Period
to 15 October 2018

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 6 months to 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
England > East of England
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 147 222 152
Rank change year-on-year +75 -70 +142
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 215 137 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.02% 1.18% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 1.31% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 176 119 216
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £51,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.91% +14.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,250 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.04%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9,535 10,428 11,823
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 89.45% 89.92% 89.92%
Number of salaries quoted 7,129 8,496 9,786
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing User Stories as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

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 6 months to 15 October 2018.

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 6 months to 15 October 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
Suffolk +63 74 £54,000 +27.06% 3
Hertfordshire +30 66 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Cambridgeshire +12 45 £56,500 +2.73% 3
Bedfordshire +2 16 £47,500 -2.56% 1
Essex +25 9 £39,000 -32.17% 3
Norfolk +4 5 £30,000 -11.76% 4
User Stories
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 East of England region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 191 (88.84%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (36.74%) SQL
3 70 (32.56%) Scrum
4 68 (31.63%) C#
5 61 (28.37%) .NET
6 59 (27.44%) JavaScript
7 58 (26.98%) Microsoft
8 56 (26.05%) TDD
9 55 (25.58%) JIRA
9 55 (25.58%) Finance
10 52 (24.19%) Waterfall
11 51 (23.72%) Software Engineering
12 48 (22.33%) Test Automation
13 47 (21.86%) HTML
14 46 (21.40%) MVC
15 45 (20.93%) SDLC
16 43 (20.00%) ASP.NET
17 42 (19.53%) Microsoft Azure
18 41 (19.07%) Confluence
18 41 (19.07%) OO
19 40 (18.60%) Wireframes
20 37 (17.21%) SQL Server
21 36 (16.74%) Web Services
21 36 (16.74%) Acceptance Criteria
21 36 (16.74%) NoSQL
22 34 (15.81%) ASP.NET MVC
22 34 (15.81%) UML
22 34 (15.81%) Stakeholder Management
22 34 (15.81%) Requirements Analysis
23 33 (15.35%) .NET Framework

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 (19.07%) Confluence
2 16 (7.44%) Apache Spark
3 8 (3.72%) WebLogic
4 7 (3.26%) SharePoint Server
5 6 (2.79%) Apache Pig
6 5 (2.33%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.33%) Traefik
7 1 (0.47%) JBoss
7 1 (0.47%) Mule
7 1 (0.47%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 8 (3.72%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.33%) Gliffy
3 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.40%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 42 (19.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (7.44%) Serverless
3 8 (3.72%) Azure Data Factory
4 3 (1.40%) SaaS
5 2 (0.93%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.47%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 26 (12.09%) HTTP
2 11 (5.12%) Broadband
3 9 (4.19%) SSL
4 6 (2.79%) Firewall
4 6 (2.79%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.40%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.93%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (17.21%) SQL Server
2 36 (16.74%) NoSQL
3 22 (10.23%) MySQL
4 17 (7.91%) Big Data
5 11 (5.12%) Hadoop
6 8 (3.72%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 8 (3.72%) Azure SQL Database
6 8 (3.72%) Crystal Reports
6 8 (3.72%) Data Lake
6 8 (3.72%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (3.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 8 (3.72%) Power BI
6 8 (3.72%) Snowflake Schema
6 8 (3.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (3.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (3.26%) RDBMS
7 7 (3.26%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.79%) Apache Hive
8 6 (2.79%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.40%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 55 (25.58%) JIRA
2 29 (13.49%) NUnit
3 26 (12.09%) Git (software)
4 18 (8.37%) Visual Studio
5 17 (7.91%) Jasmine
5 17 (7.91%) Log4Net
6 16 (7.44%) Selenium
7 13 (6.05%) Maven
8 9 (4.19%) LoadRunner
8 9 (4.19%) Robot Framework
9 8 (3.72%) JUnit
10 7 (3.26%) Jenkins
11 6 (2.79%) Appium
11 6 (2.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (2.79%) Bitbucket
11 6 (2.79%) CodeSonar
11 6 (2.79%) Eclipse
11 6 (2.79%) git-flow
11 6 (2.79%) SoapUI
11 6 (2.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 55 (25.58%) Finance
2 31 (14.42%) Retail
3 23 (10.70%) Games
4 9 (4.19%) Advertising
4 9 (4.19%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.26%) Billing
6 5 (2.33%) Back Office
7 3 (1.40%) Marketing
8 1 (0.47%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 85 (39.53%) Analyst
2 73 (33.95%) Business Analyst
3 67 (31.16%) Developer
4 34 (15.81%) Software Developer
5 24 (11.16%) .NET Developer
6 23 (10.70%) .NET Software Developer
7 19 (8.84%) Senior Analyst
7 19 (8.84%) Senior Business Analyst
8 17 (7.91%) Senior Developer
9 15 (6.98%) C# Developer
10 14 (6.51%) C# Software Developer
10 14 (6.51%) Product Owner
10 14 (6.51%) Senior Software Developer
11 12 (5.58%) Test Engineer
11 12 (5.58%) UI Developer
12 11 (5.12%) Senior .NET Developer
12 11 (5.12%) Senior .NET Software Developer
13 10 (4.65%) Agile Business Analyst
13 10 (4.65%) Business Project Manager
13 10 (4.65%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (28.37%) .NET
2 47 (21.86%) HTML
3 43 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 36 (16.74%) Web Services
5 34 (15.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 33 (15.35%) .NET Framework
7 29 (13.49%) REST
8 28 (13.02%) JSON
9 27 (12.56%) CSS
10 25 (11.63%) HTML5
11 24 (11.16%) AngularJS
11 24 (11.16%) XML
12 22 (10.23%) ASP.NET Web API
12 22 (10.23%) OAuth
12 22 (10.23%) SAML
13 21 (9.77%) .NET Core
13 21 (9.77%) OpenID
14 17 (7.91%) Aurelia
14 17 (7.91%) jQuery
15 16 (7.44%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 33 (15.35%) User Experience
2 28 (13.02%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (12.09%) Mobile App
4 12 (5.58%) Algorithms
5 9 (4.19%) FMCG
6 8 (3.72%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (2.79%) PMI
8 5 (2.33%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (1.86%) EPoS
9 4 (1.86%) Reinsurance
10 3 (1.40%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.40%) iPhone
10 3 (1.40%) Replication
11 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.93%) NHS
12 1 (0.47%) Minimum Viable Product
12 1 (0.47%) Raspberry Pi
12 1 (0.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (12.56%) Windows
2 20 (9.30%) Linux
3 9 (4.19%) Android
3 9 (4.19%) Mac OS X
4 6 (2.79%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.33%) CentOS
5 5 (2.33%) Fedora
5 5 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.33%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.40%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (88.84%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (32.56%) Scrum
3 56 (26.05%) TDD
4 52 (24.19%) Waterfall
5 51 (23.72%) Software Engineering
6 48 (22.33%) Test Automation
7 46 (21.40%) MVC
8 45 (20.93%) SDLC
9 41 (19.07%) OO
10 40 (18.60%) Wireframes
11 36 (16.74%) Acceptance Criteria
12 34 (15.81%) Requirements Analysis
12 34 (15.81%) Stakeholder Management
12 34 (15.81%) UML
13 31 (14.42%) Business Analysis
13 31 (14.42%) User Acceptance Testing
14 30 (13.95%) DevOps
15 29 (13.49%) BDD
15 29 (13.49%) Use Case
16 28 (13.02%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 79 (36.74%) SQL
2 68 (31.63%) C#
3 59 (27.44%) JavaScript
4 33 (15.35%) T-SQL
5 31 (14.42%) Java
6 30 (13.95%) PowerShell
7 27 (12.56%) C
8 26 (12.09%) Python
9 20 (9.30%) Bash Shell
10 18 (8.37%) C++
11 17 (7.91%) TypeScript
12 12 (5.58%) ES6
12 12 (5.58%) PHP
13 9 (4.19%) Objective-C
14 6 (2.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (12.56%) DV Cleared
1 27 (12.56%) Security Cleared
2 26 (12.09%) Degree
3 24 (11.16%) ISEB
4 11 (5.12%) CCNA
4 11 (5.12%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (5.12%) CISSP
4 11 (5.12%) CompTIA Security+
4 11 (5.12%) GIAC
4 11 (5.12%) ISTQB
4 11 (5.12%) Linux+ Certification
4 11 (5.12%) MCSE
4 11 (5.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (5.12%) Network+ Certification
4 11 (5.12%) SANS
4 11 (5.12%) SSCP
5 8 (3.72%) IIBA
6 6 (2.79%) CBAP
6 6 (2.79%) PMI Certification
7 5 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.79%) QA
System Software
1 11 (5.12%) Docker
2 6 (2.79%) vSphere
3 5 (2.33%) NFS
3 5 (2.33%) Samba
3 5 (2.33%) VirtualBox
3 5 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.33%) Xen
4 1 (0.47%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (5.12%) Puppet
2 6 (2.79%) HP ALM
2 6 (2.79%) Nagios
2 6 (2.79%) Salt
3 5 (2.33%) Ansible
3 5 (2.33%) Docker Swarm
3 5 (2.33%) Kubernetes
3 5 (2.33%) OpenNMS
3 5 (2.33%) vCenter Server
3 5 (2.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 58 (26.98%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.91%) New Relic
3 16 (7.44%) Adobe
4 10 (4.65%) BT
5 9 (4.19%) Atlassian
5 9 (4.19%) Tableau
6 6 (2.79%) HP
7 5 (2.33%) Cloudera
7 5 (2.33%) Dell
7 5 (2.33%) EMC
7 5 (2.33%) Hortonworks
7 5 (2.33%) NetApp
7 5 (2.33%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.33%) SolarWinds
7 5 (2.33%) VMware
7 5 (2.33%) WorldPay
8 3 (1.40%) Cisco
9 2 (0.93%) IBM
9 2 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.47%) Oracle