Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Rational Unified Process (RUP)
UK
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 840 619 673
Rank change year-on-year -221 +54 -58
Permanent jobs citing RUP 347 643 706
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.37% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.41% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 262 495 606
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £66,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £44,250 £43,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £87,375 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +15.79%

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 156,033 155,853 179,593
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.78% 90.62% 89.96%
Number of salaries quoted 125,429 126,903 149,323
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +2.15%
10th Percentile £29,250 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 18 June 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 18 June 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 -226 328 £62,500 +4.17% 31
UK excluding London -96 276 £57,500 +4.55% 27
North of England -71 153 £57,500 - 11
Yorkshire -11 96 £57,500 - 7
London -170 72 £70,000 -3.45% 5
North West -55 56 £52,500 -4.55% 4
South East +6 51 £65,000 +36.84% 9
Midlands -8 32 £55,000 - 3
East Midlands -12 19 £60,000 - 3
Scotland -16 19 £60,000 +16.50% 1
South West -43 16 £46,500 -25.60% 2
West Midlands +11 13 £55,000 +22.22%
East of England -2 5 £55,000 -8.33% 1
North East - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 June 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.

1 323 (93.08%) Agile Software Development
2 261 (75.22%) Scrum
3 189 (54.47%) DSDM
4 156 (44.96%) SQL
5 141 (40.63%) Continuous Integration
6 120 (34.58%) Finance
7 119 (34.29%) Java
8 108 (31.12%) Software Engineering
9 105 (30.26%) OO
10 102 (29.39%) UML
11 97 (27.95%) .NET
12 94 (27.09%) JavaScript
13 87 (25.07%) C#
14 85 (24.50%) DevOps
15 78 (22.48%) Problem-Solving
16 77 (22.19%) HTML
17 75 (21.61%) Oracle
18 70 (20.17%) Waterfall
18 70 (20.17%) Degree
19 69 (19.88%) Kanban
20 68 (19.60%) Use Case
20 68 (19.60%) PRINCE2
21 66 (19.02%) Web Services
21 66 (19.02%) RESTful
22 64 (18.44%) Puppet
23 63 (18.16%) Opscode Chef
23 63 (18.16%) XML
23 63 (18.16%) C++
24 62 (17.87%) Linux
25 61 (17.58%) Python

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 45 (12.97%) WebLogic
2 44 (12.68%) JBoss
3 32 (9.22%) Tomcat
4 23 (6.63%) Jetty
5 21 (6.05%) OpenStack
6 20 (5.76%) CloudStack
7 11 (3.17%) WebSphere
8 7 (2.02%) Apache
9 5 (1.44%) MS Exchange
9 5 (1.44%) SharePoint
9 5 (1.44%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.58%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.58%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.58%) Drupal
12 2 (0.58%) EPiServer
13 1 (0.29%) Confluence
13 1 (0.29%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.29%) Magento
1 1 (0.29%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 61 (17.58%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (12.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (5.48%) IaaS
4 16 (4.61%) PaaS
5 11 (3.17%) SaaS
6 5 (1.44%) Office 365
7 2 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.29%) Cloudflare
8 1 (0.29%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.19%) Firewall
2 15 (4.32%) BIG-IP
3 12 (3.46%) LAN
3 12 (3.46%) VoIP
3 12 (3.46%) WAN
4 9 (2.59%) MPLS
5 8 (2.31%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (2.02%) Wireless
7 5 (1.44%) AMQP
7 5 (1.44%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (1.44%) CTI
7 5 (1.44%) Ethernet
7 5 (1.44%) SAN
7 5 (1.44%) Skype
8 2 (0.58%) DHCP
8 2 (0.58%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (15.85%) NoSQL
2 26 (7.49%) Big Data
3 23 (6.63%) MongoDB
3 23 (6.63%) SQL Server
4 22 (6.34%) Couchbase
4 22 (6.34%) Hadoop
5 21 (6.05%) Redis
5 21 (6.05%) Riak
6 11 (3.17%) Relational Database
7 9 (2.59%) RDBMS
8 7 (2.02%) DB2
9 6 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.73%) MySQL
10 5 (1.44%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (1.44%) DB2 UDB
10 5 (1.44%) Informix
10 5 (1.44%) Oracle Exadata
11 3 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.86%) Electronic Patient Records
11 3 (0.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 50 (14.41%) MSTest
1 50 (14.41%) NUnit
2 26 (7.49%) Git (software)
3 25 (7.20%) Subversion
4 23 (6.63%) Mercurial
5 21 (6.05%) Cucumber
5 21 (6.05%) Selenium
6 18 (5.19%) FitNesse
6 18 (5.19%) Vagrant
7 12 (3.46%) Octopus Deploy
8 10 (2.88%) Jenkins
9 5 (1.44%) JIRA
10 4 (1.15%) JMeter
10 4 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.86%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.86%) Maven
11 3 (0.86%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.86%) VersionOne
12 2 (0.58%) Mockito
12 2 (0.58%) SoapUI
General
1 120 (34.58%) Finance
2 38 (10.95%) Retail
3 29 (8.36%) Banking
4 21 (6.05%) Investment Banking
5 13 (3.75%) Back Office
6 5 (1.44%) Wholesale Banking
7 4 (1.15%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.15%) Marketing
8 3 (0.86%) Law
8 3 (0.86%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.58%) Games
10 1 (0.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 75 (21.61%) Architect
2 53 (15.27%) Software Engineer
3 47 (13.54%) Developer
4 39 (11.24%) Platform Engineer
5 38 (10.95%) C# Software Engineer
6 34 (9.80%) .NET Software Engineer
6 34 (9.80%) Delivery Manager
7 33 (9.51%) Analyst
8 32 (9.22%) DevOps Engineer
9 27 (7.78%) Business Analyst
10 26 (7.49%) Technical Architect
11 25 (7.20%) Java Engineer
12 24 (6.92%) AWS Engineer
13 23 (6.63%) Java Developer
13 23 (6.63%) Senior Developer
14 22 (6.34%) Agile Business Analyst
15 20 (5.76%) .NET Developer
15 20 (5.76%) Solutions Architect
16 18 (5.19%) C# Developer
16 18 (5.19%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (27.95%) .NET
2 77 (22.19%) HTML
3 66 (19.02%) RESTful
3 66 (19.02%) Web Services
4 63 (18.16%) XML
5 57 (16.43%) CSS
6 55 (15.85%) ASP.NET
7 54 (15.56%) jQuery
8 51 (14.70%) SOAP
8 51 (14.70%) WCF
9 50 (14.41%) LINQ
9 50 (14.41%) Silverlight
9 50 (14.41%) WF
9 50 (14.41%) WPF
9 50 (14.41%) XSLT
10 29 (8.36%) Middleware
11 26 (7.49%) Spring
12 21 (6.05%) HTML5
13 19 (5.48%) Hibernate
14 17 (4.90%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.65%) Management Information System
2 28 (8.07%) PMI
3 22 (6.34%) Self-Motivation
4 21 (6.05%) User Experience
5 19 (5.48%) NHS
6 18 (5.19%) Computer Science
7 13 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (3.46%) Algorithms
8 12 (3.46%) Data Centre
8 12 (3.46%) Data Structures
9 6 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.44%) BYOD
10 5 (1.44%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (1.44%) Oracle Exalytics
11 4 (1.15%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.86%) Social Media
13 2 (0.58%) Fintech
13 2 (0.58%) Online Games
14 1 (0.29%) Marketing Technology
14 1 (0.29%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 62 (17.87%) Linux
2 57 (16.43%) Unix
3 33 (9.51%) Windows
4 15 (4.32%) Solaris
5 8 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (2.31%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.44%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 323 (93.08%) Agile Software Development
2 261 (75.22%) Scrum
3 189 (54.47%) DSDM
4 141 (40.63%) Continuous Integration
5 108 (31.12%) Software Engineering
6 105 (30.26%) OO
7 102 (29.39%) UML
8 85 (24.50%) DevOps
9 78 (22.48%) Problem-Solving
10 70 (20.17%) Waterfall
11 69 (19.88%) Kanban
12 68 (19.60%) PRINCE2
12 68 (19.60%) Use Case
13 60 (17.29%) Project Management
14 58 (16.71%) Test Automation
15 56 (16.14%) Deployment Automation
16 54 (15.56%) Configuration Management
17 53 (15.27%) ITIL
18 51 (14.70%) SDLC
19 50 (14.41%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 156 (44.96%) SQL
2 119 (34.29%) Java
3 94 (27.09%) JavaScript
4 87 (25.07%) C#
5 63 (18.16%) C++
6 61 (17.58%) Python
7 55 (15.85%) Ruby
8 52 (14.99%) PL/SQL
9 51 (14.70%) T-SQL
10 47 (13.54%) Shell Script
11 46 (13.26%) Bash Shell
12 19 (5.48%) PHP
13 10 (2.88%) PowerShell
14 9 (2.59%) C
15 7 (2.02%) Java 8
16 5 (1.44%) Groovy
17 3 (0.86%) Perl
17 3 (0.86%) Scala
18 2 (0.58%) VB
18 2 (0.58%) VBA
Qualifications
1 70 (20.17%) Degree
2 34 (9.80%) Security Cleared
3 28 (8.07%) PMI Certification
4 18 (5.19%) APMP
5 12 (3.46%) SC Cleared
6 8 (2.31%) TOGAF Certification
7 5 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.58%) ISEB
9 2 (0.58%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.29%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 14 (4.03%) QA
3 11 (3.17%) Cyber Essentials
3 11 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.73%) Data Quality
5 4 (1.15%) COBIT
System Software
1 31 (8.93%) Docker
2 21 (6.05%) vSphere
3 20 (5.76%) Xen
3 20 (5.76%) XenServer
4 12 (3.46%) Active Directory
5 8 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (1.15%) vCloud
8 2 (0.58%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.29%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 64 (18.44%) Puppet
2 63 (18.16%) Opscode Chef
3 48 (13.83%) Cobbler
4 31 (8.93%) Tivoli
5 26 (7.49%) Ansible
6 13 (3.75%) SCCM
7 5 (1.44%) BladeLogic
7 5 (1.44%) Control-M
7 5 (1.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (0.86%) logstash
9 2 (0.58%) Kibana
9 2 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.29%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 75 (21.61%) Oracle
2 35 (10.09%) Microsoft
3 30 (8.65%) EnterpriseDB
4 20 (5.76%) Cisco
5 19 (5.48%) CheckPoint
6 15 (4.32%) Google
6 15 (4.32%) VMware
7 14 (4.03%) TOWER Software
8 12 (3.46%) CA
9 10 (2.88%) Avaya
10 7 (2.02%) Blue Coat
10 7 (2.02%) Cognizant
10 7 (2.02%) IBM
10 7 (2.02%) Nokia
10 7 (2.02%) Sybase
11 6 (1.73%) TIBCO
12 5 (1.44%) Forcepoint
12 5 (1.44%) McAfee
12 5 (1.44%) Nortel
12 5 (1.44%) Riverbed