The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 105 - 111
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 5 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.33% - 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% - 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 6
Average salary £31,000 - £38,250
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 - £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,200 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
User Stories
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1186 1291 1138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 78.08% 74.15% 71.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1007 1134 1020
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

User Stories
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

User Stories Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

User Stories
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

User Stories
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bicester - 3 £25,500 - 2
User Stories
South East

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 25 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (70.00%) C#
3 19 (63.33%) Degree
4 18 (60.00%) .NET
5 17 (56.67%) ISTQB
5 17 (56.67%) Test Automation
6 16 (53.33%) Software Testing
6 16 (53.33%) MbUnit
6 16 (53.33%) NUnit
6 16 (53.33%) ISEB
7 11 (36.67%) Performance Testing
8 10 (33.33%) Market Research
8 10 (33.33%) DNA
8 10 (33.33%) Law
8 10 (33.33%) Manufacturing
8 10 (33.33%) Military
9 9 (30.00%) Product Management
10 8 (26.67%) Strategic Planning
11 7 (23.33%) Validation
11 7 (23.33%) Release Management
12 6 (20.00%) Unit Testing
13 5 (16.67%) System Testing
13 5 (16.67%) Java
14 4 (13.33%) Finance
14 4 (13.33%) Marketing
15 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
15 3 (10.00%) Scrum
15 3 (10.00%) Project Management
16 2 (6.67%) C
16 2 (6.67%) Management Information System

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (3.33%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (53.33%) NUnit
1 16 (53.33%) MbUnit
2 1 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (3.33%) Selenium
General
1 10 (33.33%) Law
1 10 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 10 (33.33%) Military
2 4 (13.33%) Marketing
2 4 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Test Engineer
1 16 (53.33%) Senior Test Engineer
2 10 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 10 (33.33%) Senior Software Test Engineer
2 10 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
2 10 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
3 8 (26.67%) Product Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Customer Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Customer Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.33%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (60.00%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) J2EE
2 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.33%) CSS
2 1 (3.33%) XML
2 1 (3.33%) J2SE
2 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.33%) Spring
2 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.33%) HTML5
2 1 (3.33%) CSS3
2 1 (3.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (6.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (56.67%) Test Automation
3 16 (53.33%) Software Testing
4 11 (36.67%) Performance Testing
5 10 (33.33%) Market Research
5 10 (33.33%) DNA
6 9 (30.00%) Product Management
7 8 (26.67%) Strategic Planning
8 7 (23.33%) Validation
8 7 (23.33%) Release Management
9 6 (20.00%) Unit Testing
10 5 (16.67%) System Testing
11 3 (10.00%) Scrum
11 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
11 3 (10.00%) Project Management
12 2 (6.67%) ITIL
12 2 (6.67%) Business Development
12 2 (6.67%) Time Management
12 2 (6.67%) Kanban
13 1 (3.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) C#
2 5 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (6.67%) C
4 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (63.33%) Degree
2 17 (56.67%) ISTQB
3 16 (53.33%) ISEB
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