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

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Story
England / South East
Rank 203 224 249
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +25
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 201 258 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.35% 1.32% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 1.52% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 169 220 205
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £36,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +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
12766 16935 17369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.65% 86.56% 84.63%
Number of salaries quoted 10434 14284 13964
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 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +58 40 £36,000 +2.85% 2
Hampshire +18 39 £52,500 +40.00% 6
Berkshire +26 38 £56,250 +28.57% 4
Surrey -5 25 £55,000 -8.33% 5
Buckinghamshire +20 20 £45,000 +5.88% 3
East Sussex +7 19 £40,000 -20.00% 1
West Sussex -1 12 £52,500 -8.69% 2
Kent +7 7 £38,000 +16.92%
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 396 (91.03%) Agile Software Development
2 171 (39.31%) Scrum
3 81 (18.62%) Degree
4 74 (17.01%) Analytical Skills
5 73 (16.78%) Business Analysis
6 70 (16.09%) Finance
6 70 (16.09%) SQL
6 70 (16.09%) .NET
7 69 (15.86%) Use Case
7 69 (15.86%) Waterfall
8 68 (15.63%) JIRA
9 66 (15.17%) C#
9 66 (15.17%) TDD
10 65 (14.94%) Java
11 64 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
12 59 (13.56%) JavaScript
13 55 (12.64%) Selenium
14 54 (12.41%) SQL Server
15 53 (12.18%) Project Management
16 51 (11.72%) Microsoft
17 50 (11.49%) XML
18 47 (10.80%) Analytics
19 46 (10.57%) HTML
20 45 (10.34%) Web Services
20 45 (10.34%) Software Engineering
20 45 (10.34%) QA
21 42 (9.66%) E-Commerce
22 41 (9.43%) CSS
22 41 (9.43%) Computer Science
23 40 (9.20%) Test Automation

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 16 (3.68%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (3.22%) Confluence
3 11 (2.53%) Apache
4 9 (2.07%) JBoss
5 6 (1.38%) CMS
5 6 (1.38%) nginx
5 6 (1.38%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.69%) IIS
7 2 (0.46%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.46%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.23%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 24 (5.52%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.99%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.46%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.29%) SaaS
2 14 (3.22%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.84%) IaaS
4 8 (1.84%) PaaS
5 7 (1.61%) Google Analytics
6 5 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.92%) Amazon EMR
7 4 (0.92%) Amazon Kinesis
7 4 (0.92%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.92%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (0.69%) Lucidchart
8 3 (0.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.60%) HTTP
2 15 (3.45%) Internet
3 6 (1.38%) Firewall
3 6 (1.38%) IPv4
4 2 (0.46%) SNMP
5 1 (0.23%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.23%) ICMP
5 1 (0.23%) LTE
5 1 (0.23%) MPLS
5 1 (0.23%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.23%) SSH
5 1 (0.23%) UMTS
5 1 (0.23%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (12.41%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.60%) Big Data
2 20 (4.60%) MongoDB
3 16 (3.68%) Hadoop
4 13 (2.99%) MySQL
5 10 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (2.07%) NoSQL
7 8 (1.84%) Redis
7 8 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (1.38%) Riak
10 4 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (0.92%) OLAP
10 4 (0.92%) OLTP
10 4 (0.92%) Oracle OLAP
10 4 (0.92%) Pentaho
10 4 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.92%) QlikView
11 3 (0.69%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 68 (15.63%) JIRA
2 55 (12.64%) Selenium
3 39 (8.97%) Jenkins
4 27 (6.21%) Visual Studio
5 24 (5.52%) SoapUI
6 23 (5.29%) Git (software)
6 23 (5.29%) WebDriver
7 22 (5.06%) Maven
8 21 (4.83%) Cucumber
8 21 (4.83%) Team Foundation Server
9 20 (4.60%) Ant
10 19 (4.37%) Subversion
11 16 (3.68%) Grunt
11 16 (3.68%) Mocha
12 14 (3.22%) TeamCity
13 13 (2.99%) Gradle
14 11 (2.53%) gulp
14 11 (2.53%) Karma Test Runner
14 11 (2.53%) SpecFlow
14 11 (2.53%) Yeoman
General
1 70 (16.09%) Finance
2 36 (8.28%) Telecoms
3 29 (6.67%) Marketing
4 19 (4.37%) Banking
5 16 (3.68%) Retail
6 10 (2.30%) Manufacturing
7 9 (2.07%) Games
8 8 (1.84%) Electronics
8 8 (1.84%) Local Government
9 3 (0.69%) Advertising
9 3 (0.69%) Billing
10 2 (0.46%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.23%) Back Office
11 1 (0.23%) Brand Awareness
11 1 (0.23%) Front Office
11 1 (0.23%) Interactive Media
11 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 181 (41.61%) Analyst
