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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 221 224 258
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +34
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 231 270 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.33% 1.28% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 1.51% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 207 190 199
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £35,000 £37,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
14943 17932 18336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 86.23% 85.33% 83.55%
Number of salaries quoted 12434 14896 14137
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +17 68 £50,250 +5.78% 9
Surrey +9 37 £47,500 -7.31% 3
East Sussex +26 36 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Hampshire +15 33 £41,250 +13.79% 6
Oxfordshire +2 25 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Buckinghamshire +1 16 £32,500 -26.13%
West Sussex -13 12 £55,000 +34.14% 2
Kent +10 7 £40,000 - 1
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 419 (87.84%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (34.17%) Scrum
3 124 (26.00%) TDD
4 122 (25.58%) Degree
5 119 (24.95%) Finance
6 99 (20.75%) C#
7 96 (20.13%) SQL
8 84 (17.61%) .NET
9 83 (17.40%) JIRA
10 75 (15.72%) Java
11 74 (15.51%) Computer Science
11 74 (15.51%) SDLC
12 73 (15.30%) JavaScript
13 72 (15.09%) HTML
14 70 (14.68%) QA
15 67 (14.05%) Selenium
16 64 (13.42%) Unit Testing
16 64 (13.42%) Business Analysis
17 60 (12.58%) BDD
17 60 (12.58%) Analytical Skills
18 59 (12.37%) Continuous Improvement
18 59 (12.37%) Project Management
18 59 (12.37%) Microsoft
19 58 (12.16%) XML
20 57 (11.95%) Web Services
20 57 (11.95%) Continuous Integration
21 53 (11.11%) WebDriver
22 51 (10.69%) ISTQB
22 51 (10.69%) CSS
22 51 (10.69%) SQL Server

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 27 (5.66%) Confluence
2 19 (3.98%) IIS
3 15 (3.14%) Apache
3 15 (3.14%) CICS
4 11 (2.31%) SharePoint
5 10 (2.10%) CMS
6 8 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (1.05%) nginx
7 5 (1.05%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.84%) PegaRULES
9 2 (0.42%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.42%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.21%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.21%) MQSeries
Applications
1 33 (6.92%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.89%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.21%) MS Office
4 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.47%) VisionPLUS
3 6 (1.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.63%) BASE24
4 3 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.63%) Radian6
5 2 (0.42%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 30 (6.29%) SaaS
2 18 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (1.26%) PaaS
6 5 (1.05%) IaaS
7 4 (0.84%) Force.com
7 4 (0.84%) Lucidchart
7 4 (0.84%) Office 365
8 3 (0.63%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.52%) HTTP
2 9 (1.89%) Internet
3 7 (1.47%) Firewall
4 5 (1.05%) IPv4
5 4 (0.84%) SNMP
6 2 (0.42%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.42%) LTE
6 2 (0.42%) MPLS
6 2 (0.42%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (0.42%) UMTS
7 1 (0.21%) Intranet
7 1 (0.21%) SMTP
7 1 (0.21%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (10.69%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.40%) Big Data
3 14 (2.94%) DB2
3 14 (2.94%) MongoDB
3 14 (2.94%) MySQL
4 9 (1.89%) Hadoop
4 9 (1.89%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.26%) DataStage
5 6 (1.26%) Redis
6 5 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (1.05%) Riak
7 4 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.42%) Easytrieve
9 2 (0.42%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 83 (17.40%) JIRA
2 67 (14.05%) Selenium
3 53 (11.11%) WebDriver
4 40 (8.39%) Cucumber
4 40 (8.39%) SoapUI
5 39 (8.18%) Jenkins
6 35 (7.34%) Team Foundation Server
7 29 (6.08%) Visual Studio
8 27 (5.66%) NUnit
9 23 (4.82%) Maven
10 22 (4.61%) Ant
11 18 (3.77%) Git (software)
11 18 (3.77%) SpecFlow
12 15 (3.14%) JMeter
13 14 (2.94%) Rhino Mocks
14 13 (2.73%) Gradle
14 13 (2.73%) Hudson
14 13 (2.73%) jMock
14 13 (2.73%) JUnit
14 13 (2.73%) Subversion
General
1 119 (24.95%) Finance
2 33 (6.92%) Marketing
3 29 (6.08%) Telecoms
4 27 (5.66%) Banking
5 22 (4.61%) Retail
6 15 (3.14%) Games
7 10 (2.10%) Publishing
8 8 (1.68%) Billing
8 8 (1.68%) Electronics
9 7 (1.47%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.42%) Automotive
10 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.42%) Interactive Media
10 2 (0.42%) Local Government
10 2 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.21%) Back Office
11 1 (0.21%) Brand Awareness
11 1 (0.21%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 191 (40.04%) Analyst
2 132 (27.67%) Developer
3 128 (26.83%) Business Analyst
4 40 (8.39%) Test Analyst
5 38 (7.97%) C# Developer
6 37 (7.76%) Agile Business Analyst
6 37 (7.76%) Scrum Master
7 34 (7.13%) Senior Developer
8 30 (6.29%) Automation Test Analyst
9 29 (6.08%) Software Developer
10 26 (5.45%) Java Developer
11 21 (4.40%) Product Owner
12 20 (4.19%) Product Manager
13 19 (3.98%) Developer in Test
14 17 (3.56%) Senior Analyst
14 17 (3.56%) Senior Business Analyst
15 16 (3.35%) C# Software Developer
15 16 (3.35%) Software Analyst
16 15 (3.14%) .NET Developer
17 13 (2.73%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (17.61%) .NET
2 72 (15.09%) HTML
3 58 (12.16%) XML
4 57 (11.95%) Web Services
5 51 (10.69%) CSS
6 37 (7.76%) JSON
6 37 (7.76%) REST
7 36 (7.55%) Spring
8 31 (6.50%) HTML5
9 27 (5.66%) AngularJS
10 25 (5.24%) CSS3
11 24 (5.03%) Ajax
11 24 (5.03%) jQuery
12 23 (4.82%) Hibernate
13 20 (4.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 15 (3.14%) RESTful
14 15 (3.14%) SOAP
15 13 (2.73%) Java EE
15 13 (2.73%) JMS
15 13 (2.73%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 74 (15.51%) Computer Science
2 60 (12.58%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (8.39%) User Experience
4 30 (6.29%) Management Information System
5 19 (3.98%) Mainframe
6 18 (3.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 16 (3.35%) Visualisation
8 15 (3.14%) Mobile App
9 14 (2.94%) Mathematics
10 13 (2.73%) Client/Server
11 12 (2.52%) VSAM
12 11 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (2.31%) iPad
12 11 (2.31%) N-Tier
13 8 (1.68%) Artificial Intelligence
14 7 (1.47%) Life Science
15 6 (1.26%) Data Structures
16 5 (1.05%) PKI
17 4 (0.84%) IBM Mainframe
17 4 (0.84%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 33 (6.92%) Windows
2 32 (6.71%) Linux
3 11 (2.31%) Android
3 11 (2.31%) Apple iOS
4 8 (1.68%) Unix
5 5 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.84%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.42%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.42%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.21%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.21%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 419 (87.84%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (34.17%) Scrum
3 124 (26.00%) TDD
4 74 (15.51%) SDLC
5 64 (13.42%) Business Analysis
5 64 (13.42%) Unit Testing
6 60 (12.58%) BDD
7 59 (12.37%) Continuous Improvement
7 59 (12.37%) Project Management
8 57 (11.95%) Continuous Integration
9 49 (10.27%) Waterfall
10 48 (10.06%) Performance Testing
10 48 (10.06%) Stakeholder Management
11 47 (9.85%) Regression Testing
11 47 (9.85%) Use Case
12 43 (9.01%) Test Scripting
13 42 (8.81%) Software Engineering
14 41 (8.60%) Mentoring
14 41 (8.60%) Test Automation
15 38 (7.97%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 99 (20.75%) C#
2 96 (20.13%) SQL
3 75 (15.72%) Java
4 73 (15.30%) JavaScript
5 16 (3.35%) C++
6 15 (3.14%) COBOL
6 15 (3.14%) PHP
7 14 (2.94%) Groovy
8 12 (2.52%) JCL
9 11 (2.31%) Python
10 8 (1.68%) Ruby
10 8 (1.68%) VB.NET
11 7 (1.47%) REXX
11 7 (1.47%) TypeScript
12 6 (1.26%) Apex Code
12 6 (1.26%) C
12 6 (1.26%) SOQL
12 6 (1.26%) SOSL
13 5 (1.05%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.05%) Scala
Qualifications
1 122 (25.58%) Degree
2 51 (10.69%) ISTQB
3 47 (9.85%) ISEB
4 19 (3.98%) Security Cleared
5 16 (3.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (1.68%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.05%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.42%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.21%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (14.68%) QA
2 4 (0.84%) ISO20022
2 4 (0.84%) SEPA
System Software
1 16 (3.35%) Docker
2 6 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.05%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (1.05%) Firmware
3 5 (1.05%) HDFS
3 5 (1.05%) KVM
3 5 (1.05%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 17 (3.56%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.26%) Hadoop YARN
3 5 (1.05%) Ambari
3 5 (1.05%) Kibana
4 3 (0.63%) vRealize
5 1 (0.21%) Control-M
Vendors
1 59 (12.37%) Microsoft
2 28 (5.87%) Atlassian
3 16 (3.35%) Oracle
4 15 (3.14%) Rally
4 15 (3.14%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (2.52%) Informatica
6 11 (2.31%) IBM
7 10 (2.10%) VMware
8 9 (1.89%) hybris
8 9 (1.89%) SAP
9 7 (1.47%) HP
10 6 (1.26%) Google
11 5 (1.05%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.05%) TSYS
12 4 (0.84%) ComArch
12 4 (0.84%) Pega
12 4 (0.84%) TOWER Software
13 3 (0.63%) Pardot
13 3 (0.63%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
14 2 (0.42%) Thunderhead
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