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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 244 241 207
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -34
Permanent jobs citing RAD 9 8 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.14% 0.11% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.13% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 29
Average salary £37,500 £55,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.81% +57.14%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £42,500 £37,250
% change year-on-year
-8.23% +14.09%
RAD
England

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
5612 5961 5807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.07% 83.34% 80.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4559 4753 4939
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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
Manchester +8 6 £37,500 -31.81% 2
Lancashire - 3 £60,000 - 1
RAD
England

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 11 (73.33%) Web Services
2 10 (66.67%) XML
2 10 (66.67%) HTML
2 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 10 (66.67%) CSS
3 9 (60.00%) Oracle
3 9 (60.00%) Java
3 9 (60.00%) Windows
3 9 (60.00%) UML
3 9 (60.00%) SDLC
4 8 (53.33%) J2EE
5 7 (46.67%) Finance
6 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (40.00%) Automated Testing
7 5 (33.33%) ISEB
7 5 (33.33%) HP UFT
7 5 (33.33%) Hibernate
7 5 (33.33%) Scrum
7 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 5 (33.33%) JSP
7 5 (33.33%) Servlets
7 5 (33.33%) Struts
7 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 5 (33.33%) C#
7 5 (33.33%) .NET
7 5 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
7 5 (33.33%) OO
7 5 (33.33%) MQSeries
7 5 (33.33%) JMS
7 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 5 (33.33%) MQSeries
1 5 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 4 (26.67%) Drupal
2 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
3 3 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (26.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) HP UFT
1 5 (33.33%) JIRA
1 5 (33.33%) Selenium
1 5 (33.33%) FitNesse
1 5 (33.33%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Tester
2 5 (33.33%) Software Tester
2 5 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 5 (33.33%) QA Tester
3 4 (26.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Operations Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) IT Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Lead Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Management Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Service Management Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Lead Java Developer
4 2 (13.33%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) Web Services
2 10 (66.67%) XML
2 10 (66.67%) HTML
2 10 (66.67%) CSS
3 8 (53.33%) J2EE
4 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 5 (33.33%) EJB
4 5 (33.33%) .NET
4 5 (33.33%) JSP
4 5 (33.33%) Servlets
4 5 (33.33%) Struts
4 5 (33.33%) JMS
4 5 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 5 (33.33%) Spring
4 5 (33.33%) Java EE
4 5 (33.33%) HTML5
4 5 (33.33%) CSS3
5 4 (26.67%) jQuery
5 4 (26.67%) Ajax
6 3 (20.00%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) UML
1 9 (60.00%) SDLC
2 6 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Scrum
3 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 5 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 5 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 5 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
3 5 (33.33%) OO
4 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
4 4 (26.67%) ITIL
4 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
4 4 (26.67%) Project Management
4 4 (26.67%) Service Management
4 4 (26.67%) Content Management
4 4 (26.67%) Web Development
5 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (33.33%) C#
4 4 (26.67%) ActionScript
4 4 (26.67%) Perl
4 4 (26.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) ISEB
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (20.00%) Sun Certification
2 3 (20.00%) OCPJWCD
2 3 (20.00%) OCPJP
2 3 (20.00%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
2 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) Sun
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