Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for Velocity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Velocity over the 6 months to 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Velocity
England > Midlands
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 342 385 379
Rank change year-on-year +43 -6 +27
Permanent jobs citing Velocity 12 10 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.099% 0.066% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.17% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 10
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £37,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.86% -40.80% +92.31%
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,750 £52,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £45,625 £64,625
England median annual salary £60,000 £59,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +1.69% -1.67% +9.09%

Velocity is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 4,061 5,915 6,117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 33.63% 39.30% 36.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3,187 4,983 5,280
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,725
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Velocity
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Velocity as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Velocity in the Midlands

Velocity
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Velocity in the Midlands

Velocity
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Velocity in the Midlands over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Velocity in the Midlands

Velocity
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Velocity within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands +38 9 £58,750 +58.78%
East Midlands +20 3 £38,500 -
Velocity
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, IT jobs citing Velocity also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for Velocity.

1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (75.00%) QA
2 8 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 8 (66.67%) Scrum
3 6 (50.00%) C#
3 6 (50.00%) .NET
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
4 5 (41.67%) Java
4 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (41.67%) TDD
4 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
4 5 (41.67%) JIRA
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) Coaching
6 3 (25.00%) Appium
6 3 (25.00%) DevOps
6 3 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (25.00%) Process Improvement
6 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (25.00%) SpecFlow
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (25.00%) Xamarin
6 3 (25.00%) User Stories
6 3 (25.00%) Calabash
6 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 3 (25.00%) XML
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (25.00%) ISEB

Velocity
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) IaaS
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) JIRA
2 3 (25.00%) Appium
2 3 (25.00%) Calabash
2 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (25.00%) Selenium
2 3 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (8.33%) TestDirector
3 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Tester
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Development Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Development Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps Developer
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Head of Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 2 (16.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (8.33%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (8.33%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) Scrum
2 8 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 6 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
4 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
4 5 (41.67%) TDD
5 4 (33.33%) Coaching
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (25.00%) DevOps
6 3 (25.00%) Kanban
6 3 (25.00%) Process Improvement
6 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (25.00%) Test Management
6 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (25.00%) User Stories
7 2 (16.67%) Logistics
7 2 (16.67%) OO
7 2 (16.67%) OOP
7 2 (16.67%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) Ruby
4 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (8.33%) C++
6 1 (8.33%) VB
6 1 (8.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISEB
1 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (75.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (25.00%) Xamarin
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) EMC
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) VMware