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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 203 215 246
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +31
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 221 290 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.36% 1.36% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 1.58% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 185 230 228
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 £32,600 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +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
13901 18409 18505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.86% 86.17% 84.04%
Number of salaries quoted 11463 15390 14659
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +60 50 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Hampshire +3 45 £52,500 +40.00% 6
Oxfordshire +59 41 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Surrey -14 22 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Buckinghamshire +4 21 £43,250 +23.57% 1
East Sussex +10 16 £45,000 -10.00% 2
West Sussex -3 13 £55,000 +31.73% 2
Kent +14 12 £40,000 +23.07%
Middlesex +3 1 - -
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 389 (89.63%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (36.18%) Scrum
3 92 (21.20%) Degree
4 78 (17.97%) SQL
5 77 (17.74%) Finance
6 74 (17.05%) TDD
7 72 (16.59%) Business Analysis
7 72 (16.59%) Analytical Skills
8 70 (16.13%) .NET
9 68 (15.67%) JIRA
10 67 (15.44%) Java
11 66 (15.21%) C#
12 63 (14.52%) JavaScript
13 62 (14.29%) Use Case
14 59 (13.59%) Stakeholder Management
15 58 (13.36%) Waterfall
16 55 (12.67%) HTML
17 54 (12.44%) XML
18 50 (11.52%) Project Management
18 50 (11.52%) Microsoft
18 50 (11.52%) Selenium
19 49 (11.29%) SQL Server
20 48 (11.06%) Web Services
20 48 (11.06%) QA
21 47 (10.83%) Computer Science
22 45 (10.37%) Analytics
23 44 (10.14%) Linux
24 42 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
24 42 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
25 40 (9.22%) CSS

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 19 (4.38%) Confluence
2 16 (3.69%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (3.46%) Apache
4 8 (1.84%) JBoss
5 7 (1.61%) IIS
5 7 (1.61%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.38%) nginx
6 6 (1.38%) OpenStack
7 4 (0.92%) CMS
7 4 (0.92%) PegaRULES
8 2 (0.46%) CICS
8 2 (0.46%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.23%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.23%) MQSeries
Applications
1 28 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.00%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.23%) MS Office
4 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (2.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.46%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.07%) SaaS
2 15 (3.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.38%) Google Analytics
4 6 (1.38%) IaaS
4 6 (1.38%) PaaS
5 5 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.92%) Amazon EMR
6 4 (0.92%) Amazon Kinesis
6 4 (0.92%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.92%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (0.92%) Lucidchart
6 4 (0.92%) Office 365
7 2 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.92%) Internet
2 16 (3.69%) HTTP
3 6 (1.38%) IPv4
4 5 (1.15%) Firewall
5 2 (0.46%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.46%) LTE
5 2 (0.46%) MPLS
5 2 (0.46%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (0.46%) SNMP
5 2 (0.46%) UMTS
6 1 (0.23%) ICMP
6 1 (0.23%) SMTP
6 1 (0.23%) SSH
6 1 (0.23%) SSL
6 1 (0.23%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (11.29%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.15%) Big Data
2 18 (4.15%) MongoDB
3 14 (3.23%) Hadoop
4 13 (3.00%) MySQL
5 10 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (1.84%) Redis
7 7 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (1.61%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.38%) Riak
9 5 (1.15%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (0.92%) DataStage
10 4 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.46%) DB2
12 2 (0.46%) Easytrieve
13 1 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 68 (15.67%) JIRA
2 50 (11.52%) Selenium
3 35 (8.06%) Jenkins
4 32 (7.37%) SoapUI
5 25 (5.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 24 (5.53%) Cucumber
6 24 (5.53%) WebDriver
7 21 (4.84%) Ant
7 21 (4.84%) Maven
7 21 (4.84%) Subversion
8 18 (4.15%) Git (software)
9 17 (3.92%) Visual Studio
10 12 (2.76%) Gradle
11 9 (2.07%) Grunt
11 9 (2.07%) gulp
11 9 (2.07%) Karma Test Runner
11 9 (2.07%) Mocha
11 9 (2.07%) SpecFlow
11 9 (2.07%) TeamCity
11 9 (2.07%) Yeoman
General
1 77 (17.74%) Finance
2 38 (8.76%) Telecoms
3 32 (7.37%) Marketing
4 21 (4.84%) Banking
5 16 (3.69%) Games
6 14 (3.23%) Retail
7 12 (2.76%) Manufacturing
8 11 (2.53%) Electronics
9 8 (1.84%) Local Government
10 3 (0.69%) Advertising
10 3 (0.69%) Billing
11 2 (0.46%) Automotive
11 2 (0.46%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.46%) Interactive Media
11 2 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.23%) Back Office
12 1 (0.23%) Brand Awareness
12 1 (0.23%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 186 (42.86%) Analyst
2 143 (32.95%) Business Analyst
3 107 (24.65%) Developer
4 37 (8.53%) Product Owner
5 36 (8.29%) Agile Business Analyst
5 36 (8.29%) Senior Analyst
6 35 (8.06%) Senior Business Analyst
7 32 (7.37%) Test Analyst
8 29 (6.68%) Java Developer
8 29 (6.68%) Senior Developer
9 25 (5.76%) C# Developer
10 22 (5.07%) Product Manager
10 22 (5.07%) Software Developer
11 20 (4.61%) Automation Test Analyst
12 17 (3.92%) Product Analyst
13 15 (3.46%) Scrum Master
14 14 (3.23%) Applications Developer
14 14 (3.23%) C# Application Developer
14 14 (3.23%) Tester
15 13 (3.00%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (16.13%) .NET
2 55 (12.67%) HTML
3 54 (12.44%) XML
4 48 (11.06%) Web Services
5 40 (9.22%) CSS
6 31 (7.14%) JSON
7 28 (6.45%) AngularJS
7 28 (6.45%) REST
8 27 (6.22%) Spring
9 23 (5.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 20 (4.61%) RESTful
10 20 (4.61%) SOAP
11 18 (4.15%) Ajax
12 17 (3.92%) WinForms
13 16 (3.69%) Hibernate
14 15 (3.46%) HTML5
14 15 (3.46%) Symfony
15 13 (3.00%) Ext JS
15 13 (3.00%) mod_perl
16 12 (2.76%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 72 (16.59%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (10.83%) Computer Science
3 40 (9.22%) User Experience
4 14 (3.23%) Mobile App
5 11 (2.53%) Visualisation
6 10 (2.30%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.38%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.38%) iPad
8 6 (1.38%) Mainframe
8 6 (1.38%) PKI
9 5 (1.15%) Artificial Intelligence
9 5 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (1.15%) Life Science
10 4 (0.92%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.69%) Social Media
12 2 (0.46%) Biotechnology
12 2 (0.46%) IBM Mainframe
12 2 (0.46%) Smart Meter
12 2 (0.46%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 44 (10.14%) Linux
2 37 (8.53%) Windows
3 15 (3.46%) Unix
4 7 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (1.61%) Solaris
5 6 (1.38%) Android
5 6 (1.38%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.92%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.46%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.46%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.23%) CentOS
8 1 (0.23%) Debian
8 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 389 (89.63%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (36.18%) Scrum
3 74 (17.05%) TDD
4 72 (16.59%) Business Analysis
5 62 (14.29%) Use Case
6 59 (13.59%) Stakeholder Management
7 58 (13.36%) Waterfall
8 50 (11.52%) Project Management
9 45 (10.37%) Analytics
10 42 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
10 42 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
11 39 (8.99%) SDLC
12 38 (8.76%) Test Automation
13 37 (8.53%) Software Engineering
13 37 (8.53%) Wireframes
14 36 (8.29%) E-Commerce
14 36 (8.29%) Unit Testing
15 33 (7.60%) Kanban
16 31 (7.14%) Automated Testing
17 30 (6.91%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 78 (17.97%) SQL
2 67 (15.44%) Java
3 66 (15.21%) C#
4 63 (14.52%) JavaScript
5 23 (5.30%) PHP
6 18 (4.15%) Python
7 13 (3.00%) Perl
8 11 (2.53%) Groovy
9 10 (2.30%) Ruby
10 9 (2.07%) C++
11 8 (1.84%) Bash Shell
12 7 (1.61%) VB.NET
13 6 (1.38%) Scala
13 6 (1.38%) TypeScript
14 4 (0.92%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.69%) C
16 2 (0.46%) COBOL
16 2 (0.46%) JCL
16 2 (0.46%) REXX
17 1 (0.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 92 (21.20%) Degree
2 37 (8.53%) ISEB
3 36 (8.29%) ISTQB
4 16 (3.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (2.76%) Security Cleared
6 8 (1.84%) 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 48 (11.06%) QA
2 4 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (4.38%) 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
4 3 (0.69%) Firmware
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%) Control-M
4 1 (0.23%) Grafana
4 1 (0.23%) logstash
4 1 (0.23%) SELinux
4 1 (0.23%) vRealize
Vendors
1 50 (11.52%) Microsoft
2 17 (3.92%) Atlassian
3 13 (3.00%) Oracle
3 13 (3.00%) SAP
4 12 (2.76%) VMware
5 11 (2.53%) Google
6 10 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.38%) CA Agile Central
7 6 (1.38%) IBM
7 6 (1.38%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.15%) ClickTale
9 4 (0.92%) Informatica
9 4 (0.92%) Pega
10 3 (0.69%) Cisco
10 3 (0.69%) Sophos
11 2 (0.46%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.46%) Ericsson
11 2 (0.46%) Nokia
11 2 (0.46%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.46%) Syncsort
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Surrey
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Oxford
Opus Energy
Salary: £30000.0000 - £40000.0000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Imperative People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago