The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
England / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 217 227 236
Rank change year-on-year +10 +9  
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 178 239 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.21% 1.31% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 1.51% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 141 209 224
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -4.49%  

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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 12774 15798 18424
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 86.89% 86.67% 86.38%
Number of salaries quoted 10566 13274 14770
Median salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

User Stories
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for User Stories in the South East

User Stories
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Stories in the South East over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for User Stories in the South East

User Stories
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 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
Berkshire +30 49 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Surrey +20 35 £47,500 -9.52% 4
Oxfordshire +17 30 £48,750 -2.50% 1
Hampshire +8 27 £42,500 - 5
Buckinghamshire +4 18 £42,500 -32.00% 2
Kent +7 9 £35,000 -41.66% 7
West Sussex -15 9 £55,000 - 2
East Sussex -25 2 £50,000 +8.10% 1
Home Counties - 1 £55,000 -
User Stories
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 South East region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 309 (82.40%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (42.13%) Scrum
3 80 (21.33%) Finance
4 72 (19.20%) Test Automation
5 68 (18.13%) Degree
6 65 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
6 65 (17.33%) Business Analysis
7 56 (14.93%) Java
7 56 (14.93%) Waterfall
8 55 (14.67%) TDD
9 54 (14.40%) SQL
10 51 (13.60%) JavaScript
11 50 (13.33%) JIRA
12 47 (12.53%) C#
12 47 (12.53%) Software Engineering
13 43 (11.47%) Stakeholder Management
14 41 (10.93%) UML
15 39 (10.40%) BDD
16 38 (10.13%) Web Development
16 38 (10.13%) Selenium
17 37 (9.87%) Microsoft
18 35 (9.33%) Project Management
18 35 (9.33%) E-Commerce
18 35 (9.33%) SQL Server
18 35 (9.33%) CSS
18 35 (9.33%) Git (software)
18 35 (9.33%) User Experience
19 34 (9.07%) Business Process Modelling
19 34 (9.07%) Kanban
19 34 (9.07%) .NET

User Stories
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 10 (2.67%) CMS
2 7 (1.87%) Confluence
3 4 (1.07%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.07%) JBoss
3 4 (1.07%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (0.80%) Apache
4 3 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.27%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.27%) GeoServer
5 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (2.67%) MS Visio
2 8 (2.13%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.27%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.27%) InDesign
5 1 (0.27%) InVision
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.53%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.93%) SaaS
2 7 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.07%) GitHub
4 3 (0.80%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.53%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.27%) IaaS
6 1 (0.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.20%) Firewall
2 11 (2.93%) HTTP
3 8 (2.13%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.07%) SNMP
5 3 (0.80%) FCoE
6 1 (0.27%) SSH
6 1 (0.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (9.33%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.47%) Hadoop
2 13 (3.47%) MySQL
3 9 (2.40%) Pentaho
4 8 (2.13%) Big Data
4 8 (2.13%) MongoDB
5 7 (1.87%) NoSQL
5 7 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (1.60%) QlikView
6 6 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.07%) Apache Hive
7 4 (1.07%) Cloudera CDH
7 4 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.07%) Impala
7 4 (1.07%) OLAP
7 4 (1.07%) OLTP
7 4 (1.07%) Oracle OLAP
8 3 (0.80%) PowerCenter
9 2 (0.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 50 (13.33%) JIRA
2 38 (10.13%) Selenium
3 35 (9.33%) Git (software)
4 31 (8.27%) Jenkins
5 26 (6.93%) WebDriver
6 25 (6.67%) Visual Studio
7 17 (4.53%) Cucumber
8 15 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 14 (3.73%) JMeter
9 14 (3.73%) Maven
9 14 (3.73%) Subversion
10 10 (2.67%) Mocha
10 10 (2.67%) SpecFlow
11 9 (2.40%) Octopus Deploy
11 9 (2.40%) Talend Open Studio
11 9 (2.40%) TeamCity
12 8 (2.13%) gulp
13 7 (1.87%) Grunt
14 6 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 6 (1.60%) NUnit
General
1 80 (21.33%) Finance
2 24 (6.40%) Telecoms
3 21 (5.60%) Retail
4 16 (4.27%) Banking
5 12 (3.20%) Marketing
6 6 (1.60%) Publishing
7 5 (1.33%) Back Office
7 5 (1.33%) Digital Economy
8 3 (0.80%) Automotive
8 3 (0.80%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.53%) Electronics
10 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 150 (40.00%) Analyst
2 130 (34.67%) Business Analyst
3 71 (18.93%) Developer
4 48 (12.80%) Agile Business Analyst
5 38 (10.13%) Product Owner
6 25 (6.67%) Java Developer
6 25 (6.67%) Senior Developer
7 24 (6.40%) Senior Analyst
8 22 (5.87%) Product Manager
9 21 (5.60%) Digital Analyst
10 20 (5.33%) Digital Business Analyst
11 18 (4.80%) Senior Business Analyst
12 17 (4.53%) Tester
13 15 (4.00%) C# Developer
13 15 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
13 15 (4.00%) Test Automation Engineer
14 14 (3.73%) Consultant
14 14 (3.73%) Test Analyst
15 13 (3.47%) Test Engineer
16 12 (3.20%) Product Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (9.33%) CSS
2 34 (9.07%) .NET
3 28 (7.47%) AngularJS
3 28 (7.47%) HTML
4 25 (6.67%) REST
4 25 (6.67%) Web Services
5 20 (5.33%) Spring
5 20 (5.33%) XML
6 17 (4.53%) RESTful
7 16 (4.27%) Spring Boot
8 15 (4.00%) HTML5
9 14 (3.73%) ASP.NET
9 14 (3.73%) ASP.NET Web API
9 14 (3.73%) Node.js
10 13 (3.47%) J2EE
10 13 (3.47%) jQuery
11 12 (3.20%) Ajax
11 12 (3.20%) CSS3
12 11 (2.93%) Hibernate
13 10 (2.67%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 65 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (9.33%) User Experience
3 25 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 14 (3.73%) Mobile App
5 12 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.13%) Minimum Viable Product
7 7 (1.87%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (1.87%) Wiki
8 6 (1.60%) Data Centre
8 6 (1.60%) iPad
9 5 (1.33%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.33%) Cybercrime
10 4 (1.07%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.80%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.80%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (0.80%) NHS
12 2 (0.53%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.53%) Xbox
13 1 (0.27%) Digital Media
13 1 (0.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (6.93%) Windows
2 19 (5.07%) Linux
3 9 (2.40%) Unix
4 3 (0.80%) Solaris
5 1 (0.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 309 (82.40%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (42.13%) Scrum
3 72 (19.20%) Test Automation
4 65 (17.33%) Business Analysis
5 56 (14.93%) Waterfall
6 55 (14.67%) TDD
7 47 (12.53%) Software Engineering
8 43 (11.47%) Stakeholder Management
9 41 (10.93%) UML
10 39 (10.40%) BDD
11 38 (10.13%) Web Development
12 35 (9.33%) E-Commerce
12 35 (9.33%) Project Management
13 34 (9.07%) Business Process Modelling
13 34 (9.07%) Kanban
14 31 (8.27%) BPMN
14 31 (8.27%) Use Case
15 28 (7.47%) Continuous Integration
16 27 (7.20%) SDLC
17 25 (6.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 56 (14.93%) Java
2 54 (14.40%) SQL
3 51 (13.60%) JavaScript
4 47 (12.53%) C#
5 13 (3.47%) ES6
6 9 (2.40%) Bash Shell
7 8 (2.13%) ECMAScript
7 8 (2.13%) Korn
7 8 (2.13%) PL/SQL
8 6 (1.60%) C
8 6 (1.60%) PHP
9 5 (1.33%) Perl
9 5 (1.33%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.33%) TypeScript
10 4 (1.07%) C++
11 3 (0.80%) Python
11 3 (0.80%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.53%) Ruby
12 2 (0.53%) VB
12 2 (0.53%) XAML
Qualifications
1 68 (18.13%) Degree
2 17 (4.53%) Computer Science Degree
2 17 (4.53%) ISEB
3 13 (3.47%) ISTQB
4 12 (3.20%) Security Cleared
5 8 (2.13%) DV Cleared
6 7 (1.87%) Network+ Certification
7 5 (1.33%) CCNA
7 5 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.80%) CISSP
9 3 (0.80%) CompTIA Security+
9 3 (0.80%) GIAC
9 3 (0.80%) Linux+ Certification
9 3 (0.80%) MCSE
9 3 (0.80%) SANS
9 3 (0.80%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.80%) Security+ Certification
9 3 (0.80%) SSCP
10 2 (0.53%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.87%) QA
2 4 (1.07%) SLA
3 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.27%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (0.80%) NFS
2 3 (0.80%) Samba
3 1 (0.27%) Docker
3 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (2.67%) Ansible
2 8 (2.13%) vCenter Server
3 4 (1.07%) Oozie
4 3 (0.80%) Nagios
4 3 (0.80%) Puppet
5 1 (0.27%) vRealize
Vendors
1 37 (9.87%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.27%) Oracle
3 10 (2.67%) VMware
4 9 (2.40%) MicroStrategy
4 9 (2.40%) Talend
5 7 (1.87%) Cognos
5 7 (1.87%) SAP
6 6 (1.60%) Informatica
6 6 (1.60%) Jaspersoft
7 5 (1.33%) IBM
8 4 (1.07%) Adobe
8 4 (1.07%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.07%) Google
9 3 (0.80%) Cisco
9 3 (0.80%) ClickTale
9 3 (0.80%) EMC
9 3 (0.80%) NetApp
9 3 (0.80%) Remedy
9 3 (0.80%) SolarWinds
9 3 (0.80%) Tableau
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