Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
South East > Surrey
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 216 188
Rank change year-on-year +62 -28 -30
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 106 60 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.70% 0.91% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 1.06% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 102 47 161
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £59,250 £67,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 Surrey with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Surrey
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5533 5652 7465
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 88.81% 85.71% 87.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4478 4732 6488
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for User Stories in Surrey

User Stories
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for User Stories in Surrey

User Stories
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Stories in Surrey over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for User Stories in Surrey

User Stories
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Woking +30 15 £45,000 -14.29%
Guildford +2 14 £50,000 +53.85%
Farnham - 13 £45,000 -
Reigate - 10 £60,000 - 1
Staines +2 7 £55,000 - 1
Redhill - 7 £50,000 -
Leatherhead +21 4 £35,000 -
Chertsey -8 3 £52,500 +10.53%
Dorking - 3 £35,000 -
Weybridge -1 2 £52,500 -4.55%
Virginia Water - 2 £50,000 -
Camberley - 1 £65,000 - 1
User Stories
South East

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

1 85 (80.19%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (65.09%) Scrum
3 51 (48.11%) Finance
4 41 (38.68%) SDLC
5 35 (33.02%) Acceptance Criteria
6 24 (22.64%) Degree
7 23 (21.70%) Java
7 23 (21.70%) Test Automation
8 19 (17.92%) JavaScript
8 19 (17.92%) SQL
8 19 (17.92%) E-Commerce
9 17 (16.04%) Mentoring
9 17 (16.04%) Analytics
10 16 (15.09%) Manual Testing
10 16 (15.09%) Programme Management
11 14 (13.21%) BDD
12 13 (12.26%) Regression Testing
12 13 (12.26%) C#
12 13 (12.26%) Test Scripting
13 12 (11.32%) Unit Testing
13 12 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (11.32%) Software Engineering
14 11 (10.38%) Business Analysis
14 11 (10.38%) Kafka
14 11 (10.38%) Microservices
14 11 (10.38%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (9.43%) Exploratory Testing
15 10 (9.43%) QA
15 10 (9.43%) Grails
15 10 (9.43%) Waterfall

User Stories
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 (2.83%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (2.83%) CMS
1 3 (2.83%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.94%) Amazon Alexa
2 1 (0.94%) Apache
2 1 (0.94%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (6.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.77%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.94%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.94%) InVision
3 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.94%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.94%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.77%) SaaS
3 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.83%) Trello
4 1 (0.94%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.43%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.72%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.83%) Big Data
4 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (8.49%) Visual Studio
2 8 (7.55%) WebDriver
3 7 (6.60%) JIRA
4 6 (5.66%) Eclipse
4 6 (5.66%) PyCharm
4 6 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (4.72%) NUnit
6 3 (2.83%) Maven
6 3 (2.83%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (2.83%) Selenium
7 1 (0.94%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.94%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.94%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.94%) GitLab
7 1 (0.94%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.94%) JMeter
7 1 (0.94%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.94%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.94%) TestComplete
7 1 (0.94%) YouTrack
General
1 51 (48.11%) Finance
2 10 (9.43%) Marketing
3 9 (8.49%) Electronics
4 7 (6.60%) Manufacturing
4 7 (6.60%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.77%) Legal
6 1 (0.94%) Advertising
6 1 (0.94%) Banking
6 1 (0.94%) Games
6 1 (0.94%) Law
6 1 (0.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (46.23%) Analyst
2 45 (42.45%) Business Analyst
3 16 (15.09%) Developer
4 15 (14.15%) Data Business Analyst
5 14 (13.21%) Java Developer
6 13 (12.26%) Data Analytics Analyst
6 13 (12.26%) Senior Developer
6 13 (12.26%) Test Engineer
7 12 (11.32%) E-Commerce Analyst
7 12 (11.32%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
7 12 (11.32%) Lead Business Analyst
8 11 (10.38%) Product Analyst
8 11 (10.38%) Product Business Analyst
8 11 (10.38%) Senior Java Developer
9 9 (8.49%) Test Automation Engineer
10 8 (7.55%) Consultant
11 7 (6.60%) Data Analytics Consultant
11 7 (6.60%) Data Consultant
11 7 (6.60%) Financial Analyst
11 7 (6.60%) Product Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.38%) Kafka
2 10 (9.43%) Grails
3 8 (7.55%) AngularJS
3 8 (7.55%) Velocity
4 7 (6.60%) CSS
5 6 (5.66%) Ajax
5 6 (5.66%) jQuery
6 4 (3.77%) .NET
7 2 (1.89%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (1.89%) WCF
7 2 (1.89%) WinForms
7 2 (1.89%) WPF
8 1 (0.94%) CSS3
8 1 (0.94%) Natural Language Processing
8 1 (0.94%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.94%) REST
8 1 (0.94%) Spark Streaming
8 1 (0.94%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.66%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.77%) User Experience
4 2 (1.89%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.89%) Animation
4 2 (1.89%) Social Media
5 1 (0.94%) Fintech
5 1 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.94%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (80.19%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (65.09%) Scrum
3 41 (38.68%) SDLC
4 35 (33.02%) Acceptance Criteria
5 23 (21.70%) Test Automation
6 19 (17.92%) E-Commerce
7 17 (16.04%) Analytics
7 17 (16.04%) Mentoring
8 16 (15.09%) Manual Testing
8 16 (15.09%) Programme Management
9 14 (13.21%) BDD
10 13 (12.26%) Regression Testing
10 13 (12.26%) Test Scripting
11 12 (11.32%) Software Engineering
11 12 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (11.32%) Unit Testing
12 11 (10.38%) Business Analysis
12 11 (10.38%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (10.38%) Microservices
13 10 (9.43%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (21.70%) Java
2 19 (17.92%) JavaScript
2 19 (17.92%) SQL
3 13 (12.26%) C#
4 9 (8.49%) Python
5 6 (5.66%) T-SQL
6 5 (4.72%) C++
7 1 (0.94%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.94%) Perl
7 1 (0.94%) PHP
7 1 (0.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (22.64%) Degree
2 10 (9.43%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.83%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.94%) ISEB
4 1 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.43%) QA
2 1 (0.94%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.94%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (9.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (9.43%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.83%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.83%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (7.55%) TOWER Software
2 7 (6.60%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.60%) SAP
3 4 (3.77%) Google
4 3 (2.83%) ForgeRock
4 3 (2.83%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.89%) Oracle
6 1 (0.94%) Adobe