Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Modeling Language (UML)
UK
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 325 263 219
Rank change year-on-year -62 -44 -43
Permanent jobs citing UML 1,727 2,215 3,360
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.97% 1.29% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 1.43% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,368 1,878 2,811
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +7.53%
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,841 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,075 £78,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.00% +11.11% +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 161,161 154,899 184,123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.85% 90.44% 89.96%
Number of salaries quoted 130,585 127,506 153,009
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,250 £27,875 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

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 22 April 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 22 April 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 -66 1,610 £52,250 -0.48% 246
UK excluding London -58 1,200 £48,500 -3.00% 220
London -75 502 £67,500 +12.50% 47
South East -52 388 £47,500 -5.00% 52
North of England -12 289 £52,500 - 39
South West -22 238 £46,500 -7.00% 42
North West -3 148 £50,000 - 22
Yorkshire +2 137 £52,500 - 13
Midlands -48 95 £42,000 -11.58% 29
East of England -80 91 £62,500 +31.58% 37
Scotland -38 73 £65,000 +18.18% 13
West Midlands -30 48 £46,250 -2.63% 16
East Midlands -22 47 £38,000 -24.00% 13
Wales +15 25 £40,600 -9.78% 8
North East -26 4 £42,500 -37.04% 4
Northern Ireland -8 2 £40,000 -33.33%

For the 6 months to 22 April 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.

1 915 (52.98%) Agile Software Development
2 517 (29.94%) Java
3 497 (28.78%) SQL
4 463 (26.81%) Software Engineering
5 456 (26.40%) OO
6 444 (25.71%) Finance
7 416 (24.09%) C#
8 402 (23.28%) Degree
9 391 (22.64%) C++
10 354 (20.50%) Web Services
11 342 (19.80%) Scrum
12 335 (19.40%) JavaScript
13 310 (17.95%) .NET
14 304 (17.60%) Use Case
15 295 (17.08%) SDLC
16 287 (16.62%) Microsoft
17 280 (16.21%) HTML
18 273 (15.81%) TOGAF
19 258 (14.94%) TDD
20 244 (14.13%) CSS
21 237 (13.72%) Oracle
21 237 (13.72%) SQL Server
22 235 (13.61%) XML
22 235 (13.61%) Problem-Solving
23 233 (13.49%) SOA
24 226 (13.09%) Security Cleared
25 225 (13.03%) Analytical Skills
26 213 (12.33%) Computer Science
27 202 (11.70%) BPMN
28 200 (11.58%) Stakeholder Management

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 69 (4.00%) JBoss
2 62 (3.59%) SharePoint
3 61 (3.53%) Tomcat
4 51 (2.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 48 (2.78%) WebLogic
6 44 (2.55%) WebSphere
7 40 (2.32%) Confluence
8 38 (2.20%) CMS
9 28 (1.62%) Jetty
10 27 (1.56%) MQSeries
11 25 (1.45%) Apache
11 25 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
12 23 (1.33%) EPiServer
13 21 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
13 21 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
14 13 (0.75%) Apache Spark
15 12 (0.69%) IIS
16 9 (0.52%) OpenStack
16 9 (0.52%) Oracle Application Server
17 8 (0.46%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 91 (5.27%) MS Visio
2 51 (2.95%) Microsoft Office
3 42 (2.43%) Microsoft Excel
4 28 (1.62%) Simulink
5 20 (1.16%) Microsoft Project
6 11 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (0.23%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.23%) Mingle
7 4 (0.23%) OrCAD
8 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.12%) Stateflow
8 2 (0.12%) TargetLink
9 1 (0.058%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.058%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.058%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 20 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
2 14 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.69%) Sonata
4 9 (0.52%) Magento
5 6 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.35%) NetSuite
6 5 (0.29%) Teamcenter
7 4 (0.23%) SAP CRM
7 4 (0.23%) SAP IS-U
8 3 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
9 2 (0.12%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
9 2 (0.12%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
9 2 (0.12%) Visualfiles
10 1 (0.058%) Distributed Ledger
10 1 (0.058%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 118 (6.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 114 (6.60%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (1.74%) PaaS
3 30 (1.74%) SaaS
4 29 (1.68%) Google Cloud Platform
5 25 (1.45%) IaaS
6 20 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (0.52%) OpenShift
8 7 (0.41%) Amazon S3
9 6 (0.35%) Office 365
9 6 (0.35%) Serverless
9 6 (0.35%) Slack
9 6 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
10 5 (0.29%) GitHub
10 5 (0.29%) npm
11 4 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (0.23%) Sage Pay
12 3 (0.17%) Boomi
13 2 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.12%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 54 (3.13%) Internet
2 32 (1.85%) Intranet
3 20 (1.16%) TCP/IP
4 16 (0.93%) HTTP
5 13 (0.75%) Bluetooth
6 12 (0.69%) 3GPP
6 12 (0.69%) 802.11
6 12 (0.69%) 802.15
6 12 (0.69%) MQTT
6 12 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
6 12 (0.69%) Wireless
6 12 (0.69%) ZigBee
7 11 (0.64%) Firewall
8 10 (0.58%) Ethernet
9 9 (0.52%) AMQP
9 9 (0.52%) Extranet
10 8 (0.46%) NAS
10 8 (0.46%) SAN
10 8 (0.46%) WAN
11 6 (0.35%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 237 (13.72%) SQL Server
2 87 (5.04%) Relational Database
3 82 (4.75%) NoSQL
4 60 (3.47%) Hadoop
5 54 (3.13%) MongoDB
5 54 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
6 52 (3.01%) MySQL
7 49 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 46 (2.66%) Big Data
9 38 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
10 37 (2.14%) Oracle Database
11 34 (1.97%) RDBMS
12 30 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 27 (1.56%) Redis
14 26 (1.51%) Couchbase
15 24 (1.39%) Riak
15 24 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 22 (1.27%) Geospatial Data
16 22 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
17 19 (1.10%) DB2
Development Applications
1 157 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 119 (6.89%) JIRA
3 108 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 99 (5.73%) Subversion
5 78 (4.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 77 (4.46%) NUnit
7 72 (4.17%) Maven
7 72 (4.17%) MSTest
8 66 (3.82%) Jenkins
9 49 (2.84%) JUnit
10 43 (2.49%) Selenium
11 41 (2.37%) Ant
11 41 (2.37%) Eclipse
12 34 (1.97%) Gradle
13 32 (1.85%) Rational DOORS
14 31 (1.80%) Rational Rhapsody
15 25 (1.45%) Cucumber
16 24 (1.39%) Jasmine
17 20 (1.16%) gulp
18 17 (0.98%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 444 (25.71%) Finance
2 111 (6.43%) Retail
3 82 (4.75%) Banking
4 46 (2.66%) Advertising
5 45 (2.61%) Manufacturing
6 41 (2.37%) Legal
7 38 (2.20%) Electronics
8 36 (2.08%) Law
9 34 (1.97%) Telecoms
10 30 (1.74%) Marketing
11 28 (1.62%) Back Office
12 22 (1.27%) Local Government
13 21 (1.22%) Aerospace
13 21 (1.22%) Financial Institution
13 21 (1.22%) Military
14 20 (1.16%) Investment Banking
15 15 (0.87%) Billing
15 15 (0.87%) Games
16 13 (0.75%) Automotive
17 6 (0.35%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 430 (24.90%) Analyst
2 391 (22.64%) Developer
3 378 (21.89%) Architect
4 319 (18.47%) Business Analyst
5 298 (17.26%) Software Engineer
6 158 (9.15%) Java Developer
7 151 (8.74%) Solutions Architect
8 132 (7.64%) Senior Developer
9 115 (6.66%) .NET Developer
10 113 (6.54%) C# Developer
11 105 (6.08%) C++ Software Engineer
12 104 (6.02%) Consultant
13 101 (5.85%) C# .NET Developer
14 87 (5.04%) Software Developer
15 82 (4.75%) Senior Software Engineer
16 66 (3.82%) Systems Analyst
17 64 (3.71%) Senior C# Developer
18 61 (3.53%) Senior .NET Developer
19 60 (3.47%) C# Software Engineer
19 60 (3.47%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 354 (20.50%) Web Services
2 310 (17.95%) .NET
3 280 (16.21%) HTML
4 244 (14.13%) CSS
5 235 (13.61%) XML
6 166 (9.61%) ASP.NET
7 154 (8.92%) Spring
8 140 (8.11%) J2EE
9 136 (7.87%) jQuery
10 130 (7.53%) SOAP
11 123 (7.12%) WPF
12 115 (6.66%) Hibernate
13 110 (6.37%) REST
14 109 (6.31%) WCF
15 104 (6.02%) RESTful
16 101 (5.85%) XSLT
17 99 (5.73%) .NET Framework
18 90 (5.21%) ASP.NET MVC
19 88 (5.10%) STL
20 77 (4.46%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 225 (13.03%) Analytical Skills
2 213 (12.33%) Computer Science
3 118 (6.83%) Enterprise Software
4 99 (5.73%) Management Information System
5 67 (3.88%) User Experience
6 47 (2.72%) Self-Motivation
7 44 (2.55%) Embedded Systems
8 38 (2.20%) Data Structures
9 36 (2.08%) Algorithms
10 30 (1.74%) NHS
11 29 (1.68%) Taxonomies
12 28 (1.62%) Fintech
13 23 (1.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 22 (1.27%) N-Tier
15 21 (1.22%) Greenfield Project
15 21 (1.22%) Mobile App
16 17 (0.98%) Data Centre
17 13 (0.75%) Virtual Team
18 12 (0.69%) Clustering
19 11 (0.64%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 170 (9.84%) Windows
2 165 (9.55%) Linux
3 58 (3.36%) Unix
4 37 (2.14%) Android
5 26 (1.51%) Apple iOS
6 19 (1.10%) Solaris
7 14 (0.81%) Embedded Linux
8 13 (0.75%) Windows Server
9 12 (0.69%) FreeRTOS
9 12 (0.69%) ThreadX
10 8 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.41%) Amazon Linux
11 7 (0.41%) HPUX
12 3 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.12%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.058%) AIX
14 1 (0.058%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.058%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.058%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.058%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 915 (52.98%) Agile Software Development
2 463 (26.81%) Software Engineering
3 456 (26.40%) OO
4 342 (19.80%) Scrum
5 304 (17.60%) Use Case
6 295 (17.08%) SDLC
7 273 (15.81%) TOGAF
8 258 (14.94%) TDD
9 235 (13.61%) Problem-Solving
10 233 (13.49%) SOA
11 202 (11.70%) BPMN
12 200 (11.58%) Stakeholder Management
13 198 (11.46%) Business Analysis
14 195 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
15 189 (10.94%) Waterfall
16 169 (9.79%) Data Modelling
17 165 (9.55%) Project Management
18 148 (8.57%) MVC
19 140 (8.11%) Requirements Analysis
20 138 (7.99%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 517 (29.94%) Java
2 497 (28.78%) SQL
3 416 (24.09%) C#
4 391 (22.64%) C++
5 335 (19.40%) JavaScript
6 197 (11.41%) C
7 141 (8.16%) T-SQL
8 132 (7.64%) PL/SQL
9 111 (6.43%) Python
10 35 (2.03%) Bash Shell
11 32 (1.85%) MATLAB
12 31 (1.80%) Embedded C++
13 28 (1.62%) Embedded C
13 28 (1.62%) Java 8
13 28 (1.62%) VB.NET
14 27 (1.56%) Perl
15 26 (1.51%) PowerShell
16 24 (1.39%) VB
17 19 (1.10%) PHP
18 18 (1.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 402 (23.28%) Degree
2 226 (13.09%) Security Cleared
3 146 (8.45%) SC Cleared
4 119 (6.89%) Computer Science Degree
5 54 (3.13%) ISEB
6 49 (2.84%) DV Cleared
7 27 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 27 (1.56%) TOGAF Certification
8 20 (1.16%) ISTQB
9 17 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 17 (0.98%) MCPD
10 16 (0.93%) IIBA
11 14 (0.81%) APMP
12 11 (0.64%) PhD
13 10 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (0.46%) Numerate Degree
15 6 (0.35%) CBAP
15 6 (0.35%) PMI Certification
15 6 (0.35%) Sun Certification
16 4 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (6.72%) QA
2 27 (1.56%) Data Quality
3 24 (1.39%) GDPR
4 23 (1.33%) ISO 9001
5 22 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 22 (1.27%) MISRA
6 10 (0.58%) PSD2
7 9 (0.52%) PMO
8 8 (0.46%) Def Stans
9 6 (0.35%) DO-178B
9 6 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 5 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
10 5 (0.29%) PCI DSS
11 4 (0.23%) COBIT
11 4 (0.23%) DO-160
11 4 (0.23%) IEC 61508
11 4 (0.23%) ISO 26262
11 4 (0.23%) PA-DSS
11 4 (0.23%) SLA
12 3 (0.17%) MiFID
System Software
1 58 (3.36%) Docker
2 31 (1.80%) Firmware
3 15 (0.87%) Active Directory
4 9 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.41%) HDFS
5 7 (0.41%) iptables
5 7 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (0.41%) VMware Server
5 7 (0.41%) vSphere
6 6 (0.35%) Apache Flume
7 5 (0.29%) KVM
7 5 (0.29%) QEMU
7 5 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.058%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.058%) IAG
8 1 (0.058%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.058%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 29 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (1.16%) Puppet
3 19 (1.10%) Ansible
4 17 (0.98%) Kubernetes
5 14 (0.81%) Single Sign-On
6 13 (0.75%) Cobbler
7 7 (0.41%) Terraform
8 6 (0.35%) Oozie
9 4 (0.23%) Mesos
10 3 (0.17%) Docker Swarm
10 3 (0.17%) logstash
10 3 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.12%) Kibana
11 2 (0.12%) PTC Integrity
11 2 (0.12%) SELinux
12 1 (0.058%) CA Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.058%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.058%) PowerBroker
12 1 (0.058%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 287 (16.62%) Microsoft
2 237 (13.72%) Oracle
3 56 (3.24%) IBM
4 35 (2.03%) VMware
5 31 (1.80%) Atlassian
5 31 (1.80%) Google
6 29 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
7 24 (1.39%) Rackspace
8 21 (1.22%) TIBCO
9 18 (1.04%) CA
10 15 (0.87%) hybris
11 14 (0.81%) Tableau
12 13 (0.75%) Apigee
12 13 (0.75%) Informatica
13 12 (0.69%) Citrix
13 12 (0.69%) Red Hat
14 10 (0.58%) Sun
14 10 (0.58%) Xamarin
15 9 (0.52%) Cognizant
16 8 (0.46%) JD Edwards