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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 116 104 100
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 67 45 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.82% 1.74% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 2.08% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 33 43 49
Average salary £36,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,800 £55,000 £40,200
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,750
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -0.58%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3098 2160 2062
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 84.37% 83.69% 80.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2420 1615 1701
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 £56,250 £53,250 £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 1 August 2014.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Leeds

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 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 73 (70.19%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (40.38%) .NET
3 36 (34.62%) Finance
4 33 (31.73%) Microsoft
5 32 (30.77%) Test Automation
6 31 (29.81%) Selenium
7 30 (28.85%) Team Foundation Server
8 29 (27.88%) QA
8 29 (27.88%) Scrum
8 29 (27.88%) Web Services
9 28 (26.92%) C#
10 27 (25.96%) Java
10 27 (25.96%) DSDM
11 24 (23.08%) Time Management
12 22 (21.15%) XML
12 22 (21.15%) WSDL
12 22 (21.15%) Cucumber
13 21 (20.19%) SQL
13 21 (20.19%) Business Analysis
14 20 (19.23%) TDD
14 20 (19.23%) HP Quality Center
14 20 (19.23%) Test Management
15 19 (18.27%) JIRA
15 19 (18.27%) FitNesse
15 19 (18.27%) XSD
15 19 (18.27%) SOAP
15 19 (18.27%) HP
15 19 (18.27%) SpecFlow
16 18 (17.31%) SQL Server
17 15 (14.42%) Stakeholder Management

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 8 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.88%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.96%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (6.73%) MS Project
2 6 (5.77%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.81%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.31%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 8 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 8 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.88%) MySQL
4 3 (2.88%) Redis
4 3 (2.88%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (29.81%) Selenium
2 30 (28.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (21.15%) Cucumber
4 19 (18.27%) JIRA
4 19 (18.27%) FitNesse
4 19 (18.27%) SpecFlow
5 12 (11.54%) WebDriver
6 11 (10.58%) SoapUI
7 7 (6.73%) QuickTest Pro
8 6 (5.77%) Jenkins
8 6 (5.77%) Maven
9 5 (4.81%) Visual Studio
10 4 (3.85%) ReSharper
11 3 (2.88%) Git (software)
11 3 (2.88%) Ant
11 3 (2.88%) JBehave
12 2 (1.92%) Eclipse
General
1 36 (34.62%) Finance
2 13 (12.50%) Marketing
3 5 (4.81%) Games
4 1 (0.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 69 (66.35%) Analyst
2 50 (48.08%) Business Analyst
3 25 (24.04%) Agile Business Analyst
4 19 (18.27%) Test Analyst
5 17 (16.35%) Agile Test Analyst
6 12 (11.54%) Tester
6 12 (11.54%) Automation Tester
7 9 (8.65%) Selenium Tester
8 8 (7.69%) Architect
8 8 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (6.73%) Team Leader
9 7 (6.73%) Senior Business Analyst
9 7 (6.73%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (6.73%) Developer
10 6 (5.77%) Business Analyst Team Leader
10 6 (5.77%) Software Team Leader
11 5 (4.81%) QA Analyst
12 4 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
12 4 (3.85%) Software Engineer
13 3 (2.88%) Technical Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (40.38%) .NET
2 29 (27.88%) Web Services
3 22 (21.15%) XML
3 22 (21.15%) WSDL
4 19 (18.27%) XSD
4 19 (18.27%) SOAP
5 9 (8.65%) ASP.NET
6 8 (7.69%) Java EE
7 5 (4.81%) WinForms
7 5 (4.81%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (3.85%) REST
8 4 (3.85%) J2EE
8 4 (3.85%) .NET Remoting
9 3 (2.88%) Spring
9 3 (2.88%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (2.88%) Apache Camel
10 2 (1.92%) GWT
10 2 (1.92%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.96%) jQuery
11 1 (0.96%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.69%) N-Tier
1 8 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 7 (6.73%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.81%) Online Games
4 4 (3.85%) NHS
4 4 (3.85%) DTV
5 2 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.92%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.81%) Windows
2 4 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (70.19%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (30.77%) Test Automation
3 29 (27.88%) Scrum
4 27 (25.96%) DSDM
5 24 (23.08%) Time Management
6 21 (20.19%) Business Analysis
7 20 (19.23%) TDD
7 20 (19.23%) Test Management
8 15 (14.42%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (13.46%) Usability Testing
9 14 (13.46%) BDD
10 12 (11.54%) UML
10 12 (11.54%) OO
11 11 (10.58%) Kanban
12 8 (7.69%) ETL
13 7 (6.73%) Enterprise Architecture
13 7 (6.73%) MVC
13 7 (6.73%) Unit Testing
14 6 (5.77%) Waterfall
14 6 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (26.92%) C#
2 27 (25.96%) Java
3 21 (20.19%) SQL
4 4 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.85%) PHP
5 3 (2.88%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.92%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (10.58%) ISEB
2 8 (7.69%) Degree
3 2 (1.92%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (27.88%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (19.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (31.73%) Microsoft
2 19 (18.27%) HP
3 9 (8.65%) Oracle
4 8 (7.69%) Informatica
5 4 (3.85%) Typemock
5 4 (3.85%) Red Gate
6 3 (2.88%) Jaspersoft
7 2 (1.92%) Google
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