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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 80 82 99
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +17
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 19 24 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.42% 1.72% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 2.04% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 15 18 3
Average salary £37,500 £38,750 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +0.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,400 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £48,250 £51,700
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
1094 1175 1008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 81.52% 84.35% 82.83%
Number of salaries quoted 930 977 851
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
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 29 April 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
South Wales +8 19 £37,500 -3.22% 5
User Stories
UK

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 32 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (55.00%) Scrum
3 20 (50.00%) Use Case
4 18 (45.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (25.00%) Workflow
5 10 (25.00%) UML
6 9 (22.50%) Data Modelling
6 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (20.00%) SDLC
8 7 (17.50%) TDD
9 6 (15.00%) Business Analysis
9 6 (15.00%) Finance
9 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
9 6 (15.00%) SaaS
9 6 (15.00%) User Experience
9 6 (15.00%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
10 4 (10.00%) Fintech
10 4 (10.00%) API Development
10 4 (10.00%) API Integration
10 4 (10.00%) Front End Development
10 4 (10.00%) Sass
10 4 (10.00%) Resque
10 4 (10.00%) Analytics
10 4 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (10.00%) Haml
10 4 (10.00%) SEO
10 4 (10.00%) Linux
10 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
10 4 (10.00%) Ruby
10 4 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 4 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.50%) Drupal
2 1 (2.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.50%) MS Project
3 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) JUnit
2 1 (2.50%) Selenium
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
1 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.50%) Games
2 3 (7.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (75.00%) Analyst
2 26 (65.00%) Business Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) Agile Business Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Lead Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Agile Scrum Master
6 3 (7.50%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Product Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Ruby Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Scrum Master
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Ruby Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Java Scala Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Product Business Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) Haml
1 4 (10.00%) JSON
1 4 (10.00%) Resque
1 4 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 4 (10.00%) Sass
2 3 (7.50%) .NET
3 2 (5.00%) REST
3 2 (5.00%) SOAP
4 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.00%) User Experience
3 4 (10.00%) Fintech
4 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.50%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (55.00%) Scrum
3 20 (50.00%) Use Case
4 18 (45.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (25.00%) UML
5 10 (25.00%) Workflow
6 9 (22.50%) Data Modelling
7 8 (20.00%) SDLC
8 7 (17.50%) TDD
9 6 (15.00%) Business Analysis
9 6 (15.00%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
10 4 (10.00%) Analytics
10 4 (10.00%) API Development
10 4 (10.00%) API Integration
10 4 (10.00%) Front End Development
10 4 (10.00%) SEO
11 3 (7.50%) ATDD
11 3 (7.50%) Automated Testing
11 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (7.50%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) Ruby
2 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.00%) Java
3 2 (5.00%) Scala
3 2 (5.00%) SQL
4 1 (2.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) ISEB
2 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.50%) Lotus
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.50%) ServiceNow
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago