The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Story
UK
Rank 222 268 290
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +22
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 1250 1220 1155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.48% 1.21% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 1.37% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1024 934 991
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 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +9.75%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
75139 88872 92319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.69% 88.15% 86.53%
Number of salaries quoted 61840 73780 75650
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £73,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads 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 UK

User Stories
Salary Trend

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

User Stories Salary Trend in the UK

User Stories
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 within the UK.

User Stories Salary Histogram in the UK

User Stories
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the UK over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 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
England +40 1167 £50,000 - 189
London +70 515 £57,500 +4.54% 88
South East +15 200 £47,500 -5.00% 29
East of England +41 113 £48,750 +10.16% 16
South West +59 98 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Yorkshire +34 82 £39,000 +4.00% 19
City of London +43 80 £57,500 +11.65% 22
North West +27 77 £40,000 -11.11% 13
West Yorkshire +41 74 £39,000 +7.58% 14
Manchester +7 65 £40,500 -10.00% 10
Leeds +18 46 £39,000 +11.42% 11
West Midlands +10 43 £42,500 -10.52% 8
Oxfordshire +39 39 £36,000 -10.00% 5
Scotland +37 38 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Bristol +13 34 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Edinburgh +29 33 £40,000 -23.80% 3
Hampshire +9 33 £50,000 +33.33% 3
East Midlands -33 32 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Gloucestershire +23 30 £42,500 -12.82% 1
Berkshire +10 28 £58,500 +37.64% 4
Surrey +11 27 £52,500 -4.54% 6
Norfolk +1 27 £45,000 -
Norwich +4 25 £45,000 -
East Sussex -5 25 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Buckinghamshire +25 23 £44,500 +4.70% 3
Brighton +1 23 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Oxford +19 20 £36,000 +14.28% 3
West Sussex +11 19 £52,500 +3.96% 4
Cambridgeshire -18 19 £47,500 -5.00% 8
Halifax - 19 £55,000 - 2

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 with a requirement for User Stories.

1 2200 (83.05%) Agile Software Development
2 966 (36.47%) Scrum
3 649 (24.50%) Finance
4 510 (19.25%) Business Analysis
5 461 (17.40%) SQL
6 459 (17.33%) Java
7 452 (17.06%) TDD
8 424 (16.01%) QA
9 385 (14.53%) C#
10 373 (14.08%) User Experience
11 372 (14.04%) JIRA
12 367 (13.85%) JavaScript
13 354 (13.36%) Waterfall
14 333 (12.57%) Stakeholder Management
15 332 (12.53%) Analytical Skills
16 331 (12.50%) Use Case
17 324 (12.23%) .NET
18 319 (12.04%) Degree
19 301 (11.36%) BDD
20 292 (11.02%) HTML
21 280 (10.57%) Kanban
22 275 (10.38%) Microsoft
23 262 (9.89%) Software Engineering
24 259 (9.78%) User Acceptance Testing
25 257 (9.70%) Mentoring
26 254 (9.59%) Selenium
26 254 (9.59%) Continuous Integration
27 247 (9.32%) E-Commerce
28 246 (9.29%) Test Automation
29 241 (9.10%) Web Services

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 138 (5.21%) Confluence
2 55 (2.08%) Apache
3 45 (1.70%) JBoss
4 34 (1.28%) CMS
4 34 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
5 31 (1.17%) Apache Pig
6 29 (1.09%) WebLogic
7 27 (1.02%) SharePoint
7 27 (1.02%) Tomcat
8 18 (0.68%) Drupal
9 13 (0.49%) WordPress
10 12 (0.45%) Apache ServiceMix
11 11 (0.42%) SAS
12 10 (0.38%) Apache Spark
12 10 (0.38%) OpenStack
12 10 (0.38%) WebSphere
13 8 (0.30%) IIS
14 6 (0.23%) nginx
14 6 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
15 4 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 85 (3.21%) MS Excel
2 71 (2.68%) MS Visio
3 38 (1.43%) MS Office
4 23 (0.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 16 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (0.60%) Photoshop
6 10 (0.38%) MS Project
6 10 (0.38%) SPSS
7 5 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.11%) Moqups
8 3 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.076%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.038%) Autodesk Flame
10 1 (0.038%) Houdini
10 1 (0.038%) InDesign
10 1 (0.038%) InVision
10 1 (0.038%) Maya
10 1 (0.038%) NUKE
10 1 (0.038%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 20 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
4 8 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
5 7 (0.26%) OpenText MBPM
6 6 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (0.19%) Magento
7 5 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
8 4 (0.15%) Visualfiles
9 3 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 3 (0.11%) Sage 1000
9 3 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 3 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
10 1 (0.038%) Infor M3
10 1 (0.038%) Oracle Cash Management
10 1 (0.038%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 1 (0.038%) Oracle Receivables
10 1 (0.038%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 1 (0.038%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.038%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 98 (3.70%) SaaS
2 79 (2.98%) Amazon AWS
3 71 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 35 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
5 12 (0.45%) IaaS
5 12 (0.45%) Trello
6 11 (0.42%) PaaS
7 10 (0.38%) Google Analytics
8 9 (0.34%) Amazon S3
8 9 (0.34%) Google Play
9 8 (0.30%) Amazon EMR
9 8 (0.30%) GitHub
10 5 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.19%) Lucidchart
11 4 (0.15%) Amazon Kinesis
11 4 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (0.15%) Datadog
11 4 (0.15%) Google Drive
11 4 (0.15%) Heroku
12 3 (0.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 62 (2.34%) Internet
2 57 (2.15%) HTTP
3 27 (1.02%) HTTPS
4 21 (0.79%) Firewall
4 21 (0.79%) TCP/IP
5 19 (0.72%) SSL
6 16 (0.60%) Intranet
7 9 (0.34%) SNMP
8 8 (0.30%) FCoE
9 5 (0.19%) ATM
9 5 (0.19%) Broadband
10 4 (0.15%) IMAP
10 4 (0.15%) IPv4
10 4 (0.15%) RFID
10 4 (0.15%) Skype
10 4 (0.15%) VLAN
11 3 (0.11%) DNS
11 3 (0.11%) POP3
11 3 (0.11%) Unified Communications
11 3 (0.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 234 (8.83%) SQL Server
2 119 (4.49%) MySQL
3 109 (4.11%) NoSQL
4 100 (3.78%) Big Data
5 92 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
6 85 (3.21%) Hadoop
7 76 (2.87%) MongoDB
8 57 (2.15%) Relational Database
9 52 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 46 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
11 39 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
12 38 (1.43%) Apache Hive
13 25 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 24 (0.91%) Data Mining
15 21 (0.79%) Redis
15 21 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
16 20 (0.76%) QlikView
17 17 (0.64%) Amazon Redshift
17 17 (0.64%) Bigtable
18 16 (0.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 372 (14.04%) JIRA
2 254 (9.59%) Selenium
3 239 (9.02%) Git (software)
4 173 (6.53%) Cucumber
5 148 (5.59%) Jenkins
6 109 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 107 (4.04%) JUnit
8 94 (3.55%) Maven
9 91 (3.44%) WebDriver
10 82 (3.10%) SpecFlow
11 75 (2.83%) Visual Studio
12 66 (2.49%) Subversion
13 62 (2.34%) SoapUI
14 46 (1.74%) Mockito
15 42 (1.59%) FitNesse
15 42 (1.59%) LoadRunner
16 36 (1.36%) Gradle
17 35 (1.32%) JMeter
18 34 (1.28%) Ant
19 33 (1.25%) NUnit
General
1 649 (24.50%) Finance
2 175 (6.61%) Retail
3 159 (6.00%) Marketing
4 153 (5.78%) Banking
5 103 (3.89%) Telecoms
6 64 (2.42%) Games
7 52 (1.96%) Financial Institution
8 47 (1.77%) Front Office
9 39 (1.47%) Back Office
10 38 (1.43%) Billing
11 34 (1.28%) Advertising
12 32 (1.21%) Manufacturing
13 29 (1.09%) Legal
14 27 (1.02%) Publishing
15 20 (0.76%) Automotive
16 15 (0.57%) Law
17 13 (0.49%) Investment Banking
17 13 (0.49%) Local Government
18 11 (0.42%) Electronics
19 7 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1157 (43.68%) Analyst
2 935 (35.30%) Business Analyst
3 494 (18.65%) Developer
4 263 (9.93%) Agile Business Analyst
5 178 (6.72%) Product Owner
6 172 (6.49%) Senior Analyst
7 147 (5.55%) Digital Analyst
8 138 (5.21%) Senior Business Analyst
9 135 (5.10%) Test Analyst
10 131 (4.95%) Digital Business Analyst
11 125 (4.72%) Java Developer
12 120 (4.53%) Senior Developer
13 113 (4.27%) Product Manager
14 100 (3.78%) C# Developer
15 95 (3.59%) Software Analyst
16 90 (3.40%) Software Engineer
16 90 (3.40%) Test Engineer
17 84 (3.17%) Designer
17 84 (3.17%) Software Developer
18 78 (2.94%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 324 (12.23%) .NET
2 292 (11.02%) HTML
3 241 (9.10%) Web Services
4 233 (8.80%) CSS
5 167 (6.30%) REST
6 160 (6.04%) XML
7 156 (5.89%) SOAP
8 138 (5.21%) RESTful
9 119 (4.49%) Spring
10 108 (4.08%) HTML5
11 107 (4.04%) JSON
12 103 (3.89%) AngularJS
13 101 (3.81%) ASP.NET
14 81 (3.06%) jQuery
15 76 (2.87%) Node.js
16 74 (2.79%) J2EE
17 73 (2.76%) CSS3
18 69 (2.60%) Hibernate
19 67 (2.53%) .NET Framework
19 67 (2.53%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 373 (14.08%) User Experience
2 332 (12.53%) Analytical Skills
3 153 (5.78%) Mobile App
4 151 (5.70%) Computer Science
5 82 (3.10%) Fintech
6 79 (2.98%) Management Information System
7 60 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
8 36 (1.36%) Virtual Team
9 31 (1.17%) Minimum Viable Product
10 28 (1.06%) Client/Server
11 27 (1.02%) iPad
12 23 (0.87%) Linux Command Line
13 22 (0.83%) iPhone
14 21 (0.79%) Equities
15 20 (0.76%) Online Banking
16 18 (0.68%) Fixed Income
16 18 (0.68%) Hedge funds
17 17 (0.64%) Wiki
18 13 (0.49%) Algorithms
18 13 (0.49%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 158 (5.96%) Linux
2 110 (4.15%) Windows
3 101 (3.81%) Android
3 101 (3.81%) Apple iOS
4 60 (2.27%) Unix
5 11 (0.42%) Mac OS X
5 11 (0.42%) Ubuntu
6 9 (0.34%) Solaris
7 8 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.23%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.11%) CentOS
9 3 (0.11%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.076%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.038%) Debian
11 1 (0.038%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2200 (83.05%) Agile Software Development
2 966 (36.47%) Scrum
3 510 (19.25%) Business Analysis
4 452 (17.06%) TDD
5 354 (13.36%) Waterfall
6 333 (12.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 331 (12.50%) Use Case
8 301 (11.36%) BDD
9 280 (10.57%) Kanban
10 262 (9.89%) Software Engineering
11 259 (9.78%) User Acceptance Testing
12 257 (9.70%) Mentoring
13 254 (9.59%) Continuous Integration
14 247 (9.32%) E-Commerce
15 246 (9.29%) Test Automation
16 237 (8.95%) Project Management
17 234 (8.83%) SDLC
18 207 (7.81%) Analytics
19 200 (7.55%) UML
20 194 (7.32%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 461 (17.40%) SQL
2 459 (17.33%) Java
3 385 (14.53%) C#
4 367 (13.85%) JavaScript
5 155 (5.85%) Python
6 124 (4.68%) PHP
7 96 (3.62%) C++
8 88 (3.32%) C
9 58 (2.19%) Ruby
10 57 (2.15%) T-SQL
11 49 (1.85%) Bash Shell
12 43 (1.62%) Perl
13 42 (1.59%) Scala
14 40 (1.51%) Objective-C
15 26 (0.98%) PowerShell
15 26 (0.98%) VB.NET
16 24 (0.91%) Shell Script
17 23 (0.87%) Groovy
18 14 (0.53%) Go
19 13 (0.49%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 319 (12.04%) Degree
2 162 (6.12%) ISEB
3 121 (4.57%) Security Cleared
4 98 (3.70%) ISTQB
5 87 (3.28%) DV Cleared
6 51 (1.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 17 (0.64%) IIBA
7 17 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (0.64%) SC Cleared
8 14 (0.53%) CBAP
8 14 (0.53%) CCNA
8 14 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (0.53%) CISSP
8 14 (0.53%) GIAC
8 14 (0.53%) Linux+ Certification
8 14 (0.53%) MCSE
8 14 (0.53%) Network+ Certification
8 14 (0.53%) SANS
8 14 (0.53%) Security+ Certification
8 14 (0.53%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 424 (16.01%) QA
2 16 (0.60%) SDET
3 12 (0.45%) SLA
4 10 (0.38%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.11%) WCAG
7 2 (0.076%) MiFID
8 1 (0.038%) COREP
8 1 (0.038%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.038%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.038%) EMIR
8 1 (0.038%) FINREP
8 1 (0.038%) IFRS
8 1 (0.038%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.038%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.038%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.038%) WAI
System Software
1 44 (1.66%) Docker
2 19 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (0.57%) VirtualBox
4 8 (0.30%) HDFS
4 8 (0.30%) NFS
4 8 (0.30%) Samba
4 8 (0.30%) VMware ESX
5 6 (0.23%) vSphere
6 5 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 4 (0.15%) KVM
8 3 (0.11%) vCloud
9 2 (0.076%) Dovecot
9 2 (0.076%) Xen
Systems Management
1 35 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
2 28 (1.06%) Puppet
3 22 (0.83%) Ansible
4 18 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (0.57%) Nagios
6 9 (0.34%) Kibana
7 8 (0.30%) Kubernetes
7 8 (0.30%) Salt
8 5 (0.19%) Hadoop YARN
9 4 (0.15%) Ambari
9 4 (0.15%) HP Fortify
9 4 (0.15%) logstash
10 3 (0.11%) Grafana
10 3 (0.11%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.076%) Capistrano
11 2 (0.076%) Packer
11 2 (0.076%) Terraform
11 2 (0.076%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.038%) SELinux
12 1 (0.038%) vRealize
Vendors
1 275 (10.38%) Microsoft
2 85 (3.21%) Google
3 71 (2.68%) Oracle
4 49 (1.85%) Atlassian
4 49 (1.85%) Tableau
5 36 (1.36%) Adobe
6 33 (1.25%) SAP
7 31 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
8 28 (1.06%) IBM
9 25 (0.94%) MicroStrategy
10 24 (0.91%) LexisNexis
11 23 (0.87%) Red Hat
12 22 (0.83%) VMware
13 20 (0.76%) HP
14 17 (0.64%) CA Agile Central
14 17 (0.64%) Cadence
15 12 (0.45%) hybris
16 11 (0.42%) Cognos
17 10 (0.38%) Apple
17 10 (0.38%) ATG
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Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum plus 10% bonus plus benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + lots inc.flexi work, 26 hols pen
Posted: 12 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Adesse Search
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Health, Pension, Childcare vouchers,
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 9 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £54000 - £55000 per annum + Attractive Bonuses
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum + 25 days, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The North Starr
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Energon People
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Imperative People
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Adesse Search
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum + pension, health, 25 days' + BH, ch
Posted: 13 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 60,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Flexi-time, pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago