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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 224 198 195
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -3
Permanent jobs citing RAD 10 17 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.16% 0.32% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.39% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 10 17 20
Average salary £62,500 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+78.57% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £27,500 £32,950
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
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
5142 4322 4176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 81.63% 81.96% 75.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4229 3742 3638
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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
Bristol +7 6 £77,500 +127.94% 2
Gloucestershire -20 3 £62,500 +78.57% 1
Avon - 1 £52,500 -
RAD
England

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) RUP
3 9 (36.00%) Finance
4 8 (32.00%) TOGAF
4 8 (32.00%) SQL
4 8 (32.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (32.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (28.00%) Ajax
5 7 (28.00%) HTML
5 7 (28.00%) Java
5 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (28.00%) CSS
5 7 (28.00%) DSDM
5 7 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
6 6 (24.00%) Project Management
7 5 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
7 5 (20.00%) Risk Management
7 5 (20.00%) Quality Management
7 5 (20.00%) CMMI
7 5 (20.00%) SOA
7 5 (20.00%) PRINCE
7 5 (20.00%) Internet
7 5 (20.00%) Supplier Management
7 5 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (20.00%) Degree
7 5 (20.00%) COBIT
7 5 (20.00%) Matrix Management
7 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 4 (16.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (16.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (16.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Big Data
2 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (12.00%) Selenium
2 3 (12.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (12.00%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (12.00%) Local Government
4 1 (4.00%) Marketing
4 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Architect
2 7 (28.00%) Business Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Senior Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Senior Architect
3 5 (20.00%) Applications Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Java Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) HTML
1 7 (28.00%) CSS
1 7 (28.00%) Ajax
2 5 (20.00%) jQuery
3 4 (16.00%) XML
3 4 (16.00%) Hibernate
3 4 (16.00%) Spring
3 4 (16.00%) JSP
4 3 (12.00%) SOAP
4 3 (12.00%) Struts
4 3 (12.00%) HTML5
5 2 (8.00%) PostGIS
5 2 (8.00%) J2EE
5 2 (8.00%) Web Services
5 2 (8.00%) JDBC
6 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) GIS
1 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.00%) Open Source
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) RUP
3 8 (32.00%) TOGAF
3 8 (32.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (32.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (28.00%) DSDM
4 7 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (24.00%) Project Management
6 5 (20.00%) Quality Management
6 5 (20.00%) CMMI
6 5 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
6 5 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 5 (20.00%) SOA
6 5 (20.00%) PRINCE
6 5 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (20.00%) Supplier Management
6 5 (20.00%) Matrix Management
7 4 (16.00%) UML
7 4 (16.00%) Change Management
8 3 (12.00%) SSADM
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) SQL
2 7 (28.00%) Java
2 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.00%) RPG
4 1 (4.00%) VB
4 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.00%) VBA
4 1 (4.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
1 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) COBIT
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) IBM
2 2 (8.00%) Mapinfo
2 2 (8.00%) ESRI
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Roc Search
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago