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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 132 128 130
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 86 55 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.68% 1.49% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 1.73% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 38 52 49
Average salary £42,500 £36,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.24% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
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
4251 3178 3091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.29% 85.82% 81.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3275 2525 2573
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 77 £45,000 +30.43% 4
Halifax - 4 £35,000 - 1
Bingley - 3 £35,000 -
Bradford -17 1 £37,500 -30.23%
User Stories
Yorkshire

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 112 (86.82%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (30.23%) .NET
3 38 (29.46%) Finance
4 37 (28.68%) Time Management
5 35 (27.13%) DSDM
5 35 (27.13%) Microsoft
6 31 (24.03%) Java
6 31 (24.03%) Stakeholder Management
7 30 (23.26%) Scrum
7 30 (23.26%) C#
8 29 (22.48%) Team Foundation Server
9 28 (21.71%) SQL Server
10 26 (20.16%) Mentoring
11 24 (18.60%) Web Services
11 24 (18.60%) Business Analysis
11 24 (18.60%) Marketing
11 24 (18.60%) JIRA
12 23 (17.83%) Test Automation
13 22 (17.05%) QA
13 22 (17.05%) Selenium
14 21 (16.28%) OO
15 18 (13.95%) XML
15 18 (13.95%) SQL
16 17 (13.18%) Oracle
16 17 (13.18%) ETL
16 17 (13.18%) WebSphere
16 17 (13.18%) TDD
17 16 (12.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 16 (12.40%) Java EE
17 16 (12.40%) N-Tier

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 17 (13.18%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.78%) GlassFish
3 1 (0.78%) IIS
3 1 (0.78%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (9.30%) MS Project
2 6 (4.65%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (21.71%) SQL Server
2 16 (12.40%) RDBMS
2 16 (12.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 16 (12.40%) 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 24 (18.60%) JIRA
3 22 (17.05%) Selenium
4 16 (12.40%) Cucumber
5 13 (10.08%) SpecFlow
5 13 (10.08%) FitNesse
6 9 (6.98%) WebDriver
7 8 (6.20%) QuickTest Pro
8 6 (4.65%) Maven
8 6 (4.65%) Jenkins
8 6 (4.65%) SoapUI
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
5 1 (0.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 84 (65.12%) Analyst
2 71 (55.04%) Business Analyst
3 25 (19.38%) Agile Business Analyst
4 17 (13.18%) Architect
5 16 (12.40%) Solutions Architect
5 16 (12.40%) Senior Business Analyst
5 16 (12.40%) Senior Analyst
6 13 (10.08%) Test Analyst
6 13 (10.08%) Agile Test Analyst
7 12 (9.30%) Team Leader
8 9 (6.98%) Developer
8 9 (6.98%) Tester
8 9 (6.98%) Automation Tester
9 8 (6.20%) QA Analyst
9 8 (6.20%) Business Analyst Team Leader
9 8 (6.20%) Software Team Leader
10 6 (4.65%) Selenium Tester
11 4 (3.10%) Software Engineer
11 4 (3.10%) Java Developer
12 3 (2.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (30.23%) .NET
2 24 (18.60%) Web Services
3 18 (13.95%) XML
4 16 (12.40%) WSDL
4 16 (12.40%) Java EE
5 13 (10.08%) SOAP
5 13 (10.08%) XSD
6 5 (3.88%) Spring
7 4 (3.10%) .NET Remoting
7 4 (3.10%) WinForms
7 4 (3.10%) ASP.NET
7 4 (3.10%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (3.10%) REST
8 3 (2.33%) Apache Camel
8 3 (2.33%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (1.55%) Hibernate
9 2 (1.55%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.55%) HTML
9 2 (1.55%) GWT
10 1 (0.78%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.40%) N-Tier
2 12 (9.30%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (6.20%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.88%) Online Games
5 4 (3.10%) NHS
5 4 (3.10%) DTV
5 4 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.33%) User Experience
7 2 (1.55%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.78%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.78%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.88%) 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
1 112 (86.82%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (28.68%) Time Management
3 35 (27.13%) DSDM
4 31 (24.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 30 (23.26%) Scrum
6 26 (20.16%) Mentoring
7 24 (18.60%) Business Analysis
8 23 (17.83%) Test Automation
9 21 (16.28%) OO
10 17 (13.18%) ETL
10 17 (13.18%) TDD
11 14 (10.85%) Systems Analysis
11 14 (10.85%) Test Management
12 13 (10.08%) Test Planning
12 13 (10.08%) UML
13 11 (8.53%) Enterprise Architecture
13 11 (8.53%) Kanban
13 11 (8.53%) User Acceptance Testing
14 10 (7.75%) Waterfall
15 9 (6.98%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 31 (24.03%) Java
2 30 (23.26%) C#
3 18 (13.95%) SQL
4 5 (3.88%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.33%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.33%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (7.75%) Degree
2 6 (4.65%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (17.05%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.10%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (10.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (27.13%) Microsoft
2 17 (13.18%) Oracle
3 16 (12.40%) Informatica
4 13 (10.08%) HP
5 4 (3.10%) Typemock
5 4 (3.10%) Red Gate
6 3 (2.33%) Jaspersoft
7 2 (1.55%) Google
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £35,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum +bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Hudson - London
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30764 - £405558 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago