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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank - 246 248
Permanent jobs citing RAD 0 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.19% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 4
Median salary - £40,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -27.27%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
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
5121 5841 6101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 87.09% 88.93% 85.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4266 4731 4832
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing RAD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT jobs citing RAD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for RAD.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) JIRA
2 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Selenium
2 5 (71.43%) FitNesse
2 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
2 5 (71.43%) Manual Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
2 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 5 (71.43%) Cucumber
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 5 (71.43%) ISEB
2 5 (71.43%) HP UFT
2 5 (71.43%) SDLC
3 3 (42.86%) Defect Management
3 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Process Improvement
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) QA
4 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
4 2 (28.57%) HTML5
4 2 (28.57%) Apache Hive
4 2 (28.57%) Hudson
4 2 (28.57%) MapReduce
4 2 (28.57%) Time Management
4 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Apache Pig
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Apache Hive
1 2 (28.57%) Big Data
1 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Cucumber
1 5 (71.43%) FitNesse
1 5 (71.43%) HP UFT
1 5 (71.43%) JIRA
1 5 (71.43%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) Bugzilla
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) Hudson
2 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) Subversion
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Automation Tester
1 5 (71.43%) Software Tester
1 5 (71.43%) Tester
2 3 (42.86%) QA Automation Tester
2 3 (42.86%) QA Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Software QA Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Big Data Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) HTML5
2 2 (28.57%) Spring
2 2 (28.57%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Manual Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 5 (71.43%) SDLC
2 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) Defect Management
3 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Process Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) MapReduce
4 2 (28.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) ISEB
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) HDFS
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