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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 253 261 259
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Permanent jobs citing RAD 61 65 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.57% 0.56% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.68% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 57 57 57
Average salary £67,500 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £35,600 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £83,500 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,783 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-1.91% +5.92%
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
8782 9616 9205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.56% 82.98% 80.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7626 8204 8289
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,695 £37,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £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 24 December 2014.

RAD Salary Histogram in the City of London

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 57 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (52.38%) Finance
3 38 (36.19%) VBA
4 36 (34.29%) Front Office
5 35 (33.33%) SQL
6 32 (30.48%) C#
7 31 (29.52%) Degree
8 29 (27.62%) .NET
9 26 (24.76%) Fixed Income
10 25 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
11 24 (22.86%) TDD
12 23 (21.90%) Java
12 23 (21.90%) Waterfall
13 18 (17.14%) XML
14 17 (16.19%) Asset Management
14 17 (16.19%) Relational Database
15 16 (15.24%) RUP
15 16 (15.24%) Analytics
16 15 (14.29%) C++
16 15 (14.29%) JavaScript
16 15 (14.29%) SQL Server
16 15 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
17 14 (13.33%) OO
18 13 (12.38%) HTML
18 13 (12.38%) PRINCE2
18 13 (12.38%) DSDM
18 13 (12.38%) Project Management
18 13 (12.38%) GAP Analysis
18 13 (12.38%) Telecoms
18 13 (12.38%) Derivative

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 7 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (2.86%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (2.86%) GemFire
3 3 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.90%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.90%) Lync
4 2 (1.90%) JBoss
4 2 (1.90%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.95%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 11 (10.48%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.90%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (7.62%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.90%) Tridion
2 2 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.90%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.95%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.19%) Relational Database
2 15 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 9 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (7.62%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (7.62%) QlikView
5 7 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (2.86%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.95%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (6.67%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 3 (2.86%) Subversion
2 3 (2.86%) Maven
2 3 (2.86%) JIRA
2 3 (2.86%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.86%) Ant
2 3 (2.86%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (0.95%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 55 (52.38%) Finance
2 36 (34.29%) Front Office
3 13 (12.38%) Telecoms
4 7 (6.67%) Banking
5 3 (2.86%) Law
6 2 (1.90%) Games
7 1 (0.95%) Back Office
7 1 (0.95%) Retail
7 1 (0.95%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.95%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 69 (65.71%) Developer
2 20 (19.05%) Excel Developer
3 17 (16.19%) RAD Developer
4 16 (15.24%) Analyst
4 16 (15.24%) Business Analyst
5 15 (14.29%) VBA Developer
6 14 (13.33%) Excel VBA Developer
7 12 (11.43%) Project Manager
8 8 (7.62%) Front Office Developer
9 7 (6.67%) Programme Manager
9 7 (6.67%) Agile Business Analyst
10 5 (4.76%) Senior Manager
10 5 (4.76%) Lead Developer
10 5 (4.76%) Senior Project Manager
10 5 (4.76%) Java Developer
10 5 (4.76%) UML Business Analyst
10 5 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 5 (4.76%) Quantitative Developer
11 4 (3.81%) Senior Programme Manager
11 4 (3.81%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (27.62%) .NET
2 18 (17.14%) XML
3 13 (12.38%) HTML
4 12 (11.43%) CSS
5 10 (9.52%) Ajax
6 9 (8.57%) J2EE
7 7 (6.67%) DHTML
7 7 (6.67%) JDBC
7 7 (6.67%) JSP
7 7 (6.67%) Web Services
8 6 (5.71%) JMS
8 6 (5.71%) JAXB
8 6 (5.71%) WPF
9 5 (4.76%) WinForms
9 5 (4.76%) ASP.NET
10 4 (3.81%) jQuery
10 4 (3.81%) JAX-WS
11 3 (2.86%) RESTful
11 3 (2.86%) Spring
11 3 (2.86%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (24.76%) Fixed Income
2 13 (12.38%) Derivative
2 13 (12.38%) Computer Science
3 10 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.67%) Equities
5 5 (4.76%) Hedge funds
6 4 (3.81%) PMI
6 4 (3.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (2.86%) Equity Derivative
7 3 (2.86%) Swaptions
7 3 (2.86%) BBC
8 2 (1.90%) iPhone
8 2 (1.90%) Open Source
8 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.90%) User Experience
8 2 (1.90%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.95%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (0.95%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.95%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 1 (0.95%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.52%) Windows
2 8 (7.62%) Linux
3 4 (3.81%) UNIX
4 1 (0.95%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (22.86%) TDD
4 23 (21.90%) Waterfall
5 17 (16.19%) Asset Management
6 16 (15.24%) RUP
6 16 (15.24%) Analytics
7 15 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (13.33%) OO
9 13 (12.38%) Project Management
9 13 (12.38%) DSDM
9 13 (12.38%) PRINCE2
9 13 (12.38%) GAP Analysis
10 12 (11.43%) Supplier Management
11 11 (10.48%) Portfolio Management
12 10 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (8.57%) Information Security
14 8 (7.62%) Data Management
14 8 (7.62%) Configuration Management
14 8 (7.62%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (36.19%) VBA
2 35 (33.33%) SQL
3 32 (30.48%) C#
4 23 (21.90%) Java
5 15 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 15 (14.29%) C++
6 12 (11.43%) Python
7 8 (7.62%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.76%) VBScript
8 5 (4.76%) VB
8 5 (4.76%) Perl
9 3 (2.86%) PHP
9 3 (2.86%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.90%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.90%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (29.52%) Degree
2 4 (3.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (3.81%) PgMP
2 4 (3.81%) PMP
2 4 (3.81%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.90%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.67%) Solvency II
2 3 (2.86%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (11.43%) Oracle
2 9 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.86%) IBM
4 2 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.90%) TIBCO
4 2 (1.90%) Open Text
4 2 (1.90%) Google
4 2 (1.90%) Zend
5 1 (0.95%) SimCorp
5 1 (0.95%) Reuters
5 1 (0.95%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.95%) Apple
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago