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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 274 290 284
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -6
Permanent jobs citing RAD 28 37 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.29% 0.31% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.38% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 25 34 33
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £46,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £82,500 £81,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
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
8165 9829 9913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 84.82% 83.13% 82.70%
Number of salaries quoted 7000 8160 8736
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 44 (66.67%) VBA
2 39 (59.09%) Front Office
3 38 (57.58%) Derivative
4 23 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (31.82%) SQL
6 15 (22.73%) Finance
7 13 (19.70%) Java
8 11 (16.67%) C#
9 10 (15.15%) Business Analysis
10 9 (13.64%) Mathematics
10 9 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (13.64%) Waterfall
10 9 (13.64%) .NET
10 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
11 8 (12.12%) TDD
11 8 (12.12%) C++
11 8 (12.12%) OO
12 7 (10.61%) Python
12 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
12 7 (10.61%) Asset Management
12 7 (10.61%) Risk Management
12 7 (10.61%) Computer Science
12 7 (10.61%) Degree
13 6 (9.09%) Banking
13 6 (9.09%) Investment Management
13 6 (9.09%) BPMN
13 6 (9.09%) Hedge funds
13 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (9.09%) SDLC
13 6 (9.09%) MS Visio

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1 (1.52%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) SimCorp Dimension
2 1 (1.52%) Bond Adapt
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (6.06%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.55%) Redis
4 1 (1.52%) MS Access
4 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) JIRA
1 2 (3.03%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.52%) Selenium
2 1 (1.52%) FitNesse
2 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.52%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.52%) Ant
2 1 (1.52%) JUnit
2 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.52%) Maven
General
1 39 (59.09%) Front Office
2 15 (22.73%) Finance
3 6 (9.09%) Banking
4 4 (6.06%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.55%) Back Office
6 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 46 (69.70%) Developer
2 39 (59.09%) RAD Developer
3 32 (48.48%) Excel Developer
4 31 (46.97%) Excel VBA Developer
4 31 (46.97%) VBA Developer
5 14 (21.21%) Analyst
6 11 (16.67%) Business Analyst
7 6 (9.09%) Quantitative Developer
8 5 (7.58%) C# Developer
9 4 (6.06%) Insurance Business Analyst
10 3 (4.55%) Senior C# Developer
10 3 (4.55%) Senior Developer
11 2 (3.03%) Test Analyst
11 2 (3.03%) Project Manager
11 2 (3.03%) Front Office Developer
11 2 (3.03%) AWS Developer
12 1 (1.52%) Agile Java Developer
12 1 (1.52%) Agile C# Developer
12 1 (1.52%) Rapid Application Developer
12 1 (1.52%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.64%) .NET
2 3 (4.55%) HTML
3 2 (3.03%) WPF
3 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.03%) CSS
3 2 (3.03%) Web Services
4 1 (1.52%) Swing
4 1 (1.52%) Flash
4 1 (1.52%) WinForms
4 1 (1.52%) MDX
4 1 (1.52%) WCF
4 1 (1.52%) SOAP
4 1 (1.52%) COM
4 1 (1.52%) OAuth
4 1 (1.52%) HTML5
4 1 (1.52%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 38 (57.58%) Derivative
2 9 (13.64%) Mathematics
3 7 (10.61%) Computer Science
4 6 (9.09%) Hedge funds
4 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (7.58%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 5 (7.58%) Equities
6 4 (6.06%) Equity Derivative
7 3 (4.55%) Data Structures
7 3 (4.55%) Algorithms
8 2 (3.03%) Exotic Derivative
8 2 (3.03%) Fixed Income
9 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
9 1 (1.52%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (1.52%) PKI
9 1 (1.52%) Physics
9 1 (1.52%) Credit Risk
9 1 (1.52%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.55%) Windows
2 1 (1.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (15.15%) Business Analysis
3 9 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (13.64%) Waterfall
4 8 (12.12%) TDD
4 8 (12.12%) OO
5 7 (10.61%) Risk Management
5 7 (10.61%) Asset Management
6 6 (9.09%) BPEL
6 6 (9.09%) Investment Management
6 6 (9.09%) BPMN
6 6 (9.09%) Workflow
6 6 (9.09%) UML
6 6 (9.09%) BPR
6 6 (9.09%) SDLC
7 5 (7.58%) BDD
7 5 (7.58%) Use Case
7 5 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (7.58%) Process Management
8 4 (6.06%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 44 (66.67%) VBA
2 21 (31.82%) SQL
3 13 (19.70%) Java
4 11 (16.67%) C#
5 8 (12.12%) C++
6 7 (10.61%) Python
7 3 (4.55%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.55%) VBScript
8 2 (3.03%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.03%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.03%) PHP
9 1 (1.52%) Ruby
9 1 (1.52%) Haskell
9 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.52%) F#
9 1 (1.52%) Scala
9 1 (1.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (10.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.52%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.55%) HP
2 3 (4.55%) SimCorp
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle
3 1 (1.52%) Sybase
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