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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 220 226 281
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +55
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 268 269 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.45% 1.31% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 1.54% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 237 218 191
Median salary £49,000 £49,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.50% +10.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
15855 17511 19230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.67% 84.96% 83.75%
Number of salaries quoted 13250 13913 15411
Median salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £66,000
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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -2 60 £52,500 -12.50% 3
West Sussex +32 56 £55,000 +10.00%
Berkshire -9 46 £47,500 -13.63% 5
Hampshire +10 38 £42,500 +8.97% 7
East Sussex +13 31 £63,750 +61.39% 2
Kent +14 17 £48,750 -1.26%
Oxfordshire -20 15 £55,000 +37.50% 5
Middlesex - 6 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire +9 3 £60,000 +44.57%
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 467 (88.11%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (33.77%) Scrum
3 160 (30.19%) Finance
4 153 (28.87%) C#
5 149 (28.11%) Degree
6 120 (22.64%) Microsoft
7 112 (21.13%) Computer Science
7 112 (21.13%) QA
8 111 (20.94%) SQL
8 111 (20.94%) TDD
9 108 (20.38%) JavaScript
10 106 (20.00%) Software Engineering
11 105 (19.81%) Unit Testing
12 103 (19.43%) JIRA
12 103 (19.43%) SDLC
13 98 (18.49%) SQL Server
14 91 (17.17%) HTML
15 84 (15.85%) Business Analysis
16 82 (15.47%) OO
17 77 (14.53%) Visual Studio
18 76 (14.34%) CSS
18 76 (14.34%) .NET
19 69 (13.02%) Java
19 69 (13.02%) XML
20 67 (12.64%) User Experience
21 66 (12.45%) NUnit
22 65 (12.26%) Performance Testing
23 64 (12.08%) BDD
24 61 (11.51%) Mathematics
25 55 (10.38%) Team Foundation Server

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 29 (5.47%) Confluence
2 18 (3.40%) CICS
3 16 (3.02%) CMS
4 12 (2.26%) IIS
5 11 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (2.08%) Node.js
6 8 (1.51%) Apache
6 8 (1.51%) nginx
6 8 (1.51%) OpenStack
7 4 (0.75%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.57%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.57%) PegaRULES
9 2 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.38%) NServiceBus
9 2 (0.38%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.38%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 50 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.45%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.13%) Adobe After Effects
3 6 (1.13%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (1.13%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.89%) VisionPLUS
2 7 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.75%) BASE24
4 3 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.57%) Radian6
5 2 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (5.09%) SaaS
2 20 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.45%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (2.08%) IaaS
6 9 (1.70%) PaaS
7 7 (1.32%) Force.com
8 3 (0.57%) AdWords
9 2 (0.38%) Office 365
10 1 (0.19%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.08%) HTTP
2 8 (1.51%) IPv4
3 5 (0.94%) Firewall
3 5 (0.94%) Internet
4 4 (0.75%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (18.49%) SQL Server
2 48 (9.06%) Big Data
3 23 (4.34%) DB2
4 17 (3.21%) MongoDB
4 17 (3.21%) NoSQL
5 14 (2.64%) Hadoop
6 13 (2.45%) Relational Database
7 11 (2.08%) Redis
8 10 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (1.89%) Riak
9 6 (1.13%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (0.75%) InterSystems Cache
11 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (0.75%) MySQL
12 3 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 103 (19.43%) JIRA
2 77 (14.53%) Visual Studio
3 66 (12.45%) NUnit
4 55 (10.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 54 (10.19%) Selenium
6 51 (9.62%) Rhino Mocks
7 39 (7.36%) WebDriver
8 32 (6.04%) Git (software)
9 31 (5.85%) Cucumber
10 29 (5.47%) Jenkins
11 21 (3.96%) Maven
12 19 (3.58%) SoapUI
13 18 (3.40%) HP UFT
14 15 (2.83%) Bugzilla
14 15 (2.83%) Subversion
15 13 (2.45%) Trac
16 9 (1.70%) Ant
17 7 (1.32%) JUnit
17 7 (1.32%) SpecFlow
18 6 (1.13%) JMeter
General
1 160 (30.19%) Finance
2 36 (6.79%) Banking
3 35 (6.60%) Telecoms
4 27 (5.09%) Marketing
5 21 (3.96%) Retail
6 14 (2.64%) Publishing
7 9 (1.70%) Billing
8 8 (1.51%) Electronics
9 6 (1.13%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.13%) Law
10 4 (0.75%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.38%) Legal
11 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.19%) Games
Job Titles
1 185 (34.91%) Analyst
2 177 (33.40%) Developer
3 139 (26.23%) Business Analyst
4 98 (18.49%) C# Developer
5 64 (12.08%) Software Developer
6 52 (9.81%) Agile Business Analyst
7 48 (9.06%) C# Software Developer
8 35 (6.60%) Developer in Test
8 35 (6.60%) Scrum Master
9 34 (6.42%) Product Manager
10 29 (5.47%) Test Analyst
11 28 (5.28%) Senior Developer
12 27 (5.09%) Software Engineer
13 24 (4.53%) Software Analyst
14 19 (3.58%) Senior C# Developer
15 18 (3.40%) Business Manager
15 18 (3.40%) Product Analyst
15 18 (3.40%) SQL Developer
15 18 (3.40%) Test Engineer
16 17 (3.21%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (17.17%) HTML
2 76 (14.34%) .NET
2 76 (14.34%) CSS
3 69 (13.02%) XML
4 54 (10.19%) HTML5
4 54 (10.19%) Web Services
5 48 (9.06%) CSS3
6 40 (7.55%) REST
7 38 (7.17%) JSON
8 31 (5.85%) jQuery
9 28 (5.28%) AngularJS
10 27 (5.09%) ASP.NET
11 25 (4.72%) WPF
12 21 (3.96%) ASP.NET MVC
13 20 (3.77%) .NET Framework
13 20 (3.77%) SOAP
14 19 (3.58%) ASP.NET Web API
15 17 (3.21%) Entity Framework
16 12 (2.26%) Spring
17 11 (2.08%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 112 (21.13%) Computer Science
2 67 (12.64%) User Experience
3 61 (11.51%) Mathematics
4 54 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
5 52 (9.81%) Management Information System
6 26 (4.91%) Mainframe
7 24 (4.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 23 (4.34%) Reinsurance
9 14 (2.64%) VSAM
10 13 (2.45%) Algorithms
11 12 (2.26%) Data Structures
12 11 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (2.08%) N-Tier
13 9 (1.70%) Social Media
13 9 (1.70%) Visualisation
14 8 (1.51%) PKI
15 7 (1.32%) SWIFT
16 6 (1.13%) Digital Media
16 6 (1.13%) Motion Graphics
16 6 (1.13%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 42 (7.92%) Windows
2 18 (3.40%) Linux
3 12 (2.26%) Unix
4 11 (2.08%) Android
4 11 (2.08%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.94%) Windows Server
6 5 (0.94%) zOS
7 2 (0.38%) Solaris
8 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 467 (88.11%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (33.77%) Scrum
3 111 (20.94%) TDD
4 106 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 105 (19.81%) Unit Testing
6 103 (19.43%) SDLC
7 84 (15.85%) Business Analysis
8 82 (15.47%) OO
9 65 (12.26%) Performance Testing
10 64 (12.08%) BDD
11 48 (9.06%) User Acceptance Testing
12 47 (8.87%) Stakeholder Management
13 46 (8.68%) Mentoring
13 46 (8.68%) Use Case
13 46 (8.68%) Waterfall
13 46 (8.68%) Wireframes
14 45 (8.49%) E-Commerce
15 44 (8.30%) Software Architecture
16 43 (8.11%) Project Management
17 42 (7.92%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 153 (28.87%) C#
2 111 (20.94%) SQL
3 108 (20.38%) JavaScript
4 69 (13.02%) Java
5 40 (7.55%) C++
6 22 (4.15%) COBOL
7 14 (2.64%) JCL
8 12 (2.26%) Python
9 11 (2.08%) PHP
10 9 (1.70%) Apex Code
10 9 (1.70%) SOQL
10 9 (1.70%) SOSL
11 8 (1.51%) Bash Shell
11 8 (1.51%) CLIST
11 8 (1.51%) REXX
11 8 (1.51%) Scala
12 7 (1.32%) TypeScript
13 6 (1.13%) Objective-C
13 6 (1.13%) T-SQL
13 6 (1.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 149 (28.11%) Degree
2 35 (6.60%) ISEB
3 34 (6.42%) ISTQB
4 32 (6.04%) Security Cleared
5 14 (2.64%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.13%) APMP
7 3 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.38%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (21.13%) QA
2 7 (1.32%) ISO20022
2 7 (1.32%) SEPA
3 2 (0.38%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (1.89%) HDFS
2 8 (1.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 8 (1.51%) Docker
2 8 (1.51%) KVM
2 8 (1.51%) VirtualBox
2 8 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.19%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 26 (4.91%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.89%) Ambari
2 10 (1.89%) Hadoop YARN
3 8 (1.51%) Kibana
4 3 (0.57%) CA Service Virtualization
5 2 (0.38%) vRealize
6 1 (0.19%) Control-M
Vendors
1 120 (22.64%) Microsoft
2 28 (5.28%) TOWER Software
3 23 (4.34%) Oracle
4 17 (3.21%) Atlassian
5 15 (2.83%) HP
6 13 (2.45%) Ab Initio
7 12 (2.26%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (1.89%) Informatica
8 10 (1.89%) VMware
9 9 (1.70%) Rally
10 8 (1.51%) Red Hat
10 8 (1.51%) Teradata
10 8 (1.51%) TSYS
11 7 (1.32%) hybris
11 7 (1.32%) MicroStrategy
11 7 (1.32%) Pega
12 6 (1.13%) IBM
13 4 (0.75%) Cognizant
13 4 (0.75%) ComArch
13 4 (0.75%) SAP
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