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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 212 275 323
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +48
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 263 147 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.29% 0.70% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 0.87% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 225 119 96
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 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%
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
16611 16862 16970
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 81.32% 80.44% 77.85%
Number of salaries quoted 13427 13182 14150
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +46 75 £55,000 +22.22% 9
Berkshire +13 69 £55,000 -8.33% 5
Hampshire +29 52 £39,000 -13.33% 11
West Sussex +20 23 £45,000 -10.00%
East Sussex -15 18 £40,000 - 3
Buckinghamshire +4 11 £47,500 +31.03% 1
Kent +10 10 £43,750 -2.77% 2
Oxfordshire +1 7 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Sussex +3 3 £35,000 -22.22%
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 434 (85.77%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (40.12%) Scrum
3 166 (32.81%) C#
4 164 (32.41%) Finance
5 141 (27.87%) Degree
6 135 (26.68%) SQL Server
7 123 (24.31%) HTML
7 123 (24.31%) Microsoft
8 122 (24.11%) JavaScript
8 122 (24.11%) Computer Science
9 116 (22.92%) SQL
10 115 (22.73%) Business Analysis
11 113 (22.33%) .NET
12 97 (19.17%) TDD
12 97 (19.17%) Use Case
13 96 (18.97%) Software Engineering
14 86 (17.00%) NUnit
14 86 (17.00%) Mathematics
15 85 (16.80%) CSS
16 84 (16.60%) Waterfall
17 80 (15.81%) QA
18 77 (15.22%) Rhino Mocks
18 77 (15.22%) Visual Studio
19 72 (14.23%) User Acceptance Testing
20 67 (13.24%) Team Foundation Server
20 67 (13.24%) Project Management
21 66 (13.04%) Performance Testing
22 65 (12.85%) Java
23 64 (12.65%) Workflow
24 62 (12.25%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 25 (4.94%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.57%) CMS
3 10 (1.98%) Apache
4 9 (1.78%) Tomcat
4 9 (1.78%) IIS
5 6 (1.19%) JBoss
5 6 (1.19%) Umbraco
6 5 (0.99%) nginx
6 5 (0.99%) Node.js
6 5 (0.99%) Orchard CMS
7 3 (0.59%) Apache Solr
7 3 (0.59%) Confluence
8 2 (0.40%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.40%) Adobe CQ
8 2 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.20%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.20%) DNN
9 1 (0.20%) Documentum
Applications
1 62 (12.25%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.96%) MS Visio
3 11 (2.17%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.99%) MS Project
4 5 (0.99%) PowerPivot
4 5 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.40%) MS Office
6 1 (0.20%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 6 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.59%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.59%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.40%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 37 (7.31%) SaaS
2 14 (2.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.40%) PaaS
3 2 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.40%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.57%) HTTP
2 8 (1.58%) Internet
3 4 (0.79%) Wireless
4 3 (0.59%) SSL
4 3 (0.59%) SMS
5 2 (0.40%) ATM
6 1 (0.20%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (26.68%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 16 (3.16%) NoSQL
3 15 (2.96%) MongoDB
3 15 (2.96%) MySQL
4 13 (2.57%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (2.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (1.19%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 5 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (0.99%) Microsoft Power View
9 4 (0.79%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.40%) OLAP
10 2 (0.40%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.40%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.40%) PowerCenter
10 2 (0.40%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 86 (17.00%) NUnit
2 77 (15.22%) Visual Studio
2 77 (15.22%) Rhino Mocks
3 67 (13.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 46 (9.09%) Git (software)
5 41 (8.10%) JIRA
6 23 (4.55%) Selenium
7 13 (2.57%) Axure RP
8 12 (2.37%) WebDriver
8 12 (2.37%) QuickTest Pro
9 11 (2.17%) Subversion
10 10 (1.98%) Cucumber
11 7 (1.38%) Maven
12 6 (1.19%) Visual Studio Team System
13 5 (0.99%) LoadRunner
14 4 (0.79%) MSI
14 4 (0.79%) PyUnit
14 4 (0.79%) MSBuild
14 4 (0.79%) SpecFlow
14 4 (0.79%) Jenkins
General
1 164 (32.41%) Finance
2 45 (8.89%) Telecoms
2 45 (8.89%) Banking
2 45 (8.89%) Retail
3 33 (6.52%) Advertising
4 32 (6.32%) Marketing
5 10 (1.98%) Billing
6 8 (1.58%) Publishing
7 5 (0.99%) Automotive
8 4 (0.79%) Electronics
8 4 (0.79%) Games
9 2 (0.40%) Legal
10 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 220 (43.48%) Analyst
2 180 (35.57%) Business Analyst
3 177 (34.98%) Developer
4 59 (11.66%) Software Developer
5 47 (9.29%) Agile Business Analyst
6 45 (8.89%) C# Developer
7 39 (7.71%) Senior Developer
8 37 (7.31%) .NET Developer
9 31 (6.13%) Software Engineer
10 30 (5.93%) Senior Analyst
11 29 (5.73%) Systems Analyst
12 28 (5.53%) Senior Business Analyst
13 23 (4.55%) Java Developer
13 23 (4.55%) Project Manager
14 19 (3.75%) C# .NET Developer
15 17 (3.36%) Senior C# Developer
16 16 (3.16%) Tester
17 14 (2.77%) Junior
17 14 (2.77%) ScrumMaster
18 13 (2.57%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (24.31%) HTML
2 113 (22.33%) .NET
3 85 (16.80%) CSS
4 60 (11.86%) HTML5
5 51 (10.08%) XML
6 44 (8.70%) CSS3
7 42 (8.30%) ASP.NET
8 38 (7.51%) .NET Framework
9 31 (6.13%) Spring
9 31 (6.13%) Web Services
9 31 (6.13%) JSON
10 29 (5.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 26 (5.14%) jQuery
12 25 (4.94%) AngularJS
13 22 (4.35%) RESTful
13 22 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
14 20 (3.95%) ASP.NET Web API
15 19 (3.75%) WCF
16 14 (2.77%) REST
17 12 (2.37%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 122 (24.11%) Computer Science
2 86 (17.00%) Mathematics
3 60 (11.86%) User Experience
4 29 (5.73%) FMCG
5 24 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (4.55%) Mobile App
7 20 (3.95%) Data Structures
7 20 (3.95%) Management Information System
8 11 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.78%) Telematics
10 8 (1.58%) Physics
11 7 (1.38%) Client/Server
11 7 (1.38%) Open Source
11 7 (1.38%) Social Media
12 6 (1.19%) Visualisation
12 6 (1.19%) Algorithms
13 5 (0.99%) Kindle
13 5 (0.99%) N-Tier
13 5 (0.99%) GIS
14 4 (0.79%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 27 (5.34%) Windows
1 27 (5.34%) Linux
2 11 (2.17%) Apple iOS
3 10 (1.98%) Android
3 10 (1.98%) UNIX
4 5 (0.99%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.59%) Mac OS
6 3 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.20%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 434 (85.77%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (40.12%) Scrum
3 115 (22.73%) Business Analysis
4 97 (19.17%) Use Case
4 97 (19.17%) TDD
5 96 (18.97%) Software Engineering
6 84 (16.60%) Waterfall
7 72 (14.23%) User Acceptance Testing
8 67 (13.24%) Project Management
9 66 (13.04%) Performance Testing
10 64 (12.65%) Workflow
11 62 (12.25%) OO
12 61 (12.06%) Unit Testing
13 60 (11.86%) UML
13 60 (11.86%) Regression Testing
14 59 (11.66%) Continuous Improvement
15 58 (11.46%) Financial Modelling
15 58 (11.46%) Workflow Management
16 55 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
17 53 (10.47%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 166 (32.81%) C#
2 122 (24.11%) JavaScript
3 116 (22.92%) SQL
4 65 (12.85%) Java
5 55 (10.87%) C++
6 23 (4.55%) Python
7 15 (2.96%) C
8 12 (2.37%) PHP
9 10 (1.98%) Perl
9 10 (1.98%) VB
10 8 (1.58%) T-SQL
11 7 (1.38%) Ruby
12 5 (0.99%) VBA
12 5 (0.99%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.79%) VBScript
13 4 (0.79%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.40%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.40%) PHP5
14 2 (0.40%) Apex Code
15 1 (0.20%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 141 (27.87%) Degree
2 48 (9.49%) ISEB
3 24 (4.74%) Security Cleared
4 15 (2.96%) SC Cleared
5 9 (1.78%) ISTQB
5 9 (1.78%) IIBA
6 4 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.59%) VCP4
8 2 (0.40%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (15.81%) QA
2 5 (0.99%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 50 (9.88%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.59%) Capistrano
2 3 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 123 (24.31%) Microsoft
2 36 (7.11%) TOWER Software
3 25 (4.94%) Oracle
4 6 (1.19%) Informatica
5 5 (0.99%) Cognos
6 4 (0.79%) Sybase
7 3 (0.59%) Ab Initio
7 3 (0.59%) Teradata
7 3 (0.59%) Omniture
7 3 (0.59%) Google
7 3 (0.59%) Percona
8 2 (0.40%) Pega
8 2 (0.40%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.40%) DevExpress
8 2 (0.40%) Ektron
8 2 (0.40%) IBM
8 2 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.40%) Vignette
8 2 (0.40%) Adobe
8 2 (0.40%) Cognizant
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hampshire
Barclaycard
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £52000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £600000 per annum + Private healthcare, 25 days hol
Posted: 2 days ago
Bicester
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £26500.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Stratospherec
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus a fantastic benefits package.
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £69000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £59000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
JPS Selection
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
Posted: 10 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 10 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago