The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 110 70 115
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +45
Permanent jobs citing RAD 1 40 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.062% 2.78% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.076% 3.36% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1 35 2
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +11.68%
RAD
Cambridgeshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1318 1190 1261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 81.61% 82.81% 72.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1022 994 1063
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,900 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

RAD Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

RAD
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

RAD Salary Trend in Cambridge

RAD
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) PRINCE2
2 10 (71.43%) Project Management
3 7 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 7 (50.00%) Retail
4 6 (42.86%) ISO 9001
4 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (42.86%) Scrum
4 6 (42.86%) Business Analysis
5 4 (28.57%) Degree
5 4 (28.57%) Finance
5 4 (28.57%) OO
5 4 (28.57%) Delphi
5 4 (28.57%) SQL
5 4 (28.57%) .NET
5 4 (28.57%) System Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
6 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
6 1 (7.14%) QA
6 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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.

General
1 7 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 7 (50.00%) Retail
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Business Analyst
1 10 (71.43%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Lead Business Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Test Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Software Test Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) PRINCE2
2 10 (71.43%) Project Management
3 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (42.86%) Scrum
3 6 (42.86%) Business Analysis
4 4 (28.57%) OO
4 4 (28.57%) System Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Delphi
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) ISO 9001
2 1 (7.14%) QA