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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 222 208 209
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Permanent jobs citing Use Case 40 40 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.54% 0.59% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.74% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 36 34 43
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £35,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £49,700
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
6197 5414 5838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.87% 79.30% 79.05%
Number of salaries quoted 5042 4584 5021
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -1 30 £40,000 - 3
Cheshire -14 6 £45,000 +44.00% 1
Lancashire -1 3 £35,000 -36.36% 1
Merseyside +1 1 - - 1
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 54 (43.20%) UML
2 48 (38.40%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (36.00%) Finance
4 44 (35.20%) Business Analysis
5 41 (32.80%) .NET
6 40 (32.00%) Data Modelling
7 38 (30.40%) HTML
7 38 (30.40%) CSS
8 34 (27.20%) JavaScript
9 33 (26.40%) Web Services
9 33 (26.40%) Windows
10 30 (24.00%) XML
11 24 (19.20%) OO
11 24 (19.20%) RESTful
12 23 (18.40%) Stakeholder Management
13 22 (17.60%) Marketing
14 20 (16.00%) SQL
14 20 (16.00%) Microsoft
15 19 (15.20%) SQL Server
15 19 (15.20%) Load Balancing
15 19 (15.20%) Enterprise Software
16 18 (14.40%) Relational Database
16 18 (14.40%) MySQL
16 18 (14.40%) C#
16 18 (14.40%) PRINCE2
16 18 (14.40%) RDBMS
17 17 (13.60%) N-Tier
17 17 (13.60%) HTTP
17 17 (13.60%) OOP
17 17 (13.60%) ASP.NET

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (4.80%) ExpressionEngine
1 6 (4.80%) WordPress
2 3 (2.40%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.80%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.80%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (5.60%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.80%) Magento
2 1 (0.80%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.80%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.80%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.80%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.60%) HTTP
2 1 (0.80%) MPLS
2 1 (0.80%) FTP
2 1 (0.80%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.20%) SQL Server
2 18 (14.40%) Relational Database
2 18 (14.40%) MySQL
2 18 (14.40%) RDBMS
3 15 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.60%) DB2
5 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.80%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.80%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Subversion
2 1 (0.80%) JUnit
2 1 (0.80%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (0.80%) JIRA
2 1 (0.80%) Bugzilla
2 1 (0.80%) Sublime Text
2 1 (0.80%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.80%) Selenium
2 1 (0.80%) Aptana Studio
General
1 45 (36.00%) Finance
2 22 (17.60%) Marketing
3 4 (3.20%) Retail
4 2 (1.60%) Legal
5 1 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.80%) Banking
5 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.80%) Back Office
5 1 (0.80%) Military
Job Titles
1 72 (57.60%) Analyst
2 54 (43.20%) Business Analyst
3 41 (32.80%) Developer
4 17 (13.60%) .NET Developer
4 17 (13.60%) C# Developer
4 17 (13.60%) ASP.NET Developer
4 17 (13.60%) C# .NET Developer
4 17 (13.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 16 (12.80%) Systems Analyst
6 11 (8.80%) Front-End Developer
7 6 (4.80%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 6 (4.80%) Mobile Developer
7 6 (4.80%) Senior Business Analyst
7 6 (4.80%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (4.00%) UI Developer
8 5 (4.00%) UI Programmer
9 4 (3.20%) IT Business Analyst
9 4 (3.20%) Architect
10 3 (2.40%) Designer
11 2 (1.60%) Interaction Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (32.80%) .NET
2 38 (30.40%) HTML
2 38 (30.40%) CSS
3 33 (26.40%) Web Services
4 30 (24.00%) XML
5 24 (19.20%) RESTful
6 17 (13.60%) ASP.NET
7 16 (12.80%) HTML5
8 15 (12.00%) jQuery
9 9 (7.20%) CSS3
10 8 (6.40%) Sass
10 8 (6.40%) Ajax
10 8 (6.40%) XSLT
10 8 (6.40%) XHTML
11 6 (4.80%) J2ME
12 2 (1.60%) Middleware
13 1 (0.80%) XSD
13 1 (0.80%) SOAP
13 1 (0.80%) JSON
13 1 (0.80%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.20%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (13.60%) N-Tier
3 10 (8.00%) User Experience
4 9 (7.20%) Mobile App
5 8 (6.40%) Web 2.0
6 7 (5.60%) NHS
6 7 (5.60%) Management Information System
6 7 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (4.80%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.60%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.60%) Derivative
8 2 (1.60%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.80%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.80%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 33 (26.40%) Windows
2 10 (8.00%) Apple iOS
3 8 (6.40%) Android
4 6 (4.80%) Windows Phone
4 6 (4.80%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (2.40%) Linux
5 3 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.80%) UNIX
6 1 (0.80%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (43.20%) UML
2 48 (38.40%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (35.20%) Business Analysis
4 40 (32.00%) Data Modelling
5 24 (19.20%) OO
6 23 (18.40%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (15.20%) Load Balancing
8 18 (14.40%) PRINCE2
9 17 (13.60%) OOP
9 17 (13.60%) Stress Testing
9 17 (13.60%) BPMN
10 16 (12.80%) Systems Analysis
11 15 (12.00%) Data Mapping
12 14 (11.20%) Workflow
13 12 (9.60%) Project Management
14 11 (8.80%) GAP Analysis
14 11 (8.80%) Enterprise Architecture
15 8 (6.40%) User Acceptance Testing
15 8 (6.40%) Web Development
15 8 (6.40%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 34 (27.20%) JavaScript
2 20 (16.00%) SQL
3 18 (14.40%) C#
4 8 (6.40%) XPath
5 4 (3.20%) Java
6 1 (0.80%) VBA
6 1 (0.80%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (4.00%) ISEB
1 5 (4.00%) Security Cleared
1 5 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (0.80%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.80%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.60%) WAI
2 3 (2.40%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.40%) vSphere
1 3 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.80%) Sitecore
2 6 (4.80%) Symbian
3 4 (3.20%) HP
4 3 (2.40%) EMC
4 3 (2.40%) BMC
4 3 (2.40%) NetApp
4 3 (2.40%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.40%) VMware
4 3 (2.40%) 3PAR
5 2 (1.60%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.60%) Oracle
6 1 (0.80%) SAP
6 1 (0.80%) JBoss
6 1 (0.80%) IBM
6 1 (0.80%) Google
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