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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 128 131 53
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -78
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 51 43 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.37% 1.16% 3.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 1.35% 4.79%
Number of salaries quoted 50 36 111
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £34,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £56,000
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
3290 3174 2340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.27% 85.28% 82.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2603 2530 1875
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +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 31 March 2015.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Leeds

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 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 82 (80.39%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (40.20%) Microsoft
3 37 (36.27%) Scrum
4 36 (35.29%) .NET
5 34 (33.33%) SQL
6 32 (31.37%) HTML
7 28 (27.45%) MS Excel
8 27 (26.47%) Software Testing
9 24 (23.53%) C#
10 23 (22.55%) Test Automation
11 22 (21.57%) Project Management
12 21 (20.59%) XML
12 21 (20.59%) Software Engineering
13 19 (18.63%) Analytics
13 19 (18.63%) Coaching
14 18 (17.65%) Automated Testing
14 18 (17.65%) Retail
14 18 (17.65%) .NET Framework
15 17 (16.67%) ASP.NET
15 17 (16.67%) Test Scripting
16 16 (15.69%) QA
16 16 (15.69%) JavaScript
16 16 (15.69%) SQL Server
17 15 (14.71%) Java
17 15 (14.71%) ISEB
17 15 (14.71%) ISTQB
17 15 (14.71%) Business Analysis
17 15 (14.71%) jQuery
18 14 (13.73%) MVC
19 13 (12.75%) OO

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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
3 2 (1.96%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.96%) JBoss
3 2 (1.96%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.98%) Apache
4 1 (0.98%) GlassFish
Applications
1 28 (27.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.96%) MS Project
3 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
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 16 (15.69%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.76%) Big Data
3 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.96%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.96%) MySQL
5 1 (0.98%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.98%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (11.76%) ReSharper
1 12 (11.76%) FitNesse
1 12 (11.76%) Moq
1 12 (11.76%) SoapUI
1 12 (11.76%) SpecFlow
2 10 (9.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.92%) Cucumber
4 3 (2.94%) JUnit
4 3 (2.94%) JIRA
5 2 (1.96%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.98%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (17.65%) Retail
2 12 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
2 12 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (0.98%) Legal
Job Titles
1 48 (47.06%) Analyst
2 32 (31.37%) Business Analyst
3 15 (14.71%) Test Analyst
4 12 (11.76%) Software Engineer
4 12 (11.76%) Developer
5 11 (10.78%) Designer
6 8 (7.84%) Product Owner
7 7 (6.86%) Lead Software Engineer
7 7 (6.86%) Web Designer
7 7 (6.86%) Product Manager
8 6 (5.88%) Agile Business Analyst
9 5 (4.90%) CRM Developer
9 5 (4.90%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Developer
9 5 (4.90%) Java Developer
9 5 (4.90%) Senior Software Engineer
10 4 (3.92%) Business Systems Analyst
10 4 (3.92%) Systems Analyst
10 4 (3.92%) ScrumMaster
10 4 (3.92%) Agile Coach
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (35.29%) .NET
2 32 (31.37%) HTML
3 21 (20.59%) XML
4 18 (17.65%) .NET Framework
5 17 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 15 (14.71%) jQuery
7 12 (11.76%) HTML5
7 12 (11.76%) Gherkin
7 12 (11.76%) CSS
7 12 (11.76%) WPF
8 9 (8.82%) Modernizr
8 9 (8.82%) KnockoutJS
9 7 (6.86%) Web Services
9 7 (6.86%) WSDL
10 3 (2.94%) Spring
10 3 (2.94%) Velocity
11 2 (1.96%) Symfony
12 1 (0.98%) Java EE
12 1 (0.98%) JSON
12 1 (0.98%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.75%) User Experience
2 12 (11.76%) Private Cloud
3 9 (8.82%) Graphic Design
4 6 (5.88%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.98%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.98%) NHS
6 1 (0.98%) W3C
6 1 (0.98%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.98%) Social Media
6 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.75%) Apple iOS
2 6 (5.88%) UNIX
3 2 (1.96%) Linux
4 1 (0.98%) Android
4 1 (0.98%) Windows
4 1 (0.98%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (80.39%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (36.27%) Scrum
3 27 (26.47%) Software Testing
4 23 (22.55%) Test Automation
5 22 (21.57%) Project Management
6 21 (20.59%) Software Engineering
7 19 (18.63%) Analytics
7 19 (18.63%) Coaching
8 18 (17.65%) Automated Testing
9 17 (16.67%) Test Scripting
10 15 (14.71%) Business Analysis
11 14 (13.73%) MVC
12 13 (12.75%) OO
13 12 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (11.76%) TDD
13 12 (11.76%) BDD
13 12 (11.76%) Line Management
13 12 (11.76%) Agile Testing
14 11 (10.78%) ATDD
15 10 (9.80%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 34 (33.33%) SQL
2 24 (23.53%) C#
3 16 (15.69%) JavaScript
4 15 (14.71%) Java
5 6 (5.88%) C
5 6 (5.88%) Ruby
6 3 (2.94%) PHP
7 2 (1.96%) Perl
7 2 (1.96%) Python
8 1 (0.98%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (14.71%) ISEB
1 15 (14.71%) ISTQB
2 12 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (7.84%) Degree
4 1 (0.98%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.69%) QA
System Software
1 12 (11.76%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 41 (40.20%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.76%) Apple
3 2 (1.96%) Oracle
4 1 (0.98%) Adobe
4 1 (0.98%) Informatica
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
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Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum (dependant on experience)
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Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
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