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 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Rapid Application Development (RAD)
England > West Midlands
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 217 242 212
Rank change year-on-year +25 -30  
Permanent jobs citing RAD 8 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.032% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.037% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 8
West Midlands median annual salary £48,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.72% +22.22%  
10th Percentile £37,500 £52,500 £34,250
90th Percentile £54,500 £57,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.16% -  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4523 5456 5053
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 88.18% 88.59% 87.51%
Number of salaries quoted 14991 16339 16482
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,250 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £69,188 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% -  

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 3 months to 29 June 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
Coventry - 5 £48,000 -
Staffordshire - 3 £40,000 -
RAD
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for RAD.

1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 10 (66.67%) SDLC
3 9 (60.00%) Waterfall
4 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
4 7 (46.67%) .NET
5 6 (40.00%) Oracle
5 6 (40.00%) Java
5 6 (40.00%) PL/SQL
5 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (40.00%) QA
6 5 (33.33%) Unix
6 5 (33.33%) Test Planning
6 5 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 5 (33.33%) Coaching
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
7 4 (26.67%) Process Management
8 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (20.00%) Analytics
9 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
9 2 (13.33%) Business Analytics
9 2 (13.33%) User Experience
9 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (13.33%) Anti-Money Laundering
9 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
9 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
9 2 (13.33%) Release Management
9 2 (13.33%) Customer Requirements
9 2 (13.33%) IT Strategy
9 2 (13.33%) DevOps

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 1 (6.67%) OpenEdge
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (6.67%) Selenium
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
1 1 (6.67%) TortoiseSVN
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (13.33%) Banking
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Retail
1 2 (13.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
1 6 (40.00%) Senior Test Engineer
1 6 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) QA Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) QA Test Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Senior QA Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Banking Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Banking Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Business Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Business Process Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Business Process Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Business Systems Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Head of Development
3 2 (13.33%) Process Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) Gherkin
2 1 (6.67%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (13.33%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) iPad
2 1 (6.67%) iSeries
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) SDLC
3 9 (60.00%) Waterfall
4 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
5 5 (33.33%) Coaching
5 5 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 5 (33.33%) Test Planning
6 4 (26.67%) Process Management
7 3 (20.00%) Analytics
7 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (13.33%) Anti-Money Laundering
8 2 (13.33%) Business Analytics
8 2 (13.33%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (13.33%) DevOps
8 2 (13.33%) IT Strategy
8 2 (13.33%) ITIL
8 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
8 2 (13.33%) Release Management
8 2 (13.33%) Scrum
8 2 (13.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) COBOL
3 1 (6.67%) Delphi
3 1 (6.67%) RPG
3 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) MCSD
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (13.33%) COBIT
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) IBM
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