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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 204 210 201
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Permanent jobs citing RAD 13 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.056% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.069% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 9
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,800
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £35,000 £44,800
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
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
4733 4342 4305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 84.47% 80.45% 79.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3874 3606 3659
Average salary £42,500 £42,350 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.35% +3.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,299 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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
Birmingham - 8 £50,000 -
Coventry - 2 £48,500 -
Warwickshire - 2 £35,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
RAD
England

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 15 (83.33%) .NET
2 13 (72.22%) Oracle
3 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
4 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (44.44%) Windows
6 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
6 7 (38.89%) SQL
6 7 (38.89%) Finance
7 6 (33.33%) jQuery
7 6 (33.33%) ITIL
7 6 (33.33%) C#
7 6 (33.33%) HTML
7 6 (33.33%) V-Model
8 5 (27.78%) Java
8 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
8 5 (27.78%) VB
8 5 (27.78%) CSS
8 5 (27.78%) XML
8 5 (27.78%) OLAP
8 5 (27.78%) VBA
8 5 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (27.78%) Data Modelling
8 5 (27.78%) Internet
8 5 (27.78%) System Testing
8 5 (27.78%) Release Management
8 5 (27.78%) Data Analysis
8 5 (27.78%) Oracle OLAP
9 4 (22.22%) Automotive
9 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
10 3 (16.67%) DevOps

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) OLAP
1 5 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle OLAP
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
3 3 (16.67%) IBM InfoSphere
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Development Manager
3 4 (22.22%) Software Developer
3 4 (22.22%) IT Development Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Lead Architect
4 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 3 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Developer
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (83.33%) .NET
2 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
3 6 (33.33%) jQuery
3 6 (33.33%) HTML
4 5 (27.78%) CSS
4 5 (27.78%) XML
5 1 (5.56%) WinForms
5 1 (5.56%) WPF
5 1 (5.56%) REST
5 1 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) ITIL
2 6 (33.33%) V-Model
3 5 (27.78%) Data Analysis
3 5 (27.78%) Release Management
3 5 (27.78%) System Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Data Modelling
4 3 (16.67%) UML
4 3 (16.67%) RUP
4 3 (16.67%) DSDM
4 3 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
4 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 3 (16.67%) Scrum
4 3 (16.67%) BPMN
4 3 (16.67%) SDLC
4 3 (16.67%) DevOps
5 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Matrix Management
5 2 (11.11%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) C#
3 5 (27.78%) Java
3 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 5 (27.78%) VB
3 5 (27.78%) VBA
4 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ISEB
1 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
1 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Oracle
2 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) Netezza
3 3 (16.67%) IBM