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

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 158 123 163
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +40
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 53 75 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.02% 1.78% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 2.13% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 42 70 17
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £50,000 £45,000
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
4447 3528 3075
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 85.90% 83.66% 80.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3482 2803 2574
Average salary £40,375 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.93% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 2014. 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 -30 44 £38,000 +1.33% 4
Halifax - 8 £35,000 - 1
Bradford -22 2 - -
User Stories
Yorkshire

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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.

1 114 (84.44%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (29.63%) Finance
3 39 (28.89%) Time Management
4 38 (28.15%) .NET
5 37 (27.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 36 (26.67%) DSDM
6 36 (26.67%) Microsoft
7 31 (22.96%) Java
8 29 (21.48%) SQL Server
8 29 (21.48%) Scrum
9 28 (20.74%) C#
10 26 (19.26%) OO
11 25 (18.52%) Business Analysis
11 25 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
12 24 (17.78%) Marketing
13 23 (17.04%) Mentoring
14 21 (15.56%) WebSphere
14 21 (15.56%) Oracle
14 21 (15.56%) ETL
15 20 (14.81%) JIRA
16 19 (14.07%) Java EE
16 19 (14.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 19 (14.07%) RDBMS
16 19 (14.07%) N-Tier
16 19 (14.07%) Informatica
16 19 (14.07%) UML
16 19 (14.07%) Relational Database
17 18 (13.33%) Test Automation
17 18 (13.33%) Web Services
17 18 (13.33%) SQL

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 21 (15.56%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.22%) IIS
3 2 (1.48%) Apache
3 2 (1.48%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.48%) GlassFish
Applications
1 15 (11.11%) MS Project
2 5 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (21.48%) SQL Server
2 19 (14.07%) RDBMS
2 19 (14.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 19 (14.07%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.96%) MySQL
4 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.48%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.48%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.48%) Redis
4 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (14.81%) JIRA
3 13 (9.63%) Cucumber
4 9 (6.67%) Selenium
5 8 (5.93%) FitNesse
5 8 (5.93%) QuickTest Pro
5 8 (5.93%) SpecFlow
6 3 (2.22%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.22%) Maven
7 2 (1.48%) JUnit
7 2 (1.48%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.48%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.48%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.74%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.74%) JBehave
8 1 (0.74%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.74%) Ant
General
1 40 (29.63%) Finance
2 24 (17.78%) Marketing
3 5 (3.70%) Retail
4 4 (2.96%) Banking
5 3 (2.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 87 (64.44%) Analyst
2 75 (55.56%) Business Analyst
3 21 (15.56%) Agile Business Analyst
4 20 (14.81%) Architect
5 19 (14.07%) Solutions Architect
6 18 (13.33%) Senior Business Analyst
6 18 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
7 12 (8.89%) Test Analyst
7 12 (8.89%) Team Leader
8 8 (5.93%) Developer
8 8 (5.93%) QA Analyst
8 8 (5.93%) Business Analyst Team Leader
8 8 (5.93%) Software Team Leader
8 8 (5.93%) Agile Test Analyst
9 5 (3.70%) Product Owner
9 5 (3.70%) Junior Analyst
9 5 (3.70%) Junior Business Analyst
9 5 (3.70%) Product Manager
9 5 (3.70%) Java Developer
9 5 (3.70%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (28.15%) .NET
2 19 (14.07%) Java EE
3 18 (13.33%) Web Services
4 14 (10.37%) XML
5 12 (8.89%) WSDL
6 8 (5.93%) XSD
6 8 (5.93%) SOAP
7 7 (5.19%) HTML
7 7 (5.19%) .NET Framework
8 5 (3.70%) Spring
9 3 (2.22%) Hibernate
9 3 (2.22%) CSS
9 3 (2.22%) jQuery
9 3 (2.22%) Modernizr
9 3 (2.22%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (1.48%) Apache Camel
10 2 (1.48%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (1.48%) REST
10 2 (1.48%) GWT
10 2 (1.48%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.07%) N-Tier
2 15 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (5.19%) User Experience
4 4 (2.96%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.22%) Graphic Design
5 3 (2.22%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.48%) NHS
6 2 (1.48%) W3C
6 2 (1.48%) DTV
7 1 (0.74%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.22%) Windows
2 2 (1.48%) UNIX
2 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.74%) Linux
3 1 (0.74%) Android
3 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (84.44%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (28.89%) Time Management
3 37 (27.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 36 (26.67%) DSDM
5 29 (21.48%) Scrum
6 26 (19.26%) OO
7 25 (18.52%) Business Analysis
8 23 (17.04%) Mentoring
9 21 (15.56%) ETL
10 19 (14.07%) UML
11 18 (13.33%) Test Automation
12 16 (11.85%) Waterfall
12 16 (11.85%) User Acceptance Testing
12 16 (11.85%) Systems Analysis
13 13 (9.63%) TDD
14 11 (8.15%) Enterprise Architecture
14 11 (8.15%) Coaching
15 10 (7.41%) Project Management
16 8 (5.93%) Agile Testing
16 8 (5.93%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 31 (22.96%) Java
2 28 (20.74%) C#
3 18 (13.33%) SQL
4 6 (4.44%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.96%) Ruby
6 3 (2.22%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.22%) C
7 1 (0.74%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (8.89%) Degree
2 4 (2.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (2.96%) ISEB
2 4 (2.96%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.89%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.48%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (5.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 21 (15.56%) Oracle
3 19 (14.07%) Informatica
4 8 (5.93%) HP
5 2 (1.48%) Google
5 2 (1.48%) Typemock
5 2 (1.48%) Red Gate
5 2 (1.48%) Jaspersoft
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum depending on level of experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 24 days ago