The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 220 252 288
Rank change year-on-year +32 +36  
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 1234 1324 1106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.54% 1.35% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 1.53% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1027 1032 942
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 71495 86758 87192
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 89.14% 88.63% 86.96%
Number of salaries quoted 59324 72606 71305
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

User Stories
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for User Stories in England

User Stories
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Stories in England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for User Stories in England

User Stories
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 29 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
London +24 525 £57,500 +4.54% 79
South East -16 196 £47,500 -5.00% 25
Yorkshire +88 111 £45,000 +28.57% 14
East of England +20 108 £47,500 +5.55% 10
North West +58 105 £38,500 -12.00% 17
South West +40 92 £40,000 - 10
West Midlands 0 45 £40,000 -11.11% 10
East Midlands -28 45 £50,000 +42.85% 5
North East +11 9 £37,500 +6.26% 3
Midlands - 1 £45,000 - 1
User Stories
UK

For the 6 months to 29 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 England region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 2046 (83.00%) Agile Software Development
2 923 (37.44%) Scrum
3 601 (24.38%) Finance
4 488 (19.80%) Business Analysis
5 444 (18.01%) SQL
6 440 (17.85%) Java
7 426 (17.28%) TDD
8 397 (16.11%) QA
9 390 (15.82%) JavaScript
10 373 (15.13%) User Experience
11 360 (14.60%) C#
12 346 (14.04%) JIRA
13 339 (13.75%) Waterfall
14 317 (12.86%) BDD
15 310 (12.58%) Stakeholder Management
16 302 (12.25%) Degree
17 298 (12.09%) Microsoft
18 289 (11.72%) .NET
19 282 (11.44%) Kanban
20 281 (11.40%) Use Case
21 276 (11.20%) Software Engineering
22 275 (11.16%) HTML
22 275 (11.16%) Analytical Skills
23 271 (10.99%) E-Commerce
24 259 (10.51%) User Acceptance Testing
24 259 (10.51%) Continuous Integration
25 246 (9.98%) Selenium
26 244 (9.90%) Test Automation
27 235 (9.53%) Mentoring
28 232 (9.41%) Git (software)

User Stories
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 138 (5.60%) Confluence
2 57 (2.31%) Apache
3 41 (1.66%) JBoss
4 32 (1.30%) CMS
5 28 (1.14%) Tomcat
6 25 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
7 24 (0.97%) Apache Pig
8 23 (0.93%) WebLogic
9 19 (0.77%) SharePoint
10 17 (0.69%) Drupal
11 11 (0.45%) WordPress
12 9 (0.37%) Apache Spark
12 9 (0.37%) nginx
12 9 (0.37%) OpenStack
12 9 (0.37%) SAS
12 9 (0.37%) WebSphere
13 8 (0.32%) Apache ServiceMix
14 7 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 7 (0.28%) IIS
15 5 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 95 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 65 (2.64%) MS Visio
3 29 (1.18%) MS Office
4 19 (0.77%) Photoshop
5 16 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
6 13 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 11 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (0.32%) MS Project
8 8 (0.32%) SPSS
9 7 (0.28%) InVision
10 5 (0.20%) UXPin
11 2 (0.081%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.081%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.041%) Autodesk Flame
12 1 (0.041%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.041%) Houdini
12 1 (0.041%) InDesign
12 1 (0.041%) Maya
12 1 (0.041%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 23 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.20%) BASE24
3 5 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 5 (0.20%) Postilion
3 5 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.16%) Magento
4 4 (0.16%) OpenText MBPM
4 4 (0.16%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.12%) Data Workbench
5 3 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.12%) Sage 1000
5 3 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (0.12%) Visualfiles
6 2 (0.081%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.081%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.081%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.081%) SessionCam
6 2 (0.081%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 93 (3.77%) SaaS
2 74 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
3 58 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
5 12 (0.49%) GitHub
5 12 (0.49%) Trello
6 11 (0.45%) IaaS
7 9 (0.37%) Amazon S3
7 9 (0.37%) Google Analytics
7 9 (0.37%) PaaS
8 7 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
9 6 (0.24%) Google Play
10 5 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
10 5 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.16%) Amazon Kinesis
11 4 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (0.16%) Datadog
12 3 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.081%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.081%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 61 (2.47%) Internet
2 55 (2.23%) HTTP
3 21 (0.85%) HTTPS
4 15 (0.61%) SSL
5 13 (0.53%) Firewall
6 11 (0.45%) Intranet
7 10 (0.41%) ATM
8 9 (0.37%) TCP/IP
9 8 (0.32%) LDAP
10 6 (0.24%) IMAP
10 6 (0.24%) SNMP
11 5 (0.20%) FCoE
12 3 (0.12%) DNS
12 3 (0.12%) IPv4
12 3 (0.12%) POP3
12 3 (0.12%) SSH
12 3 (0.12%) Unified Communications
12 3 (0.12%) VoIP
13 2 (0.081%) Broadband
13 2 (0.081%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 215 (8.72%) SQL Server
2 117 (4.75%) MySQL
3 94 (3.81%) Big Data
4 91 (3.69%) NoSQL
5 74 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
6 70 (2.84%) Hadoop
7 67 (2.72%) MongoDB
8 49 (1.99%) Relational Database
9 42 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 39 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
11 38 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
12 31 (1.26%) Apache Hive
13 21 (0.85%) QlikView
13 21 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 20 (0.81%) Redis
15 19 (0.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 18 (0.73%) Data Mining
17 17 (0.69%) Amazon Redshift
17 17 (0.69%) Bigtable
17 17 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 346 (14.04%) JIRA
2 246 (9.98%) Selenium
3 232 (9.41%) Git (software)
4 175 (7.10%) Cucumber
5 136 (5.52%) Jenkins
6 106 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
7 96 (3.89%) JUnit
8 90 (3.65%) WebDriver
9 86 (3.49%) Visual Studio
10 84 (3.41%) SpecFlow
11 83 (3.37%) Maven
12 56 (2.27%) SoapUI
13 55 (2.23%) Subversion
14 47 (1.91%) FitNesse
15 46 (1.87%) LoadRunner
16 34 (1.38%) Ant
16 34 (1.38%) TestNG
17 32 (1.30%) JMeter
17 32 (1.30%) NUnit
18 31 (1.26%) TeamCity
General
1 601 (24.38%) Finance
2 170 (6.90%) Retail
3 167 (6.77%) Marketing
4 132 (5.35%) Banking
5 81 (3.29%) Telecoms
6 55 (2.23%) Games
7 46 (1.87%) Financial Institution
8 45 (1.83%) Back Office
9 30 (1.22%) Advertising
9 30 (1.22%) Legal
10 28 (1.14%) Front Office
11 25 (1.01%) Publishing
12 21 (0.85%) Automotive
12 21 (0.85%) Manufacturing
13 19 (0.77%) Billing
14 15 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
14 15 (0.61%) Law
15 11 (0.45%) Investment Banking
16 10 (0.41%) Local Government
17 9 (0.37%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 1086 (44.06%) Analyst
2 899 (36.47%) Business Analyst
3 451 (18.30%) Developer
4 288 (11.68%) Agile Business Analyst
5 169 (6.86%) Senior Analyst
6 163 (6.61%) Product Owner
7 147 (5.96%) Digital Analyst
8 136 (5.52%) Senior Business Analyst
9 132 (5.35%) Digital Business Analyst
10 116 (4.71%) Test Analyst
11 115 (4.67%) Java Developer
12 114 (4.62%) Software Analyst
13 101 (4.10%) Test Engineer
14 96 (3.89%) Senior Developer
15 91 (3.69%) C# Developer
16 90 (3.65%) Product Manager
17 88 (3.57%) Tester
18 83 (3.37%) Software Engineer
19 74 (3.00%) Scrum Master
20 73 (2.96%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 289 (11.72%) .NET
2 275 (11.16%) HTML
3 220 (8.92%) Web Services
4 219 (8.88%) CSS
5 146 (5.92%) XML
6 136 (5.52%) REST
7 129 (5.23%) SOAP
8 127 (5.15%) RESTful
9 104 (4.22%) AngularJS
9 104 (4.22%) HTML5
10 95 (3.85%) Spring
11 92 (3.73%) ASP.NET
12 86 (3.49%) JSON
13 73 (2.96%) jQuery
14 72 (2.92%) Node.js
15 70 (2.84%) .NET Framework
15 70 (2.84%) Gherkin
16 69 (2.80%) CSS3
17 67 (2.72%) J2EE
18 55 (2.23%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 373 (15.13%) User Experience
2 275 (11.16%) Analytical Skills
3 169 (6.86%) Mobile App
4 141 (5.72%) Computer Science
5 85 (3.45%) Fintech
6 74 (3.00%) Management Information System
7 64 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
8 38 (1.54%) iPad
9 35 (1.42%) Minimum Viable Product
10 26 (1.05%) Client/Server
11 25 (1.01%) iPhone
11 25 (1.01%) Virtual Team
12 22 (0.89%) Equities
12 22 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
12 22 (0.89%) Online Banking
13 19 (0.77%) Fixed Income
13 19 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 18 (0.73%) Hedge funds
15 14 (0.57%) Data Structures
16 13 (0.53%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 134 (5.44%) Linux
2 103 (4.18%) Apple iOS
3 99 (4.02%) Android
4 96 (3.89%) Windows
5 41 (1.66%) Unix
6 13 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (0.41%) Solaris
8 8 (0.32%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.24%) Mac OS X
9 6 (0.24%) Windows Phone
10 4 (0.16%) CentOS
11 2 (0.081%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.041%) Debian
12 1 (0.041%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2046 (83.00%) Agile Software Development
2 923 (37.44%) Scrum
3 488 (19.80%) Business Analysis
4 426 (17.28%) TDD
5 339 (13.75%) Waterfall
6 317 (12.86%) BDD
7 310 (12.58%) Stakeholder Management
8 282 (11.44%) Kanban
9 281 (11.40%) Use Case
10 276 (11.20%) Software Engineering
11 271 (10.99%) E-Commerce
12 259 (10.51%) Continuous Integration
12 259 (10.51%) User Acceptance Testing
13 244 (9.90%) Test Automation
14 235 (9.53%) Mentoring
15 223 (9.05%) SDLC
16 209 (8.48%) Project Management
17 202 (8.19%) Wireframes
18 192 (7.79%) Automated Testing
19 181 (7.34%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 444 (18.01%) SQL
2 440 (17.85%) Java
3 390 (15.82%) JavaScript
4 360 (14.60%) C#
5 130 (5.27%) Python
6 115 (4.67%) PHP
7 93 (3.77%) C++
8 84 (3.41%) C
9 52 (2.11%) Ruby
10 50 (2.03%) T-SQL
11 42 (1.70%) Bash Shell
12 36 (1.46%) Perl
13 33 (1.34%) Objective-C
14 27 (1.10%) Scala
15 25 (1.01%) PowerShell
15 25 (1.01%) VB.NET
16 19 (0.77%) Shell Script
17 18 (0.73%) Groovy
18 16 (0.65%) Go
19 14 (0.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 302 (12.25%) Degree
2 159 (6.45%) ISEB
3 109 (4.42%) Security Cleared
4 107 (4.34%) ISTQB
5 82 (3.33%) DV Cleared
6 49 (1.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 19 (0.77%) SC Cleared
8 14 (0.57%) IIBA
9 12 (0.49%) CBAP
10 11 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (0.37%) CCNA
11 9 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (0.37%) CISSP
11 9 (0.37%) GIAC
11 9 (0.37%) Linux+ Certification
11 9 (0.37%) MCSE
11 9 (0.37%) Network+ Certification
11 9 (0.37%) SANS
11 9 (0.37%) Security+ Certification
11 9 (0.37%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 397 (16.11%) QA
2 25 (1.01%) PMO
3 19 (0.77%) SDET
4 12 (0.49%) SLA
5 11 (0.45%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.12%) WCAG
8 2 (0.081%) MiFID
9 1 (0.041%) COREP
9 1 (0.041%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.041%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.041%) EMIR
9 1 (0.041%) FINREP
9 1 (0.041%) IFRS
9 1 (0.041%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.041%) SEPA
9 1 (0.041%) WAI
System Software
1 32 (1.30%) Docker
2 16 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.45%) VirtualBox
4 8 (0.32%) Dovecot
5 6 (0.24%) HDFS
6 5 (0.20%) NFS
6 5 (0.20%) Samba
6 5 (0.20%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.16%) vSphere
8 3 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.12%) KVM
9 2 (0.081%) vCloud
9 2 (0.081%) Xen
Systems Management
1 30 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
2 21 (0.85%) Puppet
3 17 (0.69%) Ansible
4 13 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (0.49%) Nagios
6 7 (0.28%) Kibana
7 6 (0.24%) Salt
8 5 (0.20%) Kubernetes
9 4 (0.16%) HP Fortify
10 3 (0.12%) Ambari
10 3 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
10 3 (0.12%) HockeyApp
10 3 (0.12%) logstash
11 2 (0.081%) Grafana
11 2 (0.081%) Packer
11 2 (0.081%) Terraform
11 2 (0.081%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.081%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.041%) Capistrano
12 1 (0.041%) yum
Vendors
1 298 (12.09%) Microsoft
2 74 (3.00%) Google
3 50 (2.03%) Atlassian
4 46 (1.87%) Oracle
5 45 (1.83%) Tableau
6 41 (1.66%) Adobe
7 38 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
8 30 (1.22%) SAP
9 27 (1.10%) Red Hat
10 25 (1.01%) IBM
10 25 (1.01%) MicroStrategy
11 22 (0.89%) HP
12 19 (0.77%) CA Agile Central
12 19 (0.77%) Cadence
13 18 (0.73%) LexisNexis
13 18 (0.73%) VMware
14 13 (0.53%) Jaspersoft
15 12 (0.49%) Cognos
15 12 (0.49%) hybris
15 12 (0.49%) Sitecore
Midlands
Experis Ltd
Salary: £46000.00 - £57000.00 per annum + Benefits + pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Cheshire Datasystems Limited
Salary: £50,000 - £58,000 per annum
Posted: 45 minutes ago
Oxfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Excellent Pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Intec Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus excellent bonus and bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Flexi Benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Waterlooville, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Energon People
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + 5% bonus + 29 days holiday + pensi
Posted: 19 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £55k - 65k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50,000 + Brilliant Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Computer People
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Recommend Recruitment
Salary: From £38,000 to £48,000 per annum healthcare, pension, + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £55000 - £68000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The North Starr
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 25% bonus + 10% pension
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago