The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 216 193 197
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +4
Permanent jobs citing RAD 4 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.072% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.090% 0.24% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 6
Average salary £35,000 £38,750 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.67% +21.09%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
RAD
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4448 4205 3711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.90% 78.31% 76.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3741 3558 3141
Average salary £42,350 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.87% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
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 1 October 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
Worcestershire - 3 £35,000 -
Warwickshire -1 1 £42,500 +21.42%
RAD
England

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) Eclipse
2 3 (42.86%) WSDL
2 3 (42.86%) SOAP
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
2 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 3 (42.86%) Spring
2 3 (42.86%) Logistics
2 3 (42.86%) REST
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) VB
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) MS Access
4 1 (14.29%) OOP
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) MySQL
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (14.29%) SQLite
4 1 (14.29%) WordPress
4 1 (14.29%) DevExpress
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 1 (14.29%) WordPress
1 1 (14.29%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MS Access
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Eclipse
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Access Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Excel Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Lead Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Lead C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) WSDL
2 3 (42.86%) SOAP
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
2 3 (42.86%) Spring
2 3 (42.86%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (14.29%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Logistics
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) OOP
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) VB
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) DevExpress
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Blithe Computer Systems Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum negotiable dependent upon experience
Posted: 15 days ago