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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 163 171 141
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -30
Permanent jobs citing RAD 22 16 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.63% 0.44% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.50% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 19 13 11
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £38,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £49,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +21.62%
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
3120 3179 2164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 89.35% 86.81% 85.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2450 2502 1627
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

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 29 July 2015, 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 26 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (73.08%) Microsoft
3 16 (61.54%) .NET
3 16 (61.54%) MS Excel
3 16 (61.54%) Scrum
3 16 (61.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (53.85%) SQL
4 14 (53.85%) Project Management
5 13 (50.00%) Test Scripting
6 12 (46.15%) Finance
7 11 (42.31%) ISTQB
7 11 (42.31%) ISEB
8 10 (38.46%) Client/Server
8 10 (38.46%) Test Management
8 10 (38.46%) System Testing
9 8 (30.77%) Test Strategy
9 8 (30.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (30.77%) Software Testing
10 7 (26.92%) Software Delivery
11 6 (23.08%) QA
11 6 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
11 6 (23.08%) CRM
12 5 (19.23%) PCI DSS
12 5 (19.23%) SDLC
12 5 (19.23%) OWASP
13 4 (15.38%) Agile Project Management
13 4 (15.38%) Matrix Management
13 4 (15.38%) Time Management
13 4 (15.38%) DSDM
13 4 (15.38%) ITIL

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (61.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (61.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (11.54%) Selenium
General
1 12 (46.15%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Tester
2 13 (50.00%) Systems Tester
3 6 (23.08%) Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Test Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Agile Project Manager
4 4 (15.38%) Project Manager
4 4 (15.38%) Software Delivery Project Manager
5 3 (11.54%) CRM Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Test Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) QA Tester
5 3 (11.54%) QA Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Microsoft Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (61.54%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (61.54%) Scrum
3 14 (53.85%) Project Management
4 13 (50.00%) Test Scripting
5 10 (38.46%) System Testing
5 10 (38.46%) Test Management
6 8 (30.77%) Software Testing
6 8 (30.77%) Test Strategy
7 7 (26.92%) Software Delivery
8 6 (23.08%) CRM
9 5 (19.23%) SDLC
9 5 (19.23%) OWASP
10 4 (15.38%) Agile Project Management
10 4 (15.38%) Time Management
10 4 (15.38%) DSDM
10 4 (15.38%) ITIL
10 4 (15.38%) Matrix Management
11 3 (11.54%) Integration Testing
11 3 (11.54%) Web Development
11 3 (11.54%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) ISEB
1 11 (42.31%) ISTQB
2 8 (30.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) QA
2 5 (19.23%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 19 (73.08%) Microsoft
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + package
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