The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 47 44 48
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 4 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 1.08% 1.50% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 1.87% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 8
Average salary - £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
User Stories
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bradford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
312 267 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 84.55% 80.18% 74.40%
Number of salaries quoted 214 190 205
Average salary £40,000 £38,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.57% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

User Stories
Salary Trend in Bradford

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

User Stories Salary Trend in Bradford

User Stories
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bradford region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories.

1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) System Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) JUnit
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) WSDL
3 1 (25.00%) XML Schema
3 1 (25.00%) JAXB
3 1 (25.00%) W3C
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (25.00%) GlassFish
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Spring

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bradford region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (25.00%) GlassFish
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Business Systems Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) WSDL
1 1 (25.00%) XML Schema
1 1 (25.00%) JAXB
1 1 (25.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) System Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle