The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 135 155 144
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -11
Permanent jobs citing RAD 33 5 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.91% 0.15% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 0.19% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 30 0 14
Average salary £35,000 - £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2907 2612 2364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 80.44% 80.69% 75.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1923 1702 1606
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
RAD
UK

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RAD across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

RAD Salary Histogram 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 1 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
Glasgow +15 29 £35,000 -
Edinburgh -10 4 £28,500 -
RAD
UK

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 36 (67.92%) SQL
2 34 (64.15%) HTML
3 33 (62.26%) JavaScript
4 32 (60.38%) CSS
5 31 (58.49%) ASP.NET
5 31 (58.49%) C#
5 31 (58.49%) .NET
5 31 (58.49%) Ajax
6 30 (56.60%) VBScript
7 27 (50.94%) SharePoint
8 26 (49.06%) Software Engineering
8 26 (49.06%) LINQ
8 26 (49.06%) Unit Testing
8 26 (49.06%) Visual Studio
9 24 (45.28%) jQuery
9 24 (45.28%) Systems Analysis
9 24 (45.28%) Document Management
9 24 (45.28%) Law
9 24 (45.28%) Legal
9 24 (45.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 15 (28.30%) SQL Server
11 14 (26.42%) VBA
12 11 (20.75%) Oracle
12 11 (20.75%) Windows
13 10 (18.87%) MS Excel
13 10 (18.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (18.87%) Technical Architecture
14 9 (16.98%) MS Access
14 9 (16.98%) IIS
14 9 (16.98%) Network Management

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 27 (50.94%) SharePoint
2 9 (16.98%) IIS
3 2 (3.77%) IBM Notes
3 2 (3.77%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (18.87%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Project
2 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) Intranet
2 1 (1.89%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.30%) SQL Server
2 10 (18.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (16.98%) MS Access
4 8 (15.09%) DTS
4 8 (15.09%) SQL Server 2000
5 7 (13.21%) Relational Database
6 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (3.77%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.89%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 26 (49.06%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.66%) ClearCase
3 2 (3.77%) Build Forge
3 2 (3.77%) CruiseControl
3 2 (3.77%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.89%) Ant
4 1 (1.89%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.89%) Maven
4 1 (1.89%) NetBeans
4 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (45.28%) Law
1 24 (45.28%) Legal
2 8 (15.09%) Finance
3 5 (9.43%) Banking
3 5 (9.43%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.77%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 47 (88.68%) Developer
2 27 (50.94%) Programmer
3 26 (49.06%) Applications Developer
3 26 (49.06%) Software Developer
4 24 (45.28%) Software Engineer
5 23 (43.40%) Analyst Programmer
5 23 (43.40%) Analyst
6 20 (37.74%) Analyst Developer
7 10 (18.87%) Senior Programmer
8 9 (16.98%) Database Developer
9 8 (15.09%) Senior Developer
9 8 (15.09%) .NET Developer
10 7 (13.21%) Senior Software Engineer
10 7 (13.21%) Senior Software Developer
10 7 (13.21%) Senior Applications Developer
10 7 (13.21%) RAD Developer
11 6 (11.32%) Senior Analyst Programmer
11 6 (11.32%) Senior Analyst
12 5 (9.43%) Excel Developer
13 3 (5.66%) Senior Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (64.15%) HTML
2 32 (60.38%) CSS
3 31 (58.49%) ASP.NET
3 31 (58.49%) .NET
3 31 (58.49%) Ajax
4 26 (49.06%) LINQ
5 24 (45.28%) jQuery
5 24 (45.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 8 (15.09%) ODBC
6 8 (15.09%) XML
7 6 (11.32%) XSL
7 6 (11.32%) DHTML
7 6 (11.32%) WCF
8 3 (5.66%) Web Services
9 2 (3.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (3.77%) .NET Framework
9 2 (3.77%) WF
10 1 (1.89%) JSP
10 1 (1.89%) Spring
10 1 (1.89%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.77%) iPhone
1 2 (3.77%) iPad
1 2 (3.77%) Mathematics
1 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
1 2 (3.77%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.75%) Windows
2 3 (5.66%) UNIX
3 2 (3.77%) Android
3 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (3.77%) AIX
3 2 (3.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (49.06%) Software Engineering
1 26 (49.06%) Unit Testing
2 24 (45.28%) Systems Analysis
2 24 (45.28%) Document Management
3 10 (18.87%) Technical Architecture
4 9 (16.98%) Network Management
5 6 (11.32%) MVC
6 3 (5.66%) TDD
6 3 (5.66%) Software Architecture
7 2 (3.77%) Workflow
7 2 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.77%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.77%) RUP
7 2 (3.77%) SOA
7 2 (3.77%) ITIL
8 1 (1.89%) UML
8 1 (1.89%) OO
8 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.89%) ETL
8 1 (1.89%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 36 (67.92%) SQL
2 33 (62.26%) JavaScript
3 31 (58.49%) C#
4 30 (56.60%) VBScript
5 14 (26.42%) VBA
6 8 (15.09%) T-SQL
7 4 (7.55%) Java
8 2 (3.77%) LotusScript
8 2 (3.77%) Formula Language
8 2 (3.77%) Objective-C
8 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.77%) Perl
8 2 (3.77%) C
8 2 (3.77%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.21%) SLA
2 6 (11.32%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Samba
Vendors
1 11 (20.75%) Oracle
2 2 (3.77%) IBM
2 2 (3.77%) Lotus
3 1 (1.89%) Cognos
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft