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

Use Cases
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 353 339 341
Rank change year-on-year -14 +2 +28
Permanent jobs citing Use Case 1590 1753 2130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.89% 0.93% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 1.04% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1160 1389 1702
UK median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.80% +4.39% +2.50%
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £33,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year - +2.15% +3.33%

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 160296 168588 194039
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.92% 89.36% 88.77%
Number of salaries quoted 126459 140088 159820
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,476 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +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 November 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 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
England -7 1496 £55,000 - 71
UK excluding London -1 856 £47,500 - 42
London -26 700 £60,000 - 31
South East -1 274 £47,500 -0.52% 16
North of England +49 243 £50,000 -9.09% 14
North West +82 186 £45,000 - 8
Midlands +8 124 £48,750 +14.71% 1
South West +29 82 £45,000 -5.26% 7
West Midlands +5 82 £47,500 +16.56% 1
East of England +4 74 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Yorkshire -5 56 £55,000 - 5
Scotland -26 47 £43,500 -20.91% 2
East Midlands +17 42 £50,000 +11.11%
Wales -14 11 £40,000 - 1
Northern Ireland -25 7 - -
North East +7 1 £37,500 +5.78% 1

For the 6 months to 19 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 with a requirement for Use Case.

1 693 (43.58%) Agile Software Development
2 563 (35.41%) Finance
3 482 (30.31%) Business Analysis
4 392 (24.65%) Degree
5 378 (23.77%) SQL
6 349 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
7 289 (18.18%) SDLC
8 275 (17.30%) UML
9 270 (16.98%) Java
10 265 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 261 (16.42%) Scrum
12 250 (15.72%) Project Management
13 244 (15.35%) Analytics
14 240 (15.09%) User Stories
14 240 (15.09%) QA
15 212 (13.33%) Workflow
16 211 (13.27%) JavaScript
17 205 (12.89%) Stakeholder Management
18 190 (11.95%) .NET
19 184 (11.57%) OO
20 178 (11.19%) Business Intelligence
21 174 (10.94%) User Acceptance Testing
22 172 (10.82%) Computer Science
22 172 (10.82%) Waterfall
23 171 (10.75%) C#
23 171 (10.75%) Banking
24 165 (10.38%) Retail
25 162 (10.19%) Web Services
26 153 (9.62%) Software Engineering
27 152 (9.56%) 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 48 (3.02%) Apache Spark
2 41 (2.58%) SharePoint
3 36 (2.26%) Confluence
4 20 (1.26%) CMS
5 16 (1.01%) Apache
5 16 (1.01%) Apache Pig
5 16 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
6 13 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 11 (0.69%) JBoss
7 11 (0.69%) SAS
8 10 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (0.50%) Gentran
10 8 (0.50%) IIS
11 6 (0.38%) ArcGIS
11 6 (0.38%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.31%) Apache ServiceMix
12 5 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
12 5 (0.31%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.31%) WebLogic
Applications
1 91 (5.72%) Microsoft Office
2 90 (5.66%) MS Visio
3 74 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
4 40 (2.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 17 (1.07%) Microsoft Project
6 12 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.38%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.31%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.25%) Chatbot
9 4 (0.25%) CPLEX
9 4 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
10 3 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.19%) InVision
11 1 (0.063%) InDesign
11 1 (0.063%) Mathcad
11 1 (0.063%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 31 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (1.38%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (0.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 6 (0.38%) Maximo
5 6 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (0.38%) SAP Hybris
6 5 (0.31%) Unica
7 4 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
8 3 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.19%) SAP BRIM
8 3 (0.19%) SAP CRM
8 3 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
8 3 (0.19%) SAP SD
8 3 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
9 2 (0.13%) Magento
9 2 (0.13%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.13%) SunGard APT
9 2 (0.13%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 114 (7.17%) SaaS
2 98 (6.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 74 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
4 39 (2.45%) PaaS
5 29 (1.82%) OpenShift
6 23 (1.45%) IaaS
7 20 (1.26%) GitHub
8 19 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
9 17 (1.07%) Office 365
10 15 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
11 10 (0.63%) Amazon S3
11 10 (0.63%) Serverless
12 9 (0.57%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 8 (0.50%) Firebase
13 8 (0.50%) Force.com
14 7 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
14 7 (0.44%) IBM Blueworks
15 6 (0.38%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
16 5 (0.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 5 (0.31%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 44 (2.77%) Firewall
2 18 (1.13%) Internet
3 17 (1.07%) HTTP
4 13 (0.82%) FTP
5 11 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (0.69%) SSL
6 10 (0.63%) DMVPN
6 10 (0.63%) IPsec
6 10 (0.63%) TCP/IP
6 10 (0.63%) VPN
7 9 (0.57%) Cisco PIX
7 9 (0.57%) FWSM
8 8 (0.50%) Network Security
9 7 (0.44%) SMS
9 7 (0.44%) WAN
10 6 (0.38%) SAN
10 6 (0.38%) VSAT
11 5 (0.31%) DNS
11 5 (0.31%) Software-Defined Networking
12 4 (0.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (9.56%) SQL Server
2 126 (7.92%) Big Data
3 77 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
4 74 (4.65%) Relational Database
5 72 (4.53%) Hadoop
6 71 (4.47%) NoSQL
7 36 (2.26%) RDBMS
8 32 (2.01%) Data Mining
9 26 (1.64%) Apache Hive
10 25 (1.57%) BusinessObjects
11 22 (1.38%) MongoDB
11 22 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 21 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
12 21 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 19 (1.19%) MySQL
14 17 (1.07%) Power BI
14 17 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 14 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 11 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
16 11 (0.69%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 92 (5.79%) JIRA
2 64 (4.03%) NUnit
3 60 (3.77%) MSTest
4 48 (3.02%) Git (software)
5 33 (2.08%) Jenkins
6 26 (1.64%) Eclipse
6 26 (1.64%) Subversion
7 23 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 20 (1.26%) Selenium
9 19 (1.19%) Visual Studio
10 18 (1.13%) Ant
11 15 (0.94%) Maven
11 15 (0.94%) TestDirector
12 13 (0.82%) JUnit
12 13 (0.82%) SoapUI
13 11 (0.69%) Rational DOORS
14 10 (0.63%) Axure RP
15 9 (0.57%) Checkstyle
15 9 (0.57%) TeamCity
15 9 (0.57%) XMLUnit
General
1 563 (35.41%) Finance
2 171 (10.75%) Banking
3 165 (10.38%) Retail
4 113 (7.11%) Marketing
5 82 (5.16%) Retail Banking
6 79 (4.97%) Investment Banking
7 76 (4.78%) Front Office
8 61 (3.84%) Telecoms
9 55 (3.46%) Legal
10 44 (2.77%) German Language
11 39 (2.45%) Manufacturing
12 38 (2.39%) Law
13 26 (1.64%) Publishing
14 21 (1.32%) Back Office
14 21 (1.32%) Billing
15 20 (1.26%) Advertising
16 19 (1.19%) Electronics
17 18 (1.13%) Financial Institution
18 15 (0.94%) Local Government
19 12 (0.75%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 790 (49.69%) Analyst
2 611 (38.43%) Business Analyst
3 189 (11.89%) Architect
4 146 (9.18%) Developer
5 118 (7.42%) Solutions Architect
6 104 (6.54%) Consultant
7 99 (6.23%) Senior Analyst
8 91 (5.72%) Software Engineer
9 83 (5.22%) Agile Business Analyst
10 81 (5.09%) Senior Business Analyst
11 76 (4.78%) IT Analyst
12 70 (4.40%) Business IT Analyst
13 69 (4.34%) IT Business Analyst
14 59 (3.71%) C# Software Engineer
15 58 (3.65%) .NET Software Engineer
16 50 (3.14%) Systems Analyst
17 44 (2.77%) SaaS Architect
18 42 (2.64%) Software Analyst
19 41 (2.58%) .NET Developer
20 40 (2.52%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (11.95%) .NET
2 162 (10.19%) Web Services
3 144 (9.06%) HTML
4 136 (8.55%) SOAP
5 122 (7.67%) XML
6 116 (7.30%) CSS
7 96 (6.04%) ASP.NET
7 96 (6.04%) RESTful
8 94 (5.91%) REST
9 93 (5.85%) WPF
10 80 (5.03%) jQuery
11 76 (4.78%) .NET Framework
12 72 (4.53%) WCF
13 64 (4.03%) LINQ
13 64 (4.03%) Silverlight
14 62 (3.90%) XSLT
15 60 (3.77%) WF
16 46 (2.89%) AngularJS
17 35 (2.20%) HTML5
18 28 (1.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 349 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
2 172 (10.82%) Computer Science
3 139 (8.74%) Enterprise Software
4 102 (6.42%) User Experience
5 84 (5.28%) Management Information System
6 76 (4.78%) Virtual Team
7 37 (2.33%) Algorithms
8 28 (1.76%) Mobile App
9 25 (1.57%) Fintech
10 23 (1.45%) Data Centre
10 23 (1.45%) Smart Meter
11 22 (1.38%) Security Operations Centre
12 21 (1.32%) Minimum Viable Product
12 21 (1.32%) Reinsurance
13 15 (0.94%) Credit Risk
13 15 (0.94%) Data Structures
13 15 (0.94%) N-Tier
14 14 (0.88%) Taxonomies
15 13 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 12 (0.75%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 124 (7.80%) Linux
2 90 (5.66%) Windows
3 33 (2.08%) Unix
4 21 (1.32%) Android
5 10 (0.63%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.19%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.063%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.063%) OpenVMS
8 1 (0.063%) VMS
8 1 (0.063%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 693 (43.58%) Agile Software Development
2 482 (30.31%) Business Analysis
3 289 (18.18%) SDLC
4 275 (17.30%) UML
5 261 (16.42%) Scrum
6 250 (15.72%) Project Management
7 244 (15.35%) Analytics
8 240 (15.09%) User Stories
9 212 (13.33%) Workflow
10 205 (12.89%) Stakeholder Management
11 184 (11.57%) OO
12 178 (11.19%) Business Intelligence
13 174 (10.94%) User Acceptance Testing
14 172 (10.82%) Waterfall
15 153 (9.62%) Software Engineering
16 152 (9.56%) Data Modelling
17 145 (9.12%) Test Automation
18 126 (7.92%) Continuous Integration
19 120 (7.55%) Acceptance Criteria
20 119 (7.48%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 378 (23.77%) SQL
2 270 (16.98%) Java
3 211 (13.27%) JavaScript
4 171 (10.75%) C#
5 94 (5.91%) T-SQL
6 92 (5.79%) C++
7 87 (5.47%) Python
8 86 (5.41%) C
9 72 (4.53%) PL/SQL
10 31 (1.95%) R
11 25 (1.57%) Shell Script
12 18 (1.13%) PHP
13 17 (1.07%) Scala
14 14 (0.88%) MATLAB
14 14 (0.88%) PowerShell
15 13 (0.82%) Bash Shell
15 13 (0.82%) Perl
16 11 (0.69%) Ruby
16 11 (0.69%) XPath
17 10 (0.63%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 392 (24.65%) Degree
2 108 (6.79%) Security Cleared
3 84 (5.28%) ISEB
4 66 (4.15%) Computer Science Degree
5 54 (3.40%) SC Cleared
6 44 (2.77%) DV Cleared
7 33 (2.08%) CISSP
8 22 (1.38%) SANS
9 20 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
10 17 (1.07%) GIAC
11 16 (1.01%) Master's Degree
12 15 (0.94%) CompTIA Security+
12 15 (0.94%) Security+ Certification
13 14 (0.88%) CEH
13 14 (0.88%) CISM
13 14 (0.88%) GCIA
13 14 (0.88%) GCIH
14 12 (0.75%) IIBA
14 12 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 11 (0.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 240 (15.09%) QA
2 35 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 30 (1.89%) Data Quality
4 24 (1.51%) PMO
5 15 (0.94%) Solvency II
6 14 (0.88%) GDPR
6 14 (0.88%) NIST 800
7 12 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (0.57%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.31%) GAAP
9 5 (0.31%) MiFID
9 5 (0.31%) Web Application Security Consortium
10 4 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
10 4 (0.25%) TARGET2
11 3 (0.19%) GMP
11 3 (0.19%) ISO 8583
11 3 (0.19%) PSD2
11 3 (0.19%) SEPA
11 3 (0.19%) WAI
12 2 (0.13%) FATCA
System Software
1 43 (2.70%) Docker
2 22 (1.38%) HDFS
3 19 (1.19%) Active Directory
4 18 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
5 17 (1.07%) Apache Flume
6 9 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (0.19%) Firmware
7 3 (0.19%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.13%) OpenAM
8 2 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.063%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.063%) LXC
9 1 (0.063%) QEMU
9 1 (0.063%) vCloud
9 1 (0.063%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.063%) vSphere
9 1 (0.063%) Xen
9 1 (0.063%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (1.51%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (1.13%) Kubernetes
3 14 (0.88%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 14 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
4 13 (0.82%) Oozie
5 12 (0.75%) Puppet
6 11 (0.69%) Ansible
7 10 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (0.57%) Nessus
8 9 (0.57%) Nmap
9 7 (0.44%) Kibana
10 5 (0.31%) FortiGate
10 5 (0.31%) Prometheus
11 3 (0.19%) SCCM
11 3 (0.19%) SCOM
11 3 (0.19%) SCOrch
12 2 (0.13%) Terraform
13 1 (0.063%) EnCase
13 1 (0.063%) Salt
13 1 (0.063%) vRealize
Vendors
1 265 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 101 (6.35%) Oracle
3 71 (4.47%) SAP
4 53 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
5 38 (2.39%) Cisco
6 33 (2.08%) HP
7 31 (1.95%) Google
8 25 (1.57%) IBM
9 24 (1.51%) Informatica
10 22 (1.38%) Cloudera
10 22 (1.38%) VMware
11 19 (1.19%) CheckPoint
12 18 (1.13%) Splunk
13 17 (1.07%) Atlassian
14 15 (0.94%) Blue Coat
15 14 (0.88%) Cognos
15 14 (0.88%) Dell
15 14 (0.88%) FireEye
15 14 (0.88%) McAfee
15 14 (0.88%) Tableau