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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 76 96 96
Rank change year-on-year
+20 0
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 26 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.88% 0.25% 0.079%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 0.31% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 20 3 0
Average salary £37,150 £38,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.50% -
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
1126 983 950
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 81.42% 80.84% 75.10%
Number of salaries quoted 934 834 842
Average salary £39,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 2015.

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 2015. 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 +11 21 £37,150 -3.50% 2
West Wales - 5 - -
User Stories
UK

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 30 (73.17%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (39.02%) Finance
3 15 (36.59%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (29.27%) Coaching
5 11 (26.83%) Java
6 10 (24.39%) Scrum
6 10 (24.39%) Mentoring
7 9 (21.95%) Management Information System
8 8 (19.51%) Configuration Management
8 8 (19.51%) E-Commerce
8 8 (19.51%) Data Mining
8 8 (19.51%) Advertising
8 8 (19.51%) TDD
8 8 (19.51%) User Experience
8 8 (19.51%) Mobile Marketing
8 8 (19.51%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (19.51%) Ansible
8 8 (19.51%) Puppet
8 8 (19.51%) Big Data
8 8 (19.51%) Open Source
8 8 (19.51%) PaaS
8 8 (19.51%) Marketing
9 7 (17.07%) ATDD
9 7 (17.07%) HTML
10 6 (14.63%) CSS
10 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
10 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (12.20%) CSS3
11 5 (12.20%) HTML5
11 5 (12.20%) Business Development

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) HTTP
2 2 (4.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) Data Mining
1 8 (19.51%) Big Data
2 4 (9.76%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.32%) Couchbase
3 3 (7.32%) CouchDB
3 3 (7.32%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Selenium
2 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.88%) Subversion
3 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.44%) Axure RP
General
1 16 (39.02%) Finance
2 8 (19.51%) Advertising
2 8 (19.51%) Marketing
3 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
4 3 (7.32%) Banking
5 2 (4.88%) Back Office
6 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.44%) Legal
6 1 (2.44%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Analyst
2 9 (21.95%) Developer
3 8 (19.51%) Architect
3 8 (19.51%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (17.07%) ScrumMaster
5 5 (12.20%) UI Developer
5 5 (12.20%) UI Programmer
5 5 (12.20%) Test Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Business Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Tester
7 3 (7.32%) Software Tester
7 3 (7.32%) Java Developer
7 3 (7.32%) QA Tester
7 3 (7.32%) UX Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Automation Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Agile Project Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Financial Business Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) HTML
2 6 (14.63%) CSS
3 5 (12.20%) Web Services
3 5 (12.20%) HTML5
3 5 (12.20%) CSS3
4 3 (7.32%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (7.32%) Spring
4 3 (7.32%) Velocity
4 3 (7.32%) Spring MVC
5 2 (4.88%) .NET
6 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.44%) jQuery
6 1 (2.44%) XML
6 1 (2.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Management Information System
2 8 (19.51%) Open Source
2 8 (19.51%) User Experience
3 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (12.20%) Visualisation
5 3 (7.32%) DTV
6 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.44%) Digital Media
7 1 (2.44%) Taxonomies
7 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Windows
1 4 (9.76%) Windows Mobile
1 4 (9.76%) Android
1 4 (9.76%) Apple iOS
2 3 (7.32%) Linux
2 3 (7.32%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (73.17%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (36.59%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (29.27%) Coaching
4 10 (24.39%) Mentoring
4 10 (24.39%) Scrum
5 8 (19.51%) TDD
5 8 (19.51%) E-Commerce
5 8 (19.51%) Configuration Management
5 8 (19.51%) Mobile Marketing
6 7 (17.07%) ATDD
7 5 (12.20%) Business Development
8 4 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (9.76%) Business Analysis
8 4 (9.76%) Regression Testing
9 3 (7.32%) MVC
9 3 (7.32%) Validation
9 3 (7.32%) Pair Programming
9 3 (7.32%) Refactoring
9 3 (7.32%) Test Automation
9 3 (7.32%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.83%) Java
2 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.32%) SQL
4 2 (4.88%) C
4 2 (4.88%) C#
4 2 (4.88%) C++
5 1 (2.44%) PHP
5 1 (2.44%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) ISEB
1 2 (4.88%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (2.44%) IIBA
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) QA
2 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) Puppet
1 8 (19.51%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (19.51%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
1 2 (4.88%) Sencha
2 1 (2.44%) Apple
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Posted: 2 days ago
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