Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Rapid Application Development (RAD)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 274 319 339
Rank change year-on-year +45 +20 -32
Permanent jobs citing RAD 25 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.100% 0.033%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.11% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 17 9 4
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £48,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% +9.71% -12.50%
10th Percentile £46,250 £37,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £59,250 £53,750 £70,625
England median annual salary £53,750 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -6.52% -4.17% +4.35%

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 8,181 9,160 10,860
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.28% 91.34% 89.95%
Number of salaries quoted 6,278 7,569 8,528
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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
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 14 August 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 +26 23 £52,500 +40.00% 2
Staffordshire +11 1 £50,000 +25.00%
Halesowen - 1 £45,000 -
RAD
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 9 (36.00%) Workflow
2 9 (36.00%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (36.00%) Unix
3 8 (32.00%) Windows
3 8 (32.00%) Linux
3 8 (32.00%) C
3 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
3 8 (32.00%) Process Management
3 8 (32.00%) Banking
3 8 (32.00%) Retail Banking
3 8 (32.00%) Business Analytics
3 8 (32.00%) Analytics
3 8 (32.00%) User Experience
3 8 (32.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 7 (28.00%) BPMN
4 7 (28.00%) XML
5 6 (24.00%) .NET
5 6 (24.00%) Java
5 6 (24.00%) Degree
5 6 (24.00%) Relational Database
6 5 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
6 5 (20.00%) Telindus
6 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 5 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (20.00%) SHDSL
6 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 5 (20.00%) Network Management

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 4 (16.00%) IIS
2 3 (12.00%) JBoss
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (12.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.00%) Appian
3 1 (4.00%) Mendix
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (8.00%) IaaS
4 1 (4.00%) iPaaS
4 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (20.00%) BGP
2 5 (20.00%) DSL
2 5 (20.00%) DWDM
2 5 (20.00%) MPLS
2 5 (20.00%) OSPF
2 5 (20.00%) SHDSL
3 3 (12.00%) SSL
4 2 (8.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (24.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (12.00%) DB2
3 3 (12.00%) MySQL
4 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Subversion
2 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) Selenium
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 8 (32.00%) Banking
2 8 (32.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Consultant
2 8 (32.00%) Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) Business Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) Business Consultant
3 7 (28.00%) Banking Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) Developer
3 7 (28.00%) Process Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Architect
4 5 (20.00%) NOC Technician
4 5 (20.00%) Technical Architect
5 4 (16.00%) Backend Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Java Architect
5 4 (16.00%) Java Technical Architect
5 4 (16.00%) SQL Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (8.00%) .NET Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Business Architect
7 2 (8.00%) C# Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) XML
2 6 (24.00%) .NET
3 4 (16.00%) HTML
3 4 (16.00%) Web Services
4 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (12.00%) J2EE
4 3 (12.00%) Java EE
4 3 (12.00%) JSON
4 3 (12.00%) REST
4 3 (12.00%) SOAP
5 2 (8.00%) CSS
5 2 (8.00%) Drools
5 2 (8.00%) JRules
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (4.00%) HTML5
6 1 (4.00%) jQuery
6 1 (4.00%) Middleware
6 1 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (4.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) User Experience
2 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) Credit Risk
3 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Unix
2 8 (32.00%) Linux
2 8 (32.00%) Windows
3 5 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (20.00%) Solaris
3 5 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) Workflow
2 8 (32.00%) Analytics
2 8 (32.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 8 (32.00%) Business Analytics
2 8 (32.00%) Process Management
3 7 (28.00%) BPMN
4 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.00%) Network Management
4 5 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
4 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (16.00%) Business Continuity
5 4 (16.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (16.00%) Data Privacy
5 4 (16.00%) DevOps
5 4 (16.00%) ERD
5 4 (16.00%) OOD
5 4 (16.00%) Performance Optimisation
5 4 (16.00%) Visualisation
6 3 (12.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) C
2 6 (24.00%) Java
3 5 (20.00%) SQL
4 4 (16.00%) C#
5 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.00%) C++
6 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.00%) VB
6 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
2 5 (20.00%) HNC
2 5 (20.00%) HND
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 5 (20.00%) HP
1 5 (20.00%) Juniper
1 5 (20.00%) Nokia
1 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (20.00%) Sun
1 5 (20.00%) Telindus
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle
3 2 (8.00%) ILOG
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) OutSystems
4 1 (4.00%) Facebook
4 1 (4.00%) Google
4 1 (4.00%) PayPal
4 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com