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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 185 189 158
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -31
Permanent jobs citing RAD 7 4 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.18% 0.098% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.12% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 21
Average salary £37,500 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.81% +22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
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
3331 3408 3058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 86.59% 83.92% 79.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2789 2738 2630
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) SDLC
2 7 (63.64%) Cucumber
2 7 (63.64%) Test Scripting
2 7 (63.64%) Manual Testing
2 7 (63.64%) Test Automation
2 7 (63.64%) Degree
2 7 (63.64%) JIRA
2 7 (63.64%) QA
2 7 (63.64%) Selenium
2 7 (63.64%) FitNesse
2 7 (63.64%) Web Services
2 7 (63.64%) ISEB
2 7 (63.64%) HP UFT
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 7 (63.64%) Scrum
2 7 (63.64%) Automated Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Replication
3 4 (36.36%) Content Management
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (36.36%) Service Management
3 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) XML
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL
3 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
3 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) UML
3 4 (36.36%) OO
3 4 (36.36%) SharePoint

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (36.36%) SharePoint
1 4 (36.36%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) MySQL
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) HP UFT
1 7 (63.64%) JIRA
1 7 (63.64%) Selenium
1 7 (63.64%) FitNesse
1 7 (63.64%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Tester
1 7 (63.64%) Software Tester
1 7 (63.64%) QA Tester
2 4 (36.36%) IT Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) Operations Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Management Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Service Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) Web Services
2 4 (36.36%) XML
2 4 (36.36%) Ajax
2 4 (36.36%) jQuery
2 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) J2EE
2 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
2 4 (36.36%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) SDLC
2 7 (63.64%) Test Scripting
2 7 (63.64%) Manual Testing
2 7 (63.64%) Test Automation
2 7 (63.64%) Scrum
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Automated Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Web Development
3 4 (36.36%) Content Management
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL
3 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
3 4 (36.36%) UML
3 4 (36.36%) OO
3 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C#
1 4 (36.36%) Java
1 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
1 4 (36.36%) Perl
1 4 (36.36%) PHP
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
1 4 (36.36%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) ISEB
1 7 (63.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) QA
2 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire, Greater Manchester
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Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 + excellent benefits package
Posted: 17 days ago