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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 154 153 147
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Permanent jobs citing RAD 19 17 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.55% 0.53% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.64% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 16
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £48,340
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -27.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,250 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,391 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +0.97%
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
3019 2650 2430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.17% 82.92% 82.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2352 2041 2072
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
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 18 December 2014.

RAD Salary Histogram in Leeds

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 25 (86.21%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (48.28%) SQL
2 14 (48.28%) .NET
3 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
3 13 (44.83%) Waterfall
4 12 (41.38%) Project Management
4 12 (41.38%) Finance
5 11 (37.93%) Scrum
5 11 (37.93%) ISEB
6 10 (34.48%) Software Testing
6 10 (34.48%) ISTQB
6 10 (34.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (27.59%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (27.59%) Java
8 7 (24.14%) C#
8 7 (24.14%) Oracle
8 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
8 7 (24.14%) PCI DSS
8 7 (24.14%) OWASP
8 7 (24.14%) System Testing
8 7 (24.14%) Test Management
8 7 (24.14%) Test Scripting
8 7 (24.14%) Test Strategy
8 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (20.69%) Client/Server
9 6 (20.69%) XML
10 5 (17.24%) ITIL
10 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
10 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
10 5 (17.24%) Web Services

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (13.79%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (13.79%) WebDriver
2 4 (13.79%) Selenium
3 3 (10.34%) SoapUI
4 2 (6.90%) Hudson
4 2 (6.90%) Ant
5 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.45%) Subversion
5 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 12 (41.38%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Retail
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Tester
2 6 (20.69%) Systems Tester
3 5 (17.24%) Development Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Tester
4 4 (13.79%) Java Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Automation Tester
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Automation Tester
5 3 (10.34%) Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Project Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Product Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Product Development Manager
7 1 (3.45%) IT Development Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Flex Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (48.28%) .NET
2 6 (20.69%) XML
3 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
3 5 (17.24%) Web Services
4 4 (13.79%) Servlets
4 4 (13.79%) SOAP
4 4 (13.79%) JDBC
4 4 (13.79%) BlazeDS
4 4 (13.79%) Swiz
5 3 (10.34%) HTML
6 2 (6.90%) HTML5
6 2 (6.90%) Spring
6 2 (6.90%) Apache Flex
6 2 (6.90%) Ext JS
6 2 (6.90%) Sencha Touch
7 1 (3.45%) WCF
7 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.45%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (20.69%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (86.21%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (44.83%) Waterfall
3 12 (41.38%) Project Management
4 11 (37.93%) Scrum
5 10 (34.48%) Software Testing
6 7 (24.14%) Test Management
6 7 (24.14%) Test Scripting
6 7 (24.14%) System Testing
6 7 (24.14%) OWASP
6 7 (24.14%) Test Strategy
7 5 (17.24%) ITIL
7 5 (17.24%) OO
7 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (13.79%) UML
8 4 (13.79%) SOA
8 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
8 4 (13.79%) Workflow
8 4 (13.79%) BDD
8 4 (13.79%) Change Control
8 4 (13.79%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) SQL
2 8 (27.59%) Java
3 7 (24.14%) C#
4 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
5 4 (13.79%) PL/SQL
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 7 (24.14%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 7 (24.14%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) IBM
3 2 (6.90%) HP
3 2 (6.90%) Sencha
3 2 (6.90%) Splunk
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £46,000 to £46,000 per annum 40 days holiday
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Networking People
Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 days ago