The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for RAD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Rapid Application Development (RAD)
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 168 180
Rank change year-on-year +15 +12  
Permanent jobs citing RAD 5 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.19% 0.33% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.37% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 7
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -36.36%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.55%  

RAD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2367 2978 3385
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 91.43% 90.05% 90.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2080 2411 2679
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

RAD
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing RAD as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for RAD in Leeds

RAD
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for RAD in Leeds

RAD
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RAD in Leeds over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for RAD in Leeds

RAD
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Leeds region with a requirement for RAD.

1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 7 (87.50%) Scrum
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (75.00%) Project Management
3 6 (75.00%) .NET
3 6 (75.00%) Selenium
3 6 (75.00%) SoapUI
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (62.50%) SDLC
4 5 (62.50%) Test Management
4 5 (62.50%) System Testing
4 5 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
4 5 (62.50%) VB.NET
4 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
5 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
5 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (25.00%) QA
6 2 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (25.00%) SaaS
6 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (25.00%) Time Management
6 2 (25.00%) ISTQB

RAD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) LDAP
1 1 (12.50%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) MS Access
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Selenium
1 6 (75.00%) SoapUI
2 5 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (12.50%) Firebug
3 1 (12.50%) HP UFT
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) TestDirector
3 1 (12.50%) Zephyr
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Systems Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Systems Test Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Change Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer in Test
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (12.50%) SOAP
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Scrum
3 6 (75.00%) Project Management
4 5 (62.50%) SDLC
4 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
4 5 (62.50%) System Testing
4 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
4 5 (62.50%) Test Management
5 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
5 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
6 2 (25.00%) CRM
6 2 (25.00%) DSDM
6 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (25.00%) Time Management
6 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (12.50%) DevOps
7 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) VB.NET
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) Groovy
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (12.50%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (12.50%) T-Plan