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

Location
3 months to
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 630 617 450
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -167
Permanent jobs citing RAD 283 265 551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.24% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.31% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 225 196 485
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £90,000 £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
94309 86678 92881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.60% 79.31% 77.71%
Number of salaries quoted 75306 70812 78929
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 -22 240 £50,000 +11.11% 32
London -6 143 £65,000 +8.33% 21
Scotland +11 34 £35,000 -
City of London -22 34 £70,000 +21.73% 9
Glasgow +10 28 £35,000 -
South East -9 27 £40,000 -5.88% 2
East of England -8 20 £45,000 +12.50% 4
East Midlands +3 17 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Yorkshire -32 17 £42,500 +25.00%
West Yorkshire -23 16 £45,000 +32.35%
Leeds -28 16 £45,000 +36.36%
Nottingham - 16 £47,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 16 £47,500 - 1
Hertfordshire -10 12 £42,500 +6.25% 1
South West -10 10 £70,000 +55.55%
Watford -6 9 - - 1
Berkshire -3 7 £40,000 -
Surrey -4 7 £47,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 6 £30,000 - 1
Milton Keynes - 6 £30,000 - 1
Bristol +2 5 £77,500 -
Edinburgh -11 5 £70,000 -
North West -28 5 £55,000 +57.14% 4
Reigate - 5 £47,500 -
Paddington +1 4 £30,000 -36.84%
Gloucestershire -9 4 £45,000 -
West Midlands -10 4 £35,000 -6.66%
Manchester -16 4 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Maidenhead - 4 £40,000 -
Essex - 4 £45,000 - 1

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 295 (48.68%) SQL
2 254 (41.91%) C#
3 227 (37.46%) .NET
4 217 (35.81%) Finance
5 185 (30.53%) Java
6 157 (25.91%) HTML
7 149 (24.59%) SQL Server
8 137 (22.61%) JavaScript
9 136 (22.44%) Microsoft
10 133 (21.95%) CSS
11 122 (20.13%) Degree
12 118 (19.47%) OO
13 110 (18.15%) VBA
14 105 (17.33%) Front Office
15 104 (17.16%) ASP.NET
16 100 (16.50%) Agile Software Development
17 99 (16.34%) XML
18 96 (15.84%) Oracle
19 90 (14.85%) Ajax
20 89 (14.69%) jQuery
20 89 (14.69%) Web Services
20 89 (14.69%) Scrum
21 87 (14.36%) UNIX
21 87 (14.36%) Windows
22 84 (13.86%) MS Excel
22 84 (13.86%) QA
23 79 (13.04%) JSP
24 74 (12.21%) J2EE
24 74 (12.21%) Banking
25 73 (12.05%) Eclipse

RAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 (10.56%) WebSphere
2 58 (9.57%) WebSphere Application Server
3 51 (8.42%) SharePoint
4 31 (5.12%) Tomcat
5 30 (4.95%) IIS
6 16 (2.64%) Apache
7 15 (2.48%) CMS
8 10 (1.65%) IBM HTTP Server
9 7 (1.16%) MQSeries
9 7 (1.16%) Apache Solr
9 7 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (0.99%) Oracle Application Server
10 6 (0.99%) Oracle 10gAS
11 5 (0.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 5 (0.83%) Mule
11 5 (0.83%) Node.js
12 3 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.33%) GemFire
13 2 (0.33%) Documentum
Applications
1 84 (13.86%) MS Excel
2 38 (6.27%) MS Office
3 21 (3.47%) MS Visio
4 18 (2.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (1.82%) MS Project
5 11 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.99%) FastStats
7 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (0.99%) Tridion
2 3 (0.50%) Visualfiles
3 2 (0.33%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.17%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.17%) Agresso
4 1 (0.17%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (2.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (6.93%) Internet
2 21 (3.47%) Intranet
3 14 (2.31%) SNMP
4 10 (1.65%) HTTP
5 7 (1.16%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.83%) VoIP
6 5 (0.83%) WAN
7 3 (0.50%) Wireshark
7 3 (0.50%) VLAN
7 3 (0.50%) H.323
7 3 (0.50%) RTP
7 3 (0.50%) DHCP
7 3 (0.50%) SWIFTNet
8 2 (0.33%) FTP
8 2 (0.33%) LAN
9 1 (0.17%) Network Security
9 1 (0.17%) Extranet
9 1 (0.17%) SAN
9 1 (0.17%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (24.59%) SQL Server
2 69 (11.39%) Relational Database
3 37 (6.11%) DB2
3 37 (6.11%) RDBMS
4 31 (5.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 29 (4.79%) Oracle Database
6 28 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 27 (4.46%) SQL Server 2005
8 26 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 20 (3.30%) Oracle Database 10g
10 17 (2.81%) MS Access
11 15 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
12 13 (2.15%) DTS
13 12 (1.98%) MySQL
14 10 (1.65%) SQL Server 2000
15 8 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 6 (0.99%) Oracle Discoverer
16 6 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
16 6 (0.99%) QlikView
17 5 (0.83%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 73 (12.05%) Eclipse
2 42 (6.93%) Visual Studio
3 31 (5.12%) Selenium
3 31 (5.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 27 (4.46%) Ant
5 23 (3.80%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 23 (3.80%) JUnit
6 21 (3.47%) Rational Application Developer
7 20 (3.30%) Subversion
8 18 (2.97%) WebDriver
9 17 (2.81%) MyEclipse
10 13 (2.15%) WinRunner
10 13 (2.15%) TestComplete
10 13 (2.15%) Ranorex
11 12 (1.98%) JIRA
12 11 (1.82%) Log4j
12 11 (1.82%) Toad
12 11 (1.82%) SoapUI
13 9 (1.49%) Hudson
14 8 (1.32%) ClearCase
General
1 217 (35.81%) Finance
2 105 (17.33%) Front Office
3 74 (12.21%) Banking
4 39 (6.44%) Telecoms
5 38 (6.27%) Retail
6 31 (5.12%) Investment Banking
7 29 (4.79%) Law
8 26 (4.29%) Legal
9 24 (3.96%) Advertising
10 22 (3.63%) Financial Institution
11 21 (3.47%) Marketing
11 21 (3.47%) Manufacturing
12 11 (1.82%) Publishing
13 8 (1.32%) Games
14 6 (0.99%) Back Office
15 2 (0.33%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.33%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.17%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 359 (59.24%) Developer
2 119 (19.64%) Analyst
3 72 (11.88%) Java Developer
4 68 (11.22%) C# Developer
5 58 (9.57%) .NET Developer
6 53 (8.75%) Business Analyst
7 45 (7.43%) Software Engineer
8 44 (7.26%) Excel Developer
8 44 (7.26%) RAD Developer
9 42 (6.93%) C# .NET Developer
10 40 (6.60%) Tester
11 39 (6.44%) Applications Developer
12 37 (6.11%) Programmer
13 36 (5.94%) VBA Developer
14 34 (5.61%) Architect
15 33 (5.45%) Senior Developer
16 31 (5.12%) Project Manager
17 29 (4.79%) Analyst Programmer
17 29 (4.79%) Software Developer
18 28 (4.62%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 227 (37.46%) .NET
2 157 (25.91%) HTML
3 133 (21.95%) CSS
4 104 (17.16%) ASP.NET
5 99 (16.34%) XML
6 90 (14.85%) Ajax
7 89 (14.69%) jQuery
7 89 (14.69%) Web Services
8 79 (13.04%) JSP
9 74 (12.21%) J2EE
10 49 (8.09%) Spring
11 47 (7.76%) WCF
12 46 (7.59%) Servlets
13 43 (7.10%) Struts
14 42 (6.93%) WPF
15 41 (6.77%) .NET Framework
16 38 (6.27%) Hibernate
16 38 (6.27%) JDBC
17 33 (5.45%) JMS
18 30 (4.95%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 52 (8.58%) Derivative
2 47 (7.76%) Fixed Income
3 45 (7.43%) Computer Science
4 30 (4.95%) Mathematics
5 26 (4.29%) Hedge funds
5 26 (4.29%) Client/Server
6 16 (2.64%) Open Source
6 16 (2.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 16 (2.64%) Equity Derivative
7 15 (2.48%) Social Media
8 14 (2.31%) Blog
8 14 (2.31%) Credit Derivative
8 14 (2.31%) Equities
9 8 (1.32%) SWIFT
9 8 (1.32%) Management Information System
10 6 (0.99%) Mobile App
10 6 (0.99%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 6 (0.99%) Web 2.0
11 5 (0.83%) iPhone
12 4 (0.66%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 87 (14.36%) UNIX
1 87 (14.36%) Windows
2 41 (6.77%) Linux
3 17 (2.81%) AIX
4 13 (2.15%) Android
5 11 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (1.82%) Solaris
6 8 (1.32%) Windows XP
7 6 (0.99%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.99%) HPUX
8 2 (0.33%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.33%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (19.47%) OO
2 100 (16.50%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (14.69%) Scrum
4 72 (11.88%) Project Management
5 71 (11.72%) MVC
6 70 (11.55%) Waterfall
7 59 (9.74%) Software Engineering
8 56 (9.24%) UML
9 53 (8.75%) Web Development
9 53 (8.75%) Analytics
10 50 (8.25%) Unit Testing
10 50 (8.25%) TDD
11 49 (8.09%) User Acceptance Testing
12 45 (7.43%) PRINCE2
13 42 (6.93%) E-Commerce
14 41 (6.77%) SOA
15 40 (6.60%) Business Analysis
16 38 (6.27%) Continuous Integration
17 35 (5.78%) Software Testing
17 35 (5.78%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 295 (48.68%) SQL
2 254 (41.91%) C#
3 185 (30.53%) Java
4 137 (22.61%) JavaScript
5 110 (18.15%) VBA
6 43 (7.10%) VBScript
7 31 (5.12%) PL/SQL
8 29 (4.79%) C++
9 27 (4.46%) Perl
9 27 (4.46%) T-SQL
10 24 (3.96%) Python
11 19 (3.14%) VB.NET
12 18 (2.97%) Bash Shell
12 18 (2.97%) PHP
13 15 (2.48%) Shell Script
14 12 (1.98%) C
14 12 (1.98%) VB
15 8 (1.32%) VB6
16 6 (0.99%) XPath
17 3 (0.50%) RPG
Qualifications
1 122 (20.13%) Degree
2 19 (3.14%) ISTQB
3 18 (2.97%) ISEB
4 11 (1.82%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.82%) Security Cleared
5 9 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 9 (1.49%) CCNA
5 9 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (0.99%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.83%) Sun Certification
9 4 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.66%) Oracle Certification
9 4 (0.66%) PMP
10 3 (0.50%) MCITP
10 3 (0.50%) MCSE
11 2 (0.33%) Postgraduate
11 2 (0.33%) CAPM
12 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (13.86%) QA
2 13 (2.15%) SLA
3 11 (1.82%) COBIT
4 10 (1.65%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.50%) EMIR
5 3 (0.50%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.17%) WCAG
6 1 (0.17%) TickIT
System Software
1 7 (1.16%) Samba
2 3 (0.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.17%) Control-M
Vendors
1 136 (22.44%) Microsoft
2 96 (15.84%) Oracle
3 71 (11.72%) IBM
4 35 (5.78%) JBoss
5 19 (3.14%) Telerik
6 16 (2.64%) HP
7 9 (1.49%) Cisco
8 8 (1.32%) Sencha
8 8 (1.32%) Splunk
9 6 (0.99%) Neolane
9 6 (0.99%) DevExpress
9 6 (0.99%) Elastic Path
9 6 (0.99%) Interwoven
9 6 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (0.99%) ATG
9 6 (0.99%) Serena
9 6 (0.99%) ION Trading
9 6 (0.99%) Alterian
9 6 (0.99%) Blue Martini
9 6 (0.99%) Unica
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Nottinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackburn
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: 4 days ago
Carnforth, Lancashire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Salary Negotiable for the right candidate
Posted: 4 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Sogeti
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £600.00 - £750.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Wigan
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Bolton
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £44000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago