The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 47 66 63
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -3
Permanent jobs citing Use Case 4 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.93% 0.17% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 0.21% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 9
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
340 477 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 79.44% 80.30% 80.57%
Number of salaries quoted 270 386 443
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £57,000
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 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 3 September 2015. 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 +20 4 £45,000 +12.50%
Use Case
North West

Use Case
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (80.00%) Mentoring
1 4 (80.00%) Coaching
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) System Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Budget Control
3 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Load Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Management
3 2 (40.00%) Line Management
4 1 (20.00%) Workflow
4 1 (20.00%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (20.00%) BPMN
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Change Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Change Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (80.00%) Mentoring
1 4 (80.00%) Coaching
2 2 (40.00%) Line Management
2 2 (40.00%) System Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Budget Control
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Load Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (20.00%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB