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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Velocity
Rank 716 657 676
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +19
Permanent jobs citing Velocity 160 225 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.40% 0.52% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 124 171 148
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 £28,150 £40,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £47,500 £45,600
% change year-on-year
-9.47% +4.16%

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
39756 43442 43430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.37% 40.71% 40.60%
Number of salaries quoted 33937 36114 38201
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 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 -55 152 £52,500 -4.10% 22
London +12 98 £62,000 -0.80% 13
South East -72 35 £41,250 -13.15% 1
City of London 0 21 £60,000 -7.69% 4
Petersfield -5 12 £27,500 -35.29% 1
Hampshire -24 12 £27,500 -35.29% 1
Bristol +6 11 £35,000 -46.15%
South West -12 11 £35,000 -17.64% 1
West Sussex +1 9 £47,500 -
Crawley -3 9 £47,500 -
Cardiff - 6 £63,750 -
Oxfordshire - 6 £45,000 -
Wales - 6 £63,750 - 1
South Wales - 6 £63,750 - 1
Brighton -16 4 £42,750 +6.87%
East Sussex -17 4 £42,750 +6.87%
Oxford - 4 £45,000 -
Surbiton +1 3 £52,500 +20.00%
Harrow - 3 - -
Bermondsey - 3 - -
Staines +12 2 £60,500 -
Scotland +3 2 £85,000 +38.21%
Edinburgh 0 2 £85,000 +38.21%
East of England -3 2 £30,000 -32.58% 1
Leeds -6 2 £40,500 +62.00% 1
Yorkshire -9 2 £40,500 +62.00% 3
West Yorkshire -14 2 £40,500 +62.00% 2
Surrey -16 2 £60,500 +5.21%
Berkshire -42 2 £47,500 -24.00%
East Midlands - 2 £41,250 -

Velocity
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 298 (74.87%) Agile Software Development
2 227 (57.04%) Java
3 182 (45.73%) TDD
4 168 (42.21%) Scrum
5 146 (36.68%) Spring
6 145 (36.43%) JavaScript
7 144 (36.18%) J2EE
8 136 (34.17%) SQL
9 133 (33.42%) CSS
10 131 (32.91%) HTML
11 119 (29.90%) Web Services
12 113 (28.39%) MVC
13 112 (28.14%) JUnit
14 104 (26.13%) Git (software)
15 101 (25.38%) jQuery
16 91 (22.86%) JSP
17 87 (21.86%) Degree
18 85 (21.36%) Coaching
19 84 (21.11%) E-Commerce
20 83 (20.85%) XML
21 81 (20.35%) Continuous Integration
22 80 (20.10%) Maven
22 80 (20.10%) Subversion
23 77 (19.35%) MySQL
24 74 (18.59%) Hibernate
24 74 (18.59%) Ajax
24 74 (18.59%) BDD
25 72 (18.09%) Mentoring
25 72 (18.09%) Project Management
26 71 (17.84%) Linux

Velocity
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 58 (14.57%) Tomcat
2 35 (8.79%) WebLogic
3 33 (8.29%) Apache
3 33 (8.29%) Apache Solr
4 28 (7.04%) JBoss
5 15 (3.77%) PowerExchange
6 10 (2.51%) WebSphere
7 8 (2.01%) Commerce Server
8 7 (1.76%) Confluence
9 5 (1.26%) CMS
9 5 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (1.01%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.75%) IIS
12 2 (0.50%) Oracle Service Bus
12 2 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.25%) Apache Pig
13 1 (0.25%) nginx
13 1 (0.25%) Liferay
13 1 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (2.51%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.51%) MS Project
3 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.25%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.25%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 28 (7.04%) SaaS
2 21 (5.28%) Rackspace Cloud
3 5 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.50%) PaaS
5 1 (0.25%) GitHub
5 1 (0.25%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 35 (8.79%) HTTP
2 5 (1.26%) DSL
2 5 (1.26%) AMQP
3 4 (1.01%) Internet
4 2 (0.50%) NAS
4 2 (0.50%) SMS
4 2 (0.50%) SAN
5 1 (0.25%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (19.35%) MySQL
2 54 (13.57%) SQL Server
3 33 (8.29%) DB2
4 27 (6.78%) Relational Database
5 24 (6.03%) Data Warehouse
5 24 (6.03%) RDBMS
6 23 (5.78%) MongoDB
7 17 (4.27%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (3.02%) NoSQL
9 8 (2.01%) Big Data
10 6 (1.51%) Riak
11 4 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.01%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.75%) Data Mining
12 3 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.50%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.50%) DataStage
14 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 1 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
14 1 (0.25%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 112 (28.14%) JUnit
2 104 (26.13%) Git (software)
3 80 (20.10%) Maven
3 80 (20.10%) Subversion
4 66 (16.58%) JIRA
5 65 (16.33%) Ant
6 35 (8.79%) Eclipse
7 31 (7.79%) Jenkins
8 28 (7.04%) TeamCity
9 25 (6.28%) Mockito
10 22 (5.53%) Visual Studio
11 21 (5.28%) SpecFlow
12 19 (4.77%) Team Foundation Server
13 18 (4.52%) NUnit
14 15 (3.77%) Selenium
14 15 (3.77%) Gradle
15 14 (3.52%) JMeter
16 13 (3.27%) WebDriver
16 13 (3.27%) Hudson
16 13 (3.27%) QUnit
General
1 63 (15.83%) Finance
2 21 (5.28%) Marketing
3 16 (4.02%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.76%) Publishing
5 8 (2.01%) Back Office
5 8 (2.01%) Banking
6 7 (1.76%) Retail
6 7 (1.76%) Front Office
7 6 (1.51%) Games
8 2 (0.50%) Online Betting
8 2 (0.50%) Advertising
9 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 187 (46.98%) Developer
2 136 (34.17%) Java Developer
3 91 (22.86%) ScrumMaster
4 62 (15.58%) Senior Developer
5 50 (12.56%) Senior Java Developer
6 41 (10.30%) Project Manager
7 22 (5.53%) Development Manager
7 22 (5.53%) Web Developer
8 21 (5.28%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 20 (5.03%) Java Web Developer
10 19 (4.77%) Senior Manager
10 19 (4.77%) Front-End Developer
11 15 (3.77%) Technical Leader
12 14 (3.52%) Agile Project Manager
13 13 (3.27%) Software Manager
14 11 (2.76%) Technical Manager
15 10 (2.51%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
16 9 (2.26%) Software Development Manager
16 9 (2.26%) Front-End Web Developer
17 8 (2.01%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (36.68%) Spring
2 144 (36.18%) J2EE
3 133 (33.42%) CSS
4 131 (32.91%) HTML
5 119 (29.90%) Web Services
6 101 (25.38%) jQuery
7 91 (22.86%) JSP
8 83 (20.85%) XML
9 74 (18.59%) Hibernate
9 74 (18.59%) Ajax
10 68 (17.09%) .NET
11 57 (14.32%) Spring MVC
11 57 (14.32%) HTML5
12 52 (13.07%) JDBC
13 48 (12.06%) AngularJS
14 46 (11.56%) RESTful
15 40 (10.05%) Backbone.js
16 39 (9.80%) XSLT
17 37 (9.30%) XHTML
18 35 (8.79%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 69 (17.34%) Computer Science
2 67 (16.83%) Mobile App
3 47 (11.81%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (8.04%) Open Source
5 27 (6.78%) User Experience
6 24 (6.03%) Management Information System
7 22 (5.53%) Over-the-Top Content
7 22 (5.53%) IPTV
8 21 (5.28%) Blog
9 20 (5.03%) Video on Demand
9 20 (5.03%) Client/Server
10 12 (3.02%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (2.76%) N-Tier
11 11 (2.76%) iPhone
11 11 (2.76%) iPad
12 8 (2.01%) PMI
13 6 (1.51%) Social Media
14 5 (1.26%) Data Integration
15 4 (1.01%) Algorithms
15 4 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 71 (17.84%) Linux
2 44 (11.06%) Windows
3 32 (8.04%) Android
4 31 (7.79%) Apple iOS
5 12 (3.02%) Windows Phone
6 5 (1.26%) UNIX
7 4 (1.01%) Solaris
8 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.25%) SUSE
8 1 (0.25%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 298 (74.87%) Agile Software Development
2 182 (45.73%) TDD
3 168 (42.21%) Scrum
4 113 (28.39%) MVC
5 85 (21.36%) Coaching
6 84 (21.11%) E-Commerce
7 81 (20.35%) Continuous Integration
8 74 (18.59%) BDD
9 72 (18.09%) Mentoring
9 72 (18.09%) Project Management
10 69 (17.34%) Software Engineering
11 49 (12.31%) Continuous Improvement
12 39 (9.80%) DevOps
13 37 (9.30%) Line Management
13 37 (9.30%) Mobile Application Development
14 32 (8.04%) Release Management
14 32 (8.04%) Kanban
15 28 (7.04%) Pair Programming
16 27 (6.78%) UML
17 24 (6.03%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 227 (57.04%) Java
2 145 (36.43%) JavaScript
3 136 (34.17%) SQL
4 49 (12.31%) C#
5 26 (6.53%) Groovy
6 20 (5.03%) HQL
7 17 (4.27%) Scala
8 16 (4.02%) PHP
9 13 (3.27%) PL/SQL
9 13 (3.27%) C++
10 11 (2.76%) Bash Shell
11 10 (2.51%) Perl
12 9 (2.26%) T-SQL
12 9 (2.26%) VB.NET
13 7 (1.76%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.26%) Python
15 4 (1.01%) C
16 2 (0.50%) Golang
16 2 (0.50%) Ruby
17 1 (0.25%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 87 (21.86%) Degree
2 11 (2.76%) VCP4
3 8 (2.01%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.01%) APMP
4 4 (1.01%) PhD
5 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (16.33%) QA
2 4 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (5.78%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (2.51%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.50%) Puppet
4 1 (0.25%) Nagios
4 1 (0.25%) Ansible
4 1 (0.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 63 (15.83%) Oracle
2 36 (9.05%) hybris
3 27 (6.78%) Endeca
4 23 (5.78%) Microsoft
5 17 (4.27%) Informatica
6 14 (3.52%) Google
7 12 (3.02%) Progress
7 12 (3.02%) ATG
8 10 (2.51%) HP
9 8 (2.01%) Charles River
10 6 (1.51%) IBM
11 4 (1.01%) Demandware
12 3 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (0.50%) Atlassian
13 2 (0.50%) Twitter
13 2 (0.50%) SAP
13 2 (0.50%) webMethods
13 2 (0.50%) TIBCO
13 2 (0.50%) Software AG
13 2 (0.50%) JD Edwards
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
North London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Flex Benefits, Pension, Bonus Scheme,
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Roc Search
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Wa Consultants
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Flex Benefits, Pension, Bonus Scheme,
Posted: Yesterday
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum to £90K + 20% bonus/full bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
York
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £0 per year + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London, United Kingdom
eFinancialCareers
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
RecruitmentRevolution.com
Posted: 12 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
House of Fraser
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £62,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Kuoni Travel Ltd
Posted: 15 days ago
London
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Salary: Excellent Salary Package + Full Company Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago