The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 230 197 219
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +22
Permanent jobs citing RAD 10 39 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.16% 0.66% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.80% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 10 39 4
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £45,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5223 4869 4410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 82.54% 82.19% 77.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4310 4110 3882
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,925
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,050 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -42 5 £37,500 -16.66%
Bristol +7 4 £65,000 +31.31%
Somerset +1 1 £38,000 -12.64%
RAD
England

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 11 (57.89%) RUP
2 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (47.37%) UML
3 9 (47.37%) Finance
4 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 7 (36.84%) SQL
4 7 (36.84%) CSS
4 7 (36.84%) HTML
5 6 (31.58%) Java
5 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
5 6 (31.58%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (31.58%) Tomcat
5 6 (31.58%) JDBC
5 6 (31.58%) JSP
5 6 (31.58%) Struts
5 6 (31.58%) Web Services
5 6 (31.58%) XML
5 6 (31.58%) Hibernate
5 6 (31.58%) Spring
5 6 (31.58%) Ajax
5 6 (31.58%) Degree
5 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
5 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
5 6 (31.58%) IBM
5 6 (31.58%) RDBMS
5 6 (31.58%) Eclipse
5 6 (31.58%) Rational Application Developer
5 6 (31.58%) WebSphere
6 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
6 5 (26.32%) DSDM

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (31.58%) WebSphere Application Server
1 6 (31.58%) Tomcat
1 6 (31.58%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) RDBMS
1 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
2 3 (15.79%) Big Data
2 3 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Eclipse
1 6 (31.58%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
3 4 (21.05%) Advertising
4 3 (15.79%) Local Government
5 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Java Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Business Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) CSS
1 7 (36.84%) HTML
2 6 (31.58%) JDBC
2 6 (31.58%) JSP
2 6 (31.58%) Struts
2 6 (31.58%) Web Services
2 6 (31.58%) XML
2 6 (31.58%) Hibernate
2 6 (31.58%) Spring
2 6 (31.58%) Ajax
3 3 (15.79%) jQuery
3 3 (15.79%) PostGIS
4 2 (10.53%) .NET
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) GIS
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
1 3 (15.79%) Open Source
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) RUP
2 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (47.37%) UML
4 5 (26.32%) DSDM
4 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
5 4 (21.05%) Scrum
5 4 (21.05%) Change Management
6 3 (15.79%) SSADM
6 3 (15.79%) TOGAF
6 3 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
6 3 (15.79%) Use Case
6 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Integration Testing
6 3 (15.79%) DoDAF
6 3 (15.79%) MODAF
6 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (15.79%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) VB6
3 2 (10.53%) VB
4 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.26%) VBA
4 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
1 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) Postgraduate
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.26%) MCSD
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) IBM
2 3 (15.79%) Mapinfo
2 3 (15.79%) ESRI
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
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