The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 108 108 98
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 75 47 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.99% 1.81% 2.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.36% 2.14% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 27 45 56
Average salary £42,500 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,100 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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 Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3173 2200 2255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 84.16% 84.55% 81.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2393 1672 1867
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

User Stories
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

User Stories Salary Trend in Leeds

User Stories
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Leeds

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 79 (68.70%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (38.26%) .NET
3 36 (31.30%) Finance
3 36 (31.30%) Microsoft
4 35 (30.43%) DSDM
4 35 (30.43%) Time Management
5 30 (26.09%) C#
6 29 (25.22%) Java
6 29 (25.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 28 (24.35%) Test Automation
8 27 (23.48%) Selenium
8 27 (23.48%) Scrum
8 27 (23.48%) QA
8 27 (23.48%) SQL Server
9 26 (22.61%) Web Services
10 23 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 22 (19.13%) Marketing
12 21 (18.26%) JIRA
13 20 (17.39%) Business Analysis
14 19 (16.52%) Cucumber
14 19 (16.52%) WSDL
14 19 (16.52%) XML
15 18 (15.65%) OO
15 18 (15.65%) SQL
16 17 (14.78%) HP Quality Center
16 17 (14.78%) Test Management
17 16 (13.91%) FitNesse
17 16 (13.91%) TDD
17 16 (13.91%) SOAP
17 16 (13.91%) XSD

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 14 (12.17%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.61%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.87%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (7.83%) MS Project
2 6 (5.22%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.87%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (23.48%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.17%) RDBMS
2 14 (12.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (12.17%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (3.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.61%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.61%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.61%) Redis
4 3 (2.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 29 (25.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (23.48%) Selenium
3 21 (18.26%) JIRA
4 19 (16.52%) Cucumber
5 16 (13.91%) SpecFlow
5 16 (13.91%) FitNesse
6 11 (9.57%) WebDriver
7 8 (6.96%) SoapUI
7 8 (6.96%) QuickTest Pro
8 6 (5.22%) Maven
8 6 (5.22%) Jenkins
9 5 (4.35%) Visual Studio
10 4 (3.48%) ReSharper
11 3 (2.61%) Git (software)
11 3 (2.61%) Ant
11 3 (2.61%) JBehave
12 2 (1.74%) Eclipse
General
1 36 (31.30%) Finance
2 22 (19.13%) Marketing
3 5 (4.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 74 (64.35%) Analyst
2 58 (50.43%) Business Analyst
3 23 (20.00%) Agile Business Analyst
4 16 (13.91%) Agile Test Analyst
4 16 (13.91%) Test Analyst
5 14 (12.17%) Architect
5 14 (12.17%) Solutions Architect
6 12 (10.43%) Team Leader
7 11 (9.57%) Tester
7 11 (9.57%) Automation Tester
8 9 (7.83%) Senior Business Analyst
8 9 (7.83%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (6.96%) QA Analyst
9 8 (6.96%) Business Analyst Team Leader
9 8 (6.96%) Software Team Leader
9 8 (6.96%) Selenium Tester
10 7 (6.09%) Developer
11 4 (3.48%) Software Engineer
12 3 (2.61%) Software Developer
12 3 (2.61%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (38.26%) .NET
2 26 (22.61%) Web Services
3 19 (16.52%) XML
3 19 (16.52%) WSDL
4 16 (13.91%) SOAP
4 16 (13.91%) XSD
5 14 (12.17%) Java EE
6 6 (5.22%) ASP.NET
7 5 (4.35%) WinForms
7 5 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (3.48%) REST
8 4 (3.48%) .NET Remoting
9 3 (2.61%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (2.61%) Spring
9 3 (2.61%) Apache Camel
10 2 (1.74%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.74%) GWT
11 1 (0.87%) jQuery
11 1 (0.87%) Dojo
11 1 (0.87%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.17%) N-Tier
2 9 (7.83%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (6.96%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.35%) Online Games
5 4 (3.48%) NHS
5 4 (3.48%) DTV
6 2 (1.74%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.35%) Windows
2 4 (3.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (68.70%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (30.43%) Time Management
2 35 (30.43%) DSDM
3 28 (24.35%) Test Automation
4 27 (23.48%) Scrum
5 23 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (17.39%) Business Analysis
7 18 (15.65%) OO
8 17 (14.78%) Test Management
9 16 (13.91%) TDD
10 14 (12.17%) ETL
11 11 (9.57%) UML
11 11 (9.57%) Kanban
11 11 (9.57%) BDD
12 10 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
13 8 (6.96%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (6.96%) Usability Testing
13 8 (6.96%) Systems Analysis
13 8 (6.96%) Agile Testing
14 7 (6.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (26.09%) C#
2 29 (25.22%) Java
3 18 (15.65%) SQL
4 4 (3.48%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.61%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.74%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.87%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.87%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (6.96%) ISEB
1 8 (6.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (23.48%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.48%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 17 (14.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (31.30%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.91%) HP
3 15 (13.04%) Oracle
4 14 (12.17%) Informatica
5 4 (3.48%) Typemock
5 4 (3.48%) Red Gate
6 3 (2.61%) Jaspersoft
7 2 (1.74%) Google
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