The table below looks at the statistics for Velocity skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Velocity over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Velocity
Rank 160 159 145
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Permanent jobs citing Velocity 5 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.15% 0.031% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% 0.079% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 8
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1330 1266 1149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 39.87% 39.64% 36.46%
Number of salaries quoted 907 829 803
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,300 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Velocity
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Velocity Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Velocity
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Velocity Salary Trend in Scotland

Velocity
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Velocity across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Velocity Salary Histogram in Scotland

Velocity
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Velocity within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014. 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
Edinburgh - 4 £55,000 -
Glasgow +6 1 £45,000 -14.28%
Velocity
UK

Velocity
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 6 (66.67%) Scrum
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Coaching
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) DevOps
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (11.11%) SaaS
5 1 (11.11%) Confluence
5 1 (11.11%) Puppet
5 1 (11.11%) Twitter
5 1 (11.11%) QA
5 1 (11.11%) Release Management
5 1 (11.11%) JIRA
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Windows
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Progress
5 1 (11.11%) SAN
5 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (11.11%) Ansible
5 1 (11.11%) Docker
5 1 (11.11%) NAS
5 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills

Velocity
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (11.11%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) NAS
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) ScrumMaster
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Scrum
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Coaching
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) DevOps
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Release Management
5 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (11.11%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Progress
1 1 (11.11%) Twitter