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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rational Unified Process (RUP)
England / North West
Rank 204 212 232
Rank change year-on-year +8 +20  
Permanent jobs citing RUP 53 28 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.87% 0.50% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.56% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 48 27 16
Median salary £70,000 £55,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.27% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.54% +22.22%  

RUP 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 5476 4968 5800
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 90.30% 87.94% 88.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4544 4141 4667
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

RUP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing RUP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 3 months to 23 March 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 0 52 £70,000 +27.27% 6
Cheshire +16 1 £45,000 -
RUP
England

RUP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 109 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (94.50%) Scrum
3 88 (80.73%) Continuous Integration
4 68 (62.39%) DSDM
5 67 (61.47%) OO
6 65 (59.63%) Java
7 62 (56.88%) SQL
8 60 (55.05%) C#
9 46 (42.20%) UML
10 42 (38.53%) Kanban
11 38 (34.86%) Oracle
12 37 (33.94%) Python
12 37 (33.94%) Bash Shell
12 37 (33.94%) Puppet
12 37 (33.94%) Opscode Chef
13 36 (33.03%) OpenStack
13 36 (33.03%) .NET
13 36 (33.03%) Web Services
13 36 (33.03%) Software Engineering
14 35 (32.11%) Linux
15 34 (31.19%) NoSQL
16 33 (30.28%) XML
16 33 (30.28%) Degree
17 32 (29.36%) Relational Database
18 31 (28.44%) DevOps
18 31 (28.44%) Data Structures
18 31 (28.44%) C++
18 31 (28.44%) RDBMS
19 30 (27.52%) Configuration Management
19 30 (27.52%) NUnit

RUP
Top Related 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 36 (33.03%) OpenStack
2 28 (25.69%) CloudStack
3 18 (16.51%) JBoss
3 18 (16.51%) WebLogic
4 17 (15.60%) WebSphere
5 12 (11.01%) Tomcat
6 9 (8.26%) Jetty
7 8 (7.34%) Apache Solr
7 8 (7.34%) Apache Spark
7 8 (7.34%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (2.75%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.92%) CICS
Applications
1 6 (5.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.01%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.50%) Ethernet
1 6 (5.50%) RS-232
1 6 (5.50%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.67%) Firewall
3 2 (1.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (31.19%) NoSQL
2 32 (29.36%) Relational Database
3 31 (28.44%) RDBMS
4 15 (13.76%) SQL Server
5 9 (8.26%) Couchbase
5 9 (8.26%) Hadoop
5 9 (8.26%) MongoDB
5 9 (8.26%) Redis
5 9 (8.26%) Riak
6 8 (7.34%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (7.34%) Big Data
6 8 (7.34%) MySQL
6 8 (7.34%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (5.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (5.50%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.83%) DB2
Development Applications
1 30 (27.52%) MSTest
1 30 (27.52%) NUnit
2 7 (6.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (6.42%) Visual Studio
3 6 (5.50%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Blend
3 6 (5.50%) MSI
3 6 (5.50%) NuGet
3 6 (5.50%) WiX
4 5 (4.59%) Subversion
5 4 (3.67%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.67%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.83%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.92%) Selenium
General
1 27 (24.77%) Finance
2 11 (10.09%) Banking
3 10 (9.17%) Retail
4 6 (5.50%) Marketing
5 2 (1.83%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (1.83%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (27.52%) Software Engineer
2 29 (26.61%) DevOps Engineer
3 27 (24.77%) Architect
4 25 (22.94%) C# Architect
4 25 (22.94%) Java Architect
4 25 (22.94%) Java Technical Architect
4 25 (22.94%) PHP Architect
4 25 (22.94%) PHP Technical Architect
4 25 (22.94%) Technical Architect
5 24 (22.02%) .NET Software Engineer
5 24 (22.02%) C# Software Engineer
6 21 (19.27%) Platform Engineer
7 15 (13.76%) Developer
8 6 (5.50%) .NET Developer
8 6 (5.50%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (5.50%) C# Developer
8 6 (5.50%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.59%) Java Developer
10 4 (3.67%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (3.67%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (33.03%) .NET
1 36 (33.03%) Web Services
2 33 (30.28%) XML
3 30 (27.52%) LINQ
3 30 (27.52%) Silverlight
3 30 (27.52%) WCF
3 30 (27.52%) WPF
4 27 (24.77%) SOAP
5 25 (22.94%) CSS
5 25 (22.94%) HTML
6 24 (22.02%) ASP.NET
6 24 (22.02%) jQuery
6 24 (22.02%) RESTful
6 24 (22.02%) WF
6 24 (22.02%) XSLT
7 8 (7.34%) AngularJS
7 8 (7.34%) Elastic Stack
7 8 (7.34%) Lucene
7 8 (7.34%) React
7 8 (7.34%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 31 (28.44%) Data Structures
2 27 (24.77%) Computer Science
3 25 (22.94%) Algorithms
3 25 (22.94%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.50%) Industrial Internet of Things
4 6 (5.50%) Internet of Things
5 4 (3.67%) PMI
6 3 (2.75%) User Experience
7 1 (0.92%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (32.11%) Linux
2 29 (26.61%) Unix
3 11 (10.09%) Windows
4 8 (7.34%) Android
4 8 (7.34%) Apple iOS
5 6 (5.50%) Mac OS
5 6 (5.50%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 4 (3.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (94.50%) Scrum
3 88 (80.73%) Continuous Integration
4 68 (62.39%) DSDM
5 67 (61.47%) OO
6 46 (42.20%) UML
7 42 (38.53%) Kanban
8 36 (33.03%) Software Engineering
9 31 (28.44%) DevOps
10 30 (27.52%) Configuration Management
10 30 (27.52%) MVVM
11 29 (26.61%) Presales
12 28 (25.69%) Automated Testing
13 27 (24.77%) Risk Management
14 26 (23.85%) Service Delivery
15 25 (22.94%) OOA/OOD
16 24 (22.02%) Use Case
17 19 (17.43%) TDD
18 15 (13.76%) Multithreading
19 14 (12.84%) Concurrent Programming
Programming Languages
1 65 (59.63%) Java
2 62 (56.88%) SQL
3 60 (55.05%) C#
4 37 (33.94%) Bash Shell
4 37 (33.94%) Python
5 31 (28.44%) C++
6 29 (26.61%) Ruby
6 29 (26.61%) Shell Script
7 27 (24.77%) JavaScript
8 25 (22.94%) PHP
9 24 (22.02%) PL/SQL
9 24 (22.02%) T-SQL
10 8 (7.34%) Go
10 8 (7.34%) Perl
11 7 (6.42%) C
12 6 (5.50%) XAML
13 1 (0.92%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.92%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 33 (30.28%) Degree
2 4 (3.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 28 (25.69%) vSphere
1 28 (25.69%) Xen
1 28 (25.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 37 (33.94%) Opscode Chef
1 37 (33.94%) Puppet
2 29 (26.61%) Cobbler
2 29 (26.61%) Tivoli
3 12 (11.01%) Ansible
4 8 (7.34%) Kibana
4 8 (7.34%) logstash
4 8 (7.34%) Salt
5 4 (3.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 38 (34.86%) Oracle
2 28 (25.69%) EnterpriseDB
3 11 (10.09%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.67%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.75%) hybris
6 1 (0.92%) Chordiant
6 1 (0.92%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.92%) Wonderware
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