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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 116 110 117
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 75 49 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.97% 1.85% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.32% 2.14% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 27 48 47
Average salary £45,000 £34,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.43% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,850 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £46,000 £45,000
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
3236 2290 2383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 84.96% 86.38% 83.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2431 1800 1966
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 22 September 2014.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Leeds

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 99 (86.84%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (34.21%) .NET
3 37 (32.46%) Time Management
4 35 (30.70%) DSDM
4 35 (30.70%) Microsoft
4 35 (30.70%) Finance
5 30 (26.32%) C#
6 29 (25.44%) Java
6 29 (25.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 28 (24.56%) SQL Server
7 28 (24.56%) Scrum
8 25 (21.93%) Stakeholder Management
9 24 (21.05%) JIRA
10 23 (20.18%) Test Automation
11 22 (19.30%) QA
11 22 (19.30%) Selenium
11 22 (19.30%) Marketing
11 22 (19.30%) Web Services
12 21 (18.42%) OO
12 21 (18.42%) Mentoring
13 17 (14.91%) Business Analysis
14 16 (14.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 16 (14.04%) WebSphere
14 16 (14.04%) Java EE
14 16 (14.04%) Cucumber
14 16 (14.04%) N-Tier
14 16 (14.04%) ETL
14 16 (14.04%) WSDL
14 16 (14.04%) Oracle
14 16 (14.04%) XML

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 16 (14.04%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.63%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.88%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (10.53%) MS Project
2 6 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (24.56%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 16 (14.04%) RDBMS
2 16 (14.04%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.63%) Redis
4 3 (2.63%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.63%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 29 (25.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (21.05%) JIRA
3 22 (19.30%) Selenium
4 16 (14.04%) Cucumber
5 13 (11.40%) FitNesse
5 13 (11.40%) SpecFlow
6 9 (7.89%) WebDriver
7 8 (7.02%) QuickTest Pro
8 6 (5.26%) Maven
8 6 (5.26%) SoapUI
8 6 (5.26%) Jenkins
9 5 (4.39%) Visual Studio
10 4 (3.51%) ReSharper
11 3 (2.63%) Git (software)
11 3 (2.63%) JBehave
11 3 (2.63%) Ant
12 2 (1.75%) Eclipse
General
1 35 (30.70%) Finance
2 22 (19.30%) Marketing
3 5 (4.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 75 (65.79%) Analyst
2 62 (54.39%) Business Analyst
3 25 (21.93%) Agile Business Analyst
4 16 (14.04%) Solutions Architect
4 16 (14.04%) Architect
5 13 (11.40%) Agile Test Analyst
5 13 (11.40%) Test Analyst
6 12 (10.53%) Team Leader
7 11 (9.65%) Senior Analyst
7 11 (9.65%) Senior Business Analyst
8 9 (7.89%) Automation Tester
8 9 (7.89%) Tester
9 8 (7.02%) QA Analyst
9 8 (7.02%) Business Analyst Team Leader
9 8 (7.02%) Software Team Leader
10 7 (6.14%) Developer
11 6 (5.26%) Selenium Tester
12 4 (3.51%) Software Engineer
13 3 (2.63%) Software Developer
14 2 (1.75%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (34.21%) .NET
2 22 (19.30%) Web Services
3 16 (14.04%) Java EE
3 16 (14.04%) WSDL
3 16 (14.04%) XML
4 13 (11.40%) XSD
4 13 (11.40%) SOAP
5 4 (3.51%) WinForms
5 4 (3.51%) ASP.NET
5 4 (3.51%) .NET Remoting
5 4 (3.51%) REST
5 4 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (2.63%) Apache Camel
6 3 (2.63%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (2.63%) Spring
7 2 (1.75%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.75%) GWT
8 1 (0.88%) jQuery
8 1 (0.88%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.04%) N-Tier
2 12 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (7.02%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.39%) Online Games
5 4 (3.51%) NHS
5 4 (3.51%) DTV
5 4 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.75%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.51%) Windows
1 4 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (86.84%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (32.46%) Time Management
3 35 (30.70%) DSDM
4 28 (24.56%) Scrum
5 25 (21.93%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (20.18%) Test Automation
7 21 (18.42%) OO
7 21 (18.42%) Mentoring
8 17 (14.91%) Business Analysis
9 16 (14.04%) ETL
10 14 (12.28%) Test Management
10 14 (12.28%) TDD
11 13 (11.40%) UML
11 13 (11.40%) Test Planning
12 11 (9.65%) Kanban
13 10 (8.77%) Enterprise Architecture
14 9 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (7.89%) BDD
15 8 (7.02%) Agile Testing
15 8 (7.02%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (26.32%) C#
2 29 (25.44%) Java
3 16 (14.04%) SQL
4 4 (3.51%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.63%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.63%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (7.02%) Degree
2 6 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (19.30%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.51%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (12.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (30.70%) Microsoft
2 16 (14.04%) Oracle
2 16 (14.04%) Informatica
3 13 (11.40%) HP
4 4 (3.51%) Red Gate
4 4 (3.51%) Typemock
5 3 (2.63%) Jaspersoft
6 2 (1.75%) Google
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £35,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum +bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Hudson - London
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30764 - £405558 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago