Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 61 95
Rank change year-on-year +12 +34 +8
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 45 17 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 3.92% 2.11% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.53% 2.25% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 28 9 10
Cardiff median annual salary £44,500 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.11% +2.86% +16.67%
10th Percentile £31,000 £35,611 £38,975
90th Percentile £52,875 £54,750 £55,300
South Wales median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year - +14.65% +12.14%

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 993 754 1,272
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 86.42% 93.66% 90.79%
Number of salaries quoted 819 668 1,144
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -1.37%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,175 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £56,250 £55,000
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%

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 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for User Stories in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 41 (91.11%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (44.44%) Scrum
3 16 (35.56%) Finance
3 16 (35.56%) User Experience
4 9 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 8 (17.78%) SDLC
5 8 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (17.78%) Business Analysis
6 7 (15.56%) Marketing
7 6 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (13.33%) Business Transformation
7 6 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (13.33%) Management Information System
7 6 (13.33%) Java
7 6 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 5 (11.11%) Acceptance Criteria
8 5 (11.11%) SQL
8 5 (11.11%) Project Management
8 5 (11.11%) Adobe
8 5 (11.11%) WPA
8 5 (11.11%) Market Research
8 5 (11.11%) UX Design
8 5 (11.11%) Usability Testing
8 5 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (8.89%) Fintech
9 4 (8.89%) Unit Testing
9 4 (8.89%) JIRA
9 4 (8.89%) Change Management
9 4 (8.89%) XML

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 2 (4.44%) Confluence
2 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.22%) Big Data
4 1 (2.22%) DB2
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) JIRA
2 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.44%) Ant
3 2 (4.44%) Gradle
3 2 (4.44%) JUnit
3 2 (4.44%) Maven
3 2 (4.44%) Subversion
3 2 (4.44%) TestNG
4 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.22%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (2.22%) Selenium
General
1 16 (35.56%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Marketing
3 3 (6.67%) Retail
4 2 (4.44%) Games
5 1 (2.22%) Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Legal
5 1 (2.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (46.67%) Analyst
2 20 (44.44%) Business Analyst
3 7 (15.56%) Product Owner
4 6 (13.33%) Designer
4 6 (13.33%) Product Manager
5 5 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Technical Business Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) UI Designer
5 5 (11.11%) UI/UX Designer
5 5 (11.11%) UX Designer
6 3 (6.67%) Developer
7 2 (4.44%) 3D Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Scrum Master
7 2 (4.44%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Business Change Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Developer in Test
8 1 (2.22%) Interaction Designer
8 1 (2.22%) Lead Business Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Mainframe Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) XML
2 3 (6.67%) REST
2 3 (6.67%) Web Services
3 2 (4.44%) HTML
3 2 (4.44%) HTML5
3 2 (4.44%) OpenGL
3 2 (4.44%) SOAP
3 2 (4.44%) Spring
3 2 (4.44%) Spring Boot
3 2 (4.44%) Velocity
3 2 (4.44%) WebGL
4 1 (2.22%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (35.56%) User Experience
2 8 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (13.33%) Management Information System
4 4 (8.89%) Fintech
5 2 (4.44%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.22%) Online Banking
6 1 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.22%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) VMS
2 1 (2.22%) Android
2 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (91.11%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (44.44%) Scrum
3 8 (17.78%) Business Analysis
3 8 (17.78%) SDLC
4 6 (13.33%) Business Transformation
4 6 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (11.11%) Acceptance Criteria
5 5 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 5 (11.11%) Market Research
5 5 (11.11%) Project Management
5 5 (11.11%) Usability Testing
5 5 (11.11%) UX Design
6 4 (8.89%) Change Management
6 4 (8.89%) Unit Testing
6 4 (8.89%) Workshop Facilitation
7 3 (6.67%) Customer-Centricity
7 3 (6.67%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.33%) Java
2 5 (11.11%) SQL
3 3 (6.67%) C#
3 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.44%) Delphi
5 1 (2.22%) COBOL
5 1 (2.22%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Adobe
2 1 (2.22%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft