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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank - - 130
Permanent jobs citing RAD 0 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 9
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £45,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +14.64%
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
1545 1320 1653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.56% 81.33% 83.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1236 997 1310
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in 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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) Web Services
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) ISEB
1 8 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
1 8 (100.00%) JIRA
1 8 (100.00%) QA
1 8 (100.00%) Selenium
1 8 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 8 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 8 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 8 (100.00%) Cucumber

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 8 (100.00%) JIRA
1 8 (100.00%) Selenium
1 8 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 8 (100.00%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Tester
1 8 (100.00%) Software Tester
1 8 (100.00%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 8 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 8 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) ISEB
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) QA