Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 147 200 225
Rank change year-on-year +53 +25 -36
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 117 74 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.73% 0.98% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 1.07% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 101 72 61
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.03% -8.33% +12.50%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,375 £31,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,375 £61,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -11.11% +12.50%

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6207 6894 8436
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 91.54% 91.03% 91.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5216 5907 6763
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +1.27%

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for User Stories in West Yorkshire

User Stories
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for User Stories in West Yorkshire

User Stories
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Stories in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for User Stories in West Yorkshire

User Stories
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +49 86 £42,000 -1.18% 15
Halifax +34 10 £57,500 +91.67%
Bradford +11 10 £37,250 -6.88% 3
Huddersfield +1 4 £42,000 +24.44% 1
Wakefield - 3 £45,000 -
User Stories
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 100 (85.47%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (48.72%) Scrum
3 35 (29.91%) Business Analysis
4 28 (23.93%) Finance
5 27 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (17.09%) QA
6 20 (17.09%) Waterfall
6 20 (17.09%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (16.24%) Selenium
7 19 (16.24%) Kanban
8 18 (15.38%) Test Automation
8 18 (15.38%) SDLC
9 17 (14.53%) Mobile App
9 17 (14.53%) Test Scripting
10 16 (13.68%) SQL
10 16 (13.68%) XML
10 16 (13.68%) Acceptance Criteria
11 15 (12.82%) Java
11 15 (12.82%) SOAP
11 15 (12.82%) Microsoft
12 14 (11.97%) C#
12 14 (11.97%) JIRA
13 13 (11.11%) .NET
13 13 (11.11%) Business Transformation
14 12 (10.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 12 (10.26%) Git (software)
14 12 (10.26%) BDD
14 12 (10.26%) Web Services
14 12 (10.26%) Project Management
15 11 (9.40%) ISEB

User Stories
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.71%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.85%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.69%) SaaS
2 3 (2.56%) Office 365
3 2 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.85%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.85%) Internet
1 1 (0.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.56%) MySQL
2 3 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (16.24%) Selenium
2 14 (11.97%) JIRA
3 12 (10.26%) Git (software)
4 11 (9.40%) Cucumber
5 10 (8.55%) SoapUI
6 8 (6.84%) Jenkins
7 6 (5.13%) JMeter
7 6 (5.13%) LoadRunner
7 6 (5.13%) Maven
8 4 (3.42%) FitNesse
8 4 (3.42%) HP UFT
8 4 (3.42%) SpecFlow
8 4 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (3.42%) Visual Studio
9 3 (2.56%) Subversion
10 2 (1.71%) GCC
10 2 (1.71%) JBehave
10 2 (1.71%) JUnit
10 2 (1.71%) Ranorex
10 2 (1.71%) WebDriver
General
1 28 (23.93%) Finance
2 7 (5.98%) Retail
3 3 (2.56%) Marketing
4 2 (1.71%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.85%) Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Private Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (58.97%) Analyst
2 62 (52.99%) Business Analyst
3 17 (14.53%) Agile Business Analyst
4 13 (11.11%) Product Owner
5 10 (8.55%) Scrum Master
6 9 (7.69%) Tester
7 8 (6.84%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (6.84%) Senior Business Analyst
8 7 (5.98%) Test Analyst
9 6 (5.13%) Project Manager
9 6 (5.13%) Software Analyst
9 6 (5.13%) Test Engineer
10 5 (4.27%) Agile Product Owner
10 5 (4.27%) Agile Scrum Master
10 5 (4.27%) Business IT Analyst
10 5 (4.27%) Developer
10 5 (4.27%) IT Analyst
10 5 (4.27%) IT Business Analyst
11 4 (3.42%) Senior Product Owner
11 4 (3.42%) Software Development Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.68%) XML
2 15 (12.82%) SOAP
3 13 (11.11%) .NET
4 12 (10.26%) Web Services
5 7 (5.98%) REST
6 5 (4.27%) Velocity
7 4 (3.42%) WSDL
7 4 (3.42%) XSD
8 3 (2.56%) ASP.NET
8 3 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (2.56%) JSON
8 3 (2.56%) LAMP
9 2 (1.71%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.71%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 2 (1.71%) CSS3
9 2 (1.71%) Entity Framework
9 2 (1.71%) Ext JS
9 2 (1.71%) HTML5
9 2 (1.71%) JPA
9 2 (1.71%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.09%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (14.53%) Mobile App
3 6 (5.13%) User Experience
4 5 (4.27%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.56%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.56%) Fintech
6 2 (1.71%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.85%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.42%) Windows
2 2 (1.71%) Linux
2 2 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (85.47%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (48.72%) Scrum
3 35 (29.91%) Business Analysis
4 27 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (17.09%) Waterfall
6 19 (16.24%) Kanban
7 18 (15.38%) SDLC
7 18 (15.38%) Test Automation
8 17 (14.53%) Test Scripting
9 16 (13.68%) Acceptance Criteria
10 13 (11.11%) Business Transformation
11 12 (10.26%) BDD
11 12 (10.26%) Project Management
11 12 (10.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 10 (8.55%) Test Management
13 9 (7.69%) E-Commerce
13 9 (7.69%) PRINCE2
13 9 (7.69%) Software Delivery
13 9 (7.69%) TDD
13 9 (7.69%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.68%) SQL
2 15 (12.82%) Java
3 14 (11.97%) C#
4 7 (5.98%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.56%) PHP
5 3 (2.56%) Python
6 2 (1.71%) C++
6 2 (1.71%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.71%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.71%) VC++
7 1 (0.85%) C
7 1 (0.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (9.40%) ISEB
2 6 (5.13%) Degree
2 6 (5.13%) ISTQB
3 4 (3.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.85%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.85%) PMP
5 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (17.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.27%) Google
3 4 (3.42%) HP
4 2 (1.71%) Oracle
4 2 (1.71%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.85%) Telerik