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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 174 214 104
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -110
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 73 43 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.00% 0.57% 2.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 0.68% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 70 36 138
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £33,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
6307 6338 4715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 86.49% 83.54% 80.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5050 4916 3651
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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 +14 49 £37,500 -6.25% 7
North Yorkshire +41 19 £47,500 - 2
South Yorkshire - 3 £35,000 -
East Yorkshire - 1 £37,000 -
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

1 130 (71.04%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (32.24%) Scrum
3 43 (23.50%) Microsoft
4 42 (22.95%) User Experience
5 41 (22.40%) HTML
5 41 (22.40%) SQL
6 39 (21.31%) .NET
7 37 (20.22%) Finance
7 37 (20.22%) QA
8 35 (19.13%) Software Testing
9 33 (18.03%) ISEB
10 32 (17.49%) E-Commerce
11 31 (16.94%) Stakeholder Management
11 31 (16.94%) Waterfall
12 30 (16.39%) MS Excel
13 27 (14.75%) Business Analysis
14 25 (13.66%) Degree
14 25 (13.66%) C#
15 24 (13.11%) XML
15 24 (13.11%) Project Management
15 24 (13.11%) Test Scripting
16 23 (12.57%) User Acceptance Testing
17 22 (12.02%) Software Engineering
18 21 (11.48%) Unit Testing
18 21 (11.48%) Automated Testing
18 21 (11.48%) Coaching
19 20 (10.93%) ISTQB
19 20 (10.93%) Test Automation
19 20 (10.93%) Analytics
20 19 (10.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 10 (5.46%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.83%) IIS
3 2 (1.09%) JBoss
3 2 (1.09%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.55%) Apache
4 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.55%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.55%) Confluence
Applications
1 30 (16.39%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.64%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.09%) MS Office
4 1 (0.55%) MS Project
4 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.73%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.10%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.64%) SaaS
4 2 (1.09%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.46%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.20%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.56%) Big Data
3 3 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.09%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.09%) MySQL
5 1 (0.55%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (7.10%) JIRA
1 13 (7.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (6.56%) FitNesse
2 12 (6.56%) ReSharper
2 12 (6.56%) Moq
2 12 (6.56%) SoapUI
2 12 (6.56%) SpecFlow
3 6 (3.28%) JUnit
4 4 (2.19%) Selenium
5 2 (1.09%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.09%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.55%) TestNG
6 1 (0.55%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.55%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.55%) Cucumber
General
1 37 (20.22%) Finance
2 18 (9.84%) Retail
3 13 (7.10%) Marketing
4 12 (6.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.09%) Billing
6 1 (0.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 111 (60.66%) Analyst
2 87 (47.54%) Business Analyst
3 23 (12.57%) Test Analyst
4 19 (10.38%) Designer
5 15 (8.20%) Product Owner
5 15 (8.20%) Developer
6 12 (6.56%) Software Engineer
6 12 (6.56%) Agile Business Analyst
7 11 (6.01%) UX Designer
8 9 (4.92%) Tester
9 8 (4.37%) Software Tester
10 7 (3.83%) Product Manager
10 7 (3.83%) Junior
10 7 (3.83%) Graduate
10 7 (3.83%) Business Systems Analyst
10 7 (3.83%) Systems Analyst
10 7 (3.83%) Lead Software Engineer
10 7 (3.83%) Junior Analyst
11 6 (3.28%) Junior Test Analyst
11 6 (3.28%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (22.40%) HTML
2 39 (21.31%) .NET
3 24 (13.11%) XML
4 19 (10.38%) ASP.NET
5 18 (9.84%) .NET Framework
6 16 (8.74%) jQuery
7 13 (7.10%) HTML5
8 12 (6.56%) WPF
8 12 (6.56%) Gherkin
8 12 (6.56%) CSS
9 9 (4.92%) Web Services
10 7 (3.83%) WSDL
10 7 (3.83%) Modernizr
10 7 (3.83%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (2.19%) Velocity
11 4 (2.19%) Spring
12 2 (1.09%) Ajax
12 2 (1.09%) JSON
12 2 (1.09%) CSS3
12 2 (1.09%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 42 (22.95%) User Experience
2 12 (6.56%) Private Cloud
3 10 (5.46%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.83%) Graphic Design
4 7 (3.83%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.28%) Open Source
5 6 (3.28%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.09%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.09%) Social Media
6 2 (1.09%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.55%) NHS
7 1 (0.55%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.65%) Apple iOS
2 6 (3.28%) UNIX
3 2 (1.09%) Windows
3 2 (1.09%) Linux
3 2 (1.09%) Android
3 2 (1.09%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (71.04%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (32.24%) Scrum
3 35 (19.13%) Software Testing
4 32 (17.49%) E-Commerce
5 31 (16.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 31 (16.94%) Waterfall
6 27 (14.75%) Business Analysis
7 24 (13.11%) Project Management
7 24 (13.11%) Test Scripting
8 23 (12.57%) User Acceptance Testing
9 22 (12.02%) Software Engineering
10 21 (11.48%) Automated Testing
10 21 (11.48%) Unit Testing
10 21 (11.48%) Coaching
11 20 (10.93%) Analytics
11 20 (10.93%) Test Automation
12 19 (10.38%) Usability Testing
13 18 (9.84%) MVC
14 16 (8.74%) Responsive Web Design
15 15 (8.20%) UML
Programming Languages
1 41 (22.40%) SQL
2 25 (13.66%) C#
3 18 (9.84%) JavaScript
4 13 (7.10%) Java
5 6 (3.28%) C
6 4 (2.19%) PHP
7 3 (1.64%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.09%) Perl
8 2 (1.09%) Python
8 2 (1.09%) Ruby
9 1 (0.55%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (0.55%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (0.55%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (18.03%) ISEB
2 25 (13.66%) Degree
3 20 (10.93%) ISTQB
4 19 (10.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 16 (8.74%) ACCA
5 16 (8.74%) CIMA
6 1 (0.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (20.22%) QA
System Software
1 12 (6.56%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 43 (23.50%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.56%) Apple
3 3 (1.64%) HP
4 2 (1.09%) Adobe
4 2 (1.09%) Google
5 1 (0.55%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.55%) Facebook
5 1 (0.55%) Twitter
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle
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