The first table below looks at the demand for RAD skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 242 216 223
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +7
Permanent jobs citing RAD 15 40 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.21% 0.53% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.68% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 13 30 21
Average salary £55,000 £33,750 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.96% -0.73%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.09%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5895 5879 5372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.24% 78.29% 74.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4784 4840 4696
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
RAD
England

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing RAD across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RAD across the North West region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

RAD Salary Histogram in the North West

RAD
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RAD within the North West region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire +3 8 £55,000 +100.00%
Manchester -13 8 £35,000 +16.66%
RAD
England

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (51.85%) SQL
2 14 (51.85%) .NET
3 13 (48.15%) PHP
3 13 (48.15%) Java
3 13 (48.15%) Finance
4 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
4 10 (37.04%) Business Analysis
4 10 (37.04%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 9 (33.33%) Visualfiles
5 9 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (33.33%) J2EE
5 9 (33.33%) C#
5 9 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 9 (33.33%) XML
5 9 (33.33%) UML
5 9 (33.33%) MS Visio
5 9 (33.33%) CMS
5 9 (33.33%) Scrum
5 9 (33.33%) TDD
6 7 (25.93%) User Stories
6 7 (25.93%) Workflow
6 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
7 5 (18.52%) HTML
8 4 (14.81%) Perl
8 4 (14.81%) VBScript
8 4 (14.81%) MySQL
8 4 (14.81%) Linux

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 9 (33.33%) CMS
2 3 (11.11%) Apache
3 2 (7.41%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 2 (7.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (33.33%) Visualfiles
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 9 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (14.81%) MySQL
4 1 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Subversion
2 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (48.15%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 8 (29.63%) Analyst
3 8 (29.63%) Business Analyst
3 8 (29.63%) Agile Business Analyst
4 7 (25.93%) Systems Analyst
5 6 (22.22%) Senior Developer
6 5 (18.52%) Project Manager
7 4 (14.81%) Perl Developer
7 4 (14.81%) Senior Perl Developer
8 3 (11.11%) Agile Project Manager
8 3 (11.11%) Team Leader
9 2 (7.41%) Senior SQL Developer
10 1 (3.70%) Project Analyst
10 1 (3.70%) Architect
10 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
10 1 (3.70%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) .NET
2 9 (33.33%) J2EE
2 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 9 (33.33%) XML
3 5 (18.52%) HTML
4 4 (14.81%) CSS
4 4 (14.81%) Web Services
4 4 (14.81%) CGI
4 4 (14.81%) LAMP
4 4 (14.81%) Ajax
5 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.70%) XSLT
6 1 (3.70%) COM
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
1 4 (14.81%) Debian
1 4 (14.81%) CentOS
2 3 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) Business Analysis
2 10 (37.04%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 9 (33.33%) UML
3 9 (33.33%) Scrum
3 9 (33.33%) TDD
4 7 (25.93%) User Stories
4 7 (25.93%) Workflow
5 3 (11.11%) Project Management
5 3 (11.11%) ITIL
5 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
6 2 (7.41%) PRINCE
6 2 (7.41%) Change Control
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (3.70%) Web Development
7 1 (3.70%) Zachman Framework
7 1 (3.70%) TOGAF
7 1 (3.70%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) SQL
2 13 (48.15%) PHP
2 13 (48.15%) Java
3 9 (33.33%) C#
3 9 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
5 4 (14.81%) Perl
5 4 (14.81%) VBScript
6 3 (11.11%) Bash Shell
6 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
7 2 (7.41%) C
7 2 (7.41%) VB
8 1 (3.70%) VB6
8 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
8 1 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) APMP
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Lotus
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