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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 183 156 162
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +6
Permanent jobs citing RAD 4 21 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.098% 0.54% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.70% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4 21 22
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £28,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +59.29%
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
3338 2980 3045
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 82.08% 77.24% 80.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2678 2557 2657
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) J2EE
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Ant
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (100.00%) EJB
1 4 (100.00%) Servlets
1 4 (100.00%) SOAP
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) XSD
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) AIX
1 4 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) JMS
1 4 (100.00%) HTTP
1 4 (100.00%) Toad
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 4 (100.00%) JAX-RPC
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 4 (100.00%) ERwin
1 4 (100.00%) Log4j
1 4 (100.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 4 (100.00%) Maven

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 4 (100.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Ant
1 4 (100.00%) Toad
1 4 (100.00%) ERwin
1 4 (100.00%) Log4j
1 4 (100.00%) Maven
1 4 (100.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Lead Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Lead Java Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) J2EE
1 4 (100.00%) EJB
1 4 (100.00%) Servlets
1 4 (100.00%) SOAP
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) XSD
1 4 (100.00%) JMS
1 4 (100.00%) JAX-RPC
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) AIX
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Actimize