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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 123 119 118
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing RAD 4 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.20% 0.052% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.067% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 4
Average salary £37,500 £28,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% -44.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £28,500 £44,750
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £28,500 £53,550
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
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
1688 1498 1511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 82.79% 78.43% 79.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1377 1322 1324
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RAD across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

RAD Salary Histogram in Birmingham

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) VBA
3 1 (25.00%) OLAP
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Windows

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) OLAP
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Development Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) V-Model
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VB
1 1 (25.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum £20,000 to £24,000 + Great Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus, flexi hours
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