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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 178 179 181
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing RAD 4 6 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% 0.15% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.18% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 17
Average salary £36,250 £34,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.07% +25.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £35,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +28.57%
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
2933 3283 3343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 82.78% 83.18% 80.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2422 2692 2856
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 5 May 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
2 6 (85.71%) XML
2 6 (85.71%) OO
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) jQuery
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (42.86%) Content Management
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Ajax
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (42.86%) Web Development
4 3 (42.86%) Drupal
4 3 (42.86%) Service Management
4 3 (42.86%) Replication
4 3 (42.86%) Web Design
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) UML
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
1 3 (42.86%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (42.86%) MySQL
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) IT Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Operations Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Management Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
2 6 (85.71%) XML
3 4 (57.14%) jQuery
4 3 (42.86%) Ajax
4 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 3 (42.86%) J2EE
5 1 (14.29%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Replication
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Android
3 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) OO
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Content Management
3 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Web Development
3 3 (42.86%) OOD
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) Service Management
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 3 (42.86%) UML
3 3 (42.86%) Web Design
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) ActionScript
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Perl
2 3 (42.86%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft