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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Rank 124 120 82
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -38
Permanent jobs citing UML 159 135 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.15% 1.97% 3.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 2.48% 4.09%
Number of salaries quoted 152 128 217
Average salary £42,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.86% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -
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
6211 5443 5765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.83% 79.39% 79.02%
Number of salaries quoted 5049 4615 4953
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +10 87 £42,500 +8.97% 4
Cheshire +39 63 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Merseyside -2 8 £42,500 +17.24% 4
Lancashire -23 2 £31,250 -10.71% 2
UML
England

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 147 (47.88%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (44.95%) Finance
3 129 (42.02%) .NET
4 102 (33.22%) SQL Server
5 100 (32.57%) C#
5 100 (32.57%) OO
6 75 (24.43%) Java
6 75 (24.43%) ASP.NET
7 74 (24.10%) SQL
8 68 (22.15%) XML
9 63 (20.52%) Web Services
10 61 (19.87%) HTML
11 59 (19.22%) J2EE
11 59 (19.22%) WCF
12 57 (18.57%) JavaScript
12 57 (18.57%) Microsoft
12 57 (18.57%) Waterfall
13 56 (18.24%) CSS
14 54 (17.59%) Use Case
15 53 (17.26%) Stakeholder Management
16 51 (16.61%) TDD
17 49 (15.96%) Windows
18 47 (15.31%) Business Analysis
19 45 (14.66%) Banking
19 45 (14.66%) LINQ
20 44 (14.33%) Web Development
20 44 (14.33%) Data Modelling
20 44 (14.33%) MVC
21 43 (14.01%) Systems Analysis
22 42 (13.68%) Marketing

UML
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 40 (13.03%) CICS
2 9 (2.93%) CMS
3 6 (1.95%) WebSphere
3 6 (1.95%) WordPress
3 6 (1.95%) ExpressionEngine
4 3 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (0.98%) IIS
4 3 (0.98%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.33%) Node.js
6 1 (0.33%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.33%) Apache
Applications
1 21 (6.84%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.28%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.30%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.95%) Magento
2 1 (0.33%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.33%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.33%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (9.12%) Internet
2 20 (6.51%) HTTP
3 2 (0.65%) SSL
4 1 (0.33%) SSH
4 1 (0.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (33.22%) SQL Server
2 42 (13.68%) DB2
3 28 (9.12%) MySQL
4 27 (8.79%) Data Warehouse
5 25 (8.14%) Relational Database
6 22 (7.17%) RDBMS
7 14 (4.56%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (3.26%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.98%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.98%) Hazelcast
10 2 (0.65%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (0.65%) Big Data
10 2 (0.65%) Apache Accumulo
10 2 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.65%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.33%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (5.54%) Visual Studio
2 13 (4.23%) Selenium
3 12 (3.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (3.26%) MSTest
4 10 (3.26%) SpecFlow
5 8 (2.61%) NUnit
6 6 (1.95%) Subversion
7 5 (1.63%) JUnit
7 5 (1.63%) Git (software)
8 4 (1.30%) ClearCase
8 4 (1.30%) Maven
9 3 (0.98%) Dreamweaver
10 2 (0.65%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.65%) FitNesse
11 1 (0.33%) Aptana Studio
11 1 (0.33%) Sublime Text
11 1 (0.33%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.33%) JMeter
11 1 (0.33%) Log4j
11 1 (0.33%) Rational Rose
General
1 138 (44.95%) Finance
2 45 (14.66%) Banking
3 42 (13.68%) Marketing
4 16 (5.21%) Retail
5 10 (3.26%) Billing
6 4 (1.30%) Legal
7 3 (0.98%) Back Office
7 3 (0.98%) Electronics
8 2 (0.65%) Front Office
8 2 (0.65%) Automotive
8 2 (0.65%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.33%) Games
9 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 121 (39.41%) Analyst
2 115 (37.46%) Developer
3 81 (26.38%) Business Analyst
4 66 (21.50%) Systems Analyst
5 63 (20.52%) C# Developer
6 57 (18.57%) Architect
7 53 (17.26%) C# .NET Developer
8 38 (12.38%) Designer
8 38 (12.38%) .NET Developer
8 38 (12.38%) Senior Developer
9 32 (10.42%) Business Systems Analyst
10 31 (10.10%) Solutions Architect
11 28 (9.12%) Applications Architect
12 21 (6.84%) Senior C# Developer
12 21 (6.84%) Agile C# Developer
13 20 (6.51%) Solutions Designer
14 17 (5.54%) ASP.NET Developer
14 17 (5.54%) Java Developer
14 17 (5.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 16 (5.21%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (42.02%) .NET
2 75 (24.43%) ASP.NET
3 68 (22.15%) XML
4 63 (20.52%) Web Services
5 61 (19.87%) HTML
6 59 (19.22%) J2EE
6 59 (19.22%) WCF
7 56 (18.24%) CSS
8 45 (14.66%) LINQ
9 35 (11.40%) .NET Framework
10 34 (11.07%) ASP.NET MVC
11 31 (10.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 31 (10.10%) SOAP
12 27 (8.79%) REST
12 27 (8.79%) WPF
13 23 (7.49%) RESTful
14 21 (6.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 14 (4.56%) MSMQ
16 12 (3.91%) jQuery
17 11 (3.58%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 42 (13.68%) Mainframe
2 24 (7.82%) Enterprise Software
3 23 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (6.19%) N-Tier
5 12 (3.91%) User Experience
6 10 (3.26%) Mobile App
6 10 (3.26%) Open Source
7 5 (1.63%) Blackberry
7 5 (1.63%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.30%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.30%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (0.98%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.98%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.65%) W3C
10 2 (0.65%) Social Media
10 2 (0.65%) Copywriting
10 2 (0.65%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.33%) iSeries
11 1 (0.33%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 49 (15.96%) Windows
2 10 (3.26%) Linux
3 7 (2.28%) Android
3 7 (2.28%) Apple iOS
4 6 (1.95%) Windows Mobile
5 5 (1.63%) Windows Phone
6 4 (1.30%) UNIX
7 3 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.65%) CentOS
8 2 (0.65%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (47.88%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (32.57%) OO
3 57 (18.57%) Waterfall
4 54 (17.59%) Use Case
5 53 (17.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 51 (16.61%) TDD
7 47 (15.31%) Business Analysis
8 44 (14.33%) MVC
8 44 (14.33%) Data Modelling
8 44 (14.33%) Web Development
9 43 (14.01%) Systems Analysis
10 41 (13.36%) Risk Analysis
11 40 (13.03%) BPMN
12 38 (12.38%) E-Commerce
13 37 (12.05%) PRINCE2
14 34 (11.07%) Enterprise Architecture
15 30 (9.77%) OOD
16 26 (8.47%) Data Mapping
17 22 (7.17%) OOP
18 21 (6.84%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 100 (32.57%) C#
2 75 (24.43%) Java
3 74 (24.10%) SQL
4 57 (18.57%) JavaScript
5 42 (13.68%) COBOL
6 23 (7.49%) T-SQL
7 22 (7.17%) VBA
8 11 (3.58%) PHP
9 9 (2.93%) VB.NET
10 8 (2.61%) C++
11 6 (1.95%) C
12 4 (1.30%) Scala
12 4 (1.30%) Ada
13 2 (0.65%) Python
13 2 (0.65%) Perl
14 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.33%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 24 (7.82%) ISEB
1 24 (7.82%) Degree
2 2 (0.65%) SC Cleared
2 2 (0.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (0.65%) MCP
2 2 (0.65%) MCSD
3 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.54%) WAI
2 14 (4.56%) QA
3 1 (0.33%) HL7
Vendors
1 57 (18.57%) Microsoft
2 11 (3.58%) Oracle
3 9 (2.93%) Sitecore
4 5 (1.63%) Symbian
5 3 (0.98%) IBM
5 3 (0.98%) Red Hat
5 3 (0.98%) Omniture
6 2 (0.65%) SAP
6 2 (0.65%) JBoss
7 1 (0.33%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.33%) ATG
7 1 (0.33%) Google
7 1 (0.33%) Zend
7 1 (0.33%) WSO2
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