The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
North West / Manchester
Rank 195 176 189
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +13
Permanent jobs citing RAD 4 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% 0.094% 0.076%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.10% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 3
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
UK excluding London median salary £56,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+40.62% -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3317 2881 3377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 90.41% 90.14% 85.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2871 2369 2910
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing RAD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

RAD Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

RAD
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

RAD Salary Trend in Manchester

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for RAD.

1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) SDLC
3 10 (62.50%) Defect Management
3 10 (62.50%) Automated Testing
3 10 (62.50%) Cucumber
3 10 (62.50%) Process Improvement
3 10 (62.50%) Functional Testing
3 10 (62.50%) Degree
3 10 (62.50%) JIRA
3 10 (62.50%) QA
3 10 (62.50%) Selenium
3 10 (62.50%) FitNesse
3 10 (62.50%) Test Scripting
3 10 (62.50%) Manual Testing
3 10 (62.50%) Test Automation
3 10 (62.50%) Web Services
3 10 (62.50%) Windows
3 10 (62.50%) ISEB
3 10 (62.50%) HP UFT
3 10 (62.50%) Finance
3 10 (62.50%) Scrum
4 6 (37.50%) RUP
5 5 (31.25%) Retail
5 5 (31.25%) Zachman Framework
5 5 (31.25%) TOGAF
5 5 (31.25%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) User Experience
6 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.25%) DSDM

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Cucumber
1 10 (62.50%) FitNesse
1 10 (62.50%) HP UFT
1 10 (62.50%) JIRA
1 10 (62.50%) Selenium
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Automation Tester
1 10 (62.50%) QA Automation Tester
1 10 (62.50%) QA Tester
1 10 (62.50%) Software QA Tester
1 10 (62.50%) Software Tester
1 10 (62.50%) Tester
2 5 (31.25%) Architect
2 5 (31.25%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (31.25%) TOGAF Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Digital Business Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) SDLC Business Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) UX Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) SDLC
3 10 (62.50%) Automated Testing
3 10 (62.50%) Defect Management
3 10 (62.50%) Functional Testing
3 10 (62.50%) Manual Testing
3 10 (62.50%) Process Improvement
3 10 (62.50%) Scrum
3 10 (62.50%) Test Automation
3 10 (62.50%) Test Scripting
4 6 (37.50%) RUP
5 5 (31.25%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (31.25%) TOGAF
5 5 (31.25%) Zachman Framework
6 1 (6.25%) DSDM
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Degree
1 10 (62.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (62.50%) QA