Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 169 189
Rank change year-on-year +44 +20 -39
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 95 63 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.99% 1.19% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 1.32% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 89 58 67
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £41,250 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -11.29% +3.33%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,275 £33,400
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,750 £57,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £39,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +12.82% -16.13% +12.73%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,433 4,774 6,152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 92.72% 90.37% 91.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3,764 4,097 5,010
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £61,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%

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 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for User Stories in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT jobs citing User Stories also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 82 (86.32%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (50.53%) Scrum
3 34 (35.79%) SDLC
4 27 (28.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (22.11%) Business Analysis
6 14 (14.74%) Mentoring
7 13 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (13.68%) Acceptance Criteria
7 13 (13.68%) JIRA
8 12 (12.63%) Kanban
8 12 (12.63%) Java
8 12 (12.63%) OO
8 12 (12.63%) Microsoft
9 11 (11.58%) Finance
9 11 (11.58%) Software Delivery
10 10 (10.53%) Waterfall
10 10 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
11 9 (9.47%) Coaching
11 9 (9.47%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 9 (9.47%) Data Modelling
11 9 (9.47%) Test Automation
12 8 (8.42%) PHP
12 8 (8.42%) Oracle
12 8 (8.42%) Workflow
13 7 (7.37%) Project Management
13 7 (7.37%) SaaS
13 7 (7.37%) Test Scripting
13 7 (7.37%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (7.37%) Process Improvement
14 6 (6.32%) Relational Database

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 1 (1.05%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.37%) SaaS
2 1 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.05%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.05%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.05%) Internet
1 1 (1.05%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.32%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (13.68%) JIRA
2 5 (5.26%) Selenium
3 4 (4.21%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.16%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.16%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.11%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.11%) JMeter
5 2 (2.11%) LoadRunner
5 2 (2.11%) Maven
6 1 (1.05%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.05%) Grunt
6 1 (1.05%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.05%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.05%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.05%) Subversion
General
1 11 (11.58%) Finance
2 2 (2.11%) Legal
2 2 (2.11%) Retail
3 1 (1.05%) Games
Job Titles
1 58 (61.05%) Analyst
2 53 (55.79%) Business Analyst
3 16 (16.84%) Agile Business Analyst
4 11 (11.58%) Product Owner
5 9 (9.47%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (8.42%) Senior Business Analyst
7 7 (7.37%) Developer
8 6 (6.32%) Designer
8 6 (6.32%) Project Manager
9 5 (5.26%) Java Developer
9 5 (5.26%) PHP Developer
9 5 (5.26%) Product Analyst
9 5 (5.26%) Product Business Analyst
9 5 (5.26%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.26%) Senior PHP Developer
9 5 (5.26%) Solutions Designer
10 4 (4.21%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (4.21%) Test Analyst
11 3 (3.16%) Business Change Analyst
11 3 (3.16%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.32%) .NET
2 5 (5.26%) SOAP
2 5 (5.26%) Velocity
3 4 (4.21%) HTML
3 4 (4.21%) XML
4 3 (3.16%) HTML5
4 3 (3.16%) REST
4 3 (3.16%) Web Services
5 2 (2.11%) CSS
5 2 (2.11%) CSS3
5 2 (2.11%) JSON
5 2 (2.11%) Node.js
6 1 (1.05%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.05%) Semantic HTML
6 1 (1.05%) WSDL
6 1 (1.05%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.11%) User Experience
5 1 (1.05%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.05%) Robotics
5 1 (1.05%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (86.32%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (50.53%) Scrum
3 34 (35.79%) SDLC
4 27 (28.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (22.11%) Business Analysis
6 14 (14.74%) Mentoring
7 13 (13.68%) Acceptance Criteria
8 12 (12.63%) Kanban
8 12 (12.63%) OO
9 11 (11.58%) Software Delivery
10 10 (10.53%) Waterfall
11 9 (9.47%) Coaching
11 9 (9.47%) Data Modelling
11 9 (9.47%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 9 (9.47%) Test Automation
12 8 (8.42%) Workflow
13 7 (7.37%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (7.37%) Process Improvement
13 7 (7.37%) Project Management
13 7 (7.37%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.63%) Java
2 8 (8.42%) PHP
3 6 (6.32%) C#
4 5 (5.26%) SQL
5 4 (4.21%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.21%) Lingo
6 1 (1.05%) Ruby
6 1 (1.05%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (4.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (3.16%) ISEB
3 2 (2.11%) Degree
3 2 (2.11%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.16%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (12.63%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.42%) Oracle
3 5 (5.26%) Google
4 1 (1.05%) HP
4 1 (1.05%) Telerik