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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 155 148 139
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Permanent jobs citing RAD 1 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.032% 0.34% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.038% 0.42% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 6
Average salary - £37,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +11.68%
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
2621 2645 2317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 84.85% 81.48% 80.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1692 1709 1542
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 January 2015. 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
Stirling - 1 - -
RAD
UK

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 11 (68.75%) Banking
2 11 (68.75%) SQL
3 8 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 7 (43.75%) PL/SQL
4 7 (43.75%) Java
4 7 (43.75%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (43.75%) JSP
4 7 (43.75%) SharePoint
4 7 (43.75%) Document Management
4 7 (43.75%) FileNet
4 7 (43.75%) WebSphere
5 6 (37.50%) Workflow
5 6 (37.50%) InterSystems Cache
5 6 (37.50%) IBM
5 6 (37.50%) Web Services
5 6 (37.50%) Project Management
5 6 (37.50%) MS Office
5 6 (37.50%) VBA
5 6 (37.50%) SPNEGO
6 5 (31.25%) Oracle
6 5 (31.25%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (31.25%) Investment Banking
7 3 (18.75%) .NET
7 3 (18.75%) Legal
7 3 (18.75%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (18.75%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
8 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 7 (43.75%) WebSphere Application Server
1 7 (43.75%) SharePoint
1 7 (43.75%) FileNet
1 7 (43.75%) WebSphere
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (6.25%) Documentum
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (37.50%) InterSystems Cache
3 5 (31.25%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 11 (68.75%) Banking
3 5 (31.25%) Investment Banking
4 3 (18.75%) Legal
5 1 (6.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) FileNet Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Applications Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Excel Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Senior Applications Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Business Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Senior Excel Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (6.25%) Programmer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
7 1 (6.25%) Report Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) JSP
2 6 (37.50%) Web Services
2 6 (37.50%) SPNEGO
3 3 (18.75%) .NET
4 2 (12.50%) Ajax
4 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 2 (12.50%) CSS
4 2 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (6.25%) DHTML
5 1 (6.25%) XML
5 1 (6.25%) XSL
5 1 (6.25%) WCF
5 1 (6.25%) LINQ
5 1 (6.25%) jQuery
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Document Management
2 6 (37.50%) Workflow
2 6 (37.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.25%) MVC
4 1 (6.25%) Investment Management
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
4 1 (6.25%) V-Model
4 1 (6.25%) Fund Accounting
4 1 (6.25%) Release Management
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.25%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) PL/SQL
2 7 (43.75%) Java
3 6 (37.50%) VBA
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (12.50%) C#
4 2 (12.50%) VBScript
5 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) IBM
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft