The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 677 742 668
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -74
Permanent jobs citing RAD 233 204 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.19% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.23% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 184 169 273
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,100 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £77,500 £74,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
RAD
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
84774 89923 95200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 87.68% 85.91% 85.38%
Number of salaries quoted 71243 73460 77454
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing RAD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

RAD Jobs Demand Trend in England

RAD
Salary Trend in England

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

RAD Salary Trend in England

RAD
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RAD across the England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

RAD Salary Histogram in England

RAD
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RAD within the England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +29 115 £70,000 +7.69% 8
South East +27 77 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Yorkshire +25 19 £35,000 -36.36% 6
North West +27 7 £37,500 -6.25% 1
West Midlands -15 7 £62,500 -0.63% 1
East of England +11 6 - -
South West -16 2 £30,000 -48.93% 1
RAD
UK

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs citing RAD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for RAD.

1 272 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (37.60%) Finance
3 133 (34.02%) SDLC
4 131 (33.50%) SQL
5 109 (27.88%) Degree
6 102 (26.09%) C#
7 100 (25.58%) .NET
8 98 (25.06%) SQL Server
9 97 (24.81%) Web Services
10 89 (22.76%) Scrum
11 86 (21.99%) Waterfall
12 80 (20.46%) QA
13 79 (20.20%) Java
14 78 (19.95%) Computer Science
15 77 (19.69%) Automated Testing
16 76 (19.44%) HTML
17 74 (18.93%) Project Management
18 69 (17.65%) SOA
19 67 (17.14%) Mainframe
20 64 (16.37%) DB2
21 62 (15.86%) XML
22 56 (14.32%) System Integration Testing
23 55 (14.07%) ISEB
23 55 (14.07%) Front Office
23 55 (14.07%) Continuous Improvement
24 53 (13.55%) Manual Testing
24 53 (13.55%) COBOL
25 52 (13.30%) Oracle
26 51 (13.04%) ISTQB
27 50 (12.79%) TDD

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 39 (9.97%) CICS
2 37 (9.46%) IIS
3 23 (5.88%) WebSphere
4 16 (4.09%) Confluence
5 8 (2.05%) CMS
5 8 (2.05%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (2.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 8 (2.05%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (1.79%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.53%) SharePoint
8 5 (1.28%) Apache
9 4 (1.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (1.02%) JBoss
9 4 (1.02%) MQSeries
9 4 (1.02%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.77%) Apache Pig
10 3 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.26%) Drupal
11 1 (0.26%) Umbraco
Applications
1 32 (8.18%) MS Excel
2 20 (5.12%) MS Project
3 6 (1.53%) MS Office
4 3 (0.77%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.26%) InDesign
5 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.26%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 29 (7.42%) VisionPLUS
2 4 (1.02%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.37%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.77%) GitHub
4 2 (0.51%) Office 365
5 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.56%) Internet
2 5 (1.28%) Asterisk PBX
2 5 (1.28%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.26%) LDAP
3 1 (0.26%) NAS
3 1 (0.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (25.06%) SQL Server
2 64 (16.37%) DB2
3 32 (8.18%) Relational Database
4 23 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (4.09%) SQL Server 2014
6 14 (3.58%) Oracle Database
7 12 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (2.30%) Event Store
9 9 (2.30%) MySQL
10 8 (2.05%) NoSQL
11 7 (1.79%) RDBMS
11 7 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (1.53%) FileMaker
13 4 (1.02%) Big Data
13 4 (1.02%) Jackrabbit
14 3 (0.77%) Apache Hive
14 3 (0.77%) Hadoop
14 3 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (7.67%) Selenium
2 28 (7.16%) JUnit
3 27 (6.91%) JIRA
4 20 (5.12%) Subversion
5 17 (4.35%) Eclipse
5 17 (4.35%) HP UFT
5 17 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (4.09%) Cucumber
6 16 (4.09%) FitNesse
6 16 (4.09%) Jenkins
7 12 (3.07%) Maven
7 12 (3.07%) SoapUI
8 11 (2.81%) Hudson
9 10 (2.56%) JMeter
9 10 (2.56%) LoadRunner
9 10 (2.56%) Selenium IDE
9 10 (2.56%) WebDriver
10 8 (2.05%) Ant
11 7 (1.79%) Git (software)
12 6 (1.53%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 147 (37.60%) Finance
2 55 (14.07%) Front Office
3 29 (7.42%) Financial Institution
4 26 (6.65%) Banking
5 23 (5.88%) Back Office
6 22 (5.63%) Retail
7 20 (5.12%) Marketing
8 17 (4.35%) Investment Banking
9 10 (2.56%) Telecoms
10 9 (2.30%) Games
11 6 (1.53%) Automotive
12 2 (0.51%) French Language
13 1 (0.26%) Advertising
13 1 (0.26%) Billing
13 1 (0.26%) Legal
13 1 (0.26%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 108 (27.62%) Developer
2 59 (15.09%) C# Developer
3 57 (14.58%) Tester
4 44 (11.25%) Project Manager
5 39 (9.97%) Analyst
6 36 (9.21%) .NET Developer
7 35 (8.95%) C# .NET Developer
8 32 (8.18%) Architect
9 29 (7.42%) SQL Developer
10 28 (7.16%) QA Engineer
11 24 (6.14%) Systems Tester
12 23 (5.88%) Automation Tester
13 22 (5.63%) Business Analyst
14 21 (5.37%) Agile Project Manager
15 20 (5.12%) QA Tester
16 17 (4.35%) CICS Engineer
16 17 (4.35%) RAD Developer
17 16 (4.09%) Applications Support
17 16 (4.09%) Software Engineer
17 16 (4.09%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (25.58%) .NET
2 97 (24.81%) Web Services
3 76 (19.44%) HTML
4 62 (15.86%) XML
5 46 (11.76%) CSS
6 36 (9.21%) WCF
7 35 (8.95%) HTML5
8 33 (8.44%) J2EE
9 32 (8.18%) ASP.NET
9 32 (8.18%) jQuery
10 24 (6.14%) XSLT
11 23 (5.88%) RESTful
11 23 (5.88%) WPF
12 21 (5.37%) Spring
13 20 (5.12%) Middleware
13 20 (5.12%) Struts
14 18 (4.60%) .NET Framework
14 18 (4.60%) XSD
15 17 (4.35%) Ajax
16 16 (4.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 78 (19.95%) Computer Science
2 67 (17.14%) Mainframe
3 39 (9.97%) VSAM
4 37 (9.46%) Fixed Income
5 26 (6.65%) Derivative
6 24 (6.14%) Mathematics
7 21 (5.37%) Social Media
8 19 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (4.60%) PMI
10 17 (4.35%) Algorithms
10 17 (4.35%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 14 (3.58%) N-Tier
12 13 (3.32%) Hedge funds
13 12 (3.07%) Client/Server
13 12 (3.07%) Visualisation
14 10 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 10 (2.56%) Management Information System
15 7 (1.79%) Mobile App
15 7 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (6.65%) Windows
2 22 (5.63%) Android
2 22 (5.63%) Apple iOS
3 17 (4.35%) Linux
4 8 (2.05%) Solaris
5 6 (1.53%) Unix
6 5 (1.28%) HPUX
7 2 (0.51%) AIX
8 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.26%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (34.02%) SDLC
3 89 (22.76%) Scrum
4 86 (21.99%) Waterfall
5 77 (19.69%) Automated Testing
6 74 (18.93%) Project Management
7 69 (17.65%) SOA
8 56 (14.32%) System Integration Testing
9 55 (14.07%) Continuous Improvement
10 53 (13.55%) Manual Testing
11 50 (12.79%) TDD
12 45 (11.51%) Regression Testing
13 43 (11.00%) Test Scripting
14 42 (10.74%) OO
14 42 (10.74%) Unit Testing
15 41 (10.49%) Functional Testing
16 39 (9.97%) E-Commerce
17 37 (9.46%) Analytics
18 34 (8.70%) Integration Testing
19 32 (8.18%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 131 (33.50%) SQL
2 102 (26.09%) C#
3 79 (20.20%) Java
4 53 (13.55%) COBOL
5 48 (12.28%) JavaScript
6 39 (9.97%) JCL
7 27 (6.91%) CLIST
7 27 (6.91%) REXX
8 23 (5.88%) VBA
9 18 (4.60%) Python
10 13 (3.32%) T-SQL
11 10 (2.56%) F#
12 8 (2.05%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.28%) C++
13 5 (1.28%) Perl
14 4 (1.02%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.77%) Groovy
15 3 (0.77%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.77%) VBScript
16 1 (0.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 109 (27.88%) Degree
2 55 (14.07%) ISEB
3 51 (13.04%) ISTQB
4 19 (4.86%) PMI Certification
5 8 (2.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (1.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.02%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.26%) APMP
8 1 (0.26%) HNC
8 1 (0.26%) HND
8 1 (0.26%) MCSD
8 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.26%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (20.46%) QA
2 2 (0.51%) SLA
3 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (0.77%) HDFS
1 3 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.51%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 38 (9.72%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.79%) RSA Archer
3 3 (0.77%) OpenView
3 3 (0.77%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 52 (13.30%) Oracle
2 39 (9.97%) Microsoft
3 38 (9.72%) HP
4 27 (6.91%) TSYS
5 21 (5.37%) Rally
6 15 (3.84%) IBM
7 9 (2.30%) Telerik
8 8 (2.05%) Google
9 7 (1.79%) ATG
9 7 (1.79%) Pega
9 7 (1.79%) Sun
10 5 (1.28%) Informatica
10 5 (1.28%) Kony
10 5 (1.28%) Xamarin
11 4 (1.02%) Blue Martini
11 4 (1.02%) Elastic Path
11 4 (1.02%) Interwoven
12 3 (0.77%) BMC
12 3 (0.77%) Cisco
12 3 (0.77%) Cognizant
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