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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 372 404 446
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +42
Permanent jobs citing RAD 73 60 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.29% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.34% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 55 46 35
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 £35,000 £35,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £51,000
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
15846 17680 19234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.67% 84.98% 83.72%
Number of salaries quoted 13244 14035 15412
Median salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £66,500
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 28 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 28 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 +36 42 £47,500 -20.83%
East Sussex -6 16 £65,000 +23.80%
Surrey +7 7 £55,000 +10.00%
Berkshire +9 5 £42,500 +6.25%
Hampshire - 3 £30,000 -
RAD
England

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 107 (89.17%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (51.67%) SDLC
3 58 (48.33%) Mainframe
4 55 (45.83%) Finance
4 55 (45.83%) Computer Science
5 53 (44.17%) Waterfall
6 52 (43.33%) Degree
7 48 (40.00%) Automated Testing
8 47 (39.17%) COBOL
9 46 (38.33%) DB2
10 44 (36.67%) QA
11 41 (34.17%) Continuous Improvement
12 38 (31.67%) Java
12 38 (31.67%) Web Services
12 38 (31.67%) JCL
12 38 (31.67%) CICS
12 38 (31.67%) VSAM
13 34 (28.33%) TDD
14 33 (27.50%) System Integration Testing
15 31 (25.83%) Project Management
16 30 (25.00%) HP
16 30 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
17 29 (24.17%) HTML
18 28 (23.33%) Regression Testing
18 28 (23.33%) Unit Testing
18 28 (23.33%) Integration Testing
18 28 (23.33%) Functional Testing
19 27 (22.50%) VisionPLUS
19 27 (22.50%) Oracle
20 26 (21.67%) REXX

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 (31.67%) CICS
2 17 (14.17%) IIS
3 14 (11.67%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.50%) Confluence
4 3 (2.50%) JBoss
Applications
1 15 (12.50%) MS Project
2 3 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.83%) InDesign
3 1 (0.83%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.83%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 27 (22.50%) VisionPLUS
2 3 (2.50%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (38.33%) DB2
2 16 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 14 (11.67%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.33%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.50%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.83%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 16 (13.33%) JUnit
2 10 (8.33%) Subversion
3 7 (5.83%) Maven
4 6 (5.00%) Selenium
4 6 (5.00%) Visual Studio
5 5 (4.17%) Eclipse
5 5 (4.17%) JMeter
5 5 (4.17%) LoadRunner
5 5 (4.17%) Selenium IDE
5 5 (4.17%) WebDriver
6 3 (2.50%) Ant
6 3 (2.50%) IntelliJ
6 3 (2.50%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.50%) JIRA
7 1 (0.83%) JIRA Agile
General
1 55 (45.83%) Finance
2 6 (5.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 25 (20.83%) Project Manager
2 22 (18.33%) QA Engineer
3 16 (13.33%) Agile Project Manager
4 15 (12.50%) CICS Engineer
5 13 (10.83%) Developer
6 12 (10.00%) Software Engineer
7 11 (9.17%) Tester
8 10 (8.33%) Java Engineer
8 10 (8.33%) Quality Engineer
9 8 (6.67%) C# Developer
9 8 (6.67%) Mainframe Software Engineer
9 8 (6.67%) QA Tester
9 8 (6.67%) SDLC Manager
9 8 (6.67%) Software Project Manager
9 8 (6.67%) Systems Tester
10 7 (5.83%) Technical Manager
10 7 (5.83%) Technical Project Manager
11 6 (5.00%) Analyst
11 6 (5.00%) Analyst Developer
11 6 (5.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (31.67%) Web Services
2 29 (24.17%) HTML
3 25 (20.83%) XML
4 19 (15.83%) CSS
5 17 (14.17%) jQuery
6 13 (10.83%) J2EE
7 11 (9.17%) HTML5
7 11 (9.17%) Middleware
7 11 (9.17%) Spring
8 10 (8.33%) XSLT
9 7 (5.83%) .NET
9 7 (5.83%) Velocity
10 6 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (5.00%) NHibernate
10 6 (5.00%) RESTful
10 6 (5.00%) ServiceStack
11 5 (4.17%) JSON
12 3 (2.50%) Ajax
12 3 (2.50%) JPA
12 3 (2.50%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 58 (48.33%) Mainframe
2 55 (45.83%) Computer Science
3 38 (31.67%) VSAM
4 14 (11.67%) PMI
5 13 (10.83%) Algorithms
5 13 (10.83%) Social Media
6 8 (6.67%) Visualisation
7 5 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (2.50%) Data Structures
8 3 (2.50%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.67%) AS400
10 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.83%) iSeries
10 1 (0.83%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.33%) Android
1 10 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.33%) Unix
3 3 (2.50%) Linux
4 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.83%) Windows
4 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.83%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (89.17%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (51.67%) SDLC
3 53 (44.17%) Waterfall
4 48 (40.00%) Automated Testing
5 41 (34.17%) Continuous Improvement
6 34 (28.33%) TDD
7 33 (27.50%) System Integration Testing
8 31 (25.83%) Project Management
9 28 (23.33%) Functional Testing
9 28 (23.33%) Integration Testing
9 28 (23.33%) Regression Testing
9 28 (23.33%) Unit Testing
10 25 (20.83%) Manual Testing
10 25 (20.83%) Scrum
11 24 (20.00%) User Stories
12 22 (18.33%) SOA
13 20 (16.67%) Compatibility Testing
14 16 (13.33%) Matrix Management
15 15 (12.50%) OOD
15 15 (12.50%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 47 (39.17%) COBOL
2 38 (31.67%) Java
2 38 (31.67%) JCL
3 26 (21.67%) CLIST
3 26 (21.67%) REXX
4 21 (17.50%) SQL
5 19 (15.83%) JavaScript
6 11 (9.17%) C#
7 7 (5.83%) PL/SQL
7 7 (5.83%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.50%) C++
8 3 (2.50%) Groovy
8 3 (2.50%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.67%) Python
10 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 52 (43.33%) Degree
2 18 (15.00%) ISTQB
3 17 (14.17%) ISEB
4 15 (12.50%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.83%) APMP
5 1 (0.83%) PMP
5 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (36.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 30 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (25.00%) HP
2 27 (22.50%) Oracle
3 26 (21.67%) TSYS
4 17 (14.17%) Rally
5 7 (5.83%) Pega
6 6 (5.00%) IBM
6 6 (5.00%) Telerik
7 5 (4.17%) Informatica
8 1 (0.83%) Adobe
8 1 (0.83%) Google
8 1 (0.83%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.83%) Thunderhead