The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 687 718 685
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -33
Permanent jobs citing RAD 227 252 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.23% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.27% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 180 213 277
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%

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
86284 94752 102175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.86% 86.37% 85.32%
Number of salaries quoted 71903 77013 83070
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing RAD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 May 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RAD within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +26 216 £60,000 +4.34% 26
London +22 108 £75,000 +7.14% 16
South East +42 69 £45,000 -10.00%
West Sussex +31 38 £47,500 -20.83%
Yorkshire +40 28 £35,000 -29.29% 1
West Yorkshire +27 23 £40,000 -19.19%
Leeds +30 16 £35,000 -20.45%
East Sussex +1 16 £65,000 +23.80%
Brighton +8 10 - -
Burgess Hill -12 10 £37,500 -40.00%
Surrey +8 7 £55,000 +10.00%
City of London +31 5 £55,000 -21.42% 4
Berkshire +19 5 £42,500 +6.25%
Maidenhead +11 5 £42,500 +21.42%
Scotland -8 5 - - 1
East Yorkshire - 5 £30,000 - 1
Wetherby - 5 £52,500 -
East of England +22 3 £65,000 +62.50% 2
North West +13 3 £33,750 -15.62% 4
West Midlands -13 3 £43,750 -10.62% 1
Glasgow -19 3 - -
Hull - 3 £30,000 -
Wales - 3 £45,000 -
Bradford - 3 £35,000 -
Farnborough - 3 £30,000 -
Hampshire - 3 £30,000 -
South Wales - 3 £45,000 -
South West -3 2 £30,000 -18.36% 1
Edinburgh - 2 - - 1
Beverley - 2 £31,500 -

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT jobs citing RAD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for RAD.

1 282 (67.79%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (37.74%) Finance
3 149 (35.82%) SDLC
4 141 (33.89%) SQL
5 118 (28.37%) C#
6 111 (26.68%) SQL Server
7 99 (23.80%) Scrum
8 94 (22.60%) .NET
8 94 (22.60%) Degree
9 91 (21.88%) Waterfall
10 85 (20.43%) Web Services
11 78 (18.75%) Java
11 78 (18.75%) Project Management
12 77 (18.51%) QA
12 77 (18.51%) Automated Testing
13 74 (17.79%) Front Office
14 68 (16.35%) SOA
15 66 (15.87%) Computer Science
16 60 (14.42%) HTML
17 58 (13.94%) Mainframe
18 56 (13.46%) Oracle
19 55 (13.22%) XML
20 54 (12.98%) DB2
20 54 (12.98%) Manual Testing
21 52 (12.50%) Fixed Income
21 52 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
22 51 (12.26%) System Integration Testing
23 48 (11.54%) COBOL
23 48 (11.54%) ISEB
24 47 (11.30%) Microsoft

RAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 38 (9.13%) CICS
2 24 (5.77%) IIS
3 23 (5.53%) WebSphere
4 17 (4.09%) Confluence
5 9 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (2.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 9 (2.16%) WebLogic
6 8 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (1.20%) Apache
7 5 (1.20%) CMS
7 5 (1.20%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (0.96%) MQSeries
8 4 (0.96%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.72%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.72%) JBoss
10 2 (0.48%) Mule
10 2 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.48%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 38 (9.13%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.81%) MS Project
3 5 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.96%) MS Office
5 3 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.24%) InDesign
6 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.24%) QuarkXPress
6 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 27 (6.49%) VisionPLUS
2 4 (0.96%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.72%) Eikon
3 3 (0.72%) RMDS
4 2 (0.48%) Apache OFBiz
5 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.53%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.48%) Office 365
5 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.20%) Internet
2 4 (0.96%) Asterisk PBX
2 4 (0.96%) LDAP
2 4 (0.96%) NAS
2 4 (0.96%) SAN
2 4 (0.96%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (26.68%) SQL Server
2 54 (12.98%) DB2
3 29 (6.97%) Relational Database
4 28 (6.73%) SQL Server 2012
5 22 (5.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (4.09%) SQL Server 2014
7 13 (3.13%) Oracle Database
8 11 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (2.64%) MySQL
9 9 (2.16%) Event Store
9 9 (2.16%) NoSQL
10 8 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (1.68%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.20%) FileMaker
12 5 (1.20%) MS Access
12 5 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (0.96%) Big Data
13 4 (0.96%) Jackrabbit
14 3 (0.72%) Apache Hive
14 3 (0.72%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 32 (7.69%) Selenium
2 27 (6.49%) JIRA
3 21 (5.05%) Subversion
4 20 (4.81%) JUnit
4 20 (4.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (4.57%) SoapUI
6 18 (4.33%) Cucumber
6 18 (4.33%) Jenkins
7 17 (4.09%) HP UFT
8 16 (3.85%) FitNesse
9 12 (2.88%) Eclipse
9 12 (2.88%) Hudson
10 11 (2.64%) Maven
11 7 (1.68%) Ant
11 7 (1.68%) Git (software)
11 7 (1.68%) Visual Studio
12 6 (1.44%) Rational Application Developer
12 6 (1.44%) WebDriver
13 5 (1.20%) LoadRunner
13 5 (1.20%) Selenium IDE
General
1 157 (37.74%) Finance
2 74 (17.79%) Front Office
3 31 (7.45%) Financial Institution
4 30 (7.21%) Banking
5 24 (5.77%) Back Office
5 24 (5.77%) Retail
6 22 (5.29%) Marketing
7 19 (4.57%) Investment Banking
8 11 (2.64%) Telecoms
9 10 (2.40%) Games
10 6 (1.44%) Automotive
11 3 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.48%) French Language
13 1 (0.24%) Advertising
13 1 (0.24%) Billing
13 1 (0.24%) Legal
13 1 (0.24%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 127 (30.53%) Developer
2 62 (14.90%) C# Developer
3 55 (13.22%) Tester
4 45 (10.82%) Analyst
5 40 (9.62%) Project Manager
6 38 (9.13%) Architect
7 33 (7.93%) .NET Developer
8 32 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
9 29 (6.97%) SQL Developer
10 24 (5.77%) Business Analyst
10 24 (5.77%) RAD Developer
11 23 (5.53%) Systems Tester
12 22 (5.29%) QA Engineer
13 21 (5.05%) Automation Tester
13 21 (5.05%) Quantitative Developer
13 21 (5.05%) VBA Developer
14 17 (4.09%) Agile Project Manager
14 17 (4.09%) QA Tester
15 16 (3.85%) Software Tester
16 15 (3.61%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (22.60%) .NET
2 85 (20.43%) Web Services
3 60 (14.42%) HTML
4 55 (13.22%) XML
5 38 (9.13%) CSS
6 37 (8.89%) WCF
7 33 (7.93%) ASP.NET
8 27 (6.49%) J2EE
8 27 (6.49%) jQuery
9 25 (6.01%) WPF
10 24 (5.77%) RESTful
11 23 (5.53%) XSLT
12 22 (5.29%) HTML5
13 20 (4.81%) Middleware
13 20 (4.81%) Spring
14 18 (4.33%) SOAP
14 18 (4.33%) XSD
15 16 (3.85%) Ajax
16 15 (3.61%) JMS
16 15 (3.61%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 66 (15.87%) Computer Science
2 58 (13.94%) Mainframe
3 52 (12.50%) Fixed Income
4 38 (9.13%) VSAM
5 37 (8.89%) Derivative
6 27 (6.49%) Mathematics
7 20 (4.81%) Hedge funds
8 19 (4.57%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 18 (4.33%) Algorithms
9 18 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (4.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 15 (3.61%) Management Information System
12 14 (3.37%) PMI
13 13 (3.13%) Social Media
14 11 (2.64%) Client/Server
15 10 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
16 9 (2.16%) Visualisation
17 8 (1.92%) N-Tier
18 7 (1.68%) Equities
18 7 (1.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (7.21%) Windows
2 21 (5.05%) Linux
3 14 (3.37%) Apple iOS
4 11 (2.64%) Android
4 11 (2.64%) Unix
5 8 (1.92%) Solaris
6 5 (1.20%) HPUX
7 4 (0.96%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.48%) AIX
9 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.24%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (67.79%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (35.82%) SDLC
3 99 (23.80%) Scrum
4 91 (21.88%) Waterfall
5 78 (18.75%) Project Management
6 77 (18.51%) Automated Testing
7 68 (16.35%) SOA
8 54 (12.98%) Manual Testing
9 52 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
10 51 (12.26%) System Integration Testing
11 47 (11.30%) TDD
11 47 (11.30%) Test Scripting
12 43 (10.34%) Analytics
13 42 (10.10%) OO
14 41 (9.86%) E-Commerce
14 41 (9.86%) Unit Testing
15 37 (8.89%) Asset Management
15 37 (8.89%) Test Automation
16 36 (8.65%) Functional Testing
16 36 (8.65%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 141 (33.89%) SQL
2 118 (28.37%) C#
3 78 (18.75%) Java
4 48 (11.54%) COBOL
5 43 (10.34%) JavaScript
6 38 (9.13%) JCL
7 35 (8.41%) VBA
8 29 (6.97%) Python
9 26 (6.25%) CLIST
9 26 (6.25%) REXX
10 14 (3.37%) T-SQL
11 13 (3.13%) Perl
12 10 (2.40%) F#
12 10 (2.40%) PL/SQL
13 8 (1.92%) C++
14 6 (1.44%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.72%) Groovy
15 3 (0.72%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.48%) PHP
16 2 (0.48%) Scala
Qualifications
1 94 (22.60%) Degree
2 48 (11.54%) ISEB
3 47 (11.30%) ISTQB
4 15 (3.61%) PMI Certification
5 12 (2.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.96%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.48%) OCP
9 2 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.24%) APMP
10 1 (0.24%) HNC
10 1 (0.24%) HND
10 1 (0.24%) MCSD
10 1 (0.24%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (18.51%) QA
2 2 (0.48%) SLA
3 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.20%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.96%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.72%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 32 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (2.16%) RSA Archer
3 3 (0.72%) OpenView
3 3 (0.72%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.48%) Puppet
Vendors
1 56 (13.46%) Oracle
2 47 (11.30%) Microsoft
3 32 (7.69%) HP
4 26 (6.25%) TSYS
5 17 (4.09%) IBM
5 17 (4.09%) Rally
6 11 (2.64%) Telerik
7 7 (1.68%) ATG
7 7 (1.68%) Pega
7 7 (1.68%) Sun
8 6 (1.44%) Cisco
8 6 (1.44%) Cognizant
8 6 (1.44%) Google
8 6 (1.44%) VMware
9 5 (1.20%) Informatica
10 4 (0.96%) Blue Martini
10 4 (0.96%) Elastic Path
10 4 (0.96%) EMC
10 4 (0.96%) Hitachi
10 4 (0.96%) Interwoven
Central London / West End
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Ltd
Salary: £Excellent salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40k - 60k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 65000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Omni RMS
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
Hessle, North Humberside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 30,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Darlington
EE
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
EE
Posted: 16 days ago
City, London
Allegro
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
City, London
Allegro
Posted: 20 days ago
North West London
Portico
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Paddington
Sysdoc
Salary: Competitive, based on skills and experience
Posted: 23 days ago