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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 217 292 321
Rank change year-on-year
+75 +29
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 281 174 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.31% 0.74% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 0.92% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 232 169 107
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £33,550
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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
17487 18874 17360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 81.44% 79.94% 77.26%
Number of salaries quoted 13813 14974 14054
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 April 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +34 71 £60,000 +26.31% 4
Berkshire +31 66 £55,000 -12.00% 12
Hampshire +13 44 £39,000 -11.36% 6
East Sussex +10 35 £40,000 +26.98%
West Sussex +33 25 £50,000 +42.85%
Oxfordshire +8 18 £42,500 +10.38% 2
Buckinghamshire -10 14 £40,000 -13.51%
Kent +27 12 £45,000 -
Sussex - 4 £36,250 -
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 440 (84.94%) Agile Software Development
2 206 (39.77%) Scrum
3 171 (33.01%) Finance
4 160 (30.89%) C#
5 123 (23.75%) TDD
6 121 (23.36%) .NET
7 118 (22.78%) Degree
8 117 (22.59%) JavaScript
9 115 (22.20%) SQL Server
10 113 (21.81%) HTML
11 111 (21.43%) Business Analysis
12 108 (20.85%) Microsoft
13 106 (20.46%) SQL
14 103 (19.88%) Use Case
15 98 (18.92%) Software Engineering
16 96 (18.53%) Java
17 92 (17.76%) Computer Science
17 92 (17.76%) Waterfall
18 89 (17.18%) QA
19 75 (14.48%) CSS
20 71 (13.71%) Unit Testing
21 70 (13.51%) NUnit
22 67 (12.93%) UML
22 67 (12.93%) Performance Testing
23 66 (12.74%) Team Foundation Server
24 65 (12.55%) User Acceptance Testing
25 64 (12.36%) Project Management
25 64 (12.36%) Stakeholder Management
26 63 (12.16%) Mathematics
27 62 (11.97%) Rhino Mocks

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 30 (5.79%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.51%) Apache
3 9 (1.74%) IIS
4 8 (1.54%) CMS
5 6 (1.16%) Umbraco
6 5 (0.97%) Orchard CMS
7 4 (0.77%) JBoss
8 3 (0.58%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.58%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.39%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.19%) Confluence
10 1 (0.19%) Node.js
10 1 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.19%) DNN
Applications
1 60 (11.58%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.47%) MS Visio
3 11 (2.12%) Photoshop
4 9 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.97%) PowerPivot
6 4 (0.77%) MS Project
7 3 (0.58%) Mingle
8 2 (0.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.39%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 2 (0.39%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 35 (6.76%) SaaS
2 13 (2.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.39%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.74%) Wireless
2 8 (1.54%) HTTP
3 6 (1.16%) ATM
4 5 (0.97%) Internet
5 2 (0.39%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (22.20%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.67%) MySQL
3 15 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (2.51%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (2.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (1.54%) MongoDB
7 8 (1.54%) NoSQL
7 8 (1.54%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (1.35%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 6 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (0.97%) Microsoft Power View
11 4 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.58%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database 12c
13 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.39%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 70 (13.51%) NUnit
2 66 (12.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 62 (11.97%) Visual Studio
3 62 (11.97%) Rhino Mocks
4 42 (8.11%) JIRA
5 36 (6.95%) Git (software)
6 14 (2.70%) Selenium
7 11 (2.12%) Axure RP
8 8 (1.54%) WebDriver
9 6 (1.16%) Visual Studio Team System
9 6 (1.16%) Subversion
10 5 (0.97%) Maven
10 5 (0.97%) Cucumber
10 5 (0.97%) SoapUI
10 5 (0.97%) Jenkins
11 4 (0.77%) Hudson
11 4 (0.77%) PyUnit
11 4 (0.77%) MSBuild
11 4 (0.77%) QuickTest Pro
11 4 (0.77%) MSI
General
1 171 (33.01%) Finance
2 49 (9.46%) Banking
3 47 (9.07%) Retail
3 47 (9.07%) Telecoms
4 33 (6.37%) Marketing
5 29 (5.60%) Advertising
6 9 (1.74%) Billing
7 7 (1.35%) Legal
7 7 (1.35%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.97%) Automotive
8 5 (0.97%) Games
9 4 (0.77%) Electronics
10 3 (0.58%) Back Office
11 2 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 222 (42.86%) Analyst
2 178 (34.36%) Business Analyst
3 175 (33.78%) Developer
4 55 (10.62%) Software Developer
5 54 (10.42%) Senior Developer
6 50 (9.65%) Agile Business Analyst
7 44 (8.49%) C# Developer
8 34 (6.56%) Java Developer
9 33 (6.37%) Software Engineer
10 32 (6.18%) Systems Analyst
10 32 (6.18%) Senior Business Analyst
10 32 (6.18%) Senior Analyst
11 26 (5.02%) Senior C# Developer
12 20 (3.86%) .NET Developer
13 19 (3.67%) Project Manager
14 18 (3.47%) Tester
15 15 (2.90%) Business Systems Analyst
15 15 (2.90%) Product Manager
16 14 (2.70%) QA Engineer
16 14 (2.70%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (23.36%) .NET
2 113 (21.81%) HTML
3 75 (14.48%) CSS
4 46 (8.88%) HTML5
5 44 (8.49%) ASP.NET
5 44 (8.49%) XML
6 41 (7.92%) Spring
7 40 (7.72%) CSS3
8 39 (7.53%) .NET Framework
9 38 (7.34%) Web Services
10 31 (5.98%) jQuery
11 27 (5.21%) Entity Framework
11 27 (5.21%) ASP.NET MVC
12 25 (4.83%) AngularJS
12 25 (4.83%) JSON
13 19 (3.67%) ASP.NET Web API
14 18 (3.47%) RESTful
15 14 (2.70%) REST
16 11 (2.12%) WCF
16 11 (2.12%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 92 (17.76%) Computer Science
2 63 (12.16%) Mathematics
3 53 (10.23%) User Experience
4 38 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (5.79%) FMCG
6 19 (3.67%) Data Structures
6 19 (3.67%) Mobile App
7 15 (2.90%) Management Information System
8 11 (2.12%) Social Media
9 9 (1.74%) Telematics
9 9 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.54%) Physics
11 7 (1.35%) Open Source
12 5 (0.97%) Mainframe
12 5 (0.97%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.97%) N-Tier
12 5 (0.97%) Visualisation
12 5 (0.97%) Kindle
13 4 (0.77%) Inversion of Control
14 2 (0.39%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (5.02%) Linux
2 19 (3.67%) Windows
3 12 (2.32%) Android
3 12 (2.32%) Apple iOS
4 7 (1.35%) UNIX
5 5 (0.97%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.39%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 440 (84.94%) Agile Software Development
2 206 (39.77%) Scrum
3 123 (23.75%) TDD
4 111 (21.43%) Business Analysis
5 103 (19.88%) Use Case
6 98 (18.92%) Software Engineering
7 92 (17.76%) Waterfall
8 71 (13.71%) Unit Testing
9 67 (12.93%) Performance Testing
9 67 (12.93%) UML
10 65 (12.55%) User Acceptance Testing
11 64 (12.36%) Project Management
11 64 (12.36%) Stakeholder Management
12 58 (11.20%) E-Commerce
13 53 (10.23%) Regression Testing
14 50 (9.65%) Continuous Integration
15 49 (9.46%) Product Management
15 49 (9.46%) OO
16 48 (9.27%) Workflow
17 47 (9.07%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 160 (30.89%) C#
2 117 (22.59%) JavaScript
3 106 (20.46%) SQL
4 96 (18.53%) Java
5 52 (10.04%) C++
6 31 (5.98%) Python
7 12 (2.32%) C
8 10 (1.93%) VB
9 9 (1.74%) PHP
10 7 (1.35%) Perl
10 7 (1.35%) Ruby
11 6 (1.16%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.16%) VBScript
12 5 (0.97%) VBA
12 5 (0.97%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.77%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.77%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.58%) Groovy
15 2 (0.39%) XPath
15 2 (0.39%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 118 (22.78%) Degree
2 60 (11.58%) ISEB
3 18 (3.47%) Security Cleared
4 16 (3.09%) SC Cleared
5 14 (2.70%) ISTQB
6 9 (1.74%) IIBA
7 5 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.58%) IC3 Certification
9 2 (0.39%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (17.18%) QA
2 5 (0.97%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 46 (8.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 108 (20.85%) Microsoft
2 42 (8.11%) Oracle
3 29 (5.60%) TOWER Software
4 12 (2.32%) MuleSoft
5 11 (2.12%) HP
6 7 (1.35%) Pega
7 6 (1.16%) Informatica
8 5 (0.97%) Cognos
9 4 (0.77%) Sybase
9 4 (0.77%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.58%) Cognizant
11 2 (0.39%) SAP
11 2 (0.39%) ATG
11 2 (0.39%) Omniture
11 2 (0.39%) Google
11 2 (0.39%) hybris
12 1 (0.19%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.19%) Thunderhead
12 1 (0.19%) Ab Initio
12 1 (0.19%) Teradata
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
Posted: 4 hours ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + (Benefits Package)
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Pension, healthcare, bonus etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
JPS Selection
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Brightred Resourcing
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package !!!
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent high level package
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yell
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Exc Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
CDK Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
CDK Global
Salary: Attractive Compensation Package with Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Big Company Bens
Posted: 6 days ago