
1 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (16.67%) C++
5 1 (8.33%) Java
5 1 (8.33%) Perl
5 1 (8.33%) Ruby
5 1 (8.33%) IronPython
5 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (8.33%) TIBCO