Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Use Case skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Use Case over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Use Cases
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 151 142 152
Rank change year-on-year -9 +10 +24
Permanent jobs citing Use Case 19 7 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.63% 0.31% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.35% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 22
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -18.18% +22.22%
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £37,750
90th Percentile £44,600 £75,625 £66,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,250
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +21.15%

Use Case is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2679 1974 2898
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 88.62% 87.23% 88.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2023 1676 2452
Cheshire median annual salary £44,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.33% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £64,900 £60,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

Use Case
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Use Case as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Use Case in Cheshire

Use Case
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Use Case in Cheshire

Use Case
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Use Case in Cheshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Use Case in Cheshire

Use Case
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Use Case within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford -33 13 £40,000 -
Macclesfield 0 3 £35,000 -58.82%
Use Case
North West

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Use Case also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (68.42%) Finance
3 11 (57.89%) Banking
4 9 (47.37%) Business Analysis
5 8 (42.11%) User Stories
6 7 (36.84%) Retail Banking
6 7 (36.84%) Waterfall
7 6 (31.58%) Apple iOS
7 6 (31.58%) Smartphone
7 6 (31.58%) Investment Banking
7 6 (31.58%) Wealth Management
7 6 (31.58%) Android
7 6 (31.58%) DSDM
7 6 (31.58%) Client/Server
7 6 (31.58%) Law
7 6 (31.58%) Risk Management
7 6 (31.58%) Handset
7 6 (31.58%) Scrum
8 5 (26.32%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (26.32%) Windows
9 4 (21.05%) Information Security
9 4 (21.05%) QA
9 4 (21.05%) JIRA
9 4 (21.05%) Programme Delivery
10 3 (15.79%) Acceptance Criteria
10 3 (15.79%) Customer Requirements
10 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (15.79%) Change Management
10 3 (15.79%) GAP Analysis
10 3 (15.79%) MS Visio

Use Case
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) BrowserStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Big Data
1 2 (10.53%) Blockchain
1 2 (10.53%) Hadoop
1 2 (10.53%) QlikView
1 2 (10.53%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.26%) Selenium
2 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (68.42%) Finance
2 11 (57.89%) Banking
3 7 (36.84%) Retail Banking
4 6 (31.58%) Investment Banking
4 6 (31.58%) Law
5 2 (10.53%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Analyst
2 10 (52.63%) Business Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) Architect
3 6 (31.58%) Mobile Solutions Architect
3 6 (31.58%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (26.32%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (26.32%) Senior Business Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Business Finance Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Finance Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Mobile Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Report Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) jQuery
1 1 (5.26%) JSON
1 1 (5.26%) REST
1 1 (5.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Client/Server
1 6 (31.58%) Handset
1 6 (31.58%) Smartphone
2 3 (15.79%) NHS
3 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) Robotics
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Android
1 6 (31.58%) Apple iOS
2 5 (26.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) Business Analysis
3 8 (42.11%) User Stories
4 7 (36.84%) Waterfall
5 6 (31.58%) DSDM
5 6 (31.58%) Risk Management
5 6 (31.58%) Scrum
5 6 (31.58%) Wealth Management
6 4 (21.05%) Information Security
6 4 (21.05%) Programme Delivery
7 3 (15.79%) Acceptance Criteria
7 3 (15.79%) Change Management
7 3 (15.79%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (15.79%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (10.53%) Analytics
8 2 (10.53%) Collaborative Working
8 2 (10.53%) DevOps
8 2 (10.53%) Machine Learning
8 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) IIBA
1 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) GDPR
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Ab Initio
1 2 (10.53%) Alteryx
1 2 (10.53%) Datameer
1 2 (10.53%) Lavastorm
1 2 (10.53%) Tableau