The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 176 186 202
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +16
Permanent jobs citing RAD 21 30 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.54% 0.63% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.70% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 20 27 13
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £39,300 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
RAD
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3541 4302 4269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 90.66% 90.13% 87.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3003 3409 3386
Median salary £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the West Yorkshire region citing RAD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

RAD Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

RAD
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

RAD Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

RAD
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RAD across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

RAD Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

RAD
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RAD within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +16 16 £35,000 -
Wetherby - 4 £52,500 -
Bradford +2 3 £35,000 +40.00%
RAD
Yorkshire

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT jobs citing RAD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for RAD.

1 34 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (91.67%) Scrum
3 30 (83.33%) SDLC
4 21 (58.33%) Software Testing
5 20 (55.56%) Test Automation
5 20 (55.56%) SoapUI
5 20 (55.56%) C#
6 19 (52.78%) Waterfall
7 17 (47.22%) Test Scripting
8 16 (44.44%) ISTQB
8 16 (44.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 15 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 15 (41.67%) Test Management
9 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
10 14 (38.89%) SQL
11 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
11 13 (36.11%) QA
12 12 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
12 12 (33.33%) Test Strategy
12 12 (33.33%) Project Management
12 12 (33.33%) Finance
13 11 (30.56%) ASP.NET
13 11 (30.56%) System Testing
13 11 (30.56%) Selenium
13 11 (30.56%) SQL Server 2012
14 10 (27.78%) Defect Management
14 10 (27.78%) XML
14 10 (27.78%) ISEB
15 9 (25.00%) XSD
15 9 (25.00%) JMS

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (25.00%) Confluence
1 9 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
2 11 (30.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (55.56%) SoapUI
2 15 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (30.56%) Selenium
4 9 (25.00%) Hudson
4 9 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 9 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 12 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Tester
2 14 (38.89%) Analyst
3 12 (33.33%) Test Analyst
4 11 (30.56%) Systems Analyst
4 11 (30.56%) Systems Test Analyst
5 9 (25.00%) Head of Development
5 9 (25.00%) SOA Tester
6 8 (22.22%) Systems Tester
7 7 (19.44%) Head of Application Development
8 5 (13.89%) SQL Analyst
9 4 (11.11%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 4 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
9 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Analyst
10 2 (5.56%) Business Analyst
11 1 (2.78%) Head of Applications
11 1 (2.78%) Senior Analyst
11 1 (2.78%) Senior Test Analyst
11 1 (2.78%) Technical Analyst
11 1 (2.78%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (30.56%) ASP.NET
2 10 (27.78%) XML
3 9 (25.00%) JMS
3 9 (25.00%) SOAP
3 9 (25.00%) WSDL
3 9 (25.00%) XSD
4 7 (19.44%) .NET
5 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.33%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.56%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (91.67%) Scrum
3 30 (83.33%) SDLC
4 21 (58.33%) Software Testing
5 20 (55.56%) Test Automation
6 19 (52.78%) Waterfall
7 17 (47.22%) Test Scripting
8 15 (41.67%) Test Management
9 12 (33.33%) Project Management
9 12 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
9 12 (33.33%) Test Strategy
10 11 (30.56%) System Testing
11 10 (27.78%) Defect Management
12 9 (25.00%) Automated Testing
12 9 (25.00%) Change Control
12 9 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (25.00%) Kanban
12 9 (25.00%) Performance Testing
12 9 (25.00%) SOA
12 9 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (55.56%) C#
2 14 (38.89%) SQL
3 9 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (44.44%) ISTQB
1 16 (44.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 10 (27.78%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (36.11%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.00%) Oracle