The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 152 170 169
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -1
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 97 52 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.37% 0.98% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 1.19% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 58 50 50
Average salary £40,000 £34,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.10% +6.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £30,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £39,600
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -3.40%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5672 4376 4337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 80.32% 82.22% 78.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4425 3374 3548
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
User Stories
England

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 July 2014.

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 July 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
West Yorkshire -7 78 £36,000 +5.88% 9
South Yorkshire -8 13 £40,000 +9.58% 3
North Yorkshire - 6 £42,500 - 2
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 83 (59.71%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (35.25%) Finance
3 43 (30.94%) .NET
4 39 (28.06%) Microsoft
4 39 (28.06%) Business Analysis
5 36 (25.90%) Web Services
6 35 (25.18%) QA
7 33 (23.74%) Test Automation
8 32 (23.02%) Scrum
9 31 (22.30%) Java
9 31 (22.30%) Selenium
10 29 (20.86%) Team Foundation Server
10 29 (20.86%) C#
11 27 (19.42%) DSDM
12 25 (17.99%) TDD
13 24 (17.27%) Time Management
13 24 (17.27%) Stakeholder Management
13 24 (17.27%) XML
14 23 (16.55%) SQL
14 23 (16.55%) JIRA
15 22 (15.83%) WSDL
15 22 (15.83%) Cucumber
16 21 (15.11%) Test Management
17 20 (14.39%) HP Quality Center
17 20 (14.39%) Usability Testing
18 19 (13.67%) HP
18 19 (13.67%) SOAP
18 19 (13.67%) XSD
18 19 (13.67%) FitNesse
18 19 (13.67%) Waterfall

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 9 (6.47%) WebSphere
2 5 (3.60%) Confluence
3 3 (2.16%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.72%) Apache
4 1 (0.72%) IIS
4 1 (0.72%) GlassFish
Applications
1 12 (8.63%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.04%) MS Visio
3 6 (4.32%) MS Project
3 6 (4.32%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.32%) Google Apps
1 6 (4.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.44%) Internet
2 1 (0.72%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.95%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.47%) Relational Database
3 8 (5.76%) RDBMS
3 8 (5.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.60%) MySQL
5 4 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.88%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.16%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.16%) Redis
7 1 (0.72%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.72%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 31 (22.30%) Selenium
2 29 (20.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (16.55%) JIRA
4 22 (15.83%) Cucumber
5 19 (13.67%) FitNesse
5 19 (13.67%) SpecFlow
6 12 (8.63%) WebDriver
7 11 (7.91%) SoapUI
8 7 (5.04%) QuickTest Pro
9 6 (4.32%) Jenkins
9 6 (4.32%) Maven
10 5 (3.60%) Visual Studio
11 4 (2.88%) ReSharper
12 3 (2.16%) Ant
12 3 (2.16%) JBehave
12 3 (2.16%) Git (software)
13 2 (1.44%) Eclipse
14 1 (0.72%) JUnit
General
1 49 (35.25%) Finance
2 15 (10.79%) Marketing
3 5 (3.60%) Games
4 3 (2.16%) Publishing
5 2 (1.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 96 (69.06%) Analyst
2 76 (54.68%) Business Analyst
3 25 (17.99%) Agile Business Analyst
4 20 (14.39%) Test Analyst
5 17 (12.23%) Agile Test Analyst
6 12 (8.63%) Tester
6 12 (8.63%) Senior Business Analyst
6 12 (8.63%) Senior Analyst
6 12 (8.63%) Automation Tester
7 10 (7.19%) Developer
8 9 (6.47%) Selenium Tester
8 9 (6.47%) Architect
9 8 (5.76%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (5.04%) Team Leader
11 6 (4.32%) Business Analyst Team Leader
11 6 (4.32%) Software Team Leader
12 5 (3.60%) QA Analyst
12 5 (3.60%) Systems Analyst
12 5 (3.60%) Product Manager
12 5 (3.60%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (30.94%) .NET
2 36 (25.90%) Web Services
3 24 (17.27%) XML
4 22 (15.83%) WSDL
5 19 (13.67%) SOAP
5 19 (13.67%) XSD
6 10 (7.19%) ASP.NET
7 8 (5.76%) Java EE
8 6 (4.32%) J2EE
8 6 (4.32%) Spring
9 5 (3.60%) WinForms
9 5 (3.60%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (2.88%) REST
10 4 (2.88%) .NET Remoting
10 4 (2.88%) ActiveMQ
11 3 (2.16%) Apache Camel
12 2 (1.44%) GWT
12 2 (1.44%) HTML
12 2 (1.44%) Hibernate
12 2 (1.44%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.76%) N-Tier
1 8 (5.76%) Computer Science
1 8 (5.76%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.32%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.60%) Online Games
4 4 (2.88%) NHS
4 4 (2.88%) DTV
5 2 (1.44%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.72%) W3C
6 1 (0.72%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.32%) Windows
2 4 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.44%) Linux
4 1 (0.72%) UNIX
4 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (59.71%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (28.06%) Business Analysis
3 33 (23.74%) Test Automation
4 32 (23.02%) Scrum
5 27 (19.42%) DSDM
6 25 (17.99%) TDD
7 24 (17.27%) Time Management
7 24 (17.27%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (15.11%) Test Management
9 20 (14.39%) Usability Testing
10 19 (13.67%) Waterfall
11 15 (10.79%) BDD
11 15 (10.79%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (9.35%) UML
13 12 (8.63%) OO
14 11 (7.91%) Use Case
14 11 (7.91%) Kanban
15 10 (7.19%) Workflow
15 10 (7.19%) Systems Analysis
15 10 (7.19%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (22.30%) Java
2 29 (20.86%) C#
3 23 (16.55%) SQL
4 5 (3.60%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.60%) PHP
5 3 (2.16%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.44%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (10.79%) Degree
2 11 (7.91%) ISEB
3 6 (4.32%) ACCA
3 6 (4.32%) CIMA
4 2 (1.44%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (25.18%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (14.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (28.06%) Microsoft
2 19 (13.67%) HP
3 10 (7.19%) Oracle
4 8 (5.76%) Informatica
4 8 (5.76%) Google
5 5 (3.60%) Atlassian
6 4 (2.88%) Red Gate
6 4 (2.88%) Typemock
7 3 (2.16%) Jaspersoft
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