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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 179 158 152
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -6
Permanent jobs citing RAD 6 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.16% 0.31% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.36% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 8
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 £48,088
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
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
3243 2472 2224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 85.64% 86.01% 81.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2435 1982 1837
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 2014.

RAD Salary Histogram in Leeds

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 16 (72.73%) Java
2 14 (63.64%) Oracle
3 12 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 12 (54.55%) PL/SQL
3 12 (54.55%) SQL
3 12 (54.55%) JDBC
3 12 (54.55%) Servlets
3 12 (54.55%) UNIX
3 12 (54.55%) Finance
3 12 (54.55%) BlazeDS
3 12 (54.55%) Swiz
4 11 (50.00%) Cyber Security
4 11 (50.00%) Workflow
5 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (45.45%) Waterfall
5 10 (45.45%) .NET
5 10 (45.45%) C#
6 9 (40.91%) Oracle Database 10g
6 9 (40.91%) Oracle Database
7 8 (36.36%) HTML5
7 8 (36.36%) Sencha Touch
7 8 (36.36%) HP
7 8 (36.36%) IBM
7 8 (36.36%) HTML
7 8 (36.36%) Ant
7 8 (36.36%) Ext JS
7 8 (36.36%) Sencha
7 8 (36.36%) Hudson
7 8 (36.36%) Splunk
7 8 (36.36%) Spring

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 3 (13.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle Database 10g
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Ant
1 8 (36.36%) Hudson
2 5 (22.73%) Subversion
2 5 (22.73%) JIRA
3 4 (18.18%) Selenium
3 4 (18.18%) WebDriver
4 3 (13.64%) SoapUI
5 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
5 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 7 (31.82%) Banking
3 3 (13.64%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Developer
1 12 (54.55%) Java Developer
2 8 (36.36%) Tester
3 6 (27.27%) Flex Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Automation Tester
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Automation Tester
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Software Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) JDBC
1 12 (54.55%) Servlets
1 12 (54.55%) BlazeDS
1 12 (54.55%) Swiz
2 10 (45.45%) .NET
3 8 (36.36%) HTML
3 8 (36.36%) HTML5
3 8 (36.36%) Ext JS
3 8 (36.36%) Sencha Touch
3 8 (36.36%) Spring
3 8 (36.36%) Apache Flex
4 6 (27.27%) XML
5 5 (22.73%) JSP
6 4 (18.18%) Web Services
7 3 (13.64%) SOAP
8 2 (9.09%) WCF
8 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
8 2 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Workflow
1 11 (50.00%) Cyber Security
2 10 (45.45%) Waterfall
2 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) SOA
4 4 (18.18%) BDD
4 4 (18.18%) Change Control
4 4 (18.18%) Automation Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Software Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
6 2 (9.09%) OO
6 2 (9.09%) Data Management
6 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 2 (9.09%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) Java
2 12 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 12 (54.55%) PL/SQL
2 12 (54.55%) SQL
3 10 (45.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) ISEB
2 3 (13.64%) ISTQB
2 3 (13.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Oracle
2 8 (36.36%) IBM
2 8 (36.36%) HP
2 8 (36.36%) Sencha
2 8 (36.36%) Splunk
3 7 (31.82%) Microsoft