Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Story
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 107 131
Rank change year-on-year +31 +24 +23
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 100 66 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.36% 2.23% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.81% 2.52% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 117 88 38
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -12.37% +7.78%
10th Percentile £41,000 £32,275 £32,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,750 £62,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2624 2620 2922
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 88.29% 88.57% 87.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2171 2088 2368
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +4.82%
10th Percentile £28,838 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £63,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

User Stories
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +23 55 £50,000 +25.00% 7
Abingdon +16 13 £60,000 +12.15% 1
Wallingford - 9 £52,500 - 1
Thame -12 6 £42,500 -
User Stories
South East

For the 6 months to 17 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 93 (93.00%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (57.00%) Scrum
3 35 (35.00%) SQL
3 35 (35.00%) Software Engineering
4 31 (31.00%) Python
5 29 (29.00%) Git (software)
6 28 (28.00%) Test Automation
6 28 (28.00%) Selenium
7 26 (26.00%) JIRA
8 25 (25.00%) Mentoring
9 24 (24.00%) C#
9 24 (24.00%) QA
10 20 (20.00%) TDD
10 20 (20.00%) Java
11 19 (19.00%) Degree
11 19 (19.00%) Analytical Skills
11 19 (19.00%) Acceptance Criteria
12 17 (17.00%) Web Services
13 15 (15.00%) Kanban
13 15 (15.00%) SDLC
14 14 (14.00%) Coaching
14 14 (14.00%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (14.00%) BPMN
14 14 (14.00%) Waterfall
14 14 (14.00%) Microsoft
15 13 (13.00%) MVC
15 13 (13.00%) Confluence
16 12 (12.00%) Games
16 12 (12.00%) Data Modelling
16 12 (12.00%) Broadband

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 13 (13.00%) Confluence
2 2 (2.00%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (9.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (9.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (5.00%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Oracle AGIS
1 4 (4.00%) Oracle Assets
1 4 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (4.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (4.00%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (4.00%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.00%) npm
2 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 29 (29.00%) Git (software)
2 28 (28.00%) Selenium
3 26 (26.00%) JIRA
4 7 (7.00%) GitLab
4 7 (7.00%) Jenkins
4 7 (7.00%) NUnit
4 7 (7.00%) Subversion
4 7 (7.00%) webpack
5 4 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.00%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.00%) JUnit
7 2 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (12.00%) Games
2 7 (7.00%) Finance
3 4 (4.00%) Publishing
4 2 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (34.00%) Analyst
2 26 (26.00%) Developer
3 25 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 17 (17.00%) Agile Business Analyst
5 15 (15.00%) Senior Developer
6 14 (14.00%) Software Engineer
7 13 (13.00%) Senior Analyst
7 13 (13.00%) Senior Software Developer
8 11 (11.00%) Test Automation Engineer
8 11 (11.00%) Test Engineer
9 10 (10.00%) .NET Developer
9 10 (10.00%) C# Developer
9 10 (10.00%) Python Developer
10 9 (9.00%) C# Software Developer
10 9 (9.00%) Software Developer
11 8 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (8.00%) Senior .NET Developer
11 8 (8.00%) Senior Business Analyst
11 8 (8.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 8 (8.00%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.00%) Web Services
2 12 (12.00%) .NET
3 11 (11.00%) REST
4 9 (9.00%) RESTful
5 8 (8.00%) ASP.NET
6 7 (7.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (7.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (7.00%) CSS
6 7 (7.00%) HTML
7 4 (4.00%) Django
7 4 (4.00%) SOAP
8 3 (3.00%) Gherkin
8 3 (3.00%) Hibernate
8 3 (3.00%) JSF
8 3 (3.00%) JSON
8 3 (3.00%) JSP
8 3 (3.00%) React
8 3 (3.00%) Spring
8 3 (3.00%) Spring Boot
8 3 (3.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.00%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (6.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (93.00%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (57.00%) Scrum
3 35 (35.00%) Software Engineering
4 28 (28.00%) Test Automation
5 25 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 20 (20.00%) TDD
7 19 (19.00%) Acceptance Criteria
8 15 (15.00%) Kanban
8 15 (15.00%) SDLC
9 14 (14.00%) BPMN
9 14 (14.00%) Coaching
9 14 (14.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (14.00%) Waterfall
10 13 (13.00%) MVC
11 12 (12.00%) Data Modelling
12 11 (11.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (11.00%) UML
13 10 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (9.00%) Business Process Modelling
14 9 (9.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 35 (35.00%) SQL
2 31 (31.00%) Python
3 24 (24.00%) C#
4 20 (20.00%) Java
5 11 (11.00%) C++
6 7 (7.00%) TypeScript
7 6 (6.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (6.00%) PHP
8 4 (4.00%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (19.00%) Degree
2 5 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (24.00%) QA
2 4 (4.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 14 (14.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.00%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (7.00%) Oracle
4 5 (5.00%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (1.00%) Capita