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

Unified Modeling Language (UML)
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 316 289 221
Rank change year-on-year -27 -68 -35
Permanent jobs citing UML 1,820 2,111 3,219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.04% 1.19% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 1.31% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,393 1,696 2,602
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £84,750 £83,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £50,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year -2.00% +9.89% +1.11%

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 158,731 160,892 182,711
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.67% 90.74% 90.02%
Number of salaries quoted 126,853 129,433 151,996
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 July 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 July 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 -39 1,702 £52,500 -4.55% 231
UK excluding London -31 1,245 £49,000 -2.00% 173
London -54 552 £70,000 +7.69% 67
South East +1 399 £47,500 -5.00% 53
South West +3 291 £47,500 +5.56% 37
North of England +9 275 £52,500 -4.55% 31
North West +29 133 £50,000 -4.76% 21
Yorkshire +16 132 £53,000 -3.64% 9
East of England -49 94 £61,500 +23.00% 23
Midlands -67 89 £45,000 -10.00% 20
Scotland +15 73 £65,000 -3.70% 6
West Midlands -46 47 £50,000 +5.26% 13
East Midlands -6 42 £40,000 -27.27% 7
Wales +6 25 £37,500 -55.88% 3
North East -23 10 £37,500 -37.50% 1
Northern Ireland -15 2 £40,000 -33.33%

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 967 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 579 (31.81%) Java
3 518 (28.46%) SQL
4 488 (26.81%) Finance
5 478 (26.26%) Degree
6 465 (25.55%) OO
7 462 (25.38%) Software Engineering
8 420 (23.08%) C#
9 401 (22.03%) C++
10 374 (20.55%) JavaScript
11 350 (19.23%) Scrum
12 348 (19.12%) .NET
13 326 (17.91%) TOGAF
14 318 (17.47%) Web Services
15 314 (17.25%) Use Case
16 311 (17.09%) Security Cleared
17 300 (16.48%) HTML
18 283 (15.55%) CSS
19 272 (14.95%) TDD
20 269 (14.78%) C
21 267 (14.67%) Computer Science
22 257 (14.12%) Business Analysis
22 257 (14.12%) XML
23 254 (13.96%) SQL Server
24 252 (13.85%) SOA
24 252 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
25 249 (13.68%) Waterfall
26 247 (13.57%) Microsoft
27 245 (13.46%) SDLC
28 238 (13.08%) Continuous Integration

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 85 (4.67%) SharePoint
2 68 (3.74%) JBoss
3 56 (3.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 56 (3.08%) Tomcat
4 50 (2.75%) WebLogic
5 46 (2.53%) Confluence
6 44 (2.42%) Apache
7 37 (2.03%) WebSphere
8 29 (1.59%) Jetty
9 28 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
10 22 (1.21%) WebSphere Application Server
11 18 (0.99%) MQSeries
11 18 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
12 17 (0.93%) Apache Spark
13 14 (0.77%) CMS
14 13 (0.71%) IIS
14 13 (0.71%) OpenStack
15 12 (0.66%) Alfresco
15 12 (0.66%) Joomla!
16 10 (0.55%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 108 (5.93%) MS Visio
2 54 (2.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 45 (2.47%) Microsoft Office
4 28 (1.54%) Microsoft Project
5 26 (1.43%) Simulink
6 18 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 8 (0.44%) Stateflow
8 7 (0.38%) TargetLink
9 6 (0.33%) Mingle
10 4 (0.22%) Doxygen
10 4 (0.22%) OrCAD
10 4 (0.22%) Photoshop
11 2 (0.11%) Chatbot
11 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.055%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 43 (2.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.44%) Magento
3 8 (0.44%) SAP CRM
3 8 (0.44%) SAP IS-U
4 7 (0.38%) NetSuite
4 7 (0.38%) Sonata
5 6 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.22%) Visualfiles
7 3 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.16%) Teamcenter
8 2 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.055%) BASE24
9 1 (0.055%) Distributed Ledger
9 1 (0.055%) Oracle Retail
9 1 (0.055%) Postilion
9 1 (0.055%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 170 (9.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 168 (9.23%) Amazon AWS
3 51 (2.80%) SaaS
4 43 (2.36%) PaaS
5 30 (1.65%) IaaS
6 29 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
7 25 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
8 10 (0.55%) Serverless
9 7 (0.38%) Office 365
9 7 (0.38%) SuccessFactors
10 6 (0.33%) GitHub
10 6 (0.33%) Slack
11 5 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (0.27%) npm
12 4 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.22%) Lucidchart
12 4 (0.22%) Sage Pay
13 3 (0.16%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
14 2 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (2.09%) Internet
2 27 (1.48%) HTTP
3 19 (1.04%) Intranet
4 14 (0.77%) Ethernet
5 13 (0.71%) Bluetooth
5 13 (0.71%) TCP/IP
6 12 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
7 11 (0.60%) 3GPP
7 11 (0.60%) 802.11
7 11 (0.60%) 802.15
7 11 (0.60%) MQTT
7 11 (0.60%) Remote Desktop
7 11 (0.60%) ZigBee
8 9 (0.49%) Extranet
9 8 (0.44%) Firewall
9 8 (0.44%) Network Security
9 8 (0.44%) SSL
9 8 (0.44%) Wireshark
10 6 (0.33%) HTTPS
11 5 (0.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 254 (13.96%) SQL Server
2 102 (5.60%) NoSQL
2 102 (5.60%) Relational Database
3 66 (3.63%) MongoDB
4 63 (3.46%) Big Data
5 61 (3.35%) Hadoop
6 59 (3.24%) PostgreSQL
7 55 (3.02%) Data Warehouse
8 46 (2.53%) MySQL
9 43 (2.36%) RDBMS
10 31 (1.70%) Oracle Database
10 31 (1.70%) Redis
11 25 (1.37%) Couchbase
11 25 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 24 (1.32%) Riak
12 24 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 23 (1.26%) Geospatial Data
14 20 (1.10%) DB2
15 18 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 14 (0.77%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 143 (7.86%) Git (software)
2 119 (6.54%) JIRA
3 118 (6.48%) Visual Studio
4 107 (5.88%) Subversion
5 104 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 90 (4.95%) Maven
7 88 (4.84%) Jenkins
8 81 (4.45%) NUnit
9 69 (3.79%) MSTest
10 63 (3.46%) JUnit
11 59 (3.24%) Eclipse
12 52 (2.86%) Visual Studio Team System
13 44 (2.42%) Rational DOORS
14 35 (1.92%) Gradle
15 33 (1.81%) Rational Rhapsody
16 32 (1.76%) Ant
17 29 (1.59%) Selenium
18 27 (1.48%) Jasmine
19 26 (1.43%) Cucumber
20 23 (1.26%) Mockito
General
1 488 (26.81%) Finance
2 94 (5.16%) Retail
3 90 (4.95%) Banking
4 53 (2.91%) Electronics
5 43 (2.36%) Law
6 42 (2.31%) Advertising
7 38 (2.09%) Legal
8 34 (1.87%) Manufacturing
9 33 (1.81%) Investment Banking
9 33 (1.81%) Telecoms
10 32 (1.76%) Financial Institution
11 31 (1.70%) Aerospace
12 30 (1.65%) Automotive
13 26 (1.43%) Marketing
14 25 (1.37%) Back Office
15 23 (1.26%) Military
16 22 (1.21%) Local Government
17 17 (0.93%) Games
18 12 (0.66%) French Language
18 12 (0.66%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 463 (25.44%) Architect
2 414 (22.75%) Analyst
3 388 (21.32%) Developer
4 322 (17.69%) Business Analyst
5 283 (15.55%) Software Engineer
6 220 (12.09%) Solutions Architect
7 170 (9.34%) Java Developer
8 99 (5.44%) Senior Developer
9 90 (4.95%) C# Developer
9 90 (4.95%) Consultant
9 90 (4.95%) Software Developer
10 80 (4.40%) .NET Developer
11 78 (4.29%) Senior Software Engineer
12 76 (4.18%) C++ Software Engineer
13 69 (3.79%) C# .NET Developer
14 64 (3.52%) Embedded Engineer
15 63 (3.46%) Systems Engineer
16 61 (3.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
17 60 (3.30%) Systems Analyst
18 59 (3.24%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 348 (19.12%) .NET
2 318 (17.47%) Web Services
3 300 (16.48%) HTML
4 283 (15.55%) CSS
5 257 (14.12%) XML
6 172 (9.45%) Spring
7 166 (9.12%) jQuery
8 137 (7.53%) ASP.NET
9 129 (7.09%) REST
10 128 (7.03%) J2EE
11 121 (6.65%) SOAP
12 114 (6.26%) Hibernate
13 109 (5.99%) WCF
13 109 (5.99%) WPF
14 97 (5.33%) XSLT
15 96 (5.27%) RESTful
16 85 (4.67%) .NET Framework
16 85 (4.67%) AngularJS
17 84 (4.62%) Middleware
18 80 (4.40%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 267 (14.67%) Computer Science
2 252 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
3 110 (6.04%) Management Information System
4 93 (5.11%) Enterprise Software
5 77 (4.23%) User Experience
6 68 (3.74%) Self-Motivation
7 61 (3.35%) Embedded Systems
7 61 (3.35%) N-Tier
8 43 (2.36%) Fintech
9 37 (2.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 28 (1.54%) Data Structures
11 25 (1.37%) Algorithms
12 23 (1.26%) Mobile App
13 20 (1.10%) NHS
14 19 (1.04%) Taxonomies
15 17 (0.93%) Virtual Team
16 16 (0.88%) Device Driver
17 15 (0.82%) Greenfield Project
18 13 (0.71%) Cyberthreat
18 13 (0.71%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 195 (10.71%) Linux
2 160 (8.79%) Windows
3 53 (2.91%) Unix
4 48 (2.64%) Android
5 29 (1.59%) Apple iOS
6 25 (1.37%) Embedded Linux
7 16 (0.88%) Solaris
8 11 (0.60%) FreeRTOS
8 11 (0.60%) ThreadX
9 10 (0.55%) Windows Server
10 7 (0.38%) Amazon Linux
10 7 (0.38%) HPUX
10 7 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.33%) Windows Phone
12 4 (0.22%) Windows NT
13 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.055%) VxWorks
15 1 (0.055%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 1 (0.055%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 967 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 465 (25.55%) OO
3 462 (25.38%) Software Engineering
4 350 (19.23%) Scrum
5 326 (17.91%) TOGAF
6 314 (17.25%) Use Case
7 272 (14.95%) TDD
8 257 (14.12%) Business Analysis
9 252 (13.85%) SOA
10 249 (13.68%) Waterfall
11 245 (13.46%) SDLC
12 238 (13.08%) Continuous Integration
13 229 (12.58%) Problem-Solving
14 222 (12.20%) BPMN
15 210 (11.54%) Project Management
16 205 (11.26%) Stakeholder Management
17 172 (9.45%) Enterprise Architecture
18 171 (9.40%) Data Modelling
19 166 (9.12%) MVC
20 156 (8.57%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 579 (31.81%) Java
2 518 (28.46%) SQL
3 420 (23.08%) C#
4 401 (22.03%) C++
5 374 (20.55%) JavaScript
6 269 (14.78%) C
7 164 (9.01%) T-SQL
8 140 (7.69%) Python
9 117 (6.43%) PL/SQL
10 36 (1.98%) Java 8
11 35 (1.92%) Embedded C
11 35 (1.92%) Embedded C++
12 34 (1.87%) Bash Shell
13 32 (1.76%) Perl
14 30 (1.65%) VB
15 28 (1.54%) VB.NET
16 27 (1.48%) PowerShell
17 25 (1.37%) VBA
18 24 (1.32%) Ada
19 22 (1.21%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 478 (26.26%) Degree
2 311 (17.09%) Security Cleared
3 196 (10.77%) SC Cleared
4 134 (7.36%) Computer Science Degree
5 70 (3.85%) DV Cleared
6 51 (2.80%) ISEB
7 19 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (0.99%) APMP
8 18 (0.99%) MCPD
9 16 (0.88%) PhD
9 16 (0.88%) PMI Certification
10 12 (0.66%) ISTQB
11 11 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 11 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
11 11 (0.60%) TOGAF Certification
12 10 (0.55%) CBAP
12 10 (0.55%) IIBA
12 10 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 6 (0.33%) Master's Degree
13 6 (0.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (5.49%) QA
2 40 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 30 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 29 (1.59%) GDPR
4 29 (1.59%) ISO 9001
5 27 (1.48%) Cyber Essentials
6 23 (1.26%) MISRA
7 22 (1.21%) Data Quality
8 14 (0.77%) ECSS
9 12 (0.66%) PSD2
10 11 (0.60%) COBIT
11 10 (0.55%) Def Stans
12 7 (0.38%) HAZOP
12 7 (0.38%) PCI DSS
13 6 (0.33%) DO-178B
13 6 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 6 (0.33%) PA-DSS
13 6 (0.33%) SLA
14 5 (0.27%) MiFID
14 5 (0.27%) MISRA C
System Software
1 84 (4.62%) Docker
2 39 (2.14%) Firmware
3 20 (1.10%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.44%) KVM
4 8 (0.44%) QEMU
4 8 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.38%) iptables
5 7 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (0.38%) VMware Server
5 7 (0.38%) vSphere
6 6 (0.33%) Apache Flume
6 6 (0.33%) HDFS
7 4 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.055%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.055%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 27 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (1.04%) Kubernetes
3 18 (0.99%) Ansible
4 15 (0.82%) Puppet
5 12 (0.66%) Single Sign-On
6 7 (0.38%) Cobbler
7 6 (0.33%) Oozie
8 4 (0.22%) Docker Swarm
8 4 (0.22%) Mesos
9 3 (0.16%) logstash
9 3 (0.16%) Terraform
10 2 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.11%) Kibana
10 2 (0.11%) Nagios
10 2 (0.11%) PTC Integrity
10 2 (0.11%) SELinux
11 1 (0.055%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 1 (0.055%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.055%) MOM
11 1 (0.055%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 247 (13.57%) Microsoft
2 223 (12.25%) Oracle
3 60 (3.30%) IBM
4 43 (2.36%) Nintex
5 38 (2.09%) Atlassian
6 35 (1.92%) Google
6 35 (1.92%) VMware
7 27 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
8 21 (1.15%) Citrix
9 20 (1.10%) SAP
10 19 (1.04%) Rackspace
11 16 (0.88%) TIBCO
12 15 (0.82%) Tableau
13 13 (0.71%) CA
13 13 (0.71%) Cognizant
14 12 (0.66%) Capita
14 12 (0.66%) Sitecore
14 12 (0.66%) Sybase
14 12 (0.66%) Xamarin
15 11 (0.60%) Apple