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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 143 172 180
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +8
Permanent jobs citing RAD 21 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.74% 0.39% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.43% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 12
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £35,000 £51,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £43,913 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.90% -2.41%
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
2582 3018 3250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 90.79% 90.20% 89.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2130 2355 2573
Median salary £43,500 £43,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.16% +3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 29 June 2016.

RAD Salary Histogram in Leeds

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 31 (96.88%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (93.75%) Scrum
3 23 (71.88%) SDLC
4 20 (62.50%) Software Testing
4 20 (62.50%) Test Scripting
4 20 (62.50%) Test Automation
4 20 (62.50%) SoapUI
5 19 (59.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (59.38%) Test Management
5 19 (59.38%) Microsoft
6 18 (56.25%) SQL
7 16 (50.00%) ISTQB
7 16 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 13 (40.63%) QA
8 13 (40.63%) C#
8 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
9 12 (37.50%) Project Management
9 12 (37.50%) Risk Analysis
9 12 (37.50%) Test Strategy
10 11 (34.38%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (34.38%) Selenium
10 11 (34.38%) Waterfall
10 11 (34.38%) System Testing
10 11 (34.38%) Finance
10 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET
10 11 (34.38%) .NET
11 10 (31.25%) XML
11 10 (31.25%) Change Control
12 9 (28.13%) Hudson
12 9 (28.13%) Confluence

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 (28.13%) Confluence
1 9 (28.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
2 11 (34.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (62.50%) SoapUI
2 19 (59.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (34.38%) Selenium
4 9 (28.13%) Hudson
4 9 (28.13%) Jenkins
4 9 (28.13%) JIRA
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (65.63%) Tester
2 12 (37.50%) Analyst
2 12 (37.50%) Systems Tester
3 11 (34.38%) Systems Analyst
3 11 (34.38%) Systems Test Analyst
3 11 (34.38%) Test Analyst
4 9 (28.13%) SOA Tester
5 4 (12.50%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Selenium Tester
5 4 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Head of Application Development
6 2 (6.25%) Head of Development
7 1 (3.13%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Developer
7 1 (3.13%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (34.38%) .NET
1 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET
2 10 (31.25%) XML
3 9 (28.13%) JMS
3 9 (28.13%) SOAP
3 9 (28.13%) WSDL
3 9 (28.13%) XSD
4 1 (3.13%) Ajax
4 1 (3.13%) Entity Framework
4 1 (3.13%) Web Services
4 1 (3.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (21.88%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (96.88%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (93.75%) Scrum
3 23 (71.88%) SDLC
4 20 (62.50%) Software Testing
4 20 (62.50%) Test Automation
4 20 (62.50%) Test Scripting
5 19 (59.38%) Test Management
6 12 (37.50%) Project Management
6 12 (37.50%) Risk Analysis
6 12 (37.50%) Test Strategy
7 11 (34.38%) System Testing
7 11 (34.38%) Waterfall
8 10 (31.25%) Change Control
9 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (28.13%) Defect Management
9 9 (28.13%) Kanban
9 9 (28.13%) Performance Testing
9 9 (28.13%) SOA
9 9 (28.13%) System Integration Testing
10 3 (9.38%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) SQL
2 13 (40.63%) C#
3 2 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 16 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 9 (28.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (40.63%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) Microsoft
2 9 (28.13%) Oracle