The table below looks at the statistics for Velocity skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Velocity over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Velocity
Rank 221 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Velocity 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.068% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £32,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £53,000 £50,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +12.35%
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 West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2115 2008 2037
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.12% 37.19% 36.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1911 1720 1816
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Velocity
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Velocity Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Velocity
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Velocity Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Velocity
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Velocity across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Velocity Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Velocity
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Velocity within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Birmingham - 3 £32,500 - 1
Coventry - 1 £45,000 -
Velocity
England

Velocity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) ISTQB
3 7 (53.85%) V-Model
3 7 (53.85%) SDLC
4 5 (38.46%) Automation Testing
5 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (23.08%) WebDriver
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) HP
5 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
5 3 (23.08%) QA
5 3 (23.08%) Selenium
5 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (7.69%) Demand Management
7 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (7.69%) Performance Engineering
7 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 1 (7.69%) Coaching
7 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) Logistics
7 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
7 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
7 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
7 1 (7.69%) HP UFT
7 1 (7.69%) Project Management
7 1 (7.69%) Service Management
7 1 (7.69%) Change Management

Velocity
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Selenium
1 3 (23.08%) WebDriver
2 1 (7.69%) HP UFT
General
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Test Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Tester
3 4 (30.77%) Automation Tester
4 3 (23.08%) Automation Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) QA Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Performance Tester
4 3 (23.08%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Test Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Chief Information Officer
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Relationships Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Business Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) V-Model
2 7 (53.85%) SDLC
3 5 (38.46%) Automation Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Demand Management
6 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
6 1 (7.69%) Logistics
6 1 (7.69%) Project Management
6 1 (7.69%) Service Management
6 1 (7.69%) Change Management
6 1 (7.69%) ITSM
6 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
6 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) HP
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per day plus bonus etc.
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago