Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for User Stories skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited User Stories over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 81 94
Rank change year-on-year +13 +13 +18
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 55 35 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 3.45% 2.39% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.78% 2.72% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 70 59 17
Oxford median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +14.29% -36.36%
10th Percentile £41,000 £31,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £47,500 £67,500
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +19.05% -6.67% -

User Stories is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1456 1287 1404
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 91.29% 87.91% 84.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1265 1122 1123
Oxford median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £30,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,750 £63,750
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +8.75%

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing User Stories as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for User Stories 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 in Oxford.

Salary trend for User Stories in Oxford

User Stories
Salary Histogram in Oxford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Stories in Oxford over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for User Stories in Oxford

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing User Stories also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 51 (92.73%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (58.18%) Scrum
3 20 (36.36%) Python
3 20 (36.36%) QA
3 20 (36.36%) Selenium
3 20 (36.36%) Git (software)
3 20 (36.36%) Test Automation
4 15 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 11 (20.00%) SQL
6 10 (18.18%) JIRA
6 10 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (18.18%) Java
7 9 (16.36%) BPMN
8 8 (14.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 8 (14.55%) Waterfall
8 8 (14.55%) Translating Business Requirements
8 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
8 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Excel
8 8 (14.55%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (12.73%) UML
9 7 (12.73%) SDLC
9 7 (12.73%) Project Planning
10 6 (10.91%) Software Delivery
10 6 (10.91%) Finance
10 6 (10.91%) Business Analysis
11 5 (9.09%) Data Analysis
11 5 (9.09%) Data Modelling
11 5 (9.09%) Critical Success Factor
11 5 (9.09%) Time Management
11 5 (9.09%) Kanban

User Stories
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.64%) CMS
2 1 (1.82%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (14.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (7.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Oracle AGIS
1 4 (7.27%) Oracle Assets
1 4 (7.27%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (7.27%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (7.27%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (7.27%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (36.36%) Git (software)
1 20 (36.36%) Selenium
2 10 (18.18%) JIRA
3 4 (7.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (10.91%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Publishing
3 2 (3.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (40.00%) Analyst
2 14 (25.45%) Business Analyst
3 11 (20.00%) Agile Business Analyst
3 11 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 11 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 11 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 9 (16.36%) Developer
5 7 (12.73%) Senior Business Analyst
6 5 (9.09%) Business Data Analyst
6 5 (9.09%) Business Systems Analyst
6 5 (9.09%) Data Analyst
6 5 (9.09%) Data Business Analyst
6 5 (9.09%) Java Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Senior Data Analyst
6 5 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Software Test Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Django Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Python/Django Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) Django
2 3 (5.45%) CSS
2 3 (5.45%) HTML
3 2 (3.64%) .NET
3 2 (3.64%) HTML5
3 2 (3.64%) RESTful
3 2 (3.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (92.73%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (58.18%) Scrum
3 20 (36.36%) Test Automation
4 15 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 9 (16.36%) BPMN
6 8 (14.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (14.55%) Translating Business Requirements
6 8 (14.55%) Waterfall
7 7 (12.73%) Project Planning
7 7 (12.73%) SDLC
7 7 (12.73%) UML
8 6 (10.91%) Business Analysis
8 6 (10.91%) Software Delivery
9 5 (9.09%) Critical Success Factor
9 5 (9.09%) Data Analysis
9 5 (9.09%) Data Modelling
9 5 (9.09%) Kanban
9 5 (9.09%) Time Management
10 4 (7.27%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (7.27%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 20 (36.36%) Python
2 11 (20.00%) SQL
3 10 (18.18%) Java
4 3 (5.45%) C#
4 3 (5.45%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (36.36%) QA
2 4 (7.27%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.27%) CA Agile Central
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle
3 1 (1.82%) Capita