The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 216 229 281
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +52
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 239 277 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.32% 1.30% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 1.53% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 209 222 200
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,250 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.02% +5.29%
User Stories
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
15531 18147 19560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.48% 85.29% 83.46%
Number of salaries quoted 13038 14517 15608
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing User Stories as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

User Stories
Salary Trend in the South East

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

User Stories Salary Trend in the South East

User Stories
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the South East region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

User Stories Salary Histogram in the South East

User Stories
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -8 47 £52,500 -12.50% 1
Berkshire -17 40 £47,500 -5.00% 7
Hampshire +11 39 £42,500 +8.97% 5
East Sussex +23 37 £46,250 +23.33% 1
West Sussex +14 35 £55,000 -
Oxfordshire -15 23 £50,000 +42.85% 3
Kent +28 11 £60,000 +11.62% 1
Middlesex - 6 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire +12 5 £62,500 +38.88% 2
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT jobs citing User Stories also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 466 (88.93%) Agile Software Development
2 184 (35.11%) Scrum
3 160 (30.53%) Finance
4 149 (28.44%) Degree
5 140 (26.72%) C#
6 116 (22.14%) TDD
7 110 (20.99%) SDLC
8 108 (20.61%) SQL
8 108 (20.61%) Computer Science
9 107 (20.42%) Microsoft
10 106 (20.23%) QA
11 101 (19.27%) JIRA
12 98 (18.70%) Unit Testing
13 95 (18.13%) JavaScript
14 91 (17.37%) Software Engineering
15 86 (16.41%) HTML
16 83 (15.84%) SQL Server
17 81 (15.46%) Business Analysis
18 78 (14.89%) .NET
19 77 (14.69%) OO
20 68 (12.98%) Java
20 68 (12.98%) CSS
21 67 (12.79%) XML
21 67 (12.79%) BDD
22 64 (12.21%) Performance Testing
22 64 (12.21%) Visual Studio
23 60 (11.45%) NUnit
23 60 (11.45%) User Experience
23 60 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
24 58 (11.07%) Selenium

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 31 (5.92%) Confluence
2 20 (3.82%) CICS
3 15 (2.86%) CMS
3 15 (2.86%) IIS
4 10 (1.91%) Apache
4 10 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (1.53%) nginx
5 8 (1.53%) OpenStack
6 5 (0.95%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.57%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.38%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.38%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.19%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.19%) PegaRULES
9 1 (0.19%) Umbraco
Applications
1 48 (9.16%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.67%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.15%) Adobe After Effects
3 6 (1.15%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (1.15%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.91%) VisionPLUS
2 8 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.76%) BASE24
4 3 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.57%) Radian6
5 2 (0.38%) Magento
5 2 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (5.34%) SaaS
2 21 (4.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (1.72%) IaaS
4 9 (1.72%) PaaS
5 7 (1.34%) Force.com
6 3 (0.57%) AdWords
6 3 (0.57%) Office 365
7 2 (0.38%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.10%) HTTP
2 8 (1.53%) IPv4
3 5 (0.95%) Firewall
3 5 (0.95%) Internet
4 4 (0.76%) SNMP
5 1 (0.19%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (15.84%) SQL Server
2 42 (8.02%) Big Data
3 25 (4.77%) DB2
4 17 (3.24%) MongoDB
5 13 (2.48%) Hadoop
6 11 (2.10%) NoSQL
6 11 (2.10%) Redis
7 10 (1.91%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (1.91%) Relational Database
7 10 (1.91%) Riak
8 6 (1.15%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.76%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (0.76%) DocumentDB
9 4 (0.76%) InterSystems Cache
9 4 (0.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (0.76%) MySQL
10 3 (0.57%) DataStage
10 3 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.38%) Easytrieve
Development Applications
1 101 (19.27%) JIRA
2 64 (12.21%) Visual Studio
3 60 (11.45%) NUnit
4 58 (11.07%) Selenium
5 47 (8.97%) Team Foundation Server
6 45 (8.59%) WebDriver
7 41 (7.82%) Rhino Mocks
8 34 (6.49%) Cucumber
9 31 (5.92%) Git (software)
9 31 (5.92%) Jenkins
10 25 (4.77%) SoapUI
11 22 (4.20%) Maven
12 15 (2.86%) Bugzilla
12 15 (2.86%) Subversion
13 14 (2.67%) HP UFT
14 13 (2.48%) Ant
14 13 (2.48%) Trac
15 12 (2.29%) SpecFlow
16 10 (1.91%) JUnit
17 9 (1.72%) JMeter
General
1 160 (30.53%) Finance
2 33 (6.30%) Telecoms
3 32 (6.11%) Banking
4 28 (5.34%) Marketing
5 26 (4.96%) Retail
6 15 (2.86%) Publishing
7 9 (1.72%) Billing
8 8 (1.53%) Electronics
9 6 (1.15%) Law
10 4 (0.76%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.57%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.38%) Games
12 2 (0.38%) Legal
12 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.19%) Automotive
13 1 (0.19%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 187 (35.69%) Analyst
2 167 (31.87%) Developer
3 142 (27.10%) Business Analyst
4 83 (15.84%) C# Developer
5 60 (11.45%) Software Developer
6 54 (10.31%) Agile Business Analyst
7 45 (8.59%) C# Software Developer
8 39 (7.44%) Scrum Master
9 30 (5.73%) Developer in Test
9 30 (5.73%) Senior Developer
10 26 (4.96%) Product Manager
10 26 (4.96%) Test Analyst
11 25 (4.77%) Software Analyst
12 21 (4.01%) Software Engineer
13 20 (3.82%) E-Commerce Analyst
13 20 (3.82%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
14 19 (3.63%) SQL Developer
15 18 (3.44%) Test Engineer
16 17 (3.24%) Senior C# Developer
17 16 (3.05%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (16.41%) HTML
2 78 (14.89%) .NET
3 68 (12.98%) CSS
4 67 (12.79%) XML
5 54 (10.31%) Web Services
6 47 (8.97%) HTML5
7 42 (8.02%) CSS3
8 41 (7.82%) REST
9 36 (6.87%) JSON
10 29 (5.53%) jQuery
11 27 (5.15%) ASP.NET
12 26 (4.96%) AngularJS
13 19 (3.63%) ASP.NET MVC
13 19 (3.63%) SOAP
13 19 (3.63%) WPF
14 17 (3.24%) .NET Framework
14 17 (3.24%) ASP.NET Web API
15 16 (3.05%) Spring
16 15 (2.86%) Entity Framework
17 14 (2.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 108 (20.61%) Computer Science
2 60 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (11.45%) User Experience
3 51 (9.73%) Management Information System
3 51 (9.73%) Mathematics
4 27 (5.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 26 (4.96%) Mainframe
6 20 (3.82%) Reinsurance
7 16 (3.05%) VSAM
8 14 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (2.48%) N-Tier
10 12 (2.29%) Algorithms
11 11 (2.10%) Data Structures
12 10 (1.91%) Client/Server
12 10 (1.91%) Visualisation
13 8 (1.53%) iPad
13 8 (1.53%) PKI
14 7 (1.34%) Mobile App
14 7 (1.34%) SWIFT
15 6 (1.15%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 41 (7.82%) Windows
2 21 (4.01%) Linux
3 12 (2.29%) Unix
4 11 (2.10%) Android
4 11 (2.10%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.95%) zOS
7 3 (0.57%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.38%) Solaris
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 466 (88.93%) Agile Software Development
2 184 (35.11%) Scrum
3 116 (22.14%) TDD
4 110 (20.99%) SDLC
5 98 (18.70%) Unit Testing
6 91 (17.37%) Software Engineering
7 81 (15.46%) Business Analysis
8 77 (14.69%) OO
9 67 (12.79%) BDD
10 64 (12.21%) Performance Testing
11 53 (10.11%) Project Management
12 48 (9.16%) E-Commerce
13 47 (8.97%) Mentoring
13 47 (8.97%) Stakeholder Management
14 45 (8.59%) Use Case
14 45 (8.59%) User Acceptance Testing
14 45 (8.59%) Waterfall
14 45 (8.59%) Wireframes
15 43 (8.21%) Software Architecture
16 41 (7.82%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 140 (26.72%) C#
2 108 (20.61%) SQL
3 95 (18.13%) JavaScript
4 68 (12.98%) Java
5 40 (7.63%) C++
6 24 (4.58%) COBOL
7 16 (3.05%) JCL
8 12 (2.29%) Python
9 11 (2.10%) PHP
10 10 (1.91%) REXX
10 10 (1.91%) VB.NET
11 9 (1.72%) Apex Code
11 9 (1.72%) Groovy
11 9 (1.72%) SOQL
11 9 (1.72%) SOSL
12 8 (1.53%) Bash Shell
12 8 (1.53%) CLIST
13 7 (1.34%) Scala
13 7 (1.34%) TypeScript
14 6 (1.15%) C
Qualifications
1 149 (28.44%) Degree
2 40 (7.63%) ISTQB
3 36 (6.87%) ISEB
4 28 (5.34%) Security Cleared
5 12 (2.29%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.15%) APMP
7 3 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.38%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (20.23%) QA
2 7 (1.34%) ISO20022
2 7 (1.34%) SEPA
3 2 (0.38%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (1.91%) HDFS
2 8 (1.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 8 (1.53%) Docker
2 8 (1.53%) KVM
2 8 (1.53%) VirtualBox
2 8 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.76%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 23 (4.39%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.91%) Ambari
2 10 (1.91%) Hadoop YARN
3 8 (1.53%) Kibana
4 3 (0.57%) CA Service Virtualization
5 2 (0.38%) Control-M
5 2 (0.38%) vRealize
Vendors
1 107 (20.42%) Microsoft
2 24 (4.58%) TOWER Software
3 23 (4.39%) Oracle
4 20 (3.82%) Atlassian
5 15 (2.86%) HP
6 14 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (2.48%) Ab Initio
8 12 (2.29%) Informatica
8 12 (2.29%) Rally
9 10 (1.91%) IBM
9 10 (1.91%) VMware
10 9 (1.72%) hybris
11 8 (1.53%) Red Hat
11 8 (1.53%) Teradata
11 8 (1.53%) TSYS
12 7 (1.34%) MicroStrategy
13 5 (0.95%) Pega
14 4 (0.76%) Cognizant
14 4 (0.76%) ComArch
15 3 (0.57%) CA
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