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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 233 206 231
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +25
Permanent jobs citing RAD 8 33 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.46% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.59% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4 28 21
Average salary £55,000 £35,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% +20.68%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5853 5624 5752
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.35% 77.92% 76.83%
Number of salaries quoted 4656 4775 5046
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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
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 31 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -16 4 - -
Manchester -19 4 £55,000 +57.14% 2
RAD
England

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 9 (45.00%) Project Management
3 8 (40.00%) PRINCE
3 8 (40.00%) Java
3 8 (40.00%) J2EE
4 7 (35.00%) SQL
4 7 (35.00%) .NET
4 7 (35.00%) Web Services
4 7 (35.00%) XML
5 6 (30.00%) Internet
5 6 (30.00%) TOGAF
5 6 (30.00%) Quality Management
5 6 (30.00%) CMMI
5 6 (30.00%) Risk Management
5 6 (30.00%) SOA
5 6 (30.00%) Supplier Management
5 6 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (30.00%) COBIT
5 6 (30.00%) Matrix Management
5 6 (30.00%) SaaS
6 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Business Analysis
6 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
7 4 (20.00%) ERwin
7 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (20.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 4 (20.00%) JAX-RPC

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (20.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 4 (20.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 4 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (15.00%) CMS
3 2 (10.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (10.00%) MS Project
2 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Internet
2 4 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) ERwin
1 4 (20.00%) Maven
1 4 (20.00%) Log4j
1 4 (20.00%) Toad
1 4 (20.00%) Ant
1 4 (20.00%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Architect
2 6 (30.00%) Applications Architect
2 6 (30.00%) Senior Architect
3 5 (25.00%) Agile Business Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Lead Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Lead Java Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Technical Leader
5 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior SQL Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Agile Project Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) J2EE
2 7 (35.00%) .NET
2 7 (35.00%) Web Services
2 7 (35.00%) XML
3 4 (20.00%) JAX-RPC
3 4 (20.00%) JMS
3 4 (20.00%) XSD
3 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (20.00%) EJB
3 4 (20.00%) Servlets
3 4 (20.00%) SOAP
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (20.00%) UNIX
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
1 4 (20.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Project Management
2 8 (40.00%) PRINCE
3 6 (30.00%) TOGAF
3 6 (30.00%) Quality Management
3 6 (30.00%) CMMI
3 6 (30.00%) Risk Management
3 6 (30.00%) SOA
3 6 (30.00%) Supplier Management
3 6 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (30.00%) Matrix Management
4 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (20.00%) TDD
5 4 (20.00%) Scrum
5 4 (20.00%) UML
5 4 (20.00%) User Stories
5 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (20.00%) Python
3 4 (20.00%) PHP
3 4 (20.00%) C#
4 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (15.00%) VBScript
5 2 (10.00%) C
6 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) APMP
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) COBIT
2 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) IBM
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
1 4 (20.00%) Actimize
2 2 (10.00%) Lotus
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
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