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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 151 142 159
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +17
Permanent jobs citing RAD 11 34 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.35% 0.92% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 1.10% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3 30 0
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £42,500 £37,250
% change year-on-year
-8.23% +14.09%
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
2798 3082 2673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 88.38% 83.80% 82.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1779 2049 1746
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,900 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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 -8 9 £49,000 +40.00%
West Lothian - 1 £30,500 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
RAD
UK

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (53.57%) Project Management
2 14 (50.00%) TDD
2 14 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 13 (46.43%) Finance
3 13 (46.43%) SQL
4 12 (42.86%) ISEB
4 12 (42.86%) Banking
4 12 (42.86%) ISTQB
5 10 (35.71%) Java
5 10 (35.71%) Oracle
6 9 (32.14%) Windows
6 9 (32.14%) Test Management
7 7 (25.00%) IBM Notes
7 7 (25.00%) Lotus
7 7 (25.00%) PL/SQL
8 6 (21.43%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (21.43%) MS Office
8 6 (21.43%) JSP
8 6 (21.43%) Web Services
8 6 (21.43%) SharePoint
8 6 (21.43%) FileNet
8 6 (21.43%) Workflow
8 6 (21.43%) Document Management
8 6 (21.43%) InterSystems Cache
8 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (21.43%) WebSphere
8 6 (21.43%) SPNEGO
8 6 (21.43%) Relational Database
8 6 (21.43%) Software Delivery
9 5 (17.86%) JavaScript

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (25.00%) IBM Notes
2 6 (21.43%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 6 (21.43%) FileNet
2 6 (21.43%) WebSphere
3 3 (10.71%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.57%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) InterSystems Cache
1 6 (21.43%) Relational Database
2 4 (14.29%) KDB
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle APEX
General
1 13 (46.43%) Finance
2 12 (42.86%) Banking
3 4 (14.29%) Front Office
4 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Architect
1 12 (42.86%) Test Architect
2 8 (28.57%) Lead Architect
3 7 (25.00%) Development Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Test Leader
4 2 (7.14%) Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Applications Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Application Development Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Applications Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Lotus Notes Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Business Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Applications Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) JSP
1 6 (21.43%) Web Services
1 6 (21.43%) SPNEGO
2 4 (14.29%) HTML5
2 4 (14.29%) HTML
2 4 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (14.29%) jQuery
3 2 (7.14%) .NET
4 1 (3.57%) XML
4 1 (3.57%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 4 (14.29%) Equities
1 4 (14.29%) Derivative
2 1 (3.57%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Project Management
2 14 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 14 (50.00%) TDD
3 9 (32.14%) Test Management
4 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (21.43%) Document Management
4 6 (21.43%) Software Delivery
4 6 (21.43%) Workflow
5 4 (14.29%) Capacity Management
5 4 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 4 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
5 4 (14.29%) Open Source
6 1 (3.57%) Release Management
6 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Line Management
6 1 (3.57%) SDLC
6 1 (3.57%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) SQL
2 10 (35.71%) Java
3 7 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
5 4 (14.29%) Perl
5 4 (14.29%) Python
5 4 (14.29%) Shell Script
6 2 (7.14%) VBA
7 1 (3.57%) LotusScript
7 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) ISEB
1 12 (42.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Oracle
2 7 (25.00%) Lotus