Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
England > London
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 201 208 270
Rank change year-on-year +7 +62 +32
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 1,222 1,131 1,058
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.74% 1.60% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 1.76% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 958 928 865
London median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.55% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £41,250
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 64,377 64,129 75,974
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.57% 90.53% 89.77%
Number of salaries quoted 51,426 54,642 64,412
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £36,000 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £90,000 £87,500
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 18 January 2018.

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 18 January 2018. 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 +52 328 £55,000 +10.00% 43
South London -2 51 £47,500 - 5
West London +4 45 £51,250 -2.38% 34
East London +9 7 £52,500 +16.67% 5
North London +2 6 £85,000 +17.24% 2
User Stories
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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.

1 973 (79.62%) Agile Software Development
2 461 (37.73%) Scrum
3 271 (22.18%) Finance
4 257 (21.03%) Business Analysis
5 256 (20.95%) Acceptance Criteria
6 235 (19.23%) QA
7 224 (18.33%) Degree
8 220 (18.00%) TDD
8 220 (18.00%) SQL
9 196 (16.04%) Test Automation
10 192 (15.71%) User Experience
11 188 (15.38%) C#
12 181 (14.81%) JavaScript
13 174 (14.24%) JIRA
14 169 (13.83%) Java
15 163 (13.34%) .NET
16 160 (13.09%) Marketing
17 148 (12.11%) Analytical Skills
18 144 (11.78%) E-Commerce
19 142 (11.62%) Continuous Improvement
20 140 (11.46%) BDD
21 138 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
22 136 (11.13%) Kanban
23 131 (10.72%) Project Management
24 125 (10.23%) HTML
25 123 (10.07%) Computer Science
26 120 (9.82%) Software Engineering
27 117 (9.57%) User Acceptance Testing
28 115 (9.41%) Wireframes
29 111 (9.08%) Microsoft

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 62 (5.07%) Confluence
2 44 (3.60%) CMS
3 15 (1.23%) SharePoint
4 13 (1.06%) Apache
5 12 (0.98%) WebSphere
6 11 (0.90%) Tomcat
7 10 (0.82%) JBoss
8 9 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (0.57%) nginx
10 6 (0.49%) Apache Spark
10 6 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
11 5 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (0.33%) Apache Pig
12 4 (0.33%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.33%) IIS
13 3 (0.25%) Drupal
13 3 (0.25%) WordPress
14 2 (0.16%) EPiServer
15 1 (0.082%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 66 (5.40%) MS Visio
2 41 (3.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 30 (2.45%) Microsoft Office
4 19 (1.55%) Photoshop
5 13 (1.06%) Adobe Illustrator
6 12 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 12 (0.98%) Microsoft Project
7 11 (0.90%) InVision
8 7 (0.57%) OmniGraffle
9 5 (0.41%) UXPin
10 4 (0.33%) CPLEX
11 2 (0.16%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.16%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.16%) Moqups
12 1 (0.082%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 46 (3.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.90%) SAP Hybris
3 8 (0.65%) Magento
4 6 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
5 5 (0.41%) CA PPM
5 5 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.33%) Northgate Housing
7 3 (0.25%) BASE24
7 3 (0.25%) Odoo
7 3 (0.25%) Postilion
7 3 (0.25%) Primavera
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle FAH
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.082%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.082%) Eagle PACE
9 1 (0.082%) LatentZero
9 1 (0.082%) OpenText MBPM
9 1 (0.082%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.082%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 62 (5.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (4.01%) SaaS
3 47 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (1.31%) Trello
5 13 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
6 12 (0.98%) Dynamics 365
7 10 (0.82%) GitHub
7 10 (0.82%) Office 365
8 7 (0.57%) Google Play
8 7 (0.57%) npm
8 7 (0.57%) Sauce Labs
9 6 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 6 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (0.49%) Slack
10 5 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.41%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (0.41%) DigitalOcean
10 5 (0.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.06%) Internet
2 9 (0.74%) Firewall
3 7 (0.57%) Broadband
3 7 (0.57%) Intranet
3 7 (0.57%) SSL
3 7 (0.57%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.41%) HTTP
5 4 (0.33%) PPP
6 3 (0.25%) ATM
6 3 (0.25%) FCoE
6 3 (0.25%) SNMP
6 3 (0.25%) VPN
7 2 (0.16%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.16%) Extranet
7 2 (0.16%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.16%) LAN
7 2 (0.16%) WAN
7 2 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.082%) SMS
8 1 (0.082%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (8.27%) SQL Server
2 41 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
3 31 (2.54%) Big Data
4 30 (2.45%) NoSQL
5 27 (2.21%) MySQL
6 25 (2.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 24 (1.96%) Relational Database
8 23 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
9 22 (1.80%) MongoDB
10 20 (1.64%) Hadoop
11 19 (1.55%) Data Mart
12 17 (1.39%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 15 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 12 (0.98%) Azure SQL Database
15 10 (0.82%) OLAP
15 10 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 9 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 9 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
16 9 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
17 8 (0.65%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 174 (14.24%) JIRA
2 83 (6.79%) Git (software)
2 83 (6.79%) Jenkins
3 72 (5.89%) Selenium
4 51 (4.17%) Cucumber
5 42 (3.44%) WebDriver
6 31 (2.54%) Appium
7 30 (2.45%) JUnit
8 23 (1.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 23 (1.88%) Visual Studio
9 22 (1.80%) NUnit
10 20 (1.64%) SpecFlow
11 18 (1.47%) Subversion
12 17 (1.39%) SoapUI
13 16 (1.31%) FitNesse
13 16 (1.31%) TeamCity
14 15 (1.23%) Maven
14 15 (1.23%) MSTest
15 14 (1.15%) Axure RP
16 12 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 271 (22.18%) Finance
2 160 (13.09%) Marketing
3 102 (8.35%) Retail
4 78 (6.38%) Banking
5 49 (4.01%) Advertising
6 44 (3.60%) Games
7 33 (2.70%) Front Office
8 31 (2.54%) Law
9 27 (2.21%) Publishing
10 16 (1.31%) Back Office
10 16 (1.31%) Legal
11 13 (1.06%) Telecoms
12 12 (0.98%) Investment Banking
13 11 (0.90%) Private Banking
14 10 (0.82%) Corporate Banking
14 10 (0.82%) Retail Banking
15 9 (0.74%) Billing
16 8 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.41%) Automotive
17 5 (0.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 480 (39.28%) Analyst
2 429 (35.11%) Business Analyst
3 220 (18.00%) Developer
4 115 (9.41%) Agile Business Analyst
5 98 (8.02%) Product Manager
5 98 (8.02%) Product Owner
6 83 (6.79%) C# Developer
7 79 (6.46%) Digital Analyst
8 64 (5.24%) Senior Analyst
9 63 (5.16%) Digital Business Analyst
10 60 (4.91%) Senior Business Analyst
11 54 (4.42%) Project Manager
12 45 (3.68%) Architect
13 41 (3.36%) Scrum Master
14 37 (3.03%) Data Business Analyst
15 36 (2.95%) Financial Analyst
16 35 (2.86%) Software Developer
17 34 (2.78%) Agile Product Owner
17 34 (2.78%) Java Developer
17 34 (2.78%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (13.34%) .NET
2 125 (10.23%) HTML
3 83 (6.79%) CSS
4 79 (6.46%) AngularJS
5 66 (5.40%) Node.js
6 62 (5.07%) ASP.NET
7 60 (4.91%) Web Services
8 55 (4.50%) REST
8 55 (4.50%) RESTful
9 51 (4.17%) SOAP
10 50 (4.09%) XML
11 49 (4.01%) Spring
12 48 (3.93%) HTML5
13 43 (3.52%) ASP.NET MVC
14 42 (3.44%) React
15 38 (3.11%) Gherkin
16 33 (2.70%) Entity Framework
16 33 (2.70%) jQuery
16 33 (2.70%) JSON
17 30 (2.45%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 192 (15.71%) User Experience
2 148 (12.11%) Analytical Skills
3 123 (10.07%) Computer Science
4 87 (7.12%) Mobile App
5 59 (4.83%) Fintech
6 39 (3.19%) Management Information System
7 28 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
8 22 (1.80%) Social Media
9 19 (1.55%) Online Banking
10 17 (1.39%) Virtual Team
11 13 (1.06%) Digital Media
11 13 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
11 13 (1.06%) Hedge funds
12 11 (0.90%) Fixed Income
12 11 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 11 (0.90%) iPad
13 10 (0.82%) Client/Server
14 9 (0.74%) Algorithms
15 8 (0.65%) Mobile Banking
15 8 (0.65%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 66 (5.40%) Apple iOS
2 60 (4.91%) Android
3 34 (2.78%) Linux
4 19 (1.55%) Windows
5 7 (0.57%) Unix
6 4 (0.33%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.33%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.16%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.082%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.082%) Debian
8 1 (0.082%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 973 (79.62%) Agile Software Development
2 461 (37.73%) Scrum
3 257 (21.03%) Business Analysis
4 256 (20.95%) Acceptance Criteria
5 220 (18.00%) TDD
6 196 (16.04%) Test Automation
7 144 (11.78%) E-Commerce
8 142 (11.62%) Continuous Improvement
9 140 (11.46%) BDD
10 138 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
11 136 (11.13%) Kanban
12 131 (10.72%) Project Management
13 120 (9.82%) Software Engineering
14 117 (9.57%) User Acceptance Testing
15 115 (9.41%) Wireframes
16 110 (9.00%) Stakeholder Management
16 110 (9.00%) Use Case
17 97 (7.94%) SDLC
18 95 (7.77%) Waterfall
19 94 (7.69%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 220 (18.00%) SQL
2 188 (15.38%) C#
3 181 (14.81%) JavaScript
4 169 (13.83%) Java
5 59 (4.83%) Python
6 45 (3.68%) PHP
7 34 (2.78%) Ruby
8 30 (2.45%) PowerShell
9 28 (2.29%) PL/SQL
10 18 (1.47%) C++
10 18 (1.47%) ES6
11 16 (1.31%) C
11 16 (1.31%) TypeScript
12 15 (1.23%) Apple Swift
12 15 (1.23%) Objective-C
13 14 (1.15%) Bash Shell
14 13 (1.06%) T-SQL
15 12 (0.98%) Scala
16 11 (0.90%) VBA
17 9 (0.74%) R
Qualifications
1 224 (18.33%) Degree
2 67 (5.48%) ISEB
3 34 (2.78%) Security Cleared
4 15 (1.23%) Master's Degree
5 13 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (1.06%) SC Cleared
6 11 (0.90%) CBAP
6 11 (0.90%) PMI Certification
7 10 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (0.74%) DV Cleared
9 7 (0.57%) CCNA
9 7 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (0.57%) CISSP
9 7 (0.57%) CompTIA Security+
9 7 (0.57%) GIAC
9 7 (0.57%) Linux+ Certification
9 7 (0.57%) MCSE
9 7 (0.57%) Network+ Certification
9 7 (0.57%) SANS
9 7 (0.57%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 235 (19.23%) QA
2 27 (2.21%) Data Quality
3 10 (0.82%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.74%) GDPR
5 7 (0.57%) PMO
6 6 (0.49%) PSD2
7 2 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.16%) EMIR
7 2 (0.16%) FATCA
7 2 (0.16%) FINRA
7 2 (0.16%) MiFID
7 2 (0.16%) UCITS
8 1 (0.082%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.082%) GCP
8 1 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.082%) SEPA
8 1 (0.082%) WAI
8 1 (0.082%) WCAG
System Software
1 32 (2.62%) Docker
2 8 (0.65%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.33%) HDFS
3 4 (0.33%) vSphere
4 3 (0.25%) NFS
4 3 (0.25%) Samba
4 3 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.25%) VMware NSX
5 2 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.16%) Xen
6 1 (0.082%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 10 (0.82%) Ansible
2 9 (0.74%) Puppet
3 7 (0.57%) Kubernetes
4 4 (0.33%) Salt
5 3 (0.25%) Nagios
5 3 (0.25%) Terraform
5 3 (0.25%) vCenter Server
6 2 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.082%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.082%) Consul
7 1 (0.082%) HockeyApp
7 1 (0.082%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.082%) Packer
Vendors
1 111 (9.08%) Microsoft
2 83 (6.79%) Cadence
3 53 (4.34%) Salesforce.com
4 32 (2.62%) Oracle
5 23 (1.88%) hybris
6 22 (1.80%) SAP
7 21 (1.72%) Charles River
8 17 (1.39%) Google
9 16 (1.31%) Sitecore
10 15 (1.23%) New Relic
11 14 (1.15%) Adobe
12 13 (1.06%) ATG
12 13 (1.06%) Atlassian
12 13 (1.06%) Splunk
12 13 (1.06%) Tableau
13 10 (0.82%) Alias
14 9 (0.74%) Alteryx
14 9 (0.74%) Informatica
15 8 (0.65%) Demandware
15 8 (0.65%) Xamarin