The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 92 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing RAD 10 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.77% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% - -
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 0
Average salary £30,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
RAD
North 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 Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1086 1613 1311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.35% 88.14% 83.45%
Number of salaries quoted 950 1309 982
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £61,215
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

RAD Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

RAD
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

RAD Salary Trend in Cheshire

RAD
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RAD within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wilmslow - 10 £30,000 -
RAD
North West

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 (87.50%) Web Services
1 14 (87.50%) Scrum
1 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (87.50%) Selenium
1 14 (87.50%) SDLC
2 12 (75.00%) Degree
2 12 (75.00%) Windows
3 10 (62.50%) ISEB
3 10 (62.50%) HP UFT
3 10 (62.50%) FitNesse
3 10 (62.50%) ISTQB
3 10 (62.50%) Manual Testing
3 10 (62.50%) Test Scripting
3 10 (62.50%) Automated Testing
3 10 (62.50%) Test Automation
3 10 (62.50%) Cucumber
4 6 (37.50%) SQL
5 4 (25.00%) HTML
5 4 (25.00%) Java
5 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (25.00%) Perl
5 4 (25.00%) J2EE
5 4 (25.00%) Oracle
5 4 (25.00%) DB2
5 4 (25.00%) Ant
5 4 (25.00%) WebLogic
5 4 (25.00%) Project Management
5 4 (25.00%) JBoss
5 4 (25.00%) Python
5 4 (25.00%) ClearCase

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) JBoss
1 4 (25.00%) Node.js
1 4 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (25.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) DB2
2 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (87.50%) Selenium
2 10 (62.50%) Cucumber
2 10 (62.50%) FitNesse
2 10 (62.50%) HP UFT
3 4 (25.00%) Ant
3 4 (25.00%) Artifactory
3 4 (25.00%) ClearCase
3 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (25.00%) Gradle
3 4 (25.00%) Hudson
3 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (25.00%) Maven
3 4 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Banking
1 2 (12.50%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Automated Tester
1 10 (62.50%) Software Tester
1 10 (62.50%) Tester
2 3 (18.75%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Delphi Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Java Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Java Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Principal Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Principal Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Lead Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) Web Services
2 4 (25.00%) CSS
2 4 (25.00%) CSS3
2 4 (25.00%) EJB
2 4 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (25.00%) HTML
2 4 (25.00%) HTML5
2 4 (25.00%) J2EE
2 4 (25.00%) JMS
2 4 (25.00%) JSP
2 4 (25.00%) Servlets
2 4 (25.00%) Spring
2 4 (25.00%) Struts
2 4 (25.00%) WSDL
2 4 (25.00%) XML
2 4 (25.00%) XSD
3 2 (12.50%) .NET
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (87.50%) Scrum
1 14 (87.50%) SDLC
2 10 (62.50%) Automated Testing
2 10 (62.50%) Manual Testing
2 10 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 10 (62.50%) Test Scripting
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (25.00%) DevOps
3 4 (25.00%) High Availability
3 4 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Change Control
4 2 (12.50%) MVC
4 2 (12.50%) OO
4 2 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) Apple Swift
2 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (25.00%) Groovy
2 4 (25.00%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (25.00%) Objective-C
2 4 (25.00%) Perl
2 4 (25.00%) Python
2 4 (25.00%) Ruby
3 2 (12.50%) C
3 2 (12.50%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) Delphi
3 2 (12.50%) PHP
3 2 (12.50%) VB
3 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) Degree
2 10 (62.50%) ISEB
2 10 (62.50%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle