The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 97 96 93
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 3 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.25% 0.080% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.11% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Average salary £38,500 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
964 911 792
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 79.74% 72.94% 70.40%
Number of salaries quoted 814 805 712
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
User Stories
UK

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +2 3 £38,500 - 2
User Stories
UK

User Stories
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8 (80.00%) Use Case
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Banking
3 4 (40.00%) JIRA
4 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (30.00%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) UML
5 2 (20.00%) ISEB
6 1 (10.00%) BPR
6 1 (10.00%) Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL
6 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (10.00%) Workflow
6 1 (10.00%) Marketing
6 1 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (10.00%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (10.00%) Data Mapping
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (10.00%) Waterfall

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) JIRA
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Analyst
2 9 (90.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Product Analyst
4 3 (30.00%) Business Design Analyst
4 3 (30.00%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Product Owner
5 1 (10.00%) Designer
5 1 (10.00%) Interaction Designer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (30.00%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile Payment
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Use Case
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (10.00%) BPR
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Data Mapping
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend
CPS Group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £50000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday