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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 227 209 205
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -4
Permanent jobs citing RAD 9 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.16% 0.29% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.35% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 5
Average salary £36,750 £43,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.51% +24.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £38,000 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £63,250 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +28.57%
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
4771 4797 4188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 82.26% 81.78% 79.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3972 3993 3683
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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
Somerset +18 5 £35,000 -16.66%
Bristol -3 3 £61,250 +12.38%
Gloucestershire -21 1 £38,500 -1.28%
RAD
England

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) CSS
2 7 (43.75%) Telecoms
3 6 (37.50%) Hibernate
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) Struts
3 6 (37.50%) Tomcat
4 5 (31.25%) JSP
4 5 (31.25%) Servlets
4 5 (31.25%) .NET
4 5 (31.25%) J2EE
4 5 (31.25%) Eclipse
4 5 (31.25%) RDBMS
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
5 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 4 (25.00%) JPA
5 4 (25.00%) Scrum
5 4 (25.00%) Oracle
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (25.00%) C++
5 4 (25.00%) EJB
5 4 (25.00%) UML
5 4 (25.00%) JBoss
6 3 (18.75%) RUP
6 3 (18.75%) DSDM
6 3 (18.75%) ITIL

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (37.50%) Tomcat
2 4 (25.00%) JBoss
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Spark
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Pig
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Intranet
1 1 (6.25%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) RDBMS
1 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Sqoop
3 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Hive
3 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Eclipse
2 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 1 (6.25%) Selenium
4 1 (6.25%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 7 (43.75%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Advertising
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Change Manager
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Change and Configuration Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Configuration and Release Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Change and Release Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Junior Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (12.50%) UML Business Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Configuration Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Junior
5 2 (12.50%) Junior Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Junior Java Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) CSS
2 6 (37.50%) Hibernate
2 6 (37.50%) Struts
3 5 (31.25%) JSP
3 5 (31.25%) Servlets
3 5 (31.25%) .NET
3 5 (31.25%) J2EE
4 4 (25.00%) JPA
4 4 (25.00%) EJB
5 3 (18.75%) HTML
5 3 (18.75%) Spring
6 2 (12.50%) Ajax
6 2 (12.50%) Web Services
6 2 (12.50%) XML
7 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
7 1 (6.25%) JDBC
7 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
7 1 (6.25%) Java EE
7 1 (6.25%) HTML5
7 1 (6.25%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
1 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (25.00%) Scrum
2 4 (25.00%) UML
3 3 (18.75%) RUP
3 3 (18.75%) DSDM
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (18.75%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
3 3 (18.75%) Release Management
3 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 2 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (6.25%) ERP
5 1 (6.25%) MVC
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (25.00%) C++
4 2 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (6.25%) Python
5 1 (6.25%) VB
5 1 (6.25%) VB6
5 1 (6.25%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.25%) MCSD
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) IBM