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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 147 152 166
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +14
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 113 65 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.54% 1.22% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 1.43% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 57 62 55
Average salary £41,000 £35,750 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.68% -4.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,350 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
6015 4550 4782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 82.07% 85.06% 81.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4686 3582 3910
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 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 September 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 September 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 +1 85 £42,500 +25.00% 6
South Yorkshire -7 20 £34,000 -6.84% 3
North Yorkshire -13 7 £42,500 +27.81% 2
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 136 (83.95%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (31.48%) Finance
3 44 (27.16%) Microsoft
4 41 (25.31%) .NET
5 39 (24.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 39 (24.07%) Time Management
6 37 (22.84%) Business Analysis
7 35 (21.60%) DSDM
8 33 (20.37%) Java
9 32 (19.75%) Scrum
10 31 (19.14%) C#
11 30 (18.52%) Web Services
11 30 (18.52%) JIRA
11 30 (18.52%) QA
12 29 (17.90%) Team Foundation Server
12 29 (17.90%) SQL Server
13 27 (16.67%) Mentoring
14 25 (15.43%) Marketing
15 23 (14.20%) Test Automation
16 22 (13.58%) Selenium
17 21 (12.96%) OO
18 20 (12.35%) SQL
19 19 (11.73%) TDD
19 19 (11.73%) User Acceptance Testing
20 18 (11.11%) Relational Database
20 18 (11.11%) XML
21 17 (10.49%) Oracle
21 17 (10.49%) ETL
21 17 (10.49%) WebSphere
21 17 (10.49%) SQL Server Integration Services

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 17 (10.49%) WebSphere
2 6 (3.70%) Confluence
3 3 (1.85%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.62%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.62%) Apache
4 1 (0.62%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.41%) MS Project
3 8 (4.94%) MS Office
4 1 (0.62%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.62%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.94%) Google Apps
1 8 (4.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.23%) HTTP
1 2 (1.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (17.90%) SQL Server
2 18 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 17 (10.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (9.88%) RDBMS
5 5 (3.09%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.09%) MySQL
6 4 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.85%) Redis
7 3 (1.85%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.23%) CouchDB
8 2 (1.23%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 30 (18.52%) JIRA
2 29 (17.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (13.58%) Selenium
4 16 (9.88%) Cucumber
5 13 (8.02%) FitNesse
5 13 (8.02%) SpecFlow
6 9 (5.56%) WebDriver
7 8 (4.94%) QuickTest Pro
8 6 (3.70%) Maven
8 6 (3.70%) SoapUI
8 6 (3.70%) Jenkins
9 5 (3.09%) Visual Studio
10 4 (2.47%) ReSharper
10 4 (2.47%) Git (software)
11 3 (1.85%) JBehave
11 3 (1.85%) Ant
12 2 (1.23%) Eclipse
13 1 (0.62%) Talend Open Studio
13 1 (0.62%) JUnit
General
1 51 (31.48%) Finance
2 25 (15.43%) Marketing
3 5 (3.09%) Games
4 3 (1.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 112 (69.14%) Analyst
2 98 (60.49%) Business Analyst
3 28 (17.28%) Agile Business Analyst
4 17 (10.49%) Architect
5 16 (9.88%) Solutions Architect
6 15 (9.26%) Senior Business Analyst
6 15 (9.26%) Senior Analyst
7 13 (8.02%) Agile Test Analyst
7 13 (8.02%) Developer
7 13 (8.02%) Test Analyst
8 12 (7.41%) Team Leader
9 9 (5.56%) Automation Tester
9 9 (5.56%) Tester
10 8 (4.94%) QA Analyst
10 8 (4.94%) Business Analyst Team Leader
10 8 (4.94%) Software Team Leader
11 6 (3.70%) Java Developer
11 6 (3.70%) Selenium Tester
12 4 (2.47%) Software Engineer
12 4 (2.47%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (25.31%) .NET
2 30 (18.52%) Web Services
3 18 (11.11%) XML
4 16 (9.88%) Java EE
4 16 (9.88%) WSDL
5 13 (8.02%) XSD
5 13 (8.02%) SOAP
6 7 (4.32%) Spring
7 5 (3.09%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (2.47%) ASP.NET
8 4 (2.47%) WinForms
8 4 (2.47%) .NET Remoting
8 4 (2.47%) REST
8 4 (2.47%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (1.85%) Apache Camel
9 3 (1.85%) HTML
10 2 (1.23%) Hibernate
10 2 (1.23%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.23%) Spring MVC
10 2 (1.23%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.88%) N-Tier
2 12 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.94%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.32%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.09%) Online Games
6 4 (2.47%) NHS
6 4 (2.47%) DTV
6 4 (2.47%) User Experience
7 2 (1.23%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.62%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.62%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.09%) Windows
2 4 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (1.85%) Linux
4 2 (1.23%) UNIX
5 1 (0.62%) Android
5 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (83.95%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (24.07%) Stakeholder Management
2 39 (24.07%) Time Management
3 37 (22.84%) Business Analysis
4 35 (21.60%) DSDM
5 32 (19.75%) Scrum
6 27 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 23 (14.20%) Test Automation
8 21 (12.96%) OO
9 19 (11.73%) TDD
9 19 (11.73%) User Acceptance Testing
10 17 (10.49%) ETL
10 17 (10.49%) Waterfall
11 15 (9.26%) UML
12 14 (8.64%) Usability Testing
12 14 (8.64%) Test Management
13 13 (8.02%) Test Planning
13 13 (8.02%) Systems Analysis
14 12 (7.41%) CRM
15 11 (6.79%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 33 (20.37%) Java
2 31 (19.14%) C#
3 20 (12.35%) SQL
4 6 (3.70%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.85%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.85%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.62%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (10.49%) Degree
2 8 (4.94%) ACCA
2 8 (4.94%) ISEB
2 8 (4.94%) CIMA
3 2 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (18.52%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.47%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (8.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 44 (27.16%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.49%) Oracle
3 16 (9.88%) Informatica
4 13 (8.02%) HP
5 10 (6.17%) Google
6 6 (3.70%) Atlassian
7 4 (2.47%) Red Gate
7 4 (2.47%) Typemock
8 3 (1.85%) Jaspersoft
9 1 (0.62%) Talend
9 1 (0.62%) Adobe
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Posted: 7 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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