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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 99 139 136
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -3
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 37 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.67% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 0.22% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 24 4 3
Average salary £42,500 £48,750 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.82% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £31,000 £58,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £54,250 £82,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
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 1810 1651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 81.14% 76.27% 72.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1329 1225 1279
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 2015.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Reading

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 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 47 (90.38%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (73.08%) Degree
3 17 (32.69%) Linux
3 17 (32.69%) Python
4 16 (30.77%) Java
4 16 (30.77%) Atlassian
4 16 (30.77%) DevOps
4 16 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (28.85%) Couchbase
5 15 (28.85%) CentOS
5 15 (28.85%) ZABBIX
5 15 (28.85%) Open Source
5 15 (28.85%) Puppet
5 15 (28.85%) NoSQL
5 15 (28.85%) Splunk
5 15 (28.85%) OpenStack
5 15 (28.85%) MySQL
5 15 (28.85%) Windows
5 15 (28.85%) Apache
5 15 (28.85%) ActiveMQ
6 13 (25.00%) UML
7 12 (23.08%) Web Services
7 12 (23.08%) Banking
7 12 (23.08%) Finance
7 12 (23.08%) Waterfall
7 12 (23.08%) QA
7 12 (23.08%) Line Management
8 11 (21.15%) Systems Analysis
8 11 (21.15%) JavaScript
9 10 (19.23%) SQL

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 15 (28.85%) Apache
1 15 (28.85%) OpenStack
2 5 (9.62%) Node.js
3 2 (3.85%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.23%) ATM
2 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.85%) MySQL
1 15 (28.85%) NoSQL
1 15 (28.85%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 9 (17.31%) Ant
1 9 (17.31%) Maven
1 9 (17.31%) Mocha
1 9 (17.31%) Gradle
1 9 (17.31%) Grunt
2 7 (13.46%) Selenium
3 5 (9.62%) Karma Test Runner
3 5 (9.62%) Yeoman
3 5 (9.62%) gulp
4 4 (7.69%) FitNesse
4 4 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (7.69%) TestNG
4 4 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 4 (7.69%) Cucumber
5 3 (5.77%) JIRA
5 3 (5.77%) SoapUI
6 2 (3.85%) JBehave
6 2 (3.85%) HP UFT
6 2 (3.85%) JMeter
6 2 (3.85%) Robotium
General
1 12 (23.08%) Finance
1 12 (23.08%) Banking
2 8 (15.38%) Retail
3 3 (5.77%) Marketing
4 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (38.46%) Analyst
2 19 (36.54%) Business Analyst
3 12 (23.08%) Developer
4 11 (21.15%) Systems Analyst
4 11 (21.15%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (19.23%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 10 (19.23%) Business Systems Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) Web Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Tester
6 5 (9.62%) UI Programmer
6 5 (9.62%) UI Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Automation Tester
7 4 (7.69%) Python Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Junior
8 3 (5.77%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) AWS Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Product Owner
9 2 (3.85%) Senior Automation Tester
9 2 (3.85%) Agile Business Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (28.85%) ActiveMQ
2 12 (23.08%) Web Services
3 7 (13.46%) XML
4 5 (9.62%) jQuery
4 5 (9.62%) Ajax
4 5 (9.62%) JSON
4 5 (9.62%) HTML
4 5 (9.62%) CSS
4 5 (9.62%) SOAP
4 5 (9.62%) HTML5
4 5 (9.62%) REST
4 5 (9.62%) Backbone.js
4 5 (9.62%) D3.js
4 5 (9.62%) Ember.js
4 5 (9.62%) AngularJS
4 5 (9.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (9.62%) React
5 1 (1.92%) .NET
5 1 (1.92%) Velocity
5 1 (1.92%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (17.31%) Mathematics
2 9 (17.31%) Physics
2 9 (17.31%) Computer Science
3 5 (9.62%) Visualisation
4 3 (5.77%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.85%) Smartphone
5 2 (3.85%) iPad
5 2 (3.85%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.92%) Social Media
6 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.69%) Linux
2 15 (28.85%) CentOS
2 15 (28.85%) Windows
3 2 (3.85%) Android
4 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (90.38%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (30.77%) DevOps
3 15 (28.85%) Open Source
4 13 (25.00%) UML
5 12 (23.08%) Waterfall
5 12 (23.08%) Line Management
6 11 (21.15%) Systems Analysis
7 10 (19.23%) PRINCE2
7 10 (19.23%) V-Model
7 10 (19.23%) Use Case
8 9 (17.31%) Scrum
8 9 (17.31%) Build Automation
9 6 (11.54%) E-Commerce
9 6 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (9.62%) Web Design
10 5 (9.62%) Business Analysis
10 5 (9.62%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (7.69%) Regression Testing
11 4 (7.69%) Test Automation
11 4 (7.69%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.69%) Python
2 16 (30.77%) Java
3 11 (21.15%) JavaScript
4 10 (19.23%) SQL
5 5 (9.62%) C++
6 2 (3.85%) VBScript
6 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.85%) XPath
6 2 (3.85%) Groovy
7 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.92%) C#
Qualifications
1 38 (73.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (23.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 15 (28.85%) ZABBIX
1 15 (28.85%) Puppet
2 2 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (30.77%) Atlassian
2 15 (28.85%) Splunk
3 4 (7.69%) hybris
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle
4 3 (5.77%) SAP
4 3 (5.77%) ATG
5 2 (3.85%) PayPal
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