The table below looks at the statistics for Velocity skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Velocity over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Velocity
Rank - - 108
Permanent jobs citing Velocity 0 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham - - 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-9.47% +5.55%
Velocity
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
570 406 531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 33.57% 27.94% 32.96%
Number of salaries quoted 529 365 473
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

Velocity
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Velocity across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Velocity Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Velocity
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Velocity across the Birmingham region.

Velocity Salary Trend in Birmingham

Velocity
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Velocity also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Velocity.

1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver

Velocity
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Velocity also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Velocity. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Chief Information Officer
1 1 (50.00%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA