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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 213 186 195
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +9
Permanent jobs citing Use Case 38 51 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.55% 0.76% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.92% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 37 46 46
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,900 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Use Case
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5727 5529 6065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.10% 82.86% 80.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4754 4573 5059
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Use Case Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Use Case
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Use Case Salary Trend in the North West

Use Case
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Use Case across the North West region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Use Case Salary Histogram in the North West

Use Case
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Use Case within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 March 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
Manchester +8 28 £37,500 -14.28% 3
Lancashire +2 7 £40,000 +21.21% 2
Cheshire -5 3 £42,500 -22.72% 4
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 46 (55.42%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (50.60%) UML
3 36 (43.37%) Web Services
4 34 (40.96%) Windows
5 30 (36.14%) RESTful
6 26 (31.33%) HTML
7 25 (30.12%) JavaScript
7 25 (30.12%) SQL
8 24 (28.92%) CSS
9 23 (27.71%) XML
10 21 (25.30%) C#
10 21 (25.30%) Mobile App
10 21 (25.30%) Enterprise Software
11 20 (24.10%) .NET
11 20 (24.10%) SQL Server
11 20 (24.10%) OO
11 20 (24.10%) Microsoft
11 20 (24.10%) Marketing
12 19 (22.89%) HTTP
13 18 (21.69%) RDBMS
13 18 (21.69%) OOP
13 18 (21.69%) N-Tier
13 18 (21.69%) MySQL
13 18 (21.69%) ASP.NET
13 18 (21.69%) WAI
13 18 (21.69%) Load Balancing
13 18 (21.69%) Stress Testing
13 18 (21.69%) Relational Database
14 17 (20.48%) User Experience
14 17 (20.48%) Analytical Skills

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 (2.41%) WebLogic
1 2 (2.41%) JBoss
1 2 (2.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.61%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.41%) MS Project
2 2 (2.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.20%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (1.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (22.89%) HTTP
2 2 (2.41%) LAN
2 2 (2.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (24.10%) SQL Server
2 18 (21.69%) RDBMS
2 18 (21.69%) MySQL
2 18 (21.69%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Axure RP
2 2 (2.41%) JUnit
2 2 (2.41%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.41%) Bugzilla
2 2 (2.41%) JIRA
2 2 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (24.10%) Marketing
2 16 (19.28%) Finance
3 8 (9.64%) Retail
4 1 (1.20%) Games
4 1 (1.20%) Banking
4 1 (1.20%) Back Office
4 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (45.78%) Analyst
2 36 (43.37%) Developer
3 35 (42.17%) Business Analyst
4 18 (21.69%) .NET Developer
4 18 (21.69%) C# Developer
4 18 (21.69%) ASP.NET Developer
4 18 (21.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 18 (21.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (10.84%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 9 (10.84%) Mobile Developer
6 7 (8.43%) Systems Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Software Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) Technical Business Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) iOS Developer
9 3 (3.61%) UI Programmer
9 3 (3.61%) Software Test Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) UI Developer
9 3 (3.61%) UX Designer
9 3 (3.61%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (43.37%) Web Services
2 30 (36.14%) RESTful
3 26 (31.33%) HTML
4 24 (28.92%) CSS
5 23 (27.71%) XML
6 20 (24.10%) .NET
7 18 (21.69%) ASP.NET
8 9 (10.84%) J2ME
9 6 (7.23%) Sass
10 5 (6.02%) CSS3
10 5 (6.02%) Ajax
10 5 (6.02%) jQuery
10 5 (6.02%) XSLT
10 5 (6.02%) XHTML
11 4 (4.82%) HTML5
12 2 (2.41%) Ruby on Rails
12 2 (2.41%) Grails
12 2 (2.41%) Hibernate
12 2 (2.41%) Spring
12 2 (2.41%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.30%) Mobile App
1 21 (25.30%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (21.69%) N-Tier
3 17 (20.48%) User Experience
3 17 (20.48%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (10.84%) Blackberry
5 5 (6.02%) Web 2.0
6 3 (3.61%) Taxonomies
7 2 (2.41%) NHS
8 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.20%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.20%) Open Source
8 1 (1.20%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.20%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 34 (40.96%) Windows
2 13 (15.66%) Android
2 13 (15.66%) Apple iOS
2 13 (15.66%) Windows Phone
3 9 (10.84%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (55.42%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (50.60%) UML
3 20 (24.10%) OO
4 18 (21.69%) OOP
4 18 (21.69%) Load Balancing
4 18 (21.69%) Stress Testing
5 16 (19.28%) Project Management
6 13 (15.66%) Business Analysis
6 13 (15.66%) Test Scripting
6 13 (15.66%) iOS Development
7 12 (14.46%) E-Commerce
8 10 (12.05%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (10.84%) Android Development
9 9 (10.84%) User Stories
10 8 (9.64%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (8.43%) Web Development
11 7 (8.43%) Waterfall
12 6 (7.23%) Product Management
12 6 (7.23%) Web Design
12 6 (7.23%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 25 (30.12%) JavaScript
1 25 (30.12%) SQL
2 21 (25.30%) C#
3 5 (6.02%) XPath
3 5 (6.02%) Java
4 3 (3.61%) Objective-C
4 3 (3.61%) C++
5 2 (2.41%) VBScript
5 2 (2.41%) Ruby
5 2 (2.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (9.64%) Degree
2 4 (4.82%) VCP4
3 1 (1.20%) PMP
3 1 (1.20%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (21.69%) WAI
2 4 (4.82%) QA
3 2 (2.41%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.61%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.41%) Terminal Server
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (24.10%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.84%) Symbian
3 3 (3.61%) Apple
4 2 (2.41%) VMware
4 2 (2.41%) HP
4 2 (2.41%) Citrix
5 1 (1.20%) Adobe
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