Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Rapid Application Development (RAD)
England > North West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 361 340 329
Rank change year-on-year -21 -11 +30
Permanent jobs citing RAD 13 18 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.098% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.16% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 22
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £28,750 £33,750 £29,475
90th Percentile £57,250 £53,750 £80,000
England median annual salary £63,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.83% +9.09% +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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 11909 11223 11591
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 89.90% 89.76% 89.42%
Number of salaries quoted 9463 9353 9582
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

RAD
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing RAD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for RAD in the North West

RAD
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for RAD in the North West

RAD
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RAD in the North West over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for RAD in the North West

RAD
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RAD within the North West region over the 6 months to 23 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
Manchester -22 8 £42,500 +13.33%
Cheshire -27 4 £33,750 -28.95%
Lancashire - 1 £70,000 -
RAD
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 North West region with a requirement for RAD.

1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) Scrum
3 9 (69.23%) Finance
4 8 (61.54%) Waterfall
5 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
5 6 (46.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (46.15%) Business Development
5 6 (46.15%) Adobe
5 6 (46.15%) PMP
5 6 (46.15%) PMI Certification
5 6 (46.15%) Cognizant
5 6 (46.15%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (46.15%) Project Management
5 6 (46.15%) PRINCE2
5 6 (46.15%) CRM
5 6 (46.15%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (46.15%) Adobe Campaign
5 6 (46.15%) SDLC
5 6 (46.15%) Presales
5 6 (46.15%) Chatbot
6 5 (38.46%) Web Services
7 4 (30.77%) Windows
7 4 (30.77%) HP UFT
7 4 (30.77%) ISEB
7 4 (30.77%) Degree
7 4 (30.77%) Selenium
7 4 (30.77%) FitNesse
7 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
7 4 (30.77%) Manual Testing
7 4 (30.77%) Cucumber

RAD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 6 (46.15%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Adobe Campaign
1 6 (46.15%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Cucumber
1 4 (30.77%) FitNesse
1 4 (30.77%) HP UFT
1 4 (30.77%) Selenium
2 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
2 2 (15.38%) Gradle
2 2 (15.38%) JProfiler
2 2 (15.38%) JUnit
3 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) CRM Manager
1 6 (46.15%) CRM Project Manager
1 6 (46.15%) Project Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Software Tester
2 4 (30.77%) Tester
3 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Automation Tester
5 1 (7.69%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (7.69%) QA Automation Tester
5 1 (7.69%) QA Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Web Services
2 3 (23.08%) Hibernate
2 3 (23.08%) J2EE
2 3 (23.08%) Spring
3 2 (15.38%) Ajax
3 2 (15.38%) JPA
3 2 (15.38%) jQuery
3 2 (15.38%) JSON
3 2 (15.38%) XML
3 2 (15.38%) XSLT
4 1 (7.69%) EJB
4 1 (7.69%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (7.69%) Java EE
4 1 (7.69%) Servlets
4 1 (7.69%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) Scrum
3 8 (61.54%) Waterfall
4 6 (46.15%) Business Development
4 6 (46.15%) CRM
4 6 (46.15%) Presales
4 6 (46.15%) PRINCE2
4 6 (46.15%) Project Management
4 6 (46.15%) SDLC
4 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
5 4 (30.77%) Manual Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Scenario Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
6 2 (15.38%) OO
6 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
6 2 (15.38%) TDD
6 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
7 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) PMI Certification
1 6 (46.15%) PMP
2 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) ISEB
3 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Adobe
1 6 (46.15%) Cognizant
1 6 (46.15%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Perforce