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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 205 199 212
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +13
Permanent jobs citing Use Case 43 39 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.62% 0.60% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.73% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 42 36 53
Average salary £37,500 £41,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £31,750 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.62% -4.44%
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
5743 5334 6320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 82.56% 82.23% 80.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4924 4457 5446
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 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +11 36 £37,500 -11.76% 7
Lancashire -9 4 £40,000 +15.94% 1
Cheshire -5 3 £55,000 - 1
Merseyside +5 1 £55,000 +10.00%
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 47 (59.49%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (50.63%) UML
3 34 (43.04%) Windows
4 33 (41.77%) Web Services
5 29 (36.71%) RESTful
6 24 (30.38%) HTML
7 23 (29.11%) JavaScript
8 22 (27.85%) CSS
9 21 (26.58%) XML
9 21 (26.58%) Mobile App
10 20 (25.32%) SQL
11 18 (22.78%) .NET
11 18 (22.78%) OO
11 18 (22.78%) Enterprise Software
12 17 (21.52%) SQL Server
12 17 (21.52%) Project Management
12 17 (21.52%) Microsoft
12 17 (21.52%) Marketing
13 16 (20.25%) C#
13 16 (20.25%) User Experience
14 15 (18.99%) Analytical Skills
14 15 (18.99%) Windows Phone
14 15 (18.99%) iOS Development
14 15 (18.99%) Relational Database
14 15 (18.99%) Apple iOS
14 15 (18.99%) MySQL
14 15 (18.99%) ASP.NET
14 15 (18.99%) OOP
14 15 (18.99%) N-Tier
14 15 (18.99%) HTTP

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (2.53%) WebLogic
1 2 (2.53%) JBoss
1 2 (2.53%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.27%) WordPress
2 1 (1.27%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.53%) MS Project
3 1 (1.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.99%) HTTP
2 2 (2.53%) WAN
2 2 (2.53%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.52%) SQL Server
2 15 (18.99%) Relational Database
2 15 (18.99%) MySQL
2 15 (18.99%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Axure RP
2 2 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.53%) JUnit
General
1 17 (21.52%) Marketing
2 12 (15.19%) Finance
3 6 (7.59%) Retail
4 2 (2.53%) Banking
4 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.27%) Legal
5 1 (1.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 37 (46.84%) Analyst
2 36 (45.57%) Business Analyst
2 36 (45.57%) Developer
3 15 (18.99%) C# .NET Developer
3 15 (18.99%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 15 (18.99%) .NET Developer
3 15 (18.99%) C# Developer
3 15 (18.99%) ASP.NET Developer
4 11 (13.92%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 11 (13.92%) Mobile Developer
5 5 (6.33%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (6.33%) Systems Analyst
5 5 (6.33%) Software Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) iOS Developer
6 4 (5.06%) Technical Business Analyst
7 3 (3.80%) Test Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (3.80%) Software Test Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) UI Developer
7 3 (3.80%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (41.77%) Web Services
2 29 (36.71%) RESTful
3 24 (30.38%) HTML
4 22 (27.85%) CSS
5 21 (26.58%) XML
6 18 (22.78%) .NET
7 15 (18.99%) ASP.NET
8 11 (13.92%) J2ME
9 6 (7.59%) jQuery
10 5 (6.33%) Ajax
10 5 (6.33%) XHTML
10 5 (6.33%) XSLT
10 5 (6.33%) HTML5
10 5 (6.33%) Sass
10 5 (6.33%) CSS3
11 2 (2.53%) J2EE
11 2 (2.53%) JSP
11 2 (2.53%) Spring
11 2 (2.53%) Hibernate
12 1 (1.27%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 21 (26.58%) Mobile App
2 18 (22.78%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (20.25%) User Experience
4 15 (18.99%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (18.99%) N-Tier
5 11 (13.92%) Blackberry
6 5 (6.33%) Web 2.0
7 2 (2.53%) NHS
8 1 (1.27%) Derivative
8 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.27%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.27%) Open Source
8 1 (1.27%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 34 (43.04%) Windows
2 15 (18.99%) Windows Phone
2 15 (18.99%) Apple iOS
2 15 (18.99%) Android
3 11 (13.92%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (59.49%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (50.63%) UML
3 18 (22.78%) OO
4 17 (21.52%) Project Management
5 15 (18.99%) iOS Development
5 15 (18.99%) OOP
5 15 (18.99%) Load Balancing
5 15 (18.99%) Stress Testing
6 14 (17.72%) Business Analysis
7 13 (16.46%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (13.92%) E-Commerce
8 11 (13.92%) Android Development
9 9 (11.39%) User Stories
9 9 (11.39%) Test Scripting
10 8 (10.13%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (8.86%) Web Development
11 7 (8.86%) Waterfall
12 6 (7.59%) Product Management
12 6 (7.59%) Workflow
12 6 (7.59%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 23 (29.11%) JavaScript
2 20 (25.32%) SQL
3 16 (20.25%) C#
4 5 (6.33%) XPath
5 3 (3.80%) Objective-C
5 3 (3.80%) C++
5 3 (3.80%) Java
6 2 (2.53%) VBScript
6 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (10.13%) Degree
2 1 (1.27%) PMP
2 1 (1.27%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.99%) WAI
2 2 (2.53%) SLA
3 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.80%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.53%) Terminal Server
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 17 (21.52%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.92%) Symbian
3 3 (3.80%) Apple
4 2 (2.53%) Citrix
4 2 (2.53%) VMware
5 1 (1.27%) Sitecore
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