The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 73 86 82
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 23 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.07% 0.34% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.83% 0.46% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 22 4 0
Average salary £25,190 £27,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.22% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
User Stories
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
812 878 655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 73.22% 75.43% 74.35%
Number of salaries quoted 738 782 590
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

User Stories
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

User Stories Salary Trend in South Wales

User Stories
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

User Stories Salary Histogram in South Wales

User Stories
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 20 August 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
Caerphilly - 11 £21,250 -
Cardiff - 10 £32,500 - 2
Newport +10 2 £40,000 +44.14%
User Stories
Wales

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 20 (52.63%) Scrum
2 16 (42.11%) Degree
3 12 (31.58%) Marketing
3 12 (31.58%) Use Case
3 12 (31.58%) ISEB
4 11 (28.95%) Business Analysis
4 11 (28.95%) Mathematics
4 11 (28.95%) Blog
4 11 (28.95%) Market Research
4 11 (28.95%) Product Management
5 9 (23.68%) UML
6 8 (21.05%) RUP
6 8 (21.05%) DSDM
7 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (13.16%) Automation Testing
9 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
9 4 (10.53%) Validation
9 4 (10.53%) Banking
9 4 (10.53%) ISTQB
9 4 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (7.89%) Requirements Management
10 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (7.89%) RequisitePro
10 3 (7.89%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (7.89%) OO
10 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
10 3 (7.89%) Open Source
10 3 (7.89%) Axure RP
10 3 (7.89%) Rational DOORS
11 2 (5.26%) iRise

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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.

Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.63%) MS Project
2 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Basecamp
1 2 (5.26%) Trello
2 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) RequisitePro
1 3 (7.89%) Axure RP
1 3 (7.89%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (5.26%) Selenium
3 1 (2.63%) JBehave
3 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.63%) Maven
3 1 (2.63%) JIRA
3 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.63%) Robotium
3 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.63%) Calabash
3 1 (2.63%) eggPlant
General
1 12 (31.58%) Marketing
2 4 (10.53%) Banking
2 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (89.47%) Analyst
2 20 (52.63%) Business Analyst
3 11 (28.95%) Graduate
3 11 (28.95%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (21.05%) Product Analyst
5 7 (18.42%) Senior Business Analyst
6 5 (13.16%) Test Analyst
6 5 (13.16%) Lead Business Analyst
7 4 (10.53%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) Graduate Business Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) IT Graduate
9 2 (5.26%) Product Owner
10 1 (2.63%) Agile Business Analyst
10 1 (2.63%) ScrumMaster
10 1 (2.63%) Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Java Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) HTML
1 2 (5.26%) CSS
2 1 (2.63%) SOAP
2 1 (2.63%) Web Services
2 1 (2.63%) XML
2 1 (2.63%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Mathematics
1 11 (28.95%) Blog
2 3 (7.89%) Open Source
3 2 (5.26%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Replication
4 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
1 1 (2.63%) Android
1 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (52.63%) Scrum
2 12 (31.58%) Use Case
3 11 (28.95%) Market Research
3 11 (28.95%) Product Management
3 11 (28.95%) Business Analysis
4 9 (23.68%) UML
5 8 (21.05%) RUP
5 8 (21.05%) DSDM
6 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (13.16%) Automation Testing
8 4 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (10.53%) Validation
9 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (7.89%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (7.89%) OO
9 3 (7.89%) Requirements Management
10 2 (5.26%) Test Scripting
10 2 (5.26%) ITIL
10 2 (5.26%) Project Management
10 2 (5.26%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) Java
1 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (42.11%) Degree
2 12 (31.58%) ISEB
3 4 (10.53%) ISTQB
4 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (5.26%) iRise
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle
2 1 (2.63%) IBM
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) HP
Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £50 - £80 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 16 days ago