The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for OpenUP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OpenUP over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Unified Process
England / North West
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 260 221 257
Rank change year-on-year -39 +36  
Permanent jobs citing OpenUP 4 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.058% 0.12% 0.016%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.065% 0.14% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 1
Median salary £42,500 £30,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.66% -33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £27,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +14.28% -15.66%  

OpenUP is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6173 4942 5773
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 90.01% 88.22% 89.77%
Number of salaries quoted 20044 16650 18844
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

OpenUP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing OpenUP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for OpenUP in the North West

OpenUP
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for OpenUP in the North West

OpenUP
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OpenUP within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -33 4 £42,500 +41.66% 1
OpenUP
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT jobs citing OpenUP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for OpenUP.

1 7 (77.78%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Python
3 4 (44.44%) Ruby
3 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
3 4 (44.44%) Selenium
3 4 (44.44%) DV Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) C++
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) .NET
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 4 (44.44%) CSS
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) HP
3 4 (44.44%) ISEB
3 4 (44.44%) LoadRunner
3 4 (44.44%) MVC
3 4 (44.44%) JMeter
3 4 (44.44%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
3 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
3 4 (44.44%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
4 3 (33.33%) AngularJS

OpenUP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (11.11%) CMS
1 1 (11.11%) EPiServer
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (11.11%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
1 4 (44.44%) JMeter
1 4 (44.44%) LoadRunner
1 4 (44.44%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) Bitbucket
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) .NET Developer
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
1 4 (44.44%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Lead Test Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Test Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Test Leader
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 3 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
1 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
1 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (44.44%) CSS
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 3 (33.33%) jQuery
2 3 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
2 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) Microservices
3 1 (11.11%) OO
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) C++
2 4 (44.44%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) Python
2 4 (44.44%) Ruby
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) DV Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) ISEB
1 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Sitecore
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