The table below looks at the statistics for Velocity skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Velocity over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Velocity
Rank 126 134 129
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Permanent jobs citing Velocity 6 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.25% 0.088% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.14% 0.29% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 5
Average salary £31,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.11% -5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
Velocity
Berkshire

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 Reading region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
527 696 853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 21.55% 30.71% 42.67%
Number of salaries quoted 446 609 740
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Velocity
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Velocity Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Velocity
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Velocity Salary Trend in Reading

Velocity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) JUnit
1 5 (83.33%) EJB
1 5 (83.33%) JDBC
1 5 (83.33%) Servlets
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
1 5 (83.33%) XML
1 5 (83.33%) Apache
1 5 (83.33%) Eclipse
1 5 (83.33%) HTTP
1 5 (83.33%) JAXB
1 5 (83.33%) JTS
1 5 (83.33%) GIS
1 5 (83.33%) ESRI
1 5 (83.33%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (83.33%) Log4j
1 5 (83.33%) NetBeans
1 5 (83.33%) Maven
1 5 (83.33%) ArcView
1 5 (83.33%) JSON
1 5 (83.33%) Unit Testing
1 5 (83.33%) JPA
1 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
1 5 (83.33%) Ehcache
1 5 (83.33%) Mockito
1 5 (83.33%) JAX-RS
1 5 (83.33%) Gson
1 5 (83.33%) Apache Commons
2 1 (16.67%) DSDM
2 1 (16.67%) Progress

Velocity
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 5 (83.33%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) ArcView
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) JUnit
1 5 (83.33%) Eclipse
1 5 (83.33%) Log4j
1 5 (83.33%) NetBeans
1 5 (83.33%) Maven
1 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
1 5 (83.33%) Mockito
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) EJB
1 5 (83.33%) JDBC
1 5 (83.33%) Servlets
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
1 5 (83.33%) XML
1 5 (83.33%) JAXB
1 5 (83.33%) JTS
1 5 (83.33%) JSON
1 5 (83.33%) JPA
1 5 (83.33%) Ehcache
1 5 (83.33%) JAX-RS
1 5 (83.33%) Gson
1 5 (83.33%) Apache Commons
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) GIS
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Kanban
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) DSDM
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Unified Process
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) ESRI
2 1 (16.67%) Progress