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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 219 262 337
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +75
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 264 224 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.24% 0.96% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 1.19% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 208 202 99
Average salary £48,750 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
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
17571 18757 17101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 82.73% 80.12% 76.19%
Number of salaries quoted 14070 14940 13998
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +5 78 £60,000 +26.31% 8
Berkshire +29 64 £48,750 -15.21% 7
Hampshire +8 36 £39,000 -11.36% 4
Oxfordshire +18 28 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Buckinghamshire +8 26 £45,000 -9.09% 1
East Sussex +34 20 £37,500 +25.00%
West Sussex +15 16 £55,000 +46.66% 1
Kent - 2 £53,750 -
Sussex - 1 £37,500 -
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 471 (85.33%) Agile Software Development
2 222 (40.22%) Scrum
3 164 (29.71%) Finance
4 142 (25.72%) Degree
5 137 (24.82%) TDD
5 137 (24.82%) C#
6 130 (23.55%) JavaScript
7 122 (22.10%) Business Analysis
8 113 (20.47%) HTML
9 111 (20.11%) .NET
10 110 (19.93%) Use Case
11 106 (19.20%) SQL
12 104 (18.84%) Java
13 99 (17.93%) QA
14 95 (17.21%) Software Engineering
15 92 (16.67%) SQL Server
15 92 (16.67%) Waterfall
16 90 (16.30%) Computer Science
17 89 (16.12%) CSS
18 87 (15.76%) Microsoft
19 82 (14.86%) SDLC
20 75 (13.59%) ISEB
20 75 (13.59%) Unit Testing
21 71 (12.86%) Stakeholder Management
22 69 (12.50%) JIRA
23 67 (12.14%) Project Management
24 65 (11.78%) UML
25 64 (11.59%) Performance Testing
26 61 (11.05%) Team Foundation Server
27 58 (10.51%) User Acceptance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 22 (3.99%) SharePoint
2 19 (3.44%) Apache
3 11 (1.99%) Confluence
4 10 (1.81%) OpenStack
5 9 (1.63%) IIS
6 7 (1.27%) CMS
7 6 (1.09%) Node.js
7 6 (1.09%) Umbraco
8 5 (0.91%) Orchard CMS
9 4 (0.72%) JBoss
10 3 (0.54%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.54%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.36%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.18%) CICS
12 1 (0.18%) DNN
12 1 (0.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 50 (9.06%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.36%) MS Visio
3 11 (1.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.72%) Mingle
4 4 (0.72%) PowerPivot
4 4 (0.72%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.72%) MS Office
5 2 (0.36%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 11 (1.99%) Oracle EBS R12
1 11 (1.99%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 10 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.54%) Magento
4 2 (0.36%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.36%) VisionPLUS
4 2 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 26 (4.71%) SaaS
2 13 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.81%) ATM
2 9 (1.63%) HTTP
2 9 (1.63%) Wireless
3 3 (0.54%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.36%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.36%) Internet
5 1 (0.18%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.99%) MySQL
3 16 (2.90%) NoSQL
4 14 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (2.54%) Relational Database
5 12 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (1.45%) Couchbase
8 7 (1.27%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 7 (1.27%) MongoDB
9 6 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (0.91%) Big Data
11 4 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Power View
11 4 (0.72%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.54%) Oracle Database 12c
12 3 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.36%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 69 (12.50%) JIRA
2 61 (11.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 55 (9.96%) NUnit
4 52 (9.42%) Rhino Mocks
5 49 (8.88%) Visual Studio
6 30 (5.43%) Git (software)
7 27 (4.89%) Maven
8 21 (3.80%) Selenium
9 15 (2.72%) Cucumber
10 14 (2.54%) Jenkins
11 13 (2.36%) Subversion
12 11 (1.99%) Eclipse
12 11 (1.99%) Ant
12 11 (1.99%) Gradle
13 9 (1.63%) HP UFT
14 8 (1.45%) WebDriver
15 7 (1.27%) Mocha
15 7 (1.27%) JUnit
15 7 (1.27%) Grunt
16 5 (0.91%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 164 (29.71%) Finance
2 47 (8.51%) Marketing
3 46 (8.33%) Banking
4 45 (8.15%) Retail
5 43 (7.79%) Telecoms
6 24 (4.35%) Advertising
7 7 (1.27%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.09%) Back Office
8 6 (1.09%) Legal
8 6 (1.09%) Billing
9 5 (0.91%) Automotive
10 4 (0.72%) Games
11 3 (0.54%) Electronics
12 2 (0.36%) Law
12 2 (0.36%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 230 (41.67%) Analyst
2 181 (32.79%) Business Analyst
3 178 (32.25%) Developer
4 62 (11.23%) Senior Developer
5 55 (9.96%) Software Developer
6 52 (9.42%) Agile Business Analyst
7 44 (7.97%) C# Developer
8 38 (6.88%) Software Engineer
9 33 (5.98%) Senior Analyst
10 32 (5.80%) Senior Business Analyst
11 27 (4.89%) Java Developer
11 27 (4.89%) Senior C# Developer
12 26 (4.71%) Systems Analyst
13 23 (4.17%) Test Analyst
14 22 (3.99%) Tester
15 20 (3.62%) Project Manager
16 19 (3.44%) Product Manager
17 18 (3.26%) Senior Software Developer
17 18 (3.26%) Web Developer
18 17 (3.08%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (20.47%) HTML
2 111 (20.11%) .NET
3 89 (16.12%) CSS
4 55 (9.96%) Web Services
5 48 (8.70%) HTML5
6 45 (8.15%) XML
6 45 (8.15%) ASP.NET
7 42 (7.61%) CSS3
8 39 (7.07%) Spring
9 34 (6.16%) .NET Framework
9 34 (6.16%) AngularJS
10 32 (5.80%) jQuery
11 31 (5.62%) JSON
12 27 (4.89%) ASP.NET MVC
13 24 (4.35%) Entity Framework
14 22 (3.99%) RESTful
15 20 (3.62%) REST
16 18 (3.26%) ASP.NET Web API
17 11 (1.99%) Ajax
18 10 (1.81%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 90 (16.30%) Computer Science
2 56 (10.14%) Mathematics
3 55 (9.96%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (9.42%) User Experience
5 25 (4.53%) FMCG
6 23 (4.17%) Data Structures
7 21 (3.80%) Mobile App
8 19 (3.44%) Social Media
9 17 (3.08%) Management Information System
10 14 (2.54%) Physics
11 9 (1.63%) Visualisation
12 8 (1.45%) N-Tier
13 7 (1.27%) Client/Server
14 6 (1.09%) Mainframe
14 6 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (0.72%) Telematics
15 4 (0.72%) Digital Media
15 4 (0.72%) Mobile Computing
16 3 (0.54%) Kindle
16 3 (0.54%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 42 (7.61%) Linux
2 36 (6.52%) Windows
3 23 (4.17%) Android
3 23 (4.17%) Apple iOS
4 11 (1.99%) UNIX
5 8 (1.45%) CentOS
6 5 (0.91%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.36%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 471 (85.33%) Agile Software Development
2 222 (40.22%) Scrum
3 137 (24.82%) TDD
4 122 (22.10%) Business Analysis
5 110 (19.93%) Use Case
6 95 (17.21%) Software Engineering
7 92 (16.67%) Waterfall
8 82 (14.86%) SDLC
9 75 (13.59%) Unit Testing
10 71 (12.86%) Stakeholder Management
11 67 (12.14%) Project Management
12 65 (11.78%) UML
13 64 (11.59%) Performance Testing
14 58 (10.51%) User Acceptance Testing
14 58 (10.51%) E-Commerce
15 56 (10.14%) Continuous Integration
16 49 (8.88%) Regression Testing
17 46 (8.33%) Automated Testing
18 44 (7.97%) Product Management
19 43 (7.79%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 137 (24.82%) C#
2 130 (23.55%) JavaScript
3 106 (19.20%) SQL
4 104 (18.84%) Java
5 43 (7.79%) Python
6 41 (7.43%) C++
7 12 (2.17%) PHP
8 10 (1.81%) T-SQL
9 7 (1.27%) Perl
9 7 (1.27%) Ruby
10 6 (1.09%) Bash Shell
10 6 (1.09%) C
10 6 (1.09%) VBScript
11 5 (0.91%) VB
11 5 (0.91%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.72%) VBA
12 4 (0.72%) Delphi
13 3 (0.54%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.54%) Groovy
14 2 (0.36%) XPath
Qualifications
1 142 (25.72%) Degree
2 75 (13.59%) ISEB
3 16 (2.90%) ISTQB
4 14 (2.54%) SC Cleared
4 14 (2.54%) Security Cleared
5 9 (1.63%) IIBA
6 5 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.54%) IC3 Certification
8 2 (0.36%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (17.93%) QA
2 3 (0.54%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 38 (6.88%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.45%) Puppet
2 8 (1.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 87 (15.76%) Microsoft
2 48 (8.70%) Oracle
3 27 (4.89%) TOWER Software
4 23 (4.17%) Atlassian
5 12 (2.17%) HP
6 9 (1.63%) hybris
7 8 (1.45%) Splunk
7 8 (1.45%) Pega
7 8 (1.45%) CODA
7 8 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (1.45%) Thunderhead
8 6 (1.09%) ATG
8 6 (1.09%) Informatica
8 6 (1.09%) MuleSoft
9 5 (0.91%) SAP
9 5 (0.91%) Omniture
10 4 (0.72%) Cognos
10 4 (0.72%) LANDesk
11 2 (0.36%) TSYS
11 2 (0.36%) Cognizant
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Three
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Posted: 10 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + ben
Posted: 4 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Capgemini
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,000 per annum + bonus + 29 days + share ops scheme
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
Surrey
First Point
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Guildford
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Guildford
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Guildford
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Abingdon
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: 27 days ago