Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Use Cases
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 378 349 346
Rank change year-on-year -29 -3 +37
Permanent jobs citing Use Case 1458 1744 2082
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.84% 0.91% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 1.02% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1067 1417 1640
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 £33,475
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year - +1.06% +4.44%

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 157069 170641 194298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.96% 89.19% 88.57%
Number of salaries quoted 123633 141993 159740
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,250 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.76% - +6.25%

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 19 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Use Case in the UK

Use Case
Top 16 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 19 October 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 1372 £55,000 - 116
UK excluding London -24 736 £47,500 - 72
London -35 688 £62,500 +4.17% 49
North of England +34 211 £50,000 -9.09% 20
South East -51 205 £50,000 +5.26% 22
North West +55 156 £42,875 -4.72% 14
Midlands +26 127 £47,500 +14.46% 6
West Midlands +10 91 £47,500 +14.46% 3
South West +30 81 £47,500 - 11
East of England -19 59 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Yorkshire -4 54 £55,000 - 6
Scotland -22 37 £52,500 +5.00% 3
East Midlands +22 36 £52,500 +30.43% 3
Wales 0 13 £40,000 - 3
Northern Ireland -23 7 - -
North East +13 1 £37,500 +7.14%

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 614 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 546 (37.45%) Finance
3 457 (31.34%) Business Analysis
4 376 (25.79%) Degree
5 332 (22.77%) Analytical Skills
6 320 (21.95%) SQL
7 273 (18.72%) SDLC
8 266 (18.24%) UML
9 259 (17.76%) Project Management
10 245 (16.80%) Java
11 240 (16.46%) Scrum
12 231 (15.84%) Microsoft
13 218 (14.95%) User Stories
14 212 (14.54%) Retail
15 203 (13.92%) Workflow
16 202 (13.85%) Analytics
17 196 (13.44%) QA
18 186 (12.76%) Stakeholder Management
19 185 (12.69%) JavaScript
20 177 (12.14%) Banking
21 172 (11.80%) User Acceptance Testing
22 169 (11.59%) .NET
23 160 (10.97%) Business Intelligence
24 157 (10.77%) OO
25 152 (10.43%) Waterfall
26 151 (10.36%) Computer Science
27 144 (9.88%) C#
27 144 (9.88%) Software Engineering
28 142 (9.74%) Web Services
29 137 (9.40%) SQL Server

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 37 (2.54%) Apache Spark
2 36 (2.47%) SharePoint
3 31 (2.13%) Confluence
4 22 (1.51%) CMS
5 20 (1.37%) Apache Pig
6 16 (1.10%) Apache
7 14 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 14 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
8 12 (0.82%) SAS
9 11 (0.75%) JBoss
10 8 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (0.48%) WebLogic
12 6 (0.41%) Apache ServiceMix
12 6 (0.41%) ArcGIS
12 6 (0.41%) IIS
12 6 (0.41%) OpenStack
12 6 (0.41%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
13 5 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 84 (5.76%) Microsoft Office
2 83 (5.69%) MS Visio
3 82 (5.62%) Microsoft Excel
4 53 (3.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
5 12 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.48%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.27%) Chatbot
8 3 (0.21%) CPLEX
8 3 (0.21%) InVision
8 3 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.14%) Mathcad
10 1 (0.069%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.069%) InDesign
10 1 (0.069%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.069%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 19 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (0.69%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 8 (0.55%) Maximo
6 7 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
7 5 (0.34%) Unica
8 3 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
8 3 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
8 3 (0.21%) Unit4 Business World
9 2 (0.14%) Eloqua
9 2 (0.14%) Magento
9 2 (0.14%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.14%) Oracle Manufacturing
9 2 (0.14%) SunGard APT
9 2 (0.14%) thinkFolio
10 1 (0.069%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (0.069%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 91 (6.24%) SaaS
2 87 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 62 (4.25%) Amazon AWS
4 34 (2.33%) PaaS
5 23 (1.58%) GitHub
6 22 (1.51%) OpenShift
7 18 (1.23%) IaaS
8 14 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (0.96%) Office 365
9 11 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
10 10 (0.69%) Force.com
11 9 (0.62%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 8 (0.55%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
12 8 (0.55%) IBM Blueworks
13 6 (0.41%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.41%) Serverless
14 5 (0.34%) Firebase
15 3 (0.21%) Amazon Kinesis
15 3 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
15 3 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 41 (2.81%) Firewall
2 19 (1.30%) HTTP
3 18 (1.23%) Internet
4 13 (0.89%) FTP
4 13 (0.89%) TCP/IP
5 11 (0.75%) SSL
6 10 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (0.69%) DMVPN
6 10 (0.69%) IPsec
7 9 (0.62%) Cisco PIX
7 9 (0.62%) FWSM
7 9 (0.62%) VPN
8 6 (0.41%) Network Security
8 6 (0.41%) VSAT
9 5 (0.34%) DNS
9 5 (0.34%) SMS
9 5 (0.34%) Software-Defined Networking
10 4 (0.27%) VoIP
11 3 (0.21%) LAN
11 3 (0.21%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (9.40%) SQL Server
2 99 (6.79%) Big Data
3 83 (5.69%) Relational Database
4 69 (4.73%) Data Warehouse
5 68 (4.66%) NoSQL
6 65 (4.46%) Hadoop
7 43 (2.95%) RDBMS
8 27 (1.85%) Apache Hive
9 23 (1.58%) Data Mining
10 22 (1.51%) BusinessObjects
10 22 (1.51%) MongoDB
11 21 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 21 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 17 (1.17%) MySQL
12 17 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
13 16 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
13 16 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 15 (1.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 15 (1.03%) Power BI
15 12 (0.82%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 87 (5.97%) JIRA
2 57 (3.91%) MSTest
2 57 (3.91%) NUnit
3 33 (2.26%) Git (software)
4 27 (1.85%) Jenkins
5 22 (1.51%) Eclipse
6 21 (1.44%) Subversion
7 17 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (0.96%) Ant
9 13 (0.89%) Maven
9 13 (0.89%) SoapUI
9 13 (0.89%) Visual Studio
10 11 (0.75%) JUnit
11 10 (0.69%) Rational DOORS
11 10 (0.69%) Selenium
11 10 (0.69%) TeamCity
12 9 (0.62%) Axure RP
12 9 (0.62%) Checkstyle
12 9 (0.62%) IntelliJ
12 9 (0.62%) XMLUnit
General
1 546 (37.45%) Finance
2 212 (14.54%) Retail
3 177 (12.14%) Banking
4 110 (7.54%) Marketing
5 85 (5.83%) Investment Banking
6 80 (5.49%) Retail Banking
7 67 (4.60%) Front Office
8 64 (4.39%) Telecoms
9 58 (3.98%) Legal
10 39 (2.67%) German Language
11 37 (2.54%) Manufacturing
12 36 (2.47%) Law
13 25 (1.71%) Publishing
14 21 (1.44%) Advertising
14 21 (1.44%) Billing
14 21 (1.44%) Electronics
14 21 (1.44%) Financial Institution
15 20 (1.37%) Back Office
16 13 (0.89%) Automotive
17 11 (0.75%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 741 (50.82%) Analyst
2 573 (39.30%) Business Analyst
3 172 (11.80%) Architect
4 121 (8.30%) Developer
5 108 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
6 105 (7.20%) Consultant
7 88 (6.04%) Senior Analyst
8 82 (5.62%) Software Engineer
9 75 (5.14%) Agile Business Analyst
9 75 (5.14%) IT Analyst
10 70 (4.80%) Business IT Analyst
10 70 (4.80%) Senior Business Analyst
11 69 (4.73%) IT Business Analyst
12 61 (4.18%) Systems Analyst
13 60 (4.12%) C# Software Engineer
14 59 (4.05%) .NET Software Engineer
15 41 (2.81%) Business Systems Analyst
16 38 (2.61%) SaaS Architect
17 37 (2.54%) Software Analyst
18 36 (2.47%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (11.59%) .NET
2 142 (9.74%) Web Services
3 130 (8.92%) HTML
4 122 (8.37%) SOAP
5 112 (7.68%) CSS
5 112 (7.68%) XML
6 86 (5.90%) ASP.NET
7 83 (5.69%) RESTful
8 80 (5.49%) REST
9 79 (5.42%) WPF
10 68 (4.66%) jQuery
11 64 (4.39%) WCF
12 59 (4.05%) .NET Framework
13 58 (3.98%) XSLT
14 57 (3.91%) LINQ
14 57 (3.91%) Silverlight
14 57 (3.91%) WF
15 32 (2.19%) AngularJS
16 27 (1.85%) Middleware
17 26 (1.78%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 332 (22.77%) Analytical Skills
2 151 (10.36%) Computer Science
3 122 (8.37%) Enterprise Software
4 96 (6.58%) User Experience
5 88 (6.04%) Management Information System
6 76 (5.21%) Virtual Team
7 32 (2.19%) Fintech
8 29 (1.99%) Mobile App
9 21 (1.44%) Algorithms
9 21 (1.44%) Reinsurance
10 20 (1.37%) Data Centre
11 17 (1.17%) Minimum Viable Product
12 14 (0.96%) Credit Risk
12 14 (0.96%) Taxonomies
13 13 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 13 (0.89%) Smart Meter
14 12 (0.82%) N-Tier
15 11 (0.75%) Social Media
16 10 (0.69%) PMI
16 10 (0.69%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 99 (6.79%) Linux
2 84 (5.76%) Windows
3 32 (2.19%) Unix
4 19 (1.30%) Android
5 12 (0.82%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.34%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.069%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.069%) OpenVMS
8 1 (0.069%) VMS
8 1 (0.069%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.069%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 614 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 457 (31.34%) Business Analysis
3 273 (18.72%) SDLC
4 266 (18.24%) UML
5 259 (17.76%) Project Management
6 240 (16.46%) Scrum
7 218 (14.95%) User Stories
8 203 (13.92%) Workflow
9 202 (13.85%) Analytics
10 186 (12.76%) Stakeholder Management
11 172 (11.80%) User Acceptance Testing
12 160 (10.97%) Business Intelligence
13 157 (10.77%) OO
14 152 (10.43%) Waterfall
15 144 (9.88%) Software Engineering
16 130 (8.92%) Data Modelling
17 108 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
18 106 (7.27%) Presales
19 105 (7.20%) Change Management
19 105 (7.20%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 320 (21.95%) SQL
2 245 (16.80%) Java
3 185 (12.69%) JavaScript
4 144 (9.88%) C#
5 94 (6.45%) T-SQL
6 86 (5.90%) C++
7 75 (5.14%) Python
8 69 (4.73%) C
8 69 (4.73%) PL/SQL
9 26 (1.78%) R
10 22 (1.51%) Shell Script
11 14 (0.96%) PHP
12 13 (0.89%) Bash Shell
12 13 (0.89%) MATLAB
12 13 (0.89%) Perl
12 13 (0.89%) PowerShell
13 12 (0.82%) Scala
14 11 (0.75%) Kotlin
14 11 (0.75%) Ruby
15 10 (0.69%) XPath
Qualifications
1 376 (25.79%) Degree
2 102 (7.00%) Security Cleared
3 81 (5.56%) ISEB
4 53 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
4 53 (3.64%) SC Cleared
5 41 (2.81%) DV Cleared
6 20 (1.37%) SANS
7 19 (1.30%) CISSP
8 17 (1.17%) Master's Degree
8 17 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (1.03%) CBAP
9 15 (1.03%) GIAC
10 14 (0.96%) GCIA
10 14 (0.96%) GCIH
10 14 (0.96%) PMI Certification
11 12 (0.82%) CISM
11 12 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 11 (0.75%) IIBA
12 11 (0.75%) ISTQB
13 8 (0.55%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 196 (13.44%) QA
2 34 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (1.78%) Data Quality
4 17 (1.17%) PMO
5 14 (0.96%) NIST 800
6 12 (0.82%) Solvency II
7 10 (0.69%) GDPR
8 9 (0.62%) PCI DSS
8 9 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.34%) GAAP
9 5 (0.34%) WAI
10 4 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
10 4 (0.27%) MiFID
10 4 (0.27%) SEPA
10 4 (0.27%) TARGET2
11 3 (0.21%) GMP
11 3 (0.21%) ISO 8583
11 3 (0.21%) PSD2
11 3 (0.21%) SLA
11 3 (0.21%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 39 (2.67%) Docker
2 21 (1.44%) HDFS
3 18 (1.23%) Active Directory
3 18 (1.23%) Apache Flume
4 15 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.27%) Firmware
7 2 (0.14%) OpenAM
7 2 (0.14%) vCloud
7 2 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.14%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.14%) VMware NSX
7 2 (0.14%) vSphere
8 1 (0.069%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.069%) LXC
8 1 (0.069%) QEMU
8 1 (0.069%) Xen
8 1 (0.069%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (1.10%) Puppet
3 14 (0.96%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 14 (0.96%) McAfee ePO
3 14 (0.96%) Oozie
4 13 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
5 12 (0.82%) Kubernetes
6 9 (0.62%) Nessus
6 9 (0.62%) Nmap
7 7 (0.48%) Ansible
8 5 (0.34%) FortiGate
9 3 (0.21%) Kibana
9 3 (0.21%) Prometheus
9 3 (0.21%) SCCM
9 3 (0.21%) SCOM
9 3 (0.21%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.14%) vRealize
11 1 (0.069%) Capistrano
11 1 (0.069%) Salt
Vendors
1 231 (15.84%) Microsoft
2 89 (6.10%) Oracle
3 57 (3.91%) SAP
4 50 (3.43%) Salesforce.com
5 39 (2.67%) Cisco
6 23 (1.58%) Google
7 21 (1.44%) IBM
8 20 (1.37%) Splunk
9 19 (1.30%) CheckPoint
9 19 (1.30%) Informatica
10 18 (1.23%) VMware
11 15 (1.03%) Blue Coat
11 15 (1.03%) Cloudera
11 15 (1.03%) HP
12 14 (0.96%) Atlassian
12 14 (0.96%) Dell
12 14 (0.96%) FireEye
12 14 (0.96%) McAfee
13 12 (0.82%) Cognos
13 12 (0.82%) Tableau