Period
to 20 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Rapid Application Development (RAD)
England > South East
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 499 509 522
Rank change year-on-year +10 +13 +34
Permanent jobs citing RAD 45 33 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.15% 0.11% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.13% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 42 33 78
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.00% -
10th Percentile £32,850 £35,250 £33,375
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £64,125
England median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -8.70% -4.17% +4.35%

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 South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 27,070 26,114 33,548
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 88.83% 87.99% 87.93%
Number of salaries quoted 22,395 21,612 28,229
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

RAD
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing RAD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for RAD in the South East

RAD
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for RAD in the South East

RAD
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RAD in the South East over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Salary histogram for RAD in the South East

RAD
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RAD within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 July 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
West Sussex +27 31 £41,500 +10.67%
Thames Valley -19 7 £72,500 +98.63% 3
Surrey +11 4 £57,500 +21.05%
Hampshire -13 3 £50,000 +17.65%
Berkshire -23 3 £100,000 +173.97% 3
Oxfordshire -12 2 £47,500 +54.40%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £52,500 -
RAD
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT jobs citing RAD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for RAD.

1 36 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (71.11%) TDD
2 32 (71.11%) Test Automation
3 30 (66.67%) Degree
4 28 (62.22%) Finance
5 27 (60.00%) Computer Science
5 27 (60.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 26 (57.78%) SDLC
7 24 (53.33%) Problem-Solving
7 24 (53.33%) Unit Testing
8 23 (51.11%) QA
9 22 (48.89%) Integration Testing
9 22 (48.89%) Regression Testing
9 22 (48.89%) System Integration Testing
9 22 (48.89%) Waterfall
9 22 (48.89%) Functional Testing
10 19 (42.22%) Compatibility Testing
10 19 (42.22%) Java
10 19 (42.22%) Web Services
11 18 (40.00%) Manual Testing
12 17 (37.78%) Performance Testing
13 16 (35.56%) Analytical Skills
14 15 (33.33%) Analytical Thinking
15 12 (26.67%) SQL
16 11 (24.44%) Mainframe
16 11 (24.44%) COBOL
16 11 (24.44%) DB2
16 11 (24.44%) Master's Degree
17 10 (22.22%) J2EE
18 9 (20.00%) SQL Server

RAD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 6 (13.33%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.67%) CICS
2 3 (6.67%) IIS
2 3 (6.67%) JBoss
2 3 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.67%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (2.22%) PaaS
2 1 (2.22%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) Internet
2 2 (4.44%) ATM
3 1 (2.22%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (24.44%) DB2
2 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.89%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.67%) DB2 UDB
4 3 (6.67%) Informix
5 2 (4.44%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (4.44%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Bitbucket
1 7 (15.56%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.33%) Cucumber
3 4 (8.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (6.67%) JUnit
General
1 28 (62.22%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Investment Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Wholesale Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Retail
5 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Test Engineer
2 12 (26.67%) Developer
2 12 (26.67%) Java Engineer
2 12 (26.67%) QA Engineer
3 10 (22.22%) QA Test Engineer
4 7 (15.56%) QA Automation Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) Java Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Software Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Test Automation Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Delphi Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Lead Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Lead Java Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Senior Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Senior Java Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) SQL Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.67%) Java Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.67%) Lead Enterprise Architect
7 3 (6.67%) Lead Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (42.22%) Web Services
2 10 (22.22%) J2EE
3 9 (20.00%) JDBC
4 8 (17.78%) Spring
5 7 (15.56%) Hibernate
6 6 (13.33%) CSS
6 6 (13.33%) HTML
6 6 (13.33%) Kafka
6 6 (13.33%) Spring Batch
7 5 (11.11%) .NET
8 4 (8.89%) RESTful
9 3 (6.67%) jQuery
9 3 (6.67%) ODBC
10 2 (4.44%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (4.44%) Razor View Engine
10 2 (4.44%) REST
11 1 (2.22%) Java EE
11 1 (2.22%) React
11 1 (2.22%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 27 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 16 (35.56%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (24.44%) Mainframe
4 4 (8.89%) Algorithms
4 4 (8.89%) Client/Server
4 4 (8.89%) Data Structures
5 3 (6.67%) VSAM
6 2 (4.44%) N-Tier
7 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Windows
1 4 (8.89%) Windows 7
1 4 (8.89%) Windows Server
2 3 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (71.11%) TDD
2 32 (71.11%) Test Automation
3 26 (57.78%) SDLC
4 24 (53.33%) Problem-Solving
4 24 (53.33%) Unit Testing
5 22 (48.89%) Functional Testing
5 22 (48.89%) Integration Testing
5 22 (48.89%) Regression Testing
5 22 (48.89%) System Integration Testing
5 22 (48.89%) Waterfall
6 19 (42.22%) Compatibility Testing
7 18 (40.00%) Manual Testing
8 17 (37.78%) Performance Testing
9 15 (33.33%) Analytical Thinking
10 7 (15.56%) Mathematics
10 7 (15.56%) OO
10 7 (15.56%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 19 (42.22%) Java
2 12 (26.67%) SQL
3 11 (24.44%) COBOL
4 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.89%) Bash Shell
5 4 (8.89%) Delphi
5 4 (8.89%) Java 8
6 3 (6.67%) C#
6 3 (6.67%) C++
6 3 (6.67%) JCL
6 3 (6.67%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (66.67%) Degree
2 27 (60.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (24.44%) Master's Degree
4 3 (6.67%) ISEB
4 3 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (51.11%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) PMO
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.56%) Oracle
3 3 (6.67%) HP
3 3 (6.67%) IBM
3 3 (6.67%) Sybase
4 2 (4.44%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.22%) Cadence