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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 156 179 65
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -114
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 50 40 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.04% 0.79% 3.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 0.93% 4.36%
Number of salaries quoted 47 34 137
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £34,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
4183 4294 3165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 86.96% 84.48% 80.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3227 3454 2481
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +15 45 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Bradford - 1 £35,000 -
User Stories
Yorkshire

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 94 (81.03%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (37.07%) Scrum
3 41 (35.34%) Microsoft
4 38 (32.76%) SQL
4 38 (32.76%) .NET
5 29 (25.00%) HTML
6 28 (24.14%) MS Excel
7 27 (23.28%) Software Testing
8 24 (20.69%) Business Analysis
8 24 (20.69%) XML
9 23 (19.83%) C#
9 23 (19.83%) Project Management
10 21 (18.10%) Retail
10 21 (18.10%) Coaching
11 20 (17.24%) Test Scripting
11 20 (17.24%) Software Engineering
12 19 (16.38%) Automated Testing
12 19 (16.38%) ASP.NET
12 19 (16.38%) Test Automation
12 19 (16.38%) Analytics
13 18 (15.52%) .NET Framework
14 17 (14.66%) Waterfall
14 17 (14.66%) Stakeholder Management
15 16 (13.79%) JavaScript
15 16 (13.79%) QA
16 15 (12.93%) jQuery
16 15 (12.93%) ISEB
16 15 (12.93%) SQL Server
16 15 (12.93%) Finance
16 15 (12.93%) ISTQB

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6 (5.17%) IIS
1 6 (5.17%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.72%) JBoss
2 2 (1.72%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.86%) Apache
3 1 (0.86%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.86%) GlassFish
Applications
1 28 (24.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.59%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (4.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.93%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.34%) Big Data
3 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.72%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.72%) MySQL
5 1 (0.86%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (10.34%) ReSharper
1 12 (10.34%) FitNesse
1 12 (10.34%) Moq
1 12 (10.34%) SoapUI
1 12 (10.34%) SpecFlow
2 9 (7.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.31%) JUnit
4 2 (1.72%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.86%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.86%) JIRA
5 1 (0.86%) Selenium
General
1 21 (18.10%) Retail
2 15 (12.93%) Finance
3 13 (11.21%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 64 (55.17%) Analyst
2 47 (40.52%) Business Analyst
3 16 (13.79%) Test Analyst
4 15 (12.93%) Developer
5 12 (10.34%) Software Engineer
6 10 (8.62%) Product Owner
7 8 (6.90%) Designer
8 7 (6.03%) Agile Business Analyst
8 7 (6.03%) Lead Software Engineer
8 7 (6.03%) Product Manager
8 7 (6.03%) Business Systems Analyst
8 7 (6.03%) Systems Analyst
9 5 (4.31%) Java Developer
9 5 (4.31%) Senior Software Engineer
9 5 (4.31%) Web Designer
9 5 (4.31%) Microsoft Developer
9 5 (4.31%) ScrumMaster
9 5 (4.31%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 5 (4.31%) CRM Developer
10 4 (3.45%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (32.76%) .NET
2 29 (25.00%) HTML
3 24 (20.69%) XML
4 19 (16.38%) ASP.NET
5 18 (15.52%) .NET Framework
6 15 (12.93%) jQuery
7 13 (11.21%) HTML5
8 12 (10.34%) WPF
8 12 (10.34%) Gherkin
9 10 (8.62%) CSS
10 8 (6.90%) Web Services
11 7 (6.03%) WSDL
12 6 (5.17%) Modernizr
12 6 (5.17%) KnockoutJS
13 4 (3.45%) Velocity
14 3 (2.59%) Spring
15 2 (1.72%) Ajax
15 2 (1.72%) JSON
15 2 (1.72%) CSS3
15 2 (1.72%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.34%) Private Cloud
2 9 (7.76%) User Experience
3 7 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.17%) Graphic Design
4 6 (5.17%) Mathematics
5 4 (3.45%) NHS
6 3 (2.59%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.72%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.72%) Social Media
8 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.86%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.07%) Apple iOS
2 6 (5.17%) UNIX
3 2 (1.72%) Windows
3 2 (1.72%) Linux
3 2 (1.72%) Android
3 2 (1.72%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (81.03%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (37.07%) Scrum
3 27 (23.28%) Software Testing
4 24 (20.69%) Business Analysis
5 23 (19.83%) Project Management
6 21 (18.10%) Coaching
7 20 (17.24%) Test Scripting
7 20 (17.24%) Software Engineering
8 19 (16.38%) Automated Testing
8 19 (16.38%) Test Automation
8 19 (16.38%) Analytics
9 17 (14.66%) Waterfall
9 17 (14.66%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (11.21%) MVC
10 13 (11.21%) OO
10 13 (11.21%) BDD
11 12 (10.34%) Agile Testing
11 12 (10.34%) Line Management
11 12 (10.34%) Use Case
11 12 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 38 (32.76%) SQL
2 23 (19.83%) C#
3 16 (13.79%) JavaScript
4 11 (9.48%) Java
5 6 (5.17%) C
6 3 (2.59%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.59%) PHP
7 2 (1.72%) Perl
7 2 (1.72%) Python
7 2 (1.72%) Ruby
8 1 (0.86%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (0.86%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.86%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 15 (12.93%) ISEB
1 15 (12.93%) ISTQB
2 12 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 11 (9.48%) Degree
4 1 (0.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.79%) QA
System Software
1 12 (10.34%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 41 (35.34%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.34%) Apple
3 2 (1.72%) Adobe
4 1 (0.86%) Facebook
4 1 (0.86%) Twitter
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle
Shipley, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Rawdon, Leeds, LS19 6BA
EMIS
Salary: Up to £35,000pa dependent on experience
Posted: 25 days ago