The table below looks at the statistics for RUP skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RUP over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 216 196 188
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -8
Permanent jobs citing RUP 4 7 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.072% 0.13% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.090% 0.17% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 19
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -45.16%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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 West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4448 4205 3711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.90% 78.31% 76.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3741 3558 3141
Average salary £42,350 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.87% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

RUP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

RUP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

RUP
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

RUP Salary Trend in the West Midlands

RUP
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RUP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
Shropshire - 3 £47,500 -
Birmingham -9 1 - - 1
RUP
England

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Scrum
2 6 (54.55%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) J2EE
3 5 (45.45%) TDD
4 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
4 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (27.27%) BDD
5 3 (27.27%) Release Management
5 3 (27.27%) Open Source
5 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
5 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) .NET
5 3 (27.27%) C#
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 3 (27.27%) Internet
5 3 (27.27%) DSDM
5 3 (27.27%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (27.27%) SOA
5 3 (27.27%) IBM
5 3 (27.27%) Java EE
5 3 (27.27%) Degree
6 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
6 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
6 2 (18.18%) WinForms
6 2 (18.18%) FileNet
6 2 (18.18%) Advertising
6 2 (18.18%) JIRA

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 (18.18%) FileNet
1 2 (18.18%) LiveCycle
1 2 (18.18%) Confluence
2 1 (9.09%) AquaLogic Service Bus
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 1 (9.09%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (9.09%) WebLogic Integration
2 1 (9.09%) AquaLogic
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Project
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (9.09%) AquaLogic BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
2 2 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
1 2 (18.18%) Subversion
1 2 (18.18%) Maven
1 2 (18.18%) Hudson
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (18.18%) Advertising
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
1 5 (45.45%) Java Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Software Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Software Project Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Software Development Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Development Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Development Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) J2EE
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
2 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) Java EE
3 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
3 2 (18.18%) WinForms
3 2 (18.18%) Spring
3 2 (18.18%) JSF
3 2 (18.18%) SOAP
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
3 2 (18.18%) XML
3 2 (18.18%) XSLT
3 2 (18.18%) WPF
3 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (27.27%) Open Source
3 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Scrum
3 5 (45.45%) TDD
4 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
5 3 (27.27%) BDD
5 3 (27.27%) Release Management
5 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
5 3 (27.27%) DSDM
5 3 (27.27%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (27.27%) SOA
6 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
6 2 (18.18%) Pair Programming
6 2 (18.18%) OO
6 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (18.18%) DevOps
7 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
7 1 (9.09%) Business Process Mapping
7 1 (9.09%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) Scala
3 2 (18.18%) Groovy
3 2 (18.18%) Clojure
4 1 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) IBM
3 2 (18.18%) Adobe
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) Twitter
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday