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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 727 549 553
Rank change year-on-year
-178 +4
Permanent jobs citing RAD 156 374 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.35% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.43% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 129 295 261
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £67,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%

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
88688 86784 85798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.86% 82.37% 80.06%
Number of salaries quoted 72364 68812 71587
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 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
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 27 February 2015 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 27 February 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
England -173 150 £56,250 +18.42% 25
London -75 95 £65,000 +36.84% 14
City of London -34 25 £70,000 +75.00% 4
South East -26 20 £37,500 -21.05% 3
Yorkshire +7 19 £46,000 -16.36% 1
West Yorkshire +1 16 £45,636 -17.02% 1
Leeds -3 16 £45,636 -17.02% 1
South West -25 7 £42,500 -5.55% 2
East Sussex -11 6 £57,500 +5.50% 1
Brighton -13 6 £57,500 +5.50% 1
Scotland -1 5 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 5 £35,000 -
Oxford - 5 £35,000 -
Berkshire 0 4 £45,000 +42.85% 1
Manchester -10 4 £40,000 +14.28%
North West -23 4 £40,000 -3.03%
Buckinghamshire +9 3 £35,000 - 1
Milton Keynes +4 3 £35,000 - 1
Stirling -10 3 - -
Dorset - 3 £42,500 - 1
Edinburgh -2 2 - - 1
Worcestershire -9 2 £40,750 +25.38%
Worcester -16 2 £40,750 -4.11%
West Midlands -21 2 £40,750 -4.11% 1
Herefordshire - 2 £40,750 -
Reading - 2 £47,500 - 1
Bournemouth - 2 £43,750 - 1
Bromsgrove - 2 £40,750 -
Hereford - 2 £40,750 -
East Midlands +25 1 - -

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 282 (62.25%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (41.28%) SQL
3 182 (40.18%) Finance
4 138 (30.46%) C#
5 134 (29.58%) .NET
6 115 (25.39%) SQL Server
7 114 (25.17%) Scrum
8 112 (24.72%) VBA
9 96 (21.19%) Microsoft
10 90 (19.87%) Degree
11 84 (18.54%) Waterfall
12 79 (17.44%) Java
13 78 (17.22%) OO
14 76 (16.78%) Web Services
14 76 (16.78%) HTML
15 72 (15.89%) Project Management
16 69 (15.23%) Front Office
17 65 (14.35%) CSS
18 60 (13.25%) JavaScript
18 60 (13.25%) ASP.NET
19 58 (12.80%) XML
20 56 (12.36%) Fixed Income
21 52 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
22 51 (11.26%) DSDM
22 51 (11.26%) Relational Database
23 50 (11.04%) Oracle
23 50 (11.04%) jQuery
24 49 (10.82%) SQL Server 2008
24 49 (10.82%) Windows
24 49 (10.82%) MVC

RAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 24 (5.30%) WebSphere
2 22 (4.86%) SharePoint
3 20 (4.42%) WebSphere Application Server
4 11 (2.43%) IIS
5 9 (1.99%) Oracle Application Server
6 8 (1.77%) Oracle 10gAS
6 8 (1.77%) JBoss
7 7 (1.55%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.32%) CMS
9 5 (1.10%) FileNet
10 3 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.66%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.44%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.44%) Oracle Coherence
11 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.44%) Lync
11 2 (0.44%) Node.js
11 2 (0.44%) GemFire
Applications
1 42 (9.27%) MS Excel
2 21 (4.64%) MS Office
3 10 (2.21%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.99%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.10%) MS Project
6 1 (0.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (2.21%) Markit EDM
2 5 (1.10%) Bond Adapt
3 3 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.44%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.44%) Tridion
4 2 (0.44%) Endur
4 2 (0.44%) Findur
4 2 (0.44%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.22%) Academy Housing
5 1 (0.22%) arcHouse
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.44%) Office 365
2 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.22%) SaaS
2 1 (0.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.09%) TCP/IP
2 12 (2.65%) WAN
3 11 (2.43%) Wireshark
4 10 (2.21%) RTP
4 10 (2.21%) H.323
4 10 (2.21%) VLAN
4 10 (2.21%) DHCP
4 10 (2.21%) VoIP
5 4 (0.88%) FTP
6 2 (0.44%) LAN
6 2 (0.44%) Internet
7 1 (0.22%) CTI
7 1 (0.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (25.39%) SQL Server
2 51 (11.26%) Relational Database
3 49 (10.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 32 (7.06%) Data Warehouse
5 28 (6.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 23 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 21 (4.64%) SQL Server 2005
8 18 (3.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 18 (3.97%) Xcelsius
9 15 (3.31%) Crystal Reports
9 15 (3.31%) Oracle Discoverer
9 15 (3.31%) RDBMS
10 14 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
11 13 (2.87%) DB2
11 13 (2.87%) QlikView
12 11 (2.43%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 11 (2.43%) Oracle Database
13 9 (1.99%) NoSQL
13 9 (1.99%) Oracle Database 10g
14 7 (1.55%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 36 (7.95%) Selenium
2 24 (5.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (4.86%) Visual Studio
4 20 (4.42%) JIRA
5 19 (4.19%) Eclipse
6 13 (2.87%) Ant
6 13 (2.87%) Maven
7 12 (2.65%) Git (software)
7 12 (2.65%) Oracle Forms
7 12 (2.65%) Subversion
8 10 (2.21%) WATIR
8 10 (2.21%) FogBugz
9 9 (1.99%) Apache Ivy
9 9 (1.99%) QuickTest Pro
9 9 (1.99%) PVCS
10 8 (1.77%) Toad
10 8 (1.77%) JDeveloper
10 8 (1.77%) TestDirector
10 8 (1.77%) FitNesse
10 8 (1.77%) MyEclipse
General
1 182 (40.18%) Finance
2 69 (15.23%) Front Office
3 46 (10.15%) Banking
4 34 (7.51%) Telecoms
5 18 (3.97%) Retail
5 18 (3.97%) Investment Banking
6 10 (2.21%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.32%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.10%) Advertising
8 5 (1.10%) Publishing
8 5 (1.10%) Games
9 4 (0.88%) Back Office
10 3 (0.66%) Law
10 3 (0.66%) Legal
11 2 (0.44%) Local Government
11 2 (0.44%) Marketing
12 1 (0.22%) Russian Language
12 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 231 (50.99%) Developer
2 76 (16.78%) Analyst
3 69 (15.23%) Business Analyst
4 52 (11.48%) RAD Developer
5 44 (9.71%) Excel Developer
6 36 (7.95%) Tester
7 35 (7.73%) Project Manager
8 33 (7.28%) VBA Developer
9 30 (6.62%) Senior Developer
10 29 (6.40%) C# Developer
11 28 (6.18%) Agile Business Analyst
12 27 (5.96%) .NET Developer
13 25 (5.52%) SQL Developer
14 22 (4.86%) Excel VBA Developer
15 19 (4.19%) Software Tester
15 19 (4.19%) Java Developer
15 19 (4.19%) Software Engineer
16 14 (3.09%) Test Engineer
16 14 (3.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 14 (3.09%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (29.58%) .NET
2 76 (16.78%) HTML
2 76 (16.78%) Web Services
3 65 (14.35%) CSS
4 60 (13.25%) ASP.NET
5 58 (12.80%) XML
6 50 (11.04%) jQuery
7 25 (5.52%) WCF
7 25 (5.52%) JSP
8 23 (5.08%) WPF
9 21 (4.64%) JSON
9 21 (4.64%) RESTful
9 21 (4.64%) Ajax
10 20 (4.42%) Struts
11 18 (3.97%) HTML5
12 16 (3.53%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (3.09%) Spring
14 13 (2.87%) .NET Framework
14 13 (2.87%) Java EE
14 13 (2.87%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 56 (12.36%) Fixed Income
2 48 (10.60%) Derivative
3 40 (8.83%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (7.28%) Computer Science
5 20 (4.42%) Management Information System
6 19 (4.19%) Open Source
7 17 (3.75%) User Experience
7 17 (3.75%) Client/Server
7 17 (3.75%) Equity Derivative
8 16 (3.53%) Hedge funds
9 15 (3.31%) Equities
10 14 (3.09%) Mathematics
11 13 (2.87%) Mobile App
12 10 (2.21%) Social Media
12 10 (2.21%) Algorithms
12 10 (2.21%) Blog
12 10 (2.21%) W3C
13 9 (1.99%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 8 (1.77%) PMI
14 8 (1.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 49 (10.82%) Windows
2 28 (6.18%) UNIX
3 15 (3.31%) Linux
4 9 (1.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (1.77%) Windows XP
6 5 (1.10%) Android
7 4 (0.88%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.22%) AIX
9 1 (0.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (62.25%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (25.17%) Scrum
3 84 (18.54%) Waterfall
4 78 (17.22%) OO
5 72 (15.89%) Project Management
6 52 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 51 (11.26%) DSDM
8 49 (10.82%) MVC
9 48 (10.60%) UML
10 45 (9.93%) PRINCE2
11 44 (9.71%) Web Development
12 42 (9.27%) TDD
13 40 (8.83%) Business Intelligence
14 38 (8.39%) RUP
15 37 (8.17%) Asset Management
15 37 (8.17%) Analytics
16 36 (7.95%) Software Engineering
17 35 (7.73%) User Acceptance Testing
18 31 (6.84%) E-Commerce
19 27 (5.96%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 187 (41.28%) SQL
2 138 (30.46%) C#
3 112 (24.72%) VBA
4 79 (17.44%) Java
5 60 (13.25%) JavaScript
6 43 (9.49%) T-SQL
7 33 (7.28%) C++
8 28 (6.18%) PL/SQL
9 26 (5.74%) VB
10 14 (3.09%) Python
11 13 (2.87%) VB.NET
12 11 (2.43%) VBScript
13 6 (1.32%) Delphi
14 5 (1.10%) COBOL
14 5 (1.10%) PHP
14 5 (1.10%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.10%) Scala
15 3 (0.66%) JCL
15 3 (0.66%) VB6
15 3 (0.66%) X++
Qualifications
1 90 (19.87%) Degree
2 29 (6.40%) ISEB
3 28 (6.18%) ISTQB
4 17 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (2.21%) MCSE
5 10 (2.21%) CCNA
5 10 (2.21%) MCITP
5 10 (2.21%) SC Cleared
5 10 (2.21%) Security Cleared
5 10 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (2.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 8 (1.77%) PMI Certification
7 6 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.10%) CFA
9 4 (0.88%) PMP
9 4 (0.88%) PgMP
10 2 (0.44%) VCP4
10 2 (0.44%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.44%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (7.73%) QA
2 11 (2.43%) Solvency II
3 10 (2.21%) PCI DSS
3 10 (2.21%) WCAG
4 4 (0.88%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.22%) PMBOK
System Software
1 10 (2.21%) Active Directory
1 10 (2.21%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.66%) Control-M
3 1 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.22%) Netcool
3 1 (0.22%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 96 (21.19%) Microsoft
2 50 (11.04%) Oracle
3 21 (4.64%) Business Objects
4 20 (4.42%) IBM
5 15 (3.31%) Google
6 10 (2.21%) VMware
6 10 (2.21%) Telerik
6 10 (2.21%) Cisco
6 10 (2.21%) Avaya
7 8 (1.77%) Serena
8 7 (1.55%) SAP
9 6 (1.32%) Reuters
9 6 (1.32%) Bloomberg
10 4 (0.88%) HP
10 4 (0.88%) Cognos
10 4 (0.88%) Zend
11 3 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.66%) Syncsort
12 2 (0.44%) Sencha
12 2 (0.44%) Open Text
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
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Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum
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Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits+Package
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London
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London
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Salary: £65,000 + Bonus/HealthCare/Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + BONUS
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus, flexi hours
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
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London
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Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + competitive
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London
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Salary: competitive
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London
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Salary: competitive
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