The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 79 87 82
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Permanent jobs citing RAD 8 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.69% 0.35% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.44% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 1
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
RAD
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
876 903 689
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 75.65% 80.05% 72.60%
Number of salaries quoted 657 703 612
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing RAD across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

RAD Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

RAD
Salary Trend in Essex

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

RAD Salary Trend in Essex

RAD
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) WCF
1 8 (100.00%) jQuery
2 7 (87.50%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) QA
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) OWASP
3 1 (12.50%) RESTful
3 1 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Web Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Senior Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Senior Web Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) WCF
1 8 (100.00%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) OWASP
3 1 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft