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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 237 218 258
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +40
Permanent jobs citing RAD 28 27 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.35% 0.38% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.48% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 24 19 10
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,500 £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
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
6378 5594 6662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 80.69% 78.99% 76.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5077 4559 5702
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £29,556 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £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
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RAD across the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

RAD Salary Histogram 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 21 November 2014. 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
Cambridgeshire +1 11 £47,500 +35.71%
Bedfordshire - 8 £43,000 -
Hertfordshire -21 5 £40,000 -
Essex -7 4 £45,000 +28.57%
RAD
England

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 38 (77.55%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (51.02%) Web Development
3 21 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 21 (42.86%) UNIX
4 20 (40.82%) Struts
4 20 (40.82%) WebSphere Application Server
4 20 (40.82%) JSP
4 20 (40.82%) DB2
4 20 (40.82%) Java
4 20 (40.82%) Eclipse
4 20 (40.82%) WebSphere
5 19 (38.78%) jQuery
5 19 (38.78%) HTML
5 19 (38.78%) SQL Server
6 17 (34.69%) SQL
6 17 (34.69%) OO
6 17 (34.69%) Retail
6 17 (34.69%) Manufacturing
7 16 (32.65%) MVC
7 16 (32.65%) Scrum
7 16 (32.65%) CSS
8 15 (30.61%) .NET
9 14 (28.57%) Finance
9 14 (28.57%) Relational Database
10 13 (26.53%) Ajax
11 11 (22.45%) PRINCE2
11 11 (22.45%) C#
11 11 (22.45%) ASP.NET
12 10 (20.41%) JDBC
12 10 (20.41%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 20 (40.82%) WebSphere Application Server
1 20 (40.82%) WebSphere
2 10 (20.41%) JBoss
3 7 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 7 (14.29%) IIS
3 7 (14.29%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (6.12%) MQSeries
5 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle 10gAS
6 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.29%) HTTP
2 3 (6.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (40.82%) DB2
2 19 (38.78%) SQL Server
3 14 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 10 (20.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (20.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (8.16%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (40.82%) Eclipse
2 10 (20.41%) JUnit
2 10 (20.41%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 10 (20.41%) Subversion
2 10 (20.41%) MyEclipse
3 7 (14.29%) Rational Application Developer
4 3 (6.12%) Log4j
4 3 (6.12%) Ant
5 1 (2.04%) PVCS
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (2.04%) Toad
5 1 (2.04%) JDeveloper
5 1 (2.04%) TestDirector
5 1 (2.04%) Selenium
General
1 17 (34.69%) Manufacturing
1 17 (34.69%) Retail
2 14 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (59.18%) Developer
2 19 (38.78%) Java Developer
3 14 (28.57%) Analyst
4 13 (26.53%) Business Analyst
4 13 (26.53%) Software Engineer
5 9 (18.37%) Java Software Engineer
6 8 (16.33%) Senior Web Developer
6 8 (16.33%) Web Developer
6 8 (16.33%) Senior Developer
7 5 (10.20%) Consultant
7 5 (10.20%) Java Consultant
7 5 (10.20%) Support Consultant
8 4 (8.16%) Lead Business Analyst
8 4 (8.16%) Test Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) Software Test Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Programmer
9 2 (4.08%) Support Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Java Programmer
10 1 (2.04%) Technical Test Analyst
10 1 (2.04%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (40.82%) JSP
1 20 (40.82%) Struts
2 19 (38.78%) HTML
2 19 (38.78%) jQuery
3 16 (32.65%) CSS
4 15 (30.61%) .NET
5 13 (26.53%) Ajax
6 11 (22.45%) ASP.NET
7 10 (20.41%) J2EE
7 10 (20.41%) JDBC
7 10 (20.41%) Web Services
7 10 (20.41%) XML
7 10 (20.41%) XHTML
7 10 (20.41%) JMS
7 10 (20.41%) JSF
7 10 (20.41%) Java EE
7 10 (20.41%) JSTL
7 10 (20.41%) ICEfaces
8 9 (18.37%) WCF
9 3 (6.12%) XMLBeans
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 21 (42.86%) UNIX
2 10 (20.41%) Solaris
2 10 (20.41%) Linux
3 8 (16.33%) Windows
4 7 (14.29%) AIX
5 3 (6.12%) HPUX
6 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (77.55%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (51.02%) Web Development
3 17 (34.69%) OO
4 16 (32.65%) MVC
4 16 (32.65%) Scrum
5 11 (22.45%) PRINCE2
6 10 (20.41%) E-Commerce
6 10 (20.41%) Project Management
6 10 (20.41%) Content Management
6 10 (20.41%) Migration
6 10 (20.41%) Software Engineering
7 9 (18.37%) Business Analysis
8 7 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (8.16%) UML
10 4 (8.16%) System Testing
10 4 (8.16%) Test Automation
10 4 (8.16%) Test Strategy
11 3 (6.12%) Waterfall
11 3 (6.12%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 20 (40.82%) Java
3 17 (34.69%) SQL
4 11 (22.45%) C#
5 10 (20.41%) Perl
5 10 (20.41%) Bash Shell
6 4 (8.16%) Delphi
7 3 (6.12%) XPath
8 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.04%) VBScript
8 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Sun Certification
2 4 (8.16%) Degree
3 2 (4.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) ISO 9001
2 2 (4.08%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (20.41%) IBM
2 8 (16.33%) Oracle
3 7 (14.29%) Sun
4 3 (6.12%) Interwoven
4 3 (6.12%) ATG
4 3 (6.12%) Blue Martini
4 3 (6.12%) Elastic Path
5 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.04%) Serena