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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Story
UK / Wales
Rank 74 84 96
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +12
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 21 21 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.90% 1.68% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 2.07% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16 20 11
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%

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
951 1015 1049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 86.14% 81.33% 81.38%
Number of salaries quoted 810 890 918
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing User Stories as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the Wales region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +19 20 £40,000 +6.66% 2
User Stories
UK

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT jobs citing User Stories also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 41 (82.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (42.00%) Business Analysis
3 19 (38.00%) Scrum
4 18 (36.00%) Finance
5 15 (30.00%) User Experience
6 14 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (26.00%) Use Case
8 12 (24.00%) SQL
9 11 (22.00%) Java
9 11 (22.00%) QA
10 10 (20.00%) SDLC
10 10 (20.00%) Wireframes
11 9 (18.00%) Scala
11 9 (18.00%) Static Code Analysis
11 9 (18.00%) SOAP
11 9 (18.00%) JUnit
12 8 (16.00%) Marketing
13 7 (14.00%) Degree
13 7 (14.00%) Computer Science
13 7 (14.00%) REST
13 7 (14.00%) .NET
13 7 (14.00%) Fintech
14 6 (12.00%) Systems Analysis
14 6 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
15 5 (10.00%) Digital Media
15 5 (10.00%) Statistics
15 5 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
15 5 (10.00%) Spring
15 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
15 5 (10.00%) SEO

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Moqups
2 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.00%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 9 (18.00%) JUnit
2 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.00%) JIRA
2 4 (8.00%) Maven
3 3 (6.00%) TestNG
4 2 (4.00%) Ant
4 2 (4.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.00%) Gradle
4 2 (4.00%) Subversion
5 1 (2.00%) Hudson
5 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.00%) Selenium
5 1 (2.00%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.00%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.00%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (36.00%) Finance
2 8 (16.00%) Marketing
3 4 (8.00%) Advertising
4 2 (4.00%) Electronics
4 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.00%) Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (62.00%) Analyst
2 28 (56.00%) Business Analyst
3 14 (28.00%) Agile Business Analyst
4 11 (22.00%) Developer
4 11 (22.00%) Java Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Java Scala Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Product Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Scala Developer
5 5 (10.00%) SQL Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Product Owner
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Software Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) Agile Product Owner
8 1 (2.00%) Agile Project Manager
8 1 (2.00%) Designer
8 1 (2.00%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
8 1 (2.00%) Software Delivery Project Manager
8 1 (2.00%) UX Designer
8 1 (2.00%) Web Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.00%) SOAP
2 7 (14.00%) .NET
2 7 (14.00%) REST
3 5 (10.00%) Spring
4 3 (6.00%) Spring Boot
4 3 (6.00%) Web Services
5 2 (4.00%) Apache Camel
5 2 (4.00%) Dropwizard
5 2 (4.00%) Hibernate
5 2 (4.00%) Java EE
5 2 (4.00%) JMX
5 2 (4.00%) JPA
5 2 (4.00%) JSF
5 2 (4.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.00%) User Experience
2 14 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (14.00%) Computer Science
3 7 (14.00%) Fintech
4 5 (10.00%) Digital Media
4 5 (10.00%) Statistics
5 4 (8.00%) Digital TV
5 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.00%) Cloud Native
6 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (82.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (42.00%) Business Analysis
3 19 (38.00%) Scrum
4 13 (26.00%) Use Case
5 10 (20.00%) SDLC
5 10 (20.00%) Wireframes
6 9 (18.00%) Static Code Analysis
7 6 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (12.00%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (10.00%) SEO
8 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (10.00%) UML
9 4 (8.00%) BDD
9 4 (8.00%) Kanban
10 3 (6.00%) Coaching
10 3 (6.00%) Data Mapping
10 3 (6.00%) Line Management
10 3 (6.00%) Test Automation
10 3 (6.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.00%) SQL
2 11 (22.00%) Java
3 9 (18.00%) Scala
4 4 (8.00%) C#
4 4 (8.00%) C++
5 2 (4.00%) C
5 2 (4.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) ISEB
3 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.00%) Nagra
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle
2 2 (4.00%) Perforce
2 2 (4.00%) SAP
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