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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 254 226 273
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +47
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 202 257 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.09% 1.24% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 1.45% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 182 194 196
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -4.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median 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
15928 17760 18969
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 86.23% 85.46% 83.49%
Number of salaries quoted 13386 14413 14931
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 July 2016.

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 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Berkshire -15 49 £50,000 +11.11% 7
East Sussex +27 38 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Surrey -9 35 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Hampshire +3 32 £42,500 +8.97% 3
Oxfordshire -23 25 £47,500 +5.55% 1
West Sussex -10 11 £57,500 +24.32%
Buckinghamshire +9 9 £42,500 -5.55%
Kent +24 7 £57,500 +21.05%
Middlesex - 1 £50,000 -
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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.

1 449 (88.39%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (34.06%) Scrum
3 146 (28.74%) Degree
4 140 (27.56%) Finance
5 129 (25.39%) TDD
6 119 (23.43%) C#
7 101 (19.88%) SQL
8 100 (19.69%) SDLC
9 96 (18.90%) JIRA
10 95 (18.70%) Computer Science
10 95 (18.70%) QA
11 89 (17.52%) Microsoft
12 85 (16.73%) Java
13 83 (16.34%) JavaScript
13 83 (16.34%) Unit Testing
14 80 (15.75%) .NET
15 78 (15.35%) HTML
16 76 (14.96%) Business Analysis
17 73 (14.37%) Software Engineering
17 73 (14.37%) BDD
18 70 (13.78%) XML
19 68 (13.39%) Selenium
20 66 (12.99%) SQL Server
21 61 (12.01%) OO
22 60 (11.81%) Regression Testing
23 59 (11.61%) Performance Testing
24 57 (11.22%) Analytical Skills
25 55 (10.83%) CSS
25 55 (10.83%) Web Services
26 54 (10.63%) Project Management

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 32 (6.30%) Confluence
2 20 (3.94%) CICS
3 19 (3.74%) IIS
4 15 (2.95%) CMS
5 14 (2.76%) Apache
6 10 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (1.77%) SharePoint
8 8 (1.57%) nginx
8 8 (1.57%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.79%) PegaRULES
10 3 (0.59%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.39%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.20%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 45 (8.86%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.56%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.20%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.20%) MS Office
4 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (2.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.97%) VisionPLUS
3 4 (0.79%) BASE24
3 4 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.59%) Radian6
5 2 (0.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 32 (6.30%) SaaS
2 24 (4.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.76%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (1.77%) PaaS
6 8 (1.57%) IaaS
7 7 (1.38%) Force.com
8 4 (0.79%) Office 365
9 3 (0.59%) AdWords
9 3 (0.59%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.56%) HTTP
2 8 (1.57%) Internet
2 8 (1.57%) IPv4
3 5 (0.98%) Firewall
4 4 (0.79%) SNMP
5 1 (0.20%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.20%) Intranet
5 1 (0.20%) LTE
5 1 (0.20%) MPLS
5 1 (0.20%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.20%) SMTP
5 1 (0.20%) SSL
5 1 (0.20%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (12.99%) SQL Server
2 34 (6.69%) Big Data
3 22 (4.33%) DB2
4 20 (3.94%) MongoDB
5 13 (2.56%) Hadoop
6 12 (2.36%) Relational Database
7 11 (2.17%) Redis
8 10 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (1.97%) Riak
9 8 (1.57%) MySQL
10 7 (1.38%) NoSQL
11 4 (0.79%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (0.79%) DataStage
11 4 (0.79%) DocumentDB
11 4 (0.79%) InterSystems Cache
11 4 (0.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.39%) Easytrieve
13 2 (0.39%) GIS
Development Applications
1 96 (18.90%) JIRA
2 68 (13.39%) Selenium
3 54 (10.63%) WebDriver
4 47 (9.25%) Visual Studio
5 45 (8.86%) NUnit
6 42 (8.27%) Cucumber
7 40 (7.87%) Jenkins
8 36 (7.09%) Team Foundation Server
9 33 (6.50%) SoapUI
10 28 (5.51%) Git (software)
10 28 (5.51%) Rhino Mocks
11 26 (5.12%) Maven
12 19 (3.74%) Ant
13 17 (3.35%) Subversion
14 15 (2.95%) Bugzilla
14 15 (2.95%) SpecFlow
15 14 (2.76%) HP UFT
15 14 (2.76%) JMeter
15 14 (2.76%) JUnit
16 13 (2.56%) jMock
General
1 140 (27.56%) Finance
2 31 (6.10%) Banking
2 31 (6.10%) Marketing
3 27 (5.31%) Retail
4 25 (4.92%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.95%) Publishing
6 10 (1.97%) Games
7 9 (1.77%) Billing
8 6 (1.18%) Electronics
9 5 (0.98%) Law
10 4 (0.79%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.39%) Automotive
11 2 (0.39%) Legal
12 1 (0.20%) Back Office
12 1 (0.20%) Brand Awareness
12 1 (0.20%) Interactive Media
12 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 187 (36.81%) Analyst
2 154 (30.31%) Developer
3 134 (26.38%) Business Analyst
4 63 (12.40%) C# Developer
5 48 (9.45%) Agile Business Analyst
6 44 (8.66%) Software Developer
7 40 (7.87%) Scrum Master
8 35 (6.89%) Senior Developer
9 34 (6.69%) C# Software Developer
10 32 (6.30%) Test Analyst
11 25 (4.92%) Developer in Test
12 24 (4.72%) Software Analyst
13 23 (4.53%) Product Manager
14 22 (4.33%) Java Developer
15 21 (4.13%) Automation Test Analyst
16 19 (3.74%) E-Commerce Analyst
16 19 (3.74%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
16 19 (3.74%) Software Engineer
17 17 (3.35%) .NET Developer
17 17 (3.35%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (15.75%) .NET
2 78 (15.35%) HTML
3 70 (13.78%) XML
4 55 (10.83%) CSS
4 55 (10.83%) Web Services
5 46 (9.06%) REST
6 41 (8.07%) JSON
7 37 (7.28%) HTML5
8 33 (6.50%) CSS3
9 30 (5.91%) Spring
10 27 (5.31%) AngularJS
11 25 (4.92%) jQuery
12 20 (3.94%) ASP.NET
13 19 (3.74%) Ajax
13 19 (3.74%) Hibernate
13 19 (3.74%) SOAP
14 16 (3.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 14 (2.76%) Java EE
16 13 (2.56%) .NET Framework
16 13 (2.56%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 95 (18.70%) Computer Science
2 57 (11.22%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (10.04%) User Experience
4 48 (9.45%) Management Information System
5 33 (6.50%) Mathematics
6 30 (5.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 26 (5.12%) Mainframe
8 16 (3.15%) VSAM
9 13 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (2.36%) Mobile App
10 12 (2.36%) Reinsurance
11 10 (1.97%) Client/Server
11 10 (1.97%) N-Tier
11 10 (1.97%) Visualisation
12 9 (1.77%) Data Structures
12 9 (1.77%) iPad
13 8 (1.57%) PKI
14 7 (1.38%) Algorithms
14 7 (1.38%) Artificial Intelligence
14 7 (1.38%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 40 (7.87%) Windows
2 31 (6.10%) Linux
3 11 (2.17%) Unix
4 8 (1.57%) Android
4 8 (1.57%) Apple iOS
4 8 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.39%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.39%) zOS
6 1 (0.20%) Solaris
6 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 449 (88.39%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (34.06%) Scrum
3 129 (25.39%) TDD
4 100 (19.69%) SDLC
5 83 (16.34%) Unit Testing
6 76 (14.96%) Business Analysis
7 73 (14.37%) BDD
7 73 (14.37%) Software Engineering
8 61 (12.01%) OO
9 60 (11.81%) Regression Testing
10 59 (11.61%) Performance Testing
11 54 (10.63%) Continuous Integration
11 54 (10.63%) Project Management
12 51 (10.04%) Mentoring
13 50 (9.84%) Continuous Improvement
14 46 (9.06%) E-Commerce
15 45 (8.86%) Stakeholder Management
16 44 (8.66%) Automated Testing
17 43 (8.46%) User Acceptance Testing
18 42 (8.27%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 119 (23.43%) C#
2 101 (19.88%) SQL
3 85 (16.73%) Java
4 83 (16.34%) JavaScript
5 31 (6.10%) C++
6 21 (4.13%) COBOL
7 16 (3.15%) JCL
8 14 (2.76%) Groovy
9 13 (2.56%) PHP
10 12 (2.36%) VB.NET
11 10 (1.97%) Python
11 10 (1.97%) REXX
12 9 (1.77%) Apex Code
12 9 (1.77%) SOQL
12 9 (1.77%) SOSL
13 8 (1.57%) Bash Shell
13 8 (1.57%) CLIST
14 7 (1.38%) Scala
15 6 (1.18%) C
15 6 (1.18%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 146 (28.74%) Degree
2 46 (9.06%) ISTQB
3 41 (8.07%) ISEB
4 27 (5.31%) Security Cleared
5 13 (2.56%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.79%) APMP
7 3 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.39%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.39%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (18.70%) QA
2 7 (1.38%) ISO20022
2 7 (1.38%) SEPA
3 2 (0.39%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (2.17%) Docker
2 10 (1.97%) HDFS
3 8 (1.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 8 (1.57%) KVM
3 8 (1.57%) VirtualBox
3 8 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.98%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 20 (3.94%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.97%) Ambari
2 10 (1.97%) Hadoop YARN
3 8 (1.57%) Kibana
4 3 (0.59%) CA Service Virtualization
5 2 (0.39%) Control-M
5 2 (0.39%) vRealize
Vendors
1 89 (17.52%) Microsoft
2 25 (4.92%) Atlassian
3 18 (3.54%) Oracle
4 17 (3.35%) Rally
5 16 (3.15%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (2.76%) HP
7 13 (2.56%) Informatica
7 13 (2.56%) TOWER Software
8 11 (2.17%) IBM
9 10 (1.97%) hybris
9 10 (1.97%) VMware
10 8 (1.57%) Pega
10 8 (1.57%) Red Hat
10 8 (1.57%) TSYS
11 4 (0.79%) ComArch
11 4 (0.79%) SAP
12 3 (0.59%) CA
12 3 (0.59%) Pardot
12 3 (0.59%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
13 2 (0.39%) CODA
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
South East
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cobham
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton
Capita plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + 10% bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Excellent Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Winchester
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Oxford
Elsevier
Salary: Excellent salary, bonus, benefits etc
Posted: 25 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 13 days ago
Newbury
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Newbury
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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