The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 156 170 186
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +16
Permanent jobs citing RAD 16 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.53% 0.061% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.069% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 7
Median salary £35,000 £49,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-29.29% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £45,100 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £53,900 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
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
2743 2901 3294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 91.19% 88.74% 88.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2200 2241 2663
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of job ads across the Leeds region citing RAD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 May 2016.

RAD Salary Histogram in Leeds

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT jobs citing RAD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for RAD.

1 32 (96.97%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (90.91%) Scrum
3 23 (69.70%) SQL
4 21 (63.64%) Test Scripting
5 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
6 18 (54.55%) Test Management
6 18 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (51.52%) SoapUI
7 17 (51.52%) SDLC
8 16 (48.48%) .NET
9 15 (45.45%) Test Automation
9 15 (45.45%) Software Testing
10 14 (42.42%) MS Excel
11 12 (36.36%) ISTQB
11 12 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 11 (33.33%) Change Control
12 11 (33.33%) Client/Server
12 11 (33.33%) SOA
12 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
12 11 (33.33%) XML
13 10 (30.30%) Waterfall
14 9 (27.27%) Hudson
14 9 (27.27%) Confluence
14 9 (27.27%) Performance Testing
14 9 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (27.27%) Kanban
14 9 (27.27%) JIRA
14 9 (27.27%) XSD
14 9 (27.27%) SOAP
14 9 (27.27%) Oracle

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (27.27%) Confluence
1 9 (27.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (42.42%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (51.52%) SoapUI
3 9 (27.27%) Hudson
3 9 (27.27%) Jenkins
3 9 (27.27%) JIRA
4 8 (24.24%) Selenium
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (72.73%) Tester
2 15 (45.45%) Systems Tester
3 9 (27.27%) Analyst
3 9 (27.27%) SOA Tester
4 8 (24.24%) Test Analyst
5 6 (18.18%) Systems Analyst
5 6 (18.18%) Systems Test Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Selenium Tester
6 3 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Developer
7 2 (6.06%) SharePoint Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Business Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Head of Application Development
8 1 (3.03%) Head of Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (48.48%) .NET
2 11 (33.33%) XML
3 9 (27.27%) JMS
3 9 (27.27%) SOAP
3 9 (27.27%) WSDL
3 9 (27.27%) XSD
4 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET
5 2 (6.06%) Ajax
5 2 (6.06%) Entity Framework
5 2 (6.06%) Web Services
5 2 (6.06%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 9 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (96.97%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (90.91%) Scrum
3 21 (63.64%) Test Scripting
4 18 (54.55%) Test Management
5 17 (51.52%) SDLC
6 15 (45.45%) Software Testing
6 15 (45.45%) Test Automation
7 11 (33.33%) Change Control
7 11 (33.33%) SOA
8 10 (30.30%) Waterfall
9 9 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (27.27%) Defect Management
9 9 (27.27%) Kanban
9 9 (27.27%) Performance Testing
9 9 (27.27%) System Integration Testing
9 9 (27.27%) Test Strategy
10 7 (21.21%) Project Management
10 7 (21.21%) Risk Analysis
11 6 (18.18%) System Testing
12 2 (6.06%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 23 (69.70%) SQL
2 7 (21.21%) C#
3 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.06%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) ISTQB
1 12 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 9 (27.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
2 9 (27.27%) Oracle