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

User Story
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 202 218 260
Rank change year-on-year +16 +42  
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 644 620 551
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.76% 1.55% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 1.71% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 488 518 439
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £41,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £81,625 £72,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.40%  

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 33389 36265 39395
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 91.09% 90.54% 89.01%
Number of salaries quoted 113344 136165 134063
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £86,250 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 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
City of London +63 113 £58,750 +2.17% 18
Croydon +15 14 £52,500 +50.00%
Hammersmith -11 14 £55,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames +19 10 £57,500 -6.12% 1
Twickenham -2 10 £32,500 -59.37%
Bromley - 8 £40,000 -
Wimbledon +15 4 £75,000 -
West End of London 0 1 £60,000 - 3
Docklands, London - 1 £75,000 -
Westminster - 1 - -
Heathrow - 1 £72,500 -
Moorgate - 1 £55,000 -
Beckenham - 1 £75,000 -
Hayes - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £75,000 -
Wembley - 1 £30,500 -
Surbiton - 1 - -
User Stories
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 London region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 992 (84.64%) Agile Software Development
2 494 (42.15%) Scrum
3 311 (26.54%) Finance
4 280 (23.89%) Business Analysis
5 276 (23.55%) TDD
6 272 (23.21%) QA
7 243 (20.73%) Test Automation
8 236 (20.14%) SQL
9 232 (19.80%) User Experience
10 212 (18.09%) Degree
11 198 (16.89%) JavaScript
12 191 (16.30%) BDD
13 186 (15.87%) Java
14 173 (14.76%) JIRA
15 161 (13.74%) Continuous Integration
16 156 (13.31%) Marketing
17 155 (13.23%) E-Commerce
18 152 (12.97%) HTML
19 147 (12.54%) C#
19 147 (12.54%) .NET
20 137 (11.69%) SDLC
21 136 (11.60%) Analytics
22 134 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
23 133 (11.35%) Stakeholder Management
24 131 (11.18%) Kanban
25 125 (10.67%) Continuous Improvement
26 124 (10.58%) Use Case
27 121 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
28 117 (9.98%) Asset Management
29 114 (9.73%) Git (software)

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 85 (7.25%) Confluence
2 44 (3.75%) Apache
2 44 (3.75%) CMS
3 38 (3.24%) Tomcat
4 29 (2.47%) JBoss
5 17 (1.45%) Sitecore CMS
6 10 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 9 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (0.68%) Drupal
8 8 (0.68%) EPiServer
9 7 (0.60%) SharePoint
10 6 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.43%) Apache Spark
11 5 (0.43%) nginx
11 5 (0.43%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.26%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.26%) IIS
12 3 (0.26%) Umbraco
13 2 (0.17%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 38 (3.24%) Photoshop
2 34 (2.90%) MS Visio
3 33 (2.82%) Adobe Illustrator
4 14 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
5 11 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
6 9 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 7 (0.60%) OmniGraffle
8 4 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.26%) GIMP
9 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
10 1 (0.085%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.085%) InVision
10 1 (0.085%) Moqups
Business Applications
1 30 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.85%) BASE24
2 10 (0.85%) Postilion
2 10 (0.85%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 8 (0.68%) Eloqua
3 8 (0.68%) SessionCam
3 8 (0.68%) Social Studio
4 7 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.60%) Oracle Financials
5 6 (0.51%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 6 (0.51%) Oracle FAH
6 4 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.26%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.26%) Oracle Assets
7 3 (0.26%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 3 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (0.26%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 3 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
7 3 (0.26%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 76 (6.48%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (5.80%) SaaS
3 54 (4.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (1.62%) Google Cloud Platform
5 16 (1.37%) Adobe Analytics
6 12 (1.02%) GitHub
7 11 (0.94%) Google Analytics
8 7 (0.60%) Force.com
9 6 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 4 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.34%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.34%) Basecamp
11 4 (0.34%) Datadog
12 3 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.26%) Google Play
12 3 (0.26%) IBM Blueworks
12 3 (0.26%) PaaS
12 3 (0.26%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 37 (3.16%) Internet
2 19 (1.62%) HTTP
3 17 (1.45%) ATM
3 17 (1.45%) LDAP
4 9 (0.77%) HTTPS
4 9 (0.77%) Intranet
5 8 (0.68%) IMAP
6 7 (0.60%) Unified Communications
6 7 (0.60%) VoIP
7 4 (0.34%) MVNO
8 3 (0.26%) POP3
9 2 (0.17%) MQTT
9 2 (0.17%) ZigBee
10 1 (0.085%) Broadband
10 1 (0.085%) DNS
10 1 (0.085%) Extranet
10 1 (0.085%) SSH
10 1 (0.085%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (9.47%) SQL Server
2 76 (6.48%) MySQL
3 48 (4.10%) Big Data
4 44 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
5 39 (3.33%) Hadoop
6 26 (2.22%) NoSQL
7 22 (1.88%) MongoDB
8 21 (1.79%) Amazon Redshift
9 19 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
9 19 (1.62%) Relational Database
10 17 (1.45%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 17 (1.45%) Bigtable
11 15 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
12 12 (1.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 11 (0.94%) Data Mart
13 11 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (0.85%) CouchDB
14 10 (0.85%) QlikView
15 9 (0.77%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 9 (0.77%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 173 (14.76%) JIRA
2 114 (9.73%) Git (software)
3 100 (8.53%) Selenium
4 63 (5.38%) Cucumber
5 53 (4.52%) WebDriver
6 47 (4.01%) Jenkins
6 47 (4.01%) JUnit
7 34 (2.90%) SoapUI
8 31 (2.65%) SpecFlow
9 23 (1.96%) Subversion
10 22 (1.88%) FitNesse
11 21 (1.79%) TeamCity
12 19 (1.62%) Maven
13 18 (1.54%) NUnit
13 18 (1.54%) TestRail
14 16 (1.37%) webpack
15 15 (1.28%) LoadRunner
16 14 (1.19%) Balsamiq Mockups
16 14 (1.19%) TestNG
17 13 (1.11%) gulp
General
1 311 (26.54%) Finance
2 156 (13.31%) Marketing
3 110 (9.39%) Retail
4 104 (8.87%) Banking
5 50 (4.27%) Games
6 42 (3.58%) Back Office
7 40 (3.41%) Advertising
8 38 (3.24%) Publishing
9 31 (2.65%) Telecoms
10 28 (2.39%) Corporate Banking
10 28 (2.39%) Private Banking
11 27 (2.30%) Financial Institution
12 24 (2.05%) Legal
13 23 (1.96%) Front Office
14 14 (1.19%) Investment Banking
14 14 (1.19%) Manufacturing
15 13 (1.11%) Automotive
15 13 (1.11%) Billing
16 12 (1.02%) Multimedia
16 12 (1.02%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 525 (44.80%) Analyst
2 443 (37.80%) Business Analyst
3 223 (19.03%) Developer
4 119 (10.15%) Agile Business Analyst
5 100 (8.53%) Digital Analyst
6 89 (7.59%) Digital Business Analyst
7 82 (7.00%) Product Owner
8 68 (5.80%) Senior Analyst
9 66 (5.63%) Senior Business Analyst
10 56 (4.78%) Java Developer
11 53 (4.52%) Product Manager
12 51 (4.35%) Scrum Master
13 44 (3.75%) Financial Analyst
14 43 (3.67%) Architect
15 42 (3.58%) C# Developer
16 38 (3.24%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
17 37 (3.16%) Agile Product Owner
18 36 (3.07%) E-Commerce Analyst
19 34 (2.90%) Finance Business Analyst
19 34 (2.90%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (12.97%) HTML
2 147 (12.54%) .NET
3 112 (9.56%) Web Services
4 106 (9.04%) CSS
5 64 (5.46%) AngularJS
6 62 (5.29%) SOAP
7 56 (4.78%) HTML5
8 52 (4.44%) REST
9 50 (4.27%) .NET Framework
9 50 (4.27%) Gherkin
10 47 (4.01%) ASP.NET
11 45 (3.84%) jQuery
12 43 (3.67%) XML
13 42 (3.58%) Spring
14 36 (3.07%) RESTful
15 35 (2.99%) Node.js
16 30 (2.56%) Redux
17 29 (2.47%) React
18 28 (2.39%) CSS3
19 20 (1.71%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 232 (19.80%) User Experience
2 121 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
3 106 (9.04%) Computer Science
4 66 (5.63%) Mobile App
5 53 (4.52%) Fintech
6 50 (4.27%) Management Information System
7 42 (3.58%) Enterprise Software
8 37 (3.16%) Equities
9 35 (2.99%) Fixed Income
10 28 (2.39%) Client/Server
10 28 (2.39%) Hedge funds
11 27 (2.30%) Online Banking
12 25 (2.13%) iPad
13 23 (1.96%) iPhone
14 22 (1.88%) Social Media
15 19 (1.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 17 (1.45%) EFT
17 15 (1.28%) Minimum Viable Product
18 11 (0.94%) Learning Management System
18 11 (0.94%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 90 (7.68%) Linux
2 80 (6.83%) Apple iOS
3 51 (4.35%) Android
4 17 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (1.28%) Windows
6 12 (1.02%) Unix
7 4 (0.34%) Windows Vista
8 3 (0.26%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.26%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.17%) CentOS
10 1 (0.085%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 992 (84.64%) Agile Software Development
2 494 (42.15%) Scrum
3 280 (23.89%) Business Analysis
4 276 (23.55%) TDD
5 243 (20.73%) Test Automation
6 191 (16.30%) BDD
7 161 (13.74%) Continuous Integration
8 155 (13.23%) E-Commerce
9 137 (11.69%) SDLC
10 136 (11.60%) Analytics
11 134 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
12 133 (11.35%) Stakeholder Management
13 131 (11.18%) Kanban
14 125 (10.67%) Continuous Improvement
15 124 (10.58%) Use Case
16 117 (9.98%) Asset Management
17 107 (9.13%) Software Engineering
18 105 (8.96%) Mentoring
19 104 (8.87%) DevOps
20 102 (8.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 236 (20.14%) SQL
2 198 (16.89%) JavaScript
3 186 (15.87%) Java
4 147 (12.54%) C#
5 44 (3.75%) Python
6 42 (3.58%) PHP
7 34 (2.90%) Ruby
8 31 (2.65%) C++
9 25 (2.13%) T-SQL
10 23 (1.96%) C
11 18 (1.54%) Shell Script
12 17 (1.45%) VB.NET
13 14 (1.19%) Go
13 14 (1.19%) PL/SQL
13 14 (1.19%) Scala
14 10 (0.85%) Apex Code
14 10 (0.85%) Groovy
15 7 (0.60%) Bash Shell
16 5 (0.43%) ES6
17 4 (0.34%) XPath
Qualifications
1 212 (18.09%) Degree
2 62 (5.29%) ISEB
3 38 (3.24%) Computer Science Degree
4 34 (2.90%) Security Cleared
5 23 (1.96%) PMI Certification
6 20 (1.71%) PMP
7 19 (1.62%) CBAP
8 18 (1.54%) SC Cleared
9 15 (1.28%) DV Cleared
9 15 (1.28%) ISTQB
10 13 (1.11%) Master's Degree
11 5 (0.43%) IIBA
11 5 (0.43%) PhD
11 5 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (0.34%) MBA
13 1 (0.085%) CITP
13 1 (0.085%) CTC Cleared
13 1 (0.085%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 272 (23.21%) QA
2 15 (1.28%) Data Quality
3 10 (0.85%) SLA
4 7 (0.60%) PMO
5 1 (0.085%) EMIR
5 1 (0.085%) MiFID
5 1 (0.085%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.085%) SEPA
5 1 (0.085%) WAI
System Software
1 17 (1.45%) Dovecot
2 11 (0.94%) Docker
3 3 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.26%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.17%) HDFS
4 2 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.085%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.085%) vCloud
5 1 (0.085%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.68%) Puppet
3 5 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.34%) Ansible
4 4 (0.34%) HockeyApp
5 2 (0.17%) Kibana
5 2 (0.17%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.17%) logstash
6 1 (0.085%) Grafana
6 1 (0.085%) Packer
6 1 (0.085%) Salt
6 1 (0.085%) StatsD
6 1 (0.085%) Terraform
Vendors
1 111 (9.47%) Microsoft
2 60 (5.12%) Adobe
3 57 (4.86%) Salesforce.com
4 55 (4.69%) Cadence
5 49 (4.18%) Google
6 30 (2.56%) Oracle
7 28 (2.39%) Tableau
8 26 (2.22%) Atlassian
8 26 (2.22%) MicroStrategy
9 24 (2.05%) Red Hat
10 23 (1.96%) Jaspersoft
11 18 (1.54%) Sitecore
12 13 (1.11%) Alias
13 12 (1.02%) ServiceNow
14 10 (0.85%) LexisNexis
15 9 (0.77%) SAP
16 8 (0.68%) Apple
16 8 (0.68%) Hootsuite
16 8 (0.68%) InterSystems
16 8 (0.68%) Optimizely
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 75000 per year
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
CPS Group UK
Salary: £100000 per annum + Incredible bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
East London
EPAM Systems
Salary: Considering both perm and and contractor applications
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum DOE + Great corporate benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £43000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum +bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Source Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + 25% bonus + 10% pension
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + 25% bonus + 10% pension
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Excellent Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Great Bens and fantastic onsite faci
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + +benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Birch & James Associates
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £53,000 per annum £45,000 to £53,000 + Great Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Venn Group
Salary: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
DeSantis Arin Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum **Apply ASAP!**
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Pole Star Space Applications
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Innodigital
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum Several Salary Bandings
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday