Period
to 14 August 2018

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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Use Cases
UK
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 386 376 352
Rank change year-on-year -10 -24 -9
Permanent jobs citing Use Case 1,373 1,500 1,829
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.81% 0.85% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.93% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 989 1,143 1,495
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +2.15%

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 154,531 162,100 180,377
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.12% 91.52% 90.79%
Number of salaries quoted 123,046 129,010 150,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 14 August 2018.

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 14 August 2018. 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 +2 1,283 £52,500 -4.55% 175
UK excluding London +9 759 £50,000 +5.26% 113
London -40 580 £62,500 - 72
South East +3 223 £52,500 +10.53% 22
North of England +16 198 £50,000 - 35
North West +9 138 £49,500 +16.47% 17
Midlands +30 109 £50,000 +11.11% 21
East of England +59 88 £54,000 +20.00% 9
South West -20 77 £47,500 - 15
West Midlands +30 76 £45,000 +5.88% 12
Yorkshire +29 57 £52,750 -4.09% 16
Scotland +3 54 £47,500 -9.52% 8
East Midlands +9 33 £50,750 -15.42% 9
Wales -9 9 £47,500 +18.75% 3
North East -21 3 £42,750 +17.93% 2
Northern Ireland - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, 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.

1 642 (46.76%) Agile Software Development
2 370 (26.95%) Finance
3 305 (22.21%) Degree
4 297 (21.63%) SQL
5 288 (20.98%) UML
6 285 (20.76%) Business Analysis
7 283 (20.61%) Java
8 275 (20.03%) User Stories
9 268 (19.52%) Analytical Skills
10 247 (17.99%) Scrum
11 220 (16.02%) JavaScript
12 203 (14.79%) OO
13 202 (14.71%) HTML
14 201 (14.64%) Microsoft
15 178 (12.96%) C#
16 169 (12.31%) Web Services
17 168 (12.24%) Python
18 160 (11.65%) XML
18 160 (11.65%) CSS
19 158 (11.51%) Problem-Solving
20 157 (11.43%) .NET
21 149 (10.85%) Software Engineering
22 147 (10.71%) Project Management
22 147 (10.71%) DevOps
23 146 (10.63%) Data Modelling
24 145 (10.56%) Amazon AWS
25 141 (10.27%) User Acceptance Testing
26 140 (10.20%) Analytics
27 139 (10.12%) Continuous Integration
28 125 (9.10%) Waterfall

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 70 (5.10%) Apache Spark
2 57 (4.15%) Apache
3 31 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
4 22 (1.60%) Confluence
5 19 (1.38%) IIS
5 19 (1.38%) Tomcat
6 14 (1.02%) CMS
6 14 (1.02%) SharePoint
7 13 (0.95%) Apache Solr
8 11 (0.80%) Oracle Workflow
9 9 (0.66%) Apache ServiceMix
9 9 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 8 (0.58%) Hyperledger
10 8 (0.58%) SAS
11 6 (0.44%) MS Project Server
11 6 (0.44%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.36%) Ethereum
13 4 (0.29%) JBoss
13 4 (0.29%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 76 (5.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 50 (3.64%) MS Visio
3 37 (2.69%) Microsoft Office
4 28 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 17 (1.24%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.44%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.36%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.073%) InVision
Business Applications
1 28 (2.04%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 11 (0.80%) SAP Hybris
3 10 (0.73%) R3 Corda
4 8 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.36%) Actimize
5 5 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.29%) Distributed Ledger
6 4 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (0.29%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
6 4 (0.29%) SAP Retail
7 3 (0.22%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.22%) SAP GRC
7 3 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
8 2 (0.15%) Magento
8 2 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (0.15%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.15%) Unica
9 1 (0.073%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.073%) Oracle Manufacturing
9 1 (0.073%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 145 (10.56%) Amazon AWS
2 99 (7.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
4 48 (3.50%) SaaS
5 42 (3.06%) Office 365
6 32 (2.33%) Serverless
7 31 (2.26%) AWS Lambda
8 27 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
9 26 (1.89%) Mimecast
10 25 (1.82%) GitHub
11 23 (1.68%) Amazon Kinesis
12 17 (1.24%) PaaS
13 15 (1.09%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 13 (0.95%) Amazon S3
14 13 (0.95%) IaaS
14 13 (0.95%) OpenShift
15 12 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
16 11 (0.80%) CloudBees
17 9 (0.66%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 9 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 58 (4.22%) HTTP
2 40 (2.91%) TCP/IP
3 27 (1.97%) Firewall
4 26 (1.89%) DKIM
4 26 (1.89%) DMARC
5 20 (1.46%) Internet
6 16 (1.17%) Kerberos
7 14 (1.02%) Wireshark
8 11 (0.80%) Network Security
8 11 (0.80%) VPN
9 10 (0.73%) DNS
10 8 (0.58%) SSL
11 7 (0.51%) MPLS
11 7 (0.51%) MQTT
11 7 (0.51%) WPA
12 6 (0.44%) FTP
12 6 (0.44%) LAN
12 6 (0.44%) SSH
12 6 (0.44%) WAN
13 5 (0.36%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (8.52%) Big Data
2 115 (8.38%) SQL Server
3 76 (5.54%) Relational Database
4 60 (4.37%) Hadoop
5 56 (4.08%) NoSQL
6 51 (3.71%) Data Warehouse
7 44 (3.20%) Apache Hive
8 43 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
9 35 (2.55%) MySQL
10 31 (2.26%) HBase
10 31 (2.26%) RDBMS
11 25 (1.82%) Data Lake
11 25 (1.82%) Impala
12 24 (1.75%) MongoDB
13 20 (1.46%) Data Mining
13 20 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 19 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 18 (1.31%) OLAP
16 17 (1.24%) Amazon Redshift
16 17 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 98 (7.14%) JIRA
2 69 (5.03%) Git (software)
3 63 (4.59%) NUnit
4 58 (4.22%) MSTest
5 44 (3.20%) Jenkins
5 44 (3.20%) Selenium
6 38 (2.77%) Team Foundation Server
7 33 (2.40%) Subversion
8 25 (1.82%) Maven
9 18 (1.31%) Cucumber
10 17 (1.24%) Gradle
11 16 (1.17%) Bitbucket
11 16 (1.17%) Fiddler
11 16 (1.17%) SoapUI
12 13 (0.95%) TeamCity
13 12 (0.87%) HP UFT
14 11 (0.80%) Eclipse
14 11 (0.80%) Sonatype Nexus
14 11 (0.80%) WebDriver
15 10 (0.73%) RStudio
General
1 370 (26.95%) Finance
2 111 (8.08%) Banking
3 97 (7.06%) Retail
4 68 (4.95%) Marketing
5 49 (3.57%) Telecoms
6 48 (3.50%) Manufacturing
7 44 (3.20%) Investment Banking
8 40 (2.91%) Financial Institution
9 39 (2.84%) Law
10 33 (2.40%) Advertising
11 25 (1.82%) Front Office
12 24 (1.75%) Back Office
13 22 (1.60%) Electronics
14 18 (1.31%) Local Government
15 17 (1.24%) Billing
16 14 (1.02%) Legal
16 14 (1.02%) Mandarin Language
16 14 (1.02%) Publishing
17 11 (0.80%) Automotive
18 9 (0.66%) Games
Job Titles
1 501 (36.49%) Analyst
2 366 (26.66%) Business Analyst
3 200 (14.57%) Developer
4 180 (13.11%) Architect
5 86 (6.26%) Consultant
6 75 (5.46%) Senior Developer
7 71 (5.17%) Software Engineer
8 63 (4.59%) Java Developer
9 58 (4.22%) Solutions Architect
10 53 (3.86%) Security Engineer
11 52 (3.79%) Senior Analyst
12 51 (3.71%) Software Developer
13 50 (3.64%) C# Developer
14 45 (3.28%) Agile Business Analyst
15 44 (3.20%) Senior Business Analyst
16 41 (2.99%) .NET Software Engineer
16 41 (2.99%) C# Software Engineer
17 38 (2.77%) .NET Developer
17 38 (2.77%) IT Analyst
18 36 (2.62%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 202 (14.71%) HTML
2 169 (12.31%) Web Services
3 160 (11.65%) CSS
3 160 (11.65%) XML
4 157 (11.43%) .NET
5 97 (7.06%) RESTful
6 96 (6.99%) Spring
7 92 (6.70%) SOAP
8 87 (6.34%) ASP.NET
9 79 (5.75%) jQuery
9 79 (5.75%) REST
10 77 (5.61%) WCF
11 75 (5.46%) WPF
12 73 (5.32%) J2EE
13 72 (5.24%) AngularJS
14 67 (4.88%) LINQ
15 64 (4.66%) Hibernate
16 60 (4.37%) XSLT
17 58 (4.22%) Silverlight
17 58 (4.22%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 268 (19.52%) Analytical Skills
2 118 (8.59%) Computer Science
3 108 (7.87%) Management Information System
4 85 (6.19%) User Experience
5 60 (4.37%) Enterprise Software
6 58 (4.22%) Security Operations Centre
7 57 (4.15%) Self-Motivation
8 52 (3.79%) Fintech
9 48 (3.50%) Algorithms
10 44 (3.20%) PKI
11 31 (2.26%) Data Structures
12 25 (1.82%) Data Centre
13 24 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
13 24 (1.75%) Public Cloud
14 21 (1.53%) Cyberattack
14 21 (1.53%) Mobile App
15 18 (1.31%) ASIC
15 18 (1.31%) Social Media
15 18 (1.31%) SystemC
16 16 (1.17%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 82 (5.97%) Windows
2 74 (5.39%) Linux
3 48 (3.50%) Unix
4 14 (1.02%) Android
5 12 (0.87%) Apple iOS
5 12 (0.87%) Windows Server
6 8 (0.58%) Windows 10
7 6 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (0.29%) Solaris
8 4 (0.29%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.29%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.22%) AIX
10 2 (0.15%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.15%) VMS
11 1 (0.073%) CentOS
11 1 (0.073%) HPUX
11 1 (0.073%) MVS
11 1 (0.073%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 642 (46.76%) Agile Software Development
2 288 (20.98%) UML
3 285 (20.76%) Business Analysis
4 275 (20.03%) User Stories
5 247 (17.99%) Scrum
6 203 (14.79%) OO
7 158 (11.51%) Problem-Solving
8 149 (10.85%) Software Engineering
9 147 (10.71%) DevOps
9 147 (10.71%) Project Management
10 146 (10.63%) Data Modelling
11 141 (10.27%) User Acceptance Testing
12 140 (10.20%) Analytics
13 139 (10.12%) Continuous Integration
14 125 (9.10%) Waterfall
15 124 (9.03%) SDLC
15 124 (9.03%) Stakeholder Management
16 119 (8.67%) Test Automation
17 116 (8.45%) Machine Learning
18 114 (8.30%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 297 (21.63%) SQL
2 283 (20.61%) Java
3 220 (16.02%) JavaScript
4 178 (12.96%) C#
5 168 (12.24%) Python
6 99 (7.21%) C++
7 96 (6.99%) C
8 85 (6.19%) T-SQL
9 64 (4.66%) PL/SQL
10 44 (3.20%) Scala
11 40 (2.91%) R
12 38 (2.77%) Perl
13 27 (1.97%) Go
14 25 (1.82%) Shell Script
15 22 (1.60%) PHP
16 19 (1.38%) Ruby
17 17 (1.24%) PowerShell
18 15 (1.09%) MATLAB
18 15 (1.09%) VBA
19 14 (1.02%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 305 (22.21%) Degree
2 60 (4.37%) CISSP
3 59 (4.30%) Security Cleared
4 49 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 47 (3.42%) CISA
6 46 (3.35%) CompTIA Security+
7 45 (3.28%) SANS
8 43 (3.13%) ISEB
9 41 (2.99%) CISM
10 37 (2.69%) GIAC
11 36 (2.62%) SSCP
12 32 (2.33%) PMI Certification
13 30 (2.18%) CSSLP
14 28 (2.04%) DV Cleared
15 20 (1.46%) SC Cleared
16 17 (1.24%) PMP
17 14 (1.02%) CBAP
18 13 (0.95%) CEH
18 13 (0.95%) Master's Degree
19 12 (0.87%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (7.36%) QA
2 20 (1.46%) Data Quality
3 17 (1.24%) GDPR
4 15 (1.09%) PMO
4 15 (1.09%) SLA
5 7 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.36%) COBIT
6 5 (0.36%) PSD2
6 5 (0.36%) Web Application Security Consortium
7 4 (0.29%) MiFID
8 3 (0.22%) EMIR
8 3 (0.22%) GCP
8 3 (0.22%) SEPA
9 2 (0.15%) GPG13
9 2 (0.15%) ISO 20022
9 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.073%) IFRS
10 1 (0.073%) IFRS 9
10 1 (0.073%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.073%) WCAG
System Software
1 48 (3.50%) Docker
2 28 (2.04%) HDFS
3 19 (1.38%) Active Directory
4 16 (1.17%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (0.87%) Apache Flume
6 9 (0.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 7 (0.51%) Firmware
7 7 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.15%) LXC
9 2 (0.15%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.073%) GridGain
10 1 (0.073%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.073%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.073%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.073%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.073%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (1.68%) Puppet
2 20 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (1.24%) Ansible
3 17 (1.24%) Kibana
4 14 (1.02%) Kubernetes
4 14 (1.02%) Oozie
5 13 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 10 (0.73%) CASB
6 10 (0.73%) Nagios
7 8 (0.58%) logstash
7 8 (0.58%) Rundeck
8 7 (0.51%) SCCM
9 6 (0.44%) CSIRT
9 6 (0.44%) QRadar
10 5 (0.36%) Grafana
10 5 (0.36%) Hadoop YARN
10 5 (0.36%) Nessus
10 5 (0.36%) Prometheus
11 4 (0.29%) Ambari
12 3 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 201 (14.64%) Microsoft
2 95 (6.92%) Oracle
3 67 (4.88%) Salesforce.com
4 62 (4.52%) Google
5 36 (2.62%) SAP
6 35 (2.55%) Cognizant
7 34 (2.48%) Symantec
7 34 (2.48%) Tableau
8 27 (1.97%) VMware
9 26 (1.89%) Forcepoint
10 23 (1.68%) CA
11 21 (1.53%) Sophos
12 20 (1.46%) Cloudera
13 19 (1.38%) Rackspace
14 18 (1.31%) ServiceNow
15 16 (1.17%) Atlassian
15 16 (1.17%) Cadence
15 16 (1.17%) ForgeRock
16 15 (1.09%) IBM
17 13 (0.95%) Informatica