The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough 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 66 36 36
Rank change year-on-year
-30 0
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 4 27 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.66% 5.51% 5.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 7.22% 7.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 25 37
Average salary £45,000 £52,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.46% -13.33%
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 Slough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
482 374 543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 79.67% 76.33% 82.65%
Number of salaries quoted 371 314 461
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £70,000
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 Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

User Stories
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the Slough region.

User Stories Salary Trend in Slough

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 25 (100.00%) Scrum
1 25 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (100.00%) Business Analysis
2 20 (80.00%) Telecoms
3 17 (68.00%) Finance
3 17 (68.00%) Advertising
3 17 (68.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (68.00%) Project Management
3 17 (68.00%) Change Management
3 17 (68.00%) UML
3 17 (68.00%) ISEB
3 17 (68.00%) Banking
3 17 (68.00%) Retail
3 17 (68.00%) Use Case
3 17 (68.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 17 (68.00%) BPMN
3 17 (68.00%) FMCG
3 17 (68.00%) Waterfall
3 17 (68.00%) SDLC
4 8 (32.00%) REST
4 8 (32.00%) Mobile App
4 8 (32.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 8 (32.00%) User Experience
4 8 (32.00%) E-Commerce
4 8 (32.00%) SOA
5 7 (28.00%) TDD
5 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (16.00%) Visualisation
7 2 (8.00%) Degree
7 2 (8.00%) Computer Science

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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.

General
1 20 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 17 (68.00%) Finance
2 17 (68.00%) Advertising
2 17 (68.00%) Banking
2 17 (68.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 25 (100.00%) Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) Senior Business Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) Senior Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (68.00%) FMCG
2 8 (32.00%) Mobile App
2 8 (32.00%) User Experience
3 4 (16.00%) Visualisation
4 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 25 (100.00%) Scrum
1 25 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (68.00%) BPMN
2 17 (68.00%) Waterfall
2 17 (68.00%) SDLC
2 17 (68.00%) Use Case
2 17 (68.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 17 (68.00%) UML
2 17 (68.00%) Project Management
2 17 (68.00%) Change Management
2 17 (68.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (32.00%) E-Commerce
3 8 (32.00%) SOA
3 8 (32.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 7 (28.00%) TDD
4 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
Qualifications
1 17 (68.00%) ISEB
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Cognizant