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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 79 86 86
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 12 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.12% 0.74% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 0.91% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 0
Average salary £35,000 £28,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
814 985 731
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 75.93% 80.87% 72.02%
Number of salaries quoted 694 880 663
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 October 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 October 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
Cardiff - 7 £40,000 -
Caerphilly - 3 £21,250 -
Newport +10 2 £40,000 +42.85% 1
User Stories
Wales

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 26 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (51.16%) Scrum
3 17 (39.53%) Degree
4 13 (30.23%) Marketing
4 13 (30.23%) Use Case
5 12 (27.91%) Market Research
5 12 (27.91%) Product Management
5 12 (27.91%) Mathematics
5 12 (27.91%) Blog
5 12 (27.91%) Business Analysis
5 12 (27.91%) ISEB
6 10 (23.26%) User Experience
7 9 (20.93%) UML
7 9 (20.93%) RUP
7 9 (20.93%) DSDM
8 7 (16.28%) Automation Testing
9 5 (11.63%) Mentoring
9 5 (11.63%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (9.30%) Selenium
10 4 (9.30%) ISTQB
10 4 (9.30%) Banking
10 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
10 4 (9.30%) Validation
10 4 (9.30%) Java
11 3 (6.98%) OOA/OOD
11 3 (6.98%) OO
11 3 (6.98%) MS Visio
11 3 (6.98%) RequisitePro
11 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (6.98%) Regression Testing

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.33%) uiautomator
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.33%) MS Project
2 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Basecamp
1 2 (4.65%) Trello
2 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Selenium
2 3 (6.98%) RequisitePro
2 3 (6.98%) Axure RP
2 3 (6.98%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (4.65%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.65%) JBehave
4 1 (2.33%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (2.33%) Maven
4 1 (2.33%) JIRA
4 1 (2.33%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.33%) Robotium
4 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.33%) Calabash
4 1 (2.33%) eggPlant
4 1 (2.33%) JUnit
General
1 13 (30.23%) Marketing
2 4 (9.30%) Banking
2 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 37 (86.05%) Analyst
2 22 (51.16%) Business Analyst
3 12 (27.91%) Graduate
3 12 (27.91%) Senior Analyst
4 9 (20.93%) Product Analyst
5 8 (18.60%) Senior Business Analyst
6 6 (13.95%) Test Analyst
7 5 (11.63%) Lead Business Analyst
8 4 (9.30%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (9.30%) Graduate Business Analyst
9 3 (6.98%) IT Graduate
10 2 (4.65%) Product Owner
11 1 (2.33%) Agile Business Analyst
11 1 (2.33%) Automation Tester
11 1 (2.33%) QA Automation Engineer
11 1 (2.33%) Automation Engineer
11 1 (2.33%) ScrumMaster
11 1 (2.33%) QA Engineer
11 1 (2.33%) Java Developer
11 1 (2.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) CSS
1 2 (4.65%) HTML
2 1 (2.33%) .NET
2 1 (2.33%) SOAP
2 1 (2.33%) Web Services
2 1 (2.33%) XML
2 1 (2.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) Mathematics
1 12 (27.91%) Blog
2 10 (23.26%) User Experience
3 3 (6.98%) Open Source
4 2 (4.65%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Windows
1 1 (2.33%) Android
1 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (51.16%) Scrum
3 13 (30.23%) Use Case
4 12 (27.91%) Business Analysis
4 12 (27.91%) Market Research
4 12 (27.91%) Product Management
5 9 (20.93%) UML
5 9 (20.93%) RUP
5 9 (20.93%) DSDM
6 7 (16.28%) Automation Testing
7 5 (11.63%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (11.63%) Mentoring
8 4 (9.30%) Validation
9 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (6.98%) Regression Testing
9 3 (6.98%) TDD
9 3 (6.98%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (6.98%) OO
9 3 (6.98%) Requirements Management
10 2 (4.65%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) Java
2 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (39.53%) Degree
2 12 (27.91%) ISEB
3 4 (9.30%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle
1 2 (4.65%) iRise
2 1 (2.33%) IBM
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) HP
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £35 - £45 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago