The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 158 159 156
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing RAD 3 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.10% 0.033% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.038% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 11
Average salary - - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
RAD
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2665 2660 2763
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.37% 87.21% 84.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1702 1702 1798
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

RAD Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

RAD
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

RAD Salary Trend in Scotland

RAD
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RAD within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
East Lothian - 3 - -
RAD
UK

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) .NET
3 5 (55.56%) XML
3 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 5 (55.56%) Law
3 5 (55.56%) Banking
3 5 (55.56%) Retail
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
3 5 (55.56%) OOXML
3 5 (55.56%) WPF
3 5 (55.56%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (55.56%) MVVM
3 5 (55.56%) Waterfall
3 5 (55.56%) Entity Framework
4 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 3 (33.33%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) Biotechnology
4 3 (33.33%) Process Management
4 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (33.33%) Middleware
4 3 (33.33%) Charles River
4 3 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (11.11%) OOP
5 1 (11.11%) OO

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
General
1 5 (55.56%) Banking
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
1 5 (55.56%) Law
1 5 (55.56%) Retail
2 3 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
1 8 (88.89%) Senior Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Junior
2 3 (33.33%) Junior Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Junior Software Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Software Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
2 5 (55.56%) Entity Framework
2 5 (55.56%) OOXML
2 5 (55.56%) WPF
2 5 (55.56%) XML
3 3 (33.33%) Middleware
4 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 1 (11.11%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) MVVM
2 5 (55.56%) Waterfall
3 3 (33.33%) Process Management
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) OOP
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Charles River
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle