Period
to 27 October 2020

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 27 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Modeling Language (UML)
UK
6 months to
27 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 406 385 343
Rank change year-on-year -21 -42 -36
Permanent jobs citing UML 314 1,064 1,552
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.63% 0.78% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.85% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 254 847 1,206
Median annual salary £59,500 £55,000 £56,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.18% -2.65% +2.73%
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £82,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 45,731 125,361 150,391
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.42% 92.21% 91.94%
Number of salaries quoted 37,669 98,831 119,518
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,750 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +5.88%

UML
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing UML as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for UML in the UK

UML
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing UML.

Salary trend for UML in the UK

UML
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing UML over the 6 months to 27 October 2020.

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 27 October 2020. 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 -16 294 £60,000 +9.09% 90
UK excluding London -9 208 £55,000 +10.00% 78
London +83 89 £72,500 - 22
South East +43 68 £50,000 -4.76% 23
Midlands +116 67 £57,500 +27.78% 16
South West +3 50 £56,536 +25.64% 13
West Midlands +84 47 £55,000 +17.02% 8
Work from Home +28 28 £60,000 -31.43% 10
East Midlands +88 20 £60,000 +50.00% 8
North of England +46 11 £70,000 +33.33% 11
North West +65 8 £70,000 +32.08% 3
East of England +85 6 £65,000 +18.18% 5
Scotland +83 5 £65,000 +69.93% 8
Yorkshire +74 3 £45,000 -14.29% 6
Wales +38 1 £35,000 -12.50% 2

For the 6 months to 27 October 2020, 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.

1 180 (57.32%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (28.34%) Security Cleared
3 84 (26.75%) Software Engineering
4 80 (25.48%) Degree
4 80 (25.48%) SQL
5 69 (21.97%) C++
6 66 (21.02%) TOGAF
7 63 (20.06%) C#
8 62 (19.75%) Finance
9 61 (19.43%) JavaScript
10 58 (18.47%) SDLC
11 57 (18.15%) DevOps
11 57 (18.15%) Business Analysis
12 56 (17.83%) SC Cleared
12 56 (17.83%) Use Case
12 56 (17.83%) Azure
12 56 (17.83%) CSS
13 55 (17.52%) .NET
14 54 (17.20%) Java
15 53 (16.88%) BPMN
16 51 (16.24%) HTML
17 50 (15.92%) OO
17 50 (15.92%) Scrum
17 50 (15.92%) ArchiMate
18 47 (14.97%) Microservices
19 46 (14.65%) C
19 46 (14.65%) Enterprise Architecture
20 44 (14.01%) User Stories
20 44 (14.01%) Linux
21 43 (13.69%) Telecoms

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 19 (6.05%) IIS
2 14 (4.46%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.18%) Confluence
4 9 (2.87%) CMS
5 7 (2.23%) MS Exchange
6 6 (1.91%) Apache
6 6 (1.91%) Apache Spark
6 6 (1.91%) IBM Domino
7 3 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.96%) JBoss
7 3 (0.96%) nginx
7 3 (0.96%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.96%) WildFly
8 2 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.32%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.32%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.32%) Mule
9 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.32%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (4.14%) Simulink
2 11 (3.50%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.23%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (1.59%) TargetLink
5 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.64%) S-PLUS
5 2 (0.64%) Windchill
6 1 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 27 (8.60%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 4 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.96%) Eikon
4 2 (0.64%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 56 (17.83%) Azure
2 42 (13.38%) AWS
3 34 (10.83%) PaaS
4 26 (8.28%) SaaS
5 14 (4.46%) Dynamics 365
5 14 (4.46%) IaaS
6 12 (3.82%) Office 365
7 8 (2.55%) npm
8 6 (1.91%) GCP
8 6 (1.91%) Power Platform
9 5 (1.59%) Amazon ECS
9 5 (1.59%) Amazon EKS
9 5 (1.59%) Amazon S3
9 5 (1.59%) Serverless
10 3 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.96%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.64%) Amazon Kinesis
11 2 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.64%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.78%) Internet
2 14 (4.46%) Network Security
3 7 (2.23%) Ethernet
3 7 (2.23%) Unified Communications
4 6 (1.91%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.59%) FlexRay
5 5 (1.59%) SNMP
6 3 (0.96%) 4G
6 3 (0.96%) 5G
6 3 (0.96%) IPv4
6 3 (0.96%) IPv6
6 3 (0.96%) LTE
6 3 (0.96%) SSL
6 3 (0.96%) UMTS
6 3 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.96%) WiMAX
6 3 (0.96%) Wireless
6 3 (0.96%) X.509
7 2 (0.64%) DNS
8 1 (0.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (11.46%) SQL Server
2 26 (8.28%) Big Data
3 20 (6.37%) Redis
4 14 (4.46%) MongoDB
5 12 (3.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (3.18%) Relational Database
7 9 (2.87%) Blockchain
7 9 (2.87%) Cosmos DB
7 9 (2.87%) NoSQL
8 7 (2.23%) OLAP
8 7 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (2.23%) Tableau
9 6 (1.91%) Power BI
10 5 (1.59%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.59%) MySQL
10 5 (1.59%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.27%) Amazon Redshift
11 4 (1.27%) HBase
11 4 (1.27%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 41 (13.06%) JIRA
2 26 (8.28%) Rational DOORS
3 15 (4.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 12 (3.82%) Rational Rhapsody
5 10 (3.18%) Jenkins
5 10 (3.18%) NUnit
6 8 (2.55%) gulp
6 8 (2.55%) jspm
6 8 (2.55%) Subversion
6 8 (2.55%) Visual Studio
7 7 (2.23%) Git (software)
7 7 (2.23%) Moq
7 7 (2.23%) MSTest
8 6 (1.91%) Eclipse
8 6 (1.91%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.27%) NetBeans
9 4 (1.27%) Selenium
9 4 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (1.27%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 62 (19.75%) Finance
2 43 (13.69%) Telecoms
3 38 (12.10%) Public Sector
4 37 (11.78%) Electronics
5 24 (7.64%) Manufacturing
5 24 (7.64%) Marketing
6 19 (6.05%) Local Government
7 17 (5.41%) Retail
8 11 (3.50%) Automotive
9 9 (2.87%) Aerospace
9 9 (2.87%) Back Office
10 6 (1.91%) German Language
11 5 (1.59%) Advertising
11 5 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.96%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.64%) Avionics
13 2 (0.64%) Banking
13 2 (0.64%) Law
13 2 (0.64%) Military
14 1 (0.32%) Billing
Job Titles
1 86 (27.39%) Analyst
2 75 (23.89%) Architect
3 72 (22.93%) Business Analyst
4 66 (21.02%) Software Engineer
5 48 (15.29%) Solutions Architect
6 44 (14.01%) Developer
7 34 (10.83%) Embedded Engineer
8 33 (10.51%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 27 (8.60%) Consultant
10 24 (7.64%) Senior Software Engineer
11 22 (7.01%) Software Analyst
12 18 (5.73%) Digital Architect
13 17 (5.41%) C# Developer
13 17 (5.41%) Digital Solutions Architect
14 15 (4.78%) Lead Architect
14 15 (4.78%) Senior Developer
15 14 (4.46%) Technical Consultant
16 13 (4.14%) Senior Analyst
17 11 (3.50%) .NET Developer
17 11 (3.50%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (17.83%) CSS
2 55 (17.52%) .NET
3 51 (16.24%) HTML
4 41 (13.06%) jQuery
5 33 (10.51%) REST
6 29 (9.24%) ASP.NET Web API
7 28 (8.92%) JSON
7 28 (8.92%) Web Services
8 27 (8.60%) AngularJS
8 27 (8.60%) ASP.NET
9 26 (8.28%) .NET Framework
9 26 (8.28%) React
10 23 (7.32%) Entity Framework
11 22 (7.01%) Ajax
12 19 (6.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 17 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
13 17 (5.41%) WCF
14 14 (4.46%) .NET Core
15 11 (3.50%) XML
16 10 (3.18%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 39 (12.42%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (7.96%) Management Information System
3 19 (6.05%) Embedded Systems
4 13 (4.14%) N-Tier
5 12 (3.82%) Algorithms
5 12 (3.82%) Internet of Things
6 10 (3.18%) Cyberthreat
7 8 (2.55%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (2.55%) User Experience
8 7 (2.23%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (2.23%) VHDL
9 4 (1.27%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.27%) Cloud Native
9 4 (1.27%) Cybercrime
9 4 (1.27%) Reinsurance
10 3 (0.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 3 (0.96%) Replication
10 3 (0.96%) State Machine
11 2 (0.64%) Biotechnology
11 2 (0.64%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 44 (14.01%) Linux
2 41 (13.06%) Windows
3 13 (4.14%) Unix
4 5 (1.59%) VxWorks
5 2 (0.64%) DC/OS
6 1 (0.32%) Android
6 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (57.32%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (26.75%) Software Engineering
3 66 (21.02%) TOGAF
4 58 (18.47%) SDLC
5 57 (18.15%) Business Analysis
5 57 (18.15%) DevOps
6 56 (17.83%) Use Case
7 53 (16.88%) BPMN
8 50 (15.92%) ArchiMate
8 50 (15.92%) OO
8 50 (15.92%) Scrum
9 47 (14.97%) Microservices
10 46 (14.65%) Enterprise Architecture
11 44 (14.01%) User Stories
12 37 (11.78%) SOLID
12 37 (11.78%) Waterfall
13 36 (11.46%) MVC
14 35 (11.15%) Business Intelligence
14 35 (11.15%) MODAF
14 35 (11.15%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 80 (25.48%) SQL
2 69 (21.97%) C++
3 63 (20.06%) C#
4 61 (19.43%) JavaScript
5 54 (17.20%) Java
6 46 (14.65%) C
7 22 (7.01%) PowerShell
8 20 (6.37%) Python
8 20 (6.37%) T-SQL
9 14 (4.46%) TypeScript
10 8 (2.55%) Embedded C
10 8 (2.55%) Embedded C++
10 8 (2.55%) MATLAB
10 8 (2.55%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.32%) Ada
11 1 (0.32%) Ada 95
11 1 (0.32%) Perl
11 1 (0.32%) PHP
11 1 (0.32%) R
Qualifications
1 89 (28.34%) Security Cleared
2 80 (25.48%) Degree
3 56 (17.83%) SC Cleared
4 26 (8.28%) DV Cleared
5 15 (4.78%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (2.87%) ISEB
7 7 (2.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.27%) CBAP
8 4 (1.27%) IIBA
8 4 (1.27%) TOGAF Certification
9 3 (0.96%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.64%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.64%) MCP
10 2 (0.64%) PhD
11 1 (0.32%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.32%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.32%) QA
2 7 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 6 (1.91%) Cyber Essentials
3 6 (1.91%) MISRA
3 6 (1.91%) MISRA C
4 5 (1.59%) ISO 26262
4 5 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.96%) EMIR
5 3 (0.96%) ISO 20022
5 3 (0.96%) MiFID
5 3 (0.96%) SEPA
6 2 (0.64%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.64%) GDPR
6 2 (0.64%) IEC 62304
6 2 (0.64%) ISO 13485
7 1 (0.32%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.32%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.32%) GxP
7 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.32%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (3.82%) Firmware
2 10 (3.18%) Docker
3 9 (2.87%) Active Directory
4 7 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.23%) vSphere
5 3 (0.96%) Varnish
6 2 (0.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 27 (8.60%) Terraform
2 11 (3.50%) Kubernetes
3 8 (2.55%) MIIS
3 8 (2.55%) Single Sign-On
4 7 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.59%) Ansible
5 5 (1.59%) Puppet
5 5 (1.59%) SELinux
6 3 (0.96%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 3 (0.96%) vRealize
7 2 (0.64%) Marathon
7 2 (0.64%) Mesos
7 2 (0.64%) WMI
8 1 (0.32%) Sonobuoy
Vendors
1 37 (11.78%) Microsoft
2 27 (8.60%) Sparx
3 21 (6.69%) SAP
4 17 (5.41%) Oracle
5 15 (4.78%) BiZZdesign
6 14 (4.46%) Nintex
7 11 (3.50%) IBM
8 7 (2.23%) Google
8 7 (2.23%) VMware
9 6 (1.91%) Avaya
10 5 (1.59%) Cognos
11 4 (1.27%) Atlassian
11 4 (1.27%) Cisco
11 4 (1.27%) Dell
11 4 (1.27%) Juniper
11 4 (1.27%) Meraki
11 4 (1.27%) YouTube
11 4 (1.27%) Zscaler
12 3 (0.96%) Xilinx
13 2 (0.64%) Genesys