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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 66 89 82
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -7
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 20 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.86% 0.76% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.45% 0.96% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 0
Average salary £29,129 £28,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.03% -
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
817 939 686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 75.93% 79.24% 73.29%
Number of salaries quoted 718 839 613
Average salary £36,000 £35,065 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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
Caerphilly - 9 £21,250 - 1
Cardiff - 9 £32,500 - 1
Newport +9 2 £40,000 +42.85%
User Stories
Wales

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 25 (60.98%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (51.22%) Scrum
3 16 (39.02%) Degree
4 13 (31.71%) Use Case
5 12 (29.27%) Marketing
5 12 (29.27%) Business Analysis
5 12 (29.27%) ISEB
6 11 (26.83%) Mathematics
6 11 (26.83%) Blog
6 11 (26.83%) Market Research
6 11 (26.83%) Product Management
7 10 (24.39%) User Experience
8 9 (21.95%) UML
8 9 (21.95%) RUP
8 9 (21.95%) DSDM
9 6 (14.63%) Automation Testing
10 5 (12.20%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (12.20%) Mentoring
11 4 (9.76%) ISTQB
11 4 (9.76%) Banking
11 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
11 4 (9.76%) Validation
12 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (7.32%) TDD
12 3 (7.32%) Regression Testing
12 3 (7.32%) Requirements Management
12 3 (7.32%) Selenium
12 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
12 3 (7.32%) RequisitePro
12 3 (7.32%) OOA/OOD

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Basecamp
1 2 (4.88%) Trello
2 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Selenium
1 3 (7.32%) RequisitePro
1 3 (7.32%) Axure RP
1 3 (7.32%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.44%) JIRA
2 1 (2.44%) Maven
2 1 (2.44%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (2.44%) JBehave
2 1 (2.44%) WebDriver
2 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.44%) eggPlant
2 1 (2.44%) Calabash
2 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.44%) Robotium
General
1 12 (29.27%) Marketing
2 4 (9.76%) Banking
2 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.44%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 36 (87.80%) Analyst
2 21 (51.22%) Business Analyst
3 11 (26.83%) Graduate
3 11 (26.83%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (19.51%) Product Analyst
5 7 (17.07%) Senior Business Analyst
6 6 (14.63%) Test Analyst
7 5 (12.20%) Lead Business Analyst
8 4 (9.76%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (7.32%) IT Graduate
9 3 (7.32%) Graduate Business Analyst
10 2 (4.88%) Product Owner
11 1 (2.44%) Software Architect
11 1 (2.44%) Java Developer
11 1 (2.44%) Test Engineer
11 1 (2.44%) Architect
11 1 (2.44%) Developer
11 1 (2.44%) ScrumMaster
11 1 (2.44%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) CSS
1 2 (4.88%) HTML
2 1 (2.44%) SOAP
2 1 (2.44%) Web Services
2 1 (2.44%) XML
2 1 (2.44%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) Mathematics
1 11 (26.83%) Blog
2 10 (24.39%) User Experience
3 3 (7.32%) Open Source
4 2 (4.88%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) Replication
5 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Windows
1 1 (2.44%) Android
1 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (60.98%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (51.22%) Scrum
3 13 (31.71%) Use Case
4 12 (29.27%) Business Analysis
5 11 (26.83%) Market Research
5 11 (26.83%) Product Management
6 9 (21.95%) UML
6 9 (21.95%) RUP
6 9 (21.95%) DSDM
7 6 (14.63%) Automation Testing
8 5 (12.20%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (12.20%) Mentoring
9 4 (9.76%) Validation
10 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (7.32%) TDD
10 3 (7.32%) Regression Testing
10 3 (7.32%) Requirements Management
10 3 (7.32%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (7.32%) OO
11 2 (4.88%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) Java
2 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (39.02%) Degree
2 12 (29.27%) ISEB
3 4 (9.76%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (4.88%) iRise
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle
2 1 (2.44%) IBM
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.44%) HP
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