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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 138 102 138
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +36
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 50 59 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.32% 2.02% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 2.36% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 29 59 20
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £31,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
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
3255 2499 2188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 86.00% 85.35% 80.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2450 2001 1821
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 October 2014.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Leeds

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (34.19%) Time Management
3 36 (30.77%) .NET
4 35 (29.91%) DSDM
5 34 (29.06%) Finance
6 33 (28.21%) Microsoft
7 32 (27.35%) C#
7 32 (27.35%) Java
8 30 (25.64%) SQL Server
9 29 (24.79%) Stakeholder Management
10 27 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
11 26 (22.22%) Scrum
12 24 (20.51%) JIRA
13 23 (19.66%) OO
14 22 (18.80%) Marketing
15 21 (17.95%) Mentoring
16 19 (16.24%) Relational Database
16 19 (16.24%) WebSphere
16 19 (16.24%) Java EE
16 19 (16.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 19 (16.24%) N-Tier
16 19 (16.24%) Oracle
16 19 (16.24%) RDBMS
16 19 (16.24%) ETL
16 19 (16.24%) Informatica
17 18 (15.38%) Test Automation
18 17 (14.53%) QA
18 17 (14.53%) Business Analysis
18 17 (14.53%) Web Services
19 16 (13.68%) UML

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 19 (16.24%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.42%) IIS
3 3 (2.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (12.82%) MS Project
2 5 (4.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (25.64%) SQL Server
2 19 (16.24%) RDBMS
2 19 (16.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 19 (16.24%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.56%) MySQL
3 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.56%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.56%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.56%) Redis
3 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (20.51%) JIRA
3 16 (13.68%) Cucumber
4 14 (11.97%) Selenium
5 9 (7.69%) FitNesse
5 9 (7.69%) SpecFlow
6 8 (6.84%) QuickTest Pro
7 6 (5.13%) Maven
7 6 (5.13%) Jenkins
8 5 (4.27%) WebDriver
9 4 (3.42%) Visual Studio
10 3 (2.56%) Git (software)
10 3 (2.56%) ReSharper
10 3 (2.56%) Ant
10 3 (2.56%) JBehave
11 2 (1.71%) SoapUI
11 2 (1.71%) Eclipse
General
1 34 (29.06%) Finance
2 22 (18.80%) Marketing
3 1 (0.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 74 (63.25%) Analyst
2 65 (55.56%) Business Analyst
3 24 (20.51%) Agile Business Analyst
4 19 (16.24%) Architect
4 19 (16.24%) Solutions Architect
5 14 (11.97%) Senior Business Analyst
5 14 (11.97%) Senior Analyst
6 12 (10.26%) Team Leader
7 9 (7.69%) Test Analyst
7 9 (7.69%) Agile Test Analyst
8 8 (6.84%) QA Analyst
8 8 (6.84%) Business Analyst Team Leader
8 8 (6.84%) Software Team Leader
9 7 (5.98%) Developer
10 5 (4.27%) Tester
10 5 (4.27%) Automation Tester
11 4 (3.42%) Agile Coach
12 3 (2.56%) Designer
12 3 (2.56%) Software Engineer
12 3 (2.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (30.77%) .NET
2 19 (16.24%) Java EE
3 17 (14.53%) Web Services
4 12 (10.26%) XML
4 12 (10.26%) WSDL
5 9 (7.69%) SOAP
5 9 (7.69%) XSD
6 4 (3.42%) REST
6 4 (3.42%) HTML
6 4 (3.42%) jQuery
7 3 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (2.56%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.56%) CSS
7 3 (2.56%) WinForms
7 3 (2.56%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (2.56%) Spring
7 3 (2.56%) .NET Remoting
7 3 (2.56%) Modernizr
7 3 (2.56%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (2.56%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.24%) N-Tier
2 15 (12.82%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (5.98%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.42%) User Experience
4 4 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.56%) Graphic Design
5 3 (2.56%) NHS
5 3 (2.56%) DTV
6 2 (1.71%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.85%) Online Games
7 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.56%) Windows
1 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (34.19%) Time Management
3 35 (29.91%) DSDM
4 29 (24.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (22.22%) Scrum
6 23 (19.66%) OO
7 21 (17.95%) Mentoring
8 19 (16.24%) ETL
9 18 (15.38%) Test Automation
10 17 (14.53%) Business Analysis
11 16 (13.68%) UML
12 13 (11.11%) TDD
13 12 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
14 10 (8.55%) Enterprise Architecture
14 10 (8.55%) Test Management
15 9 (7.69%) Test Planning
16 8 (6.84%) Line Management
16 8 (6.84%) Coaching
16 8 (6.84%) Agile Testing
16 8 (6.84%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (27.35%) C#
1 32 (27.35%) Java
2 12 (10.26%) SQL
3 7 (5.98%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.42%) Ruby
5 3 (2.56%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.56%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (5.98%) Degree
2 2 (1.71%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.53%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (8.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (28.21%) Microsoft
2 19 (16.24%) Informatica
2 19 (16.24%) Oracle
3 9 (7.69%) HP
4 3 (2.56%) Typemock
4 3 (2.56%) Red Gate
4 3 (2.56%) Jaspersoft
5 2 (1.71%) Google
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