The table below looks at the statistics for RUP skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RUP over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 231 194 210
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +16
Permanent jobs citing RUP 20 49 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.29% 0.75% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.91% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 19 42 45
Average salary £44,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,900 £40,700 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £55,000 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-18.09% +10.52%
RUP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5776 5395 6019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.04% 82.77% 80.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4812 4461 5018
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

RUP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing RUP across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

RUP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

RUP
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RUP across the North West region.

RUP Salary Trend in the North West

RUP
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RUP across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

RUP Salary Histogram in the North West

RUP
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RUP within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -19 17 £44,000 -12.00%
Cheshire -10 3 £47,500 -13.63%
RUP
England

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing RUP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited RUP.

1 24 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (58.33%) Finance
3 13 (54.17%) Waterfall
4 11 (45.83%) Scrum
5 9 (37.50%) Project Management
6 8 (33.33%) PMI
6 8 (33.33%) PMI Certification
6 8 (33.33%) PRINCE
6 8 (33.33%) CMMI
6 8 (33.33%) SQL
6 8 (33.33%) PRINCE2
6 8 (33.33%) People Management
7 7 (29.17%) Change Control
7 7 (29.17%) .NET
7 7 (29.17%) Java
7 7 (29.17%) Configuration Management
8 6 (25.00%) UML
9 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
9 5 (20.83%) C#
9 5 (20.83%) J2EE
9 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
9 5 (20.83%) Spring
9 5 (20.83%) Release Management
10 4 (16.67%) TDD
10 4 (16.67%) MVC
10 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
10 4 (16.67%) OO
10 4 (16.67%) HTML
10 4 (16.67%) Linux
11 3 (12.50%) UNIX

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing RUP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited RUP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) WebLogic
1 2 (8.33%) JBoss
1 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Intranet
1 2 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (12.50%) OLAP
1 3 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (12.50%) Spotfire
1 3 (12.50%) QlikView
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (12.50%) OLAP Cube
2 2 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.33%) JUnit
General
1 14 (58.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
2 6 (25.00%) Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Development Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Debt Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Technical Delivery Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Technical Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Software Development Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Software Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Test Leader
4 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Delivery Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) .NET
2 5 (20.83%) J2EE
2 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
2 5 (20.83%) Spring
3 4 (16.67%) HTML
4 3 (12.50%) Hibernate
4 3 (12.50%) Java EE
4 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (8.33%) CSS
5 2 (8.33%) JSP
5 2 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) PMI
2 3 (12.50%) Open Source
3 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (54.17%) Waterfall
3 11 (45.83%) Scrum
4 9 (37.50%) Project Management
5 8 (33.33%) CMMI
5 8 (33.33%) PRINCE
5 8 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 8 (33.33%) People Management
6 7 (29.17%) Change Control
6 7 (29.17%) Configuration Management
7 6 (25.00%) UML
8 5 (20.83%) Release Management
9 4 (16.67%) TDD
9 4 (16.67%) OO
9 4 (16.67%) MVC
10 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (12.50%) DSDM
10 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (12.50%) BDD
11 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) Java
3 5 (20.83%) C#
4 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
6 2 (8.33%) C++
7 1 (4.17%) Python
7 1 (4.17%) Ruby
7 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) OCPJP
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Puppet
1 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) Business Objects