Period
to 23 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 23 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Velocity
UK
6 months to
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 937 950 1019
Rank change year-on-year +13 +69 -77
Permanent jobs citing Velocity 257 317 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.36% 0.42% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 184 227 194
UK median annual salary £58,750 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.08% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £32,663 £37,500 £31,500
90th Percentile £82,750 £77,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £46,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -6.50% -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 71214 76293 81952
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.46% 38.78% 37.84%
Number of salaries quoted 59158 66279 69911
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

Velocity
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Velocity in the UK

Velocity
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Velocity in the UK

Velocity
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Velocity over the 6 months to 23 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Velocity in the UK

Velocity
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Velocity within the UK over the 6 months to 23 August 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
England +13 243 £60,000 -0.41% 12
London 0 145 £65,000 -7.14% 6
UK excluding London +39 107 £55,000 +17.65% 8
South East +61 29 £50,000 -8.26% 2
North of England -29 27 £53,750 +34.38% 1
Midlands +46 19 £55,000 - 2
East of England 0 15 £65,000 - 1
Yorkshire -12 14 £52,500 +31.25%
East Midlands +30 12 £40,000 -
North West -29 9 £66,750 +66.88% 1
South West 0 8 £34,603 -34.09%
Scotland +19 7 £65,000 +30.00% 1
West Midlands +17 7 £55,000 - 2
North East +20 4 £42,500 -
Wales +9 2 £55,000 +37.50% 1

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 with a requirement for Velocity.

1 171 (66.54%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (43.58%) Scrum
3 95 (36.96%) TDD
4 57 (22.18%) Continuous Integration
4 57 (22.18%) Test Automation
5 54 (21.01%) JavaScript
6 53 (20.62%) Analytics
7 52 (20.23%) JIRA
8 51 (19.84%) Coaching
9 50 (19.46%) Kanban
9 50 (19.46%) Java
10 44 (17.12%) SQL
11 43 (16.73%) Finance
11 43 (16.73%) Degree
12 42 (16.34%) QA
13 41 (15.95%) User Experience
14 37 (14.40%) Continuous Improvement
15 34 (13.23%) Performance Optimisation
15 34 (13.23%) JSON
16 33 (12.84%) ATDD
16 33 (12.84%) Open Source
17 32 (12.45%) SDLC
17 32 (12.45%) MySQL
18 31 (12.06%) OOP
19 29 (11.28%) Spring
20 28 (10.89%) SQL Server
20 28 (10.89%) HTML
21 27 (10.51%) Games
21 27 (10.51%) Mobile Development
21 27 (10.51%) Git (software)

Velocity
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 13 (5.06%) Tomcat
2 12 (4.67%) Confluence
2 12 (4.67%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.89%) Apache Solr
3 10 (3.89%) K2 blackpearl
3 10 (3.89%) SharePoint 2010
4 9 (3.50%) OpenStack
5 7 (2.72%) Apache Spark
5 7 (2.72%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (2.33%) Cloud Foundry
6 6 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (2.33%) WebLogic
6 6 (2.33%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.95%) CMS
7 5 (1.95%) SAS
8 4 (1.56%) Alfresco
8 4 (1.56%) Apache
8 4 (1.56%) Drupal
8 4 (1.56%) Liferay
9 3 (1.17%) nginx
Applications
1 12 (4.67%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.72%) Photoshop
3 5 (1.95%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.39%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (0.39%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.95%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (7.78%) Google Play
3 17 (6.61%) SaaS
4 9 (3.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (2.72%) GitHub
5 7 (2.72%) PaaS
6 5 (1.95%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (1.95%) OpenShift
7 4 (1.56%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.56%) IaaS
8 3 (1.17%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (1.17%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.78%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (0.78%) Office 365
10 1 (0.39%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.39%) Force.com
10 1 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.11%) Firewall
2 6 (2.33%) Intranet
3 4 (1.56%) DNS
3 4 (1.56%) Extranet
3 4 (1.56%) HTTP
3 4 (1.56%) VoIP
4 3 (1.17%) Wireless
5 2 (0.78%) DHCP
6 1 (0.39%) Internet
6 1 (0.39%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.39%) SNMP
6 1 (0.39%) SSH
6 1 (0.39%) SSL
6 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (12.45%) MySQL
2 28 (10.89%) SQL Server
3 15 (5.84%) NoSQL
4 13 (5.06%) Relational Database
5 10 (3.89%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (2.72%) Big Data
7 6 (2.33%) Hadoop
7 6 (2.33%) Redis
8 5 (1.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (1.95%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.56%) Apache Hive
9 4 (1.56%) Data Mining
9 4 (1.56%) DB2
9 4 (1.56%) KNIME
9 4 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.56%) STATISTICA
9 4 (1.56%) Text Mining
10 3 (1.17%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.17%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 52 (20.23%) JIRA
2 27 (10.51%) Git (software)
3 25 (9.73%) Jenkins
4 19 (7.39%) Maven
5 14 (5.45%) Subversion
6 13 (5.06%) Visual Studio
7 11 (4.28%) JUnit
8 7 (2.72%) Xcode
9 6 (2.33%) Ant
9 6 (2.33%) NUnit
10 5 (1.95%) Cucumber
10 5 (1.95%) Eclipse
10 5 (1.95%) Grunt
10 5 (1.95%) Selenium
11 4 (1.56%) gulp
11 4 (1.56%) Hudson
11 4 (1.56%) SonarQube
12 3 (1.17%) FitNesse
13 2 (0.78%) JIRA Agile
13 2 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
General
1 43 (16.73%) Finance
2 27 (10.51%) Games
3 13 (5.06%) Retail
4 12 (4.67%) Banking
4 12 (4.67%) Legal
5 10 (3.89%) Marketing
6 8 (3.11%) Law
7 3 (1.17%) Advertising
7 3 (1.17%) Automotive
8 2 (0.78%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.39%) Billing
Job Titles
1 73 (28.40%) Scrum Master
2 71 (27.63%) Developer
3 31 (12.06%) Analyst
4 24 (9.34%) Senior Developer
5 21 (8.17%) Agile Scrum Master
5 21 (8.17%) Android Developer
6 20 (7.78%) Java Developer
7 16 (6.23%) Delivery Manager
8 13 (5.06%) Architect
9 12 (4.67%) Senior Analyst
9 12 (4.67%) Senior Android Developer
9 12 (4.67%) UI Developer
10 11 (4.28%) Agile Delivery Manager
10 11 (4.28%) Business Analyst
10 11 (4.28%) Senior Business Analyst
11 8 (3.11%) Data Scientist
11 8 (3.11%) Development Manager
11 8 (3.11%) DevOps Engineer
11 8 (3.11%) iOS Developer
11 8 (3.11%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (13.23%) JSON
2 29 (11.28%) Spring
3 28 (10.89%) HTML
4 25 (9.73%) CSS
5 23 (8.95%) Ajax
5 23 (8.95%) XML
6 21 (8.17%) RabbitMQ
7 20 (7.78%) jQuery
7 20 (7.78%) RxJava
8 17 (6.61%) Hibernate
9 15 (5.84%) .NET
10 14 (5.45%) AngularJS
10 14 (5.45%) HTML5
11 13 (5.06%) Web Services
12 11 (4.28%) CSS3
13 10 (3.89%) ActiveMQ
13 10 (3.89%) Akka
13 10 (3.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 10 (3.89%) JMS
13 10 (3.89%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 41 (15.95%) User Experience
2 25 (9.73%) Computer Science
3 20 (7.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 17 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.89%) Algorithms
6 9 (3.50%) Fintech
7 8 (3.11%) Reinsurance
8 6 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (2.33%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.95%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (1.95%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.56%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.56%) iPad
10 4 (1.56%) iSeries
10 4 (1.56%) PMI
10 4 (1.56%) Wiki
11 2 (0.78%) Chromecast
11 2 (0.78%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.78%) Smart Meter
11 2 (0.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (9.34%) Android
2 14 (5.45%) Linux
2 14 (5.45%) Windows
3 10 (3.89%) Apple iOS
4 7 (2.72%) Unix
5 5 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.17%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (66.54%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (43.58%) Scrum
3 95 (36.96%) TDD
4 57 (22.18%) Continuous Integration
4 57 (22.18%) Test Automation
5 53 (20.62%) Analytics
6 51 (19.84%) Coaching
7 50 (19.46%) Kanban
8 37 (14.40%) Continuous Improvement
9 34 (13.23%) Performance Optimisation
10 33 (12.84%) ATDD
10 33 (12.84%) Open Source
11 32 (12.45%) SDLC
12 31 (12.06%) OOP
13 27 (10.51%) Mobile Development
14 26 (10.12%) E-Commerce
14 26 (10.12%) SOLID
15 24 (9.34%) Configuration Management
15 24 (9.34%) OO
16 23 (8.95%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 54 (21.01%) JavaScript
2 50 (19.46%) Java
3 44 (17.12%) SQL
4 23 (8.95%) Python
5 10 (3.89%) Groovy
5 10 (3.89%) Scala
6 9 (3.50%) C#
6 9 (3.50%) PHP
6 9 (3.50%) PowerShell
7 8 (3.11%) Apple Swift
7 8 (3.11%) Objective-C
7 8 (3.11%) Shell Script
8 6 (2.33%) Ruby
9 4 (1.56%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.56%) R
10 3 (1.17%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.17%) Perl
11 1 (0.39%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.39%) C++
11 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (16.73%) Degree
2 8 (3.11%) ISEB
3 6 (2.33%) MCP
3 6 (2.33%) MCSA
3 6 (2.33%) MCSE
3 6 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.56%) PhD
4 4 (1.56%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.56%) PMP
5 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (16.34%) QA
2 2 (0.78%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (0.78%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 2 (0.78%) ISO 14001
2 2 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (4.28%) Docker
2 3 (1.17%) vSphere
3 2 (0.78%) Firmware
3 2 (0.78%) vCloud
4 1 (0.39%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (3.89%) Ansible
2 4 (1.56%) Puppet
3 3 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.78%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.78%) SCCM
5 1 (0.39%) Consul
5 1 (0.39%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.39%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.39%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 26 (10.12%) Google
2 22 (8.56%) Oracle
3 18 (7.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (4.28%) Cognizant
5 6 (2.33%) Progress
6 4 (1.56%) Atlassian
6 4 (1.56%) IBM
6 4 (1.56%) OpenText
7 3 (1.17%) Perforce
7 3 (1.17%) Tableau
8 2 (0.78%) AppDynamics
8 2 (0.78%) Apple
8 2 (0.78%) F5
8 2 (0.78%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.78%) VMware
9 1 (0.39%) New Relic
9 1 (0.39%) Omniture
9 1 (0.39%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.39%) TOWER Software