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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 391 419 398
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -21
Permanent jobs citing RAD 60 33 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.17% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 44 32 36
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £36,750
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +22.44%
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
17613 19196 17383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 81.72% 80.01% 77.44%
Number of salaries quoted 13967 15200 14092
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +24 36 £52,500 -3.66%
Buckinghamshire +8 6 £46,000 +8.23% 1
West Sussex +3 4 £60,000 +4.34%
Oxfordshire - 4 £35,000 -
Berkshire - 4 £45,000 - 2
Surrey -1 3 £50,000 +5.26%
Kent - 3 £25,000 -
RAD
England

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 64 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (44.74%) SQL
2 34 (44.74%) Oracle
2 34 (44.74%) Web Services
3 29 (38.16%) Waterfall
4 28 (36.84%) Finance
5 26 (34.21%) Automated Testing
6 23 (30.26%) Java
7 21 (27.63%) Continuous Improvement
8 20 (26.32%) Degree
8 20 (26.32%) QA
8 20 (26.32%) Microsoft
9 19 (25.00%) Project Management
9 19 (25.00%) Unit Testing
10 18 (23.68%) Computer Science
11 17 (22.37%) Integration Testing
11 17 (22.37%) Compatibility Testing
11 17 (22.37%) HP Quality Center
11 17 (22.37%) Regression Testing
11 17 (22.37%) TDD
11 17 (22.37%) HP
11 17 (22.37%) OO
11 17 (22.37%) .NET
12 16 (21.05%) HTML
13 15 (19.74%) SQL Server
13 15 (19.74%) Software Engineering
13 15 (19.74%) Scrum
14 14 (18.42%) PL/SQL
14 14 (18.42%) C#
14 14 (18.42%) T-SQL

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 9 (11.84%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.95%) IIS
2 3 (3.95%) Node.js
3 2 (2.63%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.32%) Jetty
Applications
1 6 (7.89%) MS Office
2 4 (5.26%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.95%) MS Project
4 1 (1.32%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.95%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.58%) HTTP
2 1 (1.32%) LAN
2 1 (1.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.74%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.47%) Oracle Database
3 10 (13.16%) Relational Database
4 7 (9.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (7.89%) Xcelsius
5 6 (7.89%) MongoDB
5 6 (7.89%) DB2
5 6 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (7.89%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 4 (5.26%) Easytrieve
7 3 (3.95%) Redis
8 2 (2.63%) IMS/DB
9 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.32%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (14.47%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (6.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.58%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.26%) Subversion
4 3 (3.95%) Maven
4 3 (3.95%) JUnit
5 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.63%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.63%) LoadRunner
5 2 (2.63%) XPEDITER
5 2 (2.63%) JMeter
5 2 (2.63%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (2.63%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.63%) Selenium
6 1 (1.32%) jMock
6 1 (1.32%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.32%) JIRA
General
1 28 (36.84%) Finance
2 10 (13.16%) Retail
3 3 (3.95%) Publishing
4 2 (2.63%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (30.26%) Developer
2 15 (19.74%) QA Engineer
3 11 (14.47%) Project Manager
3 11 (14.47%) Software Engineer
4 7 (9.21%) Quality Engineer
4 7 (9.21%) Senior Software Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) SQL Developer
5 6 (7.89%) Technical Manager
5 6 (7.89%) Technical Project Manager
6 5 (6.58%) Senior Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Database Developer
6 5 (6.58%) SQL Database Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) Test Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Test Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Graduate
8 3 (3.95%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Architect
8 3 (3.95%) Software Architect
8 3 (3.95%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (44.74%) Web Services
2 17 (22.37%) .NET
3 16 (21.05%) HTML
4 12 (15.79%) XML
5 9 (11.84%) CSS
5 9 (11.84%) WPF
5 9 (11.84%) HTML5
6 8 (10.53%) WCF
6 8 (10.53%) Middleware
7 6 (7.89%) ASP.NET
7 6 (7.89%) RESTful
7 6 (7.89%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (6.58%) jQuery
8 5 (6.58%) Velocity
9 4 (5.26%) JSON
9 4 (5.26%) Ajax
10 3 (3.95%) XML Schema
10 3 (3.95%) Dojo
10 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (3.95%) ServiceStack
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.68%) Computer Science
2 11 (14.47%) Social Media
3 9 (11.84%) Algorithms
4 8 (10.53%) Mainframe
5 6 (7.89%) PMI
5 6 (7.89%) Mobile App
5 6 (7.89%) Visualisation
6 5 (6.58%) Management Information System
6 5 (6.58%) Client/Server
7 4 (5.26%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (2.63%) DataPower
8 2 (2.63%) Replication
8 2 (2.63%) Open Source
8 2 (2.63%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (1.32%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.47%) Android
2 10 (13.16%) Apple iOS
3 9 (11.84%) UNIX
4 1 (1.32%) Windows
4 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.32%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (38.16%) Waterfall
3 26 (34.21%) Automated Testing
4 21 (27.63%) Continuous Improvement
5 19 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 19 (25.00%) Project Management
6 17 (22.37%) Regression Testing
6 17 (22.37%) OO
6 17 (22.37%) TDD
6 17 (22.37%) Integration Testing
6 17 (22.37%) Compatibility Testing
7 15 (19.74%) Scrum
7 15 (19.74%) Software Engineering
8 14 (18.42%) Manual Testing
9 13 (17.11%) OOD
10 11 (14.47%) SOA
11 10 (13.16%) Performance Testing
11 10 (13.16%) User Stories
12 8 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (10.53%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (44.74%) SQL
2 23 (30.26%) Java
3 14 (18.42%) C#
3 14 (18.42%) T-SQL
3 14 (18.42%) PL/SQL
4 10 (13.16%) JavaScript
5 9 (11.84%) COBOL
6 7 (9.21%) VBA
7 4 (5.26%) JCL
8 3 (3.95%) XPath
8 3 (3.95%) XQuery
8 3 (3.95%) PHP
9 2 (2.63%) REXX
9 2 (2.63%) Uniface
9 2 (2.63%) SELCOPY
10 1 (1.32%) VB
10 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (26.32%) Degree
2 10 (13.16%) ISEB
3 6 (7.89%) PMI Certification
4 5 (6.58%) IC3 Certification
5 4 (5.26%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (3.95%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.32%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (26.32%) QA
2 4 (5.26%) ISO 9001
2 4 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (11.84%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (22.37%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.63%) Control-M
Vendors
1 34 (44.74%) Oracle
2 20 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 17 (22.37%) HP
4 9 (11.84%) Telerik
5 6 (7.89%) Business Objects
6 4 (5.26%) IBM
6 4 (5.26%) Syncsort
7 3 (3.95%) iRise
8 2 (2.63%) Pega
9 1 (1.32%) RightFax
9 1 (1.32%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.32%) Pegasus
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday