Period
to 24 July 2017

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 6 months to 24 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 198 189
Rank change year-on-year +61 -9 -7
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 93 50 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.83% 0.83% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 0.92% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 77 36 68
Leeds median annual salary £40,000 £43,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.57% -2.78% +12.50%
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,125 £32,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% +9.38%

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 4696 5454 6513
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 92.61% 91.04% 91.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3997 4455 5088
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,366
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -0.86% +5.92%
10th Percentile £27,250 £26,749 £27,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing User Stories as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

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 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Salary histogram for User Stories in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 78 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (46.24%) Business Analysis
3 36 (38.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 33 (35.48%) Finance
5 32 (34.41%) Scrum
6 24 (25.81%) Test Automation
7 22 (23.66%) Cucumber
7 22 (23.66%) Selenium
8 21 (22.58%) Microsoft
8 21 (22.58%) Java
9 19 (20.43%) C#
9 19 (20.43%) ISEB
9 19 (20.43%) Test Scripting
9 19 (20.43%) BDD
10 18 (19.35%) XML
11 17 (18.28%) SOAP
12 16 (17.20%) Git (software)
13 15 (16.13%) SDLC
14 14 (15.05%) Test Management
14 14 (15.05%) SQL
15 13 (13.98%) Project Management
15 13 (13.98%) JIRA
15 13 (13.98%) ISTQB
16 12 (12.90%) Web Services
16 12 (12.90%) SoapUI
16 12 (12.90%) Jenkins
16 12 (12.90%) Mentoring
17 11 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
17 11 (11.83%) REST
17 11 (11.83%) Translating Business Requirements

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 3 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.15%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.08%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.15%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.08%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.68%) SaaS
2 3 (3.23%) Office 365
3 2 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.23%) MySQL
3 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.08%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 22 (23.66%) Cucumber
1 22 (23.66%) Selenium
2 16 (17.20%) Git (software)
3 13 (13.98%) JIRA
4 12 (12.90%) Jenkins
4 12 (12.90%) SoapUI
5 10 (10.75%) JMeter
5 10 (10.75%) LoadRunner
5 10 (10.75%) Maven
5 10 (10.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (8.60%) FitNesse
6 8 (8.60%) SpecFlow
7 5 (5.38%) HP UFT
8 4 (4.30%) Visual Studio
9 3 (3.23%) JBehave
9 3 (3.23%) JUnit
9 3 (3.23%) NUnit
9 3 (3.23%) Ranorex
10 2 (2.15%) GCC
10 2 (2.15%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 33 (35.48%) Finance
2 4 (4.30%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (3.23%) Marketing
3 3 (3.23%) Retail
4 1 (1.08%) Banking
4 1 (1.08%) Private Banking
4 1 (1.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (66.67%) Analyst
2 49 (52.69%) Business Analyst
3 11 (11.83%) Senior Analyst
3 11 (11.83%) Senior Business Analyst
3 11 (11.83%) Test Engineer
4 10 (10.75%) Test Analyst
5 7 (7.53%) Junior
6 6 (6.45%) Agile Business Analyst
6 6 (6.45%) Business IT Analyst
6 6 (6.45%) IT Analyst
6 6 (6.45%) IT Business Analyst
6 6 (6.45%) Junior Analyst
6 6 (6.45%) Junior Business Analyst
6 6 (6.45%) Tester
7 5 (5.38%) Developer
8 4 (4.30%) Java Developer
8 4 (4.30%) Senior Test Engineer
9 3 (3.23%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.23%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (3.23%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (19.35%) XML
2 17 (18.28%) SOAP
3 12 (12.90%) Web Services
4 11 (11.83%) .NET
4 11 (11.83%) REST
5 4 (4.30%) Gherkin
5 4 (4.30%) WSDL
5 4 (4.30%) XSD
6 3 (3.23%) .NET Framework
6 3 (3.23%) JSON
6 3 (3.23%) LAMP
7 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.15%) Ext JS
7 2 (2.15%) Hibernate
7 2 (2.15%) JPA
7 2 (2.15%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (2.15%) Spring
8 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.08%) Framer.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (11.83%) Fintech
1 11 (11.83%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.30%) User Experience
3 3 (3.23%) Driving Licence
3 3 (3.23%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.08%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.23%) Linux
2 2 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (2.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (46.24%) Business Analysis
3 36 (38.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 32 (34.41%) Scrum
5 24 (25.81%) Test Automation
6 19 (20.43%) BDD
6 19 (20.43%) Test Scripting
7 15 (16.13%) SDLC
8 14 (15.05%) Test Management
9 13 (13.98%) Project Management
10 12 (12.90%) Mentoring
11 11 (11.83%) PRINCE2
11 11 (11.83%) Scenario Testing
11 11 (11.83%) TDD
11 11 (11.83%) Translating Business Requirements
12 10 (10.75%) Waterfall
13 9 (9.68%) ATDD
13 9 (9.68%) Systems Analysis
13 9 (9.68%) Test Planning
14 8 (8.60%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 21 (22.58%) Java
2 19 (20.43%) C#
3 14 (15.05%) SQL
4 4 (4.30%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.30%) Python
5 2 (2.15%) C++
5 2 (2.15%) VC++
6 1 (1.08%) C
6 1 (1.08%) Perl
6 1 (1.08%) PHP
6 1 (1.08%) Scala
6 1 (1.08%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (20.43%) ISEB
2 13 (13.98%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.30%) Degree
3 4 (4.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.08%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.08%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.60%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (4.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.30%) HP
3 2 (2.15%) Oracle
3 2 (2.15%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.08%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.08%) Tableau
4 1 (1.08%) Telerik
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Home working
Posted: 6 days ago