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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 123 106 116
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +10
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 56 68 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.65% 2.06% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 2.50% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 51 56 40
Average salary £37,500 £35,661 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.15% +1.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £45,000
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 Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3024 2724 2424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.86% 82.62% 82.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2415 2098 2070
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 23 January 2015.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Leeds

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 91 (80.53%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (41.59%) Microsoft
3 46 (40.71%) .NET
4 34 (30.09%) Scrum
5 31 (27.43%) C#
6 30 (26.55%) SQL
7 29 (25.66%) SQL Server
8 26 (23.01%) OO
8 26 (23.01%) Time Management
8 26 (23.01%) Test Automation
9 25 (22.12%) XML
9 25 (22.12%) HTML
9 25 (22.12%) Finance
10 23 (20.35%) Software Testing
10 23 (20.35%) Java
11 20 (17.70%) DSDM
12 19 (16.81%) Analytics
13 18 (15.93%) Coaching
13 18 (15.93%) MS Excel
13 18 (15.93%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (15.93%) Retail
14 17 (15.04%) Software Engineering
14 17 (15.04%) .NET Framework
15 16 (14.16%) FitNesse
15 16 (14.16%) Automated Testing
15 16 (14.16%) Mentoring
15 16 (14.16%) SpecFlow
15 16 (14.16%) Agile Testing
16 15 (13.27%) Line Management
16 15 (13.27%) UML

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 (12.39%) WebSphere
2 9 (7.96%) IIS
3 1 (0.88%) JBoss
3 1 (0.88%) Apache
3 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.88%) GlassFish
Applications
1 18 (15.93%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.85%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.31%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (25.66%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.50%) RDBMS
2 13 (11.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (11.50%) Relational Database
3 12 (10.62%) Big Data
4 2 (1.77%) MySQL
4 2 (1.77%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (14.16%) FitNesse
1 16 (14.16%) SpecFlow
2 14 (12.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (10.62%) Moq
3 12 (10.62%) ReSharper
3 12 (10.62%) SoapUI
4 11 (9.73%) JIRA
5 8 (7.08%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.54%) Selenium
6 4 (3.54%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (1.77%) JUnit
8 1 (0.88%) PHPUnit
General
1 25 (22.12%) Finance
2 18 (15.93%) Retail
3 12 (10.62%) Marketing
3 12 (10.62%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 56 (49.56%) Analyst
2 41 (36.28%) Business Analyst
3 15 (13.27%) Test Analyst
4 13 (11.50%) Architect
4 13 (11.50%) Solutions Architect
5 12 (10.62%) Software Engineer
5 12 (10.62%) Agile Business Analyst
6 10 (8.85%) Designer
7 9 (7.96%) Senior Business Analyst
7 9 (7.96%) Senior Analyst
7 9 (7.96%) Product Owner
8 8 (7.08%) Team Leader
9 7 (6.19%) Product Manager
9 7 (6.19%) Web Designer
9 7 (6.19%) Lead Software Engineer
10 6 (5.31%) Developer
11 5 (4.42%) Senior Software Engineer
12 4 (3.54%) Java Developer
12 4 (3.54%) Agile Test Analyst
12 4 (3.54%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (40.71%) .NET
2 25 (22.12%) HTML
2 25 (22.12%) XML
3 17 (15.04%) .NET Framework
4 13 (11.50%) Java EE
5 12 (10.62%) WPF
5 12 (10.62%) ASP.NET
5 12 (10.62%) HTML5
5 12 (10.62%) Gherkin
6 11 (9.73%) CSS
6 11 (9.73%) Web Services
6 11 (9.73%) WSDL
7 9 (7.96%) Modernizr
7 9 (7.96%) KnockoutJS
7 9 (7.96%) jQuery
8 4 (3.54%) XSD
8 4 (3.54%) SOAP
9 2 (1.77%) Spring
10 1 (0.88%) CSS3
10 1 (0.88%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.50%) N-Tier
2 10 (8.85%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (8.85%) User Experience
3 9 (7.96%) Graphic Design
4 6 (5.31%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.88%) W3C
5 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.62%) Apple iOS
2 6 (5.31%) UNIX
3 2 (1.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (80.53%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (30.09%) Scrum
3 26 (23.01%) OO
3 26 (23.01%) Test Automation
3 26 (23.01%) Time Management
4 23 (20.35%) Software Testing
5 20 (17.70%) DSDM
6 19 (16.81%) Analytics
7 18 (15.93%) Coaching
7 18 (15.93%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (15.04%) Software Engineering
9 16 (14.16%) Automated Testing
9 16 (14.16%) Mentoring
9 16 (14.16%) Agile Testing
10 15 (13.27%) Line Management
10 15 (13.27%) UML
11 14 (12.39%) ETL
12 13 (11.50%) Project Management
12 13 (11.50%) Business Analysis
12 13 (11.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (27.43%) C#
2 30 (26.55%) SQL
3 23 (20.35%) Java
4 9 (7.96%) JavaScript
5 6 (5.31%) C
5 6 (5.31%) Ruby
6 2 (1.77%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.77%) Python
6 2 (1.77%) Perl
6 2 (1.77%) PHP
6 2 (1.77%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (9.73%) ISEB
1 11 (9.73%) ISTQB
1 11 (9.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (6.19%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.50%) QA
System Software
1 12 (10.62%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 47 (41.59%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.39%) Oracle
3 13 (11.50%) Informatica
4 12 (10.62%) Apple
5 4 (3.54%) HP
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