Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Use Cases
UK
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 337 344 331
Rank change year-on-year +7 -13 +24
Permanent jobs citing Use Case 1,572 1,631 2,050
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.91% 0.92% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 1.03% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1,204 1,289 1,606
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,575 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -3.06% +3.16% -

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 155,871 157,999 183,963
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.87% 89.53% 88.86%
Number of salaries quoted 125,016 130,615 152,469
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £79,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Use Case in the UK

Use Case
Top 15 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 16 January 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 -1 1,462 £55,000 - 196
UK excluding London -8 840 £47,500 -3.06% 125
London -1 691 £60,000 - 86
South East -18 269 £47,500 - 33
North of England +75 259 £50,000 -6.98% 39
North West +68 189 £50,000 - 23
Midlands -16 101 £50,000 +11.11% 17
East of England 0 75 £45,000 -21.74% 9
Yorkshire +37 70 £55,000 - 15
South West -4 67 £42,500 -19.05% 11
West Midlands -5 61 £50,000 +20.48% 14
Scotland -47 52 £35,750 -35.00% 6
East Midlands -7 40 £42,500 -7.61% 3
Wales -12 11 £36,000 -10.00% 9
Northern Ireland -21 8 £36,000 -34.55% 1

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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.

1 718 (45.67%) Agile Software Development
2 489 (31.11%) Finance
3 417 (26.53%) SQL
4 372 (23.66%) Business Analysis
5 362 (23.03%) Degree
6 331 (21.06%) Analytical Skills
7 300 (19.08%) Java
8 267 (16.98%) QA
9 259 (16.48%) UML
10 258 (16.41%) Microsoft
11 257 (16.35%) Scrum
12 250 (15.90%) SDLC
13 240 (15.27%) Analytics
14 239 (15.20%) JavaScript
15 235 (14.95%) User Stories
16 215 (13.68%) OO
17 194 (12.34%) Project Management
18 192 (12.21%) HTML
19 188 (11.96%) .NET
19 188 (11.96%) Web Services
20 183 (11.64%) Workflow
21 181 (11.51%) C#
21 181 (11.51%) Computer Science
22 179 (11.39%) Business Intelligence
23 169 (10.75%) Stakeholder Management
24 168 (10.69%) Software Engineering
25 156 (9.92%) Test Automation
26 151 (9.61%) Waterfall
27 149 (9.48%) User Acceptance Testing
28 144 (9.16%) 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 73 (4.64%) Apache Spark
2 48 (3.05%) Confluence
3 24 (1.53%) SharePoint
4 22 (1.40%) CMS
5 19 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
6 16 (1.02%) Apache
7 14 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 11 (0.70%) Tomcat
9 10 (0.64%) JBoss
9 10 (0.64%) WebSphere
10 9 (0.57%) Apache Pig
10 9 (0.57%) SAS
10 9 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (0.51%) Ethereum
11 8 (0.51%) Gentran
11 8 (0.51%) WebLogic
12 7 (0.45%) IIS
12 7 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
12 7 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (0.38%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 87 (5.53%) MS Visio
2 77 (4.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 68 (4.33%) Microsoft Office
4 32 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 28 (1.78%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (0.57%) OmniGraffle
6 9 (0.57%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.38%) InVision
8 4 (0.25%) CPLEX
8 4 (0.25%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.19%) Chatbot
10 2 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.064%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.064%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 36 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (1.65%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.57%) Distributed Ledger
3 9 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (0.51%) SAP Hybris
5 6 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.38%) Magento
5 6 (0.38%) NetSuite
5 6 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
5 6 (0.38%) Ripple
6 5 (0.32%) CA PPM
6 5 (0.32%) SAP CRM
6 5 (0.32%) Shopify
7 3 (0.19%) Lawson
7 3 (0.19%) Maximo
7 3 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.19%) SAP BRIM
7 3 (0.19%) SAP SD
7 3 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 111 (7.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 102 (6.49%) SaaS
3 98 (6.23%) Amazon AWS
4 42 (2.67%) OpenShift
5 30 (1.91%) GitHub
6 26 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
7 24 (1.53%) Google Cloud Platform
8 23 (1.46%) PaaS
9 19 (1.21%) Amazon S3
9 19 (1.21%) IaaS
9 19 (1.21%) Office 365
10 15 (0.95%) Serverless
11 13 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
12 11 (0.70%) Amazon Kinesis
13 10 (0.64%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 9 (0.57%) Mimecast
15 8 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
15 8 (0.51%) Firebase
15 8 (0.51%) npm
16 7 (0.45%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 33 (2.10%) HTTP
2 30 (1.91%) Firewall
3 21 (1.34%) Internet
4 14 (0.89%) TCP/IP
5 13 (0.83%) FTP
6 12 (0.76%) Wireless
7 11 (0.70%) WAN
8 10 (0.64%) SAN
9 9 (0.57%) DKIM
9 9 (0.57%) DMARC
10 8 (0.51%) NAS
10 8 (0.51%) SMS
11 6 (0.38%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (0.38%) Network Security
11 6 (0.38%) VSAT
12 5 (0.32%) Software-Defined Networking
12 5 (0.32%) SSL
12 5 (0.32%) VPN
13 4 (0.25%) Cisco PIX
13 4 (0.25%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (9.16%) SQL Server
2 129 (8.21%) Big Data
3 88 (5.60%) Data Warehouse
4 86 (5.47%) Hadoop
4 86 (5.47%) NoSQL
5 63 (4.01%) Relational Database
6 39 (2.48%) Data Mining
7 35 (2.23%) MongoDB
8 32 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
9 31 (1.97%) RDBMS
10 26 (1.65%) BusinessObjects
11 25 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 24 (1.53%) MySQL
12 24 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 20 (1.27%) Apache Hive
13 20 (1.27%) Blockchain
14 16 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 15 (0.95%) Power BI
15 15 (0.95%) QlikView
16 13 (0.83%) HBase
Development Applications
1 114 (7.25%) JIRA
2 68 (4.33%) NUnit
3 65 (4.13%) Git (software)
4 64 (4.07%) MSTest
5 51 (3.24%) Jenkins
6 35 (2.23%) Selenium
7 28 (1.78%) Eclipse
7 28 (1.78%) Maven
7 28 (1.78%) Subversion
8 25 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
9 23 (1.46%) Axure RP
10 20 (1.27%) Ant
10 20 (1.27%) TestDirector
11 18 (1.15%) Visual Studio
12 16 (1.02%) JUnit
13 14 (0.89%) Gradle
14 11 (0.70%) SoapUI
15 10 (0.64%) Cucumber
15 10 (0.64%) Rational DOORS
16 9 (0.57%) XMLUnit
General
1 489 (31.11%) Finance
2 137 (8.72%) Retail
3 123 (7.82%) Banking
4 89 (5.66%) Marketing
5 63 (4.01%) Front Office
6 56 (3.56%) Telecoms
7 54 (3.44%) Law
8 46 (2.93%) Manufacturing
9 45 (2.86%) Investment Banking
10 41 (2.61%) Legal
11 37 (2.35%) Retail Banking
12 34 (2.16%) German Language
13 25 (1.59%) Financial Institution
14 21 (1.34%) Back Office
14 21 (1.34%) Billing
15 20 (1.27%) Advertising
15 20 (1.27%) Local Government
15 20 (1.27%) Publishing
16 18 (1.15%) Electronics
17 7 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 701 (44.59%) Analyst
2 531 (33.78%) Business Analyst
3 176 (11.20%) Developer
4 166 (10.56%) Architect
5 109 (6.93%) Consultant
6 101 (6.42%) Senior Analyst
7 92 (5.85%) Software Engineer
8 86 (5.47%) Senior Business Analyst
9 85 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
10 76 (4.83%) Agile Business Analyst
11 60 (3.82%) IT Analyst
12 55 (3.50%) Business IT Analyst
12 55 (3.50%) IT Business Analyst
12 55 (3.50%) Senior Developer
13 53 (3.37%) Security Engineer
14 52 (3.31%) C# Software Engineer
15 51 (3.24%) .NET Developer
15 51 (3.24%) .NET Software Engineer
16 45 (2.86%) C# Developer
16 45 (2.86%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (12.21%) HTML
2 188 (11.96%) .NET
2 188 (11.96%) Web Services
3 142 (9.03%) SOAP
3 142 (9.03%) XML
4 141 (8.97%) CSS
5 128 (8.14%) RESTful
6 98 (6.23%) REST
7 96 (6.11%) ASP.NET
8 95 (6.04%) WPF
9 87 (5.53%) jQuery
10 82 (5.22%) WCF
11 69 (4.39%) .NET Framework
11 69 (4.39%) LINQ
12 68 (4.33%) Silverlight
12 68 (4.33%) XSLT
13 66 (4.20%) HTML5
14 65 (4.13%) AngularJS
15 64 (4.07%) WF
16 51 (3.24%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 331 (21.06%) Analytical Skills
2 181 (11.51%) Computer Science
3 135 (8.59%) Enterprise Software
4 100 (6.36%) User Experience
5 88 (5.60%) Management Information System
6 54 (3.44%) Algorithms
7 43 (2.74%) Virtual Team
8 34 (2.16%) Mobile App
9 29 (1.84%) Security Operations Centre
10 24 (1.53%) Robotics
11 22 (1.40%) Fintech
12 20 (1.27%) Smart Meter
13 19 (1.21%) Data Centre
14 17 (1.08%) Minimum Viable Product
15 15 (0.95%) Credit Risk
16 14 (0.89%) Data Structures
16 14 (0.89%) Greenfield Project
16 14 (0.89%) N-Tier
17 13 (0.83%) EPoS
18 12 (0.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 139 (8.84%) Linux
2 99 (6.30%) Windows
3 39 (2.48%) Unix
4 25 (1.59%) Android
5 15 (0.95%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.38%) Mac OS
6 6 (0.38%) Windows 7
6 6 (0.38%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.19%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.064%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.064%) VMS
8 1 (0.064%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 718 (45.67%) Agile Software Development
2 372 (23.66%) Business Analysis
3 259 (16.48%) UML
4 257 (16.35%) Scrum
5 250 (15.90%) SDLC
6 240 (15.27%) Analytics
7 235 (14.95%) User Stories
8 215 (13.68%) OO
9 194 (12.34%) Project Management
10 183 (11.64%) Workflow
11 179 (11.39%) Business Intelligence
12 169 (10.75%) Stakeholder Management
13 168 (10.69%) Software Engineering
14 156 (9.92%) Test Automation
15 151 (9.61%) Waterfall
16 149 (9.48%) User Acceptance Testing
17 143 (9.10%) DevOps
18 140 (8.91%) Continuous Integration
19 139 (8.84%) Data Modelling
20 131 (8.33%) Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 417 (26.53%) SQL
2 300 (19.08%) Java
3 239 (15.20%) JavaScript
4 181 (11.51%) C#
5 115 (7.32%) Python
6 99 (6.30%) T-SQL
7 96 (6.11%) C++
8 84 (5.34%) PL/SQL
9 83 (5.28%) C
10 47 (2.99%) R
11 30 (1.91%) Ruby
12 25 (1.59%) Scala
13 22 (1.40%) PHP
14 20 (1.27%) Shell Script
15 18 (1.15%) MATLAB
15 18 (1.15%) Perl
16 17 (1.08%) PowerShell
16 17 (1.08%) VB
17 15 (0.95%) Go
18 13 (0.83%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 362 (23.03%) Degree
2 88 (5.60%) Security Cleared
3 77 (4.90%) ISEB
4 67 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 49 (3.12%) CISSP
6 42 (2.67%) SC Cleared
7 39 (2.48%) CompTIA Security+
8 33 (2.10%) SANS
9 31 (1.97%) GIAC
10 29 (1.84%) DV Cleared
11 26 (1.65%) CISM
12 25 (1.59%) Master's Degree
13 22 (1.40%) CEH
14 21 (1.34%) CISA
15 18 (1.15%) CSSLP
15 18 (1.15%) SSCP
16 15 (0.95%) ISTQB
16 15 (0.95%) PhD
17 13 (0.83%) IIBA
17 13 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 267 (16.98%) QA
2 33 (2.10%) PMO
3 29 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (1.53%) Data Quality
5 23 (1.46%) GDPR
6 12 (0.76%) NIST 800
6 12 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 12 (0.76%) Solvency II
7 10 (0.64%) Web Application Security Consortium
8 6 (0.38%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.25%) MiFID
9 4 (0.25%) SEPA
9 4 (0.25%) TARGET2
10 3 (0.19%) GCP
10 3 (0.19%) ISO 8583
10 3 (0.19%) PSD2
11 2 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.13%) EMIR
11 2 (0.13%) FATCA
11 2 (0.13%) WAI
System Software
1 62 (3.94%) Docker
2 18 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
3 17 (1.08%) Active Directory
4 13 (0.83%) HDFS
5 11 (0.70%) Apache Flume
6 7 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (0.25%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.064%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 26 (1.65%) HP Quality Center
1 26 (1.65%) Kubernetes
2 21 (1.34%) Ansible
3 16 (1.02%) Puppet
4 12 (0.76%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 12 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
5 10 (0.64%) Kibana
6 9 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (0.51%) Prometheus
8 7 (0.45%) Nagios
9 6 (0.38%) Oozie
9 6 (0.38%) Rundeck
10 4 (0.25%) Nessus
10 4 (0.25%) Nmap
11 2 (0.13%) EnCase
11 2 (0.13%) FortiGate
11 2 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.13%) Terraform
12 1 (0.064%) Grafana
12 1 (0.064%) Packer
Vendors
1 258 (16.41%) Microsoft
2 107 (6.81%) Oracle
3 67 (4.26%) SAP
4 47 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
5 44 (2.80%) Google
6 41 (2.61%) HP
7 30 (1.91%) Splunk
8 29 (1.84%) Cisco
9 28 (1.78%) IBM
9 28 (1.78%) Informatica
10 27 (1.72%) VMware
11 26 (1.65%) Cloudera
12 20 (1.27%) Tableau
13 18 (1.15%) Guidewire
13 18 (1.15%) Rackspace
14 16 (1.02%) Cognos
15 14 (0.89%) Alteryx
15 14 (0.89%) CheckPoint
16 13 (0.83%) Blue Coat
16 13 (0.83%) Hortonworks