The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 134 114 129
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +15
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 66 82 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.39% 1.93% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 2.35% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 58 70 55
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
User Stories
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 West Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4126 3490 3262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 86.68% 82.00% 81.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3340 2707 2722
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

User Stories
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the West Yorkshire region.

User Stories Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

User Stories
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

User Stories Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

User Stories
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -8 56 £37,500 +5.02% 4
Halifax - 6 £27,500 -
Bradford -3 4 - -
User Stories
Yorkshire

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

1 103 (83.06%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 44 (35.48%) .NET
3 35 (28.23%) Scrum
4 30 (24.19%) Finance
4 30 (24.19%) SQL
4 30 (24.19%) C#
5 29 (23.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 26 (20.97%) SQL Server
7 25 (20.16%) HTML
7 25 (20.16%) XML
7 25 (20.16%) Test Automation
8 24 (19.35%) OO
9 23 (18.55%) Software Testing
10 22 (17.74%) Time Management
11 21 (16.94%) Java
12 20 (16.13%) Waterfall
13 19 (15.32%) Analytics
14 18 (14.52%) MS Excel
14 18 (14.52%) Retail
15 17 (13.71%) Software Engineering
15 17 (13.71%) .NET Framework
15 17 (13.71%) Coaching
16 16 (12.90%) Mentoring
16 16 (12.90%) Automated Testing
16 16 (12.90%) Systems Analysis
16 16 (12.90%) DSDM
17 15 (12.10%) UML
17 15 (12.10%) Agile Testing
17 15 (12.10%) SpecFlow

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 12 (9.68%) WebSphere
2 9 (7.26%) IIS
3 1 (0.81%) GlassFish
3 1 (0.81%) Apache
3 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.81%) JBoss
Applications
1 18 (14.52%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.06%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.84%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (20.97%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.68%) Big Data
2 12 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (8.87%) RDBMS
3 11 (8.87%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.61%) MySQL
4 2 (1.61%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (12.10%) SpecFlow
1 15 (12.10%) FitNesse
2 13 (10.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (9.68%) Moq
3 12 (9.68%) SoapUI
3 12 (9.68%) ReSharper
4 11 (8.87%) JIRA
5 7 (5.65%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.42%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (2.42%) JUnit
6 3 (2.42%) Selenium
7 1 (0.81%) PHPUnit
General
1 30 (24.19%) Finance
2 18 (14.52%) Retail
3 12 (9.68%) Pharmaceutical
4 9 (7.26%) Marketing
5 4 (3.23%) Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Legal
Job Titles
1 68 (54.84%) Analyst
2 54 (43.55%) Business Analyst
3 14 (11.29%) Test Analyst
4 12 (9.68%) Agile Business Analyst
4 12 (9.68%) Software Engineer
4 12 (9.68%) Senior Business Analyst
4 12 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
5 11 (8.87%) Architect
5 11 (8.87%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (8.06%) Designer
7 9 (7.26%) Product Owner
8 7 (5.65%) Product Manager
8 7 (5.65%) Web Designer
8 7 (5.65%) Lead Software Engineer
8 7 (5.65%) Developer
9 6 (4.84%) Team Leader
10 5 (4.03%) Senior Software Engineer
11 4 (3.23%) Junior Analyst
11 4 (3.23%) Java Developer
11 4 (3.23%) Junior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (35.48%) .NET
2 25 (20.16%) HTML
2 25 (20.16%) XML
3 17 (13.71%) .NET Framework
4 13 (10.48%) ASP.NET
5 12 (9.68%) HTML5
5 12 (9.68%) WPF
5 12 (9.68%) Gherkin
6 11 (8.87%) Java EE
6 11 (8.87%) CSS
7 10 (8.06%) jQuery
7 10 (8.06%) WSDL
7 10 (8.06%) Web Services
8 9 (7.26%) KnockoutJS
8 9 (7.26%) Modernizr
9 3 (2.42%) XSD
9 3 (2.42%) SOAP
10 2 (1.61%) Spring
11 1 (0.81%) CSS3
11 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.87%) N-Tier
2 10 (8.06%) User Experience
2 10 (8.06%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (7.26%) Graphic Design
4 6 (4.84%) Mathematics
5 4 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.81%) W3C
6 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.68%) Apple iOS
2 6 (4.84%) UNIX
3 2 (1.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (83.06%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (28.23%) Scrum
3 29 (23.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (20.16%) Test Automation
5 24 (19.35%) OO
6 23 (18.55%) Software Testing
7 22 (17.74%) Time Management
8 20 (16.13%) Waterfall
9 19 (15.32%) Analytics
10 17 (13.71%) Software Engineering
10 17 (13.71%) Coaching
11 16 (12.90%) Mentoring
11 16 (12.90%) Automated Testing
11 16 (12.90%) Systems Analysis
11 16 (12.90%) DSDM
12 15 (12.10%) UML
12 15 (12.10%) Agile Testing
13 14 (11.29%) Test Scripting
13 14 (11.29%) Line Management
13 14 (11.29%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (24.19%) SQL
1 30 (24.19%) C#
2 21 (16.94%) Java
3 10 (8.06%) JavaScript
4 6 (4.84%) C
4 6 (4.84%) Ruby
5 3 (2.42%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.61%) Perl
6 2 (1.61%) PHP
6 2 (1.61%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (8.87%) Degree
1 11 (8.87%) ISTQB
1 11 (8.87%) ISEB
1 11 (8.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.68%) QA
System Software
1 12 (9.68%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 44 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.68%) Oracle
2 12 (9.68%) Apple
3 11 (8.87%) Informatica
4 3 (2.42%) HP
Leeds
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago