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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Story
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 98 113 139
Rank change year-on-year +15 +26  
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 13 28 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.04% 1.44% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 1.63% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 12 27 2
Median salary £55,000 £40,000 £53,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% -24.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £43,850
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £51,500 £62,650
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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 1036 1715 2050
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 83.21% 88.17% 86.68%
Number of salaries quoted 784 1378 1347
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 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 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for User Stories in Reading

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 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 Reading region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 27 (93.10%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (58.62%) JavaScript
3 14 (48.28%) Degree
4 12 (41.38%) Mocha
4 12 (41.38%) Java
4 12 (41.38%) Scrum
4 12 (41.38%) Grunt
5 11 (37.93%) Jenkins
5 11 (37.93%) HTML
5 11 (37.93%) Computer Science
6 10 (34.48%) AngularJS
7 8 (27.59%) Big Data
7 8 (27.59%) User Experience
7 8 (27.59%) Maven
7 8 (27.59%) Selenium
7 8 (27.59%) HTML5
7 8 (27.59%) Visualisation
7 8 (27.59%) CSS3
7 8 (27.59%) CSS
8 7 (24.14%) Data Visualisation
8 7 (24.14%) Backbone.js
8 7 (24.14%) Unit Testing
8 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (24.14%) React
8 7 (24.14%) Karma Test Runner
8 7 (24.14%) Yeoman
8 7 (24.14%) D3.js
8 7 (24.14%) Ember.js
8 7 (24.14%) gulp
8 7 (24.14%) Secure Coding

User Stories
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.34%) Apache
1 3 (10.34%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (10.34%) nginx
1 3 (10.34%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
1 2 (6.90%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (10.34%) IaaS
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (10.34%) PaaS
2 2 (6.90%) Lucidchart
2 2 (6.90%) Office 365
2 2 (6.90%) SaaS
3 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) HTTP
2 3 (10.34%) IPv4
3 1 (3.45%) ICMP
3 1 (3.45%) Internet
3 1 (3.45%) SSH
3 1 (3.45%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) Big Data
2 6 (20.69%) Hadoop
3 3 (10.34%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (10.34%) MongoDB
3 3 (10.34%) Redis
3 3 (10.34%) Riak
4 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (41.38%) Grunt
1 12 (41.38%) Mocha
2 11 (37.93%) Jenkins
3 8 (27.59%) Maven
3 8 (27.59%) Selenium
4 7 (24.14%) gulp
4 7 (24.14%) Karma Test Runner
4 7 (24.14%) Yeoman
5 6 (20.69%) Ant
5 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
5 6 (20.69%) JIRA
6 5 (17.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (17.24%) Cucumber
6 5 (17.24%) FitNesse
6 5 (17.24%) Gradle
6 5 (17.24%) TestNG
7 4 (13.79%) Bugzilla
7 4 (13.79%) Subversion
7 4 (13.79%) Trac
8 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.90%) Banking
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
1 2 (6.90%) Marketing
1 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (72.41%) Developer
2 10 (34.48%) JavaScript Developer
3 8 (27.59%) UI Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Analyst
4 6 (20.69%) Business Analyst
4 6 (20.69%) Java Developer
5 5 (17.24%) Developer in Test
5 5 (17.24%) HTML CSS Developer
5 5 (17.24%) HTML Developer
5 5 (17.24%) Principal Developer
5 5 (17.24%) Principal Java Developer
5 5 (17.24%) Test Automation Developer
6 4 (13.79%) C# Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Open Source Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Big Data Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Business IT Analyst
7 3 (10.34%) IT Analyst
7 3 (10.34%) IT Business Analyst
7 3 (10.34%) Software Analyst
8 2 (6.90%) C# Application Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) HTML
2 10 (34.48%) AngularJS
3 8 (27.59%) CSS
3 8 (27.59%) CSS3
3 8 (27.59%) HTML5
4 7 (24.14%) Backbone.js
4 7 (24.14%) D3.js
4 7 (24.14%) Ember.js
4 7 (24.14%) React
5 6 (20.69%) XML
6 4 (13.79%) JSON
6 4 (13.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (10.34%) .NET
7 3 (10.34%) Kafka
7 3 (10.34%) REST
7 3 (10.34%) RESTful
7 3 (10.34%) WebSockets
8 2 (6.90%) WinForms
9 1 (3.45%) Ajax
9 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Computer Science
2 8 (27.59%) User Experience
3 3 (10.34%) PKI
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Linux
1 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (6.90%) Windows
3 1 (3.45%) CentOS
3 1 (3.45%) Debian
3 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (93.10%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (41.38%) Scrum
3 8 (27.59%) Visualisation
4 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (24.14%) Data Visualisation
4 7 (24.14%) Secure Coding
4 7 (24.14%) Unit Testing
5 5 (17.24%) Build Automation
5 5 (17.24%) Functional Testing
5 5 (17.24%) Mathematics
5 5 (17.24%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (17.24%) Physics
5 5 (17.24%) Regression Testing
6 4 (13.79%) Automated Testing
6 4 (13.79%) Open Source
6 4 (13.79%) Open Source Development
7 3 (10.34%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (10.34%) High Availability
7 3 (10.34%) Memory Management
7 3 (10.34%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) JavaScript
2 12 (41.38%) Java
3 4 (13.79%) Bash Shell
3 4 (13.79%) C#
3 4 (13.79%) Python
4 3 (10.34%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) Degree
2 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) A+ Certification
3 1 (3.45%) ISEB
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 3 (10.34%) Docker
1 3 (10.34%) HDFS
1 3 (10.34%) KVM
1 3 (10.34%) VirtualBox
1 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Ambari
1 3 (10.34%) Hadoop YARN
1 3 (10.34%) Kibana
2 1 (3.45%) Ansible
2 1 (3.45%) SELinux
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
1 3 (10.34%) VMware
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
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