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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 140 151 147
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Permanent jobs citing RAD 33 4 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.88% 0.13% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 0.16% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 27 0 14
Average salary £35,000 - £42,500
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
3012 2530 2397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 80.51% 80.75% 75.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1965 1647 1613
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 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 22 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 0 26 £35,000 -
Edinburgh - 5 £70,000 -
Stirling - 2 - -
RAD
UK

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 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 38 (73.08%) SQL
2 33 (63.46%) HTML
2 33 (63.46%) CSS
3 32 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 32 (61.54%) C#
3 32 (61.54%) .NET
3 32 (61.54%) ASP.NET
3 32 (61.54%) Ajax
4 31 (59.62%) VBScript
5 29 (55.77%) SharePoint
6 27 (51.92%) Software Engineering
6 27 (51.92%) Document Management
7 26 (50.00%) LINQ
7 26 (50.00%) Unit Testing
7 26 (50.00%) Visual Studio
8 25 (48.08%) jQuery
8 25 (48.08%) Systems Analysis
8 25 (48.08%) Law
8 25 (48.08%) Legal
8 25 (48.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 13 (25.00%) VBA
9 13 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 10 (19.23%) Oracle
11 9 (17.31%) Windows
11 9 (17.31%) Technical Architecture
11 9 (17.31%) Relational Database
12 8 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (15.38%) Banking
12 8 (15.38%) IIS
12 8 (15.38%) Finance

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 29 (55.77%) SharePoint
2 8 (15.38%) IIS
3 3 (5.77%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (3.85%) FileNet
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) MS Office
3 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Agresso
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Intranet
1 1 (1.92%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.31%) Relational Database
3 8 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (13.46%) MS Access
5 6 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (11.54%) DTS
5 6 (11.54%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (5.77%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (3.85%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.92%) QlikView
8 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.92%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.92%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.92%) Ant
2 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.92%) Maven
2 1 (1.92%) NetBeans
General
1 25 (48.08%) Law
1 25 (48.08%) Legal
2 8 (15.38%) Banking
2 8 (15.38%) Finance
3 6 (11.54%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (92.31%) Developer
2 27 (51.92%) Software Developer
2 27 (51.92%) Applications Developer
2 27 (51.92%) Programmer
3 25 (48.08%) Software Engineer
4 23 (44.23%) Analyst Programmer
4 23 (44.23%) Analyst
5 21 (40.38%) Analyst Developer
6 9 (17.31%) .NET Developer
6 9 (17.31%) Senior Programmer
7 8 (15.38%) Senior Developer
8 7 (13.46%) Senior Applications Developer
8 7 (13.46%) Senior Software Engineer
8 7 (13.46%) Database Developer
8 7 (13.46%) Senior Software Developer
9 6 (11.54%) Excel Developer
10 5 (9.62%) Senior Analyst Programmer
10 5 (9.62%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (9.62%) RAD Developer
11 3 (5.77%) Senior Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (63.46%) HTML
1 33 (63.46%) CSS
2 32 (61.54%) .NET
2 32 (61.54%) ASP.NET
2 32 (61.54%) Ajax
3 26 (50.00%) LINQ
4 25 (48.08%) jQuery
4 25 (48.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 6 (11.54%) WCF
5 6 (11.54%) XML
5 6 (11.54%) XSL
5 6 (11.54%) ODBC
5 6 (11.54%) DHTML
6 4 (7.69%) Web Services
7 3 (5.77%) JSP
8 2 (3.85%) SPNEGO
9 1 (1.92%) WF
9 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.92%) Java EE
9 1 (1.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.85%) iPhone
1 2 (3.85%) iPad
1 2 (3.85%) Mathematics
1 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.92%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.31%) Windows
2 2 (3.85%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (3.85%) Android
2 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.85%) Linux
3 1 (1.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (51.92%) Software Engineering
1 27 (51.92%) Document Management
2 26 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 25 (48.08%) Systems Analysis
4 9 (17.31%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (11.54%) MVC
6 5 (9.62%) Network Management
7 3 (5.77%) Project Management
7 3 (5.77%) Workflow
7 3 (5.77%) Software Architecture
8 1 (1.92%) ERP
8 1 (1.92%) Data Modelling
8 1 (1.92%) SOA
8 1 (1.92%) ETL
8 1 (1.92%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.92%) UML
8 1 (1.92%) OO
8 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.92%) Release Management
8 1 (1.92%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 38 (73.08%) SQL
2 32 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 32 (61.54%) C#
3 31 (59.62%) VBScript
4 13 (25.00%) VBA
5 6 (11.54%) T-SQL
6 4 (7.69%) Java
7 2 (3.85%) Objective-C
7 2 (3.85%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.85%) C
7 2 (3.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) ISEB
2 1 (1.92%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.46%) SLA
1 7 (13.46%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (19.23%) Oracle
2 2 (3.85%) IBM
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.92%) Cognos