Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Rational Unified Process (RUP)
England > North West
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 270 264 328
Rank change year-on-year -6 +64 +32
Permanent jobs citing RUP 101 100 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.77% 0.81% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.90% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 79 96 32
North West median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year - -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 11880 11117 11427
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 90.03% 89.84% 89.30%
Number of salaries quoted 9454 9261 9446
North West median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% - +0.63%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,175 £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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -24 81 £55,000 - 6
Cheshire -13 20 £52,500 +10.53% 1
RUP
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 101 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (80.20%) Scrum
3 73 (72.28%) SQL
4 71 (70.30%) Continuous Integration
5 70 (69.31%) DSDM
6 48 (47.52%) JavaScript
6 48 (47.52%) Web Services
6 48 (47.52%) XML
7 47 (46.53%) Finance
8 45 (44.55%) DevOps
9 43 (42.57%) Software Engineering
9 43 (42.57%) HTML
10 42 (41.58%) C#
11 41 (40.59%) .NET
11 41 (40.59%) CSS
11 41 (40.59%) UML
12 40 (39.60%) ASP.NET
12 40 (39.60%) WCF
13 39 (38.61%) jQuery
13 39 (38.61%) OO
14 38 (37.62%) C++
14 38 (37.62%) NUnit
14 38 (37.62%) Silverlight
14 38 (37.62%) LINQ
14 38 (37.62%) WPF
14 38 (37.62%) MSTest
14 38 (37.62%) MVVM
15 37 (36.63%) WF
15 37 (36.63%) Use Case
15 37 (36.63%) RESTful

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 15 (14.85%) CloudStack
1 15 (14.85%) OpenStack
2 9 (8.91%) WebSphere
3 8 (7.92%) JBoss
3 8 (7.92%) WebLogic
4 6 (5.94%) CICS
5 2 (1.98%) IIS
6 1 (0.99%) Jetty
6 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.99%) Tornado
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.94%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.95%) Firewall
2 3 (2.97%) AMQP
3 2 (1.98%) Internet
4 1 (0.99%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.99%) Intranet
4 1 (0.99%) RS-232
4 1 (0.99%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.94%) DB2
2 4 (3.96%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.97%) Couchbase
3 3 (2.97%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.97%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.97%) Redis
3 3 (2.97%) Riak
4 2 (1.98%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.99%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 38 (37.62%) MSTest
1 38 (37.62%) NUnit
2 8 (7.92%) Subversion
3 7 (6.93%) ClearCase
4 3 (2.97%) Cucumber
4 3 (2.97%) FitNesse
4 3 (2.97%) MSI
4 3 (2.97%) NuGet
4 3 (2.97%) Selenium
4 3 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.97%) Vagrant
4 3 (2.97%) WiX
5 2 (1.98%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.98%) JIRA
5 2 (1.98%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.98%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.99%) JBehave
6 1 (0.99%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.99%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 47 (46.53%) Finance
2 16 (15.84%) Banking
3 4 (3.96%) Investment Banking
3 4 (3.96%) Law
3 4 (3.96%) Retail
3 4 (3.96%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.99%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (26.73%) Platform Engineer
2 26 (25.74%) DevOps Engineer
3 25 (24.75%) Software Engineer
4 24 (23.76%) .NET Software Engineer
4 24 (23.76%) C# Software Engineer
5 20 (19.80%) Developer
6 17 (16.83%) Senior Developer
7 16 (15.84%) .NET Developer
7 16 (15.84%) C# .NET Developer
7 16 (15.84%) C# Developer
8 15 (14.85%) Agile Developer
8 15 (14.85%) ASP.NET Developer
8 15 (14.85%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 15 (14.85%) C# WPF Developer
8 15 (14.85%) Senior .NET Software Developer
8 15 (14.85%) Senior Agile Developer
8 15 (14.85%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 15 (14.85%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
8 15 (14.85%) Senior C# Software Developer
8 15 (14.85%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (47.52%) Web Services
1 48 (47.52%) XML
2 43 (42.57%) HTML
3 41 (40.59%) .NET
3 41 (40.59%) CSS
4 40 (39.60%) ASP.NET
4 40 (39.60%) WCF
5 39 (38.61%) jQuery
6 38 (37.62%) LINQ
6 38 (37.62%) Silverlight
6 38 (37.62%) WPF
7 37 (36.63%) RESTful
7 37 (36.63%) SOAP
7 37 (36.63%) WF
7 37 (36.63%) XSLT
8 15 (14.85%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (14.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 15 (14.85%) WinForms
9 10 (9.90%) JMS
10 8 (7.92%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.79%) PMI
2 6 (5.94%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.98%) Internet of Things
4 2 (1.98%) iPad
5 1 (0.99%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.99%) Fintech
5 1 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.99%) Industrial Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 28 (27.72%) Linux
2 27 (26.73%) Unix
3 6 (5.94%) Windows
4 3 (2.97%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.99%) CentOS
5 1 (0.99%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.99%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (80.20%) Scrum
3 71 (70.30%) Continuous Integration
4 70 (69.31%) DSDM
5 45 (44.55%) DevOps
6 43 (42.57%) Software Engineering
7 41 (40.59%) UML
8 39 (38.61%) OO
9 38 (37.62%) MVVM
10 37 (36.63%) Use Case
11 35 (34.65%) Configuration Management
12 26 (25.74%) PRINCE
13 23 (22.77%) PRINCE2
13 23 (22.77%) Project Management
14 22 (21.78%) Service Delivery
14 22 (21.78%) Waterfall
15 20 (19.80%) CMMI
15 20 (19.80%) SDLC
16 16 (15.84%) MVC
17 15 (14.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (72.28%) SQL
2 48 (47.52%) JavaScript
3 42 (41.58%) C#
4 38 (37.62%) C++
5 37 (36.63%) PL/SQL
5 37 (36.63%) T-SQL
6 35 (34.65%) Java
7 29 (28.71%) Python
7 29 (28.71%) Ruby
8 28 (27.72%) Bash Shell
9 25 (24.75%) Shell Script
10 6 (5.94%) Assembly Language
10 6 (5.94%) COBOL
11 3 (2.97%) Java 9
12 2 (1.98%) Clojure
12 2 (1.98%) Erlang
12 2 (1.98%) F#
12 2 (1.98%) Haskell
12 2 (1.98%) Scala
13 1 (0.99%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (20.79%) PMI Certification
2 3 (2.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.99%) Degree
3 1 (0.99%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) QA
System Software
1 15 (14.85%) vSphere
1 15 (14.85%) Xen
1 15 (14.85%) XenServer
2 3 (2.97%) Docker
3 2 (1.98%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 27 (26.73%) Opscode Chef
1 27 (26.73%) Puppet
2 26 (25.74%) Cobbler
3 24 (23.76%) Tivoli
4 4 (3.96%) Ansible
5 2 (1.98%) SCCM
6 1 (0.99%) Terraform
Vendors
1 32 (31.68%) Oracle
2 23 (22.77%) EnterpriseDB
3 16 (15.84%) Microsoft
4 7 (6.93%) Chordiant
5 4 (3.96%) Google
6 2 (1.98%) IBM
6 2 (1.98%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.99%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.99%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.99%) Sun