The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 184 156 168
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +12
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 67 107 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.05% 1.50% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 1.70% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 56 99 80
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £38,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -2.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £27,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.52%
User Stories
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5525 6287 5668
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 86.95% 88.35% 85.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4595 5175 4285
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

User Stories
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the Yorkshire region.

User Stories Salary Trend in Yorkshire

User Stories
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

User Stories
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. 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
West Yorkshire +1 59 £37,500 +4.16% 8
North Yorkshire +13 4 - - 2
South Yorkshire +5 3 £45,000 +28.57% 2
East Yorkshire -11 2 £37,500 +1.35%
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the 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.

1 110 (94.83%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (29.31%) BDD
3 32 (27.59%) Scrum
4 29 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 28 (24.14%) Selenium
6 27 (23.28%) Test Management
7 26 (22.41%) Test Planning
7 26 (22.41%) Microsoft
7 26 (22.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 23 (19.83%) Test Automation
8 23 (19.83%) ATDD
9 22 (18.97%) SoapUI
9 22 (18.97%) Visual Studio
10 20 (17.24%) Kanban
11 18 (15.52%) Change Management
12 17 (14.66%) Software Testing
13 16 (13.79%) QA
14 15 (12.93%) Waterfall
14 15 (12.93%) SDLC
15 14 (12.07%) Use Case
15 14 (12.07%) TDD
15 14 (12.07%) Finance
16 13 (11.21%) Project Management
16 13 (11.21%) SQL Server
16 13 (11.21%) MS Visio
16 13 (11.21%) Data Modelling
16 13 (11.21%) Retail
16 13 (11.21%) User Experience
17 12 (10.34%) Change Control
17 12 (10.34%) ISEB

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the 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 2 (1.72%) Node.js
2 1 (0.86%) Apache Pig
2 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (11.21%) MS Visio
2 5 (4.31%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.72%) Trello
2 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.86%) HTTP
1 1 (0.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.21%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.86%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.86%) Big Data
3 1 (0.86%) Couchbase
3 1 (0.86%) CouchDB
3 1 (0.86%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.86%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 28 (24.14%) Selenium
2 22 (18.97%) SoapUI
2 22 (18.97%) Visual Studio
3 11 (9.48%) Cucumber
3 11 (9.48%) FitNesse
3 11 (9.48%) SpecFlow
4 8 (6.90%) JIRA
5 5 (4.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.72%) Jasmine
6 2 (1.72%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle Forms
General
1 14 (12.07%) Finance
2 13 (11.21%) Retail
3 5 (4.31%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (3.45%) Games
5 3 (2.59%) Banking
5 3 (2.59%) Marketing
6 1 (0.86%) Legal
6 1 (0.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (39.66%) Analyst
2 32 (27.59%) Business Analyst
3 23 (19.83%) Automation Engineer
4 22 (18.97%) Test Automation Engineer
4 22 (18.97%) Test Engineer
5 14 (12.07%) Scrum Master
6 12 (10.34%) Agile Business Analyst
7 11 (9.48%) Database Engineer
7 11 (9.48%) Product Owner
7 11 (9.48%) Software Test Engineer
8 8 (6.90%) Developer
8 8 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (6.03%) Test Analyst
10 6 (5.17%) Systems Analyst
11 5 (4.31%) Business Change Analyst
11 5 (4.31%) Change Analyst
11 5 (4.31%) User Researcher
12 4 (3.45%) Agile Product Owner
12 4 (3.45%) Systems Test Analyst
12 4 (3.45%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.31%) .NET
2 4 (3.45%) Web Services
3 3 (2.59%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.59%) CSS
3 3 (2.59%) HTML
3 3 (2.59%) Velocity
4 2 (1.72%) Ajax
4 2 (1.72%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (1.72%) Behat
4 2 (1.72%) MDX
4 2 (1.72%) React
4 2 (1.72%) Spring
4 2 (1.72%) WSDL
4 2 (1.72%) XML
4 2 (1.72%) XML Schema
5 1 (0.86%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.86%) Flash
5 1 (0.86%) jQuery
5 1 (0.86%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.21%) User Experience
2 7 (6.03%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (5.17%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.31%) NHS
5 4 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.72%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.72%) iPhone
6 2 (1.72%) W3C
7 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.86%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.45%) Linux
2 2 (1.72%) Android
2 2 (1.72%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (94.83%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (29.31%) BDD
3 32 (27.59%) Scrum
4 29 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 27 (23.28%) Test Management
6 26 (22.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 26 (22.41%) Test Planning
7 23 (19.83%) ATDD
7 23 (19.83%) Test Automation
8 20 (17.24%) Kanban
9 18 (15.52%) Change Management
10 17 (14.66%) Software Testing
11 15 (12.93%) SDLC
11 15 (12.93%) Waterfall
12 14 (12.07%) TDD
12 14 (12.07%) Use Case
13 13 (11.21%) Data Modelling
13 13 (11.21%) Project Management
14 12 (10.34%) Change Control
15 11 (9.48%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.90%) Java
1 8 (6.90%) SQL
2 5 (4.31%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.45%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.59%) C#
5 2 (1.72%) C++
6 1 (0.86%) Groovy
6 1 (0.86%) Perl
6 1 (0.86%) Python
6 1 (0.86%) Scala
6 1 (0.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (10.34%) ISEB
2 10 (8.62%) Security Cleared
3 8 (6.90%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.45%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.79%) QA
2 2 (1.72%) SDET
Vendors
1 26 (22.41%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.03%) Progress
3 2 (1.72%) hybris
3 2 (1.72%) Oracle
4 1 (0.86%) Atlassian
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Salary: + Excellent Benefits such as free Sky HD package
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Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum plus benefits
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Salary: £Excellent salary + benefits!
Posted: 4 days ago
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