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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 175 199 117
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -82
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 69 53 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.03% 0.74% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 0.88% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 62 47 107
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,100 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £52,900 £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
5785 6033 4493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 86.37% 83.99% 82.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4649 4778 3480
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +10 44 £45,000 +12.50% 7
North Yorkshire +32 20 £40,000 -5.88% 1
South Yorkshire 0 2 £37,500 +7.14% 1
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 124 (72.51%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (35.67%) Scrum
3 41 (23.98%) SDLC
4 40 (23.39%) SQL
5 39 (22.81%) Finance
5 39 (22.81%) QA
6 38 (22.22%) HTML
7 36 (21.05%) Microsoft
8 35 (20.47%) User Experience
9 34 (19.88%) .NET
10 30 (17.54%) Stakeholder Management
11 29 (16.96%) E-Commerce
12 28 (16.37%) C#
13 26 (15.20%) MS Excel
14 25 (14.62%) Business Analysis
14 25 (14.62%) Software Testing
15 24 (14.04%) User Acceptance Testing
15 24 (14.04%) XML
15 24 (14.04%) Automated Testing
15 24 (14.04%) Software Engineering
15 24 (14.04%) Coaching
16 22 (12.87%) Degree
17 21 (12.28%) Test Scripting
17 21 (12.28%) ISEB
18 20 (11.70%) Project Management
18 20 (11.70%) JavaScript
18 20 (11.70%) Waterfall
19 19 (11.11%) ASP.NET
20 18 (10.53%) Java
20 18 (10.53%) Retail

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 6 (3.51%) SharePoint
1 6 (3.51%) IIS
2 2 (1.17%) JBoss
2 2 (1.17%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.58%) Apache
3 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.58%) GlassFish
3 1 (0.58%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 26 (15.20%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.92%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.58%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.19%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.68%) Internet
2 1 (0.58%) Extranet
2 1 (0.58%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.77%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.02%) Big Data
3 3 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.17%) MySQL
4 2 (1.17%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.58%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.58%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.58%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (7.02%) ReSharper
1 12 (7.02%) FitNesse
1 12 (7.02%) Moq
1 12 (7.02%) SoapUI
1 12 (7.02%) SpecFlow
2 9 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (4.68%) Selenium
3 8 (4.68%) JUnit
4 7 (4.09%) JIRA
5 4 (2.34%) WebDriver
6 3 (1.75%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.75%) TestNG
7 2 (1.17%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.58%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.58%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (22.81%) Finance
2 18 (10.53%) Retail
3 15 (8.77%) Pharmaceutical
4 14 (8.19%) Marketing
5 3 (1.75%) Legal
6 1 (0.58%) Banking
6 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.58%) Billing
Job Titles
1 102 (59.65%) Analyst
2 84 (49.12%) Business Analyst
3 17 (9.94%) Test Analyst
4 16 (9.36%) Developer
4 16 (9.36%) Designer
5 15 (8.77%) Product Owner
6 13 (7.60%) Software Engineer
7 12 (7.02%) Agile Business Analyst
8 9 (5.26%) UX Designer
9 8 (4.68%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 8 (4.68%) Financial Business Analyst
10 7 (4.09%) Lead Software Engineer
10 7 (4.09%) ScrumMaster
10 7 (4.09%) Tester
10 7 (4.09%) Senior Business Analyst
10 7 (4.09%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (3.51%) Graduate
11 6 (3.51%) Business Systems Analyst
11 6 (3.51%) Systems Analyst
11 6 (3.51%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (22.22%) HTML
2 34 (19.88%) .NET
3 24 (14.04%) XML
4 19 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 15 (8.77%) jQuery
6 13 (7.60%) HTML5
6 13 (7.60%) CSS
6 13 (7.60%) .NET Framework
7 12 (7.02%) WPF
7 12 (7.02%) Gherkin
8 8 (4.68%) Web Services
9 7 (4.09%) Spring
10 6 (3.51%) WSDL
10 6 (3.51%) Velocity
10 6 (3.51%) Modernizr
10 6 (3.51%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (1.17%) CSS3
12 2 (1.17%) JSON
12 2 (1.17%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 35 (20.47%) User Experience
2 12 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.02%) Private Cloud
3 6 (3.51%) Graphic Design
3 6 (3.51%) NHS
4 5 (2.92%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.34%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.34%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.75%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.17%) W3C
7 2 (1.17%) Social Media
8 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.19%) Apple iOS
2 4 (2.34%) UNIX
3 3 (1.75%) Linux
4 2 (1.17%) Android
4 2 (1.17%) Windows
4 2 (1.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (72.51%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (35.67%) Scrum
3 41 (23.98%) SDLC
4 30 (17.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 29 (16.96%) E-Commerce
6 25 (14.62%) Business Analysis
6 25 (14.62%) Software Testing
7 24 (14.04%) User Acceptance Testing
7 24 (14.04%) Automated Testing
7 24 (14.04%) Software Engineering
7 24 (14.04%) Coaching
8 21 (12.28%) Test Scripting
9 20 (11.70%) Waterfall
9 20 (11.70%) Project Management
10 18 (10.53%) Test Automation
10 18 (10.53%) Analytics
11 17 (9.94%) BDD
11 17 (9.94%) Usability Testing
12 15 (8.77%) Unit Testing
12 15 (8.77%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 40 (23.39%) SQL
2 28 (16.37%) C#
3 20 (11.70%) JavaScript
4 18 (10.53%) Java
5 6 (3.51%) PHP
6 4 (2.34%) C
6 4 (2.34%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.75%) Python
7 3 (1.75%) Perl
8 2 (1.17%) Ruby
9 1 (0.58%) Groovy
9 1 (0.58%) Scala
9 1 (0.58%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (0.58%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (0.58%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.58%) C++
Qualifications
1 22 (12.87%) Degree
2 21 (12.28%) ISEB
3 14 (8.19%) ACCA
3 14 (8.19%) CIMA
3 14 (8.19%) ISTQB
4 13 (7.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.58%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (22.81%) QA
System Software
1 12 (7.02%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 36 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.02%) Apple
3 2 (1.17%) Adobe
3 2 (1.17%) HP
3 2 (1.17%) Oracle
4 1 (0.58%) Facebook
4 1 (0.58%) Twitter
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