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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 95 91 93
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing RAD 11 21 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.85% 1.52% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 1.73% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1 21 1
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -15.66%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
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
1160 1212 936
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 89.78% 87.51% 83.65%
Number of salaries quoted 729 715 620
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 2015, 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 15 (71.43%) Waterfall
2 13 (61.90%) TDD
3 12 (57.14%) ISEB
3 12 (57.14%) ISTQB
4 9 (42.86%) Project Management
4 9 (42.86%) Test Management
5 7 (33.33%) Finance
6 6 (28.57%) Banking
7 5 (23.81%) Java
7 5 (23.81%) Python
8 4 (19.05%) HTML
8 4 (19.05%) Windows
8 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
8 4 (19.05%) Perl
8 4 (19.05%) SQL
8 4 (19.05%) Equities
8 4 (19.05%) Front Office
8 4 (19.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
8 4 (19.05%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (19.05%) Data Analysis
8 4 (19.05%) Derivative
8 4 (19.05%) KDB
8 4 (19.05%) Electronic Trading
8 4 (19.05%) jQuery
8 4 (19.05%) Open Source
8 4 (19.05%) HTML5
8 4 (19.05%) Capacity Management
9 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (14.29%) Oracle

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.76%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.76%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) KDB
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Banking
3 4 (19.05%) Front Office
4 2 (9.52%) Retail
4 2 (9.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Architect
1 11 (52.38%) Test Architect
2 7 (33.33%) Lead Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Lotus Notes Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) HTML
1 4 (19.05%) FIX Protocol
1 4 (19.05%) jQuery
1 4 (19.05%) HTML5
2 2 (9.52%) Entity Framework
2 2 (9.52%) OOXML
2 2 (9.52%) WPF
2 2 (9.52%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) XML
2 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.76%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 4 (19.05%) Equities
1 4 (19.05%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Waterfall
2 13 (61.90%) TDD
3 9 (42.86%) Project Management
3 9 (42.86%) Test Management
4 4 (19.05%) Electronic Trading
4 4 (19.05%) Open Source
4 4 (19.05%) Data Analysis
4 4 (19.05%) Capacity Management
5 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.52%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) MVVM
7 1 (4.76%) Change Management
7 1 (4.76%) OOP
7 1 (4.76%) OO
7 1 (4.76%) Line Management
7 1 (4.76%) SDLC
7 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) Java
1 5 (23.81%) Python
2 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
2 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
2 4 (19.05%) Perl
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) C++
4 1 (4.76%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) ISEB
1 12 (57.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Lotus
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