The table below looks at the statistics for Use Case skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Use Case over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Use Cases
Rank 311 321 329
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +8
Permanent jobs citing Use Case 988 967 837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.91% 0.85% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 1.02% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 763 774 664
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,675 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
92938 94397 86367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.18% 82.76% 81.87%
Number of salaries quoted 76796 75339 70773
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Use Case
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Use Case Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Use Case
Salary Trend

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

Use Case Salary Trend in the UK

Use Case
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Use Case over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 within the UK.

Use Case Salary Histogram in the UK

Use Case
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Use Case within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 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
England +14 935 £50,000 - 136
London +35 450 £55,000 - 55
South East +11 175 £50,000 +5.26% 17
North West +43 105 £45,000 +15.38% 13
City of London +58 104 £55,000 -8.33% 15
Manchester +44 86 £41,000 +9.33% 9
Yorkshire +18 64 £46,250 +8.82% 11
East of England -38 53 £42,500 -15.00% 12
West Yorkshire +20 52 £50,000 +16.95% 10
Leeds +22 49 £55,000 +28.65% 9
Berkshire +17 49 £65,000 +30.00% 5
South West -59 38 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Surrey +16 33 £51,250 +20.58% 6
East Sussex +41 31 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Brighton +39 31 £50,000 +11.11%
Hampshire +23 25 £45,000 - 1
Reading +15 24 £65,000 +30.00% 3
East Midlands -7 24 £42,500 +4.02% 4
Scotland -5 22 £49,500 +10.00% 4
Walton-on-Thames - 19 £55,000 - 2
West Midlands -29 18 £42,500 -15.00% 10
Milton Keynes -23 16 £47,500 -4.04% 2
Buckinghamshire -26 16 £47,500 -4.04% 2
Wales +8 15 £40,000 +8.10% 1
South Wales +6 15 £40,000 +8.10% 1
Cheshire -1 15 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Bedfordshire -8 15 £45,000 +10.86% 4
Essex +3 13 £68,500 +110.76% 3
Cardiff -4 13 £35,000 -5.40% 1
Nottingham -7 12 £38,750 -5.15% 2

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 850 (41.50%) Agile Software Development
2 719 (35.11%) UML
3 704 (34.38%) Finance
4 646 (31.54%) Business Analysis
5 462 (22.56%) Degree
6 448 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
7 400 (19.53%) Project Management
8 398 (19.43%) User Stories
9 378 (18.46%) SQL
10 369 (18.02%) Scrum
11 366 (17.87%) SDLC
12 341 (16.65%) User Acceptance Testing
13 330 (16.11%) Java
14 315 (15.38%) Waterfall
15 296 (14.45%) Microsoft
16 284 (13.87%) Stakeholder Management
17 276 (13.48%) Retail
18 249 (12.16%) QA
19 234 (11.43%) Banking
20 221 (10.79%) ISEB
21 218 (10.64%) Workflow
22 209 (10.21%) Data Modelling
23 206 (10.06%) Management Information System
24 190 (9.28%) .NET
25 183 (8.94%) Oracle
26 182 (8.89%) Telecoms
27 180 (8.79%) C#
27 180 (8.79%) Web Services
28 178 (8.69%) MS Excel
29 174 (8.50%) XML

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 62 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 48 (2.34%) Apache Pig
3 41 (2.00%) JBoss
4 34 (1.66%) SAS
5 29 (1.42%) Confluence
6 25 (1.22%) Apache
7 23 (1.12%) WebSphere
8 22 (1.07%) CMS
9 21 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
10 13 (0.63%) Tomcat
11 12 (0.59%) WebLogic
12 11 (0.54%) IIS
12 11 (0.54%) Apache Spark
13 7 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
13 7 (0.34%) Liferay
13 7 (0.34%) Node.js
13 7 (0.34%) WebLogic Portal
14 6 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 6 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 5 (0.24%) OpenStack
Applications
1 178 (8.69%) MS Excel
2 153 (7.47%) MS Visio
3 98 (4.79%) MS Office
4 71 (3.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 41 (2.00%) MS Project
6 24 (1.17%) SPSS
7 15 (0.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 9 (0.44%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.098%) Mingle
9 2 (0.098%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.049%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.049%) FastStats
10 1 (0.049%) Weka
10 1 (0.049%) PTC Creo
10 1 (0.049%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.049%) FrameMaker
10 1 (0.049%) CorelDRAW
10 1 (0.049%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.049%) Windchill
10 1 (0.049%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 40 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (1.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.29%) Unica
4 6 (0.29%) Magento
5 5 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
6 4 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (0.15%) VisionPLUS
7 3 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (0.15%) Agresso
7 3 (0.15%) SAP CRM
7 3 (0.15%) BASE24
7 3 (0.15%) Radian6
7 3 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.098%) Northgate Housing
8 2 (0.098%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.098%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 84 (4.10%) SaaS
2 45 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
5 18 (0.88%) Amazon S3
5 18 (0.88%) Amazon EMR
6 13 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (0.59%) IBM Blueworks
8 11 (0.54%) PaaS
9 9 (0.44%) IaaS
10 8 (0.39%) Google Analytics
11 7 (0.34%) SoftLayer
11 7 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
12 6 (0.29%) Heroku
13 5 (0.24%) Lucidchart
14 4 (0.20%) Terremark
14 4 (0.20%) Google Apps
15 3 (0.15%) Adobe Analytics
15 3 (0.15%) Force.com
15 3 (0.15%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 35 (1.71%) TCP/IP
2 24 (1.17%) HTTP
3 23 (1.12%) Internet
4 14 (0.68%) Firewall
5 12 (0.59%) Broadband
6 11 (0.54%) Wireless
6 11 (0.54%) Network Security
7 9 (0.44%) SSL
8 8 (0.39%) ATM
9 7 (0.34%) Intranet
10 6 (0.29%) SNMP
11 5 (0.24%) LDAP
11 5 (0.24%) WAN
12 4 (0.20%) FTP
13 3 (0.15%) Kerberos
13 3 (0.15%) SAN
13 3 (0.15%) GSM
13 3 (0.15%) PSTN
13 3 (0.15%) Extranet
14 2 (0.098%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (5.91%) SQL Server
2 85 (4.15%) Hadoop
3 82 (4.00%) Big Data
4 61 (2.98%) Relational Database
5 54 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
6 51 (2.49%) Apache Hive
7 50 (2.44%) NoSQL
8 45 (2.20%) MongoDB
9 38 (1.86%) RDBMS
10 36 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
11 35 (1.71%) Oracle Database
12 34 (1.66%) Mahout
13 29 (1.42%) BusinessObjects
14 26 (1.27%) MySQL
15 23 (1.12%) DB2
16 22 (1.07%) IBM BigInsights
17 20 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
18 18 (0.88%) Impala
19 15 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 13 (0.63%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 102 (4.98%) JIRA
2 57 (2.78%) Eclipse
3 52 (2.54%) Maven
4 48 (2.34%) Git (software)
5 43 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 38 (1.86%) Subversion
7 35 (1.71%) Rational DOORS
7 35 (1.71%) Jenkins
8 32 (1.56%) NUnit
8 32 (1.56%) MSTest
9 31 (1.51%) Visual Studio
10 30 (1.46%) Axure RP
11 21 (1.03%) JUnit
12 20 (0.98%) Ant
12 20 (0.98%) Selenium
13 17 (0.83%) Yeoman
14 12 (0.59%) TestDirector
15 10 (0.49%) Cucumber
16 9 (0.44%) Log4j
17 8 (0.39%) Bugzilla
General
1 704 (34.38%) Finance
2 276 (13.48%) Retail
3 234 (11.43%) Banking
4 182 (8.89%) Telecoms
5 106 (5.18%) Marketing
6 90 (4.39%) Legal
7 74 (3.61%) Automotive
8 72 (3.52%) Advertising
9 61 (2.98%) Back Office
10 52 (2.54%) Aerospace
11 49 (2.39%) Front Office
12 44 (2.15%) Law
13 42 (2.05%) Manufacturing
14 35 (1.71%) Investment Banking
15 27 (1.32%) Publishing
16 25 (1.22%) Military
17 22 (1.07%) Financial Institution
18 21 (1.03%) Electronics
18 21 (1.03%) Billing
18 21 (1.03%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1202 (58.69%) Analyst
2 1091 (53.27%) Business Analyst
3 198 (9.67%) Developer
4 187 (9.13%) Architect
5 150 (7.32%) Senior Analyst
6 140 (6.84%) Senior Business Analyst
7 124 (6.05%) Agile Business Analyst
8 118 (5.76%) Systems Analyst
9 115 (5.62%) Consultant
10 96 (4.69%) Business Systems Analyst
11 94 (4.59%) Senior Developer
12 86 (4.20%) Solutions Architect
13 73 (3.56%) Java Developer
14 70 (3.42%) Software Engineer
15 61 (2.98%) Financial Business Analyst
16 57 (2.78%) Project Manager
17 55 (2.69%) Insurance Business Analyst
18 50 (2.44%) Software Developer
19 47 (2.29%) Senior Java Developer
20 46 (2.25%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (9.28%) .NET
2 180 (8.79%) Web Services
3 174 (8.50%) XML
4 140 (6.84%) HTML
5 107 (5.22%) CSS
6 83 (4.05%) RESTful
7 74 (3.61%) Spring
8 73 (3.56%) REST
9 72 (3.52%) SOAP
10 70 (3.42%) ASP.NET
11 66 (3.22%) Hibernate
12 61 (2.98%) Middleware
12 61 (2.98%) jQuery
12 61 (2.98%) JSP
13 59 (2.88%) WCF
14 55 (2.69%) J2EE
15 48 (2.34%) WPF
16 46 (2.25%) .NET Framework
17 41 (2.00%) JDBC
17 41 (2.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 448 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
2 206 (10.06%) Management Information System
3 140 (6.84%) Computer Science
4 129 (6.30%) User Experience
5 80 (3.91%) Enterprise Software
6 73 (3.56%) Mobile App
7 47 (2.29%) Visualisation
8 44 (2.15%) FMCG
9 42 (2.05%) Client/Server
10 34 (1.66%) Derivative
10 34 (1.66%) Data Integration
10 34 (1.66%) Data Centre
11 32 (1.56%) iPad
12 31 (1.51%) N-Tier
13 27 (1.32%) Mathematics
14 22 (1.07%) Social Media
15 19 (0.93%) Digital Media
15 19 (0.93%) Reference Data
15 19 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 19 (0.93%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 143 (6.98%) Windows
2 98 (4.79%) Linux
3 66 (3.22%) UNIX
4 48 (2.34%) Android
5 45 (2.20%) Apple iOS
6 24 (1.17%) Windows Phone
7 17 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
9 7 (0.34%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.29%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.20%) webOS
12 3 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.15%) Windows Vista
12 3 (0.15%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.098%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.098%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.049%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.049%) Windows CE
14 1 (0.049%) SUSE
14 1 (0.049%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 850 (41.50%) Agile Software Development
2 719 (35.11%) UML
3 646 (31.54%) Business Analysis
4 400 (19.53%) Project Management
5 398 (19.43%) User Stories
6 369 (18.02%) Scrum
7 366 (17.87%) SDLC
8 341 (16.65%) User Acceptance Testing
9 315 (15.38%) Waterfall
10 284 (13.87%) Stakeholder Management
11 218 (10.64%) Workflow
12 209 (10.21%) Data Modelling
13 168 (8.20%) E-Commerce
13 168 (8.20%) Software Engineering
14 166 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
15 163 (7.96%) OO
16 153 (7.47%) CRM
17 145 (7.08%) Analytics
18 142 (6.93%) RUP
19 139 (6.79%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 378 (18.46%) SQL
2 330 (16.11%) Java
3 180 (8.79%) C#
4 142 (6.93%) JavaScript
5 123 (6.01%) C++
6 88 (4.30%) C
7 49 (2.39%) Python
7 49 (2.39%) R
8 46 (2.25%) PL/SQL
9 40 (1.95%) T-SQL
10 37 (1.81%) VBA
11 23 (1.12%) VB
12 20 (0.98%) AspectJ
13 19 (0.93%) Bash Shell
14 17 (0.83%) Clojure
15 16 (0.78%) Shell Script
16 14 (0.68%) XPath
16 14 (0.68%) Ada
17 13 (0.63%) VBScript
17 13 (0.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 462 (22.56%) Degree
2 221 (10.79%) ISEB
3 77 (3.76%) Security Cleared
4 37 (1.81%) DV Cleared
5 31 (1.51%) PMI Certification
6 28 (1.37%) ISTQB
7 27 (1.32%) PMP
8 21 (1.03%) SC Cleared
9 18 (0.88%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 15 (0.73%) IIBA
11 14 (0.68%) CBAP
11 14 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (0.54%) MCTS
13 10 (0.49%) MBA
14 9 (0.44%) CISSP
15 8 (0.39%) PhD
15 8 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 6 (0.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 6 (0.29%) ACCA
17 5 (0.24%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 249 (12.16%) QA
2 13 (0.63%) DO-178B
2 13 (0.63%) MiFID
3 9 (0.44%) SLA
4 7 (0.34%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.29%) COBIT
6 5 (0.24%) Solvency II
7 4 (0.20%) GCP
7 4 (0.20%) GLP
7 4 (0.20%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.098%) WAI
8 2 (0.098%) FATCA
9 1 (0.049%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (1.56%) HDFS
2 17 (0.83%) VirtualBox
3 16 (0.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 16 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (0.73%) Active Directory
5 13 (0.63%) GPFS
6 6 (0.29%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.15%) Firmware
8 1 (0.049%) vCloud
8 1 (0.049%) Docker
Systems Management
1 26 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
2 22 (1.07%) Oozie
3 17 (0.83%) Vagrant
4 16 (0.78%) Ambari
5 11 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (0.49%) TrustSec
7 9 (0.44%) WebSphere Cast Iron
7 9 (0.44%) SCOM
8 7 (0.34%) Puppet
9 5 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 5 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
10 3 (0.15%) NetVault Backup
11 2 (0.098%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.098%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.049%) OpenView
12 1 (0.049%) SCCM
Vendors
1 296 (14.45%) Microsoft
2 183 (8.94%) Oracle
3 104 (5.08%) IBM
4 79 (3.86%) SAP
5 49 (2.39%) Teradata
6 38 (1.86%) hybris
7 32 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
7 32 (1.56%) Tableau
8 31 (1.51%) Hortonworks
9 28 (1.37%) Google
10 27 (1.32%) Informatica
11 26 (1.27%) Adobe
12 24 (1.17%) HP
12 24 (1.17%) Cognos
13 22 (1.07%) Sybase
13 22 (1.07%) Apple
14 20 (0.98%) VMware
15 18 (0.88%) Twitter
16 17 (0.83%) Red Hat
17 15 (0.73%) Symbian
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Oliver James Associates
Posted: 5 hours ago
Tyneside
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £39000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
First Point
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Equity
Posted: 6 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + it
Posted: 6 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Bupa, 23days
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £36000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000 & comprehensive bonus/benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50 to 95k
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 8 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Candidate Source
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
JM
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Cognizant
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
JDA Software
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per day plus bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus etc.
Posted: 15 hours ago