The first table below looks at the demand for RAD skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 18 April 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 West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 190 192 171
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -21
Permanent jobs citing RAD 7 10 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.14% 0.20% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.26% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 12
Average salary £48,214 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.44% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,286 £39,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £50,250 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £36,750 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+22.44% -4.54%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3890 3842 3367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 78.67% 76.70% 71.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3239 3221 2856
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
RAD
England

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

RAD Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

RAD
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

RAD Salary Trend in the West Midlands

RAD
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RAD across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

RAD Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

RAD
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RAD within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire - 3 £60,000 -
Coventry +10 2 £48,214 +20.53%
Birmingham -2 1 £50,000 +13.63%
Worcestershire - 1 £30,000 -
RAD
England

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) HTML
2 4 (30.77%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 4 (30.77%) J2EE
2 4 (30.77%) JSP
2 4 (30.77%) Servlets
2 4 (30.77%) SOAP
2 4 (30.77%) Struts
2 4 (30.77%) Web Services
2 4 (30.77%) XML
2 4 (30.77%) Eclipse
2 4 (30.77%) WSDL
2 4 (30.77%) IBM
2 4 (30.77%) Hibernate
2 4 (30.77%) Spring
2 4 (30.77%) JSF
2 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
2 4 (30.77%) Ajax
2 4 (30.77%) WebSphere Portal
2 4 (30.77%) IBM Connections
2 4 (30.77%) REST
3 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Scrum
3 3 (23.08%) ETL
3 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
3 3 (23.08%) UNIX
3 3 (23.08%) UML
3 3 (23.08%) DSDM
3 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
1 4 (30.77%) WebSphere Portal
1 4 (30.77%) IBM Connections
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (15.38%) Back Office
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
1 4 (30.77%) Java Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Team Leader
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) UNIX Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) UML Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Development Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Development Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
1 4 (30.77%) J2EE
1 4 (30.77%) JSP
1 4 (30.77%) Servlets
1 4 (30.77%) SOAP
1 4 (30.77%) Struts
1 4 (30.77%) Web Services
1 4 (30.77%) XML
1 4 (30.77%) WSDL
1 4 (30.77%) Hibernate
1 4 (30.77%) Spring
1 4 (30.77%) JSF
1 4 (30.77%) Ajax
1 4 (30.77%) REST
2 3 (23.08%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) JSR 286
3 1 (7.69%) WSRP
3 1 (7.69%) JSR 168
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
1 3 (23.08%) Scrum
1 3 (23.08%) ETL
1 3 (23.08%) UML
1 3 (23.08%) DSDM
2 2 (15.38%) RUP
2 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) Zachman Framework
2 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
2 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) Parallel Processing
2 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) Dimensional Modelling
2 2 (15.38%) BPMN
2 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
3 1 (7.69%) V-Model
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) SSADM
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) IBM
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft