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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 78 91 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs citing RAD 6 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.55% 0.18% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.23% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 0
Average salary £45,000 £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
820 879 729
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 74.55% 80.72% 72.32%
Number of salaries quoted 627 691 643
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 £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £56,500 £57,500
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 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 16 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 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
2 6 (85.71%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) MVC
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
2 6 (85.71%) WCF
2 6 (85.71%) jQuery
3 5 (71.43%) Web Development
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) MKS
5 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) OWASP
5 1 (14.29%) RESTful
5 1 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) C
5 1 (14.29%) C++
5 1 (14.29%) STL
5 1 (14.29%) OOP
5 1 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) OOD
5 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 1 (14.29%) QA

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 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 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Senior Web Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Web Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Senior Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
1 6 (85.71%) CSS
1 6 (85.71%) WCF
1 6 (85.71%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (14.29%) STL
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) MVC
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
3 5 (71.43%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) OWASP
4 1 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) OOP
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) OOD
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) MKS