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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 194 200 194
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs citing Use Case 57 44 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.78% 0.63% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.81% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 53 37 50
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,250 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-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
5999 5422 5797
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.88% 77.62% 77.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4767 4591 5047
Average salary £40,000 £38,375 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.23% +2.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 August 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 27 August 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 +16 42 £37,500 - 4
Cheshire -11 11 £45,000 +44.00%
Lancashire -4 3 £35,000 -36.36%
Merseyside -6 1 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 63 (44.68%) UML
2 53 (37.59%) .NET
3 47 (33.33%) Finance
3 47 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 44 (31.21%) Data Modelling
5 40 (28.37%) HTML
5 40 (28.37%) CSS
6 36 (25.53%) JavaScript
7 35 (24.82%) Windows
8 34 (24.11%) Web Services
9 31 (21.99%) XML
10 26 (18.44%) OO
11 25 (17.73%) SQL
11 25 (17.73%) Microsoft
12 24 (17.02%) SQL Server
12 24 (17.02%) Load Balancing
12 24 (17.02%) RESTful
13 23 (16.31%) Marketing
13 23 (16.31%) Enterprise Software
13 23 (16.31%) Stakeholder Management
14 22 (15.60%) Systems Analysis
14 22 (15.60%) BPMN
15 21 (14.89%) C#
16 20 (14.18%) ASP.NET
16 20 (14.18%) MySQL
16 20 (14.18%) PRINCE2
16 20 (14.18%) RDBMS
16 20 (14.18%) Relational Database
17 19 (13.48%) Data Mapping
17 19 (13.48%) WAI

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (4.26%) MS Exchange
1 6 (4.26%) WordPress
1 6 (4.26%) ExpressionEngine
2 1 (0.71%) Lync
2 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (4.96%) Photoshop
2 5 (3.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.26%) Magento
2 1 (0.71%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.71%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.71%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.71%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.48%) HTTP
2 1 (0.71%) Internet
2 1 (0.71%) MPLS
2 1 (0.71%) SSH
2 1 (0.71%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (17.02%) SQL Server
2 20 (14.18%) MySQL
2 20 (14.18%) RDBMS
2 20 (14.18%) Relational Database
3 19 (13.48%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.84%) DB2
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.71%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.71%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.84%) Subversion
2 2 (1.42%) JIRA
2 2 (1.42%) Selenium
2 2 (1.42%) JUnit
2 2 (1.42%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.71%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.71%) Aptana Studio
3 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.71%) Sublime Text
General
1 47 (33.33%) Finance
2 23 (16.31%) Marketing
3 4 (2.84%) Retail
4 2 (1.42%) Legal
4 2 (1.42%) Military
4 2 (1.42%) Banking
5 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.71%) Back Office
5 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 81 (57.45%) Analyst
2 57 (40.43%) Business Analyst
3 41 (29.08%) Developer
4 20 (14.18%) Systems Analyst
5 19 (13.48%) ASP.NET Developer
5 19 (13.48%) .NET Developer
5 19 (13.48%) C# Developer
5 19 (13.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 19 (13.48%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (7.80%) Front-End Developer
7 8 (5.67%) Architect
8 7 (4.96%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (4.26%) Senior Business Analyst
10 5 (3.55%) UI Programmer
10 5 (3.55%) Cloud Architect
10 5 (3.55%) UI Developer
11 4 (2.84%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 4 (2.84%) Mobile Developer
11 4 (2.84%) IT Business Analyst
11 4 (2.84%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (37.59%) .NET
2 40 (28.37%) CSS
2 40 (28.37%) HTML
3 34 (24.11%) Web Services
4 31 (21.99%) XML
5 24 (17.02%) RESTful
6 20 (14.18%) ASP.NET
7 16 (11.35%) HTML5
8 14 (9.93%) jQuery
9 8 (5.67%) CSS3
10 7 (4.96%) Sass
10 7 (4.96%) Ajax
10 7 (4.96%) XSLT
10 7 (4.96%) XHTML
11 4 (2.84%) J2ME
11 4 (2.84%) Middleware
12 1 (0.71%) SOAP
12 1 (0.71%) Java EE
12 1 (0.71%) JSON
12 1 (0.71%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.31%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (13.48%) N-Tier
3 8 (5.67%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.96%) Web 2.0
5 6 (4.26%) NHS
5 6 (4.26%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.84%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.84%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.42%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.42%) Derivative
7 2 (1.42%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.42%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.71%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 35 (24.82%) Windows
2 8 (5.67%) Apple iOS
3 6 (4.26%) Android
4 5 (3.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.55%) Linux
5 4 (2.84%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (2.84%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.42%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.71%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (44.68%) UML
2 47 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 44 (31.21%) Data Modelling
4 26 (18.44%) OO
5 24 (17.02%) Load Balancing
6 23 (16.31%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (15.60%) Systems Analysis
7 22 (15.60%) BPMN
8 20 (14.18%) PRINCE2
9 19 (13.48%) OOP
9 19 (13.48%) Project Management
9 19 (13.48%) Data Mapping
9 19 (13.48%) Stress Testing
10 16 (11.35%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (9.22%) Workflow
12 11 (7.80%) GAP Analysis
12 11 (7.80%) Enterprise Architecture
13 10 (7.09%) Disaster Recovery
13 10 (7.09%) Software Testing
14 8 (5.67%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (25.53%) JavaScript
2 25 (17.73%) SQL
3 21 (14.89%) C#
4 7 (4.96%) XPath
5 6 (4.26%) Java
6 1 (0.71%) VB
6 1 (0.71%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.71%) VBA
6 1 (0.71%) Python
6 1 (0.71%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (7.09%) ISEB
1 10 (7.09%) Degree
2 6 (4.26%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.42%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (13.48%) WAI
2 6 (4.26%) QA
3 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (4.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (17.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.67%) HP
3 6 (4.26%) EMC
3 6 (4.26%) BMC
3 6 (4.26%) NetApp
3 6 (4.26%) VMware
3 6 (4.26%) Sitecore
3 6 (4.26%) 3PAR
4 5 (3.55%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.84%) TIBCO
5 4 (2.84%) Symbian
6 2 (1.42%) Oracle
7 1 (0.71%) SAP
7 1 (0.71%) JBoss
7 1 (0.71%) IBM
7 1 (0.71%) Google
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