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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 97 109 91
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -18
Permanent jobs citing RAD 2 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.15% 0.24% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.28% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 3
Average salary - £45,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +63.63%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +24.13%
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
1167 1410 882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 86.38% 85.56% 79.25%
Number of salaries quoted 692 914 515
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 1 May 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 2 (100.00%) VBA
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Applications Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Application Development Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Business Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Applications Development Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) VBA
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET