The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 168 70 162
Rank change year-on-year
-98 +92
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 45 138 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.87% 3.49% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 4.42% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 39 137 6
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £33,600 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4270 3124 2840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.29% 79.11% 77.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3439 2460 2373
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,150 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
User Stories
Yorkshire

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Leeds -85 41 £40,000 - 7
Bradford -2 1 £40,000 -11.11%
User Stories
Yorkshire

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 87 (67.44%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (45.74%) .NET
3 56 (43.41%) Microsoft
4 53 (41.09%) Test Automation
5 50 (38.76%) Selenium
6 47 (36.43%) Business Analysis
7 42 (32.56%) Scrum
7 42 (32.56%) Team Foundation Server
8 41 (31.78%) Finance
9 39 (30.23%) QA
9 39 (30.23%) Test Management
9 39 (30.23%) C#
10 37 (28.68%) Java
10 37 (28.68%) SOAP
11 36 (27.91%) FitNesse
11 36 (27.91%) SpecFlow
12 35 (27.13%) SQL
13 34 (26.36%) Web Services
14 32 (24.81%) Cucumber
15 31 (24.03%) Usability Testing
16 30 (23.26%) XML
16 30 (23.26%) XSD
16 30 (23.26%) WSDL
16 30 (23.26%) HP
16 30 (23.26%) HP Quality Center
17 27 (20.93%) ISEB
17 27 (20.93%) MS Excel
18 24 (18.60%) UML
18 24 (18.60%) BDD
19 22 (17.05%) SoapUI

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 8 (6.20%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.43%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.55%) IIS
4 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (20.93%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.75%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.10%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 50 (38.76%) Selenium
2 42 (32.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 36 (27.91%) FitNesse
3 36 (27.91%) SpecFlow
4 32 (24.81%) Cucumber
5 22 (17.05%) SoapUI
6 13 (10.08%) WebDriver
7 12 (9.30%) JIRA
8 8 (6.20%) QuickTest Pro
8 8 (6.20%) Visual Studio
9 7 (5.43%) MSTest
10 2 (1.55%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.55%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.78%) ReSharper
General
1 41 (31.78%) Finance
2 3 (2.33%) Retail
3 2 (1.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 102 (79.07%) Analyst
2 64 (49.61%) Business Analyst
3 37 (28.68%) Test Analyst
4 35 (27.13%) Agile Business Analyst
5 34 (26.36%) Senior Analyst
6 27 (20.93%) Senior Business Analyst
7 22 (17.05%) Agile Test Analyst
8 16 (12.40%) Tester
9 11 (8.53%) Automation Tester
10 7 (5.43%) Systems Analyst
10 7 (5.43%) Senior Test Analyst
10 7 (5.43%) Selenium Tester
11 5 (3.88%) Software Tester
12 4 (3.10%) Process Analyst
12 4 (3.10%) Developer
13 3 (2.33%) Consultant
13 3 (2.33%) Business Process Analyst
13 3 (2.33%) Process Consultant
13 3 (2.33%) Business Process Consultant
13 3 (2.33%) Technical Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (45.74%) .NET
2 37 (28.68%) SOAP
3 34 (26.36%) Web Services
4 30 (23.26%) XML
4 30 (23.26%) XSD
4 30 (23.26%) WSDL
5 16 (12.40%) ASP.NET
6 7 (5.43%) J2EE
6 7 (5.43%) WCF
7 6 (4.65%) HTML
7 6 (4.65%) CSS
8 4 (3.10%) Spring
9 2 (1.55%) WinForms
9 2 (1.55%) jQuery
9 2 (1.55%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (1.55%) Modernizr
9 2 (1.55%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.78%) .NET Remoting
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.88%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.33%) NHS
4 2 (1.55%) Equities
4 2 (1.55%) Graphic Design
4 2 (1.55%) Online Games
4 2 (1.55%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.78%) Telematics
5 1 (0.78%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.78%) GIS
5 1 (0.78%) DTV
5 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.55%) Windows
2 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (67.44%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (41.09%) Test Automation
3 47 (36.43%) Business Analysis
4 42 (32.56%) Scrum
5 39 (30.23%) Test Management
6 31 (24.03%) Usability Testing
7 24 (18.60%) UML
7 24 (18.60%) BDD
8 18 (13.95%) TDD
9 16 (12.40%) ATDD
10 10 (7.75%) Waterfall
10 10 (7.75%) DSDM
11 9 (6.98%) Software Testing
12 8 (6.20%) Project Management
13 7 (5.43%) RAD
13 7 (5.43%) Workflow
13 7 (5.43%) User Acceptance Testing
14 6 (4.65%) Load Testing
14 6 (4.65%) Test Scripting
15 5 (3.88%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 39 (30.23%) C#
2 37 (28.68%) Java
3 35 (27.13%) SQL
4 7 (5.43%) PHP
5 6 (4.65%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (20.93%) ISEB
2 20 (15.50%) ISTQB
3 19 (14.73%) Degree
4 1 (0.78%) HNC
4 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (30.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 30 (23.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 56 (43.41%) Microsoft
2 30 (23.26%) HP
3 18 (13.95%) Oracle
4 1 (0.78%) Typemock
4 1 (0.78%) Red Gate
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 20 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40k
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum depending on experience and benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
EMIS
Salary: £27,000 - £30,000 dependent on experience
Posted: 18 days ago