The table below looks at the statistics for Use Case skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 47 57 36
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -21
Permanent jobs citing Use Case 1 17 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.36% 3.80% 4.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 4.66% 5.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1 16 13
Average salary £34,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.85%
Use Case
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
237 365 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 84.64% 81.66% 82.23%
Number of salaries quoted 184 342 226
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Use Case across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Use Case Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Use Case
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Use Case across the Bedford region.

Use Case Salary Trend in Bedford

Use Case
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Use Case also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Use Case.

1 11 (91.67%) DSDM
1 11 (91.67%) Scrum
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (91.67%) User Stories
2 7 (58.33%) Kanban
2 7 (58.33%) BPMN
2 7 (58.33%) UML
3 5 (41.67%) Line Management
4 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 4 (33.33%) Performance Management
4 4 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 4 (33.33%) Project Management
4 4 (33.33%) Client/Server
4 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 3 (25.00%) CBAP
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) ISEB
5 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (25.00%) User Experience
6 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
6 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) C
6 1 (8.33%) C++
6 1 (8.33%) Java

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Use Case also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Use Case. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Analyst
1 11 (91.67%) Business Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Senior Business Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Team Leader
3 4 (33.33%) Business Analyst Team Leader
3 4 (33.33%) Software Team Leader
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 3 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) DSDM
1 11 (91.67%) Scrum
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (91.67%) User Stories
2 7 (58.33%) Kanban
2 7 (58.33%) BPMN
2 7 (58.33%) UML
3 5 (41.67%) Line Management
4 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 4 (33.33%) Performance Management
4 4 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 4 (33.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
1 1 (8.33%) C++
1 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISEB
1 3 (25.00%) CBAP
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft