The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank - 130 112
Permanent jobs citing RAD 0 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.19% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.23% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 2
Average salary - £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
RAD
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1698 1718 1196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 77.43% 79.54% 70.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1458 1528 1011
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

RAD Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

RAD
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

RAD Salary Trend in Birmingham

RAD
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Access
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) V-Model
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MS Access
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Development Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Access Developer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Development Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Excel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) V-Model
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft