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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 67 74 75
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 12 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.57% 1.34% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 1.70% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 10
Average salary £38,750 £38,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.64% +60.41%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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
612 705 775
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 80.21% 78.77% 79.24%
Number of salaries quoted 494 624 668
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 28 April 2015.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Oxford

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 12 (66.67%) Project Management
1 12 (66.67%) Use Case
2 9 (50.00%) QA
2 9 (50.00%) User Experience
3 7 (38.89%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (38.89%) DevOps
3 7 (38.89%) Velocity
3 7 (38.89%) Performance Testing
3 7 (38.89%) Service Delivery
3 7 (38.89%) Scrum
4 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (27.78%) Business Transformation
6 4 (22.22%) Java
6 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Manual Testing
6 4 (22.22%) JIRA
6 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Selenium
7 2 (11.11%) Symfony
7 2 (11.11%) PHP5
7 2 (11.11%) jQuery
7 2 (11.11%) HTML
7 2 (11.11%) WebDriver
7 2 (11.11%) HTML5
7 2 (11.11%) Laravel
7 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
7 2 (11.11%) MVC
7 2 (11.11%) PHP
7 2 (11.11%) SQL
7 2 (11.11%) MySQL

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) JIRA
1 4 (22.22%) Selenium
2 2 (11.11%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Project Manager
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
1 7 (38.89%) Platform Manager
2 5 (27.78%) Business Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) IT Business Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Lead PHP Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Lead Developer
4 2 (11.11%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.56%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) Velocity
2 2 (11.11%) Symfony
2 2 (11.11%) jQuery
2 2 (11.11%) HTML5
2 2 (11.11%) Laravel
2 2 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) User Experience
2 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Project Management
1 12 (66.67%) Use Case
2 7 (38.89%) Scrum
2 7 (38.89%) Service Delivery
2 7 (38.89%) Performance Testing
2 7 (38.89%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (38.89%) DevOps
3 5 (27.78%) Business Transformation
4 4 (22.22%) Manual Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
5 2 (11.11%) MVC
5 2 (11.11%) OOP
5 2 (11.11%) OO
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) PHP
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) PHP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (50.00%) QA