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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 136 154 145
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -9
Permanent jobs citing RAD 16 19 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.54% 0.50% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.61% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 2
Average salary £43,913 £37,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.10% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,330 £28,500 £39,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £40,000 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +28.57%
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
2543 3114 2490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 86.12% 81.28% 78.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1587 2068 1489
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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
Glasgow +7 10 £43,913 +13.32%
Stirling -5 5 - -
Edinburgh +17 1 - -
RAD
UK

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 15 (78.95%) Project Management
2 10 (52.63%) TDD
2 10 (52.63%) ISTQB
2 10 (52.63%) ISEB
2 10 (52.63%) Waterfall
3 9 (47.37%) Test Management
3 9 (47.37%) SQL
3 9 (47.37%) Finance
4 8 (42.11%) Banking
5 7 (36.84%) Relational Database
5 7 (36.84%) FileNet
5 7 (36.84%) WebSphere
5 7 (36.84%) InterSystems Cache
5 7 (36.84%) Java
5 7 (36.84%) PL/SQL
5 7 (36.84%) Oracle
5 7 (36.84%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (36.84%) JSP
5 7 (36.84%) Web Services
6 6 (31.58%) Windows
6 6 (31.58%) IBM Notes
6 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
6 6 (31.58%) MS Office
6 6 (31.58%) Lotus
6 6 (31.58%) Workflow
6 6 (31.58%) Document Management
6 6 (31.58%) Software Delivery
6 6 (31.58%) SPNEGO
6 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (10.53%) VBA

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (36.84%) FileNet
1 7 (36.84%) WebSphere
1 7 (36.84%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (31.58%) IBM Notes
2 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) Relational Database
1 7 (36.84%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 8 (42.11%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Architect
1 8 (42.11%) Test Architect
2 7 (36.84%) Development Manager
3 5 (26.32%) Lead Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Test Leader
4 2 (10.53%) Applications Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Application Development Manager
5 1 (5.26%) FileNet Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Development Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Business Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) JSP
1 7 (36.84%) Web Services
2 6 (31.58%) SPNEGO
3 1 (5.26%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Project Management
2 10 (52.63%) TDD
2 10 (52.63%) Waterfall
3 9 (47.37%) Test Management
4 6 (31.58%) Workflow
4 6 (31.58%) Document Management
4 6 (31.58%) Software Delivery
4 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.26%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 7 (36.84%) Java
2 7 (36.84%) PL/SQL
3 2 (10.53%) VBA
4 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) ISTQB
1 10 (52.63%) ISEB
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle
2 6 (31.58%) Lotus