The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 133 180 186
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +6
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 78 41 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.68% 0.78% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 0.94% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 68 40 33
Average salary £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
User Stories
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3801 4384 4218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 81.95% 83.06% 78.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3173 3565 3269
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 £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

User Stories
Salary Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the Surrey region.

User Stories Salary Trend in Surrey

User Stories
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Surrey

User Stories
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
Reigate +40 43 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Redhill - 10 £60,000 - 1
Caterham - 9 £60,000 -
Leatherhead - 9 £60,000 -
Cobham - 6 £40,000 -
Guildford +21 5 £39,000 +17.29% 1
Woking +5 3 £47,500 +35.71%
Epsom - 1 £75,000 -
User Stories
South East

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey 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.

1 146 (93.59%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (62.18%) Microsoft
3 90 (57.69%) Finance
4 86 (55.13%) C#
5 76 (48.72%) SQL Server
6 75 (48.08%) Degree
7 72 (46.15%) Computer Science
8 70 (44.87%) SQL
9 69 (44.23%) NUnit
10 66 (42.31%) Visual Studio
10 66 (42.31%) Rhino Mocks
11 61 (39.10%) Mathematics
12 56 (35.90%) Software Engineering
13 55 (35.26%) Team Foundation Server
14 54 (34.62%) Unit Testing
15 53 (33.97%) Performance Testing
16 51 (32.69%) Financial Modelling
16 51 (32.69%) Workflow Management
16 51 (32.69%) Workflow
17 44 (28.21%) .NET
18 42 (26.92%) JavaScript
19 41 (26.28%) HTML
19 41 (26.28%) Scrum
20 40 (25.64%) Regression Testing
21 39 (25.00%) Validation
22 38 (24.36%) Code Coverage
22 38 (24.36%) HP Quality Center
23 35 (22.44%) CSS
24 34 (21.79%) Risk Management
25 33 (21.15%) TOWER Software

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 21 (13.46%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.56%) IIS
3 2 (1.28%) JBoss
4 1 (0.64%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.64%) Confluence
Applications
1 31 (19.87%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.21%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.92%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.92%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (48.72%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (4.49%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 5 (3.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (3.21%) Microsoft Power View
6 4 (2.56%) MySQL
6 4 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.28%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.28%) Big Data
7 2 (1.28%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.64%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 69 (44.23%) NUnit
2 66 (42.31%) Visual Studio
2 66 (42.31%) Rhino Mocks
3 55 (35.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (3.85%) WebDriver
4 6 (3.85%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (2.56%) MSI
5 4 (2.56%) MSBuild
6 3 (1.92%) Selenium
6 3 (1.92%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.64%) JIRA
7 1 (0.64%) SpecFlow
General
1 90 (57.69%) Finance
2 7 (4.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 83 (53.21%) Developer
2 54 (34.62%) Analyst
3 43 (27.56%) Software Developer
4 31 (19.87%) Business Analyst
5 15 (9.62%) Agile Business Analyst
6 14 (8.97%) C# Developer
7 12 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
7 12 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
8 11 (7.05%) Tester
8 11 (7.05%) .NET Developer
8 11 (7.05%) Manual Tester
9 10 (6.41%) Senior Developer
9 10 (6.41%) AWS Developer
10 8 (5.13%) Software Engineer
11 7 (4.49%) Test Analyst
11 7 (4.49%) Senior Software Developer
11 7 (4.49%) C# Software Developer
11 7 (4.49%) Agile Test Analyst
11 7 (4.49%) CRM Developer
12 6 (3.85%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (28.21%) .NET
2 41 (26.28%) HTML
3 35 (22.44%) CSS
4 31 (19.87%) HTML5
4 31 (19.87%) CSS3
5 11 (7.05%) jQuery
6 10 (6.41%) ASP.NET
7 7 (4.49%) Web Services
8 4 (2.56%) Ajax
8 4 (2.56%) WCF
9 3 (1.92%) Entity Framework
9 3 (1.92%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (1.92%) Dapper ORM
9 3 (1.92%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.28%) Spring
10 2 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 2 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (0.64%) WPF
11 1 (0.64%) REST
11 1 (0.64%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 72 (46.15%) Computer Science
2 61 (39.10%) Mathematics
3 9 (5.77%) Telematics
4 6 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.92%) User Experience
5 3 (1.92%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.28%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.64%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.64%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.64%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.56%) UNIX
1 4 (2.56%) Windows
1 4 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (93.59%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (35.90%) Software Engineering
3 54 (34.62%) Unit Testing
4 53 (33.97%) Performance Testing
5 51 (32.69%) Workflow Management
5 51 (32.69%) Workflow
5 51 (32.69%) Financial Modelling
6 41 (26.28%) Scrum
7 40 (25.64%) Regression Testing
8 39 (25.00%) Validation
9 38 (24.36%) Code Coverage
10 34 (21.79%) Risk Management
11 33 (21.15%) OO
12 21 (13.46%) Waterfall
13 16 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (10.26%) Systems Analysis
14 15 (9.62%) TDD
14 15 (9.62%) Software Architecture
15 14 (8.97%) Test Scripting
15 14 (8.97%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 86 (55.13%) C#
2 70 (44.87%) SQL
3 42 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 29 (18.59%) C++
5 16 (10.26%) Java
6 6 (3.85%) VB
7 5 (3.21%) VBA
7 5 (3.21%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.56%) VBScript
8 4 (2.56%) C
8 4 (2.56%) Python
8 4 (2.56%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 75 (48.08%) Degree
2 9 (5.77%) ISEB
3 4 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (2.56%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.28%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 38 (24.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 97 (62.18%) Microsoft
2 33 (21.15%) TOWER Software
3 5 (3.21%) Cognos
4 4 (2.56%) Oracle
5 3 (1.92%) Omniture
5 3 (1.92%) Google
Reigate, Surrey
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Competitive benefits package TBC
Posted: Yesterday
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Fintrax
Salary: Pension, healthcare, life cover and holidays
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
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Salary: £36000 - £49000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 19 days ago
Surrey
TRG
Salary: 30000-40000 Per Annum Pension plan, Private healthcare, Cycle Scheme
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