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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 709 554 544
Rank change year-on-year
-155 -10
Permanent jobs citing RAD 179 339 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.33% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.40% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 159 276 263
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%

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
87329 85491 87260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.68% 82.25% 80.08%
Number of salaries quoted 71992 68288 74041
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -101 177 £57,500 +27.77% 16
London -61 116 £67,500 +42.10% 5
City of London -17 46 £67,500 +45.94% 2
Yorkshire +4 26 £32,500 -21.21% 2
West Yorkshire +7 25 £32,500 -21.21% 2
Leeds -1 21 £32,500 -31.57% 2
South East -47 15 £43,750 -7.89% 2
South West -22 9 £41,250 -8.33% 4
Berkshire +3 7 £45,000 +42.85%
Reading - 5 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire +10 4 £35,000 -53.33%
Milton Keynes +1 4 £35,000 -53.33%
East Midlands +24 3 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Cirencester +3 3 £37,500 -31.81%
Bradford +1 3 £40,000 +14.28%
North West -11 3 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Manchester -13 3 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Gloucestershire -21 3 £37,500 -16.66%
East of England -62 3 £47,500 +5.55%
Dorset - 3 £42,500 - 4
Nottinghamshire - 3 £40,000 - 1
Nottingham - 3 £40,000 - 1
Worcestershire +7 2 £40,750 -4.11% 1
Bristol +2 2 £65,000 -
Worcester -12 2 £40,750 -4.11%
Surrey -24 2 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Hertfordshire -25 2 - -
West Midlands -27 2 £40,750 -4.11% 1
Herefordshire - 2 £40,750 -
Bromsgrove - 2 £40,750 - 1

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 297 (59.40%) Agile Software Development
2 197 (39.40%) Finance
3 193 (38.60%) SQL
4 151 (30.20%) C#
5 145 (29.00%) .NET
6 134 (26.80%) Scrum
7 120 (24.00%) SQL Server
8 111 (22.20%) VBA
9 99 (19.80%) HTML
10 95 (19.00%) Java
10 95 (19.00%) Microsoft
11 90 (18.00%) Degree
12 89 (17.80%) CSS
13 85 (17.00%) Waterfall
14 81 (16.20%) Project Management
15 79 (15.80%) Web Services
16 75 (15.00%) OO
16 75 (15.00%) JavaScript
17 72 (14.40%) ASP.NET
18 69 (13.80%) XML
19 68 (13.60%) Windows
20 64 (12.80%) jQuery
21 63 (12.60%) MVC
22 59 (11.80%) Front Office
22 59 (11.80%) Stakeholder Management
22 59 (11.80%) DSDM
22 59 (11.80%) Relational Database
23 58 (11.60%) Oracle
24 57 (11.40%) Fixed Income
25 56 (11.20%) Web Development

RAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 36 (7.20%) WebSphere
2 27 (5.40%) WebSphere Application Server
3 25 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 20 (4.00%) IIS
5 12 (2.40%) Tomcat
6 11 (2.20%) Oracle Application Server
7 10 (2.00%) Oracle 10gAS
8 9 (1.80%) JBoss
9 7 (1.40%) FileNet
10 6 (1.20%) CMS
10 6 (1.20%) IBM HTTP Server
11 3 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.40%) Oracle Coherence
12 2 (0.40%) GemFire
12 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.40%) Lync
12 2 (0.40%) Node.js
13 1 (0.20%) Documentum
Applications
1 45 (9.00%) MS Excel
2 22 (4.40%) MS Office
3 11 (2.20%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.80%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (1.40%) MS Project
6 5 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (2.00%) Markit EDM
2 5 (1.00%) Bond Adapt
3 3 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.40%) Tridion
4 2 (0.40%) Endur
4 2 (0.40%) Findur
4 2 (0.40%) SimCorp Dimension
4 2 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.40%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.40%) TCP/IP
2 19 (3.80%) WAN
3 17 (3.40%) VoIP
4 16 (3.20%) Wireshark
5 15 (3.00%) VLAN
5 15 (3.00%) H.323
5 15 (3.00%) RTP
5 15 (3.00%) DHCP
6 6 (1.20%) HTTP
7 5 (1.00%) FTP
8 4 (0.80%) LAN
9 2 (0.40%) Internet
10 1 (0.20%) SWIFTNet
10 1 (0.20%) CTI
10 1 (0.20%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 59 (11.80%) Relational Database
3 42 (8.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 29 (5.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 28 (5.60%) Data Warehouse
6 22 (4.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (3.60%) SQL Server 2005
8 17 (3.40%) Oracle Discoverer
8 17 (3.40%) RDBMS
9 16 (3.20%) Crystal Reports
9 16 (3.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 15 (3.00%) DB2
11 14 (2.80%) Xcelsius
12 13 (2.60%) Oracle Database
12 13 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
12 13 (2.60%) QlikView
13 11 (2.20%) Oracle Database 10g
14 9 (1.80%) NoSQL
15 7 (1.40%) PerformancePoint
15 7 (1.40%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 40 (8.00%) Selenium
2 28 (5.60%) Eclipse
3 23 (4.60%) Visual Studio
3 23 (4.60%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (4.40%) JIRA
5 16 (3.20%) Subversion
6 15 (3.00%) FogBugz
7 14 (2.80%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 14 (2.80%) Git (software)
7 14 (2.80%) Maven
8 13 (2.60%) Oracle Forms
8 13 (2.60%) Ant
8 13 (2.60%) JUnit
9 12 (2.40%) Rational Application Developer
10 11 (2.20%) PVCS
11 10 (2.00%) Toad
11 10 (2.00%) JDeveloper
11 10 (2.00%) TestDirector
12 9 (1.80%) Apache Ivy
12 9 (1.80%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 197 (39.40%) Finance
2 59 (11.80%) Front Office
3 53 (10.60%) Banking
4 48 (9.60%) Telecoms
5 27 (5.40%) Retail
6 18 (3.60%) Investment Banking
7 13 (2.60%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.40%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.40%) Legal
9 6 (1.20%) Law
10 5 (1.00%) Games
10 5 (1.00%) Publishing
11 4 (0.80%) Advertising
11 4 (0.80%) Back Office
12 3 (0.60%) Marketing
12 3 (0.60%) Local Government
13 2 (0.40%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.40%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.20%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 258 (51.60%) Developer
2 94 (18.80%) Analyst
3 81 (16.20%) Business Analyst
4 50 (10.00%) RAD Developer
5 49 (9.80%) Excel Developer
6 44 (8.80%) Tester
7 36 (7.20%) VBA Developer
7 36 (7.20%) Project Manager
8 35 (7.00%) Senior Developer
9 32 (6.40%) .NET Developer
9 32 (6.40%) Agile Business Analyst
10 30 (6.00%) Java Developer
11 27 (5.40%) C# Developer
12 24 (4.80%) Software Tester
13 23 (4.60%) Excel VBA Developer
14 21 (4.20%) Software Engineer
15 19 (3.80%) Consultant
16 17 (3.40%) SQL Developer
17 16 (3.20%) ASP.NET Developer
17 16 (3.20%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (29.00%) .NET
2 99 (19.80%) HTML
3 89 (17.80%) CSS
4 79 (15.80%) Web Services
5 72 (14.40%) ASP.NET
6 69 (13.80%) XML
7 64 (12.80%) jQuery
8 37 (7.40%) JSP
9 31 (6.20%) Ajax
10 30 (6.00%) WCF
11 24 (4.80%) Struts
12 22 (4.40%) RESTful
12 22 (4.40%) WPF
13 20 (4.00%) JDBC
13 20 (4.00%) JSON
14 18 (3.60%) J2EE
14 18 (3.60%) HTML5
15 16 (3.20%) ASP.NET MVC
15 16 (3.20%) .NET Framework
16 15 (3.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 57 (11.40%) Fixed Income
2 46 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (8.00%) Derivative
4 30 (6.00%) Computer Science
5 28 (5.60%) Open Source
6 22 (4.40%) Management Information System
7 17 (3.40%) Equity Derivative
8 15 (3.00%) Equities
8 15 (3.00%) Client/Server
9 13 (2.60%) Hedge funds
10 12 (2.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 12 (2.40%) User Experience
11 10 (2.00%) Algorithms
12 8 (1.60%) Mathematics
12 8 (1.60%) Mobile App
13 7 (1.40%) Visualisation
13 7 (1.40%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 7 (1.40%) Credit Derivative
14 6 (1.20%) PMI
14 6 (1.20%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 68 (13.60%) Windows
2 36 (7.20%) UNIX
3 26 (5.20%) Linux
4 10 (2.00%) Windows XP
4 10 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (1.20%) AIX
5 6 (1.20%) Solaris
6 4 (0.80%) Android
7 3 (0.60%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (59.40%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (26.80%) Scrum
3 85 (17.00%) Waterfall
4 81 (16.20%) Project Management
5 75 (15.00%) OO
6 63 (12.60%) MVC
7 59 (11.80%) Stakeholder Management
7 59 (11.80%) DSDM
8 56 (11.20%) Web Development
9 51 (10.20%) RUP
10 50 (10.00%) UML
11 48 (9.60%) PRINCE2
12 45 (9.00%) User Acceptance Testing
13 43 (8.60%) TDD
14 41 (8.20%) Asset Management
14 41 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
15 40 (8.00%) E-Commerce
16 39 (7.80%) Software Engineering
17 37 (7.40%) Software Testing
18 33 (6.60%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 193 (38.60%) SQL
2 151 (30.20%) C#
3 111 (22.20%) VBA
4 95 (19.00%) Java
5 75 (15.00%) JavaScript
6 38 (7.60%) T-SQL
7 35 (7.00%) PL/SQL
8 34 (6.80%) C++
9 27 (5.40%) VB
10 14 (2.80%) VB.NET
10 14 (2.80%) VBScript
11 13 (2.60%) Python
12 11 (2.20%) Perl
13 7 (1.40%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.20%) PHP
14 6 (1.20%) Delphi
14 6 (1.20%) Bash Shell
15 5 (1.00%) Scala
16 3 (0.60%) VB6
17 2 (0.40%) C
Qualifications
1 90 (18.00%) Degree
2 39 (7.80%) ISTQB
3 35 (7.00%) ISEB
4 22 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (3.60%) CCNA
6 16 (3.20%) SC Cleared
6 16 (3.20%) Security Cleared
7 15 (3.00%) MCITP
7 15 (3.00%) MCSE
8 12 (2.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (1.20%) PMI Certification
9 6 (1.20%) Sun Certification
10 5 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (1.00%) CFA
10 5 (1.00%) PMP
11 4 (0.80%) PgMP
12 3 (0.60%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.60%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (10.20%) QA
2 11 (2.20%) Solvency II
3 10 (2.00%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.20%) ISO 9001
5 5 (1.00%) WCAG
6 2 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (3.00%) Hyper-V
1 15 (3.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.20%) Netcool
3 1 (0.20%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 1 (0.20%) Control-M
Vendors
1 95 (19.00%) Microsoft
2 58 (11.60%) Oracle
3 29 (5.80%) IBM
4 18 (3.60%) Cisco
5 17 (3.40%) Business Objects
6 16 (3.20%) Avaya
6 16 (3.20%) VMware
7 15 (3.00%) Google
8 10 (2.00%) Serena
9 9 (1.80%) Telerik
10 7 (1.40%) SAP
11 6 (1.20%) HP
11 6 (1.20%) Sun
12 4 (0.80%) Cognos
12 4 (0.80%) Zend
13 3 (0.60%) Reuters
13 3 (0.60%) Bloomberg
13 3 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (0.60%) Mapinfo
13 3 (0.60%) ESRI
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