Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Rapid Application Development (RAD)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 278 322 351
Rank change year-on-year +44 +29 -53
Permanent jobs citing RAD 19 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.081% 0.017%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.088% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 1
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £40,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.63% -21.36% -1.90%
10th Percentile £47,125 £37,000 £46,250
90th Percentile £63,125 £54,500 £56,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £63,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -5.51% +5.83% +9.09%

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 7,795 9,056 10,692
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.40% 91.37% 90.53%
Number of salaries quoted 5,960 7,421 8,366
West Midlands median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +21 16 £55,000 +46.67%
Staffordshire +15 3 £50,000 +25.00% 5
RAD
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 (63.16%) Linux
1 12 (63.16%) Unix
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) TCP/IP
3 8 (42.11%) SLA
3 8 (42.11%) Sun
3 8 (42.11%) HP
3 8 (42.11%) Juniper
3 8 (42.11%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 8 (42.11%) Nokia
3 8 (42.11%) Red Hat
3 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (42.11%) DWDM
3 8 (42.11%) MPLS
3 8 (42.11%) OSPF
3 8 (42.11%) BGP
3 8 (42.11%) DSL
3 8 (42.11%) Solaris
3 8 (42.11%) HNC
3 8 (42.11%) HND
3 8 (42.11%) Degree
3 8 (42.11%) SHDSL
3 8 (42.11%) Windows 2000 Server
3 8 (42.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (42.11%) Network Management
3 8 (42.11%) Performance Analysis
3 8 (42.11%) Telindus
4 7 (36.84%) Java
5 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
5 6 (31.58%) XML

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 (15.79%) JBoss
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (15.79%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) TCP/IP
2 8 (42.11%) BGP
2 8 (42.11%) DSL
2 8 (42.11%) DWDM
2 8 (42.11%) MPLS
2 8 (42.11%) OSPF
2 8 (42.11%) SHDSL
3 3 (15.79%) SSL
4 2 (10.53%) Internet
4 2 (10.53%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) DB2
2 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.53%) MySQL
3 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Subversion
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) NOC Technician
2 6 (31.58%) Architect
2 6 (31.58%) Technical Architect
3 5 (26.32%) Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Java Architect
4 4 (21.05%) Java Technical Architect
5 3 (15.79%) Consultant
5 3 (15.79%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) Business Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Java Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) Pricing Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Real Time Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Digital Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Technical Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Technical Architect
7 1 (5.26%) SOA Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) XML
2 4 (21.05%) Drools
2 4 (21.05%) HTML
2 4 (21.05%) J2EE
3 3 (15.79%) Java EE
4 2 (10.53%) .NET
4 2 (10.53%) CSS
4 2 (10.53%) JRules
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.26%) HTML5
5 1 (5.26%) jQuery
5 1 (5.26%) Middleware
5 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (5.26%) Web Services
5 1 (5.26%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Credit Risk
1 2 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.26%) Fintech
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Linux
1 12 (63.16%) Unix
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (42.11%) Solaris
2 8 (42.11%) Windows 2000 Server
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Network Management
1 8 (42.11%) Performance Analysis
2 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (15.79%) DSDM
3 3 (15.79%) High Availability
3 3 (15.79%) Scrum
3 3 (15.79%) SDLC
3 3 (15.79%) SOA
3 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.26%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) Data Privacy
4 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (5.26%) Release Automation
4 1 (5.26%) Software Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
4 1 (5.26%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Degree
1 8 (42.11%) HNC
1 8 (42.11%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (42.11%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 8 (42.11%) HP
1 8 (42.11%) Juniper
1 8 (42.11%) Nokia
1 8 (42.11%) Red Hat
1 8 (42.11%) Sun
1 8 (42.11%) Telindus
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) ILOG
4 1 (5.26%) OutSystems