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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Use Cases
England / North West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 202 182 215
Rank change year-on-year -20 +33  
Permanent jobs citing Use Case 47 55 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.77% 0.96% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 1.09% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 43 45 35
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £37,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -  

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 5537 5051 5904
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 90.40% 87.90% 88.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4612 4201 4753
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 28 March 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 28 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
Manchester -25 39 £55,000 - 9
Cheshire -1 2 - -
Merseyside -4 2 £42,500 -37.03% 1
Lancashire - 2 £35,000 -
Use Case
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 North West region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 66 (62.26%) UML
2 61 (57.55%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (54.72%) Web Services
4 55 (51.89%) Finance
5 44 (41.51%) Scrum
5 44 (41.51%) .NET
6 42 (39.62%) SQL
6 42 (39.62%) RESTful
7 40 (37.74%) OO
8 39 (36.79%) XML
8 39 (36.79%) ASP.NET
8 39 (36.79%) CSS
8 39 (36.79%) C#
8 39 (36.79%) HTML
8 39 (36.79%) JavaScript
9 30 (28.30%) Java
10 29 (27.36%) Business Analysis
11 28 (26.42%) C++
11 28 (26.42%) Enterprise Software
11 28 (26.42%) DevOps
12 27 (25.47%) PL/SQL
12 27 (25.47%) DSDM
12 27 (25.47%) Software Engineering
13 25 (23.58%) RUP
13 25 (23.58%) SOAP
13 25 (23.58%) XSLT
13 25 (23.58%) T-SQL
13 25 (23.58%) NUnit
13 25 (23.58%) Service Delivery
13 25 (23.58%) MSTest

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 12 (11.32%) Confluence
2 2 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.94%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.94%) MS Project
2 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.89%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (1.89%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.21%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (13.21%) Google Cloud Platform
1 14 (13.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.21%) HTTP
2 2 (1.89%) Firewall
2 2 (1.89%) Network Security
2 2 (1.89%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.21%) MySQL
1 14 (13.21%) RDBMS
1 14 (13.21%) Relational Database
1 14 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.89%) GIS
3 1 (0.94%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 25 (23.58%) MSTest
1 25 (23.58%) NUnit
2 13 (12.26%) JIRA
3 2 (1.89%) Ant
3 2 (1.89%) Oracle APEX
General
1 55 (51.89%) Finance
2 19 (17.92%) Retail
3 16 (15.09%) Marketing
4 14 (13.21%) Local Government
4 14 (13.21%) Manufacturing
5 8 (7.55%) Military
6 4 (3.77%) Banking
6 4 (3.77%) Legal
7 2 (1.89%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.89%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.94%) Automotive
8 1 (0.94%) Law
Job Titles
1 35 (33.02%) Analyst
2 31 (29.25%) Business Analyst
3 26 (24.53%) Software Engineer
4 25 (23.58%) .NET Software Engineer
4 25 (23.58%) C# Software Engineer
5 19 (17.92%) Architect
5 19 (17.92%) Developer
6 14 (13.21%) .NET Developer
6 14 (13.21%) ASP.NET Developer
6 14 (13.21%) AWS Architect
6 14 (13.21%) AWS Consultant
6 14 (13.21%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (13.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 14 (13.21%) C# Developer
6 14 (13.21%) Cloud Architect
6 14 (13.21%) Cloud Consultant
6 14 (13.21%) Consultant
6 14 (13.21%) Senior Analyst
6 14 (13.21%) Senior Architect
6 14 (13.21%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (54.72%) Web Services
2 44 (41.51%) .NET
3 42 (39.62%) RESTful
4 39 (36.79%) ASP.NET
4 39 (36.79%) CSS
4 39 (36.79%) HTML
4 39 (36.79%) XML
5 25 (23.58%) jQuery
5 25 (23.58%) LINQ
5 25 (23.58%) Silverlight
5 25 (23.58%) SOAP
5 25 (23.58%) WCF
5 25 (23.58%) WF
5 25 (23.58%) WPF
5 25 (23.58%) XSLT
6 16 (15.09%) Middleware
7 2 (1.89%) J2ME
7 2 (1.89%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 28 (26.42%) Enterprise Software
2 21 (19.81%) Management Information System
3 19 (17.92%) User Experience
4 14 (13.21%) N-Tier
5 7 (6.60%) Mobile App
6 6 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.77%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.83%) iPad
9 2 (1.89%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.89%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.89%) Contactless
9 2 (1.89%) Handset
9 2 (1.89%) iSeries
9 2 (1.89%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (1.89%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 21 (19.81%) Windows
2 14 (13.21%) Windows Server
3 8 (7.55%) Android
3 8 (7.55%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.72%) Linux
5 2 (1.89%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (1.89%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.94%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (62.26%) UML
2 61 (57.55%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (41.51%) Scrum
4 40 (37.74%) OO
5 29 (27.36%) Business Analysis
6 28 (26.42%) DevOps
7 27 (25.47%) DSDM
7 27 (25.47%) Software Engineering
8 25 (23.58%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (23.58%) MVVM
8 25 (23.58%) RUP
8 25 (23.58%) Service Delivery
9 21 (19.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (16.98%) Business Process Modelling
11 16 (15.09%) SOA
12 15 (14.15%) Time Management
13 14 (13.21%) Non-Functional Testing
13 14 (13.21%) OOP
13 14 (13.21%) Open Source
13 14 (13.21%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (39.62%) SQL
2 39 (36.79%) C#
2 39 (36.79%) JavaScript
3 30 (28.30%) Java
4 28 (26.42%) C++
5 27 (25.47%) PL/SQL
6 25 (23.58%) T-SQL
7 15 (14.15%) C
8 2 (1.89%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.89%) Perl
8 2 (1.89%) PHP
8 2 (1.89%) Python
9 1 (0.94%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.94%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 12 (11.32%) DV Cleared
1 12 (11.32%) Security Cleared
2 10 (9.43%) Degree
3 2 (1.89%) ISEB
3 2 (1.89%) SANS
4 1 (0.94%) IIBA
4 1 (0.94%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.21%) WAI
2 7 (6.60%) QA
3 2 (1.89%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.94%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.89%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 14 (13.21%) Google
1 14 (13.21%) Microsoft
1 14 (13.21%) Rackspace
1 14 (13.21%) VMware
2 4 (3.77%) Atlassian
3 2 (1.89%) CheckPoint
3 2 (1.89%) Cisco
3 2 (1.89%) JD Edwards
3 2 (1.89%) Oracle
3 2 (1.89%) Palo Alto
3 2 (1.89%) RedPrairie
3 2 (1.89%) Symbian
4 1 (0.94%) SAP
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + tbc
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
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Destinology Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum + performance related bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester, Greater Manchester
360 Resourcing
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
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Salary: Up to £45,000
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester, Greater Manchester
360 Resourcing
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago