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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Use Cases
North West / Cheshire
Rank 91 93 116
Rank change year-on-year +2 +23  
Permanent jobs citing Use Case 2 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.19% 0.69% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.81% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 5
Median salary - £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.89% -4.21%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 932 1109 1581
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 87.27% 85.31% 90.76%
Number of salaries quoted 742 933 1208
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Use Case
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Use Case as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
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 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 2 - -
Use Case
North West

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 5 (71.43%) Finance
1 5 (71.43%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Banking
2 4 (57.14%) Android
2 4 (57.14%) Mobile App
2 4 (57.14%) Apple iOS
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) DSDM
4 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
4 2 (28.57%) C
4 2 (28.57%) C++
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) Ant
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Smartphone
4 2 (28.57%) Information Security
4 2 (28.57%) Cryptography
4 2 (28.57%) Handset
4 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 2 (28.57%) GIS
4 2 (28.57%) Financial Institution
4 2 (28.57%) REST

Use Case
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Ant
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Junior
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Architect
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Architect
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) REST
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Mobile App
2 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
2 2 (28.57%) Contactless
2 2 (28.57%) Handset
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Smartphone
3 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Android
1 4 (57.14%) Apple iOS
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 2 (28.57%) Business Process Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) Cryptography
3 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (28.57%) Data Privacy
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) DSDM
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) User Stories
3 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C
1 2 (28.57%) C++
1 2 (28.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) SAP