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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 155 173 192
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +19
Permanent jobs citing Use Case 95 73 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.46% 1.02% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 1.22% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 55 66 46
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
5598 5987 5760
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.99% 83.50% 80.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4559 4769 4900
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +30 75 £44,000 +17.33% 6
Cheshire -4 17 £47,500 +5.55% 4
Merseyside +12 3 £45,000 +11.11% 1
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 54 (37.76%) UML
2 44 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (26.57%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (24.48%) Business Analysis
4 35 (24.48%) SQL
5 33 (23.08%) Finance
6 32 (22.38%) Management Information System
6 32 (22.38%) Analytics
7 27 (18.88%) C#
8 26 (18.18%) Information Management
8 26 (18.18%) Degree
9 25 (17.48%) Scrum
9 25 (17.48%) HTML
9 25 (17.48%) CSS
9 25 (17.48%) IBM
9 25 (17.48%) Business Analytics
10 24 (16.78%) SDLC
10 24 (16.78%) Stakeholder Management
10 24 (16.78%) Retail
11 23 (16.08%) Web Services
11 23 (16.08%) Java
12 22 (15.38%) Big Data
13 20 (13.99%) User Experience
13 20 (13.99%) Workflow
13 20 (13.99%) Software Engineering
14 18 (12.59%) JavaScript
14 18 (12.59%) Windows
15 17 (11.89%) C++
15 17 (11.89%) E-Commerce
15 17 (11.89%) Mobile App

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 9 (6.29%) Apache
1 9 (6.29%) Apache Pig
2 7 (4.90%) SAS
3 5 (3.50%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.40%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.70%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.70%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (8.39%) SPSS
2 11 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 10 (6.99%) MS Excel
4 8 (5.59%) OmniGraffle
5 7 (4.90%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.50%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.70%) SaaS
2 1 (0.70%) Heroku
2 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.90%) HTTP
2 6 (4.20%) Internet
2 6 (4.20%) Wireless
3 1 (0.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.38%) Big Data
2 17 (11.89%) Hadoop
3 16 (11.19%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (9.09%) NoSQL
5 9 (6.29%) IBM BigInsights
5 9 (6.29%) SQL Server
5 9 (6.29%) Apache Hive
6 6 (4.20%) Mahout
6 6 (4.20%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.50%) MySQL
7 5 (3.50%) DB2
7 5 (3.50%) QlikView
7 5 (3.50%) RDBMS
7 5 (3.50%) DataStage
8 3 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.40%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.70%) BigTable
Development Applications
1 11 (7.69%) Axure RP
2 9 (6.29%) MSTest
2 9 (6.29%) NUnit
3 5 (3.50%) JIRA
4 4 (2.80%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.10%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.70%) JUnit
6 1 (0.70%) WinRunner
6 1 (0.70%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.70%) Selenium
6 1 (0.70%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.70%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.70%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.70%) Jenkins
General
1 33 (23.08%) Finance
2 24 (16.78%) Retail
3 11 (7.69%) Banking
4 7 (4.90%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (4.20%) Financial Institution
5 6 (4.20%) Marketing
6 5 (3.50%) Automotive
7 2 (1.40%) Billing
8 1 (0.70%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.70%) Advertising
8 1 (0.70%) Back Office
8 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (41.26%) Analyst
2 54 (37.76%) Business Analyst
3 22 (15.38%) Architect
3 22 (15.38%) Consultant
4 17 (11.89%) Developer
5 13 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
6 10 (6.99%) Business Systems Analyst
6 10 (6.99%) Software Engineer
6 10 (6.99%) UX Designer
6 10 (6.99%) Designer
6 10 (6.99%) Mobile Developer
7 9 (6.29%) .NET Software Engineer
7 9 (6.29%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 9 (6.29%) C# Software Engineer
8 7 (4.90%) Project Manager
8 7 (4.90%) Big Data Consultant
8 7 (4.90%) Data Consultant
9 6 (4.20%) Agile Business Analyst
9 6 (4.20%) Big Data Architect
9 6 (4.20%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (17.48%) HTML
1 25 (17.48%) CSS
2 23 (16.08%) Web Services
3 17 (11.89%) RESTful
4 16 (11.19%) .NET
5 15 (10.49%) ASP.NET
6 14 (9.79%) XML
7 11 (7.69%) J2ME
8 9 (6.29%) XSLT
8 9 (6.29%) SOAP
8 9 (6.29%) REST
8 9 (6.29%) WCF
8 9 (6.29%) WPF
8 9 (6.29%) WF
8 9 (6.29%) Silverlight
8 9 (6.29%) LINQ
8 9 (6.29%) jQuery
9 8 (5.59%) Sass
9 8 (5.59%) LESS
10 5 (3.50%) MLlib
Miscellaneous
1 38 (26.57%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (22.38%) Management Information System
3 20 (13.99%) User Experience
4 17 (11.89%) Mobile App
5 14 (9.79%) Taxonomies
6 12 (8.39%) Computer Science
6 12 (8.39%) Smartphone
7 11 (7.69%) Data Integration
7 11 (7.69%) Blackberry
8 8 (5.59%) iPhone
8 8 (5.59%) iPad
9 6 (4.20%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (3.50%) Visualisation
10 5 (3.50%) Social Media
10 5 (3.50%) N-Tier
10 5 (3.50%) Artificial Intelligence
10 5 (3.50%) Life Science
10 5 (3.50%) Ontologies
11 2 (1.40%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.40%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.59%) Windows
2 11 (7.69%) Windows Mobile
2 11 (7.69%) Android
2 11 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 11 (7.69%) Windows Phone
3 6 (4.20%) Linux
4 4 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (37.76%) UML
2 44 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (24.48%) Business Analysis
4 32 (22.38%) Analytics
5 26 (18.18%) Information Management
6 25 (17.48%) Scrum
6 25 (17.48%) Business Analytics
7 24 (16.78%) SDLC
7 24 (16.78%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (13.99%) Software Engineering
8 20 (13.99%) Workflow
9 17 (11.89%) E-Commerce
10 16 (11.19%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (11.19%) Project Management
10 16 (11.19%) Data Management
11 15 (10.49%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (9.79%) OO
13 13 (9.09%) BPMN
13 13 (9.09%) Product Management
13 13 (9.09%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 35 (24.48%) SQL
2 27 (18.88%) C#
3 23 (16.08%) Java
4 18 (12.59%) JavaScript
5 17 (11.89%) C++
6 12 (8.39%) R
7 9 (6.29%) PL/SQL
7 9 (6.29%) T-SQL
8 5 (3.50%) SPARQL
9 3 (2.10%) Ruby
10 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (18.18%) Degree
2 14 (9.79%) ISEB
3 7 (4.90%) PMP
3 7 (4.90%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.40%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.59%) QA
2 5 (3.50%) WAI
3 4 (2.80%) GCP
3 4 (2.80%) GLP
System Software
1 11 (7.69%) HDFS
2 7 (4.90%) GPFS
3 4 (2.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 9 (6.29%) Oozie
2 5 (3.50%) Hadoop YARN
3 4 (2.80%) Ambari
4 3 (2.10%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (17.48%) IBM
2 15 (10.49%) Twitter
2 15 (10.49%) Hortonworks
3 11 (7.69%) Cloudera
3 11 (7.69%) MapR
3 11 (7.69%) Cognos
3 11 (7.69%) Symbian
3 11 (7.69%) Adobe
4 10 (6.99%) Microsoft
4 10 (6.99%) Apple
4 10 (6.99%) Teradata
5 9 (6.29%) Tableau
6 6 (4.20%) Informatica
7 5 (3.50%) Ab Initio
7 5 (3.50%) Netezza
8 4 (2.80%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.10%) HP
10 2 (1.40%) BT
11 1 (0.70%) Oracle
11 1 (0.70%) Embarcadero
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston
Erin Associates
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Erin Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Blackburn
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum +
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 25 days ago