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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 136 131 123
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 49 57 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.47% 1.62% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 1.79% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 43 54 51
Average salary £35,000 £36,750 £35,661
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +3.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £55,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
2950 3179 2886
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.35% 90.31% 86.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2446 2544 2204
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 2016.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Leeds

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 83 (93.26%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (32.58%) BDD
3 25 (28.09%) Selenium
3 25 (28.09%) Test Management
4 24 (26.97%) Microsoft
4 24 (26.97%) Test Planning
5 21 (23.60%) Test Automation
6 20 (22.47%) SoapUI
6 20 (22.47%) ATDD
6 20 (22.47%) Visual Studio
7 19 (21.35%) Scrum
8 17 (19.10%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (17.98%) Software Testing
9 16 (17.98%) Business Analysis
10 14 (15.73%) Kanban
10 14 (15.73%) Use Case
10 14 (15.73%) Waterfall
11 13 (14.61%) Project Management
11 13 (14.61%) Data Modelling
12 12 (13.48%) SQL Server
12 12 (13.48%) Retail
12 12 (13.48%) Change Control
13 11 (12.36%) Mentoring
13 11 (12.36%) TDD
13 11 (12.36%) MS Visio
13 11 (12.36%) Finance
14 10 (11.24%) Change Management
14 10 (11.24%) ISEB
14 10 (11.24%) Web Testing
14 10 (11.24%) FitNesse

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (2.25%) Node.js
2 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (12.36%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.48%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (28.09%) Selenium
2 20 (22.47%) SoapUI
2 20 (22.47%) Visual Studio
3 10 (11.24%) Cucumber
3 10 (11.24%) FitNesse
3 10 (11.24%) SpecFlow
4 3 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.25%) Jasmine
5 2 (2.25%) JIRA
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.12%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (13.48%) Retail
2 11 (12.36%) Finance
3 5 (5.62%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.37%) Games
5 2 (2.25%) Banking
5 2 (2.25%) Marketing
6 1 (1.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (32.58%) Analyst
2 21 (23.60%) Automation Engineer
3 20 (22.47%) Test Automation Engineer
3 20 (22.47%) Test Engineer
4 17 (19.10%) Business Analyst
5 14 (15.73%) Scrum Master
6 10 (11.24%) Database Engineer
6 10 (11.24%) Software Test Engineer
7 9 (10.11%) Agile Business Analyst
8 7 (7.87%) Product Owner
9 6 (6.74%) Developer
9 6 (6.74%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (6.74%) Systems Analyst
10 5 (5.62%) Business Change Analyst
10 5 (5.62%) Change Analyst
10 5 (5.62%) Test Analyst
10 5 (5.62%) User Researcher
11 4 (4.49%) Systems Test Analyst
11 4 (4.49%) User Experience Researcher
12 3 (3.37%) Senior Business Change Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.62%) .NET
2 4 (4.49%) CSS
3 3 (3.37%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.37%) HTML
3 3 (3.37%) Velocity
3 3 (3.37%) Web Services
4 2 (2.25%) Ajax
4 2 (2.25%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.25%) Flash
4 2 (2.25%) MDX
4 2 (2.25%) React
5 1 (1.12%) jQuery
5 1 (1.12%) WSDL
5 1 (1.12%) XML
5 1 (1.12%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.11%) User Experience
2 7 (7.87%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (6.74%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.62%) NHS
5 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.12%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (93.26%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (32.58%) BDD
3 25 (28.09%) Test Management
4 24 (26.97%) Test Planning
5 21 (23.60%) Test Automation
6 20 (22.47%) ATDD
7 19 (21.35%) Scrum
8 17 (19.10%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (17.98%) Business Analysis
9 16 (17.98%) Software Testing
10 14 (15.73%) Kanban
10 14 (15.73%) Use Case
10 14 (15.73%) Waterfall
11 13 (14.61%) Data Modelling
11 13 (14.61%) Project Management
12 12 (13.48%) Change Control
13 11 (12.36%) Mentoring
13 11 (12.36%) TDD
14 10 (11.24%) Change Management
14 10 (11.24%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.87%) SQL
2 5 (5.62%) JavaScript
3 4 (4.49%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.37%) C#
5 2 (2.25%) Java
6 1 (1.12%) C++
6 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (11.24%) ISEB
2 9 (10.11%) Security Cleared
3 8 (8.99%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.49%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.99%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) SDET
Vendors
1 24 (26.97%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.87%) Progress
3 2 (2.25%) hybris
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle
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