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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 108 139 130
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -9
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 29 8 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.37% 0.33% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 0.40% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 27 1 15
Average salary £32,500 £46,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.10% -15.45%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+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
1798 2017 1866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 85.13% 84.01% 82.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1415 1365 1401
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 9 February 2016.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Reading

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 52 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (36.54%) JavaScript
3 18 (34.62%) Scrum
3 18 (34.62%) Business Analysis
4 17 (32.69%) Degree
5 16 (30.77%) Computer Science
6 15 (28.85%) C#
6 15 (28.85%) SQL Server
6 15 (28.85%) XML
7 14 (26.92%) JSON
8 13 (25.00%) Web Development
8 13 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 13 (25.00%) WPF
8 13 (25.00%) Java
8 13 (25.00%) N-Tier
9 12 (23.08%) Web Services
9 12 (23.08%) Retail
9 12 (23.08%) Regression Testing
9 12 (23.08%) Waterfall
10 10 (19.23%) NoSQL
10 10 (19.23%) Open Source
11 8 (15.38%) Information Security
11 8 (15.38%) XSLT
11 8 (15.38%) C++
11 8 (15.38%) HTML
11 8 (15.38%) RESTful
11 8 (15.38%) Android
11 8 (15.38%) Unit Testing
11 8 (15.38%) Information Management
11 8 (15.38%) Big Data

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (1.92%) Apache
1 1 (1.92%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Adobe After Effects
1 6 (11.54%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
1 6 (11.54%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.85%) SQL Server
2 10 (19.23%) NoSQL
3 8 (15.38%) Big Data
4 1 (1.92%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.92%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.92%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Ant
1 5 (9.62%) Maven
1 5 (9.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (7.69%) Cucumber
2 4 (7.69%) FitNesse
2 4 (7.69%) Gradle
2 4 (7.69%) Grunt
2 4 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.69%) Mocha
2 4 (7.69%) Selenium
2 4 (7.69%) TestNG
3 1 (1.92%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.92%) JIRA
3 1 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (23.08%) Retail
2 6 (11.54%) Electronics
3 4 (7.69%) Marketing
4 2 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (48.08%) Developer
2 16 (30.77%) Business Analyst
3 15 (28.85%) Software Developer
4 14 (26.92%) C# Developer
5 13 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
6 10 (19.23%) Analyst
7 8 (15.38%) Applications Developer
7 8 (15.38%) C# Application Developer
7 8 (15.38%) C# WPF Developer
7 8 (15.38%) WPF Developer
8 6 (11.54%) Business Manager
8 6 (11.54%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
8 6 (11.54%) E-Commerce Manager
8 6 (11.54%) Head of E-Commerce
8 6 (11.54%) Prototyper
8 6 (11.54%) Retail Business Analyst
8 6 (11.54%) UX Prototyper
9 5 (9.62%) Java Developer
9 5 (9.62%) SQL Developer
10 4 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (28.85%) XML
2 14 (26.92%) JSON
3 13 (25.00%) WPF
4 12 (23.08%) Web Services
5 8 (15.38%) HTML
5 8 (15.38%) RESTful
5 8 (15.38%) XSLT
6 7 (13.46%) CSS
7 6 (11.54%) jQuery
8 2 (3.85%) .NET
9 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.92%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.92%) Entity Framework
9 1 (1.92%) Handlebars
9 1 (1.92%) HTML5
9 1 (1.92%) LAMP
9 1 (1.92%) REST
9 1 (1.92%) SOAP
9 1 (1.92%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 13 (25.00%) N-Tier
3 6 (11.54%) 3D Graphics
3 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (11.54%) Animation
3 6 (11.54%) iPad
3 6 (11.54%) Motion Graphics
3 6 (11.54%) New Media
3 6 (11.54%) User Experience
4 4 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 4 (7.69%) Mathematics
4 4 (7.69%) Physics
5 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.38%) Android
2 6 (11.54%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.77%) Linux
3 3 (5.77%) Windows
4 2 (3.85%) Unix
5 1 (1.92%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (34.62%) Business Analysis
2 18 (34.62%) Scrum
3 13 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 13 (25.00%) Web Development
4 12 (23.08%) Regression Testing
4 12 (23.08%) Waterfall
5 10 (19.23%) Open Source
6 8 (15.38%) Information Governance
6 8 (15.38%) Information Management
6 8 (15.38%) Information Security
6 8 (15.38%) Secure Coding
6 8 (15.38%) Unit Testing
7 7 (13.46%) Analytics
7 7 (13.46%) Mentoring
7 7 (13.46%) Project Management
8 6 (11.54%) B2B
8 6 (11.54%) B2C
8 6 (11.54%) Business Development
8 6 (11.54%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 19 (36.54%) JavaScript
2 15 (28.85%) C#
3 13 (25.00%) Java
4 8 (15.38%) C++
5 6 (11.54%) Objective-C
5 6 (11.54%) SQL
6 2 (3.85%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.92%) Python
7 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (32.69%) Degree
2 4 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Puppet
1 1 (1.92%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) PayPal
2 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.92%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle
3 1 (1.92%) Splunk