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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 618 600 453
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -147
Permanent jobs citing RAD 297 268 521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.25% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.31% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 236 197 456
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -13.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £90,250 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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
93666 85404 91608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.98% 81.22% 79.07%
Number of salaries quoted 74832 70100 77443
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 September 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 September 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 -42 264 £50,000 +11.11% 25
London -32 147 £65,000 +4.00% 9
City of London +2 42 £70,000 +40.00% 1
South East +2 42 £40,000 -11.11% 6
East of England -10 32 £43,000 +7.50% 2
Scotland +1 25 £35,000 -15.66% 3
East Midlands 0 17 £40,000 -8.57%
Nottinghamshire - 17 £40,000 -
Nottingham - 16 £40,000 -
Glasgow -2 15 £35,000 -15.66% 2
Hertfordshire -21 12 £40,000 -
Yorkshire -34 11 £42,500 +8.97%
Leeds -26 10 £45,000 +20.00%
West Yorkshire -36 10 £45,000 +15.38%
Cambridge +6 9 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Cambridgeshire +4 9 £30,000 -14.28% 2
East Sussex -18 9 £57,500 +105.35% 1
Brighton -23 9 £57,500 +105.35% 1
Buckinghamshire - 9 £30,000 - 1
Milton Keynes - 9 £30,000 - 1
South West -7 8 £62,500 +38.88% 2
Watford -9 7 - -
Essex +7 6 £45,000 +28.57%
Surrey -9 6 £47,500 +5.55%
Bedfordshire -3 5 £43,000 -
Berkshire -10 5 £40,000 - 1
Edinburgh -10 5 £70,000 +75.00% 1
Stirling - 5 - -
Kent - 5 £35,000 - 2
West Sussex -17 4 £61,250 +28.94%

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 317 (52.48%) Agile Software Development
2 276 (45.70%) SQL
3 243 (40.23%) C#
4 212 (35.10%) .NET
5 201 (33.28%) Finance
6 184 (30.46%) Java
7 161 (26.66%) HTML
8 139 (23.01%) SQL Server
8 139 (23.01%) CSS
9 138 (22.85%) JavaScript
10 132 (21.85%) Microsoft
11 117 (19.37%) Degree
12 115 (19.04%) OO
13 114 (18.87%) Scrum
13 114 (18.87%) VBA
14 104 (17.22%) ASP.NET
15 100 (16.56%) XML
16 97 (16.06%) jQuery
17 90 (14.90%) Web Services
18 89 (14.74%) Front Office
19 88 (14.57%) Oracle
19 88 (14.57%) Windows
20 84 (13.91%) UNIX
21 83 (13.74%) Ajax
22 80 (13.25%) MVC
23 78 (12.91%) IBM
23 78 (12.91%) QA
23 78 (12.91%) Relational Database
24 76 (12.58%) MS Excel
25 73 (12.09%) JSP

RAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 64 (10.60%) WebSphere
2 55 (9.11%) WebSphere Application Server
3 50 (8.28%) SharePoint
4 30 (4.97%) IIS
5 27 (4.47%) Tomcat
6 12 (1.99%) CMS
6 12 (1.99%) IBM HTTP Server
7 10 (1.66%) Apache
8 9 (1.49%) Oracle 10gAS
8 9 (1.49%) Oracle Application Server
9 8 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (1.16%) Apache Solr
10 7 (1.16%) MQSeries
11 5 (0.83%) Node.js
11 5 (0.83%) Mule
11 5 (0.83%) FileNet
11 5 (0.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 3 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 76 (12.58%) MS Excel
2 40 (6.62%) MS Office
3 19 (3.15%) MS Visio
4 18 (2.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (1.82%) MS Project
6 8 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.99%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 8 (1.32%) Tridion
2 3 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.33%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.17%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (2.32%) SaaS
3 2 (0.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (6.29%) Internet
2 19 (3.15%) Intranet
3 13 (2.15%) TCP/IP
4 12 (1.99%) HTTP
5 11 (1.82%) VoIP
5 11 (1.82%) WAN
6 10 (1.66%) Wireshark
7 9 (1.49%) VLAN
7 9 (1.49%) RTP
