The table below looks at the statistics for Use Case skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Use Cases
Rank 29 30 38
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Permanent jobs citing Use Case 10 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 5.52% 1.89% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.58% 2.38% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £40,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Use Case
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
152 126 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 83.98% 79.25% 66.27%
Number of salaries quoted 72 95 77
Average salary £32,500 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.47% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,249 £24,000 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
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 Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Use Case across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Use Case Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Use Case
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Use Case across the Northern Ireland region.

Use Case Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

Use Case
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Use Case within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 23 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
County Antrim +6 10 - -
Use Case
UK

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 14 (100.00%) HTML
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 14 (100.00%) Web Services
1 14 (100.00%) XML
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) Management Information System
2 9 (64.29%) Business Analysis
2 9 (64.29%) Silverlight
2 9 (64.29%) Degree
2 9 (64.29%) SaaS
2 9 (64.29%) User Stories
2 9 (64.29%) User Experience
2 9 (64.29%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (64.29%) CSS
2 9 (64.29%) Client/Server
2 9 (64.29%) Intranet
2 9 (64.29%) Internet
2 9 (64.29%) Project Management
2 9 (64.29%) Java
3 7 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle
4 5 (35.71%) SOA
4 5 (35.71%) Rational Rose
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 5 (35.71%) C
4 5 (35.71%) C#
4 5 (35.71%) C++

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 5 (35.71%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 9 (64.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) Intranet
1 9 (64.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Visual Studio
1 5 (35.71%) Rational Rose
1 5 (35.71%) NUnit
1 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (35.71%) MSTest
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Business Analyst
1 9 (64.29%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Senior Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Senior Software Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) HTML
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) Web Services
1 14 (100.00%) XML
2 9 (64.29%) Silverlight
2 9 (64.29%) CSS
3 5 (35.71%) jQuery
3 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (35.71%) XSLT
3 5 (35.71%) Ajax
3 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
3 5 (35.71%) JSON
3 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
3 5 (35.71%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Client/Server
1 9 (64.29%) Management Information System
1 9 (64.29%) User Experience
1 9 (64.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
1 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) Business Analysis
2 9 (64.29%) Project Management
2 9 (64.29%) User Stories
3 5 (35.71%) MVC
3 5 (35.71%) Web Development
3 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Integration Testing
3 5 (35.71%) UML
3 5 (35.71%) OOP
3 5 (35.71%) OO
3 5 (35.71%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 5 (35.71%) C
3 5 (35.71%) C#
3 5 (35.71%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Degree
2 5 (35.71%) MCAD
2 5 (35.71%) MCSD
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
1 5 (35.71%) Northgate