Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Croydon 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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
South London > Croydon
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 55 62
Rank change year-on-year +29 +7 -5
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 27 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Croydon 7.69% 1.36% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.88% 1.67% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 19 5 1
Croydon median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +4.65% -9.47%
10th Percentile £38,100 £36,500 £41,500
90th Percentile £71,000 £47,500 £44,500
South London median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -10.00%

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 Croydon with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Croydon
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 304 359 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Croydon 86.61% 81.59% 85.13%
Number of salaries quoted 239 324 303
Croydon median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% +8.43%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,850 £24,000
90th Percentile £77,250 £67,500 £60,000
South London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

Job postings citing User Stories as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Croydon.

Job vacancy trend for User Stories in Croydon

User Stories
Salary Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories in Croydon.

Salary trend for User Stories in Croydon

User Stories
Salary Histogram in Croydon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Stories in Croydon over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for User Stories in Croydon

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Croydon region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 27 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (62.96%) Test Automation
3 14 (51.85%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (51.85%) TDD
4 13 (48.15%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (44.44%) Mentoring
5 12 (44.44%) Scrum
6 11 (40.74%) Kanban
6 11 (40.74%) Feature Driven Development
6 11 (40.74%) Games
6 11 (40.74%) Coaching
6 11 (40.74%) ATDD
7 10 (37.04%) .NET
8 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET
8 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
8 7 (25.93%) SQL
8 7 (25.93%) T-SQL
8 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
8 7 (25.93%) MVC
8 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
8 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (25.93%) .NET Framework
8 7 (25.93%) AngularJS
8 7 (25.93%) Kendo UI
8 7 (25.93%) KnockoutJS
8 7 (25.93%) Entity Framework
8 7 (25.93%) Node.js
8 7 (25.93%) TypeScript
8 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET Web API

User Stories
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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:

Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (25.93%) npm
2 2 (7.41%) GitHub
2 2 (7.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Unified Communications
1 3 (11.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
2 2 (7.41%) FitNesse
2 2 (7.41%) Hudson
2 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.41%) JUnit
2 2 (7.41%) NUnit
2 2 (7.41%) Selenium
General
1 11 (40.74%) Games
2 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Scrum Master
2 7 (25.93%) Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Software Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Business Systems Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) SDLC Business Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Telecoms Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Telecoms Business Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Tester
5 2 (7.41%) Automation Tester
5 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Java Scrum Master
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Automation Tester
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Tester
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Web Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) .NET
2 7 (25.93%) .NET Framework
2 7 (25.93%) AngularJS
2 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET
2 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET Core
2 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET Web API
2 7 (25.93%) Entity Framework
2 7 (25.93%) Kendo UI
2 7 (25.93%) KnockoutJS
2 7 (25.93%) Node.js
3 5 (18.52%) REST
4 2 (7.41%) Apache CXF
4 2 (7.41%) SOAP
4 2 (7.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) User Experience
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (62.96%) Test Automation
3 14 (51.85%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (51.85%) TDD
4 13 (48.15%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (44.44%) Mentoring
5 12 (44.44%) Scrum
6 11 (40.74%) ATDD
6 11 (40.74%) Coaching
6 11 (40.74%) Feature Driven Development
6 11 (40.74%) Kanban
7 7 (25.93%) MVC
8 5 (18.52%) Acceptance Criteria
8 5 (18.52%) BDD
8 5 (18.52%) Integration Testing
8 5 (18.52%) Open Source
8 5 (18.52%) Test Strategy
9 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (11.11%) Exploratory Testing
9 3 (11.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
1 7 (25.93%) SQL
1 7 (25.93%) T-SQL
1 7 (25.93%) TypeScript
2 6 (22.22%) Java
3 4 (14.81%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft