The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Velocity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Velocity over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Velocity
England / South East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 381 442 429
Rank change year-on-year +61 -13  
Permanent jobs citing Velocity 13 15 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.087% 0.077% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.20% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 35
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £43,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +25.71% -2.77%  

Velocity is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 5966 7434 7684
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 39.75% 37.97% 37.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5152 6637 6673
Median salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.49% +4.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

Velocity
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Velocity as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Velocity in the South East

Velocity
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Velocity in the South East

Velocity
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Velocity in the South East over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Velocity in the South East

Velocity
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Velocity within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire - 6 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire +18 5 £60,000 +29.72%
Kent - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £70,000 -
Velocity
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 South East region with a requirement for Velocity.

1 21 (87.50%) Scrum
1 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (83.33%) Automated Testing
3 12 (50.00%) Java
3 12 (50.00%) J2EE
4 11 (45.83%) E-Commerce
4 11 (45.83%) TDD
5 10 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (37.50%) Process Improvement
6 9 (37.50%) DevOps
6 9 (37.50%) SDLC
6 9 (37.50%) B2B
6 9 (37.50%) B2C
6 9 (37.50%) JUnit
6 9 (37.50%) Information Management
6 9 (37.50%) Management Information System
6 9 (37.50%) Hibernate
6 9 (37.50%) SaaS
6 9 (37.50%) PaaS
6 9 (37.50%) TestNG
6 9 (37.50%) Project Management
6 9 (37.50%) IaaS
7 7 (29.17%) Coaching
8 6 (25.00%) Project Governance
8 6 (25.00%) Confluence
8 6 (25.00%) JIRA
9 3 (12.50%) Spring
9 3 (12.50%) Linux
9 3 (12.50%) ITIL
10 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy

Velocity
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 6 (25.00%) Confluence
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 9 (37.50%) IaaS
1 9 (37.50%) PaaS
1 9 (37.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (4.17%) Skype
1 1 (4.17%) VLAN
1 1 (4.17%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) JUnit
1 9 (37.50%) TestNG
2 6 (25.00%) JIRA
3 2 (8.33%) Mockito
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Developer
1 10 (41.67%) J2EE Developer
1 10 (41.67%) Java Developer
1 10 (41.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 9 (37.50%) Agile Delivery Manager
2 9 (37.50%) Delivery Manager
2 9 (37.50%) E-Commerce Developer
2 9 (37.50%) Java E-Commerce Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Senior J2EE Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Scrum Master
5 3 (12.50%) Agile Scrum Master
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Leader
7 1 (4.17%) IT Graduate
7 1 (4.17%) IT Support
7 1 (4.17%) IT Support Specialist
7 1 (4.17%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (50.00%) J2EE
2 9 (37.50%) Hibernate
3 3 (12.50%) Spring
4 1 (4.17%) .NET
4 1 (4.17%) JSF
4 1 (4.17%) JSP
4 1 (4.17%) XML
4 1 (4.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (37.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Unix
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (87.50%) Scrum
2 20 (83.33%) Automated Testing
3 11 (45.83%) E-Commerce
3 11 (45.83%) TDD
4 9 (37.50%) B2B
4 9 (37.50%) B2C
4 9 (37.50%) DevOps
4 9 (37.50%) Information Management
4 9 (37.50%) Process Improvement
4 9 (37.50%) Project Management
4 9 (37.50%) SDLC
5 7 (29.17%) Coaching
6 6 (25.00%) Project Governance
7 3 (12.50%) ITIL
8 2 (8.33%) BDD
8 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (8.33%) OO
8 2 (8.33%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) PHP
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) A+ Certification
1 1 (4.17%) MCP
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.17%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) hybris
2 1 (4.17%) Apple
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Polycom
2 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (4.17%) Sophos