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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Velocity
Rank 685 693 676
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Permanent jobs citing Velocity 215 199 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.52% 0.44% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 173 137 183
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,300 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%

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
41311 44859 48721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 36.89% 40.97% 42.19%
Number of salaries quoted 35589 37930 43357
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 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +16 210 £55,000 +10.00% 8
London +13 116 £55,000 -12.00% 5
South East +9 58 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Hampshire -6 31 £42,500 - 1
City of London +12 23 £60,000 -7.69% 1
South West +9 17 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Bristol - 17 £40,000 -
Petersfield -9 14 £42,500 - 1
Berkshire 0 12 £60,000 +16.50%
Brighton -11 8 £60,000 +33.33%
East Sussex -13 8 £60,000 +44.57%
Northamptonshire - 8 £40,000 -
East Midlands - 8 £40,000 -
Northampton - 8 £40,000 -
West Sussex -8 6 £46,250 -2.63%
Bracknell - 6 £60,000 -
Southampton +7 5 £42,500 +6.25%
Scotland +7 5 £85,000 +43.45%
Crawley +2 5 £47,500 -
Edinburgh 0 5 £85,000 +43.45%
Surbiton - 5 £52,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames -2 4 £47,500 +18.75%
Leeds - 4 £30,000 -
Bermondsey - 4 - -
West Yorkshire - 4 £30,000 -
Yorkshire - 4 £30,000 - 1
Teddington -1 3 £35,000 -12.50%
Manchester - 3 £40,000 -
Newbury - 3 - -
North West - 3 £40,000 -

Velocity
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 299 (75.51%) Agile Software Development
2 229 (57.83%) Java
3 174 (43.94%) TDD
3 174 (43.94%) Scrum
4 150 (37.88%) Spring
5 136 (34.34%) JavaScript
6 128 (32.32%) J2EE
7 120 (30.30%) SQL
8 117 (29.55%) CSS
9 111 (28.03%) HTML
10 109 (27.53%) JUnit
11 108 (27.27%) Web Services
12 98 (24.75%) MVC
13 91 (22.98%) Git (software)
14 88 (22.22%) XML
15 86 (21.72%) Maven
16 85 (21.46%) JSP
17 81 (20.45%) Subversion
18 78 (19.70%) Hibernate
19 77 (19.44%) jQuery
20 76 (19.19%) JIRA
21 74 (18.69%) Degree
22 73 (18.43%) Software Engineering
23 72 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
23 72 (18.18%) Mentoring
24 69 (17.42%) Oracle
25 68 (17.17%) BDD
25 68 (17.17%) Ajax
26 67 (16.92%) .NET
26 67 (16.92%) MySQL

Velocity
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 58 (14.65%) Tomcat
2 39 (9.85%) Apache
3 38 (9.60%) WebLogic
4 28 (7.07%) JBoss
5 27 (6.82%) Apache Solr
6 10 (2.53%) PowerExchange
7 9 (2.27%) WebSphere
8 8 (2.02%) Confluence
9 6 (1.52%) Commerce Server
10 5 (1.26%) Liferay
10 5 (1.26%) Alfresco
10 5 (1.26%) CMS
11 4 (1.01%) SharePoint
11 4 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.51%) IIS
12 2 (0.51%) Oracle Service Bus
12 2 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.25%) Adobe CQ
13 1 (0.25%) Apache Pig
13 1 (0.25%) nginx
Applications
1 18 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.52%) ArcView
3 4 (1.01%) MS Project
4 2 (0.51%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.25%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.25%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (7.58%) SaaS
2 11 (2.78%) Rackspace Cloud
3 5 (1.26%) GitHub
3 5 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.51%) PaaS
6 1 (0.25%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 38 (9.60%) HTTP
2 6 (1.52%) DSL
2 6 (1.52%) AMQP
3 5 (1.26%) Internet
3 5 (1.26%) SMS
4 2 (0.51%) SAN
4 2 (0.51%) NAS
5 1 (0.25%) MPLS
5 1 (0.25%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.25%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (16.92%) MySQL
2 54 (13.64%) SQL Server
3 33 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 31 (7.83%) DB2
4 31 (7.83%) RDBMS
5 27 (6.82%) MongoDB
6 20 (5.05%) Big Data
6 20 (5.05%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (3.79%) NoSQL
9 12 (3.03%) Oracle Database
10 11 (2.78%) Riak
10 11 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
10 11 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (1.26%) Data Mining
11 5 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.51%) DataStage
13 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.25%) KDB
13 1 (0.25%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 109 (27.53%) JUnit
2 91 (22.98%) Git (software)
3 86 (21.72%) Maven
4 81 (20.45%) Subversion
5 76 (19.19%) JIRA
6 62 (15.66%) Ant
7 41 (10.35%) Eclipse
8 35 (8.84%) Jenkins
9 32 (8.08%) Visual Studio
10 31 (7.83%) Mockito
11 25 (6.31%) Team Foundation Server
12 24 (6.06%) Gradle
13 23 (5.81%) Selenium
14 19 (4.80%) Cucumber
15 18 (4.55%) TeamCity
16 17 (4.29%) Hudson
17 11 (2.78%) SpecFlow
17 11 (2.78%) NUnit
18 9 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 8 (2.02%) JMeter
General
1 50 (12.63%) Finance
2 31 (7.83%) Marketing
3 22 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.27%) Publishing
5 8 (2.02%) Front Office
5 8 (2.02%) Banking
6 5 (1.26%) Back Office
7 3 (0.76%) Games
7 3 (0.76%) Advertising
8 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.25%) Retail
8 1 (0.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 204 (51.52%) Developer
2 142 (35.86%) Java Developer
3 102 (25.76%) ScrumMaster
4 69 (17.42%) Senior Developer
5 48 (12.12%) Senior Java Developer
6 28 (7.07%) Project Manager
7 22 (5.56%) Web Developer
8 21 (5.30%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 20 (5.05%) Java Web Developer
10 18 (4.55%) Development Manager
10 18 (4.55%) Senior Manager
11 16 (4.04%) Technical Leader
12 15 (3.79%) Front-End Developer
13 12 (3.03%) UI Developer
14 10 (2.53%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
15 9 (2.27%) Front-End Web Developer
16 8 (2.02%) Agile Project Manager
16 8 (2.02%) Software Manager
16 8 (2.02%) Technical Manager
17 7 (1.77%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (37.88%) Spring
2 128 (32.32%) J2EE
3 117 (29.55%) CSS
4 111 (28.03%) HTML
5 108 (27.27%) Web Services
6 88 (22.22%) XML
7 85 (21.46%) JSP
8 78 (19.70%) Hibernate
9 77 (19.44%) jQuery
10 68 (17.17%) Ajax
11 67 (16.92%) .NET
12 56 (14.14%) JDBC
13 54 (13.64%) HTML5
14 51 (12.88%) Spring MVC
15 49 (12.37%) Servlets
16 44 (11.11%) XSLT
16 44 (11.11%) FreeMarker
16 44 (11.11%) RESTful
16 44 (11.11%) AngularJS
17 43 (10.86%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 59 (14.90%) Computer Science
2 55 (13.89%) Mobile App
3 49 (12.37%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (8.08%) User Experience
5 29 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
6 24 (6.06%) Open Source
7 23 (5.81%) Management Information System
8 17 (4.29%) IPTV
8 17 (4.29%) Video on Demand
8 17 (4.29%) Over-the-Top Content
9 16 (4.04%) Client/Server
10 15 (3.79%) iPhone
11 14 (3.54%) iPad
12 12 (3.03%) W3C
13 11 (2.78%) N-Tier
13 11 (2.78%) Blog
14 6 (1.52%) Social Media
14 6 (1.52%) GIS
14 6 (1.52%) Physics
14 6 (1.52%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 52 (13.13%) Linux
2 37 (9.34%) Windows
3 24 (6.06%) Android
3 24 (6.06%) Apple iOS
4 15 (3.79%) Windows Phone
5 9 (2.27%) Solaris
6 7 (1.77%) UNIX
7 1 (0.25%) Debian
7 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 299 (75.51%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (43.94%) TDD
2 174 (43.94%) Scrum
3 98 (24.75%) MVC
4 73 (18.43%) Software Engineering
5 72 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 72 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 68 (17.17%) BDD
7 64 (16.16%) Coaching
7 64 (16.16%) Project Management
8 60 (15.15%) E-Commerce
9 38 (9.60%) Continuous Improvement
10 35 (8.84%) Kanban
11 31 (7.83%) Mobile Application Development
11 31 (7.83%) Automated Testing
12 30 (7.58%) UML
12 30 (7.58%) Pair Programming
13 28 (7.07%) Release Management
13 28 (7.07%) Line Management
14 27 (6.82%) OO
Programming Languages
1 229 (57.83%) Java
2 136 (34.34%) JavaScript
3 120 (30.30%) SQL
4 36 (9.09%) C#
5 35 (8.84%) Groovy
6 19 (4.80%) PHP
7 17 (4.29%) PL/SQL
7 17 (4.29%) Scala
8 16 (4.04%) HQL
9 14 (3.54%) C++
10 8 (2.02%) T-SQL
10 8 (2.02%) VB.NET
10 8 (2.02%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.52%) Python
12 5 (1.26%) Perl
13 4 (1.01%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.76%) Ruby
15 2 (0.51%) C
16 1 (0.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 74 (18.69%) Degree
2 6 (1.52%) PhD
3 3 (0.76%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.51%) APMP
5 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.25%) ISEB
5 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (11.11%) QA
2 2 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.51%) Puppet
4 1 (0.25%) Nagios
4 1 (0.25%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 69 (17.42%) Oracle
2 31 (7.83%) Microsoft
3 30 (7.58%) hybris
4 20 (5.05%) Endeca
5 12 (3.03%) HP
5 12 (3.03%) Informatica
6 9 (2.27%) Charles River
6 9 (2.27%) ATG
7 8 (2.02%) Google
8 7 (1.77%) Progress
9 6 (1.52%) ESRI
10 5 (1.26%) IBM
10 5 (1.26%) GigaSpaces
10 5 (1.26%) Ab Initio
10 5 (1.26%) Teradata
11 3 (0.76%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.51%) Fiorano
12 2 (0.51%) Demandware
12 2 (0.51%) SAP
12 2 (0.51%) Software AG
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Salary: Unspecified Excellent Opportunity
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London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
House of Fraser
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health Insurance
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
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