Period
to 17 February 2019

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 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 75 60 91
Rank change year-on-year -15 +31 +16
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 10 19 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.01% 2.35% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 2.49% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 8
Cardiff median annual salary £42,000 £51,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.45% +28.75% -17.95%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,000 £34,125
90th Percentile £52,875 £65,500 £46,250
South Wales median annual salary £47,750 £51,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -7.28% +28.75% +14.29%

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 864 762 1,095
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 87.63% 94.31% 93.03%
Number of salaries quoted 724 673 1,002
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,350 £23,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £57,500
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -

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

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, 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 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Finance
3 6 (60.00%) Business Analysis
4 5 (50.00%) Scrum
4 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (30.00%) JIRA
6 3 (30.00%) Change Management
6 3 (30.00%) SQL
6 3 (30.00%) Workshop Facilitation
7 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (20.00%) Java
7 2 (20.00%) Project Management
7 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (20.00%) Data Analytics
7 2 (20.00%) Business Transformation
7 2 (20.00%) Analytics
7 2 (20.00%) Kanban
8 1 (10.00%) QMS
8 1 (10.00%) Data Mapping
8 1 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (10.00%) Sitecore
8 1 (10.00%) Confluence
8 1 (10.00%) BDD
8 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (10.00%) Office 365
8 1 (10.00%) Big Data
8 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
8 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (10.00%) QA

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 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) Confluence
1 1 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
1 1 (10.00%) DB2
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) JIRA
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
2 7 (70.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Change Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Change Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Interaction Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Mainframe Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Product Owner
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Velocity
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Business Analysis
3 5 (50.00%) Scrum
3 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (30.00%) Change Management
4 3 (30.00%) Workshop Facilitation
5 2 (20.00%) Analytics
5 2 (20.00%) Business Transformation
5 2 (20.00%) Data Analytics
5 2 (20.00%) Kanban
5 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) Customer-Centricity
6 1 (10.00%) Data Science
6 1 (10.00%) Decision-Making
6 1 (10.00%) IT Strategy
6 1 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (10.00%) SDLC
6 1 (10.00%) Wireframes
6 1 (10.00%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) COBOL
3 1 (10.00%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PMO
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Sitecore