The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Watford region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 66 52 40
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -12
Permanent jobs citing RAD 8 5 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.36% 1.51% 7.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 1.95% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
501 257 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 85.20% 77.64% 78.03%
Number of salaries quoted 344 188 182
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
RAD
Hertfordshire

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 31 July 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 10 (100.00%) HTML
1 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 10 (100.00%) Perl
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) J2EE
1 10 (100.00%) DB2
1 10 (100.00%) JUnit
1 10 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 10 (100.00%) JDBC
1 10 (100.00%) JSP
1 10 (100.00%) Struts
1 10 (100.00%) XML
1 10 (100.00%) UNIX
1 10 (100.00%) XHTML
1 10 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 10 (100.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 10 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 10 (100.00%) IBM
1 10 (100.00%) Finance
1 10 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 10 (100.00%) Retail
1 10 (100.00%) Content Management
1 10 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 10 (100.00%) JSTL
1 10 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 8 (80.00%) Subversion
2 8 (80.00%) JMS
2 8 (80.00%) Solaris
2 8 (80.00%) Linux

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 10 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (60.00%) MQSeries
3 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (20.00%) IIS
3 2 (20.00%) IBM HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Internet
2 2 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) DB2
2 6 (60.00%) RDBMS
2 6 (60.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (100.00%) JUnit
1 10 (100.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 10 (100.00%) Eclipse
2 8 (80.00%) Subversion
3 6 (60.00%) Ant
3 6 (60.00%) Log4j
4 4 (40.00%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 10 (100.00%) Finance
1 10 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 10 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
1 10 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Support Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) HTML
1 10 (100.00%) J2EE
1 10 (100.00%) JDBC
1 10 (100.00%) JSP
1 10 (100.00%) Struts
1 10 (100.00%) XML
1 10 (100.00%) XHTML
1 10 (100.00%) JSTL
2 8 (80.00%) JMS
3 6 (60.00%) XSLT
3 6 (60.00%) Servlets
3 6 (60.00%) EJB
3 6 (60.00%) XMLBeans
3 6 (60.00%) Ajax
4 4 (40.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) UNIX
2 8 (80.00%) Solaris
2 8 (80.00%) Linux
3 6 (60.00%) HPUX
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 10 (100.00%) Content Management
2 6 (60.00%) UML
2 6 (60.00%) OO
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (40.00%) Web Development
3 4 (40.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 10 (100.00%) Perl
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 6 (60.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) IBM
2 6 (60.00%) Interwoven
2 6 (60.00%) Blue Martini
2 6 (60.00%) ATG
2 6 (60.00%) Elastic Path
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 4 (40.00%) Sun