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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 130 125 126
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs citing RAD 5 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.28% 0.051% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.059% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 1
Average salary £32,500 £52,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.09% -19.23%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
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
1609 1688 1528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 89.04% 86.25% 87.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1433 1368 1252
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) ISEB
2 5 (83.33%) Regression Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Migration
2 5 (83.33%) ISTQB
2 5 (83.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Manual Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Data Migration
2 5 (83.33%) V-Model
2 5 (83.33%) Waterfall
2 5 (83.33%) Test Planning
2 5 (83.33%) System Integration Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Defect Management
3 4 (66.67%) System Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) Silverlight
4 1 (16.67%) RIA
4 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Back Office
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (16.67%) Back Office
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) Flash
2 1 (16.67%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Data Migration
1 5 (83.33%) Defect Management
1 5 (83.33%) Manual Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Migration
1 5 (83.33%) Regression Testing
1 5 (83.33%) System Integration Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Test Planning
1 5 (83.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (83.33%) V-Model
1 5 (83.33%) Waterfall
2 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 4 (66.67%) System Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) ISEB
1 5 (83.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle