The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 62 80 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 30 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.62% 0.55% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.50% 0.75% -
Number of salaries quoted 27 5 0
Average salary £29,129 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.32% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.49%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
856 803 604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 74.89% 73.40% 72.95%
Number of salaries quoted 769 713 547
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
User Stories
Wales

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 - 14 £50,000 - 1
Caerphilly - 10 £21,250 - 1
Newport +5 2 £40,000 +45.45%
Bridgend - 1 £55,000 -
User Stories
Wales

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 20 (57.14%) Scrum
2 15 (42.86%) Degree
3 11 (31.43%) Marketing
3 11 (31.43%) Use Case
3 11 (31.43%) ISEB
4 10 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 10 (28.57%) Mathematics
4 10 (28.57%) Blog
4 10 (28.57%) Market Research
4 10 (28.57%) Product Management
5 8 (22.86%) UML
5 8 (22.86%) RUP
5 8 (22.86%) DSDM
6 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (11.43%) Banking
7 4 (11.43%) Validation
7 4 (11.43%) ISTQB
7 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
7 4 (11.43%) Automation Testing
8 3 (8.57%) Open Source
8 3 (8.57%) Axure RP
8 3 (8.57%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (8.57%) RequisitePro
8 3 (8.57%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (8.57%) OO
8 3 (8.57%) MS Visio
8 3 (8.57%) Requirements Management
8 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (5.71%) TDD

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (8.57%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Trello
1 2 (5.71%) Basecamp
2 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Axure RP
1 3 (8.57%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (8.57%) RequisitePro
2 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.86%) eggPlant
2 1 (2.86%) Calabash
2 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.86%) Robotium
2 1 (2.86%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (2.86%) JBehave
2 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
2 1 (2.86%) JIRA
2 1 (2.86%) Selenium
2 1 (2.86%) Maven
General
1 11 (31.43%) Marketing
2 4 (11.43%) Banking
2 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (88.57%) Analyst
2 18 (51.43%) Business Analyst
3 11 (31.43%) Senior Analyst
4 10 (28.57%) Graduate
5 7 (20.00%) Senior Business Analyst
5 7 (20.00%) Product Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Test Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Lead Business Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) IT Graduate
8 2 (5.71%) Graduate Business Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Product Owner
9 1 (2.86%) Agile Business Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) Developer
9 1 (2.86%) ScrumMaster
9 1 (2.86%) Java Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) HTML
1 2 (5.71%) CSS
2 1 (2.86%) REST
2 1 (2.86%) SOAP
2 1 (2.86%) Web Services
2 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Mathematics
1 10 (28.57%) Blog
2 3 (8.57%) Open Source
3 2 (5.71%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Android
1 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) Scrum
2 11 (31.43%) Use Case
3 10 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 10 (28.57%) Market Research
3 10 (28.57%) Product Management
4 8 (22.86%) UML
4 8 (22.86%) RUP
4 8 (22.86%) DSDM
5 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.43%) Validation
6 4 (11.43%) Automation Testing
7 3 (8.57%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (8.57%) OO
7 3 (8.57%) Requirements Management
7 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.71%) TDD
8 2 (5.71%) Test Scripting
8 2 (5.71%) ITIL
8 2 (5.71%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) Java
1 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (42.86%) Degree
2 11 (31.43%) ISEB
3 4 (11.43%) ISTQB
4 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) iRise
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) IBM
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) HP
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