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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 146 150 140
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Permanent jobs citing RAD 25 7 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.69% 0.23% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.28% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 15
Average salary £35,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.66% +3.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -7.77%
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
2978 2527 2456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 82.08% 81.70% 77.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1901 1651 1630
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +9 15 £35,000 -15.66% 1
Edinburgh -7 5 £70,000 +75.00% 1
Stirling - 5 - -
RAD
UK

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 40 (75.47%) SQL
2 33 (62.26%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (60.38%) .NET
3 32 (60.38%) HTML
3 32 (60.38%) CSS
4 31 (58.49%) ASP.NET
4 31 (58.49%) JavaScript
4 31 (58.49%) C#
4 31 (58.49%) SharePoint
4 31 (58.49%) Ajax
5 30 (56.60%) Document Management
5 30 (56.60%) VBScript
6 27 (50.94%) Legal
7 26 (49.06%) Software Engineering
7 26 (49.06%) Unit Testing
8 25 (47.17%) Visual Studio
8 25 (47.17%) jQuery
8 25 (47.17%) LINQ
8 25 (47.17%) Systems Analysis
8 25 (47.17%) Law
8 25 (47.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 18 (33.96%) Coaching
10 14 (26.42%) Finance
11 13 (24.53%) Banking
11 13 (24.53%) VBA
12 11 (20.75%) Relational Database
12 11 (20.75%) Mentoring
13 9 (16.98%) Oracle
13 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
14 8 (15.09%) Investment Banking

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (58.49%) SharePoint
2 7 (13.21%) IIS
3 6 (11.32%) WebSphere
4 5 (9.43%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (9.43%) FileNet
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.43%) MS Office
3 1 (1.89%) MS Project
3 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.89%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) Relational Database
2 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
3 6 (11.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (9.43%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (9.43%) InterSystems Cache
4 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (7.55%) MS Access
6 3 (5.66%) DTS
6 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.89%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 25 (47.17%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.89%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.89%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.89%) NetBeans
2 1 (1.89%) Maven
2 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.89%) Ant
General
1 27 (50.94%) Legal
2 25 (47.17%) Law
3 14 (26.42%) Finance
4 13 (24.53%) Banking
5 8 (15.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (94.34%) Developer
2 29 (54.72%) Applications Developer
3 26 (49.06%) Programmer
3 26 (49.06%) Software Developer
4 25 (47.17%) Software Engineer
5 22 (41.51%) Analyst
5 22 (41.51%) Analyst Programmer
6 21 (39.62%) Analyst Developer
7 10 (18.87%) Senior Developer
8 9 (16.98%) .NET Developer
9 8 (15.09%) Senior Applications Developer
9 8 (15.09%) Senior Programmer
9 8 (15.09%) Excel Developer
10 7 (13.21%) Senior Software Developer
10 7 (13.21%) Senior Software Engineer
11 5 (9.43%) FileNet Developer
12 4 (7.55%) Senior Analyst Programmer
12 4 (7.55%) Database Developer
12 4 (7.55%) Senior Analyst
13 3 (5.66%) Senior Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (60.38%) CSS
1 32 (60.38%) HTML
1 32 (60.38%) .NET
2 31 (58.49%) ASP.NET
2 31 (58.49%) Ajax
3 25 (47.17%) LINQ
3 25 (47.17%) jQuery
3 25 (47.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 6 (11.32%) JSP
4 6 (11.32%) Web Services
5 5 (9.43%) XML
5 5 (9.43%) XSL
5 5 (9.43%) SPNEGO
5 5 (9.43%) DHTML
5 5 (9.43%) WCF
6 3 (5.66%) ODBC
7 1 (1.89%) Spring
7 1 (1.89%) JSF
7 1 (1.89%) HTML5
7 1 (1.89%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
1 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
1 1 (1.89%) iPhone
1 1 (1.89%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.21%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) Linux
2 1 (1.89%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (1.89%) Android
2 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (62.26%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (56.60%) Document Management
3 26 (49.06%) Software Engineering
3 26 (49.06%) Unit Testing
4 25 (47.17%) Systems Analysis
5 18 (33.96%) Coaching
6 11 (20.75%) Mentoring
7 8 (15.09%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (11.32%) Project Management
9 5 (9.43%) MVC
9 5 (9.43%) Workflow
10 2 (3.77%) Risk Management
10 2 (3.77%) Release Management
10 2 (3.77%) Software Architecture
10 2 (3.77%) Network Management
11 1 (1.89%) TDD
11 1 (1.89%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (1.89%) Scrum
11 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2
11 1 (1.89%) UML
Programming Languages
1 40 (75.47%) SQL
2 31 (58.49%) JavaScript
2 31 (58.49%) C#
3 30 (56.60%) VBScript
4 13 (24.53%) VBA
5 7 (13.21%) Java
6 5 (9.43%) PL/SQL
7 3 (5.66%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.89%) C
8 1 (1.89%) C++
8 1 (1.89%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) ISEB
2 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.21%) SLA
2 6 (11.32%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) Oracle
2 5 (9.43%) IBM
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.89%) Cognos
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Royal Bank Of Scotland
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