Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 158 152 226
Rank change year-on-year -6 +74 +73
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 213 219 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.94% 2.14% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 2.35% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 189 191 141
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +1.32%
10th Percentile £45,500 £40,000 £43,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £72,500 £75,750
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £56,250
% change year-on-year - +2.22% +2.27%

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 10,153 9,338 11,839
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 92.37% 91.43% 91.76%
Number of salaries quoted 9,018 8,396 10,814
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,750 £35,625 £35,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £92,500 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +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 18 August 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 18 August 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 - 3 £66,250 -
User Stories
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, IT jobs citing User Stories also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 172 (80.75%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (37.56%) Scrum
3 70 (32.86%) Finance
4 53 (24.88%) Business Analysis
5 51 (23.94%) JIRA
6 43 (20.19%) .NET
7 41 (19.25%) C#
7 41 (19.25%) Fintech
8 38 (17.84%) TDD
9 36 (16.90%) QA
10 35 (16.43%) Law
10 35 (16.43%) SQL
11 34 (15.96%) Kanban
12 33 (15.49%) Degree
12 33 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
13 32 (15.02%) BDD
14 31 (14.55%) SDLC
14 31 (14.55%) Java
15 30 (14.08%) JavaScript
15 30 (14.08%) User Experience
16 28 (13.15%) Microsoft Azure
17 26 (12.21%) Mentoring
18 24 (11.27%) RESTful
18 24 (11.27%) Software Engineering
19 23 (10.80%) User Acceptance Testing
19 23 (10.80%) Project Management
19 23 (10.80%) Test Automation
20 22 (10.33%) SaaS
20 22 (10.33%) Confluence
20 22 (10.33%) Mobile App

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 22 (10.33%) Confluence
2 5 (2.35%) CMS
3 4 (1.88%) Mule
3 4 (1.88%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (8.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (7.98%) MS Visio
3 10 (4.69%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (3.76%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (3.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.94%) Maya
7 1 (0.47%) InVision
7 1 (0.47%) Moqups
7 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.88%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (13.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (10.33%) SaaS
3 17 (7.98%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (4.23%) PaaS
5 5 (2.35%) Serverless
6 4 (1.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (1.88%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.88%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (1.88%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (1.88%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.94%) AWS CloudTrail
7 2 (0.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.47%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.88%) FTP
2 1 (0.47%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (0.47%) HTTP
2 1 (0.47%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.57%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.63%) NoSQL
3 8 (3.76%) Big Data
4 4 (1.88%) Cosmos DB
4 4 (1.88%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.88%) Neo4j
4 4 (1.88%) QlikView
4 4 (1.88%) Redis
4 4 (1.88%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.88%) Riak
4 4 (1.88%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (1.41%) Blockchain
6 2 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.94%) GIS
6 2 (0.94%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.94%) MarkLogic
6 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.47%) OLTP
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 51 (23.94%) JIRA
2 15 (7.04%) Git (software)
3 9 (4.23%) Selenium
4 8 (3.76%) WebDriver
5 6 (2.82%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (2.35%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.35%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.88%) NUnit
7 4 (1.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (1.41%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.41%) Subversion
9 2 (0.94%) Babel
9 2 (0.94%) Capybara
9 2 (0.94%) git-flow
9 2 (0.94%) JUnit
9 2 (0.94%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (0.94%) Mocha
9 2 (0.94%) Moq
9 2 (0.94%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.94%) webpack
General
1 70 (32.86%) Finance
2 35 (16.43%) Law
3 20 (9.39%) Retail
4 17 (7.98%) Banking
5 14 (6.57%) Advertising
6 11 (5.16%) Games
7 9 (4.23%) Marketing
8 7 (3.29%) Publishing
9 6 (2.82%) Back Office
10 5 (2.35%) Investment Banking
11 4 (1.88%) Front Office
12 3 (1.41%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.94%) Legal
14 1 (0.47%) Digital Economy
14 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.47%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 79 (37.09%) Analyst
2 78 (36.62%) Business Analyst
3 41 (19.25%) Developer
4 34 (15.96%) Product Manager
5 20 (9.39%) Agile Business Analyst
5 20 (9.39%) C# Developer
6 18 (8.45%) .NET Developer
6 18 (8.45%) C# .NET Developer
7 16 (7.51%) Mobile Product Manager
7 16 (7.51%) Software Engineer
8 15 (7.04%) Senior Analyst
8 15 (7.04%) Senior Business Analyst
9 13 (6.10%) Java Developer
9 13 (6.10%) Product Owner
10 10 (4.69%) Applications Manager
10 10 (4.69%) Digital Analyst
10 10 (4.69%) Digital Business Analyst
10 10 (4.69%) Technical Analyst
11 9 (4.23%) Architect
12 8 (3.76%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (20.19%) .NET
2 24 (11.27%) RESTful
3 18 (8.45%) ASP.NET
4 15 (7.04%) HTML
5 12 (5.63%) CSS
5 12 (5.63%) Node.js
6 11 (5.16%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (5.16%) React
6 11 (5.16%) XML
7 10 (4.69%) AngularJS
8 9 (4.23%) Web Services
9 6 (2.82%) HTML5
9 6 (2.82%) jQuery
9 6 (2.82%) Velocity
10 5 (2.35%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (2.35%) Swagger
11 4 (1.88%) EDI
11 4 (1.88%) Middleware
11 4 (1.88%) SOAP
11 4 (1.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 41 (19.25%) Fintech
2 33 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (14.08%) User Experience
4 22 (10.33%) Mobile App
5 11 (5.16%) Management Information System
6 10 (4.69%) Computer Science
7 9 (4.23%) Public Cloud
8 7 (3.29%) Wiki
9 5 (2.35%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.88%) PMI
11 3 (1.41%) Hedge funds
11 3 (1.41%) Video on Demand
12 2 (0.94%) Credit Risk
12 2 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.94%) Self-Motivation
12 2 (0.94%) Video\Live Streaming
13 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.47%) Mobile Games
13 1 (0.47%) NHS
13 1 (0.47%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.57%) Android
1 14 (6.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (80.75%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (37.56%) Scrum
3 53 (24.88%) Business Analysis
4 38 (17.84%) TDD
5 34 (15.96%) Kanban
6 32 (15.02%) BDD
7 31 (14.55%) SDLC
8 26 (12.21%) Mentoring
9 24 (11.27%) Software Engineering
10 23 (10.80%) Project Management
10 23 (10.80%) Test Automation
10 23 (10.80%) User Acceptance Testing
11 22 (10.33%) Problem-Solving
11 22 (10.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 21 (9.86%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (8.92%) E-Commerce
14 17 (7.98%) Acceptance Criteria
14 17 (7.98%) Use Case
14 17 (7.98%) Waterfall
15 16 (7.51%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (19.25%) C#
2 35 (16.43%) SQL
3 31 (14.55%) Java
4 30 (14.08%) JavaScript
5 8 (3.76%) Java 8
6 7 (3.29%) Scala
7 6 (2.82%) PHP
8 4 (1.88%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.41%) C
9 3 (1.41%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.41%) Python
9 3 (1.41%) Ruby
10 2 (0.94%) XQuery
11 1 (0.47%) C++
11 1 (0.47%) Go
11 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (15.49%) Degree
2 8 (3.76%) ISEB
2 8 (3.76%) ISTQB
3 7 (3.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (2.35%) CBAP
6 4 (1.88%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.88%) PMP
6 4 (1.88%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.88%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.94%) MBA
8 1 (0.47%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (16.90%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) AIFMD
2 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.47%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (3.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.41%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.47%) Ansible
2 1 (0.47%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (6.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (2.82%) TIBCO
3 5 (2.35%) Oracle
3 5 (2.35%) Tableau
4 4 (1.88%) Ariba
4 4 (1.88%) SAP
4 4 (1.88%) SEEBURGER
5 2 (0.94%) Alteryx
5 2 (0.94%) Cadence
5 2 (0.94%) LexisNexis
5 2 (0.94%) New Relic
5 2 (0.94%) Splunk
6 1 (0.47%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.47%) Coremetrics
6 1 (0.47%) Facebook
6 1 (0.47%) FNZ
6 1 (0.47%) Google
6 1 (0.47%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.47%) TOWER Software