Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Modeling Language (UML)
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 313 233 216
Rank change year-on-year -80 -17 -41
Permanent jobs citing UML 1,710 2,567 3,359
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.99% 1.45% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.62% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1,312 2,161 2,888
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £33,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

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 155,536 158,519 185,447
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.84% 89.54% 88.87%
Number of salaries quoted 124,908 131,030 153,743
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 £28,125 £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%

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 20 January 2018.

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 20 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 -77 1,589 £55,000 - 275
UK excluding London -70 1,122 £50,000 +5.26% 241
London -95 548 £70,000 +16.67% 67
South East -50 351 £50,000 +5.26% 57
North of England -35 251 £50,000 +6.38% 41
South West -26 193 £47,500 -2.06% 49
Midlands -34 148 £52,500 +10.53% 27
North West -33 140 £50,000 +5.26% 21
Yorkshire -23 107 £53,000 +11.58% 19
West Midlands +6 90 £52,500 +5.00% 15
East of England -76 89 £53,750 +13.16% 34
Scotland -92 55 £50,000 - 11
East Midlands -43 52 £50,000 +11.11% 12
Wales +5 23 £40,000 - 20
Northern Ireland -9 19 - - 2
North East -31 4 £40,000 +26.98% 1

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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.

1 844 (49.36%) Agile Software Development
2 541 (31.64%) Java
3 512 (29.94%) Finance
4 498 (29.12%) SQL
5 462 (27.02%) Software Engineering
6 453 (26.49%) OO
7 379 (22.16%) Web Services
8 372 (21.75%) C++
9 368 (21.52%) C#
10 357 (20.88%) Degree
11 342 (20.00%) Scrum
12 311 (18.19%) SDLC
13 301 (17.60%) .NET
14 285 (16.67%) JavaScript
15 277 (16.20%) SOA
16 273 (15.96%) Microsoft
17 268 (15.67%) HTML
18 261 (15.26%) Oracle
19 260 (15.20%) Use Case
20 254 (14.85%) XML
21 245 (14.33%) TOGAF
22 228 (13.33%) Business Analysis
23 222 (12.98%) SQL Server
24 210 (12.28%) Computer Science
25 208 (12.16%) TDD
25 208 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
26 206 (12.05%) CSS
27 196 (11.46%) Continuous Integration
28 189 (11.05%) Stakeholder Management
29 187 (10.94%) BPMN

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 86 (5.03%) WebSphere
2 76 (4.44%) Tomcat
3 74 (4.33%) WebLogic
4 68 (3.98%) SharePoint
5 66 (3.86%) JBoss
5 66 (3.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 64 (3.74%) CMS
7 40 (2.34%) Jetty
8 29 (1.70%) EPiServer
9 28 (1.64%) Apache
10 24 (1.40%) MQSeries
11 23 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
12 16 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
13 15 (0.88%) Confluence
14 14 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
14 14 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
15 13 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
16 12 (0.70%) IIS
17 11 (0.64%) WildFly
18 10 (0.58%) Apache Geronimo
Applications
1 59 (3.45%) MS Visio
2 37 (2.16%) Microsoft Office
3 29 (1.70%) Simulink
4 28 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
5 18 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 7 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.23%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.18%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.18%) Mathcad
8 3 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (0.18%) PaintShop Pro
9 2 (0.12%) Mingle
9 2 (0.12%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 35 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.70%) Teamcenter
3 9 (0.53%) BusinessWorks
3 9 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.53%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
4 7 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (0.29%) Magento
5 5 (0.29%) Sonata
6 3 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.18%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 3 (0.18%) Maximo
7 2 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
7 2 (0.12%) Exstream
7 2 (0.12%) Workday HCM
8 1 (0.058%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.058%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.058%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.058%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 112 (6.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 98 (5.73%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (2.46%) SaaS
4 27 (1.58%) PaaS
5 25 (1.46%) Google Cloud Platform
6 22 (1.29%) iPaaS
7 21 (1.23%) IaaS
8 15 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (0.64%) OpenShift
10 10 (0.58%) Amazon S3
10 10 (0.58%) Office 365
11 7 (0.41%) Boomi
12 5 (0.29%) GitHub
13 4 (0.23%) Google Analytics
14 3 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
15 2 (0.12%) Force.com
16 1 (0.058%) Azure Active Directory
16 1 (0.058%) Bluemix
16 1 (0.058%) IBM Cloud
16 1 (0.058%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 85 (4.97%) TCP/IP
2 51 (2.98%) Internet
3 48 (2.81%) HTTP
4 42 (2.46%) SSL
5 27 (1.58%) Intranet
6 20 (1.17%) AMQP
7 17 (0.99%) Firewall
8 14 (0.82%) NAS
8 14 (0.82%) SAN
8 14 (0.82%) WAN
9 10 (0.58%) MQTT
10 9 (0.53%) Ethernet
10 9 (0.53%) FTP
11 8 (0.47%) SNMP
11 8 (0.47%) Wireless
12 7 (0.41%) 802.11
13 6 (0.35%) 802.15
13 6 (0.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 6 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (0.35%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (12.98%) SQL Server
2 113 (6.61%) Relational Database
3 95 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
4 94 (5.50%) NoSQL
5 71 (4.15%) Big Data
5 71 (4.15%) Hadoop
6 65 (3.80%) MySQL
7 59 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 51 (2.98%) MongoDB
9 46 (2.69%) PostgreSQL
10 42 (2.46%) Oracle Database
11 32 (1.87%) Couchbase
11 32 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 31 (1.81%) Redis
12 31 (1.81%) Riak
13 30 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 29 (1.70%) SQL Server 2014
15 27 (1.58%) RDBMS
16 18 (1.05%) Data Lake
16 18 (1.05%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 125 (7.31%) Visual Studio
2 89 (5.20%) Git (software)
3 83 (4.85%) JIRA
4 79 (4.62%) Jenkins
5 75 (4.39%) Subversion
6 69 (4.04%) Maven
7 65 (3.80%) MSTest
7 65 (3.80%) NUnit
8 43 (2.51%) Team Foundation Server
9 42 (2.46%) JUnit
10 40 (2.34%) Rational DOORS
11 38 (2.22%) Eclipse
12 37 (2.16%) Rational Rhapsody
13 36 (2.11%) Selenium
14 31 (1.81%) Ant
15 29 (1.70%) Cucumber
16 22 (1.29%) FitNesse
17 20 (1.17%) Vagrant
18 18 (1.05%) Gradle
19 17 (0.99%) Hudson
General
1 512 (29.94%) Finance
2 153 (8.95%) Banking
3 111 (6.49%) Retail
4 50 (2.92%) Investment Banking
5 46 (2.69%) Electronics
5 46 (2.69%) Legal
5 46 (2.69%) Manufacturing
6 40 (2.34%) Retail Banking
7 32 (1.87%) Telecoms
8 28 (1.64%) Marketing
9 27 (1.58%) Advertising
10 24 (1.40%) Military
11 22 (1.29%) Financial Institution
11 22 (1.29%) Law
12 21 (1.23%) Aerospace
13 19 (1.11%) Local Government
14 17 (0.99%) Automotive
15 16 (0.94%) Back Office
16 11 (0.64%) Games
17 10 (0.58%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 430 (25.15%) Analyst
2 413 (24.15%) Architect
2 413 (24.15%) Developer
3 325 (19.01%) Business Analyst
4 284 (16.61%) Software Engineer
5 156 (9.12%) Senior Developer
6 155 (9.06%) Solutions Architect
7 151 (8.83%) Java Developer
8 112 (6.55%) C++ Software Engineer
9 106 (6.20%) .NET Developer
10 96 (5.61%) C# Developer
11 91 (5.32%) C# .NET Developer
12 87 (5.09%) Consultant
13 81 (4.74%) Software Developer
14 71 (4.15%) Senior Software Engineer
15 70 (4.09%) Senior C# Developer
15 70 (4.09%) Systems Analyst
16 68 (3.98%) Senior .NET Developer
17 67 (3.92%) Senior C# .NET Developer
18 58 (3.39%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 379 (22.16%) Web Services
2 301 (17.60%) .NET
3 268 (15.67%) HTML
4 254 (14.85%) XML
5 206 (12.05%) CSS
6 171 (10.00%) ASP.NET
7 150 (8.77%) J2EE
8 149 (8.71%) Spring
9 138 (8.07%) SOAP
10 134 (7.84%) RESTful
11 131 (7.66%) Hibernate
12 120 (7.02%) jQuery
13 102 (5.96%) WPF
14 100 (5.85%) HTML5
15 97 (5.67%) REST
16 95 (5.56%) Java EE
17 94 (5.50%) STL
18 93 (5.44%) WCF
19 87 (5.09%) XSLT
20 85 (4.97%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 210 (12.28%) Computer Science
2 208 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
3 185 (10.82%) Enterprise Software
4 107 (6.26%) Management Information System
5 85 (4.97%) Algorithms
6 63 (3.68%) Data Structures
7 61 (3.57%) User Experience
8 39 (2.28%) N-Tier
9 30 (1.75%) Mobile App
9 30 (1.75%) Reference Data
10 25 (1.46%) Greenfield Project
11 24 (1.40%) Fintech
12 20 (1.17%) DataPower
13 19 (1.11%) Embedded Systems
14 18 (1.05%) Virtual Team
15 17 (0.99%) Clustering
15 17 (0.99%) Data Centre
15 17 (0.99%) NHS
15 17 (0.99%) Taxonomies
16 13 (0.76%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 185 (10.82%) Windows
2 176 (10.29%) Linux
3 103 (6.02%) Unix
4 28 (1.64%) Android
5 26 (1.52%) Apple iOS
6 13 (0.76%) Windows Server
7 10 (0.58%) Solaris
8 7 (0.41%) AIX
8 7 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
8 7 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
8 7 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.35%) ThreadX
9 6 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.23%) VxWorks
12 3 (0.18%) HPUX
13 2 (0.12%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.058%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.058%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 844 (49.36%) Agile Software Development
2 462 (27.02%) Software Engineering
3 453 (26.49%) OO
4 342 (20.00%) Scrum
5 311 (18.19%) SDLC
6 277 (16.20%) SOA
7 260 (15.20%) Use Case
8 245 (14.33%) TOGAF
9 228 (13.33%) Business Analysis
10 208 (12.16%) TDD
11 196 (11.46%) Continuous Integration
12 189 (11.05%) Stakeholder Management
13 187 (10.94%) BPMN
14 162 (9.47%) Data Modelling
15 156 (9.12%) RUP
16 155 (9.06%) OOD
17 154 (9.01%) Project Management
18 151 (8.83%) Test Automation
19 150 (8.77%) Waterfall
20 132 (7.72%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 541 (31.64%) Java
2 498 (29.12%) SQL
3 372 (21.75%) C++
4 368 (21.52%) C#
5 285 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 186 (10.88%) C
7 136 (7.95%) Python
8 120 (7.02%) T-SQL
9 111 (6.49%) PL/SQL
10 62 (3.63%) MATLAB
11 51 (2.98%) Bash Shell
12 50 (2.92%) Ruby
13 45 (2.63%) PowerShell
13 45 (2.63%) Shell Script
14 40 (2.34%) PHP
15 35 (2.05%) Perl
16 29 (1.70%) VB.NET
17 17 (0.99%) Embedded C
18 16 (0.94%) Ada
18 16 (0.94%) R
Qualifications
1 357 (20.88%) Degree
2 187 (10.94%) Security Cleared
3 130 (7.60%) Computer Science Degree
4 121 (7.08%) SC Cleared
5 56 (3.27%) ISEB
6 36 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 29 (1.70%) DV Cleared
8 22 (1.29%) IIBA
9 13 (0.76%) Sun Certification
10 12 (0.70%) ISTQB
10 12 (0.70%) MCPD
10 12 (0.70%) OCMJD
10 12 (0.70%) OCPJP
10 12 (0.70%) OCPJWCD
10 12 (0.70%) Oracle Certification
11 10 (0.58%) APMP
11 10 (0.58%) CBAP
12 9 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 8 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (0.41%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 180 (10.53%) QA
2 23 (1.35%) MISRA
3 18 (1.05%) DO-178B
3 18 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 15 (0.88%) Data Quality
5 11 (0.64%) PMO
6 8 (0.47%) IEC 61508
6 8 (0.47%) IEC 62304
7 7 (0.41%) GDPR
7 7 (0.41%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.35%) MIL-STD-498
8 6 (0.35%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.35%) SLA
9 5 (0.29%) Def Stans
9 5 (0.29%) MISRA C
10 4 (0.23%) ECSS
10 4 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.12%) MiFID
System Software
1 58 (3.39%) Docker
2 19 (1.11%) Firmware
3 17 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.58%) Active Directory
5 7 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.12%) HDFS
7 1 (0.058%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.058%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.058%) IAG
7 1 (0.058%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.058%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 39 (2.28%) Puppet
2 38 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (1.46%) Ansible
4 22 (1.29%) Cobbler
5 19 (1.11%) Kubernetes
6 7 (0.41%) Terraform
7 4 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.23%) Kibana
7 4 (0.23%) logstash
7 4 (0.23%) Salt
7 4 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.12%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.058%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.058%) Mesos
9 1 (0.058%) MOM
9 1 (0.058%) Nagios
9 1 (0.058%) SELinux
9 1 (0.058%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 1 (0.058%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 1 (0.058%) WMI
Vendors
1 273 (15.96%) Microsoft
2 261 (15.26%) Oracle
3 85 (4.97%) IBM
4 43 (2.51%) TIBCO
5 36 (2.11%) VMware
6 35 (2.05%) Google
7 28 (1.64%) GoldenSource
8 23 (1.35%) Sun
9 20 (1.17%) Rackspace
9 20 (1.17%) Red Hat
10 19 (1.11%) Informatica
11 17 (0.99%) hybris
11 17 (0.99%) webMethods
12 14 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
13 13 (0.76%) Tableau
14 12 (0.70%) Solace
14 12 (0.70%) Sybase
15 11 (0.64%) Intel
16 10 (0.58%) Dell
16 10 (0.58%) HP