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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 126 122 113
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 84 50 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.69% 1.39% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 1.65% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 35 47 59
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -8.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,500 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,100 £44,400
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
4103 3029 3005
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.36% 84.05% 80.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3171 2356 2517
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 0 75 £42,500 +25.00% 6
Bingley - 3 £35,000 -
Halifax - 2 £35,000 -
Bradford -2 1 £37,500 -11.76%
User Stories
Yorkshire

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 82 (63.57%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (34.11%) .NET
3 38 (29.46%) Finance
4 36 (27.91%) Microsoft
5 35 (27.13%) DSDM
5 35 (27.13%) Time Management
6 31 (24.03%) Java
7 30 (23.26%) C#
8 29 (22.48%) Scrum
8 29 (22.48%) Team Foundation Server
8 29 (22.48%) Test Automation
9 28 (21.71%) Web Services
10 27 (20.93%) SQL Server
10 27 (20.93%) Stakeholder Management
10 27 (20.93%) Business Analysis
10 27 (20.93%) Selenium
10 27 (20.93%) QA
11 24 (18.60%) Marketing
12 21 (16.28%) JIRA
12 21 (16.28%) XML
13 20 (15.50%) SQL
14 19 (14.73%) WSDL
14 19 (14.73%) TDD
14 19 (14.73%) Cucumber
15 18 (13.95%) Test Management
15 18 (13.95%) OO
16 17 (13.18%) HP Quality Center
17 16 (12.40%) SpecFlow
17 16 (12.40%) HP
17 16 (12.40%) XSD

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 15 (11.63%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.78%) GlassFish
3 1 (0.78%) IIS
3 1 (0.78%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (6.98%) MS Project
2 6 (4.65%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (20.93%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.85%) RDBMS
2 14 (10.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (10.85%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.88%) MySQL
4 4 (3.10%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.33%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.33%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 29 (22.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (20.93%) Selenium
3 21 (16.28%) JIRA
4 19 (14.73%) Cucumber
5 16 (12.40%) SpecFlow
5 16 (12.40%) FitNesse
6 11 (8.53%) WebDriver
7 8 (6.20%) SoapUI
7 8 (6.20%) QuickTest Pro
8 6 (4.65%) Maven
8 6 (4.65%) Jenkins
9 5 (3.88%) Visual Studio
10 4 (3.10%) ReSharper
11 3 (2.33%) Ant
11 3 (2.33%) Git (software)
11 3 (2.33%) JBehave
12 2 (1.55%) Eclipse
13 1 (0.78%) JUnit
General
1 38 (29.46%) Finance
2 24 (18.60%) Marketing
3 5 (3.88%) Games
4 3 (2.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 82 (63.57%) Analyst
2 65 (50.39%) Business Analyst
3 23 (17.83%) Agile Business Analyst
4 17 (13.18%) Test Analyst
5 16 (12.40%) Agile Test Analyst
6 15 (11.63%) Architect
7 14 (10.85%) Solutions Architect
8 13 (10.08%) Senior Business Analyst
8 13 (10.08%) Senior Analyst
9 12 (9.30%) Team Leader
10 11 (8.53%) Tester
10 11 (8.53%) Automation Tester
11 9 (6.98%) Developer
12 8 (6.20%) Business Analyst Team Leader
12 8 (6.20%) Software Team Leader
12 8 (6.20%) QA Analyst
12 8 (6.20%) Selenium Tester
13 5 (3.88%) Product Manager
14 4 (3.10%) Software Engineer
14 4 (3.10%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (34.11%) .NET
2 28 (21.71%) Web Services
3 21 (16.28%) XML
4 19 (14.73%) WSDL
5 16 (12.40%) XSD
5 16 (12.40%) SOAP
6 14 (10.85%) Java EE
7 6 (4.65%) ASP.NET
8 5 (3.88%) WinForms
8 5 (3.88%) Spring
8 5 (3.88%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (3.10%) REST
9 4 (3.10%) .NET Remoting
10 3 (2.33%) Apache Camel
10 3 (2.33%) ActiveMQ
11 2 (1.55%) Hibernate
11 2 (1.55%) HTML
11 2 (1.55%) J2EE
11 2 (1.55%) .NET Framework
11 2 (1.55%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.85%) N-Tier
2 9 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (6.20%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.88%) Online Games
5 4 (3.10%) NHS
5 4 (3.10%) DTV
6 2 (1.55%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.78%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.78%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.65%) Windows
2 4 (3.10%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.78%) Linux
3 1 (0.78%) Android
3 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (63.57%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (27.13%) DSDM
2 35 (27.13%) Time Management
3 29 (22.48%) Test Automation
3 29 (22.48%) Scrum
4 27 (20.93%) Business Analysis
4 27 (20.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (14.73%) TDD
6 18 (13.95%) OO
6 18 (13.95%) Test Management
7 15 (11.63%) ETL
8 12 (9.30%) Systems Analysis
9 11 (8.53%) Enterprise Architecture
9 11 (8.53%) UML
9 11 (8.53%) Kanban
9 11 (8.53%) BDD
10 10 (7.75%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (6.98%) Waterfall
12 8 (6.20%) Agile Testing
12 8 (6.20%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (24.03%) Java
2 30 (23.26%) C#
3 20 (15.50%) SQL
4 5 (3.88%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.33%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.55%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (6.98%) Degree
2 8 (6.20%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (20.93%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.10%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 17 (13.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (27.91%) Microsoft
2 16 (12.40%) HP
2 16 (12.40%) Oracle
3 14 (10.85%) Informatica
4 4 (3.10%) Typemock
4 4 (3.10%) Red Gate
5 3 (2.33%) Jaspersoft
6 2 (1.55%) Google
Leeds
Hudson - London
Salary: £30000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago