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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 188 166 188
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +22
Permanent jobs citing Use Case 65 84 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.00% 1.21% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 1.47% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 49 77 61
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +9.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,150 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
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
5557 5720 6003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.85% 82.54% 80.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4504 4554 5135
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 July 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 July 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 -23 36 £44,000 +17.33% 10
Cheshire +3 26 £40,000 -11.11%
Merseyside +12 2 £45,000 +9.75% 1
Lancashire -10 1 £30,000 -10.44% 3
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 55 (51.40%) UML
2 43 (40.19%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (33.64%) Finance
4 30 (28.04%) HTML
5 29 (27.10%) SQL
6 28 (26.17%) CSS
6 28 (26.17%) Web Services
7 26 (24.30%) C#
8 24 (22.43%) Analytical Skills
9 23 (21.50%) Business Analysis
9 23 (21.50%) JavaScript
10 22 (20.56%) Scrum
10 22 (20.56%) RESTful
11 21 (19.63%) Java
11 21 (19.63%) .NET
11 21 (19.63%) E-Commerce
12 20 (18.69%) Windows
12 20 (18.69%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (17.76%) OO
13 19 (17.76%) User Experience
14 18 (16.82%) ASP.NET
15 17 (15.89%) XML
15 17 (15.89%) Software Engineering
16 16 (14.95%) SDLC
17 15 (14.02%) Mobile App
17 15 (14.02%) C++
17 15 (14.02%) Microsoft
17 15 (14.02%) Project Management
18 14 (13.08%) User Stories
18 14 (13.08%) Test Scripting

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (1.87%) WebLogic
1 2 (1.87%) JBoss
1 2 (1.87%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.87%) SAS
1 2 (1.87%) WebSphere
1 2 (1.87%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.93%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (10.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 9 (8.41%) MS Excel
3 8 (7.48%) MS Visio
3 8 (7.48%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (1.87%) SPSS
5 1 (0.93%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.74%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.93%) SaaS
2 1 (0.93%) Heroku
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.28%) HTTP
2 6 (5.61%) Internet
2 6 (5.61%) Wireless
3 1 (0.93%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.15%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.35%) Relational Database
3 9 (8.41%) MySQL
3 9 (8.41%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.80%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.80%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.80%) Big Data
5 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.87%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.93%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.93%) BigTable
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.93%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 13 (12.15%) Axure RP
2 8 (7.48%) MSTest
2 8 (7.48%) NUnit
3 5 (4.67%) JIRA
4 4 (3.74%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.80%) JUnit
5 3 (2.80%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.93%) WinRunner
6 1 (0.93%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.93%) Selenium
6 1 (0.93%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.93%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
General
1 36 (33.64%) Finance
2 12 (11.21%) Retail
3 10 (9.35%) Marketing
4 6 (5.61%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.80%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.87%) Billing
7 1 (0.93%) Back Office
7 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.93%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 48 (44.86%) Analyst
2 43 (40.19%) Business Analyst
3 20 (18.69%) Developer
4 14 (13.08%) Systems Analyst
5 12 (11.21%) Architect
6 10 (9.35%) Software Engineer
6 10 (9.35%) C# Developer
6 10 (9.35%) UX Designer
6 10 (9.35%) Designer
7 9 (8.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (8.41%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (8.41%) ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (8.41%) .NET Developer
8 8 (7.48%) Business Systems Analyst
8 8 (7.48%) C# Software Engineer
8 8 (7.48%) Project Manager
8 8 (7.48%) .NET Software Engineer
9 6 (5.61%) Agile Business Analyst
9 6 (5.61%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 6 (5.61%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (28.04%) HTML
2 28 (26.17%) CSS
2 28 (26.17%) Web Services
3 22 (20.56%) RESTful
4 21 (19.63%) .NET
5 18 (16.82%) ASP.NET
6 17 (15.89%) XML
7 8 (7.48%) XSLT
7 8 (7.48%) SOAP
7 8 (7.48%) jQuery
7 8 (7.48%) WCF
7 8 (7.48%) WPF
7 8 (7.48%) WF
7 8 (7.48%) Silverlight
7 8 (7.48%) LINQ
7 8 (7.48%) Sass
7 8 (7.48%) LESS
8 6 (5.61%) J2ME
9 5 (4.67%) REST
10 3 (2.80%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.43%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (17.76%) User Experience
3 15 (14.02%) Mobile App
4 14 (13.08%) Taxonomies
5 12 (11.21%) Smartphone
5 12 (11.21%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (8.41%) N-Tier
7 8 (7.48%) Management Information System
8 6 (5.61%) Blackberry
9 4 (3.74%) iPhone
9 4 (3.74%) iPad
10 2 (1.87%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.87%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.93%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.69%) Windows
2 9 (8.41%) Android
2 9 (8.41%) Apple iOS
2 9 (8.41%) Windows Phone
3 6 (5.61%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (1.87%) Linux
5 1 (0.93%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (51.40%) UML
2 43 (40.19%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (21.50%) Business Analysis
4 22 (20.56%) Scrum
5 21 (19.63%) E-Commerce
6 20 (18.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (17.76%) OO
8 17 (15.89%) Software Engineering
9 16 (14.95%) SDLC
10 15 (14.02%) Project Management
11 14 (13.08%) Test Scripting
11 14 (13.08%) User Stories
12 11 (10.28%) Systems Analysis
12 11 (10.28%) RUP
12 11 (10.28%) DSDM
12 11 (10.28%) Workflow
13 10 (9.35%) Change Management
13 10 (9.35%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (8.41%) Stress Testing
14 9 (8.41%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 29 (27.10%) SQL
2 26 (24.30%) C#
3 23 (21.50%) JavaScript
4 21 (19.63%) Java
5 15 (14.02%) C++
6 8 (7.48%) PL/SQL
6 8 (7.48%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.80%) Objective-C
7 3 (2.80%) Ruby
8 2 (1.87%) R
9 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (6.54%) PMP
1 7 (6.54%) PMI Certification
2 5 (4.67%) Degree
2 5 (4.67%) ISEB
3 2 (1.87%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.41%) WAI
2 7 (6.54%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.87%) HDFS
1 2 (1.87%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 3 (2.80%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.93%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (14.02%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.28%) Adobe
3 6 (5.61%) Symbian
4 3 (2.80%) HP
4 3 (2.80%) Apple
5 2 (1.87%) BT
6 1 (0.93%) Talend
6 1 (0.93%) Hortonworks
6 1 (0.93%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.93%) MapR
6 1 (0.93%) Informatica
6 1 (0.93%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle
6 1 (0.93%) Cognos
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