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

Rational Unified Process (RUP)
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 704 589 631
Rank change year-on-year -115 +42 +50
Permanent jobs citing RUP 509 731 772
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.41% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.46% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 419 681 704
UK median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £45,000 £36,250 £39,000
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% - +22.22%

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 156,280 158,751 184,245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.85% 89.53% 88.87%
Number of salaries quoted 125,337 131,258 152,786
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 18 January 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 January 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 -138 475 £62,500 - 43
UK excluding London -29 370 £60,000 +9.09% 34
North of England -14 179 £55,000 - 21
London -144 134 £72,500 - 12
Midlands +22 103 £67,500 +22.73% 2
North West -11 98 £55,000 - 11
Yorkshire +29 76 £55,000 - 10
East Midlands +6 75 £67,500 +22.73% 1
South West -40 44 £70,000 +12.00% 1
West Midlands +29 28 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Scotland -11 26 £60,000 +15.38% 3
South East -12 17 £85,000 +117.95% 6
North East - 5 £62,500 -
Wales - 3 £24,500 -

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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.

1 484 (95.09%) Agile Software Development
2 418 (82.12%) Scrum
3 240 (47.15%) Finance
4 209 (41.06%) DSDM
5 182 (35.76%) DevOps
6 177 (34.77%) SQL
7 166 (32.61%) Continuous Integration
8 159 (31.24%) UML
9 136 (26.72%) Retail
10 132 (25.93%) Java
11 115 (22.59%) OO
12 108 (21.22%) JavaScript
13 107 (21.02%) Python
13 107 (21.02%) Software Engineering
14 104 (20.43%) Puppet
15 101 (19.84%) Oracle
16 98 (19.25%) Banking
16 98 (19.25%) Opscode Chef
17 97 (19.06%) Ruby
18 96 (18.86%) HTML
19 93 (18.27%) Project Management
19 93 (18.27%) Bash Shell
20 87 (17.09%) Use Case
20 87 (17.09%) .NET
20 87 (17.09%) Configuration Management
21 86 (16.90%) Web Services
22 83 (16.31%) Amazon AWS
23 81 (15.91%) Cobbler
23 81 (15.91%) C#
24 80 (15.72%) C++

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 58 (11.39%) JBoss
2 47 (9.23%) WebLogic
3 45 (8.84%) Tomcat
3 45 (8.84%) WebSphere
4 42 (8.25%) OpenStack
5 37 (7.27%) Jetty
6 31 (6.09%) CloudStack
7 8 (1.57%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (0.79%) Apache
8 4 (0.79%) Apache Solr
8 4 (0.79%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.79%) Documentum
8 4 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.79%) Tornado
9 3 (0.59%) nginx
10 2 (0.39%) CICS
10 2 (0.39%) IIS
11 1 (0.20%) CMS
11 1 (0.20%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (0.98%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.39%) Open Workbench
4 1 (0.20%) HipChat
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.59%) Workday HCM
2 2 (0.39%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 83 (16.31%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (12.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.75%) SaaS
4 11 (2.16%) IaaS
4 11 (2.16%) iPaaS
5 5 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.79%) GitHub
7 3 (0.59%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (0.39%) Cloudflare
8 2 (0.39%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.20%) Office 365
9 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (5.30%) AMQP
2 18 (3.54%) Firewall
3 3 (0.59%) HTTP
3 3 (0.59%) HTTPS
3 3 (0.59%) SNMP
3 3 (0.59%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.39%) Internet
4 2 (0.39%) VLAN
5 1 (0.20%) DNS
5 1 (0.20%) Intranet
5 1 (0.20%) LAN
5 1 (0.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (10.41%) Big Data
2 45 (8.84%) NoSQL
3 38 (7.47%) MongoDB
4 36 (7.07%) Couchbase
4 36 (7.07%) Hadoop
4 36 (7.07%) Redis
4 36 (7.07%) Riak
5 22 (4.32%) MySQL
6 18 (3.54%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (2.75%) SQL Server
8 12 (2.36%) Relational Database
9 11 (2.16%) DB2
10 9 (1.77%) Apache Cassandra
10 9 (1.77%) Oracle Database
11 8 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (1.38%) Blockchain
12 7 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (1.38%) MariaDB
13 4 (0.79%) Power BI
13 4 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 64 (12.57%) MSTest
1 64 (12.57%) NUnit
2 50 (9.82%) Selenium
3 37 (7.27%) Cucumber
4 32 (6.29%) Jenkins
5 29 (5.70%) Vagrant
6 28 (5.50%) FitNesse
7 24 (4.72%) Subversion
8 23 (4.52%) Git (software)
9 15 (2.95%) Maven
10 13 (2.55%) JBehave
11 12 (2.36%) TeamCity
12 10 (1.96%) JIRA
12 10 (1.96%) JUnit
13 9 (1.77%) Mercurial
13 9 (1.77%) SoapUI
14 8 (1.57%) Eclipse
15 7 (1.38%) JMeter
16 6 (1.18%) Ant
16 6 (1.18%) IntelliJ
General
1 240 (47.15%) Finance
2 136 (26.72%) Retail
3 98 (19.25%) Banking
4 76 (14.93%) Investment Banking
5 7 (1.38%) Financial Institution
6 5 (0.98%) Back Office
6 5 (0.98%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.79%) Law
8 2 (0.39%) International Banking
8 2 (0.39%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.39%) Romanian Language
8 2 (0.39%) Wholesale Banking
9 1 (0.20%) Games
9 1 (0.20%) Legal
9 1 (0.20%) Marketing
9 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 94 (18.47%) Delivery Manager
2 86 (16.90%) Analyst
3 85 (16.70%) Business Analyst
4 83 (16.31%) Agile Delivery Manager
5 81 (15.91%) Developer
6 69 (13.56%) Agile Business Analyst
7 62 (12.18%) Architect
7 62 (12.18%) Technical Manager
8 60 (11.79%) Platform Engineer
9 56 (11.00%) DevOps Engineer
10 52 (10.22%) Software Engineer
11 47 (9.23%) .NET Software Engineer
11 47 (9.23%) C# Software Engineer
12 39 (7.66%) Technical Delivery Manager
13 35 (6.88%) Java Developer
14 29 (5.70%) Senior Developer
15 27 (5.30%) Project Manager
16 23 (4.52%) Technical Project Manager
17 22 (4.32%) Agile Project Manager
17 22 (4.32%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (18.86%) HTML
2 87 (17.09%) .NET
3 86 (16.90%) Web Services
4 79 (15.52%) XML
5 78 (15.32%) SOAP
6 74 (14.54%) RESTful
7 72 (14.15%) CSS
8 68 (13.36%) ASP.NET
9 67 (13.16%) XSLT
10 66 (12.97%) jQuery
10 66 (12.97%) WCF
11 64 (12.57%) LINQ
11 64 (12.57%) Silverlight
11 64 (12.57%) WF
11 64 (12.57%) WPF
12 43 (8.45%) Spring
13 39 (7.66%) Hibernate
14 33 (6.48%) JMS
15 32 (6.29%) JPA
16 29 (5.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 52 (10.22%) User Experience
2 38 (7.47%) Public Cloud
3 24 (4.72%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (3.34%) PMI
5 16 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (3.14%) Management Information System
6 12 (2.36%) NHS
7 11 (2.16%) Cloud Native
7 11 (2.16%) Hybrid Cloud
8 8 (1.57%) Computer Science
9 5 (0.98%) Contactless
9 5 (0.98%) Digital Wallet
10 4 (0.79%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.79%) Data Structures
10 4 (0.79%) Fintech
10 4 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (0.79%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.59%) Equities
11 3 (0.59%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.39%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 79 (15.52%) Linux
2 71 (13.95%) Unix
3 27 (5.30%) Windows
4 7 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.18%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.39%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 484 (95.09%) Agile Software Development
2 418 (82.12%) Scrum
3 209 (41.06%) DSDM
4 182 (35.76%) DevOps
5 166 (32.61%) Continuous Integration
6 159 (31.24%) UML
7 115 (22.59%) OO
8 107 (21.02%) Software Engineering
9 93 (18.27%) Project Management
10 87 (17.09%) Configuration Management
10 87 (17.09%) Use Case
11 78 (15.32%) Business Process Analysis
12 71 (13.95%) Test Automation
13 65 (12.77%) PRINCE2
14 64 (12.57%) MVVM
14 64 (12.57%) TDD
15 62 (12.18%) Kanban
16 58 (11.39%) Requirements Analysis
16 58 (11.39%) Service Delivery
17 56 (11.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 177 (34.77%) SQL
2 132 (25.93%) Java
3 108 (21.22%) JavaScript
4 107 (21.02%) Python
5 97 (19.06%) Ruby
6 93 (18.27%) Bash Shell
7 81 (15.91%) C#
8 80 (15.72%) C++
9 76 (14.93%) Shell Script
10 68 (13.36%) T-SQL
11 66 (12.97%) PL/SQL
12 16 (3.14%) C
13 11 (2.16%) Scala
14 10 (1.96%) Perl
15 9 (1.77%) Groovy
16 8 (1.57%) Java 9
17 7 (1.38%) Go
17 7 (1.38%) PHP
18 4 (0.79%) Clojure
19 2 (0.39%) F#
Qualifications
1 30 (5.89%) Security Cleared
2 29 (5.70%) Degree
3 17 (3.34%) PMI Certification
4 15 (2.95%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (1.38%) APMP
6 7 (1.38%) DV Cleared
6 7 (1.38%) ISEB
6 7 (1.38%) OCP
6 7 (1.38%) Oracle Certification
7 5 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.39%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.39%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.20%) CISM
9 1 (0.20%) CISSP
9 1 (0.20%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (8.84%) QA
2 20 (3.93%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 7 (1.38%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.39%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.20%) P3O
5 1 (0.20%) PMO
System Software
1 37 (7.27%) Docker
2 31 (6.09%) vSphere
2 31 (6.09%) Xen
2 31 (6.09%) XenServer
3 4 (0.79%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.20%) vCloud
4 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 104 (20.43%) Puppet
2 98 (19.25%) Opscode Chef
3 81 (15.91%) Cobbler
4 54 (10.61%) Tivoli
5 45 (8.84%) Ansible
6 14 (2.75%) Terraform
7 7 (1.38%) Kubernetes
8 5 (0.98%) Salt
9 4 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.79%) Kibana
9 4 (0.79%) logstash
9 4 (0.79%) SCCM
9 4 (0.79%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.39%) WhatsUp Gold
11 1 (0.20%) MOM
Vendors
1 101 (19.84%) Oracle
2 54 (10.61%) EnterpriseDB
3 38 (7.47%) Microsoft
4 34 (6.68%) IBM
5 24 (4.72%) TIBCO
6 13 (2.55%) Google
7 9 (1.77%) Informatica
8 7 (1.38%) Pega
8 7 (1.38%) Red Hat
9 5 (0.98%) CA
10 4 (0.79%) hybris
11 3 (0.59%) Altova
11 3 (0.59%) HP
11 3 (0.59%) ILOG
11 3 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.59%) SAP
11 3 (0.59%) Splunk
11 3 (0.59%) Workday
12 2 (0.39%) CA Agile Central
12 2 (0.39%) Chordiant