The first table below looks at the demand for RAD skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 214 209 204
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Permanent jobs citing RAD 14 8 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.23% 0.15% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.19% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 17
Average salary £46,250 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £38,000 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £71,250 £45,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £36,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+23.28% -18.88%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4919 4164 4268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 80.34% 79.36% 77.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3998 3582 3778
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
RAD
England

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing RAD across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

RAD Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

RAD
Salary Trend in the South West

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

RAD Salary Trend in the South West

RAD
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RAD across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

RAD Salary Histogram in the South West

RAD
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RAD within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Gloucestershire -2 10 £42,500 -5.55%
Bristol +2 4 £70,000 -
RAD
England

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 13 (46.43%) Java
2 12 (42.86%) Finance
2 12 (42.86%) HTML
2 12 (42.86%) SQL
2 12 (42.86%) CSS
3 9 (32.14%) JSP
3 9 (32.14%) XML
3 9 (32.14%) Project Management
4 8 (28.57%) Quality Management
4 8 (28.57%) CMMI
4 8 (28.57%) SOA
4 8 (28.57%) PRINCE
4 8 (28.57%) Internet
4 8 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 8 (28.57%) TOGAF
4 8 (28.57%) Supplier Management
4 8 (28.57%) Ajax
4 8 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
4 8 (28.57%) COBIT
4 8 (28.57%) Matrix Management
4 8 (28.57%) SaaS
5 7 (25.00%) J2EE
6 6 (21.43%) Waterfall
7 5 (17.86%) WebSphere
7 5 (17.86%) Spring
7 5 (17.86%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (17.86%) PHP
7 5 (17.86%) RUP

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 5 (17.86%) WebSphere Application Server
1 5 (17.86%) Tomcat
1 5 (17.86%) WebSphere
2 4 (14.29%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) Internet
2 4 (14.29%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) MySQL
2 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
2 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Eclipse
2 4 (14.29%) Rational Application Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Selenium
3 3 (10.71%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (42.86%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.14%) Advertising
4 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Architect
2 8 (28.57%) Applications Architect
2 8 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Senior Architect
4 5 (17.86%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Java Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Business Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Services Delivery Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Service Manager
7 1 (3.57%) GIS Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) .NET Team Leader
7 1 (3.57%) Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.57%) Development Team Leader
7 1 (3.57%) PHP Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) HTML
1 12 (42.86%) CSS
2 9 (32.14%) XML
2 9 (32.14%) JSP
3 8 (28.57%) Ajax
4 7 (25.00%) J2EE
5 5 (17.86%) Hibernate
5 5 (17.86%) Spring
6 4 (14.29%) jQuery
6 4 (14.29%) XSL
6 4 (14.29%) XHTML
7 3 (10.71%) HTML5
7 3 (10.71%) SOAP
7 3 (10.71%) Struts
8 2 (7.14%) Web Services
8 2 (7.14%) JDBC
9 1 (3.57%) PostGIS
9 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
9 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) IVR
2 1 (3.57%) Web 2.0
2 1 (3.57%) Open Source
2 1 (3.57%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) UNIX
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Project Management
2 8 (28.57%) Quality Management
2 8 (28.57%) CMMI
2 8 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 8 (28.57%) TOGAF
2 8 (28.57%) SOA
2 8 (28.57%) PRINCE
2 8 (28.57%) Supplier Management
2 8 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
2 8 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
2 8 (28.57%) Matrix Management
3 6 (21.43%) Waterfall
4 5 (17.86%) RUP
5 4 (14.29%) DSDM
5 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
5 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Automated Testing
6 3 (10.71%) UML
7 2 (7.14%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) Java
2 12 (42.86%) SQL
3 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 5 (17.86%) PHP
5 3 (10.71%) RPG
6 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.57%) PHP5
6 1 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) MCSD
1 1 (3.57%) Postgraduate
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) COBIT
2 1 (3.57%) TickIT
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle
1 4 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Mapinfo
2 1 (3.57%) ESRI