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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 84 86 80
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 11 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.96% 0.91% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 1.12% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 0
Average salary £36,750 £43,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.51% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
879 894 597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 77.04% 81.13% 66.56%
Number of salaries quoted 768 801 551
Average salary £36,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.94% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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
Torfaen - 5 £36,000 -
Cardiff -7 4 £37,500 -13.79% 2
Newport +12 1 £40,000 -
Caerphilly - 1 £21,250 -
User Stories
Wales

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 14 (46.67%) Marketing
2 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (40.00%) Degree
4 9 (30.00%) Blog
4 9 (30.00%) Mathematics
4 9 (30.00%) Market Research
4 9 (30.00%) Product Management
4 9 (30.00%) Scrum
5 7 (23.33%) HTML
5 7 (23.33%) Java
5 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
5 7 (23.33%) CSS
5 7 (23.33%) User Experience
6 6 (20.00%) Automation Testing
7 5 (16.67%) Business Development
7 5 (16.67%) Advertising
7 5 (16.67%) Visualisation
7 5 (16.67%) Web Services
7 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 5 (16.67%) ISEB
7 5 (16.67%) Data Mining
7 5 (16.67%) Mobile Marketing
7 5 (16.67%) PaaS
7 5 (16.67%) HTML5
7 5 (16.67%) CSS3
7 5 (16.67%) Big Data
8 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Selenium
8 3 (10.00%) Use Case
8 3 (10.00%) Validation

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) PaaS
2 2 (6.67%) Basecamp
2 2 (6.67%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) Data Mining
1 5 (16.67%) Big Data
2 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (3.33%) JBehave
2 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.33%) JUnit
General
1 14 (46.67%) Marketing
2 5 (16.67%) Advertising
3 3 (10.00%) Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (66.67%) Analyst
2 9 (30.00%) Graduate
3 8 (26.67%) Business Analyst
4 6 (20.00%) Product Analyst
5 5 (16.67%) Test Analyst
5 5 (16.67%) Developer
5 5 (16.67%) UI Developer
5 5 (16.67%) UI Programmer
6 4 (13.33%) Graduate Business Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) IT Graduate
7 3 (10.00%) UX Developer
8 2 (6.67%) ScrumMaster
9 1 (3.33%) Front-End Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Automation Tester
9 1 (3.33%) QA Automation Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) Automation Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) Web Team Leader
9 1 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) HTML
1 7 (23.33%) CSS
2 5 (16.67%) Web Services
2 5 (16.67%) HTML5
2 5 (16.67%) CSS3
3 2 (6.67%) .NET
4 1 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Mathematics
1 9 (30.00%) Blog
2 7 (23.33%) User Experience
3 5 (16.67%) Visualisation
4 2 (6.67%) Open Source
4 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
4 2 (6.67%) Graphic Design
5 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (30.00%) Market Research
2 9 (30.00%) Product Management
2 9 (30.00%) Scrum
3 6 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 5 (16.67%) Mobile Marketing
4 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 5 (16.67%) Business Development
5 3 (10.00%) Use Case
5 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Validation
5 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (10.00%) TDD
5 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.67%) Coaching
6 2 (6.67%) ATDD
6 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.67%) UML
6 2 (6.67%) RUP
6 2 (6.67%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) Java
1 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Degree
2 5 (16.67%) ISEB
3 3 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Sencha
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
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