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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 175 192 161
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -31
Permanent jobs citing RAD 33 17 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.70% 0.40% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.48% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 29 13 16
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £48,340
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £30,250 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,783 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-1.91% +5.92%
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
4078 3538 3235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 86.56% 82.64% 80.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3253 2764 2707
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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
Leeds 0 20 £33,750 -3.57% 1
Bradford +3 13 £45,000 +28.57%
Huddersfield - 1 £28,000 -
RAD
Yorkshire

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 38 (92.68%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (63.41%) .NET
3 25 (60.98%) SQL
3 25 (60.98%) Microsoft
4 18 (43.90%) C#
4 18 (43.90%) XML
5 17 (41.46%) ASP.NET
5 17 (41.46%) Web Services
5 17 (41.46%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (36.59%) JavaScript
7 14 (34.15%) HTML
7 14 (34.15%) SQL Server
7 14 (34.15%) Project Management
8 13 (31.71%) Visual Studio
8 13 (31.71%) CSS
8 13 (31.71%) MVC
8 13 (31.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (31.71%) .NET Framework
8 13 (31.71%) Waterfall
9 12 (29.27%) T-SQL
9 12 (29.27%) VB
9 12 (29.27%) Oracle
9 12 (29.27%) ISEB
9 12 (29.27%) Scrum
9 12 (29.27%) Banking
10 11 (26.83%) SOAP
10 11 (26.83%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (26.83%) E-Commerce
10 11 (26.83%) Finance
10 11 (26.83%) Software Testing

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 5 (12.20%) IIS
2 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (21.95%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (34.15%) SQL Server
2 13 (31.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (26.83%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (19.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (19.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (17.07%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (17.07%) PerformancePoint
5 7 (17.07%) Xcelsius
5 7 (17.07%) Oracle Discoverer
5 7 (17.07%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (9.76%) Informix
7 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (31.71%) Visual Studio
2 9 (21.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (9.76%) WebDriver
3 4 (9.76%) Selenium
4 3 (7.32%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.44%) Ant
5 1 (2.44%) Hudson
General
1 12 (29.27%) Banking
2 11 (26.83%) Finance
3 4 (9.76%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Tester
2 14 (34.15%) Developer
3 7 (17.07%) Systems Tester
4 5 (12.20%) Development Manager
4 5 (12.20%) .NET Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Automation Tester
5 4 (9.76%) Senior Automation Tester
5 4 (9.76%) Senior Tester
5 4 (9.76%) SQL Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Software Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Business Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) SQL DBA
6 3 (7.32%) DBA
7 2 (4.88%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Agile Project Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (63.41%) .NET
2 18 (43.90%) XML
3 17 (41.46%) ASP.NET
3 17 (41.46%) Web Services
4 14 (34.15%) HTML
5 13 (31.71%) CSS
5 13 (31.71%) .NET Framework
6 11 (26.83%) SOAP
7 9 (21.95%) JSON
8 8 (19.51%) WPF
8 8 (19.51%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (14.63%) HTML5
9 6 (14.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 6 (14.63%) WCF
10 5 (12.20%) jQuery
10 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (4.88%) BlazeDS
11 2 (4.88%) Swiz
11 2 (4.88%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (17.07%) Client/Server
3 4 (9.76%) Replication
4 1 (2.44%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (92.68%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (41.46%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (34.15%) Project Management
4 13 (31.71%) MVC
4 13 (31.71%) Waterfall
5 12 (29.27%) Scrum
6 11 (26.83%) Software Testing
6 11 (26.83%) E-Commerce
7 8 (19.51%) Web Development
7 8 (19.51%) Test Management
7 8 (19.51%) Test Scripting
7 8 (19.51%) System Testing
7 8 (19.51%) OWASP
7 8 (19.51%) Test Strategy
8 6 (14.63%) ETL
9 5 (12.20%) ITIL
9 5 (12.20%) OO
10 4 (9.76%) UML
10 4 (9.76%) SOA
10 4 (9.76%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 25 (60.98%) SQL
2 18 (43.90%) C#
3 15 (36.59%) JavaScript
4 12 (29.27%) T-SQL
4 12 (29.27%) VB
5 6 (14.63%) Java
6 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) ISEB
2 11 (26.83%) ISTQB
2 11 (26.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.51%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 25 (60.98%) Microsoft
2 12 (29.27%) Oracle
3 11 (26.83%) Google
4 7 (17.07%) Business Objects
4 7 (17.07%) SAP
5 1 (2.44%) IBM
5 1 (2.44%) Sencha
5 1 (2.44%) Splunk
5 1 (2.44%) HP