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 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Story
England / South East
Rank 203 216 233
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +17
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 192 264 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.32% 1.38% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 1.58% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 170 229 234
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
12474 16706 17717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.87% 87.12% 85.49%
Number of salaries quoted 10154 14200 14326
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,791 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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
Oxfordshire +33 34 £36,000 -10.00% 6
Berkshire +15 31 £58,500 +30.00% 2
Hampshire +16 30 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Surrey +12 30 £52,500 -4.54% 6
East Sussex 0 24 £40,000 -20.00% 3
West Sussex +16 20 £52,500 +3.96% 2
Buckinghamshire +14 19 £44,000 +3.52% 2
Kent +6 5 £28,000 -46.66%
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 398 (90.25%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (40.82%) Scrum
3 79 (17.91%) Business Analysis
4 74 (16.78%) Finance
5 71 (16.10%) SQL
5 71 (16.10%) Degree
6 70 (15.87%) Waterfall
7 68 (15.42%) Analytical Skills
8 67 (15.19%) C#
8 67 (15.19%) .NET
8 67 (15.19%) Stakeholder Management
9 66 (14.97%) Use Case
10 63 (14.29%) JavaScript
11 62 (14.06%) Java
12 60 (13.61%) Microsoft
12 60 (13.61%) TDD
13 59 (13.38%) Software Engineering
14 58 (13.15%) SQL Server
14 58 (13.15%) JIRA
15 54 (12.24%) Selenium
16 48 (10.88%) Windows
17 47 (10.66%) Project Management
18 46 (10.43%) XML
19 44 (9.98%) CSS
19 44 (9.98%) HTML
19 44 (9.98%) E-Commerce
20 43 (9.75%) Analytics
21 41 (9.30%) Test Automation
21 41 (9.30%) Web Services
22 40 (9.07%) QA

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 14 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (2.95%) Confluence
3 12 (2.72%) JBoss
4 6 (1.36%) Apache
5 4 (0.91%) CMS
5 4 (0.91%) nginx
5 4 (0.91%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.45%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.45%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.23%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.23%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.23%) GeoServer
7 1 (0.23%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (4.54%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.63%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.54%) SaaS
2 12 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.59%) Google Analytics
4 6 (1.36%) IaaS
4 6 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.36%) PaaS
5 5 (1.13%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.91%) Amazon EMR
6 4 (0.91%) Amazon Kinesis
6 4 (0.91%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.91%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (0.68%) Lucidchart
7 3 (0.68%) Office 365
8 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.44%) HTTP
2 14 (3.17%) Internet
3 5 (1.13%) Firewall
4 4 (0.91%) IPv4
5 2 (0.45%) SSH
6 1 (0.23%) ICMP
6 1 (0.23%) SNMP
6 1 (0.23%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (13.15%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.08%) MySQL
3 16 (3.63%) Big Data
3 16 (3.63%) MongoDB
4 13 (2.95%) Hadoop
5 10 (2.27%) NoSQL
6 8 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.36%) Pentaho
8 6 (1.36%) QlikView
8 6 (1.36%) Redis
9 5 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (0.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (0.91%) OLAP
10 4 (0.91%) OLTP
10 4 (0.91%) Oracle OLAP
10 4 (0.91%) Riak
11 3 (0.68%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 58 (13.15%) JIRA
2 54 (12.24%) Selenium
3 38 (8.62%) Jenkins
3 38 (8.62%) Visual Studio
4 27 (6.12%) Git (software)
5 23 (5.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 21 (4.76%) Maven
7 20 (4.54%) SoapUI
7 20 (4.54%) WebDriver
8 19 (4.31%) Cucumber
9 18 (4.08%) Ant
10 17 (3.85%) Subversion
10 17 (3.85%) TeamCity
11 14 (3.17%) Gradle
11 14 (3.17%) Grunt
11 14 (3.17%) Mocha
11 14 (3.17%) SpecFlow
12 13 (2.95%) gulp
12 13 (2.95%) JMeter
12 13 (2.95%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 74 (16.78%) Finance
2 33 (7.48%) Telecoms
3 27 (6.12%) Marketing
4 19 (4.31%) Banking
5 16 (3.63%) Retail
6 8 (1.81%) Local Government
6 8 (1.81%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.13%) Electronics
7 5 (1.13%) Games
8 4 (0.91%) Publishing
9 3 (0.68%) Advertising
10 2 (0.45%) Back Office
10 2 (0.45%) Billing
11 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.23%) Front Office
11 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 176 (39.91%) Analyst
2 149 (33.79%) Business Analyst
3 100 (22.68%) Developer
4 50 (11.34%) Agile Business Analyst
5 48 (10.88%) Product Owner
6 40 (9.07%) Senior Analyst
7 37 (8.39%) Senior Business Analyst
8 33 (7.48%) C# Developer
9 24 (5.44%) Digital Analyst
10 23 (5.22%) Java Developer
11 22 (4.99%) Product Manager
12 21 (4.76%) Digital Business Analyst
13 19 (4.31%) Applications Developer
13 19 (4.31%) C# Application Developer
13 19 (4.31%) Senior Developer
13 19 (4.31%) Test Analyst
14 18 (4.08%) JavaScript Developer
14 18 (4.08%) Tester
15 17 (3.85%) Product Analyst
16 16 (3.63%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (15.19%) .NET
2 46 (10.43%) XML
3 44 (9.98%) CSS
3 44 (9.98%) HTML
4 41 (9.30%) Web Services
5 36 (8.16%) REST
6 27 (6.12%) AngularJS
7 23 (5.22%) SOAP
7 23 (5.22%) WinForms
8 20 (4.54%) RESTful
9 19 (4.31%) Gherkin
10 18 (4.08%) ASP.NET
10 18 (4.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 17 (3.85%) JSON
12 15 (3.40%) Symfony
13 14 (3.17%) ASP.NET Web API
13 14 (3.17%) Backbone.js
13 14 (3.17%) HTML5
13 14 (3.17%) Spring
13 14 (3.17%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 68 (15.42%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (8.84%) Computer Science
2 39 (8.84%) User Experience
3 14 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (2.04%) Mobile App
5 7 (1.59%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (1.36%) iPad
7 5 (1.13%) Virtual Team
8 4 (0.91%) Data Centre
8 4 (0.91%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.91%) PKI
9 2 (0.45%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.45%) Fintech
9 2 (0.45%) Minimum Viable Product
9 2 (0.45%) NHS
9 2 (0.45%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.45%) Social Media
10 1 (0.23%) Biotechnology
10 1 (0.23%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.23%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 48 (10.88%) Windows
2 30 (6.80%) Linux
3 15 (3.40%) Unix
4 9 (2.04%) Solaris
5 5 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.68%) Android
7 2 (0.45%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.45%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.23%) CentOS
8 1 (0.23%) Debian
8 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 398 (90.25%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (40.82%) Scrum
3 79 (17.91%) Business Analysis
4 70 (15.87%) Waterfall
5 67 (15.19%) Stakeholder Management
6 66 (14.97%) Use Case
7 60 (13.61%) TDD
8 59 (13.38%) Software Engineering
9 47 (10.66%) Project Management
10 44 (9.98%) E-Commerce
11 43 (9.75%) Analytics
12 41 (9.30%) Test Automation
13 40 (9.07%) Wireframes
14 36 (8.16%) Kanban
14 36 (8.16%) Web Development
15 33 (7.48%) Unit Testing
16 32 (7.26%) UML
17 31 (7.03%) Functional Testing
17 31 (7.03%) PRINCE2
18 30 (6.80%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 71 (16.10%) SQL
2 67 (15.19%) C#
3 63 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 62 (14.06%) Java
5 19 (4.31%) PHP
6 15 (3.40%) Python
7 13 (2.95%) Perl
8 6 (1.36%) Bash Shell
8 6 (1.36%) Groovy
8 6 (1.36%) Ruby
8 6 (1.36%) Scala
9 5 (1.13%) TypeScript
10 3 (0.68%) ECMAScript
10 3 (0.68%) ES6
10 3 (0.68%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.68%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.45%) VB
11 2 (0.45%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.23%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 71 (16.10%) Degree
2 29 (6.58%) ISEB
3 23 (5.22%) ISTQB
4 8 (1.81%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (1.13%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.68%) CBAP
7 3 (0.68%) IIBA
8 2 (0.45%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (9.07%) QA
2 4 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.23%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (2.95%) Docker
2 7 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.91%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (0.91%) HDFS
3 4 (0.91%) KVM
3 4 (0.91%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 9 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.13%) Ansible
2 5 (1.13%) Kibana
3 4 (0.91%) Ambari
3 4 (0.91%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.23%) Grafana
4 1 (0.23%) logstash
4 1 (0.23%) SELinux
4 1 (0.23%) vRealize
Vendors
1 60 (13.61%) Microsoft
2 16 (3.63%) Oracle
3 14 (3.17%) SAP
4 13 (2.95%) Google
5 8 (1.81%) Atlassian
5 8 (1.81%) VMware
6 7 (1.59%) ClickTale
6 7 (1.59%) Cognos
6 7 (1.59%) Informatica
7 6 (1.36%) Jaspersoft
7 6 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.36%) Sophos
7 6 (1.36%) Talend
8 4 (0.91%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.68%) ATG
9 3 (0.68%) Cisco
10 2 (0.45%) F5
10 2 (0.45%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.45%) T-Plan
11 1 (0.23%) hybris
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