Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Rational Unified Process (RUP)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 291 335 300
Rank change year-on-year +44 -35 +20
Permanent jobs citing RUP 35 8 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.35% 0.069% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.078% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 30 7 20
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -32.26% +60.62%
10th Percentile £32,500 £47,750 £45,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,250 £85,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% +4.17%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8965 10288 9615
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.95% 89.17% 87.63%
Number of salaries quoted 7269 8051 7937
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

RUP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing RUP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for RUP in the West Midlands

RUP
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for RUP in the West Midlands

RUP
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RUP in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for RUP in the West Midlands

RUP
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RUP within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 November 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
Birmingham +18 11 £55,000 -12.00%
Shropshire - 9 £68,975 -
Coventry +16 8 £46,750 -9.22%
Warwickshire -1 2 £51,250 -2.38%
Walsall - 2 - -
Wolverhampton - 2 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £47,500 -
RUP
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for RUP.

1 31 (88.57%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (51.43%) Waterfall
3 16 (45.71%) Java
4 15 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 15 (42.86%) SQL
5 13 (37.14%) Service Delivery
5 13 (37.14%) Scrum
5 13 (37.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (37.14%) Jenkins
6 12 (34.29%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (34.29%) TDD
6 12 (34.29%) JBoss
7 11 (31.43%) Degree
8 10 (28.57%) Spring
8 10 (28.57%) Selenium
8 10 (28.57%) JPA
8 10 (28.57%) Hibernate
8 10 (28.57%) Finance
8 10 (28.57%) Project Management
8 10 (28.57%) SOAP
8 10 (28.57%) Test Automation
8 10 (28.57%) BDD
8 10 (28.57%) REST
8 10 (28.57%) SDLC
9 9 (25.71%) SFIA
9 9 (25.71%) Pega
9 9 (25.71%) Open Source
9 9 (25.71%) Case Management
9 9 (25.71%) ITIL
9 9 (25.71%) PRINCE2

RUP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 12 (34.29%) JBoss
2 7 (20.00%) Documentum
2 7 (20.00%) OpenStack
2 7 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 5 (14.29%) Tomcat
4 3 (8.57%) Apache ServiceMix
4 3 (8.57%) Mule
5 2 (5.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (5.71%) CMS
5 2 (5.71%) Drupal
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (2.86%) Open Workbench
1 1 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 13 (37.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (34.29%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.86%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) HTTP
1 3 (8.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) DB2
1 7 (20.00%) MariaDB
1 7 (20.00%) MySQL
1 7 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (37.14%) Jenkins
2 10 (28.57%) Selenium
3 8 (22.86%) Maven
4 7 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 7 (20.00%) SoapUI
5 5 (14.29%) Bitbucket
5 5 (14.29%) Eclipse
5 5 (14.29%) IntelliJ
5 5 (14.29%) JBehave
5 5 (14.29%) JMeter
5 5 (14.29%) Subversion
5 5 (14.29%) TeamCity
5 5 (14.29%) WATIR
5 5 (14.29%) WebDriver
6 2 (5.71%) HP UFT
6 2 (5.71%) LoadRunner
6 2 (5.71%) WinRunner
6 2 (5.71%) Zephyr
7 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Banking
2 5 (14.29%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Developer
2 10 (28.57%) Architect
3 9 (25.71%) Java Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) QA Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) QA Test Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Test Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Test Leader
6 3 (8.57%) Junior
6 3 (8.57%) Junior Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Junior Java Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Data Architect
7 2 (5.71%) QA Leader
7 2 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.86%) Java Team Leader
8 1 (2.86%) QA Tester
8 1 (2.86%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) Hibernate
1 10 (28.57%) JPA
1 10 (28.57%) REST
1 10 (28.57%) SOAP
1 10 (28.57%) Spring
2 7 (20.00%) J2EE
2 7 (20.00%) Middleware
2 7 (20.00%) Spring MVC
3 6 (17.14%) MSMQ
4 5 (14.29%) Gherkin
4 5 (14.29%) Web Services
5 3 (8.57%) .NET
5 3 (8.57%) CSS
5 3 (8.57%) HTML
5 3 (8.57%) Java RMI
5 3 (8.57%) JDBC
5 3 (8.57%) JSON
5 3 (8.57%) XML
6 2 (5.71%) JSP
6 2 (5.71%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Linux
1 5 (14.29%) Unix
1 5 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (88.57%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (51.43%) Waterfall
3 13 (37.14%) Scrum
3 13 (37.14%) Service Delivery
4 12 (34.29%) TDD
5 10 (28.57%) BDD
5 10 (28.57%) Project Management
5 10 (28.57%) SDLC
5 10 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 9 (25.71%) Business Analysis
6 9 (25.71%) Case Management
6 9 (25.71%) ITIL
6 9 (25.71%) Open Source
6 9 (25.71%) PRINCE2
6 9 (25.71%) SFIA
7 8 (22.86%) TOGAF
7 8 (22.86%) Zachman Framework
8 7 (20.00%) Kanban
8 7 (20.00%) MVC
8 7 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) Java
2 15 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 15 (42.86%) SQL
3 5 (14.29%) Perl
3 5 (14.29%) Python
3 5 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.71%) PHP
4 2 (5.71%) Ruby
4 2 (5.71%) Scala
5 1 (2.86%) COBOL
5 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) Degree
2 7 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (20.00%) OCP
2 7 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
3 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 3 (8.57%) ISEB
5 2 (5.71%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.71%) QA
2 2 (5.71%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) Puppet
2 7 (20.00%) Ansible
2 7 (20.00%) Kubernetes
2 7 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (20.00%) Terraform
3 2 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.86%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Pega
2 8 (22.86%) Oracle
3 7 (20.00%) IBM
4 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.71%) Adobe
6 1 (2.86%) Guidewire