The table below looks at the statistics for Velocity skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Velocity over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Velocity
Rank 368 389 394
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +5
Permanent jobs citing Velocity 78 43 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.35% 0.20% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.03% 0.51% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 48 41 49
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Velocity
England

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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7558 8477 8712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 34.25% 38.46% 39.69%
Number of salaries quoted 6515 7374 7845
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 the South East

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

Velocity Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Velocity
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Velocity Salary Trend in the South East

Velocity
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Velocity across the South East region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Velocity Salary Histogram in the South East

Velocity
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Velocity within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 November 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
Hampshire +21 37 £42,500 - 5
Berkshire +25 17 £60,000 +16.50%
East Sussex -8 11 £57,500 +38.55%
West Sussex -11 5 £45,000 -
Kent +7 3 - -
Middlesex - 3 £71,500 -
Surrey +7 1 £55,000 +41.93%
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Velocity
England

Velocity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 88 (74.58%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (64.41%) Java
3 63 (53.39%) J2EE
4 57 (48.31%) JavaScript
5 51 (43.22%) JDBC
5 51 (43.22%) TDD
5 51 (43.22%) Degree
6 46 (38.98%) CSS
7 43 (36.44%) Spring
8 42 (35.59%) Software Engineering
9 41 (34.75%) Computer Science
10 40 (33.90%) Web Services
11 39 (33.05%) Scrum
12 38 (32.20%) SQL
12 38 (32.20%) JIRA
13 37 (31.36%) JUnit
13 37 (31.36%) MySQL
13 37 (31.36%) MVC
13 37 (31.36%) Ajax
14 35 (29.66%) HTML
15 34 (28.81%) XML
16 32 (27.12%) Spring MVC
17 31 (26.27%) RESTful
18 28 (23.73%) Tomcat
18 28 (23.73%) Subversion
19 27 (22.88%) Groovy
20 26 (22.03%) Maven
20 26 (22.03%) XHTML
21 25 (21.19%) OO
22 24 (20.34%) Servlets

Velocity
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 28 (23.73%) Tomcat
2 16 (13.56%) WebLogic
2 16 (13.56%) Apache
3 6 (5.08%) Apache Solr
4 4 (3.39%) Alfresco
4 4 (3.39%) Liferay
5 2 (1.69%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.85%) JBoss
6 1 (0.85%) CMS
6 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (4.24%) ArcView
2 1 (0.85%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 19 (16.10%) SaaS
2 4 (3.39%) GitHub
3 2 (1.69%) PaaS
4 1 (0.85%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 22 (18.64%) HTTP
2 5 (4.24%) SMS
3 1 (0.85%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.85%) SSL
3 1 (0.85%) MPLS
3 1 (0.85%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (31.36%) MySQL
2 15 (12.71%) MongoDB
3 11 (9.32%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.39%) Data Mining
5 3 (2.54%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.69%) DataStage
6 2 (1.69%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.69%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.85%) Redis
7 1 (0.85%) Riak
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 38 (32.20%) JIRA
2 37 (31.36%) JUnit
3 28 (23.73%) Subversion
4 26 (22.03%) Maven
5 23 (19.49%) Git (software)
6 20 (16.95%) Gradle
7 15 (12.71%) Eclipse
8 7 (5.93%) Ant
9 6 (5.08%) NetBeans
9 6 (5.08%) Mockito
10 5 (4.24%) Log4j
11 4 (3.39%) IntelliJ
11 4 (3.39%) Jenkins
12 2 (1.69%) Hudson
13 1 (0.85%) Hamcrest
13 1 (0.85%) Cucumber
13 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (0.85%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (15.25%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.78%) Publishing
3 7 (5.93%) Marketing
4 6 (5.08%) Front Office
4 6 (5.08%) Finance
5 4 (3.39%) Banking
6 2 (1.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 68 (57.63%) Developer
2 51 (43.22%) Java Developer
3 23 (19.49%) ScrumMaster
4 21 (17.80%) Senior Developer
5 20 (16.95%) Senior Java Developer
6 16 (13.56%) Project Manager
6 16 (13.56%) UI Developer
6 16 (13.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 11 (9.32%) Development Manager
8 10 (8.47%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
9 8 (6.78%) UI Programmer
9 8 (6.78%) Front-End Developer
10 7 (5.93%) Technical Leader
11 6 (5.08%) IT Development Manager
12 5 (4.24%) Product Manager
12 5 (4.24%) Software Development Manager
12 5 (4.24%) Software Manager
12 5 (4.24%) Agile Project Manager
13 3 (2.54%) Technical Manager
13 3 (2.54%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (53.39%) J2EE
2 51 (43.22%) JDBC
3 46 (38.98%) CSS
4 43 (36.44%) Spring
5 40 (33.90%) Web Services
6 37 (31.36%) Ajax
7 35 (29.66%) HTML
8 34 (28.81%) XML
9 32 (27.12%) Spring MVC
10 31 (26.27%) RESTful
11 26 (22.03%) XHTML
12 24 (20.34%) Servlets
13 23 (19.49%) JSP
14 22 (18.64%) HTML5
14 22 (18.64%) CSS3
15 18 (15.25%) AngularJS
16 17 (14.41%) FreeMarker
17 16 (13.56%) Swing
17 16 (13.56%) jQuery
17 16 (13.56%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 41 (34.75%) Computer Science
2 18 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (11.02%) W3C
4 10 (8.47%) Open Source
4 10 (8.47%) User Experience
5 6 (5.08%) N-Tier
6 5 (4.24%) GIS
6 5 (4.24%) Economics
7 4 (3.39%) Social Media
8 2 (1.69%) iPad
8 2 (1.69%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.69%) iPhone
9 1 (0.85%) Telematics
9 1 (0.85%) PMI
9 1 (0.85%) IPTV
9 1 (0.85%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.85%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.47%) Linux
2 4 (3.39%) Solaris
3 3 (2.54%) Android
4 2 (1.69%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (74.58%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (43.22%) TDD
3 42 (35.59%) Software Engineering
4 39 (33.05%) Scrum
5 37 (31.36%) MVC
6 25 (21.19%) OO
7 19 (16.10%) Project Management
8 17 (14.41%) UML
8 17 (14.41%) Automated Testing
9 13 (11.02%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (9.32%) User Stories
10 11 (9.32%) Unit Testing
11 10 (8.47%) E-Commerce
12 9 (7.63%) Coaching
13 8 (6.78%) Mentoring
13 8 (6.78%) ITIL
13 8 (6.78%) PRINCE2
13 8 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (5.93%) DSDM
14 7 (5.93%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 76 (64.41%) Java
2 57 (48.31%) JavaScript
3 38 (32.20%) SQL
4 27 (22.88%) Groovy
5 16 (13.56%) PL/SQL
6 6 (5.08%) HQL
7 4 (3.39%) Scala
8 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.85%) Python
8 1 (0.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 51 (43.22%) Degree
2 1 (0.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.17%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (13.56%) Oracle
2 7 (5.93%) Endeca
2 7 (5.93%) hybris
3 5 (4.24%) ESRI
4 4 (3.39%) Ab Initio
4 4 (3.39%) Teradata
4 4 (3.39%) GigaSpaces
5 3 (2.54%) Progress
5 3 (2.54%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.69%) Informatica
6 2 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.69%) IBM
7 1 (0.85%) Cramer
7 1 (0.85%) Zend
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