The first table below looks at the demand for RAD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 169 151 135
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -16
Permanent jobs citing RAD 12 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.32% 0.25% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.31% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 8
Average salary £55,000 £33,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £31,500 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £43,700
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £36,750 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+22.44% -4.54%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3176 2254 1904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 83.71% 80.96% 78.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2547 1807 1615
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
RAD
West Yorkshire

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

RAD Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

RAD
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

RAD Salary Trend in Leeds

RAD
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RAD across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

RAD Salary Histogram in Leeds

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 18 (69.23%) .NET
1 18 (69.23%) Finance
2 17 (65.38%) Java
3 15 (57.69%) J2EE
3 15 (57.69%) Scrum
4 14 (53.85%) C#
5 13 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (46.15%) TDD
7 11 (42.31%) Business Analysis
7 11 (42.31%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (42.31%) Waterfall
7 11 (42.31%) XML
7 11 (42.31%) UML
7 11 (42.31%) MS Visio
8 10 (38.46%) PHP
8 10 (38.46%) SQL
9 7 (26.92%) Web Services
9 7 (26.92%) User Stories
10 6 (23.08%) MVC
10 6 (23.08%) CSS
10 6 (23.08%) HTML
10 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
11 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
12 4 (15.38%) DB2
12 4 (15.38%) JUnit
12 4 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (15.38%) IIS
12 4 (15.38%) Oracle
12 4 (15.38%) Perl

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 4 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (15.38%) IIS
1 4 (15.38%) Tomcat
1 4 (15.38%) IBM HTTP Server
1 4 (15.38%) WebSphere
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (11.54%) CMS
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (42.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) DB2
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) JUnit
1 4 (15.38%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 4 (15.38%) Eclipse
1 4 (15.38%) Subversion
1 4 (15.38%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (69.23%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Retail
2 4 (15.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Business Analyst
1 9 (34.62%) Developer
1 9 (34.62%) Analyst
1 9 (34.62%) Agile Business Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Systems Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Support Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Java Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Agile Project Manager
4 3 (11.54%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Applications Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Programme Manager
5 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Developer
5 2 (7.69%) .NET Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (69.23%) .NET
2 15 (57.69%) J2EE
3 13 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 11 (42.31%) XML
5 7 (26.92%) Web Services
6 6 (23.08%) CSS
6 6 (23.08%) HTML
7 4 (15.38%) JDBC
7 4 (15.38%) JSP
7 4 (15.38%) Struts
7 4 (15.38%) XHTML
7 4 (15.38%) JMS
7 4 (15.38%) JSTL
8 3 (11.54%) Ajax
8 3 (11.54%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 3 (11.54%) XSLT
9 2 (7.69%) jQuery
10 1 (3.85%) WCF
10 1 (3.85%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) UNIX
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
1 4 (15.38%) AIX
1 4 (15.38%) Solaris
1 4 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Scrum
2 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (46.15%) TDD
4 11 (42.31%) Business Analysis
4 11 (42.31%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (42.31%) Waterfall
4 11 (42.31%) UML
5 7 (26.92%) User Stories
6 6 (23.08%) MVC
7 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
7 4 (15.38%) Content Management
7 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (15.38%) Web Development
8 3 (11.54%) Change Control
8 3 (11.54%) Use Case
8 3 (11.54%) Project Management
8 3 (11.54%) Change Management
8 3 (11.54%) DSDM
8 3 (11.54%) RUP
9 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) Java
2 14 (53.85%) C#
3 10 (38.46%) PHP
3 10 (38.46%) SQL
4 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 4 (15.38%) Perl
5 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
6 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 2 (7.69%) VBScript
6 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle
1 4 (15.38%) IBM
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft