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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 625 652 638
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -14
Permanent jobs citing RAD 286 297 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.25% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.30% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 241 251 199
Average salary £61,250 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.94% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £77,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%

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
93605 97685 87746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.58% 82.72% 80.80%
Number of salaries quoted 76475 79074 72329
Average salary £50,000 £48,558 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.96% +6.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +23 267 £62,500 +25.00% 44
London +23 161 £70,000 +12.00% 15
City of London +55 48 £70,000 -5.08% 6
South East +16 39 £50,000 +5.26% 14
East Sussex +42 23 £58,750 +38.23% 9
Yorkshire +7 21 £35,000 -22.22% 4
West Yorkshire +6 18 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Leeds +9 17 £35,000 -17.64% 3
East of England -1 17 £37,500 -16.66% 3
Scotland -9 17 £47,500 +35.71%
Glasgow +1 16 £47,500 +35.71%
Dagenham +8 14 £60,000 +9.09%
Watford +5 11 - -
Hertfordshire 0 11 - -
West Midlands -2 11 £37,500 +31.57% 4
Brighton +30 8 £60,000 +41.17% 9
North West -6 8 £40,000 -27.27% 4
South West -13 7 £35,000 -17.64%
Berkshire -9 6 £40,000 -11.11%
Reading -7 5 £40,000 -11.11%
Manchester 0 4 £40,000 -27.27% 2
Birmingham -4 4 £37,500 +31.57% 4
Clevedon - 4 £32,500 -
Lancashire - 4 £40,000 - 2
Somerset - 4 £32,500 -
Bedfordshire +11 3 - - 1
Luton +5 3 - - 1
Surrey 0 3 £50,000 +5.26%
Buckinghamshire -6 3 £44,750 -
Milton Keynes -10 3 £44,750 -

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 275 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 217 (45.68%) SQL
3 184 (38.74%) Finance
4 158 (33.26%) .NET
5 143 (30.11%) C#
6 133 (28.00%) Java
7 125 (26.32%) Scrum
8 112 (23.58%) Oracle
9 110 (23.16%) Microsoft
10 108 (22.74%) Web Services
11 104 (21.89%) SQL Server
11 104 (21.89%) VBA
12 102 (21.47%) SDLC
13 99 (20.84%) Front Office
14 98 (20.63%) HTML
15 93 (19.58%) Derivative
16 92 (19.37%) Project Management
17 88 (18.53%) Waterfall
18 81 (17.05%) OO
19 72 (15.16%) Degree
20 69 (14.53%) JavaScript
21 68 (14.32%) CSS
22 67 (14.11%) TDD
23 66 (13.89%) QA
24 61 (12.84%) Windows
25 56 (11.79%) XML
25 56 (11.79%) Computer Science
26 47 (9.89%) UNIX
26 47 (9.89%) UML
26 47 (9.89%) DSDM

RAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 30 (6.32%) WebSphere
2 25 (5.26%) IIS
3 23 (4.84%) Tomcat
4 21 (4.42%) WebSphere Application Server
4 21 (4.42%) WebLogic
5 18 (3.79%) SharePoint
6 11 (2.32%) Apache
6 11 (2.32%) IBM HTTP Server
6 11 (2.32%) JBoss
6 11 (2.32%) Apache ServiceMix
7 7 (1.47%) GlassFish
7 7 (1.47%) IBM Notes
7 7 (1.47%) CICS
7 7 (1.47%) FileNet
8 6 (1.26%) MQSeries
8 6 (1.26%) Apache Pig
8 6 (1.26%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.84%) Drupal
10 3 (0.63%) Node.js
11 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 46 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.79%) MS Office
3 12 (2.53%) MS Project
4 8 (1.68%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.21%) Mingle
6 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.05%) Bond Adapt
2 5 (1.05%) VisionPLUS
3 4 (0.84%) SimCorp Dimension
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.21%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.21%) Primavera
5 1 (0.21%) Academy Housing
5 1 (0.21%) arcHouse
5 1 (0.21%) Unica
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.21%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.21%) Orchard Housing
5 1 (0.21%) Aareon QL
5 1 (0.21%) OPENHousing
5 1 (0.21%) MIS ActiveH
5 1 (0.21%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.32%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.84%) SaaS
4 3 (0.63%) GitHub
5 1 (0.21%) IaaS
5 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.37%) HTTP
2 6 (1.26%) Internet
3 2 (0.42%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.21%) Extranet
4 1 (0.21%) Intranet
4 1 (0.21%) LAN
4 1 (0.21%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (21.89%) SQL Server
2 41 (8.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 38 (8.00%) Relational Database
4 32 (6.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 30 (6.32%) DB2
6 26 (5.47%) Data Warehouse
6 26 (5.47%) SQL Server 2005
7 21 (4.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 19 (4.00%) Oracle Database
9 17 (3.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 16 (3.37%) MySQL
11 15 (3.16%) MongoDB
12 12 (2.53%) Big Data
13 11 (2.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (1.68%) Crystal Reports
14 8 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
15 7 (1.47%) InterSystems Cache
15 7 (1.47%) Xcelsius
15 7 (1.47%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
15 7 (1.47%) Redis
Development Applications
1 35 (7.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (5.89%) Eclipse
3 24 (5.05%) Visual Studio
4 21 (4.42%) Subversion
5 20 (4.21%) Selenium
6 19 (4.00%) Maven
7 18 (3.79%) JUnit
8 13 (2.74%) Rational Application Developer
9 11 (2.32%) WATIR
9 11 (2.32%) Ant
9 11 (2.32%) Oracle Forms
9 11 (2.32%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 8 (1.68%) NetBeans
11 7 (1.47%) Omnis Studio
11 7 (1.47%) Jenkins
12 6 (1.26%) JIRA
13 5 (1.05%) Git (software)
13 5 (1.05%) Moq
14 4 (0.84%) Cucumber
14 4 (0.84%) MorphX
General
1 184 (38.74%) Finance
2 99 (20.84%) Front Office
3 34 (7.16%) Banking
4 31 (6.53%) Telecoms
5 23 (4.84%) Retail
6 21 (4.42%) Investment Banking
7 16 (3.37%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.68%) Games
9 6 (1.26%) Marketing
9 6 (1.26%) Back Office
10 4 (0.84%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.63%) Automotive
11 3 (0.63%) Publishing
12 1 (0.21%) Legal
12 1 (0.21%) Advertising
12 1 (0.21%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 228 (48.00%) Developer
2 64 (13.47%) Analyst
3 56 (11.79%) RAD Developer
4 50 (10.53%) Excel Developer
5 45 (9.47%) VBA Developer
5 45 (9.47%) Business Analyst
6 43 (9.05%) Java Developer
7 40 (8.42%) Excel VBA Developer
8 36 (7.58%) C# Developer
9 33 (6.95%) Architect
10 25 (5.26%) Project Manager
11 22 (4.63%) Tester
12 20 (4.21%) Software Engineer
12 20 (4.21%) Senior Developer
12 20 (4.21%) SQL Developer
12 20 (4.21%) QA Engineer
12 20 (4.21%) Agile Business Analyst
13 17 (3.58%) .NET Developer
14 16 (3.37%) Front Office Developer
15 15 (3.16%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (33.26%) .NET
2 108 (22.74%) Web Services
3 98 (20.63%) HTML
4 68 (14.32%) CSS
5 56 (11.79%) XML
6 46 (9.68%) WCF
7 43 (9.05%) ASP.NET
8 41 (8.63%) HTML5
9 40 (8.42%) Struts
10 39 (8.21%) REST
10 39 (8.21%) jQuery
11 36 (7.58%) SOAP
11 36 (7.58%) JSP
12 33 (6.95%) Spring
13 28 (5.89%) WPF
14 24 (5.05%) J2EE
15 23 (4.84%) JMS
16 21 (4.42%) Ajax
16 21 (4.42%) Hibernate
17 18 (3.79%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 93 (19.58%) Derivative
2 56 (11.79%) Computer Science
3 36 (7.58%) Fixed Income
4 35 (7.37%) Mathematics
5 31 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (6.11%) Equity Derivative
7 27 (5.68%) Management Information System
8 21 (4.42%) Mobile App
9 20 (4.21%) Client/Server
10 18 (3.79%) Algorithms
11 17 (3.58%) Hedge funds
12 16 (3.37%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 15 (3.16%) Social Media
14 14 (2.95%) User Experience
15 13 (2.74%) Mainframe
15 13 (2.74%) Credit Derivative
16 11 (2.32%) W3C
16 11 (2.32%) Blog
17 10 (2.11%) Equities
18 9 (1.89%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 61 (12.84%) Windows
2 47 (9.89%) UNIX
3 26 (5.47%) Linux
4 14 (2.95%) Android
4 14 (2.95%) Solaris
4 14 (2.95%) Apple iOS
5 11 (2.32%) AIX
6 4 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (26.32%) Scrum
3 102 (21.47%) SDLC
4 92 (19.37%) Project Management
5 88 (18.53%) Waterfall
6 81 (17.05%) OO
7 67 (14.11%) TDD
8 47 (9.89%) UML
8 47 (9.89%) DSDM
9 43 (9.05%) MVC
10 41 (8.63%) Software Engineering
11 40 (8.42%) Stakeholder Management
12 39 (8.21%) Automated Testing
13 38 (8.00%) PRINCE2
14 36 (7.58%) RUP
15 34 (7.16%) OOD
15 34 (7.16%) Unit Testing
16 30 (6.32%) Continuous Integration
17 29 (6.11%) Business Analysis
17 29 (6.11%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 217 (45.68%) SQL
2 143 (30.11%) C#
3 133 (28.00%) Java
4 104 (21.89%) VBA
5 69 (14.53%) JavaScript
6 41 (8.63%) Python
7 32 (6.74%) PL/SQL
8 30 (6.32%) T-SQL
9 26 (5.47%) C++
10 23 (4.84%) COBOL
11 21 (4.42%) Perl
12 13 (2.74%) Shell Script
13 11 (2.32%) Bash Shell
14 10 (2.11%) PHP
15 9 (1.89%) REXX
15 9 (1.89%) JCL
16 8 (1.68%) XPath
17 7 (1.47%) VB.NET
18 6 (1.26%) VB
18 6 (1.26%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 72 (15.16%) Degree
2 39 (8.21%) ISEB
3 30 (6.32%) ISTQB
4 14 (2.95%) Sun Certification
5 12 (2.53%) PMI Certification
5 12 (2.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 7 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (1.05%) IC3 Certification
9 5 (1.05%) PMP
10 4 (0.84%) ISEB Practitioner
11 3 (0.63%) OCPJWCD
11 3 (0.63%) OCPJP
11 3 (0.63%) OCMJD
11 3 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.42%) Postgraduate
13 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.21%) MCTS
13 1 (0.21%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (13.89%) QA
2 11 (2.32%) WCAG
3 8 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.47%) ISO 9001
4 7 (1.47%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.42%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.21%) Solvency II
System Software
1 11 (2.32%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (1.26%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 20 (4.21%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.42%) Control-M
3 1 (0.21%) Nagios
Vendors
1 112 (23.58%) Oracle
2 110 (23.16%) Microsoft
3 21 (4.42%) IBM
4 20 (4.21%) HP
5 14 (2.95%) Sun
6 10 (2.11%) Telerik
7 9 (1.89%) Sybase
8 7 (1.47%) Business Objects
8 7 (1.47%) Adobe
8 7 (1.47%) Lotus
8 7 (1.47%) hybris
9 6 (1.26%) iRise
10 5 (1.05%) TSYS
11 4 (0.84%) Syncsort
11 4 (0.84%) SimCorp
12 3 (0.63%) Google
12 3 (0.63%) Netezza
12 3 (0.63%) Cognizant
12 3 (0.63%) Reuters
12 3 (0.63%) Bloomberg
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Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Brighton
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Brighton
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