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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 144 124 144
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +20
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 64 87 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.36% 2.03% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 2.46% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 52 78 34
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 £32,500 £25,650
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £46,000 £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
4078 3538 3235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 86.56% 82.64% 80.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3253 2764 2707
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -23 51 £36,750 -2.00% 6
Halifax - 10 £27,500 - 1
Bradford -11 4 - -
User Stories
Yorkshire

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 125 (86.21%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (31.72%) Microsoft
3 45 (31.03%) .NET
4 39 (26.90%) Finance
4 39 (26.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 37 (25.52%) Time Management
6 35 (24.14%) Scrum
7 34 (23.45%) SQL Server
7 34 (23.45%) DSDM
8 32 (22.07%) C#
9 28 (19.31%) SQL
9 28 (19.31%) OO
10 27 (18.62%) Java
11 26 (17.93%) Business Analysis
11 26 (17.93%) Mentoring
12 23 (15.86%) XML
12 23 (15.86%) Marketing
12 23 (15.86%) Test Automation
13 22 (15.17%) Team Foundation Server
14 20 (13.79%) Oracle
14 20 (13.79%) ETL
14 20 (13.79%) WebSphere
15 19 (13.10%) Systems Analysis
15 19 (13.10%) Waterfall
16 18 (12.41%) UML
16 18 (12.41%) N-Tier
16 18 (12.41%) RDBMS
16 18 (12.41%) Informatica
16 18 (12.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 18 (12.41%) Java EE

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 20 (13.79%) WebSphere
2 5 (3.45%) IIS
3 2 (1.38%) Apache
3 2 (1.38%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (9.66%) MS Project
2 12 (8.28%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (23.45%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.41%) RDBMS
2 18 (12.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 18 (12.41%) Relational Database
3 8 (5.52%) Big Data
4 2 (1.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (15.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (12.41%) JIRA
3 16 (11.03%) FitNesse
3 16 (11.03%) SpecFlow
4 12 (8.28%) Cucumber
5 8 (5.52%) SoapUI
5 8 (5.52%) Moq
5 8 (5.52%) ReSharper
5 8 (5.52%) Selenium
5 8 (5.52%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (1.38%) JUnit
General
1 39 (26.90%) Finance
2 23 (15.86%) Marketing
3 13 (8.97%) Retail
4 8 (5.52%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.76%) Banking
6 3 (2.07%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 92 (63.45%) Analyst
2 77 (53.10%) Business Analyst
3 19 (13.10%) Agile Business Analyst
4 18 (12.41%) Architect
4 18 (12.41%) Solutions Architect
5 17 (11.72%) Senior Business Analyst
5 17 (11.72%) Senior Analyst
6 15 (10.34%) Test Analyst
7 11 (7.59%) Team Leader
8 8 (5.52%) QA Analyst
8 8 (5.52%) Agile Test Analyst
8 8 (5.52%) Software Engineer
9 7 (4.83%) Business Analyst Team Leader
9 7 (4.83%) Software Team Leader
9 7 (4.83%) Product Manager
9 7 (4.83%) Product Owner
10 5 (3.45%) Designer
10 5 (3.45%) Developer
11 4 (2.76%) Junior
11 4 (2.76%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (31.03%) .NET
2 23 (15.86%) XML
3 18 (12.41%) Java EE
4 17 (11.72%) HTML
5 15 (10.34%) Web Services
6 13 (8.97%) WSDL
7 11 (7.59%) .NET Framework
8 8 (5.52%) WPF
8 8 (5.52%) SOAP
8 8 (5.52%) XSD
8 8 (5.52%) ASP.NET
8 8 (5.52%) HTML5
8 8 (5.52%) Gherkin
9 5 (3.45%) jQuery
9 5 (3.45%) Modernizr
9 5 (3.45%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (3.45%) CSS
10 3 (2.07%) Hibernate
10 3 (2.07%) Spring
11 2 (1.38%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.41%) N-Tier
2 14 (9.66%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (6.21%) User Experience
4 5 (3.45%) Graphic Design
5 4 (2.76%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.38%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.21%) Apple iOS
2 4 (2.76%) UNIX
3 1 (0.69%) Windows
3 1 (0.69%) Linux
3 1 (0.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (86.21%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (26.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 37 (25.52%) Time Management
4 35 (24.14%) Scrum
5 34 (23.45%) DSDM
6 28 (19.31%) OO
7 26 (17.93%) Business Analysis
7 26 (17.93%) Mentoring
8 23 (15.86%) Test Automation
9 20 (13.79%) ETL
10 19 (13.10%) Systems Analysis
10 19 (13.10%) Waterfall
11 18 (12.41%) UML
12 17 (11.72%) Coaching
13 16 (11.03%) Agile Testing
13 16 (11.03%) User Acceptance Testing
14 15 (10.34%) Software Testing
14 15 (10.34%) Line Management
15 13 (8.97%) Analytics
15 13 (8.97%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 32 (22.07%) C#
2 28 (19.31%) SQL
3 27 (18.62%) Java
4 6 (4.14%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.76%) C
5 4 (2.76%) Ruby
6 2 (1.38%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (5.52%) Degree
2 7 (4.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (4.83%) ISEB
2 7 (4.83%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.97%) QA
System Software
1 8 (5.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (5.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 46 (31.72%) Microsoft
2 20 (13.79%) Oracle
3 18 (12.41%) Informatica
4 8 (5.52%) Apple
4 8 (5.52%) HP
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