The median annual salary for a RAD Developer was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Rapid Application Developer (RAD) Developer
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 863 886 934
Rank change year-on-year +23 +48  
Permanent jobs requiring a RAD Developer 7 27 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.027% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.028% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 7 25 53
Median salary £80,000 £60,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -14.28%  
UK excluding London median salary - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85523 94943 107102
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.54% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69945 79998 88268
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

RAD Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured RAD Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for RAD Developer in the UK

RAD Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for RAD Developer in the UK

RAD Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RAD Developer over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for RAD Developer in the UK

RAD Developer
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RAD Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 June 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
England +32 7 £80,000 +33.33%
London -3 7 £80,000 +33.33%
City of London +20 1 £77,500 +21.56%

RAD Developer Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, RAD Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring RAD Developer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) VBA
1 10 (100.00%) RAD
1 10 (100.00%) Python
1 10 (100.00%) Front Office
2 9 (90.00%) Banking
2 9 (90.00%) Finance
3 8 (80.00%) Investment Banking
4 7 (70.00%) Analytics
5 6 (60.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (50.00%) Risk Analytics
7 4 (40.00%) Java
8 3 (30.00%) Fixed Income
9 2 (20.00%) SQL
9 2 (20.00%) C#
9 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
9 2 (20.00%) Derivative
9 2 (20.00%) Hedge funds
10 1 (10.00%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (10.00%) Degree
10 1 (10.00%) Algorithmic Trading
10 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
10 1 (10.00%) Equities
10 1 (10.00%) Proprietary Trading

RAD Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (100.00%) Front Office
2 9 (90.00%) Banking
2 9 (90.00%) Finance
3 8 (80.00%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (30.00%) Fixed Income
3 2 (20.00%) Derivative
3 2 (20.00%) Hedge funds
4 1 (10.00%) Equities
4 1 (10.00%) Equity Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) RAD
2 7 (70.00%) Analytics
3 5 (50.00%) Risk Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Algorithmic Trading
4 1 (10.00%) Proprietary Trading
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Python
1 10 (100.00%) VBA
2 4 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree