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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 118 106 115
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 68 51 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.79% 1.91% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 2.20% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 29 50 39
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £47,000
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
3225 2314 2334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 84.85% 86.70% 82.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2418 1844 1926
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 2 October 2014.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Leeds

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

1 100 (86.21%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (33.62%) .NET
2 39 (33.62%) Time Management
3 37 (31.90%) Finance
4 36 (31.03%) Microsoft
5 35 (30.17%) DSDM
6 30 (25.86%) Team Foundation Server
7 29 (25.00%) C#
7 29 (25.00%) Java
7 29 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 29 (25.00%) Scrum
8 27 (23.28%) Stakeholder Management
9 26 (22.41%) JIRA
10 22 (18.97%) Marketing
10 22 (18.97%) OO
11 21 (18.10%) Web Services
11 21 (18.10%) Mentoring
12 20 (17.24%) QA
12 20 (17.24%) Selenium
12 20 (17.24%) Test Automation
13 18 (15.52%) WebSphere
13 18 (15.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 18 (15.52%) Java EE
13 18 (15.52%) N-Tier
13 18 (15.52%) ETL
13 18 (15.52%) Oracle
13 18 (15.52%) Informatica
13 18 (15.52%) RDBMS
13 18 (15.52%) Relational Database
14 17 (14.66%) Business Analysis

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 18 (15.52%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.59%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.86%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (12.07%) MS Project
2 5 (4.31%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (15.52%) RDBMS
2 18 (15.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 18 (15.52%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.59%) MySQL
3 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.59%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.59%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.59%) Redis
3 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 30 (25.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (22.41%) JIRA
3 20 (17.24%) Selenium
4 16 (13.79%) Cucumber
5 13 (11.21%) SpecFlow
5 13 (11.21%) FitNesse
6 8 (6.90%) QuickTest Pro
7 7 (6.03%) WebDriver
8 6 (5.17%) Jenkins
8 6 (5.17%) Maven
9 4 (3.45%) Visual Studio
9 4 (3.45%) SoapUI
10 3 (2.59%) Ant
10 3 (2.59%) JBehave
10 3 (2.59%) Git (software)
10 3 (2.59%) ReSharper
11 2 (1.72%) Eclipse
General
1 37 (31.90%) Finance
2 22 (18.97%) Marketing
3 5 (4.31%) Games
Job Titles
1 80 (68.97%) Analyst
2 67 (57.76%) Business Analyst
3 27 (23.28%) Agile Business Analyst
4 18 (15.52%) Architect
4 18 (15.52%) Solutions Architect
5 13 (11.21%) Senior Business Analyst
5 13 (11.21%) Senior Analyst
5 13 (11.21%) Test Analyst
5 13 (11.21%) Agile Test Analyst
6 12 (10.34%) Team Leader
7 8 (6.90%) QA Analyst
7 8 (6.90%) Business Analyst Team Leader
7 8 (6.90%) Software Team Leader
8 7 (6.03%) Automation Tester
8 7 (6.03%) Developer
8 7 (6.03%) Tester
9 4 (3.45%) Selenium Tester
10 3 (2.59%) Software Engineer
10 3 (2.59%) Software Developer
11 2 (1.72%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (33.62%) .NET
2 21 (18.10%) Web Services
3 18 (15.52%) Java EE
4 16 (13.79%) XML
4 16 (13.79%) WSDL
5 13 (11.21%) XSD
5 13 (11.21%) SOAP
6 4 (3.45%) REST
7 3 (2.59%) Apache Camel
7 3 (2.59%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (2.59%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.59%) WinForms
7 3 (2.59%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (2.59%) Spring
7 3 (2.59%) .NET Remoting
8 2 (1.72%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.72%) GWT
9 1 (0.86%) jQuery
9 1 (0.86%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.52%) N-Tier
2 14 (12.07%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (6.03%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.31%) Online Games
5 4 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.59%) NHS
6 3 (2.59%) DTV
7 2 (1.72%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.59%) Windows
1 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (86.21%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (33.62%) Time Management
3 35 (30.17%) DSDM
4 29 (25.00%) Scrum
5 27 (23.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (18.97%) OO
7 21 (18.10%) Mentoring
8 20 (17.24%) Test Automation
9 18 (15.52%) ETL
10 17 (14.66%) Business Analysis
11 15 (12.93%) UML
12 14 (12.07%) Test Management
13 13 (11.21%) Test Planning
14 11 (9.48%) Kanban
14 11 (9.48%) User Acceptance Testing
14 11 (9.48%) TDD
15 10 (8.62%) Enterprise Architecture
16 8 (6.90%) Systems Analysis
16 8 (6.90%) Line Management
16 8 (6.90%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 29 (25.00%) C#
1 29 (25.00%) Java
2 16 (13.79%) SQL
3 4 (3.45%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.59%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.59%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (6.03%) Degree
2 4 (3.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (17.24%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.59%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (12.07%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 18 (15.52%) Informatica
2 18 (15.52%) Oracle
3 13 (11.21%) HP
4 3 (2.59%) Typemock
4 3 (2.59%) Red Gate
4 3 (2.59%) Jaspersoft
5 2 (1.72%) Google
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