Period
to 22 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Rapid Application Development (RAD)
UK
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 967 918 909
Rank change year-on-year -49 -9 +24
Permanent jobs citing RAD 222 266 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.17% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 175 226 309
UK median annual salary £53,500 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.96% +9.52% -8.70%
10th Percentile £33,150 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £84,000 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -3.22%

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 161,161 154,899 184,123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.85% 90.44% 89.96%
Number of salaries quoted 130,585 127,506 153,009
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,250 £27,875 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

RAD
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for RAD in the UK

RAD
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for RAD in the UK

RAD
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RAD over the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

Salary histogram for RAD in the UK

RAD
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RAD within the UK over the 6 months to 22 April 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
England -73 209 £52,500 -8.70% 23
UK excluding London -29 126 £45,000 -5.26% 13
London -52 87 £75,000 +15.83% 11
South East -31 40 £47,500 -17.39% 4
Midlands +13 28 £51,250 +13.89%
West Midlands +12 22 £52,500 +9.38%
South West +1 20 £45,000 -5.26% 3
North of England -13 18 £32,500 -13.33% 3
East of England -11 13 £65,000 -18.75% 2
North West -8 11 £35,000 -6.67% 2
Yorkshire +20 7 £32,500 -7.14% 1
East Midlands +5 6 £45,000 +20.00%
Scotland -30 4 £52,500 +10.53% 1
Wales +6 3 £54,000 -1.82%

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 with a requirement for RAD.

1 134 (60.36%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (43.69%) Finance
3 64 (28.83%) Java
3 64 (28.83%) Test Automation
4 63 (28.38%) Degree
4 63 (28.38%) Scrum
5 58 (26.13%) SQL
5 58 (26.13%) Microsoft
6 54 (24.32%) .NET
6 54 (24.32%) Waterfall
7 51 (22.97%) SQL Server
8 47 (21.17%) Web Services
9 45 (20.27%) TDD
10 44 (19.82%) SDLC
11 42 (18.92%) C#
12 38 (17.12%) Computer Science
13 37 (16.67%) Functional Testing
14 36 (16.22%) DevOps
15 34 (15.32%) Banking
16 33 (14.86%) Integration Testing
16 33 (14.86%) Manual Testing
17 32 (14.41%) Microsoft Azure
17 32 (14.41%) JavaScript
17 32 (14.41%) System Integration Testing
17 32 (14.41%) Problem-Solving
18 31 (13.96%) Linux
19 30 (13.51%) Git (software)
19 30 (13.51%) Analytics
19 30 (13.51%) QA
19 30 (13.51%) Analytical Skills

RAD
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:

Application Platforms
1 18 (8.11%) SharePoint
1 18 (8.11%) WebSphere
2 16 (7.21%) WebSphere Application Server
3 15 (6.76%) CMS
4 13 (5.86%) IIS
5 10 (4.50%) Apache
5 10 (4.50%) MQSeries
6 8 (3.60%) JBoss
6 8 (3.60%) Tomcat
6 8 (3.60%) WebLogic
7 7 (3.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (1.35%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.35%) CICS
9 2 (0.90%) ColdFusion
9 2 (0.90%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.45%) Commerce Server
10 1 (0.45%) GeoServer
Applications
1 18 (8.11%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (6.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.45%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.45%) InVision
3 1 (0.45%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (3.60%) Magento
2 4 (1.80%) OpenText MBPM
3 2 (0.90%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.45%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.45%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 32 (14.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (7.21%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (4.05%) SaaS
4 7 (3.15%) GitHub
5 6 (2.70%) PaaS
6 3 (1.35%) IaaS
7 1 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.45%) Cloudflare
7 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.45%) iPaaS
7 1 (0.45%) Office 365
7 1 (0.45%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (0.45%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.66%) Internet
2 3 (1.35%) Wireless
3 2 (0.90%) 802.11
3 2 (0.90%) DHCP
3 2 (0.90%) DNS
3 2 (0.90%) Firewall
3 2 (0.90%) IP Telephony
3 2 (0.90%) IPv4
3 2 (0.90%) IPv6
3 2 (0.90%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.90%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (22.97%) SQL Server
2 22 (9.91%) Relational Database
3 20 (9.01%) DB2
4 8 (3.60%) RDBMS
5 7 (3.15%) Big Data
5 7 (3.15%) Jackrabbit
6 5 (2.25%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (2.25%) DB2 UDB
6 5 (2.25%) Hadoop
6 5 (2.25%) Informix
6 5 (2.25%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (2.25%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (2.25%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (1.80%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.35%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.90%) MS Access
9 2 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 30 (13.51%) Git (software)
2 16 (7.21%) JIRA
2 16 (7.21%) Selenium
3 14 (6.31%) Subversion
4 13 (5.86%) Bitbucket
5 12 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (4.05%) Cucumber
7 8 (3.60%) Ant
7 8 (3.60%) Eclipse
7 8 (3.60%) JUnit
7 8 (3.60%) Log4j
7 8 (3.60%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 7 (3.15%) Jenkins
8 7 (3.15%) Mockito
8 7 (3.15%) SoapUI
8 7 (3.15%) Visual Studio
9 5 (2.25%) FitNesse
9 5 (2.25%) HP UFT
9 5 (2.25%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (1.80%) VersionOne
General
1 97 (43.69%) Finance
2 34 (15.32%) Banking
3 21 (9.46%) Retail
4 17 (7.66%) Retail Banking
5 16 (7.21%) Front Office
6 13 (5.86%) Marketing
7 9 (4.05%) Investment Banking
8 6 (2.70%) Legal
9 5 (2.25%) Manufacturing
9 5 (2.25%) Telecoms
9 5 (2.25%) Wholesale Banking
10 2 (0.90%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.45%) Back Office
11 1 (0.45%) Billing
11 1 (0.45%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.45%) Electronics
11 1 (0.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 82 (36.94%) Developer
2 32 (14.41%) Analyst
3 29 (13.06%) Java Developer
4 22 (9.91%) Business Analyst
4 22 (9.91%) Consultant
5 20 (9.01%) Tester
6 17 (7.66%) Architect
6 17 (7.66%) Business Consultant
7 14 (6.31%) Banking Analyst
8 13 (5.86%) Process Analyst
8 13 (5.86%) Test Engineer
9 12 (5.41%) Lead Tester
9 12 (5.41%) QA Engineer
9 12 (5.41%) RAD Developer
9 12 (5.41%) Technical Leader
9 12 (5.41%) Technical Tester
10 11 (4.95%) Lead Developer
10 11 (4.95%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
10 11 (4.95%) Senior Developer
10 11 (4.95%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (24.32%) .NET
2 47 (21.17%) Web Services
3 25 (11.26%) HTML
4 24 (10.81%) REST
5 21 (9.46%) CSS
6 20 (9.01%) AngularJS
6 20 (9.01%) J2EE
7 19 (8.56%) jQuery
8 18 (8.11%) XML
9 16 (7.21%) JDBC
9 16 (7.21%) JSON
10 14 (6.31%) ASP.NET
10 14 (6.31%) Hibernate
10 14 (6.31%) SOAP
11 11 (4.95%) EJB
11 11 (4.95%) HTML5
11 11 (4.95%) JMS
11 11 (4.95%) JSP
11 11 (4.95%) Servlets
11 11 (4.95%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 38 (17.12%) Computer Science
2 30 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (9.91%) User Experience
4 14 (6.31%) Mainframe
5 11 (4.95%) Mobile App
5 11 (4.95%) Reinsurance
6 7 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (3.15%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.70%) Algorithms
8 5 (2.25%) Fintech
8 5 (2.25%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.80%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.80%) Equities
9 4 (1.80%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.35%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.35%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.35%) VSAM
11 2 (0.90%) Derivative
11 2 (0.90%) Equity Derivative
11 2 (0.90%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 31 (13.96%) Linux
2 28 (12.61%) Windows
3 12 (5.41%) Unix
4 9 (4.05%) Windows Server
5 8 (3.60%) Android
5 8 (3.60%) Apple iOS
6 7 (3.15%) HPUX
6 7 (3.15%) Solaris
7 5 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.80%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.45%) CentOS
9 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (60.36%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (28.83%) Test Automation
3 63 (28.38%) Scrum
4 54 (24.32%) Waterfall
5 45 (20.27%) TDD
6 44 (19.82%) SDLC
7 37 (16.67%) Functional Testing
8 36 (16.22%) DevOps
9 33 (14.86%) Integration Testing
9 33 (14.86%) Manual Testing
10 32 (14.41%) Problem-Solving
10 32 (14.41%) System Integration Testing
11 30 (13.51%) Analytics
12 29 (13.06%) OO
13 24 (10.81%) Process Improvement
13 24 (10.81%) Test Scripting
14 23 (10.36%) Regression Testing
14 23 (10.36%) Release Management
14 23 (10.36%) Test Management
14 23 (10.36%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (28.83%) Java
2 58 (26.13%) SQL
3 42 (18.92%) C#
4 32 (14.41%) JavaScript
5 19 (8.56%) C
6 16 (7.21%) VBA
7 12 (5.41%) C++
8 11 (4.95%) Bash Shell
8 11 (4.95%) Python
9 10 (4.50%) COBOL
9 10 (4.50%) Perl
10 9 (4.05%) VB.NET
11 8 (3.60%) Delphi
12 6 (2.70%) Groovy
12 6 (2.70%) Java 8
12 6 (2.70%) PowerShell
13 5 (2.25%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.80%) Embedded C
14 4 (1.80%) Embedded C++
15 3 (1.35%) JCL
Qualifications
1 63 (28.38%) Degree
2 29 (13.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (9.01%) ISEB
4 18 (8.11%) ISTQB
5 17 (7.66%) MCSE
5 17 (7.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (6.76%) Security Cleared
7 14 (6.31%) Master's Degree
8 12 (5.41%) CEH
8 12 (5.41%) MCSA
9 3 (1.35%) OCMJD
9 3 (1.35%) OCPJP
9 3 (1.35%) OCPJWCD
9 3 (1.35%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (1.35%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.35%) Sun Certification
9 3 (1.35%) TOGAF Certification
10 2 (0.90%) IIBA
10 2 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (13.51%) QA
2 3 (1.35%) PMO
3 1 (0.45%) DICOM
3 1 (0.45%) ECSS
3 1 (0.45%) GCP
3 1 (0.45%) HL7
3 1 (0.45%) MISRA
System Software
1 12 (5.41%) Docker
2 5 (2.25%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.35%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (3.15%) Kubernetes
3 6 (2.70%) Terraform
4 3 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.35%) Puppet
5 2 (0.90%) PTC Integrity
6 1 (0.45%) Ansible
Vendors
1 58 (26.13%) Microsoft
2 24 (10.81%) Oracle
3 16 (7.21%) IBM
4 8 (3.60%) hybris
4 8 (3.60%) Tableau
5 7 (3.15%) ATG
5 7 (3.15%) Blue Martini
5 7 (3.15%) Demandware
5 7 (3.15%) Elastic Path
5 7 (3.15%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (2.70%) Sybase
7 5 (2.25%) Pega
8 4 (1.80%) Adobe
8 4 (1.80%) CA Agile Central
8 4 (1.80%) OpenText
8 4 (1.80%) Xamarin
9 3 (1.35%) HP
9 3 (1.35%) SAP
9 3 (1.35%) Sun
10 2 (0.90%) Charles River