The first table below looks at the demand for Use Case skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 64 61 74
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Permanent jobs citing Use Case 2 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.31% 0.68% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.85% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 5
Average salary £40,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
521 470 475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 81.92% 79.80% 69.85%
Number of salaries quoted 435 407 444
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Use Case
North West

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Use Case Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Use Case
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Use Case Salary Trend in Merseyside

Use Case
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Use Case within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -1 2 £40,500 -19.00%
Use Case
North West

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 8 (57.14%) Java
1 8 (57.14%) .NET
1 8 (57.14%) Software Testing
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) Middleware
2 7 (50.00%) Project Management
3 6 (42.86%) Subversion
3 6 (42.86%) Degree
4 5 (35.71%) DB2
4 5 (35.71%) Web Services
4 5 (35.71%) Windows
4 5 (35.71%) Linux
4 5 (35.71%) UML
4 5 (35.71%) EAI
4 5 (35.71%) SOA
4 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
4 5 (35.71%) TIBCO
4 5 (35.71%) Change Management
4 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
4 5 (35.71%) QA
4 5 (35.71%) Load Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (35.71%) Change Control
4 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 3 (21.43%) HTML
6 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 3 (21.43%) Ant
6 3 (21.43%) CSS

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) DB2
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.14%) MySQL
4 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Subversion
2 3 (21.43%) Maven
2 3 (21.43%) Hudson
2 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 3 (21.43%) Ant
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Release Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Java Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Designer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Integration Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) .NET
2 7 (50.00%) Middleware
3 5 (35.71%) Web Services
4 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
4 3 (21.43%) CSS
4 3 (21.43%) JSP
4 3 (21.43%) Servlets
4 3 (21.43%) Spring
4 3 (21.43%) Java EE
4 3 (21.43%) Apache Axis
4 3 (21.43%) Spring MVC
4 3 (21.43%) Spring Security
4 3 (21.43%) JPA
4 3 (21.43%) Apache CXF
4 3 (21.43%) HTML
5 2 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
1 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (21.43%) Open Source
3 1 (7.14%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
1 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (21.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Software Testing
2 7 (50.00%) Project Management
3 5 (35.71%) Change Management
3 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (35.71%) UML
3 5 (35.71%) EAI
3 5 (35.71%) SOA
3 5 (35.71%) Load Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Change Control
4 3 (21.43%) User Stories
4 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (21.43%) DSDM
4 3 (21.43%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) Web Development
4 3 (21.43%) MVC
4 3 (21.43%) Migration
4 3 (21.43%) Scrum
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.14%) VB6
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.14%) VB
4 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
4 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) ISEB
3 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
1 5 (35.71%) TIBCO
2 2 (14.29%) WSO2
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft