Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for RAD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited RAD over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Rapid Application Development (RAD)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 904 871 805
Rank change year-on-year -33 -66 +6
Permanent jobs citing RAD 244 320 497
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.18% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.20% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 135 278 396
England median annual salary £63,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.83% +9.09% +6.28%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £98,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £63,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.83% +9.09% +10.00%

RAD is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 150254 159112 182385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.93% 89.36% 88.72%
Number of salaries quoted 119398 133448 151804
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,476 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.16% +5.56%

RAD
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing RAD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for RAD in England

RAD
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RAD in England.

Salary trend for RAD in England

RAD
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RAD in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for RAD in England

RAD
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RAD within the England region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -4 162 £70,000 - 4
North of England -9 23 £37,500 -
South East +3 18 £37,500 -25.00%
Midlands +39 13 £57,500 +53.33% 1
North West -8 13 £37,500 -
East Midlands +39 10 £57,500 -
Yorkshire +19 10 £37,500 +7.14%
East of England +10 10 £65,000 +25.00%
South West +20 7 £45,000 -10.00%
West Midlands +15 3 £40,500 +8.00% 1
RAD
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for RAD.

1 162 (66.39%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (50.82%) Finance
2 124 (50.82%) Java
3 92 (37.70%) Front Office
4 90 (36.89%) Python
5 88 (36.07%) Banking
6 85 (34.84%) Investment Banking
6 85 (34.84%) SQL Server
7 81 (33.20%) Oracle
8 78 (31.97%) SQL
9 74 (30.33%) Asset Management
10 68 (27.87%) Microsoft
11 65 (26.64%) Scrum
11 65 (26.64%) R
12 63 (25.82%) MATLAB
13 58 (23.77%) Financial Institution
14 57 (23.36%) Software Engineering
14 57 (23.36%) Retail Banking
14 57 (23.36%) Wealth Management
15 56 (22.95%) SDLC
16 50 (20.49%) Degree
17 49 (20.08%) Test Automation
18 48 (19.67%) C#
19 47 (19.26%) .NET
19 47 (19.26%) Web Services
20 46 (18.85%) SAS
21 45 (18.44%) XML
22 41 (16.80%) OO
23 37 (15.16%) TDD
24 36 (14.75%) UML

