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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 114 120 79
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -41
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 60 55 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.65% 1.59% 3.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 1.89% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 59 44 87
Average salary £37,500 £35,581 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.39% -6.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,925 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,400 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
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
3228 2904 2360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.73% 83.81% 82.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2575 2255 1945
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,500 £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 2 March 2015.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Leeds

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 81 (79.41%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (42.16%) Microsoft
3 39 (38.24%) .NET
4 38 (37.25%) Scrum
5 33 (32.35%) SQL
6 30 (29.41%) HTML
7 28 (27.45%) C#
8 26 (25.49%) MS Excel
8 26 (25.49%) Software Testing
9 23 (22.55%) Test Automation
10 21 (20.59%) XML
11 20 (19.61%) Project Management
12 19 (18.63%) SQL Server
12 19 (18.63%) Finance
12 19 (18.63%) Analytics
13 18 (17.65%) Retail
13 18 (17.65%) OO
14 17 (16.67%) ASP.NET
14 17 (16.67%) Software Engineering
14 17 (16.67%) .NET Framework
14 17 (16.67%) Test Scripting
15 16 (15.69%) Team Foundation Server
15 16 (15.69%) Coaching
15 16 (15.69%) Automated Testing
15 16 (15.69%) Java
16 14 (13.73%) JavaScript
16 14 (13.73%) UML
16 14 (13.73%) ISEB
16 14 (13.73%) ISTQB
16 14 (13.73%) Time Management

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 9 (8.82%) IIS
2 6 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.88%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.96%) JBoss
3 2 (1.96%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.98%) Apache
4 1 (0.98%) GlassFish
Applications
1 26 (25.49%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (4.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (18.63%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.76%) Big Data
3 5 (4.90%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.90%) RDBMS
3 5 (4.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.96%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (15.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (11.76%) Moq
2 12 (11.76%) ReSharper
2 12 (11.76%) FitNesse
2 12 (11.76%) SoapUI
2 12 (11.76%) SpecFlow
3 10 (9.80%) JIRA
4 4 (3.92%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.94%) JUnit
6 2 (1.96%) PHPUnit
General
1 19 (18.63%) Finance
2 18 (17.65%) Retail
3 12 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.98%) Legal
Job Titles
1 48 (47.06%) Analyst
2 34 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 14 (13.73%) Test Analyst
4 13 (12.75%) Agile Business Analyst
5 12 (11.76%) Software Engineer
5 12 (11.76%) Developer
6 10 (9.80%) Designer
7 8 (7.84%) Product Owner
8 7 (6.86%) Lead Software Engineer
8 7 (6.86%) Web Designer
8 7 (6.86%) Product Manager
9 5 (4.90%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (4.90%) Java Developer
9 5 (4.90%) Senior Software Engineer
9 5 (4.90%) Senior Business Analyst
9 5 (4.90%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.90%) Architect
9 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Developer
9 5 (4.90%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 5 (4.90%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (38.24%) .NET
2 30 (29.41%) HTML
3 21 (20.59%) XML
4 17 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 17 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 14 (13.73%) jQuery
6 12 (11.76%) HTML5
6 12 (11.76%) WPF
6 12 (11.76%) Gherkin
7 11 (10.78%) CSS
8 9 (8.82%) Modernizr
8 9 (8.82%) KnockoutJS
9 7 (6.86%) Web Services
9 7 (6.86%) WSDL
10 5 (4.90%) Java EE
11 3 (2.94%) Spring
12 2 (1.96%) Symfony
13 1 (0.98%) CSS3
13 1 (0.98%) XML Schema
13 1 (0.98%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.76%) User Experience
2 9 (8.82%) Graphic Design
2 9 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (5.88%) Mathematics
4 5 (4.90%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.98%) W3C
6 1 (0.98%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.98%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.76%) Apple iOS
2 6 (5.88%) UNIX
3 2 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (79.41%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (37.25%) Scrum
3 26 (25.49%) Software Testing
4 23 (22.55%) Test Automation
5 20 (19.61%) Project Management
6 19 (18.63%) Analytics
7 18 (17.65%) OO
8 17 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 17 (16.67%) Test Scripting
9 16 (15.69%) Coaching
9 16 (15.69%) Automated Testing
10 14 (13.73%) UML
10 14 (13.73%) Time Management
11 13 (12.75%) MVC
11 13 (12.75%) TDD
12 12 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (11.76%) Agile Testing
12 12 (11.76%) Line Management
13 11 (10.78%) ATDD
14 10 (9.80%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 33 (32.35%) SQL
2 28 (27.45%) C#
3 16 (15.69%) Java
4 14 (13.73%) JavaScript
5 6 (5.88%) C
5 6 (5.88%) Ruby
6 3 (2.94%) PHP
7 2 (1.96%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.96%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.96%) Python
7 2 (1.96%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (13.73%) ISEB
1 14 (13.73%) ISTQB
2 12 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (7.84%) Degree
4 1 (0.98%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 12 (11.76%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 43 (42.16%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.76%) Apple
3 6 (5.88%) Oracle
4 5 (4.90%) Informatica
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago