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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 202 200 181
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -19
Permanent jobs citing RAD 7 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.14% 0.31% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.37% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 8
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +67.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £43,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +28.57%
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
4275 4316 3180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 86.94% 84.43% 80.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3341 3471 2501
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -1 6 £55,000 -
RAD
Yorkshire

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 31 (93.94%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (66.67%) Project Management
3 21 (63.64%) .NET
4 20 (60.61%) SQL
4 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
5 17 (51.52%) Finance
6 15 (45.45%) Scrum
7 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET
7 11 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (33.33%) Test Management
7 11 (33.33%) Test Scripting
7 11 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (33.33%) Test Strategy
8 10 (30.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 10 (30.30%) System Testing
8 10 (30.30%) PCI DSS
8 10 (30.30%) OWASP
8 10 (30.30%) ISTQB
8 10 (30.30%) C#
8 10 (30.30%) ISEB
8 10 (30.30%) Software Testing
9 9 (27.27%) Client/Server
9 9 (27.27%) ITIL
9 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
10 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (21.21%) MVC
11 7 (21.21%) HTML
11 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
11 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
11 7 (21.21%) CSS

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (15.15%) IIS
2 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
3 6 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (15.15%) Oracle Discoverer
4 5 (15.15%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (15.15%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (15.15%) PerformancePoint
4 5 (15.15%) Xcelsius
5 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.03%) Informix
Development Applications
1 11 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
General
1 17 (51.52%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Banking
3 4 (12.12%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Legal
4 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Tester
2 10 (30.30%) Systems Tester
3 7 (21.21%) Project Manager
4 6 (18.18%) Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Agile Project Manager
5 5 (15.15%) Development Manager
6 4 (12.12%) .NET Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Software Delivery Project Manager
7 3 (9.09%) Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Business Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Agile Business Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) SQL Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Product Manager
9 1 (3.03%) Product Development Manager
9 1 (3.03%) IT Development Manager
9 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Software Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (63.64%) .NET
2 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 7 (21.21%) CSS
3 7 (21.21%) Web Services
3 7 (21.21%) XML
3 7 (21.21%) HTML
4 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (18.18%) .NET Framework
4 6 (18.18%) JSON
5 5 (15.15%) WCF
5 5 (15.15%) WPF
5 5 (15.15%) jQuery
5 5 (15.15%) HTML5
5 5 (15.15%) Entity Framework
5 5 (15.15%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (9.09%) SOAP
7 1 (3.03%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Client/Server
2 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (93.94%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (66.67%) Project Management
3 15 (45.45%) Scrum
4 11 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (33.33%) Test Management
4 11 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 11 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 10 (30.30%) OWASP
5 10 (30.30%) System Testing
5 10 (30.30%) Software Testing
6 9 (27.27%) ITIL
7 7 (21.21%) MVC
8 6 (18.18%) E-Commerce
9 5 (15.15%) UML
9 5 (15.15%) OO
9 5 (15.15%) Web Development
9 5 (15.15%) Waterfall
10 4 (12.12%) Agile Project Management
10 4 (12.12%) Time Management
10 4 (12.12%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (60.61%) SQL
2 10 (30.30%) C#
3 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
4 6 (18.18%) T-SQL
4 6 (18.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) ISEB
1 10 (30.30%) ISTQB
1 10 (30.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (30.30%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.18%) Google
3 5 (15.15%) Oracle
3 5 (15.15%) Business Objects
3 5 (15.15%) SAP