Period
to 16 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 16 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Use Cases
UK
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 371 343 340
Rank change year-on-year -28 -3 +19
Permanent jobs citing Use Case 1496 1816 2046
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.85% 0.92% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 1.03% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1139 1482 1560
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +3.26% +2.22%

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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 158870 176361 191387
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.92% 89.05% 88.08%
Number of salaries quoted 126186 147044 156131
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,533 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Use Case
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Use Case in the UK

Use Case
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Use Case in the UK

Use Case
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Use Case over the 6 months to 16 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Use Case in the UK

Use Case
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Use Case within the UK over the 6 months to 16 August 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
England -26 1399 £55,000 +4.76% 96
UK excluding London -20 740 £47,500 - 57
London -22 723 £62,500 +4.17% 49
South East -40 205 £47,500 - 11
North of England +26 204 £50,000 -9.09% 23
North West +26 135 £42,500 -22.02% 15
Midlands +4 103 £45,000 +18.42% 2
South West +48 102 £47,500 - 8
West Midlands -4 76 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Yorkshire -16 66 £55,000 - 6
East of England -45 59 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Scotland -3 38 £52,500 - 9
Wales +3 33 £40,000 +1.91% 1
East Midlands +11 27 £60,000 +60.00% 1
North East - 3 £35,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 with a requirement for Use Case.

1 619 (41.38%) Finance
2 610 (40.78%) Agile Software Development
3 472 (31.55%) Business Analysis
4 361 (24.13%) Degree
5 331 (22.13%) UML
6 325 (21.72%) Analytical Skills
7 310 (20.72%) SQL
8 257 (17.18%) Project Management
9 249 (16.64%) Java
10 240 (16.04%) User Stories
11 235 (15.71%) Stakeholder Management
12 231 (15.44%) Microsoft
13 227 (15.17%) Scrum
14 223 (14.91%) SDLC
15 214 (14.30%) Retail
16 203 (13.57%) Waterfall
17 189 (12.63%) Banking
18 185 (12.37%) Analytics
19 184 (12.30%) JavaScript
20 179 (11.97%) Workflow
21 178 (11.90%) .NET
22 176 (11.76%) OO
23 175 (11.70%) User Acceptance Testing
24 167 (11.16%) QA
25 160 (10.70%) Data Modelling
26 155 (10.36%) C#
27 150 (10.03%) SQL Server
28 147 (9.83%) Web Services
29 143 (9.56%) HTML
29 143 (9.56%) Software Engineering

Use Case
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 44 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 40 (2.67%) Apache Spark
3 35 (2.34%) CMS
4 30 (2.01%) Apache Pig
5 28 (1.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 25 (1.67%) SAS
7 22 (1.47%) Confluence
8 19 (1.27%) JBoss
9 17 (1.14%) Apache
10 16 (1.07%) WebSphere
11 15 (1.00%) IIS
12 14 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
13 10 (0.67%) Tomcat
13 10 (0.67%) WebLogic
14 8 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
14 8 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
14 8 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
15 7 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
16 6 (0.40%) ArcGIS
17 5 (0.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 79 (5.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 76 (5.08%) MS Visio
3 58 (3.88%) Microsoft Office
4 53 (3.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 13 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.47%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
9 4 (0.27%) Chatbot
10 3 (0.20%) Adobe Captivate
10 3 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.20%) SPSS
11 2 (0.13%) Mathcad
11 2 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.067%) InDesign
12 1 (0.067%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.067%) SPSS Modeler
12 1 (0.067%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 13 (0.87%) Dynamics NAV
2 12 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.80%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 8 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.53%) Maximo
4 5 (0.33%) NetSuite
4 5 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.33%) Unica
5 4 (0.27%) SAP S/4HANA
6 3 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
6 3 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.20%) Oracle Manufacturing
6 3 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (0.13%) Eloqua
7 2 (0.13%) Magento
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.13%) SunGard APT
7 2 (0.13%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 92 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 88 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 55 (3.68%) SaaS
4 40 (2.67%) PaaS
5 23 (1.54%) IaaS
6 21 (1.40%) Google Cloud Platform
7 20 (1.34%) GitHub
8 17 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
9 14 (0.94%) OpenShift
10 12 (0.80%) Office 365
11 9 (0.60%) IBM Blueworks
12 7 (0.47%) Force.com
13 6 (0.40%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.40%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
14 5 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (0.33%) Basecamp
14 5 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 4 (0.27%) Amazon Glacier
15 4 (0.27%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 4 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 37 (2.47%) HTTP
2 32 (2.14%) Firewall
3 23 (1.54%) TCP/IP
4 20 (1.34%) Internet
5 14 (0.94%) FTP
6 12 (0.80%) DNS
7 7 (0.47%) SSL
8 6 (0.40%) DMVPN
8 6 (0.40%) IPsec
9 5 (0.33%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (0.33%) Cisco PIX
9 5 (0.33%) FWSM
9 5 (0.33%) Network Security
9 5 (0.33%) VPN
10 4 (0.27%) HTTPS
10 4 (0.27%) LDAP
11 3 (0.20%) SSH
12 2 (0.13%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (0.13%) VSAN
12 2 (0.13%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (10.03%) SQL Server
2 104 (6.95%) Relational Database
3 84 (5.61%) Big Data
4 71 (4.75%) Hadoop
5 62 (4.14%) NoSQL
6 59 (3.94%) Data Warehouse
7 46 (3.07%) RDBMS
8 36 (2.41%) Apache Hive
9 23 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
10 21 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 21 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 20 (1.34%) MongoDB
12 18 (1.20%) MySQL
13 17 (1.14%) Data Mining
13 17 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 16 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
14 16 (1.07%) Power BI
15 15 (1.00%) GIS
15 15 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
16 14 (0.94%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 95 (6.35%) JIRA
2 56 (3.74%) NUnit
3 52 (3.48%) MSTest
4 40 (2.67%) Git (software)
5 33 (2.21%) Subversion
6 23 (1.54%) Jenkins
6 23 (1.54%) Visual Studio
7 17 (1.14%) JUnit
7 17 (1.14%) Maven
8 14 (0.94%) SoapUI
8 14 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (0.87%) Ant
9 13 (0.87%) Eclipse
10 11 (0.74%) Checkstyle
10 11 (0.74%) IntelliJ
10 11 (0.74%) XMLUnit
11 10 (0.67%) Rational DOORS
11 10 (0.67%) Selenium
11 10 (0.67%) TeamCity
12 8 (0.53%) TestRail
General
1 619 (41.38%) Finance
2 214 (14.30%) Retail
3 189 (12.63%) Banking
4 104 (6.95%) Marketing
5 63 (4.21%) Legal
5 63 (4.21%) Telecoms
6 60 (4.01%) Investment Banking
7 58 (3.88%) Retail Banking
8 49 (3.28%) Manufacturing
9 46 (3.07%) Electronics
10 43 (2.87%) Front Office
11 32 (2.14%) Law
12 28 (1.87%) Advertising
13 23 (1.54%) Back Office
14 22 (1.47%) German Language
14 22 (1.47%) Publishing
15 20 (1.34%) Automotive
15 20 (1.34%) Local Government
16 19 (1.27%) Financial Institution
17 17 (1.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 760 (50.80%) Analyst
2 606 (40.51%) Business Analyst
3 188 (12.57%) Architect
4 137 (9.16%) Developer
5 119 (7.95%) Consultant
6 93 (6.22%) Senior Analyst
7 85 (5.68%) Solutions Architect
8 79 (5.28%) Senior Business Analyst
9 78 (5.21%) Software Engineer
10 73 (4.88%) Systems Analyst
11 68 (4.55%) Agile Business Analyst
12 67 (4.48%) IT Analyst
13 65 (4.34%) Business IT Analyst
14 64 (4.28%) IT Business Analyst
15 61 (4.08%) C# Software Engineer
16 59 (3.94%) .NET Software Engineer
17 55 (3.68%) Business Systems Analyst
18 50 (3.34%) Financial Analyst
19 49 (3.28%) Finance Business Analyst
20 44 (2.94%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (11.90%) .NET
2 147 (9.83%) Web Services
3 143 (9.56%) HTML
4 139 (9.29%) XML
5 136 (9.09%) CSS
6 96 (6.42%) SOAP
7 82 (5.48%) ASP.NET
8 74 (4.95%) jQuery
8 74 (4.95%) WPF
9 72 (4.81%) WCF
10 67 (4.48%) .NET Framework
11 63 (4.21%) RESTful
12 58 (3.88%) REST
13 57 (3.81%) XSLT
14 52 (3.48%) LINQ
14 52 (3.48%) Middleware
14 52 (3.48%) Silverlight
14 52 (3.48%) WF
15 43 (2.87%) Hibernate
16 40 (2.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 325 (21.72%) Analytical Skills
2 142 (9.49%) Management Information System
3 123 (8.22%) Computer Science
4 103 (6.89%) User Experience
5 88 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
6 54 (3.61%) Virtual Team
7 37 (2.47%) Data Centre
8 35 (2.34%) Fintech
9 25 (1.67%) Mobile App
10 19 (1.27%) N-Tier
11 15 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 14 (0.94%) Algorithms
12 14 (0.94%) Credit Risk
12 14 (0.94%) PMI
12 14 (0.94%) Reinsurance
13 13 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
13 13 (0.87%) Internet of Things
13 13 (0.87%) SWIFT
14 12 (0.80%) Smart Meter
15 10 (0.67%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 97 (6.48%) Windows
2 79 (5.28%) Linux
3 45 (3.01%) Unix
4 21 (1.40%) Apple iOS
5 20 (1.34%) Android
6 9 (0.60%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.13%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.13%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.13%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.067%) AIX
10 1 (0.067%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.067%) OpenVMS
10 1 (0.067%) Solaris
10 1 (0.067%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.067%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.067%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 610 (40.78%) Agile Software Development
2 472 (31.55%) Business Analysis
3 331 (22.13%) UML
4 257 (17.18%) Project Management
5 240 (16.04%) User Stories
6 235 (15.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 227 (15.17%) Scrum
8 223 (14.91%) SDLC
9 203 (13.57%) Waterfall
10 185 (12.37%) Analytics
11 179 (11.97%) Workflow
12 176 (11.76%) OO
13 175 (11.70%) User Acceptance Testing
14 160 (10.70%) Data Modelling
15 143 (9.56%) Software Engineering
16 140 (9.36%) Business Intelligence
17 134 (8.96%) Requirements Analysis
18 115 (7.69%) Change Management
19 114 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
20 113 (7.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 310 (20.72%) SQL
2 249 (16.64%) Java
3 184 (12.30%) JavaScript
4 155 (10.36%) C#
5 97 (6.48%) T-SQL
6 81 (5.41%) C++
7 78 (5.21%) Python
8 69 (4.61%) PL/SQL
9 35 (2.34%) C
10 30 (2.01%) R
11 21 (1.40%) VBA
12 16 (1.07%) Scala
13 15 (1.00%) Perl
14 13 (0.87%) PHP
14 13 (0.87%) PowerShell
14 13 (0.87%) XPath
15 12 (0.80%) Shell Script
16 11 (0.74%) Bash Shell
17 9 (0.60%) Ruby
18 8 (0.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 361 (24.13%) Degree
2 89 (5.95%) ISEB
3 70 (4.68%) Security Cleared
4 42 (2.81%) Computer Science Degree
5 37 (2.47%) SC Cleared
6 26 (1.74%) DV Cleared
7 23 (1.54%) CBAP
8 20 (1.34%) PMI Certification
8 20 (1.34%) SANS
9 18 (1.20%) IIBA
10 17 (1.14%) CISSP
11 15 (1.00%) ISTQB
12 14 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
13 13 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 13 (0.87%) Master's Degree
14 10 (0.67%) CISM
14 10 (0.67%) MCP
14 10 (0.67%) PMP
15 9 (0.60%) APMP
16 8 (0.53%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 167 (11.16%) QA
2 33 (2.21%) Data Quality
3 24 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (1.27%) PMO
5 12 (0.80%) SLA
6 9 (0.60%) NIST 800
7 8 (0.53%) GDPR
7 8 (0.53%) MiFID
8 6 (0.40%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.40%) WAI
9 5 (0.33%) GAAP
10 4 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
10 4 (0.27%) ISO 14001
10 4 (0.27%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.27%) SEPA
10 4 (0.27%) TARGET2
11 3 (0.20%) GMP
11 3 (0.20%) ISO 8583
11 3 (0.20%) Solvency II
12 2 (0.13%) GCP
System Software
1 25 (1.67%) Docker
2 24 (1.60%) Apache Flume
3 23 (1.54%) HDFS
4 10 (0.67%) Active Directory
5 9 (0.60%) Firmware
6 8 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.13%) OpenAM
7 2 (0.13%) vCloud
7 2 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.13%) VMware NSX
7 2 (0.13%) vSphere
7 2 (0.13%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.067%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.067%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.067%) LXC
8 1 (0.067%) QEMU
8 1 (0.067%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.067%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.067%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (1.20%) Oozie
3 15 (1.00%) Puppet
4 12 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (0.60%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 8 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (0.33%) Nessus
7 5 (0.33%) Nmap
8 4 (0.27%) Ansible
8 4 (0.27%) FortiGate
9 3 (0.20%) Kubernetes
10 2 (0.13%) QRadar
10 2 (0.13%) SCCM
10 2 (0.13%) SCOM
10 2 (0.13%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.13%) vRealize
11 1 (0.067%) Capistrano
11 1 (0.067%) cPanel
11 1 (0.067%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.067%) Salt
Vendors
1 231 (15.44%) Microsoft
2 107 (7.15%) Oracle
3 56 (3.74%) SAP
4 45 (3.01%) Salesforce.com
5 37 (2.47%) IBM
6 26 (1.74%) Google
6 26 (1.74%) VMware
7 23 (1.54%) Cognizant
8 22 (1.47%) Cisco
9 19 (1.27%) Splunk
10 18 (1.20%) HP
10 18 (1.20%) Rackspace
11 17 (1.14%) Tableau
12 15 (1.00%) Informatica
13 12 (0.80%) CheckPoint
13 12 (0.80%) Dell
14 11 (0.74%) Atlassian
14 11 (0.74%) Hortonworks
15 10 (0.67%) Adobe
15 10 (0.67%) Solace