Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Modeling Language (UML)
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 297 227 206
Rank change year-on-year -70 -21 -40
Permanent jobs citing UML 1995 2884 3681
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.15% 1.51% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 1.69% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1504 2350 3177
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £36,750 £33,750 £33,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £75,775
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 156707 170358 194395
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.94% 89.22% 88.60%
Number of salaries quoted 123341 141716 159769
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 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,354 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.01% - +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 October 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 20 October 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 -60 1885 £55,000 +4.76% 96
UK excluding London -51 1243 £50,000 +5.26% 81
London -66 718 £70,000 +12.00% 23
South East -58 349 £50,000 +5.26% 19
North of England -54 240 £55,000 +22.22% 19
South West -17 227 £45,000 - 16
Midlands -4 209 £52,500 +16.67% 6
East of England -15 145 £49,250 -6.19% 13
West Midlands +54 139 £52,500 +8.25% 4
North West -45 130 £52,500 +16.67% 10
Yorkshire -17 102 £55,000 +22.22% 7
East Midlands -43 64 £52,500 +23.53% 2
Scotland -79 41 £80,000 +60.00% 3
Wales 0 29 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Northern Ireland -4 25 £57,000 -
North East +8 8 £40,000 +26.98% 2

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 954 (47.82%) Agile Software Development
2 676 (33.88%) Java
3 601 (30.13%) Finance
4 560 (28.07%) SQL
5 506 (25.36%) OO
6 447 (22.41%) Software Engineering
7 415 (20.80%) Scrum
8 388 (19.45%) .NET
9 387 (19.40%) Degree
10 378 (18.95%) SDLC
11 371 (18.60%) Web Services
12 363 (18.20%) C++
13 350 (17.54%) C#
14 334 (16.74%) XML
15 333 (16.69%) Oracle
16 327 (16.39%) TOGAF
17 316 (15.84%) Business Analysis
18 307 (15.39%) SOA
19 303 (15.19%) JavaScript
20 297 (14.89%) HTML
21 270 (13.53%) SQL Server
22 267 (13.38%) Use Case
23 255 (12.78%) Data Modelling
24 253 (12.68%) Microsoft
25 247 (12.38%) Enterprise Software
26 244 (12.23%) Banking
27 230 (11.53%) RUP
28 225 (11.28%) Waterfall
29 222 (11.13%) Stakeholder Management
30 221 (11.08%) Security Cleared

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
1 120 (6.02%) WebSphere
2 110 (5.51%) Tomcat
3 103 (5.16%) WebLogic
4 98 (4.91%) JBoss
5 86 (4.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 68 (3.41%) CMS
7 66 (3.31%) SharePoint
8 49 (2.46%) Apache
8 49 (2.46%) Jetty
9 38 (1.90%) IIS
10 36 (1.80%) WebSphere Application Server
11 31 (1.55%) Apache Spark
12 28 (1.40%) Apache Geronimo
13 25 (1.25%) WildFly
14 22 (1.10%) Apache Solr
14 22 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
15 21 (1.05%) OpenStack
16 16 (0.80%) Apache ServiceMix
17 15 (0.75%) Confluence
18 14 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 97 (4.86%) MS Visio
2 34 (1.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 32 (1.60%) Microsoft Office
4 29 (1.45%) Simulink
5 16 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 12 (0.60%) Acrobat
6 12 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
6 12 (0.60%) PaintShop Pro
7 9 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
8 4 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.15%) Mathcad
10 2 (0.10%) Mingle
10 2 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.050%) CATIA
11 1 (0.050%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.050%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 23 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.85%) Teamcenter
3 12 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
4 11 (0.55%) BusinessWorks
5 10 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
5 10 (0.50%) Unica
6 9 (0.45%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
7 8 (0.40%) Maximo
8 7 (0.35%) SAP Hybris
9 6 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
10 5 (0.25%) Workday HCM
11 3 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
11 3 (0.15%) Magento
11 3 (0.15%) Oracle Retail
11 3 (0.15%) Oracle SCM
11 3 (0.15%) SAP HR
12 2 (0.10%) Exstream
12 2 (0.10%) SAP Retail
13 1 (0.050%) JDE EnterpriseOne
13 1 (0.050%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 135 (6.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 127 (6.37%) Amazon AWS
3 69 (3.46%) SaaS
4 42 (2.11%) IaaS
5 37 (1.85%) PaaS
6 36 (1.80%) iPaaS
7 21 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (0.80%) Office 365
9 14 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
10 11 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 10 (0.50%) Amazon S3
11 10 (0.50%) OpenShift
12 8 (0.40%) iTunes
13 7 (0.35%) Boomi
13 7 (0.35%) Google Analytics
13 7 (0.35%) Silverpop
14 6 (0.30%) Google Play
15 5 (0.25%) GitHub
15 5 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
16 4 (0.20%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 113 (5.66%) TCP/IP
2 74 (3.71%) HTTP
3 57 (2.86%) SSL
4 50 (2.51%) Internet
5 46 (2.31%) Intranet
6 20 (1.00%) Ethernet
7 19 (0.95%) Firewall
8 13 (0.65%) Wireless
9 12 (0.60%) AMQP
10 11 (0.55%) RS-232
11 8 (0.40%) FTP
12 7 (0.35%) Unified Communications
13 6 (0.30%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 6 (0.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 6 (0.30%) LAN
13 6 (0.30%) NAS
13 6 (0.30%) SAN
13 6 (0.30%) SNMP
13 6 (0.30%) VoIP
13 6 (0.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 270 (13.53%) SQL Server
2 164 (8.22%) Relational Database
3 146 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
4 139 (6.97%) NoSQL
5 114 (5.71%) Big Data
6 94 (4.71%) MySQL
7 91 (4.56%) Hadoop
8 67 (3.36%) MongoDB
9 59 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 54 (2.71%) RDBMS
11 51 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
12 50 (2.51%) Redis
13 49 (2.46%) Riak
14 48 (2.41%) Couchbase
15 45 (2.26%) Oracle Database
16 41 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 29 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 28 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
19 25 (1.25%) InterSystems Cache
20 23 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 100 (5.01%) JIRA
2 91 (4.56%) Git (software)
3 88 (4.41%) Jenkins
4 71 (3.56%) Visual Studio
5 70 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
6 69 (3.46%) Maven
7 66 (3.31%) NUnit
8 64 (3.21%) MSTest
9 57 (2.86%) Rational DOORS
10 55 (2.76%) Subversion
11 42 (2.11%) Eclipse
12 40 (2.01%) Rational Rhapsody
13 34 (1.70%) MagicDraw
13 34 (1.70%) XMLSpy
14 33 (1.65%) Ant
15 32 (1.60%) Toad
16 29 (1.45%) JUnit
17 22 (1.10%) Selenium
18 17 (0.85%) Bitbucket
18 17 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 601 (30.13%) Finance
2 244 (12.23%) Banking
3 141 (7.07%) Retail
4 103 (5.16%) Investment Banking
5 90 (4.51%) Retail Banking
6 69 (3.46%) Telecoms
7 64 (3.21%) Marketing
8 59 (2.96%) Legal
9 49 (2.46%) Electronics
10 34 (1.70%) Advertising
10 34 (1.70%) Military
11 31 (1.55%) Manufacturing
12 29 (1.45%) Automotive
12 29 (1.45%) Publishing
13 27 (1.35%) Front Office
14 26 (1.30%) Aerospace
15 25 (1.25%) Law
16 21 (1.05%) Financial Institution
17 19 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
18 18 (0.90%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 566 (28.37%) Architect
2 482 (24.16%) Analyst
3 466 (23.36%) Developer
4 383 (19.20%) Business Analyst
5 269 (13.48%) Software Engineer
6 219 (10.98%) Solutions Architect
7 151 (7.57%) Java Developer
8 140 (7.02%) Senior Developer
9 110 (5.51%) .NET Developer
10 103 (5.16%) Technical Architect
11 90 (4.51%) C# Developer
12 86 (4.31%) C++ Software Engineer
13 79 (3.96%) Senior Architect
13 79 (3.96%) Systems Analyst
14 77 (3.86%) C# .NET Developer
15 74 (3.71%) Data Architect
16 68 (3.41%) Consultant
16 68 (3.41%) Java Architect
17 61 (3.06%) Software Developer
18 59 (2.96%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 388 (19.45%) .NET
2 371 (18.60%) Web Services
3 334 (16.74%) XML
4 297 (14.89%) HTML
5 212 (10.63%) CSS
6 176 (8.82%) J2EE
7 172 (8.62%) Spring
8 171 (8.57%) SOAP
9 157 (7.87%) ASP.NET
10 150 (7.52%) Hibernate
11 131 (6.57%) RESTful
12 128 (6.42%) REST
13 127 (6.37%) jQuery
14 107 (5.36%) WCF
15 101 (5.06%) WPF
16 86 (4.31%) .NET Framework
16 86 (4.31%) AngularJS
17 85 (4.26%) JSON
18 83 (4.16%) HTML5
19 82 (4.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 247 (12.38%) Enterprise Software
2 198 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
3 197 (9.87%) Computer Science
4 134 (6.72%) Management Information System
5 102 (5.11%) Algorithms
6 77 (3.86%) Data Structures
7 63 (3.16%) Mobile App
8 61 (3.06%) User Experience
9 58 (2.91%) Greenfield Project
10 48 (2.41%) Reference Data
11 34 (1.70%) Fintech
12 32 (1.60%) Client/Server
12 32 (1.60%) N-Tier
13 22 (1.10%) NHS
14 20 (1.00%) DataPower
14 20 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 19 (0.95%) Embedded Systems
15 19 (0.95%) Virtual Team
16 18 (0.90%) Clustering
17 17 (0.85%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 204 (10.23%) Windows
2 190 (9.52%) Linux
3 128 (6.42%) Unix
4 46 (2.31%) Android
5 43 (2.16%) Apple iOS
6 28 (1.40%) Windows Server
7 16 (0.80%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 14 (0.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 12 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (0.50%) Windows Phone
11 9 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
12 8 (0.40%) Solaris
13 7 (0.35%) AIX
13 7 (0.35%) Mac OS
14 6 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
15 5 (0.25%) Windows 10
16 4 (0.20%) VxWorks
17 2 (0.10%) HPUX
17 2 (0.10%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 954 (47.82%) Agile Software Development
2 506 (25.36%) OO
3 447 (22.41%) Software Engineering
4 415 (20.80%) Scrum
5 378 (18.95%) SDLC
6 327 (16.39%) TOGAF
7 316 (15.84%) Business Analysis
8 307 (15.39%) SOA
9 267 (13.38%) Use Case
10 255 (12.78%) Data Modelling
11 230 (11.53%) RUP
12 225 (11.28%) Waterfall
13 222 (11.13%) Stakeholder Management
14 200 (10.03%) Project Management
15 191 (9.57%) BPMN
15 191 (9.57%) TDD
16 180 (9.02%) Continuous Integration
17 178 (8.92%) OOD
18 169 (8.47%) DSDM
19 161 (8.07%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 676 (33.88%) Java
2 560 (28.07%) SQL
3 363 (18.20%) C++
4 350 (17.54%) C#
5 303 (15.19%) JavaScript
6 199 (9.97%) C
7 154 (7.72%) Python
8 103 (5.16%) T-SQL
9 102 (5.11%) PL/SQL
10 69 (3.46%) PHP
11 62 (3.11%) Bash Shell
12 59 (2.96%) MATLAB
13 56 (2.81%) Shell Script
14 51 (2.56%) Perl
15 41 (2.06%) Ruby
16 37 (1.85%) PowerShell
17 24 (1.20%) Go
18 23 (1.15%) VB.NET
19 18 (0.90%) Objective-C
20 17 (0.85%) R
Qualifications
1 387 (19.40%) Degree
2 221 (11.08%) Security Cleared
3 151 (7.57%) SC Cleared
4 97 (4.86%) Computer Science Degree
5 88 (4.41%) ISEB
6 29 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 26 (1.30%) DV Cleared
8 14 (0.70%) CBAP
8 14 (0.70%) PhD
9 12 (0.60%) IIBA
10 11 (0.55%) APMP
10 11 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
11 10 (0.50%) Master's Degree
11 10 (0.50%) Sun Certification
12 9 (0.45%) OCMJD
12 9 (0.45%) OCPJP
12 9 (0.45%) OCPJWCD
12 9 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
13 8 (0.40%) MCP
13 8 (0.40%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 161 (8.07%) QA
2 36 (1.80%) ISO 20022
3 24 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 19 (0.95%) Data Quality
5 16 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (0.75%) MISRA
7 14 (0.70%) DO-178B
7 14 (0.70%) PCI DSS
8 13 (0.65%) ISO 9001
9 8 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 7 (0.35%) MISRA C
11 6 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
11 6 (0.30%) MiFID
11 6 (0.30%) PMO
11 6 (0.30%) SLA
12 5 (0.25%) IEC 61508
12 5 (0.25%) IEC 62304
12 5 (0.25%) MIL-STD-498
12 5 (0.25%) PSD2
12 5 (0.25%) WAI
System Software
1 48 (2.41%) Docker
2 31 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (0.80%) 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 Flume
8 1 (0.050%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.050%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.050%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 49 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
2 48 (2.41%) Puppet
3 36 (1.80%) Ansible
4 22 (1.10%) Kibana
4 22 (1.10%) logstash
5 21 (1.05%) Salt
6 13 (0.65%) Cobbler
7 12 (0.60%) Kubernetes
8 7 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.10%) Nagios
9 2 (0.10%) Packer
9 2 (0.10%) SELinux
9 2 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.050%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.050%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.050%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 1 (0.050%) WMI
10 1 (0.050%) yum
Vendors
1 333 (16.69%) Oracle
2 253 (12.68%) Microsoft
3 90 (4.51%) IBM
4 50 (2.51%) TIBCO
5 44 (2.21%) GoldenSource
5 44 (2.21%) VMware
6 42 (2.11%) SAP
7 36 (1.80%) Google
7 36 (1.80%) hybris
8 24 (1.20%) webMethods
9 20 (1.00%) Informatica
10 19 (0.95%) Sun
11 18 (0.90%) CA
11 18 (0.90%) Red Hat
12 17 (0.85%) Tableau
13 16 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
14 14 (0.70%) Adobe
15 12 (0.60%) Nintex
16 11 (0.55%) Solace
16 11 (0.55%) Sybase