Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Rational Unified Process (RUP)
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 660 596 599
Rank change year-on-year -64 +3 +5
Permanent jobs citing RUP 584 794 922
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.41% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.46% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 460 741 844
UK median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £45,000 £37,500 £39,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year +9.09% +2.33% +15.59%

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 157359 171111 192913
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.96% 89.17% 88.57%
Number of salaries quoted 123907 142468 158541
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -48 555 £60,000 -7.69% 43
UK excluding London +59 368 £60,000 +9.09% 35
London -159 203 £72,500 - 9
North of England +18 175 £55,000 - 27
Midlands +71 96 £62,500 - 4
North West 0 95 £55,000 - 11
Yorkshire +36 75 £55,000 +22.22% 14
East Midlands +52 65 £67,500 +8.00% 2
South West +6 46 £70,000 +12.00% 1
South East +43 36 £49,750 -27.64% 2
West Midlands +53 31 £55,000 -12.00% 2
Scotland +2 15 - - 1
North East +19 5 £62,500 +56.25% 2
Wales +16 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 546 (93.49%) Agile Software Development
2 462 (79.11%) Scrum
3 244 (41.78%) DSDM
4 229 (39.21%) UML
5 221 (37.84%) Java
6 211 (36.13%) Continuous Integration
7 202 (34.59%) Finance
8 195 (33.39%) SQL
9 179 (30.65%) OO
10 174 (29.79%) DevOps
11 163 (27.91%) Oracle
12 145 (24.83%) Python
13 142 (24.32%) TDD
14 135 (23.12%) Puppet
15 133 (22.77%) Web Services
16 130 (22.26%) Opscode Chef
17 122 (20.89%) Retail
18 116 (19.86%) Bash Shell
19 115 (19.69%) JavaScript
20 112 (19.18%) Project Management
21 109 (18.66%) Software Engineering
22 106 (18.15%) Ruby
22 106 (18.15%) Amazon AWS
23 104 (17.81%) .NET
24 102 (17.47%) SOAP
25 100 (17.12%) Banking
26 99 (16.95%) OpenStack
27 95 (16.27%) Configuration Management
27 95 (16.27%) Linux
28 94 (16.10%) PRINCE2

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 99 (16.95%) OpenStack
2 91 (15.58%) JBoss
3 80 (13.70%) WebLogic
3 80 (13.70%) WebSphere
4 70 (11.99%) CloudStack
5 59 (10.10%) Tomcat
6 49 (8.39%) Jetty
7 31 (5.31%) Elasticsearch
8 27 (4.62%) WebSphere Application Server
9 25 (4.28%) Apache Solr
9 25 (4.28%) Apache Spark
10 12 (2.05%) Apache ServiceMix
11 10 (1.71%) Documentum
11 10 (1.71%) Mule
12 9 (1.54%) Tornado
13 8 (1.37%) CICS
14 7 (1.20%) IBM HTTP Server
14 7 (1.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 5 (0.86%) MS Exchange
16 4 (0.68%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (0.68%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
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
1 106 (18.15%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (11.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (4.62%) SaaS
4 26 (4.45%) IaaS
5 21 (3.60%) iPaaS
6 11 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (1.03%) PaaS
9 5 (0.86%) SuccessFactors
10 4 (0.68%) GitHub
11 1 (0.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.11%) AMQP
2 21 (3.60%) Firewall
3 20 (3.42%) HTTP
4 15 (2.57%) Internet
5 13 (2.23%) Ethernet
6 11 (1.88%) TCP/IP
7 8 (1.37%) RS-232
8 6 (1.03%) LAN
8 6 (1.03%) WAN
9 5 (0.86%) NAS
9 5 (0.86%) SAN
10 3 (0.51%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.51%) SNMP
11 1 (0.17%) DNS
11 1 (0.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (11.64%) NoSQL
2 61 (10.45%) Big Data
3 55 (9.42%) MongoDB
4 54 (9.25%) Hadoop
4 54 (9.25%) Redis
5 50 (8.56%) Couchbase
5 50 (8.56%) Riak
6 47 (8.05%) SQL Server
7 39 (6.68%) PostgreSQL
8 38 (6.51%) Apache Cassandra
9 33 (5.65%) MySQL
10 25 (4.28%) Relational Database
11 22 (3.77%) DB2
12 17 (2.91%) RDBMS
13 12 (2.05%) Oracle Database
13 12 (2.05%) SQL Server 2012
14 9 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
15 8 (1.37%) SQL Server 2014
16 7 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
16 7 (1.20%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 62 (10.62%) MSTest
1 62 (10.62%) NUnit
2 56 (9.59%) Jenkins
3 53 (9.08%) Selenium
4 46 (7.88%) Maven
5 39 (6.68%) Subversion
6 35 (5.99%) Git (software)
7 33 (5.65%) Cucumber
8 27 (4.62%) Vagrant
9 26 (4.45%) JBehave
10 25 (4.28%) FitNesse
11 24 (4.11%) JUnit
11 24 (4.11%) TeamCity
12 22 (3.77%) Ant
13 13 (2.23%) JIRA
13 13 (2.23%) JMeter
14 11 (1.88%) ClearCase
14 11 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
15 10 (1.71%) MSI
15 10 (1.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 202 (34.59%) Finance
2 122 (20.89%) Retail
3 100 (17.12%) Banking
4 65 (11.13%) Investment Banking
5 10 (1.71%) Marketing
6 9 (1.54%) Legal
6 9 (1.54%) Local Government
7 8 (1.37%) Back Office
7 8 (1.37%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.20%) Retail Banking
8 7 (1.20%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.86%) Law
10 3 (0.51%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.34%) Front Office
11 2 (0.34%) International Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.17%) Romanian Language
Job Titles
1 129 (22.09%) Developer
2 99 (16.95%) Architect
3 72 (12.33%) Java Developer
4 71 (12.16%) Analyst
5 70 (11.99%) Business Analyst
6 69 (11.82%) DevOps Engineer
7 60 (10.27%) Delivery Manager
8 58 (9.93%) Platform Engineer
9 53 (9.08%) Software Engineer
10 52 (8.90%) Agile Delivery Manager
10 52 (8.90%) Technical Manager
11 50 (8.56%) Agile Business Analyst
12 47 (8.05%) .NET Software Engineer
12 47 (8.05%) C# Software Engineer
12 47 (8.05%) Senior Developer
13 42 (7.19%) Project Manager
14 35 (5.99%) Technical Project Manager
15 33 (5.65%) Senior Java Developer
16 32 (5.48%) Technical Architect
17 29 (4.97%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (22.77%) Web Services
2 104 (17.81%) .NET
3 102 (17.47%) SOAP
4 93 (15.92%) XML
5 87 (14.90%) HTML
6 84 (14.38%) Spring
7 72 (12.33%) CSS
8 64 (10.96%) WCF
9 62 (10.62%) LINQ
9 62 (10.62%) Silverlight
9 62 (10.62%) WPF
10 60 (10.27%) jQuery
10 60 (10.27%) RESTful
11 59 (10.10%) J2EE
12 58 (9.93%) XSLT
13 57 (9.76%) ASP.NET
13 57 (9.76%) Hibernate
14 54 (9.25%) REST
14 54 (9.25%) WF
15 43 (7.36%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 43 (7.36%) Greenfield Project
2 39 (6.68%) Enterprise Software
3 38 (6.51%) User Experience
4 31 (5.31%) Management Information System
5 27 (4.62%) Computer Science
6 24 (4.11%) Public Cloud
7 23 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (3.42%) NHS
9 19 (3.25%) PMI
10 15 (2.57%) Data Structures
11 13 (2.23%) Data Centre
12 12 (2.05%) Cloud Native
12 12 (2.05%) Hybrid Cloud
13 11 (1.88%) Mainframe
14 9 (1.54%) Contactless
14 9 (1.54%) Internet of Things
15 8 (1.37%) Industrial Internet of Things
16 7 (1.20%) Algorithms
17 6 (1.03%) Fintech
18 5 (0.86%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 95 (16.27%) Linux
2 88 (15.07%) Unix
3 40 (6.85%) Windows
4 18 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (1.37%) Mac OS
5 8 (1.37%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 5 (0.86%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (0.86%) Solaris
7 4 (0.68%) Android
7 4 (0.68%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 546 (93.49%) Agile Software Development
2 462 (79.11%) Scrum
3 244 (41.78%) DSDM
4 229 (39.21%) UML
5 211 (36.13%) Continuous Integration
6 179 (30.65%) OO
7 174 (29.79%) DevOps
8 142 (24.32%) TDD
9 112 (19.18%) Project Management
10 109 (18.66%) Software Engineering
11 95 (16.27%) Configuration Management
12 94 (16.10%) PRINCE2
13 92 (15.75%) Kanban
14 90 (15.41%) TOGAF
15 89 (15.24%) Test Automation
16 85 (14.55%) Use Case
17 75 (12.84%) Waterfall
18 72 (12.33%) Open Source
18 72 (12.33%) SDLC
19 70 (11.99%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 221 (37.84%) Java
2 195 (33.39%) SQL
3 145 (24.83%) Python
4 116 (19.86%) Bash Shell
5 115 (19.69%) JavaScript
6 106 (18.15%) Ruby
7 87 (14.90%) C#
7 87 (14.90%) C++
8 85 (14.55%) Shell Script
9 59 (10.10%) T-SQL
10 55 (9.42%) PL/SQL
11 30 (5.14%) Perl
12 26 (4.45%) Scala
13 23 (3.94%) PHP
14 22 (3.77%) C
15 21 (3.60%) Go
16 16 (2.74%) Groovy
17 10 (1.71%) COBOL
18 8 (1.37%) Clojure
18 8 (1.37%) XAML
Qualifications
1 56 (9.59%) Security Cleared
2 55 (9.42%) Degree
3 29 (4.97%) SC Cleared
4 19 (3.25%) PMI Certification
5 14 (2.40%) DV Cleared
6 10 (1.71%) APMP
7 7 (1.20%) OCP
7 7 (1.20%) Oracle Certification
8 6 (1.03%) AWS Certification
8 6 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.68%) ISEB
10 2 (0.34%) CISM
10 2 (0.34%) CISSP
10 2 (0.34%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.17%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (6.51%) QA
2 30 (5.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 11 (1.88%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.34%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.34%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 70 (11.99%) vSphere
1 70 (11.99%) Xen
1 70 (11.99%) XenServer
2 35 (5.99%) Docker
3 7 (1.20%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 6 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.86%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 135 (23.12%) Puppet
2 130 (22.26%) Opscode Chef
3 87 (14.90%) Cobbler
4 77 (13.18%) Tivoli
5 73 (12.50%) Ansible
6 30 (5.14%) Salt
7 25 (4.28%) Kibana
7 25 (4.28%) logstash
7 25 (4.28%) Terraform
8 8 (1.37%) Kubernetes
9 5 (0.86%) Control-M
10 4 (0.68%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
12 1 (0.17%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 163 (27.91%) Oracle
2 69 (11.82%) EnterpriseDB
3 46 (7.88%) Microsoft
4 34 (5.82%) IBM
5 23 (3.94%) TIBCO
6 19 (3.25%) hybris
7 18 (3.08%) Red Hat
8 11 (1.88%) Chordiant
8 11 (1.88%) Google
8 11 (1.88%) Pega
9 10 (1.71%) CA
10 9 (1.54%) Rackspace
11 7 (1.20%) Ab Initio
11 7 (1.20%) VMware
12 6 (1.03%) CA Agile Central
13 5 (0.86%) BEA
13 5 (0.86%) Cisco
13 5 (0.86%) Fujitsu
13 5 (0.86%) SAP
13 5 (0.86%) Workday