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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 80 91 90
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 21 19 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.63% 1.40% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 1.69% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 20 17 5
Average salary £37,500 £33,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% -29.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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
1018 1122 878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 78.91% 82.62% 83.46%
Number of salaries quoted 880 960 746
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,051 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 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 +2 15 £37,500 +15.38% 3
West Wales -10 6 £39,500 -41.48%
User Stories
UK

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 27 (77.14%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (74.29%) Scrum
3 14 (40.00%) UML
4 12 (34.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (31.43%) SDLC
6 10 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (28.57%) Test Scripting
7 9 (25.71%) Use Case
8 8 (22.86%) TDD
8 8 (22.86%) Data Modelling
8 8 (22.86%) ISEB
8 8 (22.86%) BPR
8 8 (22.86%) Waterfall
9 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (17.14%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
10 6 (17.14%) SaaS
10 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
11 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
11 5 (14.29%) Front End Development
12 4 (11.43%) API Development
12 4 (11.43%) API Integration
12 4 (11.43%) Analytics
12 4 (11.43%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (11.43%) Haml
12 4 (11.43%) ATDD
12 4 (11.43%) Sass
12 4 (11.43%) Resque
12 4 (11.43%) User Experience
12 4 (11.43%) Linux
12 4 (11.43%) SEO

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 (11.43%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.86%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Office
3 1 (2.86%) MS Project
3 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Axure RP
1 1 (2.86%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (2.86%) JUnit
1 1 (2.86%) Selenium
General
1 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (68.57%) Analyst
2 21 (60.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Lead Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Scrum Master
5 3 (8.57%) Agile Scrum Master
5 3 (8.57%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Ruby Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Ruby Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Financial Business Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.86%) Web Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) Haml
1 4 (11.43%) JSON
1 4 (11.43%) Resque
1 4 (11.43%) Ruby on Rails
1 4 (11.43%) Sass
2 3 (8.57%) .NET
3 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.86%) CSS
3 1 (2.86%) CSS3
3 1 (2.86%) HTML
3 1 (2.86%) HTML5
3 1 (2.86%) REST
3 1 (2.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) User Experience
3 3 (8.57%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.86%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (77.14%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (74.29%) Scrum
3 14 (40.00%) UML
4 12 (34.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (31.43%) SDLC
6 10 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 10 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (25.71%) Use Case
8 8 (22.86%) BPR
8 8 (22.86%) Data Modelling
8 8 (22.86%) TDD
8 8 (22.86%) Waterfall
9 6 (17.14%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
10 5 (14.29%) Front End Development
11 4 (11.43%) Analytics
11 4 (11.43%) API Development
11 4 (11.43%) API Integration
11 4 (11.43%) ATDD
11 4 (11.43%) SEO
11 4 (11.43%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) Ruby
2 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.71%) C#
4 1 (2.86%) Java
4 1 (2.86%) Scala
4 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) ISEB
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
Cardiff, Wales
Sonovate
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 5 days ago