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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 166 194 164
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -30
Permanent jobs citing RAD 39 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.83% 0.31% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.36% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 36 12 11
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £40,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £50,900 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
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
4200 4130 3103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 89.57% 84.72% 86.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3366 3203 2428
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing RAD across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RAD within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Leeds +23 25 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Bradford - 9 £25,000 -
RAD
Yorkshire

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 42 (97.67%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (76.74%) Scrum
3 25 (58.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 24 (55.81%) Microsoft
5 21 (48.84%) Finance
6 20 (46.51%) ISTQB
6 20 (46.51%) Test Scripting
6 20 (46.51%) .NET
7 19 (44.19%) MS Excel
8 18 (41.86%) Project Management
9 17 (39.53%) SQL
10 15 (34.88%) ISEB
10 15 (34.88%) Test Management
10 15 (34.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 15 (34.88%) Software Testing
10 15 (34.88%) QA
11 14 (32.56%) Test Strategy
11 14 (32.56%) System Testing
12 11 (25.58%) Client/Server
13 9 (20.93%) SDLC
14 8 (18.60%) CRM
14 8 (18.60%) Web Services
14 8 (18.60%) Degree
14 8 (18.60%) Computer Science
14 8 (18.60%) Dynamics CRM
15 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2
15 6 (13.95%) Software Delivery
16 5 (11.63%) Project Planning
16 5 (11.63%) Web Development
16 5 (11.63%) .NET Framework

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (44.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (58.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (11.63%) Selenium
General
1 21 (48.84%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (51.16%) Tester
2 21 (48.84%) Analyst
2 21 (48.84%) Test Analyst
3 17 (39.53%) Systems Tester
4 8 (18.60%) Junior
4 8 (18.60%) Junior Test Analyst
4 8 (18.60%) Junior Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Test Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) QA Tester
5 5 (11.63%) QA Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Developer
6 4 (9.30%) CRM Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Systems Test Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Project Manager
9 1 (2.33%) Agile Project Manager
9 1 (2.33%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.33%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (46.51%) .NET
2 8 (18.60%) Web Services
3 5 (11.63%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Client/Server
2 8 (18.60%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (97.67%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (76.74%) Scrum
3 20 (46.51%) Test Scripting
4 18 (41.86%) Project Management
5 15 (34.88%) Software Testing
5 15 (34.88%) Test Management
6 14 (32.56%) System Testing
6 14 (32.56%) Test Strategy
7 9 (20.93%) SDLC
8 8 (18.60%) CRM
9 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2
9 6 (13.95%) Software Delivery
10 5 (11.63%) Automation Testing
10 5 (11.63%) OWASP
10 5 (11.63%) Test Automation
10 5 (11.63%) Integration Testing
10 5 (11.63%) Project Planning
10 5 (11.63%) Web Development
11 3 (6.98%) Information Security
12 2 (4.65%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (39.53%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (46.51%) ISTQB
2 15 (34.88%) ISEB
2 15 (34.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (18.60%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (34.88%) QA
2 5 (11.63%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 24 (55.81%) Microsoft