Period
to 17 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for RUP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited RUP over the 6 months to 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Rational Unified Process (RUP)
England > North West
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 280 245 315
Rank change year-on-year -35 +70 +34
Permanent jobs citing RUP 91 115 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.71% 0.93% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 1.03% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 74 106 37
North West median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% -3.85% +8.33%

RUP 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 advertised in the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 11,603 11,193 10,678
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 90.90% 90.43% 88.69%
Number of salaries quoted 9,266 9,338 8,868
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,250 £26,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

RUP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for RUP 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 in the North West.

Salary trend for RUP in the North West

RUP
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RUP in the North West over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Salary histogram for RUP in the North West

RUP
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 RUP within the North West region over the 6 months to 17 February 2018. 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
Manchester -30 74 £55,000 - 7
Cheshire -30 17 £52,500 +10.53% 4
RUP
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, IT jobs citing RUP 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 across the North West region with a requirement for RUP.

1 91 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (82.42%) Scrum
3 64 (70.33%) DSDM
4 63 (69.23%) SQL
5 61 (67.03%) Continuous Integration
6 48 (52.75%) Finance
7 44 (48.35%) C#
8 43 (47.25%) HTML
8 43 (47.25%) JavaScript
8 43 (47.25%) XML
9 42 (46.15%) CSS
9 42 (46.15%) DevOps
10 41 (45.05%) Web Services
10 41 (45.05%) OO
10 41 (45.05%) Software Engineering
11 40 (43.96%) UML
11 40 (43.96%) .NET
11 40 (43.96%) ASP.NET
12 39 (42.86%) jQuery
12 39 (42.86%) WCF
13 38 (41.76%) WPF
13 38 (41.76%) WF
13 38 (41.76%) Silverlight
13 38 (41.76%) LINQ
13 38 (41.76%) Use Case
13 38 (41.76%) RESTful
13 38 (41.76%) MSTest
13 38 (41.76%) MVVM
13 38 (41.76%) T-SQL
13 38 (41.76%) C++

RUP
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 6 (6.59%) CloudStack
1 6 (6.59%) OpenStack
2 3 (3.30%) CICS
2 3 (3.30%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.20%) JBoss
3 2 (2.20%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.10%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.59%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.79%) Firewall
2 2 (2.20%) Internet
3 1 (1.10%) AMQP
3 1 (1.10%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.49%) Relational Database
2 4 (4.40%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.30%) DB2
3 3 (3.30%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.10%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.10%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.10%) IMS/DB
4 1 (1.10%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.10%) Redis
4 1 (1.10%) Riak
Development Applications
1 38 (41.76%) MSTest
1 38 (41.76%) NUnit
2 2 (2.20%) ClearCase
2 2 (2.20%) Subversion
2 2 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.10%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.10%) FitNesse
3 1 (1.10%) JIRA
3 1 (1.10%) JUnit
3 1 (1.10%) MSI
3 1 (1.10%) NuGet
3 1 (1.10%) Selenium
3 1 (1.10%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.10%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.10%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.10%) WiX
General
1 48 (52.75%) Finance
2 12 (13.19%) Banking
3 7 (7.69%) Retail
4 5 (5.49%) Investment Banking
4 5 (5.49%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (25.27%) Platform Engineer
2 22 (24.18%) Software Engineer
3 21 (23.08%) .NET Software Engineer
3 21 (23.08%) C# Software Engineer
3 21 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
4 20 (21.98%) Developer
5 19 (20.88%) Senior Developer
6 18 (19.78%) .NET Developer
6 18 (19.78%) .NET Software Developer
6 18 (19.78%) Agile .NET Developer
6 18 (19.78%) Agile C# Developer
6 18 (19.78%) C# Developer
6 18 (19.78%) C# Software Developer
6 18 (19.78%) Senior .NET Developer
6 18 (19.78%) Senior C# Developer
6 18 (19.78%) Senior Software Developer
6 18 (19.78%) Senior SQL Developer
6 18 (19.78%) Software Developer
6 18 (19.78%) SQL Developer
6 18 (19.78%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (47.25%) HTML
1 43 (47.25%) XML
2 42 (46.15%) CSS
3 41 (45.05%) Web Services
4 40 (43.96%) .NET
4 40 (43.96%) ASP.NET
5 39 (42.86%) jQuery
5 39 (42.86%) WCF
6 38 (41.76%) LINQ
6 38 (41.76%) RESTful
6 38 (41.76%) Silverlight
6 38 (41.76%) SOAP
6 38 (41.76%) WF
6 38 (41.76%) WPF
6 38 (41.76%) XSLT
7 18 (19.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (19.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 18 (19.78%) WinForms
8 3 (3.30%) J2EE
8 3 (3.30%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.68%) PMI
2 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.30%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.30%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.30%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.30%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.10%) Fintech
4 1 (1.10%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.10%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.10%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 23 (25.27%) Linux
1 23 (25.27%) Unix
2 4 (4.40%) Windows
3 3 (3.30%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.20%) CentOS
4 2 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (82.42%) Scrum
3 64 (70.33%) DSDM
4 61 (67.03%) Continuous Integration
5 42 (46.15%) DevOps
6 41 (45.05%) OO
6 41 (45.05%) Software Engineering
7 40 (43.96%) UML
8 38 (41.76%) MVVM
8 38 (41.76%) Use Case
9 30 (32.97%) Configuration Management
10 21 (23.08%) PRINCE
11 20 (21.98%) Service Delivery
12 18 (19.78%) MVC
12 18 (19.78%) Project Management
12 18 (19.78%) Waterfall
13 17 (18.68%) PRINCE2
14 16 (17.58%) CMMI
14 16 (17.58%) SDLC
15 11 (12.09%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (69.23%) SQL
2 44 (48.35%) C#
3 43 (47.25%) JavaScript
4 38 (41.76%) C++
4 38 (41.76%) PL/SQL
4 38 (41.76%) T-SQL
5 28 (30.77%) Java
6 23 (25.27%) Python
6 23 (25.27%) Ruby
7 21 (23.08%) Bash Shell
8 20 (21.98%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.30%) COBOL
9 3 (3.30%) PHP
10 2 (2.20%) Assembly Language
10 2 (2.20%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.10%) Clojure
11 1 (1.10%) Erlang
11 1 (1.10%) F#
11 1 (1.10%) Haskell
11 1 (1.10%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (18.68%) PMI Certification
2 4 (4.40%) Degree
3 2 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.10%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.59%) vSphere
1 6 (6.59%) Xen
1 6 (6.59%) XenServer
2 2 (2.20%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.10%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (19.78%) Cobbler
1 18 (19.78%) Opscode Chef
1 18 (19.78%) Puppet
2 17 (18.68%) Tivoli
3 3 (3.30%) Ansible
4 2 (2.20%) SCCM
4 2 (2.20%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (21.98%) Oracle
2 18 (19.78%) Microsoft
3 15 (16.48%) EnterpriseDB
4 5 (5.49%) Google
5 2 (2.20%) Chordiant
5 2 (2.20%) IBM
5 2 (2.20%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.10%) Sun
6 1 (1.10%) TIBCO