Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Rapid Application Development (RAD)
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 963 901 836
Rank change year-on-year -62 -65 -44
Permanent jobs citing RAD 248 326 509
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.17% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.19% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 141 282 391
UK median annual salary £63,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.83% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00% -

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 161950 169183 194286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.90% 89.41% 88.80%
Number of salaries quoted 127926 140515 160119
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £79,800 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 -26 242 £63,500 +5.83% 9
London -10 158 £70,000 +1.82% 6
UK excluding London -24 77 £45,000 -10.00% 3
North of England +5 22 £37,500 -
South East +5 19 £37,500 -25.00%
Midlands +37 13 £57,500 +53.33% 1
North West -25 12 £38,750 +3.33%
East Midlands +37 10 £57,500 -
Yorkshire +20 10 £37,500 +7.14%
East of England +3 10 £65,000 +25.00% 1
South West +12 8 £45,000 -10.00% 1
West Midlands +15 3 £40,500 +8.00% 1
Northern Ireland - 3 - -
Scotland -9 2 £42,500 -10.53%

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 161 (64.92%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (52.42%) Java
3 125 (50.40%) Finance
4 89 (35.89%) Front Office
5 86 (34.68%) Python
6 85 (34.27%) Banking
7 84 (33.87%) SQL
7 84 (33.87%) Oracle
8 83 (33.47%) SQL Server
9 79 (31.85%) Investment Banking
10 70 (28.23%) Asset Management
11 69 (27.82%) Microsoft
12 65 (26.21%) Scrum
13 61 (24.60%) R
14 59 (23.79%) MATLAB
15 54 (21.77%) Financial Institution
15 54 (21.77%) Software Engineering
15 54 (21.77%) SDLC
15 54 (21.77%) Retail Banking
15 54 (21.77%) Wealth Management
16 51 (20.56%) C#
17 50 (20.16%) .NET
17 50 (20.16%) Degree
18 48 (19.35%) Test Automation
19 46 (18.55%) Web Services
20 45 (18.15%) XML
21 43 (17.34%) SAS
22 41 (16.53%) OO
23 39 (15.73%) UML
23 39 (15.73%) Spring

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 43 (17.34%) SAS
2 21 (8.47%) WebSphere
3 17 (6.85%) MQSeries
4 15 (6.05%) WebSphere Application Server
5 13 (5.24%) SharePoint
6 9 (3.63%) CMS
7 7 (2.82%) Apache
8 5 (2.02%) OpenROAD
8 5 (2.02%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.61%) IIS
10 3 (1.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (1.21%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.81%) ColdFusion
11 2 (0.81%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 28 (11.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (4.03%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (2.42%) Chatbot
4 5 (2.02%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.42%) Adobe Campaign
1 6 (2.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.21%) OpenText MBPM
3 2 (0.81%) Magento
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.02%) GitHub
4 4 (1.61%) Sauce Labs
5 3 (1.21%) PaaS
5 3 (1.21%) SaaS
6 2 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.66%) TCP/IP
2 11 (4.44%) HTTP
2 11 (4.44%) SSL
3 7 (2.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (33.47%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.66%) NoSQL
2 19 (7.66%) Relational Database
3 15 (6.05%) KDB
4 14 (5.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (4.44%) Kdb+
5 11 (4.44%) Oracle Database
6 9 (3.63%) RDBMS
7 8 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (2.42%) SQL Server 2016
9 5 (2.02%) Big Data
9 5 (2.02%) Informix
9 5 (2.02%) Qlik Sense
9 5 (2.02%) QlikView
10 3 (1.21%) DB2
10 3 (1.21%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.21%) Jackrabbit
11 2 (0.81%) MySQL
11 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.40%) GIS
Development Applications
1 24 (9.68%) Selenium
2 22 (8.87%) JUnit
3 18 (7.26%) Cucumber
3 18 (7.26%) Maven
4 13 (5.24%) Jenkins
5 12 (4.84%) JIRA
6 11 (4.44%) Ant
6 11 (4.44%) SoapUI
7 10 (4.03%) Eclipse
7 10 (4.03%) Git (software)
8 8 (3.23%) VersionOne
9 6 (2.42%) Oracle Forms
9 6 (2.42%) Subversion
10 5 (2.02%) Appium
10 5 (2.02%) CA Gen
10 5 (2.02%) JIRA Agile
10 5 (2.02%) Mockito
10 5 (2.02%) PowerBuilder
10 5 (2.02%) TestNG
10 5 (2.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 125 (50.40%) Finance
2 89 (35.89%) Front Office
3 85 (34.27%) Banking
4 79 (31.85%) Investment Banking
5 54 (21.77%) Financial Institution
5 54 (21.77%) Retail Banking
6 14 (5.65%) Legal
7 9 (3.63%) Telecoms
8 8 (3.23%) Manufacturing
9 5 (2.02%) Back Office
10 4 (1.61%) Billing
11 1 (0.40%) Advertising
11 1 (0.40%) Games
11 1 (0.40%) Marketing
11 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.40%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 101 (40.73%) Developer
2 45 (18.15%) Software Engineer
3 36 (14.52%) Java Developer
4 21 (8.47%) Analyst
5 19 (7.66%) RAD Developer
6 14 (5.65%) Front Office Developer
6 14 (5.65%) Lead Developer
6 14 (5.65%) Project Manager
7 13 (5.24%) Front Office RAD Developer
7 13 (5.24%) SQL Developer
8 12 (4.84%) Delivery Manager
8 12 (4.84%) Lead Java Developer
8 12 (4.84%) Team Leader
9 11 (4.44%) C# Developer
9 11 (4.44%) IT Manager
9 11 (4.44%) IT Risk Manager
9 11 (4.44%) Risk Manager
9 11 (4.44%) SQL Server Developer
9 11 (4.44%) Tester
10 10 (4.03%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (20.16%) .NET
2 46 (18.55%) Web Services
3 45 (18.15%) XML
4 39 (15.73%) Spring
5 37 (14.92%) Struts
6 36 (14.52%) HTML
7 33 (13.31%) CSS
8 31 (12.50%) HTML5
9 28 (11.29%) REST
10 25 (10.08%) JSP
11 24 (9.68%) Hibernate
12 23 (9.27%) Java EE
13 20 (8.06%) jQuery
14 17 (6.85%) J2EE
14 17 (6.85%) JMS
15 16 (6.45%) EJB
15 16 (6.45%) Servlets
16 15 (6.05%) Ajax
16 15 (6.05%) AngularJS
16 15 (6.05%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.27%) Algorithms
1 23 (9.27%) Computer Science
2 21 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (7.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 13 (5.24%) Equities
5 11 (4.44%) Data Structures
6 10 (4.03%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (4.03%) Hedge funds
7 8 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (2.82%) Mobile App
8 7 (2.82%) Reinsurance
9 5 (2.02%) Mainframe
9 5 (2.02%) Tandem
10 3 (1.21%) Derivative
10 3 (1.21%) Social Media
11 2 (0.81%) Equity Derivative
11 2 (0.81%) Fintech
11 2 (0.81%) iPad
11 2 (0.81%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (11.29%) Unix
2 19 (7.66%) Windows
3 17 (6.85%) Linux
4 5 (2.02%) Android
4 5 (2.02%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.02%) HPUX
4 5 (2.02%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (64.92%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (28.23%) Asset Management
3 65 (26.21%) Scrum
4 54 (21.77%) SDLC
4 54 (21.77%) Software Engineering
4 54 (21.77%) Wealth Management
5 48 (19.35%) Test Automation
6 41 (16.53%) OO
7 39 (15.73%) UML
8 36 (14.52%) TDD
9 27 (10.89%) Analytics
9 27 (10.89%) Waterfall
10 26 (10.48%) E-Commerce
11 25 (10.08%) Project Management
12 22 (8.87%) DevOps
13 21 (8.47%) Open Source
14 20 (8.06%) Functional Testing
15 19 (7.66%) PRINCE2
16 18 (7.26%) AOP
16 18 (7.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 130 (52.42%) Java
2 86 (34.68%) Python
3 84 (33.87%) SQL
4 61 (24.60%) R
5 59 (23.79%) MATLAB
6 51 (20.56%) C#
7 30 (12.10%) JavaScript
8 29 (11.69%) VBA
9 21 (8.47%) C++
10 17 (6.85%) Groovy
11 16 (6.45%) Tcl
12 14 (5.65%) Perl
13 13 (5.24%) C
13 13 (5.24%) Shell Script
13 13 (5.24%) T-SQL
14 7 (2.82%) VB.NET
15 6 (2.42%) COBOL
15 6 (2.42%) PL/SQL
15 6 (2.42%) RPG
15 6 (2.42%) VB
Qualifications
1 50 (20.16%) Degree
2 19 (7.66%) ISTQB
3 17 (6.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (4.84%) OCMJD
4 12 (4.84%) OCPJP
4 12 (4.84%) OCPJWCD
4 12 (4.84%) Oracle Certification
4 12 (4.84%) Sun Certification
5 11 (4.44%) ISEB
5 11 (4.44%) MCSE
5 11 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (2.82%) CEH
6 7 (2.82%) MCSA
6 7 (2.82%) Security Cleared
7 6 (2.42%) PMI Certification
7 6 (2.42%) PMP
8 2 (0.81%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.81%) PhD
8 2 (0.81%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.05%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (4.84%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.21%) Puppet
2 1 (0.40%) Ansible
Vendors
1 84 (33.87%) Oracle
2 69 (27.82%) Microsoft
3 12 (4.84%) Sun
4 11 (4.44%) Adobe
5 10 (4.03%) AppDynamics
5 10 (4.03%) hybris
5 10 (4.03%) Splunk
6 9 (3.63%) IBM
6 9 (3.63%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (3.23%) CA Agile Central
8 7 (2.82%) Bloomberg
9 6 (2.42%) Cognizant
10 5 (2.02%) Xamarin
11 4 (1.61%) Reuters
12 3 (1.21%) ATG
12 3 (1.21%) FactSet
12 3 (1.21%) OpenText
12 3 (1.21%) Progress
12 3 (1.21%) Sencha
12 3 (1.21%) Talend