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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 286 273 231
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -42
Permanent jobs citing RAD 36 46 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.39% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.48% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 33 33 105
Average salary £70,000 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £81,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
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
9497 9559 10180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.05% 80.84% 79.08%
Number of salaries quoted 7874 8424 9286
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 34 (51.52%) Finance
2 25 (37.88%) C#
3 24 (36.36%) Front Office
4 22 (33.33%) VBA
5 21 (31.82%) .NET
5 21 (31.82%) SQL
6 17 (25.76%) Fixed Income
7 16 (24.24%) Java
8 15 (22.73%) Derivative
9 14 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
9 14 (21.21%) Microsoft
10 13 (19.70%) Degree
11 12 (18.18%) Oracle
11 12 (18.18%) Banking
12 11 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
12 11 (16.67%) Telecoms
12 11 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (16.67%) SQL Server
12 11 (16.67%) HTML
12 11 (16.67%) RUP
12 11 (16.67%) DSDM
13 10 (15.15%) MS Excel
14 9 (13.64%) OO
14 9 (13.64%) CSS
14 9 (13.64%) Analytics
14 9 (13.64%) Computer Science
15 8 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 8 (12.12%) XML
15 8 (12.12%) Windows
15 8 (12.12%) Python

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (7.58%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.03%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.52%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.52%) GemFire
4 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.06%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.55%) MS Project
4 1 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) LatentZero
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) Intranet
1 2 (3.03%) SWIFTNet
2 1 (1.52%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (7.58%) Relational Database
5 4 (6.06%) MySQL
6 2 (3.03%) MS Access
6 2 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.03%) Redmine
2 2 (3.03%) JIRA
3 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 34 (51.52%) Finance
2 24 (36.36%) Front Office
3 12 (18.18%) Banking
4 11 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 4 (6.06%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.03%) Retail
6 2 (3.03%) Advertising
6 2 (3.03%) Marketing
7 1 (1.52%) Games
7 1 (1.52%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 44 (66.67%) Developer
2 17 (25.76%) Analyst
3 15 (22.73%) Business Analyst
4 11 (16.67%) Excel Developer
4 11 (16.67%) RAD Developer
5 10 (15.15%) VBA Developer
6 9 (13.64%) Excel VBA Developer
7 8 (12.12%) SQL Developer
8 7 (10.61%) Front Office Developer
9 5 (7.58%) .NET Developer
9 5 (7.58%) SQL Server Developer
9 5 (7.58%) C# Developer
10 4 (6.06%) Java Developer
11 3 (4.55%) Project Manager
11 3 (4.55%) C++ Developer
11 3 (4.55%) IT Project Manager
12 2 (3.03%) Quantitative Developer
12 2 (3.03%) Insurance Business Analyst
12 2 (3.03%) Technical Leader
12 2 (3.03%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (31.82%) .NET
2 11 (16.67%) HTML
3 9 (13.64%) CSS
4 8 (12.12%) XML
5 6 (9.09%) J2EE
5 6 (9.09%) Ajax
6 5 (7.58%) .NET Framework
6 5 (7.58%) JDBC
6 5 (7.58%) JSP
6 5 (7.58%) DHTML
7 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET
7 4 (6.06%) JMS
7 4 (6.06%) JAXB
8 3 (4.55%) WPF
9 2 (3.03%) Spring
9 2 (3.03%) FpML
9 2 (3.03%) HTML5
9 2 (3.03%) JAX-WS
10 1 (1.52%) WCF
10 1 (1.52%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.76%) Fixed Income
2 15 (22.73%) Derivative
3 9 (13.64%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.06%) Equities
4 4 (6.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (4.55%) Mathematics
5 3 (4.55%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.03%) Open Source
6 2 (3.03%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.52%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.52%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.12%) Windows
2 4 (6.06%) Linux
3 2 (3.03%) UNIX
4 1 (1.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
2 11 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (16.67%) RUP
2 11 (16.67%) DSDM
3 9 (13.64%) OO
3 9 (13.64%) Analytics
4 8 (12.12%) Business Analysis
4 8 (12.12%) Asset Management
5 7 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (9.09%) UML
6 6 (9.09%) Multithreading
7 5 (7.58%) Low Latency
7 5 (7.58%) Investment Management
8 4 (6.06%) Process Management
8 4 (6.06%) OOP
8 4 (6.06%) ETL
8 4 (6.06%) Waterfall
8 4 (6.06%) Algorithmic Trading
9 3 (4.55%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (37.88%) C#
2 22 (33.33%) VBA
3 21 (31.82%) SQL
4 16 (24.24%) Java
5 8 (12.12%) Python
6 7 (10.61%) JavaScript
7 6 (9.09%) C++
8 5 (7.58%) PL/SQL
9 4 (6.06%) PHP
10 3 (4.55%) Perl
10 3 (4.55%) C
11 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.52%) Lua
12 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (19.70%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) PMP
2 2 (3.03%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.03%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Control-M
Vendors
1 14 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 12 (18.18%) Oracle
3 4 (6.06%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.03%) IBM
4 2 (3.03%) JBoss
4 2 (3.03%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.52%) Zend
5 1 (1.52%) thinkFolio
5 1 (1.52%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.52%) Reuters
5 1 (1.52%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.52%) Apple
5 1 (1.52%) Perforce
City, London
Zebra People
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago