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

Rapid Application Development (RAD)
England / South West
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 235 244 247
Rank change year-on-year +9 +3  
Permanent jobs citing RAD 5 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.096% 0.035% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.039% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 6
Median salary £47,500 £30,000 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +58.33% -48.93%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year -2.85% -7.89%  

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 the South West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4713 5088 5344
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 90.36% 88.26% 87.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3870 4198 4368
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

RAD
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

RAD
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for RAD in the South West

RAD
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RAD within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire - 5 £47,500 -
RAD
England

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

1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) TOGAF
2 9 (81.82%) Information Management
2 9 (81.82%) Penetration Testing
2 9 (81.82%) Business Analysis
2 9 (81.82%) Project Management
2 9 (81.82%) Management Information System
2 9 (81.82%) C
2 9 (81.82%) SSADM
2 9 (81.82%) RUP
2 9 (81.82%) Internet
2 9 (81.82%) Local Government
2 9 (81.82%) MODAF
2 9 (81.82%) Enterprise Architecture
2 9 (81.82%) Marketing
2 9 (81.82%) Business Development
2 9 (81.82%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (81.82%) Unit Testing
2 9 (81.82%) Integration Testing
2 9 (81.82%) Security Cleared
2 9 (81.82%) Degree
2 9 (81.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 9 (81.82%) Waterfall
2 9 (81.82%) Test Strategy
2 9 (81.82%) Big Data
2 9 (81.82%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (81.82%) Internet of Things
2 9 (81.82%) Line Management
2 9 (81.82%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 9 (81.82%) System Integration Testing

RAD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) Big Data
2 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (81.82%) Local Government
1 9 (81.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Information Systems Engineer
1 7 (63.64%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 7 (63.64%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Ajax
1 2 (18.18%) CSS
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) iBATIS
1 2 (18.18%) Java EE
1 2 (18.18%) JMS
1 2 (18.18%) JSF
1 2 (18.18%) JSP
1 2 (18.18%) Middleware
1 2 (18.18%) SOAP
1 2 (18.18%) Spring
1 2 (18.18%) Struts
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Internet of Things
1 9 (81.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) Business Analysis
2 9 (81.82%) Business Development
2 9 (81.82%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (81.82%) Enterprise Architecture
2 9 (81.82%) Information Management
2 9 (81.82%) Integration Testing
2 9 (81.82%) IT Strategy
2 9 (81.82%) Line Management
2 9 (81.82%) MODAF
2 9 (81.82%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 9 (81.82%) Penetration Testing
2 9 (81.82%) Project Management
2 9 (81.82%) RUP
2 9 (81.82%) SSADM
2 9 (81.82%) System Integration Testing
2 9 (81.82%) Test Strategy
2 9 (81.82%) TOGAF
2 9 (81.82%) Unit Testing
2 9 (81.82%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) C
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) Degree
1 9 (81.82%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
1 2 (18.18%) Serena