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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 67 75 71
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 24 23 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.11% 1.89% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.52% 2.26% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 18 21 21
Median salary £38,750 £37,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -17.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +4.11%
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
953 1018 895
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 83.60% 83.86% 80.41%
Number of salaries quoted 834 854 779
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing User Stories as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +1 10 £37,500 - 1
Bridgend +1 5 £35,000 -6.66%
Neath Port Talbot - 4 £40,000 -
Torfaen +14 3 £43,500 -8.42%
Newport -1 2 £37,500 +1.96%
User Stories
Wales

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 28 (90.32%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (61.29%) Use Case
3 13 (41.94%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (41.94%) SDLC
4 12 (38.71%) Business Analysis
5 11 (35.48%) Scrum
5 11 (35.48%) UML
6 8 (25.81%) User Experience
7 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (19.35%) Workflow
8 6 (19.35%) Finance
9 5 (16.13%) Marketing
9 5 (16.13%) Degree
9 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
9 5 (16.13%) Fintech
9 5 (16.13%) Wireframes
10 4 (12.90%) QA
10 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
11 3 (9.68%) SOA
11 3 (9.68%) SOAP
11 3 (9.68%) Web Services
11 3 (9.68%) Java
11 3 (9.68%) SQL
11 3 (9.68%) Oracle
11 3 (9.68%) JUnit
11 3 (9.68%) Advertising
11 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Architecture
11 3 (9.68%) Product Management
11 3 (9.68%) Scala
11 3 (9.68%) Software Delivery

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 (3.23%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) PaaS
2 2 (6.45%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) JUnit
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Marketing
3 3 (9.68%) Advertising
4 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (90.32%) Analyst
2 25 (80.65%) Business Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Agile Business Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Product Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Java Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Java Scala Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Scala Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Business Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) SQL Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Product Business Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Business IT Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) IT Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) IT Business Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Senior IT Business Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Software Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) REST
1 3 (9.68%) SOAP
1 3 (9.68%) Web Services
2 2 (6.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) User Experience
2 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
3 5 (16.13%) Fintech
4 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (90.32%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (61.29%) Use Case
3 13 (41.94%) SDLC
3 13 (41.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (38.71%) Business Analysis
5 11 (35.48%) Scrum
5 11 (35.48%) UML
6 6 (19.35%) Workflow
7 5 (16.13%) Wireframes
8 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
9 3 (9.68%) Business Transformation
9 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (9.68%) Product Management
9 3 (9.68%) SOA
9 3 (9.68%) Software Architecture
9 3 (9.68%) Software Delivery
9 3 (9.68%) Static Code Analysis
10 2 (6.45%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
10 2 (6.45%) Project Management
10 2 (6.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) Java
1 3 (9.68%) Scala
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) ISEB
2 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle
2 1 (3.23%) Lotus
2 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow