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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Story
England / London
Rank 201 238 253
Rank change year-on-year +37 +15  
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 526 566 509
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.58% 1.36% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 1.52% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 424 452 445
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £44,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year - +4.04%  

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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 29928 37184 36581
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 90.14% 89.57% 87.64%
Number of salaries quoted 25089 31743 30482
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,564 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 23 March 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 3 months to 23 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
City of London +52 96 £57,500 +4.54% 16
Wimbledon +22 15 £72,500 - 2
Kingston Upon Thames +16 8 £57,500 +35.29% 2
Hammersmith -9 6 £60,000 +9.09%
Croydon - 3 - - 1
Wembley - 3 £30,500 -
West End of London +7 1 £60,000 - 6
Bromley - 1 - -
Feltham - 1 - -
Surbiton - 1 - - 1
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Mayfair - 1 - -
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 921 (85.36%) Agile Software Development
2 402 (37.26%) Scrum
3 285 (26.41%) Finance
4 260 (24.10%) QA
5 245 (22.71%) TDD
6 215 (19.93%) Business Analysis
7 205 (19.00%) User Experience
8 204 (18.91%) Java
9 201 (18.63%) SQL
10 180 (16.68%) E-Commerce
11 167 (15.48%) BDD
12 149 (13.81%) Stakeholder Management
13 148 (13.72%) JIRA
14 142 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
15 141 (13.07%) Degree
16 140 (12.97%) Use Case
16 140 (12.97%) C#
17 136 (12.60%) JavaScript
18 134 (12.42%) User Acceptance Testing
18 134 (12.42%) Kanban
19 132 (12.23%) Continuous Integration
20 122 (11.31%) .NET
21 121 (11.21%) Test Automation
22 115 (10.66%) SDLC
23 114 (10.57%) Git (software)
23 114 (10.57%) HTML
24 111 (10.29%) Selenium
25 109 (10.10%) Waterfall
25 109 (10.10%) Mentoring
26 103 (9.55%) Marketing

User Stories
Top Related 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 60 (5.56%) Confluence
2 42 (3.89%) Apache
3 25 (2.32%) JBoss
4 24 (2.22%) Tomcat
5 17 (1.58%) CMS
6 16 (1.48%) SharePoint
7 10 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (0.83%) Drupal
9 8 (0.74%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.37%) Apache Pig
10 4 (0.37%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.28%) IIS
11 3 (0.28%) nginx
12 2 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.19%) DataSynapse
12 2 (0.19%) EPiServer
12 2 (0.19%) Jetty
12 2 (0.19%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 46 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 26 (2.41%) MS Visio
3 19 (1.76%) MS Office
4 13 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (1.02%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (0.65%) MS Project
8 3 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.093%) Autodesk Flame
9 1 (0.093%) Houdini
9 1 (0.093%) Maya
9 1 (0.093%) NUKE
9 1 (0.093%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 11 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.37%) BASE24
2 4 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.37%) Postilion
3 3 (0.28%) Magento
3 3 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.093%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.093%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.093%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.093%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.093%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.093%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.093%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.093%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.093%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.093%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.093%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.093%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.093%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 59 (5.47%) SaaS
2 56 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (1.76%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (0.83%) GitHub
6 6 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (0.56%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.37%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (0.28%) PaaS
9 2 (0.19%) Basecamp
9 2 (0.19%) Google Play
9 2 (0.19%) Trello
10 1 (0.093%) Asana
10 1 (0.093%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.093%) DigitalOcean
10 1 (0.093%) Google Container Engine
10 1 (0.093%) Google Drive
10 1 (0.093%) IaaS
10 1 (0.093%) Lucidchart
10 1 (0.093%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.06%) Internet
2 17 (1.58%) HTTP
3 16 (1.48%) HTTPS
4 11 (1.02%) Intranet
5 9 (0.83%) ATM
6 7 (0.65%) LDAP
7 6 (0.56%) IMAP
8 5 (0.46%) SSL
9 3 (0.28%) POP3
9 3 (0.28%) Unified Communications
9 3 (0.28%) VoIP
10 2 (0.19%) Broadband
10 2 (0.19%) SMS
11 1 (0.093%) DNS
11 1 (0.093%) Skype
11 1 (0.093%) SSH
11 1 (0.093%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (6.58%) SQL Server
2 51 (4.73%) MySQL
3 49 (4.54%) NoSQL
4 46 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
5 45 (4.17%) Big Data
6 37 (3.43%) Hadoop
7 26 (2.41%) MongoDB
8 17 (1.58%) Amazon Redshift
8 17 (1.58%) Bigtable
9 15 (1.39%) Relational Database
10 14 (1.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 14 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
11 13 (1.20%) QlikView
12 12 (1.11%) Data Mining
13 9 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
13 9 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (0.74%) CouchDB
14 8 (0.74%) Data Mart
14 8 (0.74%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 8 (0.74%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 148 (13.72%) JIRA
2 114 (10.57%) Git (software)
3 111 (10.29%) Selenium
4 67 (6.21%) Cucumber
5 52 (4.82%) JUnit
6 50 (4.63%) Jenkins
6 50 (4.63%) WebDriver
7 38 (3.52%) SpecFlow
8 35 (3.24%) SoapUI
9 23 (2.13%) Maven
9 23 (2.13%) Mockito
10 22 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
11 21 (1.95%) FitNesse
11 21 (1.95%) NuGet
12 20 (1.85%) LoadRunner
12 20 (1.85%) Subversion
12 20 (1.85%) TestNG
13 19 (1.76%) webpack
14 18 (1.67%) Moq
14 18 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 285 (26.41%) Finance
2 103 (9.55%) Marketing
3 100 (9.27%) Retail
4 93 (8.62%) Banking
5 44 (4.08%) Telecoms
6 36 (3.34%) Financial Institution
7 29 (2.69%) Front Office
8 24 (2.22%) Back Office
9 22 (2.04%) Games
10 20 (1.85%) Billing
11 18 (1.67%) Manufacturing
12 17 (1.58%) Automotive
13 16 (1.48%) Publishing
14 15 (1.39%) Legal
15 14 (1.30%) Advertising
16 10 (0.93%) Corporate Banking
16 10 (0.93%) Investment Banking
17 8 (0.74%) Law
17 8 (0.74%) Private Banking
18 3 (0.28%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 447 (41.43%) Analyst
2 390 (36.14%) Business Analyst
3 204 (18.91%) Developer
4 101 (9.36%) Agile Business Analyst
5 88 (8.16%) Product Owner
6 83 (7.69%) Digital Analyst
7 71 (6.58%) Digital Business Analyst
8 63 (5.84%) Java Developer
9 55 (5.10%) Product Manager
10 49 (4.54%) Architect
11 46 (4.26%) Senior Developer
12 45 (4.17%) Senior Business Analyst
13 44 (4.08%) Senior Analyst
14 38 (3.52%) Technical Business Analyst
15 37 (3.43%) Software Developer
16 36 (3.34%) Project Manager
17 35 (3.24%) Software Engineer
17 35 (3.24%) Technical Analyst
18 34 (3.15%) C# Developer
19 33 (3.06%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (11.31%) .NET
2 114 (10.57%) HTML
3 101 (9.36%) Web Services
4 86 (7.97%) CSS
5 67 (6.21%) SOAP
6 65 (6.02%) RESTful
7 50 (4.63%) XML
8 47 (4.36%) Node.js
9 43 (3.99%) REST
10 41 (3.80%) Gherkin
11 38 (3.52%) HTML5
12 36 (3.34%) ASP.NET
13 35 (3.24%) .NET Framework
13 35 (3.24%) jQuery
14 34 (3.15%) AngularJS
15 28 (2.59%) Spring
16 26 (2.41%) CSS3
17 25 (2.32%) JSON
18 16 (1.48%) LAMP
19 15 (1.39%) React
Miscellaneous
1 205 (19.00%) User Experience
2 142 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
3 83 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 68 (6.30%) Computer Science
5 52 (4.82%) Fintech
6 48 (4.45%) Management Information System
7 34 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
8 25 (2.32%) Client/Server
9 23 (2.13%) Minimum Viable Product
10 22 (2.04%) Equities
10 22 (2.04%) Online Banking
11 19 (1.76%) Fixed Income
11 19 (1.76%) Hedge funds
12 16 (1.48%) iPad
13 14 (1.30%) iPhone
13 14 (1.30%) Wiki
14 12 (1.11%) Data Structures
15 11 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 11 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
16 9 (0.83%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 76 (7.04%) Linux
2 71 (6.58%) Apple iOS
3 54 (5.00%) Android
4 25 (2.32%) Unix
5 23 (2.13%) Windows
6 7 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.37%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.19%) CentOS
9 1 (0.093%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 921 (85.36%) Agile Software Development
2 402 (37.26%) Scrum
3 245 (22.71%) TDD
4 215 (19.93%) Business Analysis
5 180 (16.68%) E-Commerce
6 167 (15.48%) BDD
7 149 (13.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 140 (12.97%) Use Case
9 134 (12.42%) Kanban
9 134 (12.42%) User Acceptance Testing
10 132 (12.23%) Continuous Integration
11 121 (11.21%) Test Automation
12 115 (10.66%) SDLC
13 109 (10.10%) Mentoring
13 109 (10.10%) Waterfall
14 100 (9.27%) Project Management
14 100 (9.27%) Software Engineering
15 99 (9.18%) Analytics
16 98 (9.08%) OO
17 81 (7.51%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 204 (18.91%) Java
2 201 (18.63%) SQL
3 140 (12.97%) C#
4 136 (12.60%) JavaScript
5 55 (5.10%) Python
6 49 (4.54%) PHP
7 42 (3.89%) C++
8 32 (2.97%) Ruby
9 23 (2.13%) T-SQL
10 22 (2.04%) C
10 22 (2.04%) Perl
11 18 (1.67%) Shell Script
11 18 (1.67%) VB.NET
12 17 (1.58%) Scala
13 14 (1.30%) Go
13 14 (1.30%) Groovy
14 10 (0.93%) Bash Shell
15 8 (0.74%) Clojure
15 8 (0.74%) PL/SQL
16 6 (0.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 141 (13.07%) Degree
2 43 (3.99%) ISEB
3 28 (2.59%) Security Cleared
4 20 (1.85%) ISTQB
5 18 (1.67%) DV Cleared
6 7 (0.65%) PhD
7 6 (0.56%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.46%) PMP
9 4 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.19%) MBA
10 2 (0.19%) MCSD
10 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.19%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 260 (24.10%) QA
2 17 (1.58%) PMO
3 16 (1.48%) SDET
4 12 (1.11%) SLA
5 10 (0.93%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.19%) MiFID
7 1 (0.093%) COREP
7 1 (0.093%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.093%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.093%) EMIR
7 1 (0.093%) FINREP
7 1 (0.093%) IFRS
7 1 (0.093%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.093%) SEPA
System Software
1 8 (0.74%) Docker
2 7 (0.65%) Dovecot
3 5 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.37%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.093%) HDFS
6 1 (0.093%) vCloud
6 1 (0.093%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.56%) Puppet
4 4 (0.37%) Ansible
5 3 (0.28%) Kibana
6 2 (0.19%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.19%) logstash
7 1 (0.093%) Grafana
7 1 (0.093%) Nagios
7 1 (0.093%) Packer
7 1 (0.093%) StatsD
7 1 (0.093%) Terraform
7 1 (0.093%) yum
Vendors
1 87 (8.06%) Microsoft
2 40 (3.71%) Google
3 25 (2.32%) MicroStrategy
3 25 (2.32%) Tableau
4 22 (2.04%) Atlassian
5 21 (1.95%) Adobe
6 19 (1.76%) LexisNexis
7 18 (1.67%) Cadence
7 18 (1.67%) Oracle
8 14 (1.30%) Red Hat
9 13 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
10 12 (1.11%) CA Agile Central
11 11 (1.02%) IBM
12 10 (0.93%) SAP
13 9 (0.83%) hybris
14 8 (0.74%) InterSystems
15 6 (0.56%) Jaspersoft
16 5 (0.46%) ATG
16 5 (0.46%) Sitecore
17 4 (0.37%) Apple
City, London
HFG
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Exceptional Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £49999 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Energon People
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus ,shares,Pension,health
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per month + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Excellent Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Salary: £63060.00 - £74446.00 per annum + allowance + pension + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £55k - 60k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £46000.00 to £50000.00 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
keytree
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health Insurance, Flexiti
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Wiser Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £54,999 per annum +20% - 30% bonus & benefit package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + 25% bonus + 10% pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: Up to £63,500 per annum plus 7.5% bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Wiser Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £54,999 per annum +20% - 30% bonus & benefit package
Posted: 4 days ago