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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 90 85 95
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Permanent jobs citing RAD 11 27 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.92% 1.89% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 2.18% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3 27 0
Average salary £50,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +21.62%
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
1065 1241 1023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 89.05% 86.97% 80.61%
Number of salaries quoted 675 775 685
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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 July 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 13 (72.22%) TDD
1 13 (72.22%) Waterfall
2 12 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 12 (66.67%) ISEB
3 9 (50.00%) Project Management
3 9 (50.00%) Test Management
4 5 (27.78%) Finance
5 4 (22.22%) Equities
5 4 (22.22%) Banking
5 4 (22.22%) Data Analysis
5 4 (22.22%) Derivative
5 4 (22.22%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (22.22%) KDB
5 4 (22.22%) Electronic Trading
5 4 (22.22%) Python
5 4 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
5 4 (22.22%) HTML
5 4 (22.22%) Java
5 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 4 (22.22%) Perl
5 4 (22.22%) SQL
5 4 (22.22%) Open Source
5 4 (22.22%) HTML5
5 4 (22.22%) jQuery
5 4 (22.22%) Capacity Management
5 4 (22.22%) Front Office
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle
6 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
6 2 (11.11%) UNIX

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.56%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.56%) Lotus Domino
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) KDB
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Banking
2 4 (22.22%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Architect
1 11 (61.11%) Test Architect
2 7 (38.89%) Lead Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Test Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Lotus Notes Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) FIX Protocol
1 4 (22.22%) HTML
1 4 (22.22%) HTML5
1 4 (22.22%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Equities
1 4 (22.22%) Derivative
1 4 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) UNIX
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) TDD
1 13 (72.22%) Waterfall
2 9 (50.00%) Project Management
2 9 (50.00%) Test Management
3 4 (22.22%) Data Analysis
3 4 (22.22%) Electronic Trading
3 4 (22.22%) Open Source
3 4 (22.22%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Line Management
4 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Python
1 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
1 4 (22.22%) Java
1 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
1 4 (22.22%) Perl
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 12 (66.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Lotus