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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Story
UK
Rank 227 277 315
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +38
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 1263 1115 1045
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.50% 1.13% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 1.28% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1004 874 908
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 £64,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +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
74095 86852 89314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.13% 87.70% 86.07%
Number of salaries quoted 61067 72174 73600
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 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £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 24 January 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 24 January 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 +48 1164 £50,000 - 173
London +68 530 £57,500 +4.54% 68
South East +25 213 £50,000 - 22
South West +65 104 £40,000 +6.66% 13
East of England +30 102 £48,750 +8.33% 15
City of London +38 72 £55,000 +4.76% 22
Yorkshire +32 72 £39,000 -7.14% 20
North West +26 69 £41,000 -8.88% 18
West Yorkshire +30 65 £38,750 -6.62% 17
Manchester +19 56 £41,000 -11.35% 12
Scotland +51 45 £40,000 - 5
Leeds +30 45 £40,000 +6.66% 14
Oxfordshire +57 42 £36,000 +2.85% 2
Berkshire +30 41 £57,500 +43.75% 4
Hampshire +6 41 £52,500 +40.00% 7
Gloucestershire +30 40 £40,000 -30.43% 6
Edinburgh +40 38 £40,000 -11.11% 4
East Midlands -23 36 £40,000 -8.57% 4
West Midlands -5 31 £42,500 -10.52% 8
Norwich +10 30 £45,000 +8.43% 2
Norfolk +4 30 £45,000 +8.43% 3
Bristol +13 29 £45,000 +23.28% 6
Surrey -2 26 £52,500 -12.50% 5
Wales +12 23 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Wiltshire +32 22 £45,000 +38.46%
South Wales +24 22 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Hertfordshire +11 22 £55,000 +1.85% 2
Buckinghamshire +28 21 £45,000 +2.85% 3
Oxford +35 20 £35,000 +11.11% 1
Reading +32 20 £55,000 +66.66% 2

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 2203 (83.26%) Agile Software Development
2 965 (36.47%) Scrum
3 602 (22.75%) Finance
4 513 (19.39%) Business Analysis
5 457 (17.27%) Java
6 455 (17.20%) SQL
7 438 (16.55%) TDD
8 430 (16.25%) QA
9 397 (15.00%) User Experience
10 383 (14.47%) JIRA
11 369 (13.95%) JavaScript
12 368 (13.91%) C#
13 359 (13.57%) Analytical Skills
14 343 (12.96%) Waterfall
15 336 (12.70%) Use Case
16 332 (12.55%) Stakeholder Management
17 329 (12.43%) Degree
18 320 (12.09%) HTML
19 317 (11.98%) .NET
20 299 (11.30%) BDD
21 274 (10.36%) Mentoring
22 269 (10.17%) User Acceptance Testing
23 262 (9.90%) Kanban
24 257 (9.71%) E-Commerce
25 251 (9.49%) CSS
26 249 (9.41%) Microsoft
26 249 (9.41%) Continuous Integration
27 245 (9.26%) Project Management
27 245 (9.26%) Software Engineering
28 242 (9.15%) Test Automation

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
1 135 (5.10%) Confluence
2 56 (2.12%) Apache
3 41 (1.55%) CMS
4 38 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
4 38 (1.44%) SharePoint
5 36 (1.36%) JBoss
6 34 (1.28%) Apache Pig
6 34 (1.28%) WebLogic
7 20 (0.76%) Tomcat
8 16 (0.60%) WebSphere
8 16 (0.60%) WordPress
9 15 (0.57%) Apache ServiceMix
10 12 (0.45%) Drupal
11 11 (0.42%) Apache Spark
11 11 (0.42%) SAS
12 9 (0.34%) OpenStack
13 6 (0.23%) nginx
13 6 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
14 4 (0.15%) Apache Solr
14 4 (0.15%) IIS
Applications
1 82 (3.10%) MS Excel
2 72 (2.72%) MS Visio
3 44 (1.66%) MS Office
4 17 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 16 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
6 14 (0.53%) Photoshop
7 10 (0.38%) MS Project
7 10 (0.38%) SPSS
8 3 (0.11%) Moqups
8 3 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.076%) Adobe Illustrator
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 25 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.49%) 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%) Magento
6 6 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.11%) SAP CO
8 3 (0.11%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
8 3 (0.11%) Visualfiles
9 2 (0.076%) Sage 1000
9 2 (0.076%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.076%) WebTrends
10 1 (0.038%) Oracle Cash Management
10 1 (0.038%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 1 (0.038%) Oracle Receivables
10 1 (0.038%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 100 (3.78%) SaaS
2 67 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
3 51 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
5 14 (0.53%) Trello
6 12 (0.45%) Amazon S3
6 12 (0.45%) IaaS
7 10 (0.38%) Amazon EMR
7 10 (0.38%) Google Analytics
8 9 (0.34%) PaaS
9 8 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (0.30%) Google Play
10 7 (0.26%) GitHub
10 7 (0.26%) Google Drive
11 6 (0.23%) Lucidchart
12 4 (0.15%) Amazon Kinesis
12 4 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (0.15%) Datadog
13 3 (0.11%) Office 365
14 2 (0.076%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 54 (2.04%) Internet
2 53 (2.00%) HTTP
3 34 (1.28%) HTTPS
4 26 (0.98%) TCP/IP
5 24 (0.91%) Firewall
5 24 (0.91%) SSL
6 17 (0.64%) Intranet
7 12 (0.45%) SNMP
8 10 (0.38%) FCoE
9 7 (0.26%) RFID
9 7 (0.26%) Skype
9 7 (0.26%) VLAN
10 6 (0.23%) IPv4
11 5 (0.19%) Broadband
12 3 (0.11%) CTI
12 3 (0.11%) DNS
12 3 (0.11%) IMAP
12 3 (0.11%) POP3
12 3 (0.11%) Unified Communications
12 3 (0.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (8.31%) SQL Server
2 116 (4.38%) Big Data
3 109 (4.12%) MySQL
4 105 (3.97%) NoSQL
5 85 (3.21%) MongoDB
6 80 (3.02%) Hadoop
7 78 (2.95%) Data Warehouse
8 56 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 52 (1.97%) Relational Database
10 45 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
11 42 (1.59%) Apache Hive
11 42 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
12 29 (1.10%) Data Mining
13 28 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 24 (0.91%) Redis
15 22 (0.83%) QlikView
16 15 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
16 15 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
17 13 (0.49%) Riak
18 12 (0.45%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 383 (14.47%) JIRA
2 242 (9.15%) Selenium
3 229 (8.65%) Git (software)
4 163 (6.16%) Cucumber
5 150 (5.67%) Jenkins
6 112 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 104 (3.93%) JUnit
8 89 (3.36%) WebDriver
9 88 (3.33%) Maven
10 70 (2.65%) SpecFlow
11 68 (2.57%) Visual Studio
12 67 (2.53%) Subversion
13 60 (2.27%) SoapUI
14 52 (1.97%) Mockito
15 40 (1.51%) FitNesse
15 40 (1.51%) Gradle
15 40 (1.51%) LoadRunner
16 36 (1.36%) NUnit
16 36 (1.36%) TestNG
17 33 (1.25%) JMeter
General
1 602 (22.75%) Finance
2 184 (6.95%) Retail
3 157 (5.93%) Banking
3 157 (5.93%) Marketing
4 110 (4.16%) Telecoms
5 70 (2.65%) Games
6 45 (1.70%) Back Office
7 44 (1.66%) Front Office
8 43 (1.63%) Financial Institution
9 39 (1.47%) Advertising
10 36 (1.36%) Billing
11 33 (1.25%) Legal
11 33 (1.25%) Manufacturing
12 30 (1.13%) Publishing
13 22 (0.83%) Law
14 17 (0.64%) Automotive
15 15 (0.57%) Investment Banking
16 14 (0.53%) Electronics
17 12 (0.45%) Local Government
18 6 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1186 (44.82%) Analyst
2 954 (36.05%) Business Analyst
3 506 (19.12%) Developer
4 244 (9.22%) Agile Business Analyst
5 181 (6.84%) Product Owner
6 179 (6.76%) Senior Analyst
7 144 (5.44%) Digital Analyst
8 142 (5.37%) Senior Business Analyst
9 140 (5.29%) Test Analyst
10 135 (5.10%) Senior Developer
11 127 (4.80%) Java Developer
12 123 (4.65%) Digital Business Analyst
13 116 (4.38%) Product Manager
14 93 (3.51%) C# Developer
15 91 (3.44%) Software Engineer
16 87 (3.29%) Software Developer
17 76 (2.87%) Software Analyst
18 73 (2.76%) .NET Developer
18 73 (2.76%) Test Engineer
18 73 (2.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 320 (12.09%) HTML
2 317 (11.98%) .NET
3 251 (9.49%) CSS
4 238 (8.99%) Web Services
5 172 (6.50%) REST
6 170 (6.42%) XML
7 148 (5.59%) SOAP
8 130 (4.91%) Spring
9 128 (4.84%) RESTful
10 116 (4.38%) JSON
11 113 (4.27%) HTML5
12 92 (3.48%) AngularJS
13 91 (3.44%) ASP.NET
14 81 (3.06%) jQuery
15 79 (2.99%) Hibernate
16 77 (2.91%) J2EE
17 76 (2.87%) CSS3
18 72 (2.72%) Node.js
19 65 (2.46%) .NET Framework
20 57 (2.15%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 397 (15.00%) User Experience
2 359 (13.57%) Analytical Skills
3 152 (5.74%) Mobile App
4 150 (5.67%) Computer Science
5 80 (3.02%) Management Information System
6 76 (2.87%) Fintech
7 57 (2.15%) Visualisation
8 51 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
9 40 (1.51%) Virtual Team
10 35 (1.32%) Statistics
11 34 (1.28%) Mathematics
12 31 (1.17%) Minimum Viable Product
13 27 (1.02%) iPad
14 23 (0.87%) Client/Server
14 23 (0.87%) iPhone
15 22 (0.83%) Wiki
16 21 (0.79%) Online Banking
17 20 (0.76%) Algorithms
18 19 (0.72%) Hedge funds
19 17 (0.64%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 155 (5.86%) Linux
2 104 (3.93%) Windows
3 103 (3.89%) Apple iOS
4 102 (3.85%) Android
5 54 (2.04%) Unix
6 12 (0.45%) Ubuntu
7 11 (0.42%) Mac OS X
8 10 (0.38%) Windows Phone
9 8 (0.30%) Solaris
10 7 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.15%) Windows Server
12 2 (0.076%) CoreOS
12 2 (0.076%) VMS
13 1 (0.038%) CentOS
13 1 (0.038%) Debian
13 1 (0.038%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.038%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.038%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.038%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2203 (83.26%) Agile Software Development
2 965 (36.47%) Scrum
3 513 (19.39%) Business Analysis
4 438 (16.55%) TDD
5 343 (12.96%) Waterfall
6 336 (12.70%) Use Case
7 332 (12.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 299 (11.30%) BDD
9 274 (10.36%) Mentoring
10 269 (10.17%) User Acceptance Testing
11 262 (9.90%) Kanban
12 257 (9.71%) E-Commerce
13 249 (9.41%) Continuous Integration
14 245 (9.26%) Project Management
14 245 (9.26%) Software Engineering
15 242 (9.15%) Test Automation
16 238 (8.99%) SDLC
17 215 (8.13%) Wireframes
18 207 (7.82%) Analytics
19 201 (7.60%) UML
Programming Languages
1 457 (17.27%) Java
2 455 (17.20%) SQL
3 369 (13.95%) JavaScript
4 368 (13.91%) C#
5 151 (5.71%) Python
6 122 (4.61%) PHP
7 105 (3.97%) C++
8 98 (3.70%) C
9 58 (2.19%) Bash Shell
10 57 (2.15%) T-SQL
11 53 (2.00%) Ruby
12 51 (1.93%) Scala
13 49 (1.85%) Objective-C
14 40 (1.51%) Perl
15 27 (1.02%) PowerShell
16 23 (0.87%) VB.NET
17 22 (0.83%) Groovy
18 19 (0.72%) Clojure
19 14 (0.53%) Shell Script
20 12 (0.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 329 (12.43%) Degree
2 164 (6.20%) ISEB
3 128 (4.84%) Security Cleared
4 95 (3.59%) ISTQB
5 92 (3.48%) DV Cleared
6 55 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 23 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (0.60%) CCNA
8 16 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (0.60%) CISSP
8 16 (0.60%) CompTIA Security+
8 16 (0.60%) GIAC
8 16 (0.60%) Linux+ Certification
8 16 (0.60%) MCSE
8 16 (0.60%) Network+ Certification
8 16 (0.60%) SANS
8 16 (0.60%) SC Cleared
8 16 (0.60%) Security+ Certification
8 16 (0.60%) SSCP
9 15 (0.57%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 430 (16.25%) QA
2 17 (0.64%) SDET
3 10 (0.38%) Data Quality
3 10 (0.38%) SLA
4 4 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.11%) MiFID
6 1 (0.038%) COREP
6 1 (0.038%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.038%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.038%) EMIR
6 1 (0.038%) FINREP
6 1 (0.038%) IFRS
6 1 (0.038%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.038%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.038%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.038%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.038%) WAI
6 1 (0.038%) WCAG
System Software
1 50 (1.89%) Docker
2 20 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (0.72%) VirtualBox
4 10 (0.38%) NFS
4 10 (0.38%) Samba
4 10 (0.38%) VMware ESX
5 8 (0.30%) HDFS
6 7 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 6 (0.23%) KVM
7 6 (0.23%) vSphere
8 1 (0.038%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 39 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
2 27 (1.02%) Puppet
3 24 (0.91%) Ansible
4 18 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (0.64%) Nagios
6 11 (0.42%) Kibana
7 8 (0.30%) Kubernetes
7 8 (0.30%) Salt
8 7 (0.26%) Hadoop YARN
9 6 (0.23%) Ambari
10 4 (0.15%) HP Fortify
10 4 (0.15%) logstash
11 3 (0.11%) Grafana
11 3 (0.11%) Tivoli
12 2 (0.076%) Capistrano
12 2 (0.076%) ZABBIX
13 1 (0.038%) SELinux
13 1 (0.038%) vRealize
13 1 (0.038%) yum
Vendors
1 249 (9.41%) Microsoft
2 78 (2.95%) Google
3 73 (2.76%) Oracle
4 55 (2.08%) Atlassian
5 36 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
5 36 (1.36%) Tableau
6 33 (1.25%) SAP
7 29 (1.10%) IBM
8 27 (1.02%) Adobe
9 24 (0.91%) LexisNexis
9 24 (0.91%) Red Hat
9 24 (0.91%) VMware
10 23 (0.87%) HP
11 18 (0.68%) Apple
12 17 (0.64%) CA Agile Central
13 14 (0.53%) hybris
14 13 (0.49%) Cisco
15 12 (0.45%) Informatica
15 12 (0.45%) MicroStrategy
16 10 (0.38%) NetApp
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: up to £55k per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Engage PSG
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + perks
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Kingston University
Salary: £37,256 - 40,483 per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £58000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oakham, Leicestershire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £35000 Per Annum bonuses+excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
South East London
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £75k - 90k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £54000 - £55000 per annum + £55,000 + Attractive Bonuses
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Tria Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Midlands
Experis Ltd
Salary: £46000.00 - £57000.00 per annum + Benefits + pension
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
X4 Group
Salary: £33k - 40k per year + company benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, and more!
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £49000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Excellent Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: Range reflects multiple roles
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago