Period
to 19 October 2018

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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Velocity
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 756 932 970
Rank change year-on-year +176 +38 +154
Permanent jobs citing Velocity 407 271 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.62% 0.39% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 292 219 214
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -0.41% +9.55%
10th Percentile £43,750 £38,100 £37,500
90th Percentile £91,250 £85,000 £79,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +3.45%

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 65,878 70,285 74,642
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.98% 40.21% 39.01%
Number of salaries quoted 54,474 58,135 64,678
UK median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 19 October 2018.

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 19 October 2018. 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 +165 388 £60,000 - 50
UK excluding London +106 208 £55,000 - 28
London +90 196 £69,000 +6.15% 26
South East +50 84 £56,000 +12.00% 9
East of England +57 55 £55,000 -4.35% 6
North of England +18 20 £45,000 -7.62% 6
South West -1 17 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Midlands +14 15 £58,750 +34.29% 2
North West +9 15 £45,000 -31.82% 2
West Midlands +38 11 £62,500 +42.86% 1
Wales +7 8 £45,000 -18.18%
Yorkshire +20 5 £37,500 -16.67% 3
Scotland -5 5 £65,000 -
East Midlands -10 4 £40,500 -19.00% 1
Northern Ireland - 4 £53,750 - 4

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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 with a requirement for Velocity.

1 319 (78.38%) Agile Software Development
2 205 (50.37%) Scrum
3 131 (32.19%) Software Engineering
4 127 (31.20%) Continuous Integration
5 122 (29.98%) C#
6 119 (29.24%) Finance
7 115 (28.26%) .NET
7 115 (28.26%) Java
8 108 (26.54%) SQL
9 106 (26.04%) Test Automation
10 104 (25.55%) TDD
11 103 (25.31%) Git (software)
12 99 (24.32%) User Stories
13 96 (23.59%) Python
14 88 (21.62%) Microsoft
15 83 (20.39%) OO
15 83 (20.39%) Microsoft Azure
16 82 (20.15%) DevOps
17 79 (19.41%) Analytics
18 78 (19.16%) Amazon AWS
19 75 (18.43%) Degree
20 72 (17.69%) Computer Science
21 70 (17.20%) SQL Server
21 70 (17.20%) Coaching
22 69 (16.95%) Continuous Delivery
22 69 (16.95%) Acceptance Criteria
22 69 (16.95%) QA
23 68 (16.71%) BDD
24 67 (16.46%) Mentoring
25 66 (16.22%) JavaScript

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 28 (6.88%) Apache Spark
2 25 (6.14%) Apache
3 19 (4.67%) OpenStack
4 18 (4.42%) Confluence
5 12 (2.95%) Tomcat
6 11 (2.70%) GlassFish
7 7 (1.72%) IIS
8 5 (1.23%) Kinematics
9 4 (0.98%) Mule
10 3 (0.74%) Apache Pig
10 3 (0.74%) CMS
10 3 (0.74%) EPiServer
10 3 (0.74%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.25%) Jetty
12 1 (0.25%) K2 blackpearl
12 1 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.25%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (3.44%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (1.97%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.72%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.98%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (0.74%) Teamcenter
3 2 (0.49%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 83 (20.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 78 (19.16%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (8.60%) Google Cloud Platform
4 15 (3.69%) Serverless
5 14 (3.44%) SaaS
6 13 (3.19%) OpenShift
7 12 (2.95%) Adobe Analytics
8 10 (2.46%) GitHub
8 10 (2.46%) Google Play
9 8 (1.97%) Azure Data Factory
9 8 (1.97%) Azure Functions
10 7 (1.72%) Amazon S3
10 7 (1.72%) Firebase
11 6 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (1.47%) Data Lake Analytics
12 4 (0.98%) Amazon Kinesis
12 4 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.98%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (0.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.95%) TCP/IP
2 4 (0.98%) FTP
3 3 (0.74%) Firewall
4 2 (0.49%) DNS
4 2 (0.49%) HTTP
4 2 (0.49%) SSL
4 2 (0.49%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.25%) Extranet
5 1 (0.25%) ICMP
5 1 (0.25%) Intranet
5 1 (0.25%) RTP
5 1 (0.25%) SMS
5 1 (0.25%) VoIP
5 1 (0.25%) WAN
5 1 (0.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (17.20%) SQL Server
2 36 (8.85%) Big Data
3 34 (8.35%) Hadoop
4 28 (6.88%) Data Lake
5 19 (4.67%) Oracle ODI
6 16 (3.93%) NoSQL
7 15 (3.69%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (3.69%) MongoDB
8 14 (3.44%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
10 10 (2.46%) Oracle Database
10 10 (2.46%) Power BI
11 8 (1.97%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 8 (1.97%) Cosmos DB
11 8 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (1.72%) MySQL
12 7 (1.72%) Qlik Sense
13 6 (1.47%) Amazon Redshift
13 6 (1.47%) Redis
14 5 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 103 (25.31%) Git (software)
2 61 (14.99%) Visual Studio
3 47 (11.55%) JIRA
4 41 (10.07%) MSTest
4 41 (10.07%) Ranorex
5 39 (9.58%) Jenkins
6 30 (7.37%) Moq
7 24 (5.90%) Gradle
8 19 (4.67%) NUnit
8 19 (4.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 15 (3.69%) Cucumber
10 14 (3.44%) Appium
11 13 (3.19%) Android Studio
11 13 (3.19%) Genymotion
12 12 (2.95%) Bitbucket
13 11 (2.70%) Selenium
13 11 (2.70%) Subversion
13 11 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
14 10 (2.46%) Maven
15 9 (2.21%) TeamCity
General
1 119 (29.24%) Finance
2 25 (6.14%) Banking
3 20 (4.91%) Games
3 20 (4.91%) Retail
4 12 (2.95%) Law
4 12 (2.95%) Marketing
5 11 (2.70%) Investment Banking
5 11 (2.70%) Publishing
6 6 (1.47%) Legal
7 2 (0.49%) Automotive
7 2 (0.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 118 (28.99%) Developer
2 65 (15.97%) Scrum Master
2 65 (15.97%) Software Developer
3 59 (14.50%) C# Developer
4 55 (13.51%) C# Software Developer
5 54 (13.27%) .NET Developer
6 52 (12.78%) .NET Software Developer
6 52 (12.78%) C# .NET Developer
7 38 (9.34%) Software Engineer
8 31 (7.62%) Full Stack Developer
9 30 (7.37%) QA Engineer
10 28 (6.88%) QA Test Engineer
10 28 (6.88%) Test Engineer
11 24 (5.90%) Project Manager
12 23 (5.65%) DevOps Engineer
13 20 (4.91%) Big Data Developer
14 19 (4.67%) Senior Developer
15 17 (4.18%) Analyst
15 17 (4.18%) Data Engineer
15 17 (4.18%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (28.26%) .NET
2 38 (9.34%) XML
3 34 (8.35%) ASP.NET
4 30 (7.37%) ASP.NET MVC
4 30 (7.37%) WCF
5 29 (7.13%) AngularJS
5 29 (7.13%) WinForms
5 29 (7.13%) WPF
6 28 (6.88%) Kafka
7 26 (6.39%) JSON
8 25 (6.14%) Node.js
8 25 (6.14%) REST
9 24 (5.90%) HTML
9 24 (5.90%) SOAP
10 23 (5.65%) RabbitMQ
11 18 (4.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 17 (4.18%) Web Services
13 16 (3.93%) HornetQ
13 16 (3.93%) Spring
14 15 (3.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 72 (17.69%) Computer Science
2 56 (13.76%) User Experience
3 37 (9.09%) Reinsurance
4 32 (7.86%) Algorithms
5 23 (5.65%) Fintech
6 20 (4.91%) Mobile App
7 19 (4.67%) Robotics
8 15 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (2.95%) Private Cloud
10 11 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
11 9 (2.21%) Virtual Team
12 8 (1.97%) PMI
13 7 (1.72%) Replication
14 6 (1.47%) Social Media
15 5 (1.23%) Minimum Viable Product
15 5 (1.23%) Public Cloud
16 4 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
17 3 (0.74%) Data Centre
17 3 (0.74%) iPad
17 3 (0.74%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 37 (9.09%) Linux
2 25 (6.14%) Unix
3 20 (4.91%) Android
4 13 (3.19%) Windows
5 12 (2.95%) Apple iOS
6 11 (2.70%) AIX
6 11 (2.70%) CoreOS
6 11 (2.70%) Debian
7 5 (1.23%) Robot Operating System
7 5 (1.23%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (78.38%) Agile Software Development
2 205 (50.37%) Scrum
3 131 (32.19%) Software Engineering
4 127 (31.20%) Continuous Integration
5 106 (26.04%) Test Automation
6 104 (25.55%) TDD
7 99 (24.32%) User Stories
8 83 (20.39%) OO
9 82 (20.15%) DevOps
10 79 (19.41%) Analytics
11 70 (17.20%) Coaching
12 69 (16.95%) Acceptance Criteria
12 69 (16.95%) Continuous Delivery
13 68 (16.71%) BDD
14 67 (16.46%) Mentoring
15 64 (15.72%) Refactoring
16 63 (15.48%) SDLC
17 60 (14.74%) Kanban
17 60 (14.74%) Problem-Solving
18 57 (14.00%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 122 (29.98%) C#
2 115 (28.26%) Java
3 108 (26.54%) SQL
4 96 (23.59%) Python
5 66 (16.22%) JavaScript
6 31 (7.62%) C++
7 28 (6.88%) Shell Script
8 25 (6.14%) Perl
9 24 (5.90%) Scala
10 17 (4.18%) Go
11 14 (3.44%) C
12 13 (3.19%) PHP
13 11 (2.70%) PowerShell
13 11 (2.70%) T-SQL
14 9 (2.21%) Apple Swift
14 9 (2.21%) Objective-C
14 9 (2.21%) Ruby
15 8 (1.97%) Java 8
16 6 (1.47%) Groovy
16 6 (1.47%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 75 (18.43%) Degree
2 54 (13.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (2.95%) PMI Certification
4 10 (2.46%) PMP
5 7 (1.72%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.23%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.74%) ISEB
7 3 (0.74%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.74%) PhD
8 2 (0.49%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.49%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.49%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.25%) RHCA
9 1 (0.25%) RHCE
9 1 (0.25%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (16.95%) QA
2 4 (0.98%) GDPR
2 4 (0.98%) PMBOK
3 3 (0.74%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.49%) ISO 13485
4 2 (0.49%) ISO 26262
4 2 (0.49%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.49%) PMO
5 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (13.27%) Docker
2 19 (4.67%) Ceph
3 14 (3.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.74%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.25%) Varnish
6 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 46 (11.30%) Kubernetes
2 42 (10.32%) Ansible
3 32 (7.86%) Puppet
4 30 (7.37%) HP Quality Center
5 17 (4.18%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (1.97%) Terraform
7 6 (1.47%) Mesos
8 3 (0.74%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (0.74%) Rancher
9 1 (0.25%) Grafana
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 88 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 52 (12.78%) Google
3 45 (11.06%) Oracle
4 21 (5.16%) Atlassian
4 21 (5.16%) Informatica
5 17 (4.18%) Cloudera
5 17 (4.18%) SnapLogic
6 15 (3.69%) Talend
6 15 (3.69%) VMware
7 13 (3.19%) Adobe
7 13 (3.19%) EXASOL
8 12 (2.95%) IBM
8 12 (2.95%) NetApp
9 10 (2.46%) Apple
10 8 (1.97%) SAP
11 6 (1.47%) CA Agile Central
11 6 (1.47%) TIBCO
12 5 (1.23%) Facebook
12 5 (1.23%) Red Hat
12 5 (1.23%) Tableau