Period
to 17 October 2017

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 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Rational Unified Process (RUP)
England > North West
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 265 265 330
Rank change year-on-year 0 +65 +28
Permanent jobs citing RUP 95 88 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.74% 0.72% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.81% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 77 87 28
North West median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +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 11461 10862 11731
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 89.68% 89.22% 89.69%
Number of salaries quoted 9114 9093 9616
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £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 October 2017.

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 October 2017. 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 -14 80 £55,000 - 9
Cheshire -17 15 £52,500 - 1
RUP
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2017, IT jobs citing RUP 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 RUP.

1 95 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (81.05%) Scrum
3 71 (74.74%) SQL
3 71 (74.74%) Continuous Integration
4 57 (60.00%) DSDM
5 51 (53.68%) Web Services
6 50 (52.63%) XML
7 47 (49.47%) Java
8 45 (47.37%) C#
9 43 (45.26%) JavaScript
9 43 (45.26%) OO
9 43 (45.26%) Software Engineering
10 39 (41.05%) UML
10 39 (41.05%) .NET
10 39 (41.05%) WCF
11 37 (38.95%) WPF
11 37 (38.95%) Silverlight
11 37 (38.95%) LINQ
11 37 (38.95%) MSTest
11 37 (38.95%) MVVM
11 37 (38.95%) C++
11 37 (38.95%) NUnit
12 35 (36.84%) Oracle
13 34 (35.79%) DevOps
14 33 (34.74%) Finance
15 32 (33.68%) HTML
15 32 (33.68%) Test Automation
16 31 (32.63%) jQuery
16 31 (32.63%) Linux
16 31 (32.63%) ASP.NET

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 23 (24.21%) CloudStack
1 23 (24.21%) OpenStack
2 14 (14.74%) WebSphere
3 12 (12.63%) JBoss
3 12 (12.63%) WebLogic
4 8 (8.42%) CICS
5 2 (2.11%) IIS
6 1 (1.05%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.05%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.05%) Jetty
6 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.05%) Tornado
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.21%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.42%) Ethernet
1 8 (8.42%) RS-232
1 8 (8.42%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.16%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.68%) RDBMS
1 13 (13.68%) Relational Database
2 10 (10.53%) NoSQL
3 8 (8.42%) DB2
3 8 (8.42%) SQL Server
3 8 (8.42%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (8.42%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (4.21%) Couchbase
4 4 (4.21%) Hadoop
4 4 (4.21%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.21%) Redis
4 4 (4.21%) Riak
5 2 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.05%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 37 (38.95%) MSTest
1 37 (38.95%) NUnit
2 12 (12.63%) Subversion
3 11 (11.58%) ClearCase
3 11 (11.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (10.53%) MSI
4 10 (10.53%) NuGet
4 10 (10.53%) WiX
5 8 (8.42%) Microsoft Blend
5 8 (8.42%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.16%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.16%) FitNesse
6 3 (3.16%) Selenium
6 3 (3.16%) Vagrant
7 2 (2.11%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.11%) JIRA
7 2 (2.11%) JUnit
7 2 (2.11%) SpecFlow
7 2 (2.11%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.05%) Maven
General
1 33 (34.74%) Finance
2 17 (17.89%) Banking
3 8 (8.42%) Marketing
4 7 (7.37%) Retail
5 6 (6.32%) Retail Banking
6 4 (4.21%) Investment Banking
7 3 (3.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (26.32%) Software Engineer
2 24 (25.26%) .NET Software Engineer
2 24 (25.26%) C# Software Engineer
3 23 (24.21%) DevOps Engineer
3 23 (24.21%) Platform Engineer
4 22 (23.16%) Developer
5 15 (15.79%) .NET Developer
5 15 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (15.79%) C# Developer
6 9 (9.47%) Integration Engineer
6 9 (9.47%) Senior Developer
7 8 (8.42%) Architect
7 8 (8.42%) Technical Architect
8 7 (7.37%) ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (7.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (7.37%) Java Architect
8 7 (7.37%) Java Developer
8 7 (7.37%) Senior Software Developer
8 7 (7.37%) Software Developer
8 7 (7.37%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (53.68%) Web Services
2 50 (52.63%) XML
3 39 (41.05%) .NET
3 39 (41.05%) WCF
4 37 (38.95%) LINQ
4 37 (38.95%) Silverlight
4 37 (38.95%) WPF
5 32 (33.68%) HTML
6 31 (32.63%) ASP.NET
6 31 (32.63%) jQuery
7 30 (31.58%) CSS
8 29 (30.53%) RESTful
8 29 (30.53%) SOAP
8 29 (30.53%) WF
8 29 (30.53%) XSLT
9 19 (20.00%) XSD
10 14 (14.74%) JMS
11 12 (12.63%) Hibernate
11 12 (12.63%) J2EE
12 11 (11.58%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.00%) PMI
2 13 (13.68%) Data Structures
3 9 (9.47%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (8.42%) Industrial Internet of Things
4 8 (8.42%) Internet of Things
4 8 (8.42%) Mainframe
5 5 (5.26%) Algorithms
5 5 (5.26%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.11%) iPad
7 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.05%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.05%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 31 (32.63%) Linux
2 23 (24.21%) Unix
3 10 (10.53%) Windows
4 8 (8.42%) Mac OS
4 8 (8.42%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (81.05%) Scrum
3 71 (74.74%) Continuous Integration
4 57 (60.00%) DSDM
5 43 (45.26%) OO
5 43 (45.26%) Software Engineering
6 39 (41.05%) UML
7 37 (38.95%) MVVM
8 34 (35.79%) DevOps
9 32 (33.68%) Test Automation
10 29 (30.53%) Use Case
11 27 (28.42%) Configuration Management
12 26 (27.37%) TDD
13 22 (23.16%) PRINCE2
13 22 (23.16%) Service Delivery
14 21 (22.11%) Kanban
14 21 (22.11%) PRINCE
14 21 (22.11%) Project Management
15 19 (20.00%) CMMI
16 18 (18.95%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 71 (74.74%) SQL
2 47 (49.47%) Java
3 45 (47.37%) C#
4 43 (45.26%) JavaScript
5 37 (38.95%) C++
6 29 (30.53%) PL/SQL
6 29 (30.53%) T-SQL
7 26 (27.37%) Bash Shell
7 26 (27.37%) Python
7 26 (27.37%) Ruby
8 23 (24.21%) Shell Script
9 9 (9.47%) COBOL
10 8 (8.42%) Assembly Language
10 8 (8.42%) C
10 8 (8.42%) XAML
11 5 (5.26%) PHP
12 3 (3.16%) Java 9
13 2 (2.11%) Clojure
13 2 (2.11%) Erlang
13 2 (2.11%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 19 (20.00%) PMI Certification
2 14 (14.74%) Degree
3 2 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.11%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.11%) QA
System Software
1 23 (24.21%) vSphere
1 23 (24.21%) Xen
1 23 (24.21%) XenServer
2 3 (3.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 26 (27.37%) Opscode Chef
1 26 (27.37%) Puppet
2 25 (26.32%) Cobbler
3 23 (24.21%) Tivoli
4 3 (3.16%) Ansible
5 1 (1.05%) Kibana
5 1 (1.05%) logstash
Vendors
1 35 (36.84%) Oracle
2 23 (24.21%) EnterpriseDB
3 15 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 11 (11.58%) Chordiant
5 2 (2.11%) IBM
5 2 (2.11%) Sun
5 2 (2.11%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.05%) Apple
6 1 (1.05%) Google
6 1 (1.05%) Rackspace