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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 293 282 251
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -31
Permanent jobs citing RAD 21 46 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.39% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.48% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 20 32 52
Average salary £70,000 £42,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.70% -26.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £35,000 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £77,250 £72,250
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £43,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.97% +19.44%
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
9029 9640 9136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 84.36% 82.63% 80.25%
Number of salaries quoted 7591 8052 8087
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +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 1 April 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 1 April 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 53 (67.09%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (43.04%) Finance
3 28 (35.44%) Waterfall
4 26 (32.91%) VBA
5 25 (31.65%) SQL
5 25 (31.65%) Front Office
6 24 (30.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (30.38%) Degree
7 21 (26.58%) TDD
8 15 (18.99%) C#
9 14 (17.72%) PRINCE2
9 14 (17.72%) Project Management
9 14 (17.72%) User Acceptance Testing
10 13 (16.46%) Fixed Income
11 12 (15.19%) SQL Server
11 12 (15.19%) RUP
11 12 (15.19%) DSDM
11 12 (15.19%) Supplier Management
12 11 (13.92%) Portfolio Management
12 11 (13.92%) Analytics
13 10 (12.66%) .NET
13 10 (12.66%) XML
13 10 (12.66%) UML
13 10 (12.66%) GAP Analysis
13 10 (12.66%) Telecoms
13 10 (12.66%) Derivative
14 9 (11.39%) Information Security
14 9 (11.39%) Asset Management
14 9 (11.39%) Data Architecture
14 9 (11.39%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.53%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (2.53%) WebSphere
1 2 (2.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (10.13%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.06%) MS Visio
2 4 (5.06%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (10.13%) Markit EDM
2 4 (5.06%) SimCorp Dimension
3 2 (2.53%) Bond Adapt
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.19%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (10.13%) QlikView
3 8 (10.13%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (8.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (8.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (7.59%) Relational Database
6 5 (6.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (3.80%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Maven
1 5 (6.33%) Ant
2 3 (3.80%) Subversion
2 3 (3.80%) JIRA
2 3 (3.80%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.80%) Apache Ivy
3 2 (2.53%) JUnit
3 2 (2.53%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 34 (43.04%) Finance
2 25 (31.65%) Front Office
3 10 (12.66%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.06%) Back Office
5 3 (3.80%) Games
6 2 (2.53%) Banking
6 2 (2.53%) Law
7 1 (1.27%) Retail
7 1 (1.27%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 43 (54.43%) Developer
2 18 (22.78%) Analyst
2 18 (22.78%) Business Analyst
3 13 (16.46%) Project Manager
4 12 (15.19%) Excel Developer
4 12 (15.19%) RAD Developer
5 11 (13.92%) VBA Developer
6 10 (12.66%) Excel VBA Developer
7 8 (10.13%) Agile Business Analyst
8 7 (8.86%) Programme Manager
9 6 (7.59%) UML Business Analyst
10 5 (6.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 5 (6.33%) Senior Manager
10 5 (6.33%) Senior Project Manager
11 4 (5.06%) Quantitative Developer
11 4 (5.06%) Senior Programme Manager
11 4 (5.06%) Lead Developer
11 4 (5.06%) Insurance Business Analyst
12 3 (3.80%) Front Office Developer
13 2 (2.53%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.66%) .NET
1 10 (12.66%) XML
2 6 (7.59%) HTML
3 5 (6.33%) CSS
3 5 (6.33%) Web Services
3 5 (6.33%) WPF
4 4 (5.06%) Ajax
5 3 (3.80%) JSON
5 3 (3.80%) J2EE
5 3 (3.80%) jQuery
5 3 (3.80%) RESTful
6 2 (2.53%) HTML5
6 2 (2.53%) CSS3
6 2 (2.53%) Mustache
6 2 (2.53%) JAX-WS
6 2 (2.53%) Underscore.js
6 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.53%) DHTML
6 2 (2.53%) XSLT
6 2 (2.53%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.46%) Fixed Income
2 10 (12.66%) Derivative
3 7 (8.86%) Equities
4 6 (7.59%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.06%) PMI
5 4 (5.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (3.80%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.53%) User Experience
7 2 (2.53%) Swaptions
7 2 (2.53%) iPhone
7 2 (2.53%) Hedge funds
7 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.53%) BBC
7 2 (2.53%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (1.27%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.80%) Linux
2 1 (1.27%) UNIX
2 1 (1.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (67.09%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (35.44%) Waterfall
3 24 (30.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (26.58%) TDD
5 14 (17.72%) PRINCE2
5 14 (17.72%) Project Management
5 14 (17.72%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (15.19%) RUP
6 12 (15.19%) DSDM
6 12 (15.19%) Supplier Management
7 11 (13.92%) Portfolio Management
7 11 (13.92%) Analytics
8 10 (12.66%) UML
8 10 (12.66%) GAP Analysis
9 9 (11.39%) Information Security
9 9 (11.39%) Asset Management
9 9 (11.39%) Data Architecture
10 8 (10.13%) Release Management
10 8 (10.13%) Unit Testing
10 8 (10.13%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (32.91%) VBA
2 25 (31.65%) SQL
3 15 (18.99%) C#
4 8 (10.13%) Java
5 6 (7.59%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.59%) C++
5 6 (7.59%) Python
6 5 (6.33%) VBScript
6 5 (6.33%) VB
7 3 (3.80%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.80%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.53%) PHP
8 2 (2.53%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.53%) Scala
9 1 (1.27%) Golang
9 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (30.38%) Degree
2 4 (5.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (5.06%) PgMP
2 4 (5.06%) PMP
2 4 (5.06%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.53%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.86%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.27%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (6.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.06%) SimCorp
3 3 (3.80%) Oracle
3 3 (3.80%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.27%) Reuters
4 1 (1.27%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.27%) IBM
4 1 (1.27%) Zend
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