The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
Berkshire > Reading
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 113 127
Rank change year-on-year +25 +14  
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 19 19 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.47% 1.06% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 1.18% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 12 63 12
Reading median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -2.85%  
10th Percentile £30,275 £37,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £59,250 £53,000 £61,500
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  

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 Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1080 1610 1950
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 83.53% 89.99% 85.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3247 5626 6586
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76%  
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £77,500 £71,250
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -9.09%  

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for User Stories in Reading

User Stories
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for User Stories in Reading

User Stories
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Stories in Reading over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for User Stories in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 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 Reading region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 27 (93.10%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (48.28%) Degree
3 12 (41.38%) JIRA
3 12 (41.38%) Test Automation
3 12 (41.38%) Java
4 11 (37.93%) Computer Science
5 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
5 10 (34.48%) Scrum
6 8 (27.59%) Regression Testing
6 8 (27.59%) Linux
6 8 (27.59%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (24.14%) Grunt
7 7 (24.14%) User Experience
7 7 (24.14%) CSS
7 7 (24.14%) HTML
7 7 (24.14%) Network+ Certification
7 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (24.14%) HTML5
7 7 (24.14%) Mocha
7 7 (24.14%) CSS3
7 7 (24.14%) Process Improvement
8 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (17.24%) Issue Tracking
9 5 (17.24%) Digital Economy
9 5 (17.24%) Shell Script
9 5 (17.24%) CCNA
9 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (17.24%) Client/Server
9 5 (17.24%) ISTQB
9 5 (17.24%) Risk Management

User Stories
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) FCoE
1 3 (10.34%) Firewall
1 3 (10.34%) SNMP
1 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) Hadoop
2 2 (6.90%) Big Data
3 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (41.38%) JIRA
2 7 (24.14%) Grunt
2 7 (24.14%) Mocha
3 5 (17.24%) JMeter
3 5 (17.24%) WebDriver
4 4 (13.79%) gulp
4 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
4 4 (13.79%) Karma Test Runner
4 4 (13.79%) Maven
4 4 (13.79%) Yeoman
5 3 (10.34%) Ant
5 3 (10.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (10.34%) Cucumber
5 3 (10.34%) FitNesse
5 3 (10.34%) Gradle
5 3 (10.34%) Redmine
5 3 (10.34%) Selenium
5 3 (10.34%) TestNG
6 2 (6.90%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (17.24%) Digital Economy
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Business Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Java Developer
2 6 (20.69%) JavaScript Developer
2 6 (20.69%) UI Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Software Tester
3 5 (17.24%) Tester
4 3 (10.34%) Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Design Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Graduate
4 3 (10.34%) Graduate Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Graduate Java Developer
4 3 (10.34%) HTML Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Principal Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Design Authority
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Design Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) CSS
1 7 (24.14%) CSS3
1 7 (24.14%) HTML
1 7 (24.14%) HTML5
2 4 (13.79%) AngularJS
2 4 (13.79%) Backbone.js
2 4 (13.79%) D3.js
2 4 (13.79%) Ember.js
2 4 (13.79%) React
3 1 (3.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Computer Science
2 7 (24.14%) User Experience
3 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (17.24%) Client/Server
5 3 (10.34%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Linux
2 3 (10.34%) Unix
2 3 (10.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (93.10%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (41.38%) Test Automation
3 10 (34.48%) Scrum
4 8 (27.59%) Regression Testing
5 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (24.14%) Process Improvement
6 5 (17.24%) Issue Tracking
6 5 (17.24%) Open Source
6 5 (17.24%) Risk Management
6 5 (17.24%) Test Management
6 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
6 5 (17.24%) Test Strategy
7 4 (13.79%) Data Visualisation
7 4 (13.79%) Secure Coding
7 4 (13.79%) TDD
7 4 (13.79%) Unit Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Visualisation
8 3 (10.34%) Change Control
8 3 (10.34%) Functional Testing
8 3 (10.34%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) Java
2 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
3 5 (17.24%) Shell Script
4 4 (13.79%) Perl
5 3 (10.34%) Bash Shell
5 3 (10.34%) C
5 3 (10.34%) Korn
6 1 (3.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) Degree
2 8 (27.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (24.14%) Network+ Certification
4 5 (17.24%) CCNA
4 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (17.24%) ISTQB
4 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
5 3 (10.34%) CISSP
5 3 (10.34%) CompTIA Security+
5 3 (10.34%) DV Cleared
5 3 (10.34%) GIAC
5 3 (10.34%) Linux+ Certification
5 3 (10.34%) MCSE
5 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (10.34%) SANS
5 3 (10.34%) Security+ Certification
5 3 (10.34%) SSCP
6 2 (6.90%) CCNP
6 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) NFS
1 3 (10.34%) Samba
1 3 (10.34%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Ansible
1 3 (10.34%) Nagios
1 3 (10.34%) Puppet
1 3 (10.34%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) EMC
1 3 (10.34%) NetApp
1 3 (10.34%) Remedy
1 3 (10.34%) SolarWinds
1 3 (10.34%) Tableau
1 3 (10.34%) VMware
2 2 (6.90%) Cisco
2 2 (6.90%) MicroStrategy
Reading, Berkshire
Veritas Technologies (Uk) Ltd
Salary: Competitive
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