Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 64 86
Rank change year-on-year +20 +22 +15
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 51 18 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 4.63% 2.02% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.26% 2.17% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 36 15 11
Cardiff median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +13.33%
10th Percentile £31,000 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £54,750 £55,000
South Wales median annual salary £43,750 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.71% +9.33% -

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 970 829 1,200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 88.10% 93.25% 88.69%
Number of salaries quoted 801 728 1,056
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,000 £22,625
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £53,750
South Wales median annual salary £41,125 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.81% +6.67% +1.35%

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 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for User Stories in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 45 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (50.98%) Scrum
3 17 (33.33%) Finance
3 17 (33.33%) User Experience
4 9 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (17.65%) Relational Database
4 9 (17.65%) SDLC
5 8 (15.69%) Project Management
5 8 (15.69%) Business Analysis
6 7 (13.73%) Marketing
7 6 (11.76%) Agile Project Management
8 5 (9.80%) UX Design
8 5 (9.80%) Test Automation
8 5 (9.80%) Market Research
8 5 (9.80%) Business Transformation
8 5 (9.80%) Process Improvement
8 5 (9.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (9.80%) Fintech
8 5 (9.80%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 5 (9.80%) Acceptance Criteria
8 5 (9.80%) Customer-Centricity
8 5 (9.80%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (9.80%) Usability Testing
8 5 (9.80%) Unit Testing
8 5 (9.80%) TDD
8 5 (9.80%) Adobe
8 5 (9.80%) XML
8 5 (9.80%) Java
8 5 (9.80%) Management Information System

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 (1.96%) Confluence
1 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.65%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.92%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.88%) Ant
2 3 (5.88%) Gradle
2 3 (5.88%) JIRA
2 3 (5.88%) JUnit
2 3 (5.88%) Maven
2 3 (5.88%) Subversion
2 3 (5.88%) TestNG
3 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.96%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (1.96%) Selenium
General
1 17 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (13.73%) Marketing
3 4 (7.84%) Retail
4 2 (3.92%) Banking
4 2 (3.92%) Games
4 2 (3.92%) Legal
5 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (41.18%) Analyst
1 21 (41.18%) Business Analyst
2 8 (15.69%) Product Owner
3 7 (13.73%) Scrum Master
4 6 (11.76%) Product Manager
5 5 (9.80%) Designer
5 5 (9.80%) UI Designer
5 5 (9.80%) UI/UX Designer
5 5 (9.80%) UX Designer
6 4 (7.84%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Technical Business Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) 3D Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Agile Business Analyst
9 1 (1.96%) Business Change Business Analyst
9 1 (1.96%) Change Management Business Analyst
9 1 (1.96%) Developer in Test
9 1 (1.96%) IT Analyst
9 1 (1.96%) Scrum Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) XML
2 4 (7.84%) REST
2 4 (7.84%) Web Services
3 3 (5.88%) SOAP
3 3 (5.88%) Spring
4 2 (3.92%) HTML
4 2 (3.92%) HTML5
4 2 (3.92%) OpenGL
4 2 (3.92%) Spring Boot
4 2 (3.92%) Velocity
4 2 (3.92%) WebGL
5 1 (1.96%) JSON
5 1 (1.96%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 17 (33.33%) User Experience
2 9 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.80%) Fintech
3 5 (9.80%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.92%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.96%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.96%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.92%) VMS
2 1 (1.96%) Android
2 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (50.98%) Scrum
3 9 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (17.65%) SDLC
4 8 (15.69%) Business Analysis
4 8 (15.69%) Project Management
5 6 (11.76%) Agile Project Management
6 5 (9.80%) Acceptance Criteria
6 5 (9.80%) Business Transformation
6 5 (9.80%) Customer-Centricity
6 5 (9.80%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 5 (9.80%) Market Research
6 5 (9.80%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (9.80%) Process Improvement
6 5 (9.80%) TDD
6 5 (9.80%) Test Automation
6 5 (9.80%) Unit Testing
6 5 (9.80%) Usability Testing
6 5 (9.80%) UX Design
7 4 (7.84%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.80%) Java
2 4 (7.84%) SQL
3 3 (5.88%) C#
3 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.92%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) Adobe
2 1 (1.96%) Atlassian