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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 633 626 445
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -181
Permanent jobs citing RAD 277 254 534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.24% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.30% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 218 185 469
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £53,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -15.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £34,000 £34,050
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £93,500 £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
93657 85736 91204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.68% 79.59% 77.89%
Number of salaries quoted 74686 70107 77304
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 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 1 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 1 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 -39 240 £51,750 +15.00% 37
London -16 142 £65,000 +8.33% 27
City of London -6 37 £70,000 +27.27% 9
Scotland +9 29 £35,000 -15.66%
South East 0 28 £40,000 -5.88% 2
East of England -9 22 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Glasgow +6 21 £35,000 -15.66%
East Midlands +3 16 £40,000 -3.03% 1
Yorkshire -33 16 £45,000 +28.57%
Nottinghamshire - 16 £40,000 - 1
Leeds -23 15 £45,000 +28.57%
West Yorkshire -32 15 £45,000 +28.57%
Nottingham - 15 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire -12 13 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Watford -3 9 - - 1
South West -17 8 £70,000 +55.55% 1
Surrey +2 6 £47,500 +5.55%
Berkshire -8 6 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 6 £30,000 -
Milton Keynes - 6 £30,000 -
Essex +16 5 £45,000 -
Bristol - 5 £77,500 -
Paddington +1 4 £30,000 -36.84%
West Sussex -13 4 £62,500 +31.57%
North West -33 4 £55,000 +33.33% 1
Manchester -34 4 £55,000 +22.22%
Maidenhead - 4 £40,000 -
Edinburgh - 4 £70,000 -
Cambridge - 4 £27,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 4 £27,500 - 1

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 277 (47.68%) SQL
2 241 (41.48%) C#
3 213 (36.66%) .NET
4 197 (33.91%) Finance
5 182 (31.33%) Java
6 160 (27.54%) HTML
7 136 (23.41%) SQL Server
7 136 (23.41%) CSS
8 135 (23.24%) JavaScript
9 132 (22.72%) Microsoft
10 114 (19.62%) Degree
11 111 (19.10%) OO
12 103 (17.73%) VBA
13 102 (17.56%) ASP.NET
14 98 (16.87%) Scrum
15 96 (16.52%) XML
16 95 (16.35%) Agile Software Development
17 94 (16.18%) Front Office
18 90 (15.49%) Oracle
18 90 (15.49%) jQuery
19 87 (14.97%) Ajax
20 85 (14.63%) Web Services
21 83 (14.29%) Windows
22 82 (14.11%) UNIX
23 81 (13.94%) QA
24 80 (13.77%) JSP
25 78 (13.43%) MS Excel
26 76 (13.08%) IBM
27 73 (12.56%) J2EE
28 72 (12.39%) Eclipse

RAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 68 (11.70%) WebSphere
2 61 (10.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 49 (8.43%) SharePoint
4 33 (5.68%) Tomcat
5 30 (5.16%) IIS
6 13 (2.24%) Apache
7 12 (2.07%) CMS
7 12 (2.07%) IBM HTTP Server
8 7 (1.20%) Apache Solr
9 6 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (1.03%) Oracle Application Server
9 6 (1.03%) Oracle 10gAS
9 6 (1.03%) MQSeries
10 5 (0.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 5 (0.86%) Node.js
10 5 (0.86%) Mule
11 4 (0.69%) FileNet
12 3 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.34%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 78 (13.43%) MS Excel
2 41 (7.06%) MS Office
3 20 (3.44%) MS Visio
4 18 (3.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (2.07%) MS Project
6 9 (1.55%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (1.03%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 6 (1.03%) Tridion
2 1 (0.17%) Agresso
2 1 (0.17%) LatentZero
2 1 (0.17%) Academy Housing
2 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (2.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (6.88%) Internet
2 21 (3.61%) Intranet
3 12 (2.07%) HTTP
3 12 (2.07%) SNMP
4 8 (1.38%) TCP/IP
5 7 (1.20%) VoIP
5 7 (1.20%) WAN
6 5 (0.86%) DHCP
6 5 (0.86%) RTP
6 5 (0.86%) H.323
6 5 (0.86%) VLAN
6 5 (0.86%) Wireshark
7 3 (0.52%) SWIFTNet
8 2 (0.34%) LAN
8 2 (0.34%) FTP
9 1 (0.17%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.17%) SSL
9 1 (0.17%) SAN
9 1 (0.17%) Extranet
9 1 (0.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (23.41%) SQL Server
2 72 (12.39%) Relational Database
3 37 (6.37%) DB2
3 37 (6.37%) RDBMS
4 27 (4.65%) Oracle Database
5 26 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
6 24 (4.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 23 (3.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 22 (3.79%) SQL Server 2005
9 20 (3.44%) Oracle Database 10g
10 13 (2.24%) MS Access
11 12 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (1.89%) MySQL
13 10 (1.72%) DTS
14 9 (1.55%) NoSQL
15 7 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (1.20%) SQL Server 2000
16 6 (1.03%) Oracle Discoverer
16 6 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
17 5 (0.86%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 72 (12.39%) Eclipse
2 41 (7.06%) Visual Studio
3 32 (5.51%) Selenium
4 31 (5.34%) Ant
5 29 (4.99%) Team Foundation Server
6 26 (4.48%) Subversion
6 26 (4.48%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 25 (4.30%) JUnit
8 23 (3.96%) Rational Application Developer
9 17 (2.93%) JIRA
9 17 (2.93%) WebDriver
10 15 (2.58%) MyEclipse
11 12 (2.07%) TestComplete
11 12 (2.07%) WinRunner
11 12 (2.07%) Ranorex
12 11 (1.89%) SoapUI
12 11 (1.89%) Log4j
12 11 (1.89%) Toad
12 11 (1.89%) Maven
13 9 (1.55%) Hudson
General
1 197 (33.91%) Finance
2 94 (16.18%) Front Office
3 68 (11.70%) Banking
4 44 (7.57%) Telecoms
5 39 (6.71%) Retail
6 29 (4.99%) Law
7 27 (4.65%) Legal
8 26 (4.48%) Investment Banking
9 22 (3.79%) Marketing
9 22 (3.79%) Manufacturing
10 21 (3.61%) Advertising
11 15 (2.58%) Financial Institution
12 11 (1.89%) Publishing
13 8 (1.38%) Games
14 6 (1.03%) Back Office
15 3 (0.52%) Multimedia
16 2 (0.34%) Retail Banking
17 1 (0.17%) International Banking
17 1 (0.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 344 (59.21%) Developer
2 122 (21.00%) Analyst
3 70 (12.05%) Java Developer
4 64 (11.02%) C# Developer
5 58 (9.98%) Business Analyst
6 56 (9.64%) .NET Developer
7 42 (7.23%) Software Engineer
7 42 (7.23%) Excel Developer
8 41 (7.06%) C# .NET Developer
9 40 (6.88%) RAD Developer
10 39 (6.71%) Applications Developer
10 39 (6.71%) Programmer
11 36 (6.20%) Tester
12 35 (6.02%) Senior Developer
13 34 (5.85%) VBA Developer
14 33 (5.68%) Project Manager
15 29 (4.99%) Analyst Programmer
16 28 (4.82%) Consultant
16 28 (4.82%) Software Developer
17 27 (4.65%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (36.66%) .NET
2 160 (27.54%) HTML
3 136 (23.41%) CSS
4 102 (17.56%) ASP.NET
5 96 (16.52%) XML
6 90 (15.49%) jQuery
7 87 (14.97%) Ajax
8 85 (14.63%) Web Services
9 80 (13.77%) JSP
10 73 (12.56%) J2EE
11 49 (8.43%) Spring
12 48 (8.26%) WCF
13 44 (7.57%) Servlets
14 43 (7.40%) Struts
15 41 (7.06%) JDBC
16 38 (6.54%) WPF
17 36 (6.20%) .NET Framework
17 36 (6.20%) Hibernate
18 34 (5.85%) JMS
19 29 (4.99%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 46 (7.92%) Derivative
2 45 (7.75%) Fixed Income
3 41 (7.06%) Computer Science
4 26 (4.48%) Mathematics
5 24 (4.13%) Client/Server
6 23 (3.96%) Hedge funds
7 18 (3.10%) Open Source
8 16 (2.75%) Social Media
8 16 (2.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 15 (2.58%) Equity Derivative
10 14 (2.41%) Equities
10 14 (2.41%) Blog
11 12 (2.07%) Credit Derivative
12 10 (1.72%) Management Information System
13 8 (1.38%) SWIFT
14 6 (1.03%) Mobile App
14 6 (1.03%) Web 2.0
14 6 (1.03%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 4 (0.69%) N-Tier
15 4 (0.69%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 83 (14.29%) Windows
2 82 (14.11%) UNIX
3 45 (7.75%) Linux
4 16 (2.75%) AIX
5 13 (2.24%) Solaris
6 12 (2.07%) Android
7 11 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (1.38%) Windows XP
9 6 (1.03%) HPUX
10 5 (0.86%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.34%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.34%) 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
1 111 (19.10%) OO
2 98 (16.87%) Scrum
3 95 (16.35%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (12.39%) Project Management
5 71 (12.22%) MVC
6 66 (11.36%) Waterfall
7 56 (9.64%) Software Engineering
8 54 (9.29%) Web Development
9 53 (9.12%) UML
10 51 (8.78%) User Acceptance Testing
11 50 (8.61%) Unit Testing
11 50 (8.61%) Analytics
12 46 (7.92%) E-Commerce
13 45 (7.75%) TDD
14 44 (7.57%) PRINCE2
15 41 (7.06%) Continuous Integration
16 38 (6.54%) Stakeholder Management
16 38 (6.54%) Business Analysis
17 37 (6.37%) Software Testing
18 36 (6.20%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 277 (47.68%) SQL
2 241 (41.48%) C#
3 182 (31.33%) Java
4 135 (23.24%) JavaScript
5 103 (17.73%) VBA
6 41 (7.06%) VBScript
7 34 (5.85%) PL/SQL
8 27 (4.65%) Perl
9 25 (4.30%) C++
10 24 (4.13%) Python
11 20 (3.44%) T-SQL
11 20 (3.44%) Bash Shell
12 19 (3.27%) VB.NET
13 18 (3.10%) PHP
14 13 (2.24%) VB
14 13 (2.24%) Shell Script
15 11 (1.89%) C
16 8 (1.38%) VB6
17 6 (1.03%) XPath
18 3 (0.52%) RPG
Qualifications
1 114 (19.62%) Degree
2 23 (3.96%) ISTQB
3 21 (3.61%) ISEB
4 12 (2.07%) SC Cleared
4 12 (2.07%) Security Cleared
5 11 (1.89%) CCNA
5 11 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (1.20%) Sun Certification
7 7 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.86%) MCSE
9 5 (0.86%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.86%) MCITP
10 4 (0.69%) PMP
11 3 (0.52%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.34%) Postgraduate
12 2 (0.34%) CAPM
13 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (0.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (13.94%) QA
2 13 (2.24%) SLA
3 9 (1.55%) ISO 9001
3 9 (1.55%) COBIT
4 3 (0.52%) EMIR
4 3 (0.52%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.17%) TickIT
5 1 (0.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (0.86%) Active Directory
1 5 (0.86%) Hyper-V
2 4 (0.69%) Samba
Systems Management
1 7 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.17%) Control-M
Vendors
1 132 (22.72%) Microsoft
2 90 (15.49%) Oracle
3 76 (13.08%) IBM
4 31 (5.34%) JBoss
5 19 (3.27%) Telerik
6 17 (2.93%) HP
7 11 (1.89%) Cisco
8 8 (1.38%) Sencha
8 8 (1.38%) Splunk
9 7 (1.20%) Sun
10 6 (1.03%) Interwoven
10 6 (1.03%) Avaya
10 6 (1.03%) Alterian
10 6 (1.03%) Blue Martini
10 6 (1.03%) ATG
10 6 (1.03%) DevExpress
10 6 (1.03%) Elastic Path
10 6 (1.03%) Neolane
10 6 (1.03%) VMware
10 6 (1.03%) Serena
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Salary: £55000 to £75000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Sogeti
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £400 - £435 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Coventry Building Society
Salary: From £41,218 to £56,674 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + car allowance & bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
LV=
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + annual bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Zebra People
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum + bonus and benefits
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London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
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Tonbridge
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
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London
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Salary: £40 - £52000 per annum + company benefits
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London
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Salary: £520 - £40000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 6 days ago