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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Velocity
Rank 693 723 699
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -24
Permanent jobs citing Velocity 199 166 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.47% 0.39% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 135 125 152
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,500 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £67,500 £62,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.17%

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
42258 42660 46897
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.54% 39.74% 40.29%
Number of salaries quoted 35576 37010 41087
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 1 October 2014 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 1 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
England +12 195 £55,000 +10.00% 23
London -22 101 £60,000 +9.09% 10
South East +39 67 £42,500 -5.55% 8
Berkshire +22 21 £60,000 -11.11% 3
Hampshire +8 20 £40,000 +14.28% 4
City of London -3 14 £60,000 +9.09% 2
South West - 11 £42,500 - 1
East Midlands - 10 £44,000 -
Derbyshire - 10 £44,000 -
Bristol - 10 £42,500 - 1
Derby - 10 £44,000 -
Petersfield -5 9 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Bracknell - 9 £60,000 - 2
Oxford - 6 - -
Southampton - 6 £37,500 - 1
Oxfordshire - 6 - -
Reading +8 5 £31,000 -31.11%
Ealing +5 5 £50,000 +2.04%
Kent +1 5 - -
Middlesex - 5 £71,500 -
Canterbury - 5 - -
Brighton -11 4 £57,500 +91.66%
East Sussex -20 4 £57,500 +91.66%
Newbury - 4 - -
Slough +2 3 £72,500 +7.40%
Scotland -3 3 £45,000 -14.28%
West Sussex -14 3 £35,000 -22.22%
Yorkshire -42 3 £41,500 +7.79%
South Yorkshire -22 2 £41,500 +7.79%
Sheffield -26 2 £41,500 +7.79%

Velocity
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 (72.55%) Agile Software Development
2 232 (56.86%) Java
3 191 (46.81%) Scrum
4 150 (36.76%) TDD
5 135 (33.09%) HTML
6 128 (31.37%) JavaScript
7 126 (30.88%) Spring
8 121 (29.66%) CSS
9 108 (26.47%) XML
10 101 (24.75%) Web Services
11 94 (23.04%) J2EE
11 94 (23.04%) Degree
12 76 (18.63%) JIRA
12 76 (18.63%) SQL
13 72 (17.65%) Tomcat
13 72 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
14 71 (17.40%) MVC
15 70 (17.16%) Hibernate
15 70 (17.16%) jQuery
15 70 (17.16%) Mentoring
16 69 (16.91%) XHTML
16 69 (16.91%) JSP
17 66 (16.18%) JUnit
18 63 (15.44%) Project Management
19 62 (15.20%) Git (software)
20 61 (14.95%) E-Commerce
21 60 (14.71%) Subversion
22 58 (14.22%) BDD
23 57 (13.97%) .NET
24 55 (13.48%) Maven

Velocity
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 72 (17.65%) Tomcat
2 43 (10.54%) Apache
3 25 (6.13%) Apache Solr
4 23 (5.64%) WebLogic
5 17 (4.17%) Node.js
6 15 (3.68%) Confluence
7 14 (3.43%) Alfresco
7 14 (3.43%) Liferay
8 7 (1.72%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.98%) CMS
10 3 (0.74%) WordPress
11 2 (0.49%) PowerExchange
11 2 (0.49%) IIS
11 2 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.49%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.49%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.49%) Drupal
11 2 (0.49%) Mule
12 1 (0.25%) nginx
12 1 (0.25%) GlassFish
Applications
1 14 (3.43%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.47%) Photoshop
2 6 (1.47%) ArcView
3 2 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (2.45%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.25%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.68%) SaaS
2 14 (3.43%) GitHub
3 11 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.96%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (0.25%) Force.com
5 1 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (9.80%) HTTP
2 7 (1.72%) DSL
3 6 (1.47%) Internet
4 5 (1.23%) SMS
5 4 (0.98%) MPLS
5 4 (0.98%) SDH
5 4 (0.98%) Ethernet
5 4 (0.98%) AMQP
6 3 (0.74%) FTP
7 2 (0.49%) CTI
8 1 (0.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (12.01%) MySQL
2 38 (9.31%) MongoDB
3 24 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 24 (5.88%) Big Data
4 21 (5.15%) PostgreSQL
5 20 (4.90%) Relational Database
6 15 (3.68%) RDBMS
7 14 (3.43%) Oracle Database
8 13 (3.19%) Data Mining
9 12 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (2.94%) NoSQL
10 11 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (2.45%) DB2
12 9 (2.21%) Hadoop
12 9 (2.21%) Riak
13 4 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (0.74%) DataStage
15 2 (0.49%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 76 (18.63%) JIRA
2 66 (16.18%) JUnit
3 62 (15.20%) Git (software)
4 60 (14.71%) Subversion
5 55 (13.48%) Maven
6 46 (11.27%) Eclipse
7 43 (10.54%) Ant
8 29 (7.11%) Jenkins
9 26 (6.37%) Cucumber
10 25 (6.13%) Gradle
11 22 (5.39%) Selenium
12 20 (4.90%) Visual Studio
13 14 (3.43%) IntelliJ
14 12 (2.94%) NUnit
14 12 (2.94%) Mockito
14 12 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
15 10 (2.45%) Hudson
15 10 (2.45%) TeamCity
16 9 (2.21%) Grunt
17 8 (1.96%) SpecFlow
General
1 38 (9.31%) Finance
2 31 (7.60%) Marketing
3 24 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 20 (4.90%) Games
5 9 (2.21%) Banking
5 9 (2.21%) Retail
5 9 (2.21%) Publishing
6 5 (1.23%) Front Office
6 5 (1.23%) Back Office
6 5 (1.23%) Advertising
7 2 (0.49%) Local Government
8 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 211 (51.72%) Developer
2 112 (27.45%) Java Developer
3 108 (26.47%) ScrumMaster
4 49 (12.01%) Senior Developer
5 36 (8.82%) Front-End Developer
6 35 (8.58%) Project Manager
7 28 (6.86%) UI Developer
8 26 (6.37%) Senior Java Developer
9 23 (5.64%) Agile Project Manager
10 15 (3.68%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 15 (3.68%) UI Programmer
11 13 (3.19%) Web Developer
11 13 (3.19%) Technical Leader
12 12 (2.94%) Software Developer
13 11 (2.70%) Architect
14 9 (2.21%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 9 (2.21%) Principal Engineer
14 9 (2.21%) Java Engineer
15 8 (1.96%) Solutions Architect
15 8 (1.96%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (33.09%) HTML
2 126 (30.88%) Spring
3 121 (29.66%) CSS
4 108 (26.47%) XML
5 101 (24.75%) Web Services
6 94 (23.04%) J2EE
7 70 (17.16%) Hibernate
7 70 (17.16%) jQuery
8 69 (16.91%) XHTML
8 69 (16.91%) JSP
9 57 (13.97%) .NET
10 53 (12.99%) HTML5
11 52 (12.75%) XSLT
12 49 (12.01%) Servlets
13 46 (11.27%) FreeMarker
14 39 (9.56%) CSS3
15 38 (9.31%) JDBC
15 38 (9.31%) Ajax
16 36 (8.82%) RESTful
17 34 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 72 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (11.03%) Computer Science
3 44 (10.78%) User Experience
4 39 (9.56%) Open Source
5 30 (7.35%) Mobile App
5 30 (7.35%) Enterprise Software
6 22 (5.39%) W3C
7 20 (4.90%) Social Media
8 17 (4.17%) Video on Demand
8 17 (4.17%) IPTV
9 14 (3.43%) Social Network
10 13 (3.19%) Client/Server
11 11 (2.70%) iPhone
11 11 (2.70%) Physics
11 11 (2.70%) Algorithms
12 10 (2.45%) iPad
13 8 (1.96%) Over-the-Top Content
13 8 (1.96%) Blog
14 7 (1.72%) Mathematics
14 7 (1.72%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 44 (10.78%) Linux
2 30 (7.35%) Android
3 27 (6.62%) Apple iOS
4 19 (4.66%) Windows
5 16 (3.92%) Solaris
6 9 (2.21%) UNIX
7 8 (1.96%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.25%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (72.55%) Agile Software Development
2 191 (46.81%) Scrum
3 150 (36.76%) TDD
4 71 (17.40%) MVC
5 70 (17.16%) Mentoring
6 63 (15.44%) Project Management
7 61 (14.95%) E-Commerce
8 58 (14.22%) BDD
9 54 (13.24%) Coaching
10 52 (12.75%) Kanban
11 50 (12.25%) OO
12 48 (11.76%) Software Engineering
12 48 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
13 47 (11.52%) Automated Testing
14 45 (11.03%) Pair Programming
15 39 (9.56%) SOA
16 35 (8.58%) Continuous Improvement
17 34 (8.33%) UML
18 24 (5.88%) Project Planning
19 23 (5.64%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 232 (56.86%) Java
2 128 (31.37%) JavaScript
3 76 (18.63%) SQL
4 31 (7.60%) Groovy
5 29 (7.11%) PHP
6 28 (6.86%) Scala
7 27 (6.62%) C#
8 19 (4.66%) C++
9 18 (4.41%) PL/SQL
10 16 (3.92%) Python
11 13 (3.19%) HQL
12 6 (1.47%) Perl
12 6 (1.47%) Ruby
13 5 (1.23%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.49%) RPG
14 2 (0.49%) C
14 2 (0.49%) Erlang
15 1 (0.25%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 94 (23.04%) Degree
2 7 (1.72%) PhD
3 5 (1.23%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.23%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.74%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.49%) ISEB
5 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.49%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.25%) MCP
6 1 (0.25%) MCAD
6 1 (0.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (10.29%) QA
2 2 (0.49%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.49%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.49%) WAI
Systems Management
1 11 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (2.45%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.74%) Puppet
4 1 (0.25%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 51 (12.50%) Oracle
2 25 (6.13%) Microsoft
3 14 (3.43%) GigaSpaces
4 12 (2.94%) Endeca
4 12 (2.94%) hybris
5 11 (2.70%) SAP
6 10 (2.45%) HP
6 10 (2.45%) JD Edwards
7 9 (2.21%) Google
7 9 (2.21%) Progress
8 8 (1.96%) JBoss
9 6 (1.47%) Informatica
9 6 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (1.47%) IBM
9 6 (1.47%) ESRI
10 5 (1.23%) Ab Initio
10 5 (1.23%) Teradata
11 4 (0.98%) Cognizant
11 4 (0.98%) Cramer
12 3 (0.74%) Atlassian
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Gold Group
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol Area
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 to £50000 per annum - Bonus, High Pension, Health, More
Posted: 5 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire/London
Brightred Resourcing
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Tyche Consulting Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applied Card Technologies
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Networking People
Salary: Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Unlimited Holiday, Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
CACI Network Services
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum competitive package
Posted: 8 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Epsom
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits + bonus + pension +++
Posted: 15 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
CACI
Posted: 19 days ago
London
iKonnect
Salary: £30 - £45 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 21 days ago
Petersfield
Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago