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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 223 234 300
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +66
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 259 256 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.35% 1.23% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 1.46% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 224 224 116
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
16458 17569 17093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.52% 84.16% 83.22%
Number of salaries quoted 13939 14185 13396
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average 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 £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the South East region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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 0 68 £60,000 +14.28% 8
Berkshire -12 59 £40,000 -27.27% 2
Hampshire +12 41 £37,500 -3.84% 3
East Sussex +30 34 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Kent +11 18 £44,000 +3.52% 2
West Sussex -10 17 £57,500 +43.75% 1
Buckinghamshire -1 15 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Oxfordshire +2 13 £35,000 -15.15% 2
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 477 (86.73%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (32.55%) C#
3 174 (31.64%) Scrum
4 155 (28.18%) JavaScript
5 147 (26.73%) TDD
6 144 (26.18%) Finance
7 139 (25.27%) Degree
8 134 (24.36%) Microsoft
9 133 (24.18%) QA
10 132 (24.00%) SQL
11 122 (22.18%) Computer Science
12 117 (21.27%) Unit Testing
13 108 (19.64%) Software Engineering
14 107 (19.45%) SQL Server
15 95 (17.27%) SDLC
16 94 (17.09%) .NET
17 92 (16.73%) Business Analysis
18 90 (16.36%) HTML
19 88 (16.00%) CSS
19 88 (16.00%) Web Services
20 78 (14.18%) JIRA
21 74 (13.45%) Performance Testing
22 72 (13.09%) ASP.NET
23 71 (12.91%) Visual Studio
24 68 (12.36%) Mathematics
25 67 (12.18%) Java
26 66 (12.00%) BDD
27 65 (11.82%) Mentoring
28 64 (11.64%) User Experience
29 62 (11.27%) NUnit

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 34 (6.18%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (1.45%) Confluence
3 6 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (1.09%) CMS
3 6 (1.09%) Node.js
4 5 (0.91%) IIS
5 4 (0.73%) PegaRULES
5 4 (0.73%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.36%) CICS
6 2 (0.36%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.18%) Apache
7 1 (0.18%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 61 (11.09%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.91%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.27%) MS Office
5 6 (1.09%) Adobe After Effects
5 6 (1.09%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (1.09%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.36%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 12 (2.18%) Oracle EBS
1 12 (2.18%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (1.45%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 6 (1.09%) Oracle 11i
3 6 (1.09%) Oracle Assets
3 6 (1.09%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.73%) Oracle AGIS
4 4 (0.73%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.73%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (0.73%) Oracle iProcurement
4 4 (0.73%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.55%) SaaS
2 7 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.55%) IaaS
6 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.45%) Internet
2 5 (0.91%) HTTP
3 3 (0.55%) Wireless
4 2 (0.36%) Network Security
5 1 (0.18%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (19.45%) SQL Server
2 50 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 34 (6.18%) Hadoop
4 27 (4.91%) Big Data
5 18 (3.27%) Relational Database
6 12 (2.18%) MongoDB
7 8 (1.45%) DB2
8 7 (1.27%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.09%) MySQL
9 6 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.36%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.36%) InterSystems Cache
11 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.18%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 78 (14.18%) JIRA
2 71 (12.91%) Visual Studio
3 62 (11.27%) NUnit
4 57 (10.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 54 (9.82%) Rhino Mocks
6 34 (6.18%) Selenium
7 29 (5.27%) Maven
8 26 (4.73%) Cucumber
9 24 (4.36%) Git (software)
9 24 (4.36%) Jenkins
10 19 (3.45%) HP UFT
10 19 (3.45%) WebDriver
11 8 (1.45%) Ant
11 8 (1.45%) SoapUI
11 8 (1.45%) Subversion
12 6 (1.09%) Gradle
13 5 (0.91%) Eclipse
13 5 (0.91%) Grunt
13 5 (0.91%) JUnit
14 4 (0.73%) SpecFlow
General
1 144 (26.18%) Finance
2 31 (5.64%) Marketing
3 27 (4.91%) Telecoms
4 20 (3.64%) Banking
5 18 (3.27%) Retail
6 11 (2.00%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.64%) Automotive
8 7 (1.27%) Electronics
9 4 (0.73%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.55%) Law
10 3 (0.55%) Publishing
11 1 (0.18%) Games
11 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 213 (38.73%) Developer
2 172 (31.27%) Analyst
3 143 (26.00%) Business Analyst
4 109 (19.82%) C# Developer
5 65 (11.82%) Software Developer
6 45 (8.18%) Agile Developer
7 39 (7.09%) Product Manager
8 36 (6.55%) C# Software Developer
9 35 (6.36%) Developer in Test
9 35 (6.36%) QA Engineer
10 34 (6.18%) SQL Developer
11 30 (5.45%) Business Manager
11 30 (5.45%) Product Analyst
12 29 (5.27%) Product Business Analyst
13 28 (5.09%) Agile Business Analyst
14 27 (4.91%) Senior Developer
15 24 (4.36%) Java Engineer
16 23 (4.18%) Test Analyst
17 22 (4.00%) .NET Developer
17 22 (4.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (17.09%) .NET
2 90 (16.36%) HTML
3 88 (16.00%) CSS
3 88 (16.00%) Web Services
4 72 (13.09%) ASP.NET
5 57 (10.36%) HTML5
6 52 (9.45%) REST
7 47 (8.55%) CSS3
8 39 (7.09%) XML
9 36 (6.55%) AngularJS
9 36 (6.55%) JSON
10 35 (6.36%) .NET Framework
11 34 (6.18%) ASP.NET MVC
11 34 (6.18%) RabbitMQ
12 28 (5.09%) RESTful
12 28 (5.09%) WPF
13 22 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
13 22 (4.00%) Entity Framework
14 19 (3.45%) jQuery
15 15 (2.73%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 122 (22.18%) Computer Science
2 68 (12.36%) Mathematics
3 64 (11.64%) User Experience
4 54 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (4.73%) Reinsurance
6 23 (4.18%) N-Tier
7 21 (3.82%) Management Information System
8 11 (2.00%) Mainframe
9 9 (1.64%) iPad
9 9 (1.64%) Physics
10 8 (1.45%) Algorithms
11 7 (1.27%) Semantic Web
12 6 (1.09%) 3D Graphics
12 6 (1.09%) Animation
12 6 (1.09%) Digital Media
12 6 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 6 (1.09%) Motion Graphics
12 6 (1.09%) New Media
13 5 (0.91%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (5.09%) Windows
2 16 (2.91%) Android
3 14 (2.55%) Apple iOS
4 6 (1.09%) Unix
4 6 (1.09%) zOS
5 5 (0.91%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.55%) Linux
7 1 (0.18%) CentOS
7 1 (0.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 477 (86.73%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (31.64%) Scrum
3 147 (26.73%) TDD
4 117 (21.27%) Unit Testing
5 108 (19.64%) Software Engineering
6 95 (17.27%) SDLC
7 92 (16.73%) Business Analysis
8 74 (13.45%) Performance Testing
9 66 (12.00%) BDD
10 65 (11.82%) Mentoring
11 61 (11.09%) Waterfall
12 60 (10.91%) OO
13 56 (10.18%) Regression Testing
14 46 (8.36%) Continuous Integration
15 45 (8.18%) Automated Testing
15 45 (8.18%) Manual Testing
15 45 (8.18%) Stakeholder Management
16 43 (7.82%) Financial Modelling
16 43 (7.82%) User Acceptance Testing
16 43 (7.82%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 179 (32.55%) C#
2 155 (28.18%) JavaScript
3 132 (24.00%) SQL
4 67 (12.18%) Java
5 42 (7.64%) PHP
6 38 (6.91%) Python
7 34 (6.18%) Scala
8 33 (6.00%) C++
9 15 (2.73%) T-SQL
10 8 (1.45%) COBOL
11 7 (1.27%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.09%) Objective-C
13 5 (0.91%) Ruby
14 3 (0.55%) Delphi
14 3 (0.55%) TypeScript
14 3 (0.55%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.18%) C
15 1 (0.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 139 (25.27%) Degree
2 34 (6.18%) ISEB
3 22 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 20 (3.64%) ISTQB
5 8 (1.45%) CBAP
6 6 (1.09%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.36%) APMP
8 2 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.18%) HNC
9 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (24.18%) QA
2 2 (0.36%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.18%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 46 (8.36%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.55%) CA Service Virtualization
3 1 (0.18%) Puppet
3 1 (0.18%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 134 (24.36%) Microsoft
2 46 (8.36%) Oracle
3 34 (6.18%) TOWER Software
4 33 (6.00%) HP
5 13 (2.36%) Ab Initio
6 11 (2.00%) Atlassian
7 10 (1.82%) Pega
8 8 (1.45%) LANDesk
8 8 (1.45%) Rally
9 7 (1.27%) MicroStrategy
9 7 (1.27%) Teradata
10 6 (1.09%) Google
10 6 (1.09%) PayPal
11 5 (0.91%) CA
11 5 (0.91%) SAP
12 4 (0.73%) Cognizant
12 4 (0.73%) Sitecore
13 3 (0.55%) Cisco
14 2 (0.36%) IBM
14 2 (0.36%) Informatica
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £56000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Johnson & Johnson Medical
Posted: 5 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Salary: Dependent on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Walton-On-Thames
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Farnborough
The People Network
Salary: 10% pension 25 days holiday
Posted: 8 days ago
Kent
Outset UK
Salary: Unspecified - Attractive market salaries are on offer
Posted: 14 days ago
Sutton Courtenay, Oxfordshire
MP Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 15 days ago
Farnham
The People Network
Salary: 10% pension 25 days holiday
Posted: 21 days ago
Oxfordshire
Capita plc
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago