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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 240 298 302
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +4
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 1366 1186 1186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.39% 1.08% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 1.25% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1114 966 1019
Median salary £50,000 £49,188 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.65% +3.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,450 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
86284 94752 102175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.86% 86.37% 85.32%
Number of salaries quoted 71903 77013 83070
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 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 May 2016 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 29 May 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
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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
England +52 1278 £50,000 - 150
London +64 646 £55,000 - 72
South East +17 262 £49,000 -2.00% 23
South West +92 113 £42,500 +11.11% 5
East of England +58 88 £42,500 -2.85% 13
City of London +88 81 £60,000 +14.28% 15
West Midlands +37 69 £42,250 -6.11% 13
Surrey -11 59 £52,500 -12.50% 3
West Sussex +27 52 £55,000 +10.00%
Berkshire +4 46 £47,500 -13.63% 5
East Midlands -26 42 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Bristol +40 39 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Hampshire +4 38 £42,500 +8.97% 8
Cambridgeshire -7 33 £51,750 +15.00% 3
Wiltshire +37 31 £44,500 +10.55%
East Sussex +19 31 £63,750 +63.46% 2
Northamptonshire +8 31 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Cambridge +2 31 £51,750 +8.94% 1
Scotland -1 30 £36,875 -2.96% 6
Northampton +2 29 £37,500 -11.76%
North West +1 29 £32,500 -18.75% 12
Yorkshire -23 28 £46,000 +15.00% 7
Reigate -11 26 £57,500 -8.00%
Worthing - 23 £46,500 -
Manchester +4 22 £32,500 -9.09% 7
Wales +5 21 £37,500 -3.22% 1
South Wales 0 21 £37,500 -3.22% 1
Reading +23 19 £41,500 -12.63% 1
Leeds -2 19 £48,750 +8.33% 4
West Yorkshire -17 19 £48,750 +8.33% 4

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 with a requirement for User Stories.

1 2188 (83.58%) Agile Software Development
2 923 (35.26%) Scrum
3 521 (19.90%) Finance
4 496 (18.95%) SQL
5 490 (18.72%) Business Analysis
6 470 (17.95%) QA
7 435 (16.62%) TDD
8 433 (16.54%) Degree
9 430 (16.42%) User Experience
10 406 (15.51%) SDLC
11 390 (14.90%) C#
12 386 (14.74%) JIRA
13 378 (14.44%) Java
14 373 (14.25%) HTML
15 365 (13.94%) BDD
16 358 (13.67%) Analytical Skills
17 357 (13.64%) Microsoft
18 353 (13.48%) JavaScript
19 351 (13.41%) Stakeholder Management
20 333 (12.72%) E-Commerce
21 307 (11.73%) .NET
21 307 (11.73%) Software Engineering
22 297 (11.34%) Use Case
23 293 (11.19%) CSS
24 281 (10.73%) Waterfall
25 271 (10.35%) Continuous Integration
26 261 (9.97%) OO
26 261 (9.97%) Project Management
27 260 (9.93%) Wireframes
28 255 (9.74%) Retail

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
1 112 (4.28%) Confluence
2 78 (2.98%) Node.js
3 66 (2.52%) CMS
4 34 (1.30%) IIS
5 31 (1.18%) Tomcat
6 29 (1.11%) SharePoint
7 28 (1.07%) JBoss
8 24 (0.92%) Apache Pig
8 24 (0.92%) Drupal
9 19 (0.73%) WebSphere
10 18 (0.69%) Apache
10 18 (0.69%) CICS
11 16 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
12 15 (0.57%) Apache Spark
13 13 (0.50%) WordPress
14 12 (0.46%) Umbraco
15 10 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
16 9 (0.34%) OpenStack
16 9 (0.34%) WebLogic
17 8 (0.31%) nginx
Applications
1 127 (4.85%) MS Excel
2 79 (3.02%) MS Visio
3 60 (2.29%) MS Office
4 40 (1.53%) Photoshop
5 24 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
6 18 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
7 16 (0.61%) OmniGraffle
8 11 (0.42%) Mingle
9 7 (0.27%) Adobe After Effects
9 7 (0.27%) MS Project
10 3 (0.11%) Fireworks
10 3 (0.11%) HipChat
11 2 (0.076%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.038%) Gliffy
12 1 (0.038%) InDesign
12 1 (0.038%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 30 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.61%) Magento
3 10 (0.38%) VisionPLUS
4 8 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
4 8 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
5 7 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
5 7 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 7 (0.27%) SAP SD
6 6 (0.23%) Eloqua
6 6 (0.23%) SAP CO
6 6 (0.23%) SAP FI
6 6 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
6 6 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
7 5 (0.19%) HFM
7 5 (0.19%) Hyperion Planning
7 5 (0.19%) SAP BPC
8 4 (0.15%) BASE24
8 4 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
8 4 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 83 (3.17%) SaaS
2 60 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
5 20 (0.76%) Amazon S3
6 19 (0.73%) Amazon EMR
7 16 (0.61%) Force.com
7 16 (0.61%) IaaS
8 14 (0.53%) Google Play
9 13 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
10 10 (0.38%) PaaS
11 8 (0.31%) Google Drive
12 7 (0.27%) GitHub
13 5 (0.19%) Basecamp
13 5 (0.19%) Trello
14 4 (0.15%) Amazon Kinesis
14 4 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
14 4 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
15 3 (0.11%) AdWords
15 3 (0.11%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 40 (1.53%) Internet
2 39 (1.49%) HTTP
3 14 (0.53%) LAN
3 14 (0.53%) WAN
4 10 (0.38%) Intranet
5 8 (0.31%) IPv4
6 7 (0.27%) CTI
7 6 (0.23%) Firewall
7 6 (0.23%) Skype
7 6 (0.23%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.15%) SNMP
9 3 (0.11%) Extranet
9 3 (0.11%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.11%) SSL
10 2 (0.076%) 3GPP
10 2 (0.076%) DNS
11 1 (0.038%) Broadband
11 1 (0.038%) DSL
11 1 (0.038%) LDAP
11 1 (0.038%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 245 (9.36%) SQL Server
2 76 (2.90%) Big Data
3 67 (2.56%) MongoDB
4 60 (2.29%) Relational Database
5 58 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
6 54 (2.06%) MySQL
7 46 (1.76%) Hadoop
8 41 (1.57%) NoSQL
9 40 (1.53%) Apache Hive
10 36 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 34 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
11 34 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 29 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
13 24 (0.92%) DB2
14 21 (0.80%) Data Mining
14 21 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 20 (0.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 20 (0.76%) Neo4j
16 19 (0.73%) Impala
16 19 (0.73%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 386 (14.74%) JIRA
2 219 (8.37%) Selenium
3 184 (7.03%) Git (software)
4 165 (6.30%) Cucumber
5 139 (5.31%) Jenkins
6 133 (5.08%) Visual Studio
7 131 (5.00%) JUnit
8 130 (4.97%) Team Foundation Server
9 114 (4.35%) NUnit
10 103 (3.93%) WebDriver
11 66 (2.52%) SoapUI
12 55 (2.10%) Rhino Mocks
13 51 (1.95%) Subversion
14 50 (1.91%) SpecFlow
15 47 (1.80%) FitNesse
16 45 (1.72%) Maven
17 42 (1.60%) Hudson
18 31 (1.18%) Vagrant
19 30 (1.15%) JMeter
20 29 (1.11%) Axure RP
General
1 521 (19.90%) Finance
2 255 (9.74%) Retail
3 148 (5.65%) Marketing
4 141 (5.39%) Banking
5 128 (4.89%) Telecoms
6 106 (4.05%) Games
7 54 (2.06%) Publishing
8 47 (1.80%) Law
9 40 (1.53%) Advertising
10 31 (1.18%) Billing
11 28 (1.07%) Back Office
12 20 (0.76%) Online Betting
13 19 (0.73%) Manufacturing
14 18 (0.69%) Legal
15 17 (0.65%) Electronics
16 16 (0.61%) Investment Banking
17 13 (0.50%) Financial Institution
18 9 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
18 9 (0.34%) Retail Banking
19 7 (0.27%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1059 (40.45%) Analyst
2 871 (33.27%) Business Analyst
3 527 (20.13%) Developer
4 222 (8.48%) Agile Business Analyst
5 198 (7.56%) C# Developer
6 173 (6.61%) Product Owner
7 152 (5.81%) Software Developer
8 144 (5.50%) Product Manager
9 115 (4.39%) Senior Analyst
10 113 (4.32%) Senior Developer
10 113 (4.32%) Tester
11 109 (4.16%) C# Software Developer
12 104 (3.97%) Senior Business Analyst
13 103 (3.93%) Test Engineer
14 98 (3.74%) Software Engineer
15 95 (3.63%) Test Analyst
16 93 (3.55%) Scrum Master
17 91 (3.48%) Architect
18 89 (3.40%) Java Developer
19 80 (3.06%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 373 (14.25%) HTML
2 307 (11.73%) .NET
3 293 (11.19%) CSS
4 213 (8.14%) Web Services
5 185 (7.07%) HTML5
6 180 (6.88%) XML
7 139 (5.31%) REST
8 124 (4.74%) JSON
9 119 (4.55%) CSS3
10 116 (4.43%) Spring
11 91 (3.48%) ASP.NET
12 80 (3.06%) jQuery
13 74 (2.83%) AngularJS
14 70 (2.67%) RESTful
15 68 (2.60%) Ajax
15 68 (2.60%) SOAP
16 67 (2.56%) .NET Framework
17 63 (2.41%) J2EE
18 61 (2.33%) WPF
19 57 (2.18%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 430 (16.42%) User Experience
2 358 (13.67%) Analytical Skills
3 221 (8.44%) Computer Science
4 184 (7.03%) Mobile App
5 99 (3.78%) Mathematics
6 89 (3.40%) Management Information System
7 87 (3.32%) Enterprise Software
8 50 (1.91%) Visualisation
9 49 (1.87%) Client/Server
10 47 (1.80%) Fintech
11 41 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 35 (1.34%) Minimum Viable Product
13 34 (1.30%) Statistics
14 32 (1.22%) Mainframe
15 30 (1.15%) FMCG
16 26 (0.99%) Social Media
17 24 (0.92%) Algorithms
18 23 (0.88%) Mobile Payment
18 23 (0.88%) Reinsurance
19 21 (0.80%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 121 (4.62%) Windows
2 112 (4.28%) Apple iOS
3 109 (4.16%) Android
4 91 (3.48%) Linux
5 86 (3.28%) Unix
6 26 (0.99%) Windows Server
7 11 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (0.34%) Ubuntu
9 8 (0.31%) Mac OS X
9 8 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.23%) Windows Phone
11 5 (0.19%) zOS
12 2 (0.076%) Solaris
13 1 (0.038%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2188 (83.58%) Agile Software Development
2 923 (35.26%) Scrum
3 490 (18.72%) Business Analysis
4 435 (16.62%) TDD
5 406 (15.51%) SDLC
6 365 (13.94%) BDD
7 351 (13.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 333 (12.72%) E-Commerce
9 307 (11.73%) Software Engineering
10 297 (11.34%) Use Case
11 281 (10.73%) Waterfall
12 271 (10.35%) Continuous Integration
13 261 (9.97%) OO
13 261 (9.97%) Project Management
14 260 (9.93%) Wireframes
15 248 (9.47%) User Acceptance Testing
16 247 (9.43%) Kanban
17 242 (9.24%) Mentoring
18 201 (7.68%) Unit Testing
19 184 (7.03%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 496 (18.95%) SQL
2 390 (14.90%) C#
3 378 (14.44%) Java
4 353 (13.48%) JavaScript
5 121 (4.62%) Ruby
6 106 (4.05%) Python
7 92 (3.51%) PHP
8 76 (2.90%) C++
9 52 (1.99%) T-SQL
10 46 (1.76%) Bash Shell
11 44 (1.68%) VB.NET
12 43 (1.64%) Groovy
13 38 (1.45%) Scala
14 37 (1.41%) COBOL
15 28 (1.07%) C
16 24 (0.92%) Objective-C
17 21 (0.80%) Clojure
17 21 (0.80%) PL/SQL
17 21 (0.80%) VBA
18 19 (0.73%) R
Qualifications
1 433 (16.54%) Degree
2 148 (5.65%) ISEB
3 112 (4.28%) Security Cleared
4 91 (3.48%) ISTQB
5 42 (1.60%) SC Cleared
6 25 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (0.76%) DV Cleared
8 19 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 11 (0.42%) PhD
10 10 (0.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 8 (0.31%) MCSD
11 8 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 8 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 7 (0.27%) CBAP
13 6 (0.23%) APMP
14 5 (0.19%) IIBA
14 5 (0.19%) PMI Certification
15 4 (0.15%) PMP
16 3 (0.11%) BPSS Clearance
16 3 (0.11%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 470 (17.95%) QA
2 30 (1.15%) Data Quality
3 11 (0.42%) SEPA
4 10 (0.38%) SDET
5 7 (0.27%) ISO20022
6 3 (0.11%) SLA
7 2 (0.076%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.038%) COREP
8 1 (0.038%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.038%) FINREP
System Software
1 27 (1.03%) VirtualBox
2 17 (0.65%) Docker
3 15 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (0.50%) HDFS
5 8 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 8 (0.31%) KVM
6 1 (0.038%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.038%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 29 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
2 27 (1.03%) Puppet
3 23 (0.88%) Ansible
4 10 (0.38%) Ambari
4 10 (0.38%) Hadoop YARN
5 8 (0.31%) Kibana
6 7 (0.27%) Terraform
7 6 (0.23%) CA Service Virtualization
8 4 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.11%) HP Fortify
9 3 (0.11%) Nagios
10 2 (0.076%) TeamSite
10 2 (0.076%) vRealize
11 1 (0.038%) Control-M
11 1 (0.038%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 357 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 72 (2.75%) Oracle
3 53 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
4 52 (1.99%) Google
5 41 (1.57%) SAP
6 38 (1.45%) TOWER Software
7 37 (1.41%) hybris
8 33 (1.26%) Tableau
9 26 (0.99%) Informatica
10 24 (0.92%) Apple
10 24 (0.92%) Rally
11 23 (0.88%) Atlassian
12 21 (0.80%) Capita
12 21 (0.80%) Cognos
13 19 (0.73%) Cognizant
13 19 (0.73%) VMware
14 18 (0.69%) HP
15 16 (0.61%) Talend
16 15 (0.57%) Red Hat
16 15 (0.57%) Sitecore
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £32000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Execllent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Thirsk, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Recommend Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum bonus, healthcare, pension, childcar
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + 25 days Holiday + Great career pro
Posted: 17 hours ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Michael Page Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CGI
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: From £28,000 to £34,900 per annum Excellent benefits packages
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Bupa, 23days
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Recommend Recruitment
Salary: From £36,000 to £42,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30k - 40k + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago