The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 155 162 141
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -21
Permanent jobs citing RAD 15 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.42% 0.32% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.38% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 13
Average salary £45,818 £55,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.69% +69.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,250 £47,672
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +14.64%
RAD
West Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3189 2867 2293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 89.05% 84.03% 82.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2549 2261 1870
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 6 March 2015.

RAD Salary Histogram in Leeds

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 29 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (65.52%) Project Management
3 16 (55.17%) Finance
4 15 (51.72%) Scrum
4 15 (51.72%) .NET
5 14 (48.28%) SQL
5 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
6 11 (37.93%) ISEB
6 11 (37.93%) Test Management
6 11 (37.93%) Test Scripting
6 11 (37.93%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (37.93%) Test Strategy
7 10 (34.48%) Waterfall
7 10 (34.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (34.48%) System Testing
7 10 (34.48%) PCI DSS
7 10 (34.48%) OWASP
7 10 (34.48%) Software Testing
7 10 (34.48%) ISTQB
8 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
8 9 (31.03%) Client/Server
9 8 (27.59%) ITIL
10 5 (17.24%) Web Services
10 5 (17.24%) XML
10 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
10 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (13.79%) Line Management
11 4 (13.79%) User Stories
11 4 (13.79%) Automation Testing

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 (13.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (13.79%) WebDriver
2 4 (13.79%) Selenium
3 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (55.17%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Tester
2 10 (34.48%) Systems Tester
3 5 (17.24%) Project Manager
3 5 (17.24%) Development Manager
3 5 (17.24%) Agile Project Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Automation Tester
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Automation Tester
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Tester
5 3 (10.34%) Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Software Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Product Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Product Development Manager
7 1 (3.45%) IT Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (51.72%) .NET
2 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
2 5 (17.24%) Web Services
2 5 (17.24%) XML
3 2 (6.90%) SOAP
4 1 (3.45%) HTML
4 1 (3.45%) CSS
4 1 (3.45%) WSDL
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Client/Server
2 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (65.52%) Project Management
3 15 (51.72%) Scrum
4 11 (37.93%) Test Management
4 11 (37.93%) Test Scripting
4 11 (37.93%) Test Strategy
5 10 (34.48%) System Testing
5 10 (34.48%) OWASP
5 10 (34.48%) Waterfall
5 10 (34.48%) Software Testing
6 8 (27.59%) ITIL
7 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (13.79%) UML
8 4 (13.79%) OO
8 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
8 4 (13.79%) BDD
8 4 (13.79%) Use Case
8 4 (13.79%) User Stories
8 4 (13.79%) Automation Testing
8 4 (13.79%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) C#
2 4 (13.79%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) ISEB
2 10 (34.48%) ISTQB
2 10 (34.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (34.48%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
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