The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 128 135 117
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -18
Permanent jobs citing RAD 4 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.20% 0.10% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.12% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 2
Average salary £65,000 £49,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.31% +41.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,391 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +0.97%
RAD
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1648 1681 1303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 83.61% 85.90% 76.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1320 1401 1105
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,543 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

RAD Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

RAD
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

RAD Salary Trend in Bristol

RAD
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RAD across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

RAD Salary Histogram in Bristol

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 7 (87.50%) RUP
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) DSDM
3 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
3 5 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) UML
5 2 (25.00%) Postgraduate
5 2 (25.00%) Mapinfo
5 2 (25.00%) GIS
5 2 (25.00%) ESRI
5 2 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (25.00%) Use Case
5 2 (25.00%) jQuery
5 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Open Source
5 2 (25.00%) PostGIS
6 1 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) VB
6 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
6 1 (12.50%) VBA
6 1 (12.50%) .NET

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
General
1 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Business Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) PostGIS
1 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Open Source
1 2 (25.00%) GIS
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) RUP
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) DSDM
3 5 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Use Case
5 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) UML
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL
6 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 1 (12.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) VB
1 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
1 1 (12.50%) VBA
1 1 (12.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) ESRI
1 2 (25.00%) Mapinfo