Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 215 219 253
Rank change year-on-year +4 +34 +38
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 1264 1201 1200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.68% 1.60% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 1.77% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 985 998 979
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - -
10th Percentile £38,600 £40,000 £38,700
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 68869 67817 79798
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.63% 90.61% 89.56%
Number of salaries quoted 52972 58374 67234
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £33,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for User Stories in London

User Stories
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for User Stories in London

User Stories
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Stories in London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for User Stories in London

User Stories
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the London region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Central London +68 315 £55,000 +10.00% 27
South London +30 62 £52,500 +10.53% 3
West London -4 48 £57,500 +9.52% 14
East London +14 13 £55,000 +17.02% 5
North London -4 4 - -
User Stories
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 London region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 1031 (81.57%) Agile Software Development
2 520 (41.14%) Scrum
3 334 (26.42%) Finance
4 284 (22.47%) QA
5 274 (21.68%) Degree
6 270 (21.36%) Business Analysis
7 263 (20.81%) TDD
8 262 (20.73%) Acceptance Criteria
9 237 (18.75%) Test Automation
10 216 (17.09%) SQL
11 212 (16.77%) User Experience
12 208 (16.46%) JavaScript
13 193 (15.27%) C#
14 186 (14.72%) JIRA
15 179 (14.16%) Continuous Improvement
16 169 (13.37%) .NET
17 167 (13.21%) Marketing
18 162 (12.82%) Java
19 158 (12.50%) Computer Science
20 153 (12.10%) HTML
20 153 (12.10%) BDD
21 148 (11.71%) Continuous Integration
22 145 (11.47%) Asset Management
23 142 (11.23%) Analytical Skills
24 141 (11.16%) Software Engineering
25 139 (11.00%) E-Commerce
26 134 (10.60%) Kanban
27 124 (9.81%) Project Management
28 121 (9.57%) User Acceptance Testing
28 121 (9.57%) Change Management

User Stories
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 90 (7.12%) Confluence
2 53 (4.19%) CMS
3 23 (1.82%) Apache
4 22 (1.74%) SharePoint
5 20 (1.58%) Tomcat
6 15 (1.19%) JBoss
7 13 (1.03%) WebSphere
8 9 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
8 9 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
9 7 (0.55%) EPiServer
9 7 (0.55%) nginx
9 7 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
10 6 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 5 (0.40%) Apache Spark
12 3 (0.24%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.24%) IIS
13 2 (0.16%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.16%) WordPress
14 1 (0.079%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 65 (5.14%) MS Visio
2 40 (3.16%) Photoshop
3 34 (2.69%) Adobe Illustrator
3 34 (2.69%) Microsoft Office
4 29 (2.29%) Microsoft Excel
5 14 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 10 (0.79%) OmniGraffle
7 7 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
8 5 (0.40%) InVision
8 5 (0.40%) UXPin
9 4 (0.32%) CPLEX
10 2 (0.16%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.16%) Moqups
10 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.079%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.079%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.079%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 56 (4.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (0.95%) SAP Hybris
3 11 (0.87%) Payment Gateway
4 10 (0.79%) Magento
5 8 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
6 7 (0.55%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 7 (0.55%) Oracle FAH
7 5 (0.40%) Eloqua
7 5 (0.40%) SessionCam
7 5 (0.40%) Social Studio
8 4 (0.32%) Primavera
8 4 (0.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 3 (0.24%) BASE24
9 3 (0.24%) Odoo
9 3 (0.24%) Postilion
10 2 (0.16%) Eagle PACE
11 1 (0.079%) Hyperion Planning
11 1 (0.079%) Oracle General Ledger
11 1 (0.079%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 61 (4.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (4.03%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (3.40%) SaaS
4 15 (1.19%) Dynamics 365
4 15 (1.19%) Trello
5 14 (1.11%) GitHub
6 13 (1.03%) Adobe Analytics
7 11 (0.87%) Google Play
8 9 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
8 9 (0.71%) Office 365
8 9 (0.71%) Slack
9 8 (0.63%) Google Analytics
10 7 (0.55%) npm
11 6 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 6 (0.47%) Basecamp
12 5 (0.40%) IaaS
13 4 (0.32%) IBM Blueworks
14 3 (0.24%) Datadog
14 3 (0.24%) Lucidchart
14 3 (0.24%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.11%) Intranet
2 11 (0.87%) Internet
3 5 (0.40%) Broadband
3 5 (0.40%) Firewall
3 5 (0.40%) HTTP
3 5 (0.40%) LDAP
3 5 (0.40%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.32%) PPP
4 4 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.24%) ATM
5 3 (0.24%) IMAP
5 3 (0.24%) SSL
5 3 (0.24%) Unified Communications
5 3 (0.24%) VoIP
6 2 (0.16%) Extranet
6 2 (0.16%) FCoE
6 2 (0.16%) SNMP
6 2 (0.16%) WebEx
7 1 (0.079%) NFC
7 1 (0.079%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (8.54%) SQL Server
2 46 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
3 41 (3.24%) MySQL
4 34 (2.69%) Big Data
5 24 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 23 (1.82%) NoSQL
7 22 (1.74%) Relational Database
7 22 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
8 21 (1.66%) Data Mart
8 21 (1.66%) Hadoop
9 20 (1.58%) MongoDB
10 19 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 17 (1.34%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 15 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (0.79%) OLAP
14 9 (0.71%) Star Schema
15 8 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
15 8 (0.63%) Oracle BI EE
15 8 (0.63%) QlikView
16 7 (0.55%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 186 (14.72%) JIRA
2 92 (7.28%) Git (software)
3 72 (5.70%) Selenium
4 66 (5.22%) Jenkins
5 45 (3.56%) Cucumber
6 38 (3.01%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 31 (2.45%) Appium
8 29 (2.29%) WebDriver
9 27 (2.14%) Subversion
10 25 (1.98%) SpecFlow
11 24 (1.90%) JUnit
12 21 (1.66%) NUnit
12 21 (1.66%) Visual Studio
13 19 (1.50%) TeamCity
14 14 (1.11%) Axure RP
15 13 (1.03%) SoapUI
16 11 (0.87%) MSTest
16 11 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
17 10 (0.79%) Jasmine
17 10 (0.79%) TestRail
General
1 334 (26.42%) Finance
2 167 (13.21%) Marketing
3 117 (9.26%) Retail
4 105 (8.31%) Banking
5 56 (4.43%) Games
6 53 (4.19%) Advertising
7 40 (3.16%) Publishing
8 34 (2.69%) Front Office
9 28 (2.22%) Back Office
9 28 (2.22%) Private Banking
10 26 (2.06%) Corporate Banking
11 20 (1.58%) Investment Banking
12 18 (1.42%) Law
13 15 (1.19%) Financial Institution
13 15 (1.19%) Telecoms
14 10 (0.79%) Automotive
14 10 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
14 10 (0.79%) Retail Banking
15 9 (0.71%) Billing
16 8 (0.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 537 (42.48%) Analyst
2 447 (35.36%) Business Analyst
3 267 (21.12%) Developer
4 123 (9.73%) Agile Business Analyst
5 95 (7.52%) Product Owner
6 93 (7.36%) Digital Analyst
7 92 (7.28%) C# Developer
8 72 (5.70%) Digital Business Analyst
9 70 (5.54%) Product Manager
10 67 (5.30%) Scrum Master
11 65 (5.14%) Senior Analyst
12 61 (4.83%) Senior Business Analyst
13 56 (4.43%) Financial Analyst
14 44 (3.48%) Java Developer
15 42 (3.32%) Finance Business Analyst
15 42 (3.32%) Project Manager
16 38 (3.01%) Agile Product Owner
17 37 (2.93%) .NET Developer
18 36 (2.85%) Product Analyst
19 34 (2.69%) Data Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (13.37%) .NET
2 153 (12.10%) HTML
3 111 (8.78%) AngularJS
4 96 (7.59%) CSS
5 81 (6.41%) Web Services
6 75 (5.93%) HTML5
7 66 (5.22%) REST
8 59 (4.67%) Node.js
9 57 (4.51%) ASP.NET
10 52 (4.11%) Spring
11 48 (3.80%) React
12 47 (3.72%) SOAP
13 43 (3.40%) RESTful
14 41 (3.24%) Gherkin
14 41 (3.24%) jQuery
15 39 (3.09%) CSS3
15 39 (3.09%) XML
16 33 (2.61%) ASP.NET MVC
16 33 (2.61%) ASP.NET Web API
17 32 (2.53%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 212 (16.77%) User Experience
2 158 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 142 (11.23%) Analytical Skills
4 74 (5.85%) Mobile App
5 60 (4.75%) Fintech
6 45 (3.56%) Management Information System
7 34 (2.69%) Online Banking
8 29 (2.29%) Fixed Income
8 29 (2.29%) Social Media
9 25 (1.98%) Equities
10 20 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
10 20 (1.58%) Hedge funds
10 20 (1.58%) PMI
11 18 (1.42%) Virtual Team
12 17 (1.34%) Greenfield Project
12 17 (1.34%) iPad
13 15 (1.19%) Tandem
14 12 (0.95%) Algorithms
15 11 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 10 (0.79%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 59 (4.67%) Apple iOS
2 51 (4.03%) Android
3 42 (3.32%) Linux
4 13 (1.03%) Windows
5 6 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (0.47%) Unix
6 4 (0.32%) Windows Vista
7 3 (0.24%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.16%) Debian
8 2 (0.16%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.079%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.079%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1031 (81.57%) Agile Software Development
2 520 (41.14%) Scrum
3 270 (21.36%) Business Analysis
4 263 (20.81%) TDD
5 262 (20.73%) Acceptance Criteria
6 237 (18.75%) Test Automation
7 179 (14.16%) Continuous Improvement
8 153 (12.10%) BDD
9 148 (11.71%) Continuous Integration
10 145 (11.47%) Asset Management
11 141 (11.16%) Software Engineering
12 139 (11.00%) E-Commerce
13 134 (10.60%) Kanban
14 124 (9.81%) Project Management
15 121 (9.57%) Change Management
15 121 (9.57%) User Acceptance Testing
16 113 (8.94%) Stakeholder Management
16 113 (8.94%) Wireframes
17 111 (8.78%) Analytics
18 106 (8.39%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 216 (17.09%) SQL
2 208 (16.46%) JavaScript
3 193 (15.27%) C#
4 162 (12.82%) Java
5 56 (4.43%) Python
6 40 (3.16%) PHP
7 25 (1.98%) PowerShell
8 22 (1.74%) PL/SQL
8 22 (1.74%) T-SQL
9 21 (1.66%) C
9 21 (1.66%) C++
10 20 (1.58%) Ruby
11 17 (1.34%) ES6
11 17 (1.34%) Objective-C
12 16 (1.27%) Apple Swift
13 14 (1.11%) Apex Code
13 14 (1.11%) Scala
14 12 (0.95%) TypeScript
15 11 (0.87%) Groovy
16 9 (0.71%) R
Qualifications
1 274 (21.68%) Degree
2 55 (4.35%) ISEB
3 36 (2.85%) Security Cleared
4 29 (2.29%) CBAP
5 24 (1.90%) PMI Certification
6 18 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
7 12 (0.95%) DV Cleared
7 12 (0.95%) SC Cleared
8 10 (0.79%) IIBA
9 8 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (0.63%) PMP
10 7 (0.55%) MBA
11 6 (0.47%) ISTQB
11 6 (0.47%) Master's Degree
12 5 (0.40%) CompTIA Security+
12 5 (0.40%) GIAC
12 5 (0.40%) Linux+ Certification
12 5 (0.40%) Network+ Certification
12 5 (0.40%) SANS
12 5 (0.40%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 284 (22.47%) QA
2 32 (2.53%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.55%) PMO
4 4 (0.32%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.24%) EMIR
5 3 (0.24%) MiFID
6 2 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.16%) FATCA
6 2 (0.16%) FINRA
6 2 (0.16%) UCITS
7 1 (0.079%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.079%) GCP
7 1 (0.079%) PSD2
7 1 (0.079%) SEPA
7 1 (0.079%) SLA
7 1 (0.079%) WAI
7 1 (0.079%) WCAG
System Software
1 28 (2.22%) Docker
2 5 (0.40%) Dovecot
3 4 (0.32%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.32%) Xen
4 3 (0.24%) HDFS
4 3 (0.24%) vSphere
5 2 (0.16%) NFS
5 2 (0.16%) Samba
5 2 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.16%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.079%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 10 (0.79%) Ansible
2 9 (0.71%) Puppet
3 5 (0.40%) Kubernetes
4 4 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.32%) Salt
5 2 (0.16%) Nagios
5 2 (0.16%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.079%) Consul
6 1 (0.079%) HockeyApp
6 1 (0.079%) Kibana
6 1 (0.079%) logstash
6 1 (0.079%) Packer
6 1 (0.079%) Terraform
Vendors
1 118 (9.34%) Microsoft
2 108 (8.54%) Cadence
3 64 (5.06%) Salesforce.com
4 49 (3.88%) Adobe
5 42 (3.32%) Oracle
6 26 (2.06%) Google
7 24 (1.90%) SAP
8 23 (1.82%) hybris
9 21 (1.66%) Tableau
10 20 (1.58%) Atlassian
11 19 (1.50%) Alias
12 13 (1.03%) ATG
12 13 (1.03%) MicroStrategy
13 12 (0.95%) Sitecore
14 10 (0.79%) Charles River
14 10 (0.79%) Demandware
14 10 (0.79%) Jaspersoft
15 7 (0.55%) New Relic
15 7 (0.55%) Splunk
16 6 (0.47%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud