Period
to 21 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for User Stories skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited User Stories over the 6 months to 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 72 100
Rank change year-on-year +24 +28 -15
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 44 18 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 4.41% 1.72% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.83% 1.90% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 36 16 7
Cardiff median annual salary £43,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,625 £34,651 £34,300
90th Percentile £55,625 £46,250 £45,250
South Wales median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +1.90%

User Stories is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 911 949 1,192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 91.37% 90.81% 85.69%
Number of salaries quoted 781 830 1,019
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,600 £52,750
South Wales median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26% +2.70%

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing User Stories as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for User Stories in Cardiff

User Stories
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories in Cardiff.

Salary trend for User Stories in Cardiff

User Stories
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Stories in Cardiff over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Salary histogram for User Stories in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, IT jobs citing User Stories also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 35 (79.55%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (43.18%) Scrum
3 18 (40.91%) Finance
4 14 (31.82%) User Experience
5 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (20.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (18.18%) SDLC
6 8 (18.18%) Fintech
6 8 (18.18%) Project Management
7 7 (15.91%) Unit Testing
7 7 (15.91%) Business Analysis
7 7 (15.91%) Java
7 7 (15.91%) Agile Project Management
8 6 (13.64%) Software Engineering
8 6 (13.64%) TDD
8 6 (13.64%) QA
9 5 (11.36%) TestNG
9 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
9 5 (11.36%) Subversion
9 5 (11.36%) Spring
9 5 (11.36%) Maven
9 5 (11.36%) Ant
9 5 (11.36%) JUnit
9 5 (11.36%) SOAP
9 5 (11.36%) Web Services
9 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
9 5 (11.36%) Business Transformation
9 5 (11.36%) REST
9 5 (11.36%) Gradle
9 5 (11.36%) Process Improvement

User Stories
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.27%) CMS
1 1 (2.27%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Ant
1 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
1 5 (11.36%) Gradle
1 5 (11.36%) JUnit
1 5 (11.36%) Maven
1 5 (11.36%) Subversion
1 5 (11.36%) TestNG
2 2 (4.55%) JIRA
3 1 (2.27%) JIRA Agile
General
1 18 (40.91%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Banking
2 4 (9.09%) Marketing
2 4 (9.09%) Retail
3 2 (4.55%) Games
3 2 (4.55%) Legal
4 1 (2.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (36.36%) Analyst
1 16 (36.36%) Business Analyst
2 10 (22.73%) Product Owner
3 8 (18.18%) Scrum Master
4 5 (11.36%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Designer
5 3 (6.82%) Java Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) UI Designer
5 3 (6.82%) UI/UX Designer
5 3 (6.82%) UX Designer
6 2 (4.55%) 3D Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Agile Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Business IT Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.27%) IT Business Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) REST
1 5 (11.36%) SOAP
1 5 (11.36%) Spring
1 5 (11.36%) Web Services
2 4 (9.09%) XML
3 3 (6.82%) XML Schema
4 2 (4.55%) HTML
4 2 (4.55%) HTML5
4 2 (4.55%) OpenGL
4 2 (4.55%) Spring Boot
4 2 (4.55%) WebGL
5 1 (2.27%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.82%) User Experience
2 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (18.18%) Fintech
4 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.55%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.27%) Online Banking
6 1 (2.27%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Android
1 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (79.55%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (43.18%) Scrum
3 9 (20.45%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (18.18%) Project Management
4 8 (18.18%) SDLC
5 7 (15.91%) Agile Project Management
5 7 (15.91%) Business Analysis
5 7 (15.91%) Unit Testing
6 6 (13.64%) Software Engineering
6 6 (13.64%) TDD
7 5 (11.36%) Acceptance Criteria
7 5 (11.36%) Business Transformation
7 5 (11.36%) Coaching
7 5 (11.36%) Customer-Centricity
7 5 (11.36%) Process Improvement
7 5 (11.36%) Static Code Analysis
8 4 (9.09%) DevOps
8 4 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (9.09%) Test Automation
9 3 (6.82%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) Java
2 4 (9.09%) SQL
3 2 (4.55%) C#
3 2 (4.55%) Delphi
3 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (6.82%) Adobe
2 1 (2.27%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.27%) Sitecore