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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 70 84 73
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -11
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 26 18 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.36% 1.43% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.74% 1.70% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 21 17 20
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £21,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +64.70%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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
950 1060 865
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 86.13% 84.19% 77.86%
Number of salaries quoted 853 903 787
Median salary £38,500 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
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 27 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 August 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 +12 10 £50,000 +33.33%
Bridgend - 9 £35,000 -
Torfaen +7 3 £43,500 +2.35%
Newport -2 2 £47,250 +35.00%
Neath Port Talbot - 2 £37,500 -
User Stories
Wales

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 40 (85.11%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (44.68%) Business Analysis
3 20 (42.55%) Use Case
3 20 (42.55%) SDLC
4 19 (40.43%) Scrum
5 16 (34.04%) UML
5 16 (34.04%) User Experience
6 13 (27.66%) Finance
7 12 (25.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (25.53%) Computer Science
7 12 (25.53%) Wireframes
7 12 (25.53%) Marketing
7 12 (25.53%) Degree
8 10 (21.28%) SQL
9 9 (19.15%) JUnit
9 9 (19.15%) SOAP
9 9 (19.15%) Java
9 9 (19.15%) QA
9 9 (19.15%) Scala
9 9 (19.15%) Static Code Analysis
9 9 (19.15%) Fintech
10 8 (17.02%) REST
11 7 (14.89%) Workflow
12 6 (12.77%) C#
12 6 (12.77%) C++
12 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (8.51%) Business Transformation
13 4 (8.51%) Web Services
13 4 (8.51%) Advertising
14 3 (6.38%) SOA

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 (2.13%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) PaaS
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) Big Data
2 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) JUnit
2 2 (4.26%) Cucumber
2 2 (4.26%) TestNG
3 1 (2.13%) Ant
3 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.13%) Gradle
3 1 (2.13%) Hudson
3 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.13%) Maven
3 1 (2.13%) Selenium
3 1 (2.13%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.13%) Subversion
3 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (27.66%) Finance
2 12 (25.53%) Marketing
3 4 (8.51%) Advertising
4 1 (2.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (74.47%) Analyst
2 27 (57.45%) Business Analyst
3 10 (21.28%) Product Analyst
4 9 (19.15%) Developer
4 9 (19.15%) Java Developer
5 7 (14.89%) Agile Business Analyst
5 7 (14.89%) Java Scala Developer
5 7 (14.89%) Scala Developer
5 7 (14.89%) SQL Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Product Business Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Digital Product Owner
8 1 (2.13%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
8 1 (2.13%) IT Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Product Owner
8 1 (2.13%) Quality Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) SDLC Business Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Senior IT Business Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Software Delivery Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.15%) SOAP
2 8 (17.02%) REST
3 4 (8.51%) Web Services
4 3 (6.38%) .NET
5 2 (4.26%) Spring
6 1 (2.13%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.13%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.04%) User Experience
2 12 (25.53%) Computer Science
3 9 (19.15%) Fintech
4 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.13%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (85.11%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (44.68%) Business Analysis
3 20 (42.55%) SDLC
3 20 (42.55%) Use Case
4 19 (40.43%) Scrum
5 16 (34.04%) UML
6 12 (25.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (25.53%) Wireframes
7 9 (19.15%) Static Code Analysis
8 7 (14.89%) Workflow
9 4 (8.51%) Business Transformation
10 3 (6.38%) BDD
10 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (6.38%) Product Management
10 3 (6.38%) SOA
10 3 (6.38%) Software Architecture
10 3 (6.38%) Software Delivery
11 2 (4.26%) Data Modelling
11 2 (4.26%) Project Management
11 2 (4.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.28%) SQL
2 9 (19.15%) Java
2 9 (19.15%) Scala
3 6 (12.77%) C#
3 6 (12.77%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (25.53%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) ISEB
3 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.15%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.13%) Lotus
3 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow