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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 281 301 249
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -52
Permanent jobs citing RAD 33 36 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.29% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.35% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 32 26 66
Average salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £35,000 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +20.00%
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
9004 10292 9510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 85.36% 82.89% 80.78%
Number of salaries quoted 7574 8575 8292
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 £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 27 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 27 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 49 (62.03%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (39.24%) VBA
3 29 (36.71%) Front Office
3 29 (36.71%) Finance
4 26 (32.91%) Waterfall
5 22 (27.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (25.32%) Degree
7 19 (24.05%) Derivative
7 19 (24.05%) SQL
8 17 (21.52%) TDD
9 14 (17.72%) Project Management
9 14 (17.72%) PRINCE2
10 13 (16.46%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (15.19%) C#
12 11 (13.92%) DSDM
12 11 (13.92%) Supplier Management
12 11 (13.92%) Portfolio Management
13 10 (12.66%) Business Analysis
13 10 (12.66%) SQL Server
13 10 (12.66%) Risk Management
14 9 (11.39%) Telecoms
14 9 (11.39%) GAP Analysis
14 9 (11.39%) .NET
14 9 (11.39%) RUP
14 9 (11.39%) Information Security
14 9 (11.39%) Analytics
15 8 (10.13%) Fixed Income
15 8 (10.13%) Asset Management
15 8 (10.13%) UML
16 7 (8.86%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 27 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.

Applications
1 6 (7.59%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.06%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.80%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (7.59%) Markit EDM
2 5 (6.33%) SimCorp Dimension
3 2 (2.53%) Bond Adapt
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.66%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (7.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (7.59%) QlikView
3 6 (7.59%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (7.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (3.80%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.27%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Maven
1 5 (6.33%) JIRA
1 5 (6.33%) Ant
2 3 (3.80%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.80%) Subversion
2 3 (3.80%) Apache Ivy
3 2 (2.53%) SpecFlow
3 2 (2.53%) JUnit
4 1 (1.27%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.27%) Selenium
4 1 (1.27%) FitNesse
General
1 29 (36.71%) Front Office
1 29 (36.71%) Finance
2 9 (11.39%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.33%) Back Office
4 4 (5.06%) Banking
5 3 (3.80%) Games
6 2 (2.53%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (54.43%) Developer
2 22 (27.85%) RAD Developer
3 20 (25.32%) Excel Developer
4 19 (24.05%) Analyst
5 18 (22.78%) Business Analyst
6 17 (21.52%) VBA Developer
6 17 (21.52%) Excel VBA Developer
7 13 (16.46%) Project Manager
8 6 (7.59%) Agile Business Analyst
8 6 (7.59%) Programme Manager
8 6 (7.59%) Quantitative Developer
9 5 (6.33%) Senior Project Manager
9 5 (6.33%) Senior Manager
10 4 (5.06%) Senior Programme Manager
10 4 (5.06%) Insurance Business Analyst
10 4 (5.06%) UML Business Analyst
11 3 (3.80%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 2 (2.53%) Solvency II Project Manager
12 2 (2.53%) AWS Developer
12 2 (2.53%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.39%) .NET
2 5 (6.33%) HTML
3 4 (5.06%) XML
3 4 (5.06%) CSS
3 4 (5.06%) WPF
4 3 (3.80%) jQuery
4 3 (3.80%) RESTful
4 3 (3.80%) Web Services
4 3 (3.80%) JSON
4 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.53%) HTML5
5 2 (2.53%) CSS3
5 2 (2.53%) Mustache
5 2 (2.53%) Underscore.js
6 1 (1.27%) JAX-RS
6 1 (1.27%) MDX
6 1 (1.27%) J2EE
6 1 (1.27%) WinForms
6 1 (1.27%) Spring
6 1 (1.27%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.05%) Derivative
2 8 (10.13%) Fixed Income
3 6 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.33%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.33%) Equities
5 4 (5.06%) PMI
6 3 (3.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (3.80%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.53%) User Experience
7 2 (2.53%) iPhone
7 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.53%) BBC
7 2 (2.53%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 2 (2.53%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (1.27%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (1.27%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.27%) Swaptions
8 1 (1.27%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.80%) Linux
2 1 (1.27%) UNIX
2 1 (1.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (62.03%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (32.91%) Waterfall
3 22 (27.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (21.52%) TDD
5 14 (17.72%) PRINCE2
5 14 (17.72%) Project Management
6 13 (16.46%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (13.92%) Portfolio Management
7 11 (13.92%) DSDM
7 11 (13.92%) Supplier Management
8 10 (12.66%) Business Analysis
8 10 (12.66%) Risk Management
9 9 (11.39%) Information Security
9 9 (11.39%) RUP
9 9 (11.39%) GAP Analysis
9 9 (11.39%) Analytics
10 8 (10.13%) UML
10 8 (10.13%) Asset Management
11 7 (8.86%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (8.86%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 31 (39.24%) VBA
2 19 (24.05%) SQL
3 12 (15.19%) C#
4 7 (8.86%) Java
5 5 (6.33%) Python
6 4 (5.06%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.80%) VBScript
7 3 (3.80%) VB
7 3 (3.80%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.80%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.80%) PHP
7 3 (3.80%) C++
8 2 (2.53%) Scala
9 1 (1.27%) Go
Qualifications
1 20 (25.32%) 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 6 (7.59%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 7 (8.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.33%) SimCorp
3 3 (3.80%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.27%) Reuters
4 1 (1.27%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.27%) Zend
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle
4 1 (1.27%) Sybase
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
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Salary: £550000 - £650000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
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