The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Slough region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 45 55 46
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 23 13 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 4.15% 1.87% 3.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.19% 2.38% 5.14%
Number of salaries quoted 23 7 22
Average salary £70,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
443 547 428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 79.96% 78.82% 67.19%
Number of salaries quoted 371 460 342
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
User Stories
Berkshire

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
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the Slough region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Slough

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 30 (76.92%) TDD
2 27 (69.23%) Scrum
3 25 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (64.10%) SOA
4 23 (58.97%) E-Commerce
5 22 (56.41%) Mobile App
5 22 (56.41%) Mobile Application Development
6 21 (53.85%) Telecoms
6 21 (53.85%) RESTful
7 13 (33.33%) Finance
8 12 (30.77%) Business Analysis
9 9 (23.08%) CSS
9 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
10 8 (20.51%) Banking
10 8 (20.51%) Investment Banking
11 7 (17.95%) Automated Testing
11 7 (17.95%) Velocity
11 7 (17.95%) HTML
11 7 (17.95%) Extreme Programming
12 6 (15.38%) Legal
12 6 (15.38%) Photoshop
12 6 (15.38%) PHP
12 6 (15.38%) XML
12 6 (15.38%) Usability Testing
12 6 (15.38%) User Experience Design
12 6 (15.38%) HTML5
12 6 (15.38%) Axure RP
12 6 (15.38%) Waterfall
12 6 (15.38%) Digital Media
12 6 (15.38%) Customer Insight

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) MySQL
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Axure RP
2 3 (7.69%) NUnit
2 3 (7.69%) WebDriver
2 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.56%) Selenium
General
1 21 (53.85%) Telecoms
2 13 (33.33%) Finance
3 8 (20.51%) Banking
3 8 (20.51%) Investment Banking
4 6 (15.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (58.97%) Business Analyst
1 23 (58.97%) Analyst
2 19 (48.72%) Agile Business Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) ScrumMaster
4 5 (12.82%) User Experience Architect
4 5 (12.82%) Architect
4 5 (12.82%) Information Architect
5 3 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Business Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) C# Application Developer
5 3 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (7.69%) C# Programmer
5 3 (7.69%) Programmer
5 3 (7.69%) Applications Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Developer
5 3 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (53.85%) RESTful
2 9 (23.08%) CSS
3 7 (17.95%) Velocity
3 7 (17.95%) HTML
4 6 (15.38%) XML
4 6 (15.38%) HTML5
5 4 (10.26%) REST
6 3 (7.69%) Dapper ORM
6 3 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (7.69%) Ajax
6 3 (7.69%) .NET Framework
6 3 (7.69%) WCF
6 3 (7.69%) jQuery
6 3 (7.69%) .NET
7 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (56.41%) Mobile App
2 6 (15.38%) Digital Media
3 4 (10.26%) Visualisation
4 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (76.92%) TDD
2 27 (69.23%) Scrum
3 25 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (64.10%) SOA
4 23 (58.97%) E-Commerce
5 22 (56.41%) Mobile Application Development
6 12 (30.77%) Business Analysis
7 7 (17.95%) Automated Testing
7 7 (17.95%) Extreme Programming
8 6 (15.38%) Usability Testing
8 6 (15.38%) User Experience Design
8 6 (15.38%) Waterfall
8 6 (15.38%) Customer Insight
9 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (10.26%) Pair Programming
10 3 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (7.69%) Web Development
10 3 (7.69%) MVC
10 3 (7.69%) ETL
10 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 6 (15.38%) PHP
3 3 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle
1 2 (5.13%) Ab Initio
1 2 (5.13%) Teradata