The table below looks at the statistics for Velocity skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Velocity over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Velocity
Rank 308 313 308
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs citing Velocity 3 16 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.031% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.087% 0.36% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 15
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% -15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,750 £43,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.34% -3.88%
Velocity
London

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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3453 4385 4618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 35.43% 37.38% 39.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2937 3807 4162
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Velocity
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Velocity Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Velocity
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Velocity Salary Trend in the City of London

Velocity
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Velocity across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Velocity Salary Histogram in the City of London

Velocity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 15 (65.22%) Java
2 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (34.78%) Computer Science
3 8 (34.78%) Android
3 8 (34.78%) Product Management
3 8 (34.78%) Android Development
3 8 (34.78%) User Experience
3 8 (34.78%) Mobile Development
4 7 (30.43%) RESTful
4 7 (30.43%) Mathematics
4 7 (30.43%) Physics
4 7 (30.43%) PhD
5 5 (21.74%) Linux
5 5 (21.74%) Finance
6 4 (17.39%) Scrum
6 4 (17.39%) Fixed Income
6 4 (17.39%) Financial Institution
6 4 (17.39%) jQuery
6 4 (17.39%) Degree
6 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
6 4 (17.39%) SQL
6 4 (17.39%) Windows
6 4 (17.39%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (13.04%) User Stories
7 3 (13.04%) SLA
7 3 (13.04%) XML
7 3 (13.04%) TDD
8 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
8 2 (8.70%) MVC

Velocity
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Photoshop
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) JUnit
1 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.35%) Android Studio
2 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Financial Institution
3 2 (8.70%) Marketing
3 2 (8.70%) German Language
4 1 (4.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) Android Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Support Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Applications Support
5 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) DBA
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (4.35%) Release Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Android Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) RESTful
2 4 (17.39%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (17.39%) jQuery
3 3 (13.04%) XML
4 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
4 2 (8.70%) Spring
4 2 (8.70%) Ajax
4 2 (8.70%) HTML
4 2 (8.70%) CSS
4 2 (8.70%) JSP
4 2 (8.70%) Apache Flex
4 2 (8.70%) FreeMarker
4 2 (8.70%) Grails
4 2 (8.70%) Haml
4 2 (8.70%) Sass
4 2 (8.70%) LESS
4 2 (8.70%) Web Services
5 1 (4.35%) Android SDK
5 1 (4.35%) SOAP
5 1 (4.35%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Computer Science
1 8 (34.78%) User Experience
2 7 (30.43%) Mathematics
2 7 (30.43%) Physics
3 4 (17.39%) Fixed Income
4 2 (8.70%) Digital Media
5 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
5 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
5 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Android
2 5 (21.74%) Linux
3 4 (17.39%) Windows
4 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) Product Management
2 8 (34.78%) Android Development
2 8 (34.78%) Mobile Development
3 4 (17.39%) Scrum
4 3 (13.04%) User Stories
4 3 (13.04%) TDD
5 2 (8.70%) Data Management
5 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
5 2 (8.70%) Web Development
5 2 (8.70%) Business Development
5 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.70%) Product Marketing
5 2 (8.70%) Kanban
5 2 (8.70%) CRM
5 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.70%) MVC
5 2 (8.70%) BDD
5 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (8.70%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) Java
2 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
2 4 (17.39%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) PHP
3 2 (8.70%) Groovy
4 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) PhD
2 4 (17.39%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) OCP
3 1 (4.35%) OCA
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle