Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 162 235
Rank change year-on-year +19 +73 +111
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 252 190 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.33% 1.83% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.52% 2.03% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 219 167 132
City of London median annual salary £59,000 £55,000 £55,908
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.27% -1.62% +1.65%
10th Percentile £39,250 £41,250 £43,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £74,875
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

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 10,007 9,382 12,508
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 92.45% 90.58% 91.43%
Number of salaries quoted 8,818 8,511 11,215
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +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 £60,000 £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 23 April 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 23 April 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 +10 4 £62,500 -12.28%
User Stories
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 189 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (30.16%) Business Analysis
3 71 (28.17%) Finance
4 66 (26.19%) Scrum
5 45 (17.86%) JIRA
6 41 (16.27%) QA
7 40 (15.87%) Law
7 40 (15.87%) C#
8 38 (15.08%) TDD
8 38 (15.08%) Analytical Skills
9 34 (13.49%) Acceptance Criteria
9 34 (13.49%) Use Case
9 34 (13.49%) User Acceptance Testing
9 34 (13.49%) .NET
10 33 (13.10%) User Experience
11 32 (12.70%) Test Automation
11 32 (12.70%) Degree
12 31 (12.30%) Java
13 30 (11.90%) SQL
13 30 (11.90%) Kanban
13 30 (11.90%) Enterprise Architecture
14 28 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
14 28 (11.11%) Mobile App
15 27 (10.71%) Wireframes
15 27 (10.71%) JavaScript
15 27 (10.71%) Microsoft
16 26 (10.32%) Retail
17 25 (9.92%) ISEB
17 25 (9.92%) Fintech
18 24 (9.52%) HTML

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 14 (5.56%) Confluence
2 12 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.19%) Apache Solr
3 3 (1.19%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.79%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.40%) CMS
5 1 (0.40%) Drupal
Applications
1 19 (7.54%) MS Visio
2 14 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (4.37%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.19%) Moqups
6 1 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.40%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.40%) InVision
6 1 (0.40%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (3.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.98%) CA PPM
3 1 (0.40%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (9.13%) SaaS
2 14 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (5.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (3.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 8 (3.17%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (3.17%) Amazon S3
4 8 (3.17%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (3.17%) AWS Lambda
4 8 (3.17%) Serverless
5 4 (1.59%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (1.59%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.79%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.79%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 2 (0.79%) Twilio
7 1 (0.40%) Force.com
7 1 (0.40%) GitHub
7 1 (0.40%) Office 365
7 1 (0.40%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.79%) Broadband
1 2 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (0.79%) Firewall
1 2 (0.79%) Internet
1 2 (0.79%) LAN
1 2 (0.79%) SMS
1 2 (0.79%) SSL
1 2 (0.79%) VPN
1 2 (0.79%) WAN
2 1 (0.40%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.97%) NoSQL
2 8 (3.17%) MarkLogic
3 7 (2.78%) Big Data
4 4 (1.59%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.59%) MySQL
5 3 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.19%) GIS
5 3 (1.19%) QlikView
5 3 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.79%) Cosmos DB
6 2 (0.79%) MS Access
6 2 (0.79%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 45 (17.86%) JIRA
2 19 (7.54%) Git (software)
3 13 (5.16%) Jenkins
4 10 (3.97%) Visual Studio Team System
5 9 (3.57%) Selenium
6 8 (3.17%) git-flow
7 6 (2.38%) NUnit
8 5 (1.98%) WebDriver
9 4 (1.59%) SpecFlow
10 3 (1.19%) Appium
10 3 (1.19%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.19%) JUnit
10 3 (1.19%) Moq
11 2 (0.79%) Axure RP
11 2 (0.79%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 2 (0.79%) MSBuild
11 2 (0.79%) MSTest
11 2 (0.79%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.79%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.40%) Mockito
General
1 71 (28.17%) Finance
2 40 (15.87%) Law
3 26 (10.32%) Retail
4 22 (8.73%) Banking
5 20 (7.94%) Advertising
6 15 (5.95%) Legal
6 15 (5.95%) Publishing
7 13 (5.16%) Marketing
8 10 (3.97%) Games
9 5 (1.98%) Back Office
10 3 (1.19%) Investment Banking
10 3 (1.19%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.79%) Billing
11 2 (0.79%) Front Office
11 2 (0.79%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.40%) Automotive
12 1 (0.40%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 113 (44.84%) Analyst
1 113 (44.84%) Business Analyst
2 42 (16.67%) Developer
3 29 (11.51%) Product Manager
4 25 (9.92%) Architect
5 24 (9.52%) Product Owner
6 23 (9.13%) Agile Business Analyst
7 21 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
7 21 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
8 19 (7.54%) C# Developer
9 17 (6.75%) .NET Developer
9 17 (6.75%) C# .NET Developer
10 15 (5.95%) Technical Analyst
10 15 (5.95%) Technical Business Analyst
11 13 (5.16%) Junior
12 11 (4.37%) Digital Analyst
12 11 (4.37%) Digital Business Analyst
13 10 (3.97%) Business Transformation Analyst
13 10 (3.97%) Business Transformation Business Analyst
13 10 (3.97%) Transformation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (13.49%) .NET
2 24 (9.52%) HTML
3 19 (7.54%) RESTful
4 18 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 13 (5.16%) CSS
6 10 (3.97%) AngularJS
6 10 (3.97%) React
7 9 (3.57%) Node.js
8 8 (3.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (2.78%) HTML5
10 6 (2.38%) Gherkin
10 6 (2.38%) XML
11 5 (1.98%) Backbone.js
11 5 (1.98%) Web Services
12 4 (1.59%) Angular 2
12 4 (1.59%) REST
12 4 (1.59%) Spring
13 3 (1.19%) SOAP
14 2 (0.79%) Ajax
14 2 (0.79%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 38 (15.08%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (13.10%) User Experience
3 28 (11.11%) Mobile App
4 25 (9.92%) Fintech
5 18 (7.14%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.78%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.98%) Credit Risk
8 5 (1.98%) PMI
9 3 (1.19%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.79%) CMDB
10 2 (0.79%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.79%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.79%) Tandem
10 2 (0.79%) Wiki
11 1 (0.40%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.40%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.40%) Mobile Games
11 1 (0.40%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.37%) Android
1 11 (4.37%) Apple iOS
2 2 (0.79%) Windows
2 2 (0.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (30.16%) Business Analysis
3 66 (26.19%) Scrum
4 38 (15.08%) TDD
5 34 (13.49%) Acceptance Criteria
5 34 (13.49%) Use Case
5 34 (13.49%) User Acceptance Testing
6 32 (12.70%) Test Automation
7 30 (11.90%) Enterprise Architecture
7 30 (11.90%) Kanban
8 28 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 27 (10.71%) Wireframes
10 23 (9.13%) Mentoring
10 23 (9.13%) Workflow
11 22 (8.73%) E-Commerce
12 21 (8.33%) Analytics
12 21 (8.33%) BDD
12 21 (8.33%) PRINCE2
13 20 (7.94%) Project Management
13 20 (7.94%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 40 (15.87%) C#
2 31 (12.30%) Java
3 30 (11.90%) SQL
4 27 (10.71%) JavaScript
5 9 (3.57%) PHP
6 8 (3.17%) PL/SQL
6 8 (3.17%) Ruby
6 8 (3.17%) XQuery
7 5 (1.98%) Java 8
7 5 (1.98%) Python
8 4 (1.59%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.19%) C
10 2 (0.79%) ES6
10 2 (0.79%) VBA
10 2 (0.79%) VBScript
11 1 (0.40%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.40%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 32 (12.70%) Degree
2 25 (9.92%) ISEB
3 7 (2.78%) PMI Certification
4 5 (1.98%) CBAP
4 5 (1.98%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.98%) PMP
5 1 (0.40%) CISA
5 1 (0.40%) CISM
5 1 (0.40%) CISSP
5 1 (0.40%) IIBA
5 1 (0.40%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (16.27%) QA
2 5 (1.98%) PMO
3 2 (0.79%) GDPR
4 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.40%) PSD2
4 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (1.59%) Docker
2 2 (0.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.79%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.40%) Ansible
2 1 (0.40%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.40%) Terraform
Vendors
1 27 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.37%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (3.17%) LexisNexis
3 8 (3.17%) New Relic
3 8 (3.17%) Splunk
4 5 (1.98%) HP
4 5 (1.98%) Planview
5 4 (1.59%) Google
5 4 (1.59%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.79%) Cadence
6 2 (0.79%) Cisco
6 2 (0.79%) ServiceNow
6 2 (0.79%) VMware
7 1 (0.40%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.40%) Coremetrics
7 1 (0.40%) Facebook
7 1 (0.40%) OpenText
7 1 (0.40%) Pardot
7 1 (0.40%) Pega
7 1 (0.40%) Tableau