Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Rational Unified Process (RUP)
England > North West
6 months to
22 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 257 276 346
Rank change year-on-year +19 +70 +14
Permanent jobs citing RUP 101 80 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.77% 0.67% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.76% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 85 79 28
North West median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £33,750 £36,250 £39,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £57,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £67,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -

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 11770 10583 11819
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 89.77% 88.75% 89.69%
Number of salaries quoted 9382 8873 9722
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.36%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -15 89 £55,000 - 5
Cheshire -21 12 £51,250 -
RUP
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 86 (85.15%) Scrum
3 75 (74.26%) SQL
4 74 (73.27%) Continuous Integration
5 59 (58.42%) DSDM
6 54 (53.47%) Java
7 52 (51.49%) Web Services
8 51 (50.50%) XML
9 50 (49.50%) C#
10 48 (47.52%) OO
11 45 (44.55%) Software Engineering
12 40 (39.60%) UML
12 40 (39.60%) .NET
12 40 (39.60%) WCF
13 39 (38.61%) Test Automation
13 39 (38.61%) JavaScript
14 38 (37.62%) C++
14 38 (37.62%) Oracle
14 38 (37.62%) NUnit
14 38 (37.62%) WPF
14 38 (37.62%) Silverlight
14 38 (37.62%) LINQ
14 38 (37.62%) MSTest
14 38 (37.62%) MVVM
15 36 (35.64%) Linux
16 34 (33.66%) DevOps
17 31 (30.69%) Finance
18 30 (29.70%) TDD
18 30 (29.70%) HTML
18 30 (29.70%) Kanban

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 25 (24.75%) CloudStack
1 25 (24.75%) OpenStack
2 14 (13.86%) WebSphere
3 12 (11.88%) JBoss
3 12 (11.88%) WebLogic
4 7 (6.93%) CICS
5 2 (1.98%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.98%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.98%) IIS
5 2 (1.98%) Jetty
5 2 (1.98%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.98%) Tornado
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.94%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.98%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.89%) Ethernet
1 11 (10.89%) RS-232
1 11 (10.89%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.96%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.80%) RDBMS
1 20 (19.80%) Relational Database
2 16 (15.84%) NoSQL
3 11 (10.89%) SQL Server
3 11 (10.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (10.89%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (6.93%) DB2
5 6 (5.94%) Couchbase
5 6 (5.94%) Hadoop
5 6 (5.94%) MongoDB
5 6 (5.94%) Redis
5 6 (5.94%) Riak
6 4 (3.96%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.98%) Big Data
7 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 38 (37.62%) MSTest
1 38 (37.62%) NUnit
2 15 (14.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (12.87%) MSI
3 13 (12.87%) NuGet
3 13 (12.87%) WiX
4 12 (11.88%) Subversion
5 11 (10.89%) Microsoft Blend
5 11 (10.89%) Visual Studio
6 10 (9.90%) ClearCase
7 4 (3.96%) Cucumber
7 4 (3.96%) FitNesse
7 4 (3.96%) Git (software)
7 4 (3.96%) Selenium
7 4 (3.96%) Vagrant
8 3 (2.97%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.97%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.98%) JIRA
9 2 (1.98%) LoadRunner
9 2 (1.98%) Maven
General
1 31 (30.69%) Finance
2 15 (14.85%) Banking
3 11 (10.89%) Marketing
4 7 (6.93%) Retail
5 6 (5.94%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.97%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.99%) Law
Job Titles
1 26 (25.74%) Software Engineer
2 25 (24.75%) .NET Software Engineer
2 25 (24.75%) C# Software Engineer
2 25 (24.75%) DevOps Engineer
3 24 (23.76%) Developer
3 24 (23.76%) Platform Engineer
4 15 (14.85%) .NET Developer
4 15 (14.85%) C# .NET Developer
4 15 (14.85%) C# Developer
5 12 (11.88%) Architect
5 12 (11.88%) Technical Architect
6 11 (10.89%) Java Architect
6 11 (10.89%) Java Technical Architect
7 9 (8.91%) C# Architect
7 9 (8.91%) Integration Engineer
7 9 (8.91%) Java Developer
7 9 (8.91%) PHP Architect
7 9 (8.91%) PHP Technical Architect
8 6 (5.94%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.96%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (51.49%) Web Services
2 51 (50.50%) XML
3 40 (39.60%) .NET
3 40 (39.60%) WCF
4 38 (37.62%) LINQ
4 38 (37.62%) Silverlight
4 38 (37.62%) WPF
5 30 (29.70%) HTML
6 29 (28.71%) ASP.NET
6 29 (28.71%) jQuery
7 28 (27.72%) CSS
8 27 (26.73%) RESTful
8 27 (26.73%) SOAP
8 27 (26.73%) WF
8 27 (26.73%) XSLT
9 21 (20.79%) XSD
10 14 (13.86%) JMS
11 13 (12.87%) Lambda Expressions
12 12 (11.88%) Hibernate
13 11 (10.89%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.80%) Data Structures
2 16 (15.84%) PMI
3 13 (12.87%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (10.89%) Industrial Internet of Things
5 11 (10.89%) Internet of Things
6 9 (8.91%) Algorithms
6 9 (8.91%) Computer Science
7 7 (6.93%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.98%) iPad
8 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.98%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.99%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 36 (35.64%) Linux
2 25 (24.75%) Unix
3 13 (12.87%) Windows
4 11 (10.89%) Mac OS
4 11 (10.89%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (85.15%) Scrum
3 74 (73.27%) Continuous Integration
4 59 (58.42%) DSDM
5 48 (47.52%) OO
6 45 (44.55%) Software Engineering
7 40 (39.60%) UML
8 39 (38.61%) Test Automation
9 38 (37.62%) MVVM
10 34 (33.66%) DevOps
11 30 (29.70%) Kanban
11 30 (29.70%) TDD
12 27 (26.73%) Configuration Management
12 27 (26.73%) Use Case
13 23 (22.77%) Service Delivery
14 19 (18.81%) PRINCE2
15 18 (17.82%) Project Management
16 17 (16.83%) PRINCE
17 16 (15.84%) CMMI
17 16 (15.84%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (74.26%) SQL
2 54 (53.47%) Java
3 50 (49.50%) C#
4 39 (38.61%) JavaScript
5 38 (37.62%) C++
6 29 (28.71%) Bash Shell
6 29 (28.71%) Python
6 29 (28.71%) Ruby
7 27 (26.73%) PL/SQL
7 27 (26.73%) T-SQL
8 25 (24.75%) Shell Script
9 11 (10.89%) C
9 11 (10.89%) XAML
10 9 (8.91%) COBOL
10 9 (8.91%) PHP
11 7 (6.93%) Assembly Language
12 3 (2.97%) Java 9
13 2 (1.98%) Erlang
13 2 (1.98%) F#
13 2 (1.98%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 22 (21.78%) Degree
2 16 (15.84%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.98%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) QA
System Software
1 25 (24.75%) vSphere
1 25 (24.75%) Xen
1 25 (24.75%) XenServer
2 4 (3.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 29 (28.71%) Opscode Chef
1 29 (28.71%) Puppet
2 27 (26.73%) Cobbler
3 25 (24.75%) Tivoli
4 5 (4.95%) Ansible
5 2 (1.98%) Kibana
5 2 (1.98%) logstash
6 1 (0.99%) Terraform
Vendors
1 38 (37.62%) Oracle
2 25 (24.75%) EnterpriseDB
3 15 (14.85%) Microsoft
4 10 (9.90%) Chordiant
5 2 (1.98%) Apple
5 2 (1.98%) Google
5 2 (1.98%) IBM
5 2 (1.98%) Rackspace
5 2 (1.98%) Sun
5 2 (1.98%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.99%) Red Hat