The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the 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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 91 93 95
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 12 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.94% 0.73% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 0.93% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 0
Average salary £35,000 £28,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
User Stories
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
953 1071 819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 74.75% 78.69% 70.48%
Number of salaries quoted 782 954 733
Average salary £37,000 £35,065 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.51% -5.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

User Stories
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the Wales region.

User Stories Salary Trend in Wales

User Stories
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the Wales region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Wales

User Stories
Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 21 October 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
South Wales +13 12 £35,000 +25.00% 1
User Stories
UK

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the 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 27 (61.36%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (52.27%) Scrum
3 17 (38.64%) Degree
4 15 (34.09%) Use Case
5 14 (31.82%) Business Analysis
5 14 (31.82%) ISEB
6 13 (29.55%) Marketing
7 12 (27.27%) Mathematics
7 12 (27.27%) Blog
7 12 (27.27%) Market Research
7 12 (27.27%) Product Management
7 12 (27.27%) User Experience
8 11 (25.00%) UML
8 11 (25.00%) RUP
8 11 (25.00%) DSDM
9 7 (15.91%) Automation Testing
9 7 (15.91%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (13.64%) Mentoring
11 5 (11.36%) Requirements Management
11 5 (11.36%) MS Visio
11 5 (11.36%) RequisitePro
11 5 (11.36%) OOA/OOD
11 5 (11.36%) OO
11 5 (11.36%) Axure RP
11 5 (11.36%) Rational DOORS
12 4 (9.09%) Selenium
12 4 (9.09%) Java
12 4 (9.09%) ISTQB
12 4 (9.09%) Banking
12 4 (9.09%) Telecoms

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.27%) uiautomator
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Basecamp
1 2 (4.55%) Trello
2 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) RequisitePro
1 5 (11.36%) Axure RP
1 5 (11.36%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (9.09%) Selenium
3 3 (6.82%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (4.55%) JBehave
4 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.27%) JUnit
5 1 (2.27%) JIRA
5 1 (2.27%) Maven
5 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.27%) Calabash
5 1 (2.27%) eggPlant
5 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.27%) Robotium
5 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (29.55%) Marketing
2 4 (9.09%) Banking
2 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 38 (86.36%) Analyst
2 23 (52.27%) Business Analyst
3 12 (27.27%) Senior Analyst
3 12 (27.27%) Graduate
4 9 (20.45%) Product Analyst
5 8 (18.18%) Senior Business Analyst
6 6 (13.64%) Test Analyst
7 5 (11.36%) Lead Business Analyst
8 4 (9.09%) Graduate Business Analyst
8 4 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (6.82%) IT Graduate
10 1 (2.27%) Tester
10 1 (2.27%) Software Engineer
10 1 (2.27%) Developer
10 1 (2.27%) Architect
10 1 (2.27%) Software Architect
10 1 (2.27%) Java Developer
10 1 (2.27%) Test Engineer
10 1 (2.27%) QA Engineer
10 1 (2.27%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) CSS
1 2 (4.55%) HTML
2 1 (2.27%) SOAP
2 1 (2.27%) Web Services
2 1 (2.27%) XML
2 1 (2.27%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) Mathematics
1 12 (27.27%) Blog
1 12 (27.27%) User Experience
2 3 (6.82%) Open Source
3 2 (4.55%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) Replication
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Windows
1 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (61.36%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (52.27%) Scrum
3 15 (34.09%) Use Case
4 14 (31.82%) Business Analysis
5 12 (27.27%) Market Research
5 12 (27.27%) Product Management
6 11 (25.00%) UML
6 11 (25.00%) RUP
6 11 (25.00%) DSDM
7 7 (15.91%) Automation Testing
7 7 (15.91%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (13.64%) Mentoring
9 5 (11.36%) Requirements Management
9 5 (11.36%) OOA/OOD
9 5 (11.36%) OO
10 4 (9.09%) Validation
11 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (6.82%) Regression Testing
11 3 (6.82%) TDD
11 3 (6.82%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.09%) Java
2 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (38.64%) Degree
2 14 (31.82%) ISEB
3 4 (9.09%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (4.55%) iRise
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle
2 1 (2.27%) IBM
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.27%) HP
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £35 - £45 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago