The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 371 410 445
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +35
Permanent jobs citing RAD 75 63 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.30% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.35% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 56 44 36
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £35,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
RAD
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
16336 17947 19870
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.49% 84.50% 83.94%
Number of salaries quoted 13716 14135 15836
Median salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing RAD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

RAD Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

RAD
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RAD across the South East region.

RAD Salary Trend in the South East

RAD
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RAD across the South East region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

RAD Salary Histogram in the South East

RAD
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RAD within the South East region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Sussex +32 43 £45,000 -25.00%
East Sussex -4 22 £65,000 +23.80%
Berkshire +1 5 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Surrey +2 4 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Hampshire - 1 £30,000 -
RAD
England

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT jobs citing RAD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for RAD.

1 117 (92.13%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (51.97%) SDLC
3 64 (50.39%) Computer Science
3 64 (50.39%) Mainframe
4 62 (48.82%) Degree
5 59 (46.46%) Finance
6 55 (43.31%) Waterfall
7 52 (40.94%) Automated Testing
7 52 (40.94%) DB2
8 50 (39.37%) COBOL
9 48 (37.80%) Continuous Improvement
9 48 (37.80%) QA
10 47 (37.01%) Web Services
11 46 (36.22%) Java
12 38 (29.92%) CICS
12 38 (29.92%) JCL
12 38 (29.92%) VSAM
12 38 (29.92%) TDD
13 37 (29.13%) HTML
13 37 (29.13%) System Integration Testing
14 34 (26.77%) HP Quality Center
14 34 (26.77%) HP
15 32 (25.20%) Regression Testing
15 32 (25.20%) Project Management
15 32 (25.20%) Unit Testing
15 32 (25.20%) Integration Testing
15 32 (25.20%) Functional Testing
16 31 (24.41%) XML
17 29 (22.83%) Scrum
18 28 (22.05%) VisionPLUS

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 38 (29.92%) CICS
2 20 (15.75%) IIS
3 14 (11.02%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.36%) Confluence
4 3 (2.36%) JBoss
Applications
1 14 (11.02%) MS Project
2 1 (0.79%) InDesign
2 1 (0.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.79%) MS Office
2 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.79%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 28 (22.05%) VisionPLUS
2 2 (1.57%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (40.94%) DB2
2 16 (12.60%) Relational Database
3 13 (10.24%) SQL Server
4 5 (3.94%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.15%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.36%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.79%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 22 (17.32%) JUnit
2 10 (7.87%) Selenium
3 9 (7.09%) Eclipse
3 9 (7.09%) JMeter
3 9 (7.09%) LoadRunner
3 9 (7.09%) Selenium IDE
3 9 (7.09%) Subversion
3 9 (7.09%) WebDriver
4 7 (5.51%) Maven
5 5 (3.94%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.36%) Ant
6 3 (2.36%) IntelliJ
6 3 (2.36%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.36%) JIRA
7 1 (0.79%) JIRA Agile
General
1 59 (46.46%) Finance
2 6 (4.72%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 28 (22.05%) Project Manager
2 26 (20.47%) QA Engineer
3 19 (14.96%) Agile Project Manager
4 16 (12.60%) CICS Engineer
5 13 (10.24%) Quality Engineer
5 13 (10.24%) Software Engineer
5 13 (10.24%) Tester
6 12 (9.45%) Java Engineer
7 11 (8.66%) Developer
8 10 (7.87%) Technical Manager
8 10 (7.87%) Technical Project Manager
9 9 (7.09%) Mainframe Software Engineer
9 9 (7.09%) QA Tester
9 9 (7.09%) Systems Tester
10 8 (6.30%) SDLC Manager
10 8 (6.30%) Software Project Manager
11 7 (5.51%) C# Developer
11 7 (5.51%) Software QA Engineer
11 7 (5.51%) Software Quality Engineer
12 6 (4.72%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (37.01%) Web Services
2 37 (29.13%) HTML
3 31 (24.41%) XML
4 21 (16.54%) CSS
5 18 (14.17%) HTML5
5 18 (14.17%) jQuery
6 15 (11.81%) J2EE
7 13 (10.24%) Middleware
7 13 (10.24%) Spring
8 10 (7.87%) Velocity
9 9 (7.09%) XSLT
10 7 (5.51%) .NET
11 6 (4.72%) JSON
12 5 (3.94%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (3.94%) NHibernate
12 5 (3.94%) RESTful
12 5 (3.94%) ServiceStack
13 3 (2.36%) Ajax
13 3 (2.36%) Oracle ADF
13 3 (2.36%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 64 (50.39%) Computer Science
1 64 (50.39%) Mainframe
2 38 (29.92%) VSAM
3 19 (14.96%) Social Media
4 17 (13.39%) PMI
5 13 (10.24%) Algorithms
6 10 (7.87%) Visualisation
7 6 (4.72%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (2.36%) Data Structures
8 3 (2.36%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.57%) AS400
9 2 (1.57%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.79%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.79%) iSeries
10 1 (0.79%) RIA
10 1 (0.79%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.60%) Android
1 16 (12.60%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.57%) Unix
3 1 (0.79%) Linux
3 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.79%) Windows
3 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.79%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (92.13%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (51.97%) SDLC
3 55 (43.31%) Waterfall
4 52 (40.94%) Automated Testing
5 48 (37.80%) Continuous Improvement
6 38 (29.92%) TDD
7 37 (29.13%) System Integration Testing
8 32 (25.20%) Functional Testing
8 32 (25.20%) Integration Testing
8 32 (25.20%) Project Management
8 32 (25.20%) Regression Testing
8 32 (25.20%) Unit Testing
9 29 (22.83%) Scrum
10 28 (22.05%) Manual Testing
10 28 (22.05%) SOA
11 24 (18.90%) Compatibility Testing
11 24 (18.90%) User Stories
12 18 (14.17%) OO
12 18 (14.17%) OOD
13 16 (12.60%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 50 (39.37%) COBOL
2 46 (36.22%) Java
3 38 (29.92%) JCL
4 26 (20.47%) CLIST
4 26 (20.47%) REXX
5 21 (16.54%) JavaScript
6 18 (14.17%) SQL
7 11 (8.66%) C#
8 6 (4.72%) PL/SQL
8 6 (4.72%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.36%) C++
9 3 (2.36%) Groovy
9 3 (2.36%) Python
10 1 (0.79%) R
10 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 62 (48.82%) Degree
2 21 (16.54%) ISTQB
3 20 (15.75%) ISEB
4 18 (14.17%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.79%) APMP
6 1 (0.79%) PMP
6 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (37.80%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 34 (26.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (26.77%) HP
2 26 (20.47%) TSYS
3 24 (18.90%) Oracle
4 20 (15.75%) Rally
5 7 (5.51%) Pega
6 5 (3.94%) Informatica
6 5 (3.94%) Telerik
7 4 (3.15%) IBM
8 1 (0.79%) Adobe
8 1 (0.79%) Google
8 1 (0.79%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.79%) Thunderhead
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