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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 256 213 219
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +6
Permanent jobs citing RAD 5 31 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.067% 0.45% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.081% 0.57% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 5 28 31
Average salary £37,500 £41,250 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +42.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -7.77%
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
6211 5443 5765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.83% 79.39% 79.02%
Number of salaries quoted 5049 4615 4953
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Manchester -19 4 £45,000 - 1
Cheshire -14 1 £37,500 +7.14% 1
RAD
England

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) TOGAF
3 6 (46.15%) Supplier Management
3 6 (46.15%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (46.15%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (46.15%) Risk Management
3 6 (46.15%) Internet
3 6 (46.15%) Project Management
3 6 (46.15%) Quality Management
3 6 (46.15%) CMMI
3 6 (46.15%) Java
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) SOA
3 6 (46.15%) PRINCE
3 6 (46.15%) COBIT
3 6 (46.15%) Matrix Management
3 6 (46.15%) SaaS
4 5 (38.46%) Web Services
4 5 (38.46%) Windows
5 4 (30.77%) AIX
5 4 (30.77%) J2EE
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle
5 4 (30.77%) XML
5 4 (30.77%) XSD
5 4 (30.77%) UNIX
5 4 (30.77%) Ant
5 4 (30.77%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (30.77%) EJB
5 4 (30.77%) Servlets

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (30.77%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 4 (30.77%) IBM HTTP Server
1 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Internet
2 4 (30.77%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
2 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) ERwin
1 4 (30.77%) Log4j
1 4 (30.77%) Maven
1 4 (30.77%) Ant
1 4 (30.77%) Toad
1 4 (30.77%) SoapUI
2 2 (15.38%) FireMonkey
3 1 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (7.69%) JIRA
3 1 (7.69%) Selenium
3 1 (7.69%) FitNesse
3 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Architect
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
1 6 (46.15%) Applications Architect
1 6 (46.15%) Senior Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Lead Java Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Lead Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Java Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Technical Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (7.69%) QA Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Software Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Web Services
2 4 (30.77%) XML
2 4 (30.77%) XSD
2 4 (30.77%) JMS
2 4 (30.77%) JAX-RPC
2 4 (30.77%) J2EE
2 4 (30.77%) EJB
2 4 (30.77%) Servlets
2 4 (30.77%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) AIX
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (30.77%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) TOGAF
2 6 (46.15%) Supplier Management
2 6 (46.15%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (46.15%) Technical Architecture
2 6 (46.15%) Matrix Management
2 6 (46.15%) SOA
2 6 (46.15%) PRINCE
2 6 (46.15%) Project Management
2 6 (46.15%) Quality Management
2 6 (46.15%) CMMI
2 6 (46.15%) Risk Management
3 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (23.08%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) OO
5 2 (15.38%) MVC
6 1 (7.69%) OOD
6 1 (7.69%) OOP
6 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Java
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) Python
2 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
3 2 (15.38%) Pascal
3 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
3 2 (15.38%) C++
3 2 (15.38%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) COBIT
2 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
1 4 (30.77%) IBM
1 4 (30.77%) Actimize
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago