Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 220 271
Rank change year-on-year +97 +51 +62
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 256 136 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.53% 1.17% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.80% 1.31% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 236 117 130
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £56,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.08% +3.18%
10th Percentile £40,000 £42,500 £41,225
90th Percentile £71,250 £76,250 £77,500
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £56,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -10.71% +1.82%

User Stories is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9128 10396 15326
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 90.10% 89.42% 89.14%
Number of salaries quoted 8240 9472 13280
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £94,325 £90,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing User Stories as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for User Stories in the City of London

User Stories
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for User Stories in the City of London

User Stories
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Stories in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for User Stories in the City of London

User Stories
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the City of London region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Moorgate - 1 £55,000 -
User Stories
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 City of London region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 178 (69.53%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (32.42%) Business Analysis
2 83 (32.42%) Acceptance Criteria
3 81 (31.64%) TDD
4 74 (28.91%) Scrum
5 69 (26.95%) Finance
6 63 (24.61%) Test Automation
7 61 (23.83%) Degree
8 58 (22.66%) JIRA
9 55 (21.48%) QA
10 48 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
11 44 (17.19%) SQL
12 42 (16.41%) Asset Management
13 40 (15.63%) ATDD
14 38 (14.84%) Workflow
15 37 (14.45%) Microsoft
16 36 (14.06%) User Acceptance Testing
17 33 (12.89%) Marketing
17 33 (12.89%) Project Management
18 32 (12.50%) CRM
18 32 (12.50%) C#
18 32 (12.50%) Computer Science
18 32 (12.50%) Confluence
19 31 (12.11%) Kanban
20 30 (11.72%) Dynamics CRM
20 30 (11.72%) Wireframes
21 29 (11.33%) Data Analysis
21 29 (11.33%) MS Visio
22 28 (10.94%) Enterprise Architecture
22 28 (10.94%) User Experience

User Stories
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 32 (12.50%) Confluence
2 4 (1.56%) CMS
2 4 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (1.56%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.78%) JBoss
3 2 (0.78%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.39%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 29 (11.33%) MS Visio
2 16 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (4.69%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (3.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.78%) Moqups
5 2 (0.78%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.39%) InDesign
6 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.39%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 30 (11.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (4.30%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (1.17%) Odoo
4 2 (0.78%) Magento
5 1 (0.39%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.39%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.39%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.39%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.52%) SaaS
3 7 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.34%) Trello
5 5 (1.95%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (1.56%) GitHub
6 4 (1.56%) IaaS
6 4 (1.56%) Office 365
6 4 (1.56%) Slack
7 2 (0.78%) Datadog
7 2 (0.78%) IBM Blueworks
8 1 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.39%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.39%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.56%) Broadband
2 3 (1.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.47%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.34%) MS Access
3 5 (1.95%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.17%) Big Data
5 3 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.17%) MySQL
6 2 (0.78%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.39%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.39%) MarkLogic
7 1 (0.39%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.39%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.39%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 58 (22.66%) JIRA
2 16 (6.25%) Selenium
3 13 (5.08%) Jenkins
4 12 (4.69%) Git (software)
5 10 (3.91%) Appium
6 7 (2.73%) Cucumber
7 5 (1.95%) JUnit
7 5 (1.95%) WebDriver
8 4 (1.56%) SpecFlow
8 4 (1.56%) Subversion
9 3 (1.17%) MSTest
10 2 (0.78%) Axure RP
10 2 (0.78%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 2 (0.78%) Capybara
10 2 (0.78%) Gatling
10 2 (0.78%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.78%) Moq
10 2 (0.78%) NUnit
11 1 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 69 (26.95%) Finance
2 33 (12.89%) Marketing
3 19 (7.42%) Publishing
4 18 (7.03%) Advertising
5 17 (6.64%) Banking
6 12 (4.69%) Law
7 10 (3.91%) Games
8 8 (3.13%) Investment Banking
8 8 (3.13%) Retail Banking
9 6 (2.34%) Retail
10 4 (1.56%) Back Office
10 4 (1.56%) Billing
11 3 (1.17%) Front Office
11 3 (1.17%) Legal
12 1 (0.39%) Automotive
12 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 154 (60.16%) Analyst
2 140 (54.69%) Business Analyst
3 34 (13.28%) Agile Business Analyst
4 27 (10.55%) Developer
5 26 (10.16%) Product Owner
6 24 (9.38%) Senior Analyst
7 23 (8.98%) Financial Analyst
8 22 (8.59%) Finance Business Analyst
8 22 (8.59%) Senior Business Analyst
9 21 (8.20%) Product Analyst
10 20 (7.81%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
11 18 (7.03%) CRM Analyst
11 18 (7.03%) CRM Business Analyst
11 18 (7.03%) Dynamics CRM Business Analyst
12 16 (6.25%) Agile Product Owner
13 15 (5.86%) Product Business Analyst
13 15 (5.86%) Scrum Product Owner
14 14 (5.47%) Digital Analyst
14 14 (5.47%) Product Manager
15 11 (4.30%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (8.98%) .NET
2 20 (7.81%) HTML
3 14 (5.47%) ASP.NET
4 13 (5.08%) AngularJS
4 13 (5.08%) CSS
4 13 (5.08%) Node.js
5 12 (4.69%) RESTful
6 10 (3.91%) React
6 10 (3.91%) Velocity
7 7 (2.73%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (2.73%) Redux
7 7 (2.73%) Spring
8 6 (2.34%) HTML5
8 6 (2.34%) jQuery
8 6 (2.34%) REST
9 5 (1.95%) Hibernate
9 5 (1.95%) SOAP
9 5 (1.95%) Vue (Vue.js)
9 5 (1.95%) Web Services
10 4 (1.56%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 32 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 28 (10.94%) User Experience
3 18 (7.03%) Mobile App
4 14 (5.47%) PMI
5 13 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.34%) Fintech
7 6 (2.34%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.34%) Social Media
7 6 (2.34%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (1.95%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.56%) Smartphone
9 4 (1.56%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.17%) Fixed Income
10 3 (1.17%) SWIFT
11 2 (0.78%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.78%) Equities
12 1 (0.39%) Derivative
12 1 (0.39%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.25%) Android
2 15 (5.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (69.53%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (32.42%) Acceptance Criteria
2 83 (32.42%) Business Analysis
3 81 (31.64%) TDD
4 74 (28.91%) Scrum
5 63 (24.61%) Test Automation
6 48 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
7 42 (16.41%) Asset Management
8 40 (15.63%) ATDD
9 38 (14.84%) Workflow
10 36 (14.06%) User Acceptance Testing
11 33 (12.89%) Project Management
12 32 (12.50%) CRM
13 31 (12.11%) Kanban
14 30 (11.72%) Wireframes
15 29 (11.33%) Data Analysis
16 28 (10.94%) Enterprise Architecture
17 26 (10.16%) E-Commerce
18 25 (9.77%) Business Process Modelling
18 25 (9.77%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (17.19%) SQL
2 32 (12.50%) C#
3 22 (8.59%) JavaScript
4 20 (7.81%) Java
5 7 (2.73%) Python
5 7 (2.73%) VBA
6 5 (1.95%) ES6
7 4 (1.56%) Apple Swift
7 4 (1.56%) C++
7 4 (1.56%) Objective-C
7 4 (1.56%) PHP
8 3 (1.17%) R
9 2 (0.78%) Ruby
10 1 (0.39%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.39%) Scala
10 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.39%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 61 (23.83%) Degree
2 14 (5.47%) CBAP
2 14 (5.47%) PMI Certification
3 6 (2.34%) ISEB
4 2 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.39%) CFA
5 1 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.39%) IIBA
5 1 (0.39%) MCSA
5 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.39%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (21.48%) QA
2 3 (1.17%) PMO
3 2 (0.78%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.73%) Docker
Vendors
1 37 (14.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (1.56%) Oracle
3 3 (1.17%) Tableau
3 3 (1.17%) Xamarin
4 2 (0.78%) Atlassian
4 2 (0.78%) Cadence
4 2 (0.78%) Datameer
4 2 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.39%) Adobe
5 1 (0.39%) Charles River
5 1 (0.39%) Fidessa
5 1 (0.39%) HP
5 1 (0.39%) Hyperion
5 1 (0.39%) LexisNexis
5 1 (0.39%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (0.39%) Murex
5 1 (0.39%) New Relic
5 1 (0.39%) Pardot
5 1 (0.39%) Planview
5 1 (0.39%) SAP