Period
to 23 April 2018

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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Rational Unified Process (RUP)
UK
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 825 611 695
Rank change year-on-year -214 +84 -28
Permanent jobs citing RUP 378 660 677
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.39% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.43% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 289 549 575
UK median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £45,000 £39,850 £36,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £84,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +22.22%

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 161,014 154,894 182,860
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.83% 90.44% 89.97%
Number of salaries quoted 130,470 127,500 151,953
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,250 £27,875 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

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 23 April 2018.

Salary histogram for RUP in the UK

RUP
Top 15 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 23 April 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 -222 358 £60,000 -7.69% 33
UK excluding London -110 300 £57,500 +4.55% 27
North of England -58 177 £55,000 -4.35% 14
Yorkshire -7 99 £57,500 - 8
London -165 79 £70,000 -3.45% 8
North West -44 77 £52,500 -25.00% 6
Midlands -13 50 £60,000 +9.09% 3
East Midlands -8 37 £67,500 +22.73% 1
South East -36 27 £100,000 +110.53% 3
South West -64 23 £60,000 -4.00% 5
Scotland -16 19 £60,000 +16.50% 2
West Midlands +8 13 £55,000 +22.22% 2
East of England -14 3 £62,500 +89.39%
North East - 1 £45,000 -
Wales - 1 £24,500 -

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, 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.

1 354 (93.65%) Agile Software Development
2 313 (82.80%) Scrum
3 203 (53.70%) DSDM
4 175 (46.30%) Finance
5 161 (42.59%) SQL
6 148 (39.15%) Continuous Integration
7 119 (31.48%) Java
8 115 (30.42%) OO
8 115 (30.42%) Software Engineering
9 114 (30.16%) UML
10 113 (29.89%) DevOps
11 100 (26.46%) JavaScript
12 86 (22.75%) .NET
13 85 (22.49%) HTML
14 84 (22.22%) C#
15 76 (20.11%) Kanban
16 74 (19.58%) RESTful
16 74 (19.58%) Python
16 74 (19.58%) Retail
17 73 (19.31%) Web Services
18 72 (19.05%) Linux
19 71 (18.78%) Use Case
20 70 (18.52%) Puppet
20 70 (18.52%) C++
21 69 (18.25%) XML
21 69 (18.25%) Ruby
21 69 (18.25%) Opscode Chef
22 68 (17.99%) Oracle
23 66 (17.46%) Unix
23 66 (17.46%) Configuration Management

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 43 (11.38%) JBoss
2 42 (11.11%) WebLogic
3 41 (10.85%) Tomcat
4 33 (8.73%) Jetty
5 16 (4.23%) WebSphere
6 7 (1.85%) Apache
6 7 (1.85%) OpenStack
7 6 (1.59%) CloudStack
8 5 (1.32%) MS Exchange
8 5 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.79%) Tornado
10 2 (0.53%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.53%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.26%) CICS
11 1 (0.26%) GeoServer
11 1 (0.26%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.26%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 2 (0.53%) Magento
2 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.26%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 59 (15.61%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.38%) SaaS
4 6 (1.59%) IaaS
4 6 (1.59%) PaaS
5 3 (0.79%) Cloudflare
5 3 (0.79%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 2 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (7.94%) Firewall
2 11 (2.91%) AMQP
3 7 (1.85%) BIG-IP
3 7 (1.85%) LAN
3 7 (1.85%) VoIP
3 7 (1.85%) WAN
3 7 (1.85%) Wireless
4 5 (1.32%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (1.32%) MPLS
4 5 (1.32%) SAN
5 2 (0.53%) DHCP
5 2 (0.53%) DNS
5 2 (0.53%) Internet
6 1 (0.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (16.40%) NoSQL
2 38 (10.05%) Big Data
3 33 (8.73%) MongoDB
4 32 (8.47%) Couchbase
4 32 (8.47%) Hadoop
4 32 (8.47%) Redis
4 32 (8.47%) Riak
5 12 (3.17%) MySQL
5 12 (3.17%) Relational Database
6 8 (2.12%) SQL Server
7 7 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (1.85%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.59%) DB2
9 5 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (1.32%) DB2 UDB
9 5 (1.32%) Informix
9 5 (1.32%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 58 (15.34%) MSTest
1 58 (15.34%) NUnit
2 35 (9.26%) Git (software)
3 33 (8.73%) Subversion
4 29 (7.67%) Selenium
5 28 (7.41%) Mercurial
6 27 (7.14%) Cucumber
7 24 (6.35%) FitNesse
7 24 (6.35%) Vagrant
8 13 (3.44%) Jenkins
9 7 (1.85%) Maven
10 6 (1.59%) TeamCity
11 5 (1.32%) JBehave
11 5 (1.32%) JMeter
12 4 (1.06%) Octopus Deploy
13 3 (0.79%) Bitbucket
13 3 (0.79%) Eclipse
13 3 (0.79%) SoapUI
13 3 (0.79%) WATIR
13 3 (0.79%) WebDriver
General
1 175 (46.30%) Finance
2 74 (19.58%) Retail
3 42 (11.11%) Banking
4 34 (8.99%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.32%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.32%) Wholesale Banking
6 3 (0.79%) Law
7 2 (0.53%) Games
7 2 (0.53%) Marketing
8 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (15.34%) Architect
1 58 (15.34%) Software Engineer
2 57 (15.08%) Developer
3 49 (12.96%) Platform Engineer
4 48 (12.70%) Analyst
5 46 (12.17%) DevOps Engineer
6 44 (11.64%) C# Software Engineer
6 44 (11.64%) Delivery Manager
7 42 (11.11%) Business Analyst
8 40 (10.58%) .NET Software Engineer
9 38 (10.05%) Agile Delivery Manager
10 37 (9.79%) Agile Business Analyst
11 29 (7.67%) Senior Developer
12 28 (7.41%) Technical Delivery Manager
12 28 (7.41%) Technical Manager
13 26 (6.88%) Java Developer
14 25 (6.61%) Java Engineer
15 22 (5.82%) Software Developer
16 21 (5.56%) .NET Developer
17 20 (5.29%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (22.75%) .NET
2 85 (22.49%) HTML
3 74 (19.58%) RESTful
4 73 (19.31%) Web Services
5 69 (18.25%) XML
6 62 (16.40%) CSS
7 61 (16.14%) ASP.NET
8 59 (15.61%) jQuery
8 59 (15.61%) SOAP
9 58 (15.34%) LINQ
9 58 (15.34%) Silverlight
9 58 (15.34%) WCF
9 58 (15.34%) WF
9 58 (15.34%) WPF
9 58 (15.34%) XSLT
10 26 (6.88%) Spring
11 24 (6.35%) Hibernate
12 22 (5.82%) JPA
13 21 (5.56%) HTML5
14 18 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.47%) User Experience
2 30 (7.94%) Management Information System
3 25 (6.61%) NHS
4 22 (5.82%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (3.70%) Computer Science
6 13 (3.44%) PMI
7 12 (3.17%) Public Cloud
8 11 (2.91%) Algorithms
8 11 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (2.91%) Data Structures
8 11 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (2.12%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.53%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.53%) Online Games
12 1 (0.26%) Fintech
12 1 (0.26%) IBM Mainframe
12 1 (0.26%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.26%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.26%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 72 (19.05%) Linux
2 66 (17.46%) Unix
3 24 (6.35%) Windows
4 7 (1.85%) Solaris
5 5 (1.32%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (1.32%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.53%) CentOS
8 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 354 (93.65%) Agile Software Development
2 313 (82.80%) Scrum
3 203 (53.70%) DSDM
4 148 (39.15%) Continuous Integration
5 115 (30.42%) OO
5 115 (30.42%) Software Engineering
6 114 (30.16%) UML
7 113 (29.89%) DevOps
8 76 (20.11%) Kanban
9 71 (18.78%) Use Case
10 66 (17.46%) Configuration Management
10 66 (17.46%) Problem-Solving
11 64 (16.93%) Deployment Automation
12 61 (16.14%) Test Automation
13 58 (15.34%) MVVM
14 54 (14.29%) Migration
15 51 (13.49%) TDD
16 49 (12.96%) Waterfall
17 48 (12.70%) ITIL
17 48 (12.70%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 161 (42.59%) SQL
2 119 (31.48%) Java
3 100 (26.46%) JavaScript
4 84 (22.22%) C#
5 74 (19.58%) Python
6 70 (18.52%) C++
7 69 (18.25%) Ruby
8 65 (17.20%) Bash Shell
9 64 (16.93%) Shell Script
10 60 (15.87%) PL/SQL
10 60 (15.87%) T-SQL
11 10 (2.65%) PHP
12 8 (2.12%) Java 8
13 7 (1.85%) C
14 5 (1.32%) Perl
15 3 (0.79%) Scala
15 3 (0.79%) VB
15 3 (0.79%) VBA
16 2 (0.53%) Groovy
16 2 (0.53%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 50 (13.23%) Degree
2 24 (6.35%) Security Cleared
3 16 (4.23%) APMP
4 13 (3.44%) PMI Certification
5 10 (2.65%) TOGAF Certification
6 5 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.32%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (1.06%) ISEB
8 2 (0.53%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.26%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.26%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.82%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 19 (5.03%) QA
3 6 (1.59%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.32%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.26%) P3O
5 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.26%) PMO
System Software
1 37 (9.79%) Docker
2 11 (2.91%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.85%) vSphere
5 6 (1.59%) Xen
5 6 (1.59%) XenServer
6 5 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.53%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.26%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 70 (18.52%) Puppet
2 69 (18.25%) Opscode Chef
3 62 (16.40%) Cobbler
4 37 (9.79%) Tivoli
5 28 (7.41%) Ansible
6 5 (1.32%) BladeLogic
6 5 (1.32%) Control-M
6 5 (1.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 5 (1.32%) Terraform
7 4 (1.06%) SCCM
8 3 (0.79%) logstash
9 2 (0.53%) Kibana
9 2 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.26%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.26%) MOM
Vendors
1 68 (17.99%) Oracle
2 38 (10.05%) EnterpriseDB
3 29 (7.67%) Microsoft
4 14 (3.70%) CA
4 14 (3.70%) Google
5 11 (2.91%) IBM
6 10 (2.65%) Informatica
6 10 (2.65%) TIBCO
7 8 (2.12%) VMware
8 7 (1.85%) Blue Coat
8 7 (1.85%) CheckPoint
8 7 (1.85%) Cisco
8 7 (1.85%) Cognizant
8 7 (1.85%) Nokia
9 5 (1.32%) Avaya
9 5 (1.32%) Forcepoint
9 5 (1.32%) Nortel
9 5 (1.32%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.32%) Sybase
10 4 (1.06%) Salesforce.com