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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 145 171 182
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +11
Permanent jobs citing RAD 17 22 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.62% 0.63% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.69% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 15 19 13
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £39,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -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
2489 3175 3238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 90.41% 91.05% 88.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2103 2482 2548
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 28 July 2016.

RAD Salary Histogram in Leeds

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 27 (93.10%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (89.66%) Scrum
3 23 (79.31%) SDLC
4 21 (72.41%) Software Testing
5 20 (68.97%) Test Automation
5 20 (68.97%) SoapUI
6 17 (58.62%) Test Scripting
7 16 (55.17%) ISTQB
7 16 (55.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 15 (51.72%) Test Management
8 15 (51.72%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
9 14 (48.28%) SQL
10 13 (44.83%) C#
10 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
10 13 (44.83%) QA
11 12 (41.38%) Risk Analysis
11 12 (41.38%) Waterfall
11 12 (41.38%) Test Strategy
11 12 (41.38%) Project Management
11 12 (41.38%) Finance
12 11 (37.93%) ASP.NET
12 11 (37.93%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (37.93%) Selenium
12 11 (37.93%) System Testing
13 10 (34.48%) XML
13 10 (34.48%) ISEB
13 10 (34.48%) Defect Management
14 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (31.03%) Jenkins

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 (31.03%) Confluence
1 9 (31.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
2 11 (37.93%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (68.97%) SoapUI
2 15 (51.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (37.93%) Selenium
4 9 (31.03%) Hudson
4 9 (31.03%) Jenkins
4 9 (31.03%) JIRA
General
1 12 (41.38%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Tester
2 14 (48.28%) Analyst
3 12 (41.38%) Test Analyst
4 11 (37.93%) Systems Analyst
4 11 (37.93%) Systems Test Analyst
5 9 (31.03%) SOA Tester
6 8 (27.59%) Systems Tester
7 5 (17.24%) SQL Analyst
8 4 (13.79%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 4 (13.79%) Selenium Tester
8 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Analyst
9 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
9 2 (6.90%) Head of Application Development
9 2 (6.90%) Head of Development
10 1 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
10 1 (3.45%) Senior Test Analyst
10 1 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
10 1 (3.45%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) ASP.NET
2 10 (34.48%) XML
3 9 (31.03%) JMS
3 9 (31.03%) SOAP
3 9 (31.03%) WSDL
3 9 (31.03%) XSD
4 7 (24.14%) .NET
5 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.90%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (93.10%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (89.66%) Scrum
3 23 (79.31%) SDLC
4 21 (72.41%) Software Testing
5 20 (68.97%) Test Automation
6 17 (58.62%) Test Scripting
7 15 (51.72%) Test Management
8 12 (41.38%) Project Management
8 12 (41.38%) Risk Analysis
8 12 (41.38%) Test Strategy
8 12 (41.38%) Waterfall
9 11 (37.93%) System Testing
10 10 (34.48%) Defect Management
11 9 (31.03%) Change Control
11 9 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (31.03%) Kanban
11 9 (31.03%) Performance Testing
11 9 (31.03%) SOA
11 9 (31.03%) System Integration Testing
12 3 (10.34%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) SQL
2 13 (44.83%) C#
3 2 (6.90%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (55.17%) ISTQB
1 16 (55.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 10 (34.48%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (44.83%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 9 (31.03%) Oracle