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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 393 438 417
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -21
Permanent jobs citing RAD 48 32 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.14% 0.095%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.17% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 40 29 15
Average salary £41,500 £46,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.27% +8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,750 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £52,400 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +21.62%
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
17215 18434 17003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 82.95% 80.60% 76.66%
Number of salaries quoted 13962 14493 13855
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing RAD across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RAD within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 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
East Sussex +32 25 £55,000 +29.41% 9
West Sussex +11 11 £41,000 -34.40% 5
Berkshire -10 6 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Surrey -2 2 £50,000 +5.26%
Hampshire +6 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Buckinghamshire -12 1 - -
Kent - 1 £34,000 -
RAD
England

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 102 (95.33%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (56.07%) Web Services
3 51 (47.66%) Java
4 49 (45.79%) Oracle
5 46 (42.99%) Finance
6 45 (42.06%) Automated Testing
7 42 (39.25%) Unit Testing
7 42 (39.25%) Waterfall
8 41 (38.32%) SDLC
9 38 (35.51%) QA
9 38 (35.51%) SQL
10 37 (34.58%) TDD
11 34 (31.78%) Regression Testing
11 34 (31.78%) Integration Testing
11 34 (31.78%) Compatibility Testing
11 34 (31.78%) System Integration Testing
12 32 (29.91%) HP Quality Center
12 32 (29.91%) HP
13 31 (28.97%) Continuous Improvement
14 28 (26.17%) HTML
15 27 (25.23%) Scrum
16 26 (24.30%) Manual Testing
17 24 (22.43%) Computer Science
17 24 (22.43%) Software Engineering
17 24 (22.43%) Degree
17 24 (22.43%) User Stories
18 23 (21.50%) Project Management
18 23 (21.50%) .NET
19 22 (20.56%) OO
20 21 (19.63%) SQL Server

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 10 (9.35%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.80%) CICS
2 3 (2.80%) Node.js
3 2 (1.87%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.87%) IIS
3 2 (1.87%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.93%) JBoss
4 1 (0.93%) Jetty
Applications
1 8 (7.48%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.74%) MS Office
3 1 (0.93%) MS Project
3 1 (0.93%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (4.67%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (0.93%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.74%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.80%) GitHub
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.93%) SaaS
4 1 (0.93%) PaaS
4 1 (0.93%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.63%) SQL Server
2 14 (13.08%) DB2
3 13 (12.15%) Relational Database
4 10 (9.35%) Oracle Database
5 9 (8.41%) MongoDB
6 6 (5.61%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (5.61%) Redis
7 4 (3.74%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 4 (3.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (3.74%) Xcelsius
7 4 (3.74%) Easytrieve
7 4 (3.74%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.80%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.87%) IMS/DB
10 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 11 (10.28%) Oracle Forms
2 10 (9.35%) Jenkins
3 8 (7.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (6.54%) Subversion
4 7 (6.54%) Maven
5 5 (4.67%) Selenium
6 4 (3.74%) JUnit
7 2 (1.87%) JIRA
7 2 (1.87%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (1.87%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.87%) JMeter
7 2 (1.87%) XPEDITER
7 2 (1.87%) LoadRunner
7 2 (1.87%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.93%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.93%) Ant
8 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.93%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.93%) jMock
General
1 46 (42.99%) Finance
2 10 (9.35%) Retail
3 3 (2.80%) Publishing
4 2 (1.87%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 29 (27.10%) QA Engineer
2 24 (22.43%) Developer
3 22 (20.56%) Software Engineer
4 11 (10.28%) Project Manager
5 10 (9.35%) Technical Project Manager
5 10 (9.35%) Senior Software Engineer
5 10 (9.35%) Technical Manager
6 9 (8.41%) C# Developer
7 8 (7.48%) C# Programmer
7 8 (7.48%) Programmer
8 7 (6.54%) Quality Engineer
9 6 (5.61%) Architect
9 6 (5.61%) Analyst
9 6 (5.61%) Software Architect
10 5 (4.67%) Desktop Engineer
10 5 (4.67%) C# Software Engineer
10 5 (4.67%) Mid-Level C# Developer
11 4 (3.74%) SQL Database Developer
11 4 (3.74%) Applications Manager
11 4 (3.74%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (56.07%) Web Services
2 28 (26.17%) HTML
3 23 (21.50%) .NET
4 17 (15.89%) XML
5 16 (14.95%) HTML5
6 12 (11.21%) WPF
6 12 (11.21%) CSS
7 11 (10.28%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (9.35%) WCF
9 9 (8.41%) RESTful
10 7 (6.54%) Middleware
10 7 (6.54%) jQuery
10 7 (6.54%) Ajax
11 6 (5.61%) Velocity
11 6 (5.61%) Memcached
11 6 (5.61%) XML Schema
12 5 (4.67%) ASP.NET
13 3 (2.80%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (2.80%) Apache Cordova
13 3 (2.80%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.43%) Computer Science
2 15 (14.02%) Social Media
3 13 (12.15%) Algorithms
4 9 (8.41%) Mobile App
4 9 (8.41%) Visualisation
5 8 (7.48%) Mainframe
5 8 (7.48%) Client/Server
5 8 (7.48%) PMI
5 8 (7.48%) Mobile Computing
6 6 (5.61%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.74%) IBM Mainframe
8 3 (2.80%) VSAM
9 2 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.87%) DataPower
9 2 (1.87%) Replication
10 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.15%) Apple iOS
1 13 (12.15%) Android
2 10 (9.35%) UNIX
3 3 (2.80%) Windows
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (95.33%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (42.06%) Automated Testing
3 42 (39.25%) Unit Testing
3 42 (39.25%) Waterfall
4 41 (38.32%) SDLC
5 37 (34.58%) TDD
6 34 (31.78%) Regression Testing
6 34 (31.78%) Integration Testing
6 34 (31.78%) Compatibility Testing
6 34 (31.78%) System Integration Testing
7 31 (28.97%) Continuous Improvement
8 27 (25.23%) Scrum
9 26 (24.30%) Manual Testing
10 24 (22.43%) Software Engineering
10 24 (22.43%) User Stories
11 23 (21.50%) Project Management
12 22 (20.56%) OO
13 21 (19.63%) Performance Testing
14 20 (18.69%) OOD
15 17 (15.89%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 51 (47.66%) Java
2 38 (35.51%) SQL
3 19 (17.76%) COBOL
3 19 (17.76%) JavaScript
4 16 (14.95%) T-SQL
4 16 (14.95%) C#
5 13 (12.15%) PL/SQL
6 9 (8.41%) REXX
6 9 (8.41%) JCL
7 7 (6.54%) CLIST
8 6 (5.61%) XPath
8 6 (5.61%) XQuery
9 4 (3.74%) VBA
10 3 (2.80%) PHP
11 2 (1.87%) SELCOPY
12 1 (0.93%) C++
Qualifications
1 24 (22.43%) Degree
2 8 (7.48%) PMI Certification
2 8 (7.48%) ISEB
3 5 (4.67%) IC3 Certification
4 4 (3.74%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (1.87%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.93%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (35.51%) QA
2 4 (3.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.74%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (10.28%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 32 (29.91%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.87%) Control-M
Vendors
1 49 (45.79%) Oracle
2 32 (29.91%) HP
3 17 (15.89%) Microsoft
4 10 (9.35%) Telerik
5 8 (7.48%) Pega
6 6 (5.61%) iRise
7 5 (4.67%) IBM
7 5 (4.67%) TSYS
8 4 (3.74%) Syncsort
9 1 (0.93%) T-Plan
9 1 (0.93%) RightFax
9 1 (0.93%) Atlassian
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