The first table below looks at the demand for RAD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Croydon region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 35 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing RAD 12 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 4.71% 0.62% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.66% 0.84% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 0
Average salary £47,500 £38,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £36,750 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+22.44% -4.54%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
212 237 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 83.14% 73.83% 82.22%
Number of salaries quoted 174 222 274
Average salary £47,500 £48,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.04% +12.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
RAD
London

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing RAD across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

RAD Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

RAD
Salary Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RAD across the Croydon region.

RAD Salary Trend in Croydon

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 17 (94.44%) SQL
1 17 (94.44%) Web Services
1 17 (94.44%) OO
1 17 (94.44%) Microsoft
1 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (94.44%) Degree
1 17 (94.44%) Mathematics
2 16 (88.89%) .NET Framework
2 16 (88.89%) QA
2 16 (88.89%) Selenium
2 16 (88.89%) TestComplete
2 16 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 16 (88.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (88.89%) WebDriver
2 16 (88.89%) Test Strategy
2 16 (88.89%) Analytics
2 16 (88.89%) Ranorex
2 16 (88.89%) Finance
2 16 (88.89%) WinRunner
2 16 (88.89%) Client/Server
2 16 (88.89%) C#
2 16 (88.89%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) J2EE
3 1 (5.56%) OLAP
3 1 (5.56%) Ant
3 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.56%) EJB
3 1 (5.56%) Struts
3 1 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) UML

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.56%) SAS
1 1 (5.56%) GlassFish
1 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 16 (88.89%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) OLAP
1 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (88.89%) Selenium
1 16 (88.89%) TestComplete
1 16 (88.89%) WebDriver
1 16 (88.89%) Ranorex
1 16 (88.89%) WinRunner
2 1 (5.56%) Ant
General
1 16 (88.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Analyst
2 16 (88.89%) Automation Test Analyst
2 16 (88.89%) Tester
2 16 (88.89%) QA Analyst
2 16 (88.89%) Automation Tester
2 16 (88.89%) Automation Analyst
2 16 (88.89%) QA Automation Engineer
2 16 (88.89%) Automation Engineer
2 16 (88.89%) Test Analyst
2 16 (88.89%) Consultant
2 16 (88.89%) Test Engineer
2 16 (88.89%) Test Consultant
2 16 (88.89%) QA Engineer
2 16 (88.89%) .NET Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) Web Services
2 16 (88.89%) .NET Framework
2 16 (88.89%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) J2EE
3 1 (5.56%) EJB
3 1 (5.56%) Struts
3 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.56%) JBoss Seam
3 1 (5.56%) Spring
3 1 (5.56%) Java EE
3 1 (5.56%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 17 (94.44%) Mathematics
2 16 (88.89%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.56%) Open Source
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) OO
1 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 16 (88.89%) Test Strategy
2 16 (88.89%) Analytics
3 1 (5.56%) UML
3 1 (5.56%) RUP
3 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
3 1 (5.56%) OOD
3 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.56%) Scrum
3 1 (5.56%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
3 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
3 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) SQL
2 16 (88.89%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (94.44%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (88.89%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) JBoss
2 1 (5.56%) hybris