Period
to 22 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for RUP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited RUP over the 6 months to 22 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Rational Unified Process (RUP)
UK
6 months to
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 934 756 607
Rank change year-on-year -178 -149 +53
Permanent jobs citing RUP 183 465 708
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.26% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.29% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 156 355 642
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% -4.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £40,000 £45,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,250 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -14.58% +9.09% -

RUP 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 138,800 161,664 160,330
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.74% 91.81% 91.30%
Number of salaries quoted 109,437 131,426 132,178
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

RUP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing RUP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for RUP in the UK

RUP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RUP.

Salary trend for RUP in the UK

RUP
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RUP over the 6 months to 22 February 2019.

Salary histogram for RUP in the UK

RUP
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RUP within the UK over the 6 months to 22 February 2019. 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 -124 179 £57,500 -4.17% 24
UK excluding London -147 119 £51,250 -14.58% 17
North of England -49 85 £52,500 -4.55% 7
London -1 61 £85,000 +17.24% 7
North West -19 41 £52,500 -4.55% 5
Yorkshire -16 36 £55,000 -4.35% 2
South East +27 19 £52,500 -47.50% 6
North East +10 8 £37,500 -40.00%
Midlands -37 7 £43,500 -30.40% 2
South West +1 6 £46,500 -33.57% 1
East Midlands -22 5 £43,500 -35.56% 2
West Midlands +5 2 £97,500 +77.27%
East of England +69 1 - - 1
Scotland -11 1 £57,500 -4.17%

For the 6 months to 22 February 2019, IT jobs citing RUP 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 RUP.

1 178 (97.27%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (81.42%) Scrum
3 93 (50.82%) Finance
4 88 (48.09%) DSDM
5 77 (42.08%) SQL
6 75 (40.98%) Continuous Integration
7 69 (37.70%) .NET
8 68 (37.16%) C#
9 67 (36.61%) DevOps
10 64 (34.97%) OO
11 62 (33.88%) Java
12 61 (33.33%) UML
13 55 (30.05%) JavaScript
14 50 (27.32%) Web Services
15 49 (26.78%) HTML
15 49 (26.78%) Software Engineering
16 48 (26.23%) CSS
17 47 (25.68%) Use Case
17 47 (25.68%) jQuery
18 46 (25.14%) C++
19 45 (24.59%) SOAP
19 45 (24.59%) XML
19 45 (24.59%) Kanban
20 44 (24.04%) WCF
20 44 (24.04%) WPF
20 44 (24.04%) ASP.NET
20 44 (24.04%) T-SQL
21 43 (23.50%) PL/SQL
21 43 (23.50%) XSLT
21 43 (23.50%) WF

RUP
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 9 (4.92%) JBoss
1 9 (4.92%) WebLogic
2 8 (4.37%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.28%) Jetty
4 5 (2.73%) Apache
5 4 (2.19%) CloudStack
5 4 (2.19%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (1.64%) Drupal
6 3 (1.64%) EPiServer
6 3 (1.64%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.09%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.09%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.55%) IIS
8 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.55%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (13.11%) Amazon AWS
1 24 (13.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.55%) Office 365
2 1 (0.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.09%) FTP
1 2 (1.09%) NAS
1 2 (1.09%) Network Security
1 2 (1.09%) SAN
2 1 (0.55%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (14.75%) Big Data
2 23 (12.57%) NoSQL
3 22 (12.02%) Relational Database
4 15 (8.20%) RDBMS
5 13 (7.10%) SQL Server
6 6 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.64%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.64%) Power BI
8 3 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.09%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.09%) Cosmos DB
9 2 (1.09%) Data Lake
9 2 (1.09%) DB2
9 2 (1.09%) Electronic Patient Records
9 2 (1.09%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.09%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 43 (23.50%) MSTest
1 43 (23.50%) NUnit
2 5 (2.73%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.09%) Ant
4 2 (1.09%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.09%) JIRA
4 2 (1.09%) Maven
4 2 (1.09%) Selenium
4 2 (1.09%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.55%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.55%) JMeter
5 1 (0.55%) LoadRunner
General
1 93 (50.82%) Finance
2 37 (20.22%) Retail
3 34 (18.58%) Banking
4 7 (3.83%) Local Government
4 7 (3.83%) Marketing
5 5 (2.73%) Games
6 2 (1.09%) Digital Economy
6 2 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (16.94%) Developer
2 29 (15.85%) Software Engineer
3 28 (15.30%) .NET Software Engineer
3 28 (15.30%) C# Software Engineer
4 27 (14.75%) Analyst
5 23 (12.57%) Architect
5 23 (12.57%) Senior Developer
6 21 (11.48%) Business Analyst
7 19 (10.38%) AWS Engineer
7 19 (10.38%) Linux Engineer
8 18 (9.84%) AWS DevOps
8 18 (9.84%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 18 (9.84%) C# Developer
8 18 (9.84%) DevOps Engineer
8 18 (9.84%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 18 (9.84%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 18 (9.84%) Platform Engineer
9 17 (9.29%) .NET Developer
9 17 (9.29%) C# .NET Developer
9 17 (9.29%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (37.70%) .NET
2 50 (27.32%) Web Services
3 49 (26.78%) HTML
4 48 (26.23%) CSS
5 47 (25.68%) jQuery
6 45 (24.59%) SOAP
6 45 (24.59%) XML
7 44 (24.04%) ASP.NET
7 44 (24.04%) WCF
7 44 (24.04%) WPF
8 43 (23.50%) LINQ
8 43 (23.50%) RESTful
8 43 (23.50%) Silverlight
8 43 (23.50%) WF
8 43 (23.50%) XSLT
9 15 (8.20%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (8.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 15 (8.20%) WinForms
10 8 (4.37%) AngularJS
11 7 (3.83%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 27 (14.75%) User Experience
2 21 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.01%) Algorithms
3 11 (6.01%) Data Structures
3 11 (6.01%) Management Information System
4 10 (5.46%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (3.83%) NHS
6 6 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (3.28%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (2.73%) Clustering
8 4 (2.19%) PMI
9 3 (1.64%) Fintech
9 3 (1.64%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.09%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.09%) Taxonomies
11 1 (0.55%) BYOD
11 1 (0.55%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.55%) Oracle Exalytics
Operating Systems
1 22 (12.02%) Linux
2 20 (10.93%) Unix
3 1 (0.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (97.27%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (81.42%) Scrum
3 88 (48.09%) DSDM
4 75 (40.98%) Continuous Integration
5 67 (36.61%) DevOps
6 64 (34.97%) OO
7 61 (33.33%) UML
8 49 (26.78%) Software Engineering
9 47 (25.68%) Use Case
10 45 (24.59%) Kanban
11 43 (23.50%) MVVM
12 42 (22.95%) Problem-Solving
13 33 (18.03%) SDLC
14 32 (17.49%) Analytics
14 32 (17.49%) Project Management
15 29 (15.85%) Open Source
15 29 (15.85%) Service Delivery
16 28 (15.30%) Scaled Agile Framework
17 27 (14.75%) Waterfall
18 26 (14.21%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 77 (42.08%) SQL
2 68 (37.16%) C#
3 62 (33.88%) Java
4 55 (30.05%) JavaScript
5 46 (25.14%) C++
6 44 (24.04%) T-SQL
7 43 (23.50%) PL/SQL
8 22 (12.02%) Python
9 20 (10.93%) Bash Shell
9 20 (10.93%) Ruby
9 20 (10.93%) Shell Script
10 8 (4.37%) PHP
11 2 (1.09%) C
11 2 (1.09%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.55%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 26 (14.21%) Degree
2 12 (6.56%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.73%) DV Cleared
3 5 (2.73%) ISEB
4 4 (2.19%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.64%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (1.09%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.55%) APMP
7 1 (0.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.01%) GDPR
2 8 (4.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 7 (3.83%) COBIT
4 3 (1.64%) QA
5 1 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (2.19%) vSphere
1 4 (2.19%) Xen
1 4 (2.19%) XenServer
2 3 (1.64%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (10.93%) Cobbler
1 20 (10.93%) Opscode Chef
1 20 (10.93%) Puppet
1 20 (10.93%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.64%) SCCM
3 1 (0.55%) Ansible
3 1 (0.55%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (17.49%) Oracle
2 20 (10.93%) EnterpriseDB
2 20 (10.93%) Microsoft
3 18 (9.84%) VMware
4 6 (3.28%) Apple
5 4 (2.19%) Adobe
5 4 (2.19%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 4 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.19%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.64%) Cadence
6 3 (1.64%) HP
7 2 (1.09%) hybris
7 2 (1.09%) IBM
7 2 (1.09%) Informatica
7 2 (1.09%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.09%) Tableau
7 2 (1.09%) Talend
7 2 (1.09%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.55%) Sony