The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 180 196 207
Rank change year-on-year +16 +11  
Permanent jobs citing RAD 6 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.17% 0.25% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.28% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 8
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -20.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +14.45% -2.35%  

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3225 3936 4467
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 90.34% 89.43% 89.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2852 3251 3532
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

RAD
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing RAD as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for RAD in West Yorkshire

RAD
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for RAD in West Yorkshire

RAD
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RAD in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for RAD in West Yorkshire

RAD
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RAD within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 March 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
Leeds +18 6 £43,750 +25.00%
Bradford - 3 £35,000 -
RAD
Yorkshire

RAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for RAD.

1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 7 (87.50%) Scrum
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (75.00%) Project Management
3 6 (75.00%) .NET
3 6 (75.00%) Selenium
3 6 (75.00%) SoapUI
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (62.50%) SDLC
4 5 (62.50%) Test Management
4 5 (62.50%) System Testing
4 5 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
4 5 (62.50%) VB.NET
4 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
5 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
5 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (25.00%) QA
6 2 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (25.00%) SaaS
6 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (25.00%) Time Management
6 2 (25.00%) ISTQB

RAD
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) LDAP
1 1 (12.50%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) MS Access
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Selenium
1 6 (75.00%) SoapUI
2 5 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (12.50%) Firebug
3 1 (12.50%) HP UFT
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) TestDirector
3 1 (12.50%) Zephyr
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Systems Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Systems Test Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Change Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer in Test
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (12.50%) SOAP
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Scrum
3 6 (75.00%) Project Management
4 5 (62.50%) SDLC
4 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
4 5 (62.50%) System Testing
4 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
4 5 (62.50%) Test Management
5 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
5 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
6 2 (25.00%) CRM
6 2 (25.00%) DSDM
6 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (25.00%) Time Management
6 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (12.50%) DevOps
7 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) VB.NET
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) Groovy
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (12.50%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (12.50%) T-Plan