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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 226 199 201
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +2
Permanent jobs citing Use Case 37 43 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.49% 0.63% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.79% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 35 38 45
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £38,500 £35,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
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
6315 5451 5652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.92% 80.32% 79.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5292 4577 4871
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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 -4 29 £40,000 - 6
Cheshire -15 4 £45,000 +2.85% 2
Merseyside +7 2 £40,000 -11.11%
Lancashire +1 2 £36,750 -33.18%
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 (48.67%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (45.13%) UML
3 42 (37.17%) Finance
4 41 (36.28%) Business Analysis
5 36 (31.86%) Data Modelling
6 32 (28.32%) Windows
7 31 (27.43%) .NET
8 29 (25.66%) HTML
8 29 (25.66%) CSS
9 28 (24.78%) Web Services
10 25 (22.12%) JavaScript
11 23 (20.35%) RESTful
12 22 (19.47%) XML
13 21 (18.58%) Stakeholder Management
14 19 (16.81%) Marketing
14 19 (16.81%) OO
15 16 (14.16%) Mobile App
15 16 (14.16%) User Experience
16 15 (13.27%) BPMN
17 14 (12.39%) Apple iOS
17 14 (12.39%) PRINCE2
17 14 (12.39%) SQL
17 14 (12.39%) SQL Server
17 14 (12.39%) Systems Analysis
18 13 (11.50%) MySQL
18 13 (11.50%) C#
18 13 (11.50%) RDBMS
18 13 (11.50%) Project Management
18 13 (11.50%) Enterprise Software
18 13 (11.50%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 6 (5.31%) WordPress
1 6 (5.31%) ExpressionEngine
2 1 (0.88%) JBoss
2 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (6.19%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.54%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.88%) Edge Animate
3 1 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (5.31%) Magento
2 1 (0.88%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.88%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.88%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.62%) HTTP
2 1 (0.88%) SSH
2 1 (0.88%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.39%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.50%) MySQL
2 13 (11.50%) RDBMS
2 13 (11.50%) Relational Database
3 11 (9.73%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.88%) DB2
4 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (0.88%) Subversion
1 1 (0.88%) Aptana Studio
1 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.88%) Sublime Text
General
1 42 (37.17%) Finance
2 19 (16.81%) Marketing
3 3 (2.65%) Retail
4 2 (1.77%) Legal
4 2 (1.77%) Banking
4 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 70 (61.95%) Analyst
2 57 (50.44%) Business Analyst
3 36 (31.86%) Developer
4 12 (10.62%) Systems Analyst
4 12 (10.62%) .NET Developer
4 12 (10.62%) C# Developer
4 12 (10.62%) ASP.NET Developer
4 12 (10.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 12 (10.62%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (8.85%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 10 (8.85%) Mobile Developer
6 9 (7.96%) Front-End Developer
7 8 (7.08%) Senior Business Analyst
7 8 (7.08%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (2.65%) Designer
8 3 (2.65%) IT Business Analyst
9 2 (1.77%) Test Manager
9 2 (1.77%) UI Developer
9 2 (1.77%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 2 (1.77%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (27.43%) .NET
2 29 (25.66%) CSS
2 29 (25.66%) HTML
3 28 (24.78%) Web Services
4 23 (20.35%) RESTful
5 22 (19.47%) XML
6 12 (10.62%) ASP.NET
6 12 (10.62%) jQuery
6 12 (10.62%) HTML5
7 10 (8.85%) J2ME
8 6 (5.31%) CSS3
9 5 (4.42%) Sass
9 5 (4.42%) Ajax
9 5 (4.42%) XSLT
9 5 (4.42%) XHTML
10 1 (0.88%) XSD
10 1 (0.88%) SOAP
10 1 (0.88%) Java EE
10 1 (0.88%) JSON
10 1 (0.88%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.16%) Mobile App
1 16 (14.16%) User Experience
2 13 (11.50%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (10.62%) N-Tier
4 11 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (8.85%) Blackberry
6 5 (4.42%) Web 2.0
7 4 (3.54%) NHS
8 2 (1.77%) Derivative
8 2 (1.77%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.88%) iSeries
9 1 (0.88%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 32 (28.32%) Windows
2 14 (12.39%) Apple iOS
3 13 (11.50%) Android
4 11 (9.73%) Windows Phone
5 10 (8.85%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (1.77%) Linux
6 2 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (48.67%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (45.13%) UML
3 41 (36.28%) Business Analysis
4 36 (31.86%) Data Modelling
5 21 (18.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (16.81%) OO
7 15 (13.27%) BPMN
8 14 (12.39%) PRINCE2
8 14 (12.39%) Systems Analysis
9 13 (11.50%) Project Management
10 12 (10.62%) OOP
10 12 (10.62%) Load Balancing
10 12 (10.62%) Stress Testing
11 11 (9.73%) Data Mapping
11 11 (9.73%) iOS Development
11 11 (9.73%) Workflow
12 10 (8.85%) Android Development
13 8 (7.08%) Waterfall
13 8 (7.08%) User Stories
14 7 (6.19%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (22.12%) JavaScript
2 14 (12.39%) SQL
3 13 (11.50%) C#
4 5 (4.42%) XPath
5 3 (2.65%) Java
6 1 (0.88%) VBA
6 1 (0.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (7.08%) Degree
2 5 (4.42%) ISEB
3 4 (3.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.62%) WAI
2 2 (1.77%) QA
2 2 (1.77%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (10.62%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.85%) Symbian
3 6 (5.31%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.77%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.88%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.88%) Google
5 1 (0.88%) IBM
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle
5 1 (0.88%) SAP
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