The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 66 70 77
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 7 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.14% 1.57% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 1.86% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 12
Average salary £55,000 £38,750 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.93% +0.64%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
User Stories
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
542 646 767
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 88.27% 84.67% 85.51%
Number of salaries quoted 507 520 682
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

User Stories
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

User Stories Salary Trend in Oxford

User Stories
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Oxford

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Oxford region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories.

1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) QA
3 5 (26.32%) Scrum
4 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
4 4 (21.05%) Degree
4 4 (21.05%) Mathematics
4 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
4 4 (21.05%) TDD
4 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
4 4 (21.05%) MVC
4 4 (21.05%) C#
4 4 (21.05%) .NET
4 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
4 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
4 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
4 4 (21.05%) Windows
4 4 (21.05%) OO
4 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
4 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
4 4 (21.05%) Project Management
4 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (21.05%) System Testing
4 4 (21.05%) TeamCity
4 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (21.05%) Domain-Driven Design
4 4 (21.05%) Visualisation
4 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Oxford region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (21.05%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) NoSQL
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (21.05%) TeamCity
1 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Business Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Web Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Agile Project Manager
4 4 (21.05%) Platform Manager
4 4 (21.05%) Project Manager
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Web Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Software Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Test Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Web Applications Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Web Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Junior
6 1 (5.26%) Junior Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) .NET
1 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
1 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Algorithms
1 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
1 4 (21.05%) Data Structures
1 4 (21.05%) Mathematics
1 4 (21.05%) Minimum Viable Product
1 4 (21.05%) User Experience
1 4 (21.05%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
1 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Scrum
3 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (21.05%) Data Visualisation
3 4 (21.05%) Domain-Driven Design
3 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
3 4 (21.05%) Functional Programming
3 4 (21.05%) Line Management
3 4 (21.05%) MVC
3 4 (21.05%) OO
3 4 (21.05%) Project Management
3 4 (21.05%) SDLC
3 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
3 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
3 4 (21.05%) System Testing
3 4 (21.05%) TDD
3 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
3 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) C#
1 4 (21.05%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) hybris
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft