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 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Story
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 60 73 65
Rank change year-on-year +13 -8  
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 14 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 2.04% 0.93% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.35% 1.09% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 11
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.85% -17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,350 £53,750 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Oxford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 596 551 629
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 86.75% 85.43% 88.84%
Number of salaries quoted 508 486 512
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford citing User Stories as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 33 (97.06%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (47.06%) System Testing
3 14 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (41.18%) Waterfall
3 14 (41.18%) Business Analysis
3 14 (41.18%) ISTQB
3 14 (41.18%) Functional Testing
3 14 (41.18%) Gherkin
3 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 14 (41.18%) ISEB
3 14 (41.18%) SQL Server
3 14 (41.18%) PRINCE2
3 14 (41.18%) Windows
3 14 (41.18%) Risk Assessment
4 10 (29.41%) Test Strategy
5 8 (23.53%) Business Transformation
5 8 (23.53%) B2B
6 6 (17.65%) Use Case
7 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (11.76%) Project Management
8 4 (11.76%) UML
8 4 (11.76%) ITIL
8 4 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (11.76%) Translating Business Requirements
9 3 (8.82%) Publishing
9 3 (8.82%) Scrum
9 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (5.88%) Content Management
10 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
10 2 (5.88%) PRINCE

User Stories
Top Related 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 1 (2.94%) ArcGIS
1 1 (2.94%) GeoServer
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) MySQL
2 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.94%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 14 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (8.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Analyst
1 19 (55.88%) Business Analyst
2 14 (41.18%) Senior Tester
2 14 (41.18%) Tester
3 4 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Digital Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Digital Business Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Operations Business Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Business IT Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Developer
5 1 (2.94%) IT Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Project Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (41.18%) Gherkin
2 1 (2.94%) Google Maps API
2 1 (2.94%) Leaflet
2 1 (2.94%) OpenLayers
2 1 (2.94%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 14 (41.18%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (97.06%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (47.06%) System Testing
3 14 (41.18%) Business Analysis
3 14 (41.18%) Functional Testing
3 14 (41.18%) PRINCE2
3 14 (41.18%) Risk Assessment
3 14 (41.18%) Waterfall
4 10 (29.41%) Test Strategy
5 8 (23.53%) B2B
5 8 (23.53%) Business Transformation
6 6 (17.65%) Use Case
7 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (11.76%) ITIL
8 4 (11.76%) Project Management
8 4 (11.76%) Translating Business Requirements
8 4 (11.76%) UML
8 4 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (8.82%) Scrum
10 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
10 2 (5.88%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (41.18%) ISEB
1 14 (41.18%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Google