The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 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 Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 101 90 80
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -10
Permanent jobs citing RAD 4 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.27% 0.083% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.098% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 8
Average salary £28,500 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1228 1023 902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.20% 84.76% 78.23%
Number of salaries quoted 810 638 615
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
RAD
Scotland

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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) VBA
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 3 (37.50%) Investment Banking
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (25.00%) Android
4 2 (25.00%) iPhone
4 2 (25.00%) Software Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) iPad
4 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) CruiseControl
4 2 (25.00%) Samba
4 2 (25.00%) Objective-C
4 2 (25.00%) ClearCase
4 2 (25.00%) IBM
4 2 (25.00%) UNIX
4 2 (25.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (25.00%) AIX
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) RUP
4 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (25.00%) ClearQuest
4 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) CruiseControl
1 2 (25.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (25.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Investment Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Excel Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Technician
3 2 (25.00%) Applications Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Graduate
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Technician
4 1 (12.50%) Graduate Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Report Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Excel Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (25.00%) iPhone
1 2 (25.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (25.00%) Android
2 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX
2 2 (25.00%) AIX
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Software Architecture
1 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (25.00%) RUP
1 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) VBA
2 2 (25.00%) Objective-C
2 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (25.00%) C
2 2 (25.00%) C++
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Samba
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft