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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 139 116 115
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -1
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 39 67 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.12% 1.82% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 2.10% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 26 33 33
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £44,800 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £43,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
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
3129 3188 2217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 89.66% 86.70% 85.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2470 2498 1667
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 3 August 2015.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Leeds

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 63 (75.90%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (33.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 27 (32.53%) Business Analysis
4 20 (24.10%) Scrum
5 17 (20.48%) Change Management
5 17 (20.48%) Use Case
6 16 (19.28%) Retail
7 15 (18.07%) SQL
7 15 (18.07%) QA
7 15 (18.07%) Continuous Improvement
7 15 (18.07%) Coaching
7 15 (18.07%) SDLC
8 13 (15.66%) C#
8 13 (15.66%) Java
8 13 (15.66%) NHS
9 12 (14.46%) Software Engineering
9 12 (14.46%) Finance
10 11 (13.25%) Mentoring
10 11 (13.25%) Management Information System
10 11 (13.25%) Degree
10 11 (13.25%) Data Modelling
10 11 (13.25%) JavaScript
10 11 (13.25%) HTML
11 10 (12.05%) MS Excel
11 10 (12.05%) MS Visio
11 10 (12.05%) Microsoft
11 10 (12.05%) Project Management
11 10 (12.05%) Pharmaceutical
11 10 (12.05%) GAP Analysis
11 10 (12.05%) Validation

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 5 (6.02%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.41%) Node.js
2 2 (2.41%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.41%) Apache
2 2 (2.41%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.20%) JBoss
3 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.20%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 10 (12.05%) MS Excel
1 10 (12.05%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.41%) IaaS
2 2 (2.41%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (2.41%) Sumo Logic
3 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.02%) Internet
2 2 (2.41%) HTTP
2 2 (2.41%) DNS
3 1 (1.20%) Intranet
3 1 (1.20%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.02%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.61%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.61%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.61%) MySQL
4 2 (2.41%) HBase
4 2 (2.41%) Redis
4 2 (2.41%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.41%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.20%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.20%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 9 (10.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.61%) Selenium
2 3 (3.61%) Maven
2 3 (3.61%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.61%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.41%) Grunt
3 2 (2.41%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.20%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.20%) JIRA
4 1 (1.20%) JUnit
4 1 (1.20%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.20%) Subversion
General
1 16 (19.28%) Retail
2 12 (14.46%) Finance
3 10 (12.05%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.41%) Banking
5 1 (1.20%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 50 (60.24%) Analyst
2 40 (48.19%) Business Analyst
3 12 (14.46%) Product Owner
4 10 (12.05%) Senior Business Analyst
4 10 (12.05%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (9.64%) Test Analyst
5 8 (9.64%) Developer
6 6 (7.23%) QA Test Analyst
6 6 (7.23%) QA Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 5 (6.02%) CRM Developer
7 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Developer
7 5 (6.02%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) Solutions Designer
8 4 (4.82%) Business Systems Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) Architect
8 4 (4.82%) Tester
8 4 (4.82%) Software Tester
8 4 (4.82%) ScrumMaster
8 4 (4.82%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.25%) HTML
2 8 (9.64%) jQuery
3 6 (7.23%) .NET
4 5 (6.02%) ASP.NET
5 4 (4.82%) Web Services
5 4 (4.82%) Velocity
6 3 (3.61%) Spring
6 3 (3.61%) CSS
6 3 (3.61%) JSON
7 2 (2.41%) REST
7 2 (2.41%) CSS3
7 2 (2.41%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.41%) JSP
7 2 (2.41%) SOAP
7 2 (2.41%) HTML5
8 1 (1.20%) Entity Framework
8 1 (1.20%) Ninject
8 1 (1.20%) RESTful
8 1 (1.20%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.20%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.66%) NHS
2 11 (13.25%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.82%) User Experience
4 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.61%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.61%) Social Media
5 2 (2.41%) Replication
6 1 (1.20%) IVR
6 1 (1.20%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.20%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.61%) Linux
2 2 (2.41%) CoreOS
3 1 (1.20%) Windows
3 1 (1.20%) Android
3 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.20%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (75.90%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (33.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 27 (32.53%) Business Analysis
4 20 (24.10%) Scrum
5 17 (20.48%) Change Management
5 17 (20.48%) Use Case
6 15 (18.07%) Continuous Improvement
6 15 (18.07%) Coaching
6 15 (18.07%) SDLC
7 12 (14.46%) Software Engineering
8 11 (13.25%) Mentoring
8 11 (13.25%) Data Modelling
9 10 (12.05%) Project Management
9 10 (12.05%) GAP Analysis
9 10 (12.05%) Validation
9 10 (12.05%) Waterfall
10 9 (10.84%) TDD
11 8 (9.64%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (9.64%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (8.43%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.07%) SQL
2 13 (15.66%) C#
2 13 (15.66%) Java
3 11 (13.25%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.61%) C++
4 3 (3.61%) Python
4 3 (3.61%) Scala
4 3 (3.61%) PHP
5 2 (2.41%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.41%) Go
5 2 (2.41%) Ruby
6 1 (1.20%) Groovy
6 1 (1.20%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (13.25%) Degree
2 9 (10.84%) ISEB
3 5 (6.02%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.07%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.41%) VirtualBox
1 2 (2.41%) Docker
1 2 (2.41%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) Nagios
1 2 (2.41%) ZABBIX
1 2 (2.41%) Puppet
1 2 (2.41%) Vagrant
1 2 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.41%) Ansible
1 2 (2.41%) Salt
1 2 (2.41%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (12.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.82%) Oracle
3 2 (2.41%) VMware
3 2 (2.41%) Google
3 2 (2.41%) Splunk
3 2 (2.41%) Rackspace
3 2 (2.41%) New Relic
3 2 (2.41%) SaltStack
4 1 (1.20%) Facebook
4 1 (1.20%) Twitter
4 1 (1.20%) SAP
4 1 (1.20%) Siebel
4 1 (1.20%) Adobe
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