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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Story
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 85 107 99
Rank change year-on-year +22 -8  
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 30 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.12% 0.70% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 0.81% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 21 10 16
Median salary £37,500 £43,750 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% +6.06%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £53,250 £46,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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 1231 1229 1210
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 87.12% 86.43% 88.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1036 1045 974
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.74%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £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 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 March 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 March 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 +8 14 £36,000 +2.85%
Abingdon - 4 £55,000 -
User Stories
South East

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

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

1 70 (98.59%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (39.44%) Waterfall
3 20 (28.17%) Functional Testing
3 20 (28.17%) Business Analysis
4 19 (26.76%) UML
5 17 (23.94%) PRINCE2
5 17 (23.94%) SQL Server
5 17 (23.94%) Microsoft
5 17 (23.94%) BPMN
6 16 (22.54%) System Testing
6 16 (22.54%) Scrum
6 16 (22.54%) Business Process Modelling
7 14 (19.72%) Risk Assessment
7 14 (19.72%) ISEB
7 14 (19.72%) Windows
7 14 (19.72%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (19.72%) ISTQB
7 14 (19.72%) Gherkin
8 10 (14.08%) Use Case
8 10 (14.08%) Test Strategy
8 10 (14.08%) Project Management
9 9 (12.68%) JavaScript
9 9 (12.68%) PHP
9 9 (12.68%) SQL
9 9 (12.68%) Degree
9 9 (12.68%) Time Management
10 8 (11.27%) Business Transformation
10 8 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (11.27%) CSS
10 8 (11.27%) HTML

User Stories
Top Related 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 (2.82%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.41%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.41%) GeoServer
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.63%) SaaS
2 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.45%) HTTP
2 1 (1.41%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.23%) MySQL
3 2 (2.82%) Redis
4 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.41%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 14 (19.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (9.86%) JIRA
3 6 (8.45%) Jenkins
3 6 (8.45%) Vagrant
4 2 (2.82%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (5.63%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.23%) Local Government
2 3 (4.23%) Publishing
3 2 (2.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (47.89%) Analyst
1 34 (47.89%) Business Analyst
2 14 (19.72%) Senior Tester
2 14 (19.72%) Tester
3 12 (16.90%) Developer
4 11 (15.49%) Agile Business Analyst
5 7 (9.86%) PHP Developer
5 7 (9.86%) Senior Developer
6 5 (7.04%) Senior PHP Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Principal Business Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Product Owner
7 4 (5.63%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Senior Business Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.23%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Graduate
8 3 (4.23%) Graduate C# Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Graduate C# Software Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Graduate SQL Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.72%) Gherkin
2 8 (11.27%) CSS
2 8 (11.27%) HTML
3 7 (9.86%) Sass
4 6 (8.45%) JSON
4 6 (8.45%) LESS
4 6 (8.45%) Twig
4 6 (8.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (2.82%) .NET
5 2 (2.82%) Ajax
5 2 (2.82%) beanstalkd
5 2 (2.82%) Laravel
5 2 (2.82%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (2.82%) Symfony
6 1 (1.41%) Google Maps API
6 1 (1.41%) Leaflet
6 1 (1.41%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.86%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (5.63%) Virtual Team
4 3 (4.23%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.72%) Windows
2 7 (9.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (98.59%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (39.44%) Waterfall
3 20 (28.17%) Business Analysis
3 20 (28.17%) Functional Testing
4 19 (26.76%) UML
5 17 (23.94%) BPMN
5 17 (23.94%) PRINCE2
6 16 (22.54%) Business Process Modelling
6 16 (22.54%) Scrum
6 16 (22.54%) System Testing
7 14 (19.72%) Risk Assessment
8 10 (14.08%) Project Management
8 10 (14.08%) Test Strategy
8 10 (14.08%) Use Case
9 9 (12.68%) Time Management
10 8 (11.27%) B2B
10 8 (11.27%) Business Transformation
11 7 (9.86%) Kanban
12 6 (8.45%) OO PHP
12 6 (8.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.68%) JavaScript
1 9 (12.68%) PHP
1 9 (12.68%) SQL
2 3 (4.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (19.72%) ISEB
1 14 (19.72%) ISTQB
2 9 (12.68%) Degree
3 3 (4.23%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.86%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (23.94%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.45%) Sophos
3 2 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.82%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.41%) Google
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