The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Use Cases
England / West Midlands
Rank 189 179 174
Rank change year-on-year -10 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Use Case 17 64 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.36% 1.04% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 1.18% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 15 54 27
Median salary £42,500 £41,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.03% -8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,626 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £65,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.89% -4.21%  

Use Case is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4201 5425 4244
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 89.98% 88.25% 83.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3407 4373 3545
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Use Case
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Use Case as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Use Case in the West Midlands

Use Case
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Use Case in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Use Case in the West Midlands

Use Case
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Use Case in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Use Case in the West Midlands

Use Case
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Use Case within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +15 6 £41,000 -36.92%
Coventry +13 4 £44,375 +10.93%
Shropshire +6 3 £37,626 +25.41%
Worcestershire - 2 £46,250 -
Birmingham -11 1 £55,000 +46.66%
Staffordshire - 1 £27,500 -
Use Case
England

Use Case
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Use Case.

1 24 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
3 12 (30.77%) Business Analysis
4 11 (28.21%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (28.21%) SDLC
5 10 (25.64%) Degree
5 10 (25.64%) Retail
5 10 (25.64%) Waterfall
5 10 (25.64%) UML
6 9 (23.08%) Computer Science
7 8 (20.51%) SQL
7 8 (20.51%) Management Information System
7 8 (20.51%) Workflow
8 7 (17.95%) RUP
8 7 (17.95%) Mentoring
8 7 (17.95%) Business Process Modelling
9 6 (15.38%) E-Commerce
9 6 (15.38%) Data Modelling
9 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
9 6 (15.38%) CSS
9 6 (15.38%) HTML
9 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
9 6 (15.38%) Software Engineering
10 5 (12.82%) jQuery
10 5 (12.82%) ISTQB
10 5 (12.82%) System Testing
10 5 (12.82%) Java
10 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
10 5 (12.82%) CRM

Use Case
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) Apache
2 1 (2.56%) Apache Pig
2 1 (2.56%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.56%) Confluence
2 1 (2.56%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) OpenText MBPM
1 3 (7.69%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Firewall
1 1 (2.56%) HTTPS
1 1 (2.56%) MPLS
1 1 (2.56%) Network Security
1 1 (2.56%) SMS
1 1 (2.56%) SSH
1 1 (2.56%) VPN
1 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (5.13%) Big Data
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.56%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.56%) Data Mart
3 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.56%) HBase
3 1 (2.56%) HDInsight
3 1 (2.56%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.13%) JUnit
3 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.56%) JIRA
3 1 (2.56%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.56%) Zephyr
General
1 10 (25.64%) Retail
2 3 (7.69%) Finance
3 2 (5.13%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Automotive
4 1 (2.56%) Brand Awareness
4 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (69.23%) Analyst
2 18 (46.15%) Business Analyst
3 4 (10.26%) Developer
3 4 (10.26%) Java Developer
3 4 (10.26%) Requirements Analyst
3 4 (10.26%) Retail Business Analyst
3 4 (10.26%) Test Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Designer
5 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Java Team Leader
5 2 (5.13%) Lead Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Lead Java Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Team Leader
5 2 (5.13%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) CSS
1 6 (15.38%) HTML
2 5 (12.82%) jQuery
3 4 (10.26%) .NET
4 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET
4 3 (7.69%) Web Services
4 3 (7.69%) XML
5 2 (5.13%) HTML5
5 2 (5.13%) Spring
6 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (23.08%) Computer Science
3 8 (20.51%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.69%) Mobile App
5 2 (5.13%) User Experience
6 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Windows
3 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
3 12 (30.77%) Business Analysis
4 11 (28.21%) SDLC
4 11 (28.21%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (25.64%) UML
5 10 (25.64%) Waterfall
6 8 (20.51%) Workflow
7 7 (17.95%) Business Process Modelling
7 7 (17.95%) Mentoring
7 7 (17.95%) RUP
8 6 (15.38%) Data Modelling
8 6 (15.38%) E-Commerce
8 6 (15.38%) Software Engineering
9 5 (12.82%) CRM
9 5 (12.82%) Logical Data Model
9 5 (12.82%) Regression Testing
9 5 (12.82%) System Testing
9 5 (12.82%) Wireframes
10 4 (10.26%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) SQL
2 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 5 (12.82%) Java
4 3 (7.69%) C#
5 1 (2.56%) R
5 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) Degree
2 5 (12.82%) ISTQB
3 4 (10.26%) ISEB
4 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) HDFS
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) OpenText
2 3 (7.69%) Pega
3 1 (2.56%) Atlassian