The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 663 584 521
Rank change year-on-year
-79 -63
Permanent jobs citing RAD 236 333 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.30% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.37% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 209 289 317
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,250 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,391 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +0.97%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
92374 89648 91863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.25% 81.74% 79.51%
Number of salaries quoted 76138 72001 78206
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend

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

RAD Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

RAD
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RAD within the UK.

RAD Salary Trend in the UK

RAD
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RAD over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 within the UK.

RAD Salary Histogram in the UK

RAD
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RAD within the UK over the 3 months to 18 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
England -51 230 £55,000 +10.00% 20
London -3 130 £67,500 +22.72% 11
City of London +25 63 £67,500 +12.50% 2
West Yorkshire +1 32 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Yorkshire -9 32 £40,000 +14.28% 3
South East -2 27 £40,250 -19.50% 1
Leeds -1 19 £35,000 - 3
Milton Keynes +12 13 £40,000 -46.66%
Buckinghamshire +10 13 £40,000 -46.66%
Bradford +5 13 £45,000 +28.57%
East of England -42 13 £45,000 +12.50% 3
South West -34 11 £37,500 -16.66% 1
North West -16 9 £40,000 +6.66%
Berkshire +5 8 £45,000 +20.00%
Cheshire - 8 £40,000 -
Macclesfield - 8 £40,000 -
East Midlands +18 6 £40,000 -33.33%
Gloucestershire -42 6 £37,500 -16.66%
Nottingham - 6 £40,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 6 £40,000 -
Cirencester +14 5 £37,500 -26.82%
Reading +8 5 £45,000 +12.50%
Cambridge -18 5 £47,500 +15.15%
Cambridgeshire -21 5 £47,500 +15.15%
Bristol +14 4 £65,000 +31.31%
Scotland +5 3 £54,000 +44.00%
Essex -17 3 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Bedfordshire - 3 £44,000 -
Edinburgh -1 2 - -
Surrey -8 2 £55,000 +4.76%

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 299 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
2 205 (38.46%) SQL
3 203 (38.09%) Finance
4 168 (31.52%) C#
5 159 (29.83%) .NET
6 131 (24.58%) Scrum
7 118 (22.14%) VBA
8 116 (21.76%) SQL Server
9 113 (21.20%) HTML
10 111 (20.83%) Java
11 106 (19.89%) Degree
12 103 (19.32%) CSS
12 103 (19.32%) Microsoft
13 89 (16.70%) JavaScript
14 86 (16.14%) Web Services
15 85 (15.95%) Windows
16 84 (15.76%) ASP.NET
17 79 (14.82%) OO
18 77 (14.45%) Project Management
18 77 (14.45%) Waterfall
19 76 (14.26%) XML
20 75 (14.07%) jQuery
21 71 (13.32%) MVC
22 70 (13.13%) Oracle
23 68 (12.76%) Relational Database
24 66 (12.38%) Front Office
25 64 (12.01%) QA
26 57 (10.69%) Web Development
26 57 (10.69%) Stakeholder Management
27 56 (10.51%) Banking

RAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 40 (7.50%) WebSphere
2 35 (6.57%) SharePoint
3 31 (5.82%) WebSphere Application Server
4 22 (4.13%) IIS
5 19 (3.56%) Tomcat
6 15 (2.81%) Oracle Application Server
7 14 (2.63%) Oracle 10gAS
8 12 (2.25%) JBoss
9 9 (1.69%) IBM HTTP Server
10 6 (1.13%) FileNet
11 5 (0.94%) CMS
12 4 (0.75%) GemFire
12 4 (0.75%) Oracle Coherence
13 3 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 3 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
13 3 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.38%) TIBCO EMS
14 2 (0.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 50 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 26 (4.88%) MS Office
3 9 (1.69%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.50%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (1.31%) MS Project
6 2 (0.38%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 10 (1.88%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.38%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.38%) Tridion
3 2 (0.38%) Endur
3 2 (0.38%) Findur
4 1 (0.19%) Agresso
4 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.38%) Office 365
2 1 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.13%) TCP/IP
2 18 (3.38%) WAN
3 17 (3.19%) VoIP
4 16 (3.00%) Wireshark
5 15 (2.81%) RTP
5 15 (2.81%) H.323
5 15 (2.81%) VLAN
5 15 (2.81%) DHCP
6 9 (1.69%) HTTP
6 9 (1.69%) Internet
7 5 (0.94%) Intranet
7 5 (0.94%) FTP
8 3 (0.56%) LAN
9 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.19%) SSL
9 1 (0.19%) SAN
9 1 (0.19%) CTI
9 1 (0.19%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (21.76%) SQL Server
2 68 (12.76%) Relational Database
3 33 (6.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 30 (5.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
6 24 (4.50%) RDBMS
7 23 (4.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 21 (3.94%) Oracle Discoverer
8 21 (3.94%) Oracle Database
9 19 (3.56%) Oracle Database 10g
10 17 (3.19%) DB2
10 17 (3.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 16 (3.00%) SQL Server 2005
12 14 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
12 14 (2.63%) QlikView
13 11 (2.06%) Xcelsius
14 10 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
15 9 (1.69%) NoSQL
16 7 (1.31%) PerformancePoint
16 7 (1.31%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 40 (7.50%) Selenium
2 35 (6.57%) Eclipse
3 32 (6.00%) Visual Studio
4 24 (4.50%) JIRA
5 19 (3.56%) Subversion
6 18 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (3.19%) Oracle Forms
8 16 (3.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 16 (3.00%) Toad
9 15 (2.81%) PVCS
9 15 (2.81%) FogBugz
10 14 (2.63%) Rational Application Developer
10 14 (2.63%) Git (software)
10 14 (2.63%) Ant
10 14 (2.63%) JDeveloper
10 14 (2.63%) TestDirector
11 13 (2.44%) JUnit
12 12 (2.25%) Maven
13 9 (1.69%) QuickTest Pro
13 9 (1.69%) WebDriver
General
1 203 (38.09%) Finance
2 66 (12.38%) Front Office
3 56 (10.51%) Banking
4 48 (9.01%) Telecoms
5 30 (5.63%) Retail
6 15 (2.81%) Law
6 15 (2.81%) Legal
7 14 (2.63%) Manufacturing
7 14 (2.63%) Investment Banking
8 10 (1.88%) Marketing
8 10 (1.88%) Advertising
9 7 (1.31%) Games
10 4 (0.75%) Publishing
11 3 (0.56%) Local Government
11 3 (0.56%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.38%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.38%) Back Office
13 1 (0.19%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 283 (53.10%) Developer
2 102 (19.14%) Analyst
3 73 (13.70%) Business Analyst
4 52 (9.76%) Excel Developer
4 52 (9.76%) RAD Developer
5 47 (8.82%) Tester
6 37 (6.94%) Senior Developer
6 37 (6.94%) Java Developer
7 36 (6.75%) Project Manager
7 36 (6.75%) VBA Developer
8 33 (6.19%) .NET Developer
8 33 (6.19%) C# Developer
9 31 (5.82%) Software Engineer
10 29 (5.44%) Agile Business Analyst
11 27 (5.07%) Excel VBA Developer
12 24 (4.50%) Consultant
12 24 (4.50%) Software Tester
13 20 (3.75%) Software Developer
13 20 (3.75%) Programmer
13 20 (3.75%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (29.83%) .NET
2 113 (21.20%) HTML
3 103 (19.32%) CSS
4 86 (16.14%) Web Services
5 84 (15.76%) ASP.NET
6 76 (14.26%) XML
7 75 (14.07%) jQuery
8 40 (7.50%) Ajax
9 38 (7.13%) JSP
9 38 (7.13%) WCF
10 27 (5.07%) WPF
10 27 (5.07%) RESTful
10 27 (5.07%) JDBC
11 25 (4.69%) J2EE
11 25 (4.69%) Struts
12 22 (4.13%) Spring
12 22 (4.13%) JSON
13 21 (3.94%) .NET Framework
14 20 (3.75%) HTML5
15 17 (3.19%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 52 (9.76%) Fixed Income
2 47 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (8.07%) Computer Science
4 38 (7.13%) Derivative
5 31 (5.82%) Open Source
6 22 (4.13%) Management Information System
7 19 (3.56%) Equity Derivative
8 17 (3.19%) Equities
9 15 (2.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 14 (2.63%) Hedge funds
11 13 (2.44%) Client/Server
12 11 (2.06%) Social Media
13 10 (1.88%) Algorithms
14 8 (1.50%) Credit Derivative
15 7 (1.31%) Mathematics
15 7 (1.31%) Visualisation
15 7 (1.31%) User Experience
16 6 (1.13%) SWIFT
16 6 (1.13%) PMI
17 5 (0.94%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 85 (15.95%) Windows
2 50 (9.38%) UNIX
3 32 (6.00%) Linux
4 16 (3.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (2.63%) Windows XP
6 9 (1.69%) AIX
7 7 (1.31%) Solaris
8 4 (0.75%) Android
9 2 (0.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 299 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (24.58%) Scrum
3 79 (14.82%) OO
4 77 (14.45%) Project Management
4 77 (14.45%) Waterfall
5 71 (13.32%) MVC
6 57 (10.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 57 (10.69%) Web Development
7 54 (10.13%) PRINCE2
8 52 (9.76%) UML
8 52 (9.76%) DSDM
9 49 (9.19%) RUP
10 48 (9.01%) User Acceptance Testing
11 47 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
12 46 (8.63%) Software Testing
13 45 (8.44%) Software Engineering
14 43 (8.07%) E-Commerce
15 42 (7.88%) TDD
16 37 (6.94%) Analytics
17 34 (6.38%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 205 (38.46%) SQL
2 168 (31.52%) C#
3 118 (22.14%) VBA
4 111 (20.83%) Java
5 89 (16.70%) JavaScript
6 42 (7.88%) C++
7 39 (7.32%) PL/SQL
8 36 (6.75%) T-SQL
9 28 (5.25%) VB
10 24 (4.50%) VBScript
11 23 (4.32%) Python
12 16 (3.00%) VB.NET
13 14 (2.63%) Perl
14 8 (1.50%) PHP
14 8 (1.50%) Bash Shell
15 7 (1.31%) Shell Script
16 6 (1.13%) Delphi
17 5 (0.94%) C
18 4 (0.75%) VB6
19 2 (0.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 106 (19.89%) Degree
2 43 (8.07%) ISTQB
3 39 (7.32%) ISEB
4 21 (3.94%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (3.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (3.94%) CCNA
5 20 (3.75%) Security Cleared
5 20 (3.75%) SC Cleared
6 15 (2.81%) MCSE
6 15 (2.81%) MCITP
7 14 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (1.31%) Sun Certification
9 6 (1.13%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.94%) PMP
10 5 (0.94%) CFA
10 5 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (0.75%) PgMP
12 3 (0.56%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.56%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (12.01%) QA
2 11 (2.06%) Solvency II
3 7 (1.31%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.13%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.94%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (2.81%) Active Directory
1 15 (2.81%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.19%) Netcool
3 1 (0.19%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 1 (0.19%) Control-M
Vendors
1 103 (19.32%) Microsoft
2 70 (13.13%) Oracle
3 41 (7.69%) IBM
4 21 (3.94%) Cisco
5 17 (3.19%) Google
6 16 (3.00%) VMware
6 16 (3.00%) Avaya
7 14 (2.63%) Business Objects
7 14 (2.63%) Serena
8 13 (2.44%) Telerik
9 11 (2.06%) HP
10 7 (1.31%) SAP
10 7 (1.31%) Sun
11 5 (0.94%) Cognos
11 5 (0.94%) Zend
12 4 (0.75%) TIBCO
12 4 (0.75%) Sencha
13 3 (0.56%) DevExpress
13 3 (0.56%) Reuters
13 3 (0.56%) Bloomberg
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