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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 130 105 132
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +27
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 50 69 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.46% 2.13% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 2.57% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 41 60 32
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,400 £25,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
3025 2683 2428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.45% 83.01% 82.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2368 2072 2070
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
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 19 December 2014.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Leeds

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 108 (85.04%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (37.01%) .NET
3 46 (36.22%) Microsoft
4 40 (31.50%) Time Management
5 37 (29.13%) DSDM
6 35 (27.56%) SQL Server
7 34 (26.77%) Finance
8 33 (25.98%) C#
9 32 (25.20%) Scrum
10 29 (22.83%) Stakeholder Management
11 28 (22.05%) OO
12 27 (21.26%) Java
13 26 (20.47%) SQL
14 25 (19.69%) Mentoring
15 23 (18.11%) Team Foundation Server
15 23 (18.11%) Test Automation
16 22 (17.32%) Marketing
17 21 (16.54%) Business Analysis
17 21 (16.54%) XML
18 20 (15.75%) WebSphere
18 20 (15.75%) ETL
18 20 (15.75%) Oracle
19 19 (14.96%) Relational Database
19 19 (14.96%) RDBMS
19 19 (14.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 19 (14.96%) Informatica
19 19 (14.96%) UML
19 19 (14.96%) JIRA
19 19 (14.96%) N-Tier
19 19 (14.96%) Java EE

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 20 (15.75%) WebSphere
2 5 (3.94%) IIS
3 1 (0.79%) Apache
3 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.79%) GlassFish
Applications
1 15 (11.81%) MS Project
2 12 (9.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (27.56%) SQL Server
2 19 (14.96%) RDBMS
2 19 (14.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 19 (14.96%) Relational Database
3 8 (6.30%) Big Data
4 1 (0.79%) MySQL
4 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.79%) Redis
Development Applications
1 23 (18.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (14.96%) JIRA
3 16 (12.60%) SpecFlow
3 16 (12.60%) FitNesse
4 12 (9.45%) Cucumber
5 8 (6.30%) SoapUI
5 8 (6.30%) ReSharper
5 8 (6.30%) Selenium
5 8 (6.30%) Moq
5 8 (6.30%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.79%) Maven
6 1 (0.79%) JUnit
6 1 (0.79%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
General
1 34 (26.77%) Finance
2 22 (17.32%) Marketing
3 13 (10.24%) Retail
4 8 (6.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 78 (61.42%) Analyst
2 63 (49.61%) Business Analyst
3 20 (15.75%) Agile Business Analyst
4 19 (14.96%) Architect
4 19 (14.96%) Solutions Architect
5 15 (11.81%) Test Analyst
6 14 (11.02%) Senior Business Analyst
6 14 (11.02%) Senior Analyst
7 12 (9.45%) Team Leader
8 8 (6.30%) Software Engineer
8 8 (6.30%) Agile Test Analyst
8 8 (6.30%) QA Analyst
8 8 (6.30%) Business Analyst Team Leader
8 8 (6.30%) Software Team Leader
9 6 (4.72%) Product Owner
10 5 (3.94%) Designer
11 4 (3.15%) Web Designer
11 4 (3.15%) Agile Coach
11 4 (3.15%) Lead Software Engineer
11 4 (3.15%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (37.01%) .NET
2 21 (16.54%) XML
3 19 (14.96%) Java EE
4 15 (11.81%) HTML
5 14 (11.02%) Web Services
6 13 (10.24%) WSDL
7 11 (8.66%) .NET Framework
8 8 (6.30%) WPF
8 8 (6.30%) XSD
8 8 (6.30%) SOAP
8 8 (6.30%) ASP.NET
8 8 (6.30%) HTML5
8 8 (6.30%) Gherkin
9 5 (3.94%) Modernizr
9 5 (3.94%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (3.94%) CSS
9 5 (3.94%) jQuery
10 2 (1.57%) Spring
11 1 (0.79%) GWT
11 1 (0.79%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.96%) N-Tier
2 15 (11.81%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (4.72%) User Experience
4 5 (3.94%) Graphic Design
5 4 (3.15%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.79%) W3C
6 1 (0.79%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.30%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.15%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (85.04%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (31.50%) Time Management
3 37 (29.13%) DSDM
4 32 (25.20%) Scrum
5 29 (22.83%) Stakeholder Management
6 28 (22.05%) OO
7 25 (19.69%) Mentoring
8 23 (18.11%) Test Automation
9 21 (16.54%) Business Analysis
10 20 (15.75%) ETL
11 19 (14.96%) UML
12 18 (14.17%) Coaching
13 16 (12.60%) Line Management
13 16 (12.60%) Agile Testing
14 15 (11.81%) Software Testing
15 14 (11.02%) User Acceptance Testing
16 12 (9.45%) Software Engineering
16 12 (9.45%) Analytics
17 11 (8.66%) Automated Testing
18 10 (7.87%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 33 (25.98%) C#
2 27 (21.26%) Java
3 26 (20.47%) SQL
4 6 (4.72%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.15%) C
5 4 (3.15%) Ruby
6 2 (1.57%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (5.51%) ISEB
1 7 (5.51%) ISTQB
1 7 (5.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (3.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.24%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (6.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 46 (36.22%) Microsoft
2 20 (15.75%) Oracle
3 19 (14.96%) Informatica
4 8 (6.30%) Apple
4 8 (6.30%) HP
5 1 (0.79%) Google
5 1 (0.79%) Jaspersoft
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