The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 104 101 88
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Permanent jobs citing RAD 2 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.14% 0.14% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.17% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 4
Average salary - £27,500 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
RAD
Scotland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1220 1197 984
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 86.46% 82.44% 82.27%
Number of salaries quoted 818 783 635
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,950 £32,400 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

RAD Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

RAD
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

RAD Salary Trend in Edinburgh

RAD
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) Banking
2 6 (85.71%) Investment Banking
2 6 (85.71%) Crystal Reports
2 6 (85.71%) VBA
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) ISEB
4 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 1 (14.29%) QA
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (14.29%) V-Model

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) Banking
2 6 (85.71%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Excel Developer
3 4 (57.14%) Applications Developer
4 3 (42.86%) Senior Developer
4 3 (42.86%) Senior Applications Developer
5 2 (28.57%) Senior Excel Developer
5 2 (28.57%) Report Developer
6 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
6 1 (14.29%) QA Leader
6 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
6 1 (14.29%) Analyst
6 1 (14.29%) Business Developer
6 1 (14.29%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (14.29%) Developer Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) VBA
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA