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

Rational Unified Process (RUP)
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 854 680 603
Rank change year-on-year -174 -77 +15
Permanent jobs citing RUP 290 588 791
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.33% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.36% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 228 470 755
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 £45,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +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 148,624 164,621 170,092
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.11% 91.49% 90.93%
Number of salaries quoted 118,172 130,267 141,462
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £84,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -

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 November 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 November 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 -184 278 £57,500 -4.17% 30
UK excluding London -70 234 £52,500 -12.50% 24
North of England -60 109 £52,500 -4.55% 9
South East +58 71 £60,000 +71.43% 3
Yorkshire +1 58 £57,500 +4.55% 3
London -69 55 £82,500 +13.79% 6
North West -44 44 £52,500 -4.55% 5
Midlands -42 34 £43,500 -34.34% 5
East Midlands -34 27 £43,500 -35.56% 1
Scotland +1 11 £62,500 -
South West -31 9 £46,500 -33.57% 6
West Midlands +6 7 £55,000 - 4
North East +5 7 £37,500 -40.00% 1
East of England - 1 £47,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 282 (97.24%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (66.55%) Scrum
3 123 (42.41%) SQL
4 121 (41.72%) DSDM
5 112 (38.62%) Continuous Integration
6 107 (36.90%) Project Management
7 102 (35.17%) Waterfall
8 96 (33.10%) Problem-Solving
9 95 (32.76%) Finance
10 88 (30.34%) UML
11 83 (28.62%) DevOps
12 80 (27.59%) .NET
13 76 (26.21%) C#
14 68 (23.45%) Oracle
15 66 (22.76%) Java
16 65 (22.41%) PRINCE2
17 64 (22.07%) JavaScript
17 64 (22.07%) OO
18 60 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
19 59 (20.34%) Web Services
20 58 (20.00%) HTML
21 57 (19.66%) Software Engineering
22 56 (19.31%) Use Case
23 52 (17.93%) Degree
24 51 (17.59%) CSS
25 48 (16.55%) Amazon AWS
26 47 (16.21%) XML
27 46 (15.86%) C++
27 46 (15.86%) Python
28 45 (15.52%) Microsoft

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 31 (10.69%) WebLogic
2 29 (10.00%) JBoss
3 21 (7.24%) CloudStack
3 21 (7.24%) OpenStack
4 15 (5.17%) SharePoint
5 14 (4.83%) Tomcat
6 11 (3.79%) Jetty
7 8 (2.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 8 (2.76%) Drupal
7 8 (2.76%) EPiServer
8 7 (2.41%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.38%) Apache
10 3 (1.03%) CMS
11 2 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.34%) Confluence
12 1 (0.34%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.34%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (0.34%) WebSphere Portal
12 1 (0.34%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (1.03%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) BASE24
1 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.34%) Postilion
1 1 (0.34%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 60 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (16.55%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (5.17%) Office 365
4 14 (4.83%) PaaS
5 8 (2.76%) IaaS
6 3 (1.03%) SaaS
7 2 (0.69%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.17%) VoIP
2 5 (1.72%) BIG-IP
2 5 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (1.72%) CTI
2 5 (1.72%) Ethernet
2 5 (1.72%) LAN
2 5 (1.72%) Skype
2 5 (1.72%) WAN
3 4 (1.38%) AMQP
3 4 (1.38%) MPLS
4 2 (0.69%) NAS
4 2 (0.69%) Network Security
4 2 (0.69%) SAN
5 1 (0.34%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (15.52%) SQL Server
2 28 (9.66%) NoSQL
3 19 (6.55%) Relational Database
3 19 (6.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (5.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 17 (5.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (5.52%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (4.83%) Big Data
7 12 (4.14%) RDBMS
8 11 (3.79%) Oracle Exadata
9 7 (2.41%) Hadoop
9 7 (2.41%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.72%) DB2
10 5 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (1.38%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (1.38%) Couchbase
11 4 (1.38%) Electronic Patient Records
11 4 (1.38%) Power BI
11 4 (1.38%) Redis
11 4 (1.38%) Riak
Development Applications
1 41 (14.14%) MSTest
1 41 (14.14%) NUnit
2 18 (6.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (4.48%) Selenium
4 11 (3.79%) Cucumber
5 7 (2.41%) SpecFlow
6 6 (2.07%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (1.72%) JIRA
8 4 (1.38%) FitNesse
8 4 (1.38%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.38%) JUnit
8 4 (1.38%) Vagrant
9 3 (1.03%) Axure RP
9 3 (1.03%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 3 (1.03%) Rational Software Modeler
9 3 (1.03%) VersionOne
10 2 (0.69%) JBehave
10 2 (0.69%) Mockito
10 2 (0.69%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.69%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 95 (32.76%) Finance
2 34 (11.72%) Banking
3 27 (9.31%) Retail
4 11 (3.79%) Back Office
4 11 (3.79%) Marketing
5 8 (2.76%) Legal
6 5 (1.72%) Local Government
7 3 (1.03%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.69%) Digital Economy
8 2 (0.69%) Law
8 2 (0.69%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (20.34%) Developer
2 45 (15.52%) Architect
3 33 (11.38%) Platform Engineer
4 29 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
5 28 (9.66%) DevOps Engineer
5 28 (9.66%) Software Engineer
6 27 (9.31%) .NET Software Engineer
6 27 (9.31%) C# Software Engineer
6 27 (9.31%) Technical Architect
7 26 (8.97%) Linux Engineer
7 26 (8.97%) SQL Developer
8 25 (8.62%) .NET Developer
9 24 (8.28%) AWS Engineer
10 23 (7.93%) Senior Developer
11 21 (7.24%) AWS DevOps
11 21 (7.24%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 20 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
12 20 (6.90%) C# Developer
13 19 (6.55%) Analyst
13 19 (6.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (27.59%) .NET
2 59 (20.34%) Web Services
3 58 (20.00%) HTML
4 51 (17.59%) CSS
5 47 (16.21%) XML
6 45 (15.52%) ASP.NET
6 45 (15.52%) jQuery
7 42 (14.48%) RESTful
7 42 (14.48%) SOAP
7 42 (14.48%) WCF
7 42 (14.48%) WPF
8 41 (14.14%) LINQ
8 41 (14.14%) Silverlight
8 41 (14.14%) WF
8 41 (14.14%) XSLT
9 25 (8.62%) Middleware
10 14 (4.83%) Spring
11 13 (4.48%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (4.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 13 (4.48%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 39 (13.45%) PMI
2 24 (8.28%) User Experience
3 21 (7.24%) Management Information System
4 19 (6.55%) Self-Motivation
5 15 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (5.17%) BYOD
5 15 (5.17%) Computer Science
6 11 (3.79%) Oracle Exalytics
7 10 (3.45%) Algorithms
7 10 (3.45%) Data Structures
8 9 (3.10%) Greenfield Project
9 7 (2.41%) Tandem
10 5 (1.72%) Data Centre
10 5 (1.72%) NHS
10 5 (1.72%) Social Media
11 3 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.03%) Fintech
11 3 (1.03%) Mainframe
11 3 (1.03%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.69%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 42 (14.48%) Linux
2 37 (12.76%) Unix
3 18 (6.21%) Windows
4 5 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (1.72%) Solaris
4 5 (1.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (97.24%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (66.55%) Scrum
3 121 (41.72%) DSDM
4 112 (38.62%) Continuous Integration
5 107 (36.90%) Project Management
6 102 (35.17%) Waterfall
7 96 (33.10%) Problem-Solving
8 88 (30.34%) UML
9 83 (28.62%) DevOps
10 65 (22.41%) PRINCE2
11 64 (22.07%) OO
12 57 (19.66%) Software Engineering
13 56 (19.31%) Use Case
14 45 (15.52%) Configuration Management
15 43 (14.83%) Enterprise Architecture
16 42 (14.48%) Deployment Automation
16 42 (14.48%) ITIL
16 42 (14.48%) Problem Management
17 41 (14.14%) MVVM
18 39 (13.45%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 123 (42.41%) SQL
2 76 (26.21%) C#
3 66 (22.76%) Java
4 64 (22.07%) JavaScript
5 46 (15.86%) C++
5 46 (15.86%) Python
6 45 (15.52%) T-SQL
7 42 (14.48%) Ruby
8 41 (14.14%) PL/SQL
9 36 (12.41%) Bash Shell
10 32 (11.03%) Shell Script
11 20 (6.90%) PHP
12 18 (6.21%) PowerShell
13 9 (3.10%) Java 8
14 8 (2.76%) C
15 6 (2.07%) Groovy
16 2 (0.69%) Clojure
16 2 (0.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 52 (17.93%) Degree
2 39 (13.45%) PMI Certification
3 23 (7.93%) Security Cleared
4 12 (4.14%) APMP
5 6 (2.07%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.03%) TOGAF Certification
7 2 (0.69%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.69%) ISEB
8 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.34%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.86%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 15 (5.17%) QA
3 12 (4.14%) Cyber Essentials
3 12 (4.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (2.76%) COBIT
5 5 (1.72%) GDPR
6 2 (0.69%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.34%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 21 (7.24%) vSphere
1 21 (7.24%) Xen
1 21 (7.24%) XenServer
2 17 (5.86%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.38%) Docker
4 3 (1.03%) vCloud
5 2 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 44 (15.17%) Opscode Chef
1 44 (15.17%) Puppet
2 36 (12.41%) Cobbler
3 32 (11.03%) Tivoli
4 23 (7.93%) SCCM
5 10 (3.45%) Ansible
6 1 (0.34%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 68 (23.45%) Oracle
2 45 (15.52%) Microsoft
3 32 (11.03%) EnterpriseDB
4 22 (7.59%) VMware
5 11 (3.79%) IBM
5 11 (3.79%) TOWER Software
6 10 (3.45%) Cisco
7 9 (3.10%) CheckPoint
7 9 (3.10%) Sitecore
8 8 (2.76%) Adobe
8 8 (2.76%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 8 (2.76%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (2.41%) Apple
10 6 (2.07%) Google
10 6 (2.07%) TIBCO
11 5 (1.72%) Avaya
11 5 (1.72%) Informatica
11 5 (1.72%) McAfee
11 5 (1.72%) Riverbed
12 3 (1.03%) Cadence