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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 78 85 90
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 22 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.81% 0.099% 0.097%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.24% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 21 1 0
Average salary £36,800 £38,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
982 832 781
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 80.69% 82.13% 75.97%
Number of salaries quoted 850 702 707
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 2015. 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 - 12 £27,000 - 2
Newport -7 5 £40,000 +3.89%
Torfaen - 4 £47,500 -
User Stories
Wales

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (33.33%) Java
3 10 (30.30%) Scrum
4 8 (24.24%) E-Commerce
4 8 (24.24%) Data Mining
4 8 (24.24%) TDD
4 8 (24.24%) Finance
4 8 (24.24%) Advertising
4 8 (24.24%) Marketing
4 8 (24.24%) PaaS
4 8 (24.24%) Big Data
4 8 (24.24%) Mobile Marketing
4 8 (24.24%) User Experience
5 7 (21.21%) ATDD
5 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (21.21%) HTML
6 6 (18.18%) CSS
6 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (15.15%) CSS3
7 5 (15.15%) Business Development
7 5 (15.15%) Visualisation
7 5 (15.15%) HTML5
7 5 (15.15%) Web Services
8 4 (12.12%) Windows
8 4 (12.12%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (12.12%) Business Analysis
8 4 (12.12%) Regression Testing
8 4 (12.12%) Android
8 4 (12.12%) Telecoms

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (24.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) HTTP
2 2 (6.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) Data Mining
1 8 (24.24%) Big Data
2 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.09%) Couchbase
3 3 (9.09%) CouchDB
3 3 (9.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Selenium
2 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.06%) Subversion
3 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.03%) Axure RP
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
1 8 (24.24%) Advertising
1 8 (24.24%) Marketing
2 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.09%) Banking
4 2 (6.06%) Back Office
5 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.03%) Legal
5 1 (3.03%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Analyst
2 9 (27.27%) Developer
3 7 (21.21%) ScrumMaster
4 5 (15.15%) UI Developer
4 5 (15.15%) UI Programmer
4 5 (15.15%) Test Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Business Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Tester
6 3 (9.09%) Software Tester
6 3 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 3 (9.09%) QA Tester
6 3 (9.09%) UX Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Agile Project Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Financial Business Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Team Leader
8 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) HTML
2 6 (18.18%) CSS
3 5 (15.15%) Web Services
3 5 (15.15%) HTML5
3 5 (15.15%) CSS3
4 3 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (9.09%) Spring
4 3 (9.09%) Velocity
4 3 (9.09%) Spring MVC
5 2 (6.06%) .NET
6 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.03%) jQuery
6 1 (3.03%) XML
6 1 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) User Experience
2 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (15.15%) Visualisation
4 3 (9.09%) DTV
5 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
6 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (3.03%) Digital Media
6 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.03%) Taxonomies
6 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Windows
1 4 (12.12%) Windows Mobile
1 4 (12.12%) Android
1 4 (12.12%) Apple iOS
2 3 (9.09%) Linux
2 3 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (30.30%) Scrum
3 8 (24.24%) TDD
3 8 (24.24%) E-Commerce
3 8 (24.24%) Mobile Marketing
4 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (21.21%) ATDD
5 5 (15.15%) Business Development
6 4 (12.12%) Business Analysis
6 4 (12.12%) Regression Testing
6 4 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (12.12%) Coaching
7 3 (9.09%) People Management
7 3 (9.09%) BDD
7 3 (9.09%) Business Transformation
7 3 (9.09%) Test Automation
7 3 (9.09%) MVC
7 3 (9.09%) Validation
7 3 (9.09%) Refactoring
7 3 (9.09%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) Java
2 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.09%) SQL
4 2 (6.06%) C
4 2 (6.06%) C#
4 2 (6.06%) C++
5 1 (3.03%) PHP
5 1 (3.03%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) ISEB
1 2 (6.06%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (3.03%) IIBA
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) QA
2 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.06%) Sencha
2 1 (3.03%) Apple
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum Shares + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South Wales
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £35000 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago