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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 175 149 155
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +6
Permanent jobs citing RAD 10 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.26% 0.30% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.35% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 5
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -37.50%
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
3225 2270 2357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 85.07% 86.51% 83.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2423 1783 1939
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 18 September 2014.

RAD Salary Histogram in Leeds

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 15 (75.00%) Java
2 14 (70.00%) Oracle
3 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (60.00%) PL/SQL
3 12 (60.00%) SQL
3 12 (60.00%) JDBC
3 12 (60.00%) Servlets
3 12 (60.00%) UNIX
3 12 (60.00%) Finance
3 12 (60.00%) BlazeDS
3 12 (60.00%) Swiz
4 11 (55.00%) Cyber Security
4 11 (55.00%) Workflow
4 11 (55.00%) .NET
5 10 (50.00%) C#
6 9 (45.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 9 (45.00%) Oracle Database
7 8 (40.00%) HP
7 8 (40.00%) IBM
7 8 (40.00%) HTML
7 8 (40.00%) Ant
7 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (40.00%) Spring
7 8 (40.00%) Apache Flex
7 8 (40.00%) Ext JS
7 8 (40.00%) HTML5
7 8 (40.00%) Sencha
7 8 (40.00%) Hudson
7 8 (40.00%) Splunk
7 8 (40.00%) Sencha Touch

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (15.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Ant
1 8 (40.00%) Hudson
2 5 (25.00%) JIRA
2 5 (25.00%) Subversion
3 3 (15.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (10.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (10.00%) Selenium
4 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Banking
3 3 (15.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Developer
1 12 (60.00%) Java Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Flex Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Automation Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Automation Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Software Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) JDBC
1 12 (60.00%) Servlets
1 12 (60.00%) BlazeDS
1 12 (60.00%) Swiz
2 11 (55.00%) .NET
3 8 (40.00%) HTML
3 8 (40.00%) Spring
3 8 (40.00%) Apache Flex
3 8 (40.00%) Ext JS
3 8 (40.00%) HTML5
3 8 (40.00%) Sencha Touch
4 5 (25.00%) JSP
5 4 (20.00%) XML
6 3 (15.00%) SOAP
7 2 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
7 2 (10.00%) WCF
7 2 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Cyber Security
1 11 (55.00%) Workflow
2 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) Waterfall
4 5 (25.00%) SOA
5 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (15.00%) Change Control
6 2 (10.00%) Automation Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (10.00%) Coaching
6 2 (10.00%) BDD
6 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.00%) Data Management
6 2 (10.00%) OO
7 1 (5.00%) DSDM
7 1 (5.00%) Project Management
7 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.00%) Scrum
7 1 (5.00%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) Java
2 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (60.00%) PL/SQL
2 12 (60.00%) SQL
3 10 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) ISEB
1 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Oracle
2 8 (40.00%) HP
2 8 (40.00%) IBM
2 8 (40.00%) Sencha
2 8 (40.00%) Splunk
3 7 (35.00%) Microsoft