RAD
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 46 (18.85%) SAS
2 16 (6.56%) MQSeries
2 16 (6.56%) WebSphere
3 14 (5.74%) WebSphere Application Server
4 12 (4.92%) SharePoint
5 8 (3.28%) CMS
6 5 (2.05%) Apache
6 5 (2.05%) OpenROAD
7 3 (1.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (1.23%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.82%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.41%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.41%) Confluence
9 1 (0.41%) IIS
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 29 (11.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (3.28%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (2.46%) Chatbot
4 5 (2.05%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.46%) Adobe Campaign
1 6 (2.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.23%) OpenText MBPM
3 2 (0.82%) Magento
4 1 (0.41%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.64%) GitHub
3 4 (1.64%) Sauce Labs
4 2 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.82%) PaaS
4 2 (0.82%) SaaS
5 1 (0.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.79%) TCP/IP
2 11 (4.51%) HTTP
2 11 (4.51%) SSL
3 7 (2.87%) Internet
4 1 (0.41%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (34.84%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.79%) NoSQL
3 16 (6.56%) Relational Database
4 15 (6.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (4.92%) KDB
6 11 (4.51%) Kdb+
6 11 (4.51%) Oracle Database
7 9 (3.69%) SQL Server 2014
8 7 (2.87%) SQL Server 2016
9 6 (2.46%) Qlik Sense
9 6 (2.46%) QlikView
9 6 (2.46%) RDBMS
10 5 (2.05%) Big Data
10 5 (2.05%) Informix
11 3 (1.23%) DB2
11 3 (1.23%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.23%) Jackrabbit
12 2 (0.82%) MySQL
12 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.41%) GIS
Development Applications
1 27 (11.07%) Selenium
2 23 (9.43%) JUnit
3 20 (8.20%) Cucumber
4 19 (7.79%) Maven
5 15 (6.15%) JIRA
6 13 (5.33%) Jenkins
7 12 (4.92%) Ant
7 12 (4.92%) SoapUI
8 9 (3.69%) Git (software)
8 9 (3.69%) VersionOne
9 7 (2.87%) Eclipse
10 6 (2.46%) Appium
10 6 (2.46%) JIRA Agile
10 6 (2.46%) Oracle Forms
10 6 (2.46%) RSpec
10 6 (2.46%) Subversion
10 6 (2.46%) TestNG
11 5 (2.05%) CA Gen
11 5 (2.05%) Mockito
11 5 (2.05%) PROIV
General
1 124 (50.82%) Finance
2 92 (37.70%) Front Office
3 88 (36.07%) Banking
4 85 (34.84%) Investment Banking
5 58 (23.77%) Financial Institution
6 57 (23.36%) Retail Banking
7 12 (4.92%) Legal
8 9 (3.69%) Manufacturing
8 9 (3.69%) Telecoms
9 5 (2.05%) Back Office
10 4 (1.64%) Billing
11 1 (0.41%) Advertising
11 1 (0.41%) Games
11 1 (0.41%) Marketing
11 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.41%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 94 (38.52%) Developer
2 48 (19.67%) Software Engineer
3 31 (12.70%) Java Developer
4 22 (9.02%) Analyst
5 18 (7.38%) RAD Developer
6 14 (5.74%) Front Office Developer
6 14 (5.74%) Project Manager
6 14 (5.74%) SQL Developer
7 13 (5.33%) Front Office RAD Developer
7 13 (5.33%) Lead Developer
8 12 (4.92%) C# Developer
8 12 (4.92%) Delivery Manager
8 12 (4.92%) SQL Server Developer
8 12 (4.92%) Team Leader
9 11 (4.51%) Business Analyst
9 11 (4.51%) IT Manager
9 11 (4.51%) IT Risk Manager
9 11 (4.51%) Lead Java Developer
9 11 (4.51%) Risk Manager
9 11 (4.51%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (19.26%) .NET
1 47 (19.26%) Web Services
2 45 (18.44%) XML
3 36 (14.75%) Spring
4 34 (13.93%) HTML
4 34 (13.93%) Struts
5 31 (12.70%) CSS
6 29 (11.89%) HTML5
6 29 (11.89%) REST
7 24 (9.84%) JSP
8 22 (9.02%) Java EE
9 19 (7.79%) Hibernate
9 19 (7.79%) jQuery
10 16 (6.56%) JMS
11 15 (6.15%) Ajax
11 15 (6.15%) AngularJS
11 15 (6.15%) ASP.NET
11 15 (6.15%) EJB
11 15 (6.15%) J2EE
11 15 (6.15%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.43%) Algorithms
2 22 (9.02%) Computer Science
3 19 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (7.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 14 (5.74%) Equities
5 11 (4.51%) Data Structures
6 9 (3.69%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (3.69%) Hedge funds
7 8 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (2.87%) Reinsurance
9 6 (2.46%) Mobile App
10 5 (2.05%) Tandem
11 4 (1.64%) Derivative
12 3 (1.23%) Mainframe
12 3 (1.23%) Social Media
13 2 (0.82%) Equity Derivative
13 2 (0.82%) Fixed Income
13 2 (0.82%) iPad
13 2 (0.82%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.82%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 27 (11.07%) Unix
2 19 (7.79%) Windows
3 15 (6.15%) Linux
4 5 (2.05%) Android
4 5 (2.05%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.05%) HPUX
4 5 (2.05%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (66.39%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (30.33%) Asset Management
3 65 (26.64%) Scrum
4 57 (23.36%) Software Engineering
4 57 (23.36%) Wealth Management
5 56 (22.95%) SDLC
6 49 (20.08%) Test Automation
7 41 (16.80%) OO
8 37 (15.16%) TDD
9 36 (14.75%) UML
10 28 (11.48%) Analytics
11 27 (11.07%) Waterfall
12 26 (10.66%) E-Commerce
13 25 (10.25%) Project Management
14 22 (9.02%) DevOps
14 22 (9.02%) Open Source
15 20 (8.20%) Functional Testing
16 19 (7.79%) AOP
16 19 (7.79%) PRINCE2
17 18 (7.38%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 124 (50.82%) Java
2 90 (36.89%) Python
3 78 (31.97%) SQL
4 65 (26.64%) R
5 63 (25.82%) MATLAB
6 48 (19.67%) C#
7 29 (11.89%) JavaScript
7 29 (11.89%) VBA
8 21 (8.61%) C++
9 17 (6.97%) Groovy
10 16 (6.56%) Tcl
11 14 (5.74%) Perl
11 14 (5.74%) T-SQL
12 13 (5.33%) C
13 12 (4.92%) Shell Script
14 6 (2.46%) COBOL
14 6 (2.46%) PL/SQL
14 6 (2.46%) RPG
14 6 (2.46%) VB
14 6 (2.46%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 50 (20.49%) Degree
2 18 (7.38%) ISTQB
3 16 (6.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (4.92%) ISEB
5 11 (4.51%) OCMJD
5 11 (4.51%) OCPJP
5 11 (4.51%) OCPJWCD
5 11 (4.51%) Oracle Certification
5 11 (4.51%) Sun Certification
6 9 (3.69%) MCSE
6 9 (3.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (2.46%) CEH
7 6 (2.46%) MCSA
7 6 (2.46%) PMI Certification
7 6 (2.46%) PMP
7 6 (2.46%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.82%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.82%) PhD
8 2 (0.82%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.97%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (4.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.23%) Puppet
2 1 (0.41%) Ansible
2 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 81 (33.20%) Oracle
2 68 (27.87%) Microsoft
3 11 (4.51%) Adobe
3 11 (4.51%) hybris
3 11 (4.51%) Sun
4 10 (4.10%) AppDynamics
4 10 (4.10%) Splunk
5 9 (3.69%) CA Agile Central
5 9 (3.69%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (3.28%) Bloomberg
7 6 (2.46%) Cognizant
7 6 (2.46%) IBM
8 5 (2.05%) Xamarin
9 4 (1.64%) FactSet
9 4 (1.64%) Reuters
9 4 (1.64%) Talend
10 3 (1.23%) ATG
10 3 (1.23%) Elastic Path
10 3 (1.23%) OpenText
10 3 (1.23%) Progress