The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for OpenUP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OpenUP over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Unified Process
England / South West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 224 215 248
Rank change year-on-year -9 +33  
Permanent jobs citing OpenUP 7 26 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.13% 0.50% 0.033%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.56% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 7 25 2
Median salary £40,000 £80,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -50.00% +102.53%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £37,900
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £120,000 £41,100
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  

OpenUP 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 South West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4780 4623 5225
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 90.24% 88.26% 86.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3941 3880 4372
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 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

OpenUP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for OpenUP in the South West

OpenUP
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OpenUP in the South West.

Salary trend for OpenUP in the South West

OpenUP
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OpenUP in the South West over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for OpenUP in the South West

OpenUP
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OpenUP within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Gloucestershire +8 6 £40,000 -
Somerset - 1 £27,500 -
OpenUP
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing OpenUP 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 South West region with a requirement for OpenUP.

1 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 11 (73.33%) ISTQB
2 11 (73.33%) JIRA
2 11 (73.33%) C#
2 11 (73.33%) C++
2 11 (73.33%) Java
2 11 (73.33%) JUnit
2 11 (73.33%) ISEB
2 11 (73.33%) LoadRunner
2 11 (73.33%) Selenium
2 11 (73.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (73.33%) DV Cleared
2 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
2 11 (73.33%) TestNG
2 11 (73.33%) Test Automation
2 11 (73.33%) Cucumber
2 11 (73.33%) Functional Testing
2 11 (73.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 11 (73.33%) User Stories
2 11 (73.33%) Scenario Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Advertising
4 2 (13.33%) SAP Business One
4 2 (13.33%) Degree
4 2 (13.33%) NetSuite
4 2 (13.33%) Pegasus
4 2 (13.33%) ERP
4 2 (13.33%) SAP
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle
4 2 (13.33%) Finance
4 2 (13.33%) Sage 200

OpenUP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) NetSuite
1 2 (13.33%) Sage 200
1 2 (13.33%) SAP Business One
1 2 (13.33%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (6.67%) Pegasus Opera
2 1 (6.67%) Sage 50
2 1 (6.67%) Sage MMS
Development Applications
1 11 (73.33%) Cucumber
1 11 (73.33%) JIRA
1 11 (73.33%) JUnit
1 11 (73.33%) LoadRunner
1 11 (73.33%) Selenium
1 11 (73.33%) TestNG
General
1 3 (20.00%) Advertising
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Analyst
2 11 (73.33%) Software Analyst
2 11 (73.33%) Software Test Analyst
2 11 (73.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Head of Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) IT Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) IT Support
3 1 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Functional Testing
1 11 (73.33%) Non-Functional Testing
1 11 (73.33%) Scenario Testing
1 11 (73.33%) Test Automation
1 11 (73.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 11 (73.33%) User Stories
2 2 (13.33%) ERP
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Change Control
3 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (6.67%) Scrum
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 11 (73.33%) C#
2 11 (73.33%) C++
2 11 (73.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) DV Cleared
1 11 (73.33%) ISEB
1 11 (73.33%) ISTQB
1 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
1 2 (13.33%) Pegasus
1 2 (13.33%) Sage
1 2 (13.33%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft