Period
to 27 January 2021

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 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Modeling Language (UML)
UK
6 months to
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 393 387 331
Rank change year-on-year -6 -56 +1
Permanent jobs citing UML 464 936 1,440
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.71% 0.75% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.81% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 343 718 1,114
Median annual salary £65,000 £52,750 £56,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.22% -6.64% +2.73%
10th Percentile £43,000 £37,500 £33,806
90th Percentile £88,750 £83,750 £86,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,340
% change year-on-year +5.00% -0.67% +0.68%

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 60,313 114,969 138,225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.40% 92.10% 92.26%
Number of salaries quoted 48,609 92,106 110,401
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,125 £29,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.52% +2.22% -

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 January 2021.

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 January 2021. 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 +10 430 £65,000 +18.18% 97
UK excluding London -31 281 £52,500 +5.00% 85
London +92 154 £85,000 +21.43% 21
South East +18 98 £52,500 +5.00% 13
Midlands +114 97 £52,500 +1.94% 19
West Midlands +73 68 £55,000 -8.33% 12
South West -33 54 £57,500 +25.00% 16
Work from Home -47 51 £60,000 -31.43% 7
East Midlands +70 29 £50,000 +3.63% 7
North of England +31 14 £45,000 -13.46% 14
East of England +62 11 £56,250 +2.27% 14
North West +50 11 £47,500 -13.64% 6
Wales +38 5 £48,900 - 4
Scotland +17 3 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Yorkshire +10 3 £45,000 -12.62% 6

For the 6 months to 27 January 2021, 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.

1 245 (52.80%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (32.33%) SQL
3 139 (29.96%) C#
4 131 (28.23%) CSS
5 126 (27.16%) Degree
6 120 (25.86%) JavaScript
7 118 (25.43%) .NET
8 116 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 115 (24.78%) Azure
10 114 (24.57%) Microservices
11 108 (23.28%) jQuery
12 106 (22.84%) OO
13 98 (21.12%) SOA
14 97 (20.91%) C++
15 94 (20.26%) SQL Server
16 93 (20.04%) TOGAF
17 92 (19.83%) Web Services
17 92 (19.83%) Security Cleared
18 90 (19.40%) MVC
18 90 (19.40%) React
18 90 (19.40%) DevOps
19 89 (19.18%) Test Automation
20 86 (18.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 85 (18.32%) SOLID
21 85 (18.32%) Finance
21 85 (18.32%) Java
22 81 (17.46%) Entity Framework
22 81 (17.46%) .NET Framework
22 81 (17.46%) ASP.NET Web API
22 81 (17.46%) SDLC

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 61 (13.15%) SharePoint
2 23 (4.96%) CMS
3 18 (3.88%) IIS
4 15 (3.23%) Confluence
5 10 (2.16%) IBM Domino
5 10 (2.16%) MS Exchange
6 8 (1.72%) Apache
7 5 (1.08%) ArcGIS
7 5 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (1.08%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.65%) JBoss
9 2 (0.43%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.43%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.43%) WildFly
10 1 (0.22%) Apache Airflow
10 1 (0.22%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.22%) Jupyter
10 1 (0.22%) SAS
10 1 (0.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (3.66%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (3.45%) MS Visio
3 12 (2.59%) Simulink
4 4 (0.86%) InVision
5 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 48 (10.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (6.47%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 5 (1.08%) Sentinel
4 4 (0.86%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.22%) Magento
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 115 (24.78%) Azure
2 72 (15.52%) PaaS
3 67 (14.44%) AWS
4 34 (7.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 29 (6.25%) SaaS
6 22 (4.74%) Dynamics 365
7 18 (3.88%) Office 365
8 16 (3.45%) IaaS
9 13 (2.80%) npm
10 8 (1.72%) GCP
11 6 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (0.86%) Power Platform
13 3 (0.65%) Serverless
14 2 (0.43%) Azure Functions
15 1 (0.22%) Apigee
15 1 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
15 1 (0.22%) Azure Machine Learning
15 1 (0.22%) Boomi
15 1 (0.22%) iPaaS
15 1 (0.22%) Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.02%) Unified Communications
2 13 (2.80%) Network Security
3 12 (2.59%) Ethernet
4 8 (1.72%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.29%) Internet
6 5 (1.08%) Broadband
6 5 (1.08%) HTTP
6 5 (1.08%) Software-Defined Radio
6 5 (1.08%) SpaceWire
6 5 (1.08%) VSAT
7 4 (0.86%) Tactical Data Link
8 3 (0.65%) Wireshark
9 2 (0.43%) DNS
9 2 (0.43%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.43%) SNMP
10 1 (0.22%) AMQP
10 1 (0.22%) PBX
10 1 (0.22%) SAN
10 1 (0.22%) Skype
10 1 (0.22%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (20.26%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.60%) Big Data
3 22 (4.74%) NoSQL
4 17 (3.66%) Redis
5 15 (3.23%) MongoDB
6 14 (3.02%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (2.80%) Cosmos DB
8 12 (2.59%) Relational Database
9 11 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (1.72%) Azure SQL Database
11 7 (1.51%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.08%) OLTP
13 4 (0.86%) Blockchain
13 4 (0.86%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (0.86%) Power BI
14 3 (0.65%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 2 (0.43%) Amazon Redshift
15 2 (0.43%) QlikView
15 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 63 (13.58%) Rational DOORS
2 47 (10.13%) JIRA
2 47 (10.13%) Visual Studio Team System
3 46 (9.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 24 (5.17%) Jenkins
5 16 (3.45%) Git (software)
6 15 (3.23%) Maven
6 15 (3.23%) MSTest
6 15 (3.23%) NUnit
7 14 (3.02%) Artifactory
7 14 (3.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 13 (2.80%) gulp
8 13 (2.80%) jspm
8 13 (2.80%) Moq
9 12 (2.59%) Rational Rhapsody
10 11 (2.37%) Visual Studio
11 10 (2.16%) Eclipse
12 9 (1.94%) JUnit
13 8 (1.72%) Eclipse RCP
13 8 (1.72%) Mocha
General
1 85 (18.32%) Finance
2 35 (7.54%) Telecoms
3 34 (7.33%) Aerospace
3 34 (7.33%) Electronics
4 30 (6.47%) Public Sector
5 17 (3.66%) Retail
6 15 (3.23%) Advertising
6 15 (3.23%) Back Office
6 15 (3.23%) Manufacturing
6 15 (3.23%) Military
7 14 (3.02%) Marketing
8 10 (2.16%) Banking
8 10 (2.16%) German Language
9 5 (1.08%) Local Government
10 4 (0.86%) Avionics
11 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.43%) Publishing
12 1 (0.22%) Automotive
12 1 (0.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 110 (23.71%) Analyst
2 109 (23.49%) Developer
3 106 (22.84%) Architect
4 83 (17.89%) Business Analyst
5 82 (17.67%) Software Engineer
6 74 (15.95%) C# Developer
6 74 (15.95%) Senior Developer
7 66 (14.22%) Senior C# Developer
7 66 (14.22%) Solutions Architect
8 46 (9.91%) Azure Developer
9 43 (9.27%) Embedded Engineer
10 40 (8.62%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 38 (8.19%) .NET Developer
12 37 (7.97%) C# .NET Developer
13 32 (6.90%) Senior .NET Developer
13 32 (6.90%) Senior C# .NET Developer
14 31 (6.68%) Digital Architect
15 30 (6.47%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 30 (6.47%) Senior SQL Developer
15 30 (6.47%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (28.23%) CSS
2 118 (25.43%) .NET
3 108 (23.28%) jQuery
4 92 (19.83%) Web Services
5 90 (19.40%) React
6 86 (18.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 81 (17.46%) .NET Framework
7 81 (17.46%) ASP.NET Web API
7 81 (17.46%) Entity Framework
8 70 (15.09%) .NET Core
9 68 (14.66%) HTML
10 43 (9.27%) REST
11 40 (8.62%) ASP.NET
12 34 (7.33%) JSON
13 24 (5.17%) AngularJS
13 24 (5.17%) XML
14 23 (4.96%) RESTful
15 22 (4.74%) Ajax
16 20 (4.31%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 19 (4.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 78 (16.81%) N-Tier
2 71 (15.30%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (6.90%) Reinsurance
4 26 (5.60%) User Experience
5 25 (5.39%) Embedded Systems
6 21 (4.53%) Cyberthreat
7 14 (3.02%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 14 (3.02%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.94%) VHDL
9 8 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
10 7 (1.51%) Algorithms
10 7 (1.51%) Cybercrime
10 7 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.29%) Reference Data
12 5 (1.08%) Data Centre
13 4 (0.86%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.86%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.86%) Greenfield Project
14 3 (0.65%) Internet of Things
14 3 (0.65%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 48 (10.34%) Windows
2 47 (10.13%) Linux
3 17 (3.66%) Unix
4 3 (0.65%) VxWorks
5 2 (0.43%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (52.80%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 114 (24.57%) Microservices
4 106 (22.84%) OO
5 98 (21.12%) SOA
6 93 (20.04%) TOGAF
7 90 (19.40%) DevOps
7 90 (19.40%) MVC
8 89 (19.18%) Test Automation
9 85 (18.32%) SOLID
10 81 (17.46%) SDLC
11 78 (16.81%) Continuous Integration
12 68 (14.66%) Problem-Solving
13 65 (14.01%) Deployment Automation
14 63 (13.58%) CRM
15 62 (13.36%) ArchiMate
16 61 (13.15%) Migration
17 60 (12.93%) Business Analysis
18 59 (12.72%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
19 56 (12.07%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 150 (32.33%) SQL
2 139 (29.96%) C#
3 120 (25.86%) JavaScript
4 97 (20.91%) C++
5 85 (18.32%) Java
6 64 (13.79%) PowerShell
7 61 (13.15%) T-SQL
8 53 (11.42%) C
9 36 (7.76%) Python
10 13 (2.80%) PL/SQL
11 12 (2.59%) MATLAB
12 10 (2.16%) Embedded C++
13 8 (1.72%) Embedded C
13 8 (1.72%) Java 8
14 5 (1.08%) R
14 5 (1.08%) TypeScript
15 4 (0.86%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.65%) Kotlin
17 2 (0.43%) Ada 95
17 2 (0.43%) XAML
Qualifications
1 126 (27.16%) Degree
2 92 (19.83%) Security Cleared
3 57 (12.28%) SC Cleared
4 38 (8.19%) DV Cleared
5 25 (5.39%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (1.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 7 (1.51%) PhD
8 6 (1.29%) ISEB
9 5 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.86%) TOGAF Certification
11 3 (0.65%) HND
11 3 (0.65%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.43%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.22%) AAT
13 1 (0.22%) ACCA
13 1 (0.22%) AWS Certification
13 1 (0.22%) CBAP
13 1 (0.22%) Chartered Engineer
13 1 (0.22%) IIBA
13 1 (0.22%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.17%) QA
2 9 (1.94%) Cyber Essentials
2 9 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 6 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 15288
4 5 (1.08%) GxP
5 2 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (0.43%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.43%) ISO 20022
5 2 (0.43%) PMO
5 2 (0.43%) SEPA
6 1 (0.22%) GDPR
6 1 (0.22%) MISRA
System Software
1 17 (3.66%) Firmware
2 16 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.02%) Active Directory
3 14 (3.02%) Docker
4 2 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 61 (13.15%) Terraform
2 32 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (3.66%) Kubernetes
4 11 (2.37%) Single Sign-On
5 10 (2.16%) MIIS
6 5 (1.08%) SELinux
7 3 (0.65%) Ansible
7 3 (0.65%) Nmap
8 2 (0.43%) vRealize
8 2 (0.43%) WMI
Vendors
1 59 (12.72%) Nintex
2 58 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 35 (7.54%) IBM
4 30 (6.47%) Sparx
5 23 (4.96%) Oracle
6 17 (3.66%) SAP
7 16 (3.45%) VMware
8 12 (2.59%) Avaya
8 12 (2.59%) Cisco
9 11 (2.37%) Google
10 10 (2.16%) Dell
10 10 (2.16%) Juniper
11 7 (1.51%) Xilinx
11 7 (1.51%) YouTube
12 4 (0.86%) Cognos
12 4 (0.86%) Meraki
12 4 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.86%) Zscaler
13 3 (0.65%) Intel
14 2 (0.43%) Citrix