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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 230 249 300
Rank change year-on-year +19 +51  
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 1275 1246 1134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.53% 1.34% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 1.51% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1032 1047 919
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,800
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% -3.37%  

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 74870 82511 91444
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 89.69% 89.04% 87.93%
Number of salaries quoted 60781 69796 75582
Median salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,888
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +15 643 £57,500 +4.54% 88
South East -20 165 £47,500 - 33
Yorkshire +83 111 £45,000 - 10
South West -10 97 £38,975 -8.29% 16
West Midlands +24 73 £42,500 - 16
North West -5 68 £44,500 +36.92% 18
East of England -33 63 £50,000 +17.64% 9
East Midlands +43 49 £55,000 +46.66% 4
North East +21 7 £37,000 -2.37% 4
User Stories
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 2048 (81.85%) Agile Software Development
2 991 (39.61%) Scrum
3 680 (27.18%) Finance
4 547 (21.86%) Test Automation
5 546 (21.82%) Business Analysis
6 445 (17.79%) TDD
6 445 (17.79%) SQL
7 407 (16.27%) Java
8 395 (15.79%) JavaScript
9 394 (15.75%) QA
10 380 (15.19%) C#
10 380 (15.19%) User Experience
11 360 (14.39%) JIRA
12 355 (14.19%) Degree
13 335 (13.39%) Waterfall
14 331 (13.23%) BDD
15 314 (12.55%) Microsoft
16 304 (12.15%) .NET
16 304 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
17 301 (12.03%) Stakeholder Management
18 300 (11.99%) Software Engineering
19 284 (11.35%) Kanban
20 279 (11.15%) Continuous Integration
21 276 (11.03%) SDLC
22 274 (10.95%) HTML
23 257 (10.27%) Git (software)
24 251 (10.03%) Use Case
25 248 (9.91%) E-Commerce
26 237 (9.47%) SQL Server
27 231 (9.23%) User Acceptance Testing

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 (5.52%) Confluence
2 69 (2.76%) CMS
3 59 (2.36%) Apache
4 50 (2.00%) Tomcat
5 37 (1.48%) JBoss
6 18 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
7 17 (0.68%) WebLogic
8 14 (0.56%) SharePoint
9 13 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 13 (0.52%) Drupal
9 13 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
10 12 (0.48%) Apache Pig
10 12 (0.48%) WebSphere
11 10 (0.40%) Apache Spark
12 8 (0.32%) EPiServer
12 8 (0.32%) IIS
12 8 (0.32%) nginx
13 7 (0.28%) Kentico
13 7 (0.28%) WordPress
14 6 (0.24%) Mule
Applications
1 67 (2.68%) MS Visio
2 37 (1.48%) Photoshop
3 31 (1.24%) Microsoft Excel
4 30 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
5 28 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
6 19 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 18 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 12 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
9 10 (0.40%) InVision
10 6 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
10 6 (0.24%) UXPin
11 4 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
12 3 (0.12%) GIMP
13 1 (0.040%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.040%) InDesign
13 1 (0.040%) Moqups
Business Applications
1 35 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (0.40%) BASE24
3 10 (0.40%) Postilion
4 8 (0.32%) Eloqua
4 8 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
4 8 (0.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 8 (0.32%) SessionCam
4 8 (0.32%) Social Studio
5 7 (0.28%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 6 (0.24%) Oracle FAH
7 5 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 5 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.16%) Magento
8 4 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
8 4 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
8 4 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
8 4 (0.16%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 4 (0.16%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 105 (4.20%) SaaS
2 92 (3.68%) Amazon AWS
3 66 (2.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (0.84%) Adobe Analytics
5 20 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
6 16 (0.64%) GitHub
6 16 (0.64%) Google Analytics
7 10 (0.40%) Force.com
8 7 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (0.20%) IaaS
10 5 (0.20%) Office 365
10 5 (0.20%) PaaS
11 4 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 4 (0.16%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.16%) Basecamp
11 4 (0.16%) BrowserStack
11 4 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.16%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 46 (1.84%) Internet
2 32 (1.28%) HTTP
3 17 (0.68%) ATM
3 17 (0.68%) LDAP
4 11 (0.44%) Firewall
5 9 (0.36%) HTTPS
6 8 (0.32%) IMAP
6 8 (0.32%) Intranet
6 8 (0.32%) TCP/IP
6 8 (0.32%) VoIP
7 7 (0.28%) Unified Communications
8 5 (0.20%) DNS
8 5 (0.20%) SNMP
9 4 (0.16%) FCoE
9 4 (0.16%) HbbTV
9 4 (0.16%) MVNO
10 3 (0.12%) POP3
11 2 (0.080%) Broadband
11 2 (0.080%) SSH
11 2 (0.080%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 237 (9.47%) SQL Server
2 117 (4.68%) MySQL
3 89 (3.56%) Big Data
4 64 (2.56%) Hadoop
5 61 (2.44%) MongoDB
5 61 (2.44%) NoSQL
6 59 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
7 43 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
8 33 (1.32%) Relational Database
9 27 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
10 22 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 21 (0.84%) Amazon Redshift
12 18 (0.72%) Apache Hive
12 18 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
13 17 (0.68%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 17 (0.68%) Bigtable
13 17 (0.68%) QlikView
13 17 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 14 (0.56%) Azure SQL Database
15 13 (0.52%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 360 (14.39%) JIRA
2 257 (10.27%) Git (software)
3 226 (9.03%) Selenium
4 162 (6.47%) Cucumber
5 124 (4.96%) Jenkins
6 108 (4.32%) WebDriver
7 83 (3.32%) Team Foundation Server
8 81 (3.24%) Maven
9 80 (3.20%) JUnit
10 75 (3.00%) SpecFlow
10 75 (3.00%) Visual Studio
11 65 (2.60%) NUnit
12 57 (2.28%) SoapUI
13 55 (2.20%) Subversion
14 47 (1.88%) TeamCity
15 39 (1.56%) LoadRunner
16 36 (1.44%) JMeter
17 34 (1.36%) Balsamiq Mockups
18 33 (1.32%) FitNesse
19 32 (1.28%) Axure RP
General
1 680 (27.18%) Finance
2 195 (7.79%) Marketing
3 182 (7.27%) Retail
4 149 (5.96%) Banking
5 68 (2.72%) Games
6 60 (2.40%) Back Office
6 60 (2.40%) Telecoms
7 49 (1.96%) Publishing
8 45 (1.80%) Advertising
9 44 (1.76%) Legal
10 32 (1.28%) Private Banking
11 29 (1.16%) Financial Institution
12 27 (1.08%) Corporate Banking
13 23 (0.92%) Front Office
14 17 (0.68%) Automotive
15 16 (0.64%) Investment Banking
16 14 (0.56%) Billing
16 14 (0.56%) Manufacturing
17 12 (0.48%) Law
17 12 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1134 (45.32%) Analyst
2 946 (37.81%) Business Analyst
3 443 (17.71%) Developer
4 291 (11.63%) Agile Business Analyst
5 180 (7.19%) Senior Analyst
6 165 (6.59%) Product Owner
6 165 (6.59%) Senior Business Analyst
7 142 (5.68%) Digital Analyst
8 134 (5.36%) Software Analyst
9 130 (5.20%) Digital Business Analyst
10 125 (5.00%) Java Developer
11 102 (4.08%) C# Developer
12 101 (4.04%) Tester
13 98 (3.92%) Product Manager
14 91 (3.64%) Scrum Master
14 91 (3.64%) Test Analyst
15 88 (3.52%) Senior Developer
16 86 (3.44%) Product Analyst
17 85 (3.40%) Test Engineer
18 82 (3.28%) Product Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 304 (12.15%) .NET
2 274 (10.95%) HTML
3 215 (8.59%) CSS
4 185 (7.39%) Web Services
5 121 (4.84%) XML
6 116 (4.64%) AngularJS
7 114 (4.56%) HTML5
8 112 (4.48%) REST
9 108 (4.32%) RESTful
10 105 (4.20%) SOAP
11 94 (3.76%) ASP.NET
12 87 (3.48%) Spring
13 83 (3.32%) jQuery
14 78 (3.12%) CSS3
15 75 (3.00%) .NET Framework
16 74 (2.96%) Gherkin
17 61 (2.44%) Node.js
18 48 (1.92%) JSON
19 44 (1.76%) Hibernate
20 43 (1.72%) React
Miscellaneous
1 380 (15.19%) User Experience
2 304 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
3 180 (7.19%) Mobile App
4 164 (6.55%) Computer Science
5 80 (3.20%) Fintech
5 80 (3.20%) Management Information System
6 70 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
7 49 (1.96%) iPad
8 36 (1.44%) Equities
9 34 (1.36%) Fixed Income
10 32 (1.28%) Client/Server
11 29 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 29 (1.16%) Virtual Team
12 27 (1.08%) Hedge funds
12 27 (1.08%) Minimum Viable Product
13 26 (1.04%) iPhone
14 24 (0.96%) Social Media
15 23 (0.92%) Online Banking
16 22 (0.88%) Algorithms
17 21 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 130 (5.20%) Linux
2 103 (4.12%) Apple iOS
3 79 (3.16%) Android
4 66 (2.64%) Windows
5 29 (1.16%) Unix
6 18 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.24%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.20%) VMS
9 4 (0.16%) Solaris
10 3 (0.12%) CentOS
10 3 (0.12%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.12%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.12%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.080%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.040%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.040%) OpenVMS
12 1 (0.040%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2048 (81.85%) Agile Software Development
2 991 (39.61%) Scrum
3 547 (21.86%) Test Automation
4 546 (21.82%) Business Analysis
5 445 (17.79%) TDD
6 335 (13.39%) Waterfall
7 331 (13.23%) BDD
8 301 (12.03%) Stakeholder Management
9 300 (11.99%) Software Engineering
10 284 (11.35%) Kanban
11 279 (11.15%) Continuous Integration
12 276 (11.03%) SDLC
13 251 (10.03%) Use Case
14 248 (9.91%) E-Commerce
15 231 (9.23%) User Acceptance Testing
16 212 (8.47%) Project Management
17 210 (8.39%) Wireframes
18 204 (8.15%) Mentoring
19 190 (7.59%) Analytics
20 188 (7.51%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 445 (17.79%) SQL
2 407 (16.27%) Java
3 395 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 380 (15.19%) C#
5 81 (3.24%) Python
6 75 (3.00%) PHP
7 72 (2.88%) C++
8 59 (2.36%) C
9 42 (1.68%) Ruby
10 37 (1.48%) T-SQL
11 26 (1.04%) PL/SQL
12 24 (0.96%) Bash Shell
13 23 (0.92%) Shell Script
13 23 (0.92%) VB.NET
14 19 (0.76%) Objective-C
15 18 (0.72%) ES6
16 17 (0.68%) Scala
17 16 (0.64%) Go
17 16 (0.64%) Groovy
18 13 (0.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 355 (14.19%) Degree
2 171 (6.83%) ISEB
3 97 (3.88%) ISTQB
4 90 (3.60%) Security Cleared
5 66 (2.64%) Computer Science Degree
6 53 (2.12%) DV Cleared
7 36 (1.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 35 (1.40%) SC Cleared
9 25 (1.00%) CBAP
10 22 (0.88%) PMI Certification
11 21 (0.84%) PMP
12 13 (0.52%) Master's Degree
13 11 (0.44%) IIBA
14 10 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
15 8 (0.32%) Network+ Certification
16 7 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 6 (0.24%) CCNA
17 6 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
18 5 (0.20%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 394 (15.75%) QA
2 19 (0.76%) PMO
3 16 (0.64%) Data Quality
4 15 (0.60%) SLA
5 3 (0.12%) WCAG
6 2 (0.080%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.040%) EMIR
7 1 (0.040%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.040%) MiFID
7 1 (0.040%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.040%) Section 508
7 1 (0.040%) SEPA
7 1 (0.040%) WAI
System Software
1 22 (0.88%) Docker
2 17 (0.68%) Dovecot
3 8 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (0.20%) VirtualBox
4 5 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.16%) NFS
5 4 (0.16%) Samba
6 3 (0.12%) HDFS
6 3 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.080%) vCloud
7 2 (0.080%) Xen
8 1 (0.040%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 27 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (0.72%) Ansible
3 16 (0.64%) Puppet
4 10 (0.40%) HockeyApp
5 8 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (0.32%) vCenter Server
6 6 (0.24%) CloudHub
7 5 (0.20%) Kubernetes
7 5 (0.20%) Nagios
8 4 (0.16%) Oozie
8 4 (0.16%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.080%) Kibana
9 2 (0.080%) logstash
9 2 (0.080%) Packer
9 2 (0.080%) Salt
9 2 (0.080%) Terraform
10 1 (0.040%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.040%) Grafana
10 1 (0.040%) StatsD
10 1 (0.040%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 314 (12.55%) Microsoft
2 81 (3.24%) Adobe
3 70 (2.80%) Google
3 70 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
4 68 (2.72%) Oracle
5 50 (2.00%) Cadence
6 42 (1.68%) Atlassian
7 33 (1.32%) MicroStrategy
7 33 (1.32%) Tableau
8 29 (1.16%) Jaspersoft
8 29 (1.16%) Red Hat
9 25 (1.00%) Sitecore
10 24 (0.96%) IBM
11 21 (0.84%) SAP
12 14 (0.56%) Cognos
12 14 (0.56%) Talend
12 14 (0.56%) VMware
13 13 (0.52%) CA Agile Central
13 13 (0.52%) HP
14 12 (0.48%) Apple
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
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London
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London
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