Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Use Cases
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 397 380 351
Rank change year-on-year -17 -29 -1
Permanent jobs citing Use Case 1,270 1,468 1,736
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.78% 0.84% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.92% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 909 1,077 1,411
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +0.53%

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 148,837 159,663 173,549
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.05% 91.56% 90.89%
Number of salaries quoted 118,373 125,920 144,420
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -19 1,191 £55,000 - 192
UK excluding London +5 708 £50,000 +5.26% 127
London -40 529 £65,000 +4.00% 81
South East +5 213 £52,500 +5.00% 22
North of England +14 174 £45,000 -10.00% 42
North West -22 116 £50,000 +16.28% 22
Midlands +4 102 £44,500 -6.32% 16
East of England +56 98 £56,500 +25.56% 16
West Midlands +6 66 £45,000 -5.26% 10
South West -8 65 £55,000 +15.79% 15
Yorkshire +17 47 £45,000 -18.18% 16
Scotland +11 46 £60,000 +14.29% 10
East Midlands +3 36 £41,250 -19.51% 6
North East +1 11 £28,500 -24.00% 4
Wales 0 11 £50,000 +25.00% 5
Northern Ireland +8 1 £45,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 578 (45.51%) Agile Software Development
2 380 (29.92%) Finance
3 299 (23.54%) Business Analysis
4 288 (22.68%) User Stories
5 273 (21.50%) Analytical Skills
6 268 (21.10%) UML
7 262 (20.63%) Degree
8 219 (17.24%) Java
9 211 (16.61%) SQL
10 195 (15.35%) Scrum
11 179 (14.09%) JavaScript
12 161 (12.68%) Problem-Solving
13 157 (12.36%) Data Modelling
13 157 (12.36%) Microsoft
14 155 (12.20%) User Acceptance Testing
15 153 (12.05%) Waterfall
16 152 (11.97%) Python
17 142 (11.18%) OO
17 142 (11.18%) Stakeholder Management
17 142 (11.18%) Analytics
18 141 (11.10%) Project Management
19 138 (10.87%) Web Services
20 134 (10.55%) HTML
21 132 (10.39%) SDLC
22 129 (10.16%) C#
22 129 (10.16%) Amazon AWS
23 127 (10.00%) Migration
24 124 (9.76%) Software Engineering
25 119 (9.37%) Banking
26 116 (9.13%) Business Process Modelling

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 55 (4.33%) Apache Spark
2 41 (3.23%) Apache
3 27 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
4 16 (1.26%) SharePoint
5 15 (1.18%) Confluence
6 13 (1.02%) Apache Solr
7 12 (0.94%) Hyperledger
8 10 (0.79%) Apache ServiceMix
9 9 (0.71%) Ethereum
9 9 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 9 (0.71%) WebSphere
10 8 (0.63%) CMS
10 8 (0.63%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.39%) MS Exchange
11 5 (0.39%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.39%) SAS
11 5 (0.39%) Skype for Business
12 4 (0.31%) IIS
12 4 (0.31%) JBoss
13 3 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 62 (4.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 50 (3.94%) MS Visio
3 42 (3.31%) Microsoft Office
4 29 (2.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
6 8 (0.63%) Chatbot
7 3 (0.24%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.24%) UserZoom
8 2 (0.16%) InVision
9 1 (0.079%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.079%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 25 (1.97%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 10 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.79%) SAP Hybris
3 9 (0.71%) R3 Corda
3 9 (0.71%) SAP GRC
3 9 (0.71%) SAP S/4HANA
4 7 (0.55%) Distributed Ledger
5 5 (0.39%) Actimize
5 5 (0.39%) IntelliMatch
6 4 (0.31%) Magento
6 4 (0.31%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.16%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 2 (0.16%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.079%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.079%) Lawson
8 1 (0.079%) Oracle Manufacturing
8 1 (0.079%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.079%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
8 1 (0.079%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 129 (10.16%) Amazon AWS
2 91 (7.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (4.33%) SaaS
4 42 (3.31%) PaaS
5 39 (3.07%) Office 365
6 37 (2.91%) Google Cloud Platform
6 37 (2.91%) IaaS
7 31 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
8 24 (1.89%) Serverless
9 23 (1.81%) AWS Lambda
9 23 (1.81%) Mimecast
10 16 (1.26%) Amazon Kinesis
11 12 (0.94%) GitHub
11 12 (0.94%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 8 (0.63%) Dialogflow
13 6 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
13 6 (0.47%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
14 5 (0.39%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 57 (4.49%) HTTP
2 34 (2.68%) TCP/IP
3 30 (2.36%) Firewall
4 23 (1.81%) DKIM
4 23 (1.81%) DMARC
5 16 (1.26%) Network Security
6 15 (1.18%) DNS
7 13 (1.02%) Internet
7 13 (1.02%) VPN
8 12 (0.94%) SSL
9 11 (0.87%) MPLS
10 7 (0.55%) WPA
11 6 (0.47%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (0.47%) Kerberos
11 6 (0.47%) LAN
11 6 (0.47%) Skype
11 6 (0.47%) WAN
12 5 (0.39%) Broadband
12 5 (0.39%) IPFS
13 4 (0.31%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (9.06%) Big Data
2 72 (5.67%) Hadoop
3 71 (5.59%) Relational Database
4 70 (5.51%) SQL Server
5 68 (5.35%) NoSQL
6 67 (5.28%) Data Warehouse
7 38 (2.99%) Apache Hive
8 33 (2.60%) HBase
8 33 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
9 28 (2.20%) Apache Cassandra
10 25 (1.97%) Blockchain
11 24 (1.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 24 (1.89%) RDBMS
12 23 (1.81%) Impala
12 23 (1.81%) Power BI
13 22 (1.73%) MongoDB
14 19 (1.50%) MySQL
15 17 (1.34%) CouchDB
15 17 (1.34%) Data Lake
16 16 (1.26%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 51 (4.02%) JIRA
2 47 (3.70%) MSTest
2 47 (3.70%) NUnit
3 43 (3.39%) Git (software)
4 31 (2.44%) Selenium
5 21 (1.65%) Jenkins
5 21 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (1.57%) Maven
7 19 (1.50%) Subversion
8 13 (1.02%) Axure RP
8 13 (1.02%) Cucumber
8 13 (1.02%) Eclipse
9 12 (0.94%) Gradle
9 12 (0.94%) TeamCity
10 11 (0.87%) WebDriver
11 9 (0.71%) ERwin
11 9 (0.71%) SoapUI
12 8 (0.63%) CF BOSH
13 7 (0.55%) Bugzilla
13 7 (0.55%) JUnit
General
1 380 (29.92%) Finance
2 119 (9.37%) Banking
3 96 (7.56%) Retail
4 70 (5.51%) Telecoms
5 59 (4.65%) Marketing
6 51 (4.02%) Investment Banking
7 46 (3.62%) Manufacturing
8 39 (3.07%) Advertising
9 34 (2.68%) Law
10 30 (2.36%) Financial Institution
10 30 (2.36%) Front Office
11 23 (1.81%) Legal
12 21 (1.65%) Electronics
13 19 (1.50%) Local Government
14 16 (1.26%) Billing
15 15 (1.18%) Publishing
16 14 (1.10%) Back Office
17 12 (0.94%) Corporate Banking
17 12 (0.94%) Games
18 10 (0.79%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 487 (38.35%) Analyst
2 363 (28.58%) Business Analyst
3 185 (14.57%) Architect
4 166 (13.07%) Developer
5 75 (5.91%) Senior Analyst
6 71 (5.59%) Solutions Architect
7 67 (5.28%) Consultant
8 61 (4.80%) Security Engineer
9 60 (4.72%) Software Engineer
10 59 (4.65%) Senior Business Analyst
11 58 (4.57%) Senior Developer
12 48 (3.78%) Java Developer
13 42 (3.31%) Lead Business Analyst
14 35 (2.76%) .NET Software Engineer
14 35 (2.76%) Data Engineer
15 34 (2.68%) C# Software Engineer
16 33 (2.60%) Agile Business Analyst
17 32 (2.52%) Cloud Architect
17 32 (2.52%) Software Developer
18 30 (2.36%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (10.87%) Web Services
2 134 (10.55%) HTML
3 115 (9.06%) CSS
4 105 (8.27%) .NET
5 98 (7.72%) XML
6 89 (7.01%) RESTful
7 74 (5.83%) Spring
8 65 (5.12%) ASP.NET
9 64 (5.04%) AngularJS
10 59 (4.65%) SOAP
11 58 (4.57%) jQuery
12 57 (4.49%) WCF
12 57 (4.49%) WPF
13 49 (3.86%) LINQ
14 48 (3.78%) XSLT
15 47 (3.70%) Silverlight
15 47 (3.70%) WF
16 46 (3.62%) Hibernate
16 46 (3.62%) REST
17 43 (3.39%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 273 (21.50%) Analytical Skills
2 99 (7.80%) Management Information System
3 93 (7.32%) Computer Science
4 76 (5.98%) User Experience
5 57 (4.49%) Algorithms
5 57 (4.49%) Security Operations Centre
6 48 (3.78%) Self-Motivation
7 41 (3.23%) Data Structures
7 41 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
8 31 (2.44%) Fintech
9 30 (2.36%) FMCG
10 29 (2.28%) PKI
11 26 (2.05%) Mobile App
12 25 (1.97%) Data Centre
13 23 (1.81%) Public Cloud
14 18 (1.42%) Cyberattack
15 17 (1.34%) Bitcoin
16 16 (1.26%) Equities
16 16 (1.26%) Greenfield Project
17 15 (1.18%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 90 (7.09%) Linux
2 80 (6.30%) Windows
3 62 (4.88%) Unix
4 18 (1.42%) Android
5 17 (1.34%) Apple iOS
6 11 (0.87%) Windows Server
7 8 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (0.39%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.31%) CentOS
10 4 (0.31%) Solaris
11 3 (0.24%) AIX
12 2 (0.16%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.16%) MVS
13 1 (0.079%) HPUX
13 1 (0.079%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.079%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.079%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 578 (45.51%) Agile Software Development
2 299 (23.54%) Business Analysis
3 288 (22.68%) User Stories
4 268 (21.10%) UML
5 195 (15.35%) Scrum
6 161 (12.68%) Problem-Solving
7 157 (12.36%) Data Modelling
8 155 (12.20%) User Acceptance Testing
9 153 (12.05%) Waterfall
10 142 (11.18%) Analytics
10 142 (11.18%) OO
10 142 (11.18%) Stakeholder Management
11 141 (11.10%) Project Management
12 132 (10.39%) SDLC
13 127 (10.00%) Migration
14 124 (9.76%) Software Engineering
15 116 (9.13%) Business Process Modelling
16 111 (8.74%) Change Management
17 106 (8.35%) Data Analysis
18 104 (8.19%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 219 (17.24%) Java
2 211 (16.61%) SQL
3 179 (14.09%) JavaScript
4 152 (11.97%) Python
5 129 (10.16%) C#
6 83 (6.54%) C++
7 78 (6.14%) C
8 59 (4.65%) T-SQL
9 47 (3.70%) PL/SQL
9 47 (3.70%) Scala
10 39 (3.07%) Go
11 34 (2.68%) R
12 20 (1.57%) Perl
13 18 (1.42%) PowerShell
14 16 (1.26%) Kotlin
15 15 (1.18%) Ruby
16 13 (1.02%) Shell Script
17 12 (0.94%) Groovy
18 10 (0.79%) PHP
19 9 (0.71%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 262 (20.63%) Degree
2 63 (4.96%) Security Cleared
3 60 (4.72%) CISSP
4 58 (4.57%) ISEB
5 50 (3.94%) CompTIA Security+
6 43 (3.39%) Computer Science Degree
7 39 (3.07%) CISM
7 39 (3.07%) SANS
8 36 (2.83%) CISA
9 35 (2.76%) GIAC
9 35 (2.76%) SSCP
10 33 (2.60%) PMI Certification
11 32 (2.52%) DV Cleared
12 26 (2.05%) CSSLP
13 19 (1.50%) CEH
14 18 (1.42%) PMP
15 15 (1.18%) CBAP
15 15 (1.18%) CCNA
15 15 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
16 14 (1.10%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (6.30%) QA
2 27 (2.13%) Data Quality
3 23 (1.81%) SLA
4 17 (1.34%) PMO
5 14 (1.10%) GDPR
6 7 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.55%) SEPA
7 6 (0.47%) COBIT
7 6 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 5 (0.39%) ISO 20022
8 5 (0.39%) TARGET2
9 4 (0.31%) GPG13
10 3 (0.24%) EMIR
10 3 (0.24%) MiFID
11 2 (0.16%) Basel III
11 2 (0.16%) PSD2
11 2 (0.16%) Web Application Security Consortium
12 1 (0.079%) IFRS
12 1 (0.079%) IFRS 9
12 1 (0.079%) WCAG
System Software
1 29 (2.28%) Docker
2 27 (2.13%) HDFS
3 15 (1.18%) Active Directory
4 9 (0.71%) Apache Flume
4 9 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (0.47%) Firmware
5 6 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.31%) Ceph
7 3 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.24%) Snort
7 3 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.16%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.16%) Xen
8 2 (0.16%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.079%) GridGain
9 1 (0.079%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.079%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.079%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (1.34%) Kubernetes
2 15 (1.18%) Oozie
2 15 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (1.10%) QRadar
4 12 (0.94%) CASB
5 11 (0.87%) Ansible
5 11 (0.87%) Kibana
6 10 (0.79%) CSIRT
7 9 (0.71%) Puppet
7 9 (0.71%) SCCM
8 7 (0.55%) Nessus
9 6 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (0.39%) Hadoop YARN
11 4 (0.31%) Consul
11 4 (0.31%) Docker Swarm
11 4 (0.31%) Grafana
11 4 (0.31%) logstash
12 3 (0.24%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 3 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 2 (0.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 157 (12.36%) Microsoft
2 58 (4.57%) Oracle
3 54 (4.25%) Google
3 54 (4.25%) Salesforce.com
4 43 (3.39%) SAP
5 30 (2.36%) Symantec
6 24 (1.89%) Forcepoint
7 22 (1.73%) Cloudera
7 22 (1.73%) Sophos
7 22 (1.73%) VMware
8 19 (1.50%) Tableau
9 18 (1.42%) Cognizant
10 16 (1.26%) Rackspace
11 14 (1.10%) Atlassian
11 14 (1.10%) Red Hat
12 13 (1.02%) hybris
12 13 (1.02%) MapR
13 12 (0.94%) CA
14 11 (0.87%) Talend
14 11 (0.87%) Unisys