The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 284 244 252
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +8
Permanent jobs citing RAD 19 58 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.57% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.68% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 18 40 47
Average salary £70,000 £40,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.00% -30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +14.64%
RAD
London

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
8321 8486 8572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 83.23% 82.75% 80.19%
Number of salaries quoted 7020 7136 7645
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,637 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

RAD Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

RAD
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

RAD Salary Trend in the City of London

RAD
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RAD across the City of London region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

RAD Salary Histogram in the City of London

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 51 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (47.62%) Finance
3 34 (40.48%) VBA
4 31 (36.90%) Front Office
5 29 (34.52%) SQL
6 26 (30.95%) Degree
7 25 (29.76%) Waterfall
8 23 (27.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 23 (27.38%) TDD
9 20 (23.81%) Fixed Income
9 20 (23.81%) C#
10 15 (17.86%) .NET
11 14 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (16.67%) RUP
12 13 (15.48%) Asset Management
13 12 (14.29%) Supplier Management
13 12 (14.29%) Derivative
13 12 (14.29%) DSDM
13 12 (14.29%) PRINCE2
13 12 (14.29%) Java
13 12 (14.29%) Project Management
14 11 (13.10%) C++
14 11 (13.10%) XML
14 11 (13.10%) Telecoms
14 11 (13.10%) GAP Analysis
14 11 (13.10%) Portfolio Management
14 11 (13.10%) Analytics
14 11 (13.10%) Relational Database
15 10 (11.90%) Computer Science
15 10 (11.90%) Python

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 3 (3.57%) SharePoint
1 3 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
1 3 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (2.38%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.38%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (2.38%) GemFire
Applications
1 8 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (3.57%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (9.52%) Markit EDM
2 2 (2.38%) SimCorp Dimension
3 1 (1.19%) Bond Adapt
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.10%) Relational Database
2 10 (11.90%) SQL Server
3 9 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (9.52%) QlikView
4 8 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (5.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (5.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (5.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.57%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Ant
1 4 (4.76%) Maven
2 3 (3.57%) JIRA
2 3 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.57%) Apache Ivy
2 3 (3.57%) Subversion
3 2 (2.38%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 1 (1.19%) JUnit
General
1 40 (47.62%) Finance
2 31 (36.90%) Front Office
3 11 (13.10%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.57%) Banking
4 3 (3.57%) Law
5 2 (2.38%) Back Office
6 1 (1.19%) Games
6 1 (1.19%) Retail
6 1 (1.19%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 51 (60.71%) Developer
2 18 (21.43%) Excel Developer
3 16 (19.05%) Analyst
3 16 (19.05%) Business Analyst
4 15 (17.86%) RAD Developer
5 14 (16.67%) VBA Developer
6 13 (15.48%) Excel VBA Developer
7 11 (13.10%) Project Manager
8 8 (9.52%) Agile Business Analyst
9 7 (8.33%) Front Office Developer
9 7 (8.33%) Programme Manager
10 6 (7.14%) UML Business Analyst
11 5 (5.95%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 5 (5.95%) Senior Manager
11 5 (5.95%) Senior Project Manager
11 5 (5.95%) Quantitative Developer
12 4 (4.76%) Senior Programme Manager
12 4 (4.76%) Lead Developer
13 3 (3.57%) Junior Developer
13 3 (3.57%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.86%) .NET
2 11 (13.10%) XML
3 6 (7.14%) HTML
3 6 (7.14%) Web Services
3 6 (7.14%) WPF
4 5 (5.95%) Ajax
4 5 (5.95%) CSS
5 4 (4.76%) jQuery
6 3 (3.57%) RESTful
6 3 (3.57%) WinForms
6 3 (3.57%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 3 (3.57%) JSON
6 3 (3.57%) J2EE
6 3 (3.57%) XSLT
7 2 (2.38%) JMS
7 2 (2.38%) JAXB
7 2 (2.38%) DHTML
7 2 (2.38%) JDBC
7 2 (2.38%) JSP
7 2 (2.38%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.81%) Fixed Income
2 12 (14.29%) Derivative
3 10 (11.90%) Computer Science
4 7 (8.33%) Equities
5 5 (5.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (5.95%) Hedge funds
6 4 (4.76%) PMI
6 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.57%) Equity Derivative
7 3 (3.57%) Mathematics
7 3 (3.57%) Swaptions
8 2 (2.38%) iPhone
8 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.38%) BBC
8 2 (2.38%) User Experience
9 1 (1.19%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.19%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.19%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (1.19%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.76%) Linux
2 2 (2.38%) UNIX
3 1 (1.19%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (29.76%) Waterfall
3 23 (27.38%) TDD
3 23 (27.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (16.67%) RUP
4 14 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (15.48%) Asset Management
6 12 (14.29%) Supplier Management
6 12 (14.29%) DSDM
6 12 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 12 (14.29%) Project Management
7 11 (13.10%) GAP Analysis
7 11 (13.10%) Portfolio Management
7 11 (13.10%) Analytics
8 9 (10.71%) Data Architecture
8 9 (10.71%) UML
8 9 (10.71%) Information Security
9 8 (9.52%) Data Management
9 8 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (9.52%) OO
Programming Languages
1 34 (40.48%) VBA
2 29 (34.52%) SQL
3 20 (23.81%) C#
4 12 (14.29%) Java
5 11 (13.10%) C++
6 10 (11.90%) Python
7 8 (9.52%) JavaScript
8 5 (5.95%) VBScript
8 5 (5.95%) VB
9 3 (3.57%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.38%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.38%) Perl
10 2 (2.38%) PHP
11 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.19%) Scala
Qualifications
1 26 (30.95%) Degree
2 4 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (4.76%) PgMP
2 4 (4.76%) PMP
2 4 (4.76%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.38%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.33%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.19%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (5.95%) Oracle
2 4 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.38%) SimCorp
5 1 (1.19%) Zend
5 1 (1.19%) IBM
5 1 (1.19%) Reuters
5 1 (1.19%) Bloomberg
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