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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 188 166 186
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +20
Permanent jobs citing Use Case 55 84 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.89% 1.19% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 1.44% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 41 78 66
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,350 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,500 £66,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
5265 5848 5926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.28% 82.70% 81.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4225 4707 5012
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 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 28 May 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 28 May 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
Cheshire +14 31 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Manchester -31 18 £40,000 +6.66% 7
Lancashire - 4 £36,250 -
Merseyside +2 1 £40,000 -
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 44 (47.31%) UML
2 37 (39.78%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (31.18%) HTML
4 28 (30.11%) SQL
5 27 (29.03%) CSS
5 27 (29.03%) Web Services
5 27 (29.03%) Finance
6 24 (25.81%) Windows
7 23 (24.73%) C#
7 23 (24.73%) RESTful
8 22 (23.66%) Analytical Skills
8 22 (23.66%) JavaScript
8 22 (23.66%) .NET
9 21 (22.58%) Microsoft
10 20 (21.51%) OO
11 19 (20.43%) ASP.NET
11 19 (20.43%) E-Commerce
11 19 (20.43%) Business Analysis
11 19 (20.43%) User Experience
11 19 (20.43%) Enterprise Software
12 18 (19.35%) XML
12 18 (19.35%) SQL Server
13 17 (18.28%) HTTP
14 16 (17.20%) User Stories
14 16 (17.20%) Marketing
15 15 (16.13%) WAI
15 15 (16.13%) Load Balancing
15 15 (16.13%) Stress Testing
15 15 (16.13%) Relational Database
15 15 (16.13%) RDBMS

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (2.15%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.15%) WebLogic
1 2 (2.15%) JBoss
1 2 (2.15%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (2.15%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.08%) IIS
2 1 (1.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.08%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (11.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 8 (8.60%) OmniGraffle
3 7 (7.53%) MS Visio
3 7 (7.53%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.15%) MS Project
5 1 (1.08%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.30%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.08%) Heroku
2 1 (1.08%) SaaS
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.28%) HTTP
2 6 (6.45%) Wireless
3 4 (4.30%) Internet
4 2 (2.15%) LAN
4 2 (2.15%) WAN
5 1 (1.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 15 (16.13%) Relational Database
2 15 (16.13%) RDBMS
2 15 (16.13%) MySQL
3 3 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.15%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.15%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.15%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.08%) Big Data
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (15.05%) Axure RP
2 5 (5.38%) JIRA
3 4 (4.30%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.23%) MSTest
4 3 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.23%) NUnit
4 3 (3.23%) Bugzilla
5 2 (2.15%) JUnit
6 1 (1.08%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.08%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.08%) Jenkins
General
1 27 (29.03%) Finance
2 16 (17.20%) Marketing
3 12 (12.90%) Retail
4 6 (6.45%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.15%) Billing
7 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.08%) Games
7 1 (1.08%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 41 (44.09%) Analyst
2 36 (38.71%) Business Analyst
3 22 (23.66%) Developer
4 16 (17.20%) C# Developer
5 15 (16.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 15 (16.13%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (16.13%) ASP.NET Developer
5 15 (16.13%) .NET Developer
6 12 (12.90%) Architect
7 10 (10.75%) Designer
7 10 (10.75%) UX Designer
8 9 (9.68%) Systems Analyst
9 8 (8.60%) Software Engineer
10 5 (5.38%) Agile Business Analyst
10 5 (5.38%) Project Manager
11 4 (4.30%) Technical Business Analyst
11 4 (4.30%) Test Engineer
11 4 (4.30%) Technical Analyst
11 4 (4.30%) User Experience Architect
12 3 (3.23%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (31.18%) HTML
2 27 (29.03%) CSS
2 27 (29.03%) Web Services
3 23 (24.73%) RESTful
4 22 (23.66%) .NET
5 19 (20.43%) ASP.NET
6 18 (19.35%) XML
7 8 (8.60%) Sass
7 8 (8.60%) LESS
8 3 (3.23%) jQuery
8 3 (3.23%) WCF
8 3 (3.23%) WPF
8 3 (3.23%) WF
8 3 (3.23%) Silverlight
8 3 (3.23%) LINQ
8 3 (3.23%) Grails
8 3 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (3.23%) XSLT
8 3 (3.23%) SOAP
9 2 (2.15%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 22 (23.66%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (20.43%) User Experience
2 19 (20.43%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (16.13%) N-Tier
4 14 (15.05%) Taxonomies
5 12 (12.90%) Smartphone
6 11 (11.83%) Mobile App
7 6 (6.45%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.15%) Blackberry
8 2 (2.15%) Data Centre
8 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.08%) Visualisation
9 1 (1.08%) Data Integration
9 1 (1.08%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 24 (25.81%) Windows
2 5 (5.38%) Android
2 5 (5.38%) Apple iOS
2 5 (5.38%) Windows Phone
3 2 (2.15%) Linux
3 2 (2.15%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (47.31%) UML
2 37 (39.78%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (21.51%) OO
4 19 (20.43%) E-Commerce
4 19 (20.43%) Business Analysis
5 16 (17.20%) User Stories
6 15 (16.13%) Load Balancing
6 15 (16.13%) Stress Testing
6 15 (16.13%) Project Management
6 15 (16.13%) OOP
7 14 (15.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (13.98%) Test Scripting
9 11 (11.83%) Software Engineering
9 11 (11.83%) Scrum
10 9 (9.68%) Workflow
11 8 (8.60%) Systems Analysis
11 8 (8.60%) SDLC
12 7 (7.53%) Change Management
13 6 (6.45%) RUP
13 6 (6.45%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 28 (30.11%) SQL
2 23 (24.73%) C#
3 22 (23.66%) JavaScript
4 11 (11.83%) Java
5 6 (6.45%) C++
6 3 (3.23%) Ruby
6 3 (3.23%) Objective-C
6 3 (3.23%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.23%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.15%) VBScript
7 2 (2.15%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.08%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (5.38%) Degree
1 5 (5.38%) PMP
1 5 (5.38%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.15%) ISEB
2 2 (2.15%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.13%) WAI
2 7 (7.53%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.15%) Terminal Server
3 1 (1.08%) HDFS
3 1 (1.08%) GPFS
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.83%) Adobe
3 3 (3.23%) Apple
3 3 (3.23%) HP
4 2 (2.15%) Citrix
4 2 (2.15%) Symbian
4 2 (2.15%) VMware
4 2 (2.15%) BT
5 1 (1.08%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.08%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.08%) MapR
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle
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