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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 80 82 81
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 15 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.32% 1.26% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 1.54% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 14 14 5
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -31.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £23,250 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £37,500 £55,000
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
898 972 737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 79.12% 81.96% 84.13%
Number of salaries quoted 779 850 635
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 -6 6 £55,000 +69.23% 1
Neath Port Talbot - 5 £37,500 -
Torfaen +2 4 £35,000 -4.76%
User Stories
Wales

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 26 (89.66%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (82.76%) Scrum
3 14 (48.28%) UML
4 11 (37.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (37.93%) SDLC
5 10 (34.48%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (34.48%) Test Scripting
6 9 (31.03%) Use Case
7 8 (27.59%) Waterfall
7 8 (27.59%) Data Modelling
7 8 (27.59%) ISEB
7 8 (27.59%) BPR
8 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (20.69%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
9 6 (20.69%) Telecoms
9 6 (20.69%) SaaS
10 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (13.79%) TDD
10 4 (13.79%) ATDD
10 4 (13.79%) Workflow
10 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
10 4 (13.79%) User Experience
11 3 (10.34%) .NET
11 3 (10.34%) Games
11 3 (10.34%) Automated Testing
11 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (10.34%) DevOps
11 3 (10.34%) QA
12 2 (6.90%) Performance Testing
12 2 (6.90%) Test Planning

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Axure RP
1 1 (3.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (3.45%) JUnit
General
1 6 (20.69%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.34%) Games
3 2 (6.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (79.31%) Analyst
2 21 (72.41%) Business Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Scrum Master
4 3 (10.34%) Agile Scrum Master
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Designer
6 1 (3.45%) Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Finance Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.45%) UX Designer
6 1 (3.45%) Web Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.45%) CSS
2 1 (3.45%) CSS3
2 1 (3.45%) HTML
2 1 (3.45%) HTML5
2 1 (3.45%) REST
2 1 (3.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.79%) User Experience
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.45%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (89.66%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (82.76%) Scrum
3 14 (48.28%) UML
4 11 (37.93%) SDLC
4 11 (37.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (34.48%) Test Scripting
5 10 (34.48%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (31.03%) Use Case
7 8 (27.59%) BPR
7 8 (27.59%) Data Modelling
7 8 (27.59%) Waterfall
8 6 (20.69%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
9 4 (13.79%) ATDD
9 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (13.79%) TDD
9 4 (13.79%) Workflow
10 3 (10.34%) Automated Testing
10 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (10.34%) DevOps
11 2 (6.90%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) C#
2 1 (3.45%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) Scala
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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