The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 122 105 104
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -1
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 62 46 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.69% 1.81% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 2.18% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 34 44 47
Average salary £38,000 £34,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.14% +6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,550 £55,700 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.40%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3093 2108 2003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 84.53% 83.12% 80.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2428 1575 1662
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
User Stories
West Yorkshire

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 25 July 2014.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Leeds

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 70 (70.71%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (41.41%) .NET
3 35 (35.35%) Finance
4 32 (32.32%) Microsoft
4 32 (32.32%) Test Automation
5 31 (31.31%) Selenium
6 29 (29.29%) QA
6 29 (29.29%) Scrum
6 29 (29.29%) Web Services
6 29 (29.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 27 (27.27%) C#
8 26 (26.26%) Java
9 23 (23.23%) DSDM
10 22 (22.22%) XML
10 22 (22.22%) WSDL
10 22 (22.22%) Cucumber
11 21 (21.21%) SQL
11 21 (21.21%) TDD
11 21 (21.21%) Business Analysis
12 20 (20.20%) HP Quality Center
12 20 (20.20%) Time Management
12 20 (20.20%) Test Management
13 19 (19.19%) FitNesse
13 19 (19.19%) XSD
13 19 (19.19%) SOAP
13 19 (19.19%) HP
13 19 (19.19%) SpecFlow
14 18 (18.18%) JIRA
15 15 (15.15%) Usability Testing
15 15 (15.15%) SQL Server

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 6 (6.06%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.03%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.01%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (7.07%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.06%) MS Visio
2 6 (6.06%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.02%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.06%) RDBMS
2 6 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (6.06%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (4.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.03%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.03%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.03%) Redis
4 3 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 31 (31.31%) Selenium
2 29 (29.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (22.22%) Cucumber
4 19 (19.19%) SpecFlow
4 19 (19.19%) FitNesse
5 18 (18.18%) JIRA
6 12 (12.12%) WebDriver
7 11 (11.11%) SoapUI
8 6 (6.06%) Jenkins
8 6 (6.06%) QuickTest Pro
8 6 (6.06%) Maven
9 5 (5.05%) Visual Studio
10 4 (4.04%) ReSharper
11 3 (3.03%) Git (software)
11 3 (3.03%) Ant
11 3 (3.03%) JBehave
12 2 (2.02%) Eclipse
General
1 35 (35.35%) Finance
2 10 (10.10%) Marketing
3 5 (5.05%) Games
4 1 (1.01%) Retail
Job Titles
1 66 (66.67%) Analyst
2 47 (47.47%) Business Analyst
3 26 (26.26%) Agile Business Analyst
4 19 (19.19%) Test Analyst
5 17 (17.17%) Agile Test Analyst
6 12 (12.12%) Automation Tester
6 12 (12.12%) Tester
7 9 (9.09%) Selenium Tester
8 7 (7.07%) Developer
8 7 (7.07%) Senior Business Analyst
8 7 (7.07%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (6.06%) Architect
9 6 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (5.05%) Business Analyst Team Leader
10 5 (5.05%) Software Team Leader
10 5 (5.05%) Systems Analyst
10 5 (5.05%) Team Leader
11 4 (4.04%) Software Engineer
11 4 (4.04%) QA Analyst
12 3 (3.03%) Technical Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (41.41%) .NET
2 29 (29.29%) Web Services
3 22 (22.22%) XML
3 22 (22.22%) WSDL
4 19 (19.19%) SOAP
4 19 (19.19%) XSD
5 10 (10.10%) ASP.NET
6 6 (6.06%) Java EE
7 5 (5.05%) J2EE
7 5 (5.05%) WinForms
7 5 (5.05%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (4.04%) REST
8 4 (4.04%) .NET Remoting
9 3 (3.03%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (3.03%) Spring
9 3 (3.03%) Apache Camel
10 2 (2.02%) .NET Framework
10 2 (2.02%) GWT
11 1 (1.01%) jQuery
11 1 (1.01%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.08%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (6.06%) N-Tier
3 5 (5.05%) Online Games
4 4 (4.04%) NHS
4 4 (4.04%) DTV
5 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.02%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.05%) Windows
2 4 (4.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (70.71%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (32.32%) Test Automation
3 29 (29.29%) Scrum
4 23 (23.23%) DSDM
5 21 (21.21%) TDD
5 21 (21.21%) Business Analysis
6 20 (20.20%) Time Management
6 20 (20.20%) Test Management
7 15 (15.15%) Usability Testing
8 14 (14.14%) BDD
9 12 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (12.12%) UML
10 11 (11.11%) Kanban
11 10 (10.10%) OO
12 7 (7.07%) MVC
12 7 (7.07%) Unit Testing
12 7 (7.07%) Waterfall
13 6 (6.06%) Enterprise Architecture
13 6 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (6.06%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 27 (27.27%) C#
2 26 (26.26%) Java
3 21 (21.21%) SQL
4 5 (5.05%) PHP
5 4 (4.04%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.03%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.02%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.01%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (11.11%) ISEB
2 8 (8.08%) Degree
3 2 (2.02%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (29.29%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (20.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (32.32%) Microsoft
2 19 (19.19%) HP
3 7 (7.07%) Oracle
4 6 (6.06%) Informatica
5 4 (4.04%) Typemock
5 4 (4.04%) Red Gate
6 3 (3.03%) Jaspersoft
7 2 (2.02%) Google
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