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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 161 131 184
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +53
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 52 88 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.18% 1.81% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 2.20% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 49 81 22
Average salary £53,750 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.38% -4.54%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
3681 4009 3740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 83.72% 82.49% 79.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3208 3235 2970
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
Guildford -5 9 £47,500 -13.63%
Reigate -14 9 £57,500 +15.00%
Cobham - 8 £45,000 -
Redhill -8 3 £43,000 -28.33%
Farnham - 2 - -
Leatherhead -15 1 £70,000 +16.66%
Caterham - 1 £70,000 -
Egham - 1 £45,000 - 1
User Stories
South East

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 112 (89.60%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (39.20%) Scrum
3 48 (38.40%) Degree
4 45 (36.00%) JavaScript
5 43 (34.40%) CSS
6 42 (33.60%) C#
6 42 (33.60%) HTML
7 40 (32.00%) SQL
8 37 (29.60%) Computer Science
9 34 (27.20%) Finance
9 34 (27.20%) Microsoft
10 33 (26.40%) NUnit
10 33 (26.40%) Rhino Mocks
11 31 (24.80%) Unit Testing
12 29 (23.20%) ISEB
13 28 (22.40%) Visual Studio
13 28 (22.40%) JIRA
14 27 (21.60%) Software Engineering
14 27 (21.60%) TDD
15 26 (20.80%) Analytical Skills
16 25 (20.00%) Mentoring
17 24 (19.20%) Performance Testing
17 24 (19.20%) Mathematics
18 23 (18.40%) SQL Server
18 23 (18.40%) Team Foundation Server
18 23 (18.40%) Software Delivery
19 22 (17.60%) Business Analysis
19 22 (17.60%) Workflow Management
19 22 (17.60%) Workflow
19 22 (17.60%) Stakeholder Management

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 3 (2.40%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.80%) JBoss
2 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.80%) CMS
2 1 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 7 (5.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.00%) SaaS
2 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.40%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.60%) Internet
3 1 (0.80%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (18.40%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.00%) Big Data
3 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.60%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.80%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.80%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.80%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.80%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 33 (26.40%) NUnit
1 33 (26.40%) Rhino Mocks
2 28 (22.40%) Visual Studio
2 28 (22.40%) JIRA
3 23 (18.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (16.80%) Eclipse
4 21 (16.80%) Subversion
5 20 (16.00%) Maven
6 5 (4.00%) JUnit
7 4 (3.20%) TestNG
7 4 (3.20%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.60%) Behat
8 2 (1.60%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.60%) WebStorm
8 2 (1.60%) Sublime Text
8 2 (1.60%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.60%) PHPUnit
8 2 (1.60%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.60%) Selenium
8 2 (1.60%) JMeter
General
1 34 (27.20%) Finance
2 7 (5.60%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.20%) Marketing
4 2 (1.60%) Electronics
4 2 (1.60%) Law
4 2 (1.60%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.80%) Advertising
5 1 (0.80%) Retail
Job Titles
1 63 (50.40%) Developer
2 39 (31.20%) Analyst
3 28 (22.40%) Business Analyst
4 23 (18.40%) Senior Developer
5 21 (16.80%) Software Developer
5 21 (16.80%) Web Developer
6 14 (11.20%) Senior Web Developer
7 12 (9.60%) C# Developer
8 11 (8.80%) Test Analyst
8 11 (8.80%) Agile Business Analyst
9 10 (8.00%) AWS Developer
9 10 (8.00%) Software Engineer
9 10 (8.00%) Senior Business Analyst
9 10 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
10 8 (6.40%) Front-End Developer
10 8 (6.40%) Front-End Web Developer
11 7 (5.60%) Product Manager
11 7 (5.60%) C# Software Developer
12 5 (4.00%) Technical Product Manager
12 5 (4.00%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (34.40%) CSS
2 42 (33.60%) HTML
3 17 (13.60%) HTML5
3 17 (13.60%) CSS3
4 16 (12.80%) .NET
5 5 (4.00%) ASP.NET
6 4 (3.20%) JDBC
6 4 (3.20%) Web Services
7 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
7 3 (2.40%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.60%) Gherkin
8 2 (1.60%) jQuery
8 2 (1.60%) RESTful
9 1 (0.80%) Velocity
9 1 (0.80%) J2EE
9 1 (0.80%) XML
9 1 (0.80%) LAMP
9 1 (0.80%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.80%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 37 (29.60%) Computer Science
2 26 (20.80%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (19.20%) Mathematics
4 11 (8.80%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.80%) User Experience
6 5 (4.00%) Client/Server
7 4 (3.20%) Telematics
8 2 (1.60%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.60%) DTV
9 1 (0.80%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.80%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.00%) Linux
2 12 (9.60%) UNIX
3 3 (2.40%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (89.60%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (39.20%) Scrum
3 31 (24.80%) Unit Testing
4 27 (21.60%) Software Engineering
4 27 (21.60%) TDD
5 25 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 24 (19.20%) Performance Testing
7 23 (18.40%) Software Delivery
8 22 (17.60%) Workflow
8 22 (17.60%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (17.60%) Business Analysis
8 22 (17.60%) Workflow Management
9 20 (16.00%) Financial Modelling
10 19 (15.20%) Code Coverage
11 17 (13.60%) OO
11 17 (13.60%) Waterfall
11 17 (13.60%) Test Scripting
12 15 (12.00%) Web Development
12 15 (12.00%) SDLC
13 13 (10.40%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (36.00%) JavaScript
2 42 (33.60%) C#
3 40 (32.00%) SQL
4 17 (13.60%) Java
5 10 (8.00%) C++
6 7 (5.60%) Ruby
7 6 (4.80%) Python
8 4 (3.20%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.20%) Delphi
9 3 (2.40%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.40%) PHP
10 2 (1.60%) Perl
11 1 (0.80%) C
11 1 (0.80%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 48 (38.40%) Degree
2 29 (23.20%) ISEB
3 14 (11.20%) ISTQB
4 6 (4.80%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.80%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (15.20%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (8.80%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (27.20%) Microsoft
2 17 (13.60%) TOWER Software
3 2 (1.60%) SAP
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle
4 1 (0.80%) Adobe
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Posted: 2 days ago
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