Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Velocity
UK
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 834 970 970
Rank change year-on-year +136 0 +68
Permanent jobs citing Velocity 378 242 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.53% 0.34% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 251 168 225
UK median annual salary £60,000 £58,750 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.13% -2.08% +6.67%
10th Percentile £46,250 £39,075 £37,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +29.41% -7.10%

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 70,936 72,158 79,263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.62% 40.63% 38.97%
Number of salaries quoted 59,062 60,556 68,573
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
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 18 July 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 18 July 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 +128 363 £60,000 - 43
UK excluding London +90 198 £55,000 - 24
London +51 180 £70,000 +7.69% 22
South East +33 58 £55,000 +4.76% 6
North of England +46 55 £52,500 - 5
East of England +38 43 £60,000 +9.09% 6
North West +43 39 £50,000 -27.12% 2
Midlands -6 17 £55,000 - 1
Yorkshire +26 16 £55,000 +2.33% 3
West Midlands +19 11 £53,750 -14.00%
South West -3 10 £52,500 +51.72% 3
East Midlands -6 6 £61,250 +53.13% 1
Scotland -18 6 £58,750 -9.62% 1
Wales - 6 £50,000 - 2
Northern Ireland - 3 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 July 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.

1 307 (81.22%) Agile Software Development
2 194 (51.32%) Scrum
3 131 (34.66%) Java
4 111 (29.37%) Software Engineering
5 105 (27.78%) Finance
6 97 (25.66%) OO
7 96 (25.40%) Problem-Solving
8 95 (25.13%) SQL
9 91 (24.07%) Python
10 88 (23.28%) TDD
11 84 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
12 83 (21.96%) Coaching
13 80 (21.16%) Degree
14 79 (20.90%) Oracle
15 77 (20.37%) Git (software)
16 76 (20.11%) Analytics
17 74 (19.58%) DevOps
17 74 (19.58%) .NET
18 69 (18.25%) C#
19 67 (17.72%) User Stories
20 63 (16.67%) SDLC
21 60 (15.87%) JIRA
21 60 (15.87%) Computer Science
22 59 (15.61%) QA
23 58 (15.34%) Kanban
23 58 (15.34%) Continuous Delivery
24 57 (15.08%) Amazon AWS
25 56 (14.81%) Test Automation
26 54 (14.29%) BDD
26 54 (14.29%) 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 39 (10.32%) Apache Spark
1 39 (10.32%) Confluence
2 36 (9.52%) Apache
3 15 (3.97%) OpenStack
4 10 (2.65%) Tomcat
5 8 (2.12%) GlassFish
6 5 (1.32%) Apache Solr
7 4 (1.06%) Mule
8 3 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.53%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.53%) CMS
9 2 (0.53%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.53%) IIS
9 2 (0.53%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.53%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.26%) Jetty
10 1 (0.26%) nginx
10 1 (0.26%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (1.59%) HipChat
2 5 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (1.06%) InVision
3 4 (1.06%) OmniGraffle
3 4 (1.06%) UXPin
4 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.06%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (0.79%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.26%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 57 (15.08%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (14.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.17%) Adobe Analytics
3 12 (3.17%) Google Play
4 11 (2.91%) Firebase
5 8 (2.12%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (1.59%) SaaS
8 5 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (1.32%) Amazon S3
9 4 (1.06%) Amazon Kinesis
9 4 (1.06%) GitHub
10 3 (0.79%) CloudBees
10 3 (0.79%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.79%) PaaS
10 3 (0.79%) Serverless
11 2 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.53%) Dropbox
11 2 (0.53%) Slack
11 2 (0.53%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.38%) TCP/IP
2 8 (2.12%) DNS
2 8 (2.12%) HTTP
3 7 (1.85%) SSL
4 4 (1.06%) FTP
4 4 (1.06%) Internet
5 2 (0.53%) SMS
6 1 (0.26%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (13.76%) Big Data
2 51 (13.49%) SQL Server
3 50 (13.23%) Hadoop
4 35 (9.26%) Data Lake
5 34 (8.99%) Oracle ODI
6 22 (5.82%) NoSQL
7 19 (5.03%) PostgreSQL
8 18 (4.76%) Oracle Database
9 13 (3.44%) MySQL
10 12 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (2.91%) Redis
12 10 (2.65%) Relational Database
13 9 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
14 8 (2.12%) MongoDB
15 7 (1.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 5 (1.32%) Neo4j
17 4 (1.06%) Amazon Redshift
17 4 (1.06%) DB2
17 4 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
17 4 (1.06%) Riak
Development Applications
1 77 (20.37%) Git (software)
2 60 (15.87%) JIRA
3 51 (13.49%) Jenkins
4 27 (7.14%) Gradle
5 20 (5.29%) Bitbucket
5 20 (5.29%) Visual Studio
6 18 (4.76%) Appium
7 15 (3.97%) NUnit
8 14 (3.70%) Xcode
9 13 (3.44%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (2.65%) Android Studio
10 10 (2.65%) Cucumber
10 10 (2.65%) Genymotion
11 8 (2.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (2.12%) MSTest
11 8 (2.12%) Ranorex
11 8 (2.12%) Selenium
11 8 (2.12%) SonarQube
12 6 (1.59%) Mercurial
12 6 (1.59%) TeamCity
General
1 105 (27.78%) Finance
2 36 (9.52%) Games
3 23 (6.08%) Retail
4 22 (5.82%) Banking
5 12 (3.17%) Marketing
6 8 (2.12%) Publishing
7 7 (1.85%) Legal
8 6 (1.59%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.32%) Law
10 2 (0.53%) Billing
11 1 (0.26%) Automotive
11 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 117 (30.95%) Developer
2 86 (22.75%) Scrum Master
3 41 (10.85%) Software Developer
4 38 (10.05%) .NET Developer
5 35 (9.26%) Software Engineer
6 34 (8.99%) C# Developer
7 32 (8.47%) Big Data Developer
7 32 (8.47%) C# .NET Developer
8 31 (8.20%) .NET Software Developer
8 31 (8.20%) C# Software Developer
9 23 (6.08%) Senior Developer
10 22 (5.82%) Full Stack Developer
11 17 (4.50%) Agile Scrum Master
11 17 (4.50%) Delivery Manager
11 17 (4.50%) DevOps Engineer
12 16 (4.23%) Project Manager
13 13 (3.44%) Senior .NET Developer
14 12 (3.17%) Agile Coach
14 12 (3.17%) Analyst
15 10 (2.65%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (19.58%) .NET
2 47 (12.43%) Kafka
3 39 (10.32%) RabbitMQ
4 35 (9.26%) HornetQ
4 35 (9.26%) JSON
5 33 (8.73%) XML
6 30 (7.94%) JMS
7 26 (6.88%) REST
8 24 (6.35%) SOAP
9 22 (5.82%) AngularJS
9 22 (5.82%) Web Services
10 21 (5.56%) HTML
11 20 (5.29%) ASP.NET
12 19 (5.03%) WCF
13 18 (4.76%) Spring
13 18 (4.76%) WinForms
13 18 (4.76%) WPF
14 17 (4.50%) HTML5
15 16 (4.23%) ASP.NET MVC
16 15 (3.97%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 60 (15.87%) Computer Science
2 53 (14.02%) User Experience
3 26 (6.88%) Mobile App
4 24 (6.35%) Fintech
5 20 (5.29%) Algorithms
6 17 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (4.23%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (2.12%) Private Cloud
9 7 (1.85%) Minimum Viable Product
10 6 (1.59%) Learning Management System
10 6 (1.59%) Online Games
10 6 (1.59%) Virtual Team
11 4 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.06%) Internet of Things
11 4 (1.06%) Replication
11 4 (1.06%) Robotics
12 3 (0.79%) Clustering
12 3 (0.79%) Contactless
12 3 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (0.79%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 42 (11.11%) Linux
2 27 (7.14%) Android
3 22 (5.82%) Apple iOS
4 14 (3.70%) Unix
5 8 (2.12%) AIX
5 8 (2.12%) CoreOS
6 6 (1.59%) Debian
6 6 (1.59%) Windows
7 3 (0.79%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (81.22%) Agile Software Development
2 194 (51.32%) Scrum
3 111 (29.37%) Software Engineering
4 97 (25.66%) OO
5 96 (25.40%) Problem-Solving
6 88 (23.28%) TDD
7 84 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
8 83 (21.96%) Coaching
9 76 (20.11%) Analytics
10 74 (19.58%) DevOps
11 67 (17.72%) User Stories
12 63 (16.67%) SDLC
13 58 (15.34%) Continuous Delivery
13 58 (15.34%) Kanban
14 56 (14.81%) Test Automation
15 54 (14.29%) BDD
15 54 (14.29%) Decision-Making
16 48 (12.70%) Mentoring
17 43 (11.38%) Project Management
18 42 (11.11%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 131 (34.66%) Java
2 95 (25.13%) SQL
3 91 (24.07%) Python
4 69 (18.25%) C#
5 54 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 40 (10.58%) Scala
7 36 (9.52%) Perl
8 34 (8.99%) Shell Script
9 20 (5.29%) C++
10 17 (4.50%) Objective-C
10 17 (4.50%) PHP
11 14 (3.70%) Apple Swift
11 14 (3.70%) C
12 12 (3.17%) Java 8
13 6 (1.59%) Ruby
14 5 (1.32%) Bash Shell
15 4 (1.06%) Go
15 4 (1.06%) T-SQL
15 4 (1.06%) VBScript
16 3 (0.79%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 80 (21.16%) Degree
2 41 (10.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (2.91%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.12%) Sun Certification
5 6 (1.59%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.59%) ISEB
6 5 (1.32%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.06%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.79%) PMP
9 2 (0.53%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.26%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (15.61%) QA
2 8 (2.12%) GCP
3 4 (1.06%) PMO
4 3 (0.79%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.79%) GDPR
5 2 (0.53%) SLA
6 1 (0.26%) COBIT
6 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 40 (10.58%) Docker
2 12 (3.17%) Ceph
3 9 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.12%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.53%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.53%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 25 (6.61%) Ansible
2 24 (6.35%) Kubernetes
3 17 (4.50%) Puppet
4 8 (2.12%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.32%) Terraform
6 4 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.79%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (0.79%) Rancher
8 2 (0.53%) Mesos
9 1 (0.26%) Automic
9 1 (0.26%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 79 (20.90%) Oracle
2 46 (12.17%) Microsoft
3 35 (9.26%) Informatica
4 32 (8.47%) Google
5 30 (7.94%) Cloudera
5 30 (7.94%) SnapLogic
5 30 (7.94%) Talend
6 29 (7.67%) EXASOL
7 25 (6.61%) Atlassian
8 17 (4.50%) Apple
9 14 (3.70%) Adobe
10 10 (2.65%) Cognizant
11 9 (2.38%) TOWER Software
11 9 (2.38%) VMware
12 8 (2.12%) NetApp
13 7 (1.85%) IBM
13 7 (1.85%) SAP
13 7 (1.85%) Sun
14 5 (1.32%) Facebook
14 5 (1.32%) Tableau