The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 61 55 41
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -14
Permanent jobs citing RAD 8 7 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.52% 1.94% 6.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 2.58% 8.28%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
RAD
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
438 271 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 83.27% 75.28% 79.67%
Number of salaries quoted 305 196 184
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing RAD across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

RAD Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

RAD
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RAD across the Watford region.

RAD Salary Trend in Watford

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region 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 12 (100.00%) HTML
1 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 12 (100.00%) Perl
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) J2EE
1 12 (100.00%) JUnit
1 12 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 12 (100.00%) DB2
1 12 (100.00%) JDBC
1 12 (100.00%) JSP
1 12 (100.00%) UNIX
1 12 (100.00%) Solaris
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
1 12 (100.00%) Struts
1 12 (100.00%) XML
1 12 (100.00%) XHTML
1 12 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 12 (100.00%) JMS
1 12 (100.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 12 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 12 (100.00%) IBM
1 12 (100.00%) Finance
1 12 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 12 (100.00%) Retail
1 12 (100.00%) Subversion
1 12 (100.00%) Content Management
1 12 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 12 (100.00%) JSTL
1 12 (100.00%) Bash Shell

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region 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 12 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 12 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 6 (50.00%) MQSeries
2 6 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (50.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Internet
1 6 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) DB2
2 6 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (50.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) JUnit
1 12 (100.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 12 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 12 (100.00%) Subversion
2 6 (50.00%) Rational Application Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Log4j
2 6 (50.00%) Ant
General
1 12 (100.00%) Finance
1 12 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 12 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
1 12 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Consultant
2 5 (41.67%) Support Consultant
2 5 (41.67%) Java Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Java Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) HTML
1 12 (100.00%) J2EE
1 12 (100.00%) JDBC
1 12 (100.00%) JSP
1 12 (100.00%) Struts
1 12 (100.00%) XML
1 12 (100.00%) XHTML
1 12 (100.00%) JMS
1 12 (100.00%) JSTL
2 6 (50.00%) XMLBeans
2 6 (50.00%) Ajax
2 6 (50.00%) XSLT
2 6 (50.00%) Servlets
2 6 (50.00%) EJB
2 6 (50.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) UNIX
1 12 (100.00%) Solaris
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) AIX
2 6 (50.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 12 (100.00%) Content Management
2 6 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (50.00%) Web Development
2 6 (50.00%) MVC
2 6 (50.00%) UML
2 6 (50.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 12 (100.00%) Perl
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 6 (50.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) IBM
2 6 (50.00%) Elastic Path
2 6 (50.00%) Blue Martini
2 6 (50.00%) ATG
2 6 (50.00%) Sun
2 6 (50.00%) Interwoven
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle