The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 249 181 246
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +65
Permanent jobs citing RAD 3 62 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.041% 0.95% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.051% 1.17% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1 48 14
Average salary £47,500 £44,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% +17.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +11.68%
RAD
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5913 5280 6536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 81.24% 80.50% 76.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4703 4254 5633
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

RAD Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

RAD
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

RAD Salary Trend in the East of England

RAD
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RAD within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -21 2 - -
Cambridgeshire -37 1 £47,500 -
RAD
England

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (50.00%) Web Development
3 16 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 16 (40.00%) jQuery
4 14 (35.00%) UNIX
4 14 (35.00%) Scrum
5 13 (32.50%) MVC
5 13 (32.50%) WebSphere
5 13 (32.50%) JSP
5 13 (32.50%) Struts
5 13 (32.50%) DB2
5 13 (32.50%) WebSphere Application Server
5 13 (32.50%) CSS
5 13 (32.50%) HTML
5 13 (32.50%) Java
5 13 (32.50%) JavaScript
5 13 (32.50%) Eclipse
6 12 (30.00%) Manufacturing
6 12 (30.00%) .NET
6 12 (30.00%) OO
6 12 (30.00%) Retail
7 11 (27.50%) PRINCE2
8 10 (25.00%) Project Management
8 10 (25.00%) SQL
8 10 (25.00%) Business Analysis
9 9 (22.50%) Software Engineering
9 9 (22.50%) Finance
9 9 (22.50%) Relational Database
10 8 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (20.00%) MyEclipse

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 13 (32.50%) WebSphere
1 13 (32.50%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (20.00%) JBoss
3 5 (12.50%) IIS
3 5 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 5 (12.50%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle 10gAS
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (32.50%) DB2
3 9 (22.50%) Relational Database
4 8 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (32.50%) Eclipse
2 8 (20.00%) MyEclipse
3 5 (12.50%) JUnit
3 5 (12.50%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 5 (12.50%) Subversion
3 5 (12.50%) Rational Application Developer
4 1 (2.50%) TestDirector
4 1 (2.50%) JDeveloper
4 1 (2.50%) Toad
4 1 (2.50%) PVCS
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.50%) Selenium
General
1 12 (30.00%) Manufacturing
1 12 (30.00%) Retail
2 9 (22.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (50.00%) Developer
2 15 (37.50%) Analyst
3 14 (35.00%) Business Analyst
4 13 (32.50%) Java Developer
5 12 (30.00%) Software Engineer
6 8 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
7 7 (17.50%) Web Developer
7 7 (17.50%) Senior Developer
7 7 (17.50%) Senior Web Developer
8 4 (10.00%) Lead Business Analyst
8 4 (10.00%) Test Engineer
8 4 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
9 3 (7.50%) Consultant
9 3 (7.50%) Support Consultant
9 3 (7.50%) Java Consultant
10 2 (5.00%) Java Programmer
10 2 (5.00%) Programmer
10 2 (5.00%) Support Engineer
11 1 (2.50%) Applications Support
11 1 (2.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (40.00%) jQuery
2 13 (32.50%) JSP
2 13 (32.50%) Struts
2 13 (32.50%) CSS
2 13 (32.50%) HTML
3 12 (30.00%) .NET
4 8 (20.00%) ICEfaces
4 8 (20.00%) JSF
4 8 (20.00%) Java EE
4 8 (20.00%) Ajax
4 8 (20.00%) WCF
4 8 (20.00%) Web Services
4 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 5 (12.50%) JDBC
5 5 (12.50%) J2EE
5 5 (12.50%) XML
5 5 (12.50%) XHTML
5 5 (12.50%) JMS
5 5 (12.50%) JSTL
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle ADF
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.00%) UNIX
2 6 (15.00%) Windows
3 5 (12.50%) AIX
3 5 (12.50%) Solaris
3 5 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (50.00%) Web Development
3 14 (35.00%) Scrum
4 13 (32.50%) MVC
5 12 (30.00%) OO
6 11 (27.50%) PRINCE2
7 10 (25.00%) Project Management
7 10 (25.00%) Business Analysis
8 9 (22.50%) Software Engineering
9 8 (20.00%) Migration
10 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (12.50%) E-Commerce
11 5 (12.50%) Content Management
11 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (10.00%) Test Strategy
12 4 (10.00%) System Testing
12 4 (10.00%) Waterfall
12 4 (10.00%) Test Automation
12 4 (10.00%) Information Management
13 1 (2.50%) SSADM
Programming Languages
1 13 (32.50%) Java
1 13 (32.50%) JavaScript
2 10 (25.00%) SQL
3 8 (20.00%) C#
4 5 (12.50%) Perl
4 5 (12.50%) Bash Shell
5 4 (10.00%) Delphi
6 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Sun Certification
2 4 (10.00%) Degree
3 2 (5.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle
2 5 (12.50%) IBM
2 5 (12.50%) Sun
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) Serena