7 9 (1.49%) H.323
7 9 (1.49%) SNMP
7 9 (1.49%) DHCP
8 4 (0.66%) FTP
9 3 (0.50%) SWIFTNet
10 2 (0.33%) LAN
11 1 (0.17%) Extranet
11 1 (0.17%) SAN
11 1 (0.17%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (23.01%) SQL Server
2 78 (12.91%) Relational Database
3 37 (6.13%) DB2
4 34 (5.63%) RDBMS
5 29 (4.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 28 (4.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 27 (4.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 27 (4.47%) Oracle Database
8 23 (3.81%) Oracle Database 10g
9 21 (3.48%) SQL Server 2005
10 13 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (1.82%) NoSQL
12 10 (1.66%) MySQL
13 9 (1.49%) Oracle Discoverer
13 9 (1.49%) MS Access
13 9 (1.49%) DTS
14 7 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (0.83%) CouchDB
15 5 (0.83%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 66 (10.93%) Eclipse
2 38 (6.29%) Visual Studio
3 35 (5.79%) Selenium
4 33 (5.46%) Ant
5 29 (4.80%) Team Foundation Server
6 28 (4.64%) Subversion
7 26 (4.30%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 25 (4.14%) JUnit
9 18 (2.98%) Rational Application Developer
9 18 (2.98%) JIRA
10 16 (2.65%) WebDriver
11 14 (2.32%) Toad
11 14 (2.32%) MyEclipse
12 13 (2.15%) Maven
13 11 (1.82%) SoapUI
13 11 (1.82%) Log4j
14 10 (1.66%) PVCS
14 10 (1.66%) Oracle Forms
15 9 (1.49%) Git (software)
15 9 (1.49%) Hudson
General
1 201 (33.28%) Finance
2 89 (14.74%) Front Office
3 64 (10.60%) Banking
4 43 (7.12%) Telecoms
5 38 (6.29%) Retail
6 30 (4.97%) Law
6 30 (4.97%) Legal
7 27 (4.47%) Investment Banking
8 22 (3.64%) Manufacturing
8 22 (3.64%) Marketing
9 21 (3.48%) Advertising
10 12 (1.99%) Financial Institution
11 10 (1.66%) Games
11 10 (1.66%) Publishing
12 8 (1.32%) Back Office
13 4 (0.66%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.33%) Local Government
14 2 (0.33%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.17%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 360 (59.60%) Developer
2 115 (19.04%) Analyst
3 67 (11.09%) Java Developer
4 65 (10.76%) C# Developer
5 62 (10.26%) Business Analyst
6 58 (9.60%) .NET Developer
7 47 (7.78%) Software Engineer
8 46 (7.62%) RAD Developer
8 46 (7.62%) Excel Developer
9 44 (7.28%) C# .NET Developer
10 43 (7.12%) Senior Developer
11 39 (6.46%) Applications Developer
12 37 (6.13%) Tester
12 37 (6.13%) Project Manager
12 37 (6.13%) Programmer
13 35 (5.79%) VBA Developer
14 29 (4.80%) Software Developer
14 29 (4.80%) ASP.NET Developer
15 28 (4.64%) Consultant
16 27 (4.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (35.10%) .NET
2 161 (26.66%) HTML
3 139 (23.01%) CSS
4 104 (17.22%) ASP.NET
5 100 (16.56%) XML
6 97 (16.06%) jQuery
7 90 (14.90%) Web Services
8 83 (13.74%) Ajax
9 73 (12.09%) JSP
10 65 (10.76%) J2EE
11 50 (8.28%) WCF
12 45 (7.45%) Struts
13 43 (7.12%) Servlets
13 43 (7.12%) JDBC
14 42 (6.95%) Spring
15 37 (6.13%) WPF
16 31 (5.13%) JMS
17 27 (4.47%) .NET Framework
17 27 (4.47%) LINQ
18 26 (4.30%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 50 (8.28%) Computer Science
1 50 (8.28%) Fixed Income
2 44 (7.28%) Derivative
3 36 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (3.81%) Open Source
5 22 (3.64%) Hedge funds
6 21 (3.48%) Mathematics
6 21 (3.48%) Client/Server
7 19 (3.15%) Social Media
8 18 (2.98%) Equity Derivative
9 16 (2.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 14 (2.32%) Blog
11 13 (2.15%) Management Information System
12 12 (1.99%) Equities
13 11 (1.82%) Credit Derivative
14 8 (1.32%) SWIFT
15 6 (0.99%) Web 2.0
15 6 (0.99%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 6 (0.99%) Mobile App
16 5 (0.83%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 88 (14.57%) Windows
2 84 (13.91%) UNIX
3 45 (7.45%) Linux
4 16 (2.65%) AIX
5 14 (2.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (2.15%) Solaris
7 11 (1.82%) Windows XP
8 8 (1.32%) Android
9 6 (0.99%) HPUX
10 4 (0.66%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.33%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.33%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone 8
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 317 (52.48%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (19.04%) OO
3 114 (18.87%) Scrum
4 80 (13.25%) MVC
5 69 (11.42%) Project Management
6 62 (10.26%) Software Engineering
6 62 (10.26%) Waterfall
7 60 (9.93%) Web Development
8 56 (9.27%) E-Commerce
9 53 (8.77%) UML
10 51 (8.44%) User Acceptance Testing
11 50 (8.28%) Analytics
12 46 (7.62%) PRINCE2
12 46 (7.62%) Unit Testing
13 42 (6.95%) Software Testing
14 40 (6.62%) Continuous Integration
15 39 (6.46%) RUP
15 39 (6.46%) TDD
16 38 (6.29%) Content Management
16 38 (6.29%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 276 (45.70%) SQL
2 243 (40.23%) C#
3 184 (30.46%) Java
4 138 (22.85%) JavaScript
5 114 (18.87%) VBA
6 39 (6.46%) PL/SQL
7 38 (6.29%) VBScript
8 28 (4.64%) Perl
8 28 (4.64%) C++
9 26 (4.30%) T-SQL
10 22 (3.64%) Python
11 20 (3.31%) Bash Shell
12 19 (3.15%) VB.NET
13 17 (2.81%) PHP
14 13 (2.15%) Shell Script
15 11 (1.82%) VB
16 10 (1.66%) C
17 6 (0.99%) XPath
18 5 (0.83%) VB6
19 3 (0.50%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 117 (19.37%) Degree
2 28 (4.64%) ISTQB
3 20 (3.31%) ISEB
4 15 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (2.48%) CCNA
5 14 (2.32%) SC Cleared
5 14 (2.32%) Security Cleared
6 11 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (1.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 9 (1.49%) MCITP
8 9 (1.49%) MCSE
9 7 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (1.16%) Sun Certification
10 6 (0.99%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.66%) PMP
12 2 (0.33%) Postgraduate
12 2 (0.33%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.33%) CAPM
13 1 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
13 1 (0.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (12.91%) QA
2 13 (2.15%) SLA
3 8 (1.32%) ISO 9001
3 8 (1.32%) COBIT
4 3 (0.50%) EMIR
4 3 (0.50%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (1.49%) Hyper-V
1 9 (1.49%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.66%) Samba
Systems Management
1 7 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.17%) Netcool
3 1 (0.17%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 1 (0.17%) Control-M
Vendors
1 132 (21.85%) Microsoft
2 88 (14.57%) Oracle
3 78 (12.91%) IBM
4 27 (4.47%) JBoss
5 20 (3.31%) Telerik
6 17 (2.81%) HP
7 15 (2.48%) Cisco
8 10 (1.66%) VMware
8 10 (1.66%) Avaya
9 9 (1.49%) Serena
10 8 (1.32%) Sencha
10 8 (1.32%) Splunk
11 7 (1.16%) Sun
12 6 (0.99%) Interwoven
12 6 (0.99%) ATG
12 6 (0.99%) Blue Martini
12 6 (0.99%) Alterian
12 6 (0.99%) Unica
12 6 (0.99%) Neolane
12 6 (0.99%) Elastic Path
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: Car, 12k Bonus & pension
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £55000 to £75000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Blithe Computer Systems Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum negotiable dependent upon experience
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-55k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
beITrecruitment Limited
Posted: 7 days ago
Wigan
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Accenture
Salary: Up to £67,000 per annum dependant on experience + excellent benefits p
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Steria
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Sanderson
Posted: 12 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Domestic and General Group
Salary: Competitive - dependent on experience
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Royal Bank Of Scotland
Salary: £Competitive plus cash and benefits package
Posted: 13 days ago
South East England
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bens
Posted: 13 days ago