The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
England / East of England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 145 171 202
Rank change year-on-year +26 +31  
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 104 109 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.68% 1.46% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 1.67% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 86 80 50
Median salary £48,750 £44,250 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.16% -4.32%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 East of England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 5384 6538 6397
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 87.20% 87.81% 84.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4269 5189 5107
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,159 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 East of England

User Stories
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for User Stories in the East of England

User Stories
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Stories in the East of England over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for User Stories in the East of England

User Stories
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire +30 27 £47,500 +9.19% 2
Cambridgeshire -7 21 £52,500 +2.63% 4
Essex +25 20 £70,000 +55.55%
Hertfordshire +10 13 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Norfolk -9 13 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Suffolk +26 10 £47,500 -26.92% 1
User Stories
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 East of England region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 184 (84.02%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (42.47%) Finance
3 67 (30.59%) Scrum
4 49 (22.37%) Business Analysis
5 48 (21.92%) JIRA
6 46 (21.00%) Microsoft
7 45 (20.55%) C#
8 42 (19.18%) Waterfall
9 41 (18.72%) Confluence
10 39 (17.81%) SQL
11 37 (16.89%) Degree
12 36 (16.44%) SQL Server
13 35 (15.98%) Data Modelling
13 35 (15.98%) BDD
14 32 (14.61%) Java
15 30 (13.70%) Software Engineering
15 30 (13.70%) Wireframes
16 29 (13.24%) JavaScript
16 29 (13.24%) HTML
17 28 (12.79%) .NET
18 27 (12.33%) Use Case
19 26 (11.87%) Kanban
20 25 (11.42%) Analytics
20 25 (11.42%) Mentoring
20 25 (11.42%) Analytical Skills
20 25 (11.42%) Computer Science
20 25 (11.42%) Stakeholder Management
21 24 (10.96%) TDD
21 24 (10.96%) Coaching
22 22 (10.05%) Domain Models

User Stories
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 41 (18.72%) Confluence
2 8 (3.65%) Apache ServiceMix
2 8 (3.65%) Drupal
3 4 (1.83%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.37%) Apache Solr
4 3 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.37%) WordPress
5 2 (0.91%) Apache
5 2 (0.91%) IIS
6 1 (0.46%) CMS
6 1 (0.46%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (3.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 7 (3.20%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.37%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.37%) Data Workbench
2 1 (0.46%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.20%) SaaS
3 4 (1.83%) Datadog
3 4 (1.83%) Google Play
4 3 (1.37%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.46%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.83%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (16.44%) SQL Server
2 19 (8.68%) NoSQL
3 16 (7.31%) MySQL
4 10 (4.57%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (4.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (3.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (3.20%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.74%) Azure SQL Database
7 6 (2.74%) Big Data
7 6 (2.74%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (2.74%) Power BI
7 6 (2.74%) Snowflake Schema
7 6 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.83%) MarkLogic
8 4 (1.83%) SQLPlus
9 3 (1.37%) HBase
9 3 (1.37%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.37%) Neo4j
9 3 (1.37%) Redis
9 3 (1.37%) Riak
Development Applications
1 48 (21.92%) JIRA
2 18 (8.22%) NUnit
3 15 (6.85%) Cucumber
3 15 (6.85%) JUnit
4 14 (6.39%) Jenkins
5 11 (5.02%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (3.65%) Maven
7 7 (3.20%) Rhino Mocks
7 7 (3.20%) Selenium
7 7 (3.20%) Visual Studio
8 6 (2.74%) Axure RP
8 6 (2.74%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 5 (2.28%) Git (software)
9 5 (2.28%) Subversion
10 4 (1.83%) Grunt
10 4 (1.83%) Jasmine
10 4 (1.83%) Log4Net
10 4 (1.83%) Mockito
11 2 (0.91%) Bower
11 2 (0.91%) PHPUnit
General
1 93 (42.47%) Finance
2 14 (6.39%) Marketing
3 9 (4.11%) Banking
4 8 (3.65%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.28%) Advertising
5 5 (2.28%) Legal
5 5 (2.28%) Retail
6 4 (1.83%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.37%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.91%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.46%) Automotive
9 1 (0.46%) Games
9 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 122 (55.71%) Analyst
2 102 (46.58%) Business Analyst
3 60 (27.40%) Developer
4 41 (18.72%) Agile Business Analyst
5 30 (13.70%) Senior Analyst
6 26 (11.87%) Digital Analyst
7 23 (10.50%) Digital Business Analyst
8 21 (9.59%) Software Analyst
9 20 (9.13%) Senior Business Analyst
10 17 (7.76%) C# Developer
11 16 (7.31%) Senior Developer
12 15 (6.85%) Java Developer
12 15 (6.85%) Lead Business Analyst
13 14 (6.39%) Developer in Test
14 13 (5.94%) Designer
15 12 (5.48%) Insurance Business Analyst
15 12 (5.48%) Software Developer
16 11 (5.02%) Finance Business Analyst
16 11 (5.02%) Financial Analyst
16 11 (5.02%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (13.24%) HTML
2 28 (12.79%) .NET
3 22 (10.05%) AngularJS
4 17 (7.76%) HTML5
5 16 (7.31%) .NET Framework
5 16 (7.31%) CSS
6 15 (6.85%) JSON
6 15 (6.85%) REST
6 15 (6.85%) RESTful
7 14 (6.39%) XML
8 13 (5.94%) Web Services
9 12 (5.48%) ASP.NET
9 12 (5.48%) Spring
10 9 (4.11%) CSS3
10 9 (4.11%) jQuery
11 8 (3.65%) Apache Camel
11 8 (3.65%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (3.65%) Entity Framework
11 8 (3.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (3.20%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.42%) Analytical Skills
1 25 (11.42%) Computer Science
2 18 (8.22%) User Experience
3 15 (6.85%) Virtual Team
4 8 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (3.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (3.20%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.74%) Clustering
6 6 (2.74%) Replication
6 6 (2.74%) Xbox
7 5 (2.28%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.91%) Minimum Viable Product
9 1 (0.46%) BBC
9 1 (0.46%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.65%) Windows
2 7 (3.20%) Android
3 4 (1.83%) Linux
4 3 (1.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (84.02%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (30.59%) Scrum
3 49 (22.37%) Business Analysis
4 42 (19.18%) Waterfall
5 35 (15.98%) BDD
5 35 (15.98%) Data Modelling
6 30 (13.70%) Software Engineering
6 30 (13.70%) Wireframes
7 27 (12.33%) Use Case
8 26 (11.87%) Kanban
9 25 (11.42%) Analytics
9 25 (11.42%) Mentoring
9 25 (11.42%) Stakeholder Management
10 24 (10.96%) Coaching
10 24 (10.96%) TDD
11 22 (10.05%) Domain Models
11 22 (10.05%) Unit Testing
12 21 (9.59%) UML
13 20 (9.13%) MVC
13 20 (9.13%) OO
Programming Languages
1 45 (20.55%) C#
2 39 (17.81%) SQL
3 32 (14.61%) Java
4 29 (13.24%) JavaScript
5 16 (7.31%) T-SQL
6 10 (4.57%) PHP
7 9 (4.11%) C++
8 4 (1.83%) TypeScript
9 2 (0.91%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.91%) Perl
9 2 (0.91%) Python
9 2 (0.91%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.46%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 37 (16.89%) Degree
2 12 (5.48%) ISEB
3 10 (4.57%) IIBA
4 9 (4.11%) CBAP
5 8 (3.65%) ISTQB
6 7 (3.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.91%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.91%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.68%) QA
2 3 (1.37%) PMO
3 2 (0.91%) SDET
4 1 (0.46%) WAI
4 1 (0.46%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 7 (3.20%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.83%) HP Fortify
2 4 (1.83%) Nagios
3 2 (0.91%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 46 (21.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.02%) Adobe
3 8 (3.65%) Google
3 8 (3.65%) Red Hat
4 7 (3.20%) CA Agile Central
5 6 (2.74%) Tableau
6 5 (2.28%) TOWER Software
7 4 (1.83%) DevExpress
7 4 (1.83%) New Relic
8 3 (1.37%) Mapbox
9 1 (0.46%) Demandware
9 1 (0.46%) IBM
9 1 (0.46%) IBM Sterling
9 1 (0.46%) Oracle
9 1 (0.46%) SAP
9 1 (0.46%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.46%) Virgin Media
9 1 (0.46%) Xamarin
Norwich, Norfolk
Aviva
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50,000 + Brilliant Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The North Starr
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Annual Bonus 10%, Full Company Pensi
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
MaxAd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £55k - 65k per year + package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago