Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Rapid Application Development (RAD)
England > London
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 698 680 729
Rank change year-on-year -18 +49 -98
Permanent jobs citing RAD 112 140 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.16% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.22% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 67 126 117
London median annual salary £69,000 £63,750 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.24% -1.92% -3.70%
10th Percentile £44,000 £35,000 £43,250
90th Percentile £110,000 £80,000 £79,500
England median annual salary £63,500 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.43% +15.00% -4.76%

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 64,328 63,890 75,826
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.57% 90.53% 89.76%
Number of salaries quoted 51,331 54,447 64,236
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £35,750 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

RAD
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for RAD in London

RAD
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for RAD in London

RAD
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RAD in London over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for RAD in London

RAD
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RAD within the London region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. 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
Central London -20 23 £80,000 +45.45% 2
East London +3 2 £70,000 - 1
North London +1 2 £71,250 +137.50% 1
West London +9 1 £45,000 -32.08% 1
RAD
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for RAD.

1 70 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (57.14%) Finance
3 48 (42.86%) Java
4 47 (41.96%) Front Office
5 42 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 41 (36.61%) Python
6 41 (36.61%) Banking
7 40 (35.71%) Investment Banking
8 39 (34.82%) Asset Management
9 37 (33.04%) C#
10 33 (29.46%) .NET
11 30 (26.79%) Microsoft
12 28 (25.00%) MATLAB
12 28 (25.00%) SQL
12 28 (25.00%) R
13 26 (23.21%) Retail Banking
13 26 (23.21%) Wealth Management
14 24 (21.43%) Financial Institution
15 23 (20.54%) Degree
16 22 (19.64%) SDLC
17 21 (18.75%) Oracle
17 21 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
18 20 (17.86%) OO
19 18 (16.07%) Software Engineering
20 17 (15.18%) VBA
20 17 (15.18%) Scrum
21 16 (14.29%) Web Services
21 16 (14.29%) TDD
21 16 (14.29%) Analytics
22 15 (13.39%) SAS

RAD
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 15 (13.39%) SAS
2 7 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.68%) CMS
4 1 (0.89%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.89%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.89%) IIS
4 1 (0.89%) JBoss
4 1 (0.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.46%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.89%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.89%) InVision
4 1 (0.89%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (4.46%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.57%) GitHub
2 4 (3.57%) PaaS
2 4 (3.57%) SaaS
3 3 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.82%) HTTP
1 11 (9.82%) SSL
1 11 (9.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.61%) KDB
3 12 (10.71%) NoSQL
4 11 (9.82%) Kdb+
5 9 (8.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (5.36%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (2.68%) Big Data
9 2 (1.79%) Qlik Sense
9 2 (1.79%) QlikView
9 2 (1.79%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.89%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.89%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.89%) Flink
10 1 (0.89%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.89%) MS Access
10 1 (0.89%) QGIS
10 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (7.14%) JIRA
2 5 (4.46%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.46%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.57%) Bitbucket
4 3 (2.68%) VersionOne
5 2 (1.79%) Ant
5 2 (1.79%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.79%) Maven
5 2 (1.79%) Selenium
6 1 (0.89%) Appium
6 1 (0.89%) Gradle
6 1 (0.89%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (0.89%) JMeter
6 1 (0.89%) JUnit
6 1 (0.89%) Log4Net
6 1 (0.89%) RSpec
6 1 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.89%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.89%) TestNG
6 1 (0.89%) WebDriver
General
1 64 (57.14%) Finance
2 47 (41.96%) Front Office
3 41 (36.61%) Banking
4 40 (35.71%) Investment Banking
5 26 (23.21%) Retail Banking
6 24 (21.43%) Financial Institution
7 4 (3.57%) Back Office
8 3 (2.68%) Legal
8 3 (2.68%) Manufacturing
8 3 (2.68%) Marketing
8 3 (2.68%) Retail
9 1 (0.89%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (48.21%) Developer
2 17 (15.18%) Software Engineer
3 15 (13.39%) RAD Developer
4 13 (11.61%) Delivery Manager
5 11 (9.82%) IT Manager
5 11 (9.82%) IT Risk Manager
5 11 (9.82%) Risk Manager
6 10 (8.93%) Analyst
6 10 (8.93%) Java Developer
6 10 (8.93%) SQL Developer
7 8 (7.14%) Front Office Developer
7 8 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
8 7 (6.25%) Consultant
8 7 (6.25%) Front Office RAD Developer
9 6 (5.36%) Applications Developer
9 6 (5.36%) Business Analyst
9 6 (5.36%) C# Developer
9 6 (5.36%) Development Manager
10 5 (4.46%) Database Developer
10 5 (4.46%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (29.46%) .NET
2 16 (14.29%) Web Services
3 11 (9.82%) XML
4 10 (8.93%) AngularJS
5 9 (8.04%) Grails
6 8 (7.14%) ASP.NET
7 6 (5.36%) RESTful
8 5 (4.46%) .NET Framework
9 4 (3.57%) CSS
9 4 (3.57%) HTML
9 4 (3.57%) jQuery
9 4 (3.57%) Middleware
9 4 (3.57%) Spring
10 3 (2.68%) Hibernate
10 3 (2.68%) HTML5
10 3 (2.68%) Node.js
10 3 (2.68%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (2.68%) REST
10 3 (2.68%) Spring MVC
10 3 (2.68%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.61%) Computer Science
2 11 (9.82%) Algorithms
2 11 (9.82%) Data Structures
2 11 (9.82%) Equities
3 10 (8.93%) Hedge funds
3 10 (8.93%) Reinsurance
4 7 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.57%) Derivative
5 4 (3.57%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.68%) Equity Derivative
6 3 (2.68%) Fintech
6 3 (2.68%) User Experience
7 2 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.79%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.79%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.79%) Social Media
8 1 (0.89%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.89%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.89%) Shadow IT
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.71%) Unix
2 5 (4.46%) Linux
3 4 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (34.82%) Asset Management
3 26 (23.21%) Wealth Management
4 22 (19.64%) SDLC
5 20 (17.86%) OO
6 18 (16.07%) Software Engineering
7 17 (15.18%) Scrum
8 16 (14.29%) Analytics
8 16 (14.29%) TDD
9 14 (12.50%) OOD
10 13 (11.61%) UML
11 11 (9.82%) Pair Programming
11 11 (9.82%) Programme Management
11 11 (9.82%) Refactoring
12 9 (8.04%) Coaching
12 9 (8.04%) Investment Management
13 8 (7.14%) DevOps
13 8 (7.14%) Mathematics
14 7 (6.25%) Fund Management
14 7 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 48 (42.86%) Java
2 41 (36.61%) Python
3 37 (33.04%) C#
4 28 (25.00%) MATLAB
4 28 (25.00%) R
4 28 (25.00%) SQL
5 17 (15.18%) VBA
6 12 (10.71%) Perl
6 12 (10.71%) Shell Script
7 11 (9.82%) C++
7 11 (9.82%) Tcl
8 9 (8.04%) Groovy
8 9 (8.04%) T-SQL
9 8 (7.14%) JavaScript
10 7 (6.25%) Scala
11 5 (4.46%) Jython
11 5 (4.46%) VB.NET
12 3 (2.68%) Ruby
13 2 (1.79%) C
13 2 (1.79%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 23 (20.54%) Degree
2 7 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (4.46%) Master's Degree
3 5 (4.46%) MCSE
3 5 (4.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.79%) IIBA
5 1 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.89%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.79%) Puppet
2 1 (0.89%) Ansible
Vendors
1 30 (26.79%) Microsoft
2 21 (18.75%) Oracle
3 5 (4.46%) OpenText
3 5 (4.46%) Pega
3 5 (4.46%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (3.57%) Bloomberg
4 4 (3.57%) Reuters
5 3 (2.68%) CA Agile Central
6 2 (1.79%) hybris
6 2 (1.79%) Progress
6 2 (1.79%) Sybase
6 2 (1.79%) Tableau
7 1 (0.89%) Teradata