The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 172 196 172
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -24
Permanent jobs citing RAD 4 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.12% 0.076% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.090% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 9
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
RAD
North West

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
2917 3340 3156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 89.12% 84.71% 84.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2372 2854 2734
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing RAD across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 11 (100.00%) Web Services
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) ISEB
1 11 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 11 (100.00%) Finance
1 11 (100.00%) Scrum
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 11 (100.00%) Degree
1 11 (100.00%) JIRA
1 11 (100.00%) QA
1 11 (100.00%) Selenium
1 11 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 11 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 11 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 11 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 11 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 11 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 11 (100.00%) SDLC
1 11 (100.00%) Defect Management

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 11 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 11 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 11 (100.00%) JIRA
1 11 (100.00%) Selenium
General
1 11 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Automated Tester
1 11 (100.00%) QA Tester
1 11 (100.00%) Software QA Tester
1 11 (100.00%) Software Tester
1 11 (100.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 11 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 11 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 11 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 11 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 11 (100.00%) Scrum
1 11 (100.00%) SDLC
1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 11 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Degree
1 11 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (100.00%) QA