Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Use Cases
England > North West
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 195 280 227
Rank change year-on-year +85 -53 +53
Permanent jobs citing Use Case 192 87 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.46% 0.70% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 0.78% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 149 77 100
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +21.15%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £71,500 £55,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%

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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 11841 11219 11660
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 89.89% 89.76% 89.45%
Number of salaries quoted 9400 9359 9637
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Use Case
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Use Case as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Use Case in the North West

Use Case
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Use Case in the North West

Use Case
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Use Case in the North West over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Use Case in the North West

Use Case
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Use Case within the North West region over the 6 months to 25 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
Manchester +64 157 £50,000 +11.11% 14
Cheshire -21 19 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Merseyside +25 8 £42,500 -
Lancashire - 8 £35,000 - 2
Use Case
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 North West region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 134 (69.79%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (45.31%) Finance
3 69 (35.94%) Scrum
4 56 (29.17%) OO
5 53 (27.60%) UML
6 52 (27.08%) Web Services
6 52 (27.08%) SQL
7 50 (26.04%) .NET
7 50 (26.04%) C#
7 50 (26.04%) Software Engineering
8 45 (23.44%) Business Analysis
8 45 (23.44%) SOAP
9 44 (22.92%) XML
9 44 (22.92%) CSS
9 44 (22.92%) HTML
9 44 (22.92%) Java
9 44 (22.92%) JavaScript
9 44 (22.92%) RESTful
10 43 (22.40%) DSDM
11 42 (21.88%) C++
12 41 (21.35%) Continuous Integration
12 41 (21.35%) DevOps
13 39 (20.31%) WCF
13 39 (20.31%) ASP.NET
14 37 (19.27%) jQuery
15 36 (18.75%) WPF
15 36 (18.75%) WF
15 36 (18.75%) Silverlight
15 36 (18.75%) LINQ
15 36 (18.75%) NUnit

Use Case
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 6 (3.13%) Confluence
2 2 (1.04%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.52%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (7.29%) MS Visio
2 6 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.81%) OpenShift
2 5 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.60%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 5 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.60%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.56%) SaaS
4 1 (0.52%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.17%) HTTP
2 5 (2.60%) Firewall
3 4 (2.08%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.56%) NAS
4 3 (1.56%) SAN
4 3 (1.56%) WAN
5 2 (1.04%) Wireless
6 1 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.52%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.77%) Big Data
2 12 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 10 (5.21%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (4.17%) MySQL
5 6 (3.13%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.60%) Pentaho
6 5 (2.60%) Redis
6 5 (2.60%) SAP Data Services
7 3 (1.56%) QlikView
7 3 (1.56%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.56%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.04%) Blockchain
8 2 (1.04%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.04%) Spotfire
9 1 (0.52%) Power BI
9 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 36 (18.75%) MSTest
1 36 (18.75%) NUnit
2 15 (7.81%) JIRA
3 14 (7.29%) Git (software)
4 8 (4.17%) Subversion
5 6 (3.13%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.04%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.52%) Selenium
7 1 (0.52%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 87 (45.31%) Finance
2 32 (16.67%) Retail
3 22 (11.46%) Marketing
4 21 (10.94%) Manufacturing
5 17 (8.85%) Banking
5 17 (8.85%) Electronics
5 17 (8.85%) Telecoms
6 8 (4.17%) Retail Banking
7 6 (3.13%) Investment Banking
7 6 (3.13%) Law
7 6 (3.13%) Military
8 5 (2.60%) Local Government
9 2 (1.04%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.52%) Automotive
10 1 (0.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 92 (47.92%) Analyst
2 74 (38.54%) Business Analyst
3 32 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 31 (16.15%) .NET Software Engineer
4 31 (16.15%) C# Software Engineer
5 27 (14.06%) Agile Business Analyst
6 24 (12.50%) Architect
7 21 (10.94%) Product Analyst
7 21 (10.94%) Product Business Analyst
7 21 (10.94%) Software Analyst
8 18 (9.38%) Product Manager
9 17 (8.85%) Developer
10 16 (8.33%) .NET Developer
10 16 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
10 16 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
10 16 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 16 (8.33%) C# Developer
10 16 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
11 13 (6.77%) .NET Software Developer
11 13 (6.77%) Senior WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (27.08%) Web Services
2 50 (26.04%) .NET
3 45 (23.44%) SOAP
4 44 (22.92%) CSS
4 44 (22.92%) HTML
4 44 (22.92%) RESTful
4 44 (22.92%) XML
5 39 (20.31%) ASP.NET
5 39 (20.31%) WCF
6 37 (19.27%) jQuery
7 36 (18.75%) LINQ
7 36 (18.75%) Silverlight
7 36 (18.75%) WF
7 36 (18.75%) WPF
7 36 (18.75%) XSLT
8 14 (7.29%) REST
9 13 (6.77%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (6.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 13 (6.77%) WinForms
10 10 (5.21%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.02%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.81%) Computer Science
3 13 (6.77%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (5.21%) User Experience
5 7 (3.65%) Client/Server
5 7 (3.65%) Handset
5 7 (3.65%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.65%) Smartphone
6 6 (3.13%) Virtual Team
7 5 (2.60%) Data Structures
8 4 (2.08%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.56%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.56%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.56%) NHS
9 3 (1.56%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.56%) Smart Meter
10 2 (1.04%) Robotics
11 1 (0.52%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 29 (15.10%) Linux
2 21 (10.94%) Windows
3 7 (3.65%) Android
3 7 (3.65%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.56%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (69.79%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (35.94%) Scrum
3 56 (29.17%) OO
4 53 (27.60%) UML
5 50 (26.04%) Software Engineering
6 45 (23.44%) Business Analysis
7 43 (22.40%) DSDM
8 41 (21.35%) Continuous Integration
8 41 (21.35%) DevOps
9 36 (18.75%) MVVM
9 36 (18.75%) RUP
10 35 (18.23%) Analytics
11 25 (13.02%) Service Delivery
12 24 (12.50%) Project Management
13 22 (11.46%) Data Analysis
13 22 (11.46%) SDLC
14 21 (10.94%) MVC
14 21 (10.94%) User Stories
15 20 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
15 20 (10.42%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 52 (27.08%) SQL
2 50 (26.04%) C#
3 44 (22.92%) Java
3 44 (22.92%) JavaScript
4 42 (21.88%) C++
5 36 (18.75%) PL/SQL
5 36 (18.75%) T-SQL
6 31 (16.15%) C
7 18 (9.38%) Python
8 9 (4.69%) PHP
9 6 (3.13%) Go
10 5 (2.60%) Ruby
11 4 (2.08%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.08%) Perl
12 3 (1.56%) R
Qualifications
1 29 (15.10%) Degree
1 29 (15.10%) Security Cleared
2 15 (7.81%) DV Cleared
3 14 (7.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (6.77%) SC Cleared
5 8 (4.17%) Numerate Degree
6 6 (3.13%) Master's Degree
7 4 (2.08%) ISEB
7 4 (2.08%) SANS
8 3 (1.56%) IIBA
8 3 (1.56%) Postgraduate
9 2 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.52%) CCNP
10 1 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.52%) CISSP
10 1 (0.52%) PhD
10 1 (0.52%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (13.54%) QA
2 7 (3.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.60%) PMO
3 5 (2.60%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 4 (2.08%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (2.08%) GDPR
5 3 (1.56%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.56%) WAI
System Software
1 15 (7.81%) Docker
2 1 (0.52%) Firmware
2 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (7.81%) Kubernetes
2 5 (2.60%) FortiGate
2 5 (2.60%) Kibana
2 5 (2.60%) Prometheus
3 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (13.02%) Microsoft
2 21 (10.94%) SAP
3 8 (4.17%) Atlassian
4 6 (3.13%) VMware
5 5 (2.60%) CheckPoint
5 5 (2.60%) Cisco
5 5 (2.60%) Google
5 5 (2.60%) Palo Alto
5 5 (2.60%) Rackspace
6 3 (1.56%) Tableau
7 2 (1.04%) Ab Initio
7 2 (1.04%) Alteryx
7 2 (1.04%) Datameer
7 2 (1.04%) Lavastorm
8 1 (0.52%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.52%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.52%) Juniper
8 1 (0.52%) NetApp