Period
to 29 November 2020

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 29 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Use Cases
UK
6 months to
29 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 322 345 383
Rank change year-on-year +23 +38 -22
Permanent jobs citing Use Case 513 1,213 1,354
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.94% 0.90% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 0.97% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 475 828 1,061
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £56,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% -2.65% +2.73%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £90,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year +5.00% -2.44% +2.50%

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 50,527 124,664 148,772
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.24% 92.18% 92.02%
Number of salaries quoted 41,928 98,623 118,326
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +3.96% +1.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +3.45%

Use Case
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Use Case in the UK

Use Case
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Use Case.

Salary trend for Use Case in the UK

Use Case
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Use Case over the 6 months to 29 November 2020.

Salary histogram for Use Case in the UK

Use Case
Top 17 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 29 November 2020. 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 +61 496 £57,500 +4.55% 92
UK excluding London +47 290 £52,500 +5.00% 49
London +25 200 £63,500 -2.31% 49
North of England +64 101 £60,000 +33.33% 14
South East +95 76 £45,000 -14.29% 9
North West +70 69 £60,000 +33.33% 7
Work from Home +21 65 £55,000 -8.33% 18
Midlands +100 47 £45,000 -14.29% 7
South West +72 43 £52,500 +5.00% 5
West Midlands +84 31 £45,000 -25.00% 3
Yorkshire +74 29 £50,000 -17.36% 5
East Midlands +71 16 £42,500 -15.00% 4
East of England +82 12 £42,500 -22.73% 8
Scotland +9 7 £56,250 +25.00% 4
Wales +35 3 £45,000 +26.76% 3
North East +22 3 £37,500 -16.15% 2
Northern Ireland +11 1 £70,000 +75.00%

For the 6 months to 29 November 2020, IT jobs citing Use Case also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Use Case.

1 227 (44.25%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (31.97%) User Stories
3 151 (29.43%) Azure
4 120 (23.39%) Analytics
5 113 (22.03%) Degree
6 101 (19.69%) Analytical Skills
7 100 (19.49%) AWS
8 96 (18.71%) Microsoft
9 94 (18.32%) Python
10 93 (18.13%) Requirements Gathering
11 86 (16.76%) Finance
12 77 (15.01%) SQL
13 72 (14.04%) Big Data
14 71 (13.84%) SDLC
15 67 (13.06%) Business Analysis
16 66 (12.87%) Scrum
16 66 (12.87%) Machine Learning
17 63 (12.28%) Problem-Solving
18 56 (10.92%) DevOps
18 56 (10.92%) UML
19 54 (10.53%) Java
20 52 (10.14%) Data Analytics
21 51 (9.94%) User Experience
22 50 (9.75%) Data Science
23 49 (9.55%) Business Intelligence
24 48 (9.36%) C#
25 47 (9.16%) Artificial Intelligence
25 47 (9.16%) Business Case
26 46 (8.97%) Security Cleared
26 46 (8.97%) GCP

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 31 (6.04%) Apache Spark
2 10 (1.95%) Apache
3 8 (1.56%) Confluence
3 8 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (1.56%) Oracle Workflow
3 8 (1.56%) SAS
4 6 (1.17%) nginx
4 6 (1.17%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.39%) Appian
5 2 (0.39%) TPMS
6 1 (0.19%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.19%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.19%) IIS
6 1 (0.19%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.19%) Luigi
6 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.19%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.19%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (2.34%) InVision
1 12 (2.34%) Sketch
2 11 (2.14%) Photoshop
3 10 (1.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (1.95%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.58%) Chatbot
4 3 (0.58%) Figma
4 3 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.39%) Zeplin
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (1.75%) Sentinel
2 8 (1.56%) SAP S/4HANA
2 8 (1.56%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 7 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.58%) Eikon
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.39%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.19%) Lawson
6 1 (0.19%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.19%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.19%) PolarLake
6 1 (0.19%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.19%) Sage 500
6 1 (0.19%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.19%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 151 (29.43%) Azure
2 100 (19.49%) AWS
3 46 (8.97%) GCP
4 42 (8.19%) SaaS
5 29 (5.65%) Power Platform
6 20 (3.90%) Office 365
7 12 (2.34%) AWS CloudFormation
7 12 (2.34%) Azure Active Directory
7 12 (2.34%) Serverless
8 9 (1.75%) AWS Lambda
9 8 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (1.56%) IBM Cloud
10 7 (1.36%) Amazon S3
10 7 (1.36%) Azure Data Factory
11 6 (1.17%) Amazon ECS
11 6 (1.17%) Amazon EKS
12 5 (0.97%) Dynamics 365
13 3 (0.58%) GitHub
14 2 (0.39%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.46%) Firewall
2 26 (5.07%) Internet
3 15 (2.92%) TCP/IP
4 13 (2.53%) Intrusion Detection
5 9 (1.75%) Network Security
6 8 (1.56%) Wireshark
7 7 (1.36%) LAN
7 7 (1.36%) SSL
7 7 (1.36%) VPN
7 7 (1.36%) WAN
8 2 (0.39%) Skype
9 1 (0.19%) 4G
9 1 (0.19%) 5G
9 1 (0.19%) Diameter Protocol
9 1 (0.19%) Multicast
9 1 (0.19%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (0.19%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.19%) UPnP
9 1 (0.19%) WebEx
9 1 (0.19%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (14.04%) Big Data
2 42 (8.19%) Data Warehouse
3 36 (7.02%) Data Lake
4 29 (5.65%) Power BI
5 23 (4.48%) Hadoop
6 20 (3.90%) NoSQL
7 19 (3.70%) Amazon Redshift
8 17 (3.31%) Relational Database
9 15 (2.92%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 15 (2.92%) Azure SQL Database
9 15 (2.92%) Snowflake Schema
9 15 (2.92%) SQL Server
10 14 (2.73%) MySQL
11 13 (2.53%) BigQuery
12 12 (2.34%) Tableau
13 11 (2.14%) MongoDB
13 11 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
14 8 (1.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 7 (1.36%) Amazon Aurora
15 7 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 32 (6.24%) JIRA
2 27 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 17 (3.31%) Rational DOORS
4 11 (2.14%) Jenkins
5 7 (1.36%) LSMW
6 4 (0.78%) TeamCity
6 4 (0.78%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.58%) Axure RP
7 3 (0.58%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.58%) JUnit
7 3 (0.58%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (0.58%) Subversion
7 3 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.39%) Metasploit
8 2 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.39%) Selenium
9 1 (0.19%) JMeter
9 1 (0.19%) Maven
9 1 (0.19%) MSI
9 1 (0.19%) ReSharper
General
1 86 (16.76%) Finance
2 38 (7.41%) Banking
3 25 (4.87%) Marketing
4 24 (4.68%) Retail
5 15 (2.92%) Local Government
6 14 (2.73%) Automotive
6 14 (2.73%) Electronics
7 10 (1.95%) Billing
8 9 (1.75%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.56%) Law
10 7 (1.36%) Investment Banking
11 6 (1.17%) Public Sector
11 6 (1.17%) Telecoms
12 5 (0.97%) Games
12 5 (0.97%) Legal
12 5 (0.97%) Publishing
13 4 (0.78%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.58%) Advertising
14 3 (0.58%) Front Office
15 2 (0.39%) Military
Job Titles
1 157 (30.60%) Analyst
2 124 (24.17%) Business Analyst
3 74 (14.42%) Developer
4 71 (13.84%) Architect
5 45 (8.77%) Solutions Architect
6 36 (7.02%) Consultant
7 34 (6.63%) Data Engineer
8 32 (6.24%) Software Analyst
9 25 (4.87%) Full Stack Developer
10 23 (4.48%) Insurance Business Analyst
11 22 (4.29%) .NET Architect
11 22 (4.29%) .NET Solutions Architect
12 21 (4.09%) Senior Analyst
13 17 (3.31%) Administrator
13 17 (3.31%) Product Owner
14 16 (3.12%) C# Architect
14 16 (3.12%) Designer
14 16 (3.12%) IT Analyst
14 16 (3.12%) Senior Business Analyst
15 13 (2.53%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (7.80%) .NET
2 28 (5.46%) HTML
2 28 (5.46%) Web Services
3 20 (3.90%) Natural Language Processing
3 20 (3.90%) REST
4 19 (3.70%) CSS
5 17 (3.31%) React
6 16 (3.12%) PySpark
7 14 (2.73%) Node.js
8 13 (2.53%) Kafka
8 13 (2.53%) XML
9 12 (2.34%) AngularJS
9 12 (2.34%) SOAP
10 11 (2.14%) GraphQL
10 11 (2.14%) Keras
10 11 (2.14%) React Native
10 11 (2.14%) TensorFlow
11 10 (1.95%) Matplotlib
11 10 (1.95%) NumPy
11 10 (1.95%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 101 (19.69%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (9.94%) User Experience
3 45 (8.77%) Management Information System
4 39 (7.60%) Cyberthreat
5 29 (5.65%) Self-Motivation
6 23 (4.48%) Algorithms
6 23 (4.48%) Internet of Things
7 16 (3.12%) Greenfield Project
8 13 (2.53%) Cloud Native
8 13 (2.53%) Cyberattack
8 13 (2.53%) Virtual Team
9 10 (1.95%) Mobile App
10 9 (1.75%) State Machine
11 8 (1.56%) Blog
11 8 (1.56%) NHS
11 8 (1.56%) Public Cloud
12 7 (1.36%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 7 (1.36%) Robotics
13 6 (1.17%) Replication
13 6 (1.17%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 43 (8.38%) Windows
2 37 (7.21%) Linux
3 20 (3.90%) Unix
4 19 (3.70%) Windows Server
5 10 (1.95%) Android
6 7 (1.36%) Solaris
6 7 (1.36%) Windows XP
7 6 (1.17%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.39%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.19%) MVS
9 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (44.25%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (31.97%) User Stories
3 120 (23.39%) Analytics
4 93 (18.13%) Requirements Gathering
5 71 (13.84%) SDLC
6 67 (13.06%) Business Analysis
7 66 (12.87%) Machine Learning
7 66 (12.87%) Scrum
8 63 (12.28%) Problem-Solving
9 56 (10.92%) DevOps
9 56 (10.92%) UML
10 52 (10.14%) Data Analytics
11 50 (9.75%) Data Science
12 49 (9.55%) Business Intelligence
13 47 (9.16%) Artificial Intelligence
13 47 (9.16%) Business Case
14 45 (8.77%) Acceptance Criteria
15 43 (8.38%) Workshop Facilitation
16 42 (8.19%) Cybersecurity
17 41 (7.99%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 94 (18.32%) Python
2 77 (15.01%) SQL
3 54 (10.53%) Java
4 48 (9.36%) C#
5 42 (8.19%) JavaScript
6 27 (5.26%) R
7 23 (4.48%) C
7 23 (4.48%) C++
8 13 (2.53%) TypeScript
9 11 (2.14%) Perl
10 8 (1.56%) ABAP
10 8 (1.56%) MATLAB
11 7 (1.36%) SAPscript
12 6 (1.17%) Go
13 5 (0.97%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.97%) Scala
14 4 (0.78%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.58%) PHP
15 3 (0.58%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.39%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 113 (22.03%) Degree
2 46 (8.97%) Security Cleared
3 25 (4.87%) DV Cleared
4 22 (4.29%) SC Cleared
5 14 (2.73%) Computer Science Degree
6 13 (2.53%) CISSP
7 11 (2.14%) CISM
7 11 (2.14%) Master's Degree
7 11 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (1.75%) CREST Certified
9 9 (1.75%) GCIH
9 9 (1.75%) TOGAF Certification
10 7 (1.36%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 7 (1.36%) CCSP
10 7 (1.36%) GCFA
10 7 (1.36%) GCIA
11 4 (0.78%) ISEB
12 3 (0.58%) CEH
13 2 (0.39%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.85%) QA
2 24 (4.68%) NIST
3 17 (3.31%) Data Quality
4 10 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (1.36%) COBIT
6 6 (1.17%) ISO 26262
7 3 (0.58%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (0.58%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.58%) SLA
8 2 (0.39%) GDPR
8 2 (0.39%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.39%) IEC 62304
8 2 (0.39%) ISO 13485
8 2 (0.39%) PMO
8 2 (0.39%) SEPA
System Software
1 25 (4.87%) Active Directory
2 19 (3.70%) Docker
3 6 (1.17%) Varnish
4 4 (0.78%) Firmware
5 3 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.39%) Snort
7 1 (0.19%) HDFS
7 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.19%) NDS
7 1 (0.19%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 1 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (3.51%) Terraform
2 15 (2.92%) Ansible
3 14 (2.73%) Kubernetes
4 7 (1.36%) CSIRT
5 4 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.39%) CA Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.39%) HP ALM
6 2 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.39%) Kibana
6 2 (0.39%) logstash
6 2 (0.39%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.39%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.39%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (0.19%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 1 (0.19%) Computer Incident Response Team
7 1 (0.19%) Fluentd
7 1 (0.19%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.19%) Oozie
7 1 (0.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 96 (18.71%) Microsoft
2 28 (5.46%) Oracle
3 25 (4.87%) Databricks
4 21 (4.09%) Google
5 12 (2.34%) SAP
5 12 (2.34%) Splunk
6 11 (2.14%) Red Hat
7 10 (1.95%) Cisco
7 10 (1.95%) IBM
7 10 (1.95%) VMware
8 8 (1.56%) Cloudera
8 8 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (1.56%) Sparx
9 5 (0.97%) BiZZdesign
9 5 (0.97%) Blue Prism
10 3 (0.58%) Dynatrace
11 2 (0.39%) BeyondTrust
11 2 (0.39%) MuleSoft
11 2 (0.39%) NVIDIA
11 2 (0.39%) Okta