The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 512 447 452
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +5
Permanent jobs citing RAD 101 172 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.41% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.49% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 90 130 142
Average salary £66,250 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.47% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £77,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +11.68%
RAD
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
34564 35451 36987
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.30% 83.91% 82.41%
Number of salaries quoted 29092 28666 31376
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing RAD across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

RAD Jobs Demand Trend in London

RAD
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RAD across the London region.

RAD Salary Trend in London

RAD
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RAD across the London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

RAD Salary Histogram in London

RAD
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RAD within the London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -26 36 £67,500 +58.82% 3
RAD
England

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 145 (56.20%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (47.29%) Finance
3 96 (37.21%) C#
4 93 (36.05%) SQL
5 91 (35.27%) VBA
6 69 (26.74%) .NET
7 60 (23.26%) Front Office
8 58 (22.48%) Fixed Income
9 56 (21.71%) SQL Server
10 50 (19.38%) Java
10 50 (19.38%) Scrum
11 46 (17.83%) Waterfall
12 44 (17.05%) Stakeholder Management
13 42 (16.28%) Asset Management
14 40 (15.50%) Derivative
15 39 (15.12%) Microsoft
15 39 (15.12%) HTML
16 38 (14.73%) DSDM
16 38 (14.73%) TDD
17 36 (13.95%) OO
18 35 (13.57%) CSS
18 35 (13.57%) Degree
19 34 (13.18%) RUP
20 33 (12.79%) Analytics
21 32 (12.40%) Analytical Skills
22 30 (11.63%) C++
23 29 (11.24%) User Acceptance Testing
24 27 (10.47%) jQuery
24 27 (10.47%) Project Management
25 26 (10.08%) MS Excel

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 9 (3.49%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.10%) WebSphere
3 5 (1.94%) CMS
4 4 (1.55%) IIS
5 3 (1.16%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.78%) Lync
6 2 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.78%) Node.js
6 2 (0.78%) GemFire
6 2 (0.78%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 26 (10.08%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.88%) MS Office
3 9 (3.49%) Spreadsheet
4 8 (3.10%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (3.88%) Markit EDM
2 5 (1.94%) Bond Adapt
3 2 (0.78%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.78%) SimCorp Dimension
3 2 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.78%) Endur
3 2 (0.78%) Findur
3 2 (0.78%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (21.71%) SQL Server
2 23 (8.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (6.98%) Relational Database
4 14 (5.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (5.04%) QlikView
6 12 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (3.49%) NoSQL
8 8 (3.10%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (2.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (1.16%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.39%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (5.04%) Ant
1 13 (5.04%) Maven
1 13 (5.04%) JIRA
2 11 (4.26%) Git (software)
3 10 (3.88%) Selenium
3 10 (3.88%) Subversion
4 9 (3.49%) Apache Ivy
5 6 (2.33%) WATIR
5 6 (2.33%) JUnit
6 5 (1.94%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 4 (1.55%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.78%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.78%) Grunt
8 2 (0.78%) Selenium IDE
8 2 (0.78%) Appium
8 2 (0.78%) CasperJS
8 2 (0.78%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 2 (0.78%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.78%) NetBeans
General
1 122 (47.29%) Finance
2 60 (23.26%) Front Office
3 24 (9.30%) Banking
4 22 (8.53%) Telecoms
5 12 (4.65%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.71%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.94%) Publishing
7 5 (1.94%) Games
8 4 (1.55%) Retail
8 4 (1.55%) Back Office
9 3 (1.16%) Law
10 2 (0.78%) Legal
11 1 (0.39%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 162 (62.79%) Developer
2 49 (18.99%) RAD Developer
3 46 (17.83%) Analyst
4 44 (17.05%) Business Analyst
5 42 (16.28%) Excel Developer
6 36 (13.95%) VBA Developer
7 25 (9.69%) Agile Business Analyst
8 22 (8.53%) C# Developer
8 22 (8.53%) Excel VBA Developer
9 19 (7.36%) .NET Developer
9 19 (7.36%) Project Manager
10 15 (5.81%) C# .NET Developer
11 14 (5.43%) UML Business Analyst
11 14 (5.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 14 (5.43%) ASP.NET Developer
11 14 (5.43%) Senior Developer
12 9 (3.49%) Programme Manager
12 9 (3.49%) Junior
12 9 (3.49%) Front Office Developer
12 9 (3.49%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (26.74%) .NET
2 39 (15.12%) HTML
3 35 (13.57%) CSS
4 27 (10.47%) jQuery
5 26 (10.08%) XML
6 25 (9.69%) ASP.NET
7 21 (8.14%) Web Services
8 18 (6.98%) RESTful
9 11 (4.26%) JSON
10 10 (3.88%) WCF
10 10 (3.88%) Ajax
10 10 (3.88%) J2EE
11 9 (3.49%) JSP
11 9 (3.49%) WPF
11 9 (3.49%) HTML5
12 8 (3.10%) WinForms
13 7 (2.71%) JDBC
14 6 (2.33%) JMS
15 5 (1.94%) XSLT
15 5 (1.94%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 58 (22.48%) Fixed Income
2 40 (15.50%) Derivative
3 32 (12.40%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (6.59%) Equity Derivative
5 15 (5.81%) Equities
6 14 (5.43%) Computer Science
7 13 (5.04%) User Experience
7 13 (5.04%) Hedge funds
8 10 (3.88%) Mathematics
9 8 (3.10%) Mobile App
9 8 (3.10%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 8 (3.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 7 (2.71%) Credit Derivative
11 6 (2.33%) Blog
11 6 (2.33%) W3C
12 5 (1.94%) Management Information System
12 5 (1.94%) Market Risk
12 5 (1.94%) Open Source
13 4 (1.55%) Data Structures
13 4 (1.55%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.59%) Windows
2 16 (6.20%) Linux
3 12 (4.65%) UNIX
4 2 (0.78%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (56.20%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (19.38%) Scrum
3 46 (17.83%) Waterfall
4 44 (17.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 42 (16.28%) Asset Management
6 38 (14.73%) DSDM
6 38 (14.73%) TDD
7 36 (13.95%) OO
8 34 (13.18%) RUP
9 33 (12.79%) Analytics
10 29 (11.24%) User Acceptance Testing
11 27 (10.47%) Project Management
12 24 (9.30%) UML
13 21 (8.14%) E-Commerce
13 21 (8.14%) GAP Analysis
14 20 (7.75%) MVC
14 20 (7.75%) Web Development
15 19 (7.36%) PRINCE2
16 18 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
17 17 (6.59%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 96 (37.21%) C#
2 93 (36.05%) SQL
3 91 (35.27%) VBA
4 50 (19.38%) Java
5 30 (11.63%) C++
6 24 (9.30%) JavaScript
7 13 (5.04%) Python
8 11 (4.26%) PL/SQL
9 10 (3.88%) VBScript
9 10 (3.88%) VB
10 9 (3.49%) VB.NET
11 8 (3.10%) T-SQL
12 7 (2.71%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.94%) Perl
13 5 (1.94%) PHP
13 5 (1.94%) Scala
14 2 (0.78%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.78%) Ruby
14 2 (0.78%) XPath
14 2 (0.78%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 35 (13.57%) Degree
2 7 (2.71%) ISEB
2 7 (2.71%) ISTQB
3 6 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.94%) CFA
5 4 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (1.55%) PgMP
5 4 (1.55%) PMP
5 4 (1.55%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.78%) MCTS
6 2 (0.78%) MCPD
6 2 (0.78%) CCNA
6 2 (0.78%) CISSP
6 2 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.39%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.04%) QA
2 11 (4.26%) Solvency II
3 6 (2.33%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 5 (1.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (15.12%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.98%) Oracle
3 9 (3.49%) IBM
4 5 (1.94%) HP
5 4 (1.55%) Google
5 4 (1.55%) Zend
5 4 (1.55%) Cognos
6 3 (1.16%) Business Objects
6 3 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.16%) Reuters
6 3 (1.16%) Bloomberg
7 2 (0.78%) Sencha
7 2 (0.78%) SimCorp
7 2 (0.78%) Open Text
7 2 (0.78%) Meridio
7 2 (0.78%) OpenLink
7 2 (0.78%) Adobe
7 2 (0.78%) Cisco
8 1 (0.39%) Algorithmics
8 1 (0.39%) TOWER Software
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