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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Rank 211 206 184
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -22
Permanent jobs citing RUP 3 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.053% 0.17% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.065% 0.22% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 13
Average salary £27,500 £43,750 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.14% -43.54%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.82% -8.50%
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
4641 4138 3485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.94% 78.12% 75.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4076 3525 3016
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 21 November 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
Warwickshire -2 1 £27,500 -57.69%
Birmingham -13 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
RUP
England

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) .NET
4 3 (33.33%) J2EE
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 3 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (22.22%) Open Source
5 2 (22.22%) BDD
5 2 (22.22%) WinForms
5 2 (22.22%) WPF
5 2 (22.22%) Release Management
5 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 2 (22.22%) Java EE
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) SOA
5 2 (22.22%) IBM
5 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (22.22%) Internet
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) UML
5 2 (22.22%) OOA/OOD

RUP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
1 1 (11.11%) WebLogic Portal
1 1 (11.11%) WebLogic Integration
1 1 (11.11%) FileNet
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Process Server
1 1 (11.11%) AquaLogic
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
1 1 (11.11%) LiveCycle
1 1 (11.11%) Confluence
1 1 (11.11%) AquaLogic Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Project
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (11.11%) AquaLogic BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) Maven
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Hudson
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Advertising
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Software Project Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Software Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Development Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Software Development Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Development Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Software Development Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) J2EE
1 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (22.22%) Java EE
2 2 (22.22%) WPF
2 2 (22.22%) WinForms
3 1 (11.11%) Spring
3 1 (11.11%) JSF
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (11.11%) SOAP
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) XSLT
3 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (22.22%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Release Management
4 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 2 (22.22%) BDD
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) SOA
4 2 (22.22%) UML
4 2 (22.22%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (11.11%) OO
5 1 (11.11%) SSADM
5 1 (11.11%) DSDM
5 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 1 (11.11%) ERP
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
5 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
5 1 (11.11%) BPR
5 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) Groovy
3 1 (11.11%) Scala
3 1 (11.11%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (11.11%) ISEB
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Adobe
3 1 (11.11%) Twitter