Period
to 25 September 2018

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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Modeling Language (UML)
UK
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 324 297 231
Rank change year-on-year -27 -66 -28
Permanent jobs citing UML 1,667 2,003 2,911
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.00% 1.14% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 1.24% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,272 1,530 2,355
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,225 £33,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £79,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -2.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 152,515 161,529 173,960
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.04% 91.56% 90.88%
Number of salaries quoted 121,393 127,449 145,145
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 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for UML in the UK

UML
Top 15 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 25 September 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 -28 1,586 £55,000 - 203
UK excluding London -13 1,137 £49,000 -2.00% 184
London -51 521 £77,000 +10.00% 45
South East +29 381 £47,500 -5.00% 35
South West +38 296 £47,500 +5.56% 42
North of England +3 223 £50,000 -9.09% 32
Yorkshire +9 104 £52,500 -4.55% 9
North West -15 101 £50,000 - 22
East of England -19 88 £60,000 +26.32% 27
Midlands -73 82 £50,000 -4.76% 22
West Midlands -47 53 £50,000 - 15
Scotland +1 52 £65,000 -18.75% 7
East Midlands -21 29 £40,000 -23.81% 7
Wales -4 19 £35,000 -22.22% 15
North East -6 18 £37,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, IT jobs citing UML 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 UML.

1 927 (55.61%) Agile Software Development
2 554 (33.23%) Java
3 456 (27.35%) Finance
4 445 (26.69%) SQL
5 427 (25.61%) Software Engineering
6 414 (24.84%) Degree
7 393 (23.58%) C#
8 374 (22.44%) OO
9 370 (22.20%) C++
10 354 (21.24%) JavaScript
11 346 (20.76%) Security Cleared
12 336 (20.16%) Scrum
13 321 (19.26%) .NET
14 303 (18.18%) Business Analysis
15 301 (18.06%) TOGAF
16 276 (16.56%) C
17 275 (16.50%) HTML
18 273 (16.38%) Web Services
19 269 (16.14%) Use Case
20 265 (15.90%) CSS
21 258 (15.48%) Computer Science
22 255 (15.30%) Continuous Integration
23 248 (14.88%) SOA
24 246 (14.76%) Waterfall
25 244 (14.64%) SQL Server
26 243 (14.58%) TDD
27 229 (13.74%) BPMN
28 226 (13.56%) XML
29 217 (13.02%) Analytical Skills
30 204 (12.24%) SDLC

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 90 (5.40%) SharePoint
2 56 (3.36%) JBoss
3 49 (2.94%) WebLogic
4 48 (2.88%) Tomcat
5 46 (2.76%) Apache
6 34 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 33 (1.98%) Confluence
8 30 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
8 30 (1.80%) WebSphere
9 26 (1.56%) Jetty
10 18 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
11 12 (0.72%) Apache Spark
12 11 (0.66%) Mule
12 11 (0.66%) OpenStack
12 11 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
13 10 (0.60%) Apache ServiceMix
14 9 (0.54%) Alfresco
14 9 (0.54%) CMS
14 9 (0.54%) Joomla!
15 6 (0.36%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 86 (5.16%) MS Visio
2 33 (1.98%) Microsoft Office
3 29 (1.74%) Microsoft Excel
4 20 (1.20%) Microsoft Project
5 16 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 15 (0.90%) Simulink
7 8 (0.48%) Stateflow
8 7 (0.42%) TargetLink
9 6 (0.36%) Mingle
10 5 (0.30%) Photoshop
11 4 (0.24%) Doxygen
12 2 (0.12%) Chatbot
12 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.060%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 58 (3.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.24%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.24%) SAP CRM
3 4 (0.24%) SAP IS-U
3 4 (0.24%) Visualfiles
4 3 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.18%) Sonata
5 2 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.12%) LongView
5 2 (0.12%) Magento
5 2 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.060%) BASE24
6 1 (0.060%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 175 (10.50%) Amazon AWS
2 170 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (2.82%) SaaS
4 33 (1.98%) PaaS
5 26 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
6 20 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
7 19 (1.14%) IaaS
8 10 (0.60%) Serverless
9 8 (0.48%) OpenShift
10 4 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
11 3 (0.18%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.18%) GitHub
11 3 (0.18%) Lucidchart
11 3 (0.18%) Office 365
11 3 (0.18%) Slack
12 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (0.12%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.40%) Internet
2 29 (1.74%) HTTP
3 14 (0.84%) SSL
3 14 (0.84%) TCP/IP
4 12 (0.72%) HTTPS
5 10 (0.60%) Ethernet
6 9 (0.54%) Bluetooth
6 9 (0.54%) Intranet
6 9 (0.54%) Network Security
6 9 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (0.48%) 3GPP
7 8 (0.48%) 802.11
7 8 (0.48%) 802.15
7 8 (0.48%) MQTT
7 8 (0.48%) Remote Desktop
7 8 (0.48%) Wireshark
7 8 (0.48%) ZigBee
8 6 (0.36%) Extranet
9 5 (0.30%) DNS
9 5 (0.30%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 244 (14.64%) SQL Server
2 100 (6.00%) Relational Database
3 91 (5.46%) NoSQL
4 80 (4.80%) Big Data
5 64 (3.84%) MongoDB
6 61 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
7 56 (3.36%) Hadoop
8 55 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
9 46 (2.76%) MySQL
10 45 (2.70%) RDBMS
11 25 (1.50%) Redis
12 19 (1.14%) Oracle Database
12 19 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 18 (1.08%) Blockchain
13 18 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
13 18 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 17 (1.02%) Couchbase
15 16 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
15 16 (0.96%) Riak
16 15 (0.90%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 129 (7.74%) Git (software)
2 102 (6.12%) Maven
3 95 (5.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 92 (5.52%) Subversion
5 87 (5.22%) Visual Studio
6 79 (4.74%) Jenkins
7 71 (4.26%) JIRA
8 66 (3.96%) NUnit
8 66 (3.96%) Visual Studio Team System
9 62 (3.72%) Eclipse
10 57 (3.42%) JUnit
11 56 (3.36%) MSTest
12 40 (2.40%) Rational DOORS
13 31 (1.86%) Ant
14 29 (1.74%) Octopus Deploy
15 23 (1.38%) Jasmine
16 22 (1.32%) Cucumber
16 22 (1.32%) Rational Rhapsody
17 21 (1.26%) Gradle
17 21 (1.26%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 456 (27.35%) Finance
2 102 (6.12%) Retail
3 77 (4.62%) Banking
4 57 (3.42%) Advertising
5 50 (3.00%) Telecoms
6 46 (2.76%) Aerospace
7 39 (2.34%) Electronics
8 37 (2.22%) Law
9 35 (2.10%) Marketing
10 30 (1.80%) Manufacturing
11 29 (1.74%) Investment Banking
12 27 (1.62%) Local Government
13 26 (1.56%) Financial Institution
13 26 (1.56%) Military
14 25 (1.50%) Automotive
15 19 (1.14%) Legal
16 18 (1.08%) Back Office
16 18 (1.08%) Games
17 14 (0.84%) Front Office
18 9 (0.54%) French Language
Job Titles
1 470 (28.19%) Architect
2 371 (22.26%) Analyst
3 344 (20.64%) Developer
4 314 (18.84%) Business Analyst
5 259 (15.54%) Software Engineer
6 224 (13.44%) Solutions Architect
7 154 (9.24%) Java Developer
8 100 (6.00%) Senior Developer
9 77 (4.62%) Senior Software Engineer
10 73 (4.38%) Software Developer
11 71 (4.26%) C++ Software Engineer
12 69 (4.14%) Consultant
13 64 (3.84%) C# Developer
13 64 (3.84%) Technical Architect
14 57 (3.42%) Senior Architect
15 56 (3.36%) Embedded Engineer
16 55 (3.30%) Systems Engineer
17 52 (3.12%) Embedded Software Engineer
18 49 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
19 48 (2.88%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 321 (19.26%) .NET
2 275 (16.50%) HTML
3 273 (16.38%) Web Services
4 265 (15.90%) CSS
5 226 (13.56%) XML
6 160 (9.60%) jQuery
7 152 (9.12%) Spring
8 133 (7.98%) REST
9 105 (6.30%) ASP.NET
10 102 (6.12%) SOAP
11 98 (5.88%) Hibernate
12 95 (5.70%) J2EE
13 93 (5.58%) Entity Framework
14 91 (5.46%) React
15 84 (5.04%) WPF
16 82 (4.92%) WCF
17 80 (4.80%) .NET Framework
17 80 (4.80%) AngularJS
18 76 (4.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 73 (4.38%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 258 (15.48%) Computer Science
2 217 (13.02%) Analytical Skills
3 101 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 87 (5.22%) Enterprise Software
4 87 (5.22%) N-Tier
5 84 (5.04%) User Experience
6 83 (4.98%) Self-Motivation
7 59 (3.54%) Embedded Systems
8 36 (2.16%) Fintech
9 30 (1.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 24 (1.44%) FMCG
11 21 (1.26%) RIA
12 18 (1.08%) Mobile App
13 17 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
14 14 (0.84%) Virtual Team
15 13 (0.78%) Device Driver
16 12 (0.72%) Cyberthreat
16 12 (0.72%) Data Structures
16 12 (0.72%) iPhone
17 11 (0.66%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 191 (11.46%) Linux
2 147 (8.82%) Windows
3 65 (3.90%) Android
4 48 (2.88%) Apple iOS
5 44 (2.64%) Unix
6 17 (1.02%) Embedded Linux
7 12 (0.72%) Windows Phone
8 8 (0.48%) FreeRTOS
8 8 (0.48%) ThreadX
8 8 (0.48%) Windows Server
9 7 (0.42%) Windows NT
10 6 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.30%) CentOS
11 5 (0.30%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.24%) Solaris
13 2 (0.12%) HPUX
14 1 (0.060%) VxWorks
14 1 (0.060%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 927 (55.61%) Agile Software Development
2 427 (25.61%) Software Engineering
3 374 (22.44%) OO
4 336 (20.16%) Scrum
5 303 (18.18%) Business Analysis
6 301 (18.06%) TOGAF
7 269 (16.14%) Use Case
8 255 (15.30%) Continuous Integration
9 248 (14.88%) SOA
10 246 (14.76%) Waterfall
11 243 (14.58%) TDD
12 229 (13.74%) BPMN
13 204 (12.24%) SDLC
14 203 (12.18%) Project Management
15 195 (11.70%) Stakeholder Management
16 186 (11.16%) Problem-Solving
17 172 (10.32%) User Stories
18 169 (10.14%) Enterprise Architecture
19 164 (9.84%) Open Source
20 162 (9.72%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 554 (33.23%) Java
2 445 (26.69%) SQL
3 393 (23.58%) C#
4 370 (22.20%) C++
5 354 (21.24%) JavaScript
6 276 (16.56%) C
7 143 (8.58%) T-SQL
8 136 (8.16%) Python
9 72 (4.32%) PL/SQL
10 39 (2.34%) Java 8
11 30 (1.80%) Ada
12 28 (1.68%) Shell Script
13 25 (1.50%) Bash Shell
13 25 (1.50%) Embedded C
14 23 (1.38%) Objective-C
14 23 (1.38%) PowerShell
15 21 (1.26%) Embedded C++
16 19 (1.14%) Perl
17 17 (1.02%) Assembly Language
18 16 (0.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 414 (24.84%) Degree
2 346 (20.76%) Security Cleared
3 184 (11.04%) SC Cleared
4 118 (7.08%) Computer Science Degree
5 81 (4.86%) DV Cleared
6 58 (3.48%) ISEB
7 23 (1.38%) PhD
8 19 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 19 (1.14%) TOGAF Certification
9 18 (1.08%) MCPD
9 18 (1.08%) PMI Certification
10 15 (0.90%) APMP
11 12 (0.72%) CBAP
12 11 (0.66%) Chartered Engineer
12 11 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 10 (0.60%) IIBA
14 9 (0.54%) Master's Degree
14 9 (0.54%) Numerate Degree
15 7 (0.42%) PMP
16 6 (0.36%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (6.84%) QA
2 47 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 41 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 34 (2.04%) Cyber Essentials
5 29 (1.74%) GDPR
6 27 (1.62%) ISO 9001
7 24 (1.44%) MISRA
8 15 (0.90%) COBIT
8 15 (0.90%) ECSS
9 11 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 15288
10 10 (0.60%) Data Quality
11 7 (0.42%) Def Stans
11 7 (0.42%) DO-178B
11 7 (0.42%) HAZOP
12 6 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 5 (0.30%) MISRA C
13 5 (0.30%) PMO
13 5 (0.30%) PSD2
13 5 (0.30%) SLA
14 4 (0.24%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 87 (5.22%) Docker
2 28 (1.68%) Firmware
3 14 (0.84%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.36%) KVM
4 6 (0.36%) QEMU
5 5 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.24%) Apache Flume
6 4 (0.24%) HDFS
6 4 (0.24%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.060%) iptables
7 1 (0.060%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.060%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.060%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (1.56%) Kubernetes
2 16 (0.96%) Ansible
3 13 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (0.60%) Single Sign-On
5 9 (0.54%) Terraform
6 7 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (0.42%) Puppet
7 5 (0.30%) Cobbler
8 4 (0.24%) Oozie
8 4 (0.24%) PTC Integrity
9 2 (0.12%) Kibana
9 2 (0.12%) logstash
9 2 (0.12%) Nagios
10 1 (0.060%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 1 (0.060%) Core Impact
10 1 (0.060%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.060%) Mesos
10 1 (0.060%) MOM
10 1 (0.060%) Nessus
10 1 (0.060%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 197 (11.82%) Microsoft
2 153 (9.18%) Oracle
3 58 (3.48%) Nintex
4 41 (2.46%) IBM
5 37 (2.22%) Google
6 31 (1.86%) VMware
7 28 (1.68%) Atlassian
8 21 (1.26%) SAP
9 18 (1.08%) Rackspace
9 18 (1.08%) Sybase
10 14 (0.84%) Citrix
10 14 (0.84%) Tableau
11 13 (0.78%) Cisco
11 13 (0.78%) Splunk
12 12 (0.72%) Apple
12 12 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
12 12 (0.72%) TIBCO
12 12 (0.72%) Xamarin
13 11 (0.66%) Informatica
14 10 (0.60%) Unisys