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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 198 174 186
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +12
Permanent jobs citing Use Case 46 75 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.72% 1.07% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 1.30% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 36 70 61
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £65,000
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
5364 5776 5909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.81% 82.26% 79.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4281 4649 4895
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 1 May 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 1 May 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
Cheshire +13 25 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Manchester -32 12 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Lancashire +6 7 £31,000 -
Merseyside 0 1 £40,000 -
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 44 (49.44%) UML
2 38 (42.70%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (32.58%) Web Services
3 29 (32.58%) HTML
4 27 (30.34%) CSS
4 27 (30.34%) Windows
5 26 (29.21%) SQL
6 24 (26.97%) RESTful
7 23 (25.84%) JavaScript
8 22 (24.72%) C#
9 21 (23.60%) Enterprise Software
9 21 (23.60%) Analytical Skills
10 20 (22.47%) .NET
10 20 (22.47%) SQL Server
10 20 (22.47%) XML
10 20 (22.47%) OO
10 20 (22.47%) Microsoft
10 20 (22.47%) Finance
11 19 (21.35%) Marketing
11 19 (21.35%) HTTP
12 18 (20.22%) RDBMS
12 18 (20.22%) N-Tier
12 18 (20.22%) OOP
12 18 (20.22%) MySQL
12 18 (20.22%) ASP.NET
12 18 (20.22%) WAI
12 18 (20.22%) User Experience
12 18 (20.22%) Relational Database
12 18 (20.22%) Load Balancing
12 18 (20.22%) Stress Testing

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (2.25%) JBoss
1 2 (2.25%) WebLogic
1 2 (2.25%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.12%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (11.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 7 (7.87%) MS Visio
2 7 (7.87%) OmniGraffle
3 3 (3.37%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.25%) MS Project
5 1 (1.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (21.35%) HTTP
2 6 (6.74%) Wireless
3 4 (4.49%) Internet
4 2 (2.25%) WAN
4 2 (2.25%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.47%) SQL Server
2 18 (20.22%) RDBMS
2 18 (20.22%) MySQL
2 18 (20.22%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.12%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.12%) Big Data
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.12%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 13 (14.61%) Axure RP
2 3 (3.37%) Bugzilla
2 3 (3.37%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.37%) JIRA
3 2 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.25%) JUnit
General
1 20 (22.47%) Finance
2 19 (21.35%) Marketing
3 13 (14.61%) Retail
4 6 (6.74%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.37%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.12%) Games
6 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.12%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 40 (44.94%) Analyst
2 36 (40.45%) Business Analyst
3 27 (30.34%) Developer
4 18 (20.22%) ASP.NET Developer
4 18 (20.22%) .NET Developer
4 18 (20.22%) C# Developer
4 18 (20.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 18 (20.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (12.36%) Architect
6 10 (11.24%) Systems Analyst
7 9 (10.11%) Designer
7 9 (10.11%) UX Designer
8 6 (6.74%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (5.62%) Technical Business Analyst
9 5 (5.62%) Software Engineer
9 5 (5.62%) Agile Business Analyst
10 4 (4.49%) User Experience Architect
11 3 (3.37%) Software Test Engineer
11 3 (3.37%) Test Engineer
11 3 (3.37%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (32.58%) Web Services
1 29 (32.58%) HTML
2 27 (30.34%) CSS
3 24 (26.97%) RESTful
4 20 (22.47%) .NET
4 20 (22.47%) XML
5 18 (20.22%) ASP.NET
6 9 (10.11%) Sass
7 7 (7.87%) LESS
8 3 (3.37%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (3.37%) J2ME
8 3 (3.37%) Grails
9 2 (2.25%) jQuery
9 2 (2.25%) CSS3
9 2 (2.25%) HTML5
9 2 (2.25%) XHTML
9 2 (2.25%) XSLT
9 2 (2.25%) JSP
9 2 (2.25%) J2EE
9 2 (2.25%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.60%) Enterprise Software
1 21 (23.60%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (20.22%) N-Tier
2 18 (20.22%) User Experience
3 13 (14.61%) Taxonomies
4 12 (13.48%) Mobile App
5 10 (11.24%) Smartphone
6 3 (3.37%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.37%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.25%) Web 2.0
8 1 (1.12%) Open Source
8 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.12%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.12%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.12%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 27 (30.34%) Windows
2 6 (6.74%) Windows Phone
2 6 (6.74%) Apple iOS
2 6 (6.74%) Android
3 3 (3.37%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (49.44%) UML
2 38 (42.70%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (22.47%) OO
4 18 (20.22%) OOP
4 18 (20.22%) Load Balancing
4 18 (20.22%) Stress Testing
5 17 (19.10%) E-Commerce
6 16 (17.98%) User Stories
7 15 (16.85%) Business Analysis
8 14 (15.73%) Test Scripting
9 13 (14.61%) Project Management
10 11 (12.36%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (8.99%) Workflow
11 8 (8.99%) Scrum
12 7 (7.87%) Logistics
12 7 (7.87%) Software Engineering
12 7 (7.87%) Systems Analysis
13 6 (6.74%) Customer Engagement
13 6 (6.74%) iOS Development
13 6 (6.74%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (29.21%) SQL
2 23 (25.84%) JavaScript
3 22 (24.72%) C#
4 6 (6.74%) Java
5 3 (3.37%) Ruby
5 3 (3.37%) Objective-C
5 3 (3.37%) C++
6 2 (2.25%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.25%) VBScript
6 2 (2.25%) XPath
7 1 (1.12%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (4.49%) Degree
2 2 (2.25%) IIBA
2 2 (2.25%) ISEB
2 2 (2.25%) PMP
2 2 (2.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (20.22%) WAI
2 5 (5.62%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.37%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.25%) Terminal Server
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.12%) HDFS
3 1 (1.12%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 3 (3.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (22.47%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.24%) Adobe
3 3 (3.37%) Apple
3 3 (3.37%) Symbian
3 3 (3.37%) HP
4 2 (2.25%) Citrix
4 2 (2.25%) VMware
5 1 (1.12%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.12%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.12%) MapR
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Head Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
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Head Resourcing
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: competitive
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