The table below looks at the statistics for UML skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UML over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 109 103 83
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -20
Permanent jobs citing UML 168 147 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.26% 2.07% 3.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.77% 2.66% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 162 138 218
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.64% +1.25%
UML
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6064 5518 5716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.65% 77.54% 77.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4808 4678 4990
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,465
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

UML
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing UML across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

UML Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

UML
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing UML across the North West region.

UML Salary Trend in the North West

UML
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UML across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

UML Salary Histogram in the North West

UML
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +4 96 £42,500 +6.25% 17
Cheshire +31 62 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Lancashire -21 5 £21,000 -40.00% 1
Merseyside -8 4 £37,500 -6.25% 1
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing UML also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited UML.

1 141 (44.90%) .NET
2 128 (40.76%) Finance
3 108 (34.39%) C#
3 108 (34.39%) SQL Server
4 105 (33.44%) OO
5 86 (27.39%) SQL
6 81 (25.80%) Agile Software Development
7 80 (25.48%) ASP.NET
8 73 (23.25%) XML
9 72 (22.93%) Java
10 71 (22.61%) Web Services
11 67 (21.34%) HTML
12 63 (20.06%) Use Case
13 61 (19.43%) Microsoft
14 60 (19.11%) JavaScript
15 59 (18.79%) CSS
16 58 (18.47%) WCF
17 55 (17.52%) J2EE
18 54 (17.20%) Windows
19 52 (16.56%) TDD
20 50 (15.92%) Waterfall
21 49 (15.61%) Business Analysis
22 46 (14.65%) Stakeholder Management
23 45 (14.33%) LINQ
24 44 (14.01%) Marketing
25 43 (13.69%) Web Development
26 41 (13.06%) Systems Analysis
26 41 (13.06%) MVC
26 41 (13.06%) Data Modelling
26 41 (13.06%) BPMN

UML
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing UML also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited UML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 32 (10.19%) CICS
2 10 (3.18%) CMS
3 6 (1.91%) WebSphere
3 6 (1.91%) ExpressionEngine
3 6 (1.91%) WordPress
4 5 (1.59%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (0.96%) IIS
6 2 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.32%) Node.js
7 1 (0.32%) Apache
7 1 (0.32%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 22 (7.01%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.23%) Photoshop
3 5 (1.59%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.91%) Magento
2 3 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.32%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.32%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.32%) GoldMine
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (9.24%) Internet
2 22 (7.01%) HTTP
3 2 (0.64%) SSL
4 1 (0.32%) FTP
4 1 (0.32%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (34.39%) SQL Server
2 34 (10.83%) DB2
3 32 (10.19%) MySQL
4 29 (9.24%) Data Warehouse
5 27 (8.60%) Relational Database
6 24 (7.64%) RDBMS
7 16 (5.10%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (3.50%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.96%) Hazelcast
10 2 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.64%) IBM InfoSphere
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.32%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (5.73%) Visual Studio
2 14 (4.46%) Selenium
3 12 (3.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (3.18%) MSTest
4 10 (3.18%) SpecFlow
5 8 (2.55%) NUnit
6 7 (2.23%) Git (software)
6 7 (2.23%) Subversion
7 6 (1.91%) JUnit
8 4 (1.27%) Maven
8 4 (1.27%) ClearCase
9 3 (0.96%) FitNesse
9 3 (0.96%) Dreamweaver
10 2 (0.64%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.64%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 1 (0.32%) Sublime Text
11 1 (0.32%) Aptana Studio
11 1 (0.32%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.32%) Ant
11 1 (0.32%) Log4j
General
1 128 (40.76%) Finance
2 44 (14.01%) Marketing
3 36 (11.46%) Banking
4 16 (5.10%) Retail
5 10 (3.18%) Billing
6 4 (1.27%) Legal
7 3 (0.96%) Back Office
7 3 (0.96%) Electronics
8 2 (0.64%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.64%) Front Office
8 2 (0.64%) Automotive
9 1 (0.32%) Games
9 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 126 (40.13%) Analyst
2 120 (38.22%) Developer
3 78 (24.84%) Business Analyst
4 65 (20.70%) C# Developer
5 62 (19.75%) Systems Analyst
6 57 (18.15%) C# .NET Developer
7 53 (16.88%) Architect
8 41 (13.06%) .NET Developer
9 39 (12.42%) Senior Developer
10 32 (10.19%) Designer
11 29 (9.24%) Applications Architect
12 28 (8.92%) Business Systems Analyst
13 26 (8.28%) Solutions Architect
14 21 (6.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 20 (6.37%) Agile C# Developer
16 19 (6.05%) ASP.NET Developer
16 19 (6.05%) Java Developer
17 18 (5.73%) Senior C# Developer
18 16 (5.10%) Software Developer
19 14 (4.46%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (44.90%) .NET
2 80 (25.48%) ASP.NET
3 73 (23.25%) XML
4 71 (22.61%) Web Services
5 67 (21.34%) HTML
6 59 (18.79%) CSS
7 58 (18.47%) WCF
8 55 (17.52%) J2EE
9 45 (14.33%) LINQ
10 36 (11.46%) .NET Framework
11 33 (10.51%) ASP.NET MVC
12 32 (10.19%) SOAP
13 30 (9.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 28 (8.92%) REST
15 25 (7.96%) WPF
16 24 (7.64%) RESTful
17 20 (6.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 15 (4.78%) MSMQ
19 13 (4.14%) HTML5
19 13 (4.14%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.83%) Mainframe
2 28 (8.92%) Enterprise Software
3 21 (6.69%) N-Tier
4 10 (3.18%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.18%) Open Source
5 9 (2.87%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.59%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.27%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.27%) W3C
7 4 (1.27%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.27%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (0.96%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.64%) Physics
9 2 (0.64%) Copywriting
9 2 (0.64%) Social Media
10 1 (0.32%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.32%) iSeries
10 1 (0.32%) NHS
10 1 (0.32%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.32%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 54 (17.20%) Windows
2 11 (3.50%) Linux
3 8 (2.55%) Android
3 8 (2.55%) Apple iOS
4 7 (2.23%) Windows Mobile
5 5 (1.59%) UNIX
6 4 (1.27%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.64%) AIX
8 2 (0.64%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (33.44%) OO
2 81 (25.80%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (20.06%) Use Case
4 52 (16.56%) TDD
5 50 (15.92%) Waterfall
6 49 (15.61%) Business Analysis
7 46 (14.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 43 (13.69%) Web Development
9 41 (13.06%) Systems Analysis
9 41 (13.06%) MVC
9 41 (13.06%) Data Modelling
9 41 (13.06%) BPMN
10 37 (11.78%) E-Commerce
11 35 (11.15%) PRINCE2
12 34 (10.83%) OOD
12 34 (10.83%) Enterprise Architecture
13 33 (10.51%) Risk Analysis
14 28 (8.92%) Data Mapping
15 27 (8.60%) OOP
16 26 (8.28%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 108 (34.39%) C#
2 86 (27.39%) SQL
3 72 (22.93%) Java
4 60 (19.11%) JavaScript
5 34 (10.83%) COBOL
6 25 (7.96%) VBA
7 22 (7.01%) T-SQL
8 14 (4.46%) PHP
9 8 (2.55%) VB.NET
9 8 (2.55%) C++
10 5 (1.59%) Scala
10 5 (1.59%) C
11 4 (1.27%) Ada
12 3 (0.96%) Perl
13 2 (0.64%) Python
14 1 (0.32%) PHP5
14 1 (0.32%) VB
14 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.32%) VB6
Qualifications
1 32 (10.19%) Degree
2 28 (8.92%) ISEB
3 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.64%) MCP
3 2 (0.64%) MCSD
3 2 (0.64%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.64%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.05%) WAI
2 17 (5.41%) QA
3 1 (0.32%) HL7
Vendors
1 61 (19.43%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.10%) Oracle
3 9 (2.87%) Sitecore
4 4 (1.27%) Symbian
5 3 (0.96%) IBM
5 3 (0.96%) Red Hat
5 3 (0.96%) Omniture
6 2 (0.64%) SAP
6 2 (0.64%) JBoss
6 2 (0.64%) WSO2
7 1 (0.32%) Zend
7 1 (0.32%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.32%) ATG
7 1 (0.32%) Google
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