The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 60 - 63
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing RAD 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.39% - 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% - 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £60,000 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
RAD
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
414 419 404
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 81.66% 83.13% 78.60%
Number of salaries quoted 341 340 363
Average salary £35,000 £38,365 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.77% +9.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) EJB
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) JSP
1 5 (100.00%) Servlets
1 5 (100.00%) Struts
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) UML
1 5 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 5 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) JMS
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 5 (100.00%) Java EE
1 5 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 5 (100.00%) HTML5
1 5 (100.00%) CSS3
2 4 (80.00%) J2EE
2 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (60.00%) Sun
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Sun Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Middleware
3 3 (60.00%) Java SE
3 3 (60.00%) OCPJWCD

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (40.00%) J2EE Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Lead Java Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) EJB
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) JSP
1 5 (100.00%) Servlets
1 5 (100.00%) Struts
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) JMS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
1 5 (100.00%) Java EE
1 5 (100.00%) HTML5
1 5 (100.00%) CSS3
2 4 (80.00%) J2EE
3 3 (60.00%) Java SE
3 3 (60.00%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) UML
1 5 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 5 (100.00%) Multithreading
2 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Certification
1 3 (60.00%) Sun Certification
1 3 (60.00%) OCPJWCD
1 3 (60.00%) OCPJP
1 3 (60.00%) OCMJD
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Sun