The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
England / North West
Rank 239 220 252
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +32
Permanent jobs citing RAD 7 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% 0.20% 0.058%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.23% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 4
Median salary £37,500 £30,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -17.24%
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+43.75% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5293 4861 5955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.93% 87.40% 86.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4448 4044 5100
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing RAD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

RAD Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

RAD
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RAD across the North West region.

RAD Salary Trend in the North West

RAD
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RAD within the North West region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -19 4 £37,500 -
Cheshire +11 2 £47,500 +58.33%
RAD
England

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing RAD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for RAD.

1 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (68.42%) Scrum
2 13 (68.42%) Web Services
2 13 (68.42%) Test Scripting
3 12 (63.16%) Degree
4 11 (57.89%) SDLC
5 10 (52.63%) Defect Management
5 10 (52.63%) Process Improvement
5 10 (52.63%) Functional Testing
5 10 (52.63%) Cucumber
5 10 (52.63%) QA
5 10 (52.63%) Selenium
5 10 (52.63%) FitNesse
5 10 (52.63%) Manual Testing
5 10 (52.63%) Test Automation
5 10 (52.63%) JIRA
5 10 (52.63%) Windows
5 10 (52.63%) ISEB
5 10 (52.63%) HP UFT
5 10 (52.63%) Finance
5 10 (52.63%) Automated Testing
6 9 (47.37%) RUP
7 5 (26.32%) Retail
7 5 (26.32%) Zachman Framework
7 5 (26.32%) TOGAF
7 5 (26.32%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (15.79%) REST
8 3 (15.79%) hybris
8 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
8 3 (15.79%) JSTL

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.79%) GlassFish
1 3 (15.79%) JBoss
1 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
1 3 (15.79%) WebLogic
1 3 (15.79%) WebSphere
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Cucumber
1 10 (52.63%) FitNesse
1 10 (52.63%) HP UFT
1 10 (52.63%) JIRA
1 10 (52.63%) Selenium
General
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Automation Tester
1 10 (52.63%) QA Automation Tester
1 10 (52.63%) QA Tester
1 10 (52.63%) Software QA Tester
1 10 (52.63%) Software Tester
1 10 (52.63%) Tester
2 5 (26.32%) Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (26.32%) TOGAF Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Digital Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) J2EE Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) SDLC Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) UX Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) Web Services
2 3 (15.79%) J2EE
2 3 (15.79%) JSTL
2 3 (15.79%) REST
2 3 (15.79%) SOAP
2 3 (15.79%) Spring
3 2 (10.53%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
1 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (68.42%) Scrum
2 13 (68.42%) Test Scripting
3 11 (57.89%) SDLC
4 10 (52.63%) Automated Testing
4 10 (52.63%) Defect Management
4 10 (52.63%) Functional Testing
4 10 (52.63%) Manual Testing
4 10 (52.63%) Process Improvement
4 10 (52.63%) Test Automation
5 9 (47.37%) RUP
6 5 (26.32%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (26.32%) TOGAF
6 5 (26.32%) Zachman Framework
7 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
7 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
7 3 (15.79%) TDD
7 3 (15.79%) UML
7 3 (15.79%) Validation
7 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) Degree
2 10 (52.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (52.63%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) hybris