The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 109 94
Rank change year-on-year +24 -15  
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 30 23 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.23% 1.41% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.54% 1.60% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 22 23 25
Median salary £48,750 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% +42.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,750
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.02%  

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1179 1438 1324
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 87.79% 88.06% 83.22%
Number of salaries quoted 990 1145 1079
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 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 in Oxfordshire.

Salary trend for User Stories in Oxfordshire

User Stories
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Stories in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for User Stories in Oxfordshire

User Stories
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +2 11 £44,500 -1.11%
Wallingford - 5 £52,500 -
Abingdon - 3 £50,000 -
Thame -11 1 £42,500 -
Kidlington - 1 £50,000 -
User Stories
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 59 (98.33%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (41.67%) Waterfall
3 22 (36.67%) UML
3 22 (36.67%) Scrum
4 21 (35.00%) BPMN
4 21 (35.00%) Business Process Modelling
5 20 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (21.67%) JIRA
6 13 (21.67%) Business Analysis
7 12 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 11 (18.33%) Data Modelling
8 11 (18.33%) Coaching
9 10 (16.67%) SDLC
9 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 10 (16.67%) Degree
10 9 (15.00%) Kanban
10 9 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (15.00%) Functional Testing
10 9 (15.00%) SQL
11 8 (13.33%) OO
11 8 (13.33%) PRINCE2
11 8 (13.33%) TDD
11 8 (13.33%) Gherkin
11 8 (13.33%) Test Automation
11 8 (13.33%) Project Planning
11 8 (13.33%) Software Engineering
12 7 (11.67%) ISTQB
12 7 (11.67%) System Testing
12 7 (11.67%) Git (software)
12 7 (11.67%) BDD

User Stories
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (3.33%) CMS
2 1 (1.67%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.67%) Confluence
2 1 (1.67%) GeoServer
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
1 3 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) HTTP
2 1 (1.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.67%) MySQL
2 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.67%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 13 (21.67%) JIRA
2 9 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (11.67%) Git (software)
4 5 (8.33%) NUnit
4 5 (8.33%) Subversion
4 5 (8.33%) webpack
5 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.33%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.67%) Selenium
General
1 4 (6.67%) Publishing
2 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (61.67%) Analyst
2 32 (53.33%) Business Analyst
3 19 (31.67%) Agile Business Analyst
4 8 (13.33%) Developer
4 8 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 7 (11.67%) Senior Tester
5 7 (11.67%) Tester
5 7 (11.67%) Transformation Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Agile .NET Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Agile C# Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Agile Developer
6 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 5 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Digital Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Senior .NET Software Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Senior Agile Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Senior C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.33%) Gherkin
2 5 (8.33%) .NET
2 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (8.33%) RESTful
2 5 (8.33%) Web Services
3 3 (5.00%) Sass
4 2 (3.33%) CSS
4 2 (3.33%) HTML
4 2 (3.33%) JSON
4 2 (3.33%) LESS
4 2 (3.33%) Twig
4 2 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.67%) Google Maps API
5 1 (1.67%) Leaflet
5 1 (1.67%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 20 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.67%) Windows
2 3 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (98.33%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (41.67%) Waterfall
3 22 (36.67%) Scrum
3 22 (36.67%) UML
4 21 (35.00%) BPMN
4 21 (35.00%) Business Process Modelling
5 13 (21.67%) Business Analysis
6 11 (18.33%) Coaching
6 11 (18.33%) Data Modelling
7 10 (16.67%) SDLC
8 9 (15.00%) Functional Testing
8 9 (15.00%) Kanban
9 8 (13.33%) OO
9 8 (13.33%) PRINCE2
9 8 (13.33%) Project Planning
9 8 (13.33%) Software Engineering
9 8 (13.33%) TDD
9 8 (13.33%) Test Automation
10 7 (11.67%) MVC
10 7 (11.67%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.00%) SQL
2 6 (10.00%) C#
3 5 (8.33%) TypeScript
4 4 (6.67%) PHP
5 3 (5.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.33%) Python
7 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (16.67%) Degree
2 7 (11.67%) ISEB
2 7 (11.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.00%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (1.67%) Google
3 1 (1.67%) Sophos
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