Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for UML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited UML over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Modeling Language (UML)
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 292 236 208
Rank change year-on-year -56 -28 -42
Permanent jobs citing UML 1986 2767 3606
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.10% 1.46% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 1.64% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1484 2297 3133
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £36,750 £33,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%

UML 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 162655 168863 192975
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.90% 89.39% 88.79%
Number of salaries quoted 128479 140408 158967
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +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%

UML
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing UML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for UML in the UK

UML
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing UML.

Salary trend for UML in the UK

UML
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing UML over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for UML in the UK

UML
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the UK over the 6 months to 21 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 -54 1871 £55,000 +4.76% 120
UK excluding London -50 1257 £50,000 +5.26% 89
London -58 693 £70,000 +16.67% 36
South East -49 374 £50,000 +5.26% 22
North of England -36 251 £52,500 +16.67% 27
South West -13 217 £45,000 -5.26% 16
Midlands -16 200 £55,000 +22.22% 13
North West -25 144 £50,000 +11.11% 14
West Midlands +34 135 £53,750 +10.82% 9
East of England -21 134 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Yorkshire -16 99 £55,000 +17.02% 10
East Midlands -50 59 £52,500 +23.53% 4
Scotland -92 48 £80,000 +60.00% 5
Wales +1 31 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Northern Ireland -9 22 - -
North East -4 8 £40,000 +26.98% 3

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing UML 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 UML.

1 940 (47.33%) Agile Software Development
2 653 (32.88%) Java
3 622 (31.32%) Finance
4 547 (27.54%) SQL
5 499 (25.13%) OO
6 475 (23.92%) Software Engineering
7 402 (20.24%) Degree
8 393 (19.79%) C++
8 393 (19.79%) SDLC
9 380 (19.13%) Scrum
10 378 (19.03%) Web Services
11 363 (18.28%) C#
12 360 (18.13%) .NET
13 332 (16.72%) XML
14 324 (16.31%) Business Analysis
15 321 (16.16%) TOGAF
16 320 (16.11%) SOA
17 307 (15.46%) Oracle
18 299 (15.06%) JavaScript
19 293 (14.75%) HTML
20 279 (14.05%) Use Case
21 274 (13.80%) Microsoft
22 261 (13.14%) SQL Server
23 260 (13.09%) Data Modelling
24 252 (12.69%) Enterprise Software
25 233 (11.73%) Banking
26 229 (11.53%) Computer Science
27 223 (11.23%) Stakeholder Management
28 221 (11.13%) Security Cleared
29 215 (10.83%) Windows

UML
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
1 123 (6.19%) WebSphere
2 113 (5.69%) Tomcat
3 105 (5.29%) WebLogic
4 98 (4.93%) JBoss
5 82 (4.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 73 (3.68%) SharePoint
7 71 (3.58%) CMS
8 50 (2.52%) Apache
9 49 (2.47%) Jetty
10 35 (1.76%) WebSphere Application Server
11 28 (1.41%) Apache Geronimo
12 27 (1.36%) IIS
13 25 (1.26%) WildFly
14 23 (1.16%) Apache Spark
14 23 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
15 19 (0.96%) EPiServer
16 18 (0.91%) Apache Solr
16 18 (0.91%) MQSeries
16 18 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
17 16 (0.81%) Confluence
Applications
1 88 (4.43%) MS Visio
2 34 (1.71%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (1.71%) Simulink
3 26 (1.31%) Microsoft Excel
4 16 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (0.55%) Acrobat
5 11 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
5 11 (0.55%) PaintShop Pro
6 8 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
7 6 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.20%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.15%) Mathcad
9 3 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
10 2 (0.10%) Mingle
11 1 (0.050%) CATIA
11 1 (0.050%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.050%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 31 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.81%) Teamcenter
3 13 (0.65%) BusinessWorks
4 11 (0.55%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
5 9 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
6 8 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
8 6 (0.30%) Maximo
8 6 (0.30%) Unica
9 5 (0.25%) Magento
9 5 (0.25%) Workday HCM
10 3 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
10 3 (0.15%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 3 (0.15%) SAP HR
10 3 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
11 2 (0.10%) Exstream
11 2 (0.10%) Oracle Retail
11 2 (0.10%) Oracle SCM
11 2 (0.10%) SAP Retail
12 1 (0.050%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 135 (6.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 116 (5.84%) Amazon AWS
3 59 (2.97%) SaaS
4 37 (1.86%) IaaS
5 36 (1.81%) iPaaS
6 29 (1.46%) PaaS
7 20 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
7 20 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
8 17 (0.86%) Office 365
9 12 (0.60%) OpenShift
10 10 (0.50%) Amazon S3
11 7 (0.35%) Boomi
11 7 (0.35%) Google Analytics
11 7 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 5 (0.25%) GitHub
12 5 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
13 4 (0.20%) npm
14 3 (0.15%) Google Play
14 3 (0.15%) Lucidchart
14 3 (0.15%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 111 (5.59%) TCP/IP
2 71 (3.58%) HTTP
3 59 (2.97%) Internet
4 58 (2.92%) SSL
5 50 (2.52%) Intranet
6 24 (1.21%) Firewall
7 16 (0.81%) AMQP
8 13 (0.65%) Ethernet
9 11 (0.55%) Wireless
10 10 (0.50%) FTP
10 10 (0.50%) NAS
10 10 (0.50%) SAN
10 10 (0.50%) WAN
11 7 (0.35%) RS-232
11 7 (0.35%) SNMP
12 6 (0.30%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 6 (0.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 6 (0.30%) LAN
13 5 (0.25%) Modbus
14 4 (0.20%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 261 (13.14%) SQL Server
2 157 (7.91%) Relational Database
3 137 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
4 127 (6.39%) NoSQL
5 107 (5.39%) Big Data
6 91 (4.58%) Hadoop
7 87 (4.38%) MySQL
8 64 (3.22%) MongoDB
9 60 (3.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 51 (2.57%) PostgreSQL
11 48 (2.42%) Couchbase
11 48 (2.42%) Redis
12 47 (2.37%) Riak
13 43 (2.17%) RDBMS
14 40 (2.01%) Oracle Database
15 36 (1.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 27 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 26 (1.31%) InterSystems Cache
18 25 (1.26%) Blockchain
19 23 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 106 (5.34%) JIRA
2 95 (4.78%) Git (software)
3 89 (4.48%) Jenkins
4 87 (4.38%) Visual Studio
5 68 (3.42%) Maven
6 67 (3.37%) Subversion
7 64 (3.22%) MSTest
7 64 (3.22%) NUnit
8 54 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
9 49 (2.47%) Rational DOORS
10 47 (2.37%) Eclipse
11 38 (1.91%) Rational Rhapsody
12 36 (1.81%) JUnit
13 32 (1.61%) MagicDraw
14 31 (1.56%) XMLSpy
15 30 (1.51%) Ant
15 30 (1.51%) Toad
16 29 (1.46%) Selenium
17 20 (1.01%) Cucumber
18 19 (0.96%) FitNesse
General
1 622 (31.32%) Finance
2 233 (11.73%) Banking
3 147 (7.40%) Retail
4 94 (4.73%) Investment Banking
5 85 (4.28%) Retail Banking
6 60 (3.02%) Telecoms
7 52 (2.62%) Electronics
7 52 (2.62%) Legal
8 48 (2.42%) Marketing
9 44 (2.22%) Manufacturing
10 41 (2.06%) Advertising
11 32 (1.61%) Military
12 28 (1.41%) Automotive
13 25 (1.26%) Aerospace
14 24 (1.21%) Local Government
15 23 (1.16%) Publishing
16 22 (1.11%) Front Office
17 21 (1.06%) Financial Institution
18 17 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
19 16 (0.81%) Law
Job Titles
1 544 (27.39%) Architect
2 485 (24.42%) Analyst
3 456 (22.96%) Developer
4 382 (19.23%) Business Analyst
5 294 (14.80%) Software Engineer
6 210 (10.57%) Solutions Architect
7 151 (7.60%) Java Developer
8 149 (7.50%) Senior Developer
9 104 (5.24%) .NET Developer
10 100 (5.04%) C++ Software Engineer
11 88 (4.43%) Technical Architect
12 85 (4.28%) Consultant
13 82 (4.13%) C# Developer
13 82 (4.13%) Systems Analyst
14 76 (3.83%) Data Architect
14 76 (3.83%) Senior Architect
15 72 (3.63%) C# .NET Developer
16 69 (3.47%) Software Developer
17 63 (3.17%) Agile Business Analyst
18 62 (3.12%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 378 (19.03%) Web Services
2 360 (18.13%) .NET
3 332 (16.72%) XML
4 293 (14.75%) HTML
5 214 (10.78%) CSS
6 173 (8.71%) J2EE
7 172 (8.66%) Spring
8 171 (8.61%) ASP.NET
9 160 (8.06%) SOAP
10 157 (7.91%) Hibernate
11 139 (7.00%) RESTful
12 136 (6.85%) jQuery
13 117 (5.89%) REST
14 103 (5.19%) WPF
15 98 (4.93%) WCF
16 96 (4.83%) HTML5
17 87 (4.38%) XSLT
18 84 (4.23%) STL
19 83 (4.18%) AngularJS
20 82 (4.13%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 252 (12.69%) Enterprise Software
2 229 (11.53%) Computer Science
3 205 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
4 137 (6.90%) Management Information System
5 109 (5.49%) Algorithms
6 79 (3.98%) Data Structures
7 58 (2.92%) User Experience
8 53 (2.67%) Mobile App
9 48 (2.42%) Reference Data
10 42 (2.11%) Greenfield Project
11 39 (1.96%) N-Tier
12 30 (1.51%) Fintech
13 28 (1.41%) Client/Server
14 27 (1.36%) NHS
15 23 (1.16%) Taxonomies
16 22 (1.11%) DataPower
17 20 (1.01%) Data Centre
18 19 (0.96%) Clustering
18 19 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
18 19 (0.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 215 (10.83%) Windows
2 211 (10.62%) Linux
3 128 (6.45%) Unix
4 40 (2.01%) Android
5 37 (1.86%) Apple iOS
6 20 (1.01%) Windows Server
7 14 (0.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 11 (0.55%) Solaris
9 10 (0.50%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 9 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
11 8 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
11 8 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (0.35%) AIX
13 6 (0.30%) Windows Phone
14 4 (0.20%) VxWorks
15 3 (0.15%) HPUX
15 3 (0.15%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.15%) Windows 10
16 2 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 940 (47.33%) Agile Software Development
2 499 (25.13%) OO
3 475 (23.92%) Software Engineering
4 393 (19.79%) SDLC
5 380 (19.13%) Scrum
6 324 (16.31%) Business Analysis
7 321 (16.16%) TOGAF
8 320 (16.11%) SOA
9 279 (14.05%) Use Case
10 260 (13.09%) Data Modelling
11 223 (11.23%) Stakeholder Management
12 211 (10.62%) RUP
13 209 (10.52%) Waterfall
14 208 (10.47%) BPMN
15 204 (10.27%) Project Management
16 203 (10.22%) TDD
17 194 (9.77%) Continuous Integration
18 184 (9.26%) OOD
19 153 (7.70%) Requirements Analysis
20 152 (7.65%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 653 (32.88%) Java
2 547 (27.54%) SQL
3 393 (19.79%) C++
4 363 (18.28%) C#
5 299 (15.06%) JavaScript
6 207 (10.42%) C
7 154 (7.75%) Python
8 107 (5.39%) T-SQL
9 102 (5.14%) PL/SQL
10 67 (3.37%) Bash Shell
11 64 (3.22%) MATLAB
12 60 (3.02%) PHP
13 55 (2.77%) Shell Script
14 50 (2.52%) Ruby
15 49 (2.47%) Perl
16 45 (2.27%) PowerShell
17 25 (1.26%) VB.NET
18 19 (0.96%) Bourne shell
18 19 (0.96%) Go
19 17 (0.86%) R
Qualifications
1 402 (20.24%) Degree
2 221 (11.13%) Security Cleared
3 138 (6.95%) SC Cleared
4 124 (6.24%) Computer Science Degree
5 79 (3.98%) ISEB
6 39 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
7 28 (1.41%) DV Cleared
8 16 (0.81%) IIBA
9 14 (0.70%) APMP
10 13 (0.65%) PhD
11 12 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
11 12 (0.60%) OCMJD
11 12 (0.60%) OCPJP
11 12 (0.60%) OCPJWCD
11 12 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
11 12 (0.60%) Sun Certification
12 11 (0.55%) MCPD
13 10 (0.50%) CBAP
13 10 (0.50%) MCP
14 6 (0.30%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 178 (8.96%) QA
2 33 (1.66%) ISO 20022
3 29 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 23 (1.16%) Data Quality
5 19 (0.96%) MISRA
6 15 (0.76%) DO-178B
7 14 (0.70%) ISO 9001
7 14 (0.70%) PCI DSS
8 8 (0.40%) IEC 61508
8 8 (0.40%) IEC 62304
8 8 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (0.40%) MISRA C
8 8 (0.40%) PMO
9 7 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 6 (0.30%) GDPR
10 6 (0.30%) MiFID
10 6 (0.30%) MIL-STD-498
10 6 (0.30%) SLA
11 4 (0.20%) ECSS
11 4 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 51 (2.57%) Docker
2 23 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (0.91%) Firmware
4 10 (0.50%) Active Directory
5 8 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.10%) HDFS
8 1 (0.050%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.050%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.050%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.050%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 50 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
1 50 (2.52%) Puppet
2 36 (1.81%) Ansible
3 19 (0.96%) Cobbler
4 17 (0.86%) Kibana
4 17 (0.86%) logstash
5 16 (0.81%) Salt
6 12 (0.60%) Kubernetes
7 8 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.10%) Nagios
8 2 (0.10%) Packer
8 2 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.050%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.050%) SELinux
9 1 (0.050%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.050%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 1 (0.050%) WMI
Vendors
1 307 (15.46%) Oracle
2 274 (13.80%) Microsoft
3 96 (4.83%) IBM
4 49 (2.47%) TIBCO
5 44 (2.22%) GoldenSource
6 40 (2.01%) VMware
7 36 (1.81%) Google
8 33 (1.66%) SAP
9 28 (1.41%) webMethods
10 24 (1.21%) hybris
11 23 (1.16%) Sun
12 22 (1.11%) Informatica
13 20 (1.01%) CA
14 19 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
15 18 (0.91%) Tableau
16 15 (0.76%) Rackspace
16 15 (0.76%) Red Hat
17 13 (0.65%) Adobe
17 13 (0.65%) Solace
17 13 (0.65%) Sybase