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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 98 - 82
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing RAD 4 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.27% - 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% - 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 8
Average salary £70,000 - £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
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
1196 1027 950
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.53% 84.53% 79.10%
Number of salaries quoted 794 640 680
Average salary £42,000 £46,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.67% +9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 August 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
1 5 (62.50%) VBA
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (25.00%) C
4 2 (25.00%) C++
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Objective-C
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
5 1 (12.50%) V-Model
5 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
5 1 (12.50%) QA
5 1 (12.50%) Release Management
5 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) ISEB

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 3 (37.50%) Crystal Reports
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Excel Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Applications Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Report Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
4 1 (12.50%) QA Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Graduate Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Graduate
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 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
1 2 (25.00%) Android
1 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (25.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Release Management
2 1 (12.50%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) VBA
2 2 (25.00%) Objective-C
2 2 (25.00%) C
2 2 (25.00%) C++
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft