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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 174 182 164
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -18
Permanent jobs citing RAD 6 4 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.17% 0.100% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.12% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 23
Average salary £37,500 £55,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.81% +57.14%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £42,500 £37,250
% change year-on-year
-8.23% +14.09%
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
3117 3340 3317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 87.19% 83.33% 80.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2586 2715 2847
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 2015, 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 9 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) SDLC
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Automated Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Web Services
3 5 (50.00%) XML
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (50.00%) CSS
3 5 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (50.00%) HTML
3 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (50.00%) .NET
3 5 (50.00%) OO
3 5 (50.00%) ISEB
3 5 (50.00%) HP UFT
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) Scrum
3 5 (50.00%) Degree
3 5 (50.00%) JIRA
3 5 (50.00%) QA
3 5 (50.00%) Selenium
3 5 (50.00%) FitNesse
3 5 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (40.00%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (40.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 5 (50.00%) JIRA
1 5 (50.00%) Selenium
1 5 (50.00%) FitNesse
1 5 (50.00%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Tester
1 5 (50.00%) Software Tester
1 5 (50.00%) QA Tester
2 4 (40.00%) IT Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Operations Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Management Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) Web Services
2 5 (50.00%) XML
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (50.00%) CSS
3 4 (40.00%) J2EE
3 4 (40.00%) Ajax
3 4 (40.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) SDLC
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (50.00%) OO
3 5 (50.00%) Scrum
4 4 (40.00%) Project Management
4 4 (40.00%) Service Management
4 4 (40.00%) ITIL
4 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (40.00%) UML
4 4 (40.00%) Web Development
4 4 (40.00%) Content Management
5 1 (10.00%) OOD
5 1 (10.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C#
1 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) ActionScript
2 4 (40.00%) Perl
2 4 (40.00%) PHP
2 4 (40.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ISEB
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
2 4 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
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Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent bens package
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago