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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 70 77 82
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 6 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.83% 0.13% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.17% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 5
Average salary £43,750 £70,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% +191.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
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
574 588 808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 79.28% 76.66% 84.08%
Number of salaries quoted 460 492 721
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,750 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 4 March 2015.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Oxford

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 7 (63.64%) User Experience
2 6 (54.55%) QA
3 5 (45.45%) Use Case
3 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (45.45%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (36.36%) DevOps
4 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Performance Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Velocity
4 4 (36.36%) Project Management
4 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
4 4 (36.36%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Java
5 3 (27.27%) JIRA
5 3 (27.27%) Selenium
5 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
6 2 (18.18%) PHP5
6 2 (18.18%) jQuery
6 2 (18.18%) Symfony
6 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Laravel
6 2 (18.18%) HTML5
6 2 (18.18%) PHP
6 2 (18.18%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) MySQL
6 2 (18.18%) UML
6 2 (18.18%) OOP
6 2 (18.18%) OO
6 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 1 (9.09%) Documentum
1 1 (9.09%) Alfresco
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 1 (9.09%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
1 3 (27.27%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) RequisitePro
2 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (9.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Platform Manager
1 4 (36.36%) Project Manager
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Lead PHP Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) PHP Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Lead Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Tester
3 1 (9.09%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Velocity
2 2 (18.18%) jQuery
2 2 (18.18%) Symfony
2 2 (18.18%) Laravel
2 2 (18.18%) HTML5
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) User Experience
2 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Use Case
1 5 (45.45%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (36.36%) DevOps
2 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Performance Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
2 4 (36.36%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
4 2 (18.18%) UML
4 2 (18.18%) OOP
4 2 (18.18%) OO
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) MVC
5 1 (9.09%) Workflow
5 1 (9.09%) Content Management
5 1 (9.09%) Requirements Management
5 1 (9.09%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) PHP5
2 2 (18.18%) PHP
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) VCP4
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Open Text
1 1 (9.09%) Progress
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft