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

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 76 98 85
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -13
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 22 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.69% 0.38% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 0.49% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 21 5 0
Average salary £29,129 £28,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.03% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +7.59%
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
972 1015 749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 74.60% 77.19% 71.61%
Number of salaries quoted 828 907 665
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 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 15 September 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 15 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
South Wales +21 22 £29,129 +4.03% 2
User Stories
UK

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 (62.79%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (53.49%) Scrum
3 16 (37.21%) Degree
4 15 (34.88%) Use Case
5 14 (32.56%) Business Analysis
5 14 (32.56%) ISEB
6 12 (27.91%) Marketing
6 12 (27.91%) User Experience
7 11 (25.58%) Market Research
7 11 (25.58%) Product Management
7 11 (25.58%) Mathematics
7 11 (25.58%) Blog
7 11 (25.58%) RUP
7 11 (25.58%) DSDM
7 11 (25.58%) UML
8 7 (16.28%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (13.95%) Automation Testing
9 6 (13.95%) Mentoring
10 5 (11.63%) Requirements Management
10 5 (11.63%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (11.63%) OO
10 5 (11.63%) MS Visio
10 5 (11.63%) RequisitePro
10 5 (11.63%) Axure RP
10 5 (11.63%) Rational DOORS
11 4 (9.30%) ISTQB
11 4 (9.30%) Banking
11 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
11 4 (9.30%) Validation
12 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.33%) MS Project
2 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Basecamp
1 2 (4.65%) Trello
2 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) RequisitePro
1 5 (11.63%) Rational DOORS
1 5 (11.63%) Axure RP
2 3 (6.98%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 3 (6.98%) Selenium
3 1 (2.33%) JBehave
3 1 (2.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.33%) Maven
3 1 (2.33%) JIRA
3 1 (2.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.33%) Robotium
3 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.33%) Calabash
3 1 (2.33%) eggPlant
3 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
General
1 12 (27.91%) Marketing
2 4 (9.30%) Banking
2 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 38 (88.37%) Analyst
2 23 (53.49%) Business Analyst
3 12 (27.91%) Senior Analyst
4 11 (25.58%) Graduate
5 8 (18.60%) Senior Business Analyst
5 8 (18.60%) Product Analyst
6 6 (13.95%) Test Analyst
7 5 (11.63%) Lead Business Analyst
8 4 (9.30%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (6.98%) IT Graduate
9 3 (6.98%) Graduate Business Analyst
10 2 (4.65%) Product Owner
11 1 (2.33%) Agile Business Analyst
11 1 (2.33%) ScrumMaster
11 1 (2.33%) Software Architect
11 1 (2.33%) Java Developer
11 1 (2.33%) Test Engineer
11 1 (2.33%) Architect
11 1 (2.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) CSS
1 2 (4.65%) HTML
2 1 (2.33%) .NET
2 1 (2.33%) SOAP
2 1 (2.33%) Web Services
2 1 (2.33%) XML
2 1 (2.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) User Experience
2 11 (25.58%) Mathematics
2 11 (25.58%) Blog
3 3 (6.98%) Open Source
4 2 (4.65%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.33%) Replication
5 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Windows
1 1 (2.33%) Android
1 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (62.79%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (53.49%) Scrum
3 15 (34.88%) Use Case
4 14 (32.56%) Business Analysis
5 11 (25.58%) Market Research
5 11 (25.58%) Product Management
5 11 (25.58%) UML
5 11 (25.58%) RUP
5 11 (25.58%) DSDM
6 7 (16.28%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (13.95%) Automation Testing
7 6 (13.95%) Mentoring
8 5 (11.63%) Requirements Management
8 5 (11.63%) OOA/OOD
8 5 (11.63%) OO
9 4 (9.30%) Validation
10 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (6.98%) Regression Testing
10 3 (6.98%) TDD
10 3 (6.98%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.98%) Java
2 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (37.21%) Degree
2 14 (32.56%) ISEB
3 4 (9.30%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle
1 2 (4.65%) iRise
2 1 (2.33%) IBM
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) HP
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
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