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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 148 154 143
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Permanent jobs citing RAD 18 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.54% 0.19% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.24% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 7
Average salary £35,000 £40,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.11% -4.11%
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
2790 2524 2356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 83.81% 80.20% 76.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1777 1602 1600
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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
Edinburgh -8 7 £70,000 +75.00%
Stirling - 6 £54,000 -
Glasgow -2 5 £35,000 -14.11%
RAD
UK

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 31 (59.62%) SharePoint
2 31 (59.62%) Document Management
2 31 (59.62%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (57.69%) .NET
3 30 (57.69%) HTML
3 30 (57.69%) CSS
4 29 (55.77%) ASP.NET
4 29 (55.77%) JavaScript
4 29 (55.77%) C#
4 29 (55.77%) VBScript
4 29 (55.77%) Ajax
5 27 (51.92%) Legal
6 26 (50.00%) Software Engineering
6 26 (50.00%) Unit Testing
7 25 (48.08%) Visual Studio
7 25 (48.08%) jQuery
7 25 (48.08%) Systems Analysis
7 25 (48.08%) LINQ
7 25 (48.08%) Law
7 25 (48.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 18 (34.62%) Coaching
9 17 (32.69%) Finance
10 16 (30.77%) Banking
11 13 (25.00%) VBA
12 11 (21.15%) Relational Database
13 10 (19.23%) Mentoring
13 10 (19.23%) Investment Banking
14 8 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
14 8 (15.38%) Oracle

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 31 (59.62%) SharePoint
2 7 (13.46%) IIS
2 7 (13.46%) WebSphere
3 6 (11.54%) FileNet
3 6 (11.54%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.92%) Documentum
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) MS Office
2 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.92%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.15%) Relational Database
2 7 (13.46%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
4 5 (9.62%) InterSystems Cache
5 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (3.85%) MS Access
8 1 (1.92%) DTS
8 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.92%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 25 (48.08%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.92%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.92%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.92%) NetBeans
2 1 (1.92%) Maven
2 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.92%) Ant
General
1 27 (51.92%) Legal
2 25 (48.08%) Law
3 17 (32.69%) Finance
4 16 (30.77%) Banking
5 10 (19.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (94.23%) Developer
2 31 (59.62%) Applications Developer
3 26 (50.00%) Programmer
3 26 (50.00%) Software Developer
4 25 (48.08%) Software Engineer
5 23 (44.23%) Analyst
6 22 (42.31%) Analyst Programmer
7 21 (40.38%) Analyst Developer
8 12 (23.08%) Senior Developer
9 10 (19.23%) Senior Applications Developer
10 9 (17.31%) Excel Developer
11 8 (15.38%) Senior Programmer
12 7 (13.46%) Senior Software Developer
12 7 (13.46%) .NET Developer
12 7 (13.46%) Senior Software Engineer
13 6 (11.54%) FileNet Developer
14 5 (9.62%) Senior Analyst
15 4 (7.69%) Senior Analyst Programmer
16 3 (5.77%) Senior Analyst Developer
16 3 (5.77%) Senior Excel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (57.69%) CSS
1 30 (57.69%) HTML
1 30 (57.69%) .NET
2 29 (55.77%) ASP.NET
2 29 (55.77%) Ajax
3 25 (48.08%) LINQ
3 25 (48.08%) jQuery
3 25 (48.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 7 (13.46%) JSP
5 6 (11.54%) Web Services
5 6 (11.54%) SPNEGO
6 4 (7.69%) XML
6 4 (7.69%) XSL
6 4 (7.69%) DHTML
6 4 (7.69%) WCF
7 1 (1.92%) ODBC
7 1 (1.92%) Spring
7 1 (1.92%) JSF
7 1 (1.92%) HTML5
7 1 (1.92%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
1 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
1 1 (1.92%) iPhone
1 1 (1.92%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.54%) Windows
2 1 (1.92%) Linux
2 1 (1.92%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (1.92%) Android
2 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (59.62%) Document Management
1 31 (59.62%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 26 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 25 (48.08%) Systems Analysis
4 18 (34.62%) Coaching
5 10 (19.23%) Mentoring
6 8 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (13.46%) Project Management
8 6 (11.54%) Workflow
9 4 (7.69%) MVC
10 2 (3.85%) Risk Management
10 2 (3.85%) Release Management
10 2 (3.85%) Software Architecture
11 1 (1.92%) TDD
11 1 (1.92%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (1.92%) Scrum
11 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2
11 1 (1.92%) UML
11 1 (1.92%) OO
Programming Languages
1 38 (73.08%) SQL
2 29 (55.77%) JavaScript
2 29 (55.77%) C#
2 29 (55.77%) VBScript
3 13 (25.00%) VBA
4 8 (15.38%) Java
5 6 (11.54%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.92%) C
6 1 (1.92%) C++
6 1 (1.92%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) ISEB
2 1 (1.92%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.46%) SLA
2 5 (9.62%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) Oracle
2 6 (11.54%) IBM
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.92%) Cognos