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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 229 207 183
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -24
Permanent jobs citing RAD 4 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.069% 0.040% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.080% 0.049% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 6
Average salary £62,500 £40,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.37% -4.11%
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
4996 4104 3465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 86.80% 82.54% 82.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4111 3503 2786
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 14 February 2016. 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
Warwickshire - 4 £62,500 -
RAD
England

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 6 (66.67%) Java
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
1 6 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Banking
3 4 (44.44%) Retail
3 4 (44.44%) Billing
3 4 (44.44%) Zachman Framework
3 4 (44.44%) TOGAF
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 4 (44.44%) SAP
3 4 (44.44%) UML
3 4 (44.44%) RUP
3 4 (44.44%) DSDM
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (44.44%) ArchiMate
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
3 4 (44.44%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) Mobile Computing
4 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (22.22%) CRM
4 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (22.22%) EAI
4 2 (22.22%) SOA
4 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SAP CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (22.22%) GIS
1 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
1 2 (22.22%) SAP BI
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Banking
2 4 (44.44%) Billing
2 4 (44.44%) Retail
3 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Applications Manager
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Domain Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Service Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Applications Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Client Services Manager
2 2 (22.22%) CRM Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Development Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) ArchiMate
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (44.44%) DSDM
3 4 (44.44%) RUP
3 4 (44.44%) SDLC
3 4 (44.44%) TOGAF
3 4 (44.44%) UML
3 4 (44.44%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) CRM
4 2 (22.22%) EAI
4 2 (22.22%) SOA
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
1 4 (44.44%) SAP
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) NetApp
2 2 (22.22%) VMware