The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for User Stories skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 22 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
3 months to
22 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 152 131
Rank change year-on-year +42 -21  
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 50 27 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.93% 0.83% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 0.91% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 40 16 42
Median salary £38,250 £42,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +9.67%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £52,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

User Stories is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2387 2960 3262
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 92.23% 90.96% 90.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2096 2359 2556
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing User Stories as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for User Stories in Leeds

User Stories
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories in Leeds.

Salary trend for User Stories in Leeds

User Stories
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Stories in Leeds over the 3 months to 22 April 2017.

Salary histogram for User Stories in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 April 2017, IT jobs citing User Stories also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 82 (86.32%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 37 (38.95%) Scrum
4 36 (37.89%) Business Analysis
5 29 (30.53%) Finance
6 25 (26.32%) Cucumber
7 20 (21.05%) Selenium
8 19 (20.00%) Mentoring
9 18 (18.95%) JIRA
9 18 (18.95%) XML
10 17 (17.89%) Microsoft
10 17 (17.89%) Management Information System
10 17 (17.89%) Git (software)
10 17 (17.89%) Test Automation
11 16 (16.84%) SOAP
12 15 (15.79%) Maven
12 15 (15.79%) Jenkins
13 14 (14.74%) Coaching
13 14 (14.74%) BDD
13 14 (14.74%) REST
14 13 (13.68%) Systems Analysis
14 13 (13.68%) JMeter
14 13 (13.68%) LoadRunner
15 12 (12.63%) User Acceptance Testing
15 12 (12.63%) Test Management
16 10 (10.53%) Test Planning
16 10 (10.53%) Automation Testing
16 10 (10.53%) Translating Business Requirements
16 10 (10.53%) SDLC
16 10 (10.53%) Web Services

User Stories
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.11%) Apache
1 2 (2.11%) Apache Spark
1 2 (2.11%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.05%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (6.32%) MS Visio
2 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.21%) SaaS
1 4 (4.21%) Trello
2 2 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.11%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (2.11%) IaaS
2 2 (2.11%) Loggly
2 2 (2.11%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.42%) Internet
2 2 (2.11%) DNS
2 2 (2.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (2.11%) Hadoop
1 2 (2.11%) HBase
1 2 (2.11%) MongoDB
1 2 (2.11%) MySQL
1 2 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (2.11%) Redis
1 2 (2.11%) Relational Database
1 2 (2.11%) Riak
1 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.05%) QlikView
2 1 (1.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (26.32%) Cucumber
2 20 (21.05%) Selenium
3 18 (18.95%) JIRA
4 17 (17.89%) Git (software)
5 15 (15.79%) Jenkins
5 15 (15.79%) Maven
6 13 (13.68%) JMeter
6 13 (13.68%) LoadRunner
7 8 (8.42%) FitNesse
7 8 (8.42%) SpecFlow
7 8 (8.42%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (6.32%) SoapUI
9 4 (4.21%) Visual Studio
10 2 (2.11%) Grunt
10 2 (2.11%) HP UFT
10 2 (2.11%) NUnit
10 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (2.11%) Vagrant
11 1 (1.05%) eggPlant
11 1 (1.05%) WebDriver
General
1 29 (30.53%) Finance
2 2 (2.11%) Retail
3 1 (1.05%) Advertising
3 1 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 71 (74.74%) Analyst
2 52 (54.74%) Business Analyst
3 16 (16.84%) Test Analyst
4 15 (15.79%) Senior Analyst
5 9 (9.47%) Senior Test Analyst
6 8 (8.42%) Junior
6 8 (8.42%) Junior Analyst
6 8 (8.42%) Junior Business Analyst
6 8 (8.42%) Test Engineer
7 7 (7.37%) Automation Test Analyst
7 7 (7.37%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
8 6 (6.32%) Senior Business Analyst
9 5 (5.26%) Business IT Analyst
9 5 (5.26%) IT Analyst
9 5 (5.26%) IT Business Analyst
9 5 (5.26%) Test Automation Engineer
10 4 (4.21%) Agile Business Analyst
10 4 (4.21%) Scrum Master
10 4 (4.21%) Software Analyst
11 3 (3.16%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.95%) XML
2 16 (16.84%) SOAP
3 14 (14.74%) REST
4 10 (10.53%) Web Services
5 8 (8.42%) .NET
6 4 (4.21%) .NET Framework
6 4 (4.21%) Gherkin
6 4 (4.21%) Velocity
7 3 (3.16%) WSDL
8 2 (2.11%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.11%) Behat
8 2 (2.11%) CSS
8 2 (2.11%) CSS3
8 2 (2.11%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (2.11%) HTML
8 2 (2.11%) HTML5
8 2 (2.11%) jQuery
8 2 (2.11%) JSON
8 2 (2.11%) LAMP
8 2 (2.11%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.89%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.32%) Fintech
3 4 (4.21%) Minimum Viable Product
4 2 (2.11%) Replication
5 1 (1.05%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.05%) NHS
5 1 (1.05%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.11%) CoreOS
1 2 (2.11%) Linux
2 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (86.32%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 37 (38.95%) Scrum
4 36 (37.89%) Business Analysis
5 19 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 17 (17.89%) Test Automation
7 14 (14.74%) BDD
7 14 (14.74%) Coaching
8 13 (13.68%) Systems Analysis
9 12 (12.63%) Test Management
9 12 (12.63%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (10.53%) Automation Testing
10 10 (10.53%) SDLC
10 10 (10.53%) Test Planning
10 10 (10.53%) Translating Business Requirements
11 9 (9.47%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (9.47%) Project Management
12 8 (8.42%) Kanban
12 8 (8.42%) PRINCE2
12 8 (8.42%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.47%) C#
1 9 (9.47%) Java
2 8 (8.42%) SQL
3 3 (3.16%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.11%) PHP
4 2 (2.11%) Python
5 1 (1.05%) Apple Swift
5 1 (1.05%) C
5 1 (1.05%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (9.47%) ISEB
2 7 (7.37%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.16%) Degree
5 1 (1.05%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.37%) QA
2 2 (2.11%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (2.11%) Docker
1 2 (2.11%) HDFS
1 2 (2.11%) VirtualBox
1 2 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.11%) Ansible
1 2 (2.11%) Kubernetes
1 2 (2.11%) Nagios
1 2 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.11%) Puppet
1 2 (2.11%) Salt
1 2 (2.11%) ZABBIX
2 1 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (17.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.11%) Google
2 2 (2.11%) New Relic
2 2 (2.11%) Oracle
2 2 (2.11%) Rackspace
2 2 (2.11%) SaltStack
2 2 (2.11%) Splunk
2 2 (2.11%) Telerik
2 2 (2.11%) VMware
3 1 (1.05%) Apple
3 1 (1.05%) HP
3 1 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.05%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.05%) Tableau
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