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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 252 213 220
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +7
Permanent jobs citing RAD 4 27 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.054% 0.38% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.066% 0.50% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4 24 27
Average salary £55,000 £35,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% +20.68%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
6084 5443 5726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.66% 77.49% 77.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4828 4601 4991
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,419
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 21 August 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 -17 4 £55,000 +22.22% 2
RAD
England

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (57.14%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) J2EE
2 6 (42.86%) Web Services
2 6 (42.86%) XML
2 6 (42.86%) SOA
2 6 (42.86%) PRINCE
2 6 (42.86%) Internet
2 6 (42.86%) Project Management
2 6 (42.86%) Quality Management
2 6 (42.86%) CMMI
2 6 (42.86%) Risk Management
2 6 (42.86%) TOGAF
2 6 (42.86%) Supplier Management
2 6 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
2 6 (42.86%) COBIT
2 6 (42.86%) Matrix Management
2 6 (42.86%) SaaS
3 4 (28.57%) .NET
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 4 (28.57%) Ant
3 4 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (28.57%) EJB
3 4 (28.57%) Servlets
3 4 (28.57%) SOAP
3 4 (28.57%) XSD
3 4 (28.57%) UNIX
3 4 (28.57%) Windows

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 4 (28.57%) IBM HTTP Server
1 4 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 2 (14.29%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Internet
2 4 (28.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Ant
1 4 (28.57%) Toad
1 4 (28.57%) ERwin
1 4 (28.57%) Log4j
1 4 (28.57%) Maven
1 4 (28.57%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
1 6 (42.86%) Architect
1 6 (42.86%) Applications Architect
1 6 (42.86%) Senior Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Lead Java Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Lead Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Leader
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) J2EE
1 6 (42.86%) Web Services
1 6 (42.86%) XML
2 4 (28.57%) XSD
2 4 (28.57%) JMS
2 4 (28.57%) JAX-RPC
2 4 (28.57%) EJB
2 4 (28.57%) Servlets
2 4 (28.57%) SOAP
2 4 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) UNIX
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
1 4 (28.57%) AIX
1 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) SOA
1 6 (42.86%) PRINCE
1 6 (42.86%) Project Management
1 6 (42.86%) Quality Management
1 6 (42.86%) CMMI
1 6 (42.86%) Risk Management
1 6 (42.86%) Supplier Management
1 6 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
1 6 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
1 6 (42.86%) Matrix Management
1 6 (42.86%) TOGAF
2 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) UML
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 2 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Java
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) Python
2 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 2 (14.29%) VBScript
3 2 (14.29%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) COBIT
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
1 4 (28.57%) IBM
1 4 (28.57%) Actimize
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