The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 142 150 121
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -29
Permanent jobs citing RAD 5 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.19% 0.039% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.050% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 5
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £40,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £40,000 £45,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
RAD
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2062 2003 1538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 79.43% 78.64% 75.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1286 1510 1281
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing RAD across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

RAD Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

RAD
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RAD across the Reading region.

RAD Salary Trend in Reading

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) Telerik
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) WCF
2 4 (66.67%) WPF
2 4 (66.67%) RESTful
2 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (66.67%) System Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (50.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) SSADM
5 1 (16.67%) B2B
5 1 (16.67%) MVC
5 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (16.67%) OOP
5 1 (16.67%) Android Development
5 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
5 1 (16.67%) Android
5 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) WPF Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) WCF
2 4 (66.67%) WPF
2 4 (66.67%) RESTful
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (16.67%) iPhone
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (66.67%) System Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) SSADM
5 1 (16.67%) B2B
5 1 (16.67%) MVC
5 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) OOP
5 1 (16.67%) Android Development
5 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) Telerik