Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Rapid Application Development (RAD)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 273 314 323
Rank change year-on-year +41 +9 -26
Permanent jobs citing RAD 23 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.010% 0.045%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.011% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 5
West Midlands median annual salary £56,250 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% - -28.57%
10th Percentile £47,500 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £64,125 £38,750 £59,450
England median annual salary £62,500 £63,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -1.57% +5.83% +14.29%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 7,460 9,196 10,139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 91.01% 91.32% 91.36%
Number of salaries quoted 5,650 7,431 7,949
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,333
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

RAD
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing RAD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for RAD in the West Midlands

RAD
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for RAD in the West Midlands

RAD
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RAD in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for RAD in the West Midlands

RAD
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RAD within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 13 December 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
Birmingham +28 15 £56,250 +50.00% 3
Staffordshire - 8 £53,750 - 1
RAD
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for RAD.

1 12 (52.17%) Unix
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
1 12 (52.17%) Linux
2 11 (47.83%) TCP/IP
3 9 (39.13%) XML
4 8 (34.78%) Scrum
4 8 (34.78%) HP
4 8 (34.78%) Juniper
4 8 (34.78%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 8 (34.78%) Nokia
4 8 (34.78%) Red Hat
4 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (34.78%) DWDM
4 8 (34.78%) MPLS
4 8 (34.78%) OSPF
4 8 (34.78%) BGP
4 8 (34.78%) DSL
4 8 (34.78%) Sun
4 8 (34.78%) HNC
4 8 (34.78%) HND
4 8 (34.78%) Solaris
4 8 (34.78%) DSDM
4 8 (34.78%) SLA
4 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
4 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (34.78%) Subversion
4 8 (34.78%) Degree
4 8 (34.78%) SHDSL
4 8 (34.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (34.78%) Windows 2000 Server

RAD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (13.04%) JBoss
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (13.04%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) TCP/IP
2 8 (34.78%) BGP
2 8 (34.78%) DSL
2 8 (34.78%) DWDM
2 8 (34.78%) MPLS
2 8 (34.78%) OSPF
2 8 (34.78%) SHDSL
3 3 (13.04%) SSL
4 2 (8.70%) Internet
4 2 (8.70%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) DB2
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
3 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Subversion
2 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
2 6 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (26.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (26.09%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) NOC Technician
3 6 (26.09%) Architect
3 6 (26.09%) Technical Architect
4 4 (17.39%) Java Architect
4 4 (17.39%) Java Technical Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) Web Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Business Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Java Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Pricing Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Real Time Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Digital Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Java Technical Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Technical Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) XML
2 7 (30.43%) Drools
3 6 (26.09%) .NET
4 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
4 4 (17.39%) HTML
4 4 (17.39%) J2EE
5 3 (13.04%) Java EE
5 3 (13.04%) Spring
6 2 (8.70%) Apache Flex
6 2 (8.70%) CSS
6 2 (8.70%) JRules
7 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (4.35%) COM
7 1 (4.35%) HTML5
7 1 (4.35%) jQuery
7 1 (4.35%) Middleware
7 1 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (4.35%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (8.70%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Linux
1 12 (52.17%) Unix
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (34.78%) Solaris
2 8 (34.78%) Windows 2000 Server
2 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (34.78%) Customer Requirements
1 8 (34.78%) DSDM
1 8 (34.78%) Network Management
1 8 (34.78%) Performance Analysis
1 8 (34.78%) Scrum
1 8 (34.78%) SDLC
2 6 (26.09%) Continuous Delivery
2 6 (26.09%) Digital Marketing
2 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce
3 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
4 3 (13.04%) High Availability
4 3 (13.04%) MVC
4 3 (13.04%) SOA
4 3 (13.04%) Web Development
5 1 (4.35%) Software Delivery
5 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.35%) Wireframes
5 1 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) Java
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
1 7 (30.43%) T-SQL
2 6 (26.09%) C#
3 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Degree
1 8 (34.78%) HNC
1 8 (34.78%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 8 (34.78%) HP
1 8 (34.78%) Juniper
1 8 (34.78%) Nokia
1 8 (34.78%) Red Hat
1 8 (34.78%) Sun
1 8 (34.78%) Telindus
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle
4 2 (8.70%) ILOG