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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 758 782 600
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -182
Permanent jobs citing RAD 177 155 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.15% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.17% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 135 134 284
Average salary £50,000 £51,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +13.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £65,250
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
87935 90766 89428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 86.82% 85.27% 84.97%
Number of salaries quoted 72987 74501 71137
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average 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 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 11 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RAD within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(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 +38 171 £50,000 -4.76% 21
London -25 65 £67,500 +3.84% 13
South East +51 50 £52,500 +20.00% 5
East Sussex +29 19 £53,750 -6.52%
Brighton +17 17 £57,500 -
Yorkshire +3 17 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Leeds +2 17 £35,000 +7.69% 1
West Yorkshire -7 17 £35,000 +7.69% 1
North West +39 15 £30,000 -25.00%
West Sussex - 14 £40,000 - 1
Surrey +23 13 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Burgess Hill - 11 £40,000 - 1
Dagenham - 11 £55,000 -
Wilmslow - 10 £30,000 -
Cheshire - 10 £30,000 -
Reigate -1 9 £52,500 +5.00%
South West -9 9 £42,500 +3.03% 1
East Midlands +9 8 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Nottinghamshire +12 7 £45,000 +12.50%
Nottingham +7 7 £45,000 +12.50%
Bristol -5 5 £32,500 -38.09%
Manchester +21 4 £37,500 -6.25%
West Midlands -12 4 £62,500 +53.37%
Warwickshire - 4 £62,500 -
Redhill - 4 £55,000 -
Scotland +4 3 - - 1
East of England -1 3 - -
East Lothian - 3 - -
Wales - 3 £42,500 -
South Wales - 3 £42,500 -

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (69.63%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (43.46%) Finance
3 165 (40.74%) SQL
4 151 (37.28%) .NET
5 144 (35.56%) C#
6 128 (31.60%) Web Services
7 124 (30.62%) Degree
8 120 (29.63%) SDLC
9 117 (28.89%) Java
10 111 (27.41%) Scrum
11 106 (26.17%) SQL Server
12 105 (25.93%) QA
13 104 (25.68%) HTML
14 87 (21.48%) Automated Testing
14 87 (21.48%) Waterfall
15 81 (20.00%) Computer Science
16 74 (18.27%) CSS
17 73 (18.02%) XML
18 71 (17.53%) Oracle
19 69 (17.04%) JavaScript
20 67 (16.54%) Manual Testing
20 67 (16.54%) TDD
21 60 (14.81%) Project Management
21 60 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
22 58 (14.32%) Test Scripting
23 57 (14.07%) System Integration Testing
24 56 (13.83%) Functional Testing
24 56 (13.83%) Front Office
25 55 (13.58%) OO
26 54 (13.33%) Regression Testing

RAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (9.88%) IIS
2 23 (5.68%) WebSphere
3 16 (3.95%) JBoss
4 12 (2.96%) CMS
4 12 (2.96%) SharePoint
5 11 (2.72%) CICS
6 9 (2.22%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.73%) Node.js
8 6 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (1.48%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (1.48%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.23%) GemFire
9 5 (1.23%) Oracle Coherence
10 4 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.74%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.49%) Apache
13 1 (0.25%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 35 (8.64%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.95%) MS Project
3 10 (2.47%) MS Office
4 8 (1.98%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.99%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.74%) Fireworks
6 3 (0.74%) InDesign
7 2 (0.49%) HipChat
8 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (2.47%) VisionPLUS
2 3 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.74%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (0.49%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.25%) Aligne
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.22%) GitHub
3 8 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.74%) SaaS
6 2 (0.49%) Office 365
7 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.47%) Internet
2 8 (1.98%) Unified Communications
3 5 (1.23%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (0.25%) LDAP
4 1 (0.25%) NAS
4 1 (0.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (26.17%) SQL Server
2 45 (11.11%) DB2
3 43 (10.62%) Relational Database
4 34 (8.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 31 (7.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 22 (5.43%) Oracle Database
7 20 (4.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 17 (4.20%) SQL Server 2005
9 14 (3.46%) SQL Server 2014
10 13 (3.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 12 (2.96%) MySQL
11 12 (2.96%) RDBMS
12 11 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (2.72%) NoSQL
13 8 (1.98%) Event Store
14 6 (1.48%) Hadoop
15 5 (1.23%) Big Data
15 5 (1.23%) FileMaker
16 4 (0.99%) Apache Hive
17 3 (0.74%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 48 (11.85%) Selenium
2 34 (8.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (6.67%) JUnit
4 25 (6.17%) Cucumber
5 24 (5.93%) HP UFT
6 22 (5.43%) FitNesse
7 20 (4.94%) JIRA
8 17 (4.20%) Maven
9 15 (3.70%) Eclipse
10 13 (3.21%) Subversion
11 12 (2.96%) Jenkins
11 12 (2.96%) NUnit
12 11 (2.72%) WebDriver
13 10 (2.47%) Ant
13 10 (2.47%) JMeter
13 10 (2.47%) LoadRunner
13 10 (2.47%) Selenium IDE
14 8 (1.98%) Git (software)
15 7 (1.73%) Toad
15 7 (1.73%) Visual Studio
General
1 176 (43.46%) Finance
2 56 (13.83%) Front Office
3 43 (10.62%) Banking
4 22 (5.43%) Financial Institution
4 22 (5.43%) Retail
5 18 (4.44%) Investment Banking
6 14 (3.46%) Telecoms
7 10 (2.47%) Back Office
8 7 (1.73%) Games
9 5 (1.23%) Law
9 5 (1.23%) Marketing
10 4 (0.99%) Billing
11 3 (0.74%) Automotive
11 3 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.74%) Publishing
12 2 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.49%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.25%) Legal
13 1 (0.25%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 149 (36.79%) Developer
2 69 (17.04%) C# Developer
3 60 (14.81%) Tester
4 55 (13.58%) .NET Developer
5 50 (12.35%) C# .NET Developer
6 42 (10.37%) Analyst
6 42 (10.37%) QA Engineer
7 40 (9.88%) Project Manager
8 39 (9.63%) SQL Developer
9 37 (9.14%) Senior Developer
10 31 (7.65%) QA Tester
11 30 (7.41%) Systems Tester
12 25 (6.17%) Java Engineer
13 22 (5.43%) Agile Project Manager
13 22 (5.43%) Automated Tester
13 22 (5.43%) Software Tester
14 21 (5.19%) Team Leader
15 20 (4.94%) ASP.NET Developer
15 20 (4.94%) SQL Server Developer
16 17 (4.20%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (37.28%) .NET
2 128 (31.60%) Web Services
3 104 (25.68%) HTML
4 74 (18.27%) CSS
5 73 (18.02%) XML
6 51 (12.59%) HTML5
7 49 (12.10%) jQuery
8 41 (10.12%) ASP.NET
9 40 (9.88%) WCF
10 39 (9.63%) J2EE
11 34 (8.40%) Spring
12 33 (8.15%) WPF
13 32 (7.90%) .NET Framework
14 24 (5.93%) REST
14 24 (5.93%) XSLT
15 22 (5.43%) Ajax
16 20 (4.94%) RESTful
17 19 (4.69%) Entity Framework
17 19 (4.69%) SOAP
17 19 (4.69%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 81 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 31 (7.65%) Derivative
2 31 (7.65%) Mainframe
3 26 (6.42%) Management Information System
4 25 (6.17%) Mathematics
5 18 (4.44%) Fixed Income
6 17 (4.20%) Client/Server
7 16 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (3.95%) Social Media
8 15 (3.70%) Equities
8 15 (3.70%) N-Tier
9 14 (3.46%) Algorithms
9 14 (3.46%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 12 (2.96%) PMI
10 12 (2.96%) Visualisation
11 11 (2.72%) Hedge funds
11 11 (2.72%) VSAM
12 9 (2.22%) User Experience
13 8 (1.98%) Data Centre
13 8 (1.98%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 45 (11.11%) Windows
2 28 (6.91%) Apple iOS
3 25 (6.17%) Android
4 13 (3.21%) Linux
5 9 (2.22%) Unix
6 3 (0.74%) HPUX
6 3 (0.74%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.74%) Solaris
6 3 (0.74%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.25%) AIX
7 1 (0.25%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (69.63%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (29.63%) SDLC
3 111 (27.41%) Scrum
4 87 (21.48%) Automated Testing
4 87 (21.48%) Waterfall
5 67 (16.54%) Manual Testing
5 67 (16.54%) TDD
6 60 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
6 60 (14.81%) Project Management
7 58 (14.32%) Test Scripting
8 57 (14.07%) System Integration Testing
9 56 (13.83%) Functional Testing
10 55 (13.58%) OO
11 54 (13.33%) Regression Testing
12 53 (13.09%) SOA
13 51 (12.59%) Unit Testing
14 47 (11.60%) MVC
15 45 (11.11%) Integration Testing
16 44 (10.86%) Compatibility Testing
17 40 (9.88%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 165 (40.74%) SQL
2 144 (35.56%) C#
3 117 (28.89%) Java
4 69 (17.04%) JavaScript
5 29 (7.16%) VBA
6 24 (5.93%) COBOL
7 22 (5.43%) C++
8 18 (4.44%) PL/SQL
9 13 (3.21%) Python
10 11 (2.72%) JCL
10 11 (2.72%) T-SQL
11 10 (2.47%) CLIST
11 10 (2.47%) REXX
12 9 (2.22%) Ruby
13 8 (1.98%) F#
13 8 (1.98%) Groovy
13 8 (1.98%) VB.NET
14 7 (1.73%) PHP
15 6 (1.48%) C
16 5 (1.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 124 (30.62%) Degree
2 52 (12.84%) ISEB
3 42 (10.37%) ISTQB
4 13 (3.21%) PMI Certification
5 5 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 5 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (0.99%) Sun Certification
7 3 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.49%) OCA
8 2 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.25%) APMP
9 1 (0.25%) HNC
9 1 (0.25%) HND
9 1 (0.25%) PhD
9 1 (0.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (25.93%) QA
2 3 (0.74%) SDET
3 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.49%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.25%) HDFS
3 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 47 (11.60%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.99%) Puppet
3 3 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 71 (17.53%) Oracle
2 49 (12.10%) Microsoft
3 47 (11.60%) HP
4 14 (3.46%) Rally
5 11 (2.72%) Google
6 10 (2.47%) IBM
6 10 (2.47%) TSYS
7 9 (2.22%) EPiServer
8 7 (1.73%) SAP
9 6 (1.48%) TIBCO
10 5 (1.23%) Kony
10 5 (1.23%) Pega
10 5 (1.23%) Xamarin
11 4 (0.99%) Informatica
12 3 (0.74%) Adobe
12 3 (0.74%) ATG
12 3 (0.74%) Bloomberg
12 3 (0.74%) Cisco
12 3 (0.74%) Siebel
12 3 (0.74%) VMware
London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Omni IT
Posted: 9 hours ago
London, Victoria
John Lewis
Salary: Pay in range £69,000 - £102,000 (negotiable)
Posted: 9 hours ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Coalville, Leicestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Flex Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Robert Half
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Negotiable salary
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £50,000 to £85,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonus + benefits + free parking
Posted: 6 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Sapiens UK Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Cognizant
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sogeti
Posted: 23 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sogeti
Posted: 23 days ago