The table below looks at the statistics for Velocity skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Velocity over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Velocity
Rank 691 651 689
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +38
Permanent jobs citing Velocity 175 230 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.22% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.45% 0.54% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 146 167 169
Average salary £53,250 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.18% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £66,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
38639 42772 46360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.10% 41.02% 41.98%
Number of salaries quoted 33316 35742 41238
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

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

Velocity Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Velocity
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Velocity within the UK.

Velocity Salary Trend in the UK

Velocity
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Velocity over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 within the UK.

Velocity Salary Histogram in the UK

Velocity
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Velocity within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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
England -34 166 £52,500 -4.54% 16
London -35 101 £55,000 -12.00% 10
South East -65 36 £42,500 -5.55% 2
City of London -8 24 £60,000 -7.69% 1
Bristol +17 16 £40,000 -38.46%
South West -7 16 £40,000 -5.88%
Hampshire -36 15 £27,500 -35.29% 1
Petersfield -5 12 £27,500 -35.29% 1
Crawley 0 10 £47,500 -
West Sussex -1 10 £47,500 -
Brighton -12 6 £58,750 +41.56%
East Sussex -18 6 £58,750 +41.56%
Northamptonshire - 6 £40,000 - 1
East Midlands - 6 £40,000 - 1
Northampton - 6 £40,000 - 1
Scotland +10 5 £85,000 +38.21%
Edinburgh +4 5 £85,000 +38.21%
Cardiff - 4 £63,750 - 1
Leeds - 4 £40,500 - 2
Surbiton - 4 £52,500 -
South Wales - 4 £63,750 - 1
West Yorkshire - 4 £40,500 - 2
Yorkshire - 4 £40,500 - 3
Wales - 4 £63,750 - 1
Berkshire -33 3 £47,500 -24.00%
Harrow - 3 - -
Teddington -2 2 £35,000 -12.50%
Kingston Upon Thames -5 2 £46,250 +15.62%
Bracknell - 2 £47,500 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £51,250 - 1

Velocity
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 296 (75.51%) Agile Software Development
2 224 (57.14%) Java
3 182 (46.43%) TDD
4 170 (43.37%) Scrum
5 150 (38.27%) Spring
6 139 (35.46%) J2EE
7 133 (33.93%) SQL
7 133 (33.93%) JavaScript
8 121 (30.87%) CSS
9 116 (29.59%) HTML
10 115 (29.34%) Web Services
11 111 (28.32%) JUnit
12 109 (27.81%) MVC
13 96 (24.49%) Git (software)
14 89 (22.70%) JSP
15 87 (22.19%) jQuery
16 86 (21.94%) Maven
17 83 (21.17%) Subversion
18 82 (20.92%) XML
19 80 (20.41%) Degree
20 79 (20.15%) Hibernate
21 77 (19.64%) JIRA
21 77 (19.64%) Software Engineering
22 75 (19.13%) Continuous Integration
22 75 (19.13%) BDD
23 74 (18.88%) Coaching
24 73 (18.62%) Mentoring
24 73 (18.62%) Ajax
24 73 (18.62%) MySQL
24 73 (18.62%) E-Commerce

Velocity
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 (14.54%) Tomcat
2 36 (9.18%) WebLogic
3 33 (8.42%) Apache
4 32 (8.16%) Apache Solr
5 28 (7.14%) JBoss
6 16 (4.08%) PowerExchange
7 10 (2.55%) WebSphere
8 8 (2.04%) Commerce Server
9 7 (1.79%) Confluence
10 5 (1.28%) CMS
11 4 (1.02%) SharePoint
11 4 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.77%) Alfresco
12 3 (0.77%) Liferay
12 3 (0.77%) IIS
13 2 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.51%) Oracle Service Bus
14 1 (0.26%) nginx
14 1 (0.26%) Apache Pig
14 1 (0.26%) Magnolia
Applications
1 11 (2.81%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.53%) MS Project
3 1 (0.26%) Mingle
3 1 (0.26%) ArcView
Business Applications
1 2 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.26%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (7.40%) SaaS
2 17 (4.34%) Rackspace Cloud
3 4 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.77%) GitHub
5 2 (0.51%) PaaS
6 1 (0.26%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 34 (8.67%) HTTP
2 6 (1.53%) DSL
2 6 (1.53%) AMQP
3 5 (1.28%) SMS
4 4 (1.02%) Internet
5 2 (0.51%) SAN
5 2 (0.51%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (18.62%) MySQL
2 50 (12.76%) SQL Server
3 34 (8.67%) DB2
4 26 (6.63%) Relational Database
5 25 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
5 25 (6.38%) MongoDB
6 24 (6.12%) RDBMS
7 19 (4.85%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (3.83%) Big Data
9 13 (3.32%) NoSQL
10 8 (2.04%) Riak
11 5 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (1.28%) Data Mining
12 4 (1.02%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.51%) DataStage
13 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
14 1 (0.26%) Hadoop
14 1 (0.26%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 111 (28.32%) JUnit
2 96 (24.49%) Git (software)
3 86 (21.94%) Maven
4 83 (21.17%) Subversion
5 77 (19.64%) JIRA
6 64 (16.33%) Ant
7 36 (9.18%) Eclipse
8 33 (8.42%) Jenkins
9 27 (6.89%) Mockito
10 25 (6.38%) Visual Studio
11 24 (6.12%) TeamCity
12 22 (5.61%) Gradle
13 21 (5.36%) Selenium
14 19 (4.85%) Team Foundation Server
15 18 (4.59%) Hudson
15 18 (4.59%) Cucumber
16 17 (4.34%) SpecFlow
17 16 (4.08%) NUnit
18 12 (3.06%) JMeter
19 10 (2.55%) WebDriver
General
1 58 (14.80%) Finance
2 29 (7.40%) Marketing
3 20 (5.10%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.81%) Publishing
5 8 (2.04%) Banking
6 7 (1.79%) Front Office
7 5 (1.28%) Games
7 5 (1.28%) Back Office
8 4 (1.02%) Retail
9 2 (0.51%) Advertising
10 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 183 (46.68%) Developer
2 136 (34.69%) Java Developer
3 101 (25.77%) ScrumMaster
4 64 (16.33%) Senior Developer
5 50 (12.76%) Senior Java Developer
6 36 (9.18%) Project Manager
7 22 (5.61%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 21 (5.36%) Web Developer
8 21 (5.36%) Development Manager
9 20 (5.10%) Senior Manager
9 20 (5.10%) Java Web Developer
10 15 (3.83%) Front-End Developer
11 14 (3.57%) Technical Leader
12 13 (3.32%) Software Manager
13 12 (3.06%) Agile Project Manager
14 10 (2.55%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
15 9 (2.30%) Front-End Web Developer
15 9 (2.30%) Technical Manager
16 8 (2.04%) Lead Designer
16 8 (2.04%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (38.27%) Spring
2 139 (35.46%) J2EE
3 121 (30.87%) CSS
4 116 (29.59%) HTML
5 115 (29.34%) Web Services
6 89 (22.70%) JSP
7 87 (22.19%) jQuery
8 82 (20.92%) XML
9 79 (20.15%) Hibernate
10 73 (18.62%) Ajax
11 65 (16.58%) .NET
12 56 (14.29%) Spring MVC
13 54 (13.78%) JDBC
14 50 (12.76%) HTML5
15 47 (11.99%) RESTful
16 46 (11.73%) AngularJS
17 43 (10.97%) XSLT
18 40 (10.20%) Servlets
19 38 (9.69%) Backbone.js
20 36 (9.18%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 66 (16.84%) Computer Science
2 63 (16.07%) Mobile App
3 42 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (7.40%) Open Source
4 29 (7.40%) User Experience
5 24 (6.12%) Management Information System
6 20 (5.10%) IPTV
6 20 (5.10%) Over-the-Top Content
6 20 (5.10%) Video on Demand
7 19 (4.85%) Client/Server
8 17 (4.34%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (4.34%) Blog
9 15 (3.83%) iPhone
10 14 (3.57%) iPad
11 11 (2.81%) N-Tier
12 6 (1.53%) PMI
12 6 (1.53%) Data Integration
13 5 (1.28%) Economics
13 5 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 4 (1.02%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 62 (15.82%) Linux
2 44 (11.22%) Windows
3 26 (6.63%) Apple iOS
3 26 (6.63%) Android
4 15 (3.83%) Windows Phone
5 7 (1.79%) Solaris
6 6 (1.53%) UNIX
7 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.26%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (75.51%) Agile Software Development
2 182 (46.43%) TDD
3 170 (43.37%) Scrum
4 109 (27.81%) MVC
5 77 (19.64%) Software Engineering
6 75 (19.13%) Continuous Integration
6 75 (19.13%) BDD
7 74 (18.88%) Coaching
8 73 (18.62%) Mentoring
8 73 (18.62%) E-Commerce
9 70 (17.86%) Project Management
10 41 (10.46%) Continuous Improvement
11 37 (9.44%) Mobile Application Development
12 35 (8.93%) Kanban
13 33 (8.42%) Pair Programming
14 32 (8.16%) Release Management
15 31 (7.91%) Line Management
16 27 (6.89%) DevOps
17 26 (6.63%) UML
18 25 (6.38%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 224 (57.14%) Java
2 133 (33.93%) SQL
2 133 (33.93%) JavaScript
3 44 (11.22%) C#
4 30 (7.65%) Groovy
5 21 (5.36%) HQL
6 18 (4.59%) PHP
6 18 (4.59%) Scala
7 15 (3.83%) PL/SQL
8 13 (3.32%) C++
9 9 (2.30%) T-SQL
9 9 (2.30%) VB.NET
10 8 (2.04%) Perl
10 8 (2.04%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.53%) Python
12 4 (1.02%) C
12 4 (1.02%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.51%) Ruby
13 2 (0.51%) Golang
Qualifications
1 80 (20.41%) Degree
2 6 (1.53%) PMI Certification
3 4 (1.02%) PhD
3 4 (1.02%) APMP
4 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (13.52%) QA
2 4 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (4.85%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (2.81%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.51%) Puppet
4 1 (0.26%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.26%) Ansible
4 1 (0.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 65 (16.58%) Oracle
2 34 (8.67%) hybris
3 24 (6.12%) Endeca
4 23 (5.87%) Microsoft
5 18 (4.59%) Informatica
6 12 (3.06%) ATG
7 11 (2.81%) HP
8 10 (2.55%) Google
9 9 (2.30%) Progress
10 8 (2.04%) Charles River
11 5 (1.28%) Teradata
11 5 (1.28%) Ab Initio
12 4 (1.02%) IBM
12 4 (1.02%) Demandware
13 3 (0.77%) Twitter
13 3 (0.77%) GigaSpaces
13 3 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
14 2 (0.51%) SAP
14 2 (0.51%) TIBCO
14 2 (0.51%) JD Edwards
City, London
Kuoni Global Travel Services
Posted: Yesterday
London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £62,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Three People
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Opus Energy
Salary: £35k - £45k DOE + Up to 10% Bonus p/a
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Opportunity
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary Package + Full Company Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Tyche Consulting Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago