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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 225 101 205
Rank change year-on-year
-124 +104
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 46 140 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.60% 2.39% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 3.03% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 39 139 12
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £33,800 £32,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £48,200
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6309 4620 4392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 81.80% 79.01% 76.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4903 3590 3665
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -98 45 £40,000 - 8
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 97 (66.44%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (45.21%) .NET
3 60 (41.10%) Microsoft
4 56 (38.36%) Scrum
5 53 (36.30%) Test Automation
6 51 (34.93%) Business Analysis
7 50 (34.25%) Selenium
7 50 (34.25%) C#
8 45 (30.82%) Finance
9 42 (28.77%) Team Foundation Server
10 41 (28.08%) Web Services
11 39 (26.71%) SQL
11 39 (26.71%) QA
11 39 (26.71%) Test Management
12 37 (25.34%) Java
12 37 (25.34%) SOAP
13 36 (24.66%) FitNesse
13 36 (24.66%) SpecFlow
14 34 (23.29%) XML
15 32 (21.92%) Cucumber
16 31 (21.23%) Usability Testing
17 30 (20.55%) HP Quality Center
17 30 (20.55%) XSD
17 30 (20.55%) HP
17 30 (20.55%) ISEB
17 30 (20.55%) WSDL
18 29 (19.86%) Oracle
19 27 (18.49%) MS Excel
20 26 (17.81%) Degree
21 25 (17.12%) TDD

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 11 (7.53%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.79%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.37%) IIS
4 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (18.49%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.85%) MS Visio
3 7 (4.79%) MS Project
4 3 (2.05%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.07%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 50 (34.25%) Selenium
2 42 (28.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 36 (24.66%) FitNesse
3 36 (24.66%) SpecFlow
4 32 (21.92%) Cucumber
5 22 (15.07%) SoapUI
6 13 (8.90%) WebDriver
7 12 (8.22%) JIRA
8 8 (5.48%) QuickTest Pro
8 8 (5.48%) Visual Studio
9 7 (4.79%) MSTest
10 2 (1.37%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.37%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.68%) ReSharper
General
1 45 (30.82%) Finance
2 6 (4.11%) Retail
3 3 (2.05%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.37%) Games
Job Titles
1 107 (73.29%) Analyst
2 69 (47.26%) Business Analyst
3 37 (25.34%) Test Analyst
4 35 (23.97%) Agile Business Analyst
5 34 (23.29%) Senior Analyst
6 27 (18.49%) Senior Business Analyst
7 22 (15.07%) Agile Test Analyst
8 16 (10.96%) Tester
9 15 (10.27%) Developer
10 11 (7.53%) Automation Tester
11 8 (5.48%) .NET Developer
12 7 (4.79%) C# .NET Developer
12 7 (4.79%) Selenium Tester
12 7 (4.79%) Systems Analyst
12 7 (4.79%) Senior Test Analyst
12 7 (4.79%) C# Developer
13 5 (3.42%) Software Tester
14 4 (2.74%) C++ Developer
14 4 (2.74%) Process Analyst
15 3 (2.05%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (45.21%) .NET
2 41 (28.08%) Web Services
3 37 (25.34%) SOAP
4 34 (23.29%) XML
5 30 (20.55%) XSD
5 30 (20.55%) WSDL
6 16 (10.96%) ASP.NET
7 10 (6.85%) CSS
7 10 (6.85%) HTML
8 7 (4.79%) J2EE
8 7 (4.79%) .NET Framework
8 7 (4.79%) WCF
8 7 (4.79%) WPF
9 4 (2.74%) Spring
9 4 (2.74%) COM
9 4 (2.74%) STL
9 4 (2.74%) MFC
10 2 (1.37%) WinForms
10 2 (1.37%) jQuery
10 2 (1.37%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.48%) N-Tier
2 5 (3.42%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.05%) NHS
5 2 (1.37%) Equities
5 2 (1.37%) Graphic Design
5 2 (1.37%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.37%) Online Games
6 1 (0.68%) Telematics
6 1 (0.68%) DTV
6 1 (0.68%) GIS
6 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.11%) Windows
2 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (66.44%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (38.36%) Scrum
3 53 (36.30%) Test Automation
4 51 (34.93%) Business Analysis
5 39 (26.71%) Test Management
6 31 (21.23%) Usability Testing
7 25 (17.12%) TDD
8 24 (16.44%) UML
8 24 (16.44%) BDD
9 17 (11.64%) Use Case
10 16 (10.96%) ATDD
11 14 (9.59%) MVC
12 10 (6.85%) Waterfall
12 10 (6.85%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (6.85%) DSDM
13 9 (6.16%) Software Testing
14 8 (5.48%) Workflow
14 8 (5.48%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (5.48%) Project Management
14 8 (5.48%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (34.25%) C#
2 39 (26.71%) SQL
3 37 (25.34%) Java
4 10 (6.85%) JavaScript
5 7 (4.79%) PHP
6 4 (2.74%) PL/SQL
6 4 (2.74%) C++
7 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (20.55%) ISEB
2 26 (17.81%) Degree
3 20 (13.70%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.68%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (26.71%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 30 (20.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 60 (41.10%) Microsoft
2 30 (20.55%) HP
3 29 (19.86%) Oracle
4 1 (0.68%) Red Gate
4 1 (0.68%) Typemock
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 21 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40k
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum depending on experience and benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
EMIS
Salary: £27,000 - £30,000 dependent on experience
Posted: 18 days ago