2 142 (32.64%) Business Analyst
3 100 (22.99%) Developer
4 42 (9.66%) Agile Business Analyst
4 42 (9.66%) Product Owner
5 39 (8.97%) Senior Analyst
6 38 (8.74%) Senior Business Analyst
7 30 (6.90%) C# Developer
7 30 (6.90%) Test Analyst
8 26 (5.98%) Java Developer
9 23 (5.29%) Product Manager
10 21 (4.83%) Senior Developer
11 17 (3.91%) Applications Developer
11 17 (3.91%) Automation Test Analyst
11 17 (3.91%) C# Application Developer
12 16 (3.68%) Digital Analyst
12 16 (3.68%) Product Analyst
12 16 (3.68%) Software Developer
13 14 (3.22%) JavaScript Developer
13 14 (3.22%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (16.09%) .NET
2 50 (11.49%) XML
3 46 (10.57%) HTML
4 45 (10.34%) Web Services
5 41 (9.43%) CSS
6 31 (7.13%) REST
7 28 (6.44%) AngularJS
8 25 (5.75%) JSON
9 22 (5.06%) RESTful
10 20 (4.60%) SOAP
10 20 (4.60%) WinForms
11 19 (4.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 18 (4.14%) Spring
13 16 (3.68%) HTML5
14 15 (3.45%) Symfony
15 14 (3.22%) Ajax
15 14 (3.22%) ASP.NET
15 14 (3.22%) Gherkin
16 13 (2.99%) CSS3
16 13 (2.99%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 74 (17.01%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (9.43%) Computer Science
3 39 (8.97%) User Experience
4 17 (3.91%) Visualisation
5 11 (2.53%) Mobile App
6 10 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.84%) iPad
7 8 (1.84%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.38%) PKI
9 5 (1.15%) Mathematics
9 5 (1.15%) Physics
10 4 (0.92%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.92%) Data Integration
10 4 (0.92%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.69%) Social Media
12 2 (0.46%) Biotechnology
12 2 (0.46%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.46%) Life Science
12 2 (0.46%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.46%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 39 (8.97%) Windows
2 37 (8.51%) Linux
3 15 (3.45%) Unix
4 7 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (1.61%) Solaris
5 5 (1.15%) Android
5 5 (1.15%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.69%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.23%) CentOS
7 1 (0.23%) Debian
7 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 396 (91.03%) Agile Software Development
2 171 (39.31%) Scrum
3 73 (16.78%) Business Analysis
4 69 (15.86%) Use Case
4 69 (15.86%) Waterfall
5 66 (15.17%) TDD
6 64 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 53 (12.18%) Project Management
8 47 (10.80%) Analytics
9 45 (10.34%) Software Engineering
10 42 (9.66%) E-Commerce
11 40 (9.20%) Test Automation
12 37 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
13 36 (8.28%) Kanban
13 36 (8.28%) Wireframes
14 33 (7.59%) Unit Testing
15 31 (7.13%) Continuous Improvement
16 30 (6.90%) SDLC
17 29 (6.67%) Functional Testing
17 29 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 70 (16.09%) SQL
2 66 (15.17%) C#
3 65 (14.94%) Java
4 59 (13.56%) JavaScript
5 21 (4.83%) PHP
6 18 (4.14%) Python
7 13 (2.99%) Perl
8 9 (2.07%) Ruby
9 8 (1.84%) Bash Shell
10 7 (1.61%) Groovy
11 6 (1.38%) Scala
12 5 (1.15%) TypeScript
13 4 (0.92%) C++
13 4 (0.92%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.46%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.46%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.23%) Delphi
15 1 (0.23%) ECMAScript
15 1 (0.23%) Pascal
15 1 (0.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 81 (18.62%) Degree
2 32 (7.36%) ISEB
3 28 (6.44%) ISTQB
4 15 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (2.53%) Security Cleared
6 7 (1.61%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.15%) Postgraduate
8 3 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.69%) CBAP
8 3 (0.69%) IIBA
9 2 (0.46%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (10.34%) QA
2 4 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (3.91%) Docker
2 10 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 6 (1.38%) HDFS
3 6 (1.38%) KVM
3 6 (1.38%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 10 (2.30%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.61%) Hadoop YARN
2 7 (1.61%) Kibana
3 6 (1.38%) Ambari
4 1 (0.23%) Ansible
4 1 (0.23%) Grafana
4 1 (0.23%) logstash
4 1 (0.23%) SELinux
4 1 (0.23%) vRealize
Vendors
1 51 (11.72%) Microsoft
2 16 (3.68%) Oracle
3 13 (2.99%) Atlassian
3 13 (2.99%) SAP
4 12 (2.76%) Google
4 12 (2.76%) VMware
5 8 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (1.61%) Informatica
7 6 (1.38%) ClickTale
7 6 (1.38%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.38%) Sophos
8 4 (0.92%) Cognos
8 4 (0.92%) Jaspersoft
8 4 (0.92%) Talend
9 3 (0.69%) Cisco
9 3 (0.69%) IBM
10 2 (0.46%) ATG
10 2 (0.46%) ComArch
10 2 (0.46%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.46%) T-Plan
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