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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 73 - 86
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 3 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.41% - 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% - 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 6
Average salary £53,750 - £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
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
579 747 863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 78.56% 74.70% 79.25%
Number of salaries quoted 473 660 788
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 6 (60.00%) C#
3 5 (50.00%) ISEB
4 4 (40.00%) .NET
4 4 (40.00%) NUnit
4 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 4 (40.00%) MbUnit
5 3 (30.00%) Market Research
5 3 (30.00%) Product Management
5 3 (30.00%) Strategic Planning
5 3 (30.00%) Release Management
5 3 (30.00%) Law
6 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
6 2 (20.00%) Validation
6 2 (20.00%) Java
6 2 (20.00%) UML
6 2 (20.00%) DNA
6 2 (20.00%) Military
6 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (20.00%) System Testing
6 2 (20.00%) User Experience
7 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (10.00%) Laravel
7 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (10.00%) MarkLogic
7 1 (10.00%) Waterfall

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Documentum
1 1 (10.00%) Alfresco
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (10.00%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) NUnit
1 4 (40.00%) MbUnit
2 1 (10.00%) RequisitePro
General
1 3 (30.00%) Law
2 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (20.00%) Military
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Test Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Product Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Software Test Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) Symfony
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) RESTful
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) Laravel
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (30.00%) Market Research
3 3 (30.00%) Product Management
3 3 (30.00%) Release Management
3 3 (30.00%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (20.00%) Validation
4 2 (20.00%) UML
4 2 (20.00%) DNA
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (20.00%) System Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) MVC
5 1 (10.00%) Workflow
5 1 (10.00%) OOP
5 1 (10.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 5 (50.00%) ISEB
3 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Progress
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Open Text
Oxford Circus
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The Source
Salary: From £28,000 to £45,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago