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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 86 95 83
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Permanent jobs citing RAD 21 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.50% 0.45% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 0.55% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 21 1 2
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 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
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
1177 916 694
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 84.07% 81.64% 75.27%
Number of salaries quoted 699 610 434
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 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 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%) HTML
1 33 (97.06%) CSS
2 32 (94.12%) C#
2 32 (94.12%) JavaScript
2 32 (94.12%) .NET
2 32 (94.12%) ASP.NET
2 32 (94.12%) Ajax
3 31 (91.18%) VBScript
4 27 (79.41%) SQL
4 27 (79.41%) SharePoint
5 26 (76.47%) Visual Studio
5 26 (76.47%) Unit Testing
5 26 (76.47%) LINQ
6 25 (73.53%) jQuery
6 25 (73.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 25 (73.53%) Software Engineering
6 25 (73.53%) Systems Analysis
6 25 (73.53%) Law
6 25 (73.53%) Legal
6 25 (73.53%) Document Management
7 9 (26.47%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (23.53%) IIS
9 7 (20.59%) Windows
9 7 (20.59%) SLA
9 7 (20.59%) Relational Database
10 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (17.65%) QA
10 6 (17.65%) WCF
10 6 (17.65%) MVC
10 6 (17.65%) XML

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 27 (79.41%) SharePoint
2 8 (23.53%) IIS
3 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Project
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
1 1 (2.94%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) Relational Database
2 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.94%) QlikView
3 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (76.47%) 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 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (91.18%) Developer
2 27 (79.41%) Programmer
3 25 (73.53%) Software Developer
3 25 (73.53%) Applications Developer
3 25 (73.53%) Software Engineer
4 23 (67.65%) Analyst Programmer
4 23 (67.65%) Analyst
5 21 (61.76%) Analyst Developer
6 9 (26.47%) .NET Developer
6 9 (26.47%) Senior Programmer
7 7 (20.59%) Senior Applications Developer
7 7 (20.59%) Senior Software Engineer
7 7 (20.59%) Senior Software Developer
7 7 (20.59%) Senior Developer
8 5 (14.71%) Senior Analyst Programmer
8 5 (14.71%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (8.82%) Senior Analyst Developer
10 1 (2.94%) Software Architect
10 1 (2.94%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (97.06%) HTML
1 33 (97.06%) CSS
2 32 (94.12%) .NET
2 32 (94.12%) ASP.NET
2 32 (94.12%) Ajax
3 26 (76.47%) LINQ
4 25 (73.53%) jQuery
4 25 (73.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 6 (17.65%) WCF
5 6 (17.65%) DHTML
5 6 (17.65%) XML
5 6 (17.65%) XSL
6 2 (5.88%) Web Services
7 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.94%) Java EE
7 1 (2.94%) HTML5
7 1 (2.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (2.94%) CSS3
7 1 (2.94%) Spring
7 1 (2.94%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (76.47%) Unit Testing
2 25 (73.53%) Document Management
2 25 (73.53%) Software Engineering
2 25 (73.53%) Systems Analysis
3 9 (26.47%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (17.65%) MVC
5 1 (2.94%) Workflow
5 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.94%) Scrum
5 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.94%) TDD
5 1 (2.94%) Web Development
5 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.94%) UML
5 1 (2.94%) OO
5 1 (2.94%) ERP
5 1 (2.94%) Data Modelling
5 1 (2.94%) SOA
5 1 (2.94%) ETL
5 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 32 (94.12%) C#
1 32 (94.12%) JavaScript
2 31 (91.18%) VBScript
3 27 (79.41%) SQL
4 2 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) SLA
2 6 (17.65%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (2.94%) Cognos