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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 228 269 316
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +47
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 1386 1278 1078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.45% 1.18% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 1.35% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1149 1019 881
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £64,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%

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
84459 94716 97476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.26% 87.50% 85.31%
Number of salaries quoted 70336 78260 78020
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 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £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 26 September 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 26 September 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
England +39 1309 £50,000 - 166
London +18 607 £57,500 +4.54% 78
South East +16 238 £47,500 +5.55% 25
East of England +97 136 £45,000 +5.88% 14
South West +29 101 £45,000 +20.00% 12
West Midlands +44 82 £45,000 +16.12% 9
Berkshire +18 69 £50,000 +5.26% 8
City of London +15 58 £56,250 -2.17% 12
North West +42 49 £40,000 -11.11% 11
East Midlands +3 48 £39,500 -12.22% 3
Coventry +39 47 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Gloucestershire +22 44 £55,000 +18.27%
Surrey +11 38 £47,500 -13.63% 2
Yorkshire -4 38 £40,000 -13.97% 8
East Sussex +22 37 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Brighton +26 34 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Norfolk +11 34 £45,000 - 1
Hampshire +13 33 £41,250 +17.85% 7
Norwich +14 32 £45,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +2 32 £40,000 -15.78% 5
Reading +2 29 £51,500 +8.42% 3
Cambridgeshire +7 28 £55,000 +33.33% 3
Scotland +33 27 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Essex +28 27 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Bristol +10 27 £41,250 +17.85% 5
Oxfordshire +4 27 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Nottinghamshire +16 24 £39,000 +4.00%
Manchester +2 24 £37,750 -11.17% 7
Newbury +13 23 £50,000 +2.56% 1
Wales +10 23 £37,500 +7.14% 3

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 2210 (81.73%) Agile Software Development
2 955 (35.32%) Scrum
3 547 (20.23%) Finance
4 513 (18.97%) Business Analysis
5 479 (17.71%) SQL
6 470 (17.38%) User Experience
7 451 (16.68%) QA
8 438 (16.20%) Analytical Skills
9 417 (15.42%) Java
10 408 (15.09%) HTML
11 407 (15.05%) TDD
12 394 (14.57%) Degree
13 373 (13.79%) JIRA
14 357 (13.20%) JavaScript
14 357 (13.20%) C#
15 347 (12.83%) SDLC
16 344 (12.72%) Stakeholder Management
17 335 (12.39%) E-Commerce
18 325 (12.02%) Mentoring
19 321 (11.87%) BDD
20 312 (11.54%) CSS
21 310 (11.46%) Use Case
22 305 (11.28%) .NET
23 280 (10.36%) Project Management
24 279 (10.32%) Wireframes
25 275 (10.17%) Waterfall
26 270 (9.99%) Continuous Integration
27 247 (9.13%) User Acceptance Testing
28 241 (8.91%) Kanban
29 236 (8.73%) Software Engineering

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
1 126 (4.66%) Confluence
2 58 (2.14%) CMS
3 48 (1.78%) SharePoint
4 39 (1.44%) Apache Pig
5 32 (1.18%) WebLogic
6 31 (1.15%) Apache
7 29 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
7 29 (1.07%) WebSphere
8 26 (0.96%) IIS
9 23 (0.85%) Drupal
10 22 (0.81%) JBoss
11 18 (0.67%) WordPress
12 14 (0.52%) CICS
13 13 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
14 12 (0.44%) Apache ServiceMix
15 11 (0.41%) Apache Spark
16 8 (0.30%) Alfresco
16 8 (0.30%) Tomcat
16 8 (0.30%) Umbraco
17 6 (0.22%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 96 (3.55%) MS Excel
2 57 (2.11%) MS Visio
3 47 (1.74%) MS Office
4 17 (0.63%) Photoshop
5 13 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 12 (0.44%) OmniGraffle
7 11 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
8 10 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
9 8 (0.30%) MS Project
10 6 (0.22%) InVision
10 6 (0.22%) Mingle
11 4 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
12 3 (0.11%) HipChat
13 1 (0.037%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.037%) Gliffy
13 1 (0.037%) SPSS
13 1 (0.037%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 47 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.63%) SAP CO
2 17 (0.63%) SAP FI
2 17 (0.63%) SAP FI/CO
3 12 (0.44%) Magento
4 10 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
4 10 (0.37%) SAP SD
5 9 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.26%) Northgate Housing
6 7 (0.26%) VisionPLUS
7 5 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (0.18%) SAP MM
7 5 (0.18%) SAP PS
8 4 (0.15%) OpenText MBPM
8 4 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
8 4 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 3 (0.11%) BASE24
9 3 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
9 3 (0.11%) Radian6
9 3 (0.11%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 86 (3.18%) SaaS
2 60 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
5 21 (0.78%) Amazon S3
6 19 (0.70%) Amazon EMR
7 17 (0.63%) Google Play
8 12 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (0.44%) Google Drive
8 12 (0.44%) PaaS
9 11 (0.41%) Google Analytics
10 9 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
11 7 (0.26%) Lucidchart
12 6 (0.22%) Basecamp
13 5 (0.18%) Force.com
13 5 (0.18%) IaaS
14 4 (0.15%) Amazon Kinesis
14 4 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
14 4 (0.15%) Office 365
14 4 (0.15%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 49 (1.81%) Internet
2 36 (1.33%) HTTP
3 30 (1.11%) HTTPS
4 23 (0.85%) TCP/IP
5 20 (0.74%) Firewall
6 19 (0.70%) SSL
7 15 (0.55%) Skype
8 13 (0.48%) Intranet
9 11 (0.41%) SNMP
10 9 (0.33%) CTI
11 8 (0.30%) LAN
11 8 (0.30%) RFID
11 8 (0.30%) VLAN
11 8 (0.30%) WAN
12 7 (0.26%) Broadband
12 7 (0.26%) FCoE
13 5 (0.18%) IPv4
14 4 (0.15%) DSL
15 2 (0.074%) DNS
15 2 (0.074%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (7.47%) SQL Server
2 103 (3.81%) Big Data
3 87 (3.22%) MongoDB
4 66 (2.44%) Hadoop
5 62 (2.29%) MySQL
5 62 (2.29%) NoSQL
6 59 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
7 53 (1.96%) Relational Database
8 47 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
9 44 (1.63%) Apache Hive
9 44 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 35 (1.29%) Data Mining
11 34 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
12 32 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 25 (0.92%) Redis
13 25 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
14 23 (0.85%) Neo4j
15 22 (0.81%) QlikView
16 20 (0.74%) Impala
17 19 (0.70%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 373 (13.79%) JIRA
2 211 (7.80%) Selenium
3 156 (5.77%) Git (software)
4 151 (5.58%) Jenkins
5 135 (4.99%) Cucumber
6 119 (4.40%) WebDriver
7 111 (4.11%) JUnit
8 108 (3.99%) Team Foundation Server
9 74 (2.74%) SoapUI
10 59 (2.18%) Visual Studio
11 57 (2.11%) Maven
12 56 (2.07%) NUnit
13 42 (1.55%) Vagrant
14 41 (1.52%) Mockito
15 38 (1.41%) SpecFlow
16 35 (1.29%) TestNG
17 34 (1.26%) JMeter
18 33 (1.22%) Hudson
19 32 (1.18%) FitNesse
19 32 (1.18%) Subversion
General
1 547 (20.23%) Finance
2 213 (7.88%) Retail
3 161 (5.95%) Marketing
4 151 (5.58%) Banking
5 96 (3.55%) Games
6 94 (3.48%) Telecoms
7 67 (2.48%) Back Office
8 53 (1.96%) Publishing
9 48 (1.78%) Advertising
10 34 (1.26%) Law
10 34 (1.26%) Legal
11 32 (1.18%) Billing
12 31 (1.15%) Manufacturing
13 27 (1.00%) Front Office
14 26 (0.96%) Investment Banking
15 16 (0.59%) Financial Institution
16 11 (0.41%) Electronics
17 8 (0.30%) Online Betting
18 7 (0.26%) Multimedia
18 7 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1203 (44.49%) Analyst
2 963 (35.61%) Business Analyst
3 522 (19.30%) Developer
4 213 (7.88%) Agile Business Analyst
5 190 (7.03%) Product Owner
6 173 (6.40%) Senior Analyst
7 157 (5.81%) Senior Business Analyst
8 150 (5.55%) Product Manager
9 144 (5.33%) Senior Developer
10 134 (4.96%) Java Developer
11 124 (4.59%) Digital Analyst
12 116 (4.29%) Test Analyst
13 113 (4.18%) Software Developer
14 110 (4.07%) C# Developer
15 108 (3.99%) Digital Business Analyst
16 105 (3.88%) Tester
17 94 (3.48%) Scrum Master
18 84 (3.11%) Product Analyst
19 75 (2.77%) Architect
20 73 (2.70%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 408 (15.09%) HTML
2 312 (11.54%) CSS
3 305 (11.28%) .NET
4 211 (7.80%) Web Services
5 170 (6.29%) HTML5
6 164 (6.07%) XML
7 125 (4.62%) REST
8 122 (4.51%) Spring
9 107 (3.96%) JSON
10 106 (3.92%) CSS3
11 90 (3.33%) Hibernate
11 90 (3.33%) Node.js
12 85 (3.14%) jQuery
12 85 (3.14%) SOAP
13 80 (2.96%) RESTful
14 70 (2.59%) AngularJS
15 61 (2.26%) ASP.NET
16 57 (2.11%) Ajax
17 56 (2.07%) J2EE
18 53 (1.96%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 470 (17.38%) User Experience
2 438 (16.20%) Analytical Skills
3 203 (7.51%) Computer Science
4 190 (7.03%) Mobile App
5 89 (3.29%) Management Information System
6 70 (2.59%) Visualisation
7 63 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
8 54 (2.00%) Fintech
9 44 (1.63%) Mathematics
10 42 (1.55%) Virtual Team
11 36 (1.33%) Client/Server
12 34 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 24 (0.89%) Algorithms
14 23 (0.85%) FMCG
14 23 (0.85%) iPad
14 23 (0.85%) Statistics
15 21 (0.78%) Artificial Intelligence
16 20 (0.74%) Mainframe
17 18 (0.67%) Video on Demand
18 17 (0.63%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 125 (4.62%) Apple iOS
2 121 (4.47%) Android
3 106 (3.92%) Linux
4 101 (3.74%) Windows
5 38 (1.41%) Unix
6 15 (0.55%) Ubuntu
7 13 (0.48%) Windows Phone
8 12 (0.44%) Windows Server
9 11 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.22%) Mac OS X
10 6 (0.22%) VMS
11 5 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.074%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.074%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.037%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.037%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2210 (81.73%) Agile Software Development
2 955 (35.32%) Scrum
3 513 (18.97%) Business Analysis
4 407 (15.05%) TDD
5 347 (12.83%) SDLC
6 344 (12.72%) Stakeholder Management
7 335 (12.39%) E-Commerce
8 325 (12.02%) Mentoring
9 321 (11.87%) BDD
10 310 (11.46%) Use Case
11 280 (10.36%) Project Management
12 279 (10.32%) Wireframes
13 275 (10.17%) Waterfall
14 270 (9.99%) Continuous Integration
15 247 (9.13%) User Acceptance Testing
16 241 (8.91%) Kanban
17 236 (8.73%) Software Engineering
18 219 (8.10%) OO
19 216 (7.99%) Coaching
19 216 (7.99%) UML
Programming Languages
1 479 (17.71%) SQL
2 417 (15.42%) Java
3 357 (13.20%) C#
3 357 (13.20%) JavaScript
4 118 (4.36%) Python
5 103 (3.81%) PHP
6 90 (3.33%) C++
7 87 (3.22%) C
8 79 (2.92%) Scala
9 69 (2.55%) T-SQL
10 64 (2.37%) Ruby
11 51 (1.89%) Bash Shell
12 49 (1.81%) Objective-C
13 36 (1.33%) Groovy
14 33 (1.22%) Clojure
14 33 (1.22%) VB.NET
15 24 (0.89%) R
16 22 (0.81%) VBA
17 21 (0.78%) PowerShell
18 19 (0.70%) Cypher
Qualifications
1 394 (14.57%) Degree
2 192 (7.10%) ISEB
3 130 (4.81%) Security Cleared
4 103 (3.81%) ISTQB
5 64 (2.37%) DV Cleared
6 45 (1.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 31 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
8 28 (1.04%) SC Cleared
9 20 (0.74%) PMP
10 14 (0.52%) PhD
11 11 (0.41%) CCNA
11 11 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (0.41%) CISSP
11 11 (0.41%) GIAC
11 11 (0.41%) Linux+ Certification
11 11 (0.41%) MCSE
11 11 (0.41%) Network+ Certification
11 11 (0.41%) SANS
11 11 (0.41%) Security+ Certification
11 11 (0.41%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 451 (16.68%) QA
2 20 (0.74%) Data Quality
3 10 (0.37%) SDET
4 5 (0.18%) SEPA
5 4 (0.15%) ISO20022
6 3 (0.11%) MiFID
6 3 (0.11%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.037%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.037%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.037%) EMIR
7 1 (0.037%) FATCA
7 1 (0.037%) SLA
7 1 (0.037%) UCITS
System Software
1 44 (1.63%) Docker
2 24 (0.89%) VirtualBox
3 19 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.26%) NFS
5 7 (0.26%) Samba
5 7 (0.26%) VMware ESX
6 5 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (0.18%) Firmware
6 5 (0.18%) HDFS
6 5 (0.18%) KVM
7 4 (0.15%) vSphere
8 2 (0.074%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 40 (1.48%) HP Quality Center
2 35 (1.29%) Puppet
3 32 (1.18%) Ansible
4 10 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.26%) Kibana
5 7 (0.26%) Nagios
6 6 (0.22%) CA Service Virtualization
6 6 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
7 5 (0.18%) Ambari
8 4 (0.15%) Salt
8 4 (0.15%) TeamSite
9 3 (0.11%) vRealize
10 2 (0.074%) Grafana
10 2 (0.074%) Kubernetes
10 2 (0.074%) logstash
11 1 (0.037%) Control-M
11 1 (0.037%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 222 (8.21%) Microsoft
2 82 (3.03%) Google
3 72 (2.66%) Oracle
4 67 (2.48%) Salesforce.com
5 49 (1.81%) Atlassian
6 46 (1.70%) SAP
7 33 (1.22%) Apple
8 31 (1.15%) Tableau
9 26 (0.96%) Informatica
9 26 (0.96%) Rally
10 23 (0.85%) Adobe
10 23 (0.85%) HP
11 22 (0.81%) IBM
12 21 (0.78%) hybris
13 20 (0.74%) Capita
14 18 (0.67%) VMware
15 17 (0.63%) Cognos
15 17 (0.63%) LexisNexis
15 17 (0.63%) Red Hat
16 13 (0.48%) Talend
Port Talbot, West Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £68000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £68000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
West Midlands
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension + bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Computer People
Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
Freshtechit
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Montash
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £58000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: 10% pension 25 days holiday
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 60,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To £55k plus bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 10% BONUS & PACKAGE
Posted: 4 days ago
Bingley, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Port Talbot, West Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago