Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Velocity
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 918 977 1101
Rank change year-on-year +59 +124 -187
Permanent jobs citing Velocity 268 270 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.14% 0.092%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% 0.37% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 217 208 157
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.41% +9.55% -
10th Percentile £39,150 £37,500 £31,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £79,750 £76,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,750
% change year-on-year +4.76% +3.45% +15.34%

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 70006 73765 82849
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.17% 38.89% 37.89%
Number of salaries quoted 57934 63958 70877
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +30 247 £60,000 -0.83% 27
London -3 135 £65,000 -7.14% 18
UK excluding London +55 127 £55,000 +4.76% 11
South East +50 33 £50,000 -8.26%
North of England +14 26 £48,713 +21.78% 4
East of England +14 21 £58,750 -6.00% 3
Midlands +30 16 £43,750 -20.45%
South West +16 16 £47,500 -9.52% 2
North West +6 13 £66,000 - 1
Yorkshire +3 12 £45,000 +12.50% 3
East Midlands +43 10 £50,000 -
Scotland -7 10 £65,000 +30.00% 2
West Midlands +9 6 £43,750 -20.45%
Wales +20 5 £55,000 +37.50%
North East - 1 £45,221 -

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 203 (75.75%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (50.75%) Scrum
3 83 (30.97%) TDD
4 74 (27.61%) Test Automation
5 72 (26.87%) Coaching
6 65 (24.25%) Continuous Integration
7 63 (23.51%) Java
8 62 (23.13%) Finance
9 58 (21.64%) JavaScript
10 56 (20.90%) JIRA
10 56 (20.90%) Kanban
11 53 (19.78%) SQL
12 48 (17.91%) SDLC
13 45 (16.79%) User Stories
14 43 (16.04%) Degree
14 43 (16.04%) Software Engineering
15 40 (14.93%) OO
16 38 (14.18%) Analytics
16 38 (14.18%) Continuous Improvement
17 33 (12.31%) SQL Server
18 31 (11.57%) Python
18 31 (11.57%) Retail
18 31 (11.57%) ATDD
18 31 (11.57%) DevOps
18 31 (11.57%) Amazon AWS
18 31 (11.57%) Git (software)
19 30 (11.19%) MySQL
20 29 (10.82%) E-Commerce
20 29 (10.82%) Acceptance Criteria
21 28 (10.45%) BDD

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 17 (6.34%) Tomcat
2 14 (5.22%) SharePoint
3 11 (4.10%) K2 blackpearl
3 11 (4.10%) SharePoint 2010
4 9 (3.36%) Apache
4 9 (3.36%) Confluence
4 9 (3.36%) OpenStack
5 8 (2.99%) nginx
6 7 (2.61%) Apache Spark
6 7 (2.61%) Cloud Foundry
6 7 (2.61%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (2.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (1.87%) CMS
7 5 (1.87%) Liferay
8 4 (1.49%) Alfresco
8 4 (1.49%) Drupal
8 4 (1.49%) SAS
8 4 (1.49%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.49%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.12%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 10 (3.73%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.87%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (1.49%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) LatentZero
1 1 (0.37%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 31 (11.57%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (7.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (4.48%) SaaS
4 5 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (1.87%) Google Play
5 4 (1.49%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.49%) OpenShift
6 3 (1.12%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.75%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (0.75%) GitHub
7 2 (0.75%) Office 365
8 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.37%) BlazeMeter
8 1 (0.37%) BrowserStack
8 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.37%) PaaS
8 1 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.36%) HTTP
2 7 (2.61%) Firewall
3 6 (2.24%) Intranet
4 5 (1.87%) DNS
5 4 (1.49%) Extranet
5 4 (1.49%) VoIP
6 3 (1.12%) Internet
6 3 (1.12%) Wireless
7 2 (0.75%) DHCP
7 2 (0.75%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.37%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.37%) LAN
8 1 (0.37%) RTP
8 1 (0.37%) SMS
8 1 (0.37%) SNMP
8 1 (0.37%) SSH
8 1 (0.37%) SSL
8 1 (0.37%) WAN
8 1 (0.37%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (12.31%) SQL Server
2 30 (11.19%) MySQL
3 10 (3.73%) Big Data
3 10 (3.73%) NoSQL
4 8 (2.99%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.61%) Redis
6 6 (2.24%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (1.49%) Apache Hive
8 4 (1.49%) Data Mining
8 4 (1.49%) KNIME
8 4 (1.49%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.49%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.49%) STATISTICA
8 4 (1.49%) Text Mining
9 3 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.12%) DB2
9 3 (1.12%) OLAP
9 3 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 56 (20.90%) JIRA
2 31 (11.57%) Git (software)
3 27 (10.07%) Jenkins
4 25 (9.33%) Visual Studio
5 14 (5.22%) Maven
5 14 (5.22%) NUnit
6 12 (4.48%) Selenium
7 11 (4.10%) Cucumber
7 11 (4.10%) Eclipse
8 10 (3.73%) WebDriver
9 6 (2.24%) PyCharm
9 6 (2.24%) Subversion
10 5 (1.87%) JUnit
11 4 (1.49%) Ant
12 3 (1.12%) FitNesse
12 3 (1.12%) HP UFT
12 3 (1.12%) Jasmine
12 3 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
12 3 (1.12%) PostCSS
12 3 (1.12%) Xcode
General
1 62 (23.13%) Finance
2 31 (11.57%) Retail
3 14 (5.22%) Games
4 11 (4.10%) Banking
5 9 (3.36%) Law
5 9 (3.36%) Legal
5 9 (3.36%) Marketing
6 7 (2.61%) Online Betting
7 5 (1.87%) Automotive
8 2 (0.75%) Advertising
9 1 (0.37%) Front Office
9 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 85 (31.72%) Scrum Master
2 53 (19.78%) Developer
3 28 (10.45%) Analyst
4 26 (9.70%) Senior Developer
5 19 (7.09%) Agile Scrum Master
6 17 (6.34%) Java Developer
7 16 (5.97%) C# Developer
8 15 (5.60%) Software Manager
9 14 (5.22%) Software Developer
10 13 (4.85%) Architect
10 13 (4.85%) DevOps Engineer
11 12 (4.48%) C# Software Developer
12 10 (3.73%) Delivery Manager
12 10 (3.73%) Project Manager
12 10 (3.73%) Test Automation Engineer
13 9 (3.36%) Agile Delivery Manager
13 9 (3.36%) Business Analyst
13 9 (3.36%) Senior Software Developer
13 9 (3.36%) Test Engineer
14 8 (2.99%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (9.70%) AngularJS
1 26 (9.70%) Spring
1 26 (9.70%) XML
2 25 (9.33%) .NET
3 24 (8.96%) Web Services
4 23 (8.58%) jQuery
5 21 (7.84%) JSON
6 20 (7.46%) HTML
6 20 (7.46%) RabbitMQ
7 16 (5.97%) CSS
8 13 (4.85%) Ajax
8 13 (4.85%) HTML5
9 12 (4.48%) React
9 12 (4.48%) WPF
10 11 (4.10%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 11 (4.10%) Hibernate
10 11 (4.10%) Node.js
11 10 (3.73%) ASP.NET
11 10 (3.73%) WCF
11 10 (3.73%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.96%) User Experience
2 20 (7.46%) Algorithms
3 18 (6.72%) Computer Science
4 17 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (5.22%) Greenfield Project
6 13 (4.85%) Fintech
7 12 (4.48%) Mobile App
8 11 (4.10%) Reinsurance
9 7 (2.61%) PMI
10 6 (2.24%) Public Cloud
11 5 (1.87%) Data Protection Act
12 4 (1.49%) iPad
12 4 (1.49%) Wiki
13 3 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 3 (1.12%) iSeries
13 3 (1.12%) Social Media
14 2 (0.75%) Chromecast
14 2 (0.75%) Cloud Native
14 2 (0.75%) IPTV
14 2 (0.75%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.60%) Windows
2 12 (4.48%) Linux
3 10 (3.73%) Android
4 9 (3.36%) Unix
5 6 (2.24%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.12%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.37%) AIX
9 1 (0.37%) HPUX
9 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (75.75%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (50.75%) Scrum
3 83 (30.97%) TDD
4 74 (27.61%) Test Automation
5 72 (26.87%) Coaching
6 65 (24.25%) Continuous Integration
7 56 (20.90%) Kanban
8 48 (17.91%) SDLC
9 45 (16.79%) User Stories
10 43 (16.04%) Software Engineering
11 40 (14.93%) OO
12 38 (14.18%) Analytics
12 38 (14.18%) Continuous Improvement
13 31 (11.57%) ATDD
13 31 (11.57%) DevOps
14 29 (10.82%) Acceptance Criteria
14 29 (10.82%) E-Commerce
15 28 (10.45%) BDD
16 26 (9.70%) Continuous Delivery
17 24 (8.96%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 63 (23.51%) Java
2 58 (21.64%) JavaScript
3 53 (19.78%) SQL
4 31 (11.57%) Python
5 27 (10.07%) C#
6 10 (3.73%) PHP
6 10 (3.73%) Shell Script
7 9 (3.36%) PowerShell
8 8 (2.99%) Ruby
9 6 (2.24%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.87%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.87%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.49%) ES6
11 4 (1.49%) Objective-C
11 4 (1.49%) Perl
11 4 (1.49%) R
12 3 (1.12%) Apple Swift
12 3 (1.12%) C++
12 3 (1.12%) Groovy
12 3 (1.12%) Scala
Qualifications
1 43 (16.04%) Degree
2 8 (2.99%) PMI Certification
2 8 (2.99%) PMP
3 7 (2.61%) ISEB
4 6 (2.24%) MCP
4 6 (2.24%) MCSA
4 6 (2.24%) MCSE
4 6 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.49%) PhD
6 3 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.37%) CFA
7 1 (0.37%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.07%) QA
2 3 (1.12%) SLA
3 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.37%) PMO
System Software
1 22 (8.21%) Docker
2 3 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.75%) LXC
3 2 (0.75%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.75%) vSphere
4 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.37%) vCloud
4 1 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (5.60%) Ansible
2 9 (3.36%) Puppet
3 5 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.12%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.12%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (1.12%) SCCM
5 1 (0.37%) AppManager
5 1 (0.37%) Consul
5 1 (0.37%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.37%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 27 (10.07%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.60%) Oracle
3 11 (4.10%) Google
4 8 (2.99%) TOWER Software
5 7 (2.61%) Atlassian
6 6 (2.24%) Cognizant
7 5 (1.87%) Progress
7 5 (1.87%) VMware
8 4 (1.49%) IBM
8 4 (1.49%) OpenText
9 2 (0.75%) AppDynamics
9 2 (0.75%) F5
9 2 (0.75%) Tableau
10 1 (0.37%) Fidessa
10 1 (0.37%) New Relic
10 1 (0.37%) Pega
10 1 (0.37%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.37%) ServiceNow