The table below looks at the statistics for Use Case skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank - 74 64
Permanent jobs citing Use Case 0 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 0.28% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.37% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Average salary - £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -
Use Case
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
563 547 534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 87.42% 77.48% 80.66%
Number of salaries quoted 480 420 449
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Use Case Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Use Case
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Use Case Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Use Case
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 3 (60.00%) Workflow
1 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Management
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Validation
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) Workflow
2 2 (40.00%) Validation
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Management
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft