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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 240 236 229
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Permanent jobs citing RAD 8 10 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.14% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.17% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 22
Average salary £40,000 £55,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +69.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £55,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £55,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
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
5458 5813 6060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.82% 82.59% 80.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4426 4643 5181
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 2 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 2 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
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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 +11 4 £40,000 -27.27% 2
Lancashire - 4 £40,000 - 4
RAD
England

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 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 12 (85.71%) HTML
1 12 (85.71%) SQL
1 12 (85.71%) CSS
2 11 (78.57%) XML
3 9 (64.29%) Web Services
4 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET
4 8 (57.14%) UML
4 8 (57.14%) .NET
4 8 (57.14%) Oracle
4 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 8 (57.14%) C#
4 8 (57.14%) Java
4 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
5 7 (50.00%) J2EE
5 7 (50.00%) Windows
5 7 (50.00%) OO
6 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (42.86%) SDLC
7 5 (35.71%) jQuery
7 5 (35.71%) Automated Testing
7 5 (35.71%) Finance
8 4 (28.57%) Hibernate
8 4 (28.57%) Replication
8 4 (28.57%) Project Management
8 4 (28.57%) Service Management
8 4 (28.57%) Ajax
8 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (28.57%) WebSphere
8 4 (28.57%) Web Development

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 4 (28.57%) MQSeries
1 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 4 (28.57%) WebSphere
1 4 (28.57%) Drupal
2 3 (21.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (28.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) HP UFT
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
1 2 (14.29%) Selenium
1 2 (14.29%) FitNesse
1 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) IT Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Java Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Operations Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Management Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Software Tester
4 2 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (14.29%) QA Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Service Management Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) HTML
1 12 (85.71%) CSS
2 11 (78.57%) XML
3 9 (64.29%) Web Services
4 8 (57.14%) .NET
4 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET
5 7 (50.00%) J2EE
6 5 (35.71%) jQuery
7 4 (28.57%) HTML5
7 4 (28.57%) CSS3
7 4 (28.57%) EJB
7 4 (28.57%) JSP
7 4 (28.57%) Servlets
7 4 (28.57%) Struts
7 4 (28.57%) JMS
7 4 (28.57%) Java EE
7 4 (28.57%) Hibernate
7 4 (28.57%) Spring
7 4 (28.57%) Ajax
8 3 (21.43%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Replication
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Android
3 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) UML
2 7 (50.00%) OO
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) SDLC
4 5 (35.71%) Automated Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Web Development
5 4 (28.57%) Content Management
5 4 (28.57%) Project Management
5 4 (28.57%) Service Management
5 4 (28.57%) OOA/OOD
5 4 (28.57%) ITIL
5 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
5 4 (28.57%) Multithreading
6 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
6 3 (21.43%) OOD
6 3 (21.43%) Web Design
7 2 (14.29%) Scrum
7 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) C#
2 8 (57.14%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) Perl
3 4 (28.57%) PHP
3 4 (28.57%) ActionScript
4 1 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Certification
1 3 (21.43%) Sun Certification
1 3 (21.43%) OCPJWCD
1 3 (21.43%) OCPJP
1 3 (21.43%) OCMJD
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Sun
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