The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for User Stories skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Story
South East / Berkshire
Rank 160 145 173
Rank change year-on-year -15 +28  
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 26 76 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.77% 1.54% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 1.76% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 21 63 50
Median salary £58,500 £47,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.80% -14.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,500 £36,300
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

User Stories is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2883 4307 4635
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 85.37% 87.12% 86.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2266 3456 3334
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing User Stories as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for User Stories in Berkshire

User Stories
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for User Stories in Berkshire

User Stories
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Stories in Berkshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for User Stories in Berkshire

User Stories
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Reading +19 13 £55,000 +37.50% 3
Maidenhead +6 7 £62,500 +31.57% 3
Slough +14 1 - -
Newbury +12 1 £57,500 -
Bracknell +10 1 - -
Windsor -11 1 - -
User Stories
South East

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 62 (93.94%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (40.91%) Scrum
3 20 (30.30%) Java
4 18 (27.27%) Degree
5 17 (25.76%) JavaScript
6 15 (22.73%) Jenkins
6 15 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (21.21%) BDD
7 14 (21.21%) JIRA
7 14 (21.21%) Computer Science
8 13 (19.70%) Business Analysis
8 13 (19.70%) Waterfall
9 12 (18.18%) Mocha
9 12 (18.18%) Grunt
9 12 (18.18%) User Experience
10 11 (16.67%) HTML
11 10 (15.15%) E-Commerce
11 10 (15.15%) Telecoms
11 10 (15.15%) Unit Testing
11 10 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (15.15%) AngularJS
12 9 (13.64%) Git (software)
12 9 (13.64%) Maven
12 9 (13.64%) Logistics
13 8 (12.12%) TDD
13 8 (12.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 8 (12.12%) Selenium
13 8 (12.12%) Use Case
13 8 (12.12%) CSS
13 8 (12.12%) Product Management

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 4 (6.06%) CMS
2 3 (4.55%) Apache
2 3 (4.55%) Confluence
2 3 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (4.55%) nginx
2 3 (4.55%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.03%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.55%) IaaS
1 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.55%) PaaS
2 2 (3.03%) Lucidchart
2 2 (3.03%) Office 365
2 2 (3.03%) SaaS
3 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) HTTP
2 3 (4.55%) IPv4
3 1 (1.52%) Firewall
3 1 (1.52%) ICMP
3 1 (1.52%) Internet
3 1 (1.52%) SNMP
3 1 (1.52%) SSH
3 1 (1.52%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.12%) Big Data
2 6 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (4.55%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.55%) Redis
3 3 (4.55%) Riak
3 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (22.73%) Jenkins
2 14 (21.21%) JIRA
3 12 (18.18%) Grunt
3 12 (18.18%) Mocha
4 9 (13.64%) Git (software)
4 9 (13.64%) Maven
5 8 (12.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (12.12%) Selenium
6 7 (10.61%) gulp
6 7 (10.61%) Karma Test Runner
6 7 (10.61%) Yeoman
7 6 (9.09%) Ant
8 5 (7.58%) Cucumber
8 5 (7.58%) FitNesse
8 5 (7.58%) Gradle
8 5 (7.58%) TestNG
9 4 (6.06%) Bugzilla
9 4 (6.06%) Subversion
9 4 (6.06%) Trac
10 3 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (15.15%) Telecoms
2 7 (10.61%) Finance
2 7 (10.61%) Marketing
3 5 (7.58%) Retail
4 3 (4.55%) Banking
4 3 (4.55%) Electronics
4 3 (4.55%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.52%) Back Office
5 1 (1.52%) Games
5 1 (1.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (45.45%) Analyst
1 30 (45.45%) Business Analyst
2 27 (40.91%) Developer
3 11 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 10 (15.15%) JavaScript Developer
5 8 (12.12%) Agile Business Analyst
5 8 (12.12%) UI Developer
6 7 (10.61%) Digital Analyst
6 7 (10.61%) Digital Business Analyst
6 7 (10.61%) Technical Analyst
6 7 (10.61%) Technical Business Analyst
7 6 (9.09%) Senior Developer
8 5 (7.58%) C# Developer
8 5 (7.58%) Developer in Test
8 5 (7.58%) HTML CSS Developer
8 5 (7.58%) HTML Developer
8 5 (7.58%) Principal Developer
8 5 (7.58%) Principal Java Developer
8 5 (7.58%) Test Automation Developer
9 4 (6.06%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.67%) HTML
2 10 (15.15%) AngularJS
3 8 (12.12%) CSS
3 8 (12.12%) CSS3
3 8 (12.12%) HTML5
4 7 (10.61%) Backbone.js
4 7 (10.61%) D3.js
4 7 (10.61%) Ember.js
4 7 (10.61%) React
4 7 (10.61%) XML
5 4 (6.06%) .NET
5 4 (6.06%) JSON
5 4 (6.06%) Spring
5 4 (6.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (4.55%) Kafka
6 3 (4.55%) REST
6 3 (4.55%) RESTful
6 3 (4.55%) SOAP
6 3 (4.55%) WebSockets
6 3 (4.55%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (21.21%) Computer Science
3 12 (18.18%) User Experience
4 5 (7.58%) iPad
5 3 (4.55%) PKI
6 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.52%) Social Media
6 1 (1.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.06%) Linux
1 4 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (4.55%) Windows
3 1 (1.52%) CentOS
3 1 (1.52%) Debian
3 1 (1.52%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (93.94%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (40.91%) Scrum
3 14 (21.21%) BDD
4 13 (19.70%) Business Analysis
4 13 (19.70%) Waterfall
5 10 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (15.15%) E-Commerce
5 10 (15.15%) Unit Testing
6 9 (13.64%) Logistics
7 8 (12.12%) Analytics
7 8 (12.12%) Product Management
7 8 (12.12%) TDD
7 8 (12.12%) Use Case
7 8 (12.12%) Visualisation
8 7 (10.61%) Data Visualisation
8 7 (10.61%) DevOps
8 7 (10.61%) Secure Coding
9 6 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (9.09%) Microservices
9 6 (9.09%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 20 (30.30%) Java
2 17 (25.76%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.58%) C#
4 4 (6.06%) Bash Shell
4 4 (6.06%) Python
5 3 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (27.27%) Degree
2 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
2 4 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.55%) CBAP
3 3 (4.55%) IIBA
3 3 (4.55%) ISEB
4 1 (1.52%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.06%) Docker
3 3 (4.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (4.55%) HDFS
3 3 (4.55%) KVM
3 3 (4.55%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) Ansible
1 5 (7.58%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.55%) Ambari
2 3 (4.55%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (4.55%) Kibana
3 1 (1.52%) SELinux
Vendors
1 7 (10.61%) VMware
2 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.06%) SAP
4 3 (4.55%) Cisco
4 3 (4.55%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.52%) Adobe
5 1 (1.52%) ComArch
5 1 (1.52%) hybris
5 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Talent International
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Very Competitive Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Posted: 25 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits Package
Posted: 19 days ago