The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 93 86 98
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Permanent jobs citing RAD 5 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.43% 0.10% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.13% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 3
Average salary £43,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
RAD
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
936 779 815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 80.76% 81.74% 76.67%
Number of salaries quoted 760 717 719
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing RAD across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

RAD Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

RAD
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RAD across the Bedfordshire region.

RAD Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing RAD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited RAD.

1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (93.33%) JSF
2 14 (93.33%) Migration
2 14 (93.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 14 (93.33%) WebSphere
2 14 (93.33%) Web Development
2 14 (93.33%) Java EE
2 14 (93.33%) Ajax
2 14 (93.33%) jQuery
2 14 (93.33%) Java
2 14 (93.33%) JavaScript
2 14 (93.33%) SQL Server
2 14 (93.33%) DB2
2 14 (93.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 14 (93.33%) JSP
2 14 (93.33%) Struts
2 14 (93.33%) Web Services
2 14 (93.33%) UNIX
2 14 (93.33%) OO
2 14 (93.33%) JBoss
2 14 (93.33%) Eclipse
2 14 (93.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 14 (93.33%) MyEclipse
2 14 (93.33%) ICEfaces
2 14 (93.33%) Relational Database
3 9 (60.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (33.33%) Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing RAD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited RAD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (93.33%) WebSphere
1 14 (93.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
1 1 (6.67%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (93.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 14 (93.33%) SQL Server
1 14 (93.33%) DB2
1 14 (93.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 14 (93.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (93.33%) Eclipse
1 14 (93.33%) MyEclipse
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
1 10 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 9 (60.00%) Java Software Engineer
2 9 (60.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Head of Project Management
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) JSF
1 14 (93.33%) Java EE
1 14 (93.33%) Ajax
1 14 (93.33%) jQuery
1 14 (93.33%) JSP
1 14 (93.33%) Struts
1 14 (93.33%) Web Services
1 14 (93.33%) ICEfaces
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (93.33%) Migration
2 14 (93.33%) Web Development
2 14 (93.33%) OO
3 9 (60.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (33.33%) Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
5 1 (6.67%) Matrix Management
5 1 (6.67%) Release Management
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) Java
1 14 (93.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) JBoss
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft