Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Rational Unified Process (RUP)
UK
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 826 661 621
Rank change year-on-year -165 -40 -8
Permanent jobs citing RUP 336 606 800
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.34% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.37% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 263 477 728
UK median annual salary £57,500 £62,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% -3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £40,000 £43,750 £42,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +10.00%

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 152,266 161,948 177,345
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.04% 91.54% 90.88%
Number of salaries quoted 121,191 127,863 147,982
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 20 September 2018.

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 20 September 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 -172 317 £57,500 -4.17% 24
UK excluding London -48 282 £55,000 -4.35% 21
North of England -46 126 £55,000 - 12
South East +46 81 £65,000 +34.02%
Yorkshire +11 76 £57,500 - 5
London -110 55 £82,500 +13.79% 3
North West -37 49 £52,500 -4.55% 6
Midlands -36 38 £43,500 -28.98% 1
East Midlands -28 28 £43,500 -34.34%
Scotland -6 19 £65,000 -
South West -28 16 £46,500 -31.11% 8
West Midlands +13 10 £55,000 - 1
East of England +19 3 £50,000 -16.67%
North East -23 1 £37,500 -40.00% 1

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 325 (96.73%) Agile Software Development
2 230 (68.45%) Scrum
3 156 (46.43%) DSDM
4 148 (44.05%) SQL
5 124 (36.90%) Continuous Integration
6 117 (34.82%) Project Management
7 109 (32.44%) Waterfall
8 103 (30.65%) Problem-Solving
9 99 (29.46%) UML
9 99 (29.46%) Finance
10 98 (29.17%) .NET
11 88 (26.19%) Java
12 87 (25.89%) C#
13 84 (25.00%) DevOps
14 81 (24.11%) JavaScript
15 80 (23.81%) Oracle
15 80 (23.81%) Software Engineering
16 77 (22.92%) PRINCE2
16 77 (22.92%) OO
17 69 (20.54%) Degree
18 68 (20.24%) Web Services
18 68 (20.24%) HTML
19 65 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
20 63 (18.75%) Use Case
21 59 (17.56%) Puppet
21 59 (17.56%) Opscode Chef
22 58 (17.26%) ITIL
23 56 (16.67%) Configuration Management
24 55 (16.37%) Microsoft
24 55 (16.37%) XML

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 49 (14.58%) WebLogic
2 47 (13.99%) JBoss
3 24 (7.14%) CloudStack
3 24 (7.14%) OpenStack
3 24 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 22 (6.55%) Jetty
5 15 (4.46%) SharePoint
6 8 (2.38%) Apache
7 5 (1.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (1.49%) Drupal
7 5 (1.49%) EPiServer
7 5 (1.49%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.89%) CMS
9 2 (0.60%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.60%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.60%) Confluence
9 2 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.30%) IIS
10 1 (0.30%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (0.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) BASE24
1 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.30%) Postilion
1 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 65 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (15.18%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (5.95%) PaaS
4 16 (4.76%) IaaS
5 15 (4.46%) Office 365
6 5 (1.49%) SaaS
7 2 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.60%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.06%) VoIP
2 12 (3.57%) BIG-IP
3 10 (2.98%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (2.68%) LAN
4 9 (2.68%) WAN
5 8 (2.38%) Firewall
6 7 (2.08%) CTI
6 7 (2.08%) Ethernet
6 7 (2.08%) Skype
7 6 (1.79%) MPLS
8 4 (1.19%) AMQP
9 2 (0.60%) DHCP
9 2 (0.60%) DNS
9 2 (0.60%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 37 (11.01%) NoSQL
3 16 (4.76%) Hadoop
3 16 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 16 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 16 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (4.46%) Big Data
4 15 (4.46%) Couchbase
4 15 (4.46%) Relational Database
5 14 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (4.17%) Oracle Exadata
5 14 (4.17%) Redis
5 14 (4.17%) Riak
5 14 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (2.98%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.49%) Electronic Patient Records
8 4 (1.19%) MySQL
9 3 (0.89%) DB2
9 3 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 45 (13.39%) MSTest
1 45 (13.39%) NUnit
2 21 (6.25%) Selenium
3 19 (5.65%) Cucumber
4 16 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (3.87%) FitNesse
6 12 (3.57%) Vagrant
7 10 (2.98%) Octopus Deploy
8 7 (2.08%) Jenkins
8 7 (2.08%) JIRA
9 6 (1.79%) SpecFlow
10 4 (1.19%) JUnit
10 4 (1.19%) VersionOne
11 3 (0.89%) Axure RP
11 3 (0.89%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 3 (0.89%) Git (software)
11 3 (0.89%) Rational Software Modeler
12 2 (0.60%) JBehave
12 2 (0.60%) Mockito
12 2 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 99 (29.46%) Finance
2 24 (7.14%) Banking
3 19 (5.65%) Retail
4 17 (5.06%) Back Office
5 8 (2.38%) Legal
5 8 (2.38%) Marketing
6 5 (1.49%) Local Government
7 4 (1.19%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.89%) Law
8 3 (0.89%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 66 (19.64%) Developer
2 58 (17.26%) Architect
3 39 (11.61%) Platform Engineer
4 37 (11.01%) Delivery Manager
5 32 (9.52%) Software Engineer
6 31 (9.23%) DevOps Engineer
6 31 (9.23%) Technical Architect
7 29 (8.63%) .NET Software Engineer
7 29 (8.63%) C# Software Engineer
8 28 (8.33%) Senior Developer
9 27 (8.04%) .NET Developer
9 27 (8.04%) SQL Developer
10 22 (6.55%) C# .NET Developer
10 22 (6.55%) C# Developer
11 20 (5.95%) Infrastructure Manager
11 20 (5.95%) Java Developer
12 19 (5.65%) Analyst
12 19 (5.65%) IT Manager
12 19 (5.65%) Linux Engineer
13 16 (4.76%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (29.17%) .NET
2 68 (20.24%) HTML
2 68 (20.24%) Web Services
3 55 (16.37%) CSS
3 55 (16.37%) XML
4 54 (16.07%) ASP.NET
5 52 (15.48%) jQuery
5 52 (15.48%) RESTful
6 47 (13.99%) WCF
7 46 (13.69%) SOAP
7 46 (13.69%) WPF
8 45 (13.39%) LINQ
8 45 (13.39%) Silverlight
8 45 (13.39%) WF
8 45 (13.39%) XSLT
9 37 (11.01%) Middleware
10 23 (6.85%) Spring
11 18 (5.36%) HTML5
12 16 (4.76%) Hibernate
13 15 (4.46%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 49 (14.58%) PMI
2 24 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 21 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
4 19 (5.65%) User Experience
5 17 (5.06%) Computer Science
6 15 (4.46%) BYOD
7 14 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (4.17%) Oracle Exalytics
8 12 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
9 10 (2.98%) Algorithms
9 10 (2.98%) Data Structures
10 7 (2.08%) Data Centre
10 7 (2.08%) Tandem
11 6 (1.79%) NHS
11 6 (1.79%) Social Media
12 3 (0.89%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.89%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.60%) Clustering
13 2 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.60%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 52 (15.48%) Linux
2 47 (13.99%) Unix
3 30 (8.93%) Windows
4 12 (3.57%) Solaris
5 10 (2.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (2.98%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 325 (96.73%) Agile Software Development
2 230 (68.45%) Scrum
3 156 (46.43%) DSDM
4 124 (36.90%) Continuous Integration
5 117 (34.82%) Project Management
6 109 (32.44%) Waterfall
7 103 (30.65%) Problem-Solving
8 99 (29.46%) UML
9 84 (25.00%) DevOps
10 80 (23.81%) Software Engineering
11 77 (22.92%) OO
11 77 (22.92%) PRINCE2
12 63 (18.75%) Use Case
13 58 (17.26%) ITIL
14 56 (16.67%) Configuration Management
15 54 (16.07%) Deployment Automation
16 53 (15.77%) Enterprise Architecture
17 49 (14.58%) CMMI
17 49 (14.58%) PRINCE
18 48 (14.29%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 148 (44.05%) SQL
2 88 (26.19%) Java
3 87 (25.89%) C#
4 81 (24.11%) JavaScript
5 55 (16.37%) Python
6 53 (15.77%) C++
7 51 (15.18%) Ruby
8 50 (14.88%) T-SQL
9 46 (13.69%) PL/SQL
10 41 (12.20%) Bash Shell
11 38 (11.31%) Shell Script
12 21 (6.25%) PHP
12 21 (6.25%) PowerShell
13 13 (3.87%) Java 8
14 9 (2.68%) C
15 6 (1.79%) Groovy
16 3 (0.89%) Scala
17 2 (0.60%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 69 (20.54%) Degree
2 49 (14.58%) PMI Certification
3 33 (9.82%) Security Cleared
4 15 (4.46%) APMP
5 13 (3.87%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.79%) TOGAF Certification
7 2 (0.60%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.30%) ISEB
8 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.95%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 17 (5.06%) QA
3 15 (4.46%) Cyber Essentials
3 15 (4.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (2.98%) COBIT
5 5 (1.49%) GDPR
6 3 (0.89%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.30%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 24 (7.14%) vSphere
1 24 (7.14%) Xen
1 24 (7.14%) XenServer
2 17 (5.06%) Active Directory
3 13 (3.87%) Docker
4 5 (1.49%) vCloud
5 2 (0.60%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 59 (17.56%) Opscode Chef
1 59 (17.56%) Puppet
2 44 (13.10%) Cobbler
3 32 (9.52%) Tivoli
4 25 (7.44%) SCCM
5 22 (6.55%) Ansible
6 2 (0.60%) Kibana
6 2 (0.60%) logstash
6 2 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 80 (23.81%) Oracle
2 55 (16.37%) Microsoft
3 32 (9.52%) EnterpriseDB
4 19 (5.65%) Cisco
5 18 (5.36%) CheckPoint
5 18 (5.36%) TOWER Software
5 18 (5.36%) VMware
6 11 (3.27%) Google
7 10 (2.98%) Apple
8 9 (2.68%) IBM
9 7 (2.08%) Avaya
9 7 (2.08%) McAfee
9 7 (2.08%) Riverbed
9 7 (2.08%) TIBCO
10 6 (1.79%) Sitecore
11 5 (1.49%) Adobe
11 5 (1.49%) Rackspace
11 5 (1.49%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
11 5 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.19%) CA Agile Central