The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Story
Wales / South Wales
Rank 77 94 88
Rank change year-on-year +17 -6  
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 9 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.06% 0.56% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 0.69% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 14
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £29,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +26.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £32,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £46,350 £40,000 £36,260
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

User Stories is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 723 1015 984
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 85.16% 81.66% 83.96%
Number of salaries quoted 620 859 859
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,675 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,900 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing User Stories as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for User Stories in South Wales

User Stories
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for User Stories in South Wales

User Stories
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Stories in South Wales over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for User Stories in South Wales

User Stories
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +15 7 £40,000 +45.45% 4
Newport - 2 £52,700 - 2
User Stories
Wales

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT jobs citing User Stories also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 34 (87.18%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (43.59%) Finance
3 15 (38.46%) Scrum
3 15 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 10 (25.64%) Use Case
6 9 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (23.08%) User Experience
7 6 (15.38%) Systems Analysis
7 6 (15.38%) SQL
7 6 (15.38%) .NET
7 6 (15.38%) Java
7 6 (15.38%) QA
8 5 (12.82%) Statistics
8 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (12.82%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (10.26%) Spring
9 4 (10.26%) SEO
9 4 (10.26%) Digital TV
9 4 (10.26%) Digital Media
9 4 (10.26%) Line Management
9 4 (10.26%) Kanban
9 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
9 4 (10.26%) Maven
9 4 (10.26%) Marketing
9 4 (10.26%) JIRA
9 4 (10.26%) Coaching
9 4 (10.26%) SDLC
9 4 (10.26%) Wireframes
10 3 (7.69%) Moqups

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Moqups
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Broadband
2 1 (2.56%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (7.69%) MongoDB
1 3 (7.69%) Neo4j
1 3 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
1 4 (10.26%) JIRA
1 4 (10.26%) Maven
2 3 (7.69%) JUnit
3 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.56%) Ant
4 1 (2.56%) Gradle
4 1 (2.56%) Selenium
4 1 (2.56%) Subversion
4 1 (2.56%) TestNG
4 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 17 (43.59%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Marketing
3 3 (7.69%) Advertising
4 2 (5.13%) Electronics
4 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.56%) Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Legal
5 1 (2.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (71.79%) Analyst
1 28 (71.79%) Business Analyst
2 12 (30.77%) Agile Business Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Java Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Product Owner
4 3 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Software Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Java Scala Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Scala Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Product Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Product Business Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Web Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Software Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Software Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Technical Leader
6 1 (2.56%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Web Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) .NET
2 4 (10.26%) Spring
3 3 (7.69%) Apache Camel
3 3 (7.69%) Dropwizard
3 3 (7.69%) Java EE
3 3 (7.69%) JMX
3 3 (7.69%) JPA
3 3 (7.69%) JSF
3 3 (7.69%) RESTful
3 3 (7.69%) SOAP
3 3 (7.69%) Spring Boot
3 3 (7.69%) Web Services
4 2 (5.13%) REST
5 1 (2.56%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (23.08%) User Experience
3 4 (10.26%) Digital Media
3 4 (10.26%) Digital TV
4 3 (7.69%) Fintech
4 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.56%) Cloud Native
6 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (87.18%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (38.46%) Scrum
3 13 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 10 (25.64%) Use Case
5 9 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (15.38%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (12.82%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (12.82%) Statistics
8 4 (10.26%) Coaching
8 4 (10.26%) Kanban
8 4 (10.26%) Line Management
8 4 (10.26%) SDLC
8 4 (10.26%) SEO
8 4 (10.26%) Wireframes
9 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (7.69%) Data Mapping
9 3 (7.69%) Dependency Management
9 3 (7.69%) Release Management
9 3 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) Java
1 6 (15.38%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) Python
2 3 (7.69%) Scala
3 2 (5.13%) C
3 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
1 2 (5.13%) ISEB
2 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle
1 3 (7.69%) Perforce
2 2 (5.13%) Nagra
2 2 (5.13%) SAP
3 1 (2.56%) Google
3 1 (2.56%) Tableau
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