The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 85 94 78
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -16
Permanent jobs citing RAD 15 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.13% 0.45% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 0.54% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 3
Average salary £35,000 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.66% +18.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -7.77%
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 Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1140 930 708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 86.10% 84.16% 76.46%
Number of salaries quoted 651 606 445
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 Glasgow

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

RAD Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

RAD
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

RAD Salary Trend in Glasgow

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 33 (97.06%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (94.12%) CSS
2 32 (94.12%) HTML
2 32 (94.12%) .NET
3 31 (91.18%) ASP.NET
3 31 (91.18%) C#
3 31 (91.18%) JavaScript
3 31 (91.18%) Ajax
4 30 (88.24%) VBScript
5 28 (82.35%) SQL
6 26 (76.47%) SharePoint
6 26 (76.47%) Unit Testing
7 25 (73.53%) LINQ
7 25 (73.53%) jQuery
7 25 (73.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 25 (73.53%) Document Management
7 25 (73.53%) Software Engineering
7 25 (73.53%) Systems Analysis
7 25 (73.53%) Law
7 25 (73.53%) Legal
7 25 (73.53%) Visual Studio
8 18 (52.94%) Coaching
9 10 (29.41%) Mentoring
10 8 (23.53%) Technical Architecture
11 7 (20.59%) SLA
11 7 (20.59%) IIS
12 6 (17.65%) Windows
12 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
13 5 (14.71%) QA
13 5 (14.71%) WCF

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Application Platforms
1 26 (76.47%) SharePoint
2 7 (20.59%) IIS
3 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Project
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) HTTPS
1 1 (2.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.94%) QlikView
4 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (73.53%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.94%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.94%) NetBeans
2 1 (2.94%) Maven
2 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.94%) Ant
General
1 25 (73.53%) Law
1 25 (73.53%) Legal
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (94.12%) Developer
2 26 (76.47%) Programmer
3 25 (73.53%) Software Engineer
3 25 (73.53%) Software Developer
3 25 (73.53%) Applications Developer
4 22 (64.71%) Analyst
4 22 (64.71%) Analyst Programmer
5 21 (61.76%) Analyst Developer
6 9 (26.47%) .NET Developer
7 8 (23.53%) Senior Developer
7 8 (23.53%) Senior Programmer
8 7 (20.59%) Senior Applications Developer
8 7 (20.59%) Senior Software Developer
8 7 (20.59%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (11.76%) Senior Analyst Programmer
9 4 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (8.82%) Senior Analyst Developer
11 1 (2.94%) Architect
11 1 (2.94%) Business Developer
11 1 (2.94%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (94.12%) HTML
1 32 (94.12%) .NET
1 32 (94.12%) CSS
2 31 (91.18%) ASP.NET
2 31 (91.18%) Ajax
3 25 (73.53%) LINQ
3 25 (73.53%) jQuery
3 25 (73.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 5 (14.71%) DHTML
4 5 (14.71%) WCF
4 5 (14.71%) XML
4 5 (14.71%) XSL
5 1 (2.94%) Spring
5 1 (2.94%) JSF
5 1 (2.94%) JSP
5 1 (2.94%) Web Services
5 1 (2.94%) Java EE
5 1 (2.94%) HTML5
5 1 (2.94%) CSS3
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (97.06%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (76.47%) Unit Testing
3 25 (73.53%) Document Management
3 25 (73.53%) Software Engineering
3 25 (73.53%) Systems Analysis
4 18 (52.94%) Coaching
5 10 (29.41%) Mentoring
6 8 (23.53%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (14.71%) MVC
8 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.94%) Scrum
8 1 (2.94%) TDD
8 1 (2.94%) Web Development
8 1 (2.94%) Release Management
8 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.94%) UML
8 1 (2.94%) OO
8 1 (2.94%) ERP
8 1 (2.94%) Data Modelling
8 1 (2.94%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 31 (91.18%) C#
1 31 (91.18%) JavaScript
2 30 (88.24%) VBScript
3 28 (82.35%) SQL
4 2 (5.88%) Java
5 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) SLA
2 5 (14.71%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (2.94%) Cognos
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft