Period
to 21 January 2018

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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 214 249
Rank change year-on-year +91 +35 +75
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 253 130 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.44% 1.23% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.69% 1.38% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 233 111 114
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £40,000 £42,500 £42,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £77,125
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% -

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 9,417 9,442 12,702
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 90.88% 89.24% 89.66%
Number of salaries quoted 8,390 8,591 11,180
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 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £90,000
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 21 January 2018.

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 21 January 2018. 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
London Bridge +6 2 £62,500 +4.17%
User Stories
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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.

1 175 (69.17%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (31.23%) Business Analysis
3 75 (29.64%) Acceptance Criteria
4 70 (27.67%) Scrum
5 67 (26.48%) Finance
6 53 (20.95%) TDD
7 50 (19.76%) QA
8 44 (17.39%) JIRA
8 44 (17.39%) Test Automation
9 43 (17.00%) Degree
10 36 (14.23%) Microsoft
11 35 (13.83%) Wireframes
12 34 (13.44%) Workflow
12 34 (13.44%) User Acceptance Testing
13 33 (13.04%) C#
13 33 (13.04%) SQL
13 33 (13.04%) User Experience
14 31 (12.25%) JavaScript
14 31 (12.25%) Continuous Integration
15 30 (11.86%) Use Case
15 30 (11.86%) Asset Management
15 30 (11.86%) Java
16 29 (11.46%) Computer Science
17 28 (11.07%) CRM
17 28 (11.07%) E-Commerce
17 28 (11.07%) Project Management
18 27 (10.67%) HTML
19 26 (10.28%) Marketing
20 25 (9.88%) Dynamics CRM
20 25 (9.88%) Enterprise Architecture

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 17 (6.72%) Confluence
2 8 (3.16%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (1.98%) CMS
4 4 (1.58%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.79%) Apache Solr
5 2 (0.79%) JBoss
5 2 (0.79%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.40%) Drupal
Applications
1 22 (8.70%) MS Visio
2 18 (7.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (4.74%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (2.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (1.98%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (1.19%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.79%) Moqups
8 1 (0.40%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.40%) InDesign
8 1 (0.40%) InVision
8 1 (0.40%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 25 (9.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.37%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (1.98%) CA PPM
4 3 (1.19%) Odoo
5 2 (0.79%) Magento
6 1 (0.40%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (0.40%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.40%) OpenText MBPM
6 1 (0.40%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.37%) SaaS
3 5 (1.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 5 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (1.98%) Amazon S3
3 5 (1.98%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (1.98%) AWS Lambda
3 5 (1.98%) Serverless
4 4 (1.58%) IaaS
4 4 (1.58%) Office 365
5 3 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.79%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.79%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 2 (0.79%) Trello
6 2 (0.79%) Twilio
7 1 (0.40%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.40%) Force.com
7 1 (0.40%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.58%) Broadband
2 2 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (0.79%) Firewall
2 2 (0.79%) Internet
2 2 (0.79%) LAN
2 2 (0.79%) SSL
2 2 (0.79%) VPN
2 2 (0.79%) WAN
3 1 (0.40%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.95%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.37%) MS Access
3 5 (1.98%) MarkLogic
3 5 (1.98%) MySQL
3 5 (1.98%) NoSQL
3 5 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.19%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (1.19%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (1.19%) Big Data
5 3 (1.19%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.40%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.40%) Redis
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 44 (17.39%) JIRA
2 18 (7.11%) Git (software)
3 16 (6.32%) Jenkins
4 14 (5.53%) Selenium
5 10 (3.95%) Appium
6 6 (2.37%) Cucumber
7 5 (1.98%) git-flow
7 5 (1.98%) JUnit
7 5 (1.98%) MSTest
7 5 (1.98%) NUnit
7 5 (1.98%) SpecFlow
7 5 (1.98%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (1.58%) Moq
8 4 (1.58%) Subversion
8 4 (1.58%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.19%) Axure RP
10 2 (0.79%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 2 (0.79%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.79%) MSBuild
10 2 (0.79%) TeamCity
General
1 67 (26.48%) Finance
2 26 (10.28%) Marketing
3 23 (9.09%) Banking
4 18 (7.11%) Advertising
5 16 (6.32%) Law
6 14 (5.53%) Publishing
7 11 (4.35%) Retail
8 9 (3.56%) Legal
9 8 (3.16%) Retail Banking
10 7 (2.77%) Investment Banking
11 5 (1.98%) Back Office
12 4 (1.58%) Billing
13 3 (1.19%) Telecoms
14 2 (0.79%) Front Office
14 2 (0.79%) Games
15 1 (0.40%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 136 (53.75%) Analyst
2 128 (50.59%) Business Analyst
3 35 (13.83%) Developer
4 29 (11.46%) Agile Business Analyst
5 24 (9.49%) Senior Analyst
5 24 (9.49%) Senior Business Analyst
6 23 (9.09%) Product Owner
7 22 (8.70%) Product Manager
8 19 (7.51%) Finance Business Analyst
8 19 (7.51%) Financial Analyst
9 16 (6.32%) Architect
10 15 (5.93%) Digital Analyst
11 14 (5.53%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
11 14 (5.53%) Product Analyst
12 12 (4.74%) CRM Analyst
12 12 (4.74%) CRM Business Analyst
13 11 (4.35%) Digital Business Analyst
13 11 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM Business Analyst
14 10 (3.95%) Service Analyst
15 9 (3.56%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (10.67%) HTML
2 20 (7.91%) .NET
3 17 (6.72%) RESTful
4 14 (5.53%) CSS
4 14 (5.53%) Node.js
5 12 (4.74%) AngularJS
6 11 (4.35%) HTML5
7 10 (3.95%) ASP.NET
7 10 (3.95%) React
8 7 (2.77%) Gherkin
8 7 (2.77%) Spring
9 5 (1.98%) Backbone.js
9 5 (1.98%) Hibernate
9 5 (1.98%) jQuery
9 5 (1.98%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (1.98%) REST
9 5 (1.98%) SOAP
9 5 (1.98%) Web Services
10 4 (1.58%) Ajax
10 4 (1.58%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.04%) User Experience
2 29 (11.46%) Computer Science
3 24 (9.49%) Mobile App
4 23 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.56%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (3.56%) Fintech
6 6 (2.37%) PMI
6 6 (2.37%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (1.98%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (1.98%) Social Media
8 4 (1.58%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.58%) Smartphone
8 4 (1.58%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.19%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.19%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.19%) SWIFT
10 2 (0.79%) CMDB
10 2 (0.79%) Tandem
11 1 (0.40%) Derivative
11 1 (0.40%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.93%) Android
1 15 (5.93%) Apple iOS
2 2 (0.79%) Windows
2 2 (0.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (69.17%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (31.23%) Business Analysis
3 75 (29.64%) Acceptance Criteria
4 70 (27.67%) Scrum
5 53 (20.95%) TDD
6 44 (17.39%) Test Automation
7 35 (13.83%) Wireframes
8 34 (13.44%) User Acceptance Testing
8 34 (13.44%) Workflow
9 31 (12.25%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (11.86%) Asset Management
10 30 (11.86%) Use Case
11 28 (11.07%) CRM
11 28 (11.07%) E-Commerce
11 28 (11.07%) Project Management
12 25 (9.88%) Enterprise Architecture
13 23 (9.09%) ATDD
14 22 (8.70%) Waterfall
15 21 (8.30%) Content Management
16 19 (7.51%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 33 (13.04%) C#
1 33 (13.04%) SQL
2 31 (12.25%) JavaScript
3 30 (11.86%) Java
4 9 (3.56%) PHP
5 8 (3.16%) Python
5 8 (3.16%) Ruby
6 6 (2.37%) VBA
7 5 (1.98%) ES6
7 5 (1.98%) PL/SQL
7 5 (1.98%) XQuery
8 4 (1.58%) Apple Swift
8 4 (1.58%) C++
8 4 (1.58%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.79%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.79%) R
9 2 (0.79%) VBScript
10 1 (0.40%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.40%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 43 (17.00%) Degree
2 17 (6.72%) ISEB
3 7 (2.77%) PMI Certification
4 6 (2.37%) CBAP
5 2 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.40%) CFA
6 1 (0.40%) IIBA
6 1 (0.40%) MCSA
6 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.40%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (19.76%) QA
2 6 (2.37%) PMO
3 2 (0.79%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.40%) GDPR
4 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.40%) PSD2
System Software
1 6 (2.37%) Docker
2 2 (0.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 36 (14.23%) Microsoft
2 6 (2.37%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (1.98%) HP
3 5 (1.98%) LexisNexis
3 5 (1.98%) New Relic
3 5 (1.98%) Planview
3 5 (1.98%) Splunk
4 4 (1.58%) Sitecore
5 3 (1.19%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.79%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.79%) Cisco
6 2 (0.79%) Datameer
6 2 (0.79%) Google
6 2 (0.79%) Oracle
6 2 (0.79%) ServiceNow
6 2 (0.79%) Tableau
6 2 (0.79%) VMware
7 1 (0.40%) Charles River
7 1 (0.40%) OpenText
7 1 (0.40%) SAP