The table below looks at the statistics for Use Case skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank - 63 58
Permanent jobs citing Use Case 0 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire - 0.59% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.71% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Average salary - £35,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -36.36%
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -2.22%
Use Case
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
416 423 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 82.05% 83.60% 78.85%
Number of salaries quoted 343 341 357
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Use Case Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Use Case
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Use Case Salary Trend in Lancashire

Use Case
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Logistics
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Logistics
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP