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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 192 174 175
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +1
Permanent jobs citing RAD 1 5 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.024% 0.13% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.029% 0.17% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 17
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
3461 3006 3458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 81.96% 79.86% 79.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2967 2567 3100
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 December 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) IBM
4 2 (40.00%) Actimize
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (40.00%) OO
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (40.00%) UNIX
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) AIX
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) C++
4 2 (40.00%) Delphi
4 2 (40.00%) J2EE
4 2 (40.00%) EJB
4 2 (40.00%) Servlets
4 2 (40.00%) SOAP
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) XSD
4 2 (40.00%) JMS
4 2 (40.00%) JAX-RPC
4 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle HTTP Server

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (40.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) ActiveReports
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Ant
1 2 (40.00%) Toad
1 2 (40.00%) ERwin
1 2 (40.00%) Log4j
1 2 (40.00%) Maven
1 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (40.00%) FireMonkey
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Lead Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Leader
2 2 (40.00%) Lead Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) J2EE
1 2 (40.00%) EJB
1 2 (40.00%) Servlets
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) XML
1 2 (40.00%) XSD
1 2 (40.00%) JMS
1 2 (40.00%) JAX-RPC
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Replication
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) AIX
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) OO
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) OOP
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) Delphi
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) Pascal
3 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
1 2 (40.00%) Actimize