Period
to 18 May 2021

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 18 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Use Cases
UK
6 months to
18 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 324 311 333
Rank change year-on-year -13 +22 +14
Permanent jobs citing Use Case 864 908 1,448
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.96% 0.95% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 1.03% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 544 658 1,096
10th Percentile £40,000 £35,954 £35,750
25th Percentile £47,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,900 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -2.20% - -

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 83,970 88,154 134,419
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.82% 92.32% 92.40%
Number of salaries quoted 62,413 70,875 106,493
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

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 18 May 2021.

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 18 May 2021. 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 -7 766 £65,000 +13.04% 174
London +57 406 £70,000 +7.69% 90
UK excluding London -34 397 £48,900 -2.20% 94
Work from Home -102 115 £67,500 +8.00% 35
North of England -21 113 £45,000 -21.74% 20
South East -31 84 £57,500 +30.68% 30
South West -16 82 £52,500 +16.67% 6
North West +4 58 £46,500 -25.60% 14
Midlands -12 44 £47,500 +5.56% 12
Yorkshire -37 39 £44,000 -12.00% 6
West Midlands -5 31 £47,500 -9.52% 5
Scotland -33 30 £54,000 -1.82% 8
East of England +10 23 £42,500 -22.73% 14
Wales +33 21 £48,900 +20.00% 2
North East +15 17 £51,250 -
East Midlands -10 13 £45,000 - 7
Northern Ireland -2 1 £23,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 18 May 2021, 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.

1 482 (55.79%) Agile Software Development
2 236 (27.31%) Social Skills
3 222 (25.69%) Python
4 184 (21.30%) Degree
5 171 (19.79%) Problem-Solving
6 165 (19.10%) JavaScript
7 159 (18.40%) Data Science
8 153 (17.71%) AWS
9 141 (16.32%) Azure
10 138 (15.97%) Java
11 135 (15.63%) Analytics
11 135 (15.63%) User Stories
12 134 (15.51%) SQL
13 133 (15.39%) DevOps
14 130 (15.05%) Analytical Skills
15 124 (14.35%) Finance
16 118 (13.66%) Visualisation
17 113 (13.08%) Software Engineering
18 112 (12.96%) HTML
19 109 (12.62%) User Experience
20 108 (12.50%) React
20 108 (12.50%) Machine Learning
20 108 (12.50%) Windows
21 105 (12.15%) Scrum
22 104 (12.04%) TypeScript
23 100 (11.57%) Cybersecurity
23 100 (11.57%) Big Data
24 97 (11.23%) C#
25 96 (11.11%) Microsoft
26 94 (10.88%) CSS

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 41 (4.75%) Confluence
2 29 (3.36%) Apache Spark
3 17 (1.97%) CMS
4 13 (1.50%) Apache
5 12 (1.39%) SharePoint
6 10 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (1.04%) Oracle Workflow
8 8 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 8 (0.93%) MS Exchange
9 5 (0.58%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.35%) Jupyter
10 3 (0.35%) Mule
10 3 (0.35%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.23%) Apache Airflow
11 2 (0.23%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.23%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.12%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.12%) SAS
12 1 (0.12%) TPMS
Applications
1 33 (3.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (2.43%) MS Visio
3 20 (2.31%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (2.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (0.81%) Figma
6 6 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (0.69%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.58%) GIMP
7 5 (0.58%) Inkscape
8 4 (0.46%) SOLIDWORKS
9 3 (0.35%) Adobe XD
9 3 (0.35%) Sketch
10 1 (0.12%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.12%) InVision
Business Applications
1 7 (0.81%) Sentinel
2 6 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.35%) Magento
3 3 (0.35%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 2 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.23%) Lawson
4 2 (0.23%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.23%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.12%) JDE OneWorld
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.12%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 153 (17.71%) AWS
2 141 (16.32%) Azure
3 85 (9.84%) SaaS
4 78 (9.03%) GCP
5 50 (5.79%) Power Platform
6 35 (4.05%) Serverless
7 21 (2.43%) AWS Lambda
8 20 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
9 18 (2.08%) Microsoft 365
10 14 (1.62%) IaaS
11 13 (1.50%) PaaS
12 12 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
12 12 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
13 11 (1.27%) Amazon S3
13 11 (1.27%) Dynamics 365
13 11 (1.27%) PowerApps
13 11 (1.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 10 (1.16%) Amazon EKS
15 9 (1.04%) Azure Sentinel
15 9 (1.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 57 (6.60%) Internet
2 32 (3.70%) Firewall
3 23 (2.66%) HTTP
4 11 (1.27%) TCP/IP
5 10 (1.16%) HTTPS
5 10 (1.16%) Network Security
6 9 (1.04%) 5G
7 8 (0.93%) 3G
7 8 (0.93%) 4G
7 8 (0.93%) FTP
7 8 (0.93%) IPsec
8 7 (0.81%) Broadband
8 7 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (0.81%) LTE
8 7 (0.81%) VPN
9 6 (0.69%) DNS
9 6 (0.69%) Skype
9 6 (0.69%) WebEx
9 6 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (0.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (11.57%) Big Data
2 80 (9.26%) SQL Server
3 52 (6.02%) Data Warehouse
4 44 (5.09%) Data Lake
5 41 (4.75%) NoSQL
6 40 (4.63%) Tableau
7 38 (4.40%) Power BI
8 37 (4.28%) MySQL
9 31 (3.59%) Data Mining
9 31 (3.59%) Relational Database
10 22 (2.55%) Hadoop
11 21 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
12 14 (1.62%) Amazon RDS
12 14 (1.62%) KNIME
13 13 (1.50%) MongoDB
13 13 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 12 (1.39%) Blockchain
14 12 (1.39%) Snowflake Schema
14 12 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 9 (1.04%) Looker
Development Applications
1 80 (9.26%) JIRA
2 41 (4.75%) Git (software)
3 37 (4.28%) Visual Studio
4 32 (3.70%) MSI
4 32 (3.70%) WiX
5 29 (3.36%) Jenkins
6 15 (1.74%) GitLab
6 15 (1.74%) Rational DOORS
7 12 (1.39%) TeamCity
8 11 (1.27%) Selenium
9 10 (1.16%) Jasmine
10 8 (0.93%) Artifactory
11 7 (0.81%) Balsamiq
11 7 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (0.69%) Cucumber
12 6 (0.69%) Metasploit
12 6 (0.69%) Oracle APEX
12 6 (0.69%) Rational Rhapsody
12 6 (0.69%) ReSharper
12 6 (0.69%) YouTrack
General
1 236 (27.31%) Social Skills
2 130 (15.05%) Analytical Skills
3 124 (14.35%) Finance
4 56 (6.48%) Law
4 56 (6.48%) Marketing
5 55 (6.37%) Retail
6 39 (4.51%) Public Speaking
7 28 (3.24%) Manufacturing
7 28 (3.24%) Presentation Skills
7 28 (3.24%) Public Sector
8 24 (2.78%) Banking
9 23 (2.66%) Organisational Skills
10 22 (2.55%) Legal
11 20 (2.31%) Local Government
12 17 (1.97%) Games
13 14 (1.62%) Avionics
13 14 (1.62%) Pharmaceutical
14 13 (1.50%) Influencing Skills
14 13 (1.50%) Publishing
15 12 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 199 (23.03%) Analyst
2 146 (16.90%) Business Analyst
3 121 (14.00%) Developer
4 96 (11.11%) Architect
5 88 (10.19%) Consultant
6 55 (6.37%) Software Engineer
7 40 (4.63%) Senior Developer
8 38 (4.40%) Data Engineer
9 36 (4.17%) Software Developer
10 35 (4.05%) Solutions Architect
11 31 (3.59%) Full Stack Developer
12 30 (3.47%) Data Scientist
12 30 (3.47%) Product Manager
13 27 (3.13%) Cloud Engineer
13 27 (3.13%) Splunk Consultant
14 25 (2.89%) C# Developer
15 23 (2.66%) Senior Architect
15 23 (2.66%) Senior Full Stack Developer
16 22 (2.55%) Agile Business Analyst
16 22 (2.55%) Cloud Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (12.96%) HTML
2 108 (12.50%) React
3 94 (10.88%) CSS
4 90 (10.42%) .NET
5 83 (9.61%) AngularJS
6 78 (9.03%) REST
7 75 (8.68%) Node.js
8 41 (4.75%) Vue.js
9 37 (4.28%) Web Services
10 36 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
10 36 (4.17%) SVG
11 35 (4.05%) Entity Framework
12 33 (3.82%) JSON
13 32 (3.70%) Aurelia
13 32 (3.70%) HTML5 Canvas
13 32 (3.70%) NHibernate
14 31 (3.59%) XML
15 23 (2.66%) .NET Core
15 23 (2.66%) RESTful
16 20 (2.31%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 109 (12.62%) User Experience
2 85 (9.84%) Algorithms
3 59 (6.83%) Data Structures
4 48 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
5 46 (5.32%) Public Cloud
6 43 (4.98%) Data Centre
7 42 (4.86%) Management Information System
8 34 (3.94%) Cyberthreat
9 33 (3.82%) Client/Server
9 33 (3.82%) Web 2.0
10 23 (2.66%) Virtual Team
11 19 (2.20%) Mobile App
12 18 (2.08%) Internet of Things
13 15 (1.74%) Cloud Native
14 14 (1.62%) Cyber Defence
14 14 (1.62%) Life Science
14 14 (1.62%) Social Network
15 12 (1.39%) Cyberattack
15 12 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
16 10 (1.16%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 108 (12.50%) Windows
2 81 (9.38%) Linux
3 10 (1.16%) Windows Server
4 9 (1.04%) Unix
5 6 (0.69%) Kali Linux
6 5 (0.58%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.46%) Android
8 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 482 (55.79%) Agile Software Development
2 171 (19.79%) Problem-Solving
3 159 (18.40%) Data Science
4 135 (15.63%) Analytics
4 135 (15.63%) User Stories
5 133 (15.39%) DevOps
6 118 (13.66%) Visualisation
7 113 (13.08%) Software Engineering
8 108 (12.50%) Machine Learning
9 105 (12.15%) Scrum
10 100 (11.57%) Cybersecurity
11 92 (10.65%) Computer Science
12 91 (10.53%) Data Visualisation
13 88 (10.19%) Business Analysis
13 88 (10.19%) Test Automation
14 84 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
15 81 (9.38%) Mentoring
16 79 (9.14%) Artificial Intelligence
17 76 (8.80%) Microservices
18 75 (8.68%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 222 (25.69%) Python
2 165 (19.10%) JavaScript
3 138 (15.97%) Java
4 134 (15.51%) SQL
5 104 (12.04%) TypeScript
6 97 (11.23%) C#
7 62 (7.18%) C
8 61 (7.06%) Go
9 39 (4.51%) R
10 37 (4.28%) Bash Shell
11 35 (4.05%) T-SQL
12 23 (2.66%) PHP
12 23 (2.66%) PowerShell
13 20 (2.31%) C++
13 20 (2.31%) Scala
14 16 (1.85%) Perl
15 14 (1.62%) VBA
16 13 (1.50%) Ruby
17 6 (0.69%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 6 (0.69%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 184 (21.30%) Degree
2 59 (6.83%) Security Cleared
3 58 (6.71%) Computer Science Degree
4 50 (5.79%) DV Cleared
5 41 (4.75%) Master's Degree
6 27 (3.13%) SC Cleared
7 15 (1.74%) ISEB
8 10 (1.16%) CISSP
8 10 (1.16%) SANS
9 6 (0.69%) PhD
10 5 (0.58%) GIAC
10 5 (0.58%) IIBA
10 5 (0.58%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.46%) CBAP
12 3 (0.35%) CISA
12 3 (0.35%) CISM
12 3 (0.35%) CITP
12 3 (0.35%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (5.79%) QA
2 21 (2.43%) Data Quality
3 14 (1.62%) Actionable Recommendations
4 7 (0.81%) GDPR
5 6 (0.69%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.69%) MISRA
5 6 (0.69%) MISRA C
5 6 (0.69%) NIST
6 4 (0.46%) WCAG
7 3 (0.35%) SLA
8 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.23%) NIST 800
8 2 (0.23%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.12%) GLBA
9 1 (0.12%) GPG13
9 1 (0.12%) GxP
9 1 (0.12%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.12%) HL7
9 1 (0.12%) MiFID
System Software
1 73 (8.45%) Docker
2 16 (1.85%) Firmware
3 8 (0.93%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.46%) vSphere
5 2 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.12%) LXC
6 1 (0.12%) NFS
6 1 (0.12%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 77 (8.91%) Kubernetes
2 24 (2.78%) Terraform
3 20 (2.31%) Ansible
4 8 (0.93%) Nessus
5 7 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.81%) Puppet
6 6 (0.69%) CSIRT
6 6 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (0.69%) PTC Integrity
7 5 (0.58%) Docker Swarm
7 5 (0.58%) Nagios
7 5 (0.58%) Nmap
7 5 (0.58%) Prometheus
8 4 (0.46%) Kustomize
9 2 (0.23%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.23%) HP ALM
9 2 (0.23%) Kibana
9 2 (0.23%) logstash
9 2 (0.23%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.23%) QRadar
Vendors
1 96 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 72 (8.33%) Oracle
3 50 (5.79%) Splunk
4 45 (5.21%) Google
5 36 (4.17%) PagerDuty
6 24 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
7 18 (2.08%) Alteryx
8 15 (1.74%) IBM
9 11 (1.27%) Adobe
10 9 (1.04%) Atlassian
10 9 (1.04%) Databricks
10 9 (1.04%) SAP
10 9 (1.04%) Xceptor
11 8 (0.93%) Sparx
11 8 (0.93%) VMware
11 8 (0.93%) Workday
12 7 (0.81%) Dell
12 7 (0.81%) Qualys
13 6 (0.69%) Cisco
13 6 (0.69%) PTC