The first table below looks at the demand for RAD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Lancashire region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank - 55 53
Permanent jobs citing RAD 0 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire - 0.61% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.83% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 4
Average salary - £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
372 361 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 81.40% 73.98% 71.89%
Number of salaries quoted 283 329 318
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
RAD
North West

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

RAD Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

RAD
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

RAD Salary Trend in Lancashire

RAD
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 7 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 7 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Waterfall
2 6 (85.71%) User Stories
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
2 6 (85.71%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) PHP
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) J2EE
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
2 6 (85.71%) UML
2 6 (85.71%) MS Visio
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) QA

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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.

Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Visio
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Business Analyst
2 6 (85.71%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Project Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) J2EE
1 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 7 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Waterfall
2 6 (85.71%) User Stories
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
2 6 (85.71%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
1 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA