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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 207 186 193
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +7
Permanent jobs citing Use Case 37 67 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.56% 0.97% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 1.17% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 33 64 57
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,650 £33,100
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.85%
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
5497 5733 5858
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.20% 82.85% 79.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4454 4665 4831
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,889 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 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 27 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 -5 18 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Lancashire +10 9 £40,000 +18.51% 1
Cheshire -2 8 £40,000 -23.80% 4
Merseyside -2 1 £40,000 -
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 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 43 (51.19%) UML
1 43 (51.19%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (41.67%) Web Services
3 34 (40.48%) Windows
4 30 (35.71%) RESTful
5 28 (33.33%) HTML
5 28 (33.33%) SQL
6 26 (30.95%) JavaScript
6 26 (30.95%) CSS
7 24 (28.57%) C#
8 23 (27.38%) XML
8 23 (27.38%) Enterprise Software
9 22 (26.19%) OO
9 22 (26.19%) .NET
9 22 (26.19%) SQL Server
9 22 (26.19%) Microsoft
10 21 (25.00%) HTTP
10 21 (25.00%) Marketing
11 20 (23.81%) WAI
11 20 (23.81%) Load Balancing
11 20 (23.81%) N-Tier
11 20 (23.81%) RDBMS
11 20 (23.81%) MySQL
11 20 (23.81%) ASP.NET
11 20 (23.81%) OOP
11 20 (23.81%) Relational Database
11 20 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
11 20 (23.81%) Stress Testing
12 19 (22.62%) Mobile App
13 18 (21.43%) User Experience

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 (2.38%) WebLogic
1 2 (2.38%) JBoss
1 2 (2.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (5.95%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.57%) OmniGraffle
2 3 (3.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (3.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (25.00%) HTTP
2 2 (2.38%) Wireless
2 2 (2.38%) LAN
2 2 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (26.19%) SQL Server
2 20 (23.81%) RDBMS
2 20 (23.81%) MySQL
2 20 (23.81%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (7.14%) Axure RP
2 3 (3.57%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.57%) Bugzilla
2 3 (3.57%) JIRA
3 2 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.38%) JUnit
General
1 21 (25.00%) Marketing
2 18 (21.43%) Finance
3 10 (11.90%) Retail
4 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.38%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.19%) Back Office
5 1 (1.19%) Games
5 1 (1.19%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (44.05%) Analyst
2 34 (40.48%) Developer
3 33 (39.29%) Business Analyst
4 20 (23.81%) .NET Developer
4 20 (23.81%) C# Developer
4 20 (23.81%) ASP.NET Developer
4 20 (23.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 20 (23.81%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (9.52%) Systems Analyst
6 7 (8.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 7 (8.33%) Mobile Developer
7 5 (5.95%) UX Designer
7 5 (5.95%) Designer
7 5 (5.95%) Software Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) iOS Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Technical Business Analyst
9 3 (3.57%) Software Test Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) UI Designer
9 3 (3.57%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (41.67%) Web Services
2 30 (35.71%) RESTful
3 28 (33.33%) HTML
4 26 (30.95%) CSS
5 23 (27.38%) XML
6 22 (26.19%) .NET
7 20 (23.81%) ASP.NET
8 7 (8.33%) J2ME
9 6 (7.14%) Sass
10 3 (3.57%) LESS
10 3 (3.57%) CSS3
10 3 (3.57%) Ajax
10 3 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (3.57%) Grails
10 3 (3.57%) jQuery
10 3 (3.57%) XSLT
10 3 (3.57%) XHTML
11 2 (2.38%) J2EE
11 2 (2.38%) JSP
11 2 (2.38%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 23 (27.38%) Enterprise Software
2 20 (23.81%) N-Tier
2 20 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (22.62%) Mobile App
4 18 (21.43%) User Experience
5 7 (8.33%) Blackberry
6 6 (7.14%) Taxonomies
7 3 (3.57%) Web 2.0
7 3 (3.57%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.19%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.19%) Open Source
8 1 (1.19%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 34 (40.48%) Windows
2 11 (13.10%) Android
2 11 (13.10%) Apple iOS
2 11 (13.10%) Windows Phone
3 7 (8.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (51.19%) UML
1 43 (51.19%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (26.19%) OO
3 20 (23.81%) OOP
3 20 (23.81%) Load Balancing
3 20 (23.81%) Stress Testing
4 16 (19.05%) Project Management
5 15 (17.86%) Test Scripting
6 12 (14.29%) Business Analysis
7 11 (13.10%) iOS Development
8 10 (11.90%) E-Commerce
9 9 (10.71%) User Stories
10 8 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (8.33%) Logistics
11 7 (8.33%) Android Development
12 6 (7.14%) Product Management
12 6 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
12 6 (7.14%) Workflow
13 5 (5.95%) Web Development
13 5 (5.95%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 28 (33.33%) SQL
2 26 (30.95%) JavaScript
3 24 (28.57%) C#
4 6 (7.14%) Java
5 3 (3.57%) C++
5 3 (3.57%) Objective-C
5 3 (3.57%) Ruby
5 3 (3.57%) XPath
6 2 (2.38%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (1.19%) ISEB
2 1 (1.19%) PMP
2 1 (1.19%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (23.81%) WAI
2 5 (5.95%) QA
3 1 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.38%) Terminal Server
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (26.19%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.33%) Symbian
3 3 (3.57%) Apple
3 3 (3.57%) Adobe
3 3 (3.57%) HP
4 2 (2.38%) Citrix
4 2 (2.38%) VMware
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