Period
to 16 August 2017

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 16 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Rational Unified Process (RUP)
UK
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 630 636 611
Rank change year-on-year +6 -25 -55
Permanent jobs citing RUP 646 747 902
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.38% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.42% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 503 658 800
UK median annual salary £62,500 £67,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.41% +12.50% +4.35%
10th Percentile £42,750 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +9.89%

RUP is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 158870 176361 191387
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.92% 89.05% 88.08%
Number of salaries quoted 126186 147044 156131
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,533 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 16 August 2017.

Salary histogram for RUP in the UK

RUP
Top 13 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 16 August 2017. 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 -8 622 £62,500 -7.41% 16
UK excluding London +139 402 £57,500 +4.55% 15
London -133 230 £72,500 - 2
North of England +69 218 £55,000 - 12
Yorkshire +52 109 £57,500 +27.78% 6
North West +8 109 £55,000 - 6
Midlands +75 69 £65,000 +4.00% 2
South West +34 63 £67,500 -
East Midlands +63 52 £70,000 +12.00% 1
South East +50 41 £47,500 -36.67%
West Midlands +19 17 £55,000 -12.00% 1
Scotland +12 10 £57,500 +11.65% 1
East of England -7 1 £60,000 -23.81%

For the 6 months to 16 August 2017, IT jobs citing RUP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for RUP.

1 591 (91.49%) Agile Software Development
2 522 (80.80%) Scrum
3 303 (46.90%) DSDM
4 268 (41.49%) Continuous Integration
5 250 (38.70%) UML
6 246 (38.08%) Java
7 232 (35.91%) Oracle
8 226 (34.98%) SQL
9 220 (34.06%) OO
10 217 (33.59%) Finance
11 204 (31.58%) DevOps
12 171 (26.47%) Python
13 168 (26.01%) TDD
14 152 (23.53%) Puppet
14 152 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
15 141 (21.83%) Web Services
16 137 (21.21%) Linux
16 137 (21.21%) Kanban
17 136 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
18 133 (20.59%) Bash Shell
19 127 (19.66%) Retail
20 123 (19.04%) Unix
21 120 (18.58%) OpenStack
22 117 (18.11%) Software Engineering
23 112 (17.34%) Ruby
23 112 (17.34%) PRINCE2
23 112 (17.34%) .NET
24 109 (16.87%) JavaScript
25 108 (16.72%) C#
25 108 (16.72%) TOGAF

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
1 120 (18.58%) OpenStack
2 99 (15.33%) JBoss
3 98 (15.17%) WebLogic
4 89 (13.78%) WebSphere
5 85 (13.16%) CloudStack
6 77 (11.92%) Tomcat
7 59 (9.13%) Jetty
8 56 (8.67%) Elasticsearch
9 50 (7.74%) Apache Solr
9 50 (7.74%) Apache Spark
10 29 (4.49%) WebSphere Application Server
11 17 (2.63%) MS Exchange
12 12 (1.86%) Apache ServiceMix
13 10 (1.55%) Mule
13 10 (1.55%) Tornado
14 9 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 8 (1.24%) IBM HTTP Server
15 8 (1.24%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 7 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
17 6 (0.93%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (1.55%) Oracle Financials
1 10 (1.55%) Oracle Retail
1 10 (1.55%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 5 (0.77%) Workday HCM
3 3 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 136 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (10.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (5.42%) SaaS
4 34 (5.26%) IaaS
5 18 (2.79%) iPaaS
6 17 (2.63%) PaaS
7 15 (2.32%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (1.55%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.77%) SuccessFactors
10 4 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 37 (5.73%) Firewall
2 29 (4.49%) Ethernet
3 24 (3.72%) LAN
3 24 (3.72%) WAN
4 21 (3.25%) HTTP
4 21 (3.25%) SAN
5 18 (2.79%) AMQP
5 18 (2.79%) Internet
6 17 (2.63%) NAS
7 16 (2.48%) RS-232
7 16 (2.48%) TCP/IP
8 8 (1.24%) BIG-IP
8 8 (1.24%) VoIP
8 8 (1.24%) Wireless
9 5 (0.77%) DNS
10 4 (0.62%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (0.62%) DHCP
10 4 (0.62%) MPLS
11 2 (0.31%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (0.31%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (16.56%) NoSQL
2 84 (13.00%) Big Data
3 80 (12.38%) Redis
4 77 (11.92%) MongoDB
5 75 (11.61%) SQL Server
6 74 (11.46%) Hadoop
7 70 (10.84%) Couchbase
7 70 (10.84%) Riak
8 64 (9.91%) Apache Cassandra
9 47 (7.28%) Relational Database
10 46 (7.12%) PostgreSQL
11 40 (6.19%) MySQL
12 34 (5.26%) RDBMS
13 24 (3.72%) Oracle Database
14 19 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
15 17 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
15 17 (2.63%) Oracle Exadata
16 16 (2.48%) SQL Server 2014
17 14 (2.17%) DB2
18 13 (2.01%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 68 (10.53%) MSTest
1 68 (10.53%) NUnit
2 57 (8.82%) Jenkins
3 50 (7.74%) Maven
4 48 (7.43%) Subversion
5 44 (6.81%) Git (software)
6 34 (5.26%) Selenium
7 28 (4.33%) Ant
8 25 (3.87%) JBehave
8 25 (3.87%) TeamCity
9 24 (3.72%) JUnit
10 20 (3.10%) Cucumber
10 20 (3.10%) Vagrant
11 19 (2.94%) FitNesse
11 19 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
12 17 (2.63%) MSI
12 17 (2.63%) NuGet
12 17 (2.63%) Visual Studio
12 17 (2.63%) WiX
13 16 (2.48%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 217 (33.59%) Finance
2 127 (19.66%) Retail
3 83 (12.85%) Banking
4 44 (6.81%) Investment Banking
5 20 (3.10%) Marketing
6 11 (1.70%) Local Government
7 10 (1.55%) Legal
8 7 (1.08%) Retail Banking
9 5 (0.77%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.77%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.62%) Back Office
10 4 (0.62%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.62%) Law
11 2 (0.31%) Front Office
12 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 164 (25.39%) Developer
2 130 (20.12%) Architect
3 90 (13.93%) Java Developer
4 86 (13.31%) DevOps Engineer
5 72 (11.15%) Platform Engineer
6 62 (9.60%) Software Engineer
7 60 (9.29%) Analyst
8 58 (8.98%) Business Analyst
9 52 (8.05%) Senior Developer
10 51 (7.89%) .NET Software Engineer
10 51 (7.89%) C# Software Engineer
11 45 (6.97%) Technical Manager
12 44 (6.81%) Project Manager
13 42 (6.50%) Senior Java Developer
14 39 (6.04%) Delivery Manager
14 39 (6.04%) Technical Architect
15 38 (5.88%) Technical Project Manager
16 32 (4.95%) Agile Business Analyst
17 31 (4.80%) Agile Project Manager
18 27 (4.18%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (21.83%) Web Services
2 112 (17.34%) .NET
3 99 (15.33%) SOAP
4 98 (15.17%) XML
5 81 (12.54%) HTML
6 78 (12.07%) Spring
7 73 (11.30%) CSS
8 69 (10.68%) WCF
9 68 (10.53%) LINQ
9 68 (10.53%) Silverlight
9 68 (10.53%) WPF
10 62 (9.60%) jQuery
11 59 (9.13%) RESTful
12 57 (8.82%) AngularJS
12 57 (8.82%) XSLT
13 55 (8.51%) ASP.NET
14 54 (8.36%) J2EE
15 52 (8.05%) REST
15 52 (8.05%) WF
16 50 (7.74%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 72 (11.15%) Greenfield Project
2 44 (6.81%) Management Information System
3 43 (6.66%) Enterprise Software
4 37 (5.73%) Data Centre
5 35 (5.42%) Computer Science
6 33 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
6 33 (5.11%) User Experience
7 32 (4.95%) Data Structures
8 19 (2.94%) Internet of Things
9 16 (2.48%) Algorithms
9 16 (2.48%) Industrial Internet of Things
9 16 (2.48%) PMI
10 15 (2.32%) Public Cloud
11 14 (2.17%) NHS
12 13 (2.01%) Enterprise Storage
13 10 (1.55%) Mainframe
13 10 (1.55%) N-Tier
14 8 (1.24%) Clustering
14 8 (1.24%) Contactless
15 7 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 137 (21.21%) Linux
2 123 (19.04%) Unix
3 61 (9.44%) Windows
4 23 (3.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (3.25%) Solaris
6 17 (2.63%) Oracle Linux
7 16 (2.48%) Mac OS
7 16 (2.48%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 14 (2.17%) Android
8 14 (2.17%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 591 (91.49%) Agile Software Development
2 522 (80.80%) Scrum
3 303 (46.90%) DSDM
4 268 (41.49%) Continuous Integration
5 250 (38.70%) UML
6 220 (34.06%) OO
7 204 (31.58%) DevOps
8 168 (26.01%) TDD
9 137 (21.21%) Kanban
10 117 (18.11%) Software Engineering
11 112 (17.34%) PRINCE2
12 108 (16.72%) TOGAF
13 106 (16.41%) Configuration Management
14 100 (15.48%) Project Management
15 92 (14.24%) Use Case
15 92 (14.24%) Waterfall
16 91 (14.09%) Test Automation
17 80 (12.38%) Zachman Framework
18 79 (12.23%) Mentoring
19 74 (11.46%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 246 (38.08%) Java
2 226 (34.98%) SQL
3 171 (26.47%) Python
4 133 (20.59%) Bash Shell
5 112 (17.34%) Ruby
6 109 (16.87%) JavaScript
7 108 (16.72%) C#
8 98 (15.17%) Shell Script
9 91 (14.09%) C++
10 57 (8.82%) T-SQL
11 53 (8.20%) PL/SQL
12 41 (6.35%) PHP
13 36 (5.57%) Perl
14 27 (4.18%) C
15 25 (3.87%) Go
16 21 (3.25%) Scala
17 17 (2.63%) Groovy
18 16 (2.48%) XAML
19 9 (1.39%) COBOL
20 8 (1.24%) AWK
Qualifications
1 78 (12.07%) Degree
2 46 (7.12%) Security Cleared
3 28 (4.33%) SC Cleared
4 18 (2.79%) AWS Certification
4 18 (2.79%) PMI Certification
5 13 (2.01%) DV Cleared
6 7 (1.08%) APMP
7 5 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.46%) PMP
10 2 (0.31%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.15%) CISM
11 1 (0.15%) CISSP
11 1 (0.15%) ISEB
11 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (6.81%) QA
2 25 (3.87%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 9 (1.39%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 85 (13.16%) vSphere
1 85 (13.16%) Xen
1 85 (13.16%) XenServer
2 23 (3.56%) Docker
3 22 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (3.25%) Active Directory
5 17 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (1.24%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 4 (0.62%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 152 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
1 152 (23.53%) Puppet
2 97 (15.02%) Cobbler
3 95 (14.71%) Tivoli
4 78 (12.07%) Ansible
5 50 (7.74%) Kibana
5 50 (7.74%) logstash
6 43 (6.66%) Salt
7 23 (3.56%) Terraform
8 21 (3.25%) Control-M
9 8 (1.24%) BladeLogic
9 8 (1.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 4 (0.62%) MIMEsweeper
10 4 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (0.62%) Oracle Identity Management
10 4 (0.62%) SCCM
11 3 (0.46%) Kubernetes
12 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 232 (35.91%) Oracle
2 84 (13.00%) EnterpriseDB
3 58 (8.98%) Microsoft
4 29 (4.49%) Cognizant
5 28 (4.33%) IBM
6 25 (3.87%) TIBCO
7 24 (3.72%) hybris
8 23 (3.56%) Red Hat
9 22 (3.41%) VMware
10 21 (3.25%) Cisco
11 17 (2.63%) BEA
12 13 (2.01%) Fujitsu
13 12 (1.86%) Apple
13 12 (1.86%) CA Agile Central
14 11 (1.70%) CA
15 10 (1.55%) ATG
15 10 (1.55%) Google
15 10 (1.55%) Hyperion
15 10 (1.55%) PeopleSoft
15 10 (1.55%) Retek