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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Story
Wales / South Wales
Rank 63 76 91
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +15
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 20 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.21% 1.50% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 1.84% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 15 15 8
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,290 £30,500 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,000 £38,550
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%

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
779 870 948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 86.27% 81.54% 81.03%
Number of salaries quoted 694 766 846
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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
Newport - 10 £37,725 -
Cardiff +6 5 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Torfaen +8 2 £55,000 +57.14%
User Stories
Wales

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 39 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (41.67%) Business Analysis
3 18 (37.50%) Finance
3 18 (37.50%) Scrum
4 14 (29.17%) User Experience
4 14 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (27.08%) Use Case
6 12 (25.00%) SQL
7 11 (22.92%) Java
7 11 (22.92%) QA
8 10 (20.83%) SDLC
9 9 (18.75%) Wireframes
9 9 (18.75%) Scala
9 9 (18.75%) Static Code Analysis
9 9 (18.75%) JUnit
9 9 (18.75%) SOAP
10 8 (16.67%) Marketing
11 7 (14.58%) Degree
11 7 (14.58%) Computer Science
11 7 (14.58%) REST
11 7 (14.58%) .NET
11 7 (14.58%) Fintech
12 6 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
13 5 (10.42%) Statistics
13 5 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (10.42%) UML
13 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
13 5 (10.42%) Spring
13 5 (10.42%) SEO

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:

Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Moqups
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.17%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.17%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 9 (18.75%) JUnit
2 4 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.33%) JIRA
2 4 (8.33%) Maven
3 3 (6.25%) TestNG
4 2 (4.17%) Ant
4 2 (4.17%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.17%) Gradle
4 2 (4.17%) Subversion
5 1 (2.08%) Hudson
5 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.08%) Selenium
5 1 (2.08%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.08%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (37.50%) Finance
2 8 (16.67%) Marketing
3 4 (8.33%) Advertising
4 2 (4.17%) Electronics
4 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.08%) Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (62.50%) Analyst
2 27 (56.25%) Business Analyst
3 13 (27.08%) Agile Business Analyst
4 11 (22.92%) Developer
4 11 (22.92%) Java Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Java Scala Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Scala Developer
5 5 (10.42%) SQL Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Product Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Product Owner
7 3 (6.25%) Software Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) Agile Project Manager
8 1 (2.08%) Digital Product Owner
8 1 (2.08%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
8 1 (2.08%) SDLC Business Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) Software Delivery Project Manager
8 1 (2.08%) Web Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) Web Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.75%) SOAP
2 7 (14.58%) .NET
2 7 (14.58%) REST
3 5 (10.42%) Spring
4 3 (6.25%) Spring Boot
4 3 (6.25%) Web Services
5 2 (4.17%) Apache Camel
5 2 (4.17%) Dropwizard
5 2 (4.17%) Hibernate
5 2 (4.17%) Java EE
5 2 (4.17%) JMX
5 2 (4.17%) JPA
5 2 (4.17%) JSF
5 2 (4.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (29.17%) User Experience
2 7 (14.58%) Computer Science
2 7 (14.58%) Fintech
3 5 (10.42%) Statistics
4 4 (8.33%) Digital Media
4 4 (8.33%) Digital TV
4 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.08%) Cloud Native
5 1 (2.08%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.08%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (41.67%) Business Analysis
3 18 (37.50%) Scrum
4 13 (27.08%) Use Case
5 10 (20.83%) SDLC
6 9 (18.75%) Static Code Analysis
6 9 (18.75%) Wireframes
7 6 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (10.42%) SEO
8 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (10.42%) UML
9 4 (8.33%) BDD
9 4 (8.33%) Kanban
10 3 (6.25%) Coaching
10 3 (6.25%) Data Mapping
10 3 (6.25%) Line Management
10 3 (6.25%) Test Automation
10 3 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.00%) SQL
2 11 (22.92%) Java
3 9 (18.75%) Scala
4 4 (8.33%) C#
4 4 (8.33%) C++
5 2 (4.17%) C
5 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) ISEB
3 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.92%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.17%) Nagra
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle
2 2 (4.17%) Perforce
2 2 (4.17%) SAP
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