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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 160 169 192
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +23
Permanent jobs citing RAD 4 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.15% 0.45% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.49% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 5
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
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
2361 3264 3351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 90.05% 91.94% 87.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1973 2568 2524
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 22 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (91.30%) Scrum
2 21 (91.30%) SDLC
3 20 (86.96%) Software Testing
4 19 (82.61%) Test Automation
4 19 (82.61%) SoapUI
5 15 (65.22%) ISTQB
5 15 (65.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 13 (56.52%) QA
6 13 (56.52%) C#
7 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
7 12 (52.17%) Finance
7 12 (52.17%) Test Scripting
8 11 (47.83%) Test Management
8 11 (47.83%) System Testing
8 11 (47.83%) Selenium
8 11 (47.83%) Risk Analysis
8 11 (47.83%) Waterfall
8 11 (47.83%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (47.83%) Test Strategy
8 11 (47.83%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
8 11 (47.83%) Project Management
8 11 (47.83%) ASP.NET
9 9 (39.13%) SQL
9 9 (39.13%) XML
9 9 (39.13%) ISEB
9 9 (39.13%) Defect Management
10 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (34.78%) Jenkins

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 8 (34.78%) Confluence
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
2 11 (47.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (82.61%) SoapUI
2 11 (47.83%) Selenium
2 11 (47.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (34.78%) Hudson
3 8 (34.78%) Jenkins
3 8 (34.78%) JIRA
General
1 12 (52.17%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Analyst
2 12 (52.17%) Test Analyst
2 12 (52.17%) Tester
3 11 (47.83%) Systems Analyst
3 11 (47.83%) Systems Test Analyst
4 8 (34.78%) SOA Tester
5 5 (21.74%) SQL Analyst
6 4 (17.39%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 4 (17.39%) Selenium Tester
6 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Analyst
6 4 (17.39%) Systems Tester
7 2 (8.70%) Head of Application Development
7 2 (8.70%) Head of Development
8 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) ASP.NET
2 9 (39.13%) XML
3 8 (34.78%) JMS
3 8 (34.78%) SOAP
3 8 (34.78%) WSDL
3 8 (34.78%) XSD
4 4 (17.39%) .NET
5 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (91.30%) Scrum
2 21 (91.30%) SDLC
3 20 (86.96%) Software Testing
4 19 (82.61%) Test Automation
5 12 (52.17%) Test Scripting
6 11 (47.83%) Project Management
6 11 (47.83%) Risk Analysis
6 11 (47.83%) System Testing
6 11 (47.83%) Test Management
6 11 (47.83%) Test Strategy
6 11 (47.83%) Waterfall
7 9 (39.13%) Defect Management
8 8 (34.78%) Change Control
8 8 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (34.78%) Kanban
8 8 (34.78%) Performance Testing
8 8 (34.78%) SOA
8 8 (34.78%) System Integration Testing
9 3 (13.04%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) C#
2 9 (39.13%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (65.22%) ISTQB
1 15 (65.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 9 (39.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (56.52%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 8 (34.78%) Oracle