The table below looks at the statistics for Velocity skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Velocity over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Velocity
Rank 683 635 689
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +54
Permanent jobs citing Velocity 171 219 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.47% 0.55% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 142 156 170
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £36,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -
Velocity
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
36465 39914 44425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.05% 41.20% 42.45%
Number of salaries quoted 31637 33638 39845
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

Velocity
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Velocity Jobs Demand Trend in England

Velocity
Salary Trend in England

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

Velocity Salary Trend in England

Velocity
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Velocity across the England region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Velocity Salary Histogram in England

Velocity
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Velocity within the England region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -26 99 £55,000 -12.00% 12
South East -69 42 £42,500 -5.55% 3
South West +3 17 £40,000 -5.88%
East Midlands - 5 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 4 £40,500 - 4
West Midlands - 3 £68,750 -
East of England - 1 - -
Velocity
UK

Velocity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 289 (75.06%) Agile Software Development
2 222 (57.66%) Java
3 182 (47.27%) TDD
4 167 (43.38%) Scrum
5 151 (39.22%) Spring
6 135 (35.06%) J2EE
7 134 (34.81%) JavaScript
8 132 (34.29%) SQL
9 122 (31.69%) CSS
10 114 (29.61%) Web Services
10 114 (29.61%) HTML
11 111 (28.83%) JUnit
12 108 (28.05%) MVC
13 96 (24.94%) Git (software)
14 89 (23.12%) JSP
15 86 (22.34%) Maven
16 84 (21.82%) jQuery
17 83 (21.56%) Subversion
18 82 (21.30%) XML
19 81 (21.04%) Hibernate
20 77 (20.00%) JIRA
21 76 (19.74%) Degree
21 76 (19.74%) BDD
22 75 (19.48%) Mentoring
23 74 (19.22%) E-Commerce
24 73 (18.96%) Software Engineering
24 73 (18.96%) Ajax
25 72 (18.70%) MySQL
25 72 (18.70%) Continuous Integration
26 71 (18.44%) Coaching

Velocity
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 57 (14.81%) Tomcat
2 36 (9.35%) WebLogic
3 33 (8.57%) Apache
4 32 (8.31%) Apache Solr
5 28 (7.27%) JBoss
6 16 (4.16%) PowerExchange
7 10 (2.60%) WebSphere
8 8 (2.08%) Commerce Server
9 6 (1.56%) Confluence
10 5 (1.30%) CMS
11 4 (1.04%) SharePoint
11 4 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.78%) Liferay
12 3 (0.78%) Alfresco
13 2 (0.52%) Oracle Service Bus
13 2 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.52%) IIS
14 1 (0.26%) ColdFusion
14 1 (0.26%) Apache Pig
14 1 (0.26%) nginx
Applications
1 12 (3.12%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.56%) MS Project
3 1 (0.26%) ArcView
3 1 (0.26%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.26%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (7.27%) SaaS
2 17 (4.42%) Rackspace Cloud
3 3 (0.78%) GitHub
4 2 (0.52%) PaaS
4 2 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.26%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 34 (8.83%) HTTP
2 6 (1.56%) DSL
2 6 (1.56%) AMQP
3 5 (1.30%) SMS
4 4 (1.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (18.70%) MySQL
2 48 (12.47%) SQL Server
3 34 (8.83%) DB2
4 25 (6.49%) Relational Database
5 23 (5.97%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (5.97%) RDBMS
5 23 (5.97%) MongoDB
6 19 (4.94%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (4.42%) Big Data
8 13 (3.38%) NoSQL
9 9 (2.34%) Riak
10 5 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (1.30%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.78%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.52%) DataStage
13 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.26%) KDB
13 1 (0.26%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 111 (28.83%) JUnit
2 96 (24.94%) Git (software)
3 86 (22.34%) Maven
4 83 (21.56%) Subversion
5 77 (20.00%) JIRA
6 65 (16.88%) Ant
7 37 (9.61%) Eclipse
8 33 (8.57%) Jenkins
9 27 (7.01%) Mockito
10 24 (6.23%) TeamCity
10 24 (6.23%) Visual Studio
11 22 (5.71%) Selenium
11 22 (5.71%) Gradle
12 19 (4.94%) Cucumber
12 19 (4.94%) Hudson
13 18 (4.68%) Team Foundation Server
14 17 (4.42%) SpecFlow
15 16 (4.16%) NUnit
16 12 (3.12%) JMeter
17 10 (2.60%) QUnit
General
1 56 (14.55%) Finance
2 29 (7.53%) Marketing
3 20 (5.19%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.86%) Publishing
5 8 (2.08%) Front Office
5 8 (2.08%) Banking
6 5 (1.30%) Back Office
6 5 (1.30%) Games
7 3 (0.78%) Retail
8 2 (0.52%) Advertising
9 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 186 (48.31%) Developer
2 137 (35.58%) Java Developer
3 101 (26.23%) ScrumMaster
4 64 (16.62%) Senior Developer
5 50 (12.99%) Senior Java Developer
6 36 (9.35%) Project Manager
7 22 (5.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 21 (5.45%) Web Developer
9 20 (5.19%) Senior Manager
9 20 (5.19%) Java Web Developer
10 19 (4.94%) Development Manager
11 15 (3.90%) Front-End Developer
12 14 (3.64%) Technical Leader
13 12 (3.12%) Agile Project Manager
14 11 (2.86%) Software Manager
15 10 (2.60%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
16 9 (2.34%) Front-End Web Developer
16 9 (2.34%) Technical Manager
17 8 (2.08%) Lead Designer
17 8 (2.08%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (39.22%) Spring
2 135 (35.06%) J2EE
3 122 (31.69%) CSS
4 114 (29.61%) HTML
4 114 (29.61%) Web Services
5 89 (23.12%) JSP
6 84 (21.82%) jQuery
7 82 (21.30%) XML
8 81 (21.04%) Hibernate
9 73 (18.96%) Ajax
10 65 (16.88%) .NET
11 55 (14.29%) Spring MVC
12 53 (13.77%) JDBC
13 49 (12.73%) HTML5
14 48 (12.47%) RESTful
15 46 (11.95%) AngularJS
16 43 (11.17%) XSLT
17 40 (10.39%) Servlets
18 38 (9.87%) XHTML
18 38 (9.87%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 65 (16.88%) Mobile App
2 61 (15.84%) Computer Science
3 41 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (7.79%) User Experience
5 28 (7.27%) Open Source
6 24 (6.23%) Management Information System
7 20 (5.19%) IPTV
7 20 (5.19%) Video on Demand
7 20 (5.19%) Over-the-Top Content
8 19 (4.94%) Enterprise Software
8 19 (4.94%) Client/Server
9 17 (4.42%) Blog
10 15 (3.90%) iPhone
11 14 (3.64%) iPad
12 11 (2.86%) N-Tier
13 6 (1.56%) PMI
13 6 (1.56%) Data Integration
14 5 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 5 (1.30%) W3C
14 5 (1.30%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 60 (15.58%) Linux
2 41 (10.65%) Windows
3 25 (6.49%) Android
3 25 (6.49%) Apple iOS
4 15 (3.90%) Windows Phone
5 7 (1.82%) UNIX
5 7 (1.82%) Solaris
6 1 (0.26%) Debian
6 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (75.06%) Agile Software Development
2 182 (47.27%) TDD
3 167 (43.38%) Scrum
4 108 (28.05%) MVC
5 76 (19.74%) BDD
6 75 (19.48%) Mentoring
7 74 (19.22%) E-Commerce
8 73 (18.96%) Software Engineering
9 72 (18.70%) Continuous Integration
10 71 (18.44%) Coaching
11 69 (17.92%) Project Management
12 40 (10.39%) Continuous Improvement
13 39 (10.13%) Mobile Application Development
14 36 (9.35%) Kanban
15 34 (8.83%) Pair Programming
16 32 (8.31%) Line Management
17 28 (7.27%) Automated Testing
17 28 (7.27%) Release Management
18 26 (6.75%) UML
19 24 (6.23%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 222 (57.66%) Java
2 134 (34.81%) JavaScript
3 132 (34.29%) SQL
4 42 (10.91%) C#
5 30 (7.79%) Groovy
6 21 (5.45%) HQL
7 18 (4.68%) PHP
8 15 (3.90%) PL/SQL
8 15 (3.90%) Scala
9 12 (3.12%) C++
10 8 (2.08%) T-SQL
10 8 (2.08%) VB.NET
10 8 (2.08%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.56%) Python
12 4 (1.04%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.04%) C
12 4 (1.04%) Perl
13 2 (0.52%) Ruby
14 1 (0.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 76 (19.74%) Degree
2 6 (1.56%) PMI Certification
3 4 (1.04%) PhD
3 4 (1.04%) APMP
4 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (12.21%) QA
2 4 (1.04%) SLA
Systems Management
1 18 (4.68%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.26%) Puppet
3 1 (0.26%) Nagios
3 1 (0.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 63 (16.36%) Oracle
2 34 (8.83%) hybris
3 24 (6.23%) Endeca
4 22 (5.71%) Microsoft
5 18 (4.68%) Informatica
6 12 (3.12%) ATG
7 11 (2.86%) HP
8 10 (2.60%) Google
9 8 (2.08%) Progress
9 8 (2.08%) Charles River
10 5 (1.30%) Ab Initio
10 5 (1.30%) Teradata
11 4 (1.04%) Demandware
11 4 (1.04%) IBM
12 3 (0.78%) GigaSpaces
13 2 (0.52%) Atlassian
13 2 (0.52%) Twitter
13 2 (0.52%) SAP
13 2 (0.52%) Software AG
13 2 (0.52%) Fiorano
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