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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 152 157 150
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Permanent jobs citing RAD 3 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.096% 0.24% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.30% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 4
Average salary £54,000 £37,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.00% +36.36%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,391 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +0.97%
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
2673 2663 2469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 85.13% 81.34% 79.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1767 1698 1713
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 18 December 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 -1 2 - -
Stirling - 1 £54,000 -
RAD
UK

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 21 (75.00%) SQL
2 17 (60.71%) SharePoint
2 17 (60.71%) Document Management
3 14 (50.00%) .NET
3 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (46.43%) Ajax
4 13 (46.43%) VBScript
4 13 (46.43%) JavaScript
4 13 (46.43%) C#
4 13 (46.43%) HTML
4 13 (46.43%) ASP.NET
4 13 (46.43%) CSS
4 13 (46.43%) Legal
4 13 (46.43%) Finance
5 12 (42.86%) Banking
5 12 (42.86%) Unit Testing
6 11 (39.29%) LINQ
6 11 (39.29%) jQuery
6 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 11 (39.29%) Coaching
6 11 (39.29%) Software Engineering
6 11 (39.29%) Systems Analysis
6 11 (39.29%) Visual Studio
6 11 (39.29%) Law
7 9 (32.14%) Relational Database
8 7 (25.00%) Project Management
8 7 (25.00%) VBA
8 7 (25.00%) Java
9 6 (21.43%) PL/SQL
9 6 (21.43%) JSP

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 17 (60.71%) SharePoint
2 6 (21.43%) FileNet
2 6 (21.43%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (21.43%) WebSphere
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (3.57%) Documentum
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Office
2 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (3.57%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) HTTPS
1 1 (3.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) Relational Database
2 6 (21.43%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (17.86%) InterSystems Cache
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.57%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (46.43%) Finance
1 13 (46.43%) Legal
2 12 (42.86%) Banking
3 11 (39.29%) Law
4 6 (21.43%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (92.86%) Developer
2 15 (53.57%) Applications Developer
3 13 (46.43%) Analyst
4 12 (42.86%) Analyst Programmer
4 12 (42.86%) Programmer
5 11 (39.29%) Software Developer
5 11 (39.29%) Analyst Developer
5 11 (39.29%) Software Engineer
6 6 (21.43%) FileNet Developer
7 5 (17.86%) Excel Developer
8 4 (14.29%) Senior Developer
9 3 (10.71%) Senior Applications Developer
10 2 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (7.14%) .NET Developer
10 2 (7.14%) Business Developer
10 2 (7.14%) Senior Excel Developer
10 2 (7.14%) Report Developer
11 1 (3.57%) Test Leader
11 1 (3.57%) QA Leader
11 1 (3.57%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (50.00%) .NET
2 13 (46.43%) ASP.NET
2 13 (46.43%) CSS
2 13 (46.43%) HTML
2 13 (46.43%) Ajax
3 11 (39.29%) LINQ
3 11 (39.29%) jQuery
3 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 6 (21.43%) SPNEGO
4 6 (21.43%) JSP
4 6 (21.43%) Web Services
5 2 (7.14%) XML
5 2 (7.14%) XSL
5 2 (7.14%) WCF
5 2 (7.14%) DHTML
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Document Management
2 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (42.86%) Unit Testing
4 11 (39.29%) Software Engineering
4 11 (39.29%) Systems Analysis
4 11 (39.29%) Coaching
5 7 (25.00%) Project Management
6 6 (21.43%) Workflow
7 2 (7.14%) MVC
7 2 (7.14%) Risk Management
8 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
8 1 (3.57%) UML
8 1 (3.57%) ERP
8 1 (3.57%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.57%) ETL
8 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.57%) Web Development
8 1 (3.57%) Release Management
8 1 (3.57%) Investment Management
8 1 (3.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (75.00%) SQL
2 13 (46.43%) VBScript
2 13 (46.43%) C#
2 13 (46.43%) JavaScript
3 7 (25.00%) Java
3 7 (25.00%) VBA
4 6 (21.43%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) ISEB
1 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) IBM
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Cognos
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft