Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Rational Unified Process (RUP)
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 674 583 611
Rank change year-on-year -91 +28 +33
Permanent jobs citing RUP 580 798 903
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.42% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.47% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 461 762 840
UK median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £45,000 £36,250 £39,975
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +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 160296 168588 194039
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.92% 89.36% 88.77%
Number of salaries quoted 126459 140088 159820
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,476 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 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 -100 548 £60,000 -7.69% 20
UK excluding London +14 391 £60,000 +9.09% 18
North of England +23 191 £55,000 - 15
London -169 176 £72,500 - 5
Midlands +60 107 £65,000 +18.18%
North West +2 100 £55,000 - 9
Yorkshire +41 86 £55,000 - 6
East Midlands +29 72 £67,500 +22.73%
South West -2 44 £70,000 +12.00%
West Midlands +44 35 £55,000 +4.76%
South East +5 32 £35,000 -22.22%
Scotland +7 17 - - 2
North East - 5 £62,500 -
Wales +19 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 540 (93.10%) Agile Software Development
2 456 (78.62%) Scrum
3 242 (41.72%) DSDM
4 227 (39.14%) Finance
5 212 (36.55%) UML
6 203 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
7 200 (34.48%) SQL
8 186 (32.07%) DevOps
9 182 (31.38%) Java
10 154 (26.55%) OO
11 144 (24.83%) Oracle
12 131 (22.59%) Python
13 129 (22.24%) Retail
14 128 (22.07%) Puppet
15 123 (21.21%) Web Services
15 123 (21.21%) Opscode Chef
16 122 (21.03%) TDD
17 120 (20.69%) JavaScript
18 118 (20.34%) Project Management
19 113 (19.48%) Software Engineering
20 111 (19.14%) Ruby
20 111 (19.14%) Bash Shell
21 109 (18.79%) Banking
22 104 (17.93%) PRINCE2
22 104 (17.93%) Amazon AWS
23 99 (17.07%) Configuration Management
24 95 (16.38%) .NET
25 93 (16.03%) HTML
25 93 (16.03%) XML
25 93 (16.03%) Linux

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 92 (15.86%) JBoss
2 80 (13.79%) WebLogic
3 76 (13.10%) OpenStack
4 68 (11.72%) WebSphere
5 62 (10.69%) Tomcat
6 53 (9.14%) CloudStack
7 51 (8.79%) Jetty
8 20 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
9 19 (3.28%) WebSphere Application Server
10 17 (2.93%) Apache Solr
10 17 (2.93%) Apache Spark
11 10 (1.72%) Documentum
12 9 (1.55%) Apache ServiceMix
12 9 (1.55%) Tornado
13 8 (1.38%) CICS
14 7 (1.21%) Mule
15 5 (0.86%) Apache
15 5 (0.86%) MS Exchange
16 4 (0.69%) CMS
17 3 (0.52%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (0.69%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.17%) HipChat
3 1 (0.17%) Open Workbench
3 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.86%) Workday HCM
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 104 (17.93%) Amazon AWS
2 74 (12.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (5.00%) SaaS
4 26 (4.48%) IaaS
5 21 (3.62%) iPaaS
6 11 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (1.03%) PaaS
8 5 (0.86%) SuccessFactors
9 4 (0.69%) GitHub
10 2 (0.34%) Cloudflare
10 2 (0.34%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 1 (0.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.83%) AMQP
2 26 (4.48%) Firewall
3 10 (1.72%) HTTP
4 9 (1.55%) Ethernet
4 9 (1.55%) Internet
5 7 (1.21%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.03%) LAN
6 6 (1.03%) WAN
7 5 (0.86%) NAS
7 5 (0.86%) SAN
8 4 (0.69%) RS-232
9 3 (0.52%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.52%) SNMP
10 2 (0.34%) VLAN
11 1 (0.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (10.17%) Big Data
1 59 (10.17%) NoSQL
2 52 (8.97%) MongoDB
3 51 (8.79%) Hadoop
3 51 (8.79%) Redis
4 50 (8.62%) Couchbase
4 50 (8.62%) Riak
5 32 (5.52%) PostgreSQL
5 32 (5.52%) SQL Server
6 31 (5.34%) MySQL
7 27 (4.66%) Apache Cassandra
8 16 (2.76%) Relational Database
9 15 (2.59%) DB2
10 14 (2.41%) Oracle Database
11 12 (2.07%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
14 7 (1.21%) MariaDB
14 7 (1.21%) RDBMS
15 6 (1.03%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 64 (11.03%) MSTest
1 64 (11.03%) NUnit
2 58 (10.00%) Selenium
3 49 (8.45%) Jenkins
4 42 (7.24%) Subversion
5 38 (6.55%) Cucumber
6 37 (6.38%) Git (software)
7 33 (5.69%) Maven
8 30 (5.17%) Vagrant
9 29 (5.00%) FitNesse
10 26 (4.48%) JBehave
11 22 (3.79%) TeamCity
12 20 (3.45%) JUnit
13 12 (2.07%) Ant
13 12 (2.07%) JMeter
14 11 (1.90%) ClearCase
14 11 (1.90%) JIRA
15 9 (1.55%) LoadRunner
15 9 (1.55%) SoapUI
16 8 (1.38%) Eclipse
General
1 227 (39.14%) Finance
2 129 (22.24%) Retail
3 109 (18.79%) Banking
4 71 (12.24%) Investment Banking
5 8 (1.38%) Back Office
5 8 (1.38%) Local Government
6 7 (1.21%) Retail Banking
7 6 (1.03%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.03%) Legal
7 6 (1.03%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.86%) Law
8 5 (0.86%) Marketing
9 3 (0.52%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.34%) Front Office
10 2 (0.34%) International Banking
10 2 (0.34%) Romanian Language
11 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 114 (19.66%) Developer
2 91 (15.69%) Architect
3 78 (13.45%) Delivery Manager
4 77 (13.28%) Analyst
5 76 (13.10%) Business Analyst
6 69 (11.90%) Agile Delivery Manager
7 67 (11.55%) DevOps Engineer
8 62 (10.69%) Java Developer
9 61 (10.52%) Platform Engineer
10 58 (10.00%) Agile Business Analyst
11 57 (9.83%) Technical Manager
12 55 (9.48%) Software Engineer
13 48 (8.28%) .NET Software Engineer
13 48 (8.28%) C# Software Engineer
14 44 (7.59%) Senior Developer
15 34 (5.86%) Project Manager
16 30 (5.17%) Technical Delivery Manager
17 29 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
18 27 (4.66%) Technical Project Manager
19 26 (4.48%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (21.21%) Web Services
2 95 (16.38%) .NET
3 93 (16.03%) HTML
3 93 (16.03%) XML
4 91 (15.69%) SOAP
5 73 (12.59%) CSS
6 71 (12.24%) Spring
7 68 (11.72%) RESTful
8 66 (11.38%) WCF
9 64 (11.03%) jQuery
9 64 (11.03%) LINQ
9 64 (11.03%) Silverlight
9 64 (11.03%) WPF
9 64 (11.03%) XSLT
10 63 (10.86%) ASP.NET
11 60 (10.34%) WF
12 58 (10.00%) Hibernate
13 45 (7.76%) J2EE
14 42 (7.24%) JMS
15 37 (6.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 44 (7.59%) User Experience
2 34 (5.86%) Management Information System
3 33 (5.69%) Enterprise Software
4 30 (5.17%) Public Cloud
5 25 (4.31%) NHS
6 23 (3.97%) Greenfield Project
6 23 (3.97%) PMI
7 22 (3.79%) Computer Science
8 16 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (2.24%) Data Centre
10 11 (1.90%) Cloud Native
10 11 (1.90%) Hybrid Cloud
10 11 (1.90%) Mainframe
11 9 (1.55%) Contactless
12 5 (0.86%) Data Structures
12 5 (0.86%) Enterprise Storage
12 5 (0.86%) Internet of Things
13 4 (0.69%) Equities
13 4 (0.69%) Fintech
13 4 (0.69%) Industrial Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 93 (16.03%) Linux
2 79 (13.62%) Unix
3 41 (7.07%) Windows
4 16 (2.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (0.86%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (0.86%) Solaris
5 5 (0.86%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.69%) Android
6 4 (0.69%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.69%) Mac OS
6 4 (0.69%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 1 (0.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 540 (93.10%) Agile Software Development
2 456 (78.62%) Scrum
3 242 (41.72%) DSDM
4 212 (36.55%) UML
5 203 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
6 186 (32.07%) DevOps
7 154 (26.55%) OO
8 122 (21.03%) TDD
9 118 (20.34%) Project Management
10 113 (19.48%) Software Engineering
11 104 (17.93%) PRINCE2
12 99 (17.07%) Configuration Management
13 89 (15.34%) TOGAF
14 86 (14.83%) Test Automation
14 86 (14.83%) Use Case
15 81 (13.97%) Kanban
16 75 (12.93%) Business Process Analysis
17 72 (12.41%) ITIL
18 67 (11.55%) SDLC
18 67 (11.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 200 (34.48%) SQL
2 182 (31.38%) Java
3 131 (22.59%) Python
4 120 (20.69%) JavaScript
5 111 (19.14%) Bash Shell
5 111 (19.14%) Ruby
6 81 (13.97%) Shell Script
7 80 (13.79%) C#
8 79 (13.62%) C++
9 66 (11.38%) T-SQL
10 62 (10.69%) PL/SQL
11 22 (3.79%) Scala
12 21 (3.62%) C
13 20 (3.45%) Perl
14 18 (3.10%) Go
15 15 (2.59%) Groovy
16 14 (2.41%) PHP
17 9 (1.55%) COBOL
18 8 (1.38%) Assembly Language
18 8 (1.38%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 59 (10.17%) Security Cleared
2 47 (8.10%) Degree
3 30 (5.17%) SC Cleared
4 23 (3.97%) PMI Certification
5 15 (2.59%) DV Cleared
6 13 (2.24%) APMP
7 7 (1.21%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (1.21%) OCP
7 7 (1.21%) Oracle Certification
8 6 (1.03%) ISEB
8 6 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.34%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.17%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.17%) CISM
10 1 (0.17%) CISSP
10 1 (0.17%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.17%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (7.24%) QA
2 35 (6.03%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 12 (2.07%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.52%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 53 (9.14%) vSphere
1 53 (9.14%) Xen
1 53 (9.14%) XenServer
2 38 (6.55%) Docker
3 9 (1.55%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 128 (22.07%) Puppet
2 123 (21.21%) Opscode Chef
3 88 (15.17%) Cobbler
4 68 (11.72%) Ansible
5 64 (11.03%) Tivoli
6 23 (3.97%) Terraform
7 22 (3.79%) Salt
8 17 (2.93%) Kibana
8 17 (2.93%) logstash
9 7 (1.21%) Kubernetes
10 5 (0.86%) Control-M
10 5 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (0.69%) SCCM
11 4 (0.69%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.34%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 144 (24.83%) Oracle
2 66 (11.38%) EnterpriseDB
3 47 (8.10%) Microsoft
4 31 (5.34%) IBM
5 22 (3.79%) TIBCO
6 16 (2.76%) Red Hat
7 13 (2.24%) Google
8 12 (2.07%) CA
8 12 (2.07%) Pega
9 11 (1.90%) Chordiant
10 9 (1.55%) hybris
11 7 (1.21%) Rackspace
11 7 (1.21%) VMware
12 5 (0.86%) BEA
12 5 (0.86%) Cisco
12 5 (0.86%) Cognizant
12 5 (0.86%) Fujitsu
12 5 (0.86%) SAP
12 5 (0.86%) Workday
13 4 (0.69%) Informatica