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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 149 150 171
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +21
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 110 98 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.56% 1.51% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 1.83% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 98 86 60
Average salary £37,000 £38,750 £35,154
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.51% +10.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £46,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
6119 5366 4715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 86.76% 82.89% 80.28%
Number of salaries quoted 5012 4094 3893
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -20 66 £36,000 -10.00% 4
East Yorkshire - 14 £37,000 - 1
North Yorkshire +11 12 £22,500 -40.00% 1
South Yorkshire - 11 £35,000 -
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 148 (75.90%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (27.18%) Microsoft
3 50 (25.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 49 (25.13%) Scrum
5 47 (24.10%) Finance
6 46 (23.59%) .NET
7 39 (20.00%) Waterfall
8 35 (17.95%) HTML
8 35 (17.95%) SQL
9 33 (16.92%) User Experience
10 32 (16.41%) C#
11 31 (15.90%) ISEB
11 31 (15.90%) Software Testing
11 31 (15.90%) Degree
12 28 (14.36%) QA
13 27 (13.85%) MS Excel
13 27 (13.85%) SQL Server
14 26 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
15 25 (12.82%) Test Automation
15 25 (12.82%) XML
16 24 (12.31%) OO
16 24 (12.31%) Time Management
17 23 (11.79%) JIRA
17 23 (11.79%) UML
17 23 (11.79%) Business Analysis
18 22 (11.28%) Java
19 20 (10.26%) E-Commerce
19 20 (10.26%) Analytics
20 19 (9.74%) Unit Testing
20 19 (9.74%) Software Engineering

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 12 (6.15%) WebSphere
2 9 (4.62%) IIS
3 5 (2.56%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.03%) Confluence
5 1 (0.51%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.51%) JBoss
5 1 (0.51%) Apache
5 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
Applications
1 27 (13.85%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.13%) MS Project
3 8 (4.10%) MS Office
4 1 (0.51%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.51%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.10%) SaaS
1 8 (4.10%) Google Apps
2 4 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.59%) Internet
2 1 (0.51%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (13.85%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (6.15%) Relational Database
3 12 (6.15%) Big Data
4 11 (5.64%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.03%) MySQL
6 2 (1.03%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.51%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.51%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.51%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 23 (11.79%) JIRA
2 17 (8.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (7.69%) SpecFlow
3 15 (7.69%) FitNesse
4 12 (6.15%) Moq
4 12 (6.15%) ReSharper
4 12 (6.15%) SoapUI
5 7 (3.59%) Cucumber
6 4 (2.05%) Selenium
7 3 (1.54%) JUnit
7 3 (1.54%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.51%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.51%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.51%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 47 (24.10%) Finance
2 18 (9.23%) Retail
3 14 (7.18%) Marketing
4 12 (6.15%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.05%) Banking
6 2 (1.03%) Billing
7 1 (0.51%) Legal
Job Titles
1 116 (59.49%) Analyst
2 95 (48.72%) Business Analyst
3 20 (10.26%) Test Analyst
3 20 (10.26%) Designer
4 16 (8.21%) Product Owner
5 15 (7.69%) Agile Business Analyst
6 12 (6.15%) Senior Business Analyst
6 12 (6.15%) Software Engineer
6 12 (6.15%) Senior Analyst
7 11 (5.64%) UX Designer
7 11 (5.64%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (5.64%) Architect
8 10 (5.13%) Junior
8 10 (5.13%) Developer
8 10 (5.13%) Junior Analyst
9 7 (3.59%) Lead Software Engineer
9 7 (3.59%) Product Manager
9 7 (3.59%) Web Designer
10 6 (3.08%) Graduate
10 6 (3.08%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (23.59%) .NET
2 35 (17.95%) HTML
3 25 (12.82%) XML
4 17 (8.72%) .NET Framework
5 13 (6.67%) HTML5
5 13 (6.67%) ASP.NET
6 12 (6.15%) CSS
6 12 (6.15%) Web Services
6 12 (6.15%) WPF
6 12 (6.15%) Gherkin
7 11 (5.64%) jQuery
7 11 (5.64%) Java EE
8 10 (5.13%) WSDL
9 9 (4.62%) KnockoutJS
9 9 (4.62%) Modernizr
10 3 (1.54%) Spring
10 3 (1.54%) SOAP
10 3 (1.54%) XSD
11 1 (0.51%) CSS3
11 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 33 (16.92%) User Experience
2 11 (5.64%) N-Tier
3 10 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (4.62%) Graphic Design
5 7 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.08%) Open Source
6 6 (3.08%) Mathematics
6 6 (3.08%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.03%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.51%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.15%) Apple iOS
2 7 (3.59%) UNIX
3 3 (1.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (75.90%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (25.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 49 (25.13%) Scrum
4 39 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 31 (15.90%) Software Testing
6 26 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 25 (12.82%) Test Automation
8 24 (12.31%) OO
8 24 (12.31%) Time Management
9 23 (11.79%) UML
9 23 (11.79%) Business Analysis
10 20 (10.26%) E-Commerce
10 20 (10.26%) Analytics
11 19 (9.74%) Unit Testing
11 19 (9.74%) Software Engineering
12 18 (9.23%) MVC
12 18 (9.23%) Responsive Web Design
12 18 (9.23%) Coaching
13 17 (8.72%) Mentoring
13 17 (8.72%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (17.95%) SQL
2 32 (16.41%) C#
3 22 (11.28%) Java
4 11 (5.64%) JavaScript
5 6 (3.08%) C
5 6 (3.08%) Ruby
6 3 (1.54%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.03%) Perl
7 2 (1.03%) PHP
7 2 (1.03%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (15.90%) ISEB
1 31 (15.90%) Degree
2 17 (8.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 15 (7.69%) ISTQB
4 14 (7.18%) ACCA
4 14 (7.18%) CIMA
5 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (14.36%) QA
System Software
1 12 (6.15%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 53 (27.18%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.15%) Oracle
2 12 (6.15%) Apple
3 11 (5.64%) Informatica
4 8 (4.10%) Google
5 6 (3.08%) HP
6 2 (1.03%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.51%) Talend
7 1 (0.51%) Adobe
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