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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 97 103 86
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -17
Permanent jobs citing RAD 2 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.15% 0.26% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.31% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 4
Average salary - £36,750 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +33.63%
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £43,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.74% +19.44%
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
1165 1284 852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 85.60% 84.53% 78.31%
Number of salaries quoted 688 836 520
Average salary £44,000 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.02% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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 10 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) VBA
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (66.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Excel Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Excel Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Application Development Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Development Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Applications Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Business Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) VBA
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET