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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 182 254
Rank change year-on-year +63 +72  
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 113 74 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.20% 1.16% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% 1.28% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 92 71 49
Median salary £58,750 £57,500 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.17% +6.48%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,850 £80,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,250
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.95%  

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 the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4579 5771 9076
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 89.10% 90.58% 89.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4043 5263 7769
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for User Stories in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 173 (81.60%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (33.49%) TDD
3 66 (31.13%) Scrum
4 60 (28.30%) Business Analysis
5 48 (22.64%) Test Automation
6 45 (21.23%) Continuous Integration
7 42 (19.81%) JIRA
7 42 (19.81%) Finance
7 42 (19.81%) SQL
8 40 (18.87%) Degree
9 37 (17.45%) QA
9 37 (17.45%) Kanban
9 37 (17.45%) Confluence
10 30 (14.15%) User Experience
10 30 (14.15%) Asset Management
10 30 (14.15%) Stakeholder Management
11 29 (13.68%) Java
12 26 (12.26%) Use Case
13 25 (11.79%) User Acceptance Testing
14 24 (11.32%) Marketing
14 24 (11.32%) BDD
15 23 (10.85%) ATDD
15 23 (10.85%) Translating Business Requirements
15 23 (10.85%) JavaScript
16 22 (10.38%) Project Management
17 21 (9.91%) E-Commerce
18 20 (9.43%) Workflow
19 19 (8.96%) Data Analysis
20 18 (8.49%) CRM
20 18 (8.49%) C#

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 37 (17.45%) Confluence
2 8 (3.77%) JBoss
3 5 (2.36%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.47%) CloudStack
5 1 (0.47%) IIS
5 1 (0.47%) Jetty
5 1 (0.47%) Mongrel
5 1 (0.47%) nginx
5 1 (0.47%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (7.08%) MS Visio
2 7 (3.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.47%) Moqups
Business Applications
1 10 (4.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.42%) NetSuite
2 3 (1.42%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (1.42%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.94%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.94%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 2 (0.94%) Oracle FAH
3 2 (0.94%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.94%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.94%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 2 (0.94%) Oracle iProcurement
3 2 (0.94%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.94%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.47%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.13%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (4.25%) SaaS
3 5 (2.36%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (1.89%) Datadog
5 3 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.94%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.47%) DigitalOcean
7 1 (0.47%) Heroku
7 1 (0.47%) IaaS
7 1 (0.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.30%) HTTP
2 2 (0.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.72%) NoSQL
2 9 (4.25%) Apache Cassandra
2 9 (4.25%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 7 (3.30%) CouchDB
4 6 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.36%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (1.89%) QlikView
6 4 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.42%) Big Data
7 3 (1.42%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.94%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.94%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.94%) Oracle Discoverer
8 2 (0.94%) Oracle OWB
9 1 (0.47%) MySQL
9 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 42 (19.81%) JIRA
2 12 (5.66%) Cucumber
3 10 (4.72%) Maven
3 10 (4.72%) Selenium
4 8 (3.77%) FishEye
4 8 (3.77%) FlexUnit
4 8 (3.77%) IntelliJ
4 8 (3.77%) JUnit
5 6 (2.83%) Jenkins
5 6 (2.83%) WebDriver
6 5 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.89%) Capybara
7 4 (1.89%) Gatling
8 3 (1.42%) Grunt
9 2 (0.94%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.94%) Gradle
9 2 (0.94%) gulp
9 2 (0.94%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.94%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.94%) webpack
General
1 42 (19.81%) Finance
2 24 (11.32%) Marketing
3 17 (8.02%) Advertising
4 13 (6.13%) Banking
5 11 (5.19%) Games
6 10 (4.72%) Publishing
6 10 (4.72%) Retail
7 9 (4.25%) Front Office
8 8 (3.77%) Manufacturing
9 6 (2.83%) Legal
10 5 (2.36%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.94%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.94%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.47%) Automotive
12 1 (0.47%) Billing
12 1 (0.47%) Law
12 1 (0.47%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 127 (59.91%) Analyst
2 119 (56.13%) Business Analyst
3 34 (16.04%) Agile Business Analyst
4 25 (11.79%) Developer
5 20 (9.43%) Data Business Analyst
5 20 (9.43%) Product Owner
6 18 (8.49%) Product Business Analyst
7 17 (8.02%) Agile Product Owner
7 17 (8.02%) Product Analyst
8 16 (7.55%) Scrum Product Owner
9 15 (7.08%) Digital Business Analyst
10 14 (6.60%) Digital Analyst
10 14 (6.60%) Product Manager
10 14 (6.60%) UX Analyst
11 13 (6.13%) Senior Analyst
12 12 (5.66%) E-Commerce Analyst
12 12 (5.66%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
12 12 (5.66%) Financial Analyst
13 11 (5.19%) Finance Business Analyst
14 10 (4.72%) Insurance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.49%) HTML
2 16 (7.55%) Web Services
3 15 (7.08%) .NET
4 11 (5.19%) CSS
4 11 (5.19%) RESTful
5 10 (4.72%) Velocity
6 9 (4.25%) Java EE
6 9 (4.25%) Redux
6 9 (4.25%) REST
7 8 (3.77%) Apache Flex
7 8 (3.77%) JavaFX
7 8 (3.77%) Node.js
7 8 (3.77%) Parsley
8 7 (3.30%) AngularJS
8 7 (3.30%) Serverless Framework
8 7 (3.30%) SOAP
9 5 (2.36%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (1.89%) HTML5
10 4 (1.89%) React
10 4 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.15%) User Experience
2 10 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.25%) Client/Server
3 9 (4.25%) Fintech
3 9 (4.25%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.77%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.30%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.30%) PMI
6 6 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.36%) Equities
8 4 (1.89%) Fixed Income
9 3 (1.42%) Minimum Viable Product
10 2 (0.94%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.47%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.47%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.47%) iPad
11 1 (0.47%) Social Media
11 1 (0.47%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.42%) Windows
2 1 (0.47%) Android
2 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.47%) CentOS
2 1 (0.47%) Linux
2 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
2 1 (0.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (81.60%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (33.49%) TDD
3 66 (31.13%) Scrum
4 60 (28.30%) Business Analysis
5 48 (22.64%) Test Automation
6 45 (21.23%) Continuous Integration
7 37 (17.45%) Kanban
8 30 (14.15%) Asset Management
8 30 (14.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 26 (12.26%) Use Case
10 25 (11.79%) User Acceptance Testing
11 24 (11.32%) BDD
12 23 (10.85%) ATDD
12 23 (10.85%) Translating Business Requirements
13 22 (10.38%) Project Management
14 21 (9.91%) E-Commerce
15 20 (9.43%) Workflow
16 19 (8.96%) Data Analysis
17 18 (8.49%) CRM
18 17 (8.02%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 42 (19.81%) SQL
2 29 (13.68%) Java
3 23 (10.85%) JavaScript
4 18 (8.49%) C#
5 8 (3.77%) Go
6 5 (2.36%) Ruby
7 3 (1.42%) PHP
8 2 (0.94%) Python
8 2 (0.94%) Scala
9 1 (0.47%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.47%) C
9 1 (0.47%) Perl
9 1 (0.47%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (18.87%) Degree
2 7 (3.30%) CBAP
2 7 (3.30%) ISEB
2 7 (3.30%) PMI Certification
3 4 (1.89%) PMP
4 2 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.47%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (17.45%) QA
2 2 (0.94%) SLA
3 1 (0.47%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (2.36%) Docker
2 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.47%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (0.47%) Ansible
1 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.47%) Packer
1 1 (0.47%) Puppet
1 1 (0.47%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (6.60%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.77%) Adobe
2 8 (3.77%) InterSystems
2 8 (3.77%) Oracle
2 8 (3.77%) Red Hat
3 3 (1.42%) Cadence
3 3 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (0.94%) Hyperion
4 2 (0.94%) Murex
4 2 (0.94%) SAP
5 1 (0.47%) Google
5 1 (0.47%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (0.47%) Rackspace
5 1 (0.47%) Tableau
5 1 (0.47%) VMware
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 75000 per year
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Schroders
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £48000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Schroders plc
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary with additional variable bonus based on KPIs
Posted: 7 days ago