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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 261 307 262
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -45
Permanent jobs citing RAD 36 30 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.36% 0.23% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.28% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 35 27 68
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £50,000 £41,750
10% offered a salary of more than £85,500 £87,500 £78,250
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +28.57%
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
8502 10690 9752
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 86.09% 83.71% 81.98%
Number of salaries quoted 7224 8942 8382
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £81,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 29 May 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 29 May 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 32 (54.24%) VBA
2 29 (49.15%) Front Office
3 28 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (42.37%) Derivative
5 15 (25.42%) Finance
5 15 (25.42%) SQL
6 11 (18.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (18.64%) Waterfall
7 10 (16.95%) Business Analysis
7 10 (16.95%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (16.95%) C#
8 9 (15.25%) Risk Management
9 8 (13.56%) Asset Management
9 8 (13.56%) Java
9 8 (13.56%) DSDM
9 8 (13.56%) SDLC
10 6 (10.17%) Telecoms
10 6 (10.17%) GAP Analysis
10 6 (10.17%) UML
10 6 (10.17%) RUP
10 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
10 6 (10.17%) .NET
10 6 (10.17%) Investment Management
10 6 (10.17%) Degree
11 5 (8.47%) SimCorp
11 5 (8.47%) SimCorp Dimension
11 5 (8.47%) Stakeholder Analysis
11 5 (8.47%) Fund Accounting
11 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
11 5 (8.47%) Back Office

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (8.47%) SimCorp Dimension
2 2 (3.39%) Markit EDM
2 2 (3.39%) Bond Adapt
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.39%) QlikView
4 1 (1.69%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Ant
1 2 (3.39%) JUnit
1 2 (3.39%) SpecFlow
1 2 (3.39%) Maven
1 2 (3.39%) JIRA
2 1 (1.69%) Selenium
2 1 (1.69%) FitNesse
2 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
General
1 29 (49.15%) Front Office
2 15 (25.42%) Finance
3 6 (10.17%) Telecoms
4 5 (8.47%) Back Office
5 4 (6.78%) Banking
6 3 (5.08%) Investment Banking
7 2 (3.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 38 (64.41%) Developer
2 26 (44.07%) RAD Developer
3 23 (38.98%) Excel Developer
4 21 (35.59%) Excel VBA Developer
4 21 (35.59%) VBA Developer
5 17 (28.81%) Analyst
6 15 (25.42%) Business Analyst
7 7 (11.86%) Quantitative Developer
8 4 (6.78%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) Agile Business Analyst
10 2 (3.39%) Project Manager
10 2 (3.39%) Test Analyst
10 2 (3.39%) Applications Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Rapid Application Developer
10 2 (3.39%) AWS Developer
10 2 (3.39%) UML Business Analyst
11 1 (1.69%) Scala Developer
11 1 (1.69%) Agile Java Developer
11 1 (1.69%) Agile C# Developer
11 1 (1.69%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.17%) .NET
2 3 (5.08%) HTML
3 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.39%) CSS
4 1 (1.69%) WPF
4 1 (1.69%) MDX
4 1 (1.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 25 (42.37%) Derivative
2 5 (8.47%) Fixed Income
3 4 (6.78%) Equities
3 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.78%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 3 (5.08%) Mathematics
4 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.08%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.69%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.69%) Exotic Derivative
5 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.69%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.69%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.69%) UNIX
1 1 (1.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (18.64%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (18.64%) Waterfall
3 10 (16.95%) Business Analysis
3 10 (16.95%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (15.25%) Risk Management
5 8 (13.56%) Asset Management
5 8 (13.56%) DSDM
5 8 (13.56%) SDLC
6 6 (10.17%) GAP Analysis
6 6 (10.17%) UML
6 6 (10.17%) RUP
6 6 (10.17%) Investment Management
7 5 (8.47%) Stakeholder Analysis
7 5 (8.47%) Fund Accounting
8 4 (6.78%) Workflow
8 4 (6.78%) TDD
8 4 (6.78%) Process Management
8 4 (6.78%) BPR
8 4 (6.78%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 32 (54.24%) VBA
2 15 (25.42%) SQL
3 10 (16.95%) C#
4 8 (13.56%) Java
5 4 (6.78%) Python
6 3 (5.08%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.39%) VBScript
7 2 (3.39%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.39%) PHP
7 2 (3.39%) C++
7 2 (3.39%) Scala
8 1 (1.69%) Go
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.47%) SimCorp
3 3 (5.08%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.39%) HP
5 1 (1.69%) Reuters
5 1 (1.69%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.69%) Sybase
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle
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