The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Oxford region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 70 - 66
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 6 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.81% - 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% - 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 3
Average salary £51,250 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,750
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -0.58%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
560 700 503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 75.37% 73.22% 71.75%
Number of salaries quoted 504 603 449
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
User Stories
Oxfordshire

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 1 August 2014.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Oxford

User Stories
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 20 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (90.48%) Degree
3 18 (85.71%) C#
4 16 (76.19%) .NET
4 16 (76.19%) ISEB
4 16 (76.19%) NUnit
4 16 (76.19%) ISTQB
4 16 (76.19%) Test Automation
4 16 (76.19%) MbUnit
5 15 (71.43%) Software Testing
6 11 (52.38%) Performance Testing
7 10 (47.62%) Military
7 10 (47.62%) Law
7 10 (47.62%) Manufacturing
7 10 (47.62%) DNA
8 6 (28.57%) Validation
8 6 (28.57%) Unit Testing
9 5 (23.81%) System Testing
9 5 (23.81%) Market Research
9 5 (23.81%) Strategic Planning
10 4 (19.05%) Product Management
10 4 (19.05%) Release Management
11 3 (14.29%) Marketing
11 3 (14.29%) Finance
12 2 (9.52%) Java

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 16 (76.19%) NUnit
1 16 (76.19%) MbUnit
General
1 10 (47.62%) Military
1 10 (47.62%) Law
1 10 (47.62%) Manufacturing
2 3 (14.29%) Marketing
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Test Engineer
1 16 (76.19%) Senior Test Engineer
2 10 (47.62%) Senior Software Test Engineer
2 10 (47.62%) Senior Software Engineer
2 10 (47.62%) Software Test Engineer
2 10 (47.62%) Software Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (76.19%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (76.19%) Test Automation
3 15 (71.43%) Software Testing
4 11 (52.38%) Performance Testing
5 10 (47.62%) DNA
6 6 (28.57%) Validation
6 6 (28.57%) Unit Testing
7 5 (23.81%) System Testing
7 5 (23.81%) Market Research
7 5 (23.81%) Strategic Planning
8 4 (19.05%) Product Management
8 4 (19.05%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) C#
2 2 (9.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (90.48%) Degree
2 16 (76.19%) ISEB
2 16 (76.19%) ISTQB
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £49000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago