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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Rapid Application Development (RAD)
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 734 739 803
Rank change year-on-year +5 +64  
Permanent jobs citing RAD 124 217 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.21% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.24% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 103 176 133
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £90,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.55%  

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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 75940 92082 94020
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.12% 88.56% 87.01%
Number of salaries quoted 62461 76226 76084
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

RAD
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for RAD in the UK

RAD
Top 30 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 3 months to 28 March 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 +9 112 £52,500 -4.54% 13
London +28 52 £65,000 -7.14% 9
South East +21 31 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Berkshire +55 22 £47,000 +10.58%
East Midlands +13 8 £37,500 -16.66%
Northamptonshire - 8 £37,500 -
Northampton - 8 £37,500 -
Surrey +52 7 £47,500 -9.52%
West Midlands +41 7 £50,000 -20.00%
City of London +34 7 £52,500 +13.51%
South West +33 7 £47,500 +46.15%
Gloucestershire - 7 £47,500 -
Walton-on-Thames - 6 £47,500 -
Wokingham - 6 £36,500 -
Reading +37 5 £36,500 -14.11%
Yorkshire +23 5 £35,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +20 5 £35,000 -
Leeds +15 5 £35,000 -
Coventry +26 4 £60,250 -16.89%
South Wales +11 4 £55,000 +29.41%
Wales +6 4 £55,000 +29.41%
Birmingham - 3 £50,000 -
Bradford - 3 £35,000 -
Bracknell - 3 £60,000 -
Manchester -25 2 £45,250 +20.66% 1
North West -26 2 £45,250 +50.83% 2
Caerphilly - 2 £55,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £36,250 - 1
Windsor - 2 £96,250 -
Docklands, London - 1 £102,500 -

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 with a requirement for RAD.

1 196 (72.32%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (40.96%) SQL
3 106 (39.11%) Web Services
4 100 (36.90%) Java
5 93 (34.32%) Finance
6 69 (25.46%) Scrum
7 58 (21.40%) C#
7 58 (21.40%) SDLC
8 55 (20.30%) .NET
9 53 (19.56%) WebSphere
10 50 (18.45%) SQL Server
11 49 (18.08%) UML
12 47 (17.34%) OO
12 47 (17.34%) TDD
13 44 (16.24%) RUP
13 44 (16.24%) SOAP
13 44 (16.24%) JavaScript
13 44 (16.24%) REST
14 43 (15.87%) Waterfall
15 42 (15.50%) Spring
16 41 (15.13%) Banking
16 41 (15.13%) Microsoft
16 41 (15.13%) HTML
16 41 (15.13%) Degree
17 39 (14.39%) Oracle
18 36 (13.28%) J2EE
19 35 (12.92%) DB2
19 35 (12.92%) MVC
20 33 (12.18%) WebSphere Application Server
20 33 (12.18%) ASP.NET

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 53 (19.56%) WebSphere
2 33 (12.18%) WebSphere Application Server
3 17 (6.27%) Tomcat
4 14 (5.17%) JBoss
5 11 (4.06%) Oracle Workflow
6 10 (3.69%) IIS
6 10 (3.69%) WebLogic
7 9 (3.32%) SharePoint
8 8 (2.95%) Apache
8 8 (2.95%) CMS
8 8 (2.95%) MQSeries
9 7 (2.58%) Confluence
10 4 (1.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (1.48%) GlassFish
11 3 (1.11%) nginx
12 1 (0.37%) Documentum
12 1 (0.37%) FileNet
12 1 (0.37%) OpenEdge
12 1 (0.37%) Oracle Spatial
12 1 (0.37%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 25 (9.23%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.48%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.11%) MS Office
3 3 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.58%) OpenText MBPM
2 5 (1.85%) Magento
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.85%) OpenShift
3 4 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.48%) Amazon S3
3 4 (1.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 4 (1.48%) GitHub
3 4 (1.48%) Loggly
3 4 (1.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (0.74%) SaaS
5 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.37%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.37%) PaaS
5 1 (0.37%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.80%) Internet
2 5 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (1.85%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (1.48%) ATM
4 1 (0.37%) BGP
4 1 (0.37%) HTTP
4 1 (0.37%) IGMP
4 1 (0.37%) LDAP
4 1 (0.37%) MPLS
4 1 (0.37%) Multicast
4 1 (0.37%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (18.45%) SQL Server
2 35 (12.92%) DB2
3 18 (6.64%) Relational Database
4 17 (6.27%) NoSQL
5 14 (5.17%) MySQL
5 14 (5.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (4.43%) BusinessObjects
7 10 (3.69%) RDBMS
8 9 (3.32%) SQL Server 2014
8 9 (3.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (2.95%) Big Data
10 7 (2.58%) Oracle Database
10 7 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.85%) MongoDB
12 5 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (1.48%) Informix
13 4 (1.48%) Jackrabbit
14 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 32 (11.81%) Rational Application Developer
2 29 (10.70%) Git (software)
3 28 (10.33%) Selenium
4 23 (8.49%) JIRA
5 21 (7.75%) Maven
5 21 (7.75%) Visual Studio
6 20 (7.38%) Eclipse
7 19 (7.01%) Jenkins
8 17 (6.27%) Ant
8 17 (6.27%) Subversion
9 15 (5.54%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (4.80%) Cucumber
11 12 (4.43%) HP UFT
12 11 (4.06%) JUnit
13 9 (3.32%) Sonatype Nexus
13 9 (3.32%) WebDriver
14 8 (2.95%) Mockito
14 8 (2.95%) SoapUI
14 8 (2.95%) VersionOne
15 7 (2.58%) Hudson
General
1 93 (34.32%) Finance
2 41 (15.13%) Banking
3 22 (8.12%) Front Office
4 20 (7.38%) Retail
5 14 (5.17%) Financial Institution
6 13 (4.80%) Investment Banking
7 11 (4.06%) Marketing
8 9 (3.32%) Automotive
9 8 (2.95%) Local Government
9 8 (2.95%) Retail Banking
9 8 (2.95%) Telecoms
10 7 (2.58%) Games
10 7 (2.58%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.37%) Advertising
11 1 (0.37%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 122 (45.02%) Developer
2 47 (17.34%) Java Developer
3 43 (15.87%) Analyst
4 32 (11.81%) Designer
5 29 (10.70%) .NET Developer
5 29 (10.70%) C# Developer
6 27 (9.96%) Consultant
6 27 (9.96%) Senior Developer
7 24 (8.86%) Business Analyst
7 24 (8.86%) C# .NET Developer
7 24 (8.86%) Senior Java Developer
8 16 (5.90%) RAD Developer
8 16 (5.90%) VBA Developer
9 15 (5.54%) Senior Designer
10 14 (5.17%) Project Manager
11 12 (4.43%) ASP.NET Developer
11 12 (4.43%) CRM Consultant
11 12 (4.43%) Implementation Consultant
11 12 (4.43%) J2EE Developer
11 12 (4.43%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (39.11%) Web Services
2 55 (20.30%) .NET
3 44 (16.24%) REST
3 44 (16.24%) SOAP
4 42 (15.50%) Spring
5 41 (15.13%) HTML
6 36 (13.28%) J2EE
7 33 (12.18%) ASP.NET
8 27 (9.96%) Struts
9 26 (9.59%) JMS
10 21 (7.75%) CSS
11 20 (7.38%) Spring Boot
12 19 (7.01%) ASP.NET MVC
13 17 (6.27%) HTML5
14 16 (5.90%) Ajax
14 16 (5.90%) Hibernate
14 16 (5.90%) JSP
15 15 (5.54%) JSON
15 15 (5.54%) JSTL
16 14 (5.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.59%) Fixed Income
2 21 (7.75%) Derivative
3 20 (7.38%) Management Information System
4 15 (5.54%) User Experience
5 13 (4.80%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.95%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (2.95%) Internet of Things
7 7 (2.58%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 7 (2.58%) iSeries
8 6 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (2.21%) Data Structures
8 6 (2.21%) Equities
8 6 (2.21%) Kinect
8 6 (2.21%) N-Tier
8 6 (2.21%) Xbox
9 5 (1.85%) EMC VNX
9 5 (1.85%) Equity Derivative
9 5 (1.85%) Hedge funds
9 5 (1.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (9.96%) Unix
2 26 (9.59%) Linux
3 12 (4.43%) Windows
4 8 (2.95%) HPUX
4 8 (2.95%) Solaris
5 7 (2.58%) Android
5 7 (2.58%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (72.32%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (25.46%) Scrum
3 58 (21.40%) SDLC
4 49 (18.08%) UML
5 47 (17.34%) OO
5 47 (17.34%) TDD
6 44 (16.24%) RUP
7 43 (15.87%) Waterfall
8 35 (12.92%) MVC
9 33 (12.18%) Unit Testing
10 32 (11.81%) E-Commerce
11 29 (10.70%) Process Improvement
12 27 (9.96%) Business Analysis
12 27 (9.96%) Project Management
13 26 (9.59%) Mentoring
13 26 (9.59%) Test Strategy
14 25 (9.23%) Data Modelling
14 25 (9.23%) Prototyping
15 24 (8.86%) Workflow
16 23 (8.49%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 111 (40.96%) SQL
2 100 (36.90%) Java
3 58 (21.40%) C#
4 44 (16.24%) JavaScript
5 33 (12.18%) Python
6 18 (6.64%) VBA
7 13 (4.80%) C
8 12 (4.43%) T-SQL
9 11 (4.06%) Perl
10 10 (3.69%) Shell Script
11 7 (2.58%) C++
12 5 (1.85%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.48%) AWK
13 4 (1.48%) Delphi
13 4 (1.48%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.48%) RPG
14 1 (0.37%) F#
14 1 (0.37%) PHP
14 1 (0.37%) VB
14 1 (0.37%) VB6
Qualifications
1 41 (15.13%) Degree
2 18 (6.64%) ISEB
3 12 (4.43%) ISTQB
4 8 (2.95%) APMP
4 8 (2.95%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.37%) AAT
6 1 (0.37%) MCSD
6 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.37%) OCP
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.37%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.75%) QA
2 2 (0.74%) COBIT
2 2 (0.74%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (3.32%) Docker
2 5 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.48%) LXC
4 1 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (5.90%) Puppet
2 11 (4.06%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.21%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (1.85%) Ansible
4 5 (1.85%) EMC NetWorker
4 5 (1.85%) Nagios
5 2 (0.74%) Control-M
6 1 (0.37%) Endace
Vendors
1 41 (15.13%) Microsoft
2 39 (14.39%) Oracle
3 22 (8.12%) IBM
4 15 (5.54%) hybris
5 12 (4.43%) Pega
6 11 (4.06%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (2.95%) CA Agile Central
8 7 (2.58%) OpenText
8 7 (2.58%) Serena
9 6 (2.21%) Cisco
10 5 (1.85%) ATG
10 5 (1.85%) Blue Martini
10 5 (1.85%) Cognizant
10 5 (1.85%) EMC
10 5 (1.85%) HP
10 5 (1.85%) ILOG
10 5 (1.85%) VMware
11 4 (1.48%) DevExpress
11 4 (1.48%) Splunk
11 4 (1.48%) Talend
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Posted: 7 hours ago
London
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Salary: Unspecified Market Rate + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Unspecified Market Rate + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £65000.00 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Destinology Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum + performance related bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Energon Global
Salary: £90000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Energon Global
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 22 days holiday, pension, parking
Posted: 14 days ago