The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank - 107 75
Permanent jobs citing RAD 0 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - 0.26% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.30% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Average salary - £43,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,375 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.05% +12.49%
RAD
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
808 996 599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 82.45% 86.01% 73.68%
Number of salaries quoted 730 816 504
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

RAD Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

RAD
Salary Trend in Kent

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

RAD Salary Trend in Kent

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 3 (60.00%) Scrum
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) DSDM
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 3 (60.00%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (20.00%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (20.00%) B2B
2 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) PVCS
2 1 (20.00%) Struts
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) PVCS
1 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Business Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Struts
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) DSDM
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 3 (60.00%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) B2B
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) IBM