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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Use Cases
England / North West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 209 196 194
Rank change year-on-year -13 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Use Case 63 40 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.92% 0.72% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 0.82% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 51 33 46
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.55%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6180 4891 5734
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 89.83% 88.29% 89.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5009 4133 4657
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Use Case
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 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
Manchester -35 36 £50,000 -3.84% 13
Cheshire -17 13 £40,000 +8.84% 3
Merseyside -1 9 £42,500 -22.72%
Lancashire - 4 £35,000 - 2
Use Case
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 64 (57.66%) Finance
2 59 (53.15%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (44.14%) Web Services
3 49 (44.14%) UML
4 43 (38.74%) SQL
5 41 (36.94%) .NET
6 39 (35.14%) OO
7 38 (34.23%) C#
8 36 (32.43%) JavaScript
8 36 (32.43%) RESTful
9 34 (30.63%) HTML
9 34 (30.63%) ASP.NET
9 34 (30.63%) CSS
9 34 (30.63%) XML
9 34 (30.63%) Scrum
10 32 (28.83%) DSDM
11 30 (27.03%) Business Analysis
12 29 (26.13%) SOAP
12 29 (26.13%) WCF
13 28 (25.23%) PL/SQL
13 28 (25.23%) Software Engineering
14 27 (24.32%) Retail
14 27 (24.32%) Java
14 27 (24.32%) C++
15 26 (23.42%) T-SQL
15 26 (23.42%) XSLT
15 26 (23.42%) RUP
15 26 (23.42%) Service Delivery
15 26 (23.42%) NUnit
15 26 (23.42%) WPF

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 2 (1.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.90%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (5.41%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (2.70%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.80%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (1.80%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (1.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (9.01%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (9.01%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.21%) HTTP
2 4 (3.60%) Firewall
2 4 (3.60%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.21%) MySQL
2 8 (7.21%) RDBMS
2 8 (7.21%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.70%) Big Data
3 3 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.70%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.80%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.80%) QlikView
4 2 (1.80%) Star Schema
5 1 (0.90%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 26 (23.42%) MSTest
1 26 (23.42%) NUnit
2 4 (3.60%) JIRA
3 2 (1.80%) Oracle APEX
General
1 64 (57.66%) Finance
2 27 (24.32%) Retail
3 15 (13.51%) Marketing
4 12 (10.81%) Manufacturing
5 10 (9.01%) Local Government
6 8 (7.21%) Banking
7 6 (5.41%) Legal
8 4 (3.60%) Retail Banking
9 2 (1.80%) Automotive
9 2 (1.80%) Electronics
9 2 (1.80%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.90%) Law
Job Titles
1 44 (39.64%) Analyst
2 38 (34.23%) Business Analyst
3 28 (25.23%) Software Engineer
4 27 (24.32%) .NET Software Engineer
4 27 (24.32%) C# Software Engineer
5 23 (20.72%) Architect
6 11 (9.91%) Business IT Analyst
6 11 (9.91%) Developer
6 11 (9.91%) IT Analyst
6 11 (9.91%) IT Business Analyst
6 11 (9.91%) Senior Analyst
7 10 (9.01%) AWS Architect
7 10 (9.01%) AWS Consultant
7 10 (9.01%) Cloud Architect
7 10 (9.01%) Cloud Consultant
7 10 (9.01%) Consultant
7 10 (9.01%) Senior Architect
7 10 (9.01%) Senior Consultant
7 10 (9.01%) Web Architect
7 10 (9.01%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (44.14%) Web Services
2 41 (36.94%) .NET
3 36 (32.43%) RESTful
4 34 (30.63%) ASP.NET
4 34 (30.63%) CSS
4 34 (30.63%) HTML
4 34 (30.63%) XML
5 29 (26.13%) SOAP
5 29 (26.13%) WCF
6 26 (23.42%) jQuery
6 26 (23.42%) LINQ
6 26 (23.42%) Silverlight
6 26 (23.42%) WF
6 26 (23.42%) WPF
6 26 (23.42%) XSLT
7 12 (10.81%) Middleware
8 3 (2.70%) REST
9 1 (0.90%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.90%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.22%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (9.91%) Management Information System
4 10 (9.01%) User Experience
5 8 (7.21%) N-Tier
6 7 (6.31%) Mobile App
7 6 (5.41%) Client/Server
7 6 (5.41%) Handset
7 6 (5.41%) Smartphone
8 5 (4.50%) Virtual Team
9 3 (2.70%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.80%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (1.80%) NHS
10 2 (1.80%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.90%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.12%) Windows
2 9 (8.11%) Android
2 9 (8.11%) Apple iOS
3 8 (7.21%) Windows Server
4 6 (5.41%) Linux
5 1 (0.90%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.90%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.90%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (53.15%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (44.14%) UML
3 39 (35.14%) OO
4 34 (30.63%) Scrum
5 32 (28.83%) DSDM
6 30 (27.03%) Business Analysis
7 28 (25.23%) Software Engineering
8 26 (23.42%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (23.42%) MVVM
8 26 (23.42%) RUP
8 26 (23.42%) Service Delivery
9 17 (15.32%) Project Management
9 17 (15.32%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (13.51%) Business Process Modelling
10 15 (13.51%) SOA
11 14 (12.61%) Workflow
12 12 (10.81%) Data Modelling
12 12 (10.81%) Waterfall
13 11 (9.91%) E-Commerce
14 10 (9.01%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 43 (38.74%) SQL
2 38 (34.23%) C#
3 36 (32.43%) JavaScript
4 28 (25.23%) PL/SQL
5 27 (24.32%) C++
5 27 (24.32%) Java
6 26 (23.42%) T-SQL
7 6 (5.41%) Perl
7 6 (5.41%) Python
8 4 (3.60%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.60%) C
8 4 (3.60%) PHP
9 2 (1.80%) R
9 2 (1.80%) Ruby
10 1 (0.90%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.90%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (3.60%) Degree
1 4 (3.60%) SANS
2 3 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.80%) ISEB
4 1 (0.90%) IIBA
4 1 (0.90%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.91%) QA
2 8 (7.21%) WAI
3 6 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (3.60%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.90%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (0.90%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (3.60%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 12 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.01%) Google
2 10 (9.01%) Rackspace
2 10 (9.01%) VMware
3 4 (3.60%) CheckPoint
3 4 (3.60%) Cisco
3 4 (3.60%) Palo Alto
4 2 (1.80%) Oracle
4 2 (1.80%) RedPrairie
4 2 (1.80%) SAP
5 1 (0.90%) Symbian
Manchester
CCA Recruitment Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
Bupa
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Prospectus
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Incredible bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Flexitime
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000k plus brilliant package and unrivalled development
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago