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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 170 162 162
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Permanent jobs citing RAD 16 19 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.48% 0.55% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.61% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 8
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -40.90%
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
2974 3097 2805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.43% 90.32% 85.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2466 2474 2146
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (90.00%) Scrum
3 17 (85.00%) Microsoft
4 16 (80.00%) SQL
4 16 (80.00%) MS Excel
4 16 (80.00%) Test Scripting
5 15 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (75.00%) .NET
6 13 (65.00%) Test Management
7 12 (60.00%) Client/Server
8 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
8 4 (20.00%) QA
8 4 (20.00%) Selenium
8 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
9 3 (15.00%) Finance
9 3 (15.00%) ISEB
10 2 (10.00%) SOA
10 2 (10.00%) Change Management
10 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
10 2 (10.00%) Web Services
10 2 (10.00%) XML
10 2 (10.00%) XSLT
10 2 (10.00%) RUP
10 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
10 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
10 2 (10.00%) Use Case
10 2 (10.00%) Ajax
10 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
10 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (80.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (20.00%) Selenium
3 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Tester
2 15 (75.00%) Systems Tester
3 5 (25.00%) Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) QA Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) QA Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) QA Test Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) QA Tester
4 2 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Test Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) Ajax
2 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (10.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (10.00%) Web Services
2 2 (10.00%) XML
2 2 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (60.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (90.00%) Scrum
3 16 (80.00%) Test Scripting
4 13 (65.00%) Test Management
5 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (10.00%) Automation Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Change Control
6 2 (10.00%) Change Management
6 2 (10.00%) RUP
6 2 (10.00%) SOA
6 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) Use Case
7 1 (5.00%) Defect Management
7 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
7 1 (5.00%) System Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (15.00%) ISEB
3 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Microsoft
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