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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 200 179 181
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +2
Permanent jobs citing RAD 9 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.18% 0.24% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.28% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 5
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -35.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
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
4274 3195 3134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.41% 85.75% 81.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3287 2549 2615
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -30 9 £45,000 +20.00%
RAD
Yorkshire

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 15 (65.22%) Java
1 15 (65.22%) UNIX
1 15 (65.22%) Finance
2 14 (60.87%) Oracle
3 12 (52.17%) PL/SQL
3 12 (52.17%) SQL
3 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
3 12 (52.17%) JDBC
3 12 (52.17%) Servlets
3 12 (52.17%) BlazeDS
3 12 (52.17%) Swiz
4 11 (47.83%) Cyber Security
4 11 (47.83%) Workflow
4 11 (47.83%) .NET
4 11 (47.83%) IBM
5 10 (43.48%) C#
6 9 (39.13%) Oracle Database 10g
6 9 (39.13%) Oracle Database
7 8 (34.78%) Sencha Touch
7 8 (34.78%) Splunk
7 8 (34.78%) HTML5
7 8 (34.78%) Sencha
7 8 (34.78%) Hudson
7 8 (34.78%) HP
7 8 (34.78%) HTML
7 8 (34.78%) Ant
7 8 (34.78%) Spring
7 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (34.78%) Apache Flex
7 8 (34.78%) Ext JS

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 3 (13.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) Oracle Database 10g
1 9 (39.13%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Ant
1 8 (34.78%) Hudson
2 5 (21.74%) Subversion
2 5 (21.74%) JIRA
3 3 (13.04%) ClearCase
3 3 (13.04%) ClearQuest
3 3 (13.04%) CruiseControl
3 3 (13.04%) SoapUI
4 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
4 2 (8.70%) Selenium
4 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (8.70%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (65.22%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) Banking
3 3 (13.04%) Financial Institution
3 3 (13.04%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Developer
1 12 (52.17%) Java Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Flex Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Tester
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Technician
5 2 (8.70%) Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Software Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Automation Tester
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Automation Tester
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) JDBC
1 12 (52.17%) Servlets
1 12 (52.17%) BlazeDS
1 12 (52.17%) Swiz
2 11 (47.83%) .NET
3 8 (34.78%) HTML
3 8 (34.78%) Spring
3 8 (34.78%) Sencha Touch
3 8 (34.78%) HTML5
3 8 (34.78%) Apache Flex
3 8 (34.78%) Ext JS
4 5 (21.74%) JSP
5 4 (17.39%) XML
6 3 (13.04%) SOAP
7 2 (8.70%) Web Services
7 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
7 2 (8.70%) WCF
7 2 (8.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) UNIX
2 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Workflow
1 11 (47.83%) Cyber Security
2 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (30.43%) Waterfall
4 5 (21.74%) SOA
5 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
5 3 (13.04%) ITIL
5 3 (13.04%) RUP
5 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
5 3 (13.04%) Change Control
6 2 (8.70%) OO
6 2 (8.70%) Automation Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.70%) Coaching
6 2 (8.70%) BDD
6 2 (8.70%) Data Management
6 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.35%) Strategic Planning
7 1 (4.35%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) Java
2 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
2 12 (52.17%) PL/SQL
2 12 (52.17%) SQL
3 10 (43.48%) C#
4 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
4 3 (13.04%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) ISEB
1 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
1 3 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Samba
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Oracle
2 11 (47.83%) IBM
3 8 (34.78%) HP
3 8 (34.78%) Sencha
3 8 (34.78%) Splunk
4 7 (30.43%) Microsoft