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 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Rank 165 203 213
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +10
Permanent jobs citing RAD 28 16 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.71% 0.35% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.39% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 22 14 15
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 £32,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,400 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £43,913 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.90% -2.41%
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
3565 4138 4375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 90.94% 89.39% 88.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2994 3279 3502
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £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 June 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 June 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 +30 21 £35,000 -
Wetherby - 5 £52,500 -
Bradford +19 3 £35,000 -
RAD
Yorkshire

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 38 (97.44%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (94.87%) Scrum
3 30 (76.92%) SDLC
4 20 (51.28%) C#
4 20 (51.28%) Software Testing
4 20 (51.28%) Test Scripting
4 20 (51.28%) Test Automation
4 20 (51.28%) SoapUI
5 19 (48.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (48.72%) Test Management
5 19 (48.72%) Microsoft
6 18 (46.15%) SQL
6 18 (46.15%) Waterfall
7 16 (41.03%) ISTQB
7 16 (41.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 13 (33.33%) QA
8 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 12 (30.77%) Project Management
9 12 (30.77%) Risk Analysis
9 12 (30.77%) Test Strategy
10 11 (28.21%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (28.21%) Selenium
10 11 (28.21%) System Testing
10 11 (28.21%) Finance
10 11 (28.21%) ASP.NET
10 11 (28.21%) .NET
11 10 (25.64%) XML
11 10 (25.64%) Change Control
12 9 (23.08%) Confluence
12 9 (23.08%) Oracle SOA Suite

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 (23.08%) Confluence
1 9 (23.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (28.21%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (51.28%) SoapUI
2 19 (48.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (28.21%) Selenium
4 9 (23.08%) Hudson
4 9 (23.08%) Jenkins
4 9 (23.08%) JIRA
General
1 11 (28.21%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (53.85%) Tester
2 12 (30.77%) Analyst
2 12 (30.77%) Systems Tester
3 11 (28.21%) Systems Analyst
3 11 (28.21%) Systems Test Analyst
3 11 (28.21%) Test Analyst
4 9 (23.08%) Head of Development
4 9 (23.08%) SOA Tester
5 7 (17.95%) Head of Application Development
6 4 (10.26%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Selenium Tester
6 4 (10.26%) SQL Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Head of Applications
7 1 (2.56%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.21%) .NET
1 11 (28.21%) ASP.NET
2 10 (25.64%) XML
3 9 (23.08%) JMS
3 9 (23.08%) SOAP
3 9 (23.08%) WSDL
3 9 (23.08%) XSD
4 1 (2.56%) Ajax
4 1 (2.56%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.56%) Web Services
4 1 (2.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (17.95%) Client/Server
3 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (97.44%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (94.87%) Scrum
3 30 (76.92%) SDLC
4 20 (51.28%) Software Testing
4 20 (51.28%) Test Automation
4 20 (51.28%) Test Scripting
5 19 (48.72%) Test Management
6 18 (46.15%) Waterfall
7 12 (30.77%) Project Management
7 12 (30.77%) Risk Analysis
7 12 (30.77%) Test Strategy
8 11 (28.21%) System Testing
9 10 (25.64%) Change Control
10 9 (23.08%) Automated Testing
10 9 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (23.08%) Defect Management
10 9 (23.08%) Kanban
10 9 (23.08%) Performance Testing
10 9 (23.08%) SOA
10 9 (23.08%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (51.28%) C#
2 18 (46.15%) SQL
3 9 (23.08%) Java
4 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (41.03%) ISTQB
1 16 (41.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 9 (23.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 19 (48.72%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.08%) Oracle