Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Velocity
England > North West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 350 364 364
Rank change year-on-year +14 0 +15
Permanent jobs citing Velocity 14 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.11% 0.024% 0.031%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 0.058% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 3
North West median annual salary £66,000 - £72,500
10th Percentile £37,500 - £71,250
90th Percentile £77,050 - £73,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.00% +19.05% -4.55%

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 North West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 5930 5200 5094
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 44.48% 41.80% 39.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4931 4532 4386
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,375
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Velocity
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Velocity in the North West

Velocity
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Velocity in the North West

Velocity
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Velocity in the North West over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Velocity in the North West

Velocity
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Velocity within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Manchester -10 11 £66,000 - 3
Cheshire - 3 - -
Velocity
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Velocity also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Velocity.

1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) TDD
2 6 (42.86%) Scrum
2 6 (42.86%) User Stories
3 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
4 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (21.43%) ATDD
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (21.43%) Software Asset Management
5 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
5 3 (21.43%) Struts2
5 3 (21.43%) SCCM
5 3 (21.43%) Kanban
5 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
5 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
5 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
5 3 (21.43%) Asset Management
5 3 (21.43%) Spring
5 3 (21.43%) Ruby
5 3 (21.43%) Ajax
5 3 (21.43%) JSON
5 3 (21.43%) JIRA
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (21.43%) Use Case
5 3 (21.43%) DWR

Velocity
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (7.14%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
1 3 (21.43%) JIRA
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle APEX
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 2 (14.29%) HP UFT
2 2 (14.29%) Jasmine
2 2 (14.29%) JUnit
2 2 (14.29%) Selenium
2 2 (14.29%) SoapUI
2 2 (14.29%) TestNG
2 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Automotive
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Scrum Master
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Business Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Business Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Digital Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Digital Business Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Automation Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Coach
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Head of Development
4 1 (7.14%) Head of Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Ajax
1 3 (21.43%) DWR
1 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
1 3 (21.43%) HTML
1 3 (21.43%) jQuery
1 3 (21.43%) JSON
1 3 (21.43%) LAMP
1 3 (21.43%) Spring
1 3 (21.43%) Struts
1 3 (21.43%) Struts2
1 3 (21.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Scrum
2 6 (42.86%) TDD
2 6 (42.86%) User Stories
3 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
4 3 (21.43%) Asset Management
4 3 (21.43%) ATDD
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (21.43%) Kanban
4 3 (21.43%) SOA
4 3 (21.43%) Software Asset Management
4 3 (21.43%) Use Case
4 3 (21.43%) Validation
4 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
4 3 (21.43%) Web Design
5 2 (14.29%) BDD
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (14.29%) DevOps
5 2 (14.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C
1 3 (21.43%) Java
1 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
1 3 (21.43%) PHP
1 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
1 3 (21.43%) Python
1 3 (21.43%) Ruby
1 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle