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

User Story
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 142 147 221
Rank change year-on-year +5 +74 +114
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 243 208 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.20% 2.05% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 2.26% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 210 180 146
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £41,125 £41,250 £43,750
90th Percentile £78,775 £75,125 £75,375
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +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 10,180 9,200 12,225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 92.30% 90.84% 91.29%
Number of salaries quoted 9,006 8,282 11,015
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 £37,500 £36,250 £35,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £91,250 £87,500
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 18 June 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 June 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 +1 3 £66,250 -19.70%
User Stories
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 June 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.

1 192 (79.01%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (32.10%) Scrum
3 73 (30.04%) Finance
4 64 (26.34%) Business Analysis
5 54 (22.22%) JIRA
6 48 (19.75%) C#
7 43 (17.70%) .NET
7 43 (17.70%) Law
8 40 (16.46%) TDD
9 38 (15.64%) QA
9 38 (15.64%) Kanban
9 38 (15.64%) Analytical Skills
9 38 (15.64%) Fintech
10 37 (15.23%) Degree
11 33 (13.58%) SQL
11 33 (13.58%) User Experience
12 32 (13.17%) Java
13 29 (11.93%) Mobile App
13 29 (11.93%) User Acceptance Testing
14 28 (11.52%) SaaS
14 28 (11.52%) JavaScript
15 27 (11.11%) BDD
15 27 (11.11%) SDLC
16 26 (10.70%) Mentoring
16 26 (10.70%) Retail
17 25 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
17 25 (10.29%) Use Case
17 25 (10.29%) Test Automation
18 23 (9.47%) Microsoft Azure
18 23 (9.47%) Advertising

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 18 (7.41%) Confluence
2 8 (3.29%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (2.06%) CMS
4 4 (1.65%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.82%) Apache Solr
5 2 (0.82%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.41%) Drupal
6 1 (0.41%) Mule
Applications
1 18 (7.41%) MS Visio
2 15 (6.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (4.12%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (1.65%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.82%) Moqups
7 1 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.41%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.41%) InVision
7 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.82%) CA PPM
3 1 (0.41%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (11.52%) SaaS
2 23 (9.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (6.58%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.88%) PaaS
5 5 (2.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 5 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (2.06%) Amazon S3
5 5 (2.06%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (2.06%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (2.06%) Serverless
6 4 (1.65%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.82%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.82%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 2 (0.82%) Twilio
8 1 (0.41%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.82%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (0.82%) Firewall
1 2 (0.82%) Internet
1 2 (0.82%) LAN
1 2 (0.82%) SSL
1 2 (0.82%) VPN
1 2 (0.82%) WAN
2 1 (0.41%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (0.41%) FTP
2 1 (0.41%) Intranet
2 1 (0.41%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.12%) NoSQL
2 7 (2.88%) Big Data
2 7 (2.88%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.06%) MarkLogic
4 4 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.65%) QlikView
5 3 (1.23%) Blockchain
5 3 (1.23%) Cosmos DB
5 3 (1.23%) GIS
5 3 (1.23%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.23%) MySQL
5 3 (1.23%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.82%) Redis
7 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.41%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.41%) OLTP
7 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.41%) Riak
7 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 54 (22.22%) JIRA
2 19 (7.82%) Git (software)
3 11 (4.53%) Jenkins
3 11 (4.53%) Selenium
4 8 (3.29%) Visual Studio Team System
4 8 (3.29%) WebDriver
5 6 (2.47%) Cucumber
5 6 (2.47%) NUnit
6 5 (2.06%) git-flow
7 4 (1.65%) JUnit
7 4 (1.65%) Moq
8 3 (1.23%) SpecFlow
8 3 (1.23%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.82%) Babel
9 2 (0.82%) Capybara
9 2 (0.82%) Mocha
9 2 (0.82%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.82%) MSTest
9 2 (0.82%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.82%) webpack
General
1 73 (30.04%) Finance
2 43 (17.70%) Law
3 26 (10.70%) Retail
4 23 (9.47%) Advertising
5 20 (8.23%) Banking
6 14 (5.76%) Marketing
7 13 (5.35%) Publishing
8 12 (4.94%) Legal
9 9 (3.70%) Games
10 6 (2.47%) Back Office
11 3 (1.23%) Front Office
12 2 (0.82%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.82%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.41%) Digital Economy
13 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 96 (39.51%) Business Analyst
2 95 (39.09%) Analyst
3 48 (19.75%) Developer
4 39 (16.05%) Product Manager
5 26 (10.70%) C# Developer
6 22 (9.05%) .NET Developer
6 22 (9.05%) C# .NET Developer
6 22 (9.05%) Product Owner
7 20 (8.23%) Architect
8 19 (7.82%) Agile Business Analyst
9 18 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
9 18 (7.41%) Senior Business Analyst
10 15 (6.17%) Digital Analyst
10 15 (6.17%) Digital Business Analyst
10 15 (6.17%) Mobile Product Manager
10 15 (6.17%) Technical Analyst
10 15 (6.17%) Technical Business Analyst
11 12 (4.94%) Software Engineer
12 11 (4.53%) .NET Architect
12 11 (4.53%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (17.70%) .NET
2 21 (8.64%) ASP.NET
3 20 (8.23%) RESTful
4 18 (7.41%) HTML
5 14 (5.76%) CSS
6 13 (5.35%) Node.js
7 12 (4.94%) AngularJS
7 12 (4.94%) React
8 10 (4.12%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (4.12%) Web Services
8 10 (4.12%) XML
9 7 (2.88%) Gherkin
10 5 (2.06%) HTML5
10 5 (2.06%) jQuery
10 5 (2.06%) REST
10 5 (2.06%) Spring
11 4 (1.65%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (1.65%) JSON
11 4 (1.65%) SOAP
12 3 (1.23%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 38 (15.64%) Analytical Skills
1 38 (15.64%) Fintech
2 33 (13.58%) User Experience
3 29 (11.93%) Mobile App
4 18 (7.41%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.70%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.88%) Public Cloud
7 5 (2.06%) Credit Risk
8 4 (1.65%) PMI
8 4 (1.65%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.23%) Video on Demand
10 2 (0.82%) CMDB
10 2 (0.82%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.82%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.82%) Tandem
10 2 (0.82%) Video\Live Streaming
10 2 (0.82%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.82%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.58%) Android
1 16 (6.58%) Apple iOS
2 2 (0.82%) Windows
2 2 (0.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (79.01%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (32.10%) Scrum
3 64 (26.34%) Business Analysis
4 40 (16.46%) TDD
5 38 (15.64%) Kanban
6 29 (11.93%) User Acceptance Testing
7 27 (11.11%) BDD
7 27 (11.11%) SDLC
8 26 (10.70%) Mentoring
9 25 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 25 (10.29%) Test Automation
9 25 (10.29%) Use Case
10 23 (9.47%) Acceptance Criteria
11 22 (9.05%) E-Commerce
12 20 (8.23%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (8.23%) Software Engineering
13 19 (7.82%) Enterprise Architecture
13 19 (7.82%) Problem-Solving
14 18 (7.41%) Wireframes
15 17 (7.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 48 (19.75%) C#
2 33 (13.58%) SQL
3 32 (13.17%) Java
4 28 (11.52%) JavaScript
5 7 (2.88%) Scala
6 6 (2.47%) Java 8
6 6 (2.47%) PHP
6 6 (2.47%) PL/SQL
7 5 (2.06%) PowerShell
7 5 (2.06%) XQuery
8 4 (1.65%) Ruby
9 3 (1.23%) C
9 3 (1.23%) Python
10 2 (0.82%) ES6
10 2 (0.82%) VBScript
11 1 (0.41%) C++
11 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (15.23%) Degree
2 15 (6.17%) ISEB
3 6 (2.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.47%) PMI Certification
3 6 (2.47%) PMP
4 5 (2.06%) CBAP
5 4 (1.65%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.82%) MBA
8 1 (0.41%) CISA
8 1 (0.41%) CISM
8 1 (0.41%) CISSP
8 1 (0.41%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.41%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (15.64%) QA
2 2 (0.82%) PMO
3 1 (0.41%) AIFMD
3 1 (0.41%) GDPR
3 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (3.29%) Docker
2 2 (0.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.82%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.41%) Ansible
2 1 (0.41%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 23 (9.47%) Microsoft
2 9 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (2.06%) LexisNexis
3 5 (2.06%) New Relic
3 5 (2.06%) Splunk
4 3 (1.23%) Sitecore
5 2 (0.82%) Alteryx
5 2 (0.82%) Cadence
5 2 (0.82%) Cisco
5 2 (0.82%) Google
5 2 (0.82%) HP
5 2 (0.82%) Oracle
5 2 (0.82%) Planview
5 2 (0.82%) ServiceNow
5 2 (0.82%) Tableau
5 2 (0.82%) VMware
6 1 (0.41%) Coremetrics
6 1 (0.41%) OpenText
6 1 (0.41%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.41%) TOWER Software